Brighten up Mom’s garden with unique and colorful glass from Sandy’s Back Porch in Belleville. You’ll find a variety of styles, sizes and prices. The moon-and-sun pattern shown here glows in the dark ($79.99 with stand), while the floral pattern has a solar-powered LED light in the center and is $69.99. The stand is separate and costs $24.99.
The family will get a kick out of watching Mom unwrap one of these cotton tea towels ($14 each) sold at Peace by Piece, 132 W. Main St., in downtown Belleville. Whoever is the gift-giver will have some explaining to do!
From walnut to oak to cherry to more exotic woods, you’ll find beautiful vases, bowls, platters and other pieces for sale at Turned Treasures Gallery, 225 E. Main St,. in downtown Belleville. Each is created by a regional wood-turner with prices from $26 for a ring holder up to $400 or more. The pieces shown here are $60 to $100. A bonus for those interested: The gallery offers classes. Call 618-698-3627 or go to turnedtreasuresllc.com.