- Published on Monday, 09 April 2012 00:19
- Written by Super User
Has New and Exciting Items In Time for Summer
Sumthin’ Beachie, located at 809 N Lake Park Blvd, has just about everything you will need. For more information, contact them at (910) 619-9044.
By: BEV VEALS
Redecorating can be fun. Especially if it’s to create your own special island getaway, be it here on the island or 200 miles away. And if it’s beach décor you’re searching for, Sumthin’ Beachie, located at 809 N Lake Park Blvd, has just about everything you will need. Sumthin’ Beachie is a unique and clever consignment shop that offers nautical themed items sure to entice everyone. With more and more clients asking for nautical themed furniture, they are getting in new and interesting items daily. Owner Nancy Cappola went to the furniture show this spring and has some wonderful decorating ideas headed our way.
New this year, they have locally made one-of-a-kind handbags from “Designs by Jeni”. The also have scores of jewelry fashions made by local artists. And be sure to ask them about the popular Corkcicles. Corkcicles are special corks that are designed to keep your wine perfectly chilled while sitting with friends on the porch watching the waves.
Another new item at Sumthin’ Beachie is the Tiki Toss game. It’s the timeless hook-and-ring game that has entertained kids of all ages for generations while testing one’s skill and perseverance. Made from 100% sustainable bamboo, this game is perfect indoors or out and can be installed easily so you can be playing in minutes.
And every beachgoers’ décor could use a witty sign to clarify one’s priorities. Sumthin’ Beachie has signs made from two gifted sign makers in Florida. One will be visiting in May. Keep a lookout for dates so you can come in and have a sign made especially for you. They also have a new line of signs from Mill Wood Art based in Raleigh. Some of the designs featured are of North Carolina lighthouses, including nearby Old Baldy Lighthouse, and beach scenes from pelicans skimming the water to Adirondack chairs strategically set by the water. They are roughhewn signs that add a touch of character to any decorating scheme.
If you enjoy fragrant candles, they have just added a new line of soy candles made in Wilmington. Enchanted Realm Candles have alluring scents like Buttercream, Chardonnay, Chocolate Chip Cookie, Crème Brûlée, Driftwood and Juniper Breeze. They also have enchanting fragrances like Love Spell, Ocean Breeze and Sex on the Beach. Sex on the Beach promises to make one think of those warm summer days with the namesake tropical drink in your hand. Other popular items at Sumthin’ Beachie are the hammocks. They are perfect for lazy afternoons listening to the sound of the surf and reading that perfect book. Pop the cap off your favorite beverage with a bottle opener shaped like a mermaid, and catch the lazy song of a wind chime made from shells. Sumthin’ Beachie has one of the most extensive metal art collections on the island. Be it a colorful sunshine, a school of tropical fish, or a dazzling mermaid, they have a wide selection of metal artwork sure to draw attention to your décor. And don’t overlook the ever-popular Pirate Corner. Pirates are a favorite of locals and can add a lighthearted spin to any room.
And don’t forget to checkout the selection of lobster buoys. They have authentic lobster buoys from Nova Scotia and Maine. Fishermen along the entire east coast have used wooden buoys to mark the location of their lobster traps. They now use buoys of plastic, but these authentic buoys are cut from white cedar as they have for been for centuries and are cut using the same jigs. It was once considered a crime worse than cattle rustling to steal another fisherman’s buoy. They also have authentic lobster traps that make interesting additions to any nautical décor.
If you’re into collecting glass floats, they have a wide variety of colors available. Norway was the first country to produce the glass floats to keep their nets afloat. Invented by a merchant in Norway by the name of Christopher Faye, he contracted a local glass shop to start the production of the floats, revolutionizing how fishermen cast their nets.
By the 1940s, glass was used by most commercial fishermen as a way to keep their nets afloat as they were cast into deep ocean waters. Today, they are made in an assortment of colorful glass to add to any home décor. Sailor Bags, made from 100% sturdy sailcloth, are in. They have a wide variety of sizes available and are perfect for hauling all the stuff one may need at the beach.
They are guaranteed to withstand just about anything and come with a lifetime guarantee to prove it. Check out the wide selection of new and refurbished fishing rods and reels at Sumthin’ Beachie. They have something for just about everyone there, so be sure to spend enough time to read all the Bob the Fish T-shirts. They are the only distributors on the island and you will certainly enjoy these fish with attitude. Sumthin’ Beachie is open Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They are closed on Tuesday, but have plans to be open seven days a week after Easter. They are new to Facebook where you can “Like” them and keep up with new and exciting happenings. For more information, contact them at (910) 619-9044.