The Artisan Boutique Opens in Downtown Barrie

Barrie now has a new spot for that unique gift, made by local creators

Forget that big box gift that may not (most likely won’t) last until that special person’s next big day. If you’re searching for that truly sentimental, useful and long-lasting gift, look no further than Barrie’s newest shop. The Artisan Boutique is an eclectic mix of unique, one-of-a-kind, handcrafted items from over 50 local craftspeople, artisans and artists.

Artisan's Boutique in Barrie
The Artisan Boutique in Barrie, located at 130 Dunlop Street East, on the corner of  Mulcaster Street

“When you get a chance to look around, you’ll see this area has a lot of talent,” says Owner Laura Davis.” Davis is always looking to showcase the areas best artisans. “I want the Artisan Boutique to be known as that place to find that bold, unique, beautifully crafted piece. “

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For Davis, the store is the culmination of a lot of hard work. She is proud of the new space – which has clean lines, large windows and great exposure. “We are right at the corner of Mulcaster street and Dunlop, it’s great for being seen. Artisans can show-off their amazing skills at a prime downtown location without paying the high costs involved with retail spaces.”

The Artisan Boutique

The Artisan Boutique is now open in downtown Barrie and it’s a must if you’re hunting for that unique, one-of-a-kind, handcrafted gift.

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Davis has her own business showcased inside the space, Embody Nature Bath & Body. “It’s been great to have a homefront of sorts, what originally started off with just natural handcrafted soaps, has now grown to include so much – lip balms, creams, lotions, salves, bath salts and bath bombs, deodorants, face masks, face serums and body butter”

Located in Downtown Barrie

The Artisan Boutique in Downtown Barrie