The Vintage Dove window

Hey hope you all had a great weekend. It was great to have some sunny weather yesterday 😀 We had a very full on weekend, lovely but busy! I had a great time on Saturday at The Vintage Dove doing there latest window display. I used to work there a couple of days a week but circumstances changed and so I decided to spend the time concentrating more on what I wanted to do, like the blog and other things. It was so great to be in the shop again busying around. Steph wanted a country kitchen theme and had lots of new stock for it (which I must say is all very lovely). I decided to bring it all together by using a few extras like flowers, bread, eggs and some fruit. She has asked me to do the window for her every 2 weeks, which I’m really excited about as its a great ongoing project to get the creative juices flowing. Thanks Steph for asking me to do this for you it was really good fun 😉

The Vintage Dove is a fabulous little shop in Rainham that sells Autentico paint, furniture that Steph has painted, beautiful gifts and some amazing accessories for the home. It’s one of those shops that you walk into and keep ooh-ing and aah-ing at everything. It also has a coffee corner, so it’s a great place to meet friends and have a mooch!

I met Steph 6 years ago (almost to the day) at our children’s primary school. Steph and her daughter were both really upset, they had just moved to the area and so it was her first day at the school. My heart really went out to her and I asked her if she was ok, the rest, as they say, is history! We have been through a lot together in the relatively short time we have known one another and she really is a fabulous friend ❤️ I take my hat off to her, she has worked so hard, along with her partner Stephen, to make the shop work. There is so so much more to running a shop than I had realised and for someone who has never done it before, she has totally nailed it! Well done Steph, I’m proud to call you my friend and of what you have achieved❤️

@thevintagedove ❤️







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  • Reply Stephanie September 9, 2015 at 7:29 am

    Damn it I just done my make up and you know how rare that is for me!!! Love you lots xxx

    • Reply Kate September 15, 2015 at 2:15 pm

      Sorry Steph

  • Reply sharon Cheeseman September 11, 2015 at 3:49 pm

    Love it. How did you decide what to use? I would have wanted too much. Looks like you got it just right. Nice work.

    • Reply Kate September 13, 2015 at 8:49 pm

      Thank you Sharon xxx

  • Reply Sy Peddlesden September 17, 2015 at 4:01 pm

    Hey Kate!!! Nice to see your blog again and the window is fabulous!! It’s probably a weird place to put thus but it is a pleasure to know you and it is always nice to see you. *hugs*

    • Reply Kate September 21, 2015 at 10:07 am

      Hey Sy thanks for the encouragement! Pleased your liking it. And I don’t think it’s a weird place to say something so nice! Thank you very much xxxx

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