An Artisan’s Paradise

Artworks at Craftland’s permanent location in East Greenwich are both practical and beautiful


Started as a holiday pop-up market in Providence in 2002, Craftland now has two permanent year-round locations. The newest, on Main Street in East Greenwich, is a stunning mixture of colors, styles, textures, and fun featuring the work of over 100 artists and artisans. The store carries unique items, both practical and beautiful, for your home, your body, and even your cat. The store motto is “All handmade, all the time,” and the creative vision of the participating artists is a marvel to behold.

Every item offered here, whether a print, a handbag, a book, or jewelry, passes through local artisans’ hands. Clothing includes baby onesies, screen-printed T’s, and hand-printed bamboo scarves. For the home you can find everyday items like hooks, cutting boards, measuring spoons, and tea towels, made into stunning statements. Magnets, puzzles, coloring books, and knit toys are just right for the kids. The cat will go nuts for the organic catnip or the hand-knit kitty scarves. There are also Rhode Island–themed goodies, including candles, bottle openers, pencils, and maps.

The jewelry selection, from casual to elegant, simple to statement, utilizes traditionalmetals and gems as well as aluminum, wood, and plastics. There are also tons of small items to give as gifts or to treat  yourself. Why settle when you can shine?

264 Main Street, East Greenwich • 886-5500