The Sampler is excited for summer, and we are flexing our green thumbs with a collection of terrariums.  They come in a variety of jars and containers, each sure to add a little piece of nature to your home.

April 25th, 2014


Here is a sampling of some of our new merchandise in the store!

Come grow with us!


The Sampler is looking for new crafters and dealers. We are a gathering of crafters, artists, photographers, antique dealers and creative people of all types.  We have spaces available in our unique retail store in Hudson's growing business district.

Come visit us and see how you can profit this year doing the things you love!

The Sampler
5850 Darrow Rd. (across from Discount Drug Mart)
Hudson, OH 44236
(330) - 653 - 3644

March Madness Sale


Spring has sprung, and The Sampler's March Madness Sale has begun!  We have a wonderful selection of Easter and Spring items, and great savings to go with them.  Print out and bring in this coupon for 10% off any purchase through the end of March!

Happy Spring
The Sampler has great silk flower arrangements, wall wreaths, baskets and bouquets.  Or add charm to your home with the spring colors of our embroidered hand towels.

Hoping to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but don't like green beer?  We have the "Land of the Leprechauns" by Colleen Kelly (a children's book),  Irish aprons, towels, purses, and scarfs.  You can find green mason jars and Irish angels as well.
May the road rise up to meet you. 
May the wind always be at your back. 
May the sun shine warm upon your face,  and rains fall soft upon your fields. 
And until we meet again, 
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.

The Sampler
Valentine's Day is fast approaching, there's only 1 week left!  The Sampler has thoughtful and unique gifts for your sweetheart.   Check out our vintage valentine cards, huge selection of jewelry, and floral arrangements sure to brighten somebody's day.
The Sampler currently has an abundance of fine antique furniture in excellent condition.  We've put together a sampling with an eclectic variety of our pieces.  How would the following treasures look in your home?
The Sampler is ringing in the new year with exciting new vendors who offer unique items.  These rare items range from collectible 60's rock memorabilia, to homemade syrups and candles, to swanky fashion for your dog.  Check it out below.

Yesterday's Music - Brett DeWester

Brett's wide array of classic rock and roll music is sure to take you down memory lane.  Featuring vinyl records from The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, the Who, the Doors and others, you are sure to find the retro sound you are looking for.
Arguably the greatest musical group of all time, Beatles memorabilia remains popular and valuable.  From board games, to magazines, to Pomade, anything and everything Beatles can be found here.  Find a unique gift for the Beatle lover in your life.

Brett also has a collection of classic comics and rare super-hero related items, such as Mad magazine, Superman, Spiderman, and the X-men.  Surprise a comic fan with a vintage issue!

Fashionista Fidos

Fashionista Fidos specializes in unique yet functional apparel for dogs, large and small.  Their selection features many styles such as vests, scarves, coats, and collars to keep your pooch warm in the winter.  Show your team spirit with doggie sportswear featuring Ohio State, Akron, Kent, Browns, Hudson Explorers and Stow Bulldogs.  These warm outfits will be sure to please your dog and make a stylish impression on your pooch's friends!

They also carry other dog-lover merchandise, such as these adorable mugs and prints.  For more information, visit their facebook page:

Fashionista Fidos

Random Candles - Barbara Withrow

Barbara's stunning soy candles are made from soybeans, a renewable source grown in many regions by local farmers.  These candles burn clean, with no toxins, and last longer than the usual paraffin candles.  A wide variety of candles and candle holders are available, as well as other items such as jellies and wax melts, so stop in to find something sure to sooth you.

Simple Gourmet Syrups

Simple Gourmet Syrups has a wide array of syrups, jams and glazes, produced locally on the family farm in Millersburg, Ohio.  Using rich, earthy flavors from high quality organically grown produce, they create unique delicious tastes.  Come by and taste the difference that homegrown makes!

The Sampler is having its final sale of the year this weekend.  Get savings of 10% or more this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Dec 20-22. Select merchandise will be marked for even greater savings, so come see what you can find. The Sampler is a great stop for all your last minute gifts and treasures.

Charming miniature Christmas trees, and other Christmas decor.
Doll clothes for Barbie, American Girl and Bitty Babies.

Holiday Hours

The Sampler will be open Christmas Eve 11:00 to 2:30.

We are Closed on Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.
Halloween cat says "Meow"!
It was a great summer, but the time has come to get ready for the fall season!

The Sampler has a fresh batch of new fall items, including decorations for Halloween and autumn.

Our decorations include a wide assortment of cute critters who are excited for their favorite time of the year. as well as warm custom fall clothing!

Mr. Jack O'Lantern looking sharp
Meow x3! Only 86 days til Christmas!
Mr. bear modelling our cute pumpkin shaped hats!
Dress up your table with this gorgeous runner.
Apart from cuddly creatures, we have rustic artifacts, fresh jewelry, and all manner of new finds.

Old fashioned jar openers and typewriters make wonderful accent pieces for your fall home decor, while unique jewelry shows off your unique style.
Not that kind of speedo...
One-up the hipsters at Starbucks with this vintage and functional(ish) typewriter!
The key to making unique jewelry is creativity!
Like this wicker chair...
New vendor Sharon's Treasure Corner has arrived with fabulous new items.

...and this XL Flower Pot for unusually monstrous flowers. Or use it like a cooler!
As a reminder, we have several sales coming up fast!

October 5th and 6th - Our 2nd Anniversary Sale
Look for select savings in the store.

October 26th and 27th - Halloween Sale
10% off or more, store wide!

Come check us out today, and remember, we're always getting new items in!

The Sampler

Store Hours:
Monday - Friday            11 - 6
Saturday                      11 - 5
Sunday                        12 - 5