Sisters 6 News
A visit to Sisters Roadside Treasures, a unique and charming treasure house of antiques and collectables is a perfect way to add a generous country helping of absolute delight to an afternoon road trip. The business, fittingly snuggled in amongst the ageless, natural beauty of rural Alberta, is housed in a hip roofed barn shaped building appropriately nestled in a farmyard. The huge front porch of the store, a delightful mix of colorful fl owers and a pleasing array of antique pieces, offers the perfect place to stop, sit a spell and enjoy a cup of coffee. The atmosphere of the store is both inviting and eclectic. Artful displays of vintage treasures are eye candy to the casual browsing customer and the serious antique shopper alike. And, tastefully arranged among the vintage pieces, customers will be happy to discover a unique and interesting selection of modern, home décor pieces, art and gifts.
As the name implies, Sisters Roadside Treasures is a family owned business. The partnership is owned and operated by sisters, Jackie Kenzle and Beth Fuller with the participation and support of their four sisters and one brother. The family’s combined talents have all come into play to create a business that has something for everyone. Jackie who lives near the store with her husband Steve and their three children, has a fl are for home decorating and bargain hunting. She has completed courses in woodworking, stained glass, willow furniture, yard and pond design. She is also a certified international organizing professional and holds a diploma as a color consultant. Her sister, Beth brings to the partnership many years of business knowledge and experience. After graduating from Mount Royal College as an interior Designer, she worked in the field of sales, design and human relations. She also owned an interior design business for many years. Handmade knitted, sewed, cross stitched and quilted items, all labors of love from the other sisters, are offered for sale at the store, The sisters are staunch believers that their mission statement “the fine art of mixing old and new” is the perfect way to add instant charm, beauty and character to any home.
“Furniture can tell such a story; a story that can be handed down again and again,” said Jackie. “And what is great right now is anything goes,” added Beth. “Only one piece in the right corner can add ambiance and character to any room.” Sisters Roadside Treasures is located between Rimbey and Bluffton off of Hwy. 53, six kilometers north on Range Road 23. The hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
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