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  1. July 25, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

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  2. Fresh Crop of Cushions at Penney & Co!

    July 24, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Everyone seems to love our custom made cushions at Penney  & Company and we’ve got a fresh crop in for you!

    Each one is locally made with fabrics we source from far and wide with unique patterns and designs.  They all have 20″ feather inserts and zippers so you can clean the covers and you can purchase just the cover if you have your own inserts.

    Have fun mixing and matching!

    Custom Penney & Co cushions $69.50

    Custom Penney & Co cushions $69.50


  3. Cheerful Cottage Dishes and Linens

    July 21, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Check out the latest assortment of summer-bbq-ready dishes and linens available at Penney & Co and Pineapple Street.

    Ticking stripes are a summer staple and this cheerful red is just plain happy!  We’ve got runners, placemats and napkins too.  The red really works well with vintage ceramics and even some Cath Kidston mugs that feel like they’re from an old diner.

    This is happy decorating people!

    Ticking Linens and Vintage Dishes at Penney & Company

    Ticking Linens and Vintage Dishes at Penney & Company

     

    Cath Kidson Mugs at Pineapple Street

    Cath Kidston Mugs at Pineapple Street


  4. Fresh Bedding at Sweet Violet

    July 19, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    If you’re looking to freshen up your cottage bedrooms or perhaps some place at home for guests, isn’t this the coziest, homiest, crawl-into-me bed you’ve seen in a while?  I say yes!

    New fresh bedding with a charming vintage flair at Sweet Violet in Downtown Whitby today.  Check it out!

    Bedding, Slipcovered Headboard, Lamps - all Sweet Violet

    Bedding, Slipcovered Headboard, Lamps – all Sweet Violet


  5. Sweet Violet & Pineapple Street Featured in House & Home Magazine!

    July 17, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    We’re all feeling pretty proud around here since Canadian House & Home’s feature on our new shops Sweet Violet and Pineapple Street in this month’s issue!

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    It’s a great article with some lovely photographs that just make you wanna check out the exciting transformations happening in Downtown Whitby!  We’ve already had calls from across the country for our hot air balloons, bedding and more!

    Thank you to House & Home, and my good friends Kimberly Brown (editor) and Michael Graydon (photographer).  You’re the best!

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  6. Painted Nightstands At Sweet Violet!

    July 15, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Here’s not one but two pair of lovely little painted nightstands NEW at Sweet Violet!

    Both are chalk painted and have a softly distressed patina.  One pair is in a soft french grey with pine tops and brass pulls.  The other are a warm white with jadeite knobs – lots of storage and homespun style to boot!

    Check them out at Sweet Violet today!

    Grey and Natural Bedside Tables $

    Grey and Natural Nightstands $289 for pair 22″ H x 12″ W x 16″ D

    Chalk Painted Nightstands with Jadeite Knobs $

    Warm White Chalk Painted Nightstands with Jadeite Knobs $325 for pair 24″ W x 24″H x 16″ D


  7. Floral Arranging Class with Mint At Pineapple Street!

    July 12, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Thank you so much to Laurel Munro from Whitby’s Mint Floral Co for leading a wonderful class for us at Pineapple Street this morning!

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    We learned the insider secrets for how to create a loose and natural arrangement and got the confidence to follow our instincts when building an arrangement that is uniquely beautiful.

    Laurel is a kind and helpful teacher

    Laurel is a kind and helpful teacher

    Laurel provided the most beautiful and unusual flowers for the class (sweet peas, clematis, myrtle and garden roses) and the best part was we got to keep what we’d arranged!  Bonus!

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    Pineapple Street never smelled – or looked – so good!

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    Thank you Laurel!


  8. Floral Class Tomorrow Morning At Pineapple Street!

    July 11, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Don’t forget we’re hosting a little floral arranging 101 class tomorrow with Laurel Munro from Mint Floral Co!  It’s sure to be a fun and informative class and we’ve got gourmet cookies and butter tarts too!

    Class starts at 10am at 125 Brock Street South.  Email mintfloralco@gmail.com to reserve a spot now!

    See you in the morning!

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  9. Marilyn Denis Show: Adding Trendy Style To Your Old Dining Room

    July 11, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Just wrapped up another fun Marilyn Denis Show appearance yesterday!

    It was all about adding today’s trends to your existing dining room.  Even if you have basic furniture you can add tons of style (like trendy fashion-forward bright colours and rustic industrial elements) to your space!

    Watch the clip here.

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  10. Downtown Shopping Night A Huge Success!

    July 9, 2014 by michaelpenneystyle

    Thanks to each and every one of you who dropped by our Shop Local Shop Late event last week.  It was HUGE success and I was totally overwhelmed with how many people came out and experienced our downtown!

    So many people expressed hopes that these sorts of things will happen more often in Whitby and I have to say I agree!  We’ll keep you posted!

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    Live music at Pineapple Street struck a lovely chord!

    Live music at Pineapple Street struck a lovely chord!

    Packing them in at Sweet Violet

    Packing them in at Sweet Violet

    Carlo Allion Gallery is the newest hotspot for original artwork in Whitby

    Carlo Allion Gallery is the newest hotspot for original artwork in Whitby

    The Mango Reclaimed Pop Up Shop was a huge draw!

    The Mango Reclaimed Pop Up Shop was a huge draw!

    Lafontaine is a boutique with some serious style!

    Lafontaine is a boutique with some serious style!

    Brock Street in downtown Whitby was crawling with excited customers

    Brock Street in downtown Whitby was crawling with excited customers

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    We've definitely gotta do this again!

    We’ve definitely gotta do this again!