spring shoe preview!

Yesterday Emily and I attended the Spring 2013 Michigan Shoe Mart where we met with all of our favorite Mid-west footwear vendors. We ordered lots and lots of new spring styles and fun colors for us to dream about over winter. Our first stop was the Fly London showroom. Fly London has become the main shoe line here, so we…

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new york gift show day 4

day 4 and i’m on the home stretch… design legacy always has beautiful pillow designs to chooose from . . . get ready vintage bird images . . . plus I found these adorable swimmer hooks. studio vertu framed tiles! and of course I ordered more of their tile hooks. no, i did NOT take a nap at the sugarboo…

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new york gift show day 3

now I’m on a roll. tired, oh yeah. but finding really lovely new items to share with you . . . now and leading up to holly-daze! cutest little bags from applebee will make you happy with quite precious graphics. lisa b socks are coming back to heavenly metal! a D-lite to see lisa again. more awesomely designed greeting cards…

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heavenly metal goes to new york gift! day 1 & 2.

it’s hard to believe but here it is, end of summer and it’s that time again . . . time to place orders in new york city ¬†for fall and holiday shopping! but first I ¬†spent a few fabulous sunny days in the catskills where I stood on the grounds of the woodstock festival and was a tourist in woodstock,…

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heavenly metal stories

I like to refer to heavenly metal’s displays as stories: when I’m merchandising I look around to see how to tell the story of the inventory I’m putting on display. so my store is filled with many many little and big stories! sometimes I also call these story’s moments . . . as in, look at this little moment in…

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