As you’re scrambling to pick out the perfect presents this year for everyone on your list, we thought we’d put together a handy dandy gift guide to inspire unique gifting ideas straight from local New England brands that we adore.
We believe in shopping small and local whenever possible, and this year, it’s more important than ever. Pop over to these ‘wicked cool’ companies and gift up everyone you love with some personalized goodies.
Designed and produced by artists Sandra Bonazoli and Jim Dowd, their handmade metalwork creations are made from high quality materials right here in Rhode Island.
Our Fav? Heart Measuring Spoons
Beautiful, smooth surfaced, cast iron cookware is created with the idea that if something is going to last forever, it should be as beautiful as it is functional. Their products feel great in your hands and look at home in your home.
Our Fav? 4.5 in Cast Iron Egg Pan
These handcrafted bath and body products are created by a husband and wife duo Jake and Steph Kopek. Inspired by the sea, they channel their creativity into a wide range of nutrient-packed products.
Our Fav? Endless Summer Body Scrub
Still using the original granite millstones quarried from Westerly, RI, in their vintage 1886 grist mill, Kenyons produces exceptional mixes, meals, and flours without additives or preservatives.
Our Fav? Johnny Cake Corn Meal - 24 oz (1.5 Pound) Bag (of course!)
Help decorate someone’s tree this year with festive and unique Rhode Island inspired ornaments. They’re an awesome conversation starter!
This family-owned and operated small batch candy-maker started making delicious patties in 2010. Husband and wife team Kevin and Danielle like to keep it simple by using real ingredients. All of their treats come wrapped in beautiful gift boxes.
Our Fav? The Favor Box (4 Patties)
Handmade, hand poured, eco-friendly natural soy wax candles are created from U.S. grown soy beans. Free of petrochemicals, phthalates and additives, these clean burning candles feature 100% cotton wicks and carefully selected premium scents & essential oils.
Our Fav? Del's Lemonade Candle 8 oz. Tin
Cousins Paul and Liana decided that doing what they love and loving what they do was essential to their being. So they left their corporate jobs and began making wine to enhance your everyday moments.
Our Fav? Prosecco
Owner Mary Swenson’s obsession with cultivating a cozy, inviting home filled with meaningful objects prompted her to create a brand that uses the power of scent to evoke a memory, to create a mood, and to uplift and relax you.
Inspired by her tiny farmhouse, Amy McCoy wanted to be sure that her products were doing the least harm possible, so all of the cloth products are printed using eco-friendly inks, and all of the paper is printed on recycled paper.
Our Fav? GO YOU! Card Set of 3
Started by a mom who had a son with skin and allergen sensitivity, these beauty, body, and wellness products are made with organic, sustainable, and local ingredients.
With a love for all things coastal, husband and wife team, Sara and Miles O’Brien bring you products inspired by the region’s iconic style to celebrate the beauty of the everyday.
Our Fav? Polka Dot Swimsuit Framed Print
Ashley Van Etten’s illustrations inspire a range of home décor, tote bags and accessories as well as note cards and t-shirts. She handprints textiles in her workshop near the coastal waters of Narragansett Bay in RI.
Our Fav? Big Bucket Tote
When Alice Nichols started in 1984, the only dog collars available were nylon or leather with little or no decoration. Today, she’s still making unique, hand sewn collars for your favorite furry friend in her Rhode Island factory.
Our Fav? Anchors Aweigh Dog Collar
Casey and Adrienne D'Arconte, who also own The Breakfast Place in Attleboro, carry the most delicious imported and local cheeses, charcuterie, fresh made sandwiches and gifts in their Cranston, RI store.
Our Fav? The Large Cheese Board
An online gift basket company located in Connecticut, they’ve carefully curated a collection of baskets to suit every occasion. The perfect gift is just a click away!
Our Fav? Pasta Lover’s Wine Gift Basket
We hope this gift guide was helpful! Drop us a comment below and let us know what you end up gifting to the special people in your life.