Can you believe there are this many AMAZING shops to choose from in the Milwaukee area? Make sure to Shop Small this Christmas Season – because there’s literally something for everyone here! Hostess gifts, presents for mom, a treat for yourself – there’s even a great shop for your furry friend!
Congratulations to our winner for this year’s “Shop Small Brawl,” She Shed Vintage and More in Hartford! Get to know more about all of our finalists below, and be on the lookout for a special feature of our winning shop in the coming days!
Northern Lights Gallery (Racine) - Northern Lights Gallery is your source for the “unique, never ordinary”. Everything we carry is carefully curated and chosen by the staff of NLG. Northern Lights Gallery offers artisan jewelry, home decor, pottery, art glass, kaleidoscopes, cribbage boards, wine accessories, and so much more. Our unsurpassed customer service and selection of product will keep you coming back.
Atypic Gallery (Milwaukee) - Atypic Gallery has proudly represented artists from across the USA since 1986. Experience a wide selection of high quality, American made jewelry, accessories and art objects to adorn your home.
The Local Collective (Hartford) - The Local Collective is a curated shop filled with over 120 local vendors from all over Wisconsin, as well as a boutique, and creative studio. We opened up in January of 2017, and since then have moved and expanded, constantly growing. The best part is that you can find something for anyone, and our inventory of handmade goodness is always changing!
Wild + Precious Clothing (Grafton) - Wild & Precious is a local boutique striving to encourage confidence and give hope in hard times. We offer women’s size clothing S-3X, home goods, and baby/kid items in our boutique, online website and free shopping mobile app. A primary mission of the company is to support women and families who have and are experiencing pregnancy and infant loss.
The Den Emporium (Elm Grove) - The DEN Emporium is your Northwoods retail escape. Rustic Home decor and gifts from local and Midwest artists. Come, Shop, relax by the fireplace. Welcome to our DEN.
Board + Graze (Order based in SE Wisconsin) - Board & Graze WI creates custom grazing boards that are perfect for hosting and gifting! Brunch, cheese & meat, all sweets or maybe a perfectly paired bourbon board is what you'd prefer!? IWhat sets us apart is that you get to keep the beautiful wood board that your delicious food is presented on! Each wood board is hand selected, sanded, engraved and artfully designed by ME! They’ve also started doing “Build Your Own Board” classes in-house or at Hartford Public Market!
The She Shed Vintage and More (Hartford) – The She Shed Vintage and More has 50 vendors, bringing a wide range of antiques, vintage items, home décor, upcycled items and one-of-a-kind finds! We also offer home-canned goods, locally sourced honey & elderberry syrup, as well as old fashioned candies. We have many artists that create hats, mittens, sewing projects and art pieces. Literally something for everyone!
Callister’s Christmas (Brookfield) - For over 30 years our family-owned company has been a holiday shopping destination in the Milwaukee area. Our Brookfield Fashion Center store features over 5,000 personalized ornaments and the largest selection of glass Old World Christmas ornaments in Wisconsin! Shop holiday home decor including lighted Christmas canvas prints, lighted swirling snow globes, collectibles by Jim Shore, Department 56, Snowbabies, Radko, Byers’ Carolers, and Possible Dreams Santas. Customers return year after year to commemorate life’s milestones with an ornament, personalized free by our artists!
Wilted Rose (Mukwonago) - Wilted Rose is your one stop shop that is located in the heart of Downtown Mukwonago. Our more than 20 local Artisans specialize in custom handmade items such as wreaths, soaps, blankets, kids clothing, knitting/sewing items and much much more. Wilted Rose also has a Polish bakery and resale area with lots of furniture and household items to finish off all your shopping needs.
Serendipity (Greendale) - Serendipity Boutique Marketplace brings local businesses, artists, designers, and crafters under one roof to showcase their creativity. We offer you the the chance to shop local, find variety and stumble upon something you never expected!
Lorain’s for Her (Mequon) - We are a small family owned women's clothing and accessories boutique, located in East Towne Square mall in Mequon. We take pride in choosing quality products that are fashionable and unique. Our goal is to provide a fun shopping experience for pieces that our customers will be comfortable and confident wearing.
Fray Boutique (Oconomowoc) - Fray Boutique is a women's clothing boutique located in the heart of downtown Oconomowoc. Specializing in handpicked pieces for women of all ages. We look forward to sharing our store with you!
4one4 Nutrition (Milwaukee) - 4one4 Nutrition located in the heart of Milwaukee is a healthy fast food alternative offering healthy protein meal shakes and zero sugar energizing teas. Our top sellers are Banana Nut Bread and Cinna Toast Crunch! 24 grams of planet based protein never tasted so good!
What’s in the Bowl Pet Shop (New Berlin) - What’s In The Bowl Pet Shop’s are 100% Independent Family Owned & Operated by Amy & Sean Jones. We are passionate about providing nutrition consultations to pet parents and helping you provide the best lives for your cats & dogs.
There’s No Place Like Home (Muskego) – There’s No Place Like Home is a small home décor and clothing boutique, featuring the work of many extremely talented and local artisans and makers. We take pride in hand-selecting a wide variety of goods to offer our customers. From men’s, women’s and children’s clothing and accessories to home décor, furniture and gifts, you’re sure to find something you love when visiting our store.
Lake & Pine Co (Pewaukee) - Lake and Pine Co. was born from the love of Northern Wisconsin where tall pines dance around the lakes, and the memories made last a lifetime. Our hope is that we bring a little of the Up North vibe to SE Wisconsin. That when you step into our shop, you reminisce about days spent outdoors. Lake and Pine Co. carefully curates apparel, home décor and gifts. We even have items for baby and your favorite lake dog.