the snugbug mercantile

{history} The State of New York Fisheries, Game, and Forest Commission Wildlife Prints

If you’ve been in either of our locations (Staunton or Greenwood) you may have noticed some lovely chromolithographs of fish and birds. Here’s the story. From 1895 to 1909 The State of New York Fisheries, Game, and Forest Commission produced a yearly...
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{how-to} Signmaking… from laptop to stencil to paintbrush.

We recently came across a haul of old door panels – absolutely perfect for making signs. We’ve got most of them sitting on our porch at home, waiting to get cleaned up a bit (so watch for them in the shop!) In the meantime, we needed a sign for our new...
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New Digs! The Snugbug Mercantile now at Greenwood Antiques & Uniques

We’re so excited about this, guys! We’ve ‘expanded’ over the mountains! You might remember last Christmas, I posted about our fun trip to Greenwood Antiques & Uniques. If you haven’t been there yet, GO! Well, I mean… if you like...
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about 3 snugbugs studios


Hi there! We’re Patty and Jeff. This is the Three Snugbugs blog where we share cool how-to’s, new designs, clever tips, shabby furniture projects and the real deal on what it’s like running a small business in the heart of the Virginia countryside. 

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Turn a Button-Up ShiVintage Gilded Malte


Cinnamon Spice Apple Cider

Last week we served a very, very tasty spiced apple cider for our ‘sweet’ at Sparkles and Sweets. Since so many of our visitors like it, we thought we’d share our tips to recreate the drink at home. This is a drink based on a popular Starbucks drink... read more

{Meet the Maker} Lindsay Curren

Hey folks! This week I’m super-excited to introduce local artist, Lindsay Curren. Lindsay is the set of hands behind a lovely selection of Christmas stockings that we have here at the shop. When I saw her samples, I fell in love with her great eye for mixing... read more
snugbug coffee break

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