The Tri-Region is dotted with plenty of shopping spots filled with eclectic items you won’t find online or in big chains, making any shopping wish-list less of a dream and more of a reality. Here’s a list of just some of the shops and boutiques in the Tri-Region waiting to help you out for your post-Christmas shopping needs.
The Barn Owl
Whether you’re coming to scope out some of the fantastic gifts hanging off the shelves or looking to put together a gift with your own two hands, The Barn Owl is rustic vibe personified. This is a place that rewards repeat customers too with their regular crafting classes and artisan fairs.
One Man’s Treasure Antique Emporium & Marketplace
A longtime staple of the Stony Plain community, One Man’s Treasure brings the big tent approach to antique hunting. Featuring the best vintage finds from surrounding communities including antique furniture, clothing, household items, jewellery, tins and toys from more than 40 vendors, the odds are in your favour.
Raggs to Riches
If you’re in need of a one of a kind item that’ll make your new apartment or house pop, you’ll likely find what you’re looking for at Raggs to Riches, a one-of-a-kind boutique where plenty of handcrafted interior design gifts and trinkets abound.
Jo’s Yarn Garden
Fun fact: yarn is great. Knitting can be done any time of the year. Whether you’re an expert in all things yarn and fiber or you’re getting your toes wet for the first time, this community cornerstone contains a huge stock of yarns and assorted yarn, weaving and spinning products and more.
Busy ‘B’ Workshop
Alberta’s home for paper tole, the art of creating three dimensional pictures out of flat prints. Paper tole prints make for fantastic and interesting gifts that work as functional wall art and their workshop offers plenty of classes if you’re looking to figure out how to do it yourself.
Dara’s Luxury Decor & Coffee Bar
For anyone with an unconventional, modern, traditional or vintage eye for decor. Custom made furniture? They’ve got that. Window treatments? They’ve got that. Their interior design expertise makes Dara’s a go-to if you’re looking to put some pizzazz into your new space. Plus what they also have is a fully stocked trendy coffee bar – making this the perfect downtown rest stop after a busy day trawling through Stony Plain.
Stylish and stocked with a great selection of quality women’s clothing. This is where you’ll go if you were needing to be dressed to the 9’s for all important engagements.
In Parkland County, this literal oasis is home to an eclectic collection of antique and reusable items galore, ranging from the whimsical to the truly useful.
A funky gift shop that doubles as an art gallery for the local community of artists and artisans. Also, their fudge is A+ – but don’t take our word for it, try it yourself!
52nd St Marketplace
While we’re still a few months away from the 52nd St. Marketplace to set up shop outdoors, this Wabamun hotspot is still serving plenty of heat during the winter. The indoor marketplace offers plenty of vintage collectibles, local art and crafts and retail items on consignment.
Carvel General Store
Carvel General Store is a haven of picturesque charm. It’s country finery at its best and we mean that; you’re in luck if you’re looking for high quality linens, soaps, candles, home decor and other winter goodness.
Feature photo courtesy of Dara’s on Facebook.