Burlap-n-Rags

BowDacious, Candle Shop consolidate under one roof

August 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Candle Shop, Burlap-n-Rags leave location after 32 years  by BETH ALTENA Meg Franz, owner of BowDacious, The Candle Shop and Burlap-n-Rags, is moving all merchandise to the BowDacious store, 27A North Main Street, Rockford. Shoppers will no longer be able to find The Candle Shop and Burlap-n-Rags at the little red store at 52 Courtland Street in downtown Rockford, but [...]

Rockford artist celebrates milestone anniversary

May 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

Sally Charnley has seen many businesses come and go, and business owners along with them, in her 35 years working in downtown Rockford. She never intended to start a store of her own back then and, ironically, having two was part of her key to success. Charnley has given up The Candle Shop and Burlap-N-Rags to her daughter and her husband, Meg and Charlie Frantz, but she [...]

More local products than ever before at downtown shop

April 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Candle Shop, Burlap-n-Rags, Bow-Dacious among town’s long-term businesses by BETH ALTENA “If we won’t support our economy, who will?” said Meg Frantz, owner of Bow-Dacious, The Candle Shop and Burlaps-n-Rags in downtown Rockford. Meg Frantz is the owner of three of Rockford’s downtown shops. Her business model includes offering as many locally made and USA-made [...]