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Thank you, thank you for making our Miss Plaid Hatter the blue ribbon winner, first prize, for the 2018 Edmonds Halloween Scarecrow Festival.

One special moment to share with you from Halloween eve. Our scarecrow designer, Shelly, was about to take a meal break but thought to first have her picture taken with the window scarecrow. Shelly was already dressed for the part. Once in the window she noticed all the young children outside exclaiming to their parents,

Look, look, the scarecrow’s become alive!

That’s all it took, and Shelly was off into her small piece of performance art for quite some time afterwards. Watch the short video below. You’ll see!

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Some Bunnies

And we love some bunny!

Whew! Worn out from Easter Egg distribution all around town, Shelly and her nephew take a much needed rest on one of our beaches logs. Big thanks to both of you for spreading Springtime cheer!

See you next year!!

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Summer Fun!

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Phoebe visits Sound Styles
Disney has a ‘dog with a blog’ – so why can’t we?

Phoebe, a regular visitor at Sound Styles, recently came in with Kathryn, her owner, to see all the new Spring goodies!

We couldn’t quite tell if Phoebe was impressed… but Kathryn was!

Boxes full of spring fashions arriving almost daily now.


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Summer’s a comin’ and this Memorial Day weekend we are featuring flip flops, tank tops and lemon drops for your pleasure. So get ready to hit the beach.summer
Quality flip flops by Ilse Jacobsen are available in 4 sparkly colors, tanks featured from Tees by Tina and lemon drops from our dear friends next door at Nama’s Candy Shop. Here’s to a happy summer!

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Waiting to decorate for Christmas until the week of Thanksgiving has always been our thing here at Sound Styles. I know we have a retail store and that that traditionally means making the most of the Christmas selling season, but I just can’t do it. You see, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and I don’t want to overlook it. Thanksgiving reminds me of where we come from as a country and of being grateful. It’s a wonderful start to what is a season full of wonder and awe to me. Plus, it is one of the only days of the year that my family plays games together which I never take time to do otherwise. Hope I win this year.
Enjoy your family time and have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Shelly and her Mom started decorating Sound Styles for Christmas yesterday.


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Monday, Monday…

Monday, Monday…
Jenny and Julie patiently await new Fall merchandise.
UPS, UPS. Wherefore art thou UPS?

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norwayWanna have some fun? Take a minute to Google “Men’s Norwegian Olympic Curling Team Pants” (<– or click right there) and check out the fashion of these guys. You'll see something a bit "out there", especially given that Norwegians tend to be conservative. I know because I am one. But what's with the pants?
three_insetThen, check out the picture above…Three beautiful Norwegian women, in Norway, sporting wild print leggings. Hmmm?
So, what is this wild pant thing in Norway? Do the Norwegians just have a “leg up on us”? Can we even “get to the bottom of it”?
Let me continue…
First of all, do you know that “the Norwegian Men’s Curling Team has the honor of quite possibly being the only Olympic team with an unofficial Facebook page dedicated to their pants?” With approximately 547,000 likes. Obviously wild pants have made their debut.
But back in early March my dear friend Rigmor (on the right) was visiting from Norway and the two of us spent an evening shopping for her at Sound Styles. She enjoys new ideas, so one of the items I showed her was a pair of printed leggings. As the custom, she gave me that “oh, really?” look and I, in turn, as the custom, gave her that “yes, don’t be afraid to try” look right back. So she did, and once the seed was planted she was not only buying them for herself but had a pair for two friends back home.
So, Norway takes the gold for the most wild pants and Sound Styles takes the silver.    ~Jenny

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