Anything but ordinary. Handmade. Artisanal. Save room in your suitcase.
Stop and sniff around
106 N Penn Ave
Magnolia Scents by Design is the world’s best smelling scent shop artisanal handcrafting natural candles, soaps and body products utilizing hundreds of captivating aroma combinations. Products are handmade by master chandlers in the small shop in Independence using the most nourishing, natural and robust ingredients. And shopping is more than just shopping at Magnolia; it is an experience, thanks to their legendary hospitality.
206 Northeast Ave
Columbus Made & Mercantile is a quaint shop filled with locally curated items ranging from clothing, candles, furniture and a variety of unique gift ideas. This small town store filled with small town handiwork is sure to impress with a myriad of items you can’t find anywhere else.
Locally thrown pottery
Elk Falls Pottery has put the small, secluded town of Elk Falls on the map. Their hand-thrown items are one-of-a-kind and they offer a large selection of unique and custom pieces. They offer handmade dense, durable stoneware such as serving platters, bowls, mugs and more, all with clay they have blended themselves. You won’t regret making the trip.
Find the perfect gift
103 S 9th St
Humboldt Mercantile features the best of what the local makers, growers and artisans have to offer. The retail shop thoughtfully showcases the products of many talented woodworkers, glassblowers, soap and candle makers, weavers and knitters, perfumers and jewelry makers who live and create in the area. The store also curates a fun and eclectic mix of gifts for all ages and occasions. If you need a thoughtful gift, they’ve got you covered. Treat yourself to Octagon City Coffee (located inside) while you shop!
Country school turned soap shop
2605 160th Rd
A country drive just a few miles southwest of Chanute will lead you to the entirely unexpected Summit Hill Gardens, a combination handcrafted soap and body products store; picture-perfect wedding venue; guest cottage – all on a restored country school property. Breathe in the fresh air and amazing soap scents and stroll the beautiful grounds.