Tag Archives: Portland Oregon

Peonies & Penelopes

Pam from Peonies & Possibilities and I have been doing outdoor antique faires together for several years now and we have so much fun and share similar tastes so our treasures really blend well.  We keep adding display components to … Continue reading

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Gone, Baby, Gone-Two More Antique Shops Close

It’s January 2013 and two more charming small shops have closed their doors in Beaverton/Raleigh Hills, Oregon.  Robin & Wren Antiques & Gifts was a wonderful antique mall just a few blocks from my shop, Penelope’s Hope Chest.  They had … Continue reading

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Penelope’s Spring Open House

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Why I won’t watch Portlandia anymore

I get it.  I get that the world views us Portlanders as quirky bike-loving, greenies.  A lot of us are…and there’s a lot of things to make fun of here in Portland.  Portlandia is a parody of all the typical stereotypes Portland … 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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Penelope says…welcome

My name is Penelope and my mom Lynette is the owner of Penelope’s Hope Chest in Portland, Oregon. Yes, she named the shop after me! It’s a very charming shop filled lots of things I would love to play with … Continue reading

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