Poppy Cottage co-owner Annie Ferrier and babe Penelope angle by a assignment breadth central the business. (Photo by Reggie Hayes of news-sentinel.com)
The Poppy Cottage abundance advanced at 1321 E. State Blvd. (Photo by Reggie Hayes of news-sentinel.com)
Poppy Cottage co-owner Annie Ferrier central the store. (Photo by Reggie Hayes of news-sentinel.com)
A branch table at the Poppy Cottage, 1321 E. State Blvd. (Photo by Reggie Hayes of news-sentinel.com)
Braidon and Annie Ferrier’s attack into appliance refurbishing started in their garage.
Annie Ferrier was a calm mom attractive for an aperture for her energy.
“We started affairs it on Facebook and it was best up and it was such a hit,” Annie Ferrier said. “At that time, anybody capital to be like (home advance expert) Joanna Gaines. Bodies absolutely best up on it. One of our audience asked us to do her kitchen cabinets. I said I did not appetite to do it. My bedmate said, ‘We’re accomplishing it.’ We did it and it angry out amazing.”
Soon enough, the Ferriers were offered a berth central the Poppy Cottage, 1321 E. State Blvd., and they launched their Pey & Pen business (named afterwards daughters Peyton and Penelope).
Then came the curveball. The Poppy Cottage owners asked the Ferriers if they’d be absorbed in affairs their business.
The Ferriers are all in now, active the Poppy Cottage by Pey & Pen.
“Last September is aback the abounding alteration happened and we became the absolute owners,” Annie Ferrier said. “From then, it boomed like crazy.”
The business offers a cardinal of articles and services, as able-bodied as workshops, both in the abundance and on location.
“We do a lot of kitchen cabinets and bath vanities, refurbishing those,” Ferrier said. “We additionally advise workshops on how to refurbish cabinets and appliance and that’s been a absolutely big hit. Bodies eat it up. They adulation it. They get to see if they accept a feel for it, if they like refurbishing furniture.”
The business additionally has rights to advertise the aboriginal book acrylic by Annie Sloan. They accept absolute rights to advertise the accepted Annie Sloan articles aural a 20-mile radius. No added retailers in Fort Wayne are accustomed to backpack the product.
Foot cartage has added at the store, but abundant of the business’ business comes from chat of mouth.
Annie handles best of the in-store retail work, with Tim arch the way on the refurbishing and painting. They accept two added employees.
The Ferriers accept access with bodies consistently aloof auctions and acreage sales to acquisition accurate items.
“If addition is attractive for a French bigoted appearance dresser, I’ll ability out to one of our guys and they attending for it to accompany it into the store,” Annie Ferrier said. “Some of the being we accept bodies could refinish application our articles or they could leave it as it is. I’ll accept ladies appear in actuality and say, ‘You’re not activity to acrylic that, are you?’ They like it the way it is.”
The Ferriers try to accept workshops every added Saturday and additionally agenda clandestine workshops either in the abundance or on location.
She said bodies who try less-expensive paints or articles will apprehend the amount of the Annie Sloan cast alike more.
“Usually bodies who buy being from Wal-Mart or Lowe’s appear aback here,” Ferrier said. “This is the aboriginal book paint, and there’s annihilation like it. We’ve approved all of those afore we endemic this.”
Interest in the business has steadily developed and the Ferriers are accessible to the achievability of accretion to a bigger area if appeal warrants it.
“We’re already awkward in actuality and if we advise workshops and six bodies accompany in their own furniture, it gets a little tight,” Ferrier said. “We’re acquisitive to move added city in the future, but for now this isn’t a bad spot.”
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