The Best Gifts for: A Holiday Gift Swap

The eternal holiday conundrum: the holiday gift swap gift. It’s gotta be great- but it’s gotta be under $20! No need to panic- we’ve got you covered with awesome AND affordable items from our local makers.


Hot Sauce Set, Set of 3, from Rhed’s

Mix and match a set of locally-made, award-winning hot saucs to suit anyone’s taste buds! Choose from 6 different types, each one rated on the label using the Rhed’s Heat Scale: Club Jalapeno Verde, Rhed’s Original, Lemon Drop, Deja Vu Smoky Heat, Morita (California-Mexican style hot sauce), and Citra Hop Sauce (Habaneros and citra hops).






Custom Watercolor Pet Portrait, from The Wandering Brush

Gift something unforgettable! Supply a pet photo to local watercolor artist Lana Quann and for $20 you can choose from a “line & wash” 5×7 mat sketch or a hand-painted wood slice ornament. Don’t have time to get one made? (She’s booking up fast!) Get a gift certificate instead and let the recipient choose their photo. Personal AND unique!






Rainbow Cloud Dangle Earrings, from Honey Lane

These whimsical and colorful earrings, made out of clay polymer, are sure to brighten up someone’s day- and their outfit!







“Mug Rug”, from House of Mae

Who needs a cup coaster when you can have this groovy mug rug? Condensation will be a thing of the past!







Handpainted Watercolor Note Cards, from The Wandering Brush

Adorned with winter nature scenes, these blank notecards are the perfect gift for a thoughtful colleague or a friend who always knows the right thing to say. Each of artist Lana Quann’s giclee prints of her handpainted scenes are a mini-masterpiece in and of themselves – you can even frame them!






Macrame Tree Hanging, from Hang On Designs

Beautifully handcrafted and expertly affixed to a piece of driftwood. Just the right touch of festive that will blend in with any holiday decor!







Holiday Knit Circle Scarf, from Anchor Art

Send your warmest wishes for a great holiday season with this festive circle scarf made by local crochet-crafter, Anchor Art.







Personal Care Gift Set, from JD Craft & Designs

Gift sets were made for holiday swaps. This one contains a lotion bar, lip balm,goats milk soap, and soap saver, in a decorative holiday tin. Various tins and scents available in-store, as well as many other items from this local maker. Create your own gift set!






Travel Bag, from Salt + Keep

Ahoy! The fun nautical patterns on these expertly-crafted zipper bags are only a selection of what we have in store. Fun, bright, and featuring a unique cord wristlet, these bags will be a big hit any time of year!







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