Shopping Local for Holiday gifts can be easy in October, when you have time for shipping. It's even easy throughout November when there are Holiday Markets to shop at, but come December we need physical shops to go; how else will we grab those last minute gifts? Well this Copious Gal has you covered with a list of shops that carry a curated selection of Locally Made & Unique Gifts. Let's make a pact right now, supporting local all the way through to this holiday season.
Walrus - A boutique retail shop that celebrates well-crafted, functional and playful items for you and your loved ones.
Shop Chop - A one stop shop for all your gift giving needs.
The Curated Home - A shop that believes deeply in the capacity of our homes to nourish, comfort and uplift us.
Good Luck General - home + self + plant + spirit
The Wolf Moon - a queer-owned business supporting BIPOC, 2SLGBTQ+, femme and female-owned small businesses.
Curious - an eclectic gift shop with a location that is accessible from your boat or car.
The Cheese Gallery - Give the best gift of all... Cheese & Charcuterie.
The Painterie - Local Handmade Market with beautiful, affordable, unique & memorable pieces.
One Sixty One - This shop is home to over 100 local makers, all from within 161km of the store – yes, it’s THAT specific.
On the Verge - The one and only quirky neighbourhood store you know & adore!
The Handmade House - We want to provide you with local and handmade artisans.
I Love Chocolate - We handcraft all of our products on-site using Belgian Chocolate and other top quality ingredients.
The Nook - A selection of beautiful, unique, one of a kind handmade products.
Nest - Handmade, Canadian items created by artists who adore animals!
Viens Avec Moi - There is something for every generation, mothers and daughters can shop together and both achieve the stylish, effortless look that VAM embodies.
Boutique Bonjour - Is the place to find original gifts, made in Quebec, at reasonable prices.
Paper Hearts - A seaside stationery shop & design studio that makes whimsical treasures with love, care & salty air.
Now that December is here there is always that last minute scramble for gifts. No need to stress though these shops have you covered. Each one houses a collection of curated gifts that are locally made by artisans all across Canada. Plus Part 1 is also available as well.
Happy Shopping & don't forget our pact, Shopping Local all the way through to this holiday season.