Sunday, October 27, 2019

Luxury Alpaca Headbands and More



Now that fall is here, these wonderfully soft and warm alpaca headbands are just the thing! We also have lovely knitted hats, cowls, shawls and fingerless mitts.

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Saturday, October 26, 2019

More Fun and Useful Coasters



These are so nice and made of polystone.  Thanks, Kristen, for the photo!

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Monday, October 21, 2019

Winter is on the way and we have warm alpaca coats and vests!





We now have these beautiful barn jackets and vests, just perfect for the cool seasons. Super warm with alpaca and wool blend but light and comfortable. And a classic and timeless look!

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Beautiful Sterling Silver and Crystal Jewelry



Wonderful new jewelry by local artisan Merrily Knott. Don't you just love her name and the fairy theme? Sterling silver and crystals in unique designs. We also have lovely enamel pieces by Amy Jean Nichols, perfect for fall!

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Sassy Salt and Pepper Shakers

Photo by Kristen Lawson

Photo by Kristen Lawson

I couldn't resist getting these funny salt and pepper shakers from Lenny Mud.

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Friday, October 18, 2019

A Visit to the Farm




One of the hens set on a clutch of eggs in the goat pen. Good choice for safety.

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Alpaca Madness!



Fun times! Sandra sent cute hats and little pom pom necklaces and they look adorable on the alpacas!

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Changing Seasons

Fall is creeping in on us daily; the days are shorter and cooler and the leaves are starting to change, just a little. (Photo by Sandra Hooper)



Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Friday, October 11, 2019

From the Alpaca Home Store



We have so many new alpaca things that I can't begin to describe them! You'll have to come see and FEEL how soft these are! And visit the Alpaca Home Store for even more beautiful treasures!

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Magnets, magnets and more magnets!

I couldn't believe how big these magnets are when they came in. They are just too much fun and made by High Cotton Gifts in Asheville, North Carolina. We also have the delightful postcard size created by artist Cindy Howe.

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Monday, October 7, 2019

Just for fun.



This was a funny link that friend Sandra sent me. Love the alpaca! Wooly Bully

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Warm Feet, Warm Heart!




The sun is shining but it's starting to feel like fall here on the mountain. I just put some mums out in front of the shop. Don't forget our wonderful alpaca socks now that cool weather is on the way!

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Alcohol Ink Art by Cindy Howe


Photo by Kristen Lawson

Photo by Kristen Lawson

Wonderful creations by one of our favorite local artisans, Cindy Howe of Ragtop Designs. We have these two styles of magnets plus tiles, postcards, bookmarks and greeting cards in single and multiple packs.

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Vintage and Collectible Postcards


We are delighted to have Beth Almond Ford's unique postcards here at the shop! All sorts of subjects: comic, Civil War, romance and more.

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Thursday, September 26, 2019

At Home- The Alpaca Home Store from The Laurel of Asheville



Cool article about our favorite alpaca trendsetter! https://thelaurelofasheville.com/lifestyle/fashion/at-home-the-alpaca-home-store/

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Sunday, September 22, 2019

The Luxury of Alpaca Fingerless Mitts



My favorite accessory for the winter is a pair of fingerless mitts. In my cool house, they're perfect for computer work. These wonderful alpaca mitts are super warm and extra soft!

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Just a Cozy Place to Knit...

...or spin or crochet or embroider or weave. Photo by Kristen Lawson
Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Sleep well, my friends!

Wonderful handmade pillows with hops!
Having trouble sleeping? Try our wonderful new alpaca pillows with soothing, sleep promoting herbs, featuring hops. Contact us for details!

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Monday, September 9, 2019

Beautiful Earrings by Copper Reflections




Stunning jewelry by Copper Reflections. Photo by Kristen Lawson

Some intriguing designs. Love the animals. We also have rings and bracelets. Photo by Kristen Lawson. 
Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Alpaca, Alpaca, Alpaca!

Argyle Socks

Compression Sport Sleeves/Leggings
And especially alpaca socks. Warm, light, and make your feet comfortable in all kinds of weather and conditions. Our hiker socks have been especially popular.

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Friday, August 2, 2019

Summer Workshop Fun!

Alcohol Ink Candle Painting with Cindy Howe


Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

The Shelves Are Filling Up!





Lots of unique gifts!

Our whimsy and fun area

Delightful Inspirational Key Rings (Photo by Kristen Lawson)
Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Saturday, July 27, 2019

So Much to DO!

Getting stocked up for the busy season here at Poppy's and the other stores in town also look beautiful and busy! Sandra is coming soon with more lovely alpaca!

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Such Good Friends

Beautiful bouquet
Delightful flower bouquet made by friend Kathleen and delivered for the shop by friend Fran. I think it looks great with the tall green bottle and lights.

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Fun Finger Puppets!

Knitted Finger Puppets
Just received a darling shipment of these delightful finger puppets. Lots of styles, sheep, kitties, ducks, even a snake, I think!

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Friday, July 19, 2019

Lucious New Yarn Here from Unplanned Peacock!


Wonderful new yarns from Unplanned Peacock Studio in Ferrum, Virginia. That alpaca blend on the left is so, so soft!

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Teddy Bears and Friends

Teddy Bears and Friends
We're getting so many new things in the shop that it's hard to pick just one thing to talk about. But the alpaca is always delightful, especially the Teddy Bear and Friends line of unique plush animals. So soft and cuddly!

A variety of alpacas to cuddle 
Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Saturday, July 13, 2019

New Yarn Bowls and Creative Items from Lenny Mud

Lenny Mud came out with some great new designs and I just couldn't resist.

Blue Willow Yarn Bowl by Lenny Mud
Fun chicken "I Love You" yarn bowl by Lenny Mud

Instagram plate from Lenny Mud
We're heading into the warm summer season but there are lots of wonderful breezes here in Meadows of Dan. The Blue Ridge Parkway is busy and Meadows of Dan is hopping. I saw some nice peaches up in town this morning and some other lovely produce as well. I heard through the grapevine that Nancy's Candy has some wonderful new flavors in truffles!

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Summer Flowers at Poppy's

Evening Primrose
Shop flowers with barn quilt on the trail

Blue skies

Flower beds at Poppy's
Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Monday, July 8, 2019

Tractor Seat Prince



Leslie's nephew came to visit
This young fellow thought that our tractor seat stools were super cool and comfortable when he and his parents stopped by the other day.

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Happy Independence Day!

Blessings and safe travels on your Happy 4th of July! (Photo coaster by Lantern Press)



Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Sunday, June 30, 2019

New at Poppys! Beautiful Souvenir Coasters from Lantern Press

Virginia, Blue Ridge Parkway and Blue Ridge Mountains Souvenir Coasters

People have been asking for souvenirs but I wanted something special. These ceramic coasters from Lantern Press, made in America, are beautiful and useful. I think they are also unique!

Lantern Press Souvenir Coasters
We also have some fun themed coasters as well and some that feature motorcycles.

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Friday, June 28, 2019

Alpaca is everywhere, oh my!

Wonderful selection of alpaca socks! 
We have so much lovely alpaca now it's hard to know where to begin. But the sock display is full of wonderful alpaca socks and Sandra sent the cutest ever little knitted alpaca glove key rings.
Charming alpaca glove key rings and pom poms
Everyone needs one, right? And the alpaca pom-poms have been very popular.

Tiny alpaca glove key rings
We have the pom-poms you can sew onto your hand knitted or other favorite cap or hat and just in are pom-poms with lobster claws to attach to just about anything special. Come look and feel for yourself!

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Fibery Goodness

Several types of fiber for spinning and felting
Filling up the fiber shelves on this cool, lovely morning at the shop in Meadows of Dan.

Poppy's 10 Concord Road Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Thursday to Monday April to November. Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Friday to Sunday December to End of March