Arts, Crafts, Collectibles & Gifts

A Picture’s Worth A Thousand Words
A unique collection of vintage art and books
65 Water St., Exeter, NH
(603) 788-1991

A Picture’s Worth A Thousand Words provides distinctive custom picture framing, fine and decorative regional art and carefully selected used rare and collectable books, maps and antique prints.

Abode
Style. For home and life.
775 Lafayette Rd, Suite 12, Portsmouth, NH
(603) 431-2117

We offer an entertaining shopping experience, ever-changing inventory at a good price and great customer service. We began as a “Pier 1” franchise in 1983. We re-branded in August of 2006 when our agreement expired. The owners wanted to continue and expand on the theme of a home furnishings store that was surprising, fun and affordable to shop in.

Alie Jewelers
Fine jewelry and gifts. Since 1914
460 Central Ave., Dover and 1 Market St., Portsmouth
(603) 742-1749 and (603) 436-0531

Since 1914, Alie’s has served New Hampshire and New England as the finest family-owned jeweler in the area. From engagement rings to diamond jewelry, from gold to platinum, rings, necklaces, watches, and much more, we offer the very finest in selection and quality custom craftsmanship.

Back Burner Designs
302 Main St., Somersworth
(603) 781-4703

Our mission is to build honest furniture using as much reclaimed wood as possible. We design in-house, specializing in wood dining tables, furniture and home decor. We are happy to work with you to create anything from one piece to a room or a whole house; if you run a business,  we can help you get the look and feel you are striving for through accent walls, furniture, tables, and displays. Back Burner Designs also supports programs that benefit the local community, small business and the environment, so you can feel good about your purchase.

Celtic Crossing
The Seacoasts Celtic connection since 1998.
112 Congress Street Portsmouth, NH
(603) 436-0200

Celtic Crossing has been importing quality gifts, celtic jewelry, clothing and food from Ireland, Scotland and Wales. We also have the only kilt rental service in New Hampshire.

D. Pratt Framer
50 State Rd. Kittery, ME
(207) 439-1192

D. Pratt Framer offers fine custom picture framing, art and frame restoration, ready-made frames along with antique maps and prints, and nautical charts in the new Chart Room.

Fair Tide Thrift Store
Moving People Forward
15 State Road, Kittery, ME
(207) 439-6376

The mission of Fair Tide is to provide short-term affordable housing in a safe dignified setting for people who are homeless. Fair Tide, with the help of the community, provides advocacy, support and referrals to assist our residents in their move toward permanent housing and financial stability. Proceeds from our thrift store support the Fair Tide transitional housing program.

Flower Kiosk
uncommonly beautiful
61 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH
(603) 436-1234

It is the love for our work that brings you exceptional, fresh arrangements of unparalleled quality, style, class, and natural beauty. Since 1986, we’ve been serving satisfied customers from our shop in historic downtown Portsmouth. We thrive on working with people, creating designs for weddings and events, decorating homes and businesses.

Full Circle Community Thrift Store
Supporting local people living with cancer
150 Dow Hwy (Rte. 236), Eliot, ME
(207) 703-0266

We are staffed by local people and serve local people by providing thrift and assistance to local people living with cancer. We offer quality items that have been donated by the generous Seacoast community.

Good Juju by Ceci
Where inspiration comes to life!
108 Main Street
(603) 292-6435

Good Juju by Ceci hosts the works of over 60 local artisans in a historic building right on Main Street, in beautiful Newmarket. Our products are carefully curated and range from home decor, vintage furniture, gifts for young and mature, antiques & “re-tiques”. We also offer workshops taught by our talented artists in our cozy classroom in the back of the shop. Our store is a special place, full of Peace, Love & lots of Good Juju!

Gus and Ruby Letterpress
A paper boutique.
29 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH
(603) 319-1717

Gus & Ruby Letterpress is New England’s freshest stationery boutique and letterpress print shop. For the paper hound, our charming storefront offers artisan paper goods and exceptional gifts for the home and office. And for the discerning shopper on the prowl for custom invitations and stationery, we offer full service design and letterpress printing specializing in wedding invitations, birth announcements, and social stationery. Visit our boutique to shop or make an appointment to discuss custom design.

Just Us Chickens
Locally Hatched Hand Crafts, Gifts and Cards
156A State Road, Kittery ME
(207) 439-4209

Just Us Chickens is an artisan coop with 22 local members who hand make all of the merchandise. The shop has everything from home decor items, pottery, jewelry, felted and hand sewn items to American Girl Doll clothes and Women’s accessories. The inventory is continually being changed so the shop is never the same twice. Just Us Chickens has cards made from photography, water colors, felting, scratchboard art, dried flowers, oil paints and hand dyed paper.

Old as Adam
Vintage Haberdasher & Cabinet of Curiosities
33 Ceres Street, Portsmouth, NH
(603) 661-9373

A haberdasher furnishing classic vintage menswear from the 19th century to the 1960’s, Old as Adam stocks suits, ties, hats, outerwear and accessories for the dapper gentleman. The shop also houses an eclectic collection of antiques, including folk art, oddities, architectural salvage, lighting, books, and items of local historical interest. We value reuse, re-purposing, and local sourcing, which is reflected in the enduring quality and appeal of our one-of-a-kind goods.

Pear Tree Gifts
A Unique Boutique
449 Central Ave Dover
(603) 715-7139

We specialize in a variety of handcrafted gifts by talented local artisans. Affordable jewelry, pottery, blankets and artwork are a few of the items you will find here!

Portsmouth Candle Co.
unique candles, gifts and electric lighting
62 Congress Street, Portsmouth NH
(603) 430-0353

Our store has been locally owned and operated since 1991. We have an eclectic mix of electric lighting, candles, hand-blown glass, forged iron and more. Much of the merchandise is hand-crafted by local artisans. Our varied collection includes soy, paraffin and beeswax candles in a variety of shapes, sizes and scents.

Prelude, Inc.
Purveyors of imported soaps, fine jewelry and gifts
65 Market St., Portsmouth, NH
(603) 431-0694

For 27 years, Prelude has been pleasing both locals and visitors. We feature jewelry – silver, gold, amber, turquoise, cameos – and natural and organic bath and body products, watches, scarves, prints, purses & more made by artists local and worldwide.

Red Door Pottery Studio
Custom pottery, sales and classes
44 Government Street Kittery, ME
(207) 439-5671

The Red Door Pottery Studio blends a pottery workshop, gallery space and curiosity shop. In addition to the pottery and art collection, the gallery is host to an eclectic collection of antiques, books, prints, cards, musical products, sports memorabilia and gifts.

Seacoast Sewing Center LLC
carrying on the tradition of a friendly, local sewing shop
599 Lafayette Road # 5 Portsmouth, NH
(603) 373-0151

At Seacoast Sewing and Quilting we are passionate about sewing and creating. Portsmouth is a great center of art, creativity and education, and we celebrate this by sharing our passion and inspiration for all things sewable. Please stop by and visit us soon. It’s all about you and your love of sewing!

worldly spices | culinary crafts
25 Ceres Street, Portsmouth NH
(603) 766-3388

stock + spice is a retail shop selling spices and spice blends from the kitchen of Black Trumpet, an award-winning restaurant next door. The shop also sells many other locally made goods, preserves, ingredients and restaurant-quality knives and other wares.

Tugboat Alley
A Portsmouth, NH tradition since 1995
47 Bow Street, Portsmouth, NH
(603) 430-9556

Gift shop with a nautical flair; Specializing in apparel, jewelry and a variety of nautical gifts.

Tulips
American handcrafts
62 Market St., Portsmouth, NH
(603) 431-9445

Come see our local artisans on display! We have over 132 local and wonderful ones!!!

Water Monkey
Alternative clothing and goods
33 Vaughan Mall, Portsmouth NH
(603) 431-2243

WaterMonkey is a small business, developed with care, run with integrity and promoted with pride. We offer a wide range of cool and unusual products, clothing, accessories, gifts and licensed merchandise. Mixing the work of local artists with hand crafts from around the world, the selection is always unique.