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Unique Holiday Gift Guide

The gifts most cherished are often unique treasures that can't be found just anywhere. Here are some suggestions of local merchants and service providers to help put a fresh spin on the holidays and make them extra special! While we do encourage shopping small and local, this is by no means an all-encompasing list; there are undoubtedly many more businesses here in Warren County worthy of your patronage. These are just some ideas based on our own observations. If you have additional suggestions, please drop us a line! We can enhance the list as time goes on. Likewise, if you take our advice and check some of these places out for the first time, we'd be happy to get feeback from you! Happy Holidays, Happy Shopping, and Happy Wanderings!

One-Of-A-Kind Art

5 East Art Gallery at Kathy's Kove & Kafe
5 E.Washington Ave.
Washington, NJ  07882
908-689-6878
Offering the works of talented artists working in myriad mediums at reasonable prices.

Gaia's Gifts
76 E. Washington Ave. Washington, NJ 07882
908-223-1331
Gift shop of hand crafted products and gifts by local artists and craftsmen using natural materials. Open Wednesday-Sunday.

Gallery 23
23 Main Street
Blairstown, NJ
908-362-6865
Paintings, photography, prints, drawings, pottery, jewelry, handmade clothing, dioramas, masks, wood bowls and boards, quilted tableware, and more!

 

M Galleries
67 E. Washington Ave
Washington NJ 07882
973-978-0958
A contemporary art gallery that features monthly artist exhibitions, art classes for all ages, and philosophical lectures. Open Thursday-Saturday, 10-2, or by appointment.

Oxford Earthen Ware
34 Zulauf Lane
Oxford, New Jersey
908-453-3686
Pottery, primitives and folk art. (A sampling is pictured above.) Open by appointment.

 

The Gift of Pampering

Awakening Point
254A Mountain Avenue, Suite 2A
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
973-670-7421

A safe, nurturing place for people awaken and explore their own being through movement, meditation and bodywork. Specializing in yoga classes, but therapeutic massage also available by appointment.

Belvidere Day Spa
6 Market Street
Belvidere, NJ 07823
908-475-0094

Specializing in eco-friendly beauty services and dedicated to health, wellness and relaxation. All services are administered by licensed professionals in an environment designed to renew and refresh mind, body and spirit.

Pins and Kneadles Massage
201 Shiloh Road
Hope NJ 07825
201-396-3796

A graduate of the Institute of Therapeutic Massage, Donna Konkus offers Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, and chair massage.

Sensations Salon & Spa
33 Broad Street
Washington, NJ 07882
908-689-7906

Offering a variety of salon and spa services, including hair cutting, coloring, and styling, pedicures/manicures, facials, body massages and a few other specialty services.

Warren Hill Massage Therapy
102 East Washington Ave., Suite A
Washington, NJ 07882
908-500-1316

Professional, high quality, therapeutic massage and bodywork, with a focus on individual attention. The techniques used include Neuromuscular Therapy, Orthopedic Massage, Shin Tai Shiatsu, Zen Shiatsu, Swedish, deep tissue, myofascial release, Reiki, Reconnective Healing, and prenatal massage. These bodywork modalities represent a broad spectrum of healing clinical and relaxation techniques.

 

Edible Gifts

Alpine Meats and Deli
57 Route 94
Blairstown, NJ 07825
908-362-8568
Provide high quality food products while staying true to the old-fashioned traditions of German cuisine. Where else can you go and in one stop, buy a sandwich for lunch, steaks and sausages for dinner, essentials for German dining, imported candy for dessert and those hard to find breads?

Nature’s Harvest
28 Main St
Blairstown, NJ
908-362-6766
Offering a full line of organic and local whole foods like vegetables, eggs, bread, and supplements that you can feel good about! Holiday Baskets made to order.

Tracey's Candy Shoppe
210 Main St
Hackettstown, New Jersey
908-651-5210
This is an old-fashioned candy shop with old and new candy, salt water taffy, mouth-watering fudge, good humor ice cream, old-time soda and vintage pieces for sale. 

Drinkable Gifts

Alba Vineyard & Winery
Village of Finesville
Milford, NJ 08848

908-995-7800
Open every day for tastings. Want to give the gift of wine but not sure which to choose? An Alba Vineyard gift certificate is a great option that's guaranteed to please.

Brook Hollow Winery
594 Route 94
Columbia, NJ 07832

908-496-8200
Build your own gift baskets, with one or two bottles.

Czig Meister Brewing Company
106 Valentine Street

Hackettstown, NJ 07840
908-651-5492
Czig Meister has created a limited edition gift set with five bottles of barrel-aged beers plus one special Teku glass with their branding on it. The glass is ONLY available with the set, which is limited to only 100 sets available to purchase. The five bottles included are: Dark Sovereign (Double Barrel-Aged Belgian Quad w/ Cherries); ABACABB (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Apple Cider & Barleywine Blend); Habonde (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Barleywine); Seonaidh (Bourbon Barrel Aged Scotch Wee Heavy); and Paragon of Light (Double Barrel-Aged Belgian Tripel).

Four Sisters Winery and Matarazzo Farms
783 N. Bridgeville Road
Belvidere, NJ 07823

908-475-3671
The elves in Santa's Workshop at the winery are preparing gift baskets of all sizes and personalized wine labels for those extra special people on your list. Labels and baskets can be made while you wait. Available every day until December 24.

Man Skirt Brewing
144 Main Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Villa Milagro Vineyards
33 Warren Glen Road
Finesville, NJ 08865

908-995-2072
Can't find the time to visit us? No worries, we can ship our wines to you! This way you will still get our wines for your holiday gifts and parties....and receive our special shipping discounts! Now through December 19 when you ship, you will  receive: 15% off UPS shipping of 6 bottles or more; 10% off all case purchases (12 bottles); 5% additional off wine price for 6 bottles or more. That means for a case, you get 15% off the wine, plus 15% off UPS shipping! (And Banditos, remember, you take another 5% off your wine order!)

Antiques, Collectibles and Consignment (by geographic regions)

Belvidere Area:

Ambiance Antique Center
245 Water Street
Belvidere, NJ 07823
908-475-1111
High scale gallery featuring "The Creme de la Creme Of Old World Charm" specializing in better quality home decor. Open Wednesday-Sunday from 10-6.

Back Home
299 Mill Street
Belvidere, NJ 07823
908-268-6844
Farmhouse country modern, repurposed goods and furniture with a background in interior design. Open Wednesday-Sunday 11-5.

Heart & Soul Old & New Shoppe
304-306 Front Street
Belvidere, NJ 07823
908-455-1279
Offers an array of antiques and collectibles from hats, purses, shoes, jewelry, linens, glassware, lights and much more! Open Thursday-Friday 11-5, Saturday 11-4 and Sunday 11-3.

Hoarders Antiques & Collectibles
540 County Road 519
Belvidere, NJ 07823
908-750-4213
This business offers a variety of antiques and collectibles. There is something for everyone! Open Tuesday-Friday 11-6.

Pequest Co-Op Antiques and Collectibles
10 Greenwich Street
Belvidere, NJ 07823
908- 878-9384
A multi-vendor antique, collectibles, repurposed and painted retail store located in the heart of Beautiful Victorian Belvidere. Open 10-6 Wednesday-Saturday and from 10-5 on Sunday. Open house is on 12/2 from 4-7.

Hackettstown Area:

Family Attic Antiques
117 Main St
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
908-852-1206
Offer an array of furniture, lamps, glass and much more. Open Wednesday-Sunday from 11am-5pm. 

Gotta Have It
139 Main St
Hackettstown, New Jersey
908-452-8004
They buy and sell video games, electronics, antiques, and collectibles! Open Monday-Friday 11-6 and Saturday 11-5.

Irma & John's Jewels, LLC
205 Main St
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
908-979-9900
This place has a little bit of everything from cowboy boots to jewelry to TVs to sunglasses and more. You are sure to find something. Open every day but Sunday.

Me to You Consignment and Boutique
122 Main Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
908-684-3500
Here you may find the most sought after brands at about 70% off department store prices and you won't have to wait for a sale! Also have fabulous finds on furniture, home decor and antiques.

Re-Style Boutique Consignment
199 Main Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
908-850-1100
This is an upscale women's boutique. Come share your gently worn clothing or find a fantastic bargain.

Hope – Blairstown – Frelinghuysen Area:

Blairstown Country Florist & Gift Shop
115 State Route 94
Blairstown, NJ 07825
908-362-5812
Besides beautiful flower arrangements, this shop offers a wide variety of restored and re-finished antiques in move-in ready condition. Get into the spirit of the season by browsing their selection of wreaths, garlands, and ornaments. Also offer fine hand-made afghans, blankets, and other crocheted and knitted items.

Hope Junction Antiques
331 High Street
Hope, NJ 07844
201-316-3328  
This family-owned shop is home to a diverse array of goods ranging from charming keepsakes and vintage treasures to quality antique furniture and carefully selected pieces from local vendors.

Main Street Bazaar
124B State Route 94
Blairstown, New Jersey
908-362-1258
A unique blend of giftware, home decorating items, country custom furniture, antiques and much more! Open Wednesday-Friday 10-6, Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 11-5.

The Nest
339 High Street
Hope NJ 07844
908-459-5461
A home decor and antique shop. Styles range from antiques to modern and every style in between. You can find just about anything at The Nest. Come see for yourself! Open Wednesday-Sunday from 11-5.

The Toy Chest
335 High Street
Hope, New Jersey
908-459-0494
The Toy Chest is a unique combination of the past and present! This unique toy store specializes in collectibles, reproductions, and the latest and greatest toys on the market.

The White Raven
17 Main Street
Blairstown, New Jersey
845-642-8710
The White Raven is a comfy boutique with something for everyone! Whether you need a gift or just a little pick me up for yourself. Come in and browse.

Wilbur's Country Store
735 Route 94
Frelinghuysen, NJ
908-362-8833
It’s the perfect destination on a drive through the New Jersey countryside. And, if you need a unique gift, this is the place!

Washington Area:

The Conductor
27 Belvidere Ave.
Washington, NJ  07882
908-283-4400
Antiques shop; small items, coins, art. Open Tuesday- Sunday afternoons.

Get A Grip & More
37 E.Washington Ave. Washington, NJ  07882
908-223-1325
An antique hardware store of 13,000 square feet! Tools, antiques, furniture, industrial salvage plus so much more!

Kathy’s Kove and Kafé
5 E.Washington Ave. Washington, NJ  07882
908-689-6878
There’s a lot going on in this shop, including clock repair, a café serving daily luncheons, tea service and tea-related gifts, the 5 East Art Gallery and more!

Laskey's Trains
5 Star Plaza
Washington, NJ  07882
908-835-0799
Offering a variety of toy trains from Lionel, American Flyer, Marx and much more. Open Tuesday-Friday 10-6 and Saturday from 11-5.

Mae's Place
60 E.Washington Ave. Washington, NJ  07882
908-689-0080
Boasts a large variety of items and constantly getting new things! Offering something for everyone. All wares are in good condition and many are brand new with tags still intact.

Stewartsville - Phillipsburg - Pohatcong Area:

Black Rose Antinques & Collectibles
1200 US Highway 22 Phillipsburg, New Jersey
908-454-2964
This antique shop is located in the Phillipsburg Mall, offering an array of antiques and collectibles with more than 140 vendors. There is something for everyone. Open Monday-Saturday from 10-8 and Sunday from 12-5.

Chelsea Forge Antiques & Design
118 County Rd. 627 Pohatcong, NJ 08865
908-995-4300
They are an interior design sister team that embrace all periods of style, furniture & finds. While there, you will find gifts and specialty items as well.

Country Bumpkin Antique & Collectibles
420 Memorial Pkwy Phillipsburg, NJ
908-859-0497
This store offers an array of thrifty antique pieces and used furniture that add appeal to any home interior. Come on by and check them out. Open Tuesday-Wednesday 10-6; Thursday-Saturday 10-8 and Sunday 10-6.

Dennis Auction Service
723 State HWY 57 Stewartsville, New Jersey
908-859-3424
Full service auction company that has regular gallery auctions, on site estate sales, and commercial liquidations. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30-3:30.