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Sunday, December 15, 2013

Gift Ideas

Here are some great gift options! All of the Acanthus items are available at Etsy and at Vitae and everything else pictured is available at Vitae in Des Moines. 

Acanthus long sleeve aviator shirt, Girl Friday earrings, Black Apple print, grey knitted cowl by Julia Pinkerton and a Christmas card by Wit and Whistle.

Bark Decor printed leggings, Antler and Chain earrings, Acanthus Apparel Indian burnout baseball tee, Midcoast Design headband and Florence Oliver clutch.

For the little one. Acanthus Apparel bee t-shirt, Crafty Curiosities felted elephant head, Azul camera, Oh, Little Rabbit lunch bag, Whitly Craft Works cowl and Wee Marcel over the knee socks.

Black Apple postcard collection, Acanthus Apparel skull v-neck, Girl Friday necklaces, Julia Pinkerton fingerless gloves, Oh, Little Rabbit dish towel and Wit and Whistle decoder holiday card.

Acanthus Apparel elephant hoodie, Ruff House Art card, Decadence leather cuff, Field Trip iPhone case, Whitly Craft Works hat, Forever Gold Volume 2 photography book and Sweet Marcel over the knee socks.

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Kids Eagle Hoodie and Baseball Tee

I just added both of these kids items to Etsy. Get 20% of with coupon code HOLIDAY20 through December 2nd at midnight.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Saturday, November 2, 2013

New For November 2013

Here are a few new listings on Etsy. I also reprinted the eagle hoodie dress and the Indian long sleeve raglan from last fall/winter.

Tomahawk l/s raglan with stripes. $34.

Aviator scarf. $22.

Indian hoodie dress. $45.

Eagle baseball tee. $22.

Friday, November 1, 2013

New Etsy Store For Artwork

We started an Etsy store for Joshua's artwork! So far there are 5 giclee prints available but he will be adding more as he paints and maybe some originals. 

Monday, October 28, 2013

Instagram Giveaway

We're doing our first Instagram giveaway and paired up with Loved by Hannah and Eli. Check out my IG page for details and to enter. @alyssabowers

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Flash Sale Sunday: October 27th

Here's a Sunday Funday Flash Sale for everyone! The men's and women's bee t-shirts and unisex bee baseball tee are all 25% off today only on etsy. Tee's are $18 and the baseball tee is $30.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Fall Dog Apparel

We have a couple of new dog items for fall. The bee and crossbones raglan for $16 and the eagle hoodie for $30. Check them out on Etsy or at Vitae.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Sale: Tank Tops and Maxi Dresses

This sale will be going on through the month of October. There are limited quantities and sizes. Shop at Vitae or on Etsy. On Etsy these items will be located in the new Sale section.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Flash Sale Sunday: September 29th

It's time for another flash sale! Today I have the color block crocodile hoodie for 20% off! 

This discount is only available on Etsy but you can pick up at Vitae after you purchase. Just let me know when you order and I will refund shipping. 

Friday, September 20, 2013

We're Back for Fall!

We have been busy in the Bowers household since August 31st... we welcomed our little girl, Isla Isabel into the world. It's been quite an adjustment but an amazing one! More on Isla in another blog post.  So after a short break we are back and finally have some good photos of the current fall offerings. I will be restocking and adding even more for fall starting this week.  

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Flash Sale Sunday: August 25th

One of our most popular shirts is 25% off today only! Snag this unisex burnout Indian baseball tee on Etsy while they last. If you prefer to pick yours up at Vitae then just let me know when you order and I will refund shipping.

Friday, August 23, 2013

New Fall Items: August 23rd

New items out at Vitae and listed on Etsy.  There is a unisex color block aviator hoodie, men's aviator tee, men's elephant tee, baby eagle hoodie, kids Indian hoodie and baby Indian hoodie.  More new items next week!

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Etsy Shop on Vacation

So with the due date of baby Isla approaching I just wanted to let everyone know that when the big moment happens the Etsy store will be put on vacation for a few days. The due date is September 10th so the Etsy store could come down at any time. I will do my best to get it back up and running as soon as I am home from the hospital. Thanks!

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Aviator and Elephant Designs

Here are our first prints of the aviator design and the elephant design. It's all up on Etsy and at Vitae.  Men's t-shirts with these designs will be available next week.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Winged Skull Design

We have a new design for Fall 2013, the winged skull! It's now available on Etsy and at Vitae. The men's t-shirt features an off white print on a navy poly/cotton blend t-shirt and the Unisex American Apparel Dov's hoodie features the print in black. I love these new hoodies from American Apparel!

This design will be available on women's tee's within the next two weeks.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Flash Sale Sunday: August 11th

Here's another Sunday Flash Sale for everyone...  25% off these two items on Etsy today only! The women's eagle tri-blend tank top is $16.80 today and the men's poly/cotton crocodile t-shirt is $18 today.

I won't do these everyone Sunday so take advantage when you see one.

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Boxy Tee Flash Sale on Etsy

Today only we are having a flash sale on both of these boxy tee styles via Etsy. They are 20% off their regular price of $34. If you live in the Des Moines area and prefer to pick up at Vitae I can refund your shipping costs. 

If this goes well I will do a Flash Sale at least once a month on a Sunday. So watch for the next one.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

New Designs for August 2013

Here's a little peek at a few of the new designs Joshua has been working on. I am hoping to have some men's and women's tees, women's long sleeve raglans and some hoodies with these designs this month (that's the plan unless the baby comes early). I will also start working on some new kids fall items and more dog hoodies which should be available in September. In the meantime keep checking the etsy store, I have been restocking some of the popular designs. And as always just send me an etsy message if there is something you like and it's not available in your size. I'm always happy to do custom orders.

Thursday, July 25, 2013


Two colorblock hoodies are now available at Vitae and on Etsy. I reprinted the popular Sailor Girl hoodie from last fall and printed a new crocodile hoodie! Also take advantage of the last day to get 20% off your Acanthus purchase and pick up a new hoodie for yourself!

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Summer Sale

We are starting a summer sale today! We want to clear out some of our summer items to make room for the fall apparel we have been working on. So stop by Vitae or do a little shopping on Etsy and get 20% off your Acanthus Apparel purchase. Not valid on custom orders.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

On Vacation

Our Etsy store will be down beginning today, June 16th, through the afternoon of June 28th. Sorry for any inconvenience. We will respond to all messages when we return. Thanks!

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Ink N Iron 2013

Joshua is heading to Ink N' Iron next weekend! I've been printing up some men's t-shirts and women's tank tops for him to take. So stop by his booth early in the weekend to make sure we have your size.

For all of the tattooers he will have plenty of new tattoo machines for you to check out. 

And if anyone wants to get in for a tattoo appointment during the festival then email Joshua at 

For more information about the festival check out their website at

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Spring/Summer 2013

I finally got around to getting some of the new items photographed. All of these items are up on Etsy now and at Vitae. I will be restocking sizes and adding more new styles in the coming weeks.

Photos by Figment Art Photography