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April 6, 2021

Blue Q

New at the Boutique — more Blue Q products!⁠⁠

Each item comes with a quirky saying and design, and they are made responsibly with recycled plastic or unbleached cotton. We’ve got it all — socks, zipper bags, coin purses, kitchen towels, aprons, oven mitts, and more!⁠⁠

Get matching goodies for you and your friends. They make excellent gifts for any occasion!

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March 16, 2021

Aquatic Plants

aquatic plants

Aquarium plants are perfect to ensure your pet fish feel right at home, plus they can help absorb harmful toxins in your aquarium water, acting as natural filtration.

There are a bunch of different types of aquatic plants at #TomsThumbNursery, like Echinodorus Dekumbens.

❓Questions? Ask our plant experts in the boutique or nursery!

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March 1, 2021

Solmate Socks

Let’s leave the Earth better than we found it.

Manufacturing clothes can be a dirty business. So we use recycled materials – salvaged scraps that would otherwise end up in landfills – without added dyes or chemicals.

Because when what you make will last long into the future, you first make sure there is a future.

  • Cotton is sourced from fabric waste all over the world.
  • Waste is comprised of production scraps and used clothing.
  • Materials are cut into small pieces and shredded.
  • Fibers are respun into new yarns for our comfy socks.
  • Socks are knit at our own mill in Hickory, North Carolina.

By using recycled yarns, every sock we produce saves:

  • 2.76 kilowatt hours of energy
  • 0.06 pounds of pollutants
  • 1.12 pounds of CO2 emissions
  • 161.75 gallons of water
  • 1.32 square feet of landfills
  • 0.73 water bottles

It’s our hands-on, creative bent that gives our socks life. We use thick yarn and bold patterns, the kind of thing that gives mass production a migraine.

Which is why we own our own mill, right here in the US.

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February 26, 2021

Marimo Balls

What is that green ball of fluff? It’s a Marimo Moss Ball 💚 Not actually a moss, marimo balls are rare spherical-shaped, noninvasive algae with a velvet-like appearance and are often referred to as “pets” in Japan!

Because they are low maintenance, they are perfect for any first-time “pet”/plant owner. Keep them in low to medium indirect light, and change the water once every two weeks. If algae begin to grow on the tank’s surface, just clean it with a brush.

Find them by the ball itself, or in special containers like this at Tom’s Thumb Nursery!

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November 28, 2020

Karen Didion Originals Santas

Great for any shelf, mantle, and countertop.

The quality is unmatched with this decorative piece’s hand-painted face, glass inset eyes, mohair beard, unique fabric, and detailed accessories. All designs are great as a gift or as a collectible item for your own family and he’s sure to add character and style to any home.

About Karen Didion

Karen Didion Originals has found great success and has continued to grow over the years due to Karen’s passion, ingenuity, and creativity, along with the family’s hard work and dedication; and not least of all, our collectors’ continued love for the Karen Didion Originals collection. Her collectibles can currently be found in many department stores and specialty shops across the United States, internationally, and online.

Karen Didion Originals’ exceptional attention to detail, high quality fabrics, accessories, and overall designs, and their remarkable prices are just a few of the standards that Karen Didion Originals upholds to set their designs above the rest.

Learn more: Kathy Dindion

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November 6, 2020

Rainforest Coconut Bowls

We’re (coco)nuts for Rain Forest Bowls! 🥥😻

These used to be unwanted coconut shells – now they’re gorgeous food-friendly easy to clean bowls made by skilled artisans in Vietnam!

Plus, for every 10 bowls sold, a tree is planted. Find bowls, straws, & flatware at #TomsThumbNursery – where we are always looking for items that are made sustainably. 🌱🌞

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October 30, 2020

Holiday Arrangements


We specialize in custom bow and wreath making.

We also offer services to fully decorate your tree with the ornaments, ribbons, and dazzling extras in any of our themes such as traditional, nautical, fashion-inspired, nature and many more.

Fill out our form before if you’d like to place an order!

Wreath Coast Magazine
Our Wreath was featured in Coast Magazine in Galveston, Texas!

Custom Arrangement Design

  • If you like Judy will put together an arrangement based on your home decor. Upload any examples you like here.
    Drop files here or
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October 30, 2020

Holiday Decor

Holiday Decor

Now until December 24, All Holiday Items in our Giftshop are 25% off! Tree Ornaments, Holiday Candles, Mini Trees, Decorated Wreaths (special orders excluded). Fresh Trees, Garland and Wreaths are also on sale! (Christmas Cactu excluded)

We are open Christmas Eve 9a-4p! Closed Christmas.

Tom’s Thumb proudly celebrates many holidays in our store by carrying seasonal items, changing decor, and annually transforming the storefront into a Christmas wonderland while also offering fresh Christmas Trees starting after Thanksgiving.

Our expect design staff can arrange or create a number of items for indoor and outdoor holiday decor.

We specialize in custom bow and wreath making. We also offer services to fully decorate your tree with the ornaments, ribbons, and dazzling extras in any of our themes such as traditional, nautical, fashion-inspired, nature, and many more.

Ask us how we can get your home into the Holiday spirit, Galveston!

Christmas Trees are here!

Purchase your tree before we sell out!
We make it as easy as 1-2-3-4.

  1. Come in and select your own beautiful tree.
  2. Take it with you or We Deliver.
  3. Decorate your tree and enjoy the season.
  4. After the season, return your tree stand for a $10 cash refund.

Holiday Decor

Our Elves have been busy transitioning the shop for theChristmas Season. Every day they surprise us with something new.

Check out some of the Holiday Wreaths & Arrangements we’ve made!

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September 17, 2020

Ata Rattan Purses/Bags

Ata bag

We love these handwoven Rattan bags.

These beautiful Ata bags are hand crafted by master weavers, and lined with colorful batik linen. The exterior is dried under the sun for days then hung over a fire. This gives them their golden color & cures them so they last for years.

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September 15, 2020

Fall Decor

Fall will be here before you know it!

Shop our latest fall decor items or request a special wreath or arrangement to be done by Judy. You can find out Custom Arrangement request online here.

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