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The Midwest Rustic
The Midwest Rustic

The Midwest Rustic


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Rockford, IL


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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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Things have been wild these last few days! Yesterday I had Main Street Market in Belvidere!I am extremely overwhelmed with the kindness and generosity of everyone that shopped my tent! A huge thank you to @ritter44 for helping frame everything, and @gunny_co Tom for helping load and unload and load again! Also for helping with my tent! That’s the best thing about having your best friend next to you markets, you can borrow husbands and moms. We are busy restocking for our next market up in Sun Prairie, WI! Both @gunny_co and I will be there! #smallbusiness #smallbusinessowner #rockfordillinois #rockfordil

Sunday, May 16, 2021

We can’t wait to see you all this Saturday at @urban.farmgirl Main Street Market! Make sure to get your tickets today! And then RUN to our booth #25! #smallbusiness #smallbusinessowner #rockfordillinois #rockfordil

Thursday, May 13, 2021

We are open today 10-6!Treye is working the store today, so make sure to stop in and give him a high five!I will be prepping the last few things for Main Street Market so I will not be in...but he will! Also, check out these bell bottoms I got in Nashville! As a momma of 3, trying to stay with the trends is not easy...but I think these work as long as I don’t eat more than a salad? LOL totally throwing me back to middle school days...but ok ok...#smallbusiness #smallbusinessowner #rockfordillinois #rockfordil

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Here we are!!Make sure to see us at Main Street Market this Saturday!

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

What would have cost me $120 pre-pandemic, now costs $350The prices are killing me, so much that I’ve had to resort to using only OSB as a backer without having to hike up my cost too much. Plywood prices are insane at $60 a sheet when those used to be only $32. Wild.

Monday, May 10, 2021

Today, was Career Day at school, and the kids got to dress up what they wanted to be when they grew up. Lyla decided to dress up just like me.

Friday, May 7, 2021

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Monday, May 3, 2021

It’s my very best friend @gunny_co Leighia’s 30th Birthday today! Yes I’m super late in posting this, I had a rough and busy day, alright?Even though we haven’t even known each other for a year yet, it’s seems as if we have known each other our whole lives. You are the most encouraging, nonjudgmental, down to earth human I have ever met. We both share serious RBF which I feel really made us first bond like we did. Thank you for showing continual support in my life in all areas and for always showing up. Whether it’s literally to my door, to Hatleys for our drink and curds, to helping me plan my storefront, and getting down and dirty with work with me. I’ll always look forward to our random long conversations, and FaceTime calls, with all my chins. It’s true when they say length of time doesn’t matter when it’s comes to friendships. I can’t wait to head to Nashville with you tomorrow to celebrate you and to laugh out while way there. Love you more than those egg, cheese and ham sandwiches from Crust and Crumbles....and that’s a lot. Happy Dirty 30.

Saturday, May 1, 2021