To some, fall bounty means a cornucopia of gourds. To others (ahem, us), it means all these amazing items that we rounded up in our very own community. Here’s the harvest we reaped … with some bountifully good coupons, too.
by Tracy Brown| photography by Matt Druin
LITTLE RED BIRD GIFTS
Southern Comfort. This shop, opened by Holly Hachman at the new retail destination at Barrett and Cobb Parkway, has us swooning. The
light-filled, beautiful space was designed by Marietta’s Cassandra Buckalew as the perfect backdrop for inspiring home décor, handcrafted bath and body, note cards and stationery, bags, jewelry, children’s items and more. Favorite finds: 1. 1818 Farms homemade Bath & Beauty, from $6. 2. New seasonal Jellycat soft toys, from $9. 3. Canoe bags and jewelry made in Blue Ridge, GA, starting at $22.
SOURCE | 1300 Barrett Parkway, Ste. 270, Kennesaw; in the new Kennesaw Marketplace. 470-222-9974. FB + IG @littleredbirdgifts. littleredbirdgifts.com
LOVE STREET CEDARCREST, HEART & SOLE AND LOVE STREET GIFTS & GARDENS
Hocus Pocus. We dare you – just dare you – to enter one of these three sister shops in Dallas and Smyrna and walk out empty-handed. Rustic and vintage home décor, clothing, accessories, bath & body and fun, funky gift s all mingle conspiratorially, bewitching you to take them home. Favorite finds: 4. Hobo leather bags, from $98. 5. Electric diff users $39, and essential oils, $12.95. 6. Southern Grove candles, $26. 7. Canvas High Tops, $42.
SOURCE | Love Street at Cedarcrest, 80 Seven Hills Blvd., Ste. 509, Dallas. 678-483-0283. Love Street Gift s & Gardens, 1295 Concord Road, Smyrna. 770-434-8578. Heart & Sole, 1275 Concord Road, Smyrna. 678-238-0130. lovestreetonline.com Find on FB.
Into the Woods. Powder Springs’ favorite home, gift and florist shop now has a second location in Kennesaw! Stop by this beautifully curated shop to welcome owner Kim Kornblatt and peruse the décor, art, candles, jewelry, gifts and fresh florals. Favorite finds: 8. Custom fresh-cut fl oral bouquets, $35 & up. 9. Garden Route Orange Harvest rose hips, $15.95. Orange Tangello soy candle, $4.50 & voti ve, $4.50. Earth Lux faux wood-grain electric aroma diff user, $89.95, with Orange Harvest essential oils, $13.50. 10. “Georgia” cheese
board, $29.95. Fete Parfaite fork cheese markers, $14.95/set.
SOURCE | 1600 Kennesaw Due West Road, Ste. 104, Kennesaw. Shop: 770-422-7360. Cell: 404-784-0821. FB & IG: Peartree-home florist gifts, Twitter:@shopPeartree. Psflorist.com
COOKIES BY DESIGN
Haunt and Gather. For oohs and ahhs at your next get-together or tailgate, serve these made from-scratch goodies and gourmet baskets. They make perfect hostess gift s, too – plus they deliver! And, yes, these bad boys taste as good as they look. Favorite finds: 11. Decorated cookies, $3.75 each, $45 per dozen. Bouquet as shown, $67.98. 12. Tailgate Basket as shown, $67.98.
SOURCE | 3101 Roswell Road, Ste. 168, Marietta. 770-578-0200. IG @cookiesbydesignmarietta, FB Cookies By Design, Marietta. Cookiesbydesign.com
Eye Candy. This East Cobb gem was recently named by the Cobb Chamber as one of the Top 25 Businesses of the Year for 2017. Not only is Ivy Lane an amazing retail destination for gift s, décor, clothing and accessories, but their heart for the community is remarkable. Favorite finds: 13. Roswell-based Inspire Designs custom stamped jewelry is stamped with your own personal message on the spot at Ivy Lane, $24-$50. 14. P. Graham Dunn wall art, from $19.99. 15. Swig insulated stainless steel wine tumbler in 15 colors, $23.99. Stays cold for 24 hours & hot for 12. Can be monogrammed at the shop!
SOURCE | 3605 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. 770-578-0506. ivylanemarietta.com. Find Ivy Lane Marietta on FB & IG.