For those wanting to add some local inspiration to their home style, visit Henhouse for handcrafted furniture pieces and more. Located at The Hydrostone, the store has been around since 2001. Whether you’re going the rustic route or aiming for a modern mix, you can choose from the South Shore Collection and Oxford Collection. Already have an idea in mind? Bring a sample picture and they’ll get the job done. The store also offers a wide range of candles, crafts and, yes, even sock monkeys.
Craving a piece of the East Coast? Jennifer’s of Nova Scotia is all about creations made and inspired in Atlantic Canada. Located on Spring Garden Road, it’s a popular go-to spot for tourists and locals alike. The store showcases the work of more than 200 artists in the region. Check out the unique pottery pieces and colourful glass décor, or head over to the section of books by local authors, traditional crafts and handmade jewellery.
Drop by the Bogside Gallery at The Hydrostone for a dose of local talent. Whether you’re in the market for handmade scarves, stylish slippers, unique dishes, Maritime inspired decorations or neat gift ideas, there’s something for everyone.
Care for a bubble bath? Check out Seafoam Lavender Farm Ltd. year-round at the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market for an assortment of homemade lavender creations. Based in Seafoam, N.S., this company has everything from aromatherapy, shampoos and lotions to culinary treats and household cleaning products.