I've always been crafty. Although my family encouraged me to be scholarly, I was attracted to the arts, to thinking, dreaming, creating.
When I lived in Burlington, Vermont many years ago, a friend owned a shop across the lake called The Store in Essex. It had such a plain name, but it was the most beautifully appointed, well edited shop I'd ever seen. Later, when I moved back to San Francisco, there was an antique store I'd pass on Valencia Street every day that was only open on the weekends. It was so cool - I could see all the great things they had for sale through the window - and I'd think to myself "That's kinda awesome they're only open when they really want to be". So, I combined both elements of the two shops I admired, and came up with The Weekend Store.
Our collection has grown from typewriter key jewelry to thoughtful gifts designed and handmade by our in house production team featuring vintage maps, as well as unique goods from around the world.
Every design we carry incorporates elements of creativity. We offer goods that:
Serve a purpose
Solve a problem
Stun us with their beauty
Are handmade with exceptional craft and skill
Use unusual, reclaimed, or recycled materials
Thanks for checking us out!