Over my birthday weekend (yes, I stretched out the “festivities” as long as I could), my husband took me to Grapevine, Texas to the downtown area. Grapevine is the town where I grew up, and it looks nothing like it did when I was a child.
The town leaders decided to re-do Main Street and make it look “historical.” It’s really just a bunch of kitschy retail shops. One called “Gypsy Warehouse” caught my eye, because I fancy myself a “bohemian.” I’m probably more conventional than I would like to be. We wandered inside to do a little window shopping.
It was pretty, but pricey! If this is the style that gypsies have, I’m thinking it’s going to have to be very wealthy gypsies with a big wagon.
Here are some pictures I took with my iPhone. Does this look like “gypsy style” to you?
I didn’t buy any of the stuff you see. Can you imagine what five cats would do in all that clutter? I have to admit that I did spring for one tiny item that Oprah recommended — in fact, I reviewed it, if you want to see what’s rolling around in my purse. If you are interested in any of the stuff you see here, the proprietor of the shop said she would have a website “soon” and it would all be available on-line.
I got to thinking about this “Gypsy style,” and I tried to Google it. Most of the websites I found were just spam sites. Perhaps that style is dead and gone? What is “Gypsy style,” anyway? I dunno. The way I figure it, “Gypsy style,” or “Bohemian style” just means “cluttered with a lot of weird stuff.”
My house qualifies! I don’t need any more. But, it was fun to browse.