Voted the Best Children's Clothing Store by Grand Rapids Magazine, Snapdragon Boutique offers a gaggle of children's clothing and gift options, along with footwear at the Gaslight Village location. The East Paris location carries modern, envy-inducing styles for infants through juniors and features reputable brands, including Catimini, Charlie Rocket, Zutano, and BabyLegs. Tea Collection's Daily Tea is a brand that provides high-quality shirts, pants, and dresses in sizes from infants' to size 12 ($24–$28), and Joe's Jeans ($50) give your favorite brood enough breathing room to comfortably go number two in blue, even if they are a responsible size 14.
Creekside Garden Center's nursery and greenhouse specialize in unusual and hard-to-find vegetation that helps bring original style to clients’ yards. Liven up lawns with 4-inch annuals and perennials ($3.99+) in a variety of colors and styles, or pick up a hanging basket ($7.99+) for a lovely addition to a porch, deck, or rearview mirror. Trees ($34.99+) can provide a habitat for local wildlife, and shrubs ($9.99+) or evergreens ($9.99+) give yards some malleable décor. While browsing through the flora, customers can sit in a rustic wooden chair to ponder landscaping schemes and whether they could sculpt a series of shrubs into the Battle of Little Bighorn.
Dutch Lake Pottery proprietor Jeff Rottman handcrafts subtly hued housewares with a modern edge. Beet-loving babysitters can measure out an equal portion of borscht for every scamp in their charge using cubical blue, brown, and light-green mugs from the Landscape series ($25 each). Add a little spice to tea parties with the Leaf Motif series’ square, earth-toned teapot ($48), which sits comfortably on a small rectangular tray during its off-hours, shooting the breeze with its companion box of loquacious sugar packets.
The friendly blossom arrangers at Crescent Street are readily available to assist guests in finding a floral display for any occasion. Surprise an accountant with the new Be My Love bouquet, which lovingly entwines red roses with elegant Asiatic lilies and daisy spray chrysanthemums in a ruby red vase ($42.95+), or scare flower-sniffers with a Ghoulish Green Halloween arrangement, which combines white and green blossoms with spooky seasonal black faux pumpkins and comes dressed with a chartreuse ribbon ($42.95+). Autumn lovers can celebrate the fall color palate with the Fall for Daisies, accented with wheat, solidago, and pitta negra ($27.95+), or celebrate an accidental fall down a well with one of Crescent Street's get well bouquets.
Pink Blvd swathes fashion-forward women in figure-flattering dresses, sumptuous blouses, and dazzling gifts and accessories from a handpicked selection of sought-after designer-label livery. More than 30 high-end boutique brands vie for the attention of a discerning fashionista, and a stylish staff of garment gurus helps customers create the perfect outfit for a hot date, an upcoming vacation, or a parole hearing with the fashion police.