Martha's Nook & Cranny

A hidden treasure in the heart of Ottumwa. 
When you shop local at Martha's, you receive personal customer service to find the right gift or item for you.



When I came back to Ottumwa in 2003 I had shared with my husband that someday I would have a shop that would be full of arts and craft inspirations...

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Many items are handmade, we offer current trends of home decor, and we offer new items as well.

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Martha's Nook & Cranny is a mini-mall of crafters/artisans.

I love creating and many of my ideas are extracted from Pinterest and I have a custom order service that customers are pleased with.

I also have a high level of care and value for the work my vendors bring into the shop, and it shows. In 2017, we were voted the “most favorite downtown shop” - something I am very proud of.

Many thanks to the Main Street Ottumwa program and local Chamber of Commerce for their help in growing my business!

"I've been here a few times and both times  I have found some really neat and affordable items. I can't wait to go back again, there seems to be different items each time we visit."

~Lynn Harter

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