For more than 60 years, Kwal Paint's team has designed colors to complement almost any décor, continually refreshing the palette of more than 1,600 shades to reflect trends and advancements in interior decorating. To wit: EnviroKote paints are made from eco-friendly, raw materials and contain no VOC. Additionally, online virtual color-visualizing applications help homeowners realize the abode of their dreams. As ever, the knowledgeable staff is on hand to guide customers through common issues such as blistering or how to revamp garden gnomes stuck in last season's styles.
For Your Kitchen sides the sale of premium quality kitchenware tools and trinkets with cooking classes to help customers accessorize abodes with appetizing edibles. Students of all skill and experience levels are welcome, allowing Michelin-starred chefs and spoonophobes alike to sow the seeds of culinary growth in a host of mouthwatering workshops. Forthcoming sessions include Soups for Spring, covering the creation of such vernal sippers as flavorful chili, potato-corn chowder, split pea, and April rain—based May flowers ($10). Award Winning Easter Brunch Ideas, taught by Desert Magnolia BBQ & Catering’s Brad Trammel, seeks to add pizzazz to holiday gatherings with three different quiches and two different meats ($20), while 29 Minute Meals offers a tasty take on barbecue chicken, potatoes, and vegetables ideal for time-pressed families ($10).
Sara Harvey believes we all need keepsakes to remind us of good times, and through her photography, she frames those fond memories for posterity. An experienced shutterbug, she’s had work published in Click magazine and has photographed such notables as five-time Grammy winner José Feliciano and 2010 Olympic gold medalist Steve Mesler. Continually learning and nurturing her passion for photography, she gains new experience each day during portrait sessions for everyone from families and moms-to-be to models and pets. She also specializes in large events, such as weddings and parties.
Certified by the American Lighting Association, Lighting Design's staff roams the showrooms at three area stores, helping customers make informed decisions as they choose lighting fixtures, ceiling fans, and furniture to match the decor of their home or underground lair. The store’s owner and skilled interior designer, Jean Eyre, and her staff all exploit their trained eyes and keen aesthetic sense when helping visitors navigate the massive inventory or when performing free in-home consultations. The shop's thousands of fixtures range from wall sconces and large chandeliers to ceiling fans, and they all hail from quality brands such as Murray Feiss, Minka Lavery, Metropolitan, and Emerson.