Gifts & Crafts


ARTWALK

Home to talented in-state potters, woodworkers, local photographers & other creators of handcrafted goods. Carries unique NC souvenirs: signs, kitchen décor, magnets. Affordable & on-trend clothing & jewelry, with new product coming in every week!

BOLICK FAMILY POTTERY

Fifth generation potters producing functional, decorative & folk art. Many special events hosted with Traditions Pottery including Heritage Day & Thanksgiving kiln opening. Open daily. 3 miles south of Blowing Rock, Hwy 321. Left on Blackberry Rd. 1/2 mile, right on Bolick Rd.

CABIN FEVER OF WATAUGA

Since 1996, a leading source of cabin decor, rustic furnishings & gifts. Outfit your mountain retreat with locally crafted wooden beds, reclaimed barn wood tables, willow outdoor furniture and accessories (lamps, antler lighting, wall art & more).

CHRISTMAS IN BLOWING ROCK

Known for our selection of exclusive, personalizable Blowing Rock ornaments, decorative flags, beautiful jewelry, and we didn’t forget the boys! A “Simply Noelle Boutique” with a wonderful selection of women’s clothing and accessories. Open year-round.

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

A gift and home decor boutique offering unique items at hometown prices. Originated in High Point, and for 18 years has been a beloved shopping destination. Mentioned in Southern Living as the favorite store in the mountains!

    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

Since 1989, widely recognized as the most creative shopping experience in Blowing Rock! Offers an amazing array of customizable silk florals, artful garden gifts, inspired accessories, architectural accents, patio furniture & more that changes each season.

MARMALADE

Petali Tea blends are handcrafted. The style is artisan, using full leaves, fruits, nuts, barks, roots, flower petals, yerba mate, rooibos & a myriad of tea shapes, sizes & varieties. Our flavorings & essences are the best quality available so each cup is delicious.

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

A new store featuring exquisite home decor, gifts & furniture featuring local & regional artisans. Located in the historically renovated chapel on 321. Open 10-6 daily. 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, specializing in all things groovy for the home. Need an unusual gift, some slammin' tunes for your next bash, or a colorful piece of art? We’ve got you covered! Newly opened lower level features mid-century modern furniture, artwork & 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 1-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 & accessories can be found on Main St at the Village Shops. Everything you need for exquisite knitting & crocheted projects. In summer, we offer a full schedule of exciting classes and projects, plus what’s new in the world of yarn. Open daily, 10-5.

WE'RE GOOD SPORTS

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

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