Gardner Village Blog
Tips for Setting the Perfect Vintage Holiday Tables
Wednesday Nov 21 2018
It’s Thanksgiving Eve. Do you have your table arrangement planned? Perhaps you’re already thinking ahead to what you’re going to do for your Christmas dinner this year? Either way, the experts at Aunt Elsie’s Trinkets & Treasures at Gardner Village have table tips to try. Whether you want to make your ...

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Count Your Blooming Blessings with Thanksgiving Centerpieces... plus, holiday class alert!
Wednesday Nov 14 2018
Add a splash of color to your Thanksgiving with fresh flowers. Simply Flowers at Gardner Village has a cornucopia of remarkable centerpieces and arrangements. Their fall spreads are rich in color and include unique autumn touches. With a variety of styles and sizes to choose from, it’s easy to find the ...

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5 Doll and Toy Trends for Christmas 2018
Wednesday Nov 28 2018
It’s time again! Santa and his elves are spending every waking hour in that magical toy shop, getting gifts ready. This is your chance to give the Claus Crew a hand. Holly Offret, the owner of Georgell Doll Shop in Gardner Village, has the store’s shelves fully stocked and ready ...

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Get Witch Ready at Shopaholics
Wednesday Oct 3 2018
If you've been to Gardner Village lately, you know the highly-anticipated witching hour is officially upon us! Are you witch ready? With WitchFest in full swing, you have many reasons to get your witch on, from Breakfast with a Witch to Witches Night Out to Witchapalooza Dinner Theater and so much more! Find a complete calendar of Gardner ...

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Happy Halloween Home Decor Ideas
Wednesday Sep 26 2018
Where wonderful witches reside, you bet you’ll find the best in Halloween treats to trick out your home. Follow the hats for witch-approved decor ideas from some of your favorite Gardner Village shops.  Aunt Elsie’s Trinkets & Treasures This is your chance to re-create the Halloween styling you grew up with. Aunt Elsie’s ...

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What's Next for Home Decor at Down to Earth
Wednesday Sep 12 2018
Say hello to Madison Lund. If you’ve shopped at Gardner Village any time in the past 2.5 years, you may recognize her cute face. She started with The Village at Down to Earth then went to Layers Bedding to take the Assistant Manager position. As much as she loved working at Layers, ...

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Simply Flowers Celebrates One Year At Gardner Village
Wednesday Sep 5 2018
FREE cupcakes! How’s that for an attention grabber? Simply Flowers is celebrating one year in business at Gardner Village with free birthday cupcakes and a special sale on Wednesday, September 12. (While treats last.) After a year in full bloom, it seems a great time to check in and see what this charming ...

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7 Pro Tips That Will Have You Photo Ready This Fall
Wednesday Aug 22 2018
Photo-filled fall is upon us. Photo ops are around every corner this time of year, including back to school and the annual family photo shoot. Always close-up ready, the experts at Camera Shy and Spoiled Rotten Children’s Boutique are here with their top photo-taking and photoshoot-prep tips.  4 PRO PHOTO TAKING TIPS FROM CAMERA ...

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A Lesson on Back to School Fashion with Spoiled Rotten
Wednesday Aug 8 2018
Attention, class. Today’s lesson is on the 1,2,3s and ABCs of back-to-school shopping.  1: ONE LOVELY, LOCAL OPTION Spoiled Rotten Children’s Boutique carries unique clothing for babies, girls, boys, and tween/teen girls. And it’s right here at Gardner Village in the Salt Lake City area, so you can try things on, touch and ...

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Nesting With Grace visits Layers Bedding
Monday Jul 30 2018
At just 15, Brooke Christen never imagined her rollerblading adventures through Gardner Village would launch her career in interior design and ultimately lead her to her own gorgeous brand, Nesting with Grace.  “It was funny; she and a friend were rollerblading around The Village and just stopped me and asked for ...

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Utah Sports Collective Open at Gardner Village
Wednesday Aug 1 2018
Seinfeld’s David Puddy put it best, “You gotta support the team.” And Gardner Village’s newest store, Utah Sports Collective, has what you need to do just that. It’s THE spot for unique-to-Utah gear.  Whether you’re crazy for the BYU Cougs or root for the’ Utes, you’ll find it’s easy to maintain ...

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New Business, New Opportunity, New Friends
Wednesday Jun 20 2018
Who, at one point or another, hasn’t thought of what it would be like to open a business? After working years in the oil and gas industry, and, before that, the tech industry, Paul Ashby decided it was time to take such a leap as a small business owner. “I was looking ...

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Welcome Salt City Accents!
Wednesday Apr 18 2018
Join us in welcoming Gardner Village’s newest shop, Salt City Accents! Donny and Emily, the team behind the shop, have worked hard to prepare their stunning space and fill it with unique treasures. Let’s take a look around!  Saturday was the big grand opening, and the shop was jumping with excitement ...

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Meet Georgia Kendall, the Manager at Layers Beautiful Bedding
Tuesday Mar 6 2018
Meet Georgia Kendall, the manager at Layers Beautiful Bedding in Gardner Village. She’s been in this position for nearly four years, but her Village story began at birth. “As an employee, I still feel like a newbie in The Village,” Georgia explained. “People have worked here for so long. Some for more ...

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Meet Emily Dern, the talented owner of Willow Hill Yarn Co.
Tuesday Feb 20 2018
Emily Dern didn’t start her career thinking she’d be the owner of a yarn shop in Gardner Village, but The Village was home to one of her first jobs. In high school, she worked for The Village Whites Shoppe. Of course, she never imagined at that time that she’d one ...

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Quick Ways to Cozy Your Home at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jan 24 2018
Like a knitted sleeve hugging a hot beverage, you'll find plenty of ways to cozy your home this winter. From bedding to home decor, these ideas from the shops at Gardner Village are big on comfort and creating a warm and inviting space to dwell.  CF Home Ready to feel like Bond, James ...

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20 Last-Minute Gift Ideas For Every Age and Interest
Wednesday Dec 13 2017
Grab that gift-giving list. It’s time to make some serious progress. Here’s a list of 20 unique gifts you’ll find at Gardner Village. No expedited shipping costs. No big box bordem. Simply local charm and a wide assortment of ideas for everyone on your list.    Stop #1: Aunt Elsie’s Trinkets & Treasures Even ...

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Give the Gift of Handmade
Wednesday Nov 22 2017
The countdown to Christmas is on. At least if you’re thinking of making a present. Now’s the time to start planning and creating. Let the shops at Gardner Village lend a hand. Whether you fancy fabric, yearn for yarn, or are smart with painted art, they have ideas sure to ...

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Same Day Holiday Photos Available at Camera Shy
Tuesday Nov 14 2017
Think it’s too late in the season to get holiday family photos taken, edited, and printed? Would you believe you could get it all done the same day in little more than an hour? Sounds like a holiday miracle, but it's true. Camera Shy is here with with adorable SAME DAY ...

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Learn to Make a Stunning Thanksgiving Centerpiece
Tuesday Nov 7 2017
Make your Thanksgiving table sparkle with a fresh centerpiece made by you!  That’s right, you can arrange flowers like a pro. Just in time for the holiday season, Simply Flowers at Gardner Village is offering centerpiece classes throughout the day on November 21 and 22. Choose the 1.5-hour time slot that works ...

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Halloween Decor to Adore
Wednesday Oct 18 2017
You know what they say, “home is wherever I’m with boo.” And Gardner Village is here to make your house the happiest haunt on the block.  Consider this your Halloween scene. The shops are loaded with unique decor elements so you can dress your home up in style this Halloween. Here ...

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The Wizarding World of Yarn at Willow Hill
Wednesday Sep 13 2017
Witches aren’t the only magical visitors milling around Gardner Village this fall. The enchanting world of Harry Potter is making itself known at Willow Hill Yarn Company. Introducing The Wizarding World of Yarn!  Between now and Halloween. you’ll find Potter-inspired knitting and crocheting patterns. Here’s the real magic: they’re FREE! All ...

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A New Shop in Bloom at Gardner Village
Tuesday Sep 12 2017
There’s a new shop in bloom at Gardner Village. Simply Flowers opened yesterday, right across from the Chocolate Covered Wagon!  “My motto is ‘flowers, not filler,’” said Erin Veenendaal, Simply Flowers owner. “I don’t believe in packing an arrangement with baby’s breath and roses and calling it complete. In fact, I don’t ...

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Four Ways to Cozy Up Your Bedding this Fall
Tuesday Aug 22 2017
With fall around the corner, the temps will soon drop, which means it’s time to start thinking about ways you can cozy up your bed. Your friends at Layers Beautiful Bedding at Gardner Village have just the ticket for adding inviting comfort, no matter your style. The answer: knits! There’s something ...

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Back-to-School Gifts for Students and Teachers
Tuesday Aug 8 2017
Looking to welcome the 2017-18 school year in a unique way? The shops at Gardner Village have you covered. Whether you want to treat your child’s new teacher to a little first-day surprise or give your young student something fun to celebrate the season, you’ll find plenty of original ideas ...

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Make School Shopping FUN at Spoiled Rotten
Tuesday Jul 25 2017
Is back-to-school shopping on your summer to-do list? You’re going to want to grab that ledger book and take note. We have your source for style right here!  Spoiled Rotten Children’s Boutique at Gardner Village brings all of the adorable, unique, on-trend fashions you see online and brings them to you locally. ...

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Summer Fashion Fun at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jun 21 2017
Summer is in full swing, which means summer style and a new, lighter wardrobe. Check out the fashions that will have you looking hot, hot, hot this summer!  Plum Dandy Not far form the main entrance of Archibald’s Restaurant, you’ll find this clothing hot spot. Let’s take a look around Plum Dandy and ...

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Meet the Newest Gardner Village Shop: M Soaps!
Tuesday May 2 2017
This spring, we’re thinking clean at Gardner Village. Just in time for spring cleaning, we’re delighted to welcome M Soaps by Marguerite, the newest Gardner Village shop!    Marguerite, the brainchild behind the store’s popular soap recipes, has been making soap for 15 years. However, she didn’t start out thinking this would be ...

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Chic, Farmhouse Fresh Silo Shopping Right Here in Utah
Tuesday Feb 14 2017
Made famous by HGTV’s Fixer Upper power couple, Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia Market at the Silos, in Waco, TX, has become a huge shopping destination. It’s no wonder, either. Between the show’s charm, the couple’s charisma, and the inspiring creativity, such style is made to feel obtainable. Plus, the silo backdrop ...

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Welcome to Willow Hill Yarn Company
Tuesday Feb 7 2017
Meet the newest member of the Gardner Village family—Willow Hill Yarn Company! Wait just a minute… At first glance, this shop might look familiar. That’s because it is. It was formerly Kamille’s, and long-time Kamille’s employee, Emily Dern, purchased it when Kamille decided to sell a few months back.    The wonderful thing ...

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Gardner Village Shop Spotlight: Lulu's Boutique & Storybook Nook
Monday Nov 28 2016
“When you read a book as a child, it becomes a part of your identity in a way that no other reading in your whole life does.” —Meg Ryan as Kathleen Kelly in You’ve Got Mail If you’re a fan of You’ve Got Mail, a trip to Storybook Nook at Gardner Village ...

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Gardner Village Shop Spotlight: Layers Beautiful Bedding
Tuesday Aug 23 2016
Why, hello there, sunshine! Do you know what time it is? That’s right, it’s time for another Shop Spotlight, which means we get to take a detailed look inside one of our Gardner Village stores to learn more about it and see what’s available (dibs on the little heart dish!). Today, we ...

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Gardner Village Welcomes The Art Cottage
Tuesday Aug 9 2016
It's always an exciting feeling when a new shop opens its doors in The Village. But when the shop is also a school, the fun levels really climb. Introducing... The Art Cottage! This sweet shop has so much to offer. Step inside, and you'll discover: 1. Bonnie Merrill, the shop's resident artist (and ...

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Gardner Village Shop Spotlight: Spoiled Rotten Children's Boutique
Tuesday Jun 21 2016
Welcome to Spoiled Rotten Children's Boutique! This sweet clothing, accessory, and gift boutique in Gardner Village is the place to find unique outfits for everyday wear, holidays, and other special occasions. As a frequent shopper, I get so many compliments on the clothes we get from here. I just wish they ...

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