11.30.2011

Barr. Co at Rose Bredl

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We are in LOVE with our new body care line, Barr.Co. The packaging is clean and simple, ultra-classic and unabashedly preppy. The scent is soft, neutral, and perfectly unisex- something that recalls the clean and understated style of Meg Ryan back in her You've Got Mail days (and those were the days)...

11.29.2011

some good things

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It's a joyful day when fun packages arrive in the mail! A few good things that arrived yesterday: faux bois wrapping paper and diamond magnets from Paper Source to start, and a beautifully crafted felt banner from my friend Amy.

PS- instagram has been my friend lately, hope you agree.

11.28.2011

Country Living Christmas

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I love these photos from the Country Living article Rose Bredl did with Kevin Reiner a few years back. They're still so pretty and cozy- I thought I would re-share them with you here. Fresh tulips and hydrangeas are so inviting paired with hot pink ribbon and fresh greenery. It's the perfect fresh and cozy christmas, I'd say. You can see the rest of the here.

11.26.2011

The shops around the corner

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It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.  ~W.T. Ellis
We've been working hard to get the shop ready for Christmas, and now it is chock full of soft and magical holiday surprises! Come visit us today and support small business saturday. There are so many other great stores in the Short North, too!

11.25.2011

Oh, Christmas Tree!


The Christmas season has officially begun! To kick it off we thought we'd share the Christmas tree we decorated for the current issue of Capital Style magazine. Fresh fruit and flowers, pinecones, garden roses, rose hips, magnolia and twinkle lights deck our tree for a fresh and cozy look that is all natural. We loved seeing all of the beautiful and unique takes done by the other participants as well!

11.24.2011

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We are so grateful on this day for all of the blessings that have been given to us. First and foremost, the many friends and family who support our business; the people who offer hugs and and advice, time, encouragement, inspiration and enthusiasm. Remember today to be thankful for all that you have, and be sure to remember those in this world who do not have. Oh- and eat, drink and be merry, too!

PS- the photo is courtesy our dear friend Betsy from a Thanksgiving past (flowers by RB)

11.23.2011

Thankfulness = a joyful heart




Being thankful is good for you. Good for you heart, good for your soul. Funny how just seeing other people express thanks makes you thankful... and your heart gets warm and fuzzy. Rose Bredl is all about thankfulness (and warm fuzziness)

11.22.2011

The big fun: thanksgiving centerpiece event

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We had such an amazing (and eventful) time with everyone who came for the Thanksgiving centerpiece event! These are just a few of the lovely pieces different guests made- everyone did a great job, thanks for coming!

11.18.2011

bulbs!

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Bulbs have arrived at Rose Bredl! Beautifully planted amaryllis and paperwhite bulbs make great hostess gifts for the holidays. Their fragrance and color are such a treat this time of year, and they require very little fussing once they're planted.

PS- Here's a tip we learned from a friend Nick: If you don't want your paperwhite to grow too tall and topple over, change the plants regular water to a 5% alcohol solution once the plants is about 2" high.  You'll get a shorter plant but the flowers will be just as large (and just as delightful smelling!)

11.17.2011

Wear: easy, preppy thanksgiving

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1.  Red Apron by Sur La Table 2&3. Tissue turtleneck and Cable turtleneck sweater by J.Crew 4. Earrings by Erica Weiner* 5. Bracelet by Kate Spade 6. Belt by J.crew 7. Shoes by Kate Spade 8. Matchstick jean by J.Crew 8. The amazing arrangements you'll make at Rose Bredl's Annual Thanksgiving Centerpiece Event this coming monday night (see you there!)

* You can find Erica Weiner at one of our favorite local shops, Ladybird.

11.16.2011

Coming Soon; New Adventures

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I am so thankful for a working computer! Rose Bredl has been up to some exciting stuff lately and to share with you this blog will be up and running again in no time!