Our Favorite Shops for Homebody Gifts in Rhode Island
Shop for your favorite homebodies at these Rhode Island boutiques, either in-person or online for curbside pickup or delivery.
6 Richmond Sq., Providence, 331-4120, simplepleasuresprovidence.com
In addition to the handmade jewelry and Parisian handbags, the fun advent calendars and an array of gorgeous scarves and mittens (almost) make you appreciate the change in seasons.
The Purple Cow
205 Main St., Wakefield, 789-2389, thepurplecowco.net
A one-stop shop for all the tough-to-buy-for friends in our lives, for someone eight or eighty. Check out the first-rate selection of must-have jewelry, scarfs and accessories, artwork, hand-painted pottery and comfy loungewear.
Stock Culinary Goods (online shopping available)
756 Hope St., Providence, 401-521-0101, stockculinarygoods.com
Home chefs will covet every. last. thing. in this pretty (and practical!) little shop on Hope Street, from sweet Beehive coffee scoops to fancy K. Sabatier knives. Raid the cookie cutter selection for affordable stocking stuffers, then treat yourself with a festive Belgian chocolate for a job well done.
With Heart and Soul (online shopping available)
3751 Mendon Rd., Cumberland, 658-3470, withheartandsoul.net
Finding a thoughtful gift at With Heart and Soul will be no trouble. The boutique carries a selection of gifts from well-known brands such as Alex and Ani and John Medeiros.
Rhody Craft (online shopping available)
769 Hope St., Providence, 626-1833, rhodycraft.com
Pick up a fun Rhode Island Red T-shirt, sample some delicious soap or drool over the jewelry. It’s all on display and created by local artists.
Charming Treasures/Charmed and Dangerous (online shopping available at Charmed and Dangerous)
169 and 178 Danielson Pike, North Scituate, 764-5123, charmingtreasuresgifts.com
From bath and body products to jewelry, children’s items and everything in between, these sister stores offer something for everyone’s stocking this year.
Savoy Bookshop and Cafe (online shopping available)
10 Canal St., Westerly, 213-3901, banksquarebooks.com/westerly-store
Leather chairs, floor-to-ceiling shelves brimming with new and familiar titles and Dave’s Coffee: Savoy is a sanctuary for bibliophiles and lovers of all things local. Possibly the best part: the (almost) hidden reading room off the children’s section downstairs, complete with natural sound effects and murals on the walls.
Frog and Toad (online shopping only)
795 Hope St., Providence, 831-3434, frogandtoadstore.com
Colorful journals, silk-screened Ts with a local edge (who else would understand the raised Red Bridge?), melt-your-heart toddler clothing, plus hip jewelry and watches and quirky home accessories.
Different Drummer (online shopping available)
7 West Main St., Wickford, 294-4867, differentdrummerri.com
An eclectic range, from earrings and charms to pottery, baby presents and Old World ornaments, never fails to yield a prize during the holiday season.
Craftland (online shopping available)
212 Westminster St., Providence, 272-4285, craftlandshow.com
A mecca of all things handmade, Craftland takes full advantage of local artistic — including some RISD — talent. Frame-worthy city prints, beautifully industrial letterpress earrings and reusable snack bags are just a handful of the fun, inspired finds at this Westminster gem.
JW Graham and Yes! Gallery
26 and 17 Brown St., Wickford, 295-0757, 295-5525, yesgallery.com
JW Graham features soft leather bags and silk scarves in its original location on Wickford’s main thoroughfare. Step across the street to its sister store, however, and enjoy browsing a spacious gallery with a tranquil, creative vibe that offers quirky home decor and pantry items.
Homestyle (online shopping available)
229 Westminster St., Providence, 277-1159, homestyleri.com
Rhody-themed magnets, sweet necklaces and every wine accessory imaginable are just some of the pick-me-ups we’ve discovered here in the past, while Frasier fir candles, with a freshly felled, straight-from-the-woods tree scent, keep your holiday home smelling authentic.
Kreatelier (online shopping available)
804 Hope St., Providence, 432-7995, kreatelier.com
Those with a keen eye for design will find their heart’s desire at Kreatelier. This eye-catching shop bursts with home goods, from face masks and wine carriers to throw pillows, totes, curtains and handy organizers, all in punchy prints that wow.