Friday, December 31, 2010

Happy New Year from FLUTTER!


Flutter had a fantastic 2010 thanks to all our customers, fans, friends and family. We never take for granted how lucky we are to be doing what we love, surrounded by such fine folks who love Flutter as much as we do. It makes us happy that new folks are discovering Flutter every day and seeing the faces of friends that first visited the store 5 years ago. Flutter couldn't exist without's to 2011, may it be a healthy and prosperous year for ALL!

HAPPY NEW YEAR from Cindy, Kalaisha, Sara, Dottie & Casea

Friday, December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at Flutter!  See you next year!

holiday postcard

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Something Special for Everyone's Someone Special at Flutter

Hello Friends! I hope your having a lovely holiday so far, as we have been at Flutter. I am always a little anxious when it comes to finding my boyfriend a perfect gift. I need something that will be unique enough to be personal, but still romantic enough that he'll know it's from me and not one of his Aunties. This year, I'll rely on Flutter to find that perfect romantic something to put under the tree.

I've also included a few of the perfect items that any girl would be impressed to have you select, in the shop as well as in the online store. A wise person once told me, you can never go wrong with jewelry or fragrance. This lovely one of a kind vintage glass bead and chain necklace designed by Seaworthy holds the key to her heart and all the answers to the universe (just kidding about the universe part, but that would be awesome). I'm seeing a lot of Robbin's Egg Blue lately and I'm loving it, it puts me in the mood to nest. Combined with this delicate silver chain, it's perfectly original.


Another good rule, to follow when it comes to gift giving, everyone loves lockets.This amazing little heirloom style locket necklace by Paper Treasure is classic with a modern twist, featuring detailed vintage trinkets and chain. The locket opens so that you can place a photo close to your heart.

4058 (1)

We are thrilled to have curated our best fragrance collection yet! I am always in search of the perfect hand creme and it seems my search is finally over. We have added some of the new popular, Tokyo Milk products to the line. I can't get enough of this romantic new, Dead Sexy Hand Cream. The bottle is so pretty it can be left out with your perfumes. The exclusive combination of hints of deep vanilla, exotic wood, white orchid and ebony could make any girl swoon!

You can't go wrong with jewelry that sparkles for the holidays. Anyone will feel like a royalty in these vintage Swarovski Crystal and gold dangle earrings, fit for a queen by yours truly, Brehan Todd Designs.


We've come to love and even crave the magnificent smell of Voluspa candles, in the home and at Flutter. The fragrance is to die for and they last an amazing amount of time, especially if you keep the wick trimmed. We have added plenty of amazing scents this season for anyone's mood and style. The next natural step is to want to include the same unique fragrance and quality with an old classic, a nice big bar of soap, all wrapped up in pretty Victorian Gothic purple and gold paper.
One idea I thought of is to spruce up my gentlemen friend's office for the new year for a surprise. Maybe you, or your sweetheart's office needs and upgrade for the new year too? I covet this wise old owl pillow, the colors and design are so classic and subtle. You can never have too many pillows, I say, and we have trunks full in many different, amazing styles and fabrications. Nothing says hugs like a pillow to cuddle with.


Perhaps a new rug to go with your pillow? Lapis blue with a pretty Victorian floral pattern. Oh my.
The final step in creating the perfect man cave, cigars, of course. These ones are chocolate, so they are better for your health and more fun than the real thing.

Chase down a holiday drink in style and channel your inner "Mad Man" with these beautiful
Gibson Girl High Ball Glasses. Who could ask for anything more?....


Except, for the final cherry on top, the book of Dirty Jokes Every Man Should Know, enough said!


Thursday, December 9, 2010

Enough Books for the Whole Village at Flutter!

Flutter is brimming full of books for all of those on your list this holiday. Even the most selective of readers would be impressed with the collection and variety, from photography, to classic novels, and even a bit of science and humor thrown into the mix. Here is a sample of some of my favorite books Flutter has in the shop and also available in the online Flutter boutique.

For that special person that loves photos and art on the list, there a plethora of interesting options, including these few perfect options, I selected, as well as many others.

Erwin Olaf-Photography in a beautiful cloth bound hard cover

Henry Darger
A beautiful collection of one of my favorite artists of all time, Henry Darger

Flutter also has lots of awesome selections for music lovers, who doesn't love music?
johnny cash
Pocket Cash Book- a beautiful glimpse of unique photos

I'm really excited about all of the new urban art and street culture books. This one is especially inspiring.
tresspass urban art
Trespassed. A History of Uncomissioned Art
You will also find plenty of humor and kitschy books along with books for children and the child in all of us.

indie rock coloring book

75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking

Come and visit our library in the shop anytime, or view the updated selection on Flutter's Website at your leisure!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Flutter In Toyland!

Hello again and Happy Holidays! This is one of the most exciting and colorful seasons at Flutter yet. The ornaments and decorations add a little extra sparkle to the already vibrant kaleidescope of fun. You can always look to Flutter to provide the most interesting assortment of vintage inspired toys and fun gifts like paper dolls and coloring books, for "children" of all ages. Because, let's be honest, some toys are truly timeless, like this awesome box of illusions and tricks,


Get the family to have a laugh trying on a some temporary facial hair. Suit? Check. Tie? Check? Shoes? Check, Weeks Supply of Mustaches? We happen to have some right here!
During the holiday season we look forward to the many new and exciting additions to "The Toyland District" in the shop at Flutter, stop in and see the whole assortment or visit our online store, where you'll find lots of fantastic gifts of all sorts. Here is a little snippet of where the toys live at the store, and a few of my favorites from our website too. There is something for everyone on your list at Flutter!

flutter nov
Vintage inspired toys, kaleidoscopes and a vintage sequin, ice skating skirt. I think it goes perfectly with this tiny red piano.


flutter nov
Guitars and horses, books,balloons and ferris wheels, oh, my!

I would have loved to have access to these creative paper doll designs as a child.
I also wouldn't mind snuggling up to one of these cuties this holiday, not one bit.
flutter nov
We love these doll pillows by Tomas Paul, available in five styles, at