( kot'ij ), n. 1. A small family dwelling ; a hut ; a cot . Cottage is now applied to any modest country or suburban dwelling . 2.A shed used for temporary shelter for man or beast. One of several detached houses forming a hotel , a city or country house of one story though sometimes with attic rooms. 3. A very peaceful ,relaxing , home or cabin filled with cozy, comfortable ,carefree, time worn, vintage furniture and accessories . 4. A place to rest and rejuvenate.

July 24, 2011


  You have made known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand. Psalm 16:11 

I am so happy that God has fulfilled my dreams ! Thank you God for such a wonderful 2 days at Canal Fest !

 We just got home from Canal Fest Antique and Flea Market ..we did great and we had so much fun ! I hope all of my new customers will follow me on my blog and email me for all of the latest info on my upcoming shows  and for all the newest  items I am working on ..if you happen to see something on my blog that your interested in..let me know ..via Email ( or  friend me on FB ( Tracy Williams Szulist) ..or call ..and I can save it for you at the next show! It was so wonderful to meet so many new people ..and I am so glad that you liked my Cottage style decor ! You all completely wiped me out of most of my items ..and I am going to be so busy now til my next show ! But I cant tell you how much I appreciate your business ! So a big Thank You to all my customers at Canal Fest ..and I hope to see you soon ...I will be @ Port of Entry on Aug 28th Sunday on Campbell Blvd and Dodge Rd ..look for me there !!
PS: if there is anything in particular you are needing or looking for let me know and I will try to find it for you ! I will be posting photos from Canal Fest soon ..and all the "cottagey" things I will be working on for the next show soon !  Keep checking back !
Always remember .. "Enjoy your life's a gift from God" !
Thank You & May God Bless You !

Tracy & Paul 
 *  Great big huge hugs and thank you's to my sister Wendy and her husband Rob for helping us set up and tear down ..and for letting us borrow her truck and trailer..and just for your loving support !! xxoo 
                      WHITE BARN Cottage Decor
                      CANAL FEST  2011

          CANAL FEST 2011 !!

July 14, 2011

Please bear with me while I am trying to re do my blog site may have some things out of order for a bit while I am trying to get it just right !! Have a great day ! 
Below are some of my latest re purposed items :
Scripture signs made with recycled wood

Distressed candle holders made from rescued vintage spindles

Framed vintage samplers ..framed with rescued frames
Shabby Chic lamp made from an old ugly brass lamp 

Sayings made from old scrabble pieces

                                                 A beautiful vintage oil lamp ( it didnt look like this when I got it )
 Vintage wooden hangers painted cottage colors 
 A rescued vintage beach chair I painted and sewed a new seat
Another old vintage ugly lamp ..made shabby chic 
Some vintage finds .. sorry about the pic quality
A cool vintage mosaic table 
 A pr of vintage crystal lamps ..and my Genny in the back ground
This was rescued from the curb in 2 pieces ..the wrought iron bottom was rusted its so shabby chic
One of my bird houses 
Much much more to come ....Ive got to get busy for my show coming up ! Hope you will stop by and visit me  at Canal Fest of the Tonawanda's   Flea Market area  July 23 &24  Sat & Sun  !!