{Window Shopping} Monogrammed Wrapping Paper

How cool is this personalized wrapping paper? Who even knew there was such a thing? We can always count on the gals at Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique to share with us the latest and greatest in personalized and paper, though! Lucky for us shoppers, too – it’s 15% off through August 31! Via Cute […]

Moon & Lola Teams up with Bourbon & Bowties – and Visits Cameron Village, Too!

Everyone loves Moon & Lola (founded in Apex, NC – holler at your local brands!). And everyone also loves Bourbon and Boweties. But know what’s even better? A mash-up of the two! The designers between the iconic brands, Kelly from Moon and Carley from Bourbon, have been touring retailers around the country over the last few […]

{Local Brand} Creative Countdown

I read a press release about Creative Countdown back in the holiday season – and although I didn’t get myself together in time to snag any of these items as holiday gifts – I do think they’d make great gifts for year-round occasions like upcoming weddings, due dates, anniversaries, retirements, etc. The best part is […]

Last-Minute Shoppers: Here’s Who’s Local and Open Today!

In Downtown Raleigh/Inside the Beltline: Running shop Runologie on Hillsborough Street is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today Vestique in Five Points is open until 3 p.m. (locations also in Morrisville and Charlotte) The Wine Feed on Glenwood South is open until 7 p.m., open 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Friday Midtown Olive Oil in North […]

{Now Hiring} Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique in Search of Part-Time Stationery Stylist

Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique in Downtown Cary is looking for a part-time stationery stylist to join their team! A Part-time Stationery Stylist who exudes style, grace and is naturally enthusiastic to be in a retail environment. Our ideal candidate shares our love of paper, gifts and details and has exceptional customer service. We […]

Sip ‘N’ Shop at Raleigh Brewing Next Week

If you’ve grown tired of the mall – or would just love to drink a craft beer or two while you shop – check out the Sip ‘N’ Shop at Raleigh Brewing on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Retailers and local brands that will be at the event include Sprockets […]

{Man Style Monday} RIADA by Adair Handcrafted Gifts for the Holidays

RIADA by Adair is a North Carolina-based company with a studio located in Greenville, NC and production in the Triangle area. NC State University 2012 graduate Jasmine Flood is the owner and lead designer of RIADA by Adair. Back in May, Birchbox selected her men’s tie bars to go in their male subscribers’ May Birchbox… […]

{Sale Alert} The Sixth Annual Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday Shopping Guide Is Here!

Our SIXTH annual Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday guide to shopping local in the Triangle is here and it’s more than twice the size of last year’s list! I’ll be adding to this list as more special offers are shared tomorrow. If you’re a local retailer or brand and don’t see your […]

{You’re Invited} Cary Academy Holiday Shoppe

I’ve been to this event myself and it’s one of the better holiday pop-up shops/community events for buying great gifts – everyone that I can remember being there was locally-owned or operated. Win-win for everyone involved! Cary Holiday Shoppe Dec. 4-6 Cary Academy Campus 1500 North Harrison Avenue Thursday, Dec. 4 – 9:30 a.m.- 5 […]

{New Boutique on the Block} SallyMack Life Furnishings in Chapel Hill

Just based on the bright colors shared on their website and Facebook page, I cannot wait to find myself in Chapel Hill so I can visit the new SallyMack Life Furnishings home decor, gift and furniture store. PS: Props for the name “life furnishings”, because after all… home is where life is lived! Open Tuesday […]