Friday, February 25, 2011

Thinking Vinyl  .  . . Outside the Box . . . Vinyl

 Hello All!  Can you believe this weather?  First it teases us with thoughts of Spring and now we are getting dumped on again with SNOW?  Aye yi yi.  Hope everyone is staying warm and dry!

I have been noticing some fun trends in blogland.  I am loving how people are using vinyl lettering for a great, inexpensive way to add a little pizzaz to a space; but what's even greater is some of the nontraditional spaces used.  There are some great ideas floating around!  I am excited to show you some of the pictures I have found on their blogs.

The great thing is that you can order custom vinyl lettering through the store.  Catalogs are available to browse through and you can see the different fonts, sizes, and quotes available. (or you can bring in your own ideas  and Shawna can definitely let you know if it's doable) 

Here are the pictures I was talking about earlier!  Lots and Lots of eye candy!  Such fun ways to use vinyl words.


Such a great way to dress up office or play room cabinets!  Adds a bit of whimsy.

Notes From A Cottage Industry

Notes from a Cottage Industry

Large walls especially with vaulted ceilings can be hard to decorate!  With wall art you can make it the size that best accommodates the area in your home.  You could even go a step further and put pictures around the word art!

Love how each child has his/her own labeled cubbie box!  Great organization that can be carried through all areas of the house!

 This set is my fave, who doesn't love a great pantry- let alone a labeled and organized one!!  She has done an incredible job!  Loving how she put the wording on the wood box for baking supplies and how she has labeled most of her baking ingredients!

 House of Smiths blog

 House of Smiths blog

House of Smiths blog 

Talk about a unique space to dress up!  Our garage doors don't have to look homely.  Just A Girl blog used vinyl lettering and paint to spruce up her garage door.  I love how it turned out.  Very welcoming.

 Just A Girl Blog

black door
 Just A Girl Blog

This is also a fun one!  Look how great the wording looks around the sky light!  I love it! 

 My Sweet Savannah Blog

My Sweet Savannah Blog 

Well I hope that you have enjoyed the pictures! I really enjoy visiting different blogs- such a great way to get fresh ideas for our own homes! What's great is now if you do find something you love, Shawna can order it for you!   Remember skies the limit!  Have fun and let us know if there is any vinyl lettering formats you would like!  Have a wonderful weekend!

Friday, February 18, 2011

Shawna went to market . . . .

And it's all arriving at the store - come check it out!!! 
Great Spring arrivals - Something for everyone!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Valentine's Day Yumminess . . .


Monday is the big day.  How is the Valentine's Day planning going?  Do you have any surprises up your sleeve?  Well we have a great recipe that would be the PERFECT breakfast to make for all the special valentines in your life! 

Chocolate . .  Chip . .  Scones . . .

Shawna has made it twice this week and she said it is so easy and a big hit with her family. She has also tried different variations, you'll have to ask her about them!  You can find the recipe here!  I think our families are going to love us for this!  What a fun tradition to start! YUMMY!  If ya don't have time in the morning - it would be a nice snack for the kiddos for after school or a surprise to sneak into either the kids' or the hubby's lunch.  It would also make a great treat for a special friend, family member, or a neighbor!

We can't let a fun day pass by without celebrating it with a fun SALE!  So our way of saying Happy Valentine's Day to all of our wonderful customers is offering 14% off your entire purchase. (Monday, February 14th Only)  We hope you have a very fun and special Valentine's Day!

Friday, February 4, 2011

Good morning all!  This is going to be a fabulous day!  The sun is shining and the weekend is here!!!!  The store is starting to bloom into Spring.  Bright flowers, splashes of green, and all the fixin's to freshen up our homes. 

To make room for all of the new merchandise arriving, we are running a 40% off sale on all remaining handbags and purses!  Make sure you mention the blog for savings.  If you have a chance stop by and see the fun things happening at the store.

Thanks for stopping by . . . See you next Friday!!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

A Variety of Rugs . . . .  

Welcome to our Simple Treasure's Feature Friday.  I want to introduce you to the great selection of rugs available at the store! 

These rugs are very durable, affordable, come in great colors, and can be ordered  in a variety of shapes and sizes.   Sizes range from 20 x 30 inches up to 8 x 10 feet.   These rugs are offered in rectangle, oval, and some in circle. 

Here is a little peek at some of the rugs:

There are catalogs and sample rugs available at the store.  We also want to let everyone know that all of the small rugs at the store can be ordered in different sizes and colors. 

For "Feature Friday" all rugs (even cotton)  in the store and special orders will be 20% off!  This sale is exclusive to our bloggy friends, so please mention the blog at checkout to receive your discount!
This sale will run today until next Friday, February 4th.

I thought you would enjoy some pictures I found on the internet.  Some great ideas to get our "RUG" decorating juices flowing.  (Please note; exact colors and  rugs in pictures may not be available at the store)

  Stair Treads are a great alternative to full carpet on stairways.


Love the oval rugs used in these pictures- Great for under the dining table and a wonderful option to create an inviting entryway.

Here is a fun idea- use the smaller braided rug for table settings. I like the splash of color and chunky texture it adds.  Rather than doing place settings, you could also put a small sized rug in the center of the table, complimenting your existing center piece. 

Here are a few other ideas:

1.  Great to put in a nursery or bedroom- can be used to cover existing carpet, adds great color, and looks nice over wood flooring

2.  I don't know about you but my feet love me when I put a soft rug in front of my sink or my washer and dryer.  It makes our daily tasks a little more enjoyable :)

3.  In a toyroom- that is where the durablity comes in and it also will add softness and warmth

4.  The stair treads can be used to decorate shelves (whether in a hutch or a book shelf)- this adds great color and texture and compliments your display

5.  If  you have a bench a rug is a great alternative to a cushion

6. Rather than having two small bathroom rugs (one in front of the sink, one in front of the tub), you could have a nice long runner 

I hope these pictures and ideas have been helpful! 
Have a wonderful week! 
We'll see you at next weeks "Feature Friday." 
Please let us know if you have any questions or if there is anything we can help you with.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Final Touches . . .

I hope everyone is having a wonderful week!  I am just amazed at how fast time flys. I am glad you took time to be here with us.

I often wonder how many of us are in the beginning, middle, or ending stages of a home improvement project? (or in my case a never ending project:)

I love the part of the project when all of the construction is done, the clean up has begun, and the fun part is right around the corner.  Some love the part of picking the paint color.  I love accessorizing; finding UNIQUE treasures and accents that bring together the theme I am going for, the final touch. 

The final touch brings me to today's "Feature Friday" - window treatments.  Whether you are decorating at the end of a project in a freshly finished room or you just want to change out the existing window treatments to get an updated look- curtains are a great, affordable way to get that look yet not have to remodel or redecorate the whole room.

There are catalogs available at the store to special order a variety of different styles and  sizes of window treatments. There are great options: valances, tiers, swags, and even shower curtains!  Here comes the fun part; you can custom order not only the size but also pick out the color/pattern that will work for your home!

Here are some of the fabric swatches available.  Fun patterns, (I love mixing florals with plaid) and great colors.  If you are going for a more bold statement, there is bold, or if you want a more subtle look there is a great selection of earth tones! This is a nice line of window treatments with great quality!

Here is a sneak peek of some different styles that are available:

 Here is a few displays at the store:

So for "Feature Friday" you are invited to come and browse through the catalogs and take a look at the wonderful assortment of fabric swatches on display at the store.  

You can  now save 20% off special orders on window treatments and receive FREE SHIPPING.  This sale will run today until Friday, January 28th!  Such a great deal.  Please feel free to bring any paint swatches or other items that you are trying to match up with your window treatments.  We would love to help!

Have a great weekend and Happy Decorating!

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Bubble Pendants . . . .

Happy Friday friends!  We hope you have had a fabulous week!  I am so excited for our feature today. Do you ever have those mornings where you feel like you wear the same thing all the time only on a different day?  I  have the perfect, fun  "Accessory" to help.  Bubble Pendants!

Have you seen the bubble pendants that Shawna carries?  SOOO cute!!  What I love is they can go with dressy, casual, or seasonal attire.  They compliment just about any outfit.  So even though right now we all can't run out and buy a whole new wardrobe, these pendants really do the trick in changing things up a bit.  They give such a new, fresh look.

If the store doesn't carry the letter you want, you can special order it!  Shawna carries different chains depending on the chunkiness you like in your jewelry. The uniqueness really stands out!

So for our "Feature Friday"  You can either special order or buy an existing bubble pendant at the store and receive 20% off your pendant, just mention the blog for your savings. 
 Promotion ends Friday, January 21st.
Thanks for stopping by!