Furnishing vases with fresh floral arrangements since 1947, Maud Baker showers flower fanatics with a bevy of blossoms. Maud's artistic arrangements help express emotions fit for a range of occasions, and creations can match whatever color, type of flower, or childhood phobia you have in mind. Pick petal arrangements for occasions from birthdays to weddings to the first of many joyous snipe hunts.
Today's deal lets you choose between the rose-themed Love arrangement—which arranges your choice of 15 roses (available colors include red, white, pink, hot pink, and yellow) in a pavé arrangement—and the pheromonically seductive Gem arrangement, which features a spread of roses, hydrangeas, and mini calla lilies. All Valentine's orders must be placed by Wednesday, February 10, at 8 p.m. at the latest if your partner is to believe you knew what day Valentine's was all along.
Habersham Garden's horticultural experts guide locals through green mazes of plants that thrive in the Atlanta climate, volunteering shrewd gardening advice and supplying clients with plant-tending essentials. A variety of perennials ($9.99 to $24.99) or annuals ($2.99 to $9.99) adds a splash of color to front yards otherwise embellished by indigenous lawn chairs. Preplanted containers ($24.99+) can compliment a patio, or an orchid ($11.99+) can add a touch of oxygenating beauty to interiors. In addition to an extensive garden center, Habersham Gardens also has a dedicated retail shop filled with supplies, local art, and other garden-related gifts ($22.99+). Habersham Gardens' knowledgeable staff jumps at the chance to give gardening advice, such as when and where to plant certain species and what kind of cake to feed a perennial on its third birthday.
Sheepish stuffs its shelves with vibrant fibers, needles, and other knitting supplies, and an amenable staff stands ready to satisfy any and all string-related inquiries. A reasonably priced selection of knitting, crocheting, and weaving products is available for uninitiated and seasoned fiber-wizards alike. Brittany straight needles ($7–$9) send fingers flying through a scarf-sized skein of Cascade 220 wool ($7), and geometrically talented crafters can produce Möbius strip sweatbands by the dozen out of basic cotton yarns ($2.50/ball). Yarn wranglers seeking helpful hemming hints can procure a handy booklet ($6.50), a book brimming with sewing knowledge ($10–$30), or a panoply of premade patterns to guide their hands ($3–$7).
Curran's massive 30,000-square-foot cache stocks 6,500 bolts of interior design-quality fabrics, suede, leather, upholstery, and vinyl, as well as wholesale furniture and decorative trims. Tour the titanic treasure trove of textiles and scoop up a yard of breathable india cotton ($18.99 per yard) or a smashing swatch of Southampton herringbone ($42.99 per yard). Luxurious French dupioni silk weave drapes sensitive skin in demur skirts ($15.99 per yard), and Chinese washed damask ($36.99 per yard) can quickly qualify as a stylish makeshift mosquito net for swamp-adjacent runway shows. Curran’s vast stores of fabric entice intrepid designers and DIY fashionistas alike with suave shark-skin patterns ($18.48 per yard), glorious Olympic suede ($18.49 per yard), and self-deprecatingly friendly New Zealand wool trim ($9.99 per yard) primed for at-home application.
By Design Furniture offers to accent homes with sleekly styled chairs, sectionals, and shelves that marry European chic with classic American comfort. The modular Synergy bookcase ($98) is bathed in dark walnut and a modernistic fix for storing office supplies, shelving paperbacks, or displaying a glass bust of Ray Bradbury. Admire well-dressed reflections in the espresso-enclosed Pasadena mirror ($198), or entertain a date at the Duetto snack table ($118), featuring two stainless-steel arms holding round glass faceplates. Orbed Jensen chairs ($198) beam with retro-futurism, sheathed with plush microfibers harvested from green, black, orange, and red Mork farms.