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Make Mom's Day the Gardner Village Way
Thursday May 2 2024
Gardner Village is known for many things – festivals, locally owned shops, gorgeous grounds, and the list goes on – but the jewel in our crown has to be togetherness. Gardner Village brings people together, and fulfilling that kind of purpose … well, it doesn’t get better! This Mother’s Day, celebrate ...

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Top 5 Benefits of Massage
Monday Feb 12 2024
As our friends at Soulstice Day Spa & Salon like to say, “You’re one massage away from a good mood!” Just in time for Valentine’s Day, they’re here to share just a few of the many benefits to this beloved mood booster. After reading this list, you’ll want to show your ...

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All the Cutting Board Inspiration
Wednesday Nov 15 2023
Don’t get bored of gift giving and decorating… get board! At Down to Earth, it’s all about the cutting boards this season. We have so many unique styles to choose from. Whether you’re looking for the perfect hostess gift or you want to easily add some style to your kitchen ...

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Under New Ownership: Exciting Things Happening at The Art Cottage
Wednesday Sep 20 2023
What’s new at The Art Cottage? Well, for starters, the owners! The shop was recently purchased by the Miller family. With tremendous appreciation and respect for what The Art Cottage is and has been, they also bring a passion for creativity and fresh new excitement to this classic Gardner Village ...

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Get Road Trip Ready at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jul 12 2023
Summer = Road Trips! With summer at its halfway point, now’s a great time to discuss how to get yourself travel ready. From your attire to the in-transit action plan to the all-important snack menu, we’ve got you covered with all the essentials. Plus, don’t forget to treat those on ...

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10 Ways to Make Mother's Day at Gardner Village
Tuesday May 9 2023
“Mum’s” the word at Gardner Village. Treat your special lady to a full experience, all in one convenient and unique stop. Here’s a quick look at just some of the many ways you can make mother’s day this May:   Image credit: Annekah T. Photography  1. Give your gal a shopping spree at ...

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Treats for Your Sweets
Wednesday Feb 8 2023
Q. Does Gardner Village put the SWEET in sweetheart? A. Totes!   This time of year, Chocolate Covered Wagon and Happy Camper Deli and Bakery at Gardner Village are your go-to spots for Cupid-level cuteness.   DON’T GO BREAKIN’ MY HEART Actually… on second thought… a little heartbreak will add some serious fun to Valentine’s Day gift giving ...

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Wanderlust Will Help You Check Off your Travel Bucket List
Wednesday Jan 25 2023
What far-off places top your travel bucket list? Wanderlust at Gardner Village carries treasures purchased directly from countries all over the world. A stop at this darling shop is a wonderful way to taste, hear, smell, feel, and, of course, SEE things from your dream destinations. Ready to put your travel ...

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Add a Handcrafted Touch to Your Holidays
Wednesday Dec 7 2022
Nothing puts the heartfelt in holidays quite like the gift of handmade. Whether you’re crafting presents, attire, or home décor, adding a little bit of YOU through a project is never a bad idea. Good news! It isn’t too late to add a few handcrafted touches to your celebrating. With ...

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How to Serve Up an Amazing Tray Gift this Mother's Day
Wednesday Apr 27 2022
Rather than wrap a gift for your mom this Mother’s Day, serve her an entire experience with a tray-based present. The design experts at Down to Earth have three clever ideas that will turn your surprise into a whole vibe.  HOW TO GIVE A TRAY-CHIC GIFT   Step 1: Start with a base. You ...

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Six Spring Things to LOVE at Seven Gables Mercantile
Tuesday Apr 19 2022
Like a spring garden starting to bloom, Seven Gables Mercantile is colorful and unique and unexpected. As a magical mix of consignment and vintage and new and made over, a visit is like a treasure hunt. This locally owned business really pays it forward, supporting other local sellers and crafters and ...

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Top 10 Must-Read Children’s Books of 2022 with Storybook Nook
Wednesday Feb 23 2022
In a shop FULL of books, it seems nearly impossible to select a Top 10 list, but Allison Smith, the owner of book and toy store Storybook Nook, has managed to do so. With timeless choices for tiny tots to young adults, she’s included a brilliant assortment of must-read titles. In no ...

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You Add the HAPPY in the Holiday
Wednesday Dec 22 2021
‘Twas the week of Christmas, And all through The Village, Elves bundle up to avoid winter chillage.   Every building, dressed up. The hat’s on the tower. Let’s stroll and bask in this magical hour.   Take in each festive sight. Look up high and down low. Every detail’s designed to put on a show.   Time to visit the shops.  Admire the ...

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Your One Stop for Everyone on Your Holiday Gift List
Tuesday Dec 14 2021
With Christmas just over a week away, Gardner Village is THE place for those in full gift-finding mode. With a variety of locally-owned shops offering something for everybody, it makes holiday shopping an enjoyable experience. Of course, the carols in the air, holiday lights, and magical décor seal the deal. ...

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Christmas Traditions from Around the World with Wanderlust
Wednesday Dec 8 2021
Grab your passport. We’re about to take a trip around the world in something even better than first class… Santa’s sleigh! This global journey is thanks to the talented traveler-turned-shop-owner behind Wanderlust, Courtney. She opened Wanterlust after spending time crossing continents, falling in love with the various cultures, and wanting to ...

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Three ChristMust-Dos That are Good for the Soul
Wednesday Nov 24 2021
It’s official — the Santa hat is in position upon the water tower. Let the holiday season begin! Some may look at this as a time of added to-dos and over spending, which can feel overwhelming. To counter that, we thought we’d present you with a list of ChristMust-Dos that ...

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Magic In The Air This Holiday Season
Tuesday Nov 16 2021
This time of year, it’s quite common to hear of magic in the air, but our friends at Mystique Dining and The Prestige: Parlour of Magic take that expression quite literally. Make this the year you spread a little of that magic and start a wonderful new tradition!   HOLIDAY TRADITION IDEA #1: Kick ...

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Grab Your Passports, Wanderlust is Now Open
Wednesday Jun 2 2021
Pack your bags and grab your passports! We’re about to embark on a trip around the world without even leaving the Salt Lake Valley. After its success as a Gardner Village pop-up shop, Wanderlust has permanently opened its doors for business!   Wanderlust gets its name from owner Courtney’s love of far-off ...

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10 Gift Ideas Guaranteed to Make Mom's Day
Wednesday May 5 2021
Every day feels like Mother’s Day at Gardner Village. Not only is the place to enjoy quality time as a family, it’s also Mom’s destination for all of her favorite things. From fashion and home items to beautiful flowers and tasty treats, this is your one stop for a huge ...

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Now Open: The Crystal Fairy at Gardner Village
Wednesday Apr 28 2021
Every spring, the Woodland Fairies call Gardner Village home. It’s an annual event that fills the air with sweet wonder (and a bit of fairy dust!). So it’s no wonder we’re thrilled to welcome our newest shop, The Crystal Fairy, which brings a year-round fairy feel to The Village!   You’ll find The ...

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See the Signs, Share the Happy at CF Home
Wednesday Feb 17 2021
All right ‘90s pop fans, get ready for an Ace of Base earworm… “I saw the sign and it opened up my mind and I am happy now…” Why?! Don’t be mad. This post is all about the happy. More specifically, signs + happiness.   If you’re looking for an instant pick-me-up, ...

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Simple Tips for Creating a Gorgeous Valentine's Day Charcuterie Board
Wednesday Feb 3 2021
The word might not roll off the tongue… charcue… what now?! But it IS easy to create. Let the shops at Gardner Village help you create the SWEETEST charcuterie board for your Valentine.   STEP 1: Think Gift Beyond edibles, a charcuterie board makes a very creative gift idea. Beyond sweets, think of ...

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Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List
Wednesday Dec 9 2020
Unless the Gardner Village elves spill the beans, we’ll likely never uncover the secret to Santa’s magical pack. (Just HOW does he fit everything in one dazzling duffle?!) Even without Santa's magic, you can create your own brand of gift-giving brilliance, thanks to Storybook Nook, Lulu’s Boutique, and Wanderlust at ...

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Special Yarn Dyeing Class at Willow Hill Yarn Company
Wednesday Mar 11 2020
Why should Easter eggs have all the fun? At Willow Hill Yarn Company, you can give dye a try on yarn!  On Saturday, March 28, 2020, Willow Hill is offering their popular YARN DYEING CLASS. It's typically only offered twice a year, so you don't want to miss this chance to try something ...

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Valentines Day the Gardner Village Way
Wednesday Feb 5 2020
A horse-drawn carriage… Freshly cut flowers… A romantic dinner for two and unique ambiance… Freshly baked treats and chocolate-dipped sweets… Cupid, himself, couldn’t write this stuff. It’s the stuff Valentine's Day is made of, and it can all be found at Gardner Village! Your Carriage Awaits  You’ll score major romance points with ...

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Unique Gifts for Stockings, Neighbors, Teachers, Friends... you get the idea
Wednesday Dec 18 2019
Are those stockings stuffed? The neighbors, gifted? You’ve got your coworkers covered, teachers taken care of, friends finished, etc, etc.? If the answer is yes, you can simply sit back and enjoy some delicious eye candy. If, like me, you’re nowhere near ready for Christmas to be just a week ...

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10 White Elephant Gift Ideas Guaranteed to Get a Laugh
Wednesday Dec 4 2019
Eep! There’s an elephant in the room. Don’t worry, this doesn’t necessarily mean awkward air clearing is in order. Not when that elephant is white. Be the star of your upcoming holiday gathering/gift exchange with a hilarious white elephant gift. Lulu’s Boutique at Gardner Village has many knee-slapping choices. Take a look!  Oh, Dr. Suits, ...

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Make Mother's Day With Around-the-Clock Gifts
Wednesday May 8 2019
Make Mother’s Day an around-the-clock affair with a full day of special surprises. From Brunch to bedtime snacks, Gardner Village has you covered and will help you give Mom a day she won’t forget.  WAKEUP SURPRISE Start Mother’s Day off on a high note with a bedside surprise. A flower arrangement from ...

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The Fairies Have Landed at Gardner Village
Wednesday Apr 24 2019
Shhh… Listen closely. Do you hear the faintest fluttering of wings? This soft serenade can mean only one thing—the fairies have landed at Gardner Village!  Every spring, The Village comes alive with the arrival of our winged friends and the Woodland Fairy Festival. It’s a magical time, and a time to ...

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Three Easy Tips to Get Your Home Spring Ready from Layers Bedding
Wednesday Mar 27 2019
A decorated fireplace mantel isn’t the only way to reflect the signs of the season in your home. Your beds and sofas can also get in on the seasonal celebrating. The experts in all things cozy at Layers Bedding have three simple tips to help transform your home into a spring scene.    THINK SPRING ...

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Make it a Handmade Holiday at Pine Needles
Wednesday Dec 19 2018
The holidays are a nice time to incorporate handmade touches. It may seem too close to the big day to work on such endeavors, but the elves at Pine Needles at Gardner Village have been busy, doing much of the prep work for you. From measuring and cutting to kitting, they ...

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Make Your Gift Giving Extra Sweet
Tuesday Dec 11 2018
Have visions of sugarplums been busy dancing in your head? Gardner Village has the stuff dreams are made of.  Want to show your neighbors you care. Nothing says “I like living by you!” quite like caramel apples. And you can even get those apples gift wrapped in a charming gable box ...

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Simply Flowers Celebrates One Year At Gardner Village
Wednesday Sep 5 2018
FREE cupcakes! How’s that for an attention grabber? Simply Flowers is celebrating one year in business at Gardner Village with free birthday cupcakes and a special sale on Wednesday, September 12. (While treats last.) After a year in full bloom, it seems a great time to check in and see what this charming ...

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Make it a Valentine's Date to Remember
Wednesday Feb 7 2018
If it’s miles and miles of heart you seek, Gardner Village is on the beat. From a truly original date destination to your spot for heartfelt gifts and home decor, this spot is red hot!    A Valentine’s Date to Remember Why settle for ordinary dining this Valentine’s Day or weekend when you can ...

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Give the Gift of Handmade
Wednesday Nov 22 2017
The countdown to Christmas is on. At least if you’re thinking of making a present. Now’s the time to start planning and creating. Let the shops at Gardner Village lend a hand. Whether you fancy fabric, yearn for yarn, or are smart with painted art, they have ideas sure to ...

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Hippity Hoppity, Easter's On Its Way!
Tuesday Apr 4 2017
There’s an extra dose of magic in the air at Gardner Village in the springtime. Flowers are in bloom. The sun is shining. And it simply feels SO good to be outside again, enjoying the fresh air! So it’s no wonder the Easter Bunny loves to hop in as he prepares ...

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Gardner Village Shop Spotlight: Lulu's Boutique & Storybook Nook
Monday Nov 28 2016
“When you read a book as a child, it becomes a part of your identity in a way that no other reading in your whole life does.” —Meg Ryan as Kathleen Kelly in You’ve Got Mail If you’re a fan of You’ve Got Mail, a trip to Storybook Nook at Gardner Village ...

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Gardner Village Shop Spotlight: Spoiled Rotten Children's Boutique
Tuesday Jun 21 2016
Welcome to Spoiled Rotten Children's Boutique! This sweet clothing, accessory, and gift boutique in Gardner Village is the place to find unique outfits for everyday wear, holidays, and other special occasions. As a frequent shopper, I get so many compliments on the clothes we get from here. I just wish they ...

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