{Final Sale} Ornamentea’s Final Party

After a seventeen year long run, Downtown Raleigh’s Ornamentea bead and jewelry-making retailer will be closing up shop.

{Weekend Update} Pop-up Sunday is tomorrow!

Billed as “flea market style shopping with beer, crafting and community every 4th Sunday”, the first Pop-up Sunday of 2014 is happening tomorrow. This month’s event is benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Wake County as the charitable partner, who you can help support while shopping at Ornamentea and enjoying Lonerider craft beer donated by RA […]

{Movers & Shakers} And Since We Mentioned Furniture Yesterday…

…with the post about the DealSaver promo for The Rusty Bucket in Apex, why not follow up with a little mention of Gypsy Jule {Downtown Raleigh | online} today? They’re doing some summer redecorating and shaking things up a bit with a fresh look at this hip Downtown boutique. As a result, the girls are […]

Latest Additions to the Third Annual Black Friday/Small Business Saturday/Cyber Monday Shopping Guide!

In addition to the 40+ offers featured in our annual email guide that was emailed out Thanksgiving night, here are the latest additions to this weekend’s local deals: Swagger Gifts {Cary | online}: Black Friday & Small Biz Saturday Specials – All ornaments buy one get one 25% off, $15 scarves (plus, fill your resuable […]

Happy First Friday, Y’all!

Look what I found in my email this morning from Ornamentea: Friday night join us for a free First Friday project at our work table. Make this sweet pair of soaring bird earrings and welcome Spring. The free First Friday project is available every First Friday from 6:30-8:30. One project per person, please. Jewelry? Downtown […]

Oh Yeah… the eNews has Arrived, too!

Just delivered fresh to inboxes, the latest i heart retail eNews has arrived! Read it online now: http://iheartretail.com/enews/2011-02-12.html The latest edition features our favorite finds from Clothes Hound, Ornamentea, Joint Venture Jewelry, GiGi’s Boutique, Whalebone Urban Surf, Liles Clothing Company, Revolver, Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique, and more! Enjoy 🙂

Weekend Update: Saturday, December 18, 2010 – Sunday, December 19, 2010

Phydeaux {Seaboard Station | online} is hosting their Grand Opening for the new Raleigh location with free pictures with Santa from 12pm-4pm, food trucks and free snacks and beverages, live music, games, prizes, and 10% off all items. www.Phydeaux.com Goldbug Studio {Five Points} is hosting a Holiday Open House and Sale – where the studio […]

Ten Tips for Online Shopping from Durham, NC-based Shoeboxed.com!

Happy Thanksgiving, Y’all! My friends over at Durham, NC-based Shoeboxed have put together a great blog post with 10 Tips for Safer, Smarter Online Shopping… perfect for reading before shopping online today with Swagger Gifts, Ornamentea, SmartMomma, Clothes Hound, Vestique, Beleza… a fair trade boutique, and all of our other favorite local click-and-mortar retailers! Check […]

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like the Holidays, Y’all!

(Ahem, I’m looking at you neighbor across the street with the Christmas lights up already.) While I myself am a “no Christmas music before the day after Thanksgiving” kind of girl, I can’t help but love seeing all of my favorite local retailers getting their stores ready for the holidays with festive decorations, new lines […]

Weekend Shopping Update: September 25th, 2010

LOTS of great options this weekend – I’ll certainly be trying my best to make it out to all of them! Great local shopping for your little one – or for any SmartMomma you love! SmartMomma Grand Opening (in their new location!) Saturday – 9/25 – 10:00am until 6:00pm http://www.SmartMomma.com/Locations-Raleigh-NC-sp-6.html First 100 families to arrive […]