Look What’s Coming…

Over the years, especially the past few, we’ve had several customers ask if we make trash bin cupboards.  Lets face it.  Garbage is ugly, stinky and gross and who wouldn’t want a way to make the household trash something you actually don’t mind having around?  We are happy to say, we’ve made our own Trash Bin Cupboards that will be coming with us to the three Harvest Festival shows we’ll be selling at this year.  Ventura, you’re up first!  Made with new & reclaimed wood, featuring bead board or plank pull-out doors, you will find them in two different sizes and finished in three of our most popular colors: Weathered Black, Antique White and Burnt Brick.  Each bin comes complete with the trash bin in place and has a ventilated back.

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Check out these one-of-a-kind pieces that will also be premiering at the Ventura show!

Weathered Black Buffet/TV Console:

New & Reclaimed Wood with Reclaimed Rustic Slab Top.  Features our Weathered Black over Mustard finish with heavily distressed detailing.

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Pantry Cupboard:

New and Reclaimed Wood.  Features our stunning NEW Finish, Midnight Navy over Turquoise Blue.  This cupboard has two different size drawers and bead board doors. The inside has adjustable shelves, perfect for a wide variety of storage options.

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Harvest Festival 2015

This Fall, we will be participating at 3 Harvest Festival venues:  Ventura, Del Mar and San Mateo.  Here is a sneak peak of many, many new pieces of furniture and folk art…introducing our “drought tolerant” flowers.  We will be returning with customer favorites such as: word blocks, pumpkins, fall leaves, vintage wooden trucks, rusty metal saws and shovels, candle pillars, wall pockets and serving trays.  As usual, many of our items are one-of-a-kind so each show will look different from the next.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

Ventura, CA 

October 2-4, 2015

Booth # 420

http://harvestfestival.com/ventura/

Del Mar, CA

October 23-25, 2015

Booth #  600

http://harvestfestival.com/Delmar/

San Mateo, CA

November 13-15, 2015

Booth # 517

http://harvestfestival.com/sanmateo/

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This Weekend in Arnold, CA

Come see us at the Annual Sierra Nevada Arts & Crafts Festival on Highway 4 in beautiful downtown Arnold!

Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5, downtown Arnold will bustle with locals and tourists alike as artisans and crafters sell their fine wares.  The festival will also include continuous country/swing music, jugglers and entertainment.  Show hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.  Come make a day of it–or a weekend!

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Furniture Features No. 2~5

Unfortunately, more time went by than we hoped before posting these pieces.  So, here they are…all together…our Furniture Features No. 2-5.  All of the pieces are available in our store, Chocolate Soup, unless noted sold.  If you are interested in purchasing any of the furniture you see here, please contact us directly at the store during business hours at 209.966.5683. We are open 7 days a week: Mon.-Sat. 10:00am-5:30pm and Sun. 11:00am-4:00pm. Thank you!

Furniture Feature #2: Farmhouse Work Table

Made from reclaimed materials including the wonderful vintage enamel top and vintage knobs.  Two handy drawers and slat shelf.
40 1/2″ W x 25″ D x 30″ H
$375.00

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Furniture Feature #3: Beadboard Pantry Cupboards

Fern Green (SOLD) and Light Sage Green, both with a layered paint finish.  Oil rubbed bronze knobs and pulls. Adjustable shelves inside and drawer at bottom.
28 1/2″ W x 15″ D x 58 3/4″ H
$350.00

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Furniture Feature #4: Writing Desk and Open Sided Buffet

Writing Desk with Drawer
Made with reclaimed wood and features our Aged Black finish.
38 1/2″ W x 18″ D x 30″ H
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Open Sided Buffet / TV Console (SOLD)
Features our layered paint finish in Burnt Brick. Adjustable shelves on the sides and behind door.
46″ W x 18″ D x 36″ H
$475.00

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Furniture Feature #5:  Dining Table w/ Four 1940’s Vintage Chairs and Cottage Hutch

Dining Table w/ Four 1940’s Vintage Chairs
40″ square top table made with reclaimed wood—old pine in a Walnut Blend Stain finish and Dove Grey base. Classic chairs redone in our new Dove Grey finish—seats recovered in Muslin with a scotch guard finish.
$749.00 set

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Cottage Hutch
Grey over Sapphire Blue layered paint finish. Made from a mix of reclaimed materials, upper back is old beadboard. Two drawers to store linens or silverware. Adjustable shelves.
30″ W x 15 3/4″ D (at top) x 72 1/2″ H
$725.00

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Look What’s New!

Over the next couple weeks we will be featuring new pieces of my furniture that are currently available in our store, Chocolate Soup. If you are interested in purchasing any of these pieces, please contact us directly at the store during business hours at 209.966.5683. The store is open 7 days a week: Mon.-Sat. 10:00am-5:30pm and Sun. 11:00am-4:00pm. Thank you!

Today, we start with:

Dining Table and Benches
Made from reclaimed wood, the table top and bench seats are beautifully grained old fir.
Bench bases feature a layered paint finish in Dark Sage Green.
Table: 5′ x 3′
Benches: 56″ long
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Completing the look:

Vintage School Chairs
Also painted in our Dark Sage Green
$98.00 each

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HOME TOWN CRAFTERS CHRISTMAS FAIRE IN SONORA, CA—THIS WEEKEND!

In a couple days, I will be heading up to Sonora, CA for the Home Town Crafters Christmas Faire this Thanksgiving weekend.  I am looking forward to being in a small, local venue and will have a beautiful selection of small furniture pieces, shelves, lamps, wall pockets, folk art, holiday and home décor items.  This is a great opportunity to shop for unique, hand crafted items and gifts and support your neighbors’ small businesses.  If you are out of the area, Sonora is a delightful gold rush town located along Hwy 49 and the perfect place to escape from the busy, hustle and bustle of the valley and city…even if just for a day.  Plan a trip to come up and see what this Christmas Faire and small town have to offer you.  I look forward to seeing you and may you have a blessed Thanksgiving and Christmas Season.
HOME TOWN CRAFTERS CHRISTMAS FAIRE
Old Opera House, in Downtown Sonora
Friday & Saturday — November 28 & 29, 2014
For more information about the Home Town Crafters Christmas Faire, please visit their Facebook page {here}. 

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San Mateo, Here We Come!

Well, we are finishing packing our trailer and getting ready to head out bright and early in the morning to the Harvest Festival Show in San Mateo this weekend!  We have lots of handmade, one-of-a-kind furniture pieces, folk art, and home accessory items.  We are really excited to show you the new creations we are bringing with us so, be sure to stop by and see our booth if you’ll be attending the show.  Here’s a few photos of some of the new furniture Michael made that we will be showing:

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For more info about the San Mateo Harvest Festival Show, please visit the Harvest Festival website {here}.

Can’t wait to see you there!

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