Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The Freckled Frog

Handcrafted Gifts Made By Arkansans  

    Handcrafted items, made exclusively by Arkansans, are all The Freckled Frog sells.  The downtown shop offers gifts starting at $3 and $5, including a selection of hundreds of rings, earrings, bracelets and soy candles.
    "We have new ornaments and magnets from Annette Costa at Fire Fragments," Erika
Robbins said. Ms. Robbins and Sadie Nuffer own the popular shop at 419 Presidential Clinton Avenue.  
     "Tiffany O'Brien of Electric Dose has buttons and prints, onesies, long-sleeved t-shirts,
short-sleeved t-shirts, hoodies, sweat shirts, tea towels and t-shirts for dogs," Erika said.
      "We do have a big stock of long-sleeved and regular t-shirts by Erin Lang of Arkie Style, all for $25," she said.  "And we have Hillcrest Waterbugs shirts and hoodies."

   "We have Kate Walters' Scribbles by Kate.  She's done stuff for us since she
was 12, and now she is 15.  They are screen-printed t-shirts and tanks that are Little Rock
     The shop carries really cute onesies by Virgeen Healey at Posh Designs.
     "Lauren Hoover just brought in a huge batch of awesome fingerless gloves.  I am just
looking at these, and I picked out one I want.'

    "We are stocked with all the latest Nativ gear.
     "We have more than 100 $5 wire rings, over 100 $5 earrings, $5 hemp bracelets and $3 wish necklaces."
 "Sadie has  been working on crystal bullets.  They are spent rounds with 

crystal points we gathered at Jessieville coming out of the ends. She does wire-wrapped crystal pendents and earrings and leather rings.  And, she just cranked out a big batch of vinyl earrings."
     The Freckled Frog offers free gift wrap.  The shop is adjacent to Cache restaurant and across from Boulevard Bread in the River Market.  Shop hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.  514-2060 or 351-5245.