Intimately family owned and operated, Piccolo’s arranges fine flora year-round for romantic gestures, get-well-soons, and special occasions such as Mother’s Day on May 8 or Pretend You Didn’t Forget Day on May 9. Piccolo’s florists pluck perfectly bloomed buds for its beautifully presented bouquets such as the How Sweet It Is, a mélange of orange roses and pink carnations interspersed with matsumoto asters in a curved glass vase ($37.95). Repurpose an Easter basket with the Basket Full of Wishes, a sunny spray certain to answer all your significant others' not-so-subtle hints about the perfect National Maritime Day gift ($42.95), or make up for the fact that you've never remembered your anniversary with the Victorian Romance, a dozen cream-colored roses juxtaposed against lavender waxflower and framed by ivy greens ($69.95).
Finishing Touches abounds with stationery, candles, artwork, and seasonal décor ideal for home decorating or gift giving. Shoppers can furnish dinner parties with a set of handmade Beatriz Ball metal serving pieces to spruce up a batch of hors d'oeuvres or turn a breakfast of Fruit Loops into a classy brunch ($40+). A collection of Archipelago Botanicals body washes, lotions, and candles ($20–$50) envelops both bodies and abodes in favorable fragrances. Finishing Touches' stationery collection includes Caspari paper goods, which make suitable gifts and an ideal medium for friends to write thank-you notes in gratitude for their new Caspari paper goods ($3–$20).
Using top-flight blooms and plants imported from choice farms all across the world, the seasoned designers at Janousek's Florist have composed herbaceous floral treasures for nearly 100 years. Janousek offers numerous floral arrangements in a variety of sizes, with optional balloons, stuffed animals, or candy for spreading blossomy cheer on birthdays, anniversaries, and celebrations for opening a moist-towelette theme park. Heart-sleeved love-farmers can display their feelings to a significant other with a trio of red roses and a plush bear ($29.99), while friends and relatives can express mutual adoration with a fruit-and-chocolate basket stuffed with Ghirardelli chocolate, apples, kiwis, and other nourishing fruit ($39.99). Janousek's Florist’s hard-working, pedal-savvy staff strives to accommodate customers' specific delivery time requests, including making same-day deliveries.
With a quick, electron-enabled visit to Picture It On Canvas's product descriptions and a photon-carried look at its how-to template, customers can dive into the world of art, interior décor, and science simultaneously. Select a prize photo (digital or analog) from your archives and then use the online order form to begin your photomorphosis. Picture It On Canvas's 16"x20" canvases are made of archival-quality material, which is thicker, more durable, and less likely to get stuffed into a roommate's back pocket and creased than the original photo-paper medium. Its thick-bar gallery wrap caresses the 1.5" thick edges of your piece with an attractive canvas-y embrace that's suitable for hanging without a frame. Consult the FAQs for more information.
With Mixbook's photo-book services, you can instantly upload your treasured pictures and customize each with the easy-to-use Mixbook editor. Use the editor to crop photos, add text, and rotate any pictures, allowing you to convince friends you met Adam West while hanging upside-down in his master bedroom. Clients can then choose from several different types of printed books, such as the 8"x6" softcover pocket landscape ($11.99 for 20 pages) or the 14"x11" hardcover coffee-table book ($49.99 for 20 pages), ideal for stirring up jealousy in bookless coffee tables. Mixbook uses archival-quality silk paper to ensure that sentimental snapshots have a glossy look and feel. Capture the moment the bride said "I do" with a professional-quality wedding picture book, or encapsulate baby's first word—"mitochondria"—with a baby memory book.
Murat and Debbie Akyurek, owners of the Savory Spice Shop location in Rockbrook, receive fresh products weekly to stock more than 500 different items in their store. And that freshness ensures vivid aromas and flavors. There's something in the shop for virtually every palate: Italian black-truffle sea salt, Hungarian sweet paprika, and fiery ground ghost pepper, just to name a few, available in increments from as little as half an ounce up to a pound or more. The owners make it a priority to keep prices comparable to a grocery store.
In addition to the wide selection of herbs, spices, meat rubs, extracts, and blends, Savory Spice Shop also carries cookbooks, gift boxes and giftcards, with shipping available. Patrons can check out recommended recipes on the Johnstons’ website.