Celebrate Mom with Sentiment & Style

While we weren’t able to get “flash” (whatever that means)  to work so these images rotated as we initially hoped, we still wanted to launch our “gift guide” with the goal of showcasing a few of our favorite gift ideas for Mom. So, this Mother’s Day: Give the Unexpected! Give the Extraordinary! Give the gift of ART!  

Melanie ColemanCelebrate Mom with Sentiment & Style

What’s An Eco-Dyed Scarf?

Ayn Hanna, Ft Collins resident and Colorado State University alum, creates one-of-a-kind scarves, eco-dyed and printed with natural plants.  I met Ayn while in Baltimore at the American Craft Council and immediately felt a connection to Ayn as well as her organic work.  Each piece is truly unique and it was so much fun selecting not only the color palette but …

Melanie ColemanWhat’s An Eco-Dyed Scarf?

25 Artful Tributes: “To the Moon and Back” Enamel Plaque

December 3. 22 Days before Christmas. Jenn’s work is glass on copper.  The glass is ground finer than sugar and sifted onto a copper plate which is placed in a small electric kiln.  The details are created from copper wire that sinks into the initial layer of glass. Jenn uses pliers, tweezers, her fingers or anything else in sight that …

Melanie Coleman25 Artful Tributes: “To the Moon and Back” Enamel Plaque

25 Artful Tributes: “Mugs of Gratitude”

December 2. 23 days before Christmas.   Today I received a shipment of mugs. Not your ordinary mugs, these were Mugs of Gratitude. Bodies of clay playfully crafted into the shape of mugs with the word gratitude inscribed poetically on the front. These mugs are the evolution of a old familiar favorite, Cups of Joy, Love, Hope etc. Noelle, a …

Melanie Coleman25 Artful Tributes: “Mugs of Gratitude”

25 Artful Tributes: Houston Llew’s “Masterpiece” Spiritile

December 1. 24 days before Christmas. Twenty-four days that I should be filling your inbox with emails and social media feeds with Facebook posts, tweets and Instagram photos showcasing the newest arrivals and best gift ideas for the holidays. Well, I decided to take a different approach. During the next 24 days, I plan to tell the stories of 24 of my …

Melanie Coleman25 Artful Tributes: Houston Llew’s “Masterpiece” Spiritile

Holiday Open House

Join us Saturday, November 14, 11:00-4:00 as we showcase the work of metalsmith and jewelry artist Leia Zumbro during the Park Place Holiday Open House! Free gift (a gorgeous Poinsettia) with qualifying purchase! Kick off the holiday season right! Cocktails and complimentary gift wrapping, why of course!

Melanie ColemanHoliday Open House

Reflecting on Four Years & a Lifetime of the Love of Art

Melanie & Aubrey

It is truly hard to believe that today, what started as a dream shared between a mother and daughter five short years ago, has blossomed into a community of like-minded people who have joined together and rallied behind a 952 square foot space called TallulahBelle’s. Opening a small business, chasing a dream, following a passion can be an extremely scary endeavor. …

Melanie ColemanReflecting on Four Years & a Lifetime of the Love of Art