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3150 N Montana Ave #C Helena // 449-5100

We are a full service salon providing perms, updos, low lights, highlights, cuts and styling. We also offer manicures, pedicures, eyelash extensions, as well as facial waxing. Call today for an appointment.

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If you have not been there before, you are missing out! Boxwoods is located in the Great Northern Town Center nestled inconspicuously between Grand Junction Mercantile and Cobblestone Clothing. Once


inside this grand showroom, you will find nothing less than the finest quality furnishings, magnificent dĂŠcor and down to earth service. Owner Julie Ludtke is a native of Montana and has called Helena home for forty years. Prior to starting Boxwoods eight years ago, Julie was a well-known design consultant here in town and her experience in the industry has certainly paid off. When you walk through the store, you find that there is so much more than just furnishings. Beyond the hand carved armoires and the magnificent upholstery, you see that there are also hostess gifts, candles, diffusers, unique picture frames, botanicals, throws, decorative pillows, lamps, glassware, rugs and even robes! The most unique thing about Boxwoods is the staff. Brittany is the manager and

Boxwoods always stocks well-made textiles and products made in

buyer for Boxwoods. She and five part time employees help Julie keep

the US and several items are even made locally. After years in the

the showroom in season with unique themes and new inventory arriving

industry, Julie has sought out only the best brands of products to

daily. Design services are a large part of the business at Boxwoods.

ensure the highest quality including Lee Industries, Mitchell Gold+

This includes working with the existing items you have in your home

Bob Williams, Ralph Lauren Home, Drexel Heritage, Hancock &

or design consulting including some new items. Julie and Brittany

Moore, Old Hickory Tannery, Peacock Alley, Pinecone Hill, Traditions

pride themselves on being able to find that perfect piece to complete

by Pamela Kline and even the most soothing bath and body

any design. The majority of their merchandise is special order for

products by L’Occitane.

commercial and residential businesses but you can always purchase

If you have time, stop into Boxwoods. Walk through the inspiring

right off the floor as well.

store with no pressure sales and experience what they have to offer.



why be local? As small business owners, we understand how hard it is to stand out in a crowd. This publication was created with the idea that there is power in numbers. If we work together as small, local businesses, we can all afford a high-quality, alternative advertising option that is both created and distributed by local businesses. Be Local/Shop Local is all about promoting and supporting locally-owned, independent businesses. It’s about making your hard-earned money go further, fueling the local economy, and helping to preserve the unique character of our community. Make a difference. Shop local. Feature photos courtesy of Lee Industries unless otherwise specified.

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Helena’s best coffee, tea, and pastries. Amazing smoothies and frappes. Free high-speed internet. Monday-Saturday 6am-9pm and Sunday 8am-6pm

3091 N Sanders, Ste E // Helena // 204-0150 // Across from Lowe’s, near Batteries Plus

upcoming classes 3 Series Perfect Pouch Come in and test drive a new BERNINA 330/350/380 machine and create a decorative Perfect Pouch to take home. Class Date: Thurs/Aug 4 10, 2 or 6pm Class Fee: FREE with kit fee of $10

Goose Tracks Quilt Embroidablock of the Month

Charm Pack Table Topper Come see us in our NEW location!

One charm pack and one fat quarter make this charming table runner in a snap. Great beginner quilting project. Class Date: Fri/Aug 5 1-4 Class Fee: $18 Required Magazine: Quilts and More Summer 2011 $6.99 Instructor: Julie Dess

August 11-13 Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Join us for a fun Cre-8-tive opportunity. Come in and sew on the BERNINA 830 machine and leave with a completed project. Class registration is $10 for your kit which will be refunded to you in a special coupon upon finishing the class. PLUS you will leave with a $50 gift certificate for your next machine service. Seating is limited so sign up early!


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fun on Fridays with an exciting quick and easy learn to sew project. Class Date: Aug 19 6-9pm Class Fee: $25 includes supplies Instructor: Jenny Yannone

The Foot Book Learn more about

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Clean -n-Sew Clinic

Embroidery, piecing and quilting. Class Dates: August 18, Sept. 15 and 29 Class Times: Thurs/Sept 15 & 29 12-4pm or 6-9pm Sign up for new class beginning Sat/Sept 17. Class Fee: $150 Media Fee: $60 Includes quilt designs and pattern, $40 border designs

bag in a snap! Sew fast and easy using fabrics grommets and any easy finish handle. Jazz it up with the fun new laminated fabrics. Class Date: Wed/Aug 10 1-4pm Class Fee: $18 Required Pattern: About Town Bag by Fig Tree & Co. $9.00 Instructor: Julie Dess

the BERNINA presser feet as you make a fun “Foot Book” with all your foot samples and learned techniques. This month we will play with Buttonhole feet and the Binder foot. Class Dates: Wed/August 24 6-9pm Class Fee: $20 per month Instructor: Charlene Mayala

TnT with the Lunch Bunch Come enjoy learning during your lunch hour once a month this summer as the Palace staff shares great tips and techniques that will tantalize your thinkbuds. Class Dates: Wednesdays/Aug 10/Sept 14 Noon – 1 FREE class

Bold Statement Quilt Serge or sew this fun easy

Great with the 8 Series Mastery A little TLC for you and your 830/820. Bond with your machine and learn some very basic care and feeding. Troubleshooting basic thread and error messages. Class Date: Tues/Aug 16 5-9pm FREE Instructor: Julie Dess Kid’s Day Camp Kids come join the fun for a day of sewing and crafting in August. Class Dates: Wed/Aug 17 9am-5pm Class Fee: $35 Instructor: Julie Dess

quilt. Capitalize on eye-catching prints for an oversize throw with a quick-to-piece symmetrical arrangement of large fabric cuts. Class Date: Wed/Aug 24 1-4pm Class Fee: $18 Pre cut kits available Required Magazine: Quilts and More Summer 2011 $6.99 Instructor: Julie Dess

Island Breeze Purse Whip up this simple summer bag for two squares of fabric with classy wooden handles. Class Date: Tues/Aug 30 1-4pm Class Fee: $18 Kit Fee: $25 Required Magazine: Quilts and More Summer 2011 $6.99 Instructor: Charlene Mayala learn to Quilt New class begins Sept 21. Sign up now for this 10 session class! Class Date: Wed/Sept 21 6-9pm Instructor: Julie Dess

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Date/Time Tues/Aug 2, 1 or 6pm Tues/Aug 23, 1 or 6pm Sat/Aug 20, 9-10am Fri/Aug 19, 6-9pm Fri/Aug 19, 11am-4pm Fri/Aug 26, 6-9pm Mon/Aug 8,5:30-8pm

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