Gift #667: Garden cottage

The most charming aspect of Habig Garden Center I have saved for today.   Also on the site is a garden cottage.

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It’s a perfect little gingerbread cottage, but without the candy.  Well, there is a lot of eye-candy in the way of silk flowers, home decorations, arrangements, wreaths, and gifts.  Though small, it is filled with treasures and very artistically decorated.  What I loved most was the layout of the cottage and I found myself imagining what it might be like to live there.  I was rearranging furniture in my head, deciding on color schemes….  a perfect storybook home.  There was enough room for a living room and kitchen downstairs and a bedroom/craft room upstairs.  I realize of course that living there is impossible, but I enjoy daydreaming about such things anyway.  There were lots of windows to give natural light and that made everything seem even happier.  But now to discuss the actual store.  Here’s a picture of one of the downstairs rooms.

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They had one of the best selection of artificial flowers I’ve seen since my Denver days.  And they had something I’ve never seen before – fabric toadstools!!!  Aren’t they realistic?  And completely beautiful?  I think they would look great with some fall foliage in a hallway display!  I think I may be going back for some.

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They also specialize in making custom wreaths and arrangements.  I got to watch one being made for a house tour while I was checking out.   Here are a few pictures of other arrangements scattered throughout the cottage.  I especially liked the bird’s nests – a special touch.

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Blessings to you,
Sarah

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2 Responses to Gift #667: Garden cottage

  1. Where is this enchanted place?. Thanks for the pictures.

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