Friday, May 06, 2011

Feature Friday

As many of you may know, Abode's first market of fabulous fleas begins May 21st. 

So.  Excited.  Can't.  Communicate. 

So between now and then I'll be featuring some of our vendors so that ya'll can get just as stoked as I am. 

First off we have Kristy of Scrub Me, Sugar!  Kristy is a master esthetician who has always been interested in beauty and skin care.  When Kristy found the perfect solution to her own dry, itchy skin, she knew she had to share it! 

Her scrubs come in three fragrances and are named for her family.   Precious, right?  So make sure you mark your calendars for May 21st if you'd like to come snag some of these locally made skin care products!

Oh, and you should probably add her to your etsy circle...just sayin. 

I'd also like to do a little feature for one of our favorite Utah bloggers, and Abode VIP-er, Jessica of myworldmadebyhand.  She made it to the top 5 of  Vintage Revivals Epic Room Makeover Giveaway and needs your help to win! 

Come on kids, let's help a girl out!  Go here to read through the pleas of the top 5 and cast your vote.

Lotsa love,

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Before and After

This beyond-words before and after comes to us via the talented and oh so charming Leon Matterson.  An interior designer and Abode shopper, Leon scooped up this damaged but darling Louis XV style chair at Abode for the jaw dropping price of $10. 

We were just dying for someone to see its potential and Leon did. 

Speechless?  You're not the only one.  If you would like to contact Mr Matterson about his design services please just let us know and we'd be happy to give you his info.  You'd be in good hands. 

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Give O Give!

In honor of my favorite sister's birthday this month she is doing a give away here on our blog!  Her company, Mon Amie jewelry is a small but mighty force of beauty.  Shireen carefully constructs her collection, each treasure a thoughtful production.

In her own words:

"Mon Amie jewelry is a one woman show, I have been designing jewelry for several years, I started out making beaded bracelets, earrings and necklaces. I have expanded my jewelry line to add curated pieces soldered pendants and vintage button necklaces. I continually look for new jewelry ideas that I can add to my repertoire. My inspirations are vintage pieces and I love searching through estate and tags sales for just the right object. I also love the grace and beauty of birds and I incorporate them into my jewelry as often as possible."

and now a d r u m  r o l l  p l e a s e

One of her pieces can be yours, it's simple:         

1. Leave a comment on this blog post     +     like her on facebook.  (Search Mon Amie Jewelry)


2.  Leave a comment on this blog post     +    heart on etsy

She'll draw for one winner on May 11th and she'll draw for the grand prize winner on May 18th.  The grand prize is a button necklace (covet covet, cross fingers and contort!)

On your mark, get set, GO!

Come right in, sit right down...

dont have a chair? We'll help you out!

We've got some freshly-picked items for all you aboders out there!

Ahem.....a haiku......

You need to sit down?
And you have five friends over?
Well here are six chairs.

(I know, I know....I shouldn't quit my day job.)

Set of 6 Retro Chairs - $110

Here's a close-up of the pattern on the chairs.

I'm pretty sure this is Captain Kirk's chair. All it needs are buttons on the arm to call Star Command.

Retro Orange Chair - $99