Carry On Chico

Carry On Chico

Jon Hart Chicos are great – they’re the perfect size that you can use them for lots of things – makeup, charging cords, medications – the chico is VERY versatile.  You can’t have too many of them, so that makes it the perfect gift for... read more
Valentine’s Day Brunch for Dinner

Valentine’s Day Brunch for Dinner

For this semester’s Barque Team get-together, I thought it might be fun to have “Brunch for Dinner”.  The benefits would be twofold – a great way for my girls to sample a few of our food products (like buttermilk biscuit mix and local... read more
Buttermilk Biscuit Basics

Buttermilk Biscuit Basics

At the store, we love the buttermilk biscuit mix from Callie’s.  They make making biscuits easy and delicious (plus they make a great gift when paired with our local Kelle B Jams)! If you’re a biscuit pro, you might not need any tips, but if you’re a... read more

Custom Holiday Recipe Cards

Do you have an avid baker or cook on your holiday shopping list?  Custom recipe cards make a great gift for foodies!  We have several options that you can personalize with their favorite color or style to match their kitchen decor… and anyone who likes...

Clever Candle Gift in 3 Easy Steps

One of our favorite gift ideas this holiday season involves our favorite candle paired with an unexpected surprise – custom matches! This ideas is so simple (and genius), we can’t believe we’ve never done it before!   It requires 3 easy steps, which...

4 Personalized Ideas for Giving or Hosting

When it comes to holidays, we think the more personal you can make it, the better! Whether you need a gift for that someone (or family) that has everything, or you want to host a holiday party with extra attention paid to details – these 4 ideas will do the...

Pilgrim Wine Topper

Need a quick and easy hostess gift for Thanksgiving?  Grab a bottle of wine and our Pilgrim bottle topper for an adorable token of gratitude to your Thanksgiving Feast host and hostess!

Behind the Scenes Holiday Gift Tags

This is the first year we’ve offered custom holiday gift tags, but we’re not sure why it’s taken us so long – everyone seems to love them!  In fact, we’ve had several requests for “everyday” custom tags too – for...

Behind the Scenes Nutcracker Madness

I love designing custom invitations for our customers’ events, but when they give me complete creative freedom, it’s a lot more fun. I was recently challenged with creating a custom invitation for a Christmas Coffee.  Off the top of my head, I suggested a...

Colorful Holiday Lockers

Our lockers got festive over the weekend!  Check out the adorable bottle brush trees we got in this year – aren’t they fun?!  Each color wave set includes 6 trees in varying shades.  They look great as a set alone, but they look stunning all together!...

Thanksgiving Table Ideas

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and we’ve got a few ideas to help make your table decor easy and beautiful!  Check out our setting. Paper turkey placemats Matching turkey place cards Gold stripe paper table runner Natural turkey  (mixed with a few mini...

Chicken Wire Frame DIY

One of my favorite ways to display paper goods is with clothes pins on chicken wire – it’s just so easy and if there are “gaps” between items, you can see through it, so it feels light and airy.  We use this display method for Bridal Shows, and...

If The Broom Fits FREE Printable

With Halloween just around the corner, we’ve been decorating the house, gathering costume ideas and accumulating candy for trick or treaters… but we thought it would be fun to offer a FREE treat for you guys too! You can get your own FREE 5×7...

Halloween Details 2016

Decorating for Halloween is a highlight of the season – it means that fall is officially here and I can get geared up for my favorite season.  I don’t do anything super scary or gruesome because… well, I’m a wimp and can’t take it. ha! ...

Football Lockers

Are you ready for football season?  Our lockers are! {This locker redo was done using details from my Football Mantle at home – I wanted to decorate for Halloween, but I wasn’t ready for the football details to go away.  The photo is an enlargement of my...