Fab Finds: July 2012


Add a touch of whimsy to the table with a GurglePot. Designed with simple, graceful lines and crafted of durable stoneware, this pitcher produces a delightful "gurgle" as it serves your favorite summer beverage. Find this modern version of a New England classic in several sizes and colors at Roost in downtown Salem, MA. Pour, listen, enjoy. Roost, 40 Front Street, Salem, 978-744-4663, roostsalem.com

Accessory Shopping

Whether you are looking to accessorize with a belt, necklace, earrings, bracelet or handbag, the staff at Accessories by Blass will add the finishing touches. You will marvel at the selection of Longchamp, Eric Javits Collection and JPK handbags. Looking for that special gift? Accessories by Blass has a stunning collection of fine gift items for every occasion. Accessories by Blass, 10 Bessom Street, Marblehead, MA, 781-631-2124, accessoriesbyblass.com

A Hidden Gem

A unique gift boutique that focuses on fun, affordable gifts. We carry W.I.N.O.S - "Women In Need Of Sanity" products, designer brand fragrances at 15-25% off retail, a wide array of accessories, homemade natural soaps, Votivo candles, and much more! In addition we create lovely gift baskets for any occasion, and deliver free of charge within a 10 mile radius. Sugar & Spice, 279 Cabot Street, Beverly,  978-921-4444, sugarandspicegifts.net

Lobsters Rule!

Gators? Ponies? Not here! Why not wear the symbol of the region with these fine Pima cotton polo shirts with a Lobster logo? Available in men’s & women’s styles and kids sizes. Look fab on your boat  or on the beach this summer. They make great gifts too! Online only. LobsterShirt.net

Looking for a unique boutique?

North Coast Too! is your destination offering an exciting collection of clothing, accessories and gifts. Stop in our new location (same corner - just across the street) and see our wonderful summer finds. Small shops can bring big surprises! Open 10-6 Mon - Sat and 12-6 on Sunday. Like us on Facebook. North Coast Too!, 40 Union Street, Manchester-by-the-Sea, 978-526-4559, northcoasttoo.com

This Little Piggy…

If you want your baby to stride in style, check out our newest arrival. Once a Mom discovers these, she can’t resist dressing those little toes in these sassy little adorable "shoes" that go around Baby's foot. They are a chic way to dress up your baby's tootsies...no shoes required. Available in two styles:  toe loops and foot wraps. Perfect for newborn photos. Mason & Madison…gifts with style, 2 Central Street, Middleton, 978-777-8883, masonandmadison.com

Taste. Shop. Learn. Collect.

The only wine shop in Andover commited to customer service, featuring non-mass-produced wines, and offering an in-depth knowledge of food pairings. Thursday night free tastings, wine education, and a broad selection from producers all over the world. Located seconds from the center of Andover. wine-sense, 166 North Main Street, Andover, 978-749-9464, wine-sense.net

Hand Crafted

Situated in an 18th century building in "Old Town" Marblehead. We offer many hand crafted items made in the USA and Canada to enhance your table and lifestyle. One favorite (made by a local artist) is a beautiful hand painted wooden mailbox adorned with a gold leaf scallop shell. Open Monday thru Saturday 10 - 5 and Sunday 12- 5. Come visit us and find the perfect gift. Shipshape, 128 Washington Street, Marblehead, 781-631-7477, shipshapemarblehead.com

Innovative New Toys! 

Stop by the Green Elephant and let our friendly staff help you choose just the right gifts for the special little people in your life. Rediscover both classics and innovative new toys like the Scramblebug, just right for new riders, folds up easily for travel or storage. One of many Green Elephant offerings that will get your family out and playing this summer! Green Elephant Toys, 3 Market Street, Ipswich, 978-356-3636, & 13 Elm Street, Danvers, 978-777-5120, greenelephanttoys.com

Set Your Summer Table In Style!

Fun, fresh tableware inspired by the colors of the Adriatic – just in time for summer entertaining. Handmade in Italy by Vietri, these exquisite pieces are durable and functional as well as beautiful. At The White Lilac, you’ll find these and other treasures for special occasions and everyday delights. The White Lilac, 38 Union Street, Manchester-by-the-Sea, 978-526-8338

Quinn'tessential Summer Dress

The Quinn dress from Prana is quintessential to summer fun. This quick-drying dress goes from beach to taco stand without wilting or wrinkling and features a scoop neck design and unique double strap racerback style with an internal shelf bra for added support and supreme wearability. J.L. Coombs, 45 Main Street, Andover, 978-470-8121, & 1 State Street, Newburyport, 978-462-2262, jlcoombs.com

Pint Size & Up

A unique children's boutique that specializes in personalized gifts for newborns and children. With a name on the item the gift keeps giving. Tillie the Turtle may take things slow, but when it comes to bath-time, it's go, go, GO! Our terrycloth Tillie four-piece baby gift set has everything baby needs to stay warm and dry after a turn in the tub! Check out our website or visit us in the store. Free gift for all new moms, dads, or grandparents. Like us on Facebook for a discount coupon. Pint Size & Up, 41 Atlantic Avenue, Marblehead, 781-639-369, pintsizeandup.com