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In Search of the Elusive Pen

I keep hearing the same complaint over and over like scenes from the movie “Groundhog Day.”

It goes like this: “Why is it that every time I need a pen I can’t find one? My purse seems like a black hole for pens of all shapes and colors. They seem to disappear like socks in the dryer.”

You might ask why we even need pens since so many transactions are electronic nowadays. In defense of the pen, it has not outgrown its use. We still sign checks and whipping out a pen is still the quickest way to jot down info from voice mail messages.

One pen lover confided, “I tried using a case for my pens. It sunk to the bottom of my purse, buried by all the larger necessities of life. Even my fancy Mount Blanc got eclipsed by a sun glass case and checkbook.”

Friends have told me they constantly face this challenge. Some have pen horror stories, like the time a pen exploded all over the lining of my friend’s new Hilde Pallidino bag from Europe. She entered a deep depression.

So is there a solution? Of course. Use Purse Perfector. It has a special slot just for pens that keeps them upright and at reach at all times. I promise the pens won’t fall out unless you are upside down on a roller coaster with an open purse. That seems rather unlikely.

And if the pen leaks or explodes? No worries. Purse Perfector is washable and quickly line-dries.

As we approach National Ball Point Pen Day on June 10, I invite everyone to join me in unabashed love for the pen. Like newspapers and cable TV, I am just not ready to let go. Allow Purse Perfector to keep a secure hold on your pens for you.

Senior lady writingHalf M Black:Berry

 

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Purse Perfector 15% Off! Treat yourself to an organized purse!

Why should kids get all the goodies at Halloween? Have you been waiting for the perfect time to turn your goody bag into an organized purse?

Enjoy 15% off your own Purse Perfector insert with our Halloween promotion.

Tame your shoulder boulder with this purse organizer that is made in California. For an organized bag, add your cosmetics, phone, e-reader, glasses, wallet and cards – or candy – to the 13 tailored pockets in two sections. Place the tall section of the Purse Perfector toward the back of your favorite purse and you will always be able to find what you need quickly and when you need it. You’ll save time by having a predictable place for everything you carry. Every day. In any purse.

Oh, and then move the purse organizer to your other favorite purse tomorrow!

Sometimes you might only want to carry a few items in a smaller bag. No problem! Just unzip the two sections and slip the shorter section into your clutch or purse. It’s like magic, but no incantations! Just a perfect purse every time.

This lightweight purse organizer is also machine washable (air dry), so it will save the inside of your handbags from cosmetic leaks and ink stains. A neat treat for your purses for many years to come.

Lg Silver at Royal Botanic GardensThis is no trick: Through Halloween, Saturday October 31, 2015, take 15% off with the promo code TREAT.

No matter whether you are heading to work, picking up kids after school, going to soccer or football games, or off for a bit of shopping or dinner and a movie, your new Purse Perfector insert will give you peace of mind. You will be able to get your phone and find your keys every day if you follow these quick tips:

  • Find a place for all of your items (see our suggestions in the diagram below);
  • Take out any extra items (how many toys do you really need to carry in your purse for your kids?)
  • When you take something out, always return it to the same place;
  • Occasionally when you take Purse Perfector out to change purses, remove extra items and receipts;
  • Repeat the steps above.

Enjoy this little Halloween delight and feel free to share our limited-time promotion code with your favorite ghouls with purses in need of organizing. Trick or treat!

Shop Purse Perfector Now

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Make Valentine’s Day 2014 a Day to Remember All Year Long

2014 valentineIt doesn’t take a psychic for us to see roses and candy in your near future. We believe that while roses are lovely, and candy certainly is sweet, Valentine’s Day can be oh so much more.

Make it a treat you’ll enjoy year round by taking matters into your own hands. Purchase a Purse Perfector between February 7 and Valentine’s Day, and we’ll give you 25% off the list price of either a medium or large Purse Perfector. Use code VALENTINE2014 at checkout, and be mine. 

Order today.

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Purse Perfectors Around the World

Did you know Purse Perfectors are already in 56 countries, including all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia? Our handbag organizers are made in the USA, but they’re built to travel the globe. Help spread the word and feel free to leave a comment or photo sharing where in the world you used your Purse Perfector.

In the USA

1. Alabama
2. Alaska
3. Arizona
4. Arkansas
5. California
6. Colorado
7. Connecticut
8. Delaware
9. District of Columbia
10. Florida
11. Georgia
12. Hawaii
13. Idaho
14. Illinois
15. Indiana
16. Iowa
17. Kansas
18. Kentucky
19. Louisiana
20. Maine
21. Maryland
22. Massachusetts
23. Michigan
24. Minnesota
25. Mississippi
26. Missouri
27. Montana
28. Nebraska
29. Nevada
30. New Hampshire
31. New Jersey
32. New Mexico
33. New York
34. North Carolina
35. North Dakota
36. Ohio
37. Oklahoma
38. Oregon
39. Pennsylvania
40. Rhode Island
41. South Carolina
42. South Dakota
43. Tennessee
44. Texas
45. Utah
46. Vermont
47. Virginia
48. Washington
49. West Virginia
50. Wisconsin
51. Wyoming

52. Guam

Around the World

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Algeria
  3. Argentina
  4. Australia
  5. Austria
  6. Bahrain
  7. Belgium
  8. Bosnia-Herzegovina
  9. Brazil
  10. Canada
  11. Chile
  12. China
  13. Czech Republic
  14. Democratic Republic of Congo
  15. Denmark
  16. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  17. England
  18. Finland
  19. France
  20. Germany
  21. Greece
  22. Guatemala
  23. Ireland
  24. Italy
  25. Japan
  26. Jordan
  27. Kuwait
  28. Lebanon
  29. Luxembourg
  30. Malaysia
  31. Mexico
  32. Netherlands
  33. New Zealand
  34. Nicaragua
  35. Norway
  36. Oman
  37. Philippines
  38. Poland
  39. Portugal
  40. Puerto Rico
  41. Russia
  42. Rwanda
  43. Saudi Arabia
  44. Scotland
  45. Sierra Leone
  46. Singapore
  47. South Africa
  48. Spain
  49. Swaziland
  50. Sweden
  51. Switzerland
  52. Tunisia
  53. Turkey
  54. United States of America
  55. Venezuela
  56. Zambia
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NAPO 2012: A Whole Lot of Organized Purses

We recently made the trek to Baltimore for the National Association of Professional Organizers‘ annual conference. As an exhibitor, we spent the majority of our time at the Purse Perfector booth, talking with organizers about how our unique purse organizers can help them and their clients be more organized.

Here’s a little photo slideshow we put together of some of our favorite NAPO 2012 encounters:

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Our Visit to OpenSky

Our Facebook friends might remember seeing our “Where in the world is Lyn with her Purse Perfector?” photo last month. We had some great guesses, but the winners were the ones who figured out the inventor of Purse Perfector was in New York City at the Met. Well, while in NYC, Lyn did more than just check out the fabulous art the city has to offer. She also stopped in to meet with the folks at OpenSky.

Joanna Stanberry, Buyer; Lyn; Chelsea Holman, Assistant Buyer

Just in case you’ve never heard of OpenSky, here’s a brief introduction from them about what they do and offer:

Our premise is simple: Because we’re each unique and individual, uniformed stores can’t meet our needs. They don’t inspire and surprise us the way we should be. Shopping should be about discovery. Don’t compromise and settle for the status quo.

On OpenSky, you create your own experience. You decide, based on your personal interests and passions, which people to connect with—we like to call them “curators.” They’re a growing group of tastemakers and experts who are deeply passionate about what they do and what they love. You’ll discover what they discover: the most amazing products and brands you’ve never heard of and the stories (and the brilliant designers and artisans) behind them. You’ll be surprised, delighted, engaged.

OpenSky loves the Purse Perfector and it is considered one of their top sellers (yippee!). Purse Perfector is promoted on OpenSky by both Laura Whittman, the OrgJunkie and Julie Morgenstern.  There may soon be another curator at OpenSky to promote Purse Perfector… stay tuned for more!

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We’re Thankful for You! Purse Perfector Thanks-Giveaway

It’s been just about two years since I started shipping Purse Perfectors from my sewing room in Cincinnati, Ohio, to people all over the world. Thousands of you in every state and 42 countries around the world now carry these made-in-the-USA purse organizers in your purses, handbags, briefcases, suitcases, diaper bags–you name it!

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I’m truly grateful to every person who’s supported Purse Perfector from the very first pattern sketches to the successful, award-winning line of purse organizers it’s become today.

To celebrate and thank you, I’m giving away Purse Perfectors to three lucky fans.

Each of the three winners may select the Purse Perfector size and color of your choice. You can enter right here (be sure to get your name in the hat by Thanksgiving!):

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Official Rules

  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
  2. Entrants must be at least 18 years of age and be U.S. residents to be eligible.
  3. Giveaway begins on 11/11/2011 and ends on 11/24/2011 at 12 p.m. (noon) ET.
  4. All entries must be received by 12 p.m. (noon) ET on 11/24/2011.
  5. A valid name, email address, and acceptance of Official Rules are required for entry. Only one entry per person will be accepted.
  6. Three prizes will be awarded; one Purse Perfector purse organizer to three winners, selected at random. Approximate retail prize value is $54-59 each, based on winner’s choice of Purse Perfector size (Medium or Large).
  7. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning.
  8. Winners will be selected and notified no later than 11/28/2011, via email address provided. Winners have 48 hours after notification is sent to claim their prize; otherwise, a new winner will be selected.
  9. Prizes will be shipped to U.S. addresses only via USPS Priority Mail.
  10. We reserve the right to obtain winners’ names via contest entry and the right to use their names and photos for promotional purposes.
  11. Giveaway Sponsor is Purse Perfector (Steller Accessories LLC), contact@purseperfector.com, 3458 Observatory Place, Cincinnati, Ohio 45208, 513-871-8680.
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Treat Yourself

Why should kids get all the goodies on Halloween? This weekend is your chance to treat yourself to a Purse Perfector. Our made-in-the-USA, sturdy nylon purse organizer will give you pleasure and peace of mind for years to come.

This is no trick: Through Halloween, Monday, October 31, take 15% off of your purchase with the code TREAT.

Enjoy this little Halloween delight, and feel free to share our limited-time discount code with your favorite ghouls with purses in need of organizing. Trick or treat!

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Win a Purse Perfector at Honest & Truly Blog

Quick! Head on over to this Honest & Truly blog review and enter for a chance to win a Purse Perfector.

Michelle writes about how she was our biggest skeptic and is now one of our biggest fans. She didn’t expect she’d like the Purse Perfector and in fact left it sitting around for a few months after we gave her one to try out.

She gives it to you straight up (as her blog title indicates), explaining how she initially didn’t see the need for a purse organizer. Now she’s taking the Purse Perfector out of her purse to show it off to her friends! (We’re awfully glad she came around.)

The Honest & Truly Purse Perfector giveaway runs now through October 11. Enter to win one for yourself, or if you already have one, Purse Perfectors make ideal gifts!

 

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More Blogger Love for Purse Perfector

We’re always interested to hear what our customers think once they’ve taken their Purse Perfectors for a spin. In the case of bloggers, they happen to be a lot more public–and vocal–about their experience.

Most recently, two bloggers talked about how the Purse Perfector worked for them. Here’s what they said:

Stacey Nerdin: Tree, Root, and Twig

I have absolutely loved my Purse Perfector and use it in my purse every day. I love how it keeps things so organized, but doesn’t take up too much room in my purse. I still have plenty of space around the product to store books, sippy cups, snacks, or whatever needs to be thrown into a busy mom’s purse! And even though I have the smaller of the two available sizes, I still have plenty of room for more items if needed.

Read more of Stacey’s review of her Purse Perfector at Tree, Root, and Twig.

Shell: Things I Can’t Say

I’ve actually been able to keep my purse organized in the month that I have been using the Purse Perfector. Something else I love about it is that I can take it out, put it into a different purse, and have everything I need.

 

I have a spot for my driver’s license, credit cards, gift cards, checkbook, coupons, insurance cards, business cards, receipts, pens, and lip gloss. There’s even room for my phone and my small point and shoot camera.

Our thanks to Stacey and Shell for trying out the Purse Perfector and sharing their thoughts with their blog readers.