Archive for August, 2011

This Week At Potomac West: Earthquakes, Hurricanes & Great Deals!


Aug 26, 2011 First Thursday, Hurricane Irene 0 Comments

Mother Nature is really putting us through the ringer this week! You (hopefully) all survived the Great Earthquake of 2011 and now we move on to surviving Hurricane Irene! Thinking about a holding hurricane party? We are! So come by Potomac West and pick up wine glasses, flatware, dishes, china, vintage tablecloths and everything you need to host the best hurricane party on the block!

We have huge opportunities for you to save this week – Dealer #55 is offering 10% their entire selection of merchandise, Dealer #361 has discounts on items marked with red dots and Dealer #385 is discounting all of their merchandise by 15%.

The last Del Ray First Thursday celebration of the year is scheduled for next Thursday, 
September 1st from 6PM-9PM. The theme is Home Sweet Home and Potomac West will be celebrating with all sorts of fun goodies. Come by next Thursday and enjoy complimentary wine & cheese, meet our dealers, learn exciting new ways to style your home on a budget and take part in the Del Ray scavenger hunt for a chance to win a Potomac West gift certificate! 

That’s all for this week – we are hoping you make it through Hurricane Irene safely, send your fun hurricane party stories & pictures to  and we will post them on our Facebook page!

As always, if you have any questions please give us a call at 703-519-1911. 

Dealer #103 – 3 Drawer White Dresser
Dealer #340 – Unique Copper Pin
Dealer #357 – Lovely two drawer dresser

Find Everything You Need For The Perfect Hurricane Party!


Aug 26, 2011 Hurricane Irene, Party Planning, This Week At Not Too Shabby 0 Comments
Phew! We survived the Great Earthquake of 2011! Now we move on to surviving Hurricane Irene! 

This week at Not Too Shabby we have everything you need to host the perfect hurricane party. Use our check list below to make sure your Hurricane Irene party is the most memorable yet (in a good way of course)!

Not Too Shabby Hurricane Party Check List:
-Plenty of wine, champagne & cocktail glasses (what else are you going to do?)
-Candle holders (enjoy the power outages in style!)
-Entry rugs & runners (keep those floors dry after trips outside to secure the patio set)
-Sterling & silver plate wine chillers (keep your drinks cold when the fridge goes out!)
-Votivo candles (perfect for lighting the dark house)
-Dishes, china & drinking glasses (for noshing while you wait out the storm)
-Books & board games (keep yourself & the kids entertained!)
-Chairs of all styles (for the neighbors & friends that will surely show up when their power goes out!)

We think this is a comprehensive list of everything you need to survive the storm in style! If you do hold a hurricane party send us pictures and we will post them on our Facebook page!

Votivo Candles to light your home during power outages.
Spanish chairs for extra guests during your hurricane party!
Mid Century Modern table perfect for drinks & candles!

Welcome To The New Not Too Shabby Website!


Aug 10, 2011 0 Comments

Welcome to the new Not Too Shabby Consignments website! We are so excited about the changes we have made – we have overhauled the entire site to make it easier for you to use.

You will also find up to date photos of merchandise available in the store along with pricing and information.

You can also sign up for our weekly email, This Week At Not Too Shabby, which showcases new and discounted merchandise in a range of styles. Enter your information by using the Get Our Emails link on the right hand side of the page.

We are super excited about this blog as well. We will be posting weekly about fun, funky and unique items in the shop.

We hope you will take a look around and we look forward to seeing you in the shops!


The Not Too Shabby Team

Welcome To The New Potomac West!


Aug 10, 2011 0 Comments

Welcome! We are so excited about our new website. We have revamped the whole enchilada and incorporated some fantastic new features that will allow us to keep you in the loop about new merchandise, in-store events and opportunities to save.

Our photo galleries are now easily accessible and will reflect the most current merchandise in our store. Pricing and information will be available under each photo to help you make the right choice before you come in.

You can sign up for our weekly “This Week At Potomac West” emails on the right hand side of our homepage. These emails feature new merchandise each week and contain exclusive information about dealer discounts, sales and much more. You can also follow us on Facebook by clicking the button on the right hand side. We update Facebook with photos of great pieces featured in-store, event invitations and Del Ray news.

One of our favorite new features is this blog. We will be updating weekly about noteworthy pieces, daily finds and dealer stories!
We hope you enjoy our new website and as always we invite you to take a look around and stop by the shops!


The Potomac West Team