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")
Photo: Ralph Anderson
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.