Laser Clinic of Chesapeake's crew harnesses the power of the latest laser innovations to slim physiques, rejuvenate skin, treat acne, and remove unwanted hair. Inside welcoming treatment rooms, skilled technicians wield an arsenal of ever-changing, revolutionary technology that bolsters appearances. Each unique service assesses imperfections lurking deep in dermal cellars so that technicians can accurately target problem areas or unfurl fermented secrets.
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.
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.
Pure Elements' licensed cleaning crews exclusively employ all-natural products to keep households safe from harmful ingredients and chemicals. For residential and commercial projects, these eco-friendly potions banish tough dirt and germs from hard-to-reach corners and hard-to-find secret passageways. When these experienced technicians aren't cleaning up before and after parties, they'll scour new homes' every nook and cranny with meticulous move-in and move-out services. If there is a washer and dryer onsite, they can also clean and fold laundry to take more items off household to-do lists.
Winesett Nursery's blossom-strewn wonderland helps gardeners transform patches of dull dirt into bastions of greenery. Frond fans can load up on starters of annuals ($2.69+) or grab a ready-to-inhale hanging basket of blooms ($15.99+), and gallon perennials, including favorites such as Russian Sage, May Night Salvia, and Ice Plant ($7.99), quench gardens' thirst for fresh foliage. Those looking to beautify the lawn after its recent eel problem can find flowering shrubs such as Spirea ($19.99), Indian Hawthorn ($22.99), and Loropetalum ($24.99), and homeowners in search of a High Plains feel can paint the whole house red with a drift rose ($24.99).
A silver-place winner in the photography-studio category of The Virginian-Pilot's 2011 Best of Hampton Roads awards, Kaiser Custom Images earns local plaudits backed by more than 20 years of combined experience capturing memories. In a 3,000-square-foot studio, skilled photographers collaborate with clients to set up the shoot’s themes before snapping a slew of pictures to get the perfect pose of up to six people wearing everyday attire, Sunday best, or matching invisibility cloaks. After choosing the preferred portrait, the studio emblazons the image onto a 5"x7" print and a batch of 4"x8" Slimline cards that personalize festive greetings with themes including winter holidays, Valentine's Day, birthday invites, and more. Photos will be ready about one week after the shoot; patrons with designs for handing out holiday cards to friends, family, and abominable Christmas trees should make an appointment soon, as sessions for Christmas-card orders must take place by December 5, 2011.