Photo above is from North Bridge Boutique which recently switched to online embroidering and sales only.
Treat yourself for the day...
If you are looking for fabulous and unique shops, Elkin has a wonderful selection from the historical downtown area all the way to the north end of Bridge Street. You'll find a variety of shops carrying everything from beautiful jewelry and elegant home accessories, to classic, whimsical and amusing gifts. Each shop specializes in its own wonderful array of items so unique, you'll return again and again. A variety of shops and boutiques are listed below, including fine jewelry, clothes boutiques, bookstores, gift shops, boutiques, interior decor and gently used treasures.
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The Sample Store is located at 103 E Main Street. This specialty store is filled with fabrics, trim, holiday accessories, hand crafted and hand painted items done in-house. Beautiful arrangements and custom-made items are also available. Unique to the area, you won't want to miss this little shop that has been here since 1982! Hours are Mon-Fri 9:30am-5pm and Saturdays 9:30am-2pm. Call 336-258-2441.
Downtown BMX, Mountain & Trail Bike Shop is located downtown at 227 W Main Street. A full-service bike shop that will service any bike and has supplies such has peddles, tire tubes and tires, and other bike accessories. BMX bikes can be custom made to order and/or custom painted for a unique gift. Give owner Adam French a call to learn more at 336-258-2294, or visit their website by clicking here. FB page is also available.
Gift Shops and Boutiques
Aladdin's Hallmark is in North Elkin at 2119 N Bridge St (next to the Belk Department Store). This is not your ordinary Hallmark store, in fact it has some of the most interesting home accessories and colorful displays in town, and has been in this location for 21 years. Besides cards, stationary, and seasonal decorations, Tommie Ford (owner) also offers Willow Tree Collectibles, Tyler Candle Company, and Greenwich Bay Trading Company Botanic Soaps (made in Raleigh). This friendly group of girls want you to know they carry floral arrangements, wreaths, wine-lovers gifts, lotions, baby gifts, holiday cards, ornaments...you can even buy a Christmas tree fully decorated. Plus, did you know they offer free gift wrapping? Don't miss this great shop... only minutes north of downtown Elkin. Call 336-835-6702. Store hours are Mon-Sat 10-7:30pm.
Diana's Bookstore and More is now located at 126 W Main Street, beside Royall's Soda Shoppe. Diana's moved to W Main Street August 2015. WiFi access, coffee, new and used books, sitting areas, children's area, cards, toys, gifts for adults, children and babies, and they can also special order any book for you! Hours are Monday- Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm, and Saturday, 9am to 4pm. Call 336-835-3142 for more information. On Facebook or http://dianasbooksandmore.com/
During the fall, make sure you book your Haunted Historic Ghost Tour for a fun night out on the town, walking thru historic Elkin and learning about its scary past!
Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Gift Shop is on the south end of the hospital at the Main Entrance Lobby, and has a fabulous selection of jewelry, home accessories, wall hangings, holiday decorations, baby gifts,lotions and so much more. The staff is all volunteer and all of the proceeds go towards hospital needs. There are so many beautiful things to buy, so whether you are visiting someone in the hospital, or just looking for aspecial, one-of-a-kind gift, this is a perfect place to shop and one of Elkin'sbest kept secrets! For more information, call 336-527-7201 or go tohttp://www.hughchatham.com/giftshop.htm. Hours are 7 days a week from9:00-5:00pm. Volunteers work at the shop so times may vary slightly. Check under "Businesses you'll love reading about" to learn about the HCMH Thrift Shop on Main Street!
Ivy Ridge Traditions - located at 127 W Main Street in historical downtown Elkin, directly across from Royall's Soda Shoppe. This beautiful gift shop offers gifts for all occasions plus indoor and outdoor accessories for the home, ladies clothing, shoes and jewelry, handbags, lotions, and unique garden and holiday items. Owner Angel Day provides downtown shoppers with selections from Brighton, Vera Bradley, and more.
Ivy Ridge Traditions was located in The Liberty, but relocated to its new location on West Main Street next to the Reeves Theater in May 2014
Hours are 10:00am - 5:30pm Monday - Saturday. Learn more at www.ivyridge.com and on facebook.
The November Room - Located at 111 Market St, this unique home furnishing store has gorgeous accessories, wall hangings, re-purposed furniture, soy candles made locally, and many other fun gift items. This store is owned by the same owners of Roxxi and Lulu's, and as talented as they are at baking and serving up delicious food at the bistro a few blocks down, they actually have time to create these beautiful pieces for your home. Amazing!! Hours are Thursday thru Saturday, 10am to 6pm.
Plums Ladies' Fashions- Is located at 111 W Main Street in historical downtown Elkin, and has been serving downtown shoppers since 1994 offering ladies clothing, belts, purses, jewelry, scarves and more! Lisettel pants (as seen on the Today Show), custom jewelry by Sassy Gems, Coobie Bras, Foxcroft blouses and the Nomadic Traders line are some things you'll find when you stop in, along with friendly, individualized customer service.
Hours are Tuesday - Friday 10am to 5pm. Saturday 10am to 4pm. Closed on Monday. For more information, please call Nan at 336-526-8999.
New and Gently Used Treasures
Kids Emporium is newly opened 105 W Main Street. It's the 'Grooviest Place in Town' to find consignment for kids and teens including clothing, shoes, toys, books and DVDs, nursery furniture and decor, baby equipment and supplies, puzzles and games. No appointments needed to drop off your items. Hours: Wed - Fri 10 am to 6 pm; Saturday 10 am to 4 pm. Call 704-996-1095 (call or text only, no voicemails) or email Kidsemporium2@aol.com.
Second Chance Consignment is located at 1153 Klondike Road next to State Road Animal Hospital and is a great stop just north of Grassy Creek winery. Renee Guizzetti, owner of Second Chance, has found a way to make consignment shopping chic. Smart shoppers know where to find the best deals in ladies/juniors, men's and children's clothing, jewelry and shoes, along with beautiful accessories to fill your home...and even a fabulous selection of prom dresses. Items come in on a daily basis so you will always find new inventory. Look on facebook for more photos and updates. Store hours: Monday - Sat 9:00am - 4:00pm. Call 336-874-2227 for more info or to schedule your own "drop off".