By Jean Detjen, Artful Living
Bring in Autumn in style with this mock neck brushed cotton pullover by Jeremiah. Rugged looking yet supersoft to the touch. Details include contrast stitching, three-button placket, and ribbed collar and cuffs. Shown here in Burgundy. $118. Choose from a range of Men’s sizes and seasonal colors. Available at Bill Paul Ltd., a Men’s & Women’s Specialty Clothing Store in downtown Neenah.
Willows Bend in Appleton is proud to display and sell beautiful velvet pumpkins from Hot Skwash, all handcrafted by artisans from Portland Oregon. Each decorative pumpkin, available in an array of sizes, is created using rich tones of velvet and are finished with a natural pumpkin or squash stem. No two are alike and each one is perfect for fall décor. Look to Willows Bend when looking for a special gift, a little something to flourish a well-established nest, or a team to help you furnish a new home or office.
Indulge your Wisco state enthusiasm with these eye-catching tile coasters in a variety of fun patterns and colors. Found at Market Boutique on Main, Oshkosh, and made by the shop’s owner/artist Connie Day. $2.95 each or $10 for a set of four. Market Boutique on Main specializes in unique handmade jewelry, soaps, candles, t-shirts, hair accessories, scarves, kids clothing, baby gifts, blankets, home décor and more. The store gladly accepts custom orders and offers a Creative Space for DIY projects, parties and workshops.
Elegant Tahitian pearl accent stretch bracelets by GELLNER (Germany) in a variety of luxe metals. $149 each. These look fabulous worn singly or layered. Find these and a wide range of eclectic artisan pieces at Studio 247 Fine Jewelry in Appleton. Newly opened, the store has something for everyone: engagement, special occasion, estate, fashion, sterling silver, luxurious gold, minerals and tasteful display items, custom, and vintage.
Colorful woven print fit-and-flare shift dress by Everly. Lightweight polyester fabric makes this an easy, comfortable layering piece. Works double time as a tunic over leggings or skinny jeans. $47 in women’s sizes S-M-L. Found at The Revival in Menasha and Waupaca where you are sure to be delighted by their chic, unique, affordable fashion, home décor, and art.
One-of-a-kind vintage metal coffee pot with bold hand-painted flower by Art on Artesia (artist: Lisa Ritchie) $55. Find this happiness-inspiring piece and many more artisan offerings at The Plaid Squirrel Art Gallery and Gift Store on the east shore of Lake Winnbago, north of Fond du Lac. This delightful shop is owned by two sisters who seek out unique items created by local artists, upcycled home decor, furniture, garden pieces, jewelry and more.
Edgy rocker chic handbags by Miss Me from Cate and Company, Waupaca. Studs, fringe, grommet, and logo detailing make these stand out. Various vegan faux leather styles, shown here in black, pewter and camel. Prices vary. Cate and Company offers one of the most unique shopping experiences in the Chain of Lakes area. This eclectic shop specializes in everything from top of the line fashion, to stunning jewelry, and a vast array of home and garden décor.