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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

More gift ideas!

Here are a few more ideas to help finish your holiday shopping!

Pictured above: Atom Ornaments $6 each
ceramic balls painted on the inside with bright colors
great on the tree or as an accent in a bowl

To accompany the atoms... here are some molecules!
Various prices, colors and sizes.

Handmade Wooden Bowls by artist John Reed

Various styles and prices.

Colorful Mexican Birdbaths
Various Sizes/Colors - pictured above $125

"Circle of Beef" $895
by artist Jamie Nervo

Reproduction Garden Statuary
"Northern Wind" $95
add to a fountain or use as an low end table outside

Large St. Fiacre $121
patron saint of gardeners

Large St. Francis $165

Stocking Stuffers!

Emmet's Elixir Wood Conditioner
for cutting boards & utensils $15

The Natchez Solution $8.50

Edith Blanche is filled with fun stocking stuffers!
Here's a sampling... pictured above: everything a bacon lover would appreciate!

Breath Spray:
Accept the fact that you're aging
Communicate with your father
Gay accent

Paint by Numbers!

and the ever popular 'Squirrel Underpants'.

Happy Holidays!

Last Minute Gift Ideas!

Still have holiday shopping to do? No worries, here are a few ideas from Black Dog Salvage!
Note: We'll be OPEN TILL 6PM Tues, Wed and Thurs this week.

Pictured above: Sugar Mold Candle Holder w/ Iron Base $48

Cast Iron Birdbath / Birdfeeder $15

Concrete Bunny Plaque $27

Charming Crystal Chandelier $129
from Belle Maison

Vintage Dough Bowls $150 each

SET of Vintage Hall Pottery $175
from Lee's Vendere

Custom Antique Wrought Iron Wreath $125
made here in our shop

Medina Baskets - great gift basket! $20
Fill with his/her favorite wine

Holiday Notecards from artist Carolyn Hornick $16 each

Running Birds
SET of 3 Canvas wrapped photographs $75
from McMillian and Wife

Asian Sticky Rice Tray
makes a great cheese board!

Jewelry by artist Sunny Rosso $20-$30

Original artwork by artist and interior designer Susie Whiteside
Whiteside Designs $260

More gift ideas to come!
Happy Holidays!

Thursday, December 9, 2010


Bella Magazine is celebrating 25 days of Christmas
by giving away prizes every day until the 25th!

Enter to WIN a FREE Black Dog Salvage Basket
filled with holiday gifts from our Marketplace Vendors!

It's easy to enter, just visit Bella's Facebook Page and hit the 'Like' button. Every day a new item will be listed, just add a comment to the link and a random winner will be drawn each day.

Look out for the Black Dog Salvage giveaway, scheduled for Saturday, December 18th!

Here's what you'll win:

Medina Market Basket - $24

Handpainted sign by artist Diane Miller - $18

Charm Necklace by artist Diane Miller - $38

Backside of Charm Necklace

Candles from magnolia
Archipelagio Botanicals Cinnamon Spice - $27
Voluspa Cardamon Fig - $9

China Cup and Architectural Corner Block 'Catchall'
from The Dot Spot - $15

Napa Firelite from Whiteside Designs
Beautiful indoor/outdoor alternative to candles - $20

Santa Claus Puzzle Blocks from Edith Blanche - $18

Safely stored in this adorable wooden box.

Felt Dog Girl by artist Sunny Rosso "Lost and Found Again" - $30
Kata Golda design

Plaid Tree Skirt from "Twice is Nice" - $95

Total value of the gift basket = $256!

All items are available here in the our Marketplace:
Black Dog Salvage
902 13th Street SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 343-6200

OPEN Monday - Saturday 9am-5pm

Happy Holidays!!!

Monday, December 6, 2010

Chocolate Chip Dessert Cheese Ball

Thanks to everyone who came out to our Holiday Open House this Saturday! We had a great time seeing familiar & new faces!

A few folks requested a recipe for the delicious dessert ball that our friend and vendor Marti ('Twice is Nice') brought. Here it is!

Chocolate Chip Dessert Cheese Ball

1 - 8oz package of cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup of butter, softened
1/4 cup of confectioners' sugar
2 Tbs. of brown sugar
1/4 tsp. of vanilla extract
1 cup of mini chocolate chips
1/2-3/4 cup of pecans
1/2 cup of chocolate cookies crushed or mini chocolate chips

In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Gradually add sugars and vanilla; beat until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours. Remove from refrigerator and shape into a ball; roll in pecans and chocolate crushed cookies (or mini chocolate chips).

Serve with sugar cookies, butter cookies or graham crackers.