A Place To Grow

A Place To Grow

The 2022 Frankfort Garden Walk sponsored by Evilena’s Red Dresser is just a few weeks away! This year, the beneficiary of all proceeds from the Garden Walk will be Navarro Farm of Frankfort. The staff of Evilena’s Red Dresser recently had the privilege of touring this beautiful farm, and we had the honor of hearing first-hand the vision and mission of Damion and Sherri Navarro, the founders of this amazing place! The farm was originally purchased with the intention of storing equipment for the Navarro’s environmental services company, but God gave them a vision for a greater mission for this...

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The "Secret" To A Long And Happy Life

The "Secret" To A Long And Happy Life

  Evilena’s Red Dresser recently held an event to honor all of the beautiful women who are a part of our everyday life. This festive event also coincides with the birthday of Evilena Molthan - Jan’s mother, and the namesake of Evilena’s Red Dresser.   You may recall that Evilena would come in the store on her birthday weekend, and we would celebrate with treats, flowers, live music, gifts, and visits with friends and customers.  Evilena loved these events!  Here we are celebrating her 101st birthday in the shop a few years ago! We continued this tradition as we celebrated...

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The Art of Friendship

The Art of Friendship

Good friendships nourish our soul!  Do you have a BFF? A childhood friend? A neighbor who is also a friend? Is your mother/sister/cousin your best friend? Friends are a gift from God! With purpose and good intent, God brings people across our path each and every day.  Some are just fleeting interactions, some remain acquaintances, and some will stick like glue and become dear friends! Scripture speaks of friends whose hearts are knit together.  It also speaks of friends who tell us the truth that we need to hear about ourselves - they speak truth in love to us -...

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Divine Detours

Divine Detours

    Divine Detours Have you ever planned out your day “to a T”, only to have a roadblock or a detour pop up and thwart your perfectly planned day? A flat tire, a traffic jam, a sick child, an unexpected visitor or phone call that needs immediate attention – any one of those scenarios or some other delay can throw us off kilter and leave us feeling frustrated, running behind, and sometimes, overwhelmed. Do you believe that God guides your steps each day?  Do you believe that He sustains you while you sleep, and that He wakes you up...

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Transformation Time

Transformation Time

This month marks the 4th Anniversary of Evilena's Expansion! We will be celebrating this happy occasion on Saturday, February 5, 2022 from 10-4. Please join us! We have transformed our paint department into a creative, inspiring space with so many new products and ideas! A few before/after pics are shared at the end of this blog. Stop in this Saturday to try out some new paint products, and to view live paint demonstrations that will transform furniture from drab to fab right before your eyes! When Evilena’s acquired the former Starbuck’s space at the west end of our building, it...

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What's New In 2022

What's New In 2022

Happy New Year, friends of Evilena’s Red Dresser! We hope that the year is off to a stellar start for you, and that you are feeling inspired, creative, and adventurous as we dip our toes into the shoreline waves of 2022!   We have some VERY exciting news to share with you!  DIXIE BELLE PAINT IS IN THE HOUSE!!!     Yep! It’s been tough to keep it under wraps until we actually had all of those fun little paint jars on the shelf - but they’re finally here! Stop in ASAP to see all of the new colors, special finishes,...

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