Category Archives: New displays at Penelopes

It’s all about the Focal Point

Every summer I go on the hunt for just the right item to be our focal point in our Halloween display.  It’s all about the focal point, in my opinion, and in the past we have had some spectacular items….like … Continue reading

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Sparkle up your Fourth at Penelopes!

Penelopes has everything you need to decorate for your Fourth of July celebrations!  We have the best selection of Lori Mitchell figures in the Portland area, as well as fun vintage American History books, silky flag scarves…and much more!  Add some … Continue reading

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New Bling for Spring at Penelope’s!

New Bling is in at Penelope’s…all the best we found on our shopping trip to Atlanta Gift Market!  The bigger the better, with jewel tones and crystals and sparkle!  Pearly bracelets with dangling glass hearts and charm bracelets with many … Continue reading

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The Ten Trees of Christmas

We love themes here at Penelope’s and what better way to do themes than themed Christmas trees!  We had so much fun at market choosing very special ornaments for each tree and deciding which trees to feature this year.  Take … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Halloween Display

We did a major re-do of the shop yesterday and I thought it would be fun to show how our displays come to be.  The first thing we did was dismantle the front window display, moving the summer displays of … Continue reading

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Merry Cherries and Strawberry delights at Penelopes

      Fresh from Penelope’s…our latest display!  We decided to capture the summer magic of cherries and strawberries. You can see charming kitchen towels and paperback book covers with a cherry theme…made by my very own mom…our seamstress extraordinaire! I … Continue reading

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3 cheers for the red, white & blue at Penelopes!

 Our newest display at Penelopes…..Fourth of July!     Our favorite artist Lori Mitchell outdid herself…..we have the most charming Americana figures you have ever seen!  A lady liberty, two different Uncle Sams, a drummer boy and little girl Betsy Ross … Continue reading

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