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Welcome and Thank You for visiting my Selling Blog. This is just a small sampling of my Primitive Wares many more can be found on my website www.yorkmountainprimitives.com. If you happen to see something that tickles your fancy and would like to make it yours simply send me an email.

Come on in and browse the Nooks & Crannies of The York Mountain Mercantile ... lots to look at tucked here & there within the pages of The Mercantile. If you have any questions, the shopkeeper is only click away.

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Sunday, January 29, 2012

~Primitive Books~

Now available at

Wonderful Fabric Covered Books with early copyrights.  Perfect to add to your Primitive Gatherings, many different aged fabric dust covers to choose from.  Fabric covers are completely handstitched for the earliest of looks.  

Featured books...Greg Shorthand Dictionary c. 1929 & 1930 (2), Webster's American International Dictionary c. 1950, The Murders of Rue Morgue & Stories by Edgar Allen Poe & more.
I currently have seven fabric covered books for sale..colors available Blue, Brown & Mustard Calico....Red, Blue & Brown Stripe....plain & simple, you'll love them!

Blessings from the....Shopkeep

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Eggs...Eggs...eggs....Primitive Spring Easter Eggs

A tisket, A tasket .....  it will soon be time to fill your basket

Early Style Primitive Spring Eggs

I have three different designs/sizes available on the

with a fourth coming soon!


Thursday, January 19, 2012

Today's Mercantile Wares

Drab Early Style Rag Balls
~Collection of Three~

Olde Time Teddy
he's located here in the shoppe

Trying real hard each and everyday to finish something new to put in my shoppe, along with new offerings
for my website.  I appreciate your visit today!  Stop back soon...

The Shopkeeper,

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

seeking adoption....Primitive Teddy Bears

Today I have Three Lil'
Nooks ~N~ Crannies Bears up for adoption.
Dolly, Eddie & Tucker

If you would like to visit them...you can ~click here~

They are tucked into the Nooks N Crannies of the mercantile shoppe's Ragged ~n~ Worn Teddy Bears page

Thanks for visiting!

Sunday, January 15, 2012

New Early Primitive Handmades

Today's Offerings
Early 19thC. Primitive Style Cloth Dog
~Available on the Olde & Early Primitives page~
click picture to take you there

Primitive Drab Wool Pea Hen
~available on the Folk Art Birds ~n~ Fowl page~
click picture to take you there

I have added Mercantile Category Pages to help you easily find what you are looking for.  Just starting to fill the shelves & cubbies within my shoppe.  Please feel free to browse awhile and I invite you to follow along if it's your first time here.

My hope is that you feel as if you are walking into an Olde Dry Goods Mercantile Store.  I am always behind the counter if you should have a question or need help.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Primitive Fabric Covered Pantry Boxes~Olde & Worn

Olde & Early Style Primitive
Pantry Boxes
Set of Two Boxes
covered in Reproduction Brown and Blue Calicos
worn & ragged edges
4 3/4" stacked, bottom box is 5" across

Olde & Early Pantry Box Set is $old plus Travel Fare..they will arrive signed and dated by me, the maker.


Set of Three Homespun Pantry Boxes
I used Tan, Black & Cream Homespun on the largest and smallest boxes.
Blue Homepun on the medium box.
Worn & Ragged Edges
Embellished with Rusty Findings.
12 1/2" stacked height, largest box is 9" across

Homespun Pantry Box Set is $42.00 plus Travel Fare...they will arrived signed and dated by me, the maker

Thank You for dropping on in!