Thursday, May 27, 2010

We're going camping!

We are heading west on Saturday to visit my husbands Grandmother.. she is the sweetest lady I know & she loves to rummage sale! ;) She has a cute trailor on the lake in Chetek and the weather is supposed to be BEAUTIFUL! We are going as a family... and that makes me happy and excited! It has been a rough couple of months!

Sooo with that I had to share this little vintage camping set I found at a local antique store! ;)

and new vintage rattle necklaces by Whimsy House (I have been wanting to share them.. LoVe LOVE loVe them!!!!!)

Have a great day! The shop will be closed Saturday and will resume regular hours next week! xoxo!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010


I just restocked these lovely's! They sold really fast last time! Shop hours are 10-3 today! I have also decided to close the shop Saturday to spend some time with my family! Hope you don't mind!

Have a great day! xoxo!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Recital time & sooo many new skirts.......

I have been busy busy restocking the shop.. it is defintly skirt season again! Wrap skirts are selling faster then I can make them! I am working to build up my inventory for the Appleton Farmer's market which starts in just a few weeks! June 19the to be exact! Where exactly did May go??? Lol!

I also attended my daughters dance recital this past weekend! It is quite a show & I am so very proud of her. She has been dancing for 5 years with Richard's School of the Dance!

It has been crazy hot here this week! Uugh.. not a fan of hot weather! Although it is great skirt wearing weather! :)

Happy Tuesday to you all!!!

Friday, May 21, 2010

Welcome Little Dandelion Studios!

Welcome to the newest member of the dainty daisies family.. Little Dandelion Studios!I met Jess at the Spring Craftacular & I new right away I needed to have her handmade goodies at my shop! Her things are soooo adorable!

she makes the cutest clothes pin magnets (in a variety of patterns & colors)

Cute bird cards...

Clothes pin lines... ready for Artwork!

Bird gift tags... sooo cute!

and I just LOVE the posie pins! Who wouldn't???

Stop in & see Jess's work for yourself! Shop hours are 10-4 today!
Have a great weekend!

Thursday, May 20, 2010

birds n buttons!

I am lovin' these new tee's! Simple grey v-neck with my signature sparrow applique. There is only a few so hurry in!

they look so cute with the camp skirts...

annnd FINALLY I made some button rings! They make perfect little gifts at only $6 each!

It such a beautiful day today.. stop downtown & visit me! ;)
Shop hours are 10-4 today!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

daisy headbands!

New daisy headbands.. a last minute trip to the fabric store the other day was inspiration for these lovelys. I bought child size headbands in cute neon colors thinking they would be great for kids.. but they actually fit some adults too! ;) They are limited edition and will only be around for a while...

We have them in all colors.. look at this cutie! Her Mom let me use for a model! ;)

annnd how cute on my friend & her daughter. They would be a perfect to wear to that summer picnic or barbeque.

We have them in many colors.. pink, purple, white & yellow!

The shop is open 10-3 today! It is so beautiful outside! I love this weather!!!
Have a great day!! xoxo!

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

on my mind......

This is what is on my mind... I set a date with a local restaurant to host my first ever craft show! I am excited, nervous and just plain CRAZY!!! ;) I have soo much to do.... YIKES!

I will let you all know when the applications are ready!
Have a great day! xo!

Monday, May 17, 2010

Our weekend......

pretty flowers for my birthday & dinner with good friends....

cupcakes & new candles...

movie night with the kids & my "Max"

All in all it was such a great weekend!
Happy Monday! xo!

Friday, May 14, 2010

Happy Birthday to me!!!!

Happy Birthday to me! I thought I would share some of my favorite finds at my shop right now.....

like my new button necklaces..

and this adorable headband made of a vintage hanky...

and I still get excited when Arielle of Fancy clothing sends new pieces.. like this adorable jumper...

annnnnd I thought it would be fun to have a fun little sale today.. if you stop in the shop and make a purchase you will get a chance to draw for a discount.. I will have a basket filled with discounts from 5%-35% (that is how old I am!)sooo stop on in and celebrate with me!

Have a great day!!! xoxo!

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Thrifting Thursday...

I have decided I really need to go thrifting a bit more.. haha! ;) I did find some great things today though.. some great vintage fabrics to be made into Camp skirts.. a HUGE bag of lincoln logs for my son... a vintage thermos...and the coolest vintage jumper..a sweet display dish that now houses rings by Whimsy house..

& this sweet vintage apron....

& these adorable mugs that are now available at the shop.. I can't keep everything! ;)

By the way I just stocked up on more yo yo tanks & headbands(they are selling fast.. so hurry in!)

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

A few things that I LoVe right now.....

it makes me happy to make lists of things that I LoVe.. especially when you need a little bit of happy to cheer you up!

Here are a few things that I LoVe right now.....

My wall of "M's" at my new place...

& of course these adorable gals...

my new sewing nook...

and this early birthday present for myself.. I have been eyeing it up at Anthropologie & it FINALLY went on sale!

annnnd I love that it is supposed to be sunny & 65 on my birthday!
Have a great day! xoxo!!

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Thank you!!!!

Thank you to everyone who came out Saturday for Destination Downtown! It was a huge success and a really fun day!!! I hope everyone had a lovely Mother's day weekend.. wether you're a Mom or spent time with your Mom!
I had a great weekend.. some time spent with old friends around a bonfire & then a nice dinner at my sister's house with My family! I got a cute Liberty of London umbrella, a handmade photo holder by Max, as well as cute handmade cards(so fun!) I also got a few early birthday presents. :)

I also have to Thank my models Jane & Sophie for doing such a fantastic job helping me on Saturday! Don't they look adorable in dainty daisies & Fancy Clothing duds! ;)

Happy Monday all! xoxo!

Friday, May 7, 2010

Mother's day gift ideas...

We have a busy weekend planned here at dainty daisies.. Destination Downtown is this Saturday all day starting with a brunch, fashion show. shopping w/ exlusive coupons & then wine tasting annnd a drawing for great prizes. What agreat way to spend a Saturday! ;)

Mother's day is Sunday May 9th as well.. The shop has extended hours for Saturday 10-4 so there is plenty of time to get Mom that great handmade unique gift! Don't have a lot to spend that is ok too.. we have so many items under $10.00 that Mom would just love!!! Here are a few ideas..

how about some lovely daisy earrings only $5 pair ...

yummy smelling handmade soap & washcloths...

wonderful soy candles in vintage tea cups! Most are under $10.00 .....

Natural sugar scrubs to pamper Mom...

handstamped jewelry.. jewelry with a message $13.00 and under...

Have a great day! Shop hours are 10-4 today & 10-4 Saturday!

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Max's Birthday!

I was sooo busy with moving that I forgot to mention that my little boy turned 7 on Friday! We had a crazy busy weekend but still found lots of time to celebrate. We went to his favorite restaurant on Friday & then had a fun party at the YMCA on Sunday! Here are a few pics from his party!

Happy Birthday Max! :)

Max decorated his own cake! :)

p.s. I figured out how to load pics to my laptop! Yay! ;) Windows 7 really is AWESOME!

Have a great day! xoxo!

Tuesday, May 4, 2010


I have had the craziest week.. I moved, had a awesome gallery walk & celebrated my son's 7th birthday! I am really REALLY happy with my life & thank you to all of my friends & family for your support during this crazy time!

I have lots to do this week & I have a new laptop(a early birthday present).. so as soon as I figure out how to load pics. I will be back to blogging!

Have a great week! xoxo!