05 May 2007

Take a Good Look at This

Our collection by These Flowers, This Moon.

And again.

Just in time, our often-asked-about blue vintage screen door sold off the wall from behind our jewelry display. (Deb A. knows a good thing when she sees it.) Just as after a show has run its course in the theater, the set crew must "strike the set" and rebuild something new, a boutique owner is constantly striking her own sets (or parts of sets) when something sells, or to make room for new merchandise, or simply to give customers a new way of looking at current merchandise. When the blue door left, we slid a beautiful, heavy, Provencal-style mirror behind our display of These Flowers, This Moon jewelry, and voila! a new set was born. We are loving the soothing, calm, creamy effect of Kelly's jewelry against our bone china and natural harvested shells. (By the way, Miss These Flowers, This Moon has relaunched her blog. Pretty pictures, lovely observations on style, human nature, and her own journey as a jewelry designer. Check it out!) We love the distressed, butterscotch-y frame of the Provencal-style mirror and the quiet chicness of our new Mirrored Monogrammed Lamp alongside it all. The vintage-style perfume bottles are glittering in the lamplight and the five finger starfish hanging out nearby are loving it all, too. But like all good things, this downright Rachel Ashwell-ian moment is coming to an end. Because...

On Sunday, my mom and I will enter the store long before we'd really like to be out of bed and leave the store long after Desperate Housewives is over (no problem here: I stopped watching when Zack came back to woo Gaby). We are striking the lovely set that you see pictured above--striking everything on the wall around it, too--and Monday morning, we are debuting a tremendous surprise. Don't worry: These Flowers, This Moon is getting fabulous new digs elsewhere in the store--we wouldn't have it any other way--and we are also creating some other new displays. I promise to thoroughly photograph Monday's surprise and blog about it. In the meantime, here's a big hint: www.siddickens.com

Stay tuned!

4 comments:

Kelly said...

Wow...nice display, I'm honored! Your store just keeps morphing from one beautiful landscape into the next. I can't wait to visit it again for a momentary mind-visit to Paris!

Sadie Olive said...

Oh your display if beautiful! I love about ten things in the first photo alone. :)

The Blissful Home said...

Thanks, girls. Wait'll you see what my mom and I spent today doing... Pics & a new blog to come tomorrow. :)

Maggie said...

Abby have been reading your blog all night(yikes) and sent it on to some friends. Being an avid shopper and looker at your fav shop wondering why you don't display the jewelry flat on a table like they do amongst other pretties. Congrats on your success and love the story of doing this when you are 70!