Stocked with more than 2,000 in-store frames, Inman's garnishes the walls of homes and businesses with handsome, professionally bordered images in a range of colors and styles. An advanced, computerized matte cutter quickly and easily cleaves almost any design to fit around pictorial borders, from simple square slices or last names to the machine's own interpretation of what the wind looks like. Choose from the store’s more than 1,000 clip art images to further embellish your images. Though custom framing prices are highly variable, a 16"x20" double-matted print can be framed for $99.
Refusing to sit back in cushiony comfort after the success of its world-famous recliner in 1928, La-Z-Boy has grown into a diverse purveyor of quality sofas, chairs, and tables. Customers can crawl into the arms of an endearing loveseat (starting at $549), as a way to rebel against the arms of a controlling body pillow, or stretch out in motion sofas (starting at $799) and sleeper sofas (starting at $849) for more versatile body bolstering. La-Z-Boy is an environmentally conscientious company, practicing waste and water reduction as well as recycling throughout its manufacturing process and offering an eco-friendly line of fabrics and cushions. La-Z-Boy frequently contributes chairs and sofas to Ronald McDonald House Charities.
At Fired Up! you can enjoy the thrill of personalized, handmade pottery without the fuss of actual hand-dirtying clay manipulation. Inside, adults ($7) and children ($5) can decorate premade ceramics, picking the perfect piece from a premade selection of mugs, platters, wine glasses, teapots, figurines, and more ($4–$50). Select the proper utensils to paint, stencil, and sponge imagery that's wildly innovative, beautiful, or commemorates the ancient Athenian victory at Marathon onto pottery ready to be filled with flowers, pencils, or wishes. Decoration usually takes one to two hours. Pick up liquid-repellant and dishwasher-safe pottery a week later, and you may see your artwork displayed inside the studio's menagerie of adorable kiln-fried critters.
Grateful Threads Fabric & Furnishings tempts textile tinkerers with more than 1,000 bolts of fabric from national brands such as Robert Allen, Big Kahuna, and Ralph Lauren. Decorating doyens can wrap a sofa in red velvet, and knightly crafters can create stylish silk sword cozies, ($3.09–$50/yard). The staff of design professionals and seamstresses helps lead lost drapers through a sea of window treatments, bedding, and table coverings that remain special without stains that resemble Elvis. Grateful Threads' vast, warehouse-style store is sprinkled with funky furniture to inspire aspiring upholsterers.
Riverwind Gallery is starting our 32nd year in the custom picture framing and art business.
We were voted one of the Top 100 Art & Framing Retailers in the USA for 2003 thru 2007.
We have Limited Edition art from some of the nations best artists along with open editions and originals from area artists, pottery and wood.
For furniture conundrums pertaining to sleeping surfaces, Dean Bosler's keeps a showroom fully stocked with Jamison mattresses, which enable shoppers to test out a new bed-frame buttress, taking 10 minutes to dream about starting a rap group with Leonard Nimoy. Though mattress prices vary as widely as the makes and models of race-car beds, queen-size cradles start at $499 and can range up to $2,999.
• For $20, you get $40 worth of fabric, trim, and hardware. • For $40, you get $100 worth of custom soft-furnishing services.
Kitchen Affairs is a full-service, gourmet kitchen shop that has been helping inexperienced chefs discover their domestic potential for nearly 25 years. Single-session classes impart techniques from the most basic egg beating to mastering more than a dozen ethnic cuisines and regional specialties. Choose a class on Kitchen Affairs' diverse calendar to become an expert architect of some of your favorite dishes, including family-style pizza, homemade sausages, sushi, and horse feather with sunshine soup. During the Romantic Chocolates class ($45), experienced instructors teach Cupidian lovers the dark secrets of truffles, crème brûlée, and chocolate mousse cake with finger-licking fashion. Many classes are demonstration only, some are hands-on, and all are delicious. Reservations are required.
SewTech is a local dealer of Brother and Juki Sewing Machines; Tin Lizzie Long Arms; and a full service quilt shop!
Classes are available for all types of sewing - including embroidery machines.
An affordable and monumental selection of plush beds, sturdy end tables, and stylish home accessories mingle good-naturedly in Ashley Furniture HomeStore’s warehouse. The Durapella microfiber sofa ($348) fills living rooms, dens, and panic rooms with its pillowy plumpness, inviting the weary and restful into its plush embrace. Its erstwhile companion, the Durapella microfiber recliner ($227) offers a single-serving seat with a tilting backrest and rising footrest. Escape from daily rigors and into sweet dreams of imperial excess with the Nero queen panel bed ($299), or augment somnolence and with a new bed frame such as the Janel queen sleigh bed ($299).
The vision for Jeanne's Gelato & More began when Valerie Ewers, who co-owns the café with her sisters, made a fateful trip to California and tasted gelato for the first time. She recalls, "I was pretty blown away… it was really different from everything else." Following this gustatory awakening, Valerie conferred with her sisters, and together they decided to set up a shop of their own inside a cheery yellow-walled café. The sisters offer a rotating cast of the creamy treat, eschewing artificial flavors in favor of seasonal ingredients such as watermelon and mango, and more off-the-wall infusions of wine, beer, and honeysuckle from real flowers.
In addition to making their own gelato, the sisters use their mother's recipes to prepare fresh soups and french chocolate cake. And for clients looking to pair their treats with drinks, Ewers emphasizes her coffee: "best lattes around,” she says, “'cause I like my coffee."
The gentle clatter of past tea parties seems to drift from colorful china cups and saucers on tables worn smooth by years of loving care. At LuLu's Fine Home Furnishings & Consignments, Liz Bradley curates 6,000 square feet of vintage furniture and accessories like these. Her inspiration comes from her great-grandmother LuLu Devaney, who helped her to forge her own aesthetic outlook. The parade of lore-steeped vintage items that passes through the shop has included painted oriental screens, Victorian-era chaise lounges, and classic paintings. In addition to connecting her clients with their dream pieces of furniture and décor, Bradley offers her services as a design consultant to help to add a measure of quirk and easy grace to dining rooms or find a sofa heavy enough to put on a magic carpet that has been grounded. Patrons complement retail excursions with a trip to the popular in-store photo booth which is outfitted with its own collection of pose-worthy props.
Earth provides the ceramic materials. The studio provides paints. Fire provides the heat that seals the paints into vibrant, permanent glazes. When visitors explore their creativity, they transform blank, white dishes and figurines into works of original art. To create their own version of Michaelangelo's famous travel mug mural, guests are welcome to drop in or arrange a party at the studio. The Earth & Fire team is also mobile, and they can transport materials to set up an art party at any location.