Ugh, where has our Spring gone

I’m sitting here at the store looking out the window at the grey sky and drizzle come down and I’m just feeling blah ūüėõ ¬†It’s just another, in a long line of days, that is good for staying in bed… BUT, I don’t wanna stay in bed!! ¬†I want Sunshine, I want Colour, I want to be able to sit outside in the morning on my deck with my cup of coffee and listen to the birds. ¬†In short I WANT SPRING! and I bet you do too.

So, I guess while Mother Nature has her little hissy fit, there’s not much else we can do except to make our own little corners of the world a little more colourful and springier ūüėÄ ¬†In my store, I like to bring in items that make me smile and are things that I want to have in my home. ¬†I’ve purchased like this for the 14 years I’ve been in business and it seems to be working, so let’s have a look around and I’ll show you a few pieces and we can both bring some spring indoors even if it isn’t outdoors yet.

First of all, it is April, and we all know that means April Showers (even though we are still getting snow right now). ¬†So, to keep those raindrops from falling on our heads (admit it, you sang that part ūüėÄ ) I have some sweet umbrellas to keep you dry.

Sweet Umbrellas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cute aren’t they?! ¬†They have a large 40″ wide surface area to keep you dry. ¬†$32.99 each. ¬†Shop now

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To get a quick POP of colour inside I’ve picked up a few everlasting flowers, Peonies, Hydrangea and Succulents.

Our everlastings can bring all the beauty of real flowers into your home without a high level of maintenance ‚Äď or any maintenance at all! ¬†The gorgeous blossoms are available in a wide variety of colours, much like their colours in nature. Our silk peonies comes housed in a vase complete with faux water, Hydrangeas in a Moss Pot planter and the succulents come in their own small white pot, each to fit your personal taste and interior design. Discover the ease and beauty of silk flowers, made to look elegantly realistic.

Hydrangeas in Moss Pots

 

 

 

Fabric hydrangeas display a lovely array of subtle colours. Nicely finished in a pot of moss and twigs.

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Peonies in Glass Vase

 

 

 

Lifelike peony blooms in assorted colours in a small glass vase complete with river stones and faux water. ¬†7″ High

$17.99  Shop Now

 

 

 

Mini Succulents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As if Succulents couldn’t get any easier, these are 100% maintenance free! ¬†These little sweeties are 3″ high $7.99 ¬† ¬†Shop Now

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So those are just a few bits and bobs for now. ¬†As I have been sitting here writing the sun has been struggling to come through the clouds and it’s warmed up a touch. ¬†The weather man is predicting freezing rain for this weekend, (NOOOOOOO!!! she shouts with a primal scream) so hopefully this has brightened things up just a touch for now.

I have some other goodies, that I’ll show off in a later post as it’s almost time to go home for the day. ¬†Think Mother’s Day gift ideas ūüėÄ

TTGFN

Sherry

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New Year, New Ideas!

Yeah, I know it’s been a while… well more than a while. I’ve been very remiss in this blogging thing and I promise to get better at it. ¬†It’s a new year, and I’ve been doing things just a little different in the store and online.

As usual, I am always changing the store around, this last fall, there was yet another switcheroo and one of the more popular things I have done was to place a table in front of my big window. ¬†I have been doing some of my sculpting, wire work, and soap making there for people to watch and see how I do things. ¬†As a result of doing my sculptures in the window I had a request, well actually it was more of a demand, by a lovely lady, to teach her how to do it. ¬†Sooo, I guess I’m a sculpting teacher now. ¬†I taught this lady how to sculpt a Fae, that’s the old English word for Fairy, but they aren’t your usual type of Fairy ūüėÄ and we both had a great time!

This little fella was my first Fae to come to life.

Since then I have also been asked to teach making Fairy Gardens and Wire Wrapping.  So I guess that will be on the agenda for this Spring/Summer season.

Now the other thing that, business wise, has happened is my Facebook sales. ¬†During the holiday season I add fashions to my list of wares, Capes, Ponchos, Blanket Scarves and so on. ¬†They are hugely popular sellers but since I don’t have a lot of room in the store to stock a lot of product and I sell out FAST! ¬†I’ve had comments from some of my out of town customers that they don’t get a chance to snap up the goodies they see on my page. ¬†So I’ve started a Pre-Buy Sale on Facebook.

Comfy Cosy and Bring on the Spring Fashions

My first sale started today and will end on Tuesday night. ¬†Just pop on over to my FB page Sherry’s on Main¬†all the pieces are individually listed in the posts. ¬†You just Comment “Sold” the size and colour if applicable as well as your email address and a PayPal invoice will be sent to you. ¬†All the info you need is in my “How to Shop” in Notes. ¬†Any questions, just ask.

I’ve also started doing some Unboxing Live Videos on FB. ¬†What is an Unboxing video you ask? ¬†Well, let me tell ya. ¬†When I get a new shipment of product, I open the box live on FaceBook so we can both see what comes out at the same time. ¬†I may sound like a dork, the quality isn’t that great, (I do it with my tablet, and I’m all alone so…) but I really enjoy doing it.

I do have a website but I’m even worse at keeping it up to date than I am here. ¬†I do most of my business on my Facebook page so to see what I’m really up to, pop over, Like and Follow me and let’s get to know one another a little better.

 

TTFN,

Sherry

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Looking for Gemstone Jewelry?

I have always carried a variety of handcrafted jewelry pieces, Necklaces and/or Earrings.

Now I have recently acquired a consignment of Cultured Gemstone Necklaces, set in Sterling Silver with Sterling Silver Chains!

I am a horrible picture taker so let’s hope these photos do them justice. ¬†Let’s have a look.

26 CT Tanzanite, 925 Sterling Silver Pendant 1 2/3″ Long

20 inch Sterling Silver chain

$89.99

 

 

 

24 CT Fire Garnet 925 Sterling Silver Pendant 1 1/3″ Long

20 inch 925 Silver Chain

$89.99  SOLD

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first photo of this peridot shows the detail better but the colour is much lighter as in the second picture.

22 CT Hand Carved Peridot 925 SolidSterling Silver Pendant 1 3/4 Long

20″ 925 Silver chain

$89.99  SOLD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stirling Silver wire wrapped Ruby

18 inch 925 Silver chain

$89.99  SOLD

 

 

 

 

Stirling Silver wire wrapped Emerald

18 inch 925 Silver chain

$89.99  SOLD

 

If you are interested in any of these pieces contact my at sherrysonmain@yahoo.ca

Shipping $15.00

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Aromatherapy Pendants

Our aromatherapy pendants just arrived from Pixie Glass Works in my store!

These exquisite pendants were featured on Dragon’s Den. ¬†Each piece is created by an expert glass blower in Vancouver British Columbia! Each one is unique making it a One of a Kind piece of art that you can carry with you. ¬†Simply fill it with one of the essential oil aromatherapy blends and enjoy the fragrance that surrounds you.

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They are available in a range of styles from Clear glass to Sand Blasted Designs in every colour of the rainbow!

The essential oil blends are:

Relax: soft, calming and balancing

Passion:  an aphrodisiacal blend that is sultry , deductive, deep and rich

Energize:  stimulating fresh and crisp.

Refresh:  uplifting and invigorating

Fortify:  cleansing and clearing.

Come by and choose your very own piece of fragrant art!

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Tea of the Month

Each month I’ll be featuring a new tea for you to try out.

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Oasis Mango White TeaThe tea for the chilly month of February is Oasis Mango White Tea

 

 

Our Tea Of The Month for February is.

Oasis Mango White,
Ever had a ripe tropical mango picked within 5 minutes of perfection? This is the tea. Mango abounds and the mellow character notes of natural white tea accentuates the experience. The flavor is delicate and round with light honey notes, deep hits of mango and a lightly astringent finish.

100 gm $10.00 plus two free one cup sample teas.

 

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It’s Almost Christmas!

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Don’t let this be YOU!!

There are great reasons for when they say “Shop Small, Shop Local”. ¬†These are just a few, so you don’t have to be stuck in traffic, crammed shoulder to shoulder in the big department stores or¬†finding only one of what you are looking for and someone else already has their hand on it! ¬†So, Shop Small, Shop Local!!

I’ll Be Here To Help YOU!

As usual, I’m open Tuesday through Saturday 10am till 5 pm. ¬†I know, you’re saying, “But I work until 5pm so how can I come and shop at Sherry’s on Main?” ¬†Well, I’ll tell ya. ¬†JUST FOR YOU I offer After Hours Private Shopping. ¬†Any time between 5pm and 11pm I’ll be available for you. ¬†If you want to come in and shop alone that’s great, but it’s even more fun if you bring in a couple of your girlfriends! ¬†I’m not just doing it for the ladies, some of you guys out there have a tough time getting out to do your shopping too. ¬†

“How does this work?” ¬†you say. ¬†It’s easy, let’s say you can only get in to shop at 10:35 on December 23rd. ¬†Give me a call, message me on Facebook or send an email to me a day or two before and I’ll be here for all your after hours private shopping needs. ¬†So feel free to go home, have dinner, put your feet up for a bit, then come and shop in peace and quiet without any stress. I’ll be here for ya!

So, to book your After Hours Private Shopping time, call me at 519-323-0251, message me on Facebook, Sherry’s on Main, Home Decor & Gifts¬†or email me at sherrysonmain@yahoo.ca

Also, on Saturday, December 17 and Saturday December 24, I’ll be open until 6pm

Unfortunately I won’t be taking any bookings on December 24th, but I will be open until 6pm.

I hope this helps you out. ¬†ūüėÄ

TTFN

Sherry

 

 

 

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What do Scarves and Roller Skates add up to?

Fun!!

In my October post I put out a call for models. ¬†I really didn’t think anybody would step up to the plate and want to do it. ¬†I was truly amazed at how many ladies put their hands up and said “Me, Me, Me” ¬†The first message I got was from Steph Warner coach of¬†the Wellington Roller Derby. ¬†She said that the girls would like to do it in groups of two or three. ¬†Hey, why not, ya get more bang for ¬†your buck (but I wasn’t really paying anybody) and have lots more fun playing together! ¬†Turns out that some of the other ladies either chickened out (yes I’m looking at you, you know who you are) or just wanted to save all their strength for their practice rather that use up their strength on a long exhausting photo shoot! ¬†Well girls, you don’t know what you missed. ¬†ūüėÄ

So out we got to Steph’s place and Cathy Snyder joined us and we began the gruelling process of having our very own photo shoot. ¬†Thank goodness I was on the other side of the camera because these girls are beautiful and show off my Warm Winter Wear very nicely. ¬†Beware, I took over 300 pictures and had pare down from there, so I’m left with, 15 that I uploaded, and now I have to pick and choose from those. ¬†So without further ado, here’s what happened.

It was a lovely warm fall day. ¬†A day that couldn’t be wasted sitting doors. ¬†they were enjoying the sun showering it’s golden rays upon the land and the soft breeze was blowing that it felt as though¬†delicate fingers were tickling the strands of their silken hair across their faces. ¬†But wait, what’s this, who is this strange person with scarves and ponchos¬†showing up with a camera!? ¬†Ah, yes, this is the day we are doing the photo shoot with Sherry, from Sherry’s on Main. ¬†Well we have an hour or so before Roller Derby Practice, let’s do it.

This is what really  happened.

Steph Warner picked me up and we headed to her place while we waited for the other girls to show up, and like I said before, it was only Cathy who came to play with us. ¬†I brought a poncho, Blanket Scarf and 3 piece Scarf set and off we went on our photo shoot “I’m ready for my close-up Mr. Deville”

This is  our first photo and it gets sillier from there.

Steph on the left, Cathy on the right.

Steph on the left, Cathy on the right.

Steph is modelling our 3 piece Scarf set made up of wonderfully warm slouch hat and scarf with lovely soft mittens. ¬†This is her “I’m the coach of the Bloody Marys, you had better listen to me or else!! ¬†Cathy is showing off one of our soft an comfy ponchos, saying, “Whatever”

The Birch Tree

Steph and Cathy in the Birch Tree

Now we are getting into the Artsy stuff, again Steph on the left, Cathy on the right‚Ķ aren’t they pretty ūüėÄ

Blanket Scarf and 3 piece Scarf Set

Blanket Scarf and 3 piece Scarf Set

Now we’ve switched up our pieces. ¬†Steph is wearing one of our Blanket Scarves while Cathy is modelling our 3 piece Scarf Set.

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So that you don’t think that our Roller Girls are just posers, they are posing in their Roller Skates. ¬†See what I did there, poser, posing. ¬†Well, ok, I thought it was funny. ¬†ūüėõ

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Since we didn’t have another, ahem, Roller Girl, we had Steph’s daughter Autumn step in. ¬†ūüėÄ ¬†All 3 pieces are shown, the Blanket Scarf, Poncho and Scarf set. ¬†3 pretty girls making a Totem Pole imitation. ¬†This is one that I had been thinking about doing, and I think it turned out great!

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I think out of the bunch of them I think these ones are my favourite poses. ¬†It’s just too bad that I didn’t have one of all 3 of them along the fence.

So there you have it, as I said earlier, it was hard to pick between 300 plus pictures but I think you get a pretty good idea. ¬†I want to say a great big Thank You to Steph, Cathy and Autumn, they did a fantastic job for me, as a matter of fact the Ponchos are sold out and I only have 2 of the 3 piece sets available. ¬†I do have a few more of the blanket scarves in 3 different colours to choose from. ¬†Each piece is priced at just $40. ¬†Hopefully I’ll have a new order of the ponchos and Scarf sets in soon.

If you want to have a great evening of watching some rough and tough ladies fight it out on the flat track then get out there and watch the Wellington Roller Derby. ¬†Steph Warner is coach for the Bloody Marys and the other team has a¬†fierce and scary name too, Feims. ¬†And just imagine what the each of the ladies Derby names are! If you are interested in joining the one of the teams, you can be their new “Fresh Meat”. ¬†Go to¬†http://www.wellingtonrollerderby.ca or check out their Facebook page, ¬†https://www.facebook.com/WellingtonRollerDerby/?fref=ts

The next match is the Winter Wipeout un March/April in Mount Forest.

For our next photo shoot, let’s hope that more of the Derby girls come out and not be such scaredy cats!

TTFN

Sherry

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