Eight shopping days until Christmas! Find out where you can get this item right here in Dunedin.
Time is running out to find that perfect holiday gift. To help spur your gift-giving ideas and keeping in the "Shop Local" spirit, Patch is showcasing one hotitem from Dunedin's Mom and Pop shops each day until Dec. 25. With only eight shopping days left until Christmas, consider this holiday gift idea from Lucie-Mae's Beach House at 638 Skinner Boulevard: Related Coverage: Read more about local businesses and get other headlines delivered to your inbox or smartphone by signing up for the free Dunedin Patch email newsletter.
Deb Gelerter left the corporate world for a new life producing custom-painted, vintage furniture and original paintings. Now she's paying forward to others the inspiration she finds in Honeymoon Island.
Deb Gelerter vividly remembers her first visit to Honeymoon Island. “I knew I had to live here as soon as my feet hit the sand,” Gelerter, an artist who owns Lucie-Mae’s Beach House. While her piggies sunk into the granules, she began brainstorming how to move away from the corporate life that was ticking-off its vacation days. “No other place speaks to me like Honeymoon does," she says. "I try to explain how it makes me feel, but I can’t … so I paint.” Gelerter began creating a working studio to sell her paintings. But she wanted to fill more than just the walls. “A few years ago, I painted a chest of drawers and eventually sold it on craigslist. A few weeks later, the buyer called me and asked if he could buy end tables to match. I …