Whether you’re local or visiting Connecticut, here are several of my favorite places to shop and get some decorating ideas for Christmas all year long! Be sure to add these boutique stores to your Christmas shopping list!
Christmas Home Decor
I’m always scouring the web and adding new holiday decorating ideas to my Pinterest Christmas Boards.
When I find some interesting Christmas ideas, I try to shop local and support the Connecticut economy.
Christmas In Connecticut
This past weekend we took the grandchildren to the Gillette Castle State Park holiday Festival of Trains to enjoy the holiday decorations. Afterward, we crossed over the Connecticut River on the Goodspeed Bridge and stopped at the Goodspeed Station.
Goodspeed’s Station Country Store
The Goodspeed’s Station Country Store in Haddam, Connecticut has New England country gifts, Christmas home decor, nautical and coastal theme decor, gourmet food items, a general store with penny candy and more!
At this cute boutique, I picked up a beautiful Bittersweet Swag with cranberries and evergreens to go on the top of my Hitchcock dining room hutch.
We could have spent an entire afternoon looking around, there was so much to see. It’s the kind of place where Grandmom and Granddad like to putter around, the shop is so jam-packed with specialty items.
Candles & Christmas
Another favorite year-round Christmas tree shop is the Gifts From the Heart in Portland, Connecticut, where they also opened the new Arrigoni Winery.
Some of the magnificent Christmas decorating ideas you’ll find at Candles & Christmas are:
- Department 56 Decorations and Ornaments
- Bavarian glass ornaments
- Yankee Candles
- Christmas tree skirts
- Festive martini and wine glasses wine glass markers
- Gourmet food items and holiday cookbooks
Here I was able to find some tall Cranberry Goblets for my fireplace mantel in varying sizes to hold Yankee Candles in my favorite scent, Home For the Holidays.
Candles & Christmas also features decorations for your Fall decorating and Thanksgiving decorating ideas.
Check out also Handmade Gift ideas at Moomettes Crochet ~
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