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Gifts for Her

Gifts for Her

Are you still trying to decide what to get for those special ladies in your life? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. The clock may be ticking, but The Rusty Crickett still has lots of great gift items available.

When shopping for women, you can’t go wrong with a gift that’s thoughtful, useful, and elegant. Here are a couple of ideas we’re sure she’ll love.

Sola Wood Flowers

Beautiful flowers are always a hit, but, sadly, they never last as long as we would like. Sola wood flowers are the perfect solution! These beautiful, handcrafted blooms are made from a tapioca plant root called Cassava (also known as yuca, arrowroot, or manioc). You’ll be amazed by how much they look like the real thing! Best of all, they’ll last forever.

The Penny & Rose Floral Diffuser Set comes with two Enchanted Lily sola wood flower diffusers and willow branches. When placed in the included fragrance oil, the petals turn beautiful shades of orange and yellow. The set also come with a special-edition Penny & Rose seltzer-inspired bottle to hold your flowers. When you’re done with the diffusers, you can re-use the vintage-style bottle and decorative top.

These sets come in a wide variety of signature scents, including Gram’s Cran Cobbler, Merry Mint, Linens on the Line, Roasted Maple “Mallows” and more. Each fragrance reacts with the wooden flowers differently, creating a unique experience every time.

 

Genuine Leather

Accessories made from genuine leather are also an excellent gift idea. With proper care, a high-quality leather item will last a lifetime. This means your recipient will be able to enjoy their gift for years to come.

A leather gift is incredible on its own, but if you want to be even more thoughtful, consider adding some of the items your recipient will need to take care of it. This may include:

  1. Leather cleaner – this specialty soap is made specifically for leather. It’s perfect for removing dirt, grime, and most stains.

  2. Leather conditioner – occasionally moisturizing the item with a quality conditioner will keep the leather from drying out and cracking, ensuring it looks beautiful and extending its lifespan.

  3. Protective spray – a leather-specific protective spray is a great idea, especially for items like handbags that will get a lot of use.

Now that you know the basics, it’s time to choose the perfect leather gift. We absolutely love the Kiko Cross-Over Tote! It’s made from genuine leather and has a cool geometric twist that makes it unique and eye-catching. It’s also super functional! The size makes it perfect for carrying everything you need without extra bulk. It’s also easy to organize your things, thanks to a large front pocket, exterior smartphone pocket, and two convenient interior pockets. Whether you’re going to the office or out for a night on the town, this versatile bag is the perfect accessory!

 

 

The Art of the Gift

The Art of the Gift

The holidays are almost here, and that means it’s time to start making your list and checking it twice! If you’re stumped about what to get for the special people in your life, you’re not alone. When it comes to holiday shopping, most people either know exactly what to buy… or they have no idea where to start.

Luckily, we’ve learned a thing or two about gift-giving over the years. Here are a few of our favorite tips to help you choose the perfect gift for each person on your list.

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Curbside Pickup Now Available!

Curbside Pickup Now Available!
As a cost effective alternative to shipping and local delivery, we are now offering free curbside pickup for all local SRQ based online orders.  Simply select the curbside pickup option at checkout and our merchant will send you a scheduling link that will enable you to choose a 15 min window during a date/time that works best for your schedule.  

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$5 Local Delivery Within a 10-Mile Radius!

$5 Local Delivery Within a 10-Mile Radius!
Shipping expenses got you down? If you're a local customer, we've got you covered!  If you live within a 10 mile radius of our shop (2300 Whitfield Park Drive, Sarasota, FL 34243) you have the option to choose our flat rate $5.00 local delivery option at checkout.  

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