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Last Minute Gift Ideas From Your Local Shops

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 14, 2014 2:00pm

Oh no!  It’s Valentine’s Day and you’ve been stuck inside, unable to shop.  There’s still time to find that special something for your special someone.  (A romantic gesture is just what you need; you may be stuck indoors after more snow tomorrow!)  Start the weekend right with a sweet gift.

How to Tie a Scarf:  33 Styles by Potter Style.  This is a step-by-step guide on how to tie various scarves of various shapes and sizes.  A small gift-sized book available at the Ivy Bookshop.

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The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.  This is the story of Don Tillman, a professor of genetics, who creates a scientifically based project to find the perfect wife.  Available at the Ivy Bookshop.

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 Longbourn, by Jo Baker.  Jo Baker has based her novel on Pride and Prejudice’s Bennett family.  The story doesn’t focus on the Bennetts, however, but on the servants who work for the family.  In the center is a beautiful romance between two members of the staff.  Available at the Ivy Bookshop.

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Respite_Vday_300x250The gift that benefits you as much as it does them!  Gift card for an amazing  massage at Respite Wellness in Clipper Mill.  A cozy, intimate studio that  immediately makes you feel welcome. Buy one for you, and one for your  special someone.

 

 

 

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 Handcrafted gourmet popcorn from Popsations Popcorn makes unique and delicious gift. Decadent dark chocolate drizzled over a light, buttery, crunchy caramel popcorn is sure to be a hit this Valentine’s Day. Mouthwatering milk chocolate or smooth and creamy white chocolate are two other delicious flavors that will make lasting impressions on Valentine’s Day.

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 Beautiful painting by Artist Liza Matthews

‘wheat grass’
10 x 10
Oil, acrylic and charcoal
 $225

 

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Luxury scents for men and women at Sprezzatura

Hand-made frames with natural elements by local artist Cindy Rief at Sprezzatura

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Assorted Milled soaps, luxurious cashmere robe and slippers to match, fine linens and hand crafted collectible glassware and ceramics at Sprezzatura.

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Madame Alexander Doll available at the Pied Piper Children’s Store in the Village of   Cross Keys. She is part of their collectible collection and is Queen of Hearts Retail   $80.00

 

 

Adore Her This Valentine’s Day with a gift certificate to Red Door Spa! Receive Bonus Spa Dollars with every $100 gift certificate or gift card purchase. Promotion ends February 14, 2014. Find out more at www.reddoorspas.com

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Treat your sweetie to a Valentine Dinner for two at Scoozi in The Village of Cross Keys.

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Gorgeous totes in a variety of styles.  A fan favorite at Papers Plus in Stevenson Village.

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A perfect pair of playing cards make a fun  gift for anyone on your list.  Available at Papers Plus.

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Spring will be here (honestly, it will).  Keep your honey dry with this cute ‘Rain Check’ Umbrella, offering complete visibility from Papers Plus.
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A great selection of Lilly Pulitzer gifts, from phone cases to Bluetooth wireless speaker, iPad cover and more at Papers Plus.
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Check out these adorable animal shaped watering cans.  Guaranteed smiles galore.  Available at Papers Plus.RR_2L5IqAWM25NVbJxnsrTqeQwZ77jarls5pgEpy8gE

These are a delight- Vinbrella!  Umbrella that come in a hard plastic shell, shaped like a wine bottle or water bottle.  Great conversation piece and a case that will keep your umbrella from getting crushed.  Available at Papers Plus.Zt5IP_LOTGLmhdS41CG0Eo9Kl0qLlSgIQjgTNEUdrpE.

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Green Spring Station Makes Shopping for Your Valentine Simply Sweet

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 3:00pm

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Stuck on Finding the Perfect Gift? Here Are a Few Ideas

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 2:00pm

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Respite_Vday_300x250The gift that benefits you as much as it does them!  Gift card for an amazing  massage at Respite Wellness in Clipper Mill.  A cozy, intimate studio that  immediately makes you feel welcome. Buy one for you, and one for your  special someone.

 

 

 

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 Handcrafted gourmet popcorn from Popsations Popcorn makes unique and delicious gift. Decadent dark chocolate drizzled over a light, buttery, crunchy caramel popcorn is sure to be a hit this Valentine’s Day. Mouthwatering milk chocolate or smooth and creamy white chocolate are two other delicious flavors that will make lasting impressions on Valentine’s Day.

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 Beautiful painting by Artist Liza Matthews

‘wheat grass’
10 x 10
Oil, acrylic and charcoal
 $225

 

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Luxury scents for men and women at Sprezzatura

Hand-made frames with natural elements by local artist Cindy Rief at Sprezzatura

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Assorted Milled soaps, luxurious cashmere robe and slippers to match, fine linens and hand crafted collectible glassware and ceramics at Sprezzatura.

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Madame Alexander Doll available at the Pied Piper Children’s Store in the Village of   Cross Keys. She is part of their collectible collection and is Queen of Hearts Retail   $80.00

 

 

Adore Her This Valentine’s Day with a gift certificate to Red Door Spa! Receive Bonus Spa Dollars with every $100 gift certificate or gift card purchase. Promotion ends February 14, 2014. Find out more at www.reddoorspas.com

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Treat your sweetie to a Valentine Dinner for two at Scoozi in The Village of Cross Keys.

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Gorgeous totes in a variety of styles.  A fan favorite at Papers Plus in Stevenson Village.

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A perfect pair of playing cards make a fun  gift for anyone on your list.  Available at Papers Plus.

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Spring will be here (honestly, it will).  Keep your honey dry with this cute ‘Rain Check’ Umbrella, offering complete visibility from Papers Plus.
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A great selection of Lilly Pulitzer gifts, from phone cases to Bluetooth wireless speaker, iPad cover and more at Papers Plus.
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Check out these adorable animal shaped watering cans.  Guaranteed smiles galore.  Available at Papers Plus.RR_2L5IqAWM25NVbJxnsrTqeQwZ77jarls5pgEpy8gE

These are a delight- Vinbrella!  Umbrella that come in a hard plastic shell, shaped like a wine bottle or water bottle.  Great conversation piece and a case that will keep your umbrella from getting crushed.  Available at Papers Plus.Zt5IP_LOTGLmhdS41CG0Eo9Kl0qLlSgIQjgTNEUdrpE.

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Green Spring Station’s Winter Trend Reports from Christmas to New Year’s

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 11:58am

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Liza Matthews Presents ‘Blurred Lines’

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 10:00am

‘Blurred lines’
24 x 36
Oil, acrylic and charcoal on wrapped canvas
$850

 

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Local artist Liza Matthews was one of our featured artists in 2012. The MICA-trained painter’s complex yet harmonizing works of art add visual interest to any interior.  See more of Liza’s work on her Facebook page, or read about the artist and her art here.

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Last Minute Shopping List – Check it Twice!

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 20, 2013 2:41pm

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16 Finds Under $50 From Papers Plus

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 20, 2013 2:00pm

If you haven’t made it over to the Shops at Steven Village this season, now is the time.

IMAG0893  Jessica Swift desk accessories, made by Anna Griffin – Gift boxes with assorted sizes of sticky notes, Bow Pad and a 4 pack journal. Prices starting at $16.-

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Lilly Pulitzer designed Bluetooth wireless speaker, iPad cover, iPhone cover and more.  Available in other designs. Starting at $28.-

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Gift soap and tray, as seen on Good Morning America.  Assorted colors and  styles.  $22.-

IMAG0941Personalized acrylic tumblers and wine glasses. $15  (Custom colors and designs)

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Magnifying glasses by Two’s Company $30 Assorted critters- tons of fun.

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Assorted holiday wash mitts $7.-

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‘Lallie Calendar’ – Always a favorite.  $26.-  Month at a glance, colorful, fun and plenty of room to write in.  Comes in a gift box.Av8WnPRQz4DfPRj2ReRC6oXcKKTkUJpmB5ZnINZpgpo

Personalized soaps in assorted colors and fragrances Starting at 17.-

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Altered Image sliding Masterpiece Puzzles for kids of all ages $6.-bnBrWHSyQ2it-t96BtCg-b__03H8csbvNvKwjLdMYgU

 

Assorted desk clocks.

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Key chain ID holders in a variety of styles and colors make great stocking stuffers. $15.-dLkGYmZ3GEtG7EfhJDJYDgFOU7HbaH1fH31HyP2DkYI

A 4M Science and Engineering exploration kit.  From rockets to race cars, kids will love these building kits, and won’t even realize they’re learning physics in the process.

 

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Fun pad To-Do lists $7.-hqJ5s8pA0elW8LUSDJg1QmkP7SctU9oLgnWQJSTciz8

 

Caroline Gardner accordion file $21.- with coordinating notes $15.-l13FBBI_h1Ugngf675DBj_hcwgKwKDcD6mL1q5y6Hic

 

 

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Disposable guest towels and cocktail napkins in a variety of decorative patterns.  Cocktail napkins $5 Guest towels $7.5

Like our name, we are so much more than just paper. Not only do we offer invitations, but stationery and fun gifts to fit any occasion. The party begins at Papers Plus!

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10433 Stevenson Road

Stevenson, Maryland  21153

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Sprezzatura – Quality Gifts Wrapped to Please

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 3:00pm

Holiday-themed gifts for everyone on your list @ Sprezzatura

Holiday-themed gifts for everyone on your list, exquisitely packaged and sure to delight.

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Soaps by Fragonard @ Sprezzatura

Beautifully boxed soaps by Fragonard

Lovely mini perfume sampler from Fragonard @ Sprezzatura

Every woman wants to have that lingering appeal a fragrance can offer, and a lovely mini perfume sampler from Fragonard offers several options for her to choose from.

A charming stuffed rabbit from France @ Sprezzatura

A charming stuffed rabbit from France will surely be claimed a favorite by any child.

 

Rabbit and Hare reversible puppet @ Sprezzatura

Give the gift of imagination with this Rabbit and Hare reversible puppet.  Soft, cuddly and inspiring.

Beautiful soaps from Fragonard @ Sprezzatura

Beautiful soaps from Fragonard are a great gift to have wrapped, on-hand, for that unexpected guest that you forgot to shop for.

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Sprezzatura is located in Stevenson Village, in Stevenson, Maryland nestled among the farms and rolling hills of Greenspring Valley, just a short drive north of Baltimore.

Shop 410 415 5311
Cell 410 598 8616

10429 Stevenson Road
Stevenson, MD 21153

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The Gift of Flowers…That Last Forever. Perfect.

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 1:51pm

‘Freesia’
24 x 24
Oil, acrylic and and charcoal on wrapped canvas
$650

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Local artist Liza Matthews was one of our featured artists in 2012. The MICA-trained painter’s complex yet harmonizing works of art add visual interest to any interior.  See more of Liza’s work on her Facebook page, or read about the artist and her art here.

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Buy the Best Gift EVER – Without Getting Up From Your Desk Chair

0 Written by: | Monday, Dec 16, 2013 1:29pm

Shopping is hard work, and time consuming,  You want to do the right thing and shop local, but it’s not always easy to get out and see what’s out there.  Respite has done it for you.  Trying to be good about this (because it’s really tempting to be gifting unto one’s self when thinking of yoga and massage), there is no doubt you can name at least five people, right now, who need to relax and feel that someone else is vested in their well-being.  Let that someone be you…well, you and the genuinely caring professionals at Respite Wellness.

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Initial Acupuncture / 120 min / $130   Follow Up Acupuncture / 60 min / $65
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Massage Therapy, Pregnancy Massage or Thai Yoga Bodywork / 60 min / $80 / 90 min / $100

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Channeled Purpose Reading with a Medium / 60 min / $120

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Reiki Energy Healing / 120 min / $80

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Yoga / 5 Class Card / $55  /10 Class Card / $100

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