Read What Our Customers are Saying! 



“Your selection is great! I can always find that perfect special gift for that special someone!” Glenda A. “Love, love, love the shop. My favorite: The candle warmers are delightful. I love the bags too. It's a nice, friendly store.” Joyce B.

“The Uncommon Garden is my “go-to” place for gifts! I can always find something unique or personalized for the different people/occasions I am looking for (not to mention the things I love for myself)! Kristen and her staff are always so friendly and willing to help in any way they can- I love stopping in when the need arises!” Patty White

“I look forward to shopping at the Uncommon Garden, not only for myself, but also for gifts to share with my family & friends! Birthdays, baby or wedding showers, Valentine's Day, anniversaries, graduations, any special occasion or just-because....there are so many great items in this cute shop!!” Mindy B.

"I have worked with Kristen on some projects and have found her not only very professional but also easy to work with. She is very helpful, creative, and gets the work done very promptly. Her store is very unique and welcoming and she is always eager to help! Thank you Kristen!" Elizabeth V.


“My favorite item at The Uncommon Garden is the Tarts! I love all the wonderful scents & I enjoy burning a different one every few days. I also love the personal, friendly service I receive each time I visit.” Alicia M.

“My daughter and I simply LOVE your candles! They burn clean and the scent is amazing. We love to clean house, light the candles, and snuggle in for movie night on the weekends.” Brandi A.

“I love the candles and the atmosphere at the Uncommon Garden.” Katie H.

“I have tried a number of different lines of candles over the years, but the best candles I have ever used are the ones made by The Uncommon Garden. I have used them, given them as gifts, and recommended them to lots of people. The fragrance is better than any other candle I have ever tried including some of the higher priced brand names.” Gayle M

“I love Kristen's candles, she offers the biggest variety of scents ever! Her personal service to her customers is outstanding. She's always there to help me with gift ideas.” Kelly B.

“I love Kristen's candles! When I clean my house, I make sure to burn a candle so the house smells as clean as it looks. Honestly, sometimes I just skip the housecleaning and light the candle!” Sherry M.


“Uncommon Garden is the best place in Hermitage to find a great gift for anyone, from babies to Grandmas !” Angelina R. “The Uncommon Garden has the most beautiful and unique baby gifts. I especially like the personalized burp cloths. There are many different color and pattern choices, but don't worry if it's a little overwhelming, they will make a suggestion on what coordinates well together, and trust me, it will turn out beautiful!” Audria F.

“I am especially proud of the "big sister" and "little sister" tee shirts that I had done for my babies in Memphis. They are always a hit when they wear them to daycare, the mall, or the park while riding in their radio flyer wagon. Thanks for helping me dress my divas in style.” Barbara B.

“My first time going in to the store was to pick up an order I had placed online of 3 Posh Pails. These Pails are the cutest thing ever!” Fabiana Rosas

“I love going into the friendly atmosphere of The Uncommon Garden. My favorite baby gift has become one of their soft, monogrammed blankets with the baby's name and an illustration I hope will fit that family.” Nancy P.

“I received a Baby Lamb blankey with my daughter’s name embroidered on it from your store for a baby shower gift, and she absolutely loves it! It lays on the ground and she can do tummy time on it and she uses the lambs head to hold herself up. Not to mention it is incredible soft!!!!” Emily W.

“I have used The Uncommon Garden for all of my baby shower gifts! They make the cutest matching bib and burp cloth sets! And Kristen always makes it in just a couple of days! They are the perfect one-stop shop for birthdays, babies, Christmas, and even a gift for yourself once in awhile! LOVE LOVE LOVE them!!” Meredith C.


“One of my favorite items is the children's backpack's and duffle type bags that match. I have purchased several of them.” Shirley R.

“I absolutely LOVE the Stephen Joseph backpack that I bought for my son from you. The backpack is so cute and of such great quality. The embroidery of his name is top notch!” Tara B.

“I bought an apron and matching kitchen set (mixing bowl, oven mitt, etc) and had it monogrammed for one of my granddaughters. She absolutely loved it, and so did everyone else! Everyone is always very pleasant and helpful. I really enjoy shopping at Uncommon Garden.” Colette D.

“I brought in a backpack for Kristen to monogram my daughter's name on it. It was very colorful, and I wasn't sure which color to use for her name. Kristen suggested the perfect color, and it turned out beautifully!” Denise H. “We purchased the sleep/nap mats for preschool and had them embroidered. Not only are they very durable, but the service at Uncommon Garden was quick, helpful and very friendly.” Erica J.

Totes and Bags

“I love all of the personalized totes that you offer. They are my favorite thing to give for baby shower gifts. These totes are also wonderful to use in the office or home.” Marilyn H.

“Well, I just love most of all, your personalized items, can coolers, small dry erase boards, key chains, caps and all. I have purchased them all and given them as gifts. I love giving them in your little bags with your logo on the bag. Everyone loves their gifts and I love giving your shop the credit for the quality and beauty.” Denise H.

“My daughter loves her embroidered bag that she uses to carry her ballet shoes to dance class!” Kelly W.

“My green and white polka dot market tote takes the place of the numerous tote bags, grocery sacks, etc I used to haul around. Now, I am stylish AND have a product I love. Yay Uncommon Garden!” Erica J.

“The uncommon garden has such cute products! I especially love my initial lunch tote and get compliments on it all the time :)” Michelle G.


“I have had several towels, hoodies, shirts, etc. monogrammed by you and have never seen a better professional job anyplace. They were a personal gift made just for them and they were always appreciated and happy to receive them.” Jackie L.

“If you are looking for the “uncommon” gift.. this is the place to go. From Pooh Potourri to baby gifts, Kristen has it all. Her embroidery is superb, as is the selection of colors and fonts and pix!” Kit S.


“The Uncommon Garden It is the only place I get custom monogramming done, and a great place to turn for unique gifts.” Miranda L.

“The Uncommon Garden is such a gem to have around, great place to stop in when you need a last minute one of a kind gift for that special someone.” Kelly W.


“Kristen: I have bought a couple of throws designed from pictures and was thrilled with how each one turned out. The recipients were thrilled with them and a total surprise. They were a hit for sure!” Jackie L.

“I love the Uncommon Garden! It's a great place to find gifts for anyone on your list.” Katie H.


“I love to shop for gifts at The Uncommon Garden because I can always find a unique gift to fit any person I am shopping for from babies to seniors. Recipients of my gifts always ask where I found the special gift they received.” Kay S.

“I love the quality of the monogramming that The Uncommon Garden provides. Service is always fast and friendly....even during the Christmas season!” Miranda L.

“I first happened upon Kristen when I needed my cats' stockings embroidered. I am addicted to getting names put on everything now and I always go see Kristen because she does great work and her prices are good”. Katie H.


“I recommend you to all of my friends for all of their personalized needs!” Thanks So Much! Patsy C.

“I love the Uncommon Garden. You need something for a baby gift, mother’s day, father’s day, Valentines Day—any day—Kristen has it. They are always so helpful and welcoming—I have been a fan for a LONG time!!! Bless you guys!!” Marilou B.


“I ordered some personalized schnauzer cards from your company. Everyone who received one from me loved them and commented how nice they were.” Kerri P.

“The Uncommon Garden has the most incredible cards and stationery products!” Stacey O.

“Note Cards: I no longer sent out gifts without a 'personalized note card'; these cards are playful and allows you to say exactly what you want to say on the inside.” Faith K.


“My favorite item is the bracelet that I put together with the beads from The Uncommon Garden. I wear it all the time and get tons of compliments on it.” April T.

“I have several pieces of engraved jewelry and I absolutely love it! Kristen is so great to work with!” Katie H.

“I love the jewelry options – especially the silver! The changeable rings are FAB U LOUS!” Valarie M.

“Kristen is the best when it comes to monogramming and helping select special jewelry for my daughter and granddaughter. My co-workers now send their items with me so Kristin can monogram their items.” Kay S.

Unique Gifts

“My husband had me a name frame made and I have had many compliments and people want to know where I got it. I send the all to Kristen at the Uncommon Garden.” Katie H.

“I love the product Poopourri and keep it in stock at all times. Two spritzes and the bathroom is odor free. I order from Kristen to ship it to Indiana. It is worth it. Try it. You will be surprised and so pleased with the results.” Denise E.

“There are not enough words in the world to express how GREAT of a job Kristen @ the Uncommon Garden does. This is one of my favorite places to shop. No matter who I need a gift for she comes up with something special. She has done countless gifts for my girls, my sister, my niece, my mom, my mother in law, and myself. She always go one step further than what you expected. She does a wonderful job. Highly recommended by this mom!” Marcia S.

“Poo-pourri - We love this stuff, my mom and mother-in-law from out of town always ask me to bring a bottle when we go to visit them!” Kelly W.

“My favorite product is the Poo-Pourri. It is absolutely amazing and doesn’t just “cover up” the odors like other air fresheners…it really gets rid of them! “ Melissa S.

Logo Wear

“Kristen and the staff at Uncommon Garden are so friendly! Our middle school has done several t-shirt orders and they all came out perfectly!” Michelle W.

“I am a dance teacher and I needed a part of a costume monogrammed on the front and printed with the studio logo on the back, the results were AMAZING! The girls and the parents loved them!” Stacey O.

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