Happy Founder’s Day, Alpha Delta Pi!

History-TitleHappy 167th Founder’s Day, Alpha Delta Pi! We celebrate your organization today for so many years of sisterhood & tradition! With over 220,000 initiated members in more than 160 chapters across the United States & Canada you are one incredible & rooted organization!

Alpha Delta Pi was founded on May 15, 1851, at Georgia Female College (now better known as Wesleyan Female College) in Macon, Georgia. Their six founders include: Eugenia Tucker Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Williams Mitchell, Sophronia Woodruff Dews, Octavia Andrew Rush, Mary Evans Glass, and Ella Pierce Turner.

ADPi’s special symbols include: the woodland violet for their flower, a diamond as their official jewel, and a lion as their mascot. Their colors are azure & white and their official open motto is: “We Live For Each Other”. Ronald McDonald House Charities is their official philanthropy and since their partnership began in 1979 they have raised over $12,680,000 (WHOA!!!!) which is absolutely amazing! Another fun fact is that the beautiful singer from Little Big Town, Karen Fairchild, is a member of Alpha Delta Pi, Kappa chapter, at Samford University in Homewood, Alabama!

Sophronia Woodruff Dews' Blue Floral Wreath Shirt
Sophronia Woodruff Dews’ Blue Floral Wreath Shirt | Ollie + Ivy

In honor of your founder’s day Ollie + Ivy is releasing a very new sorority design called, Sophronia Woodruff Dews Blue Floral Wreath. This beautiful floral wreath design features gorgeous flowers in pink, green, & purple along with the year Alpha Delta Pi was founded. For the next week you can get FREE SHIPPING on this Ollie + Ivy exclusive Sorority design with coupon code: “ADPI” at checkout. Vaild thru 05/22/18.

 

 

 

Ollie + Ivy wishes you a memorable Founder’s day that is filled with sisterhood & tradition and another 160+ years of good fortune! If you want to read more about the history of Alpha Delta Pi, then check out their awesome website and historical timeline!

xo,
Ollie+Ivy!

Happy Founder’s Day, Sigma Sigma Sigma

Happy 120th Founder’s Day, Sigma Sigma Sigma! Today you celebrate years of sisterhood and tradition that have brought you to this moment in time of initiation over 125,000 initiated members in more than 112 chapters nationwide! For those who want to know more about this great organization, we put together a brief guide to this great organization!
Sigma Sigma Sigma FoundersSigma Sigma Sigma was founded on April 20th, 1898, at State Female Normal School (now better known as Longwood University) in Farmville, Virginia. Their eight founders included: Margaret Lee Batten, Louise Marie Davis, Martha Trent Featherston, Isabella Merrick, Sallie Jackson Michie, Lelia Scott, Elizabeth Watkins and Lucy Wright.

Tri-Sigma’s special symbols include: a purple violet for their flower, a pearl as their official jewel, and the sailboat as the sails appear full representing our empowered sisterhood that is always moving forward. Their colors are purple & white and their official open motto is: “Faithful Unto Death”. March of Dimes & Sigma Sigma Sigma Foundation are their official philanthropies. Over $1,500,000  has been donated for scholarship/leadership programs as well as over $3,000,000 in therapeutic play/child life programs which is absolutely amazing! Another fun fact is that the beautiful Carrie Underwood is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma, Alpha Iota chapter, at Northeastern State University!

Sallie Jackson Michie's Floral Wreath | Ollie + Ivy
Sallie Jackson Michie’s Floral Wreath

In honor of your founder’s day Ollie + Ivy is releasing a very new sorority design called, Sallie Jackson Michie’s Floral  Wreath. This beautiful floral wreath design features gorgeous flowers in pink, green, & purple along with the year Sigma Sigma Sigma was founded. For the next week you can get FREE SHIPPING on this Ollie + Ivy exclusive Sorority design with coupon code: “TRISIGMA” at checkout. Vaild thru 04/27/18.

 

 

Head over to Tri Sigma National Headquarter Facebook Page to view some cute videos they put together in celebration of this big day! Ollie + Ivy wishes you a memorable Founder’s day that is filled with sisterhood & tradition and another 120+ years of good fortune!

xo,
Ollie+Ivy!

Happy Founder’s Day, Alpha Xi Delta!

Happy 125th Founder’s Day, Alpha Xi Delta! While today is your founding date, we know you celebrate your heritage all year long! For those who do not know about Alpha Xi Delta, we put together some history and info behind this awesome organization so you can see how great they are!

Alpha Xi Delta FoundersAlpha Xi Delta was founded on April 17th, 1893, at Lombard College in Galesburg, Illinois by ten like-minded women. These women were visionaries who “Wanted to form a local sorority to encourage personal friendships, promote friendlier contacts with the entire student body, and be of active service to the college.”

With the help of Sigma Nu fraternity, the dreams of these women became a reality! Alpha Xi Delta, was one of ten founding organizations that established the National Panhellenic Conference. Today, Alpha Xi Delta has over 130 active chapters with over 175,000 initiated members! The symbols of this sorority are the BetaXi Bear, pink roses, and the quill. Their colors are yellow & blue and their motto is “The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword.” Autism Speaks is their national philanthropy, and they have proudly raised over $7,000,000 for this incredible organization.

Cora Bollinger Block Sunflower Wreath Shirt
Cora Bollinger Block Sunflower Wreath Shirt | Ollie + Ivy

 

In honor of your first President + first Grand President, Cora Bollinger Block, we are releasing our very new Sorority Design, Cora Bollinger Block’s Sunflower Wreath, today! This beautiful sunflower design features their yellow & blue hues with your established date.  For the next week you can get FREE SHIPPING on this Ollie + Ivy exclusive Sorority Design with coupon code: “AXID” at checkout. Valid through 04/24/18.

 

 

 

Here you can read, “A Founder’s Day Letter to our Sisters” from the headquarters of AXiD. Happy Founder’s Day ladies, may it be filled with tradition, memories, sisterhood, & love!

xo,

Ollie + Ivy

“Our eager desire was to do something toward the freeing of all women the world over.” -Almira Cheney, Alpha Xi Delta Founder

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Forever Theta | Ollie + Ivy

Happy Valentine’s Day from Ollie + Ivy! We have a lovely new design launching today that says it all… Forever Theta! Sometimes you heart is already taken by the people you love most, like your sisters!

This design can be change to accommodate any text that you would like! That is the great part about us here at Ollie + Ivy, we can change any design to fit you needs or vision!

Forever Theta | Ollie + Ivy
Forever Theta | Ollie + Ivy

 

We hope everyone has a wonderful Valentine’s Day filled with love, friendship, and chocolate!

xo,

Anna Kate

Happy Founder’s Day, Delta Zeta!

Happy Founder's Day, Delta Zeta!

Happy 115th Founder’s Day to the lovely Delta Zeta Ladies!

Delta Zeta was founded on October 24th, 1902 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio by six close friends in a male dominated school. These women would be so happy to see that their legacy has not only lived on but prospered into such an amazing organization! Over the 115 years, Delta Zeta has initiation over 260,000 members! That is simply incredible.

Delta Zeta Founders
Alfa Lloyd, Mary Collins, Anna Keen, Julia Bishop, Mabelle Minton and Anne Simmons.

Today we introduce our newest floral watercolor design in honor of your founders day today! You can now get Anna’s Rose + Laurel Wreath, for only $18 SHIPPED this week (10/24 to 10/31)! No coupon code required!

Anna's Rose + Laurel Wreath | Ollie + Ivy
Anna’s Rose + Laurel Wreath | Ollie + Ivy

We wish you a day filled with sisterhood + tradition, Delta Zeta!

xo,

Anna Kate

Sara Turner White’s Laurel Wreath | Ollie + Ivy

Here is our newest design, Sara Turner White’s Laurel Wreath,  here at Ollie + Ivy in honor of Kappa Delta’s Founder’s Day! This design was created in honor of their founder, Sara Turner White! You can get this design this week only, Oct 23rd to Oct 30th, for only $18 Shipped! No coupon code required!

Sara Turner White's Laurel Wreath | Ollie + Ivy
Sara Turner White’s Laurel Wreath | Ollie + Ivy

 

This new design also comes in these beautiful Sorority Gift items as well!

 

 

Hope you love our newest design, Kappa Delta!

 

 

xo,

Anna Kate

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Happy Founder’s Day, Alpha Chi Omega!

Ollie + Ivy would like to wish the lovely Alpha Chi Omega women a Happy Founder’s Day! We are so impressed that your sisterhood has not only grown but also strengthened over the last 132 years!

Alpha Chi Omega was founded on October 15th, 1885 at at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. Being that this sorority was founded in a school of music, it included three pianists, a cellist/violinist/bassist, a composer and two singers!

It is no doubt that their founders would be impressed with the Real Strong Women this organization has built over the many years!! Cheers to Anna, Olive, Bertha, Amy, Nellie, Bessie, & Estelle!

Olive's Scarlet Floral Wreath | Ollie + Ivy
Olive’s Scarlet Floral Wreath | Ollie + Ivy

This week we introduce our newest design, “Olive’s Scarlet Floral Wreath” in honor of their founder! We designed it specifically with you in mind to honor your lovely sisterhood! This week you can get this design printed & shipped for only $18 (10/15 thru 10/22)! No coupon code needed!

Check out this awesome video that Alpha Chi Omega put together about the Early Years and history of Alpha Chi! Don’t forget to watch Part 2, also!

Again, Happy Founder’s Day, Alpha Chi Omega!

xo,

Anna Kate

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Minnie’s Bouquet | Ollie + Ivy

This adorable new design is now available from Ollie + Ivy! We designed “Minnie’s Bouquet” in honor of Kappa Kappa Gamma’s founder, Minnie Stewart! We hope Minnie would be proud!

This week you can get this design printed & shipped for only $18 (10/13 thru 10/20)! No coupon code needed! Shop Here >> “Minnie’s Bouquet”