2019 Kappa Holiday Boutique
New Venue - The 1900 Building
The Kappa Holiday Boutique is a favorite Tour tradition, featuring a variety of local vendors who help bring the Tour to life each year. Our 2019 vendors will be showcasing everything from jewelry, home décor, artwork, new fashion must-haves and the Pickwick candles featured in each of our beautiful homes. Grab a sweet treat to enjoy over the holidays, gift to a neighbor or just enjoy as you tour.
The Boutique will be open at the 1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway during tour hours. Stop by and shop, then dine or enjoy a glass of wine at the critically acclaimed Restaurant at 1900. Preview some of this year’s Boutique features below.
Wednesday, December 4th: 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday, December 5th: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Special Thanks to our 2019 Boutique Vendors
Seasonal Sensations: Carole James homemade jams, jellies, chutneys and fruitcakes are a long time Holiday Homes Tour favorite. Stop by Kappa Gourmet for your annual stock up of Carole’s culinary creations.
Shop Jane Birch: Scarves, shawls, ponchos, jewelry, handbags, soaps, gloves and ladies clothing.
Spruce: Decorative home, entertaining and gift items for the holidays and everyday use. https://www.facebook.com/sprucehomekc/
Pickwick Signature Candles: Each of our lovely tour homes feature a Pickwick signature candle which is available in our boutique. This is your only opportunity to purchase the Kappa Holiday Homes Tour signature candle. www.pickwickandco.com
The Farmer’s House: A non-profit providing vocational and community integration services for youth and adults with developmental disabilities, will be offering specialty food products and whimsical gifts. https://thefarmershouse.org/
Art from Architecture: Prints, notecards, totes, hats, socks and towels reproduced from Bernie Lee’s original artwork of iconic landmarks. www.artfromarchitecture.com.
Kappa Gourmet: Fudge, pound cakes, cookies and more fudge are our annual favorites.
KC Shirts: Local Kansas City T-shirts. www.kcshirts.com
Kristin Christopher Jewelry: Local artists, Chris & Kristin Cooper, create one-of-a-kind, sterling silver, copper and gold jewelry with natural gemstones and patinas. Earrings, necklaces, rings and bracelets are all handmade originals. www.kristinchrisopher.com
Pearly Girls: From classic to contemporary, Freshwater pearl bracelets, necklaces, and earrings combined with sterling silver, gold, mother of pearl and natural stone charms and pendants to create
everyday jewelry. www.pearlygirls.com
2019 Kappa Ornament
This year’s Kappa Christmas ornament is sure to be a showstopper. In keeping with the key theme, we have brought back artist Tricia Szasz with a totally new design. A dazzlingly intricate antique silver, crowned key, embellished with sapphire blue, faceted gems.
The 75th Anniversary of the Holiday Homes Tour will be celebrated in 2026. To commemorate this momentous milestone, we are celebrating this diamond anniversary with a 10-year series of KEY ornaments. This year will be the third year of the collection. The 2019 ornament along with a limited supply of the first two year’s series will be available at the Holiday Boutique.