This month at Re-Treat our theme is Thoughts of Yesteryear. It's a chance to look back and remember times gone by, memories of youth, family and fun. Vintage finds have a way of evoking memories and we enjoy hearing the stories of our visitors as they recall this or that. We love vintage decorating as it makes that connection with the past. Mixed in with the vintage for this month is lots of bright colors, flowers and freshly painted furniture.
Yes, we are under a winter warning again but we our offering a bit of Spring at this month's Re-Treat. Hope you can join us despite the weather outside. Thursday 5-8pm, Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.
We would like to say that Spring is on its way but we are not so optimistic with the negative temps we've had over the last couple weeks. With that said, there has been No Place Like Home. Almost everyone you run into lately has been spending lots of time indoors. The Re-Treat gals have spent this time to dig a little deeper into our reserve our projects and reinventing some old pieces. Yes, we have a reserve and depending on our mood it is either the pit of despair or the field of dreams.
This had been a tough winter. While it is beautiful because of the mounds of white snow it is also challenging to get outdoors with the freezing temps. We hope you are using your extra indoor time by creating, redecorating or organizing. In the end, there is no place like home. Hope you can visit us this weekend at our second home, Re-Treat Design. Open Thursday 5-8pm, Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.
Yes, it is Re-Treat time! I know it seems like it has been a while but in reality the weeks disappeared quickly as we patched walls, reorganized the back stock and cleaned. We think the shop came together quite nicely this month with some great new finds, some old finds and of course fresh ideas.
One of the questions we get every month (besides how long have you been here), is where do you get all your ideas. Easy answer, from everywhere. Books, magazines, friends, our vendors and the internet are our go to resources when we want to explore new ideas at Re-Treat. A person can get tangled four hours in the web of resources that include Pinterest and Etsy. While it is easy to get bogged down in all the ideas out there, we encourage you to do some exploring, visit our shop and just create. Whether it is finding just the right piece of art for that forgotten wall or finding just the perfect vase to compliment the entry table...inspiration is out there, you just need to look for it.
If you've missed your monthly dose of Re-Treat, no more waiting, we are open Thursday at 5pm. Welcome back, we look forward to seeing you!
Yes, we do have our dates set for 2014! Mark you calendars.
January - Closed
February 6, 7 & 8 - Re-TREAT!
March 6, 7 & 8 - No Place Like Home
April 3, 4 & 5 - Thoughts of Yesteryear
May 1, 2 & 3 - Favorite Places & Spaces
June 5, 6 & 7 - Jardin Magnifique
July 10, 11 & 12 - Simply Summer
August 7, 8 & 9 - Re-Treat Flea
September 4, 5 & 6 - Pumpkins & Primitives
October 2, 3 & 4 - Haunt Your House
November 6, 7 & 8 - Dashing Through the Snow
December 4, 5 & 6 - Deck the Halls
December 11, 12 & 13 - More Please!
I'd love to post some shop pics but we are in deep clean/repair mode and no one wants to see that. Hope to see you in February!
December already? We are not sure where the months have gone but we have reached the end of our 2013 openings. It is our final stretch of the year, open two weekends this month with a whole lot of Christmas mixed with some great vintage finds and gifts for the holiday season. Yes, we did say two weekends so if you don't get your fill during Peace. Joy. Noel., you can come on back for More Please next weekend.
This month is a time for relaxing with family (Peace), taking in and celebrating the season (Joy) and of course gathering for the holiday (Noel). We thank you for finding time to gather with us as part of your monthly ritual and bringing your enthusiasm each and every month. Hope you enjoy our offerings for this holiday season and we look forward to continuing to be your Re-Treat from the ordinary and a source of inspiration as we move into another year.
We have reached the week that we suddenly lose an hour of light at the end of the day. Whose idea was that anyway? It seems that this is one week that we find it hard to motivate. Have no fear, Re-Treat is here! Despite the short days and downright miserable fall weather we are looking forward to the holidays with lots of sparkle and shine coming at you starting thursday (5-8pm). I have to say the shop is looking spectacular thanks to one of us working hard while one of us was playing on their mountain bike in Utah.
We hope you can join us as we usher in the holiday season. There's lots of artsy-craftsy events going on this weekend in addition to Re-Treat, so be sure to make the rounds. See you Thursday 5-8pm, Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.