Since 1968, Jerry’s Artarama has stocked shelves with multitudes of tools and supplies and helped artists show off finished work with custom framing. The comprehensive inventory fulfills artists’ every need, featuring everything from acid-free blank stretched canvases to Lukas oil colors, which have been transmitting images to paper since 1862. Although prices vary depending on matting and glass choices, a custom frame can protect and showcase a diploma, favorite 8”x10,” or beloved box of cereal.
The furniture and antique experts at Jarred's Homegoods unearth a wealth of gently used bedroom furniture, dining-room digs, and jewelry to fill the store’s expansive showroom floor. Patrons can sift through cherished pieces claimed from estate sales, including furniture crafted from old barn wood or antique brass bed frames, and an array of designer jewelry rewards wrists and décolletage with sunburn-deflecting sparkle. Treasure hunters can peruse the showroom and dig up work crafted by famous designers, carpenters, and brands such as Ethan Allen, Liz Claiborne, and Givenchy.
With locations spanning the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom, iLoveKickboxing.com has trimmed the waistlines of thousands of members while bolstering their confidence levels with engaging and varied total-body workouts. The program blends kickboxing techniques into a fat-burning, muscle-toning, and endurance-enhancing regimen. Limbs warm up with a quick jog before taking down imaginary opponents with a set of practice kicks and punches to drive home proper technique. The pummeling then switches to the one of many freestanding heavy bags, and incorporates ducking and weaving to boost heart rates. Teamwork drills help members tone up while cultivating camaraderie, which could lead to a partnership inspiring future buddy-cop-movie sensations.
A web-based rug purveyor with an outlet store in Pawtucket, RI, CMI has garnered several design awards for its high-quality braided floor coverings, all crafted in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Hundreds of styles, colors, and sizes rush to meet the eyes of carpet-seekers, ranging from the lapis-blue 24" x 36" Elegance ($100), which lives up to its name with alternating braid styles of downy chenille, to the playful tea-party-pink 24" x 36" Blokburst oval ($75), with touches of colored fabric amid plaited tresses. Each of the 24" x 36" reversible Pawtucket rugs ($50) presents a one-of-a-kind work of art assembled from excess yarns and braids, capable of simultaneously appeasing eyes, bare feet, and plaintive floorboards. Outdoor spaces can take cover with a 48" x 48" Renaissance ($375), a reversible, stain-resistant square rug crafted entirely from Sunbrella acrylic fibers. The shear natural line, developed by sheep nudist colonies, weaves all-natural, dye-free wool in eco-friendly reversible rectangles of flat braids ($150–$3,312.50).
Since 1923, Granite City Electric has illuminated local dwellings with high-quality interior and exterior lighting fixtures. Customers perusing one of the four showrooms or the online store can ogle a plethora of Norwell lighting fixtures, including the Onion Collection of outdoor enhancers. Stylishly light a dim patio with cottage onion wall ($81.23 for the small) or classic onion wall ($116.96 for the small, $151.62 for the medium) fixtures, or install a cottage onion post ($107.80) to shower backyard plants with artificial light while the sun takes its after-dinner snooze. To help homeowners navigate the confusing world of illumination, Granite City Electric employs a seasoned showroom team that can show customers the latest trends in lighting design as well as design lighting layouts.