Shopping Guide for Lake Norman
Housed in a historic cotton mill in downtown Cornelius, this shabby-chic home store is the spot to find Voluspa candles, French-milled soaps, and organic and environmentally friendly laundry and cleaning products from Caldrea and The Good Home Co. Check out BG's selection of refurbished antiques, some of which were refashioned or built by co-owner Beth Phillips.
19725 Oak St., Cornelius, 704-894-0096
Located in Jetton Village in Cornelius, Papaya Papers is the place to stock up on gifts such as all-natural Illume candles in the popular pineapple cilantro scent, planners by momAgenda designed especially for busy moms, and an extensive selection of various travel journals and diaries, and popular Pandora jewelry. Order custom stationery and invitations for weddings, baby showers, or birthdays.
19825-C North Cove Rd., 704-895-4454
Located in historic Mooresville, Dot's is the spot for Nanette Lepore, Denim of Virtue jeans, Big Buddha and Hobo handbags, and vintage one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces from Angel Couture. You'll also find BCBG footwear and patent leather riding- and Western-style boots by Matisse for fall.
127 N. Main St., Mooresville, 704-660-9223
Carrie Westall's boutique for a “girl and her home” is located in the arts district of Davidson (it started in Asheville's historic Biltmore Village). Choose from accessories like Cissy Poindexter ribbon belts, affordable everyday handbags from Shiralea, and Mary Jane makeup bags. You'll also find casual, everyday dresses from lines like Max & Cleo and local designer Holly Robinson's Chun Kee jewelry.
428 S. Main St., Davidson, 704-655-1274
Fiore Home & Garden
This Davidson-based florist specializes in floral design for special events and weddings. But owner Leigh Webb says it doesn't stop there, as Fiore also boasts a selection of unique antiques like old, distressed tables from N.C. and original oil paintings and artwork from local artists Terry Sargent and Marlise Newman.
202 S. Main St., Davidson, 704-655-2650
Wooden Stone Gallery
Among the 300-plus artists and craftspeople whose work is represented here, you'll find textured ceramic pottery in unique shapes and earthy colors by Amy Sanders, colorful Lucky Dog Studio by Don Grubbs earrings, and wooden bowls and vases from Jim Miles—all Charlotte artists. The gallery happily meets with local artists and offers professional photography services, too.
445 S. Main St., Suite 200, Davidson, 704-892-1449