Santa’s techy elves are following Eagle Magazine’s Twitter feed to find all things nice this holiday season.
By Liza Long
Looking for the perfect gift? Want to buy local? Well, if you live in Eagle, Idaho you’ve got plenty of options. Follow our Twitter #GiftGuide to find the perfect present for all the nice people on your list.
@FusionsIdaho where artists of all ages and abilities make their #handmade world beautiful through multi-colored glass
Fusions Glass Studio is a place to learn, shop, and create with kiln glass. They teach classes for everyone from beginners to budding Chihuly’s and offer simple walk-in projects as well. The studio also represents the work of over 20 local artists, creates custom work, and features a different Northwest artist in its gallery space every month. Shop Local or make local this season! Give the gift of making – take a class, gift a class, or drop in anytime to make a walk-in glass project.
Fusions Glass Studio
135 N. 2nd Street
HYPERLINK “http://www.fusions-idaho.com/” \t “_blank” \o “http://www.fusions-idaho.com CTRL + Click to follow link”www.fusions-idaho.com
FB – FusionsGlassStudio
Twitter – @FusionsIdaho
@IDMartialArts gift certificates put a #kick back in your step this holiday season
Give the gift of fitness with Idaho Martial Arts’ positive and exciting Karate Kickstart Program for only $99. Six weeks of karate classes are taught by professional, certified instructors. New students receive a free uniform. Earn your first belt through Idaho Martial Arts, which has 16 years of success in Eagle. Fitness with a Purpose!
1580 E. State St., Ste. 102
HYPERLINK “http://www.idahomartialarts.com/” \t “_blank”www.IdahoMartialArts.com
Facebook – Idaho Martial Arts
Twitter – @IDMartialArts
@AmbroseElaine Eagle’s own award-winning Mill Park Publishing decks halls and stuffs #stockings with sassy #local women authors!
Mill Park Publishing is Eagle’s own national award-winning publisher, owned by Elaine Ambrose, acclaimed author and blogger at Midlife Cabernet. For local deliveries, Elaine is offering a free bottle of wine with a total purchase over $75 until December 31. Stuff all your stockings with award-winning books by local women authors and a sassy 2014 calendar featuring Elaine’s words of wisdom for just $12.95.
Facebook – Mill Park Publishing
Twitter – @AmbroseElaine
@SecondAvenueEagle #Boma sterling and gemstone #jewelry puts a sparkle in her eye this season.
Second Avenue is excited to introduce The Boma Jewelry Collection for gift giving this holiday season! The Boma Collection is inspired by today’s fashion trends, drawing from the rich tradition of sterling silver classics and colorful organic gemstones. Simplify your life with one stop shopping at Second Avenue. Shop our unique selection of gifts, greeting cards, and holiday decor!
222 E. State St., Ste. A
Facebook – HYPERLINK “http://facebook.com/secondavenueeagle” \t “_blank”secondavenueeagle
Twitter – @SecondAvenueEagle
@VillaDecorBoise stuffs her stocking with vintage-styled @wardhooperart original #Bronco tee or under the tree blinged #Vandal denim jacket
For fabulous fan fashions, Villa Lifestyles is your destination. The store carries both Bronco and Vandal fan-wear, and also works with seven sororities. A percentage of each sale goes back to the organization. They can custom-design logo tees and other items for high schools and organizations. For fans with a sense of style, Villa Lifestyles provides fan fashion couture.
228 E. Plaza St.
Facebook – VillaDecorDesign
Twitter – @VillaDecorBoise
@eaglevision1 the #PROOF of her love is in the recycled #skateboard wood #sunglasses @iwantproof
Eagle Vision One is proud to serve the Eagle community’s vision and eyewear needs. We’re also your local contact for the season’s coolest handcrafted shades and frames from local Idaho company, Proof Eyeware. Started by three brothers in an Eagle garage in 2010, Proof is proud to use sustainable materials and practices, exemplified by their signature sunglasses made from upcycled skateboard decks. Be a smart Santa: use your end-of-year flexible spending account for some stylish new frames!
408 S. Eagle Rd. #100
Twitter – @eaglevision1
@FinerFramesID preserve a memory this holiday season by giving a #gift to last a lifetime.
Treasure this holiday with a shadowbox carefully designed and constructed to preserve a piece of family history, sport memorabilia or other treasured mementos. Our award-wining designers at Finer Frames are trained in preservation framing and will create a one-of-a kind gift that will last a lifetime.
164 E State St. Ste. B
HYPERLINK “http://www.finerframes.com/” \t “_blank”www.finerframes.com
Facebook – Finer Frames
Twitter – @FinerFramesID
@MyArtParties give the gift of fun #art, not fine art, with gift certificates to My Masterpiece Parties, LLC
Vincent Van Gogh once said, “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” My Masterpiece Parties could not agree more. Their painting classes are fun art, not fine art! Even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush, instructors walk you through the process step-by-step to make your own painting that’s ready to display. Whether it’s a date night, girl’s night, birthday or anniversary celebration, you can come eat, drink and be creative at the Treasure Valley’s only BYO paint & party place!
603 East State St.
HYPERLINK “http://www.mymasterpieceparties.com/” \t “_blank”www.MyMasterpieceParties.com
Facebook – My Masterpiece Parties
Twitter – @MyArtParties
@RubyLouStyle dishes up the good stuff with whimsical tableware from #PIP
Who is PIP? She’s a Dutch artist who believes in creating “happy products for happy people.” Her whimsical, colorful designs grace porcelain dishes and table linens at Ruby Lou Boutique in Eagle. Who is Ruby Lou? Owner Louise Russell loves to outfit her clients head to toe in style, and she is thrilled to add PIP products to her already eclectic and delightful mix of clothing, scarves, jewelry, and home products.
164 E. State St.
Facebook: Ruby Lou Clothing Boutique
@SimmonsFJ puts #bling on her finger, bells on her toes, and love in her heart #EngageIdaho
For the woman who makes your heart skip a beat, give her the most exquisite gift this year: Hearts On Fire, the world’s most perfectly cut diamond! Perfectly engaging, perfectly timeless rings, pictured starting at $4,500.00. Find a large selection exclusively at Simmons Fine Jewelry, where Idaho gets engaged.
Simmons Fine Jewelry
1220 N. Olive Ave.
Facebook – Simmons Fine Jewelry
Twitter – @SimmonsFJ
@RiceEagle Thai meets west in a sumptuous #FusionCuisine explosion in downtown Eagle
Give the gift of a fine dining experience right outside your door. Rice Contemporary Asian Cuisine serves up delicious Thai-inspired fusion food, paired with 16 taps, Asian beer and sake, premium wines, and handcrafted cocktails. This holiday season, they are offering a $35 gift certificate for just $30.
228 E. Plaza St.
HYPERLINK “http://www.riceeagle.com/” \t “_blank”http://www.riceeagle.com/
Facebook – Rice Eagle
Twitter – @RiceEagle
@YeOldeSweets Visions of #DreamChocolate #organic #huckleberry bars are dancing in our heads!
From nostalgic treats to organic sweets, Ye Olde Sweet Shoppe in the heart of downtown Eagle can make everyone’s sugarplum dreams come true! Look for creative stocking stuffers, or bring a unique treat to a holiday work party. If you’re craving candy, chances are good you’ll find something to satisfy you. It’s also a Toys for Tots drop off spot.
99 E. State St. (The old Eagle Hotel)
Facebook – Ye Olde Sweet Shoppe Eagle
Twitter – @YeOldeSweets
@AthletesFootID @SoleusRunning watches wrap up nicely under the tree, keep #runners on time and in style.
The Athlete’s Foot is Eagle’s store by runners, for runners. Using the patented Fit Print system, they can help you find the right shoe for your specific needs. And they also carry accessories, including Soleus watches, an Austin, Texas based company that makes timing devices good enough to keep even Santa Claus on schedule.
228 E. Plaza Dr. Ste. J
Facebook – The Athletes Foot Eagle Idaho
Twitter – @AthletesFootID
What is Twitter?
Twitter is a free social media platform that allows you to share real time information and follow friends and businesses. As Shakespeare said, “Brevity is the soul of wit;” Tweets (status updates) are limited to 140 characters. Your Twitter feed can become your own “personalized” virtual newspaper. Eagle Magazine encourages readers to follow Eagle businesses and build on-line support for our amazing local community!