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Aldea Home and Baby Stores Merging

Aug 26, 2015 12:35:00 PM

We're Having a Baby

We are delighted to announce that Niños store will be merging with Aldea Home at 890 Valencia Street in September. We will focus on curating the best nursery products in the context of a well designed home. We will continue to offer inspiring home, spa and garden accessories. We want every part of your home to be designed with care and filled with love.

We sincerely thank you for the love and support you have shown us throughout the last ten years as we have grown and adapted. Your business means everything to us. As we embark on the new and exciting chapter in our lives, our name will officially change to Aldea Home + Baby

We welcome your feedback, and hope you will be patient with us as we move things around and redecorate. 

Thank you so much and hope to see you soon.

Aldea Home + Baby

Aldea Home + Baby

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America's Cup Window Displays

Jul 25, 2013 9:30:54 AM

Ever wonder what inspires our window displays? Aldea Manager Dave talks about the America's cup, ghost hunting, and more!

The nautical theme inspiration for the current windows started a couple of months ago when we did the Dining by Design nautical theme, and we wanted to design a display to celebrate the America's Cup happening in our city.
I was also really inspired by a recent ghost hunt on the USS Hornet, which is a ship in Alameda. It's supposedly haunted and we went on an overnight ghost hunt there. Our tour guides gave us access to unauthorized areas to different parts of the areas in the dark, and the spaces, like the bunks and the anchor room, were claustrophobic, but really interesting. Being in the anchor room was really inspiring, with interesting elements like massive anchors and chains. And the history of the ship, it's been out of commission since 1970 and is now a historical landmark, so that history and the whole experience was very inspirational.
While working on the window I feared making it either too modern or too Nantucket, but I think there's a nice balance, and I think Aldea offers a wide range of product to support that balance. Adding pieces from the store with a sense of humor helps bring it to life too. 

View the Aldea Galvanized Desk

The Galvanized Desk is my favorite piece in the window—it reminds me of an old airstream trailer.

View the Sutro Tower Wood Kit

And I love the Sutro Tower Model, which we even have a DIY wood kit for.

Come stop by Aldea Home to see Dave's display through August!

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