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Shopping local is not an event. It is a daily practice to grow stronger communities. It is a way of life in Sycamore where we value our local businesses and support the sustainable growth of our communities. The impact that every one of our hard-earned dollars can have on the vitality of the places where we live, work and play is tremendous.

Spending money locally not only supports your friends and neighbors who run the businesses that make our communities unique, but also the critical public services that keep us safe and uphold our quality of life.

Why spend elsewhere when everything you need, from diamonds to dishwashers to a date night outfit, are available in Sycamore?

D &D Jewelers
1739 DeKalb Ave. | Sycamore
(815) 895-3377 | ddjewelers.com

Jewelry is joyful. Whether selecting an engagement ring, creating a custom piece, or finding the perfect gemstone for a loved one, D&D Jewelers in Sycamore takes pride in helping you. Family owned for 18 years, D&D Jewelers has grown with Sycamore. D&D Jewelers does more than the basics. They specialize in diamonds, fine jewelry, watches, gifts, and provide expert appraisals and repairs. Classic to cutting edge, the showcases feature an array of jewelry for every taste. D&D Jeweler’s extensive selection carries top brands from quality vendors. Beyond that, the store is committed to fair pricing. They give their customers good values. D&D Jeweler’s deals only in diamonds and gems that meet their high quality standards. The sales staff passes on both their knowledge and personalized customer service. From white, yellow, to rose– go no further for gold. Platinum, silver, and all your jewelry needs will be met and exceeded at D&D Jewelers.

Lizzy’s Pink Boutique
303 W. State St. | Sycamore
(815) 991-9188 | lizzyspinkboutique.com

A quaint shop located in a vintage building, Lizzy’s Pink Boutique is dedicated to making every woman feel beautiful. The boutique offers a selection of women’s clothing, accessories and jewelry, many of which are exclusive to the 60178 zip code. Owned by Sycamore resident Lizzy Oparyk, the boutique carries cutting-edge apparel brands such as Liverpool Jeans, JAG Jeans, and Karen Kane as well as other lines that start at $12. They also offer a great selection of costume jewelry including Rachel Marie Designs, Bryan Anthonys, and Lenny & Eva, all of whom are known for their flair and for accessorizing any outfit. Lizzy’s carries fashions in sizes XS through 3X that are of the moment as well as classic items that will become go-to pieces in your closet for many years to come. The boutique specializes in giving not just great service, but a personalized shopping experience for their customers.    

Paulsen Brand Source
245 W. State St. | Sycamore 
(815) 895-6373 | www.paulsenappliance.com

Paulsen Brand Source has been a mainstay business of Sycamore for more than 41 years. The family-owned business sells a wide variety of top name appliances including refrigerators, ovens, ranges, dishwashers, and more. Some of the well-known brands it carries includes GE, Speed Queen, Frigidaire, Beko, Bosch, and Subzero Wolf. The store also carries grills and Serta Brand mattresses. Customers can find a knowledgeable staff, many of whom are members of the Paulsen family and have grown up in the business. They can help customers select an appliance that suits their particular needs and will walk them through its features, how it works and how to best maintain it. Paulsen’s also takes pride in its highly trained service department that ensures the product will continue to work for years to come.

UOI Boutique
307 W. State St. | Sycamore
(815) 991-9487 | uoionline.com

For an outfit that’s sure to make any woman feel ready to take on the world there’s no better place to look than UOI Boutique. From shoes to shirts to jeans, dresses and accessories, UOI carries fashionable women’s clothing for a range of sizes from XS to 3X. The curated styles are geared toward making every woman feel confident and empowered whether she’s dressing for work, headed out for a night on the town or relaxing at home. The store has a unique background. It was started in 2000 when founder John Brady saw a need in his rural hometown of Sterling, Illinois for an on-trend men’s clothing store. As the business grew it shifted away from men’s clothing to women’s and today focuses on affordable, on-trend clothing for women that inspires them to feel and be their best. Sycamore’s quaint downtown vibe attracted UOI Boutique, which opened in the heart of the city in 2018. The store lives its commitment to empowering women by regularly donating to local benefits and female based organizations like the YWCA.

Shopping in Sycamore

Cassie’s Popcorn
200 W. State St.
Cassiespopcorn.com

Sweet Earth
341 W. State St.
Sweetearthjewelry.com
(815) 895-3011

Sycamore Antiques
321 W. State St.
Sycamoreantiques.com
(815) 895-4720

Made Just For You
338 W. State St.
Madejustforyougifts.com
(815) 895-8122

Blumen Gardens
403 Edward St.
Blumengardens.com
(815) 895-3737

Kar-Fre Flowers
1126 E. State St.
Karfreflowers.com
(815) 895-6558

Christian Connection
337 W. State St.
(815) 899-3262
Christianconnection.biz

Franklin’s Frames & Art
423 N. Main St.
Franklinsframesandart.com
(815) 895-8232

The Confectionary
235 W. State St.
(815) 899-1616

Rustic Roots
120 S. Maple St.
rusticrootsil@hotmail.com
(815) 991-5761

Coroco Coffee
Roaster Collective
224 South California Street
www.corococoffee.com
(815) 981-8797

Whimsical Perspective
366 State St.
(815) 761-7909
Whimsicalperspective.com

B.J. Decorating Center, Inc.
325 W. Elm St.
(815) 895-9652

Huckleberry’s Pet Parlor
423 N. Main St.
(815) 899-3435
Huckleberryspetparlor.com

The Music Connection, LLC
515 DeKalb Ave
(815) 217-5648
Themusicconnection.com

Everything Floral
113 W. Main St., Genoa
(815) 784-2344