New England Bells

Featured Artisan, New England Bells

When I hear that beautiful sound of a solid brass bell, images of a crisp New England winter run through my mind. Since this July has been one of the hottest on record, I seem to be thinking about the cooler months to come more often than usual! George and Sandy Hodskins of New England Bells …

Read more

Brage Mountain Furniture with a Life

Featured Artisan, Brage

Celebrate nature with your choice of fine one-of-a-kind furniture pieces that are masterfully crafted from choice hardwoods. All hardwood is carefully selected from US forests and dried naturally for 3 months. The hardwood is then kiln-dried to a precise moisture content ideal for crafting quality furniture. Hand selected pieces are use by craftsmen for components …

Read more

Featured Artisan, Sea Stones

The Sea Stones Story Arra David and Anne Johnson have long revered the treasures of New England’s forests and seacoast. Mother Nature’s work ranges from the brilliance of hardwoods artfully coloring autumn’s landscapes…to the ever-changing granite cliffs shaped by crashing waves along the shorelines…to the delicate intricacies of a smooth sea stone comfortably nestled in …

Read more

JK Adams Featured Artisan

Featured Artisan, JK Adams

One of my favorite vendors to visit is JK Adams. I hop in my car, head up Rt 8N to 20N then onto 7N. In less than 3 hours I am surrounded by The Green Mountain National Forest and I take in a big breath of fresh Vermont air. JK Adams is located in the quiet, picturesque town …

Read more

The Great American Outdoors Is Calling

Why choose ATB Country Store’s Polywood Outdoor Furniture? Polywood Construction Made from recycled #2 Plastics, poly lumber makes good use of materials that would otherwise end up in a landfill. Maintenance-Free Unlike wood furniture, ours is guaranteed not to rot, never needs painting, and can take the worst old man winter can give. Stainless Steel …

Read more

Featured Artisan, Goatboy Soaps

March Featured Artisan, Goatboy Soaps LLC Lisa Agee began her search for a better soap when her son Bobby was born with severe food allergies. After some research, Lisa found that Bobby could tolerate Goat milk. Bobby became obsessed with “all things goat”! His nickname became Goatboy! Finding a natural Goat Milk Soap, was a little …

Read more

Valentine’s Day Craft Class was a Success!

New Craft Classes at America The Beautiful Country Store On January 30th, twelve lovely ladies ventured out into the cold night to America The Beautiful Country Store. We were hosting an evening of laughter, community, and arts & crafts. The class was taught by Deanna Dewey owner of 4Ddesign. Everyone got right to work on …

Read more

Bedrock Tree Farm

Featured Artisan, Bedrock Tree Farm

Angie & Tom Geary’s fir needle candle and soap business began in 2011 on their tree farm in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. They have been tree farming at Bedrock Farm since 1996. Bedrock Tree Farm uses fresh fir needles and dried fir needle powder, fir needle essential oils and naturally derived fragrance oils in all …

Read more

NB Metalworks & EB Metalworks

Featured Artisan, NB Metalworks & EB Metalworks

Happy New Year! I hope you are enjoying my blog posts and that they give you a little insight to all of the amazing people we encounter on our quest to find well-made, unique items for our store. Meeting new people and finding out their story is my favorite part of owning our store. When …

Read more

Solmate Socks

Featured Artisan, Solmate Socks

It’s hard to be sad when you’re wearing awesome socks! These brightly colored works of art make me and my feet happy. Solmate Socks & Accessories are made from recycled cotton yarn at small, family-owned businesses in North Carolina and Oregon. Another reason to make you feel good about putting on Solmate Socks & Accessories. …

Read more