Vintage Christmas at "Nest"

Sunday, December 2, 2012

In a couple of days Kevin and I will celebrate our
20th Anniversary!

This past weekend,
we set out to take a short road trip{slash}anniversary get-away,
...exploring the roads
and doing a little junk shopping
between Raleigh and Burlington.

We found some great shops along the way, one being

is currently located in Burlington, NC,
on 346 S. Worth St.

However, they will be relocating in January
to Downtown Mebane, 107 W. Clay Street.

Browsing around 
was a pure delight!

In her blog,
the friendly shopowner, Heather,
labels the store as
"rustic romance for home and garden,"
and very rightly so!

It was amazing to see the various ways
in which they implemented and repurposed "things!"

The displays were over the top 
and the store was beautifully decorated for Christmas!

So just browse through the pics...

Despite the quality of some of the shots
{all taken with my cell},
I hope you are inspired as I was! 

After visiting 
we headed over to Mebane!

Downtown Mebane is a junker's dream spot as well!

Many unique home, gift, and clothing/accessories stores,
line the streets,
run by more friendly store keepers!

I had a wonderful chat,
talking "paint,"
with the lady from Melville Trading Company.

Our last destination before heading home on Sunday afternoon,
was SuzAnna's Antiques in Raleigh,
on 9300 Durant St.
I have been trying to visit her shop for 2 years,
but my time in Raleigh never permitted!
Another real treat  ...great shop to visit!

I'll be sharing my "finds" from the weekend
in near future posts.

As for now,
I'm trying to finish 
decking the halls of my home,
which look a little like Christmas,
and a whole lot like a mess! ha!

Stay tuned,
 a few great give-aways will be offered 
in the next few weeks! :)


Linking Post To:
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday @ Coastal Charm
Table Top Tuesday @ A Stroll Thru Life
Cowgirl Up @ Cedar Hill Ranch


  1. That place looks totally adorable! I would love to go there!



  2. The outside of this store just welcomes you right in. What a wonderful time you must have had there. I can't wait to see your finds!

  3. I live 45 minutes from Burlington and have not been to Nest!!...Mebane is wonderful...I go there often and I love Melville Trading Company...Barbara is wonderful..I took ASCP classes from her...their antique shop is wonderful...There is a cute little restaurant across the street from Melville too...Have fun...and you will also love SuzAnna's....was there last week to see Marian (MMS)...plan to spend lots of time there as there is so much to see...Kristen from Sophia's Decor has her booth is the first one as you enter the main building in the back...Have fun!!!....and Happy Anniversary!!!

  4. Rhonda,

    The shop is adorable.. I see sow many wonderful things that I would just love to have. Thanks for the tease! Ha!

  5. thanks Rhonda.. I went to visit her site and it was a joy to behold as were the pics you posted. She's only about 45 mins. from me so hopefully I can take a trip to her new location..

    Happy Anniversary~!

  6. Hi Rhonda! Thanks again for visiting us and for featuring our shop on your lovely blog! Blessings, Heather

  7. What a treat to see this adorable shop! I wish I loved closer. Thanks, Rhonda, for sharing with us.



  8. Hi Rhonda! Congratulations on your 20th anniversary! We celebrated our 21st this year! What a nice way for ya'll to celebrate! Lovely shop! So shabby! Sounds like the kind of thing my hubs and I like to do! The pictures turned out great using your cell! Can't wait to see your finds! Blessings from Bama!

  9. Hi Rhonda! I want to wish you a happy anniversary! What a great place with all the pretties! Now what did you buy? Thanks for popping in to see me.
    be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  10. Rhonda, this looks like a great shop to spend some time in! I love visiting places like this! Wish I lived closer! Happy Anniversary to you and your hubby!

  11. Looks like a great place to shop or just get inspired! Happy Anniversary to you & the mister!

  12. Wow, looks like a great place to go and play! Congrats on your anniversary, and I can't wait to see your Christmas all decked out. Thank you so much for stopping by my place and leaving such a sweet comment.

  13. How fun!!! I could stay in there a few days and never get bored! A friend and I are going thrifting in Raleigh after Christmas, we need to stop in at Nest. So excited!

  14. Awesome. I had no idea Burlington (and soon Mebane) had stuff like this! Definitely will need to check out next time I head to Greensboro. Nice post! Made me want hot chocolate and sugar cookies, tough.

  15. Beautiful store with beautiful things. I could spend some time in there! I live in Raleigh so I might drive over. Thanks for sharing it with your friends. Happy Anniversary!
    We have joined your beautiful site and hope you will join ours.

    Linda and Jeannie at The French Hen's Nest

  16. How have I missed Nest? It's right down the road from me. Planning a road trip there next week!

    Beautiful, beautiful shop, judging by your photos.

    And I love the shops in downtown Mebane and what can I say about SuzAnna's. I fell in love during our thrifting stop there at the Southern Bloggers Conference.

  17. What an adorable store! When you said between Raleigh and Burlington, I thought for sure that is was in Mebane. I'm glad that they're moving there because I love to shop on Clay St. Have you been there? There are several great shops.


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