March 2017 - We all know the importance of a healthy lifestyle to help manage stress, lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety and muscle tension; improve concentration; and other benefits. Read more...
Owner Participates in National Retailer's Roundtable
March 2017 - Owner Karin Bennett was selected to participate in a Retailer's Roundtable along with other retailers and industry players from across the United States during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishing Market in January 2017. Read more...
Holiday Gift Guide - Cornerstone Favorites
December 2016 - We'll help take the guesswork out of your holiday shopping! Whether you're looking for a hostess or teacher gift, something for members of your book club, Secret Santa, friend, or family member, we have gifts that are sure to please everyone on your holiday shopping list. Click here for some of our associates' favorite gifts.
Cornerstone Shop named one of "25 Gifted Retailers"
November 2016 - We are honored to have been named one of Gifts & Decorative Accessories Magazine's 2016 "25 Gifted Retailers," which recognizes independent retailers from across the U.S. and beyond that use innovative approaches to merchandising and marketing and making a difference in their communities. We strive to create the best customer experience possible and to make a difference through our charitable contributions and community involvement, but we always welcome your comments and suggestions on how we can continue to improve.
Holiday Open House Photos
November 2016 - We had a great time at this year's Holiday Open House, and are grateful for all of the customers, vendors, artists, authors and volunteers who joined us! Photos from the Holiday Open House are posted here; and photos from our Cookie Decorating Class are here.
Congratulations to the winners of our drawings, including Shirley Harlan, who won an overnight stay at Abbey Resort & AVANI Spa, and Kathy Kuporis, who won Lake Geneva Canopy Tours for two! A huge thank you to the Abbey Resort, Lake Geneva Canopy Tours and all of our vendors and reps who donated prizes, including Karen Didion Originals, Mudpie, Mariposa, VIETRI, Thymes, Charles Viancin, and others! Click here to see our drawing winners.
Tablescape Tips & Trends for the Entertaining Season
September 2016 - Whether you're planning a casual outdoor gathering to enjoy the fall harvest, an intimate dinner, or a holiday feast with family and friends, your tablescape allows you to express your unique style, set the mood and help create a memorable event. Read more...
Two Days to Explore: Lake Geneva
September 2016 - We love this itinerary from Travel Wisconsin for a quick visit to Lake Geneva, and Fall is a beautiful time to explore and enjoy the area. Be sure to check out the recommendations for Saturday morning! Read more...
New Season, New Look - Fall Fashion Trends
September 2016 - As we ease into fall, it's the perfect time to update your wardrobe with stylish, comfortable, flattering choices for work and play. Read more...
Fashion Show Highlights
September 2016 - Thank you to everyone who joined us for our fashion show at the Red Geranium Restaurant. We enjoyed sharing the latest collections from Joseph Ribkoff, K Collins Sarasota, Komarov, Sympli and others, as well as jewelry and accessories. See our highlights video below and click here for photos and details about the outfits and accessories.
Cornerstone Shop - Retailer Excellence Award Finalist
August 2016 - We are honored to have been nominated for the 65th Annual Retailer Excellence Awards, which recognize retailers, manufacturer's reps, and vendors for excellence in several categories for the past year! Learn more about these awards here.
K Collins - Love it, wear it...
June 2016 - With a degree in fashion design and years of working in the design industry in Seattle, Kathleen Collins was well prepared to create a clothing line that women love to wear. Read more...
Athleisure Apparel: Fashion-forward active wear
June 2016 - It's the hottest trend to hit the fashion industry in years, and we're excited to introduce our new Athleisure Collection of women's apparel. Whether you're hitting the gym, track or studio, these crossover pieces are designed to inspire confidence and take you through the day in style. Read more...
Handcrafted Singerman & Post Jewelry
May 2016 - Singerman & Post jewelry is handcrafted using an original technique developed by the husband-wife team of Leni Singerman and Terry Post... Read more...
Introducing Hilltop Hickory Furniture
May 2016 - We're proud to introduct Hilltop Hickory, a collection of heirloom-quality wood furniture handcrafted by a small Amish family-run company in Indiana. Read more...
Spring Fashion Trends
April 2016 - Fashion is a fickle friend, changing with every season! Here are some spring color trends and our top picks for travel apparel and accessories - perfect for your next getaway! Read more...
Cornerstone Shop a Top Pick for Shopping in Wisconsin
April 2016 - Wisconsin Secretary of Tourism Stephanie Klett named Cornerstone Shop & Gallery as one of her top shopping recommendations in Wisconsin during a recent interview on WTMJ 620! Read more and listen to the interview here.
Store Owner to Speak at International Market
January 2016 - Karin Bennett, co-owner of the Cornerstone Shop & Gallery, recently served on a retail panel at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market at AmericasMart. Read more...
Travel Wisconsin's The Big Bundle Up Campaign
January 2016 - We are proud to announce that we collected over 50 items in support of Travel Wisconsin's Big Bundle Up campaign. Our customers and associates donated coats, boots, sweaters, and other items to help keep local people in need warm this winter. Thank you to everyone who supported this effort!Read more...
Christmas at the Cornerstone Shop
December 2015 - Happy Holidays from all of us at the Cornerstone Shop & Gallery. Here are highlights from this year's Holiday Open House!
Book Your Holiday Decorating Now
November 2015 - Whether you want to set a beautiful table, decorate a tree or mantle, or transform your entire home for the holidays, our designers will bring your decorating dreams to life. Click to see our online gallery, follow our Pinterest boards, and call us at 262-248-6988 to book your appointment. Design services are available year-round, but holiday decorating appointments fill up quickly.
Holiday Open House
October 2015 - Join us for our biggest event of the year! Our annual Holiday Open House features the latest on-trend holiday décor, special guests , personalized gifts, drawings, giveaways, special offers and much more. Click for Open House Details.
Holiday Décor Preview
October 2015 - Holiday décor has arrived, and our designers have been decorating beautiful trees in a variety of themes. Here's a preview of our trees, tabletop décor and more; visit us to see more!
Pocket Poppets - For the "Girl on the Go"
October 2015 - Seen on Good Morning America's Shark Tank Your Life segment, The Pocket Poppet is a high quality, packable cardigan that folds into its own attached, water-repellent pocket, which can either be used as a clutch or stashed in your purse! Created for the "girl on the go," Pocket Poppets are both fashionable and practical. Learn more here and visit us or shop online.
Fall Fashion Show Highlights
September 2015 - Thank you to everyone who attended our Fashion Shows at Lake Geneva's Red Geranium Restaurant. Our models - including Ann, Gail & Helen, who are are featured in this video - had a great time showing the latest fashions from Joseph Ribkoff, Clara Sunwoo, Komarov, Lisette L and others.
Cornerstone Shop Home Decor
on House Hunters Renovation!
July 2015 - Lake Geneva Design Professional Philip Sassano, The Design Coach, was featured on HGTV's House Hunters Renovation and selected home decor accessories from the Cornerstone Shop & Gallery to furnish a home in Barrington, Illinois. Read more...
The Wish List: A Guide to Your Perfect Registry Cornerstone Shop Featured in "Wisconsin Bride" Magazine
June 2015 - The Cornerstone Shop & Gallery was featured in the Spring/Summer 2015 edition of Wisconsin Bride Magazine. Read the article here.
Garden Inspires Local Artist Gwenn Granquist
June 2015 - We now carry 4 The Birds Pottery ceramic bird houses, created by local artist Gwenn Granquist. Click here to learn more...
Featured on The Today Show, Clara Sunwoo Available Here
June 2015 - Clara Sunwoo's collection of wrinkle-free, washable, comfortable travel wear features high quality fabrics, slimming fits and innovative designs. Read more...
Enjoy Summer with Low-Maintenance Outdoor Furniture
May 2015 - You'll never have to worry about staining or painting your outdoor furniture with this collection of durable, maintenance-free outdoor furniture!
Pick Your Pattern with Atelier 5 Custom Clothing
May 2015 - Design your own one-of-a-kind shirt, dress or skirt with Atelier 5!
Support Local Businesses with "Shop Local Saturday"
May 2015 - Each week, the Walworth County Visitors Bureau is featuring a different store in the Lake Geneva area. Get the scoop behind the unique shops throughout the county, and find out what makes them stand above the rest. Click here to read the article on the Cornerstone Shop & Gallery.
Welcome, Green Eyed Lady Fragrance Co. Customers!
April 2015 - We're pleased to announce that we have partnered with Green Eyed Lady Fragrance Company, and now offer the original Sore Muscle Jelly. Read more...
Spring Entertaining Tips from Juliska
Spring 2015 - From a simple tapas gathering to an elegant tea party, you'll love Juliska's 2015 entertaining tips and new product lines! Heralded by Martha Stewart Weddings as "The perfect place setting," Juliska offers a variety of mix and match, dishware safe, and absolutely beautiful tableware, serving pieces and drinkware. Stop in to select your collection!
Ever Changing - Cornerstone Shop Featured in "She" Magazine
Winter 2015 - We were honored to be featured in the Dec/Jan 2015 issue of She Magazine, and owner Karin Bennett is pictured on the cover! She is published by the Kenosha News and available at locations in southeast Wisconsin. Click here to read the article (on pages 26-27).
Packing Tips from Cinda B
cinda b founder Cinda Boomershine joined us this spring for a bag signing and shared some of her packing tips, as captured here by Reel Life TV.
Our 2013 Artist Evening highlighted the work of six talented artists and included painting tips and demos plus live entertainment by Two Cents Flat, a group of award-winning musicians from Badger High School.