The Hunt is On for the Prized Egg

Before the blink of an eye or the thump of a foot, the Annual Stars Easter Egg Hunt at Stars, Stars & Splendid, and Stars Too will be here! Easter is this Sunday, March 27, and our doors will open at 11AM, so all our friends can begin the search for rainbow colored eggs that hold prizes of candy and gift certificates for shopping.

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This is a morning for the entire family to enjoy themselves together.

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Wake up with the songbirds outside your window.

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The early birds are at the head of the line.

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Think about your strategy to outsmart the other cats.

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Enjoy a hearty breakfast then grab your hat or bonnet.

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Put on your best white gloves (it is Easter Sunday after all).

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Remember your basket for gathering your treasures and finds.

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Take a deep breath and inhale the fragrant scent of fresh flowers as you pass by the garden…

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…and get in line outside your favorite Stars store for the thrill of the hunt!!

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All three stores are filled with Easter collectibles, nostalgic treasures, and even vintage holiday books for the little ones!

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Happy Easter to all our friends and family!

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Following the Stars Annual Easter Egg Hunt, plan to spend the afternoon browsing all three stores and exploring all that the Westmoreland neighborhood has to offer. We will be open 11AM to 6PM Easter Sunday. Thank you for your continued patronage. SHOP SMART. SHOP STARS.

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Stars Antiques: 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 239-0346

Stars & Splendid: 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 235-5990

Stars Too: 7011 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (971) 373-8067

You can also find us on Stars on Facebook and @StarsPDX on Instagram!

Stars Antiques Portland Easter Egg Hunt

Mark your calendars now because the Annual Easter Egg Hunt is Sunday, April 5! Stars, Stars & Splendid, and Stars Too will be open regular hours for Easter Sunday from 11AM to 6PM. The line starts early outside of each store as ‘children’ young and old take their spot to be in the stores when the doors open!

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Already, Peter Rabbit is peering about, scouring the nooks, crannies, and unexpected spots to place the prizes.

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He’s enlisted his hip chick pals to assist in the process! Eggs of all colors will be hidden through all three stores and the prizes run from candy to gift certificates for shopping!

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Even his butterfly friends are getting in on the action flying overhead for the best perspective on hiding spots.

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The “hunt” has become one of our favorite traditions; giving back to our customers is the best feeling. Nothing measures up to the young and the old hunting through the booths of our dealers searching tirelessly for the treasured egg!!

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You’ll be inspired by the vintage and contemporary Easter decor, colorful Spring displays, and have such fun searching high and low, you won’t want to leave!

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Set your alarm, get dressed, fix a hearty breakfast for the entire family, and join us this Sunday for the Hunt! Who knows, you may find a coveted egg with a $50 shopping spree and leave with a great treasure you weren’t expecting to go home with. Hippity Hop, Hippity Hop, Wake up early and come to SHOP!!

Open daily from 11AM to 6PM. SHOP SMART. SHOP STARS!

Stars Antiques: 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 239-0346

Stars & Splendid: 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (503) 235-5990

Stars Too: 7011 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR Ph: (971) 373-8067

You can also find us on Stars on Facebook and @StarsPDX on Instagram!

Easter Fun with Heather!

We found some fun Easter inspiration collectibles at Stars & Splendid Antiques in Heather McDonald’s case, Dealer #25. These would be fun to dress up your Easter table or as a gift for yourself or a loved one!

Make sure to come to our FABULOUS & FUN EASTER EGG HUNT!

The BIG Stars Antiques Easter Egg Hunt!

Get ready for The 3rd Annual Famous Stars Antiques Easter Egg Hunt!! On Easter Sunday, April 8th, adults and kids alike come to search for the colorful plastic Easter eggs that always produce a prize. Yes, there will be tons of candy. Yes, there will be amazing vintage treasure. And YES–there will be 200 Easter eggs hidden throughout our shops (100 in each store!) and each will be filled with a prize for the lucky hunter. Come join the fun! Doors open at 11am.

Brent, Darwin and The Bunny are working hard to get the shops ready!

LOOK FOR FABULOUS PRIZES FROM THESE LOCAL FOLKS:
Stars Antiques (of course) Tilde Collage Coco & Toulouse Go Shopping Blue Kangaroo Coffee Roasters Camp Hollyhock Wallace Books Cravin Raven Bakery Starbucks Coffee Staccato Gelato

Of course, we’re offering up some BIG prizes from Stars Antiques hidden in those eggs this year! You’ve got a chance at one of these 18 prizes:

★ 2 $100 Stars Gift Certificates
★ 2 $50 Stars Gift Certificates
★ 4 $25 Stars Gift Certificates
★ 10 $10 Stars Gift Certificates

As you might imagine, Stars customers have very good manners–even while they are in a frenzy hunting Easter eggs. Still, we think it is good to establish some important hunting rules:

Follow the rules and a hunting we will go!

MAKE SURE TO “LIKE” US ON FACEBOOK & SPREAD THE WORD!

We’ve been able to contract with The Easter Bunny again this year to be back for our Easter Egg Hunt. Once again–as per his (her?? we still can’t tell!) contract–“The Bunny” will be giving out HUNTING HINTS for egg locations on Facebook and Twitter each day leading up to Easter next week. GOOD LUCK!

Will the real Easter Bunny please stand up?

Stars Antiques Mall
7027 SE Milwaukie Avenue
Portland, OR 97214
Ph: (503) 239-0346

Stars & Splendid Antiques Mall
7030 SE Milwaukie Avenue
Portland, OR 97214
Ph: (503) 235-5990

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Two Hints Are Better Than One

We are counting down to Easter Sunday for Stars 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt. As promised per our contractual agreement with the Easter Bunny here are two more hints for finding an egg with a fabulous prize inside. And the first hint is…..

turn this number upside down and you will be in the right place

Hint #2:

if you know how to spell you can't go wrong

We should also remind you that hints have been posted on Let’s Shop and Stars Facebook

Easter Egg Hunt: THE PRIZES!

Keep following our blog posts this week for hunting tips for the big Stars Antiques Malls Easter Egg Hunt event in Portland this year! This Sunday, April 24, come hunt for one of the 200 plastic eggs hidden in both of our stores (one hundred per store)! Follow the hints on this blog, Stars Antiques on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. The hunt starts at NOON!

Stars’ Annual Easter Egg Hunt ★ Sun, April 24 ★ 12PM–? ★ 200 prizes! ★

The hunts take place at both Portland antiques malls locations:
Stars 7027 SE Milwaukie Avenue
Stars & Splendid 7030 SE Milwaukie Avenue (across the street from Stars!)

We thought you might like to see some of the wonderful treasure you’ll be hunting for this Sunday….

Stars Antiques Malls
Well, you know us! We’re the fantastic antiques malls of your dreams! Between our two malls, we represent over 200 dealers–making us Portland’s largest resource for antiques, collectibles and home decor. Plus, we host a lot of fun community events throughout the year. HUNT: Two $100 Gift Certificates and some $10 and $15 prizes!

 

Tilde
Tilde is a wonderful modern lifestyle shop and art gallery which features a selection of independent designers’ jewelry, handbags, artwork and home decorative items. A perfect place to find a gift for friends, family or, even better, YOURSELF! HUNT: Two $25 Gift Certificates!

 

Coco & Toulouse Go Shopping
Ribbon, wrapping paper, home decor, accessories, perfume, candles and a zillion other charming things fill up Coco & Toulouse Go Shopping. Great shopping for the shiny, special things that make people smile. HUNT: A fantastic array of gift items (8 Handpicked treasures!)!

 

Zenbu
This wonderful Portland food cart serves up a varied menu that is a delicious mix of Japanese and Asian inspired dishes–including sushi rolls, egg foo young sandwiches, Szechuan green beans, spring rolls, ginger chicken, tofu balls and more! HUNT: A $20 Gift Certificate for yummy food at this incredible food cart!

 

Staccato Gelato
The finest gelato created daily from the freshest ingredients. Offering 18 unique flavors of gelato daily, Staccato Gelato prides themselves on using local rBST-free milk and cream, local produce and local suppliers. Guinness! Honey Tangerine! Caramel Swirl! HUNT: 4 Gift Tokens ($2.75 each)!

 

Coco Gets Dressed
It might be best to stop at Coco Gets Dressed BEFORE you go by Coco & Toulouse–so you can get dressed first! Separates, dresses, coats, sweaters, pants, accessories and more fabulous fashion by designers like Cynthia Ashby, Bryn Walker and CoVelo. You’ll find racks of fine fabrics (like lovely, luxurious linen!) in classic shapes and beautiful jewelry by Grayling, Sahlia Michelle and more to pair your new wardrobe with. Maybe give this prize to mom for Mother’s Day if you find the egg! HUNT: A $25 Gift Certificate!

 

Blue Kangaroo Coffee Roasters
The folks at Blue Kangaroo LOVE, drink, talk about, roast and sell coffee! Their style of roasting would be described as Old World, Artisan or Craftsmanship. Each small batch of coffee is roasted by the sight, sound and smell of the roasting coffee. HUNT: Several gift cards and a couple pounds of coffee!

 

Easter Bunny
Don’t worry–the Easter Bunny will be bringing lots of candy to help give you the energy you need for your Easter egg hunting. Look for refueling stations and HAPPY HUNTING from all of us at Stars and from all of the generous vendors who have donated prizes for this fun community event!