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Friday, October 3, 2008

Big news

I have some wonderful news to share with you today. Now all my "local" readers might already know this, since it has already been in the newspapers locally.
I will give you a few pictureclues first...First, part of our National costume for this region. Pretty, isn't it?
Then, some lovely wool yarn
Then we have a couple of "Neverkonter" (I have no idea what these are called in English- sorry!) Look at these wonderfully knitted socks for the men's national outfit, or "Bunad".And here is the whole set of "Østerdalsbunader". Not as richly embroidered as some of the other regions have- but I think they are vert pretty. (Not that I'm biased or anything...)
A picture from a lovely shop- My favorite in Tynset I might add...
Another picture from the same shop
Oh, could it be the same shop again?
So now you are probably wondering what's with all these pictures of nothing quilt related at all....(if you are still with me that is...) Well, the BIG announcement is that a good friend (who owns a wonderful yarnshop called "Garnkroken") and myself have just bought this lovely shop. The shop is called "Husfliden", and I am sure all my Norwegian readers guessed that already! Husfliden is the place to shop for wonderful traditional handmade gifts, yarn,wool blankets, table linens and other lovely things. I am sure I'll be showing you more pictures as the dust settles around us. This shop has been here in Tynset for almost 40 years, owned by a local family. Now they wanted to sell it, since the current owners don't live here anymore. Karin and I were thrilled to be able to buy the shop. She even worked there for a few years before she opened her own yarn shop.
I'll leave you with the logo from the shop, and now you'll know why I'm a little "absent" from the blogging world these days- there are a few shops to run.... And I'm loving every minute of it!
Take care, have a wonderful weekend, and thank you for stopping by!

24 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, BEST WISHES in your new journey. I know that you and Karen will be very successful.Will you be adding all your things under one roof or keep your quilt shop seperatly?
    I wish you all the best in all yo do you are an amazing woman. Many blessings and hugs, Marie

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  2. Congratulations, what big news!! You must be a brave person with a lot of energy (yes, I have already guessed so).

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  3. Oh Anne...Congratulations...that is the MOST exciting news. All the Best to you all.

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  4. Gratulerer! Enda en anledning til å stikke innom Tynset når jeg har veiene forbi.

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  5. Wow, that’s BIG news indeed. Congratulations!!

    I’m jealous of everybody who lives in your neighbourhood!! Good luck with taking over the shop!

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  6. Gratulerer så mye! Skjønner at du er en av de kvinner som rekker det meste! Pass på at du har litt tid til deg selv også..

    Klem fra Anne

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  7. Congratulations! That is big news and I hope you and
    your friend do really well.

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  8. Well Congratulations are definitely in order! Looks absolutely lovely in the photos. Wishing I could take a stroll through the shop IRL :D

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  9. Gratulerer :) Har lest om deg i avisen. Så nå må vi nok planlegge en ny Tynset tur for å kikke på butikken.

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  10. Oh Anne - you will certainly have your WORK cut out for you - please accept my warmest wishes on your new venture - I hope everything works out for you and you are both busy, but not to busy to sew and share with us on your blog - blessings and quilting hugs, Ethne

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  11. Wow! Congratulations you little business woman, you. :) That is a darling shop and I'm sure with your talented touch, it will be very amazing. :) I just wish I could come shop there.

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  12. How wonderful for you and your friend!! Congratulations and best wishes for your new shop! You will be busy :)))

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  13. Congratulations!! Best wishes for a great success. It will be fun to follow your new adventure through your photos.

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  14. Oh Wow! What wonderful news, Congratulations!! Now I will definately have to come and visit......

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  15. Gratulerer, dette må jo bli kjempespennende. Mye arbeid antar jeg:-)), men det klarer dere sikkert fint i lag.

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  16. Gratulere så mye med ny butikk Anne. Er så enig at det er en kjempe fin butikk. Besøkte den kjempe mye da jeg bodde på Tynset. Lykke til :-)

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  17. Gratulerer! Dette blir spennende! Tenk å kunne omgi seg med så flotte saker hele dagen. Masse, masse lykke til videre!

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  18. Oh congratulations!!! I am so thrilled for you. Getting a chance to carry on a local tradition like that is so rare. Please keep posting pictures, and remember to tell us all about it.

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  19. Your new shop looks like a fun and interesting place to shop. Have fun with your shops .... and you are going to be a very busy lady.

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  20. Ja det får'n si var store nyheter. Gratulerer med overtakelsen, og lykke til med drifta

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  21. Oh my... congratulations! How wonderful! Beautiful items! I'm so excited for you. Will you be incorporating the quilt shop with this shop or will it be 2 seperate shops? Just curious! All the best to you and your partner!

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  22. Gratulerer!!!! Husfliden er en av mine yndlingsbutikker for garn og slikt. Ønsker dere alt vel for denne nye utfordringen!!!

    Østerdalsbunaden er flott, jeg liker fargene. Selv har jeg Romeriksbunaden (den blå)

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  23. congrats on your new venture.........

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  24. Gratulerer så mye, - spennende tider framover :-)

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