Best Buys


March 29, 2001

Banner Carpets will have a one-day open house from noon to 9 p.m.

today. During the open house, customers can save up to 40% off the list

price of Banner Carpets' entire inventory of high-quality carpet, vinyl

and hardwood flooring. Everything is included. Also there is the latest

in carpet styles, colors and fibers, including new DuPont-approved

Masterlife and StainMaster Plus carpets. There are hundreds of name-brand

carpets specially discounted, as well as laminated floors, include Pergo,


Formica and WilsonArt. If you buy carpet today, Banner Carpets will

install your carpet and include padding at no charge. Banner Carpets is

at 3033 S. Bristol St., Suite A, Costa Mesa. Information (714) 751-8590.

If you love the look of Shabby Chic, you'll love the sale going on at

Blue Springs, Ala. in Costa Mesa. Shabby Chic bedding, fabrics and

lampshades are on sale through the end of the month. It's a good time to

stock up on beautiful bedding. Also, a few doors down, Bow Danglers is

having a big clearance sale, There are great prices on clothing and

accessories. Blue Springs, Ala. is at 369 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa.

Information: (949) 642-3632.

Today is the last day to take advantage of the photo offer at Rita

Bold! Photography, which has a secret fairy garden theme at South Coast

Plaza. The reason for the ending of the offer is that its studio is

relocating to Bear Street on the third level between Saturday and April

30. When you sign up for poses at Rita Bold!, you'll have a choice of

packages that range in price from $68.25 to $184.75. There's a $10 charge

for each additional person. Not only does Rita Bold! offer traditional

photo packages, there are also watercolor prints made from your photos, a

24-by-30-inch portrait mosaic, a 16-by-20-inch canvas oil painting,

museum-quality note cards and photo return address labels. Appointments:

(714) 751-0955 or (714) 549-4394.

If you're looking for bargains on beautiful flowers, stop by the

Flower Warehouse. The specials vary from week to week. A typical special

would be French tulips at $1.25 per stem, designer Callas at $1.25 per

stem, hydrangeas at $3.50 per stem, sweet peas at $4 per bunch and

ranunculus at $4 per bunch. I can't wait for its upcoming lilac. There

also will be an Easter basket class offered at noon today. The class will

cover making beautiful arrangements using spring flowers in a basket. The

class fee is $35 and includes all of the flowers, containers and accents.

Daily Pilot Articles Daily Pilot Articles