Gift Guides

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Gift Inspiration from Baltimore’s Best Local Shops

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 19, 2014 1:00pm

Available at Francesca's Atelier. #GreenSpringStyle #Gifts #HolidayGifts #Gowns

Available at Francesca’s Atelier. #GreenSpringStyle #Gifts #HolidayGifts #Gowns

Available at Sprezzatura

Available at Sprezzatura

Available at @The Pleasure Of Your Company. #GreenSpringStyle #Gifts #HolidayGifts #Stationery

Available at @The Pleasure Of Your Company. #GreenSpringStyle #Gifts #HolidayGifts #Stationery

Available at Sprezzatura

Available at Sprezzatura

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Sprezzatura Offers the Finest of the Season, with Help Finding the Perfect ‘Something’

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 19, 2014 9:15am

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Find your last minute holiday decor and gift ideas at Sprezzatura, located in Greenspring Valley at Stevenson Village. Sprezzatura strives to make the holiday rush a little less hectic, with a charming shop, helpful and knowledgable staff, complimentary gift wrapping, and free home delivery.
Enjoy stress-free holiday shopping in a pastoral setting that offers easy parking and a friendly, village environment.
See the Sprezzatura “look book” below for a view of some of the great gifts in the store.  Happy Holidays!

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide from Green Spring Station

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 11:04am

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The Gift Guide: It’s Not Only Shoes at The Little Shoebox!

0 Written by: | Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 10:30am

The Little Shoebox raised the bar on the Baltimore retail shoe scene when it opened almost a decade ago. Now it’s doing for gift giving what it did for shoes! With its exclusive lines and unique selections, the gifts at The Little Shoebox are sure to please.  (Read our interview with the owner, here.) Check out some of our favorites below…

Coir Reindeer - These decorative pieces for the home are made in Scandinavia and come in large, medium and small sizes.  Use them to decorate your home or to give as a hostess gift!

Coir Reindeer – Made in Scandinavia, these decorative reindeer come in large, medium and small sizes. Use them on your tabletop or mantle or give as a hostess gift.

Rabbit Fur Infinity Scarf - Soft, luxurious black rabbit fur scarf can be worn around the neck as a scarf, across the shoulders as a wrap or as a hood.  Any way, it's an elegant way to stay warm!

Rabbit Fur Infinity Scarf – Soft, luxurious black rabbit fur scarf can be worn around the neck as a scarf, across the shoulders as a wrap or as a hood. Any way, it’s an elegant way to stay warm.

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The Gift Guide: Treasures from Halcyon House Antiques

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 12, 2014 4:30pm

It’s Christmastime and time to get to Halcyon House!  A bountiful array of gifts awaits: chunky necklaces, stylish roomy bags, elegant scarves, spiffy umbrellas, chic coffee table books, all you need for the tree, the table, the bar and more. And don’t forget to stock up on savory or sweet treats for your favorite hostess, or grab some for yourself to have on hand for guests.

Visiting Halcyon House feels like entertainment. There is always so much to take in, from the artful way they arrange a tabletop to the glorious way they decorate the tree! Incidentally, it’s a great place to take out of town guests, not only for a glimpse inside the store, but also for the beautiful drive. Just looking at Halcyon House is fun, but bring your plastic.  You’ll want a few things, guaranteed!

It’s no wonder the selection stands out.  As owner Jonathan Gargiulo told me, everything in the store is something both he and co-owner Stiles Colwill likes and would have in their own home or buy for their own friends. It shows.

See some of the stand outs below…

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Eat, Santa! Delicious treats and more. From left to right: toffee covered nuts, red hurricane lamp – sold as a pair (also in green), decorative tabletop Christmas trees, small platter, Heritage shortbread, Toffee to Go in dark, milk and white chocolate (it sold out last year!). Read More →

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New Gift Ideas from Local BMore Shops in the Baltimore Fishbowl Gift Guide

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 8:00pm

PENGUIN SLEEPOVER WITH TRIPSTER

PENGUIN SLEEPOVER WITH TRIPSTER – The Tripster penguin sleepover event takes place starting on Saturday, January 10th. Reservations are a must. For more information, or to reserve a space, visit www.tripsteronline.com

Available at Misha & Co. #stackables #giftsforher

Available at Misha & Co. #stackables #giftsforher

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Holiday Gift Inspiration from Green Spring Station – Guide Part Deux

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 11:00am

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Holiday Gift Inspiration

Make your list. There is something for everyone on it at Green Spring Station! Here’s a sampling of the fabulous gifts you’ll find… VIEW THE LOOKBOOK

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Wow Gifts from Wee Chic Boutique – Cool Stuff for Kids

0 Written by: | Saturday, Dec 06, 2014 4:15pm

Can you believe it?! Hanukkah is only 9 days away and Christmas is only 19. When you shop small with us wee wrap all your gifts free of charge #shopsmall #localbusiness #weechic #weelove #holiday2014

Can you believe it?! Hanukkah is only 9 days away and Christmas is only 19. When you shop small with us wee wrap all your gifts free of charge #shopsmall #localbusiness #weechic #weelove #holiday2014

Just in time for Sunday football! Girls blingy Ravens tees back in stock from 1y to size 14.

Just in time for Sunday football! Girls blingy Ravens tees back in stock from 1y to size 14.

baby C bags. Silver and gold glitter back in stock (not for long).

Baby C Bags. Silver and gold glitter back in stock (not for long).

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Wee have great new swim and covers just in for boys and girls from 3/6months. #luckyducks #weecruise #weechic #holidaytravel

Our fav collection of board books are back in stock. Swing by @weechicboutique to see these cuties and the rest of our book selection for kids birth to age 8. #weelovebooks #wee

Our fav collection of board books are back in stock. Swing by @weechicboutique to see these cuties and the rest of our book selection for kids birth to age 8. #weelovebooks #wee

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Who has a little man that needs this gift? Wee are happy to welcome Kel Gilligan, Daredevil to our book collection and @popkidsusa tees. Swing by @weechicboutique to check out all of our new & fun gifts. #weechic #weelove #wowgifts #daredevil #boysfashion #popkids

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Gift Guide from Baltimore’s Local Shops Makes Stocking Stuffing Easy

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 8:00pm

Available @ Christopher Schafer Clothier

Available @ Christopher Schafer Clothier

Beautiful Boxwood Garland - Available at Sprezzatura

Beautifully preserved boxwood garland measures 71 inches long and 3 inches across. Hooks on the end allow you to use them as drapery tie backs. – Available at Sprezzatura

Available @ Christopher Schafer Clothier

Available @ Christopher Schafer Clothier

Available @ Christopher Schafer Clothier

Available @ Christopher Schafer Clothier

 Pictured: Elise Remender, "Meadows View", Acrylic on Canvas, Dimensions: 67 x 54 in. Price: $9,850.00 Give the gift that resonates throughout the year with a unique piece of art. Elise Remender has a classic style that encapsulates vintage nostalgia while still remaining unquestionably modern. Remender's timeless paintings make for a memorable gift for anyone on your list.

Pictured: Elise Remender, “Meadows View”, Acrylic on Canvas, Dimensions: 67 x 54 in. Price: $9,850.00
Give the gift that resonates throughout the year with a unique piece of art. Elise Remender has a classic style that encapsulates vintage nostalgia while still remaining unquestionably modern. Remender’s timeless paintings make for a memorable gift for anyone on your list. – Renaissance Fine Art

Add deep rich color to any vanity or bath with Sprezzatura's exclusive line of  perfume bottles.

Add deep rich color to any vanity or bath with Sprezzatura’s exclusive line of perfume bottles.

Live magnolia wreaths have just arrived!  -Sprezzatura

Live magnolia wreaths have just arrived! -Sprezzatura

Maison Laduree was founded in Paris in 1862, and has since become famous worldwide for its Macarons and other confections, but also for its lovely and sophisticated sense of decor, entertaining and culinary arts.  The entire Laduree series -- each in its own lovely box -- are available at Sprezzatura and the make absolutely charming gifts.- Sprezzatura

Maison Laduree was founded in Paris in 1862, and has since become famous worldwide for its Macarons and other confections, but also for its lovely and sophisticated sense of decor, entertaining and culinary arts. The entire Laduree series — each in its own lovely box — are available at Sprezzatura and the make absolutely charming gifts.- Sprezzatura

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Rag & Bone / JEAN - Snow Leopard Boyfriend Jean $198 - Girl Next Door

Rag & Bone / JEAN – Snow Leopard Boyfriend Jean $198 – Girl Next Door

Townsen - Polka Dot Sweater in Gray & White $220 - Girl Next Door

Townsen – Polka Dot Sweater in Gray & White $220 – Girl Next Door

 

Rag & Bone - Trafford Shoe in Black $525

Rag & Bone – Trafford Shoe in Black $525 – Girl Next Door

Shy by Sydney Evans - Necklace with Assorted Charms and Diamond Accent $125-150 - Girl Next Door

Shy by Sydney Evans – Necklace with Assorted Charms and Diamond Accent $125-150 – Girl Next Door

Save My Bag - Neoprene Bag in Flame Red $110 (available in 7 hot colors...while supplies last) - Girl Next Door

Save My Bag – Neoprene Bag in Flame Red $110 (available in 7 hot colors…while supplies last) – Girl Next Door

Maryland State Cutting Board -- perfect for gifting! Available at @Becket Hitch. #GreenSpringStyle #Gifts #Maryland

Maryland State Cutting Board — perfect for gifting! Available at @Becket Hitch. #GreenSpringStyle #Gifts #Maryland

Evocative Travels Paris Pendant, available at Trillium. #GreenSpringStyle #Pendant #GreatGifts #Jewelry

Evocative Travels Paris Pendant, available at Trillium. #GreenSpringStyle #Pendant #GreatGifts #Jewelry

Roost Floating Feather Ornaments, available at @Becket Hitch #GreenSpringStyle #ornaments #holiday

Roost Floating Feather Ornaments, available at @Becket Hitch #GreenSpringStyle #ornaments #holiday

Small @Frye Harness Bootie, available at Matava Shoes #FryeBoots #Boots #Fall #GreenSpringStyle

Small @Frye Harness Bootie, available at Matava Shoes #FryeBoots #Boots #Fall #GreenSpringStyle

Available @weechic #holidaytoys #giftsforkids

Available @weechic #holidaytoys #giftsforkids

Available @weechic #piggybank #giftsforkids

Available @weechic #piggybank #giftsforkids

Available at Trillium #giftsforher #holidaypartyoutfit #AngelaCaputi

Available at Trillium #giftsforher #holidaypartyoutfit #AngelaCaputi

Available at #pleasureofyourcompany #FelixDoolittle Return Address Labels #hostessgift #stockingstuffer

Available at #pleasureofyourcompany #FelixDoolittle Return Address Labels #hostessgift #stockingstuffer

Available at #yvesdelormeusa #giftsforher

Available at #yvesdelormeusa #giftsforher

Available at Bijoux #giftsforher #holidaysparkle

Available at Bijoux #giftsforher #holidaysparkle

Elizabeth Sayles - Pave Diamond Disk Bracelet $165 - Ruth Shaw

Elizabeth Sayles – Pave Diamond Disk Bracelet $165 – Ruth Shaw

Rag & Bone - Pilot Bag in Black Leather $995 - Ruth Shaw

Rag & Bone – Pilot Bag in Black Leather $995 – Ruth Shaw

Portolano - Cashmere & Leather Fingerless Gloves $150

Portolano – Cashmere & Leather Fingerless Gloves $150 – Ruth Shaw

Yarnz - Butterfly Scarf 100% Cashmere $235

Yarnz – Butterfly Scarf 100% Cashmere $235 – Ruth Shaw

Brochu Walker - Fair Isle Sweater in super soft Baby Alpaca $438

Brochu Walker – Fair Isle Sweater in super soft Baby Alpaca $438 – Ruth Shaw

 

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Kick Off the Holidays With the 2014 Baltimore Fishbowl Holiday Gift Guide

0 Written by: | Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 10:30am

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Time to make your list and check it twice and figure out what to get both the naughty and the nice!  Every year we try to solve that problem by with a selection of gifts from local stores.  Who are you shopping for? Mom? Dad?  Your best friend?  Look through our gallery and you’re sure to find something. We have gift ideas for everyone on your list.  We will update every week, so check back for more, and remember to shop local this season! (click on the pic to be taken to the retailer’s site)

Park School Holiday Artisan Market - Pet portraits. You know you need one of these! Brooke from Fuzzy Mug does a really beautiful job of capturing the likeness of your furry family member.

Park School Holiday Artisan Market – Pet portraits. You know you need one of these! Brooke from Fuzzy Mug does a really beautiful job of capturing the likeness of your furry family member.

 

 Pictured: Tim McFadden, "Multi-Color Vessel", Handblown Glass, Dimensions: 14 x 14 x 16 in. Price: $1,200.00 Give the gift that resonates throughout the year with a unique piece of art. Tim McFadden is a Maryland based artist who employs intricate blown glass techniques to create his beautiful vessels. Each organically shaped piece is made exclusively by hand, a beautiful one of a kind centerpiece in any home.- Renaissance Fine Arts

Pictured: Tim McFadden, “Multi-Color Vessel”, Handblown Glass, Dimensions: 14 x 14 x 16 in. Price: $1,200.00
Give the gift that resonates throughout the year with a unique piece of art. Tim McFadden is a Maryland based artist who employs intricate blown glass techniques to create his beautiful vessels. Each organically shaped piece is made exclusively by hand, a beautiful one of a kind centerpiece in any home.- Renaissance Fine Arts

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