December 08, 2010

Where are we, exactly?

We have heard from many of you that you don't know where to find us. My mistake! Our address is listed on the blog but not on individual posts. So for all of you that have asked here you go.

December 04, 2010

Lots of new items and a special on wreaths this weekend

We brought in lots of new merchandise today and have several great items for office party gifts, hostess gifts or for decorating your own home with lovely holiday items. We are having a special on wreaths this weekend , any wreath for 20.00 .

December 02, 2010

Twig Christmas Show

After our chaotic week we still pulled it together to get our Christmas show ready. We have learned to let go of some of the details we agonize  over, knowing there are things that are much more important. So Friday we will have our Christmas show, it might be a little less perfect than we want,  however we will have our children healthy & whole. What more could we ask for.

Please join us for our Christmas show! 
The festivities start Friday Dec. 3rd 10:00 - 7:00 & go through Sat. Dec. 4th. 10:00 - 5:00. We will have our cupboards full of treasures, treats, stockings, wreaths, garlands, soaps & sachets, snowmen, ornaments & goodies to taste. 

Pick out a special gift, choose something for you Christmas table or take a peek at our sweet items for the children on your list from our Mother Hen collection.
Visit the "Barn" at Glory Days Antiques
and see what Twig has in store for your Christmas celebrations.

Angels Abound !!

We have great cause to stop & thank God for His protection.

As we wake up Wednesday morning we  know many awake to unbearable grief & pain. This day we wake to great joy knowing that in a split second our lives could have been changed forever. 
These pictures are of the vehicle after the Tuesday night crash with Kathy, her children, & my Hannah. Another car ran a stop sign at 55 mph and t-boned them. They spun several times, taking out a large light pole & tree. It was a rainy, muddy, chaotic scene. The children terrified not to mention Kathy.  The car hit the drivers side where Kathy was driving  & Hannah sitting in passenger seat behind her. Jaws of life were used to get everyone out. All occupants left hospital later that evening with minor injuries. A true miracle!!!

"For He will command His angels 
concerning you to guard you in all your ways"

Psalm 91:11 

November 15, 2010

Monday At Twig

Part of our decision to take a space inside an antique "mall" stemmed from the fact that we didn't have to man the shop 24/7. As much as we love our friends & customers we know our families need us first. There will be days you won't find us at Twig. Those are the days we are transporting kids, teaching math, crafting with our little ones & dining with our men. The job as wife & mother will always be our God given priority. Our passion outside of that role is an added bonus. We get to create, design, dream & utilize the other gifts God has given us. We want balance & perspective in all areas of our life.
So for the next year we will be at Twig when time & family allow. Weekends you will often find us with various little ones at the shop.
But as I said I am certain there will be times you will miss us, please email us on our blog for questions or special orders. We will generally answer quickly & try and help you as much as we can.
It is our prayer that this next adventure blesses others & glorifies God.
Have a great Monday !
K & K

November 13, 2010

Christmas at Twig

If you had asked us Thursday morning we would have told you not to expect our best. But true to both our styles we could not give you anything we weren't proud of.
Well our efforts certainly were worth it. Twig is abundantly filled with treasures new & old. The rosehip wreaths are stunning & ready to go home (they are selling quickly) , the snowmen are nestled among the boughs of evergreens & holly. The soaps & sachets  a fragrant treat.  Dwarf boxwoods peak out of their burlap homes & the stacks of white stoneware glisten in their simple beauty.
We have filled, stuffed, arranged & hand-crafted an array of beautiful things, we are excited to have our customers see this incredible space.
Come to the "Barn" at Glory Days Antiques and help us celebrate this  season of  Joy as we  commemorate the birth of our Saviour.

November 11, 2010

Just a taste !

Colby Cottage & A Country Garden come together to bring you 
A European inspired marketplace found in the Barn @ Glory Days Antiques.
Take a sneak peek of "Christmas At Twig", with our full line to come in December.
Browse through the cupboards full of soaps, bath salts & vintage french linen sachets. Take home a beautiful pillow to add that unique touch.  Choose a treasured, one of a kind gift for that special friend. 
    Let us help you turn your holidays into events to be cherished & remembered,  join us for this special preview.

           Thurs Nov. 11th. 5:00-8:00, Fri. & Sat. 10:00-5:00, Sun. 12:00-5:00
   143 N. 21st. Springfield

We cordially present "Twig"

Talk about last minute notice!!!!  This is what happens when two already busy ladies get talking and decide to venture out and start a new business. Thus the beginning of TWIG. A European inspired marketplace. We will have all sorts of home comforts including, soaps , lavender sachets, rose-hip wreaths, potpourris, pillows, linens, dishes, lots of functional and lovely items to buy for gifts this season.
    We will be having a sneak preview opening tonight in the new "barn" at Glorydays Antiques in Springfield. The store is located at 143 N. 21st street.      Times for this weekend are as follows : Thursday  5-8 Friday 10-5,Saturday 10-5,Sunday 12-5.
     Please join us this weekend.  We will be adding lots of merchandise daily. We simply ran out of time so it will be filled up daily  open to shop throughout the season.  Rose-hip wreaths will be available this evening

August 25, 2010

One last sale day

Today the store will be open from 12:00 - 4:00 for shopping .Thursday the 26th, We will have one last garage/clearing out sale. This is the final sale to sell items we are not wanting to pack up. There are still other items for sale but they will not be clearanced as we will be setting up for the Coburg Antique show the 12th of September. Come on out for some god deals!

August 07, 2010

The sale continues Sunday!!!

Wow what a great turnout for a sale Thanks!!! We had so many people ask us to continue the sale tomorrow Sunday that we are going to. We sold a lot, but there are many new items. I just keep hauling in more. Yikes, I don't know where it is all coming from:) We will start selling Sunday at 10:00 and stay till the selling stops.
There will be a 1.00 table and a 3.00 table for extra cheep deals

August 04, 2010

Big Sale starts tomorrow!!!

We will start our" Closing the store sale" tomorrow at 10.00. As sad as we are to say goodbye to our wonderful customers, we are excited to move on to new ventures and hope to see you at our big sale tomorrow. We have marked down many items and everything else will be 20% off. We have brought in loads of new items and lots of garage sale items as well. Please consider parking on the nearby street as parking may be a problem. thanks and hope to see you
Thursday at 10:00
Friday at 9:00
and Saturday at 9:00

July 24, 2010

Closing in on the One Year Mark

First of all we'd like to thank all of you for being wonderful and faithful customers. As most of you know, we are just finishing up our first year in an actual store setting. It has been a great year with many growing experiences, but with all things considered I have come to the conclusion that I am not meant for managing a store, but for being at home with my children. This has been a long and thought out decision and I hugely value each of you as both customers and friends. You have supported us, encouraged us, and shared your life with us throughout the year. But in some ways this has been a very difficult year for me. I have never been away from my children before and, as they are still young, I feel I am needed at home. We will be closing the store August 7th. There will be a huge sale held in the store and parking lot August 5th, 6th, and 7th. We will be lowering the prices on many items and clearancing out many items.
I have been crafting and selling antiques for many years, and will continue in some new and exciting venues. The details have not been worked out, but we will keep you posted. Thanks again so much and we hope to see you at the sale.

Kathy and the Colbys

June 03, 2010

What a sweet surprise! & Pink tag sale continues

What a surprise to walk in the shop this morning and be greeted with this beautiful bouquet from some of our favorite customers. They are the prettiest peonies i have ever seen. I enjoyed them so much today~ Thanks Sheri!!!!! We are continuing the pink tag sale and making room for some fun new items. There are still more pink tag items and we have added additional items to the sale. We also have made room for some awesome furniture.

May 13, 2010

Special Pink Tag Sale!

This week we will be having many items on sale. You can browse throughout the store and look for Pink tags that will designate sale items. Come on in and find some deals. Sale starts Tuesday and will last through the week.

May 08, 2010

M-O-T-H-E-R spells Mother!

Happy Mother's Day everyone! We hope you have a fabulous day full of love! We'd like to say thank you to all moms for everything you do! Thank you again and Happy Mother's Day.

~Colby Cottage

May 01, 2010

Spring Has Finally Sprung!

Just a reminder, Mother's Day is next weekend and it would be a great time to bring your mothers to tea! We will be having a special Mother's Day tea Saturday, May 8, 2010. We are not open on Sunday as we encourage people to stay home and spend time with their mothers. We have lots of new items, as well as gift certificates for those whom can't decide what to give their mothers! Have a wonderful Mother's Day!

~Colby Cottage

April 24, 2010

Thank You!

Thanks to everyone who came to our Garden Sale last weekend and enjoyed the beautiful weather! Our garden is now officially open to shop in and have tea parties. We put out a lot of new merchandise this week and now is a great to time to come shop and start thinking about Mother's Day! We also seem to have a bird thing going on! Lots of bird pictures, bird nests, bird magnets, and birdhouses! It might be a great time to bring your mom out and spend an afternoon for tea! Our teahouse is open Thursday-Saturday 11-4.

April 15, 2010

This weekend is our Garden sale

We have been filling the back garden area with treasures, planting flowers, fighting off raindrops and getting ready for our spring sale. Everything will be 10% off just to make it a bit more fun. The garden open house starts Friday morning at 10:00 and continues through Saturday at 5:00. Please join us for refreshments and fun.