Local Holiday Gift Guide
If gift giving isn’t your love language, we've compiled a list of Indiana sourced gifts that will help take the pressure off. From handmade jewelry and hot sauce to body butter and toys, these local businesses offer a range of products that will make any loved one feel special this holiday season.
Indiana honey infused with global flavors
The ultimate present is one that can be used year-round. This year, get a taste of Metal Honey Foods with one of their infused hot honeys, relishes, or jams. Or knock this gift out of the park with their handmade mug gift set, including your choice of honey and a handmade mug.
Local coffee guide and magazine
You can't get more local than this - BATCH not only covers the Indianapolis coffee scene, but locally sources the writers, the printing, and the shipping. With 128 pages of community stories, photographs, artwork, and more, this magazine pairs well with any cup of coffee.
Specialty gift, plant, and home décor store
A bohemian stylist’s dream. The Botanical Bar, located just North of the Bottleworks District, sells houseplants, pots, home décor, and more all under the same roof, truly making it a one stop shop.
Ukrainian-owned chocolate shop
Whether you toss a couple in as a stocking stuffer, or wrap up an entire box, these chocolates from Truffles and Creams won’t last long. The Ukrainian-owned chocolatier based out of Zionsville creates handmade bon-bons, truffles, turtles, and more.
Handcrafted bath products
It’ll be hard to resist making a purchase when you step into Soap and Sunshine Apothecary. A large selection of products, including body butters, soaps, bath bombs, and seasonal items line the store’s shelves, and even contain Men and Baby categories to fit all your shopping needs. Plus, their gift sets are great for anyone needing to end this year with relaxation.
Goldie Provisions – rare hair care
Plant-based hair care products
A universal, plant-based hair care line that “focuses on the hair and not the person”. Goldie Provisions offers customers a list of creams, pomades, and sprays that are environmentally and human friendly. If you aren’t sure which product to choose, their Core Pack includes 4 staples in the most aesthetically pleasing packaging.
Handmade clay earrings
Nothing beats gifting jewelry, especially when it’s handmade. Clay Eclectic encourages self-expression through sporting a set of unique and one-of-a-kind earrings. With different shapes, sizes, colors, and designs, you won’t have trouble finding your loved one’s perfect match.
Permanent jewelry and gift boutique
Let your person know you’ll never leave their side through a permanent friendship bracelet. At Honey, you pick the jewelry, and they weld it shut. Not sure if you’re ready for that promise? They also have a large selection of small, yet meaningful gifts, perfect for any occasion.
Hot sauce company that benefits animal charities
Any time animals are involved, we’re instantly sold. At Pup and the Pepper, when you purchase any one of their vibrant and flavorful hot sauces, a portion of the proceeds will go to a local animal charity. Their variety packs, or individual bottles, are the perfect gift to spice up one’s life.
Handmade wooden toy desserts
A sweet treat that never goes bad. Sanded Sugar hand-creates wooden toys that resemble a child’s (and yours) favorite goodies. Choose from donuts, cake pops, or cookies, and get ready to play pretend in the most delicious way.
Handmade rainbow hangings
Rainbow Sage specializes in handmade rainbow decorations perfect for the rearview mirror of any car. Plus, the colorful pattern appears on earrings and keychains if that more suits your shopping needs.
Recycled firehose hats and jewelry
With a heartwarming story at the foundation, Clutch and Kindle work to transform decommissioned fire hoses into repurposed products. From ball caps and keychains to coasters and jewelry, this small business provides several unique gift ideas that you can’t find anywhere else.