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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Shopping on State Street

It seems that my dear husband, in an effort to get out of cleaning the basement, decided that going to State Street last Saturday was the thing to do. Here where we live, there is a Farmer's Market every Saturday around the Capital building downtown. We like to go there to go up and down the street and check out all the little shops. I found a new one called 'Anthology' where they have an eclectic mix of scrapbooking and collage making supplies. They also provide workshops and for my 50th birthday I plan on getting the girls together for a soiree there.

It was a beautiful day and the most interesting people were out and about. Brian snapped some awesome pictures and I thought I'd share them with you . . .

How cute is this little guy? A little Chihuahua with sunglasses. He had the attitude to go with them!

I was entranced by this booth. The fellow there worked with metal and made the most amazing things. I couldn't get over this one piece with a glass globe at the base of it. It's called Orion's belt and it actually looks like a little universe inside. Brian bought it for me as an anniversary present and it now hangs in my altar room. It's on a motor so it turns adding an element of magic to the room.

The Capital building and boothes surrounding the square . . .

One of my favorite shops on State Street is called 'Mimosa'. It's a new age shop full of interesting and magical things. I spotted these muse dolls and absolutely fell in love with them. I didn't buy one though. I'm inspired to create my own muse!

We really enjoyed our afternoon and finished it off with a trip to the library. I found some awesome books and will be checking them out from the library closer to home. We had a great day and I'm already looking forward to our next outing to State Street leaving me wondering if we'll ever get that basement cleaned out . . .


Kiki said...

Wow..what a magical post..thanks for sharing this sparkling adventure..yay..I loved gazing at all the treasures..such creative talent out there!
Have a beautiful day!

The Blue Faerie said...

Woah! I was scrolling down the page and though, "Hey, that looks like the Wisconsin capitol. Wait a minute, that is the Wisconsin capitol!" Good to see another Madisonian Wiccan! (Whether she wishes she lived in Britain or not.:))

Love the site, come on over and visit! :) dancingspatulawand.blogspot.com