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Boutiques

Arturo Lomeli opened Arturos Jewelry with a vision providing fine 14k gold jewelry to the people of his community at a great price but more than that with great customer service and ethics come and experience for yourself quality and service we offer.

Awesome Creations has been creating unique gifts since 1998. We specialize in Chicago gifts with local Chicago artisans and Chicago sports teams and Business conventions. But we also carry every occasion including New Baby, Get Well, Birthday and Sympathy gifts. Let us create something Awesome for you! www.awesomecreations.com AC

We specialize in FolkArt Painting Classes, related supplies, florals, prints, candles, paper products, baby gifts, special occasion children’s clothing, Christening & First Communion dresses. Visit our Antique Barn & the other shoppes in Banbury.

We specialize in Women’s Clothing, accessories, children’s clothing, gift items, and baby gifts.

211 W. Railroad Ave. inside The Shoppes at Banbury Fair, Bartlett, IL. Our mission is to help create the greatest place on earth. Not here in this little shop, but at your home. For the kids to be having the greatest time of their lives eating delicious candy, popcorn, sno-cones and more, and running themselves ragged in one of our inflatables. For you and your friends and family to be sitting under the shade of a tent on a beautiful day, with the ability to have great conversation, uninterrupted, and to just relax for a few hours knowing the kids are well-occupied and safe. As we grow, we’ll continue to add more of the things that will help enhance this experience. Our mission is to provide an environment where you and your loved ones are having fun, laughing, reconnecting with each other, relaxing, and pausing for a moment to look around and say, “Right now, this is the greatest place on earth.”

BOOKS gently used, never abused! Paperbacks & hardcover books for entire family- toddler-teens & adults. Quaint, charming, book heaven!

All dress for Weddings, Quinceaneras/Sweet 16, baptism, first communion and more..

Dulces Boutique is a family-owned store providing a wide variety of celebratory apparel and party supplies to the Chicagoland area. We have two locations, one in Elgin, IL and one in Palatine, IL. We boast a variety of formal gowns for all occasions. Our various styles accentuate each woman’s unique beauty, making it simple to find that perfect dress you’ve been looking for.

Elgin Clock Repair was founded in 1981 in Elgin, Illinois. The business has moved twice over the years to accommodate growth and expansion into retail sales. A second store was opened in Naperville Illinois in 1996. Since its formation Elgin Clock Repair has established an increasingly widespread reputation for high quality work.

Located in the heart of Downtown Elgin, Elgin Knit Works is your destination for knitting, crocheting, and spinning supplies as well as knitting lessons.

Elgin Knit Works is a yarn store with a vintage urban feel located in historic downtown Elgin, in a building dating to 1872 .  Established in 2012, Elgin Knit Works is evolving and always looking to bring in new yarns and fibers. Our focus on supporting independent artists is reflected in our selection of yarn bowls, project bags, stitch markers, shawl pins and unique gifts.

Shopkeepers Betsy and Linda are both retired teachers who have a passion for knitting and helping others.  We have developed a curriculum of skill building classes. These classes are offered on a private or semi-private basis to ensure success and scheduling of classes is flexible.

 

The Haeger Potteries® The Craftsman’s Mark® Since 1871

Our dedication to innovative design and quality craftsmanship ensures you of purchasing the finest artware and ceramics available today.

Looking for one-of-a-kind treasures that you won’t find ANYWHERE else? Try Honey Poo Poo’s in East Dundee (inside Artisticology) for * Unique Garden Art w/teacups, saucers and even holiday themed! * Dazzling Boot Bling * Sparkling Zipper Pulls* Wine & Liquor Bottle Lamps * Smushed Wine Bottle Functional Art * Colorful Paintings * Unique Purses * Hand Painted Rocking Horses * Papier Mache Art * Recycled Record Album Clocks & Party Bowls * Treasures with messages (MUST SEE!) * Whimsical hand painted furniture AND SO MUCH MORE!

LadyBug lane is a fun, festive boutique featuring unique gifts and home decorations. The perfect location for one of a kind gifts, crafts and home decor.

From dollhouses to accessories and everything in between.

Our home is in a great place that dates back to 1855.  You are always welcome at River Trading Post, to browse, to relax and read and to enjoy a cup of Cowboy Coffee.  And, of course, to enjoy one of the finest collections of Native American art anywhere in the Chicagoland area.

You might enjoy spending some quiet time in our upstairs gallery looking at the images of some of the finest photographers around, including our Edward Curtis collection.  And maybe you’ll find yourself thumbing through one of the many books in our Native American library.

Offers Vintage Refurbished Chandeliers, Lamps & Shades. We specialize in complete lamp services and restorations. 

Vintage Chandeliers and Lamps, all Rewired repaired and refinished.
Lamp Parts and Accessories Available
Custom Designed Lamps & Shades
Refurbished Vintage Chandeliers Lamps and Shades

Shopping for your Wedding is an exciting and unique experience. You may wonder how the process differs from everyday shopping. At Shelley’s Bridal we are here to help you find your couture designer dress. Please have patience the process to order can take some time. 
         Bridal gowns can take anywhere from 4 months to a year. 
        Bridesmaids, Mothers, Flower Girls, and Special Occasions can take up to 4                      months to order. 
Please feel free to ask your consultant what the time frame is for the designer you are interested in so you can plan accordingly. 
Once you selected your style and dress, you are asked to make a minimum deposit of 60% to order your dress. We then work with our designers who make your dress just for you. Your size*. Your color. Your length. And some even make custom orders like a different neckline, a zipper or lace-up back, or an extended train, to make your gown truly yours. 

Soulful Sparrow is a unique lifestyle shop inspired by artistic, industrial, romantic and re-purposed imagination. We offer a mix of gifts, jewelry, apparel and home decor combined with the time worn warmth of vintage charm. Many items are handmade or re-purposed featuring the work of the shop owners and local artists. Soulful Sparrow has been a destination shop in Downtown Elgin since 2012.

The Fox Valley’s Largest Gift ~ Collectibles ~ Antique ~ Shop 10,000 square feet of one floor shopping bliss offering a diverse selection of merchandise; including antiques, collectibles, specialty items, unique gifts, home decor, and furniture. We also offer our own full service jewelry store, the Golden Chain! We have the shopping amenities that are important to you: One floor shopping Handicapped access with wide aisles Large off street parking lot Complimentary coffee and a friendly, relaxed shopping atmosphere!

Stitching On State is located in a beautiful, historic home in Hampshire, Illinois. We offer high quality quilting fabric, new and pre-owned sewing machines, quilting and embroidery supplies and classes, and much more. Stitching On State is an authorized Bernina & Pfaff sewing machine sales and service shop serving quilters and sewing customers in McHenry county, Kane county, Cook county, and much of northwestern Illinois.

Specializing in Beautiful, Casual to Cocktail Women’s Apparel (Tops, Jeans, Jackets, Skirts & Dresses), Handcrafted Jewelry, Accessories, Handbags & Unique Gifts with a Rustic Boho Chic flare! One of a kind Handcrafted Jewelry.

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