Gifts & Crafts


ARTWALK

ArtWalk is THE spot to find that perfect gift for everyone on your list, including yourself! We are home to several talented in-state potters, woodworkers, local photographers and other creators of handcrafted goods. ArtWalk carries unique North Carolina souvenirs, ranging from signs to kitchen décor to magnets. We also offer a variety of affordable and on-trend clothing and jewelry, with new product coming in every week. You may recognize us from our former location on King Street in downtown Boone, where we operated for 12 years before we relocated to our new home on Main Street in Blowing Rock. Come on in and take a stroll through the new and improved ArtWalk!

BOLICK FAMILY POTTERY

5th generation potters producing functional, decorative and folkart. Many special events hosted with Traditions Pottery including Heritage Day and Thanksgiving kiln opening. Open daily. 3 miles south of Blowing Rock, Hwy 321. Left on Blackberry Road. 1/2 mile, right on Bolick Road.

CABIN FEVER OF WATAUGA

Bears, moose, deer, oh my! Since 1996, Cabin Fever of Blowing Rock has been a leading source of cabin decor, rustic furnishings and gifts. Outfit your mountain retreat with locally crafted wooden beds, reclaimed barn wood tables, and willow outdoor furniture. Rustic accessories include lamps, antler lighting, wall art, kitchen and bath decor and much more!!

CHRISTMAS IN BLOWING ROCK

Come and visit our charming shop filled to the brim with exciting and unusual gifts for all ages. We are known for our selection of exclusive Blowing Rock Ornaments which we can personalize, our amazing selection of decorative flags, our beautiful jewelry, and we didn’t forget Grandpa, Dad and the boys! We are a “Simply Noelle Boutique” which translates to a wonderful selection of women’s clothing and accessories. Come and meet our friendly staff. We are open all year.

CROSS TRADE INTERNATIONAL

Imported Women's Accessories, Home Decor, and Unique Gifts. Come browse our authentic Brazilian handcrafts. Meet the artisans, and discover Brazil not experienced before! Jewelry, Handbags & Belts, Ceramic, and much more! Open all year.

DE PROVENCE ET D'AILLEURS

"The French Shop" features gifts and accessories imported from France - Collectibles such as the colorful Santons de Provence, Laguiole knives, Quimper faience; Household accessories such as Provence tablecloths, pottery, lamps, books, Panier des Sens natural soaps, creams and perfumes; Fine casual table top items; Jams, honey, mustard, sea salt to please your taste buds; Original French artwork. Truly "A Touch of France in Blowing Rock." Nous parlons Francais (French spoken).

    828-295-9989

FINAL TOUCHES

Celebrating twenty years in Blowing Rock! Direct importer of Mexican chimineas, pottery, talavera, metal crafts, folk art and more for the home and garden. Plus, we offer an eclectic assortment of fashion accessories and unique gifts, including items made in North Carolina. Something for everyone at reasonable prices. Open all year, hours vary with season. Shipping available. Second Location: Banner Elk Warehouse and Showroom, 10001 NC Hwy. 105 S. Foscoe (828) 963-2097.

GILDED LILY BY PATRA

The Gilded Lily by Patra, a gift and home decor boutique offers unique items at hometown prices. It originated in High Point, and for 17 years has been a favorite shopping destination. The BR location was mentioned in Southern Living Magazine as the favorite store in the Mountains. Featuring French Laundry Home outlet, gifts, jewelry, home decor, and much more!

    828-295-4277

HANDTIQUES

Purveyors of handmade jewelry, practical art and craft, Handtiques is not your run-of-the-mill gift shop. At Handtiques, you'll find American made art that is singularly beautiful, affordably priced and functional. Come in and see us--you'll be glad that you did!

HEART OF THE ROCK

Sister shop to Take Heart, with seasons of surprises. The shop takes on a fresh personality with each season to celebrate. Come see us for inspirational treasures, decor, and gifts that warm the heart.

INCREDIBLE TOY COMPANY

A unique toy store of quality educational toys. Specializing in puzzles, games and science for older kids. Open year round. Between Blowing Rock and Boone.

LAST STRAW

The Last Straw offers an amazing array of silk florals, artful garden gifts, inspired accessories, architectural accents, patio furniture & so much more! Let our floral designers customize a beautiful arrangement for your home or business that you will treasure for years to come! Changing with each season makes for a unique adventure with each & every visit! Established in 1989 & widely recognized as the most fascinating and creative shopping experience in Blowing Rock!

MARMALADE

Petali Teas is handcrafted- no machines are used to produce the tea blends- The style is artisan, using full leaves, fruits, nuts, barks, roots, flower petals, yerba mate, rooibos and a myriad of tea shapes, sizes and varieties. Our flavorings and essences are the best quality available so each cup is a delicious experience.

Mountain Blue Gallery

We are a unique art gallery located in the hear of Banner Elk. We feature mostly Western Carolina Artists including oil, acrylic and encausting paintings, ceramics, glass, wood, textile and mixed media. We also carry locally crafted gift items.

MOUNTAIN LAUREL FLORISTRY

Weddings and Living Arrangements with attention to all the lovely details.

MOUNTAIN THREAD COMPANY

The Mountain Thread Company is the place to find quality handmade baskets, quilts, fabrics and supplies in Blowing Rock, as well as local and regional artisan products. We also teach classes and workshops, and host special events.

MUSTARD SEED MARKET

Owners: Robb and Danielle Stewart. The High Country's best kept secret. A full-service nursery garden center with a fabulous plant selection and specializing in garden gifts and decorative accessories. Come in and experience a truly unique shop! One mile North of Blue Ridge Parkway at Aho Road.

MY MOUNTAIN HOME

My Mountain Home is a new store featuring exquisite home decor, gifts, and furniture featuring local and regional artisans. Located in the historically renovated chapel on 321. Open 10-6 daily. Only closed on Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Open late every First Friday of the month for Blowing Rock's Sip & Shop Events!

    828-434-5240

NEACO

Funkin' up DT Blowing Rock since 1998, neaco specializes in all things groovy for the home. In need of an unusual gift, some slammin' tunes for your next bash, or a colorful piece of art for that blank wall? Drop on by, we've got you covered! And make sure to check out our newly opened lower level featuring mid-century modern furniture, artwork and lighting.

PANDORA'S MAILBOX

Music - anything that can be ordered. Jewelry - unique pieces from Holly Yashi and Ayala Bar. Kites, flags and wind garden spinners. Cards of all descriptions.

    828-295-4238

ROEY'S 12 CORNERS CUSTOM QUILTS

A fiber artist and quilter, I handcraft each item by piecing together fabric swatches of beauty and sentimental value.

RUSTIC

Rustic specializes in all things rustic and handmade. Our reclaimed wood furniture fits in a Manhattan loft as easily as a cabin. Handcrafted gifts and accessories, made from natural products, are unique to the high country. Open year round.

SERVES YOU RIGHT

One stop destination for hundreds of hilarious greeting cards,bar napkins, pretty papers, novelties and games, A rare summer sale! We are retiring our dinnerware, serving accessories and collectible departments and downsizing our BBQ and Tailgate departments to make room for our children's merchandise expansion. 25% -50% off brands such as Gien, Mottahedeh, Casa Fina, Versace, Anna Weatherly, Arthur Court, Daum and names we can't advertise. Our famous Halloween "Boo-tique" opens every August! 1179 Main Street, SouthMarke | Blowing Rock 828.295-GIFT (4438)

SOUTHERN HIGHLAND CRAFT GUILD - MOSES CONE MANOR

Milepost 294 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in the Moses Cone Manor just off 221. Finest quality Appalachian Mountain hand-made crafts by members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild. Craft demonstrations on the porch. April 5-November 30.

TAKE HEART

The purple boutique on Main Street is Bless Your Heart's sister shop. Gifts and clothing that speaks to the heart of a woman.

TRILLIUM

A premier authorized Dr. Hauschka beauty boutique, offering holistic skin care for ladies & gents.

    828-295-7115

UNWOUND

Unique yarns and accessories can be found right on Main Street- we're located at the Village Shops. You will find everything you need for your exquisite knitting and crocheted projects. During the summer, we offer a full schedule of exciting classes and projects, plus all that's new in the world of yarn. Come by for a visit soon, or reach us through our website. Open every day, 10:00am to 5:00pm

WE'RE GOOD SPORTS

We'll help you show your team spirit! Come in and see what we have for your favorite college or professional sports team. Featuring team logo sports gifts and collectibles, sports prints, caps, and authenticated autographed items from your favorite players, current and retired. Open year-round. We ship anywhere UPS!

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