Monday, November 26, 2012

Annual Glen Cove Showcase at Glen Cove Mansion

TIME: 6:00PM - 9:00pm

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Making our own snow for our "Window Display"

It's not easy making snow, but here at Gem Craft Boutique we managed to make it snow permanently in our window display for the holidays

All you need is invisible thread & cotton balls of all different sizes.

One employee to string it

Another employee to hang it

And this is what you get!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Holiday Shopping Night

Holiday Shopping Night at Gem Craft Boutique

Benefit for the
Glenwood Landing Woman’s Club

Tuesday, December 4th – 6-9pm
58 Glen Head Road, Glen Head, NY

Enjoy an evening of shopping for the holidays
Hot cocoa, apple cider, wine, cheese & cookies will be served.

10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Glenwood Landing Woman’s Club, which helps families in need living in the North Shore School District.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

November - FREE RAFFLE!!! 45 minute Massage

We love doing our monthly FREE raffle!!  All you have to do to enter is come to our store for a visit.  We are located at 58 Glen Head Road, Glen Head, NY 11545 -right near the Glen Head LIRR station -516-874-3639.  When you stop by go to the jewelry counter and fill out one of the entry forms to enter the monthly drawing. 

Last month's winner was Ginny and she won a $100.00 Gift Certificate to Cedar Creek Restaurant.

This month's FREE Raffle is a Gift Certificate for a 45 minute Massage compliments of Healing Arts Massage Therapy, Anne Marie Giambrone L.M.T,  located at 1009 Glen Cove Avenue, Suite 6, Glen Head, NY 11545.

Gem Craft Boutique – Hurricane Sandy Helpful Links

Gem Craft Boutique would like to express our heartfelt concern for our neighbors—local and along the East Coast—who were affected by the wrath of Hurricane Sandy.
We are one of the lucky businesses that magically never lost power. Many of you have dropped by and we are so glad to see you. We also realize that, remarkably, many of you are still without power. We want to reach out to let you know that Gem Craft Boutique is open and we welcome anyone to stop in for warmth, free coffee and tea, free Wi-Fi or, to recharge your electronic gadgets—as well as your spirit.
For those of us fortunate enough to be in a position to help, below you will also find information for where you can help others in need in the Tri-state region.
In the next few weeks, we will be continually updating our Facebook page with additional information for ways you can join us in helping those who need it most. Please also visit our blog for an evolving list of helpful information.
Thank you for caring. We hope to see you. In the meantime, please stay safe.
·         Island Harvest in Mineola is taking accepting donations; especially needed are canned protein       products, personal care items and baby items. For more information, call 631-873-4775.

·         Long Island Cares is accepting donations that will be delivered to emergency shelters; especially needed are diapers and baby formula. For more information, call 631-582-FOOD or visit the agency’s Facebook page,

·         Sponsor a Family in Need Please join us in helping  displaced families in the New York area who have lost everything by visiting

·         Oxygen Vendors and suppliers are in desperate need for Long Island residents. To help, please visit

·         American Red Cross To donate please visit

·         Help for Small Business Owners who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Please visit

·         Unemployment Benefits are available to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Please visit

Gem Craft Boutique is fortunate to be in a position to help as a drop-off location for non-perishables. Here are local businesses and places participating in donation drives.
             Gem Craft Boutique 58 Glen Head Road, Glen Head, Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 5:30pm
             Extravagant Realty 15 Glen Head Road, Glen Head, Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm
             Home Fries 7 Railroad Avenue, Glen Head, Monday through Friday, 7am to 2pm
             North Shore Middle School, 505 Glen Cove Avenue, Glen Head, Before and After School Hours. Drop office supplies will be taken to a help center. Needed are: cleaning supplies (gloves, bags, disinfectant, sponges, paper towels etc.); pet supplies; toiletries; coats, hats and gloves; towels; baby items (food, formula, diapers)
If you’re unsure which food donations are needed most, here are some of the most recommended items. Notes: Canned foods should have flip-top openings. And, please be sure to check expiration dates.
             Peanut Butter
             Canned Meat
             Canned Fish
             Canned Fruit
             Canned Vegetables
             Jelly (plastic containers)
             Canned Milk
             Baby Wipes
             Pet food

Sandy Scams

Unfortunately, there are people out there who are more than eager to take advantage of the victims of Hurricane Sandy, including fake charitable organizations. You can check out the validity of a charity by visiting the Better Business Bureau at . To report a fraudulent charity, contact the FBI and National Center for Disaster Fraud’s hotline at 866-720-5721.
Also, beware of any scam clean-up contractors who contact you offering to remove debris, including trees, from your property. For tips on how to determine the legitimacy of the contractor, visit the consumer website

Friday, November 9, 2012

Announcing our Newest Artist "Alegna Soaps"

We are proud to welcome our newest artists to Gem Craft Boutique "Alegna Soap"

All products are handmade with organic oils & butters.

Soaps - Peppermint Scrub, Lavender Lemongrass, Lavender, Honey Oatmeal, and many more

Body Balm

Sugar Scrubs - Chamomile Lavender & Lavender Lemon Grass

Lip Balm