February 13, 2012

A look at February’s T.B.Tuesday Events

 ToteBag Tuesday’s have a new twist.
It is still the FirstTuesday of every month.


We still bring you great one-day-only specials you simply can’t miss.
And of course there are always sweets and treats while you shop.


And now.. we have happily added 


Design Classes! 
 ForFebruary, our class was taught by two of our talented GateHouse designers,
 Joey& Jennifer.explained the psychology of color
 and showed us the latest in colortrends and combinations for design.
 Everyone enjoyed Jennifer’s design tips
and had the chance to ask her questions
 about adding color into their homes.


Even our youngest participant learned a lot about color and design. 
We think he might go home and paint his bedroom hulk green.
Thenthere was plenty of time to check out all of the new furniture, 
art, mirrors,rugs and accessories throughout the store.

And a few spring blossoms to brighten your spaces…
Of course, no one can resist cake bites from our favorite bakery The Sweet Tooth Fairy. Did you know they have a new location right by the University Mall movie theaters?

And right now they have flavors perfect for Valentine’s including chocolate covered strawberry, red velvet cake, and of course the everyday favorites like toasted coconut and double chocolate. One word: Divine.

I don’t think anyone who came in Tuesday missed trying at least one of these tasty treats.
Then many went shopping to take it all in, even stopping to sit in a comfy chair and dream about what rooms they will start on next.
Next Joey took over and showed us simple ways to add fresh updates to any room.

So many of you are asking the same question, how to transition from a darker,heavier palette to the lighter, brighter, and more neutral scape without starting from scratch?

Joey had several examples of how to change out your area rugs, accessories and pillows to transform the feel and over all design of a room.

And one lucky member of our class won our drawing and took home a GateHouse spring gift basket loaded with over $50.00 of fresh new spring accents!
Our design staff was available and ready to answer individual question after the class. And help put together options to start changing up their rooms.

(And we enjoyed a few of those savory treats ourselves, too!)
Manyleft our event with colorful, fresh new finds that would get them started rightaway.
 What a fun way to keep those sunny days outside, pouring into our homesfor the rest of the year.
In case you missed out this month, be sure to mark on your calendars now for the next one:

Tuesday, March 6th




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And meanwhile, stop in and see what’s new (and there is a lot in that category) and let us help you get started on your own rooms.