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5 Party Hostess Gifts She’ll Really Like

5 Party Hostess Gifts She’ll Really Like...

Some of our most requested gifts in-store are Hostess Gifts. We find that a candle and a bottle of wine are quite predictable, and our customers are looking for something more personal or creative. We’ve compiled a simple list of our favorite party hostess gifts she’ll really like, and who knows you may need to buy multiples to keep some for yourself! Personalized Hand Towels The Matouk Auberge Bath Collection features a decorative capital letter in relief on white Egyptian cotton terry. They’re a wonderful personalized gift for a new home owner,...
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What to Look For in Children’s Bedding

What to Look For in Children’s Bed...

In the depths of the forest, obscured by the darkest veil of brambles, lies a secret castle. Appearing uninhabited and long abandoned, within these walls an ancient denizen of a bygone world guards a cache of treasure. It is there the bravest knight will make his greatest stand for glory against the sleeping dragon. What we’re describing isn’t an epic movie finale but your child’s bedding set. If you look, there’s a plethora of bedding trimmed with fantastic creatures or craft from the future and going bonkers purchasing these themed items can be fun. With that...
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Shower Curtains: The First Thing You See

Shower Curtains: The First Thing You See

Often, the first thing you see when you glance into someone’s bathroom is the curtain hung in front of the tub. The state of your shower curtain is analogous to a first impression, it’s not easily or quickly changed. Keeping that in mind, we’re sure you’ve had that guest with the discerning eye who loves to find fixtures or furnishings that have remained long after their expiration. No need to fret. Matouk is here to help. One of our favorite bath and bedding brands, Matouk sets the bar high with their products and the bathroom is no exception. For example, check...
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Luxury Bedsheets – What’s in a Thread Count

Luxury Bedsheets – What’s in a Thr...

What’s in a thread count? At first glance, it’s fairly easy to read number and the higher the number, the “better” the bedding. However, it’s not really that straightforward. There’s more to thread count than you might think. We covered thread count here but it’s such an important component of the industry that we felt it was a good topic to expand upon. The majority of people understand thread count number allocations typically start at 200 and extend upwards of 1000. When choosing bedding, the thread count number (200-1000) is an indication of quality but should never...
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Small Online Boutique Stores Offer Unique Conveniences

Small Online Boutique Stores Offer Uniqu...

Small, online boutique stores offer unique conveniences that can’t be compared to larger online retailers. As a small boutique store based in Ketchum, Idaho we understand this better than anyone. While large corporations and department stores offer many similar products to the items we sell, it is the service, personalized experience, and friendly staff that set us apart from our department store counterparts.  Personalized Service Shopping at an online boutique store with a small staff (We are 12 people at any one given time) provides customers with exceptional...
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Luxury Linens and Cloths Require Special Care

Luxury Linens and Cloths Require Special...

Once you have purchased fine linens whether it be a new tablecloth, some sumptuous sheets, or fresh towels you understand the quality that is taken in their construction.  Luxury linens are designed to last a lifetime and when cared for properly, this is something that shouldn’t be overlooked. We’ve seen too many sheets ruined by bleach, something that should NEVER be used on fine linens no matter how tough the stain. So let us share with you our simple steps in caring for your linens. To get started, here are a handful of things regarding linen care that can...
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Update a Room With Fresh Pillows and Throws

Update a Room With Fresh Pillows and Thr...

Longer days and warmer temperatures make spring the best time to update your home and play with color. Add little pops of color throughout the room to create an atmosphere that screams spring. Updating your space for each season is as easy as adding fresh pillows and throws. Our designers wanted to share their tips and favorite new spring pieces with you, to help you achieve a fresh spring look in your home. Shop Pillows and Throws at the Picket Fence Trading out cozy knits and furs for some fresh florals or geometrics can do wonders in sprucing your space up for spring....
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What Type of Window Treatments Are Right For Me?

What Type of Window Treatments Are Right...

Window treatments are the perfect way to really make your home feel custom. A room without window treatments can feel like an outfit sans accessories. But it can be overwhelming to decide what type of window treatments are right for your space. We’ve compiled a simple list of window treatments and their best applications to give you a jump-start on the decision process. Draperies Drapes can be the perfect look if you are trying to soften a room. They add the most fabric as a window covering, so they are also great for sound dampening if you have vaulted ceilings or hard...