With just one look at Air Lollipops’ balloon centerpieces, it’s easy to see how the business got its name. Anchored by curled ribbons, Mylar and latex balloons emblazoned with well wishes and colorful shapes enliven parties, bringing joy to the celebrated and their guests like oversized all-day suckers. From single strands to 50-foot arches, the arranged balloons add an element of whimsy to school dances, baby showers, and hearings about changes to the municipal tax code.
India's Rose's owner, Carter, demonstrated a passion for design at a young age from watching her father draft his architectural designs to selling her own creations door-to-door. Her entrepreneurial spirit led her to start her first business, Lemonheads, while still in school, before joining the Pottery Barn design team. After the birth of her first daughter, India Rose, Carter established a business designing items for the likes of Anthropologie and Pottery Barn before opening her own boutique. Thrift stores and imagination inspire its brightly colored, exotically romantic collection of textiles, body products, candles, and floral-printed tractor-trailers.
Giannini Garden Ornaments was established in 1993. We design, manufacture, and sell fine cast-stone garden ornaments including fountains, planters, benches and statuary at our factory in South San Francisco. We are also factory-direct importers of fine Tuscan terra cotta, ceramics and pizza ovens from Italy.
Wine Hardware is dedicated to providing the highest quality wine accessories, wine cellars and wine racking solutions, and literature on wine at competitive prices. We have four retail stores located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our company
After spending years as a salesman for top mattress lines, Steve Shore needed a new mattress himself. Rather than opt for a steep employee discount on one of the mattresses he sold, the enterprising Mr. Shore collected various natural materials and had them assembled into a mattress that met his exacting specifications: a comfy sleep cushion made with no potentially toxic components. The result was such an improvement over the big-name mattresses he sold that Mr. Shore and his son eventually decided to produce a line of organic mattresses based on the prototype, on which Mr. Shore slept soundly for more than a decade.
Now, the Shore men sell their mattresses under the Eco-Cloud name in The Natural Mattress Store. Made from high-quality steel coils topped with natural latex, Eco-Cloud mattresses resist accumulating allergens and nightmare blueprints and retain their shape and support for years. Organic wool and cotton covers help keep sleepers cool and snug in bed by deflecting body heat and wicking away moisture. Each Eco-Cloud mattress comes with a 12-year, nonprorated warranty. In addition to the Eco-Cloud line, The Natural Mattress Store carries more than 20 organic mattresses, as well as eco-friendly, solid wood bedroom furniture from Pacific Rim Woodworking, Bedworks of Maine, and Vermont Furniture Designs.
Someone walking up to Cole Hardware for the first time might think they've stumbled upon a modern art gallery instead of a hardware store. Their front window displays everything from Pollock-esque paintings in gilded frames to chandeliers built from Christmas ornaments to a fine-dining table setting re-created with only tools. In fact, all of the eye-catching installations are created using exclusively Cole Hardware merchandise.
But the displays are also a testament to how the shop has set itself apart in other ways?for nearly 100 years, Cole Hardware has been known for exceptional customer service. What started out as a one-man operation with the motto, "There are no strangers here, only friends we haven't met yet," has grown to a family of stores that also provides home repair services and commercial supplies. Their retail inventory is expansive and competitively priced thanks to backing from Ace Hardware, which has helped the company garner awards from SF Weekly and the San Francisco Bay Guardian.