The store stocks a bevy of unique, handcrafted housewarming wares from wooden furnishings to Mexican- and Western-style antiques. Collect water or neo-water in an adobe turquoise pitcher characteristic of classic Mexican claywork ($59.97). Light-switch and outlet covers feature copper-finished tin façades speckled with manually applied patterns ($6.99), and recycled metal animals, such as an armadillo ($49.97) or a flying pig ($54.97–$109.97), keep pets company while you're out buying more pets. Create a rustic mise en abyme with a pair of small Victorian mirrors framed in attractively faded colors that speak of muted grass, aged clouds, and censored suns ($35 each). Empty hats can find a distinctive resting hook on an old door-panel hat rack outlined in barbed wire ($59.97). In addition, the expert artisans of Creative Rustic Furniture—tierra dulce's sister company—fashion one-of-a-kind furnishings from antiquated wooden doors, including desks, bed frames, and dining room sets.
Michael Allen's Flowers & Gifts fertilizes their clients' inner botanists with fragrant blooms and artfully arranged bouquets. Stem shoppers peruse arrangements replete with unique, artisan touches such as high quality wrapping and excellent table manners. Sink your nose into a paper-filled goblet overflowing with a dozen pink roses and small buds ($35–$55), or gracefully gift an elegant vase of mixed flowers co-mingling with roses and ribbons ($35+). The company's bevies of blossoms are ideal for special occasions including weddings, homecomings, and anniversaries, as well as unique milestones such as graduations and the grand opening of the local apiary. The shop offers free consultations to aid customers in concocting a brilliant bouquet, ensuring aspiring arrangers aren't overwhelmed by thickets of petalled possibilities.