Hendrix and Two Mounties

Sunday, July 21st Folk Festival, Jericho Beach

In

honor

of

the

event,

Handsome

and

I

decided

to

explore

the

fest’s

'hood

of

Point

Grey.

Judy and the MOO COW CHEST are giving themselves

permission to be very happy. It is a smile competition.

FAVORITE SHOP OTD

The Folk Art Interiors established in the 80’s was a treasure-trove. Located in a TIME WORN building, it has been a main stay in the Point Grey area for over 20 years. I SPIED WITH MY LITTLE EYE vintage hats, raggedy quilts and silver thimbles. HERE

Jan, pronounced Yann, a Polish/Canadian was minding the store for the owner. Handsome and I had a enthralling conversation with him. Honest-to-goodness, some connections

GET US TOGETHER.

FAVORITE FEMALE FOLK SINGER AND SONGWRITER

Joni Mitchell, stealing the show with Crosby, Stills, Nash

Get Together 1969

HERE

Handsome, Hendrix and two Mounties

FAVORITE THRIFT SHOP FIND OTD

The Salvation Army Thrift Store on 2714 West Broadway was where I found my set of vintage measuring spoons.

After a thorough cleaning with BonAmi, half and a quarter are becoming a pair of wabi-sabi earrings.

This cook measures with the palm of her hand.

FAVORITE KINSFOLK DRINK

Easy Ginger Spritzer HERE

HOW TO MAKE MY THRIFTED DRESS

---select a blouse and a pair of men’s boxers

---cut the elastic band off and split the legs of a Walmart NEW cotton checked men’s boxer shorts. ( Hunting for my true summer colors happens all over creation! )

---hand sew the boxer’s elastic covered band around the blouse’s neck

---add yo-yos to neck strings all the way down to the end

---machine sew the thrifted cotton purple blouse to the boxer bottom

---machine sew light blue rick rack around the sleeve and bottom of blouse/skirt top

---bright squares of found scraps are hand sewn here and there Done Deal!

thrifted duster

November 1, 2018 Classy and Fabulous blog has the same crochet/denim remake HERE

how I fancified my green hat

Dressew green fringe, blue/green trim & Mardi Gras beads circles the crown.

The Social Fabric paper butterfly IS THE TOPS.

give yourself permission to be who you are ……………………………………...................................................

m. h. John Hello Poetry

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