Seasonal November 28, 2020
13 Washington Businesses You Can Support That Will Ship The Perfect Holiday Gifts
Welcome to another holiday season, Washington. Each year, local businesses offer their best selections and irresistible deals in hopes that you’ll choose them over the corporate competition. And since there has never been a better time to shop local (or shop online, for that matter), we figured we would round up a small sample of the many, many fantastic local businesses who will ship your holiday gifts to those you hold dear.
This is just a few of the hundreds and hundreds of wonderful Washington businesses ready to help you with your holiday shopping needs. Enjoy!
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Boma Jewelry
Boma Jewelry is based out of Renton, but their shop is based online. The company was founded in 1981 by the current CEO's parents, and it's a trusted source for retailers like Target and Nordstrom. The jewelry is affordable, fun, and handmade piece by piece. Treat someone special to some new accessories
Tokki is a new company with some serious staying power. Founded on the concept of creating sustainable reusable gift wrap, the company is woman-owned, carbon neutral, and made in the USA. The website has a candle for every occasion, pre-selected gift sets, and the coolest paper-free gift tags (QR codes you use your smart phone to read). Tokki is currently offering some fantastic holiday specials. Check them out
3. Two Cranes
If you have yet to jump on the CBD bandwagon, treat yourself (or someone you love) to the gift of relaxation this year. Although CBD does come from cannabis, it is NOT the same stuff that will make you reach for the snacks or get the giggles. And Two Cranes is a company that sources only the highest quality ingredients to give you peace of mind in more ways that one. Follow your bliss
4. Theo Chocolate
You may have been fortunate enough to tour the Theo Chocolate Factory on a previous trip to Seattle. And while you'll find their mouthwatering chocolates in some grocery stores throughout Washington, your best bet is to shop online and ship straight from
5. Olympic Lavender Company
Sequim is definitely the lavender capital of the Pacific Northwest, and the Olympic Lavender Company will ship all kinds of lavender products to everyone on your list this year. From aromatherapy to bath and body products to culinary delights, you'll find everything you need at their
6. French Girl Organics
Self-care and skincare are two things that are vital, now and always. And despite its name, this small business is actually based in Seattle. The product line is organic, sustainable, and cruelty-free. Shop for gifts
Kizuri, which means "good" in Swahili, is a vibrant, community-inspired shop in downtown Spokane. They sell eclectic gifts from over 40 countries from Fair Trade Artisans. If someone on your shopping list is the type who seems to have everything, get them something one-of-a-kind
8. Alair Gift Shop
When you walk into Alair, the West Seattle-based gift shop, you instantly realize it's full of everything you didn't know you needed. Their entire quirky collection is available
which is fantastic – and if you aren't sure where you start, their gift concierge service can help.
9. Kris Kringl
Do you have a tradition of giving ornaments in your family, or just want to make your home feel even more festive this season? Kris Kringl is Leavenworth's most beloved Christmas shop. And while the Bavarian village's tree lighting ceremony is unfortunately canceled this year, you can buy all the Christmas cheer your heart desires
10. Stocklist Goods
This Tacoma-based gift shop specializes in locally made wares, greeting cards, jewelry, and children's toys and books. Shop their best collections from the comfort of your home
11. Beet World
Do you have a lot of little ones on your list this year? Beet World designs unique clothing from high quality fabrics that are made to last. Check out their collection
12. Barn Cat Creations
Diana created Barn Cat Creations in 2017, and since then, her homemade artisan soaps, accessories, and skincare products have become popular with Washingtonians everywhere. Treat someone special to a truly handmade gift
The concept of Knack couldn't be easier: simply choose from a pre-curated themed gift box, or design your own. Each gift set is filled with a collection of gifts for your recipient, many of them from Washington-based companies. To top it off, the company will gift wrap everything for you and send it off with a special message. Check it out
We know it’s tempting to simply send gifts from large chains this year, but you’ll never regret taking an extra few minutes to find the perfect holiday gifts that were made with love right here in our beautiful state. If you have a small business in Washington that’s set up for e-commerce, please feel free to leave a link in the comments on Facebook. Happy shopping!