327 Main Street, Ames, Iowa 50010
Phone: (515) 232-7813 Fax: (515) 232-9241
Customer service hours are: Monday - Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central time. Call our customer service at 1-800-765-1688 or 515-232-7813.
President, C.E.O. aka the boss
....and a genius in her own mind. Occasionally micro-manages, however has a
"YOU can do it"
attitude (or else!).
Is only allowed to say "See my baby Muffy on our catalog cover" up to three times a day.
See Muffy at this link
FYI...founded the company in 1992
See our article in the
V.I.P. and husband of the boss
Relentlessly gives decorating advice, which is typically ignored.
Altho, not involved in the day-to-day operations, we rely heavily on his chair testing abilities.
Brent has been in the financial services business
A multi-task designer, website expert & customer service representative with dyslexia.
Has a knack for spending all the company's profits at Gift Markets.
Always late for work, but somehow manages to keep her job.
A country gal at heart and animal lover.
Our cosmo girl...a designer, a liar and seriously in need of help...
Talk about creative liberty...(when she is working)...this one leaves for lunch and is typically back in a few weeks.
Does not like dogs...what can we say...mentally deranged.
Our sales and market/shopping adviser.
A natural high-maintenance blonde.
Recently retired as a special needs teacher…..
she is a perfect fit to be on our staff.
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Our warehouse/shipping manager.
The only person here who really gets the job done. Has the most organized warehouse imaginable.
....still looking for a redhead.
Our IT guy.
Recently retired from a career with the Agronomy Department at ISU in oat research, Ron is now sowing his oats working at home adding exciting new products to our website.
...if you look close, you'll see a halo above his head.....this is because he always has dinner on the table when Marcia comes home.
Our official photographer
& catalog consultant
Our Sonoma BFF and wine country tour guide, Pamela is currently working on our next catalog.
Our photo shoot this year included Sebastiani, Peju Province and Bistro Jeanty. See our Wine Country Photo Shoot here .
If you are a business or individual looking to do a photo shoot in the Northern California wine country, please contact Pamela at:
Photography in Wine Country
and Photo Gallery
Surely, what can we say?? Our hero and expert on having a good time.
Occasional fill-in when we are out of town, Shirley owns & operates Summer Cottage Antiques at Okoboji, IA in the summer months.
Now a summer tradition, we visit each year for boating and try not to get into too much trouble.
Official promoter and marketing expert
Yvonne’s summer home on the island of Avalon, NJ was one of our first complete home makeovers. Our design team revolutionized this rental property into one of the islands most sought after summer cottages. Not to mention, we all have a standing invitation to return any time we want to update and paint--and whatever other adventures we can find to do when we are there!
See our Makeover Clip