Topic: Shopping

Andrew Skipper Visits Gamze Neer Exclusive

Posted on Friday, October 26th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Things to do near Amish Country, Uncategorized, Unique Shopping

When I was in Europe, one of my favorite things to do was to wander from shop to shop in the quaint little towns and meet the shopkeepers, whose families had often been in the same location for generations. They always had fantastic handmade wares from local artisans and it seemed that each object had … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits Stone Soup Emporium in Bristol

Posted on Friday, September 28th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Uncategorized, Unique Shopping

As an interior designer, people are constantly asking me about color. Deciding what colors you want to live with every day can seem like a daunting task. Perhaps you like red, but it takes a brave person to dive right in and paint their entire room red! But it’s also boring to leave everything neutral. … Continued

Autumn's Arrival in Amish Country Northern Indiana

Posted on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 in Things to do in Amish Country, Things to do near Amish Country, Uncategorized

Who doesn’t love autumn? The sights, the sounds, the crispness in the air, the tastes of autumn.  It just pleases the senses.  Here in Amish Country we have a lot to offer this time of year. Check out our Best of Autumn Along the Heritage Trail ideas! Our CD guided audio driving tour of the … Continued

Andrew Skipper at Camille's Floral in Bristol

Posted on Thursday, September 13th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Uncategorized, Unique Shopping

When the weather is nice, it’s time to move the party outside! Whether you’re taking advantage of a sunny afternoon or enjoying a warm evening, you want to make sure that everyone is having a great time. At any party (indoors or out) I try to make things as easy as possible for myself and … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits Old Creamery Antiques

Posted on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Uncategorized, Unique Shopping

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times, “Your home should reflect YOU!”  Every person has a unique personal style that should be expressed in their surroundings.  But in today’s cookie cutter world, it’s so easy to just do the same thing everyone else is doing.  I’m here to encourage you to … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits the Cinnamon Stick in Middlebury

Posted on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Uncategorized, Unique Shopping

I love to entertain at home, and I also love when I receive an invitation to go to a friend’s house for dinner. There is something about being invited into someone’s home that makes me feel special. When somebody prepares a meal and opens their home, it is the ultimate act of hospitality and I … Continued

Antiques and More by Fretta

Posted on Friday, April 20th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Uncategorized, Unique Shopping

As an interior designer I am always telling people to mix things up.  It’s so important to incorporate different textures, materials, colors, and styles into your home.  And it’s also a great idea to decorate with items from various time periods. Sometimes when I say “vintage” or “antique,” people immediately tune out because their style is … Continued

Vintage Shopping Along the Heritage Trail

Posted on Thursday, March 15th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Unique Shopping

Since opening it’s doors in December of 2010, people from as far as Chicago have been flocking to Mod Closet on the corner of Main Street and Lexington Avenue in down town Elkhart to purchase a piece of the past.  Mod Closet is a unique vintage clothing store carrying women’s apparel and accessories from the … Continued

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