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Holiday Gift Guide With Even More Local Gift Ideas

Anne Evans Anne Evans Holiday Gift Guide With Even More Local Gift IdeasYou can be gifting these amazing handmade soaps! But we won't tell if you keep them for yourself.
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Looking for fun gifts for kids, the perfect hostess gift, funny gifts and more? We round up the best local gift ideas each week through the holiday season in our Holiday Gift Guide. Keep your shopping local and support your community this holiday season!

This weekend has lots of opportunities to shop for unique gifts, outside or our regular shops. There’s the CCAD Art Fair & Marketplace, Holiday Market in Powell, Holiday Hop, 3060 Artworks Holiday Artisan Market, North Market Holiday Market, Little Flea in Old North, Winterfair, Craftin’ Outlaws, and Not Your Mama’s Craft Market during Village Lights. The 2019 Holiday Gift Guide is presented by Middle West Spirits. This holiday season, when you raise a glass with friends, let them know it’s proudly from The Middle West.

gift ideas for foodies
1. The House Bottle of Skillet hot sauce, $5-20. In 1.7, 5, or 10 oz of smoky scarlet – sweet & spicy goodness.
fun gifts for guys
2. NBA Jam has been released! Pick it up at BossFightBooks.com, or on author Reyan Ali’s Twitter account for an autographed copy for $23. Read more about it on CU.
nba jam gifts
3. Super soft NBA Jam T-shirt by Homage, $36.
skincare gift ideas
4. Pink Theory Face Mask by BELL MOUNTAIN NATURALS, $24 at Small Talk.
cute gift ideas for kids
5. Wooden Animals, $11.50 at J. Avenue. Carefully handmade of natural solid wood with unique features and character.
beautiful gift ideas
6. Cacti, succulent and evergreen tree soaps, $3 each at Glean. Made by hand, one at a time. Each one is thoughtfully created and even the colorants are natural, since they are mica, which is finely ground stone. 
unique food gifts
7. Middle West Spirits Cask Strength, Single Barrel Straight Rye Whiskey, $55. Click link and email to reserve, pick up by 8pm December 11. Any bottles not picked up by that time will be released to the public.
gifts for book lovers
8. The Unemployed Philosophers Guild Alice and Drink Me Enamel Pin Set, $15 and Disappearing Cheshire Cat Mug, $20, at the Friends of the Library Store in Main Library.
spa gift sets
9. Spa Gift Sets, about $40 at Kenneth’s Salons. DewYou-For skin that’s always thirsty, serve up this hydration boosting duo of precious oils and humectants. Sleep Pretty-An overnight moisturizing skincare routine that leaves skin hydrated, plump and smooth.
candle gifts
10. Whisky Tumbler Gift Sets, $65 from Wick and Maple. a curated candle collection with four neutral + simplified fragrances – OAT, HARVEST, HEARTH, CIDER. Find it at Not Your Mama’s Craft Market during Village Lights on Sunday, December 8.
kids books gifts
11. Camp Roar, $12. A children’s book written and illustrated by Andrew Bromwell. “Let’s face it, we’re all afraid of something—monsters, loud noises, bugs, the dark—but we don’t have to let those fears win. Welcome to Camp Roar, where you can face your fears and a whole lot more.”
funny gifts for friends
12. Great British Bake Quote Pencils, $7.95 for the set, by ChicalooKate. Find them online (plus loads of others!) or at Craftin’ Outlaws on Sunday, December 8th.
pretty hostess gifts
13. No. 24 Set of 4 Striped Coasters, $37 for the set by artist and CCAD grad Katria Judkins. Find them online or at the CCAD Art Fair & Marketplace on Saturday, December 7th.
gifts for buckeye lovers
14. Ohio Shape Cast Iron Skillet, $100 at Celebrate Local. Start a new tradition of fun gatherings creating memories around signature tastes cooked perfectly inside the Buckeye state! 
nice gifts for friends
15. Small Batch Goat Milk Soap, $8 each by new small business Fresha Soap. Handmade in small batches, rich in skin-loving vitamins and nutrients. A gentle, yet effective skin cleanser without harsh chemical cleansers. Also find at Handmade Market in Powell on Sunday, December 8th.
cute dogs
16. Collectible figures by Lotte Sievers-Hahn of Brockel, Germany, from $29.50 at Helen Winnemore’s in German Village. Carved and painted by hand using limewood and oil paint.
stylish fashion gifts
17. Sunglasses, from $69 at Rowe Boutique.
awesome gifts for kids
18. Nailmatic Nail Polishes, $10.50 each at Cub Shrub. A washable, water-based, non-toxic nail color formulated especially for kids. No need for stinky nail polish remover—this polish disappears with nothing more than warm soapy water!
gifts for guys
19. Weatherbeard Beard Balms, about $20 at Urban Emporium. A combination of beeswax, shea butter, carrier oils, essential and/or fragrance oils.
the moon landing anniversary
20. Moon Landing Limited Edition Letterpress Print, $25 at Igloo Letterpress. Celebrate the anniversary of the moon landing with this limited edition Letterpress print designed by Hucklebuck Studio for Igloo. Printed with white, silver and gold inks on Sirio ultra-black paper. Each print is numbered on the back. 
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Thank you for reading the Columbus Underground 2019 Holiday Gift Guide, presented by Middle West Spirits. Helping customers celebrate life holidays in the Middle West with a glass of OYO Vodka, Vim & Petal Gin, or Middle West Whiskey. Visit Middle West at 1230 Courtland Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201. For more information, visit middlewestspirits.com.

Each week, we’ll be featuring a Holiday Gift Guide packed with amazing local gift ideas by local makers and local stores. Support local this holiday season, where your dollars support local people making the community we live in the special place it is. Sign up for our newsletter for special deals and more ideas! See you next Friday!

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