Saturday, September 6, 2008

September/October News

Scents from KS Specialty Gifts

Our candles and reed diffusers have been a great success! In fact we have expanded our fragrances twice now.
Our candles are made of the highest quality of oils and waxes to make the best smelling and burning candle possible. They are a soy blend wax (85% soy) with lead free wicks for a cleaner burn. The test burns went for an average of 150 hours but many of you are reporting they are burning longer than that. Which is great!
The following fragrances are now available in candles: Cinn-o-bunn, Creme Brulee, Stress Relief, Ocean Mist, Banana Split with our two top sellers of Fudge brownie and Spiced Orange. Our holiday scent is Christmas Memories. We will have available soon: Patchouli and Sunflower. We also have wafer melts in all of the above fragrances, for use in melting pots.
We give $1.00 from each candle to St. Catherine's Hospice, for Cancer patients and their families here in Finney County.
Our Reed Diffusers are made with the highest quality of oils, also, so that they last longer and disperse the fragrance better into the air. They are refillable and the bottles are made of recycled glass.
The following fragrances are now available in the diffusers: Sandalwood, Stress Relief, Citrus, Flower Shop, Cinnamon with one of our newest Northwood Pine and our two holiday scents, Hollyberry and Pumpkin Spice.
We are working on new fragrances all of the time. Please tell us your favorite and we will add it to a running list that we keep. This helps us know the more popular scents and what you, our valued customers, are wanting.

Special Dates to Remember

· Close out on Happy Hippo Bath Company-prices start at $.75, while supplies last. We will not be carrying this line once it is gone.
· September 24th and 25th-Not advertised-Pantry Shelf products, 30% off all in stock inventory.
· September 20th– Market fest-we will have special guests along with samples of some of the product lines we carry.
· October 9th and 10th-All Leanin’ Tree cards, assortments and magnets are 20% off.
· October 16-Boss’ Day-pick up one of our gift mugs for that special Boss!
· October 31st-Not advertised-Bring your kids by the store, in costume, before closing (5:30) and we will have something special for them.

Suzy Toronto-Hottest New Item

Those of you that like to share laughs and giggles among others, you have to check out this new line! We haven’t even had this line for a month yet and we have place two orders for restock already! They were selling before they reached the shelves.
There are note cards, memo pads, luggage tags and t-shirts with great and funny sayings. Some of the sayings are: “Pretending to be a normal person day-after-day is exhausting”, “Life is all about how you handle Plan B”, “I am wearing my Big Girl Panties but they’re starting to bunch...OK!” and many more.
There are also many different matted, colorful sayings and poems for everyone in your life. Warning-some of them are tear jerker's! There are ones for moms, sons, daughters, in-laws, sisters, pink ribbon sisterhood and many more.
Also we have gotten in some of the colorful kozzies with Suzy Torontos fabulous sayings as well.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

KS Specialty Gifts will donate 20% of the total sales from our “Scents by KS Specialty Gifts” to St. Catherine’s Hospice, for cancer patients and their families, here in Finney County.
ATTENTION: We always donate $1.00 from our candles but for the month of October it will include our wafer melts and reed diffusers as well!
Now is the time to stock up and get some for gifts, for a great cause!

Mailboxes by Chad, from Colorado Springs

Chad has been doing his fine artwork on vehicles for years now but just in the last couple of years he has started to expand his talent to specialized mailboxes.
He has a few of his mailboxes in the store with wild and colorful flames on them. If you are a fan of different and unique items-this is a must see!
Chad is known in Colorado Springs for his great body work and paint jobs.
Chad is willing to take special orders, although his specialty is flames and Nascar type designs.

More KU and K-State Items

We are proud to share our newly expanded KU and K-State items, you have to see the variety for yourself.
We now have Necklaces, bracelets, calendars with the team song that plays at a touch of a button, Christmas themed
team cards for the holidays, combination wallet/cell phone holders, plus much more.

New Products

We have expanded with many new product lines since our last newsletter.
· Suzy Toronto-see page 2
· Kansas Made-Friend She Goat Milk Soap– several scents available in both liquid and bar forms
· Kansas Made-crafts from Sparkles & Splinters-many different items from stained glass to cutting boards.
· Vecceli Italy-Designer handbags designed by Ronella Lucci-fabric and leather available.
· MomAgenda-monthly and daily planners for the busy moms-has space for mom and then up to four kids, plus a space for dinner. The best way to keep track of the family.
· EVM-jewelry and fragranced body mist with two different fragrances: Simple Indulgence and Simple Amusement. Jewelry is a must see.
· Betty Boob-expanded line with ol’fashioned napkin holders, napkins, pitchers, glasses and mugs.
· Expanded greeting cards-individual cards and assortments available.
· Gift wrapping now available on most items.
· Perfect Petzzz-these cute lovable animals breath while they sleep. Many different breeds available to choose from.
· Wooden Watches-all wooden watches with many different toned finishes. Also wooden bracelets are available.
We have expanded and will keep on expanding, if you have not been in for awhile, stop in today!
Christmas items will start arriving in late September!

Check out our new MySpace page for more updated materials!

We honor our relationships with customers, co-workers and vendors as we understand our existence is possible only because of their existence.
We commit ourselves to incorporating to our fullest– Integrity, Fairness, Humor and Hard Work into everything that we do!
We strive for the utmost of excellence in both our product quality and our interactions with others.
We except that not everyone can be made happy, but we strive to the best of our ability to achieve happiness!
You, our valued customers, are our life line!


The KS Specialty Gifts family

Monday, April 28, 2008

Customer Appreciation Day

Our Customer Apprciation Day last Sunday was very successful.

I would like to say THANK YOU to each and every one of you that were able to make it. Some of you were even sweet enough to call or email me and let me know that you would not be able to make it. I hope that those of you that could not make will be able to make it to our next event!

We had Mary and Danny here from Bluff Creek Kitchen, sampling some of their goodies. Wonderful jellies, mustards and salsas!

Kathy was here with her beautiful jewlery. She is very talented as well!

Comfort Foods was not able to make it this time but we still had samples of their dips....YUM!

Anyway........thank you for making our special day a success!!

KS Specialty Gifts

Mother's Day Hot Picks for 2008

Mother"s Day,

May 11th Are you looking for a great gift that will make your mother feel the love you have for her?
Our hottest items for the season are:

Forever Heart:
has your choice of a necklace or bracelet type of glass locket. (Both are sterling sliver) Inside the locket you are able to choose from over 84 different charms to personalize the locket for each individual person.

Bootie Bags:
are the funniest, cool and hip bags on the market at the moment. They come in a variety of colors, sizes and patterns. The main material is denim and then they are embellished with studs, charms and chains. They have a magnetic closure and a zip pocket inside, with the outside pockets like your favorite pair of jeans.

Angel Star:
has a wide variety of beautiful, touching and warm angels to feel your Mother?s heart with joy. Small statues, desk top size, tealight holders, wish boxes, handheld size and even magnets.Stop by the store and select yours today! Limited supplies for Mother's Day!

KS Specialty Gifts