Making Cute Halloween Plush Brooches: Part 2

Part 2: Ribbon Embroidery Did you miss Part 1?  Making Cute Halloween Plush Brooches: A Tutorial!   In the last tutorial, I showed how to make little Halloween brooches.  I made a little skull with a floral fabric to show the basic steps.  But that little skull needed something… something that would make it cuter. …

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Making Cute Halloween Plush Brooches: A Tutorial

Part 1: The Basics   Ah, Halloween. ‘Tis the season to be spooky!  Whether you’re decorating your home or making a costume, Halloween is a great time to get crafty.  In this series of tutorials, I’ll be showing you how to make cute plush brooches of the spooky variety (although you could totally use these techniques…

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Celebrate October With a Sale

It’s A Little Spooky, But… There’s a huge Halloween Sale on Etsy this week (October 14th through October 20th) and O Deer Mercantile is joining in. We’ve taken 20% off of everything… There are still a few cute Halloween items left like this adorable Sugar Skull Brooch designed and made by partner Gaia.   A cheerful…

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Happy Labor Day (Or, Let’s Have a Hurricane Party)

  Life’s a Beach—Except For When It Isn’t A week or two ago, it occurred to me that it has been Gaia and I’s habit to take a short vacation towards to end of the summer, if other events don’t interfere. Well, I was going to post this lovely beach scene sometime this week and…

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One Last Time…We’re Shaking Up Summer

30% Off Entire O Deer Mercantile Shop Through Labor Day! I know I’ve been AWOL since the Christmas in July Sale ended—but you know—Summer. The Dog Days have hit Florida with a vengeance. There’s been a few beach days, I admit, and more than a few pool days. And I’m not even going to discuss…

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Jingle All The Way July

It’s A Christmas Sale We’re still Shaking Up Summer! For the remainder of this month all Christmas themed goods on O Deer Mercantile are priced at 25% Off. We hope you’ll stop by and check it out. I’ll be listing more Holiday Goodies in the days to come. Enjoy this Season’s Preview… And lots more……

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Shaking Up Summer—Save On Vintage Barware

On The Fifth Week Elevate The Cocktail Party It’s so much fun to create a retro cocktail party vibe, and especially when we’re discounting all things bar-ware and bar accessories by 30% for the next six days! Continuing our Very Vintage Summer with a fifth week of discounts. Week 5, from July 12th through July 18th,…

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On The Fourth Week—A Sale On Baskets Sale On Baskets

Shaking It Up with Vintage Baskets My Very Vintage Summer continues! Week 4, from July 5th through July 11th, all baskets (and all basket-ee items. Think woven rattan trivets and miniature peacock chairs 😀 )  on O Deer Mercantile will be 30% Off.  If you find anything at all that makes you think Basket that I’ve overlooked…

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Shaking Up Summer—Week Three

Dive Into the Deep End With 30% Off We’re already at Week Three Of my Very Vintage Summer! I imagine everyone else is just as busy as we are. It’s flying by. Can you believe it’s less than a week to July 4th? (And I’m planning a Special Sale for that. We’ve got lots of stock,…

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Week Two—Summer Sale

Soak Up the Sunshine & Save 30% O Deer Mercantile is having a Very Vintage Summer and we’re celebrating our next to favorite season with a Sale a Week. We’re going to have some Summer fun, and we hope you will too. Last week we had a sale on all the cool retro salt and…

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Shake It Up—Summer Savings at O Deer Mercantile

Diving Into Summer With a Sale Each Week  Yep! That’s the plan. At O Deer Mercantile we’re going to celebrate our favorite season (Except Christmas 😀 ) with a sale on a different group of [similar] items each week. We’re going to Shake things up this week by beginning the party with a 30% Off…

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Let’s Start Summer With A Sale—Happy Memorial Day

25% Off of Purchases $25 and More   At O Deer Mercantile we’re celebrating the start of a Very Vintage Summer! We hope you have a glorious weekend, and that you take some time to remember what Memorial Day is about—Honoring those who have fallen in the service of the United States of America. Attend ceremonies,…

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In Loving Memory… I Love You Mom

Mother’s Day 2019 My Mom, Barbara Ann Meyer (known to the people who loved her as Bobbi, Mom, or Nina) left us behind on July 26th last Summer to pursue her next adventure. While she will always live in my Heart and in those of so many others, she is sorely missed.  I am not going…

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Very Vintage Mother’s Day Sale

Get 20% Off Purchases of More than $20   For the first eight days of May (Just in time for Mother’s day shopping) we’re running a sale on all purchases of more than $20. O Deer Mercantile has vintage decor and accessory choices for pretty much whatever style your Mom happens to like. From Farmhouse…

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Blooming Spring Sale

April Showers and Flowers Most of us don’t have to wait till May for the outdoor flower show to begin. Here in Florida, we have many flowers that bloom right through the winter. And when spring approaches, the show starts in earnest. We just finished enjoying the azaleas, their fantastic watercolor washes of color ranging…

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Hopping Into Spring

Welcoming Spring at O Deer Mercantile Hoppy Spring! In just a few hours from when I’m typing this, it will officially be spring. I realize that some parts of the country and world can’t look out their windows and know this yet—but its true. We are experiencing a double whammy today. Both the Equinox and…

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