Category Archives: Penelope the Shop

Easter is Easy at Penelope’s!

  It’s not too late to decorate for Easter and Penelope’s still has lots of fabulous vintage-inspired Easter decorations for your holiday table!  A customer the other day told me that we have the best selection in town of fabulous … 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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From Paris to Portland Oregon: the fashion journey of a scarf

It takes five years for a new fashion item to go from the streets of Paris to the streets of Portland Oregon.  That’s what I was told at the Atlanta Gift Market this January.  And sure enough, I can vouch … Continue reading

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New Trends at Market in Atlanta

One of the best parts of going to Market every January is seeing the newest trends in home decor and seasonal decorations.  There’s ALWAYS something new..the challenge is deciding which trends apply to my store and show, and more importantly, which … Continue reading

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Panda Party at Penelope’s

    Introducing three new friends at Penelope’s……..delightful handmade Panda bears by local artist KB Thomas.  Each bear is lovingly made with the best of materials, with mohair fur and glass eyes and merino wool or leather paw pads.  The pictures don’t do … Continue reading

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Penelope’s Holiday Open House

You are cordially invited to Penelope’s Hope Chest Holiday Open House! Friday December 3rd 10am to 6pm Saturday December 4th 10am to 5pm Sunday December 5th Noon to 4pm Lori Mitchell special event:  featuring her creation “Santa’s Goose Chase” at … 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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Tag Sale 2010

  Welcome to our annual Tag Sale 2010!  Our big feature this year was 100s and 100s of books.  Paperback and hardback, old and newish, Fiction and nonfiction….the selection was amazing.  Many came off our container from England.  And all were … Continue reading

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One Less Lovely Thing in the World

    Let me tell you about this sweet little shop called Sweet Pea Rose Cottage.  It sits in a charming vintage shopping center fashioned out of a former motel so the shop has several small rooms all in a row.  … Continue reading

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