Thursday, October 27, 2011

Christmas Home Tour

When: Saturday, November 12th

Time: Homes will be open 12:00- 4:00

Where: Collierville and Piperton

Tickets: $15.00 at door

$12.00 if purchased at FFC by November 11th

Our 2nd annual Christmas Home Tour is just around the corner. Our elves are hard at work making the homes sparkle with all the latest holiday d├ęcor. We will donate the proceeds to charity as we did last year. We ask you do not bring children under 12 please.

You can purchase you ticket at FFC in advance at a discounted rate if you wish. You may also purchase tickets on the day of the tour at the door of either:

140 Alloway Cove in Piperton


815 McFerrin Lane in Collierville

You will receive a map of the other homes on the tour. The home in Piperton is ¼ mile east of Hwy 196 off Raleigh LaGrange. Turn right on Kirkhill into Shaw's Creek Reserve and follow the signs. The home in Collierville is in Schilling Famrs. Turn onto East Colbert and then left onto McFerrin and look for the sign.


We will be receiving a new rug display very soon. Therefore all sample rugs will be 40% off until the are all sold. We have over 60 rugs in stock in 4x6, 5x8, and 8x10. Come early for the best selection.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Christmas Open House!

Christmas Open House

Monday October 10th - October 14th

We have some amazing Christmas decor,
so don't wait till the last minute!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

First Fruit Collection will be changing ownership as of March 1, 2012.

I would like to introduce the new owner to you. Her name is Ashley

Toney. She will graduate with an Interior Design degree in the

Spring of 2012. Ashley has been employed at First Fruit Collection

almost 2 years, and during this time she has been working along

side of me. She has been the main buyer at every market since

her employment began. She has also encouraged me to make

changes to FFC such as remove carpeting, paint walls with

continuity, move bookcases and walls, focus on larger items,

and introduce our customers to higher end lines.

Ashley portrays wisdom well beyond her years. I have been

amazed at her “buying eye”, always purchasing items at market

that sell out first. This first started as a contest between us, but

it didn’t take me long to see that she has excellent taste and knows

what will sell. Her endurance at market has also amazed me,

sometimes shopping 12 hours straight, never whining (except

when I want to check out a showroom she thinks “looks cheap”).

She has assisted me in every facet of our store, including

sewing, displaying, ordering, christmas set-up, warehousing,

and everything else that can happen at FFC. I am confident

that she will continue to make FFC a favorite shop for all

of our loyal customers. I love FFC, it has been like my child

for 13 years, and will continue to work with Ashley in this

transition. I will remain employed as an employee and

designer and will continue to assist in buying at market trips.

This change for me is a happy one. I am now a grandmother

of a sweet 2 year old granddaughter, Maggie. My youngest

daughter, Ashley, will be married in May of 2012. My husband,

Vince will be starting a new business in the Spring of 2012.

I am the main caregiver of my mother, Nell, who is suffering

from Alzheimer’s. I have come to the point in my life that I

don’t actually have a life apart from FFC. I need to step

away from the responsibility and focus on caring for

those people God has placed in my life at this time.

I ask you all for your support of this change. I am

confident that you will love Ashley as much as I do.

Happy Decorating,