Favorite Things / by Melody

Let's talk about a few of my favorite things right now. That's always fun! Starting with my beautiful friend Kristen (Friend): favorite things

Kristen is a girl after my own heart. I met her and her husband through mutual friends, and we hit it off from the start. Soon after hanging out, I realized she had an interest in blogging and photography, and actually had a really nice camera. I gave her a few pointers on her photography and her blog, and realized I had found a kindred spirit in creativity. In addition to blogging and taking beautiful photos, she loves vintage clothing and has a mini Instagram shop where she sells her vintage finds. We're going to be doing a special project together soon - keep scrolling for more information on that adventure!

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This yarn is one of my absolute favorites. Patons Classic Wool. It doesn't get much better than this. Woolly, slightly stretchy, and available in a wide array of gorgeous colors, it's one of my current favorite yarns. You can find it at any craft store (Michaels, Jo-Anns, etc.) or buy it online for a discount at Knitting Warehouse.favorite things

I've definitely posted this flatlay before, but I couldn't resist sharing it again. From the gorgeously-bound Agatha Christie book of Miss Marple mysteries, to my go-to clock pendant necklace, to my crochet hooks, to the (you guessed it) skein of Patons Classic Wool. Also those sunglasses are from Target and my current favorite pair.

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This is a photo I snapped of one of my favorite local places - Apotheca Flowers & Tea Chest. In addition to selling coffee and tea, they have a gorgeous gift shop and they are professional florists! They do beautiful work and are the go-to flower source for weddings in the area. favorite things

Kristen snapped this photo of me during one of our outdoor adventures - it was freezing cold this day, but we ventured out across this super long dam in the chilly wind. I love that I'm out of focus in the foreground and you can see the tower and tall pines in the background. Love it!

MK Pop-Up Shop Insta Graphic

And last but not least, our pop-up shop! Kristen and I are hosting our very first pop-up - we're looking at merging or starting a new venture, and this is our first foray in the world of collaboration. We'll be doing this pop-up at Union Coffee Company in Milford, NH - stop by if you're in the area! Also be sure to follow us on Instagram @mkvintagehandmade to see sneak peeks of what we'll be selling and get updates about the shop.