News

  • How To Shop For A Down Comforter Like Pro #2

      https://phinasforthehome.wordpress.com/   Whether you are outfitting one bed or many in your home, choosing the right new down comforter can get downright confusing. Just deciphering the strange language of these cozy coverings can leave you, well, baffled.    There are types of down with construction descriptions such as warmth level, loft and fill power, boxed stitched and, of course, baffled. You are left without much guidance on how to make any of it make sense to your needs. But don't worry, here are some uplifting inside tips on how to select the down for you.   Just what is...

    Read more →
  • Gifts- Cherished For A Lifetime

    Because we understand the difficulty and the importance of gift giving during the holiday season, we have pulled out all the stops to better provide you with gifts that will be cherished for a lifetime!    The exchange of gifts is a very powerful way in which people establish bonds and connections. Gifts are sentimental. It is a show of affection that creates a lasting memory of you. Not only does a gift embody a relationship, it also carries expectations. With all the stresses associated with gift-giving, there's no better way of leaving your proverbial footprint in your friend, husband,...

    Read more →
  • Scarves to Dye For

    Be Unique in Chic Designed Silk Scarves Last year we featured a blog centered on Canadian Octogenarian Denise D'Aoust and her amazing collection of hand painted silk scarves featured in our store and an instruction guide on the art of caring for them.   Well this year, on November 20th 2014 we are definitely changing the game with our well-anticipated "Scarves to Dye For" event where Denise D'Aoust will create a custom painted silk scarf using your favorite color. Your one-of-a kind scarf will truly be a "Scarf To Dye For"   Each scarf is a hand-painted creation made with...

    Read more →
  • Getting Your Palettes Wet

    Color Confidence Event Follow-up Part II Last week we featured Part I of our Color Confidence Follow-up: Phina's Color Forecast- a blogthat included 4 crucial steps that you must take to maintain a perfect color scheme- every time! Those steps included: Step 1. Begin with your inspiration Step 2. Select three colors to use throughout the room in your home Step 3. Create a combination that breaks into a 60-30-10 ratio combination Step 4. Vary color values- within 3 Now that you've followed those four crucial steps, it's time to get your palettes wet! Color schemes are easy ways to...

    Read more →
  • Phina's Color Forecast

    Color Confidence Event Follow-upPart I The desire to escape the mundane, simple, or chaotic blends of color shades appear to be an on-going trend this year as people came out in numbers to attend our Color Confidence Event- an event all about color: how to get it and use it in your home. Color is the least expensive and most dramatic update you can make to the rooms in your home. It has the power to change the shape and size of furnishings as well as the shape and size of the room itself. Therefore, it's important that...

    Read more →
  • LOL-Made You Smile

    Express Yourself with LOL-Made You Smile Tea Towels Phina's Fine Linens & Gifts Boutique features Primitives by Kathy Let your home decorative accessories say the words for you from now to the holidays. Express yourself with a variety of heart-warming, witty and comical decorative accessories with LOL-Made You Smile Tea Towels. This season, we challenge you to enter the holidays with a dash of spice. Let your personality shine with gifts that incorporate every thought or expression you've ever had. We understand the level of difficulty that's associated with finding a gift that's affordable and more personal than those overused...

    Read more →
  • Color Confidence

    Do you wish you had more confidence when it comes to selecting colors for your home? If so, this is the event for you. You're invited to a Color Lovin' evening that is all about COLOR!- how to get it & how to use it in your home. Join interior designer and owner of AFP Interiors, April Force Pardoe and Phina's Carla Wing for a free presentation that is guaranteed to bring out the color confidence in you.                         Interior designer April Force Pardoe will show you how to...

    Read more →
  • YES! VOILE IS BACK!

    By: Ashley Philip Ever wonder why it gets so increasingly hot in the middle of the night? Well there are two words that will help you solve your problem: YOUR #SHEETS!!!!   We all have those nights where we're tossing, turning, pulling and pushing our bed sheets figuring out how to please our comfort level in the quickest way possible! Well say no more to a hot, sweaty, and uncomfortable night! #Voile fibers are proven to be the ABSOLUTE BEST when it comes to soft, sheer, and lightweight bedding.  Especially during the spring and summer temperatures, Viole textiles will instantly...

    Read more →
  • Top Secrets to Good Sleep

    SECRETS TO CONSISTENT GOOD SLEEP Because lets be honest, you NEED it! Your bedroom is the most intimate room in the house and should be the most personal. Whenever you set foot into your bedroom you should feel like the Lord of the Land; ruler of your domain. So here are Three Secrets to help you sleep like the special person you are. Secret No. 1    PILLOWS ARE  A COZY, ESSENTIAL AND IMPORTANT PART OF THE PERFECT BED. Many of us are past the days where we need lots and lots of decorative pillows but pillows are still important. I recommend sleep...

    Read more →
  • What Is Down?

    Don’t be confused by all the terms associated with down. Here are a few tips to clarify the comfort that down brings.   What is Down? The down of geese and ducks are underneath the feathers, much like cotton balls, with a round center called the plumage, with thousands of tiny fibers radiating from its core. These fibers create air pockets, which trap heat. Down provides the insulation and warmth that allows ducks and geese to swim in freezing waters. Down is extremely light, the plumes have no quilts. Down is measured in oz. because of the lightness of the...

    Read more →