Sunday, December 18, 2011

hometown Christmas parade & float.

EB has come a loooonggg way from where it all started from last October. From embellishing items in the wee hours of morning sitting at the in-laws dining room table to now owning a storefront on Main Street. It just doesn't seem real looking back. 

Last week we sealed the deal on a new set of glass windows & doors to give our storefront the exposure it needed!


 (months ago)

It looks SO good and we have had a ton of compliments!

Meanwhile, we were hard at work creating a unique float for our first Christmas parade!
Last year, we participated as an arts & craft booth vendor. Yet now that we are right directly across the street from the vendor booths, we decided there was no sense in hauling all our products inside of a teeny booth. So instead, we brought everyone into our store!

We asked four of our most frequent teen shoppers to help us pass out candy, flyers, and custom scratch-off tickets that we created for all of the ladies!

Our theme was "The Embellish Workshop".

Although we didn't score 1st place..we received a lot of compliments & "y'all should've gotten first!!"
2nd place wasn't a bad token!

We even went a step further and polka dotted our driver's truck! 
I mean, come on! 
Who else does that?!

It was so much fun!

And although you probably can't tell from the pictures.. we made "real" snow & covered the entire float with it. It was even cold & light weight. Seriously felt & looked like real snow.
We bought it from this site.
Coolest thing ever!


  1. your store looks GREAT! and what a cute float! how fun!

  2. This is ADORABLE!! What a great idea!

  3. Of course you know I love your store. I had to leave your comment love! I remember sometime last year going to your Moms house to buy my clipboard... Now look-atcha!

    I thought your float was the best overall!

  4. That is so awesome that your business is growing and flourishing. Hopefully 2012 only brings bigger and better things for y'all!

  5. SO cute! I've really got to stop in on my way home from work one day :)

  6. that's nice :) ♡


  7. Hy doll! lovely post! what do u say about following each other?:X