Just because you’re doing it yourself doesn’t mean you have to do it alone! If you find yourself itching for a paint, paper, or plant project that adds just the right personal touch to your place, these local shops are here to help!

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  • In search of a little inspo to start you off? Spark your imagination at Distinctive Dwelling, where you can browse cute + crafty home decor and personal accessories. If your visit leaves you feeling more intimidated than inspired, we pinky promise not to judge if you toss your scissors and glue aside and opt to purchase something already done instead. After all, the goods at Distinctive Dwelling are hard to resist.

  • Watch your green DIY skills blossom with help from White River Nursery! They offer loads of landscaping classes to help you really dig into your home garden. Plus, keep an eye out for their occasional crafts-with-plants classes happening throughout the year!

  • Outfit your kids OR your home with something colorful from GlitterBox Boutique. This children’s clothing boutique doubles as an art studio where you can “paint a sign your house will love!” From seasonal greetings to plain old southern hospitality, outfit your home with a little touch of personal, made by YOU.

  • You’ve made myriad memories and captured countless experiences – don’t let them go to waste! Create a memorial to your good times and crank out some scrapbook pages that you’ll treasure for years. Creative Corner on Broadway has all your crafty + paper needs. Stuck in a creative rut? Fear not! They also offer monthly canvas painting classes. Who knows, you might be just be the next Bob Ross!

So get out, get crafty, and get local with these shops and more on Towny! Happy DIY-ing