Above and Beyond Creative Sewing ensures that sewing enthusiasts of all experience levels have the tools to practice their craft. That means not only equipping them with quality machines from Pfaff and Singer, but also giving them access to classes that advance their technique. The venue welcomes sewers with a large, open work area, where the shop's resident experts draw upon more than two decades of experience to conduct group classes or lend advice to crafters stuck on complicated projects. For those who prefer to work at home or have sewn their front door shut, the experts also offer free support over the phone from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m.
As a nationally certified and licensed massage therapist with a master's degree in special education, Jolie Schiering knows the power that touch can have to reduce anxiety and show support. Drawing on this experience and more than 1,000 hours of bodywork instruction, Jolie tempers troubled sinews with a variety of massage techniques. Lounging in a private room, clients prepare for Swedish, shiatsu, or hot-stone bodywork as the scented tendrils of aromatherapy oils uncurl through the air. When not calming muscles as a therapist, Jolie uses knowledge gained while acquiring a personal-training license to compete in races such as the San Diego Marathon, and obtained CPR certification from Red Cross.
Ceramic Creations outfits homes and businesses with colorful patterns of ceramic, glass, pebble, and porcelain tile for domestic floors and walls. Throughout the newly renovated showroom, flooring and wall accents call out to customers in a wide range of styles and materials, from marble and granite for imparting kitchens with a palatial aesthetic to metal tiles for turning bathrooms into life-sized dioramas of a robot's insides. The helpful staff assists visitors to choose an ideal design for DIY remodeling projects, and they connect clients with skilled installation experts such as A&G Tile and Marble Installation and Tile Boys, Inc. for professional grout and tile placement.
The photos we leave behind may be the only way for future generations to see the styles and personalities we bear. That’s why the professional makeup artists and photographers at Glamour Shots strive to capture the true essence of a person with their shoots. Whether commemorating a milestone event or a successful trip to the grocery store, each session begins with the shop’s signature full airbrush and style makeover, which works to prevent unwanted shine while imparting a chic aesthetic. Makeup artists tailor looks to the purpose of the shoot, imparting children with a red-cheeked glow and boudoir subjects with a dark, seductive color palette.
Photographers encourage everyone to bring a few outfits and props from home, allowing them to give each photo shoot an individualized touch without snapping close-ups of their subjects’ fingerprints. Clients get to see the photos immediately so they can approve the looks and order their favorite shots in the form of pictures, phone cases, or calendars. The staff then prints out the chosen items using a range of color finishes—including colorization to make one color pop and the company's signature Glamour Touch retouching—onto made-to-last Kodak paper.
Lifetouch Inc. became the world’s largest employee-owned photography company one portrait at a time.
Today, Lifetouch and its subsidiaries serve the photographic needs of people of all ages. Lifetouch truly is “memories for a lifetime.”
While up to 22 kids clamber into the game truck’s trailer to challenge each other at various video games, another 16 convene along its exteriors to play. Arcade N Fun doesn’t just bring the fun to kids’ events, though; the party truck travels to weddings, sporting events, fundraisers, and bachelor parties. To complement the intense gaming experience, the truck also comes outfitted with 15 widescreen HDTVs, surround sound, laser lights, strobes, and even a fog machine.
The technicians at A.R.G Heating & Air Conditioning LLC can ensure homes are prepared for all sorts of weather. Their vast knowledge of air-conditioning systems allows them to confirm proper function by inspecting coils, electrical components, proper settings, and fan components. Their knowledge also extends to heating systems and furnaces, which they deftly service by checking burners and blowers, inspecting gas lines and connections, and maintaining proper communication with the thermostat.