One of my favorite things to do is explore small towns! Today I spent the day in Culpeper, Virginia, and want to share some pictures of things I saw. One of my favorite shops was this tea shop and I fell in love with Miss Minerva having her afternoon tea at a sidewalk table. She was so lifelike and just adorable. I wanted to bring her home and put her in the garden with "Lily"!
|This doll in the window display was the owner's when she was a child. (Sorry the building across the street reflected in the glass).|
Clarke Hardware opened in Culpeper in 1909. I met the couple who owns it today and enjoyed chatting with them. They have a wonderful website that tells all about the history of the store, the hard-to-find items they carry today, and helpful garden tips.
Downtown was decorated for the holidays and the flowers were beautiful. I commented several times on how spotless and well maintained the entire town was.
And last, my single purchase for the day was this tin J & P Coats caddy for storing some of my sewing accessories. It's, of course, a reproduction but it is so cute.