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Sunday, November 29, 2009

**Northwind Perennial Farm ~ Wisconsin!!!**

Yesterday's Outing was "just amazing"... Fifty Degrees and sunny in November - "In Wisconsin" ~ YES!*!*! ~ Perfect Day for a back roads drive!*!*! OMG!*!*! Where do I begin???? Ridgefield ... Woodstock... Hebron... Lake Geneva... Burlington... I took over 100 pictures... If I had to pick one favorite stop - it was NORTHWIND PERENNIAL FARM, in Burlington, Wisconsin... This place is "heaven on earth" for me... The whole backdrop of this amazing landscape/garden center is adorned with THE ABSOLUTE BEST - 2-die-4, chippy~shabby~rusty~crusty vintage items!*!*! Colleen has displayed ALL these amazing shabby finds for EVERYONE who comes to the farm to enjoy... There are numerous out buildings along with the main barn... I know I hate NFS - but I totally understand when you have such exceptional vintage items like this!!! For the past 14 years, Northwind hosts an annual "Antique Show" on the grounds - usually in June... I'm planning on having a booth there once again in 2010... It is such a delightful outdoor show with the Ultimate backdrop... (click on pics to enlarge... click on comments to leave feedback...) www.northwindperennialfarm.com


Everyone was snapping a picture of these 2 adorable cats sunning themselves under this AmAziNG ~ Best Ever Chippy Urn!*!*!
This this an AwEsoMe Backdrop or what!?!?!?!




Well decorated Old Urn welcoming visitors...




I just LoVe these kitties!!! Both of them were roaming around our booths "early" in the day at this past summer's antique show...




View from "inside" of the barn - looking out at the cats...




FaBuLouS Out-Building...




This area is just amazing!!!
The Christmas Tree is actually INSIDE THE SILO!*!*!





Northwind has THE BEST SELECTION of HoLiDaY Greens...




Just about everything is presented in the best old containers...





This Architectural Door Fragment is 2-die-4!*!*!*!



Fire pit for HoLiDay Guests to warm up by...
Note the "marshmallows" in the jars ~ ready for toasting!!!
Don't you just LoVe the metal chairs!!!




Best Picture of the Day...
Cats catching the last of the season's warm sun rays...
The Cat on the right reminds me of my Cousin's Cat - "Elvis" ~ very wise tabby...





Chippy Bench inside the barn...





AwEsoMe rusty 6-drawer adornment...






****See you in June "Northwind Farm"****

1 comment:

  1. Janine,

    Thanks for letting me know about your new blog!
    While you were at Northwind, did you notice
    the vintage wrapping paper? Hope so - it is mine!!! Northwind IS Christmas!!

    Beth Ehlert

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