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Make Your Own Air Plant Centerpiece

Ever wonder how to decorate with all of those air plants we carry? We've got you covered! Join us to learn how to make your very own air plant centerpiece. Join us on August 23rd at 5:30 pm at the shop. Cost is $45 per person. Cost includes supplies to make a beautiful air plant… Continue reading Make Your Own Air Plant Centerpiece

Design Inspiration

Designing For Kids

Thinking about doing over a kid's room? A kid's room is a perfect space to add color, texture, and pattern. Who doesn't want to have fun with a kid's room? Still, it can be a little intimidating to strike that delicate balance between a design that will grow with your children, and a space that… Continue reading Designing For Kids

Local Made, Updates

New Product Line: Catchpenny Card Co.

After months of work putting things together, we're excited to announce a new product line coming to the shop! We're launching Catchpenny Card Company. Cards will feature classic and vintage designs, with mostly blank interiors--making them perfect for any occasion. We're excited to start sharing designs with you at the end of June. Flip through… Continue reading New Product Line: Catchpenny Card Co.

Local Made

WE’RE OPEN

It's been a very busy month for us at Catchpenny. We launched our Etsy store. We opened our brick-and-mortar location at 5 Monument Sq in Alton. We even had a press release in the local paper! As we continue to fill the shop with new goodies, we wanted to take a moment to say THANK… Continue reading WE’RE OPEN

Design Inspiration, Trend Watch

Design Inspiration: Geometric Dreams

One of the things we're noticing more and more are the increasing popularity of geometric shapes in home decor. Where this trend really works is when the hard lines of crisp shapes are juxtaposed against rich colors and lush natural elements. Check out some of our favorite uses of hard geometric lines below, as well… Continue reading Design Inspiration: Geometric Dreams

Color Trends

Color Trend: Moody Blues

One of my favorite colors this season is the resurgence of dark and stormy shades of blue. Find out how to get the look!