For decades, JCPenney Portraits has welcomed families into its friendly studios, where photographers expertly photograph subjects of any age. Digital cameras, professional lighting, and a wide selection of backgrounds all work together to ensure a polished, personalized look for every family portrait, school picture, business headshot, or baby announcement. To customize the session even more, the staff also encourages guests to incorporate items with special meaning such as a baby blanket, a family heirloom, or the wishbone from grandma's first Thanksgiving.
After the final flash, clients and a team member head to the viewing kiosk, where they can select their photos and customize them. Beyond prints, memories may also be preserved on high-resolution MyImages CDs, gallery wraps, or through JCPenney Portraits' archival program, which allows clients to store and share their portraits online.
Shoppers descend upon WG&R Furniture, a family-owned business for more than 65 years, to furnish their dwellings with bedroom, kitchen, and living-room fixtures from respected national brands such as Simmons, Signature Design by Ashley, and La-Z-Boy. Customers can store pocket change and secret jelly-bean collections beneath the cushy pillows of a Broyhill sofa ($629.99), which can grace abodes in patterns ranging from corduroy to houndstooth, or compliment their existing sofa with a Leik Furniture oval side table ($149.99). The plush Signature Design by Ashley power-reclining sofa conforms to softly support relaxing bodies ($949.99), and the five-piece Signature Design by Ashley dining set bears the load during dinner parties ($419.99). Those looking for seating options in game rooms can opt for the Amisco bar and game room stool ($139.99). Customers slumber soundly on a Sealy Posturepedic queen set, which doubles as a pad for perfect pole-vaulting skills ($589.99).
J. Lee Home Decor inspires shoppers with modern and vintage decorative home accents and one-of-a-kind gift ideas. The boutique's exposed brick walls accommodate a slew of specialty items perched on stylish shelves, displayed in baskets, and asleep on tables throughout the interior. Enhance a home's scent and vibe with candles ($24.50), a mantle clock ($18.99), or an 8"x10" picture frame ($34.99), which safely imprisons even the most fleeting memories. Pretty up permanent partitions with wall art ($27.95), which can double as a fancy TV tray, or browse the store for table runners ($35.95), rugs, pillows, and various accessories for children and pets. Gift registry and premade or custom gift baskets are also available to help you meet your weekly gift-giving quota.
An affordable and monumental selection of plush beds, sturdy end tables, and stylish home accessories mingle good-naturedly in Ashley Furniture HomeStore’s warehouse. Pick up a Matrix accent chair in a bevy of academic hues, such as scarlet, black, and chocolate brown, then use it to accent your next book-club meeting’s discussion of Lego Star Wars. Ashley Furniture's wide selection of sofas ($299+) make symbiotic pairs with night stands and side tables (available for under $100). Augment somnolence and fill the skeletal squares of empty bed frames with mattress sets from household brands such as Simmons and Ashley's own Ashley Sleep.
The genial staff at Homestead Decor helps transform dull domiciles into homey hotspots with an eye-popping variety of furniture, fresh floral arrangements, and accessories for both homes and offices. Gift ideas abound within a tremendously vibrant showroom that lures wandering eyes with multicolored candles, Bonn Bonn jewelry, and Vera Bradley handbags. A collection of Sister's Gourmet snacks fuels fruitful conversations during casual get-togethers, and an array of gifts for babies allows newborns to enter the world in style. The shop also stocks cleaning products and bath wares to make homes and bodies spotless, like a freshly squeegeed giraffe.