Media Alert: On the Purple Couch celebrates American Express Small Business Saturday November 30th, 2013

Small business Saturday
Small business Saturday

November 18, 2013 at 1:51pm

For Immediate Release                      

November 18, 2013     





Kensington, MD ~Onthe Purple Couch, will becelebrating American Express’s Small Business Saturday November 30th,2013.  On the Purple Couch is  a place to create in Kensington Maryland and is the brainchild of  Bahia Akerele, Silver Spring mom and resident.  On the Purple Couch recently relocated from downtown Silver Spring to Kensington’s Antique district joining other design houses and antique stores. In 2008 American Express started Small Business Saturday as a way to encourage local support of small enterprises.  This is a great day to celebrate local mom and pop’s join us and others working and living in your community. 

On the Purple Couch invites the community to shop and participate in small business Saturday

because as  consumers, you  are a key part in helping small businesses thrive. By shopping or dining at a small business throughout the year, you’re showing your support for all the small businesses in your neighborhood and reinvesting in the community you call home.  To learn more about small biz Saturday visit shopsmall.com.

On the PurpleCouch, A Place to Create is a new concept from Bahia Akerele, its owner who chose to focus more on Home Décor and our anchor product Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan. Chalk Paint® has helped to fuel a passion that many people have of reviving their home with painted furniture all the while reusing what they might already have. Annie Sloan distributes her product exclusively to small businesses around the world and chose On the Purple Couch to be that vehicle in the Silver Spring and Kensington area of the DC metro area. #morethanpaint

On the PurpleCouch is a place to CREATE, we teach workshops on how to create beautiful furniture painted pieces using Annie Sloan’s awesome products.  You can find great furniture and accent pieces for your home as well as the glorious smelling the Nest Fragrances candles. #nestfragrances

On the Purple Couch,is not just a home décor store, it’s a store with a purpose and a mission~ to reuse, renew and conserve. “ It’s a mix of my life and my experiences of livingin some of the most beautiful places in the world and experiencing all of the sites, sounds and color combined with a passion for living and doing good in the world.” comments Akerele

Our values are to community  and to add to the improvement of the enhancement of peoples self image and home..  Finally to renew, reuse and conserve and to give back to the community and to the environment. As part of giving back we work closely with our national philanthropy partner Tigerlily Foundation which supports and provides services and programs to women under forty with cancer. 

New address 4228 Howard Ave.Kensington MD 20895




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