Category Archives: Penelope the Shop


  Was it simply luck that had caused her to turn down this street? There were so many little streets winding through this French town Chartres and delights around each corner. She lingered over charming storefronts and snapped photos of ornate … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Things Of Life

I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains. -Anne Frank When I opened my vintage shop this morning, it was with a weary and aching heart. It felt like such an effort to do … Continue reading

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Summer Shopping Adventure with Penelopes

We are very excited about our Summer Shopping Adventure Contest…

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Top Five Trends at Atlanta Gift Market January 2015

Robin and I just got back from an exciting time at our annual trip to the Atlantasmart Gift Show in downtown Atlanta.  It’s always so exciting to see the newest trends, colors and styles.  What we found very interesting this … Continue reading

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Halloween already? Only if It’s Lori Mitchell!

We were fortunate to be one of the few shops able to get Lori Mitchell’s new 2013 Halloween figures already!  Usually it’s July or August before they are available!  Check them out!  All are at the shop and ready for … Continue reading

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Love and Three Tea Cups

A woman came into my shop today looking for tea cups. Three tea cups, as a gift for a friend who was getting married.  Actually, remarried.  Years ago, there were three of them who lived on the same street and … Continue reading

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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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