Wilton designer hosts holiday farmhouse trunk show

Every holiday season, Jennifer Paganelli opens the doors of her rambling farm house to the community, selling her colorful collection of goods and raising money for local charities.

The Wilton designer, author and creative entrepreneur hosts the annual holiday sale at her home, 40 East Meadow Road, again this year Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 7-9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Paganelli, the designer behind Sis Boom fabrics, will offer a range of goods, including fabrics, jewelry, wreaths, hand-made crafts and ornaments, desk-top vignettes, garlands, stockings, clothing, pillows, key chains, bags, belts, journals, notebooks and signed copies of her books, “Happy Home” and “Girlʼs World.” Donations will be accepted on behalf of the Lyme Research Alliance.

Here’s more about the event:

Folks have traveled thousands of miles to attend this annual show — and when you arrive, you’ll know just why! As soon as you open the door to Sis Boom, you know youʼve arrived. Jenniferʼs greeting is unmistakable. Her warm, welcoming smile and energetic embrace are as jubilant and friendly as her fabric designs. Freshly brewed coffee, sweet cookies, and warm holiday tunes fill the air, shoppers excitedly mingle, and Jenniferʼs one of a kind creations instantly sweep you away to Sis Boom happy land! The home is dripping with handmade decorations and wreaths,each telling a nostalgic tale, glistening jewelry gets you dreaming about holiday parties, brightly-colored pillows beckon a smile, accessories and fabric boasting color combinations to die for make your heart swoon.

Scott Gargan