A Christmas Collaboration


                    Yikes! Only a week until Christmas!! As usual, my plans for a calm December have been foiled by my enthusiasm (there is so much merry to make!) and the poorly timed trip down to Atlanta to move our wholesale showroom to another location (a story […]

Happy Birthday Big Marmalade!

Photos © 2012 Curly Girl Design, Inc./Leigh Standley. all rights reserved. One year ago Sunday (April Fool's Day, naturally) we opened our shop, Marmalade, in our town center. A bigger and more beautiful location with lots of foot traffic and parking (yes!) has made our presence officially known as a fabulous retail destination in the […]

We (heart) Valentine’s Day!

Photos © 2011 Curly Girl Design, Inc./Leigh Standley. all rights reserved. Good Monday to you all! It is the day before Valentine's Day and do you know who your sweethearts are?? I love this day because it is an on-the-calendar excuse to write love notes. Now, though I encourage sending love notes all year round, […]

A little do – over.

Photos © 2011 Curly Girl Design, Inc./Leigh Standley. all rights reserved. A while back I found these little darlings at a flea market. They were tired and weary too, but as it happens, not worn out. The pair of office chairs (there are two of the same) were relics from the 80's, circa when everything […]

Halloween at Marmalade

Photos © 2011 Curly Girl Design, Inc./Leigh Standley. all rights reserved. So the girls and I have been busy at the shop getting it all 'spooked' up and ready for October and one of our favorite work-days of the year: Halloween!! This year, we are in the town center so will hopefully get loads of […]

Spring Signings!

Hello!! Happy Thursday! After my couple of days off early in the week (Monday was a holiday here in Boston…”Patriot's Day” aka “Marathon Monday”) I feel much more robust! I took some time to get to the 'rest' and though, I now don't know what day it is (long weekends always throw me off), I […]

“Big” Marmalade Photos (Continued)

Oh my goodness! What a whirlwind! Opening weekend was a success (and a complete blur at this point) and we couldn't be happier or feel more proud and blessed. Thanks to all for the support and well wishes and love notes! We hope to keep this little shop filled with all the good ju-ju we […]

‘Big’ Marmalade Photos

Well, we made it!! Opening day went off without a hitch yesterday (snow and all!). The shop is ship-shape, bright and sparkly and open for business!! We had so much fun meeting our neighbors (thanks for the flowers, beer and balloons guys!! ) and new and former customers and showing them around. Thanks all for […]