Shop Around (Winter 2013)

The Lookout Mountain area is the home or inspiration of countless artists and craftspeople. It also hosts shops, galleries and antique stores offering unique and unusual items. Many would make great gifts.

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Functional Pottery
by Shannon MacMichael Teapot, $60; Berry bowl, $35; Mug, $20 Wildflower Café in Mentone, Ala.




by Steve and Karen Willingham $30 Odds & Ends in Rome, Ga.

_Winter_2013_Page_14_Image_0013 _Winter_2013_Page_14_Image_0014Vintage Chest and Suitcases Chest
$355; Suitcases, $35 each Fifth Avenue Marketplace in Attalla, Ala.


Hickory Windsor Chair
by Phill Faircloth $475 Appalachian Rustic Furnishings in Wildwood, Ga.

_Winter_2013_Page_14_Image_0001Wooden Etchings
by John McDowell Train, $360; Family portraits also popular

_Winter_2013_Page_14_Image_0006 _Winter_2013_Page_14_Image_0007Children’s Book and Honey
by Terry Bradley “How Bees Came to Make Chili,” $11.37; Honey, $10 (small) or $15 (large) The Strand in Fort Payne, Ala.; Wildflower Café in Mentone, Ala.

_Winter_2013_Page_14_Image_0003 _Winter_2013_Page_14_Image_0004Handmade Baskets
by Marsha Hyder Red, $125; Blue, $150 Little River Canyon Center gift shop in Fort Payne, Ala.

_Winter_2013_Page_14_Image_0002Wire-wrapped Gemstones
by Brenda Keith Mexican crazy lace agate necklace, $25 33; 256-605-1130

_Winter_2013_Page_14_Image_0005Alabama Dirt Shirt
$20 The Alabama Gift Company in Gadsden, Ala.