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Spring Release!

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Spring Release!

Our spring releases are beginning now, so be sure to check out our brand new products. We have some new cheery and whimsical pieces for you, your home and your garden this summer. Whether your shopping for Mother’s Day, picking up a quick gift for a friend or buying a lovely wedding present, we have many beautiful new pieces for you! Our most favorite collection this spring is our new line of Garden Stakes. With a choice between a pair of adorable little birds, or one of our flowers - Zinnia, Cosmos and Nepeta –you’ll be sure to fall in...

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Meet Marie: A Coletta Collections Artist

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Meet Marie: A Coletta Collections Artist

At Coletta Collections our business is a personal one. Our studios are filled by artisans with disabilities each working to create beautiful hand-crafted pieces for your home and life. You may be familiar with some of the items we sell, but you may not know are the individual stories of the artisans making these goods. So, we would like to introduce you to Marie! Marie has been with Coletta Collections since relocating from Virginia Beach to the DC metro area in 2016. In Virginia Beach, Marie was employed as an assembly worker. Any small parts or other items required for...

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Hello Little One!

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Hello Little One!
If you are searching for unique and precious gifts for a dear friend or for your baby, be sure to keep us in mind. Our handmade pieces are not only meant for everyday use, but are items to be cherished and saved. Our items are modern and simple that come with a unique story and meaning that is impossible to find at big box stores. Giving a gift from Coletta Collections can’t be matched so be sure commemorate this special event with a gift that will last a lifetime!

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Developmental Disability Awareness Month

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Developmental Disability Awareness Month
At Coletta Collections we embrace disability awareness every day. As we say “The mission of St. Coletta of Greater Washington is to empower children and adults with intellectual disabilities to discover their full potential” Our vision is for people with intellectual disabilities to be recognized and accepted as valuable contributors to the world around them.

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Meet Zak: A Coletta Collections Worker

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Meet Zak: A Coletta Collections Worker
While we like to talk about the wonderful functional aspects of the products we sell, don’t forget about the intrinsic value that buying an item from us provides. Our products are more than just another pretty thing from the store, they are full of meaning, purpose and provides a means of income to those who truly need it. Consider what the purchase of this product means for the artisan who made it. For Zak, it means he is a lot more like his peers who are now independent adults.

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