Gifts for Spring
Welcome spring with our roundup of the season’s essentials for inside and outside your house, all made right here in our region.
Husband-and-wife team Nanda and Rebecca Soderberg set up studio in Richmond, Virginia, to make beautiful handblown glass objects, like this vase. Add flowers, or display as a work of art. solosglass.com; $300
Gretna, Louisiana, artist Elaine Gleason paints with acrylic on birch wood, then frames her works in hand-welded gold-leafed metal. These birds add a breath of color and life to a room. elainegleason.net; $350 (24" x 24")
Relax on the front porch in this classic rocking chair made by the Hinkle Chair Company in Springfield, Tennessee, where they’ve been building hardwood furniture since 1834. hinklechaircompany.com; $189.95
Hueytown, Alabama’s Jim Bradley creatively repurposes old items like candlesticks, sheet metal, and ceramic plates to make quirky folk art bird feeders. 205-428-5199; $75