Friday, January 15, 2010

The River's Edge...On Consignment!!!





















I met Jim Bradley at the Aspray Boathouse holiday show in December. His display was parallel to mine, so we had a chance to talk in between all the action. I knew I liked him when he made a joke about my giving him my last double chocolate Milano cookie. Yes, people, of course, I gave him the cookie.


Jim and his lovely wife, Nikki have a fabulous shop in town (Pawtuxet Village rocks), called The River's Edge Flowers & Gifts. The River's Edge Flowers utilizes only the freshest of the world's flowers, exceeding the ordinary and producing lasting memories. Whether it is a bouquet going to your sweetheart just to show you love them or a large event, such as a wedding.You can see from the photos just how fresh and gorgeous their flowers are. I was over there yesterday taking photos when Jim came in with a couple of boxes (see pic above), which he just picked up from the airport. Included, were Gerberer daisy's, which were like Siamese twins, each stem

was a double flower!

The store supports local artists as well where work is sold on consignment. I brought some of my framed 5x7 photos over earlier in the week. Nikki and Jim picked 5 and have hung them in unique spots throughout the store. They have so many artists on display,


including a large array of jewelry, from delicate wire work to scrabble piece pendants, handmade soaps (yeah for StellaMarie), ceramics, cards, handmade aprons, for children as well, unique handmade mobiles, candles, stained glass, paintings, and their own creations of melted vinyl records to be used

for bowls! .

The River's Edge is a bright spot in our Pawtuxet Village! You can find Nikki & Jim Bradley at 2172 Broad Street, Pawtuxet Village, RI. 401-941-9972.















































































Click here for link to store.
You can contact me through my Etsy shop, Lilleypics, for any questions you may have about the framed photos!!!

11 comments:

The Muse said...

I am so thrilled for you ms Amy :)
And of course, who doesn't love the bovine series!!!

Nice shop...one could lose track of time there.

Kim said...

Best of luck at River's Edge! You are going to do great there!

Azure Islands Designs said...

Way to go Amy...looks and sounds like the perfect shop!!!

I would love to own/run a shop like that but I don't think my city would support it...but then I haven't tried either!!! :0)

I know your work will do well there...
Cheers

Amy Lilley Designs said...

Thank you Ms. Muse...they are really plugged into a heartbeat of creativity and community here in RI..so glad to have my work in the store...I DID lose track of time yesterday...I took so many pics!!!

Thank you so much Kim...again, so good to see your beautiful face yesterday..:))

Ah, Heather, you would have a field day in there...and your work would fit right in...I've showed Nikki my jewelry...might give it a whirl...I wish that you felt that your city would support such a shop...there's LIFE in there!!! Thank you for your continued vote of confidence...:))

WillOaks Studio said...

So glad you're finding places to put your work! I should explore that for my own locally....meanwhile, way to go!! It looks like a wonderful shop to visit (& shop at, too!)

Christy DeKoning said...

Perfect.
I love the sign, the flowers, the story...
it's obvious that Jim and Nikki have flawless taste.

May this be just one of many new friendships this year!

Amy Lilley Designs said...

Thank you Karen...it feels good to know that some of my work is out of the house...these 2 folks, Jim & Nikki, have their fingers on a real pulse of life in our little State...I've brought my jewelry over as well and they would love to have it in the shop also...pricing is something I'm still working out in my brain...have a wonderful weekend...:))

Christy Gal...we are one here @ the same time..I just saw your comment...I do feel like, 'right place, right time', in this situation...very very good folks...yes, a fast friendship a-brewing...:))..and thank you for the compliment...(more):))))

FishHawk said...

"Amy Lilley Designs" has been included in this weeks A Sunday Drive. I hope this helps to attract even more new customers (not to mention customers!) here.

http://asthecrackerheadcrumbles.blogspot.com/2010/01/sunday-drive_17.html

Amy Lilley Designs said...

Thank you, once again, FishHawk, for the shout out...always greatly appreciated!!!

The Muse said...

Thank you for leaving your Friend Description Word :)

And popping back in to say hello!!!

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