Monday, May 23, 2011

New Tag Time - Democratic Design

We're running low on our current round of tags, so it's time to order a fresh batch. I've decided blue is the theme this go-round.

You can vote for your favorite on our Facebook page here. We'll order the most popular choice!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Neighborhood Pride & a Great Deal

KEXP is our local independent radio station. Each year the station hosts a battle between Seattle neighborhoods to see who can donate the most money to the publicly-funded institution. This year our neighborhood, Ballard, won!

KEXP is treating our 'hood to a day long event tomorrow, May 20th. You learn about all of the cool stuff going on here.

We're offering a great discount to KEXP members tomorrow. Show us your membership card, and we'll give you $10 off when you spend $30 or more. Scroll down on this page to learn about the other sweet deals in Ballard.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Summer Chandeliers

Pair these delicate earrings with a summer sun dress or halter top. We have them in a variety of bright and neutral colors, as well as antique gold and silver tones. $23, made in Washington by Deborah Funches.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Mirror Mirror on My Hand

These enormous cocktail rings have mirror-backed crystal stones. You might find them useful for either checking to see if you have spinach in your teeth, or blinding  your companion with a sunbeam. It all depends how your date is going.

$16 each.

Calling All Camera Bugs - Reposted

My earlier post about these camera-themed items was eaten by Blogger, the host of this blog. So here it goes again.
Photo enthusiasts will love these vintage camera-themed gifts.
Necklace - $12, ring - $12, mini wallets, $14 each.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Otis Bucks Expire in Four Days

In case our last newsletter was stopped by a SPAM filter, I wanted to let you know that Otis the shop dog is offering a special right now. Print this image, and bring it to our shop to save. Spend $30 or more and save $10. (Note the fine print above for exclusions.)
The coupon is good through this Saturday, May 14th, so don't miss out.Visit this link to check out our store hours.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Three Luxe Clutches in Vintage Navy Floral

Our Luxe clutch design has long been a popular bag for bridesmaids and many other customers. The simple rectangular shape can be made unique with endless fabric combinations.

Here is a short video where I explain how I used one vintage cotton print to make three different Luxe Clutches. This size is perfect for the essentials - phone, lipstick, keys and small wallet.
Ruched clutch withe vintage button embellishment. Learn more here.
Single fabric clutch with ribbon and vintage button embellishment.
Bisected clutch with silk accent and vintage button embellishment. Learn more here.

French Enamel Brooches

If these brooches entice you, act fast we only have one of each color. They are made in France by the artisans of La Vie Parisienne. They may look vintage, and that's because La Vie uses antique casting molds to craft high quality jewelry.

$34 each

Monday, May 02, 2011


Take a look at these sweet squirrel charm necklaces made in Portland by Luscious. Available in silver and and gold. $18 each.

Sunday, May 01, 2011

In Print

We were in The Stranger a while back as part of a terrific new campaign called Think Local. I'm holding a sign that says, "Custom Accessories designed by you, handmade by us. Cruelty Free!"

It's designed to encourage people to spend their money with local businesses. Learn more on their website here.