Our Brick & Mortar Storefront is Bidding all Adieu

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

2009 is fast approaching and it will be a new beginning for us. We are closing our store in Greenville, Ohio. We still will have our "petite department store" online- www.mcmasterandstorm.com & we will set up at events like the Country Living fair. Some other ideas are brewing in our heads as well. As many of you know Kara is expecting her 2nd little one Feb. 11 and she wants a slower lifestyle while her children are young. They keep ya bus-y!

We have been blessed with friendships with other store owners and will continue to keep in touch with you all. We promise we won't disappear completely!
There will be our back room sale starting this Friday from 10-5. We will be selling props, display pieces and lots more. I will post pics of display pieces later today. Also, there is an in store sale going on as well. We will be open through January 31st.

Note: Staplers are on there way to the shop. They should be here shortly and there will be no discounts on these.
Questions? Call us @ 937-548-2100
e-mail mcmasterandstorm@embarqmail.com

Happy New Year!
Kara & Darcy



Congratulations, Kara and Darcy, on having created a little shop of wonders that so many of us have enjoyed {if only from afar}! We will still be shopping with you online. I wish you all blessings as you embark on this next phase of your journey as creative women and mothers. Blessings to you both on this joyful and momentous day!!!


Kasey said...

Hello girls.
I feel so blessed to have gotten to know you both over the last few years and know how hard this decision was.
I'm grateful to have at least seen how beautiful your wonderful brick and mortar was.
Wishing you wonderful steps in a new direction....

a la mode designs said...

Dear Kara & Darcy,

I pray much peace and joy for you as you close this chapter in your journey. I am SO excited you are maintaining your online store! I wish you much continued success. :)

And, many blessings to you, Kara, on the upcoming arrival of your precious little one. We are enjoying every moment with our darling Emma. :)

Love & Prayers,

Cathy said...

Awwwww, selfishly I am so sad as I never got to visit. But rejoicing for the wonderful choice for Kara--little people over bricks and mortar. A fine choice indeed! And I know your online store will continue to delight, hope you keep the blog, and look forward to seeing you at Country Living again. Godspeed in everything!

Anonymous said...

Hello - just wanted to drop you a note! I'm so sad that I will not be able to have the delight of shopping in your lovely store, but I understand the desire to spend time with your families (& esp. our little ones!) May the Lord bless you as you make these changes! ...Looking forward to still being able to purchase (& relish :))your sweet things!!-Amber B.

Urban Farmhouse said...

I would just like to copy and paste what Abby said...she always has the perfect words.

I am kicking myself for not breaking away from my own retail responsibilities to make it to your shop. Monique K. was just in a few weeks ago having been to your shop earlier in the day and shared with me about your beautiful packaging and eye candy all through out your shop. I just know it is gorgeous. I wish you and your families peace and treasured moments in the new year.

gdr1982 said...

Hi Girls!

I was very sad to hear of McMaster and Storms store (on land) bidding adieu. It was always a fun place to come. You girls have much talent and creativity, I am sure you will find many other ways to release those talents and the best part is getting to spend more time with those gorgeous children. God's Blessings on this new season in your lives.


*The Beautiful Life* said...

Wow! I'm shocked!! Your place will be missed, I'm sure! BUT! Great that you will still be around online -- I've been doing the "online-thing" for 10 years and its just great and very managable when you have small children. Congratulations on choosing to do what's best for the family. Kudos! :)

Jeanneoli said...

Kara and Darcy,
I know this decision had to be a hard one. I hope this is a wonderful transition for you both and you enjoy this sweet time with the children. Kara, I can't wait to see pictures of your baby! I can't imagine that someday you won't have a store again...creativity just pours out of your. Until then I will just have to shop with you online.

Bethie - Chic Junque said...

Gosh, I'm so sorry to hear about your closing the store, but I know you had to think long and hard. I'm sure it wasn't an easy decision, but for a new baby and your children...well worth it! I'm hoping you'll let us know about the baby. I hope you'll keep us informed, Kara! I wish you both blessing for a wonderful 2009!

Randi said...

Well, bless your hearts! I've been fortunate enough to shop in your store several times and I will miss it! Best wishes for the future...