Summer Refresh

We love our barn so much, we like to brag about it from time to tome. And let's face it, she's a charmer! While we spend a lot of time focused on the main store, we decided it was high time we spent some QT inside the barn, so we've been hard at work in our slice of #thenoke, With fresh eyes, updated goods as well as updated plans for more interactive events, we're quite happy with the results, and we're confident you will be too.

Our rearranging and refreshing has made the space more functional for shopping as well as workshopping. We'll have a few more hands-on events and classes rounding out the summer and early autumn, and we can't wait to host our crafty guests in our updated digs. 

The barn is home to a fresh supply of indoor and outdoor garden accents, candles and gorgeous vessels. Sometimes the smallest details end up making the biggest impact.

Come in, check out all the newness and get inspired to do the same in your own home. It's amazing what a few edits, and perhaps a couple of new additions, can do to a space...

Plant Lady Crazy

Our love for plants continues to grow (ba dum, ching!) and we can't help but stock the store with beautiful vessels, accessories and sweet little plant babies (from time to time).*

From floral prints on clothing, water bottles, art prints and calendars to the real thing in beautiful vases, on wall hangings, and infused into skincare products, we're plant lady crazy.

Calling all Plant Ladies, come shop in #thenoke!

* If you're searching for some beautiful little plants, shop our friends at Fancy & Staple in #DTFW for air plants, succulents and more!

Baby, You're a Firework!

The 4th of July is summer's most festive day, and we like to dress to match the occasion. We like subtle nods to the holiday, rather than donning full stars and stripes (we've seen some pretty questionable flag dresses floating around). Our formula? A chic chambray dress + white leather accessories. Add a fiery red lip and you're good to go!

Happy Birthday, America!

Market Days

The Roanoke vintage & Handmade Market is coming up this weekend, and as always, there will be so much goodness to see, do, taste and buy in #thenoke! This is one of our favorite annual events and this year, we're playing host to some new and old friends.

Swing by to check out the goods from Tremble Hand Embroidery, Super Novaas, Frebella Calligraphy & Design and K1ND Goods. Visit Discover Roanoke to learn more about this wonderful town-wide event!

See you at the Vintage & Handmade Market on Saturday, June 16th from 9a - 4p!

Shop for Pop

We always love stocking our shelves with great goods for the gents in our lives. Buttery leather goods, needlepoint accessories and cool chattles that liven up their offices are just a few things you'll find in store for all your "Dad, I love and appreciate you" needs. 

Swing into #thenoke to pick up a gift and a card for dear old dad that's as unique and cool as he is!

Neighbors in #thenoke: Joseph Decuis

The Eshelman family has built an empire - a delicious and charming empire - in the heart of our dear town. Their renowned Joseph Decuis (pronounced day-QUEEZ, FYI) restaurant has become a culinary destination. What started as entertaining visiting sports insurance clients around their dining room table has become a fine dining experience, enjoyed by residents as well as many visitors from far flung places.

Joseph Decuis is now a multifaceted business with a few different dining and entertaining venues and experiences, as well as two stylishly appointed inns. We love walking down the street for lunch at the Emporium, and getting dressed up for an evening of fine dining on date night. We've been lucky to spend time on the Wagyu farm, located just six miles from Roanoke, and have seen the beauty of the compound first hand during special events. 

Our town is bustling these days, with shops of all varieties and a handful of dining choices for all palettes and price points. Joseph Decuis has brought such magic to #thenoke and we're happy to share a small stretch of road with them.

Come spend a day with us in Roanoke, and be sure to include Joseph Decuis in your plans!

Swells of Summer

New Swell styles have arrived, just in time for summer picnics, adventures and parties al fresco!

 We adore all our Swell bottles, due to their ability to keep hot things hot for 12 hours, cold things cold for 24 hours, and all while remaining comfortable to the touch, thanks to triple walled construction.

In addition to the classic style and sizes, the company continuously introduces new models, like tumblers and travelers, as well as corresponding accessories. The latest launch is the Roamer, in 40 oz and 64 oz options. Meant for holding sharable liquids (we're thinking of our favorite IPA right now), this style is an elegant take on the growler, and pairs perfectly with the small tumblers. The Roamer also has a handle that can be clipped to backpacks, kayaks, bikes and the like, with the carabiner of your choice, making it a handy addition to every outdoor excursion.


Sip by Swell offers a more casual, cheerful take on the company's more classic bottle styles, letting personalities shine through with wide array of playful prints and bold color options. The Sip bottles hold 15 oz, hot and cold, are double-walled, and feature leak-proof cap. We're particularly smitten with the adorable donut print style the company calls Frosted, because, well, donuts.

Start prepping for summer and shop all our Swell styles. They make for great grad and dad gifts, as well! 

Happy Trails

Our beloved Trovester Kate is leaving #thenoke to fully concentrate on Trove West in Big Sky, Montana, starting July 1st. Kate has long been in love with the mountainous beauty of Montana and we wish her all the best as she spends her cold weather days skiing and her warm weather days frolicking in the fields with her husband and their sweet pups, Sadie and Mulligan.

From wine fueled planning and scheming meetings to market excursions that ended with restorative yoga (much needed after long days on our feet), we've had more than our share of fun building The Trove. So much has changed since we first opened our doors and we couldn't have predicted The Trove would have two sister stores already! Be sure to follow @trovestorewest on Instagram to keep up with Kate and to get a load of all the fun and merch they offer. And if you ever find yourself in Big Sky, be sure to swing by to say hello to our Kate and her Montana friends. 

By the by, Kate's reclaimed and sassy items will soon be leaving The Trove here in Roanoke, so if you've had your eye on something, now's the time to make hay!

 

We're sure going to miss you, dearest Kate! #peaceout

Market Finds

Team Trove's approach to seasonal market shopping is divide and conquer. It's helpful for us to check out different markets with fresh eyes, so we often switch things up and try new spots, meeting new faces, seeing new places and always discovering something cool and unique. Here's an amuse bouche of our latest discoveries.

Trovester Mark went to the Atlanta gift show, where he found a scarf line made with Italian suiting fabrics, and a new line of throw blankets from Malibu Luxxe.

Trovester Kate had to tear herself, and her husband, away from the ski trails in her beloved Big Sky to meet Jodi and Melani in Dallas.

Kate met with the co-founder of jewelry line My Saint My Hero, Amy D'Ambra, and we all settled in for "The House That Pinterest Built: A Conversation with Diane Keaton", based on the actress, director and author's new book of the same name.

Trovester Jodi found some lovely, rustic entertaining and decor pieces, as well as new additions to our growing apothecary department.

We'll have all manner of new goods rolling into the store in the coming weeks and months we just know you'll love. Come see us in #thenoke!

Direct From Big Sky Country

When Trovester Kate opened up The Trove West in her cherished Big Sky, Montana, we were thrilled - not only for her, but also for the treasures she'd find and inevitably share with us here in the Midwest. While she takes some of our Indiana gems out west, she also brings back indie designers and brands we wouldn't otherwise have access to. Scroll through Kate's latest finds to hit #thenoke from Big Sky Country...

Allison Kallaway Jewelry

Spotted at an area market, Kate instantly knew jewelry by local designer Allison Kallaway would be a hit at Trove West and at the mother ship. Known for her strong metalsmithing skills, the designer found inspiration while working for the Peace Corps as an Art Educator in Botswana. Her modern industrial style includes myriad African design elements influenced by her travels.

Blue Moose Metals

Found at a gift show in Billings, Montana, Kate fell in love with these laser cut, hand finished, metal bottle openers, inspired by nature. These functional tools are attractive and comfortable to hold, and the magnetized back means it'll always be within reach. Blue Moose Metals bottle openers make for great gifts for the beer lovers on your list.

Dandy Jewelry

Kate discovered Dandy Jewelry, by artist and designer Andrea Lithgow, at a gift show in Las Vegas. This New Orleans, LA line is the product of childhood crafting. With a love of texture, color and patterns, Lithgow eventually started working with clay, developing one-of-a-kind glazing effects that have become her signature look.

Montana Leather Designs

Montana Leather Designs is a popular and nationally recognized leather brand that Kate enjoys giving as gifts. The fun and colorful leather bracelets are paired with silver plated zinc or pewter beads and clasps and everything is crafted in designer Olive Parker's western Montana studio. 

Swing into The Trove to shop all the greatest goods from Big Sky Country!