News & Happenings
Today is Sunday, October 4, 2015
Exciting news!!!!! It's contest time again!!!!!!
That's right everyone, we are having another Facebook contest. This one is a little different from last time. This time we wanted to see how you have decorated your homes over the years with items from the store. It's simple! Just take a picture of your favorite apple basket find and share it to our page. Whether it's an antique or new item. Just take its picture. Make sure the picture is clear and shows how the item or items accent your home. The winner will receive a free gift!!!!
Who doesn't like a free gift? I know I definitely do! I'm really excited for this one! Have fun and, good luck everyone!!! Contest will end August 16th. Winner will be announced on Facebook.
ready set go!!!!
Barn sale!! Sept 26th and Sept 27th
The apple basket is happy to announce we will be having our 6th semi-annual barn sale. The sale will be the 26th and 27th of Sept at our farm in great mills Maryland. Address is 4584 B highway to heaven lane great mills Maryland 20634. Sale is 8 am to 4 pm both days. Lots of great antiques and vintage items for sale. All the items have never been for sale before. This is a unique opportunity to buy that one of a kind piece for your home. If you have any question please call the store at 301-884-8118 for more information. We will have updates on your Facebook page as well. Hope to see you there!
What to up date your old furniture? We offer paint classes for the Annie Sloan chalk paint. Classes are 90.00 for a two hour paint class. Our teacher has many years of experience with the paint, and will go over all the tricks to give your old piece a unique and updated look. Come see the wonders of the chalk paint. No sanding, no fuss, just fun! With over 40 colors to pick from it is a great way to add color to any room. To join one of our classes please call the store to have your name added to the list.
If you haven't seen them yet, please come in and see the latest in charm bracelets. The Endless bracelets are leather and the charms stay in place, so they are so easy to wear. We have amazing specials right now: a single leather bracelet is $39 and includes a free charm; a double wrap leather bracelet is $49 and includes a free charm; and a triple wrap leather bracelet is $59, and you guessed it, includes a free charm. We have great fall colors right now. Come on in and try one on.
The Apple Basket is a locally owned and operated gift, antique, and fine jewelry shop conveniently located just outside Washington, DC in Southern Maryland’s Mechanicsville, MD, in historic St. Mary’s County.
The Apple Basket owners, Charlene and Nick Tsirigotis, have been in business for over 30 years. Charlene is a self-taught floral designer and antiques dealer who runs this delightful emporium full of general store memorabilia of yesteryear. The store, originally located in Solomons, is now in Mechanicsville, in a two-story, original 1800s era general store.
The Apple Basket has over 6000 sq feet of space with 13 uniquely themed rooms with giftware and home décor items mixed in with or displayed on the antiques.
Antique & Vintage Jewelry
The Apple Basket has one of the largest selection of antique and vintage jewelry in Southern Maryland. We carry vintage estate jewelry in gold and sterling silver. We also have a large selection of antique and vintage diamond engagement rings.
The Apple Basket
has antique, new, and used jewelry. We carry the largest selection of sterling silver and vintage gold in the area and fine diamond rings.
The Apple Basket has a Buy and Sell policy for previously worn jewelry and antiques.
Endless Jewelry - Elegance, fun, color and, individuality
The charms and bracelets of Endless jewelry are all inspired by the brands philosophy. Our designers love to play around and they live to create. Itís all about the combinations, from the sketch book to the way the bracelet and charms are worn. 12 different bracelets in 3 different lengths and close to 450 different in silver, gold and rose gold.
Chamilia jewelry is a fresh, contemporary twist on the richly remembered charm bracelet. This line is made of handcrafted beads of 14k gold, sterling silver, Swarovski Crystals, and Italian Murano glass.
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® is very easy to work with. It very rarely requires any preparation, such as sanding or priming, and can be used indoors or outside, on just about any surface. It can transform old furniture, walls, ceilings and floors with ease. It's easy, fun and makes amazing results accessible to everyone.
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Classes
We offer painting classes on how to use the paint starting at $90.00. Classes run two hours and cover how to use the paint, use the wax, different techniques. To get the most out of the Annie Sloan products.
Spartina 449 has created a high quality line of handbags and accessories that are made from natural materials such as 100% linen fabric and genuine leather trim.
Ladies scarves, hats, costume jewelry, vintage gowns and handbags.
The Apple Basket's collection of home accents are perfect for any décor, and can be found in many of Southern MD's homes.
- Kringle Candles and accessories
- Gourmet Kitchen accessories including Charles Viancin and e-cloths
- Crabtree and Evelyn and Camille Beckman lotions and cream
- Mariana Jewelry
- Kameleon Jewelry
- Country items
- Decorative accessories
- Chandeliers and Lamps
- Mark Roberts Fairies
- Framed artwork
- Tables and Chairs
- Old fashioned candy sold in authentic jars from the original store
- Kitchenware like your grandparents had
- SallyeAnder Soaps
- My Journey Locket
- Unique Southern Maryland gifts
- Beach décor
- Lori Bonn
- Antiques and vintage oil paintings
Come in soon to see why many of our customers call us a destination store!