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Have you been to The Blue Door recently? We are New'd (not to be confused with nude)! We have new owners, new paint, and new artists!
On March 1st, The Blue Door welcomed 3 new owners. Previous owner, Karla Cosand, decided that she wanted more time with her family, more time to travel, and more time to create, so she sold her share of The Blue Door to Kent and Jan Boucher of Springfield. Brian Allen also became an official owner at the same time, joining his wife, current owner, Pam Allen. Best wishes to everyone.
We have painted, and painted, and painted..... the entire inside of the store. Guess what color is finally in The Blue Door? BLUE!! Go figure. And how do you feel about Martian Green? Well, it's on a couple walls and appropriately named! And we have Splish Splash Blue, Blue Ribbon, Grapoliciuos, and Rose Dust! Oh, I almost forgot, we also have white! A big thank you to Kevin Lyons from Valspar with helping us out.
Amy & Richard Millspaugh - KY. Amy and Richard paint porcelain bowls. You might recognize their work. They have participated in the Old Capitol Art Fair and Edward's Place Fine Arts Fair. And they recently became award winners at the Queeny Park Spring Art Fair in St. Louis. Congratulations!
Jenni Hopfinger - WI. Jenni paints the most adorable wine glasses you'll ever see. They are called Belle Amies, which stands for Beautiful Friend. (Hint, hint... these would make great bridesmaids gifts!)
Suzanne Perry - KS. Suzanne makes lighted "glow block" lamps. We have bar, nursery, coffee, and various other themes available.
Katie Pietrak - PA. Katie makes journals from vintage vinyl records and their art sleeve. These are perfect for the writer or for the music lover.
Kent Boucher - Springfield, IL. Kent makes hand-turned pens and pencils from exotic woods and acrylics.