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The Midwest Rustic
The Midwest Rustic

The Midwest Rustic


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218 E State St,

Rockford, IL


(779) 208-5651


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We are a small shop in northern Illinois that specializes in making wooden rustic signs and other little things that are affordable. We put a lot of work and love into what we do. Our focus is to provide a quality product that is affordable!

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We are fully stocked for all of our favorite furry visitors!!.We have something for every kind of tummy! Whether you need wheat free, grain free, upset tummy or just want to plain good ole stuff..We have it all! .We are open 2-8:30 today!.#smallbusiness #smallbusinessowner #rockfordillinois #rockfordil #dogshop

Friday, July 16, 2021

Make sure to check out or stories today for items on sale! .Make sure to comment your email if interested! You will be sent an invoice immediately and then once you pay for it, it will be shipped! .Happy Thursday! .#smallbusiness #smallbusinessowner #rockfordil #rockfordillinois

Thursday, July 15, 2021

We now have traceable acrylic boards for littles! .This board is great for learning shapes and spelling! .Each board comes with a marker! .https://themidwestrustic.com/.../shape-trace-acrylic-board.#smallbusiness #smallbusinessowner #rockfordil #rockfordillinois #womenownedbusiness

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Check out our newest artists @rawamor

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Please nominate our store!! We fit under the gift shop and the consignment category! RRSTAR.GANNETTCONTESTS.COMWhat Rocks 2021Nominate your favorites for a chance to win a $500 gift card! Nominations will be accepted between July 7th and July 23rd as the first part of the competition.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

It’s that time!!!.It would mean the world to all 35 of us artists if you could nominate us for Gift Shop and/or consignment shop!.We love you all and are so thankful for all of your support! RRSTAR.GANNETTCONTESTS.COMWhat Rocks 2021Nominate your favorites for a chance to win a $500 gift card! Nominations will be accepted between July 7th and July 23rd as the first part of the competition.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

These little wooden activities will be available in the nursery section this week! .A Nature Scavenger Hunt tray and a Wooden Alphabet Puzzle!.https://themidwestrustic.com/collections/stuff-for-kids.#smallbusiness #smallbusinessowner #rockfordil #rockfordillinois #woodentoys #makersgonnamake

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

This custom went out last week! Instead of the 3x4 size that I usually make, it reduced it down to 2x4 to fit their space! .If there is ever a certain size you need, I can ALWAYS customize it to that size!!.I also have completely finished my “Look Book” so all you can look through the pieces I’ve made when ordering! I also brought in swatches for all the different stain choices!.So now ordering a custom in person is so much easier..#smallbusiness #smallbusinessowner #rockfordil #rockfordillinois #makersgonnamake #findyourpassion

Monday, July 12, 2021

You might remember our pop-up we had with @wanderfromtheknown ...well she is now selling her pieces here full time!! .She handcrafts her items from polymer clay! She has hanging wall decor as well as jewelry! Her wall hangings can be found in the nursery and main space up front! .We are open 10-2 today!.#smallbusiness #smallbusinessowner #rockfordil #rockfordillinois #chicagoartist #polymerclay #makersgonnamake

Sunday, July 11, 2021

Happy Birthday to one of my BESTEST FRIENDS, KIRYN!!.We have laughed together, cried together, gotten fired together, hired again together and then fired again. We have had numerous lunches, breakfasts, and dinners together. We even have planned our life together if we ever end up single and old. .This woman deserves THE WORLD and more. She is extremely talented and EVERYTHING she does. It’s quite disgusting actually. She is STUNNING in everything she wears. And she has a complete heart of gold behind that RBF. Which is why I’m so obsessed with her. .She is a wedding planner and coordinator with @thecoppercowincevents and @thetwistedtulipevents so make sure to go with them a follow. .Also, she has two BEAUTIFUL kids and oh, a Belgium Draft Horse named Sancho...need I say more? I think not. .Love you babe.

Saturday, July 10, 2021