Artist Samuel Dunlap

The Purple Butterfly is pleased to represent artist Samuel K. Dunlap, who captures timeless moments in the lives of children in oil on canvas. Learn more...

Up until March 22, 2017, butterflies had very little meaning and purple wasn’t my favorite color.  On that day, my dad passed away in hospice care. A purple butterfly was placed on his door to indicate to the staff and visitors a patient had gone on to a new life. Learn more...

The Purple Butterfly story

Misty Westebbe and her husband, Bruce, opened New Day Photography a decade ago. Since then, they've been transforming their 2.5-acre property just outside Franklin into an amazing studio. Learn more...

New Day Photography
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School's Out

Ice Cream Social

2-4 p.m., Thursday, May 23

Add a truly personal touch to your child's wardrobe! The Purple Butterfly offers the ability to embroider your child's handwritten name or message on clothing or a keepsake item.

We always offer complimentary monogramming of all apparel and gift items purchased in the store. Choose from bloomers, bibs, onesies, day gowns, blankets, pillows, hats and so much more. 

See some of our monogramming and embroidery work...

Free monogramming adds the personal touch

Story Time with the Princess

10 a.m., Saturday, June 1

The Arabian Princess (Jasmine) will be our featured princess on Saturday, June 1. Come for story time at 10, photos with the princess and cookies. Stay for face painting afterward. Thank you to our partners: Dreams Do Come True Princess Parties and Dan Klepper's Fantasy Face Artistry.

Come celebrate the beginning of summer.

We’ll be serving up ice cream and King of Pops treats from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 23.