found here, especially compared with prices in Los Angeles. Specialty
framing techniques are done on the premises. All of the frames and
moldings are hand-pressed and handmade; French matting is used, where
all of the lines are hand drawn in a watercolor wash; and 22-karat
gold leaf can be applied to frames. Also popular are beautiful custom
stands for trays and boxes. Dealers represented include Tom
Stansbury, Lyman Drake, Robert Yeakel, Nobili Antiques, Doug Stotts,
Patina, Ardenia Capanelli, South of France, Phil Spellman, Mary Jane
Edalatpour, Inger Osterea, Mary H. Tindukasiri, China Source and
Marian Palley. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 4
p.m. Saturday. 852 Production Place, Newport Beach. (949) 642-4154.
THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER
Beautiful flowers can be found at Oiseaux Flowers, which opened in
November on Old Newport Boulevard. Owner Kate Jeremias was thrilled
to open in the old bike shop building that was here for 30 years. The
feel at Oiseaux Flowers is meant to resemble the little flower shops
Jeremias loves in Paris. Mini bouquets are its specialty, as well as
unique containers, jars and vases and a broad mix of interesting
flowers that are selected in Los Angeles and Carlsbad. Blooming fruit
branches are currently featured including peach, apple and quince.
Gift items available include specialty soaps, cosmetic boxes and
papers. Free deliveries to Hoag Hospital. 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Monday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 371 Old Newport Blvd.,
Newport Beach. (949) 673-5283. firstname.lastname@example.org.
BENZ THERE, BUY THAT
Fletcher Jones Motorcars is having the country's largest sales
events on previously owned Mercedes Benz through Jan. 31. Hundreds of
late model sedans, sport coupes and convertibles; sport utility
vehicles, as well as rare models, are available. Those purchasing or
leasing one of the cars will receive Fletcher Jones Motorcars'
exclusive Preferred Owner Benefits that provide an additional $5,000
value during the first years of ownership. Benefits include unlimited