Ahhhh All White Bedrooms

How many times have you been lured by the latest patterns and themes to change-up your duvet cover and the look of your bedding? I know I have a collection of pattern covers and… Continue reading

Sew What a Night it Was!

Betsey had the pleasure of participating in the SEW WHAT Fashion show Saturday, April 25th at the IX Art Park in Charlottesville. The fashion show was a platform for local clothing designer Fielding… Continue reading

Shop your own closet

The other day I was blissfully leafing through magazines admiring all the long skirts that abound in this season’s line-up. My immediate thought was, I want to go shopping. Then I remembered my… Continue reading

Throwing a Fabulous Summer Dinner Party the College Student Way (Cheap and Easy)

Even for the most natural entertainers among us, the prospect of throwing a casual but stylish dinner party can be particularly daunting when your time and budget are restricted. As a full time… Continue reading

Deer Shed Decor

At Betsey we are always gathering the latest inspiring and thrifty ideas in vintage décor from magazines, on-line, and borrowed from our talented friends. One of those trends that we are rather hooked on is… Continue reading

The Race to Spring Fashion

I am really looking forward to spring with eternal optimism, and so are my daffodils who are suffering from severe depression… They want to come out and bloom and so do my spring… Continue reading

“The Art of the Handwritten Letter” Event Recap

Betsey customers enjoyed a wonderful afternoon on Friday, Oct 26th while hosting Annie Broderick of Petal Press who spoke on “The Art of the Handwritten Letter”. Annie enlightened a gathering of closet letter… Continue reading

“The Art of the Handwritten Letter” with Petal Press Annie Broderick

“The Art of the Handwritten Letter” with Petal Press Annie Broderick Annie Broderick, owner of local letterpress printing business Petal Press, loves writing letters (and short notes) on her letterpress stationery. Annie hand-draws… Continue reading

The Art of Tablesetting, How To’s by Amy

I didn’t grow up in the country—the beaches of Southern California and the lights and sounds of D.C. are a far cry from the lush green mountains of Middleburg,  Virginia—but I’ve fallen in… Continue reading

Keep a tea cup close at hand

Keep a vintage tea cup & saucer on your dresser or in your bath to hold your everyday, favorite jewelry.