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Simple Ramblings From A Prim Cottage

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Bumble Bee

Have a Bee utiful Day! Peek inside my antique Bee collection. A few treasures were gifts from friends..Love Bees and Beeskeps...

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Reclaimed Counter

I just realized I forgot to show you the reclaimed counter/bar Hubby built me...
The chippy pale green wood is reclaimed from a local Farm porch that was torn down at the edge of our small town. Reclaimed slate top. And the metal tiles I have had tucked away for a few years....
Lots of extra storage which I needed.  The handles are the antique fence topper connectors and have a fleur de lis top. Love how I chose the materials and hubby put it into reality for me... So what have you all been up to? Finally spring here.I have most of the garden planted.A few veggies under lights inside for another week. I need to pick up a few perennials yet trying to add a few new things. . Been slowly thinning out the house and collections but seems soon as I get rid of something another thing comes in. My hubby is no help with this, he tries to talk me into keeping things I decide should go.Mostly antiques...smile....I hate cleaning but can't stand dirt so I endlessly try to downize.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Spring Gifts from Sandi

Wanted to Thank Sandi of the primitive skate blog for the wonderful Spring gifts.....
The little honey jar is amazing in person, sweet bumble bees etched into glass. Sandi did the transfer on the tea towel herself. Of course the doll I adore. Thank you Sandi everything was so thoughtful. Warm Blessings!~Amy

Monday, March 11, 2019

Spring Tidings Swap signup


The last two days have been a little glimpse of Spring although I love winter I am ready to be outside and planting in the dirt.....So last swap we had some new faces which was wonderful hoping to have a few more. This will be a open swap which means new members are welcome to join in after approval. To be approved you must have a active blog or facebook page that I can check out. This is for Farmhouse, Primitive and Colonial style decor so only sign up if you are into those styles. Our golden rule is Give as you'd want to receive. 
 This swap will require a Handmade Doll..The doll MUST be handmade but it can be bought or made by you. No mass import dolls. It must be at least 8 inches...
 There must be at least 3 additional items in the package. Those things can be purchased or handmade. It's Spring so think chicks, seeds, eggs, nest, herbs and flowers....


  •  Rules~
  • Sign up by March 19th   You can post this to your blog with a link here
  • Mail by  April 12th please be on time
  • It's not secret so once you have your partner email and say Hi!
  • You must post a thank you after you receive your gifts.
  • I do check up on everyone and run a safe swapping environment so only sign up if you enjoy giving. I do keep records of bad people and share if needed. 
  • A few fillers from Walmart or dollar store are Ok but this is a higher quality swap so please take that into account and only for fillers.  


  •  To sign up ~
  • Leave a comment on this post
  • Email me at cottageprims@hotmail.com  I will confirm receiving your info within 24 hours.
  • Info needed
  • Email
  • Blog or Facebook 
  • Address
  • Favorites~ Like decorating style,colors,things you collect or enjoy
  • Allergies or Dislikes?
  • Any special things you enjoy? Tea, Candles, Pets, Sweets, Vintage Postcards. 

The pics are Etsy Artist if you want to check them out and are suggestions on types of things that the girls send. Let's have fun!~Amy