Shopping & Services

Start:ME Shopping Guide
Using the StartME Holiday Shopping Guide is a great idea for any time of the year! Whether you want homemade sauerkraut, videography, truffles, or pregnancy fitness, you’ll find something unique from entrepreneurs based in Clarkston and other local communities.  Click here to learn more about this unique business accelerator initiative.

BC Spice: Makeup Artistsketch of woman wearing makeup
Local resident Margot Smith offers makeup workshops, social occasion styling, pre-teen makeovers, wedding color consultation, slumber party sessions, personal makeup shopping, hair bundles, and more.  A cosmetics brand ambassador with 20 years of consulting experience, Smith provides personalized skincare and enhancement recommendations. Call 404-957-3101 or email

Campus Plaza
Shop the world at Clarkston’s Campus Plaza!  Gift shops include Mabruk Fashions & Perfumes, Idil Boutique & General Store, Global Trading, Ayan Beauty Supplies Salon & Boutique, Al-Muhajaba Clothing Store, and more.  Find your Campus Plaza treasures at the corner of North Indian Creek Drive and North Decatur Road in Clarkston.

Dwell Cleaning
The local refugee women on the Dwell Cleaning team take pride in making homes sparkle, using natural solutions whenever possible. See for yourself why customers in Clarkston, Decatur, and surrounding communities rave over the service.  Support social entrepreneurship right at home. Order a gift certificate or schedule a cleaning today.

Fresh Harvest
Assemble an organic, straight-from-the-farm gift basket through Fresh Harvest or order regular food deliveries for your own kitchen.

Idil Boutique & General Store
Visit Idil Boutique for a small, sparkling collection of traditional clothing, costume jewelry, and perfume from the Horn of Africa and around the world. It’s located in Campus Plaza at 438 N. Indian Creek Drive, open 1:00-7:00 p.m.,seven days per week.


Ouroboros Pendant from Inclusions Arts

Inclusions Arts
If you’re seeking bold, earthy jewelry that demands a second look, get to know Inclusions Arts.  The collection’s thoughtfully designed pieces are made in the Clarkston community and available at craft fairs throughout Metro Atlanta.  Shop online, too!

Injury2Wellness Centers
Dr. Johnny Garcia and his team offer friendly chiropractic care at offices in Clarkston, Decatur, and Jonesboro. Stop by the website to sign up for their monthly newsletter and a free online consultation.

Johari Africa
Looking for handmade, eco-friendly products created by refugee women of Clarkston? Visit Johari Africa for purses, jewelry, sandals, and clothing featuring unique African materials and designs.

Mabruk Fashions & Perfumes
Find intriguing perfumes, jewelry, clothing, and an array of 100% cashmere scarves in traditional Indian patterns (for only $5 each!).  Mabruk is at 434 N. Indian Creek Drive, in Campus Plaza.  Visit anytime, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., seven days per week.

Peace of Thread
Every locally handcrafted bag made through Peace of Thread holds the promise of job skills, English practice, and self-sufficiency for Clarkston- and Memphis-area women from around the world. Be a part of the dream and visit Peace of Thread today. Shoppers, volunteers, donors, and advocates are all welcome!

Refugee Sewing Society
Looking for unique, beautiful items that are made with love?  Sewing thimbles, bobbins and needleHandmade dolls and clothing, beaded jewelry, colorful aprons, and other gifts are available from the Refugee Sewing Society. Participants apply their skills in needlework and beadwork to create items that you and your favorite people will treasure.


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