The knowledgeable team at Jerry’s Artarama stockpile a vast selection of art supplies for amateur and professional projects. Staff members roam the store answering art questions and help track down hard-to-find supplies for any medium including wrapped canvases and invisible ink. The onsite custom-framing shop outfits works in traditional wood and aluminum frames with a variety of matting options to enhance and preserve enveloped images. The emporium also hosts workshops throughout the month to develop oil- and watercolor-painting techniques, as well as demos to meet and learn from instructors in a more informal setting.
Atlantic Bedding and Furniture showrooms speckle the Southeast, each one a treasure-trove of fine furniture and top-brand mattresses. Attentive staffers bustle past collections of leather couches and arrangements of dark-wood dining sets, eager to assist customers in their quest to find a memory-foam mattress that best suits their sleeping habits or a rug that best covers up the dungeon trapdoor in their living room. If an item is out of stock, the attendants can have it shipped directly from the company's central warehouse—a cavernous storeroom packed with furniture from top vendors like Coaster, Sealy, and Lifestyle Solutions. Much of the furniture is available online, enabling customers to shop from the comfort of home.
At more than 1,200 Mattress Firm locations around the country, shoppers sink into plush mattresses, recline on firm beds, and belly-flop onto pillow tops. Knowledgeable staffers can help customers create an ideal bedtime environment by dispensing advice based on sleep preferences and illuminating the difference between the many kinds of mattresses. And to the delight of their customers, much of Mattress Firm's bedding wears the label of a premium brand, such as Sealy, Serta, Simmons Beautyrest, or Stearns & Foster.
A family owned business for over 40 years Assurance Ltd is more than just your average window company. With over 55 years combined experience Assurance specializes in quality replacement windows, Vinyl Cedar Shake Siding, and premium roofing products.
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Since equipping the world with its first wood-slat recliner in 1928, La-Z-Boy has branded itself as a well-known producer of high-quality furniture, including their signature recliner, loveseats, ottomans, upholstered sofas, accent tables, and much more. The Urbana oval end table ($249 and up) is genetically engineered to keep junk mail off the ground and blocks the couch's attempts to stretch out into the hall. A host of recliners, sofas, sectionals, the demi stationary chair and sleepers are also waiting to invade homes with their tasteful presence.
Established in 1936 Mark Gonsenhauser's Rug and Carpet Superstore is Hampton Roads oldest and largest Oriental & Decorative Rug & Carpet showroom. 20,000 square feet of Hand made & Machine made rugs from around the world. Includes the largest full service "in house" cleaning, repair & certified rug appraisal facil
Before looking through the camera lens, the expert photographers at Picture People spend time getting to know their subjects and establishing a strategy for conveying their personalities in print. Then, film-ready clients pose in the bright camera room, airing teeth amid colorful backdrops and creative props. Following snapshots, subjects make their way to the selection station to choose their favorite poses from their session, which may be treated with sepia tones, color accents, and decorative borders to suit any wall, wallet, wallpaper pattern, or trophy walleye.
Picture People encourages subjects to arrive 15 minutes early to the shoot and offers a variety of creative tips to help enhance mantel-dominating final results. The studio ensures satisfaction with a 100% guarantee on finished products.
The photos we leave behind may be the only way for future generations to see the styles and personalities we bear. That’s why the professional makeup artists and photographers at Glamour Shots strive to capture the true essence of a person with their shoots. Whether commemorating a milestone event or a successful trip to the grocery store, each session begins with the shop’s signature full airbrush and style makeover, which works to prevent unwanted shine while imparting a chic aesthetic. Makeup artists tailor looks to the purpose of the shoot, imparting children with a red-cheeked glow and boudoir subjects with a dark, seductive color palette.
Photographers encourage everyone to bring a few outfits and props from home, allowing them to give each photo shoot an individualized touch without snapping close-ups of their subjects’ fingerprints. Clients get to see the photos immediately so they can approve the looks and order their favorite shots in the form of pictures, phone cases, or calendars. A professional lab then prints out the chosen items using a range of color finishes—including colorization to make one color pop and the company's signature Glamour Touch retouching—onto made-to-last Kodak paper.
Pilot Media’s Reader Choice for Best Furniture Store in Chesapeake 2010, Esprit Decor Home Furnishings offers high-end furniture, floor coverings, beddings, and other home-sprucing accessories at lower-than-retail prices. Lighten up your elegant bedroom or shadowy beaver cave with an Uttermost Burian lamp ($89), with rich-toned mahogany wood and bronze metal accents underneath an ivory-linen rectangle shade. Any room will come alive with the Oliver table set ($249), featuring two round end tables and one oval, tapered-legged cocktail table. With Esprit’s massive show room and more than 200 furniture brands, you’ll find an abundance of wine racks, leather sofas, comfy mattresses, and virtually anything you can imagine invigorating your home.
WorldWide Furniture Direct outfits empty apartments and echoing igloos alike with high-quality, cost-slashed furniture. Items like a 24- or 29-inch bar stool ($100 each), a twin-over-full bunk-bed set with two mattresses ($399), a seven-piece cherry Louis Phillipe bedroom set ($699), or a 26-inch brushed chrome lamp ($99) are practical yet stylish pieces that, when combined with oxygen and a minimal supply of drywall fertilizer, bring static rooms to vibrant life. WorldWide’s friendly, experienced staff can guide you through all 3,900 feet of the décor-lined warehouse and help you decide on an ideal combination of chic house dressings.
"Never, never, never give up," is the driving mantra for David Oreck, who flew combat missions with the US Army Air Forces
in World War II and returned home to build a business empire from scratch. He set out to design a machine to lighten hotel employees' load, making a lightweight vacuum cleaner as opposed to the traditional bulky, burdensome commercial cleaners. Naturally, the domestic market began clamoring for his high-powered yet easy-to-handle devices, and soon Oreck vacuums could be found in homes throughout the country.
Today, the company continues its tradition of innovation, simplifying household tasks with Steam-Glide mops for hard floors, HEPA-filter upright vacuums, and stain-killing cleaning products. Oreck's commitment to clean sends it headlong into the future, with high-tech air filters that react to their environment with automatic sensory controls, filtering odors, allergens, and curse words.
requisites gallery aims to transform empty homes into vibrant living spaces that reflect the character and the personality of the owners. The gallery brims with original artwork as well handpicked furniture and accent pieces to complement virtually any decor or aesthetic. In addition to the impressionistic paintings of sunset-lit marshes and towering lighthouses, the space includes everything from vintage desks and brass candlestick lamps to ceramic teapots and Victorian chests.
For an even more personal touch, the staff offers custom-framing services that help protect and display custom paintings as well as treasured photographs, mementos, or particularly famous speeding tickets. requisites gallery also invites patrons to invent their own pieces of art by hosting watercolor classes as well as social Art on the Vine sessions that allow attendees to socialize as they paint a preprinted sketch of a sailboat on the open water or a still life of chess pieces.
Operating out of requisites gallery, The Barefoot Framer, AKA Sheri White, has been in the framing business for more than 25 years. Taking care of family photos, oil paintings, college diplomas, sports memorabilia, and everything in between, she preserves and conserves precious pieces through a judicious choice of matting, frame, and glass types.