Posts Tagged ‘nellie’s’

August 9th, 2013 No Comments

come along with me to my favorite antique store in the hamptons- nellie’s of amagansett

Meet Connie Dankmyer, owner of Nellie’s of Amagansett -my favorite haunt in the Hamptons to go antiquing. Connie has a keen eye and curates her finds, editing and showcasing items in collections and as pieces of art all to themselves. I can literally spend hours here, browsing and appreciating everything displayed for my eye to just relish. Whether you are looking for vintage lighting, furniture, bakelite, jadeite, fireplace accessories or linens, there is something for everyone here. I recently just bought a beautiful milk glass cake plate and 6 small plates as a bridal shower gift here as well as … Read more

December 7th, 2012 No Comments

shopping for red and white christmas candy

I love shopping for candy for each holiday. I usually put the candy (in a color palette fitting the holiday of course) in big glass jars in the kitchen. But for Christmas this year I’ve been filling up vintage mason jars. Here are a few of my red and white Christmas candy picks from Smiling Santa’s Milk Chocolate Mix (with peanut butter, caramel & double fudge fillings), $8.75 for 35 pc. bag, Red & White Peppermint Taffy, $9.90 for a 3 pound bag, Andes Peppermint Crunch Candy, $5 for 25 pc. bag, Red & … Read more

April 21st, 2012 No Comments

afternoon in the hamptons

Looking for a few things to do in the Hamptons on a beautiful Spring weekend? Stroll through Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack, New York. ┬áIt’s a wonderful 2 acre garden created by artist and writer Robert Dash. Check out their site for opening dates and hours. Bright colors can be found throughout the garden like this blue gate painted in Stark Paint‘s custom color ‘Madoo Blue’. Head out to Amagansett and make sure to visit my favorite store for antiques, tabletop and unique collectibles, Nellie’s of Amagansett at 230 Main Street, Amagansett, New York, 631-267-1000. Owner Connie Dankmyer … Read more

April 17th, 2012 No Comments

tabletop: blue, orange and white

Once you’ve decided on a color palette for your table setting, it’s easy to pick up inexpensive things to bring it together. When you are out shopping- anywhere- from the grocery store to a party store to a department store, just keep your eye open for your specific colors and zero in on them. You’re likely to find something you might never considered. When out shopping at one of my favorite stores I stumbled upon these vintage little jars- tiny ones in blue and medium sized ones in white. They don’t make a large centerpiece, but what great little vases … Read more