Celebrating the O Deer Lifestyle

Welcome to our Home. Come in— kick off your shoes and make yourself comfortable.

Among other things you will learn about us if you stay a while, is that we are Southern Girls (in the south, you never really quit being a girl). Even in today’s generic, homogenized world, being from the southern region of the United States means that life is slower (it’s the heat and the humidity), very family and community centered—and that we are infatuated with our Homes, homemaking and decor. Though we can’t entirely escape the mad dash that life is these days, Southern Hospitality is still a thing.

The women of O Deer Mercantile are an eclectic group, drawn to styles as diverse as Prim, Kawaii and Bohemian— a bit retro, adore vintage and antique but just as comfortable with industrial decor and hi-tech. What binds it together into a cohesive lifestyle is the Artist’s Eye—a way of looking at the world as an immense canvas to be filled with new experience. We hope you stay to check out our posts and articles about thrifting, crafting, home-making, and Life.

Our Re-Purposed Philosophy

At O Deer Mercantile, our work, art and decor merge old and new, thrifted and rescued, in unique combinations. We find joy in utilizing things often overlooked, minimizing waste, making do and rediscovering the forgotten. So glad you stopped by—we’d love it if you would also hop over to O Deer Mercantile— on Etsy.  Visit the shop and look through the varied inventory of vintage items, dolls, and plushies that showcase our eclectic interests and vocations.  

Come back and see us again anytime!

O Deer Mercantile, formerly O-Deer (http://o-deer.com) has migrated from the old domain. For those who might have browsed our Pattern Site (on this Domain), we regret any inconvenience caused from saved or bookmarked links left over from that site. Get to our O Deer Mercantile Etsy Shop with this link, or through the menu above. 

O Deer Mercantile Blog Posts

Welcome to Autumn

Welcome Autumn…2017

Fall, Autumnal Equinox, Mabon or Harvest Festival No matter which name you apply to this…

The Path of Heart

Emotional Healing—Following the Path of Heart

Roads Less Traveled “For me there is only the traveling on paths that have heart,…

Irma 2017- Déjà Vu of the Hurricane Kind

Déjà Vu of the Hurricane Kind

We Hope Hope Floats Hello all! I really wasn’t ready for one of the most…

Look Very Closely

I Do Feel For You

(This is another in my series of excerpted and updated Posts from my old, no longer…

O Deer Mercantile Labor Day Weekend Sale!

Weekly Feature #34—Labor Day Weekend Sale

The Last Summer Holiday (Sigh…) When last summer flew by me in a rush, I…

Weekly Feature #33

Weekly Feature #33— Beginning to Look Like A Christmas Sale

Whats Red, Green and White?   Christmas in August, of course! There’s still another week…

Social Media

Accountability—Time, Technology, Social Media and Magic

Living on the Cusp…Finding a Direction at the end of The Age of Reason  We are…

August Staycation for O Deer Mercantile…

Taking a Vacation Break   Last summer when O Deer Mercantile closed down for a couple…

Weekly Feature #32—Vintage Glassware

  Drink Up… A Toast to Vintage Glasses As I have said before, I love…