It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Every holiday season, I love to shop local! It’s a wonderful time to support your local small business’ while giving to loved ones.
If you’re local to the Pacific Northwest or just love to support small, check out all these amazing business’ below for all your holiday needs. There’s some I’m familiar with and some that are new to me but I’m very excited to shop small this year!
Don’t forget Saturday November 25th is Small Business Saturday, so be sure to check all your local shops for Christmas gifts!
PACIFIC NORTHWEST LOCALLY MADE GIFT IDEAS
Gift Cards and Gift Certificates make WONDERFUL gifts for anyone! Give a relaxing day at a spa, a photography package, creation gifts at an art & craft studios, or even a tattoo – those are just a few ideas!
If you’re looking for more gift ideas, check out my Holiday Gift Guide this year – I’ve got ideas for everyone, including pets!
Below is just a small list of small businesses in the area! #HolidayGiftGuide #ShopLocal #ShopSmall #SmallBusiness #PNW #SmallBusinessSaturday
Elevate Your Skincare »
♥ Skybox makes bar soaps, bath salts, infused oil, and lotions. She uses all natural ingredients, some she finds in her own backyard. All the products I’ve tried smell and feel amazing. Great quality ingredients, and she goes above and beyond for the visual appeal.
Not only can you buy Skybox Skincare locally, you can also have it shipped.
A great gift to give someone this year, would be Skybox’s Subscription Boxes. Choose from the Luxe Box Extravaganza and the Pro Box Essentials. A whole box full of goodies!
♥ Hippie Witch Skincare has a shop on Bay St in Port Orchard. Shop their handmade skincare products, apparel, and more. Both in store and online.
♥ Robins Nest Apothecary makes handcrafted products with only natural ingredients and tiny batches! Shop both online, and if you’re local check out the events they’ll be at.
♥ Folk & Fire Shop makes crafted herbal remedies from ethically wildcrafted or locally grown plants. UM, need I say more?!! Find tinctures, salves, sprays, balms, body & face oils.
Give The Gift Of Hands On Fun »
♥ Little Bear Bins makes sensory bins and play dough kits for children. The perfect gift that doesn’t require batteries or a plug in. They get to use their imaginations and hands to have fun! Local to the Kitsap area, but also ships.
They’ll also have a Christmas “cookie” kit, so hurry and get one reserved!
♥ Creative Hive makes boxes for your little one’s that is packed with stuff to engage them, and let them explore their creative side. She does have local pick up available near Port Orchard, but also does shipping. Choose from a few different boxes.
♥ The 8th Pawn Children’s Book created by a local Port Orchard parent, teaches the basics of Chess in a story format. Perfect for kids, or anyone wanting to learn the game. Find it on Amazon, and Ebay, add a chess board with your gift.
♥ Dream Maker Creative makes Terra Create Craft Kits for any young makers who are ready for a more “grown up” crafting experience. These kits include high quality materials and easy to follow instructions with photos. Terra Create is offered as a monthly subscription or kits may be purchased a la carte here in our online shop or in our boutique in Bremerton.
The Perfect Stocking Stuffers »
♥ PNW Rose Designs makes Digital Art, Stickers, Mugs, Vinyl decals, and clothing. Right now she’s doing a Christmas shirt presale, so get your orders in! Also adorable ornaments for only $10.
♥ Dandelion Digs makes polymer clay and resin earrings that make great stocking stuffers. As well as home decor, and dishes. Located in Kitsap county, but ships through Etsy.
♥ Melissa Pothier Art is an incredible artist who makes block printed clothing, cards, home decor, & more! Find her work in Kitsap County or online.
Handmade Jewelry »
♥ Magpie Mouse Studios is based in Seattle, they make and sell enamel jewelry. They have a store front in Pike Place Market if you’re local, otherwise check out the Etsy store.
♥ Dewblossomandroot makes resin jewelry, they also make ornaments and kids themed building blocks. Shop them online.
♥ Ardent Jewel makes beautiful gemstone, and sterling silver jewelry. These would make the perfect gift for anyone in the world. Great quality work!
Give Your Loved One’s Health & Happiness »
♥ A great gift that everyone wants is, to stay healthy during the holiday season. Sylling’s Elderberry Syrup is a must in my household & now you can make a delicious Caffe Cocina Vanilla Chai drink. Sylling’s also sells honey sticks that would be great for stockings. And be sure to check out Caffe Cocina’s cafe in Poulsbo – they sell bags of coffee too!
Baked Goods Are Always A Hit »
Add them in a stocking, gift basket, or maybe you do a Christmas Eve Box like my family does. Here’s a few small business bakeries in Kitsap County that are making baked good this holiday season.
♥ Lady Robots Bakery makes delicious hot cocoa bombs, and will be at a few events in the county. They also will have scheduled pick ups in Poulsbo & Silverdale.
♥ Korsmo Celebrations makes a few different desserts for the sweet lovers! Cakepops, Cakesicles, Dipped Pretzels, and more.
Gifts For Anyone On Your List »
♥ Grand Mason Goods is a local (Kitsap County) signage studio who makes anything from Santa trays, ornaments, family name signs and so much more!
♥ Craft Theory isn’t just an craft studio in Lakewood, it sells items online, like this awesome Moon Phase Calendar.
♥ Aesthetic Haven Co. makes handmade baby and toddler clothes in the Kitsap County, offering local pickup or shipping through the website. Sizes newborn-4T.
♥ Sea Pearl Candle Co. is a new small business in the Tacoma area, each candle is made by hand. Natural & non-toxic ingredients.
♥ Lavenbreeze makes 100% soy candles and wax melts. Follow their page to see where you can find their candles.
♥ Northwest Sparks makes hand poured soy candles. All candles have a Pacific Northwest theme; choose from a Mountain Line, Pacific Northwest and Succulent Line.
♥ Rustic Customs makes unique handmade art pieces from wood, driftwood, sawblades. Check out their ornaments too!
♥ Strings & Paper makes custom decorations, and ornaments. Don’t forget to check out the Elf message board too! I love the chicken ornaments!
Remember this is just a taste of all the local small businesses in the Pacific Northwest. Don’t forget to check them out this holiday season! Happy Holidays!!