Mother’s Day Shopping at R.S.V.P.
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Looking for a fun card for Mother’s Day? Need a unique gift too? And want to support a local business in the process? If you answered “yes” to all three questions, then R.S.V.P. in Hingham Square is the perfect place for your one-stop shopping.
When R.S.V.P. opened in 2011, it was a lifelong dream-come-true for owner Judy Varney who had always wanted “a little store full of wonderful gifts and paper, where every purchase was beautifully wrapped up with a bow.” Originally located on the corner of South and Main Streets, it now occupies the space that was once home to Brigham’s Ice Cream shop.
“Unique stationery, gifts & ideas for all life’s celebrations” boasts the sign above the door, and taking a stroll by the storefront window at 37 Main Street one can see that a good deal of variety has been packed into the charming shop. While it’s not currently possible to browse inside, online shopping is available. “We have a number of items on our website,” said Judy. And in order to accommodate social distancing, R.S.V.P. is offering curbside pickup of orders, shipping and free local delivery to its customers.
What’s not as obvious from the street is the fact that R.S.V.P. creates custom stationery and invitations too. “Though the store is closed, I’m still working on design projects,” said Judy. Information on this specialty work can also be found on the website.
All small businesses are being challenged these days, and Judy is appreciative of customers who are helping keep her dream business going. “People have been good to support us!” she said. So whether it’s a custom address stamp or a scented candle, R.S.V.P. promises to have the “perfect gift for mom.”