Sunday, March 18, 2012

Spring in Western Springs!

Celebrate Spring at Design Studio! With temperatures in the 80s, the earth has come alive. Forsythia and tulip trees are in bloom, birds are chirping and building nests and outdoor living areas are filled with smiling families happy to be in the sunshine.

With Easter quickly approaching on Sunday, April 8, it is time to consider your own "nest."
As you consider planning a holiday meal or a casual gathering, we have what you need to create the perfect environment for you, your guests, your family.

Bunnies to baskets, nests to napkins we can help you plan the perfect event!!

Do you have a mantle, shelf, bookcase or table that needs that special accessory? We can help you refresh and renew...bring in a picture of your problem area, take some measurements if necessary and we'll find the perfect solution!

New this season are strands of battery operated mini lights....perfect for holiday entertaining! Shown here intertwined in an ivy wreath, they add a special glow. Using three AA batteries, you will be amazed how a little twinkle adds so much.

We look forward to your visit!

Friday, March 9, 2012

Scents of early spring!

It is a joy to come into the shop and be greeted by the soft fragrances of the new candles!

Made in the USA and available in 16 ounce willow wrapped glass, each candle is hand-poured with the finest essential oils blended with clean burning soy-based wax.

Available in the following four soothing fragrances:

FRONT PORCH is as welcoming as a floral border and picket fence.

BACK PORCH has scents of spring hyacinths and wild sweet violets.

MEADOW MILK is wholesome and pure as morning dew on pasture grass.

SWEET TEA  is light and refreshing like freshly brewed herbal tea.  

Stop in this week to discover the latest trends and fresh ideas in seasonal decorating and gift giving!

Friday, March 2, 2012

French Shea Butter Soap!

Walk into the shop and you will notice the light fragrance...two new products at Design studio.
This week's blog features the first new product..Shea butter soap, a product of France.
Discovered at the Atlanta gift market, we met the importer and fell in love with the colors and fragrances.
She told us the finest soaps in the world are produced in southern France, in the region of Provence.
Made exclusively for her from palm and copra oils, shea butter is added, giving the soap its wonderful smooth moisturizing qualities. Available in lavender, ocean and lavender flower in a 7 oz size, treat yourself or give as a gift!

Next week's blog will feature new candles...four wonderful fragrances, attractively packaged in a wicker container. Stay tuned for more details!