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Seasonably Chic Showcase Sneak Peek

In less than two weeks, we’re going to have our biggest event of the year! The Seasonably Chic Showcase! It’s our annual event where we bring 40+ boutiques and vendors under one roof for a free event (it’s just a canned good to get in) filled with shopping, free gift wrapping, a free brunch ‘n’ learn, all while enjoying a mimosa or coffee as you learn about awesome local businesses with friends! It’s also a kid-friendly event if you’d like to take the kiddos with you!

Here are just a few of my favorite new vendors that we’ll have there this year! Check out the full list of vendors, all the event info and the RSVP link below! Hope to see you there!

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2015 Seasonably Chic Showcase
Sat., Nov. 7, 10am-2pm

The Phoenix, 812 Race St. Cincinnati Oh 45202

$2 parking available at Garfield Garage located next door on 9th Street

Learn more and RSVP at: http://2015scs.eventbrite.com

Shop for everyone on your nice list with the best local boutiques and vendors – all under one roof! Bring a canned good for the FreeStore FoodBank to get free entry and a swag bag! Also enjoy complimentary gift wrapping, refreshments, mini massages and a freeze modeling fashion show showcasing the latest trends! Plus, more than $3,000 in prizes randomly awarded to attendees! Attend the free “Creative Ways to Preserve Memories” brunch ’n’ learn at 12pm, brought to you by Memories 2b Treasured.

Supporting Sponsors: PNC Bank, Cors & Bassett Attorneys at Law LLC, St. Elizabeth Healthcare

Fashion Show Sponsors: FLAWless Face Makeup Artistry, L’Amour Bisou

Brunch ‘n’ Learn Sponsor: Memories 2b Treasured

Booth Sponsor: Mary Kay with Emily Stalf, Thirty-One Gifts with Beth Merritt, Ideal Image Laser Hair Removal, It Works! by Shrink Wrap Me Skinny, Champion Windows, Maui Whitening – West Chester, Rodan + Fields Dermatologists with Rebecca Noss, Allusions,Associates in Women’s Health, Stella & Dot with Maranda Bowen, Younique by Sheena Roustai, Koop Diamond Cutters, Bundle Up Crochet, Perfectly Posh with Jaymie Pollak,Origami Owl with Daniela Gausmann, Tobey 1 Originals with Tami Seurkamp, eSBe Designs Jewelry, TruPet, Tyra Beauty, Halominer, Gild CollectiveJayne KellieFoodie CincyGo HaitiAmy Elberfeld Independent Founding Fashion Stylist – Ava Gray Direct from NYJewels by Jules Diamond BoutiqueJamberry Nails with Amy CernucanClothes MentorOnce Upon a ChildChurchill’s, Advocare with Tara Montgomery, Re. You Studio, Lisa Robin Jewelry,Purposeful Painting, FennoFashion, Love The Coopers, Miss Em’s

Seasonably Chic Showcase

Review: Girls Night with Gild Collective

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My girlfriends came across Gild Collective at a recent Cincy Chic event and wanted to try it out (and I’ve been wanting to do it ever since I found out about them, but I’ve been too lazy to coordinate it!)

So, quickly after that event, my friends were on it. They had picked a night to host the event, and were given a Gild website link we could go to, pay online (so you/a friend doesn’t have to track everyone’s payment down), and the site even let you personalize your craft… we were making nail/string states, so you could choose which state you wanted, and even change the color of the string. gild2

After we paid online and customized our craft supplies, all we had to do was wait for the event date and bring refreshments when the day finally rolled around. Didn’t have to go to hardware and craft stores. Didn’t have to lug all the supplies to the get-together. Just showed up with a bottle of wine and a smile (and a hammer)…. my kind of party. 😉

There was a Gild rep there, who showed us how to do the craft each step of the way and offered helpful pointers — we even commented later that the craft would have been a lot more confusing and frustrating without her. She was super friendly and funny, so she fit right in.

At the end of the night, each one of our crafts looked so unique and perfect for each of our personalities (so much better than those places you go and everyone’s art looks pretty much the same). And these are crafts that actually turn out to be great decor pieces that you want to have around your house.

So, if I had to rate the experience, it would definitely be an A. It’s more expensive than going out and buying all the items yourself, but you pay for the ease and convenience. And it’s probably still less expensive than if you’d buy the decor item in a store.

The site made it easy to pay, the Gild rep made the craft easy to make, and the item I made looks like something I would buy (not a look-what-I-made-in-art-class kind of craft)… Oh, and we had a LOT of fun in the process! Definitely recommend them! They’ll be doing mini crafts at the Seasonably Chic Showcase Nov. 7 at the Phoenix (Click here to RSVP – it’s free to attend – just bring a canned good!) if you’d like to learn more about them/sign up for your own craft night then!

 

Meet GILD Collective at Upcoming Events!

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(l-r) Me, Jessie, Kelsey Pytlik and Rachel Bauer McCreary

A few weeks ago, I met my friend Jessie and her two new co-workers for lunch. Jessie recently left her corporate job to go into business with these two gals. They just got accepted into The Brandery (as the first female-led group, I might mention) a few months ago and have been going full speed ahead ever since!

We just did a big feature on their business, GILD Collective, here in Cincy Chic if you want to get the full story on them and see some examples of recent projects they’ve done. But their business concept in a nutshell is that you get a group of your friends together for a craft night. They provide the supplies and instructions, so you don’t need to be a Martha Stewart to host or attend a party. And everyone leaves with memories and a cute project made.

It’s not a party where someone is trying to sell you products the whole time, either. It’s a party where you unplug for a bit, connect with your friends instead, get creative, and take something cute home that you’ll proudly wear or display because you made it! Oh, and if you hosted the party, GILD gives you your craft kit for free! You can make anything from jewelry to home decor – all tres chic, on-trend, and not crummy-crafty-look-what-I-made-as-an-art-project looking.

The gals at GILD Collective will be at our upcoming “School’s Back, Mom Relax” Aug. 21 event if you’d like to meet them, and see some of their projects in person. Click here to learn about the event, and use the code GILD to get in FREE! Hope to see you there! But if you can’t make that event here are events on 8/22 and 8/30 if you’d like to attend those and meet the GILD gals! (They’re super fun, so you’ll be glad you did!)

Gild Collective has more than just jewelry project kits, there are also kits for home decor items to give your home a DIY-refresher.DIY project kits from Gild Collective allow you to tackle crafts you might not otherwise get around to doing.Give your jewelry a dedicated (and cute!) spot with a DIY holder.When hosting Gild Collective Parties, guests receive project kits with detailed instructions.