10 December

Mother Tahoma reveals. . .

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Mother Tahoma joined us this fall as a mother & son endeavor.  Mother, aka Alexa, and her son, Sebastian are our feature merchants this week.  They have a wonderfully eclectic montage of vintage and found objects.  You’ll find truly unique one-of-a-kind pieces and whimsical art forms made by Sebastian.  This is a shop you don’t […]

5 December

Shirley lights up our space

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Take a moment to read about Shirley, owner of Lamps by Shirley.  She’s our featured merchant this week, a lamp & lighting craftswoman and experienced picker who knows the trade from Phoenix to Portland. How long have you been in the business and how did you get started? I’ve been in the biz since 1982. […]

29 November

Digs - delivers

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Digs is a full service interior and garden design studio and cute little boutique for well-designed stuff. They believe in color, and lots of it. They believe in curated and eclectic interiors and gardens. They believe in high and low as well as old and new. we believe in getting out into the world often, great […]

27 November

Sketch artists get inspired

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This week we were visited by the “Les Compagnon’s de l’Esquisse - a group of artists who come for still-life sketching. It was such a thrill to meet them and take a peek at some of their sketch books.  We hope they will come back and continue to be inspired by our ever-changing vignettes.

26 November

Meet Litte Green Pagoda

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Little Green Pagoda is a delightful shop within Grand Marketplace.  Shoppers will find many treasures from vintage and antique textiles, rugs, and jewelry. Proprietor Kathy Brock travels regularly in the U.S. and overseas to find unique, hand made collectibiles. We caught up with her for a brief interview so find out a little more about […]

19 November

Creative Hostess Gifts

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My mother always told me that whenever you visit someone’s home - you should always bring a gift. It can be flowers, bread, wine, dessert or something that is personal to the hostess. This holiday season, be a “creative giver”, and take something special to the homes of those you will visit. Give something thats […]

13 November

This Week’s Vendor Spotlight: Fabius Grange

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Deb Zsori, owner of Fabius Grange has been with Grand Marketplace since opening and is an integral member of the merchant family. We asked her to share a little about her passions with us. How long have you been in the business and how did you get started? I’ve been obsessed with vintage since I […]

11 November
5 November

This Week’s Vendor Spotlight: City Home

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We ask owners of City Home - Kim Pelett and Karen Shea-Connell a few questions off the record. . . What inspires you? The amazing items we find and uncover for City Home. We love things with a residue..a patina to them. Almost a vibration from where it came. The most inspirational to me are the everyday […]

5 November

Meet Kim Pelett from City Home

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Kim shares her wonderful personal story about how she fell into the biz . . . “My story began back in 1967 when Grandma took my sister and I  “junking” for the first time. She’d given us each a dollar to spend and we happily poked through the dusty antique shop aisles with her firm caution of, ”Remember girls, you break it, you buy it”, […]