Tradition and customs play an even more significant role in the Black Forest than in other areas of Germany.

The cuckoo clock, is not only a kind of symbol of the Black Forest, in the meantime it is also viewed by countries nearby and far away as THE German product par excellence. The clock industry with its world-famous cuckoo clocks remains an important branch of industry of the Black Forest. We are introducinhg our new collection of Black Forest knick knacks which includes handcrafted cuckoo clocks, weather houses, and more handcrafted in Germany. We'll keep adding them as they come in!


As you can see, here in the Nik Nak Nook the hamdcrafted knick knacks we offer  are NOT those small, usually useless, trinkets or  obscure objects used around the home or office as decorator items. Instead, we seek to offer you the most  unusual, unique, quality, handcrafted heirloom quality knick knacks we can find. The knick knacks we offer are usually only found in tourist attraction, airport or hospital gift shops. Our collection of handcrafted knick knacks make great home accent gifts to spruce up any home or office decor. Because these handcrafted knick knacks are hard to find, they make great conversation knick knacks. You're in the right spot if you are looking for extraordinary, unique, and quality handcrafted knick knacks. instead of some useless trinket. 

Because our suppliers are small business people just like us, during this pandemic several of our mom & pop suppliers, particularly those out west in CA & AZ, are still suffering from shut-downs and other calamities due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, some items we have had listed here (like our fully-assembled ship models) in our Nik-Nak-Nook are being removed temporarily as our partner/supplier strive to recover from the pandemic. So please excuse our mess. We’re working with our impacted suppliers and are taking this time to revamp our website and update & manually add new and currently available knick knacks. We know things are kind of ugly right now, but all the information is up while we redesign the site for a faster, more responsive environment!  Whether you're buying unique home decor accents, knick knacks, or accessories for yourself or looking for cool home decor gifts for others, our collection includes artistic handcrafted creations; unique handbuilt ship models, imported chess and other game sets, european wall art, native american handicrafts, and more...our collection will help any space look stylish.

Throughout this Covid-19 pandemic, we have continued to work closely with our 'mom & pop' partner/suppliers to finalize our Fall & Winter lineup of handcrafted knick knacks. Unfortunately due to ever increasing shipping costs, we have had to discontinue our "FREE SHIPPING' option and have switched to "FLAT RATE SHIPPING."


On a side note, we now offer Affirm for your shopping experience. Simply select 'AFFIRM' as your payment option at checkout and pay for your purchase in monthly installments.


We are also authorized re-sellers of genuine  Native American Arts & Crafts (dreamcatchers, pottery, baskets, and more)  from Kachina House® of Sedona AZ. Also check out our silk floral collection; we carry Nearly Natural® silk floral arrangements. All are USA handcrafted silk floral arrangements & plants you can use as knick knacks to enhance an empty table. Other colections include exquisite wood and imported alabaster chess & backgammon sets that look great on a coffee table, handcrafted in USA wooden ship models to decorate a shelf or corner table,  and imported wall art tapestries as wall hangings or throw pillows will make exquisite heirloom quality gifts  - knick knacks -that will be cherished, treasured, and enhance the decorative style of any home or office. 

Browse our Collections of Handcrafted Collectible Knick Knacks

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This Is It Shops has been committed to bringing the finest handcrafted knick knacks for more than thirty years. As an independently owned family business, we have the power to keep making decisions  Who doesn’t love knick-knacks? These miscellaneous objects are often full of sentimental value and remind you of your happiest memories. Like us, maybe you’ve collected your knick knacks on trips you’ve taken. Maybe they’ve been passed down by family members. The downside to these lovable objects is that they have the ability to disrupt the flow of your interior decor. This is why some interior designers advise putting away most knick-knacks altogether. But we believe your living space should be filled with the things you love. After all, it’s the personal touches that turn a house into a home. Whether you're buying unique home decor accents or accessories for yourself or looking for cool home decor gifts for others, our collection includes inexpensive knick knacks, artistic handcrafted creations,unique handbuilt ship models, imported chess and other game sets, european wall art, native american handicrafts, and more...our collection will help any space look stylish.



Please continue to browse our site often and watch for exciting changes and additions in the coming weeks. As always, we welcome your comments on our Facebook® page and you can even shop our knick knacks on Facebook®. Please take some time to discover the ultimate in decorative heirloom quality home accents, handcrafted knick knacks to accent your home or office décor.  These handcrafted knick knacks are unique conversation pieces that can take their proper place in your home or office, passed down as an heirloom collectible handcrafted knick knack, or be gifted to others to enhance their home or office decor needs. And remember, when you buy from us you are supporting small businesses, you are supporting moms & pops and their families.