20 Last Minute Local Gift Ideas!
Well, here it is! Thanks for reading our Holiday Shopping Guide each week and many thanks to Elm & Iron for sponsoring the guide this year! If you have gifts you’d like to get wrapped, check out the wrapping event in the Short North on Saturday. We hope you’ve enjoyed the gift ideas from many local shops and vendors to give your gift giving an extra boost for the person that made it. Happy Holidays!
1. Assorted cookbooks from $3.99 each and Ohio cookie cutter, $2.25, available at the Ohio History Center gift shop. You can visit the gift shop without paying admission price, just let them know at the counter you are there for the gift shop!
2. Daddies Shouldn’t Breakdance, a book full of nostalgia and humor by Jimmy Mak, $19.95 available at Shadowbox Live gift shop. Crime Cats Heavy Metal Pizza Party, a suspicious activity book by Wolfgang Parker, $9.99 and available at Laughing Ogre, Wholly Craft, and other locations throughout Columbus.
3. Give stocking stuffers! Honeyrun Farm chapsticks, $3.50 each at Little Eater Produce & Provisions in the North Market.
4. Honey from Latshaw Apiaries in Alexandria, Ohio, $16.99 a jar, available at North Market Cheese in the North Market.
5. Honey Pepper BBQ and Apple Butter sauces, $3.50 each at The Carvery.
6. Bourbon Barrel-aged Ohio Maple syrup by Middle West Spirits, $17.95 available at Little Eater Produce & Provisions in the North Market.
7. Make a metal stamped ornament, about $20 (pricing a la cart) and kids welcome at The Smithery’s Make & Take Metal Stamping Event on Sunday, December 18 from noon to 5pm.
8. Vintage Milk Crate gift basket loaded with goodies, starting at $45 from North Market Cheese in the North Market.
9. Ohiyo Chocolate bars, $7.99 each at Little Eater Produce & Provisions in the North Market.
10. The first ever Snowville Creamery 2017 Calendar, $15. Available online, contact Snowville Creamery for retail partners.
11. Gift OSU campus nostalgia! Glassware, $14-$16 for a set of two, Buckeye Donuts mug, $8 from Shop Local OSU.
12. Assorted beers, starting at $6.99 a bottle at The Barrel and Bottle in the North Market.
14. Have friends or family that love sushi? Gift the Sushi Selection by Hape, $25 available at Cub Shrub and then pick up a gift card to a favorite sushi restaurant.
15. Adult sized and kid sized Kanken bags, $110 and $65, available at Tigertree and Cub Shrub.
16. Dog Car Seats, starting at $39 from Emi Pet (formerly Posh Pets) in the Short North.
17. Crystal paperweight of the Columbus Museum of Art, $110 at the CMA Museum Store. “Evokes the classic Elizabeth M. and Richard M. Ross building from 1931 and the newly opened Margaret M. Walter Wing.”
18. Grasslands Puzzle by Hape, $13 at Cub Shrub.
Special thanks to all of the businesses and organizations that supported the Holiday Shopping Guide this year:
Elm & Iron – elmandiron.com
Eye Columbus – eyecolumbus.com
Global Gifts – globalgiftsft.com
The Ohio Craft Museum – ohiocraft.org
Big Fun – bigfuncolumbus.com
Shop Local OSU – shoposubars.com
The Fitness Loft – fitnessloftcolumbus.com
Diamond Cellar – diamondcellar.com
Short North Alliance – shortnorth.org
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants – cameronmitchell.com
MacKenzie River Pizza – mackenzieriverpizza.com
zerOz – zeroz.com
Dahlia – dahliacolumbus.com
BBR – bbrcolumbus.com
Sew to Speak – sewtospeakshoppe.com
The Top Steak House – thetopsteakhouse.com
Wholly Craft – whollycraft.com
Surprise Modern Party + Cocktail Goods – surprisemodernparty.com
State of Devotion – stateofdevotion.com
Glass Axis – glassaxis.org
Mad River Mountain – skimadriver.com
Middle West Spirits – middlewestspirits.com
Square One Salons – squareonesalon.com
German Village Society – germanvillage.com
Thank you for reading the Columbus Underground 2016 Holiday Shopping Guide, presented by Elm & Iron. Visit them at 3475 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214, in Clintonville. Every time you step inside their doors, you’ll be sure to find an eclectic collection of home furnishings, accessories, and décor to reimagine your own space, or to help you give the most unique gifts. For more information, visit elmandiron.com. For more information, visit elmandiron.com.