Loving Llano…again

29 Jul

As promised…more, more, more photos from Llano, Texas.  The following pictures were taken at the shop next door to Whimseys.  So … here we go again.  Starting with the business card:

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Now I’ll give you a peek at her porch:

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and another:

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And now we’ll go inside for a look-see and our white daily white fix:

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Binky’s one of the nicest people you could ever meet.  Unfortunately, she was out of town Monday.  Her displays are always spectacular.  Below is one of my favorites.  Simple, but oh so creative:

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More fun with Binky’s items of eld:

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This is Texas, after all.  What did you expect?!

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The entire wall of one room is covered in sheet music.

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This girl’s not quite as commanding as the corset-clad chick featured earlier.  And I really dig her jewelry.  It’s so dry in Texas, they’ve taken away all our outdoor faucet handles so we won’t waste any water on our lawns.  Here they’re re-purposed.  (Okay.  That’s a bit of an exaggeration. While we are in the midst of pretty tight water restrictions, rest assured our outdoor spigots remain intact.)

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Feel a road trip coming on?  Llano’s also home to a wonderful jewelry shop called Create/A Rosy Outlook;  A cool clothing store called Ruby Cowgirl; a non-profit coffee house called Fuel, which frequently features live music; world-famous Cooper’s BBQ; and a handful of other antiques shops across the street from Whimseys and Binky la Faye.  It’s a short drive to Austin, Fredericksburg, Comfort and Boerne, nestled in the Texas hill country.

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5 Responses to “Loving Llano…again”

  1. Theresa-Garden Antqs Vintage July 29, 2009 at 7:49 am #

    Kristi, what an awesome shop, thanks for making me want to get in the car right now and go. Well, maybe another time, I do have to keep working…. Have a great day, T

    • junkology July 29, 2009 at 1:59 pm #

      There’s still plenty of time to hit Llano before Warrenton! Surely you can work in a visit?!

  2. Michelle July 29, 2009 at 12:09 pm #

    Fabulous pictures! I think I want everything. This is my first visit to your wonderful blog. Thank you for sharing.

    • junkology July 29, 2009 at 1:57 pm #

      And thank you for visiting, Michelle! Hope you’ll come back regularly!!

  3. Mindy July 29, 2009 at 8:09 pm #

    I am loving all those boots! Great place! ~Mindy

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