Chase Carpets fills unadorned foot space with hardwood, ceramic tile, natural stone, carpet, and laminate flooring. Do-it-yourselfers can take home enough supplies (or have them delivered for a $45 fee, not included in the Groupon) to fill rooms with ITS inter ceramic tiles ($300 for 144 square feet or $500 for 250 square feet), or you can choose from the more than 1,000 unique patterns of ceramic tile and natural stone flooring Chase Carpets offers. Hardwood flooring, like a diamond-encrusted unicorn, is valued for its looks and durability and laying down Joshua Premium Hardwood Malibu oak (3 and 5/8” width and 3/8” thick) adds a touch of elegance to any living space ($300 for 144 square feet or $500 for 250 square feet). Massage tired tootsies with a bevy of cushy carpeting such as Shaw's Northern Parkway or Wish List, available in variety of colors ($300 for 144 square feet or $500 for 250 square feet, including pad, installation, and tax) or treat arches to Natural Value laminate flooring ($300 for 144 square feet or $500 for 250 square feet, including underlayment, installation, and tax) for streamlined strutting.
Since 1977, Factory Mattress Sales has helped patrons create comfortable sleeping environments within their homes. At locations throughout Austin and San Antonio, they stock mattresses crafted by trusted brands ranging from Sealy to Simmons to Tempur-Pedic. Shoppers can peruse beds with features including Beautyrest pocketed coils, temperature-regulated surfaces, or memory foam that records imprints of dreams, and they can also find items such as bed frames and pillows.
Selection isn't the only reason to visit Factory Mattress Sales. A 111% price guarantee undercuts competitors' pricing, and a 366-night comfort guarantee allows patrons to test out beds for more than a full year. Extensive background checks ensure that the delivery drivers who chauffeur beds to homes are careful and courteous.
At World Interiors we offer customers compelling designs, often inspired by nature, crafted from environmentally friendly materials. Our primary supplier is leading the way in eco-friendly furniture by using sustainable practices and materials.
Just off the main drag of South Congress, the wooden floors of Feathers Boutique house gear for women all over the world. Each of the three rooms holds racks of vintage clothing. The threads are purchased from different designers across the globe, and Feathers also welcomes pieces from local creators. To the left of the main room is a smaller area that includes artisan jewelry and leather purses. A downstairs section includes most of the clothing, as well as placards and antlers on the wall. Fun accessories like tarot cards and sunglasses are complimented by warning signs with personality: for example, guests are warned to “please watch your beautiful head.”
Working with artisans in developing countries who would otherwise be underemployed, Ten Thousand Villages supplies handicraft lovers with handcrafted jewelry, home décor, accessories, and gifts from Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, while paying artisans fair wages for their products. Support marginalized women in Bangladesh with YWCA Craft Centre's bright and goosy Super Duck backpack (Bangladesh, $24), which allows school children to strut confidently into second grade and medical malpractice lawyers to swagger into the courtroom with a duck on their backs. Socially conscious crafters can take home a hand-stitched measuring-tape cat (Vietnam, $8) from Mai Vietnamese Handicrafts, and frugal fashionistas can sport dancing-girl earrings made from recycled soda cans by KICK Trading Ltd. (Kenya, $12) or a marbled bead choker from TARA Projects (India, $16).
Peruse Finch’s head-spinning selection of fetching wares from a bevy of designers, including Dwell, Bodo Sperlein, and Anne Black. Specializing in independent design, Finch offers decorative pieces, textiles, lighting, and accessories that replace flimsy papier-mâché simulacra. Spruce up walls with Nkuku frames ($35–$38) or buttress beautiful flowers and fly swatters with an Anne Black porcelain vase ($32). Organize beautifying tools and pocketfuls of various knickknacks with a Jane Marvel hanging cosmetic bag ($46) or add pizzazz to tables with a pair of Studio 3 napkins ($20).