Happy Holidays from the #CallunaCrew! The holiday season is all about sharing love with friends and family. We are grateful to live in the beautiful communities in and around Boulder and Denver, Colorado and are thrilled to highlight some of our favorite businesses as a part of our Calluna Events Holiday Gift Guide! We hope you can find special gift ideas to surprise the ones you love this year!
Thank you to the amazing businesses who participated and happy holidays to all!
904 College Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 and 1048 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO 80302
“Alpine Modern is a Boulder based brand with a mission to elevate modern design and lifestyles of mountain communities around the world. Through our retail shops we offer a selection of Alpine Modern designed bags, tshirts, and accessories as well as a thoughtful curation of objects for the home and person.”
Featured Item: Stagg Pour-Over Kettle (from $69) – limited supply!
“Artifact Uprising® is a Colorado-based company that creates premium quality customizable photo goods for your digital photos. Driven by the belief that everyone has a story to tell, the company is known for elevated design and thoughtfully sourced materials. Signature products include the Layflat Album touting ultra-thick pages and foil-stamped covers, textured matte Everyday Prints, and line of customizable frames.
This holiday — create connection. There’s an unmatched feeling that comes with gifting photos. With every page turned, memory exchanged, and tears-of-joy moment lived — we discover what really matters.”
Featured Item: Floating Frames(from $79) – Get 15% off any item with coupon code “CALLUNA” for one week only (until 12/19/18)! Note: In order to get gifts in time for Christmas Eve, orders need to be placed by this Thursday (12/14) when shipping with Fed Ex Ground. More details here.
2701 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, CO 80302 and 4343 W 44th Avenue, Denver, CO 80212
“We are a local collective of modern alchemists – passionate experts in transformation. And we’re here for you. Our first objective was to develop a better line of makeup for all women– pure, natural and American Made. The result? Alchemy Minerals. Makeup that not only looks gorgeous but (gasp) actually improves the health of your skin. You shouldn’t settle for anything less – we certainly didn’t.
Our latest project? To redefine the spa/salon service norm and create a new kind of experience for fellow women. At Alchemy Face Bar, expect fast, effective, natural, no-nonsense services for all things face – makeup, skin, lash and brow. And don’t worry, we’ll fit right into your life – casual, convenient and reasonably priced.
At Alchemy, we are passionate about illuminating the beauty of you – in skin and spirit. Everyone’s welcome.
We offer a variety of products that you can custom blend by yourself or with a group of your friends! Come custom create your own all natural Alchemy Lipstick, lipgloss, lip balm, Alche-mist or bath salts! Create for someone special or give them a gift card and have them come make it themselves at our blending bar.”
Featured Item: Alchemy Potion & Lip Bar ($20-$45 per item)
“The Boulder Wine Merchant is a family run neighborhood retail shop specializing in artisan crafted spirits, craft beers, and fine wine. We focus on representing the finest producers from around the world with a wide range of price points and styles. We strive to find value in each of these regions and pass this value on to our customers. We take great pride in our customer relationships, and we enjoy our involvement in the community. As a merchant of artisan crafted wine, beer, and spirits, it is important that we are passionate about the products we sell, and that we strive to translate this sentiment to our customers in a personal, friendly way. We endeavor to create an atmosphere where our customers can walk into the store, have someone recognize them by name and know their purchase history; you can’t get this by shopping online.”
Featured Items: Custom Wine Gift Boxes and Wine Clubs – check out the store for a selection of already-made baskets ready to go, or you can have them create a custom basket or box with advance notice! (prices vary)
“Cured is a specialty grocer located on the East End of Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall. We offer a hand-picked selection of cheese, charcuterie, wines, beers, spirits & unique grocery items, including catering, picnics & gift boxes. In addition, we offer a full-service deli with sandwiches, salads, dips, spreads and light catering bites.”
Featured Item: Colorado Gift Box($100) – Use discount code “callunaholidays” to receive 10% off a gift box order!
“The mission at Food Lab is to help enhance the level of culinary skills, food and wine knowledge to the community in an entertaining and informative way. Food Lab is strictly a place for those who love food, want to learn more about it and have fun while they’re at it—say by mastering a new dish while on a date with a glass of wine in hand.
As a 2000+ square foot kitchen on Pearl Street, Food Lab welcomes all types of students from seasoned home chefs to new-to-cooking college kids. Even mini chefs, as young as age six, are invited inside. Hands-on classes are offered in a wide range from hog butchery to pickling and canning – there is something to delight the pickiest of palates. All classes end with a tasting and recipe to take home.”
“If the sun feels warmer here, it’s because you’re much closer to it. Meet us one mile above sea level in our laid-back mountain metropolis, and we’ll show you how much more there is to Denver than just the great outdoors. Start your morning with breakfast in bed, then head out on foot to explore the independent boutiques and restaurants of historic Larimer Square, which lies just minutes from our Hotel doors. Come back for a relaxing treatment at our Spa or lounge for awhile by our rooftop pool, then savour a hearty dinner at EDGE Restaurant before walking across the street for a show at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. As for Colorado’s incredible skiing, hiking and fly fishing? We’ve got plenty of that, too.”
Featured Item: Evergreen Massage($150 and up) – Mention the Calluna gift guide for a complimentary treatment enhancement (for treatments Monday-Thursday)!
“Frasca is the creation of Master Sommelier Bobby Stuckey and Chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson. Their shared passion for Friulano cuisine and fine wine is reflected in the exquisitely prepared fare and a comprehensive wine list boasting over 200 varieties.”
“The award-winning 10,000 sq. ft. Spa at St Julien features a highly skilled staff and an exclusive menu of signature services. Our spacious spa includes twelve treatment rooms, a full-service salon, separate men’s and women’s locker rooms, a retail boutique and an inner relaxation lounge.”
3600 West 32nd Avenue, Ste B, Denver CO 80211 and 1850 Wazee, Denver CO 80202
“Our boutique is our way to show you what we like in life, besides flowers of course. We love to read, travel and arrive places wearing achingly beautiful accessories; hence the bags, books and jewels everywhere. Entertaining is a passion too. Therefore, we choose wonderful stemware and serving pieces for you to share with your lovely friends. We love a beautiful note so we feature our favorite cards and stationers. Some are cheeky. Visit our shop to see what more we’ve collected for you as well as these new and noteworthy gems::: Knot & Bow, Son of a Sailor, Buttermilk, Sugarboo, Sugar Paper, Sir/Madam, Avant Guard, Chocolate & Steel, Montes Doggett, and Helliemae’s.”
Featured Item: Visit the boutique for beautiful jewelry and other fun gifts (various prices)
“Todd Reed is an American artisanal luxury jewelry company renowned for creating works of art using recycled metals and sustainably-sourced raw and fancy-cut diamonds. Todd Reed creations are all one-of-a-kind, hand-forged and finished by master jewelers in the Boulder, CO studio. Todd Reed creates an alchemy of precious metals and stones that merge rugged natural beauty with refined sculptural elegance – Raw Elegance. It is a vision that fuses the iconoclastic spirit of an artist, the unwavering, hand-made ethos of an artisan, and the sustainable methods of a modern-day steward.”
Featured Item: One-of-a-kind earrings with white diamond baguettes, princess cut diamonds and emeralds in 18k yellow gold. 2.5″ length. Price upon request.