Local Business Spotlight: Image is Everything Studios

Tucked among the charming buildings along on Kings Highway, the John C. Rulon House is a familiar piece of local history.  Built in 1881 by its original owner, this iconic Victorian treasure evokes an almost Secret Garden atmosphere with its wrought iron fence and flora-filled front yard.  However, aside from its intriguing historic roots, this special piece of architecture is also home to a beautiful photography studio.

One of many sets available for holiday portraits at Image is Everything Studios.

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Local Business Spotlight: Petals and Paints Florist

A longtime area resident and Kingsway graduate, Amy Davis grew up in a family of florists- some of her most cherished childhood memories include tagging along and helping while her mother worked in a family floral shop.  Her love of flowers and her background in graphic design led Amy to purchase Petals and Paints nine years ago, from the shop’s previous owner.  The former owner was an artist, and sold paintings and portrait frames in addition to flowers and plants- hence the name of the shop.

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Local Business Spotlight: Antiques to Remember

The cozy little shop sits nestled along Kings Highway, tucked just away from the road.  Bob DiBella, owner of Antiques to Remember, originally owned a silk screening business before falling in love with collecting unique treasures.  Realizing he could translate his passion for finding these special items into a business venture, Bob created an eBay store filled with his favorites before eventually opening Antiques to Remember in November of 2010.  His first shop launched in nearby Gibbstown, with his new Swedesboro location opening earlier this year.  The store specializes in the purchase and sale of antiques, vintage pieces, and collectibles, and also offers appraisal services. Continue reading