…lucketts store move in day!

I moved into Luckett’s this weekend. It started with hitching a trailer to my car and all the strong neighbors helping load it!


I felt good about my display and was hoping for a smooth morning, which it was!


We arrived about an hour later and it took only 20 minutes to set up with the help of those handy movers out there 🙂 Yes, Luckett’s has movers on staff of help load your car. Easy-peasy.


You will know you are there when you pass the Leesburg Outlets, drive past about three farm stands and come to a light with the iconic green house on the corner.



My space was cleared and ready for stuff. I’ve never seen a bare wall out there so it was kinda funny.


Oh, DH. A man of many talents, but most of all such hanging talent.





My neighbors and all the Luckett’s team are super nice and casual. Love that.

So, here we are. I am planning on posting images of pieces before I move them out there so you know what is coming.


It’s hard for me not to feel scared about being so…exposed. Baby steps, Christen. I needed a peach. 10 years ago we stopped at a farmer’s market on the way home from Luckett’s while I was in the throws of infertility treatments. Life was sad. We picked peaches and I remember eating the juciest, sweetest peach, windows down on a fall day and feeling a sense of calm. We stopped at the same farm market for a peach. It tasted like heaven.


This is me, an empty truck and my peach looking and feeling a little insecure.


Come visit me and my space soon!

The Old Lucketts Store

Open 7 days a week 10am-5pm

42350 Lucketts Road

Leesburg, VA 20176


  1. Don’t worry, it will be great! Prayers for you. Think of all you have done.
    This will be a piece of cake for you!

  2. Congratulations Christen! I am so happy for you! I’m sure your talent will be greatly received at Lucketts. 🙂 Best wishes!

  3. You are going to be so great! I want to take a trip to VA just to visit Luckett’s! Good Luck, and prayers to you!

  4. What a fun adventure! And even more fun for all the lucky folks who discover your pieces!!! Wish I lived closer, I’d make a day of it with my pals and their pocketbooks. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy.

    Just peachy!

  5. You are such an inspiration to those that are not near talented as you! Your words touch my heart.. best of luck from Indiana!

  6. Robin Conese says:

    Good luck!

  7. Wow! Congratulations! It will be great, you are so talented!

  8. Good luck to you from england

  9. Hello! I am so happy and excited for you! You have chosen to let creativity win over fear! That is a brave step 🙂 God is good! About a month ago I chose to do the same. Armed with a paint brush and a desire to paint pieces using ASCP, I filled out an application to have a space in an antique shop called Vintique Alley. It has so challenged me in every creative way! And like where you are at the vendors and the shop owner are the best! I am blessed to have my husband and kids encouraging me 100%! In seeing your husband and those smiling kids of yours you have the same! Enjoy the ride my talented and fearless friend 🙂


  10. Because I read about you becoming a vendor at Luckett’s, I ran out there on Saturday and bought several of your items. You have an outstanding selection!
    I urge EVERYONE to visit Blue Egg Brown Nest!!!!

  11. Your space looks fabulous. Best wishes for continued success. You are an inspiration to those of us who make a living through creativity and art.

  12. Donna Doble-Brown says:

    Christen, you are going to do great at Lucketts! I need to make a road trip from Rhode Island! Sending love and prayers to you . . . . .

  13. Dust and Chattels says:

    Congratulations Christen, I have no doubt you will be a great success as you are such an inspiration and so very talented. Wish I could visit!
    Best Wishes to you and your family.

    South Australia

  14. I’m sure I can’t live without that little horse you have displayed – is it still at Luckett’s? Should I order it through them or what should I do??? Best of luck to you – you will do great!!!

  15. Judy Woodbury says:

    Thanks for sharing, you look so cute. I’m so happy for you, your pieces look great there.
    Love the tags and the spot for your business cards. You staged it well (love the globe) I’m really into them for some reason right now. Everything looks wonderful wish I could of been there. Cheering you on from Cheese land Wisconsin. You go girl!!! Take a video! ; )

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