Monday, October 24, 2011

Almost done~

24 dumps off combine left we figured or about 6 loads left this morning when we started and combine broke down :( Well at least the sun is shinning on our faces!!! Gotta think of the positive~ Our bins are all full just have to bring up town the rest to the elevator... So it is getting closer to my cleaning , sewing and updating for the holidays !!! <3 I can't wait!!! ;) I've miss all of you!!!

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Marcella and Maggie's ~Art Festival

Photos of my booth after the day was almost done sooo busy and fun!!! ;) I really Enjoyed the experience of hosting one and the Artist and Crafters were a hudge part of what made the day!!! Thank you to all who participated and helped me!!! ~Violet the clown will never be forgotten by the county road 10 construction workers that day! :0) So sorry for the inconvenience of them deciding to go back on their word to me of letting you through that day!!! Sincerely, Ellen

Sunday, September 4, 2011

August Drawing winner is...

Kai from Brooklyn, NY Congratulations Kai, you won "Orange clove" room spray from Marcella and Maggie's Primitive Attic!!! ;)

Thursday, September 1, 2011

New Raggedy Hollow dollies...

~Here is a little Sample of the New Raggedy hollow dollies Morgan, Gabby, Frannie, Ginny and Hannah...go check these "Sweeties" and many more out at

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Marcella and Maggie's ~Art Festival

Saturday, September 10, 2011 9am-4pm
*Over 30 artists/crafters * Hand made in the USA*

Inside New Machine Shed
15705 563 Ave.
Good Thunder, MN 56037

~Look for the signs &balloons with doll East of Good Thunder Off all the main highways around us!!!

*1st 100 get a goodie bag * Door Prizes * Quilt Raffle

Friday, August 19, 2011

Oats done, straw baled...

~straw unloaded and off to getting barns ready for when the sheep come home this fall from the creek and bringing down 3 old buildings on the farm...

Almost ready for Marcella and Maggie's Art festival just a couple finishing touches and some kid fun for the day!!! Bubbles, Clown, face painting, balloon art, magic, and sawhorses with Buckskin, Dakota, Poky and Buckshot's saddles mounted on them for make believe fun!!! Oh if only the stories those saddles could tell~ ;)

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

~Busy, Busy, Busy...

Going to try combining oats again today and we did get all of our 2nd cutting of hay up!!! Phew~ Getting all ready for the Art festival in September as well and in between everything attending the Good Thunder Farmers/Crafts Market on Wednesday's from 4 to 8 pm!!!

July's Drawing winner is...

~Gwen from New Ulm!!! Congratulations Gwen you won a Primitive Room Spray from Marcella and Maggie's Primitive Attic... Spiced Orange

Saturday, July 23, 2011

23 years ago today on the 23rd of July!!!

Are you really sure you want to do this??? :P lol Our friends tried to warn us !!! but we didn't listen...

Happiness is being married
to your best Friend!!! Love you!!!;)

Monday, July 18, 2011

~Marcella and Maggie at the Bavarian Blast...

...the weather was lets say horribly hot started at 12:30!!! :P *Not a good hair day* The people at this parade where so fun and friendly!!! ;) August parades should be a little cooler and they are towards the end of the day.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

~Marcella and Maggie at the Parades!!!

That's me Ellen in the orange and my good friend Lonni and her young ladies who graciously helped me!!! Thanks a bunch girls...

*Marcella and Maggie's ~Art festival
Hand made in the U.S.A. !!!
Saturday, September 10, 2011
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Over 20 crafters/artists
In the New Machine Shed!!! rain or shine~
15705 563rd Ave.
East of Good Thunder, MN 56037

1st parade being Festag!!! :) Lots of fun was had but not near enough balloons or candy for all the little ones!!! ;)

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Getting ready for the parades...

I have the candy and waiting on the banner!!! ;)

June Drawing winner is...

Jill, she won a Cotton Candy Room Spray from Marcella and Maggie's Primitive Attic!!! Congratulations Jill!!!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Marcella and Maggie's ~Art Festival

Handmade with love...

Hello Artist,

I would like to announce the 1st annual Art Festival

for Saturday, September 10, 2011.

In our "Brand New" machine shed... it will be held no matter what the weather!!!

Set up time begins after 7:30 a.m. and take down after 4:00 p.m.

*Looking for talented Artist to join us with their "Hand made" Treasures that Everyone Loves.

Only requesting a table fee... I will have "port a john" rental;)

~Table rental is $8.00 each for a 8 ft. table.

Please contact us with any further details and questions!!!

Sincerely, Ellen Sombke

Phone: 507-340-6217

Address: 15705 563 Ave.

Good Thunder, MN 56037

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

May Drawing winner is...

Deb from Devine, TX!!! Congratulations you won a Prim pillow from Marcella and Maggie's Primitive Attic "I Love America"!!!

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Marcella and Maggie's Happenings...

Lots of exciting things in the plans

  • New newsletter format from My newsletter builder

  • Sewing Raggedy Hollow dolls presently and some stitcheries

  • New catolog in the makings

  • Starting Wholesale of Teddy bears, Rabbits, and Sock Monkeys

  • Open house/craft show in the plans as well

Never a dull moment on the farm, my 3 guys are busy planting corn today!!! It has been a challenge with the wet weather but we will persevere!!! ;)

~Check out the boy's prom pictures...

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

I Love Ewe...

The Adorable little baas and mother Ewes have been listed at

Made with lots of Love by Ellen from a pattern created by Cindy at

I used chenille fabric, little black seed beads for their eyes and cinnamon sticks for their little hooves. Antiqued them to give them their Prim look... Come check them out at Marcella and Maggie's Primitive Attic!!! ;) Under "Summer"

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Teddy Bears Galore!!!

~Here is a sneak peak at all the new Teddy Bears Made with Lots of Love by Ellen;)... Check out

They all are adorned with homespun bow~ties and "Custom" made Hang tags by Kara from Simplify at

She does Wonderful work...Check out her "New Shop at Etsy"!!! ;)

Lots of Teddy Bear Hugs, Old fashioned Teddy bears, Panda Bears, and Mr. and Mrs. Ted E. Bear!!!

April's 4th drawing winner is ...

Barbara, she won "Rain rain go away...

Primitive pillow!!! Congrats!!!

April's 3rd drawing winner is ...

Sarah, she won "Here comes that Crazy Rabbit again" Pillow!!! Congrats Sarah!!! Enjoy~

April's 2nd Drawing winner is...

Mary from Zanesville, Ohio she won Primitive Sitting Hare and her eggs!!!

Congrats, Mary!!! ;)

April is Birthday Celebrating Month!!!

~ Ellen and her "Sweetheart" Paul's Birthdays...So since we are Celebrating, Marcella and Maggie are giving away 4 drawing prizes the month of April!!!

1st drawing winner is Megan from Good Thunder, MN she won Peter Rabbit!!!

March Drawing winner is...

Stephanie she when a Primitive Running Hare from Marcella and Maggie's Primitive attic!!! Congratulations Stephanie!!! ;)

Sunday, February 27, 2011

January and February drawing winners are....

~Marie from Mapleton, Minnesota and Mary from Zanesville, Ohio!!!
Congratulations Marie and Mary!!! ;)
They won stitcheries from Marcella and Maggie's Primitive Attic! Enjoy!!!

Monday, February 14, 2011

~New Music Boxes ...

added options for the Teddy Bears and Rabbits!!!

  • Let Me Call You Sweetheart

  • Hush Little Baby

  • Twinkly Twinkle Little Star

Saturday, February 12, 2011

New Teddy Bears...

Here they are 1~2~3...

Click on the link Teddy Bears to the left!!! So Sweet!!!