Saturday, December 28, 2013

After Christmas Sale

The Front Porch is having a great after Christmas sale. Most of the Christmas items are 50% off and there is still a good selection left. Stop by and get some great deals
The shop will be bringing in new items next week...such as Valentines Day and St. Patrick's Day decorations along with some new everyday items too.
Have a wonderful weekend!

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Christmas In Auburn

Please come by the Front Porch on Saturday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., for Christmas in Auburn. There will be a fire pit outside the shop with a band, each store will have food and drink and there will be crafters set up outside on the streets. It will be a wonderful way to have a good time with family and friends. Stop by and say HI!

Monday, December 9, 2013

St. John's Craft Show

The craft show was a success! We had a wonderful time with all the other vendors and all our great customers. The craft world is such a great collection of wonderful , special people. Here are a few pictures of the booth just before we opened.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

New Wreath

This is one of my wreaths for the St. John's craft show that starts tomorrow at 5 and will go through Sunday. I will post pictures of the show next week.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

New Item

                          Here are a few new snow girls for the St. John's show.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Christmas Is Coming To Auburn, CA

The Front Porch is looking like Christmas! The store looks beautiful and there are so many gift items, decorations, decorated trees, wreaths, ornaments, pillows and so much more. Please stop by for a look and to enjoy the ambiance.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

My Booth At The Front Porch

I  put Christmas in my booth at The Front Porch. Some of the items are pre-made and I embellished them. It looks great!

Friday, November 15, 2013


My team at Etsy, The Old Farmhouse Gathering, is having a treasury sure to check it out!

Type in the letters TYTOFG to take you to the giveaway page.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Don't You Love Our Furry Friends : )

I love it when Harley chases the arrow, then gives up! It seems like our pets have to be everywhere we are and into everything we are doing, but I would not have it any other way!


Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The Next Craft Show

The next big show will be on December, 6th, 7th and 8th at Saint John's School, located at 5701 Locust Ave., Carmichael, CA.

This is one of the best shows with wonderful artists and handmade items. If you live anywhere near the Sacramento area, please stop by.
Whiskers by Cheril , Patchwork Friends by Debbie, Dianne and Nancy....we will be in the Christmas Room.
Hope to see you there!

Monday, November 11, 2013

'Tis The Season

Here are a few photos of the shop in Auburn, it is looking like Christmas!

                                 Beautiful fall selection.

         This is what you see when you walk through the front door.

             There are many different looks for decorating your home.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Working On Snowmen For The Craft Shows

First of all, I want to say Happy Birthday to my wonderful son, John.....have a great day and I love you!!!

Here are some of the snowmen I am working on for the craft show this Friday and Saturday. Then there is the BIG craft show at Saint John's on December 6th, 7th and 8th. I will post the directions later in the month for those of you that live in northern CA and would like to go. 

I hope everyone has a wonderful week!      : )


                               Snowmen waiting in line to be embroidered.

                    Snowmen bodies, snowmen ornaments and Santa ornaments.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Best Store In Auburn, CA

If anyone lives in northern CA or plans to visit, there is a shop In Auburn, CA called  'The Front Porch'. It is located at 180 Sacramento Street in historic Auburn, right next to Awful Annie's restaurant. There is a variety of gift items, furniture, decorating ideas and of handmade dolls, pillows, ornaments and wreaths. Hope to see you there.


Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Be sure to visit Etsy for handmade items. If you go to the site,      and type in the letters;   WCCOFG, it will take you to the Old Farmhouse Gathering team that I belong to and you will see some of the handmade creations the team members have made.

Have a wonderful and creative day!  : )

Monday, October 28, 2013

Welcome To My Blog

I want to welcome you to my blog where you will find photos of my new creations, show listings and some sewing tips here and there. Below is a photo of one of my Santa ornaments and my newest snowman.

Be sure to visit my Etsy site at;