We had a double Grand Opening this weekend in Vinings Village with The Front Porch of Vinings opening its new Market space; and Project Studio, an art class and workshop space in the market.
The new Market is located just below the home goods and women’s apparel portion of the shop and features local prepared food, cheeses, gifts, and fresh flowers.
If you miss “The Shoppe of Vinings” that we use to have in the Village, this is a great replacement. With cards, gifts, sweet and savory pies, cheeses from Georgia’s Sweetgrass Dairy, pickles and jams, it’s a real Southern experience. Owner Lisa Rieves told me she is trying to create a beautiful “General Store” vibe, carefully curated to serve the Vinings community. The Market will build specially designed gift baskets for you, or you can swing by and pick up a meal for a friend that just needs a night off from cooking. The Front Porch and the Market are a great one-stop shop for all kinds of gifts.
Also, sharing space in the Market is Project Studio where you can bring out your artsy side with a variety of art and home decor projects at all skill levels. Have a girls night out, baby shower, or date night! This is their second location (the first is in west Cobb) and they offer classes, creative art projects and seasonal decor in a beautiful space. Their classes are led by the owners or a staff of artists to guide you through the process.
Located just across Mountain Street from the Old Vinings Inn and just in front of the Paces Ferry Vet, both shops have great, easy parking. If you’re a long time resident, you’ll find a refreshing combination of the shop that was Stacy’s Kitchen combined with a splash of Lucy’s Market. And with the classes offered at Project Studio there is always something going on in the store.
Their Grand opening was this past weekend March 2nd and 3rd and they are open now on Tuesday – Saturday from 10-5. Project Studio also offers evening classes.
My son and I just picked up a pie, some local cheeses and a card for a party that he was going to on Saturday night. Swing by and check it out on your weekend walk around the Village!
We love living here and love to see more local-oriented shops coming into Vinings Village. Come check them out- there is really something here for everyone! And if you love our walking Village as much as I do, let me help you find your next home right here in our wonderful Village: Tina Hunsicker, realtor at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services.