Sunday, October 18, 2009

Greatstuff in Goodyear: Menagerie Boutique

For the past month or so, I've been aglow with NEW! opportunities via a project of which I have great hopes. Yesterday was the grand opening of Menagerie Boutique in sunny Goodyear Arizona. Local business owner Cynthia Keogh transformed the space adjacent to the successful engineering firm she shares with her husband, into a vintage and handmade art mecca.

Lined with an eclectic array of beautiful work from local artists, Menagerie Boutique is a pioneer among Goodyear businesses where cookie-cutter strip malls and franchises abound.

There are dichroic glass, vintage, brass, Steampunk, Linocuts, plushies, mosaics, fine art, mixed media, wearables, housewares, stuff for kids and more. It is indeed a menagerie!

Pretty in Peace designs has found a home here amongst great company, including fellow blogger, Etsian and friend, Gina Hullum of Urban Adornments.

I'm thrilled to be part of a grassroots effort to bring local art/ists to the forefront, support local business owners and bring "Greatstuff to Goodyear". (All sorts of ingenuity floods my entrepreneurial brain at the mere mention of this phrase.)

Menagerie Boutique is located at:
14150 W. McDowell Road Ste B
Goodyear AZ 85395

Join me in sending out positive energies into the Universe and if you're in the area, stop in and support the Indie revolution.

Peace and art.


Urban Adornments said...

Awesomeness! :o)

Jewelry Rockstar said...

Congrats to you both! Transmitting positive energy now!!!!

tattytiara said...

It looks so good, and c'mon - how could a member of any kind of intellectually curious species resist walking into a shop with a name like that?

Dina said...

Congratulations and here's too success!

High Desert Diva said...


Kathy said...

That is so awesome. There use to be so many shops like that and they all just disappeared over the years, and I miss them.

I would LOVE to open one here cool would that be.

There is a little town near here that has lots of little shops, but I'm not sure if it's handmade or made overseas. I'll have to ask someone.

I am sending every bit of spare positive vibes I have out to Goodyear this very moment. Best of luck to all!

Ms. Bar B: said...

That is GREAT!! Congrats on the new venture.

mairedodd said...

this is wonderful! best of luck to you all... what an incredible space, one's head must get a little light in there!

BlossomingTree said...

Congratulations to you & Gina. This looks like an absolute gem of a boutique.

shibori girl said...

How nice for you to be involved with this lovely shop from its inception. Good luck with it. *sending positive thought waves to future customers*


Jennifer said...

Congrats on this wonderful opportunity and my wishes for so much success :)

fly tie said...

i really like the looks of the shop. habk goodness for its non cookie cutter-ness.

yaay for you!

Renée aka Mekhismom said...

It looks wonderful! Congratulations- I am assuming that you have things featured there.

PussDaddy said...

Very nice and OMG I love that taggie doll.


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