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The perfect gift for DAD, from OTO

I love, love, love the opportunity to shop around OTO (so rare to find the time) and in this case I shopped for a few ideas for what to get Daddy this Father's Day. I'll keep it brief, I even took a few pictures. I promise to update with more ideas and 'goings on' as I find them. First up is this fabulous vintage Bocce Ball set I found at Summerhill...
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Creative Place – Hand-Crafted ‘Tiffany-Like’ Lamps

I was out shopping around today for my Antique of the Week when I came across these absolutely amazing lamps, which look like antiques, but are in fact, brand-new. I found them at George II, which is located on Glassell near Citrus City Grille. Of course, if you've been in George II before then you'll have seen these lamps, but if you haven't then you should go! They come in all sizes, from small bedside to large chandelier-like lamps. Each one is stunning in its detail. A few of my favorites are shown below, but they have so many throughout their store.
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Creative Place – Words of Wisdom at Blessings

Blessings. First of all, what a wonderful boutique filled with all sorts of items that might just be perfect for your home. Of course, I wasn't stopping by to shop, just to make a new friend and find out about her favorite things in the store. Which leads me to my second point...new friends. I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Blessings' owner, Connie Liles, who you'll find is there waiting to meet you everyday but Monday. If I had to describe Connie in 3 words after only spending 15 minutes with her it would be these: warm, inviting and maternal.
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Creative Place – Illumination by Jeff Fazio

'Art' is truly an amazing and beautiful gift us humans possess, some of us more than others, but all of us in some small way or another possess the gift of art. I believe that our place, Old Towne Orange, is artful. With its rich history, amazing architecture, unique places and wonderful people. There's art everywhere you look. This particular blog 'Creative Place' is being created by me to showcase some of the fine art that OTO has to offer, one piece at a time.
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