Sophie’s Blog

Chalk Paint®? Here’s the scoop!

Chalk Paint®?  What is it? Why use it? How durable is it?  They all are the same, Right??? Annie Sloan developed Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan 27 years ago.  Little did she know what a success or hit it would be world wide.  If you should ever meet her, you will quickly realize that Annie […]

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Chalk Paint® Making Old New Again

As we enter our 4th year of selling Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, I cannot help but think about how much joy we have had learning about the paint and all that it can do. On top of the many workshops we have had the pleasure of attending, Chalk Paint® has given us a tremendous […]

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I Really Admire a Nice Chest (Refinished in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®)

I bought an old cedar chest at an auction the other night.  I had no plan for it…the purchase was an act of mercy.  It wasn’t getting any bids, so I felt sorry for it.  It was heading to the dumpster.  Who remembers not getting picked for a team in elementary school?  Most people “rescue” […]

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Spring Time & New Arrivals

Wow, what a busy winter we have had. Sorry we have not added much over the last few months. We were extremely busy with the holidays and the beginning of our second store. We are so happy that Sophie’s in East Brainerd is finally opened. We are starting our 4th week and it is starting […]

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Annie Sloan & Artisan Enhancements

Wow! Have we been busy this past month. Clay and I have been to Atlanta to train on a new product that we now carry in the store. Artisan Enhancements!  As everyone knows, we truly believe that Annie Slaon Chalk Paint® is best paint in the world. It’s versatility , dependability and durability  cannot be […]

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Exciting New Products

July has been a very busy month here at Sophie’s. Clay and I spent several days in Atlanta  searching for new products and we are so excited with our finds.  In our little neck of the woods it is very hot! I normally don’t wish time away, but I am really looking forward to the […]

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Girls Night Out

Girls Night Out downtown Chickamauga, GA!!!! Tomorrow evening 6-8pm the streets of Chickamauga will be jamming out with live music.  The garden at Sophie’s will be smoking with the food f rom the Big Green Egg. Clay, our Green Egg chef, will be serving up stuffed jalpeno` peppers, baby portobello’s stuffed with cream cheese and […]

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Father’s Day & Summer Time Music

Summer is here and so is Father’s Day. This Sunday to be exact. The temperatures are scorching, afternoon thunder storms are common, and the sounds of music have never been so beautiful. What? Am I crazy? Well maybe a little, but I absolutely love the sound of windchimes. Corinthian Bells® Windchimes to be exact! These […]

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May! A Month in Review

Spring Time! Flowers! Mother’s Day! New Orleans! Graduation! Wow! The last day of May.  How time flies.  When looking back, this month has been such a busy one with tremendous rewards. Spring Time came in with a bang.  We had flowers galore.  The garden was blooming everywhere. Hanging baskets, potted baskets, and custom planters kept us busy through […]

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Kitchen Make-over using Chalk Paint®

While mom and I were busy in the store with all the Mother’s Day activities,  Clay was busy completing a kitchen make-over. The customer choose a wonderful color combination of Old Ochre and Graphite (made more black with Aubuson Blue).  As you can see the Old Ochre  added a rich brightness to the room and […]

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Mothers Day & Garden Time in Chickamauga

Mothers Day is just around the corner, Sunday to be exact.  What better way to say I love you or to show your appreciation then with a beautiful hanging basket or custom planted flower arrangement. Our flowers are healthy and loved and it shows! We specialize in Pamela Crawford Planters.  We offer post planters, tiered […]

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Check out our Pinterest page!

Check out our Pinterest page!  We have been very busy painting furniture and kitchen cabinets and just recently updated our boards.

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Vera Bradley Recall Notice

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Thank You

Clay and I would like to thank you and all of our customers for voting Sophie’s Fine Gifts and Collectibles one of the best of the best for 3 years in a row. Without you, we would not exist. Each and every customer is the most important customer to us. The response to our Annie […]

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Winter Time at Sophie’s

The holidays have come and gone and now it is time to settle down for a long winters nap. NOT AT SOPHIES!  Now is the perfect time to spruce up the inside of your home and what better way to do it then with a fresh coat of paint. Chalk Paint® can transform your home […]

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Christmas In Chickamauga

It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again! All the store windows in Chickamauga are decorated for Christmas! We have a wide selection of holiday items in. The shelves are fully stocked and ready for your holiday shopping. We also have many culinary items in the store right now for your holiday parties. […]

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Gift Shop In Chickamauga

Welcome to the new, revised website for Sophie’s Fine Gifts & Collectibles, a local gift shop in Chickamauga, Georgia. You can find Chickamauga nestled in the beautiful Tennessee Valley, just south of Chattanooga, TN. Chickamauga is a historic town, rich in Civil War history. We have built a new website to compliment our new items we’ve […]

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