For a customized gift
Potter’s Wheel Gift Gallery
Paint a piece of pottery to fit in with any decor or make one from scratch at this pottery studio, which offers classes for individuals and parties. If customers are not feeling crafty, check out the showroom, which features artists’ jewelry, glassware and gifts.
106 Vintage Park Blvd., Ste. P, Houston
281-537-8447 • www.giftedpotter.com
Hours: Mon., Wed.-Thu. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tue., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; closed Sun.
KB Personalized Gifts
Get a variety of gifts engraved, monogrammed or embroidered at this boutique specializing in personalized presents. T-shirt printing is also available, and gift ideas include towels, cutting boards, pillows and children’s clothes.
7110 Louetta Road, Ste. A, Spring
713-391-0247 • www.facebook.com/kbpersonalizedgifts
Hours: Mon.-Wed. 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Thu.-Fri. noon-6 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., closed Sun.
For the teacher
The Teacher Creature Store
Founded by two science teachers, this shop offers a variety of classroom decor, both educational and festive, as well as school-friendly pets for purchase. School supplies for students and teachers make great gifts for the upcoming semester.
315 Gentry St., Ste. A1, Spring
832-674-3284 • www.theteachercreaturestore.com
Hours: Wed.-Fri., Sun. noon-5 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; closed Mon.-Tue.
For the host
Cool Kat Party Warehouse
For the party host who loves a themed event, this store has decorations for every occasion. Decorative cutlery, napkins, costumes and balloons are just a few of the items available.
1457 Spring Cypress Road, Spring
832-813-5646 • www.coolkatpartysupplies.com
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
For the foodie
Gastronome Russian Food Store
Eastern European snacks and ingredients abound at this food boutique located in Grace’s Nutrition Market. Select a few treats from across the globe for the friend who has an adventurous appetite.
1421 Spring Cypress Road, Spring
281-826-9956 • www.facebook.com/russianfoodstore
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m.
Simply Texas Gourmet Foods
For the bravest of food lovers, a range of spicy hot sauces and candies are for sale at this Old Town Spring shop. If spice is not their thing, sweet Texas-style jams and jellies may hit the spot.
219 Main St., Spring
281-414-2957 • www.simplytx.com
Hours: Tue.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m., closed Mon.
For the hard to shop for
Connie’s Bath Shack
Soaps of any scent imaginable fill the shelves of this boutique, which also specializes in rubber duckies. Shoppers can find some products to make bathing fun, such as Vanilla Champaign soap or Butter Rum marble bath fizzies.
211 Midway St., Bldg. E, Spring
281-288-9595 • www.conniesbathshack.com
Hours: Mon. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Tue.-Thu. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. noon- 6 p.m.
For shoppers looking for lovers of all things shiny, the bracelets, earrings, necklaces and chains sold at this Vintage Park jewelry store could make for the perfect presents. Rings and watches are also available for both men and women.
130 Vintage Park Blvd., Ste. E, Houston
832-559-1561 • www.haddadjewelers.com
Hours: Tue.-Fri. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., closed Sun.-Mon.
For the new in town
Fun Gifts and Treasures
Welcome a loved one to Texas with one of this boutique’s Lone Star State souvenirs. Art, costume jewelry and vintage gifts are also for sale.
315 Gentry St., Ste. 2B, Spring
936-333-5781 • www.facebook.com/fungiftsandtreasures
Hours: Tue.-Fri. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m., closed Mon.
For the gamer
The Gaming Goat
Gifts for evenings of fun are this location’s trademark with a wide variety of board games, card games and dice games available. Pick up a number of items for their collections or introduce them to something completely new from the store’s stock of nostalgic collectables for fandoms such as “Harry Potter” and Pokemon, among others.
147 Cypresswood Drive, Spring
281-719-0367 • www.tggspring.com
Hours: Sun-Thu. noon-6 p.m., Fri.-Sat. noon-10 p.m.
For the super fan
The Dug Out
Pick from a variety of sports fan memorabilia from football and baseball to hockey and basketball to stuff their stockings with. Autographed items, jerseys, mugs and items with team logos are for sale and sure to please any sports fanatic.
211 Midway St., Spring
281-528-9686 • www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057487089799
Hours: Fri. 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Mon.-Thu.
For the animal lover
Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming
A furry friend’s paradise, this boutique is a one-stop shop for pet food, gifts and grooming. Get their fur babies some new gear or some decorated treats to enjoy.
6076 FM 2920, Spring
281-288-9114 • www.woofgangbakery.com
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m.