Layering Garments

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Today I made the mistake of not bringing any layering garments with me when I left the house. Believe me, I ended up regretting that decision…. We live in Colorado where the weather is….unpredictable at best.  The weather this morning was about 50 degrees and sunny.  Assuming this trend would continue I left the house in a blouse and jeans. …

Home Office Organization

Staying organized when your home is also your office can be difficult- especially so if you live in a small(ish) house. My (Celina) family  lives in a 1,200 square foot ranch. We have a partially finished basement which is the same size as the house. So we have about 2,400 square feet, but we really live in 1200. We’re a …

Pocket Alpaca: Your Companion for the Road

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We have a lot of favorites around here, but this pocket alpaca is at the top of our list. We call her, fittingly, Shabby Alpaca. She’s kind of like our little mascot. A tiny pocket alpaca. Doesn’t the idea make you smile?? Don’t be deceived, Pocket Alpaca can go anywhere! She is certainly not limited to life in a pocket….it’s …

Alpaca Family Photos

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No, this post is not about our alpaca family photos. It’s about our alpaca family photos…. Recently, we hired a photographer (Annie Hurley Photography) to capture our family. In our case family was a bit extended to include us- the mother/daughter team behind our small business Shabby Alpaca, my (Celina’s) brother and his family. So there were 11 of us- …

Alpaca Fiber Filled Bird Nest Building Balls

One of our favorite spring items is our alpaca filled bird nesting balls. These 6″ vine balls are filled with warm and quick drying alpaca fiber. Hang one outside wherever you see birds, so that mama and papa bird can collect the warm fiber to build their nests. Little chicks will love to be surrounded by the fluffy alpaca fiber. …

Party with Alpaca Product: Host a Trunk Show!

Introducing Shabby’s in-home shopping service: Trunk Shows! It’s a simple concept: we bring our awesome alpaca and alpaca-themed product to you and you shop from home with whoever you invite.   Think of it like a party! It’s fun, easy, rewarding AND you get to score some awesome alpaca product (or cash!). You don’t need a ton of space for …

Alpaca Socks!

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When it comes to socks, we just don’t have time to mess around. We are professional sock-sellers, real deal sock lovers and true sock fanatics. Introducing our best selling women’s four season alpaca socks! Four season is just what it means, these socks are perfect all year round. These socks offer: warmth without weight, softness, they wick away moisture and …

Shupaca: Luxury Alpaca Blankets

Shupaca’s collection of luxury alpaca blend blankets are a must for any room in your home! Blankets and throws are both available, though we always recommend getting a blanket for the best layered look on your couch or bed (throws are smaller, but good for keeping laps warm!). See the entire collection here and let us know if we can …

Denver Flea Spring 2016

As far as Denver Events go- Denver Flea is one of the best! The Spring Flea is coming and Shabby will have our uniquely curated goods featured INSIDE the Exdo Center- so come rain or shine! This event lasts for two great days, giving you ample time to find your handcrafted, upcycled and awesome treasures. The RTD University of Colorado …

Uniquely Curated Alpaca Goods

One of the things that we at Shabby Alpaca take pride in is our uniquely curated alpaca goods. As a team, Chris and I (Celina), LOVE to shop for alpaca goods that we know you will love. We strive to make people smile, laugh or be surprised at what they find in our booth. However, we have one major filter …

Mother Daughter duo behind the brand!

  Shabby Alpaca was established in July 2013 when Chris Gray and Celina Baldwin (the mother daughter duo behind the Shabby brand) finally lived in the same state! Chris (the mother in “mother daughter”) has spent the last 13 years raising alpacas and managing large alpaca farms through the northeastern United States.   Chris was pretty content spending her days …

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