Gifts fit for the person who never truly finishes decorating a room.

Modern, stylish and fun options. We compiled a list of places that are sure to bring a smile to an aspiring interior designer’s face this holiday season.

1. Rust and Roses Design

Add a unique element to your loved one’s home with the specially crafted art at Rust and Roses Design. From Christmas ornaments made for “Supernatural” fans, and beautiful family tree designed wall art, you will be inspired to shop for all occasions at this fantastic local gem!

2. Stone City Woodworks

Find your loved one a one-of-a-kind piece made by local craftsman Rob Purvis, who brings his craft to an entirely new level with his “no two pieces are alike” method. Rob uses local Ontario wood to create stunning pieces including tables, desks and even customizable decor.

3. Kingston Cottage Macrame

This adorable small local business creates incredibly detailed macrame that is reminiscent of a bridal gown. Choose from a beautiful piece to hang as wall art, or one of the fun hanging globes that got the owner started! Perfect gifts for plant lovers and green thumbs to dress up their home.

4. NH Pryophraphy

Customize your heart out at NH Pyrophraphy. You can choose from so many products, as long as it is made from wood! From keychains, to ornaments, to even a wooden spoon! The options are endless, and it makes a great gift for any occasion.

5. Art by Taura

Get a conversation piece for your mom and dad this holiday by browsing through the beautiful art that Taura creates. With a speciality in resin and alcohol ink, Taura creates masterpieces in the form of charcuterie, coasters and trinket trays.

6. Joseph Prinzen Woodworks

Everyone loves a good cheese and fruit board. The beautiful array of foods displayed on a walnut charcuterie board seems to make an appearance at any social gathering. Pick up one of these custom pieces and some local cheese for the best holiday gift!

7. The Knotted Collection

There is something about handmade macrame that brings a sense of comfort to a home. The Knotted Collection offers macrame in a number of different styles and uses including key chains, coasters and lovely wall art that can be hung in any room.

8. Knot Your Girl

Whether you are buying for a plant lover or someone who just enjoys the bohemian vibe that macrame brings, then you will want to check out Knot Your Girl. Browse through beautiful plant hangers, wall art, and key chains. Knot Your Girl hosts monthly workshops to teach people how to make macrame pieces for themselves. Gift one for yourself or a loved one for an especially meaningful gift!

9. Tracy Struthers Lifestyle

You can find plenty of local makers in one place at Tracy Struthers Lifestyle and Home! With products for every home decor need including candles from Arrow it Forward, soaps from Rawdon Creek Soap Co, and other home goodies.

10. Knapp Woodworks

Find some beautiful new furniture that can turn a house into a home when you buy a commission piece from Knapp Woodworks! This power-couple works together to create stunning one-of-a-kind pieces that will bring the country style back into anyone’s home. Choose from dressers, tables, room dividers and so much more for a beautiful gift this Christmas.

11. YGK Macrame

This historic art form is done beautifully by local artist, Chrissy. She crafts together stunningly intricate pieces that can be hung as wall art, or even as outdoor decor during the summertime. Your friends will certainly be surprised when they open a gift from here.

12. Jolie Home

Having recently started selling their products online, you can get free local furniture delivery when you order a beautiful piece from Jolie Home! Create a custom piece where you choose exactly how you want your gift to look, or find one of their stunning accessories to accentuate your loved one’s style.

13. Liddle Wood Shop

Bring the gift buying to the next level with one of these handcrafted pieces. Liddle Wood Shop specializes in creating charcuterie boards, cutting boards, coffee tables and many more amazing items from beautiful black walnut wood.


Celebrate local communities! With the help of three incredible local farms: Topsy Farms, Mackinninon Brothers, Enright Cattle Co have launched a Campaign to Spotlight Local Businesses and will be using their social media profiles to highlight local shops using #ShopLocalSEO. Vendors who choose to get involved will not only be provided with space at real-life events, such as the Enright’s and Mackinnons Christmas Holiday Markets but vendors will have their stories shared online – much like what you have read today! Shoppers are encouraged to use the hashtag on social after their latest purchase or to feature some of their favourite locally-owned shops. Any business with a website can be part of this campaign. So get involved and get your business out there! Follow along and use the hashtag #ShopLocalSEO.