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Holiday Gift Guide With Unique and Special Gift Ideas

Anne Evans Anne Evans Holiday Gift Guide With Unique and Special Gift IdeasColumbus Underground makes it easy for you to find special gift ideas for your family and friends!
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Did you know that even through some of our museums and cultural institutions are currently closed, they are still operating their gift shops? Focusing your gift buying on local doesn’t have to be hard. We have more gift ideas to share with you that will help your community keep going and continue to be one of the reasons you love Columbus! 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.

special gift ideas
1. Books to keep kids busy, $12.99 and up at the Friends of the Library Store. With a newly revamped website, you can support the Friends of the Library by buying all kinds of gifts! We like these activities that are sure to delight when the weather is cold.
etch a sketch for family fun
2. Etch A Sketch, $22, at the Ohio History Center Store. Celebrate the 60th anniversary of this classic drawing toy. Released in 1960 in Bryan, Ohio by the Ohio Art Company, the Etch-a-Sketch has been a staple of children’s lives ever since.
giving sweatshirts from CAPA helps support the arts in Columbus
3. CAPA Theatre Sweatshirts, $35-$45. Put your love for the arts front and center by gifting CAPA’s new merchandise.
Gift a Holiday Impact Box for a special gift idea
4. The Holiday Impact Box, $49.99 from Social Ventures. Give a gift that gives back! Each holiday impact boxes features items social enterprises, so your purchase makes a difference in someone else’s life.
unique and special gift ideas like this gorgeous pen
5. Kaweco Student Fountain Pen 70’s Soul, $70 at On Paper. Have you even seen such a gorgeous pen before? The Kaweco Student has an elegant and nostalgic style, and pays tribute to the brand’s early loyal customers from their town’s university in Germany. 
book a consultation for the treatment of lines and wrinkles at short north dental
6. Book a consultation for the treatment of lines and wrinkles at Short North Dental and learn about our current specials for this service!
give the gift of art from the wexner center
7. Brush Roll x Louise Bourgeois with three brushes, by Third Drawer Down, $50 at the Wexner Center Store. A 100% cotton brush roll with one of Louise’s most memorable and meaningful quotes as well as three natural paintbrushes to be unrolled and treasured, also featuring three quotes from the artist on each brush. The perfect artist collectable and keepsake.
amazing hot sauces to give your friends
8. Flavor and Fire Hot Sauces, about $8. Buy 4 hot sauce or salsa and get $5.00 of plus gift box.
gorgeous art you can wear every day
9. Aminah Lynn Robinson Scarf, $39.95 at the Columbus Museum of Art Store. Incantations (from Themba; A Life of Grace and Hope series), a beautiful gift to cherish.
sugar scrubs that are handmade
10. Luxurious Exfoliating Sugar Scrubs, 5oz for $9.99 by Berg River Farms, available at Celebrate Local. In delicious scents like Vanilla Coffee and Sunny Citrus.
yummy treats for your dog
11. ZOE’s Doggie Treats, $6 at Urban Emporium. Many flavors! Wholesome and delicious treats that include healthy fresh ingredients that dogs love.
cleanse your home with this gift set from BOHINDI
12. Home Energy Cleansing Bundle, $45 from BOHINDI. Take a moment to set your intention for the day as you bless your home. Allow positivity, protection and calming energies to fill your sacred space. Intentionally curated; this bundle set is designed to keep your home cleansed from negativity while attracting peace, love and protection to you and your home.
what a cute dragon to gift a friend
13. Flying Black Dragon Mobile, $42 at Global Gifts. Perfect for the dragon enthusiast in your life! Available in a variety of styles including: unicorn, cardinal, bumblebee, and even a Dia de los Muertos mobile! Each is constructed of medium-density fiberboard, hand-painted, and decorated with dyed tagua nuts. These whimsical flyers are handcrafted by Colombian artisans who are primarily internally-displaced Afro-Colombians. Sweatshop free and no child labor because they are Fair Trade verified. Available at Global Gifts in store or online.
great ideas for the book lover in your life
14. Cozy winter socks, $14 in different themes, from Prologue Bookshop. High-quality soft and warm socks available to keep your toes toasty all winter.
gorgeous handmade earrings make a special gift
15. Handwoven beaded triangle dangle earrings, $50. Handmade by FortunaJune and part of Not Your Mama’s Virtual Craft Market. Earring hook is 14k gold filled and all beads are made of glass, in amazing colorways sure to please!
beautiful reclaimed wood makes art easy
16. Zero Waste Air Plant Holder, $45 by Reconstruct Wood and available through Craftin’ Outlaws Virtual Market. Air plant included!

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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