Hand Painted Pottery
2620 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80222
www.potluck-pottery.comHours: Tues to Sat – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sun. – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Whether you have school-aged children or you are an adult looking for something for your own mom, pottery painting is a great way to give mom something with a personal touch. Pot-Luck Pottery offers several ceramic pieces from coffee mugs to garden gnomes that you can sit down to paint yourself. For a sitting fee plus the cost of your piece, you can spend an afternoon creating a custom-made ceramic piece of art for your mom. If you are not the creative type, there are several templates that can be used, but handmade pieces weren’t made to be perfect. Come here for a fun day and a personal gift for mom.
A Day of Pampering
Oxford Club Salon and Spa
1616 17th St. Suite 100
Denver, CO 80202
www.oxfordclubspa.comHours: Mon to Fri – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Treat mom to a day of pampering in one spot. Located near Union Station downtown, Oxford Club Salon and Spa is a full service salon that has everything that mom needs to feel like the queen she is for a day. With experienced, professional stylists, your mom will be in good hands as she is treated to a full makeover, manicure and massage. The spa also has full amenities such as a steam room and other unique features, such as yoga classes. Give your mom the whole package, or hook her up with a gift certificate and let her choose her own services.
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A New Outfit
7405 Grandview Ave.
Arvada, CO 80002
www.lovelyboutique.netHours: Tues to Sat – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun – 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Lovely Boutique in Arvada sells cute, trendy clothes at reasonable prices. If your mom is a stylish person, come here to pick up some new clothes and accessories for her. Lovely Boutique carries clothing from brands such as Big Star Jeans and Alternative Apparel and is a fun place to shop for an afternoon. Staff is friendly and will help you find the perfect gift for your mom. The boutique also sell gift certificates, so your mom can go pick out something for herself. All of the merchandise sold at Lovely is Fair Trade and made in the U.S.
Denver, CO 80206
www.scentedstudio.comHours: Tues to Fri – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat to Sun – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For a unique and truly personal gift, treat your mom to a session at Scented Studio where she can create her own fragrance. Scented Studio offers 22 scents that can be mixed and matched to your mom’s own personal preference. Treat her to a session in which she can learn how different scent notes combine and create a combination of her favorite scents. Scented Studio also offers body products such as body butter and hand soaps that are already created and change with each season.
Framed Art or Home Furnishings
Masten Fine Framing and Gifts
429 E. 17th Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
mastenfineframing.blogspot.comHours: Tues to Fri – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
If you have a custom piece that needs to be framed, such as a family photograph or an heirloom piece of art, this is the store for you. Having been in business for 20 years, Masten Fine Framing and Gifts’ professional staff can help find the perfect frame in which to display your item. Specializing in conservation framing, this is a great place if you have older photographs or artworks that need to be handled with care. In addition to framing, Masten Fine Framing also offers unique home accents that you can buy for your mom to display in her home.