• Brooklyn charm New york (Other, Arts & Crafts)
  • Basking in the glow of Etsy superstardom, former Artists & Fleas vendor Tracie Howarth sought a way to surpass her success as an online supplier of jewelry and charm-making materials. So in March 2010 Howarth—a jewelry designer herself—opened Brooklyn Charm, a brick-and-mortar complement to her Etsy venture, Epoch Beads. Now, just off bustling Bedford Avenue sits a veritable toy box of beads, stones, metal trinkets and chains waiting to be… More info
    145 Bedford Ave , Brooklyn, NY 11211
  • Feliz New york (Children, Children's Clothing)
  • Feliz is a little bit of this, a little bit of that – and it works. Owner Genevieve Platt, a resident of Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill neighborhood for nearly a decade, prides herself in her knowledge of the diverse community and its funky aesthetic. Trained as a textile and interior designer at the Rhode Island School of Design, Platt uses her artistic eye to find items that are beautiful, functional, and handmade. Whether you need to find a gift for… More info
    185 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
  • Swallow New york (Home & Design, Decor)
  • Sandwiched between a dry cleaner and a pizza restaurant on Smith Street, it may be easy to overlook this Carroll Gardens gem. But don’t be fooled by its humble facade - Swallow has some of the most original decorative items in the neighborhood. The store was opened by Ria Charisse in 1998, after she graduated from Cranbrook with a degree in sculpture. This artistic background becomes apparent when you look at the texture and color of the… More info
    361 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
  • Modern anthology New york (Home & Design, Furniture)
  • Walking into Modern Anthology feels a lot like stepping onto a film set. To wit, local directors and photographers sometimes do set up shop at the moody DUMBO boutique, where a series of vignettes provides rich background material—not to mention plenty for shoppers to covet. There is the evocative furniture, ranging from antique carpentry tables to a grand, tufted “library” sofa. And a selection of wares so varied that a man could conceivably… More info
    68 Jay St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Scandinavian design house New york (Home & Design, Decor)
  • Scandinavian Design House – not to be confused with Scandinavia House, a cultural center in Manhattan – is the brainchild of Swedish-born-Brooklynite Fredrik Wide. Wide opened the shop in 2009, after noticing the absence of any good interior décor shops in the area. His decision to bring the cheerful clean lines of Scandinavia to New York City apartments was a welcomed one. A combination of business, passion, and fun, much of the shop’s wares… More info
    167 North 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
  • Seaport flowers New york (Home & Design, Flowers & Garden)
  • We all know that fate can often lend a hand, but sometimes it grabs you by the collar. That was the case for Amy Gardella, owner of Seaport Flowers. Although her background is in art and education, Gardella’s greatest passion has always been design, which came in handy when she worked in flower shops to put herself through college. By the 1990s, Gardella went from working at Seaport Flowers to owning it. Since then, the shop has become a Brooklyn… More info
    309 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Sprout home New york (Other, Stationery)
  • Sprout Home is a full-service flower shop known for its extensive range of plants, from the edible to the incredible. Tara Heibel opened the original shop in Chicago in 2003 and brought it to Brooklyn in 2007 with the help of local co-owner Tassy Zimmerman. Sprout Home offers both indoor and outdoor plants, gardening services, flower design for events and weddings, and classes for all levels of gardener. Their plants are grown locally and in… More info
    44 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
  • Opalia flowers New york (Home & Design, Flowers & Garden)
  • Simple and elegant, Opalia Flowers on Atlantic Avenue in Boerum Hill feels as delicate and inviting as the rainbow of orchids it sells. With a minimum of non-floral decoration or products, seasonal window displays include gorgeous eight-foot pussy willow branches. “We want our customers to experience the flowers for themselves, as if this were their own fantastical backyard,” said Phoebe B. Crary, who opened Opalia in 2006. “We’re a neighborhood… More info
    377 Atlantic Ave, Brookyn, NY 11217
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