Where, oh where, did the first two months of this year go? Seriously. Someone needs to slow this spinning world down so that I can catch up! Sheesh. I was just sitting down to do some schedule planning with my precious assistant, Sara, when I realized that next week is (you might want to sit down for this one. . .) March. Yes, March. (I’ll pause a moment while you let that sink in.) I hardly know what to do with myself. And if next week is March, then next week is also Chapelwood’s Spring Thing Market. Man, this one really snuck up on me! Being that this is my tenth year selling at the market, I wanted to share my insider tips. . .
As one of the featured designers at the recent Culture Map Holiday Pop Up Shop on Sunday at Silver Street Studios, I was asked to do an Instagram Takeover of their account for a day. It was my first takeover and it was so much fun! In case you missed the posts, I wanted to share them here – with links to make it easier on you to find just what you’re looking for!
It really is a bit of a dream come true. I’ve long since wanted to open a studio space where I can work in a lovely and well-designed space and where I can meet customers for personalized shopping appointments (and, of course, host shopping events!) I have been designing jewelry for nearly 15 years now (yikes!) and I’ve always done most of my work out of my home. With three littles, however, the game has changed quite a bit and this space allows me a place to think and create in relative quiet and a place to meet customers when it is most convenient for them (even if that is when my littles are napping!) Click below for some lovely photos of our new space and the details on where I got everything!
So. Much. Fun. As you know, we were invited to participate in Culture Map’s very first Holiday Pop-Up Shopping Event on December 7th. Culture Map is known for their flawless taste and elegant events and this one combined both. We were over the moon when they called us up and let us know that we had been hand-selected out of all of the Houston-area designers – what an honor! We worked hard to put together the best curated collection for your holiday shopping needs and we had so much fun meeting all of you who attended. It was an incredibly successful event and we are so grateful for the support of our loyal customers like you! We were too busy writing up tickets to take very many photos, but here are a few we did take. . .
Many of you know that we recently opened up a design studio in Rice Village in Houston, Texas. This is such an exciting step for us. It is so nice to have a design-focused space in which to meet customers, work on the business and design new sparkles! It’s a beautiful space and we’ve gotten such amazing feedback about it from our customers. Yay that you love it as much as we do!
In order to help you find it, we whipped up this lovely little graphic that shows just where we are. So, stop by and join us for a glass of wine and some shopping. We would love to meet you. See you at the studio!
It’s time for our 12 Days of Christmas Bling Event!
This holiday season, we are offering 12 chances for you to save big on our jewelry designs. Whether you’re in the market for a gift for that special someone, your precious mom or your own sweet daughter, we’ve got something for everyone on this list.
Each day, we will feature a different design for up to 60% off for that day only. We’re offering free shipping on ALL orders through December 31st and free gift wrapping as well – just check the box at checkout and let us know what the gift note should say. Holiday shopping has never been so easy!
This Thanksgiving, we are counting our blessings with care and YOU are something for which we are very thankful. It is because of our amazing customers that I am able to do what I love doing – designing jewelry that makes women feel (and look!) fabulous.
As a thank you to you, we’re offering a fun Black Friday deal on our website. So, skip those insane lines and avoid the crowds today. Stay home with your friends and family and indulge in leftovers and a little more pie. Save while shopping in your pajamas with a warm cup of coffee in hand and let us ship your item free of charge directly to you (or a gift recipient!)
We are SO excited to have been invited to be a featured designer at the first-ever Culture Map Holiday Pop Up Shop! Culture has included 25 invite-only designers to show their goodies at the event and help make your holiday shopping season effortless and fun. With music, festive food, cocktails, a man cave to entertain your guy while you shop, free gift wrap and tons of great vendors to shop, your gift-giving tasks just got WAY more fun! (I mean, who doesn’t like shopping with a free cocktail in hand – way more fun!)
Join us next week at one of our FAVORITE markets of the year – St. Martin’s Joy of Giving! The market starts with a preview party Tuesday, October 21st from 6 to 9pm. $15 tickets get you a first look at all of the goodies for sale and appetizers, making it the perfect girls’ night out with your friends! The fun continues with free admission shopping on Wednesday, October 22nd from 9am to 5pm and Thursday, October 23rd from 9am to 3pm.
Still need a gift for Mom? Join us TODAY at a pop up shop… just in time for Mother’s Day! Shop Andrea Montgomery Designs jewelry, along with other Mom Owned Businesses and support local moms while finding a gift for yours (or yourself!)
Saturday, May 3rd from 11am to 3pm
Langford Market’s West Ave location
2800 Kirby Drive Houston, Texas