If you have a tired room, Hues of Hughes Painting can give it a fresh coat of paint, literally and figuratively. The professionals paints houses inside and out, but also re-finish surfaces ranging from antique cabinets to fine wood. For added flourish, the team can apply faux finishes such as ragging to make walls look like they're made from marble, stone, or fresh meringue. And, for homes beset by rotting wood or damaged drywall, the workers can also handle all suitable repairs and replacements to make walls look good as new.
At The Clay Canvas's child-friendly contemporary ceramics studio, customers of all crafting levels dabble in DIY activities ranging from pottery painting to hand-building moist-clay pieces. Children's summer camps, workshops, and other classes help youngsters take steps toward skilled painting or overcoming a fear of sitting at a potter's wheel that may be surrounded by friendly ghosts. The Clay Canvas also engages with the local artist community by selling finished pieces at the studio.
Private Collection Consignment's stylists curate a fashionable assortment of well-cared-for, upscale women's clothing, shoes, and purses that changes almost daily. The store doesn't accept clothing that is more than two years old, ensuring a collection free of outdated duds such as last season’s shoulder-padded togas. Shoppers can keep their wardrobes on trend with dresses, jeans, and tops from brands such as DKNY, Vince, and Burberry. The well-organized store also routinely carries maternity and petite clothing, as well as colorful jewelry to accessorize newly assembled ensembles. Though not all the pieces in the shop are designer or couture, they are all brand-name, ensuring you won't have to spend hours sifting through piles of low-quality frocks.
The craftsmen at both Image Gallery Frame Shops pour more than 20 years of experience into each piece as they crown artwork, family photos, and precious mementos with traditional and eco-friendly mouldings. They combine these frames—many of which are harvested from managed and sustainable forests—with acid-free archival mats and conservation-quality glass to ensure memories withstand the test of time. Upon request, they can also use nonreflective museum glass to keep portraits from being startled by their own reflections.
In addition to custom framing, artisans stretch canvases, display three-dimensional objects in shadow boxes, and repair broken frames. When they aren't working in the shop, framers travel to customers' homes to assist with design needs and custom mirrors. For those with bare walls, an online gallery provides access to more than 3,300 images, which can be printed on paper or canvas and shipped for free to either shop for framing.
Before he went to dental school, Dr. Robert J. Hauptman fabricated crowns and repaired bridges at Blackburn Dental Laboratory, gaining invaluable experience in removable prosthodontics. This training gave him the grounding necessary to expand his dental knowledge base, which he now employs regularly at Gluckstadt Family Dentistry, helping to beautify and maintain smiles with a full range of general, restorative, and cosmetic services. With the help of his staff, he performs root-canal therapy, implants veneers, brightens grins with whitening treatments, and teaches teeth to chew in a different language.
In a modern-day parlor that comes alive with neon-lime walls and hardwood floors, rows of self-serve machines dispense creamy swirls of frozen yogurt, all of which have fewer than two grams of fat per ounce. Curious, classic, and unorthodox flavors, such as chocolate raspberry, passionfruit, and english toffee, jump off the rotating menu and into cups before hosting any number of mix-ins, from honeydew to Jelly Belly jelly beans. The frozen deserts are made with fat-free milk, and guests can get no-sugar-added and gluten-free options. Unlike a secretive candidate running for the presidency of the American Dietetic Association, Orange Leaf posts the nutrition information for all of its snacks.