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Shop Locally for Small Business Saturday

At your Canvas Valley Forge apartment, you’re fortunately only minutes from King of Prussia mall, one of the largest shopping complexes in the nation. Here you can find everything from clothing and accessories to home goods and jewelry, meaning that, now that the holidays are upon us, you should have no trouble checking off your entire holiday shopping list in just one Black Friday trip to the mall.But if you want to avoid the crowds, snag some really unique gifts and invest your money into family-owned businesses instead, take a trip over to Lancaster Avenue in Wayne, about 10 minutes from your Canvas Valley Forge apartment. Several blocks of Wayne’s downtown are brimming with shops, making them a prime target for Small Business Saturday, held nationally two days after Thanksgiving to support independently owned small businesses.Among the standout stores are BellaDonna Gifts, 3.5 miles from your Canvas Valley Forge apartment. The shop has been in business more than 20 years and features everything from kitchenware to food baskets to handcrafted scarves. The holidays are a perfect time to give a sentimental gift to loved ones, and The Great Frame Up can help you in that department. Located about 3.5 miles from your Canvas Valley Forge apartment, the shop specializes in custom framing; its experts can you help you create a beautifully frame photo or piece of art that will score you big points in the gift-giving department this holiday. If you have someone with a green thumb on your shopping list, the Garden Shoppe, 3.5 miles from your Canvas Valley Forge apartment, is a must-see. The shop features locally grown, fresh plants, gardening accessories and much more. If you even just need a dose of greenery now that the cool weather upon is, duck in and see what you can find!Happy shopping! BellaDonna Gifts106 Lancaster Ave.Wayne, PA 19087610-995-9950 The Great Frame Up302 W. Lancaster Ave.Wayne, PA 19087610-687-3060 The Garden Shoppe 616 W Lancaster Ave.Wayne, PA 19087610-687-88