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Please explore some other great locally owned shops:
Greentail Table: 343 Watertown Street Nonantum
This is a beautiful store that has a focus on tabletop but also has various gifts ranging from candles to caramels. Your next hostess gift may be waiting for you here. You will not be able to walk out the door with something!
Fulfilled Goods: 612 Washington street Newtonville
This low-waste market and refillery with goods to maintain a sustainable life. She has curated a beautiful selection of goods that we can all use in our lives as well as fulfill your next gift giving needs when you are there.
Newtonville Books: 10 Langley road Newton Centre
Well books of course! But they also have a (small but mighty) collection of gifts for adults and kids as well as a generous selection of greeting cards including Cardthardic (one of JND’s most popular lines). Lots of Blue Q too!
Derby Farm Flowers: 1280 Centre Street (Piccadilly square) Newton Centre
A sweet breath of fresh air. This most certainly is a florist but they have an enchanting selection of gift items as well.
Henry Bears Park: 28 Austin Street Newtonville
An independent Toy store with multiple area locations These people have an eye for fun and we know you will love their selection of toys.
Avery and Company: 1008 West Roxbury Parkway Chestnut Hill (Putterham Circle)
A number of my sales reps had mentioned that Avery and Co. has a similar vibe as JND. Though it is significantly smaller it does have lovely range of gifts for all ages and greeting cards.
Eureka! 1355 Beacon Street Brookline Stocking stuffer stop for sure! Great games, puzzles, toys and gifts 0-100+ years of age!
I mentioned greeting cards above but here are a few more suggestions where the greeting card selection was a bit more robust.
Paper Mouse: 1274 Washington Street West Newton
They could have been listed under gifts or cards but they are all things stationary including gifts and greeting cards. And charming, charming charming…
Brookline Booksmith:279 Harvard Street (Coolidge Corner) Brookline
I know this might not be in your own backyard (or maybe it is) but I did find a wide selection of greeting card lines here. They have Cardthardic, Simply Green from Compendium, Pictura, calypso and far more…. They also have I hefty and varied gift selection for all ages!
Wellesley Books: 82 Central Street Wellesley
They have a good selection of greeting cards from a variety of vendors including Cardthardic, Simply Green,a large kid card selection and more. The cards are dotted throughout the store so don’t miss any. They also have a fun array of gifts for all ages.
Paper Source: 220 Boylston street Chestnut hill also in Wellesley Central Street, Brookline, Cambridge and beyond. This is not an independently owned store unlike all the others listed but they do have a nice selection of greeting cards (which are organized by category vs. card company which can be helpful. They also have a strong gift wrap and stationary departments as well as gifts(including a decent amount of Jellycat).