Gifts & Home Décor

Shopping havens for all things chic and unique

click to enlarge Gifts & Home Décor
Timothy Phillips
Lasting bouqets on display at Anemone.

All Things Irish If your love of all things Irish extends beyond St. Patrick's Day, head to this Coeur d'Alene shop for 14k gold Claddagh rings, Donegal tweed hats, Celtic crosses, art and décor. Irish brides should also know you can rent kilts here. 315 E. Sherman Ave. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho • 208-667-0131 •

Anemone Handmade Paper Flowers Anemone's website says it all: "These aren't your grandma's paper flowers." This full-scale paper flower shop has drawn national attention for its delicate bouquets that look whimsical, but never tacky. They're great as a wedding bouquet or a unique, lasting gift. 301 W. Second Ave. Spokane, Wash. • 230-1911 •

Atticus Atticus is so much more than a great coffee shop with a newly controversial namesake. It's chock-full of neat mugs, a carefully chosen selection of books and local art. Stop by, grab a latte and a (locally baked) scone and linger. It's no wonder Inlander readers have voted Atticus one of their favorite gift shops. 222 N. Howard St. Spokane, Wash. • 747-0336 •

Bloem Don't order flowers from some silly 1-800 number. Local florist, chocolatier and paperie Bloem is known for its European floral artistry, with more than 30 years in the business. Its chocolates are made in the Pacific Northwest, its service is exceptional, it has something for every budget... we could go on and on. River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave., Suite 241 Spokane, Wash. • 456-8466 •

Boo Radley's Between hilarious novelties, clever T-shirts, coffee-table books, comic books, lunchboxes... Look: Boo Radley's wins the Inlander Best Of award every year. What more is there to say? Boo's is one of Spokane's most beloved establishments, and its undying dedication to bringing you twisted entertainment will keep it running as long as the world needs whoopee cushions. 232 N. Howard St. Spokane, Wash. • 456-7479 •

Cisco's Cisco's is filled with art, antiques and cowboy gear that paints a perfect picture of the Old American West. It has some new handmade furniture, in addition to its perfectly curated collection of Native American blankets, jewelry and pottery, bronze sculptures, animal pelts and vintage snowshoes, skis and other sportswear, perfect to deck out a lodge or cabin. 220 N. 4th St. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho • 208-769-7575 •

Davenport Home Store The Davenport Hotel's Home Store allows guests to take some of its luxury home, but non-guests are also welcome to stop by and bask in its glory. Grab a peanut brittle sample, browse through the elegant shop and pretend you just woke up in one of those wonderful, fluffy beds. Or, if you're feeling extra fancy, order a Davenport bed (and robe) so you can feel just as pampered at home. 10 S. Post St. Spokane, Wash. • 789-7222 •

Decorum Decorum has quickly become one of our favorite go-to gift shops. Shop here for witty 40th birthday gifts, beautiful housewares and a thoughtful assortment of locally made goods, like interesting wine racks made from recycled wine barrels. 126 N. Washington St. Spokane, Wash. • 340-9830 •

The Dinner Party We're confident this store can make anyone want to host a dinner party. With its wide selection of imported wines, exquisite themed table settings and lovely linens, your next dinner party is just a shopping trip away. 3520 N. Government Way Coeur d'Alene, Idaho • 208-765-5653 •

Ferrante's Marketplace Stop by Ferrante's for dinner, and you'll probably leave with a scoop of homemade gelato and a shopping bag of artisan-crafted jewelry, soy candles or scarves. The marketplace at this unassuming but popular restaurant is a great spot for unique yet reasonably priced gifts. 4516 S. Regal St. Spokane, Wash. • 443-6304 •

Hurd Mercantile  This 8,000 square-foot store is certainly worth the drive to Rockford if you're in need of a great hostess gift, vintage-inspired home décor, or simply an escape from the city. The shop still has the feel of its original 1900s general store roots, but with inventory that is fresh and cheerful. 30 S. First St. Rockford, Wash. • 291-4077 •

Kizuri Kizuri means "good" in Swahili, and shopping in this funky little store is all kinds of good. The clothing, accessories, bath and body items and art in stock are all Fair Trade or otherwise ethically sourced from more than 40 countries, with a sprinkling of locally made items as well. 35 W. Main St. Spokane, Wash. • 464-7677 •

Mary Janes Farm Mary Jane's Farm Store is just one part of an entire movement — complete with a popular women's magazine and sisterhood of farmgirl bloggers — created by Mary Jane Butters herself. Her store is bursting with farm-inspired art and home décor, organic bedding and aprons that are almost too cute to wear. The Coeur d'Alene Resort Plaza Shops, 210 E. Sherman Ave., Suite 127 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho • 208-667-7467 •

Mix it Up If it's retail therapy you need, we can think of no better place than Coeur d'Alene's Mix it Up. This vibrant, cheery shop is splashed with color and whimsical accents, like gurgle-pot pitchers that make funny gurgling sounds when you pour them. When we say whimsical, we don't mean tacky. You'll want their clocks, picture frames, dishware and handblocked Indian linens in your home. 513 E. Sherman Ave. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho • 208-667-8603 •

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture Store Great museums typically have great gift shops, and the MAC is no exception. Expect one-of-a-kind handcrafted prints, jewelry, scarves and housewares, along with a large selection of books focusing on Inland Northwest history and various topics related to the exhibits in the museum at the time. 2316 W. First Ave. Spokane, Wash. • 363-5356 •

Papillon Paper Emporium Papillon isn't just a place to go for greeting cards and fancy gift wrap (although the selection is wonderful) — it's also full of novelty items like quirky books and witty wall hangings, so you can buy your gift and wrap it too. The Coeur d'Alene Resort Plaza Shops, 210 E. Sherman Ave., Suite 156 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho • 208-664-0736 •

Possibilities The folks at Possibilities are gift professionals. Need to send a gift basket to a client? They've got you covered. Or maybe you just need a quick hostess gift. You'll find a broad selection of fun gift items here, from Wine-O bingo (which looks more chichi than it sounds) to huckleberry preserves made from North Idaho berries. 211½ E. Sherman Ave. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho • 208-665-9166 •

Pottery Place Plus You're likely to meet a new artist each time you shop at this co-op, and they're all equally willing to share their knowledge about the art in the store. It houses items from about 30 resident local artists, and there's also a new visiting artist each month. Items range from handmade metal jewelry to soaps to blown-glass art. 203 N. Washington St. Spokane, Wash. • 327-6920 •

Rusty Moose Country Gifts Rusty Moose does country just right. Its hand-selected housewares, like burlap coasters and wooden lanterns, have just the right amount of rustic elegance. The candle selection is nothing short of delicious, with tempting aromas like cinnamon roll, banana nut bread and caramel apple pie. 3028 S. Grand Blvd. Spokane, Wash. • 747-8789 •

Simply Northwest Simply Northwest can make a themed gift basket for any occasion, from graduation day to Groundhog Day, and they'll even handle the shipping and delivery details. 11806 E. Sprague Ave. Spokane Valley, Wash. • 927-8206 •

The Trellis Marketplace If Pinterest had a storefront, this would probably be it. Trellis has whimsical décor like towels and pillows with quotes that aren't too cheesy, bohemian-inspired clothing items, birdhouses shaped like tiny retro campers and colorful paper goods for many occasions. 4102 S. Bowdish Rd. Spokane Valley, Wash. • 928-6158 •

Uniquely Chic Boutique This charming cottage is filled to the brim with brightly colored potted plants, charming home décor and children's clothes that are so cute, they look like they jumped out of a magazine. You'll want to set aside some time to comb through the collection of treasures that this little shop has in stock. 1803 W. Jackson Ave. Spokane, Wash. • 326-2742 •

Wollnick's General Store It's hard to know what what category to list Wollnick's under. This fresh take on the old-school drugstore carries a whole slew of items, from innovative gadgets for your cat to baby strollers, French cosmetics and Nespresso coffee systems. The products are unique and the inventory is always changing, so frequent stops here are always fun. 421 W. Main Ave. Spokane, Wash. • 315-5047 •

Wonders of the World The owners of Wonders of the World say it's like a museum where everything's for sale — and for prices ranging from 25 cents to $25,000. It's easy to spend hours browsing the eclectic collection of real gemstone jewelry, artifacts and fossils, blown glass and minerals imported from all over the world. The Flour Mill, 621 W. Mallon Ave. Spokane, Wash. • 328-6890 •

Zero Point Crystals, Gems and More The gifts and items found at Zero Point Crystals, Gems and More are hand-selected to be tools for a sacred mind, body and spirit, making it a great spot for nature-inspired gifts, like jewelry, essential oils and intricate wood carvings. 226 N. First Ave. Sandpoint, Idaho • 208-255-2522 ZZZ

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