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10 Gift Ideas Guaranteed to Make Mom's Day
Wednesday May 5 2021
Every day feels like Mother’s Day at Gardner Village. Not only is the place to enjoy quality time as a family, it’s also Mom’s destination for all of her favorite things. From fashion and home items to beautiful flowers and tasty treats, this is your one stop for a huge ...

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At-home Workspace Solutions for Small and Large Spaces
Wednesday Apr 21 2021
With the pandemic, many were asked to shift to at-home work without notice. If "Update the Home Office" has been on your to-do list for a year now, it's time to grab a pen and finally check that box. CF Home Furniture & Design and Down to Earth are here to inspire you ...

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Trend Alert: Four Must-Have Spring Styles!
Wednesday Mar 31 2021
Spring = Fresh Fresh plant growth outdoors. Windows open, welcoming the fresh air inside. And freshening things up around the house. The spring cleaning can wait. We're talking about adding a few decorative touches to change things up with the changing seasons. Our annual Spring Sale is happening now through April 30 at CF ...

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See the Signs, Share the Happy at CF Home
Wednesday Feb 17 2021
All right ‘90s pop fans, get ready for an Ace of Base earworm… “I saw the sign and it opened up my mind and I am happy now…” Why?! Don’t be mad. This post is all about the happy. More specifically, signs + happiness.   If you’re looking for an instant pick-me-up, ...

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One Stop, 14 Unique Ways to Celebrate Valentine's
Wednesday Feb 10 2021
Where can you get all of the ingredients for an extra special Valentine’s Day and week in one simple, centrally-located stop? Gardner Village, of course. From dining and shopping to memorable activities and heartfelt gifts, we have everything you need to plan the perfect romantic rendezvous. 1. Start with lunch a ...

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Simple Tips for Creating a Gorgeous Valentine's Day Charcuterie Board
Wednesday Feb 3 2021
The word might not roll off the tongue… charcue… what now?! But it IS easy to create. Let the shops at Gardner Village help you create the SWEETEST charcuterie board for your Valentine.   STEP 1: Think Gift Beyond edibles, a charcuterie board makes a very creative gift idea. Beyond sweets, think of ...

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Three Decorating Trends and a Holiday Sale
Wednesday Dec 2 2020
Decorating for the holidays tends to go one of three ways:   A. You’re a sentimental purest, creating the same sweet vibe year after year. B. You like to mix things up, based on current looks and the latest trends. C. You like to add a few new pieces to your established base.   Where do ...

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Sofa Styling & Buying Tips
Wednesday Aug 26 2020
Looking for a memorable shopping experience in the local Salt Lake area? CF Home Furniture & Design at Gardner Village is located in a landmark flour mill, built in 1877 by one of Utah's original settlers, Archibald Gardner. Today, the structure, which now sits on the National Historic Register, is home to an impressive ...

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Your Summertime Staycation Destination
Wednesday Aug 5 2020
Get outta town! Oh... wait... That's not quite as easy as it sounds these days. Fortunately, Gardner Village puts those vacation vibes right in your own backyard. Whether you drive or make a bigger day of it with a train trip on TRAX, a visit to Gardner Village is the ...

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Utah's Own Silo Experience
Wednesday Mar 4 2020
It’s easy to see how Utah’s own silo experience is often compared to and rivals the well-known Waco destination. Like Texas’ famous Magnolia Market, the Gardner Village is rich with history, making it a truly unique backdrop to your shopping, dining, and event going.  Believe it or not, the original Gardner ...

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Unique Gifts for Stockings, Neighbors, Teachers, Friends... you get the idea
Wednesday Dec 18 2019
Are those stockings stuffed? The neighbors, gifted? You’ve got your coworkers covered, teachers taken care of, friends finished, etc, etc.? If the answer is yes, you can simply sit back and enjoy some delicious eye candy. If, like me, you’re nowhere near ready for Christmas to be just a week ...

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10 Tips for Setting the Perfect Winter Whites Table
Wednesday Dec 11 2019
Awww… refreshing white! Used in decorating, it works for many seasons and reasons. From a classic Christmas look to a winter whites tablescape to symbolizing a clean slate at your New Year’s gathering, decorating and dining with white will make an impressive and elegant statement.  To inspire your white delight, our ...

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Parade-of-Homes Design Tips from Down to Earth
Wednesday Nov 6 2019
Are you a Salt Lake Parade of Homes person? You make a point of attending the popular home show every year to see the latest and greatest in trends and interior design ideas? Today’s your day! Down to Earth at Gardner Village was behind the design of Titan, Parade home #25.    Alas, ...

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Spirited Shopping at Gardner Village
Wednesday Oct 2 2019
Did you know that the witches bring more than frogs and felines with them when they land at Gardner Village each year? They also load the shops with the latest and greatest in magical Halloween home decor, witch fashion, and more. Hop on your broomstick and join me for this quick ...

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The Witches are back at Gardner Village
Wednesday Sep 18 2019
Need a break from the usual, ahem, paper work? Cue Wizard of Oz music…  The witches have landed at Gardner Village! Now's your chance to welcome the upcoming fall season with these FREE witch displays, an annual tradition at Gardner Village. As you walk about The Village, you’ll see these cooky cuties up to all ...

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Get Completely Easter Ready in One Stop
Wednesday Apr 10 2019
It’s a regular spring scene around here. From brand new baby animals at The Farm (sooo cute!) to fresh spring decor in nearly every store, a trip to Gardner Village is a surefire way to cure even the worst case of spring fever.  With spring comes Easter prep. Whether you’re planning ...

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Three Easy Tips to Get Your Home Spring Ready from Layers Bedding
Wednesday Mar 27 2019
A decorated fireplace mantel isn’t the only way to reflect the signs of the season in your home. Your beds and sofas can also get in on the seasonal celebrating. The experts in all things cozy at Layers Bedding have three simple tips to help transform your home into a spring scene.    THINK SPRING ...

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A CF Home Store Remodel Means BIG Savings for You!
Wednesday Mar 27 2019
CF Home is undergoing a remodel. Gardner Village's three-story flagship store, located in the historic Gardner Mill, is closing off its lower shopping level (more on why that is in a min.). Because the store is losing some real estate, inventory needs to go. This means MAJOR markdowns on the lower level, including the complete line ...

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It Takes a Village: A look behind the scenes at what it's like to work for GV
Wednesday Jan 2 2019
It takes a village. This well-known African proverb certainly isn’t lost on Gardner Village. No single person keeps things running smoothly. From the events team and food staff to the retail shop employees and the property team to the warehouse crew and the main office, more than 125 employees come ...

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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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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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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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Moonlight Madness Sale and Beach Party
Monday Jul 23 2018
Aloha! Ready for some mad savings? Ride the wave to Gardner Village, where the tide is high and the prices are low at this year’s highly anticipated Moonlight Madness Sale and Beach Party!  What: Moonlight Madness Sale & Beach Party When: Saturday, August 4 Time: 6-11 PM What: Prizes, sales, games, tasty treats, and ...

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A Unique Way to Experience Pioneer Day
Wednesday Jul 11 2018
Every day is Pioneer Day at Gardner Village. After all, in 1853, one of the original Utah Mormon pioneers, Archibald Gardner, built the mill that currently sits at the heart of The Village. What was once an industrious flour mill in Utah is now home to Archibald’s Restaurant and CF Home. The ...

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Easter Hoppenings at Gardner Village
Wednesday Mar 14 2018
Easter’s a hoppenin' thing at Gardner Village. From fancy children’s frocks, darling decor, and tasty treats to photo ops, Easter brunch, and more, your hunt for a one-stop Easter spot is over.  Holiday Prep From decorating your house to dressing your egg hunters, you’ll find fresh ideas in bloom at The Village.  Easter ...

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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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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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A Link to the Past: Archibald Gardner's Granddaughter
Tuesday Jan 9 2018
“Archibald Gardner, the mill builder, was known as the poor man’s friend.” Ruth Widdison Dawson read these words with great pride in her voice. “God never placed a truer man on earth. A sturdy oak standing alone in the field. A giant among men.” She was reading from The Life ...

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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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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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From a Tiny Newspaper Ad Came Utah's Time Capsule
Tuesday Aug 15 2017
Gardner Village wasn’t always the "village" you see today. There was a time it was an old flour mill, sitting on otherwise open land.    It took founder Nancy Long’s vision, much hard work, and even a small newspaper ad to make The Village what it is today. Yes, a classified! This ...

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10 Tips to Give Your Home
Tuesday Aug 1 2017
Throw that confetti. Twirl that baton. One of the most highly-anticipated parades of the year is in town—the Salt Lake Parade of Homes! And CF Home Furniture & Design at Gardner Village is on parade throughout one of the gorgeous dwellings.  On the parade route, you’ll find this awesome abode!    Inside, items from ...

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Celebrate Pioneer Day with a Step Back in Time
Tuesday Jul 11 2017
July is an extra special month in Utah. Not only do we celebrate our independence as a nation, but we also honor our state’s unique history. At Gardner Village, we’re all for shouting hip-hip-hooray on July 24th in celebration of our pioneer heritage. After all, we have one of the original ...

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Introducing: Mill Plaza, Utah's Newest Event Space!
Tuesday May 9 2017
We seemed to have misplaced our GIANT scissors. Anyone have a spare pair we can borrow? You see, we're gearing up for the ribbon cutting celebration to welcome the highly-anticipated Mill Plaza to Gardner Village. This project has been months in the making, which is evident by every stunning detail. Let’s take ...

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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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Free Interior Design Classes at Down to Earth
Tuesday Jan 24 2017
Last year, Down to Earth at Gardner Villlage offered a free interior design class. I'm thrilled to share that due to popular demand, classes are being offered again this year. Yay! This class isn't about the "rules" of design. You aren't going to receive a lecture on why your coffee table is outdated ...

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Table Talk: 10 Tips for Setting a Striking Thanksgiving Table
Tuesday Nov 8 2016
Let’s talk tables. This month, the table serves a key role in our celebrating. It’s the place we gather with those we love to give thanks and enjoy a bounty of blessings. Being such a prominent ingredient in our Thanksgiving celebrating, it’s no wonder we want it to look gorgeous. ...

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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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