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Holiday Gift Guide To Support Small Businesses

Anne Evans Anne Evans Holiday Gift Guide To Support Small BusinessesYou can support small businesses this holiday season with the CU Holiday Gift Guide.
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Another week of Holiday Gift Ideas! Don’t forget, many shops are offering online orders, curbside pickup, and private shopping experiences. You’ll find some specials this weekend to support small businesses for Small Business Saturday. The 2020 Holiday Gift Guide is presented by Short North Dental. When it comes to your smile, details matter! Visit Short North Dental at 15 E. Hubbard Avenue.

Gorgeous handmade bench would be a welcome gift, from small business Edgework Creative.
1. The Campfire Bench, $350-$440 from Edgework Creative. A versatile and functional piece of furniture. When you purchase a Campfire Bench, we will make a $50 donation to Flying Horse Farms. Help us make the world a better place one bench at a time.
You are tshirts
2. You Are ____ Artwork from Cecily King’s sign project, shirts designed by Griffin Browning, $28-$36 from Bonfire. Available through December 2, 2020. Show someone you care about that they are special to you and the world. All of the profits will go to Kaleidoscope Youth Center.
Locally and handmade mugs.
3. Handmade Ohio Mugs, 14 ounce, $36 by Halley Immelt of Ice + Dust Pottery. These speckled Ohio pottery mugs are available in 10 bright colors, are entirely handmade with sturdy speckled stoneware, hand thrown on the wheel, and fired with glazes that are food, microwave, and dishwasher safe. Also available in other sizes and states as well. Made by hand in Westerville.
traveler's notebooks to record your adventures from J Avenue
4. Traveler’s Notebook, Cover: $49.95; Inserts: $5.25 – $11.50, from J. Avenue. Traveler’s Notebooks were designed to be simplistic and elegant with customizable inserts so you can take them anywhere in life, literally and metaphorically. It’s perfect for anyone because whether you’re a structured person or free-spirited, every new page in your notebook inspires a new page in your life!
Handmade and locally sourced preserved by Foraged and Sown
5. Foraged & Sown Preserves, $8.99 each at The Hills Market Downtown. Thoughtfully made and locally sourced preserves made by hand from Foraged and Sown, a woman owned farm here in Ohio! Delicious and intriguing flavors that pair well with cheese or just toast!
Support small businesses and local this holiday season in the Short North
6. Gift Card to Short North Arts District Retailer, any price. Support small and local this holiday season with a gift card to a local Short North Arts District gallery or retailer. Find businesses at ShortNorth.org/GiveLocal.
Best fleece lined leggings that are only $7.95
7. Fleece Lined Leggings, $7.95 from Vernacular. Our famous fleece lined leggings come in black and charcoal grey. These cozy must haves are a one size fits most; 0-12. These have been a customer favorite for over six years!
another gift idea that supports two in one! plant shop Stump and the Kiln Room.
8. House plant with Columbus made planter by Kiln Room, $36 from STUMP. Choose from a wide variety of tropical and desert plants that will all thrive in your home or office and support two small businesses! We’ll include a care card with your purchase so whoever the gift is for will know the plants care. 
Your purchase of local art supports an artist and supports small businesses
9. Liminal #1, $1050, by artist Bernard Palchick and available at Brandt-Roberts Galleries. This artwork is an alcohol ink on digital styrene painting by Columbus-based artist Bernard Palchick.
Fun door mats at State and Third.
10. This Must Be The Place Door Mat, $24 at State & Third. Whether you’re a Talking Head’s fan or want to let your guests know they found the place – you can’t go wrong with this door mat. 
Gorgeous handmade jewelry from small business The Smithery
11. The Smithery Jewelry Collection, $155-$385 from The Smithery. Each one-of-a-kind piece from The Smithery Collection is handmade using recycled precious metals and beautiful hand selected gemstones.
Get that beautiful smile in only 6 months! Available a Short North Dental.
12. Orthodontics 6 Month Smile invisible aligners, $4400. Beautiful, straight teeth in less time! Available at Short North Dental.
Beautiful handkerchiefs to gift a loved one
13. Fine & Dandy S/S Handkerchief, $29 each at Samson. Gift an essential to any gentleman’s wardrobe. Handkerchiefs are 13×13″ and suitable for a pocket square. Finished selvedge edge in a complimenting color gives that completed look. Some handkerchiefs are pannelled to allow two designs due to how you fold it.
Support Ohio State students when you buy maple syrup from them
14. Ohio State Maple Syrup, $12-$16. From the woods of the OSU Mansfield Campus, and the minds of a group of School of Environment and Natural Resources undergrads. The proceeds from the sale of syrup goes towards student internships, scholarships and research projects along with maintenance and upkeep of the site.
shop small in the short north at Happy Go Lucky
15. Aged & Infused Mixology Infusion Kit, $25 each and flavors vary at Happy Go Lucky. Each alcohol infusion kit includes a 16 oz. glass jar, pre-measured ingredients, a custom filtering pour spout, infusion instructions and a cocktail recipe! Alcohol not included.
you candle purchase helps support two small businesses!
16. J-Pops Lemon Basil Candle, $20. Our award winning signature pop flavor is now a candle. Fresh & Clean scent. Made locally by Friendly Candle. Candle is 9oz and burns for 70+ hours. Price includes delivery. Another purchase you can support two small businesses with one buy!

Thank you for reading the Columbus Underground 2020 Holiday Gift Guide, presented by Short North Dental. When it comes to your smile, details matter! Visit Short North Dental, now open at 15 E. Hubbard Avenue in the Short North and shortnorthdental.com.

Each week, we’ll be featuring a Holiday Local Gift Guide packed with gift ideas from our area makers and small stores.

Additional support for the Columbus Underground 2020 Holiday Gift Guide has been provided by the Short North Arts District. ‘Tis the season to support local, where your dollars support local people making the community we live in the special place it is. Many stores are offering online orders, curbside pickup, and private shopping appointments. See you next Friday!

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