Splurge: MarketPlace edition

The Hartville MarketPlace & Flea Market, an indoor retail mall and attached outdoor flea market, is an enormous and remarkably eclectic place. Vendor booths, on two levels, offer fresh meats and cheeses, memorial urns, wooden Amish-made furniture, Christian books, pottery, tutus for little girls, sports memorabilia, jewelry and so much more.

splurge_hartvilleThe Hartville MarketPlace & Flea Market, an indoor retail mall and attached outdoor flea market, is an enormous and remarkably eclectic place. Vendor booths, on two levels, offer fresh meats and cheeses, memorial urns, wooden Amish-made furniture, Christian books, pottery, tutus for little girls, sports memorabilia, jewelry and so much more.

Located in Lake Township, the marketplace is open year-round from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Visit hartvillemarketplace.com for a full map of stores.

Donna’s Common Scents

These colorful and eye-catching puzzle lights, which are indoor-outdoor, are created from kits with multiple pieces of polymer that snap together.

They are available either assembled or unassembled from Donna’s Common Scents, located in the north wing of the marketplace’s lower level.

The lights run from $19.99 to $55, depending on the size, and include a light bulb and 12-foot cord.

Vita boutique

splurge_bagsA stylish selection of women’s handbags, in leather-look pleather, priced from about $34 to $75, are available at Vita, the popular fashion boutique on the upper level of the marketplace.

Open 11 years, Vita has expanded numerous times and now occupies 4,000 square feet of retail space, with women’s clothing, jewelry, scarves and other accessories, all new.

The Boston Road Collection

splurge_figurinesWhimsical, collectible figurines by artist Lori Mitchell have been a popular seller at the Boston Road Collection since it opened 12 years ago on the upper level of the Hartville MarketPlace.

Seen here are Little Red Riding Hood ($27.99), Good Witch Glinda ($32.95) and Witchy Hazel ($30.95).

The large retail space offers candles, vintage goods, antiques and rustic home accessories.

LOCATIONS

Donna’s Common Scents

Stores #190-192 and #203-205
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Facebook.com/donnas-common-scents

Vita Boutique

Store #517-541
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
330-877-9227
www.vitaboutique.com

Boston Road Collection

Store #560-568
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
330-587-0050
Facebook.com/thebostonroadcollection

Where to buy

The Repository
Select Rite Aid Stores
Spee-D Foods
Buehler's Fresh Foods
Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations
Aultman Hospital Gift Shop
Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop
Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace
Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations
News Depot
Avenue Arts Marketplace
Yum Yum Tree Alliance
Grapes in a Glass