The best shop local gifts for 2020

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Shop Local – 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

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There’s no doubt this is going to be an unusual holiday for everyone. 2020 has been a challenging year (and then some), so I wanted to give a shout out to some amazing local businesses this holiday season. If you haven’t started your shopping yet – or even if you’re almost done – these are some of my fave shop local gift ideas for 2020!

Holiday Themed Shop Local Gifts

Custom Calligraphy Tree Ornament from Avi Scribbles

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Custom holiday ornament from Avi Scribbles

These custom ornaments are hand painted by the talented Avi and are the perfect addition to your gifts! I ordered some last year and they were gorgeous and look great on your tree, your wreath, your front door… (bonus is that you can hang it anywhere in your home year-round!).

She even has adorable bone-shaped ornaments for your fur babies / puppers!

Holiday Styling Kits from The Gathering Event Co.

Even if you’re not hosting a giant Christmas dinner this year, there’s no reason not to style your dinner table! With these gorgeous holiday styling kits from The Gathering Event Co., you get everything you need to add some warmth and beauty to your table scape. (and I’ve seen these hand-dyed cheesecloth runners firsthand and they’re beaaauuutiful!!!!)

There are different colour palettes to choose from (I ordered a kit in oatmeal), and there are also add ons available (like beaded napkin holders and extra napkins).

Stocking Stuffers from Katherine Pollack

These gorgeous ocean-themed gifts are perfect for anyone who loves to travel! From acrylic ocean ornaments to hard cover journals, these gifts can be enjoyed year-round and will cheer up anyone who loves to travel south during the colder months!

Cozy Shop Local Gift Ideas

Ponchos from Anupaya

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Turmeric poncho from Anupaya

If you’re stuck on what to get for a certain someone, you literally can’t go wrong with Anupaya! From blankets to cozy wearables to candles and home goods, they literally have everything – and it’s all beautiful.

Festive Apparel from BBXCO

Cozy sweaters, fun + festive shirts, and more are available to shop at BBXCO. And if you’re feeling lost amongst all the options, no worries – they have a gift guide that’s curated just for you and organized by category!

Designer Duds from Amy Scarlett

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Raise Hell longsleeve from Amy Scarlett

Literally everything available on the site is cool – but my fave right now is the Raise Hell longsleeve! If you’re looking for stocking stuffers, you can also find face masks, prints, scrunchies, and more.

Blankets + Baby Items from Mini Tipi

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Thunderbird blanket from Mini Tipi

Whether you’re looking for your friend, sister, or baby mama, there are so many great gifts available at Mini Tipi! If you’re not sure what to pick, then you can also opt for a gift card and choose your denomination.

Self Care Shop Local Gift Ideas

Massage Oil from La Marcotterie

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Massage oil from La Marcotterie

For anyone who loves a massage (honestly, I can’t think of anyone who doesn’t love a massage) – this is the perfect gift addition or stocking stuffer. Everything in this shop is beautiful, and if you feel overwhelmed by choices, you can just browse the pre-made gift sets and pick the prettiest one! I ordered one for my mom for Mother’s Day and she loved it!

Cosmetics from Jacquie K.

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Liquid lipstick from Jacquie K Cosmetics

Her vegan, animal-friendly lippies are the literal best stocking stuffers. (I have Georgina and it lasts forever!). If you want to treat someone to an awesome gift, you can mix and match (or just get one of everything!).

Yoga, Training + Creative Workshops from Meghan Johnston

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Trainings + online courses from Meghan Johnston

Whether you’re a yoga teacher wanting to take a Yin Yoga training or you’re buying for someone you know who just wants to head into the new year with ease, there are tons of great options! Her daily deals end Nov 30th, but don’t worry – if you missed the sales, you can access the regular courses, workshops and gifts on her site here.

I hope this helps to give you some great gift ideas for the upcoming holiday season! If you have a fave biz that you want to give a shout out to, drop their site and what they offer in the comments so others can check them out!

Happy shopping! xoxo

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