First & Best Customer

I’m not just an owner of this shop… I’m also our first and best customer! 😂 When something this cool comes through our doors, I fight the urge to pluck out my favorite pieces and take them home ALL FOR MYSELF! But I didn’t (this time), so you can drop in and pick out one…

Thankful and Blessed

  The Christmas window is DONE and ready for our LIVE MANNEQUIN / living window performance Friday and Saturday night for Christmas Delights! I’m so excited that Trinity, our young performer, was on board with this crazy idea from the start. She is so beautiful and enthusiastic and I know she is going to make such…

Priming the Piano

Our latest update for the Painting the Piano project. Who knew primer could be so interesting?

Painting the Piano

Well, well… Where has the time gone? I won’t ask why you haven’t called me lately if you do the same for me, okay? 😉 With that awkwardness out of the way, I have exciting news to share!  Gifted has invited artist Charleen Tyson to apply her unique painting techniques to a 1924 Gulbransen piano…

Happy Birthday Gifted!

Two years ago on July 1st of 2011 I, along with my equally crazy mother, opened Gifted’s doors for the first time.  It took the better part of five months to refurbish our location. The bulk of which was done by my husband after work and on weekends.  With the selfless help of a few…

Useful Things

I’m a romantic dinosaur, I’ll admit it.  I enjoy things that aren’t necessarily useful or needed for everyday use anymore.  Greeting cards, bookmarks, book plates and even journals are all things that I have made or aspire to make to sell here at the shop.  With our super useful technology having become the norm, many…

Good Golly Ms. Molly

One of the fun things about being a local business owner is the myriad of opportunities out there to support our community through sponsorships, donations and promotion. Here at Gifted, we carry limited edition, house designed (that’s code for “Jeannette does the best she can and people don’t seem to hate it too much”) over-sized…