Our store and workshop are unique in the glass business. We offer a wide variety of handmade products as well as an unequaled collection of glass gifts, mission and arts & crafts furniture, and Tiffany-style lighting. We also offer a wide range of stained glass, mosaic and beadmaking classes.
The Painted Lady's owner, Beth Brace, scours antique markets, estate sales, and private collections throughout the Midwest to locate and reincarnate one-of-a-kind items through artful restoration. She specializes in giving furniture and decorative accessories a new lease on life using various restorative procedures, such as fresh-paint makeovers, classical distressing techniques, and skillful placement of googly eyes. In addition to decorative vases ($5–$65) and twinkling chandeliers, The Painted Lady is stocked with vintage frames and original artwork by local artists. Lamps ($35–$235), candle holders ($12–$75) and candles ($19–$39) infuse drab dens with a luminous glow capable of lighting romantic meals or illuminating shadow-puppet reenactments of The Battle of Little Bighorn.
The Uptown Shop is stocked with a mélange of whimsical clothing, bridal gifts, high-quality Trollbeads, and Vera Bradley products. Festoon a forearm with a Vera Bradley Emma bag ($35), a floral-patterned wristlet ($27), or procure a pattern-print Zip ID case ($12) with a front ID window to quickly show that you're of age to purchase Skittles. Bestow brides with gorgeous gifts such as a Seda France pagoda candle ($32) or a 5-ounce Trapp Private Garden candle ($20). The Brighton charming world necklace ($42) and Jay Strongwater starfish charm ($125) festoon necks, and cardigans and skirts garb golems in preparation for middle-school science fairs.
Hanger 18 co-owners Tina and Mike Dixon stock shelves with brightly colored and quirky gifts, jewelry, and housewares. Punish a blazer with stinging pricks from hand-pressed buttons ($1.50 each), or hide shy nickels and agoraphobic dollar bills inside colorful handbags and wallets ($15–$26). Novelty items such as an inflatable moose head ($24) can add authenticity to a hunting-lodge-themed bouncy castle, and new moms and dads can gift their just-hatched offspring with bug-eyed plush Basheeshee Uglydolls ($20) and Rockabye Baby!’s lullaby renditions of U2 and Pink Floyd hits ($17).
Kitchen & bathroom showroom, We sell all the products to update your kitchen or bathroom. We have design consultants on staff, and a 6,000+ square foot showroom. We also specialize in plumbing behind the wall & tankless and hybrid water heaters.
Hi-Style Furniture Co. sold its first piece of furniture in 1973. Since then, their staff has designed, sold, and delivered everything from beds, to cabinets, to living rooms sets. Customers can peruse their showroom, which stocks furniture from brands such as Ashley.