Category Archives: gifts

The Whistling Elk 2017 Another Year Another Fresh Start!

Wow, I guess moving really did affect me!  I just realized that I have not posted to the blog in over 5 months!  Oh My!  But life at The Whistling Elk continues… The Fall and Christmas season has passed…I made my … Continue reading

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Moving Can Put You in a Funk

Well, I sold my home and moved to a new one.  That is a pretty short sentence but it says a lot and the whole process put me in a funk….so much work!  I feel like I fell asleep in … Continue reading

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Those Pretty New Things Are Arriving!

Shopping for the store is a lot of fun but I have to admit it is even more fun when the merchandise actually starts to flow in and you open everything up and feel like you are getting presents! This week … Continue reading

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Shopping for Pretty New Things…

This. Week. I’ll. Be. Shopping. for pretty new things to make your visits to The Whistling Elk exciting! Can’t wait to see what I find….  

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Mark Roberts Christmas Card Fairy

He is waiting for you!  Meet him inside The Whistling Elk….now!

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I’m With Miss Piggy…Everyday Should Be A Small Business Shopping Day!

I am still chuckling over the Small Business Saturday video featuring Miss Piggy (it’s posted on chesterstreettalk.com.) Very Cute!  Thanks for sharing Jess! And yes, the Christmas Season is almost here… Thanksgiving is next week!  Wow! I can’t wait to … Continue reading

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I am So Grateful it Wasn’t That Windy Today

I am so grateful that there was not torrential rain and only a little wind today… I received a shipment of mirrors…mostly oversize…and of course had to unpack outside in the cold and drizzle… Carrying mirrors this big in wind is like … Continue reading

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Home Décor and The Whistling Elk

The latest shipment of artwork came yesterday.  There were two boxes (one of them over 6′ high) on a big skid….it was a hot day to contemplate opening that much freight. But as always when I started to take out … Continue reading

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Walls Define a Room – Fill Them with Beautiful Art

A shipment of art just arrived late yesterday afternoon.  After the initial flurry of activity required to take in the shipment, unpack it and examine it then price it….I got to thinking of how the walls of a room define … Continue reading

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Tea, Honey and Home

I love tea! I love not only the taste of a delicious tea but the whole ritual! In this crazy world there is nothing better than to brew some tea, wait while it steeps,  and then pour it from a pretty teapot … Continue reading

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La Maison Gray at The Whistling Elk

La Maison Gray has joined our product mix at The Whistling Elk.   Linen Sprays are available in 6 fragrances and Soy Candles in the same fragrances help you layer scent in a room.  I really like the way the candles come in simple jars … Continue reading

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25th Anniversary Sale at The Whistling Elk

May 1st marks the day we first started in business way back in 1990. We plan on celebrating a lot this year and that includes you too! The first Anniversary Event is a sale on Furniture…. 50% off on Saturday and … Continue reading

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25th Anniversary – A Walk Down Memory Lane with The Whistling Elk

It’s hard to believe that 25 years ago just about this time I was collecting merchandise in my garage in preparation to taking possession of my first shop location in Chester  on May 1st, 1990.  It has been a wonderful … Continue reading

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Spring Treasures at The Whistling Elk

Today 48 cartons showed up at the shop! They were mostly smaller boxes so it wasn’t as scary as it could have been… But inside were t.r.e.a.s.u.r.e.s.  Oh my! Lots of pretty mercury glass…boxes, urns, tealight holders and frames.  The … Continue reading

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Everyone Wants a Beautiful, Cozy Home – Don’t They?

Find beautiful home accessories at The Whistling Elk…  It takes many bits and pieces collected over time to make your statement.  Create your beautiful, cozy home…start here! 

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Little Painted Tables Are Versatile and Add a Pop of Color to Any Room

Just finished up another batch of tables…these are light and easy to move around…so you can have a little table almost anywhere on which to place a drink or a cup of tea! Come by and select your favorite…or choose … Continue reading

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Amusing Myself with the Latest Bling

It’s a new year, I have shopped like crazy in Atlanta for new merchandise and now it is just starting to roll into the shop…I  just love it! These magnetic jewels arrived yesterday! I have been walking around the shop and … Continue reading

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It’s Never too Late to Say “Hello, Beautiful Artwork”

Well, today I received a much anticipated shipment of new art!  I have been waiting for it to arrive for about 2 weeks (chewing my fingernails off actually).  One of the pieces (the Lady in Black) is sold and I … Continue reading

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Mark Roberts Christmas Fairies Still Make Me Smile!

This is one of my all time favorite Mark Roberts Christmas Fairies… I just love him! I was putting some of my fairies out around my home this year and realized just how much I still love Mark Roberts Fairies! … Continue reading

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Gotta Have My Lipstick!

I really don’t like carrying anything heavy when I am shopping or even just strolling… I love something small that will hold the essentials and will hang over my shoulders diagonally…It just feels safer that way! So when I found these … Continue reading

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