South Charlotte

Shopping news: Don't miss out on holiday deals

Cutie Pies

Picture this: a unique piece of art that depicts your child, a perfect gift or piece that you'll cherish. Donna McMahon, member of the Portrait Society of America, will do pastel portraits on Dec. 10. at Cutie Pies, located at The Promenade on Providence. The cost is $85 per person and you will leave with a full-color 11-by-14-inch portrait in hand. Call 704-847-4617 to schedule your appointment.

Cutie Pies

5335 Ballantyne Commons Parkway Suite 250


Shain Gallery

Shain Gallery will host their Jane's Gems Boutique annual trunk show on Dec. 7-8. Jane Rabinovist is a certified gemologist; her collection features diamond and colored gemstone jewelry from Italian, French and New York designers. She also has a collection of South Sea pearls.

Visit the trunk show from 4-7 p.m. on Dec. 7 or 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Dec. 8. The gallery will also host a free holiday reception on Dec. 9 from 6-9 p.m. and will feature new work by Kim Schuessler.

Shain Gallery

2823 Selwyn Ave.


Morrison Shopping Center

Start your Christmas shopping at Morrison in SouthPark on Dec. 10. From 12-5 p.m., you can enjoy pony rides, train rides, a magician, caricaturist and more. Santa will make an appearance.

Please bring an unwrapped gift for a middle school boy or girl to any of the Morrison merchants during the event; toy drive will benefit Right Moves For Youth.

Morrison at SouthPark

721 Governor Morrison St. Suite 100

Creative By Nature Home

The home accessory, gift and furniture store is holding an It's a Wrap party on Dec. 13 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Select your purchases and take advantage of the rolls of wrap, bows and additional accessories that will make your packaging a hit. Complimentary wine and appetizers will be served. Spaces are limited; call 704-542-7570 to reserve your spot.

Creative By Nature Home

Blakeney Town Center

9856 Rea Road Suite H


The Book Rack

The Book Rack is home to 25,000 used books, which sell for approximately half price. Find fiction, nonfiction, children's books and more. Head to The Book Rack during the month of December to enter to win one of five $20 gift certificates for the store; a $100 certificate will be given away at the end of the month. No purchase is necessary; visit store for details or call for more information.

The Book Rack

10110 Johnston Road Suite 5


Monarch Boutique

One year ago, Monarch Boutique emerged from a simple thought into an inspired collaborative boutique. To celebrate their one-year anniversary of providing the finest in consignment, owners Stephanie and Cindy are offering light bites and champagne along with discounts off of purchases. Visit the East Boulevard location, where you'll find brands such as Missoni, Tory Burch, YSL and more, and draw a ticket and determine your discount, which may be 20 percent off of one item up to 50 percent off the entire sale. Anniversary sale runs Dec. 9 and 10 during regular hours.

Monarch Boutique

1222 East Blvd.



Get in the holiday spirit at Om for the Holidays, a special shopping event at YogaFlex in Blakeney. On Dec. 18, the studio will feature local artisans selling handmade jewelry, artwork, yoga bags and more; find yoga wear and Italian apparel as well. Many of the YogaFlex boutique items will be discounted. Sip hot chocolate and peruse unique findings from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. All gift certificates for the studio are 15 percent off for December.


9852 Rea Road Suite D2