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30 Days of Shopping in Decatur this November: Jump-start your holiday spirit – and your holiday shopping – with local daily tips on The Decatur Minute.

 
boutique-karma

Add some flair to any festive affair! Boutique Karma offers tops, tunics, dresses, wraps, jackets, and more to add bold color and texture to any holiday party ensemble. Shop their selection of scarves, accessories, and jewelry to complete the look. You’ll find worldly stand-out pieces, comfy-cozy linen basics, and unexpected embroidery and patterns among their always-changing collection. Shop owners Raj and Jay have a knack for mixing and matching, and with top-quality customer service, it’s like shopping with your own personal stylist!

Boutique Karma’s narrow storefront on the pedestrian-only area of Sycamore Street opens up to a world of women’s fashion. Be sure to check them out. Then pop around the block to their (younger) sister store, Très Jolie!

Tip: On Terrific Thursdays (Dec. 1, 8, and 15) take 20 percent off of all full-priced merchandise.

Boutique Karma
145 Sycamore St.
404-373-7533

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30 Days of Shopping in Decatur this November: Jump-start your holiday spirit – and your holiday shopping – with local daily tips on The Decatur Minute.

 
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Need a little lift in your living room? Have a favorite piece that hasn’t seen the light of day because you can’t find the right frame? Get it up on the wall and start enjoying it every day with expert custom framing from Decatur Square Framing and Gallery! Bring in your artwork and let them work their magic. Or give the gift of artwork-come-to-life this holiday season. The proprietor’s intuitive eye for detail, texture, and scale makes any painting, print, or picture pop! They offer frames, mats, and other materials in a wide range of styles to pair with your piece and your home decor (or your mom’s – hint, hint).

Tip: Shop their rotating gallery for original paintings, prints, and sculptures, too!

Extra tip: A long-standing neighborhood favorite, Decatur Square Framing and Gallery is celebrating 15 years in business in Decatur! Save 15 percent on custom framing and all original artwork on Terrific Thursdays and with a coupon on the shop’s Facebook page.

Decatur Square Framing and Gallery
111 Clairemont Ave.
404-377-1414

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30 Days of Shopping in Decatur this November: Jump-start your holiday spirit – and your holiday shopping – with local daily tips on The Decatur Minute.

 
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‘Tis the season… for a tattoo! Shaded Soul is getting in on the Terrific Thursdays fun with savings on tattoos and body piercings to make your season bright (or black and white). Their talented artists specialize in bold, colorful tattoos with vibrant shading and crisp line work. They take on any custom project in a variety of styles from classic Americana to delicate grayscale tinting and anything in between. Enjoy a private inking setting in their clean studio environment, up the stairs at 340 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.

Tip: On Terrific Thursdays, save $25 on tattoos costing $100 or more, and take $10 off any piercing. Now, that’s one unexpected holiday deal! They sell gift certificates, too. Just think… you could be the coolest aunt, dad, office secret Santa participant, or fill-in-the-blank-gift-giver EVER.

Extra tip: Convenient (and free) on-site parking at the back of the building.

Shaded Soul Tattoos
340 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-373-1003

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30 Days of Shopping in Decatur this November: Jump-start your holiday spirit – and your holiday shopping – with local daily tips on The Decatur Minute.

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Sick of turkey yet? Stuffed with stuffing? Burn it off with a sweat-tastic session at Pure Barre Decatur! Lift, tone, and shape your body in this uplifting boutique barre-method studio. They offer classes that sculpt muscles with targeted, tremble-inducing moves and kick-butt encouragement – all with a dose of sassy, work-it-girl attitude.

Shop Pure Barre’s boutique storefront for on-trend fitness gear, cute tanks and tees, loads of leggings, and the nubby socks you need to rock it in class. Find sweet S’well water bottles, modern athleisure wear, and motivation to get your rear in gear. Why wait ’til the new year!?

Tip: Check out a drop-in class – and by “check out” we mean “survive” – and earn the burn! During Terrific Thursdays drop-ins are $10, and you can take 10 percent off of most retail goodies, too.

Pure Barre Decatur
415 Church St.
470-428-2290

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30 Days of Shopping in Decatur this November: Jump-start your holiday spirit – and your holiday shopping – with local daily tips on The Decatur Minute.

 
vivid-boutique

Get officially festive at Vivid Boutique on West Ponce de Leon Avenue. They’ve got thoughtful gifts, unexpected stocking stuffers, and holiday decor galore. Seriously, this place is merry and bright! Find inspiration in their many multi-colored and themed trees, then get the goods to deck your own halls. Go for a look that’s elegant and understated – or one that’s hot pink!

Vivid Boutique gifts run the gamut from chic monogrammed stationery to sassy seasonal aprons. Home goods, gifts, jewelry, lotions and soaps, ornaments and decor items, even photo frames and wreaths are all hand-picked with charm and originality in mind.

Tip: This cheerful, colorful shop always offers something new – and there’s free street parking right out front.

Extra tip: Stop in on Terrific Thursdays for special sales, seasonal refreshments, and a jolt of the jolly holiday spirit!

Vivid Boutique
308 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-963-1025

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30 Days of Shopping in Decatur this November: Jump-start your holiday spirit – and your holiday shopping – with local daily tips on The Decatur Minute.

 
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You’ve shopped, chopped, baked, and basted, wined, dined, and had plenty of family time. Now take some time for yourself at Natural Body Spa in Decatur. This full-service spa – and fully stocked shop – offers the latest indulgences for skin and body. Their expert technicians and aestheticians provide top-quality facials, massages, wax and tinting treatments, skin therapies, mani-pedis, and more with the utmost care – and always in a serene, melt-your-cares-away setting.

Browse their bountiful storefront for boutique brands in skin care, hair care, and aromatherapy. Shop Bumble and Bumble, Jurlique, Naturopathics, and many more. Natural Body Spa even carries their own line of products with gentle, effective ingredients. Or blend your own! Their essential oils blending bar allows you to customize your own natural cosmetic and skin care treatments, and their expert staff helps you build just the right blend.

Tip: Terrific Thursdays sure are indulgent at Natural Body Spa! Enjoy 25 percent off of select merchandise and 15 percent off of 60+ minute spa treatments. Enter their raffle for a $200 value gift basket!

Natural Body Spa
225 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-370-1330

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30 Days of Shopping in Decatur this November: Jump-start your holiday spirit – and your holiday shopping – with local daily tips on The Decatur Minute.

 
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Pendleton blankets, snarky socks, retro kitchenware, miniature woodland creatures, and hunky mer-man ornaments? There’s a lot to be thankful for at Sq/Ft! This shop has a fantastic selection of men and women’s fashion, home goods and gifts, books, cards, handcrafted jewelry, and more. And when we say “and more” we MEAN “and more”! You’ll find unexpected and inspiring treats on every surface of this fun and funky store. Bring your list and check it twice – with their humor and eye for what’s on-trend, the folks at Sq/Ft offer something for everyone on your list.

Tip: Shop specials all weekend long! Sq/Ft offers Black Friday discounts throughout the store to early birds tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 25. And they’re letting the good times roll during Small Business Saturday and Sunday on the square this weekend.

Extra tip: Check out rotating seasonal sales at Sq/Ft during Terrific Thursdays, Dec. 1, 8, and 15. They put out a mean spread of snacks, too.

Sq/Ft
149 Sycamore St.
404-373-6607

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30 Days of Shopping in Decatur this November: Jump-start your holiday spirit – and your holiday shopping – with local daily tips on The Decatur Minute.

 
tres-jolie-boutique

Shop flirty frocks and trendy tops at Très Jolie Boutique on Church Street! Their selection of women’s clothing, accessories, and jewelry is always bursting with color, texture, and pattern galore. Find a festive stand-out piece – or several for that oh-so-cozy look this fall and winter. Think layers of leggings, tunics, bangles, and bags with your fall boots. Yay, boots! Très Jolie’s scarf selection alone is worth a visit to the store.

Seasonal styles from boutique brands come in with new arrivals nearly every day, so there’s always something current to catch your eye. And you can score great deals with a little digging in their sale rack.

Once you’re outfitted with a fresh look, think gifts (for other people). Go for contemporary jewelry that’s always chic, never stuffy, hats, scarves, and mittens that are funky, in a good way, or the perfect cozy cardie or wrap.

Tip: Take 20 percent off of full-price items during Terrific Thursdays, Dec. 1, 8, and 15!

Très Jolie
427 Church St.
404-330-8733

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30 Days of Shopping in Decatur this November: Jump-start your holiday spirit – and your holiday shopping – with local daily tips on The Decatur Minute.

 
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Step into Aimée Jewelry and Fine Arts Gallery for an ethereal escape. The light lavender walls and sunlight streaming into the shop offer the perfect backdrop to their lovely collection of fine art paintings and one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces. The gallery’s rotating collection features both local and international artists working in oils, water color, acrylic, encaustic, and more. You’ll find soft impressionist paintings, whimsical abstractions, and graceful portraits as well.

Shop delicate, feminine jewelry with unexpected ornamentation, wire-work, and colorful stones. Aimée Jewelry and Fine Arts Gallery offers pendants, brooches, rings, cuffs, and other accents that make perfectly pretty holiday gifts.

Tip: Take 25 percent off of select jewelry during Terrific Thursdays – and enjoy wine and cheese while you shop!

Aimée Jewelry and Fine Arts Gallery
335 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-371-0099

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30 Days of Shopping in Decatur this November: Jump-start your holiday spirit – and your holiday shopping – with local daily tips on The Decatur Minute.

 
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Need last-minute nibbles alongside your Thanksgiving spread? How about tasty handmade stocking stuffers? Or an unexpected – and always appreciated – edible hostess gift? Far-away relatives who need their gifts shipped? You definitely need to check out Greene’s Fine Foods.

Share a taste of the Peach – or should we say Pecan? – State! Greene’s Georgia-grown pecans are always fresh and succulent. Enjoy them on their own, with a little salt, dipped in high-quality chocolate (dark or milk), or dressed up with inventive spice and seasoning blends. Choose from their beautifully pre-packaged varieties or stop in and fill a tin with just your favorites for a completely customized mix.

While you’re there, indulge in chocolate-dipped-everythings, house-made gummies and candies, fudge, hand-dipped caramel apples, and more. You can even fill a growler from their rotating tap of locally brewed beers!

Tip: Shop toys, cards, and other festive items, too! Look for Terrific Thursdays deals and tastings in December.

Greene’s Fine Foods
141 E. Trinity Pl.
404-378-2001

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