Buy for the Black Forest

Here's hoping for a Colorado Christmas just like this mini painting of Jessica's on slate cut to approximately 4x4 1/2 inches. Have Jessica put your name and year on the back and add it to your family's  heirloom Christmas ornaments... or make this your fist heirloom Christmas ornie.

What a great birthday weekend for Whimsy, our little Frog on a Limb. We got to meet lots of new guests Friday and Saturday who came in to take advantage of our gift to our customers, 10 percent off the entire store. In total, folks saved nearly $200 last weekend and we hope they all […]

Whimsy Wins for Fire Victims

Our good friend Mr. Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain, posing next to a piece nearer to his period. Most don't know that we style our shop and our fest after Twain's legendary tale, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.

The real winner of the Whimsy County Frog Festival and Show of Classic Conveyances has always been victims of the Black Forest Fire. We didn’t earn as much as we would have liked, but under the circumstances, every little bit helps. Thanks to our sponsors, vendors, guests, and all the vehicle owners who participated on […]

Squatin’ in Illinois

Katy's rag rugs we picked up from the Olde Squat Inn in southern Illinois.

In search of American made primitives along the less-traveled back roads, just two days into our working vacation, we rested on a truly primitive settlement. At the Olde Squat Inn Bed and Breakfast near Marion, Illinois, we were greeted like family by owners Jim and Katy and treated to a lakeside cabin from the mid […]

Working Vacation


School is out and warmer weather is upon us. Many folks are taking advantage by traveling to see relatives or just taking a vacation, as are we, but our trips  back to the Appalachians of East Tennessee mean more product for lovers of primitives here in Colorado. This trip we’ll be clearing out our relatives’ […]

Faith, True Peace and Love at Home

Prim Blessing 3

It’s tough times for everyone and lately that has really showed in the shop. A few weeks ago we talked about how we came about our name, Frog on a Limb, because opening up a primitives shop in Colorado where so few even know what a primitive is and with the economy being what it […]

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