The Tended Thicket

European Gifts & Unique Curiosities


1034 Gaylord St.

Denver, CO 80209


Mon - Sat 9:30am - 5:00pm



Tended Thicket

European Gifts & Unique Curiosities

Thank you to all our loyal friends, neighbors and customers.  We will miss you!

We are officially closed.

We will provide updates when/if we find a new location. 


1034 Gaylord St.

Denver, CO 80209


Mon - Sat

9:30am - 5:00pm


Au Revoir from 

The Tended Thicket

For the last 45 years, it has been a pleasure to have you as friends and neighbors.  Sadly, we have lost our lease and this 2019 holiday season will be our last.  


Thank you for all of your love and support.



European Curiosities & Perennial Favorites

With a wide variety of one-of-a-kind gifts with most priced below $30, you are sure to find the perfect present.  Amaze your friends and loved ones with thoughtful presents, such as an Italian scarf or tableware, French hand cream, English garden pots and many, many more.  

We know a little something about Celebrating

Owner recently published her book "The Occasional Affair"

In The Occasional Affair: A Practical Plan for Lifes Everyday Parties, party planner Maury Ankrum shares ideas, tips, directions, menus, recipes, as well as encouragement, garnered from her years of experience in the professional entertainment industry.  The Occasional Affair was a Winner of the Paris Book Festival and Runner-Up at New York Book Festival.

Written in a straightforward style with detailed instructions and photos, The Occasional Affair guides readers and helps them transform their own gatherings into truly memorable events. Featuring a season of parties, each chapter includes an overview of the partys theme, setting, mood, colors, tastes, sounds, and several unique entertainment experiences.


At only $29.95, it makes a great gift for any aspiring hostess and available at the store.

The Tended Thicket - Every Beautiful Thing You Deserve