7 Shopping Spots on the Edge

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The Tri-Region is dotted with plenty of shopping spots filled with eclectic items you won’t find online or in big chains, making any shopping wish-list less of a dream and more of a reality. Here’s a list of just some of the shops and boutiques in the Tri-Region waiting to help you out for your post-Christmas shopping needs.

The Barn Owl

Whether you’re coming to scope out some of the fantastic gifts hanging off the shelves or looking to put together a gift with your own two hands, The Barn Owl is rustic vibe personified. This is a place that rewards repeat customers too with their regular crafting classes and artisan fairs.

One Man’s Treasure Antique Emporium & Marketplace

A longtime staple of the Stony Plain community, One Man’s Treasure brings the big tent approach to antique hunting. Featuring the best vintage finds from surrounding communities including antique furniture, clothing, household items, jewellery, tins and toys from more than 40 vendors, the odds are in your favour.

Raggs to Riches

If you need a one-of-a-kind item that’ll make your new apartment or house pop, you’ll likely find what you’re looking for at Raggs to Riches, a one-of-a-kind boutique where plenty of handcrafted interior design gifts and trinkets abound.

Jo’s Yarn Garden

Fun fact: yarn is great. Knitting can be done any time of the year. Whether you’re an expert in all things yarn and fiber or you’re getting your toes wet for the first time, this community cornerstone contains a huge stock of yarns and assorted yarn, weaving and spinning products and more.

Busy ‘B’ Workshop

Alberta’s home for paper tole, the art of creating three-dimensional pictures out of flat prints. Paper tole prints make for fantastic and interesting gifts that work as functional wall art and their workshop offers plenty of classes if you’re looking to figure out how to do it yourself.

Dara’s Luxury Decor & Coffee Bar

For anyone with an unconventional, modern, traditional or vintage eye for decor. Custom made furniture? They’ve got that. Window treatments? They’ve got that. Their interior design expertise makes Dara’s a go-to if you’re looking to put some pizzazz into your new space. Plus what they also have is a fully stocked trendy coffee bar – making this the perfect downtown rest stop after a busy day trawling through Stony Plain.

Useful Things

In Parkland County, this literal oasis is home to an eclectic collection of antique and reusable items galore, ranging from the whimsical to the truly useful.


Feature photo courtesy of Dara’s on Facebook.