Vintage Dictionary Art!

Our newest addition to our artist list is Vintage Dictionary!

VDA 10 pages hanging

These pages come in a wide variety, with everything from quotes and images about love & life…


… to more humorous topics ;)


They can give a very contemporary look or something a little rustic too!

VDA 4 pages hanging

This one is perfect for anyone’s entryway!


We love this page of vintage microphones!


And we all know SOMEONE who needs this one hanging in their room!


All prints just $24.95!

No Interest or Payments for 6 Months with Bill Me Later Option

This can come in handy when making larger purchases…Enjoy NO PAYMENTS OR INTEREST for 6 Months with purchases over $99.
Simply select the “Bill Me Later” option when checking out on our website.

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Our favorite new local artist!

Artist, Acara Phipps, is currently working on an undergraduate degree in Public Health with a minor in studio art at Old Dominion University in Norfolk Virginia!10156110_666301633405350_4396224044443708639_n

Her handmade jewelry is made of copper washers from the hardware store!


We love it when people can make something beautiful out of ordinary things!


Each washer is enameled using a jewelry kiln.


The “Lindsay” Necklace which goes into the V shape! This necklace can comes in an array of colors!


All pieces range from $25 to $49!

New Featherwood Earrings

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The artist lives and works in view of the beautiful Black Mountains near Burnsville NC and draws inspiration from the beauty around him.


The artist cuts earrings from a large block of dyed and natural hardwood veneer about 275 layers thick.


He personally dies most of the veneers himself and no two pairs are ever exactly alike.

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 They’re coated with a durable semi-gloss finish and fitted with surgical steel ear wires!

All earrings $26-$32

11,000 Fans = A Giveaway and TWO Promo Codes


We are so excited!  Our Facebook page hit 11,000 Fans AND it’s our 3-Year anniversary of our flagship store in Williamsburg, VA!  We love to celebrate by giving stuff away ($100 Gift Card), having fun contests (see below), offering discounts (two promo codes below), and eating treats (join us Saturday for Emily’s Donuts custom-made for us)!

Enter to win your choice of one of these best-selling metal script wall signs by Prairie Dance, valued at up to $169!   Click on this photo to go to our website and PIN your favorite metal script sign… Add hashtag #quirksofart and you’ll be entered to win the sign of your choice.The winner will be announced on Saturday!

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Click on this photo to pin your favorite metal script sign… Add hashtag #quirksofart and you’ll be entered to win the sign of your choice.

Take 11% Off your in-store purchase
Use discount code: freeship for free shipping on our website!
Not valid on previous purchases, custom orders, special orders, layaways, clearance items, or in conjuction with Save30 certificates, donated gift certificates, or any other sale, promotion, giveaway, or special offer.
Expires 06/29/2014
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New Mini Art Poles from Painted Peace

Stephanie Burgess’s Art Poles have been a customer favorite since their debut in January 2013. Her signature wood-burned and hand-painted style makes the items in her Painted Peace collection truly unique. We are thrilled to be adding even more new items to this popular line! Below you can see a few of the new 20-inch Art Poles, including highly-requested Dog and Cat Memorial poles.


One very special item we are releasing this summer is the Survivor Art Pole (shown below). Stephanie was inspired by her own experience as a breast cancer survivor to create this pole as a symbol of hope, strength, and courage for all those who have been affected by cancer.


In addition to releasing new Art Poles this season, Studio M will also introduce 4 brand new birdhouses. These all-weather, fade-resistant birdhouses are made right in St. Louis, Missouri. Each one is fully functional and features a universal 1.5” hole, fledgling ladder, ventilation and drainage holes, and a removable rooftop for easy cleanout. painted peace stephanie burgess birdhouse

Thanks, Stephanie Burgess for sharing your whimsical talent with us!

BurgessPhotobooth These new products will be available to ship in August. Guarantee yours by pre-ordering yours here!  Use online discount code: lovemyquirks to save 10% off on your pre-orders!
This can come in handy when making larger purchases…Enjoy NO PAYMENTS OR INTEREST for 6 Months with purchases over $99.
Simply select the “Bill Me Later” option when checking out on our website.

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Father’s Day is COMING UP! Just TEN DAYS away!

We know.. it snuck up on us too! Ditch the boring toolbox gift this year and get your Dad something he will love forever!

Glass melted onto copper creates beautiful images with quotes along the side! $115 See them HERE

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Handmade leather cuffs are comfortable and stylish! $110


“Eat good food, Be kind, tell the truth” patina sheet metal sign! $129 See more HERE

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Whimsical Clocks for his office or in the kitchen for everyone to enjoy! 149-ish ;)

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Frame a picture of your family with this eXtra-large “Make Memories” frame! $89

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Got a garden-loving Dad?! These glass orbs can be the perfect display to add to his pride and joy! $27

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We love this quote for our favorite Dads! $74

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For the man who has… well… EVERYTHING. $320

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Crazy frames from crazy kids! $25

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Retailer of the Year AWARDS!!

We were off to the ROTY awards with all five of us in the car!! Don’t worry, we had our trustee, ABSOLUTELY AMAZING, designated driver Steve!


We arrived at the Wells Theater, home to the VA Stage Company.


I mean.. come on… WE ARRIVED.


The Iron Chef winner presented yummy treats like shrimp cocktail and mozzarella and tomato for us to munch on before the main event! We even got balcony seating to watch the award ceremony… which we did not win… BUT HEY! We went out to celebrate anyway!


Full of excitement, and cocktails, we hit the town and walked to Gershwin’s! It’s a 20′s piano bar without the prohibition :)


The staff didn’t quite know what hit them when we walked through the door! haha


There was even a girl with a beautiful voice singing classics like Etta James! Kendra OBVIOUSLY enjoyed the tunes!


We were so dressed up, everyone including the owner, came up to us asking who the bride was! Guess we really know how to put on a show!


The food was delicious! We had everything from calamari, monte cristo’s, and pimento cheese to cosmos and strawberry cafloutis!!


Gershwin’s had an AMAZING piano staircase that we took FULL advantage of.


From silly pictures to pretty ones…


… we definitely have some christmas card potentials!


Maybe even a reality show?!?!?! The Kardashians don’t have anything on us! haha


The night ended around 1 am in Quirks of Art fashion, with Leigh Ann singing on the mike for the entire bar :)


Til next time!!

Your favorite, QUIRKY staff <3


Mother’s Day Last-Minute Gift Picks

Mother’s Day Last-Minute Gift Picks

With Mother’s day just around the corner, we know some of you are already dreading the daunting task of finding the perfect gift that says “You mean more to me than you could ever know.” Well worry no more! We have done the work for you! Here are some of our best sellers that won’t let her down.

This brand new glass on copper Spiritile by Houston Llew will surely make her heart melt.  Saying on the sides:  “When you need a miracle, just look at your child and realize you created one.”  Always free shipping online here.

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 Every mother can appreciate this sentiment – it’s $59.95 and available in store or online here.  “A mother”s promise – I promise to come alive with joy when you enter the room. I want you to feel loved and celebrated. I promise to encourage you to dream big and reach toward possibilities. I promise to create, play, dance, and sing with you. Joyful creative abandon will be valued. I promise to show up, be present and truly engaged, when we”re together. I want you to feel seen and heard. I promise to practice gratitude with you so that we can feel joy and abundance in all things. I promise to provide a safe, nurturing home where you have full permission to be who you are. May our spirits be connected always. May you always know how deeply you are loved, how your life shines brightly and how your heart is never alone.”

Kelly Rae mother's promise canvasAnd how cute are these??? Little advice reminders from Mom…sizes and prices range – starting at $15.00. See them online here.

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Of course, our wide selection of whimsical clocks are always a great choice!

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Give her flowers that will LAST!! This clock is great for your mom to show her she’s special all year through! Just $59, buy it here.

Our Art Poles are top sellers and have been shipping ALL over the country!  What Mom wouldn’t want one of these?!?

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This whimsical teapot is totally useable OR it can be used as a centerpiece! $79


Whimsical hearts and flowers starting at $48!

See the whimsical wall art collection here.


Of course you can never go wrong with Island Cowgirl Jewelry and we are FULLY STOCKED!!!


This beautiful Coin Pearl necklace hangs on a sterling silver chain with rose gold detail! Truly breathtaking, some of you may recognize it as Jenn wears hers almost every day! ($189)

Happy Mother’s Day!

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week…and we’ve got the goods.

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week…and we’ve got the goods.

Teacher Appreciation Week

Isn’t that the understatement of the year?!? Anyone who’s had a great teacher knows that it is.  Just $22.95 – buy it here.

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These handmade, reversible necklaces are just $12!


Storysquares are on clearance!  We love the READ square for teachers…and it’s a bargain at $7.20 in store or online (no discount code is required). Give them one to stand or hang, or make an entire story for them they will never forget :)


SOAP ROCKS! Not only do these smell divine but they look just like gems! $3-$8


Art Blox can be grouped or they can stand alone for daily inspiration! $8


Fun earrings starting at $12.95


Glass Blown Flowers for the garden or in a vase – $14.95


Write now Journals! A great way for the teachers to keep notes or log about their summer adventures! $7


Garden stakes! These whimsical flowers are made for the outdoors!

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Fused Glass Suncatchers for the classroom or kitchen windows! $12