When it comes to gift-giving, it's a win-win to embrace the "shop small" ethos and make thoughtful purchases that will help keep area entrepreneurs afloat. That's why we put together our annual Local Holiday Gift Guide, featuring Lehigh Valley area artisans and businesses wanting to make your holiday season bright! Unique products and one-of-a-kind stores are part of what makes our community so desirable. Let's show our love to these wonderful local businesses! Fair warning: you'll definitely be tempted to pick up a few things for yourself along the way, to which we say, treat yourself!
For over 25 years, Snacks By The Lb has been making beautiful one of a kind packages for all occasions. Snacks By The Lb is a nostalgic candy and gift shop with a unique selection. We have vegan handmade chocolate bars, hand made giant chocolate gourmet pretzels, chocolates, gummy bears and much more. We even have handmade jewelry. We can wrap and make up your holiday treats so pretty they won't want to open it!
All price ranges
Handcrafted fabric-covered gift boxes in a wide variety of fabric themes, decorative styles and sizes. They are decorated on the inside as well and are padded on top of lid and inside bottom. Great eco-friendly way to "wrap" your special holiday gifts. Please check out our website!
$15 - $48
Experience the tranquility of nature with luxurious accommodations at our historic country estate. This acclaimed Bed and Breakfast is perched high above the scenic Delaware River and provides a romantic and comfortable base from which to explore the countless fine restaurants, shops and attractions of New Hope, Stockton, Lambertville, and all of Bucks County. Makes a wonderful holiday gift!
$250 - $500/night
Handmade earrings (and pendants) crafted from sterling silver and 14/20k gold fill wire. Many are hand hammered shapes, others have semi-precious stones, some glitter for the holidays and they all make great Christmas gifts! Earring can also be seen by appointment with Shelley at 10 Bridge Street, Apt B, Lambertville, NJ. Call 646-236-0605.
$20 - $100
We have several gift package options from 2 small bottles of our famous Cherry Bounce and Boilo spirits as well as a rocks glass, all the way up to 2 full size bottles of any of our spirits with 2 rocks glasses and a Christmas City Spirits ornament. We can also create personal gift packages for the people you love this season!
$19.99 - $99.99
Fine Gold Coins Auction December 7th at 10:00 AM. 370+ lots of US and foreign gold coins from 1791 to 1964 with a total combined weight of over 150 troy ounces of gold. This is part of our 4-Day Fine Art Event from December 7th thru December 10th encompassing auctions of Fine Gold Coins, Fine Jewelry & Objects of Vertu, Fine & Decorative Arts as well as Fine Wine & Spirits.
Are you looking for the perfect gift for the food lover in your life? From classes to meal packages to gift cards, we have something for every foodie. If your favorite foodie is ready for a delicious and fun evening out, choose one of Conquering Cuisine's cooking classes or wine or beer events! Or maybe for a night in, treat them to one of our elevated, home-cooked, world influenced, family style meal packages which come ready to heat and serve. Can't decide? A gift card is a great choice.
Katherine creates oil paintings in local Montgomery County, PA from life experiences. Her artwork used flowing strokes that are soothing to look at. Sennelier oil paints used with a UV Conservation Finish to protect your painting. If preferred, prints can be purchased. Don't hesitate to contact Katherine with any questions.
$40 - $378
Leave your worries behind at our secluded Inn perched high above the Delaware River surrounded by 300 acres of rolling farmland and forest. Our country estate provides the seclusion of a grand country estate with the countless activities of New Hope and Lambertville just five minutes down the road, offering you the best of the country along with all the amenities and attention to detail as 5 star hotels in New Jersey. This gift certificate to be used toward an overnight stay makes a special holiday gift.
$50 - $1000
One-of-a-kind, handmade functional works of art using a variety of different woods and epoxy resin. Shop our collection of food safe cutting boards, charcuterie boards, lazy Susans, phone and tablet stands, coasters, serving trays, and more! No two pieces are the same. Give the gift of something unique this holiday season.
$50 - $200
Give the gift of natural experiences with The Art of Ecology's Foraging Gift Bundle! Bundle includes a foraging field guide & drink recipe book "Trails-to-Tasting", a hand-stamped and botanically dyed t-shirt made with locally foraged plants, and a "Live Wildly" foraging weatherproof sticker, perfect for any nature-lover on your holiday list. The book will encourage curiosity and get you excited to get outdoors, sampling the natural bounty in your own community all while showcasing your love of the great outdoors with t-shirt and sticker swag. A portion of the proceeds also is donated back to wildlife conservation & habitat preservation efforts. Get a gift, support The Art of Ecology, a local artisan, AND the earth all at the same time!
Pawsitively the best gift for your feline loving friends and family. Give the gift of cuddling and playing with our adorable, adoptable cats.
$20 - $50
Fine Jewelry & Objects of Vertu Auction December 8th at 10:00 AM. Fine jewelry, silver and timepieces by famous makers such as Patek Philippe, Cartier, Tiffany & Co. and others. This is part of our 4-Day Fine Art Event from December 7th thru December 10th encompassing auctions of Fine Gold Coins, Fine Jewelry & Objects of Vertu, Fine & Decorative Arts as well as Fine Wine & Spirits.
DIY Cookie Decorating Kits: keep that kitchen aid in the closet!
Gluten Free, Nut Free, Dairy Free - Available for additional cost
$25 pickup, $30 if delivered
Fine & Decorative Arts Auction December 9th at 10:00 AM. Highlights include works by designers Paavo Tynell and Charles Eames; Paintings by William Lathrop, Harry Leith-Ross and Walter E. Baum; And Early Lalique. This is part of our 4-Day Fine Art Event from December 7th thru December 10th encompassing auctions of Fine Gold Coins, Fine Jewelry & Objects of Vertu, Fine & Decorative Arts as well as Fine Wine & Spirits.
Original Impressionist Oil Paintings and Prints by Local Artist, Pamela Parsons. Bucks County Landscapes and Seascapes of the Jersey Shore, Cape Cod, Cape Ann and the Coast of Maine. Free Shipping!
Adorable hanging Gnome Christmas Tree Earrings! These lightweight, hardboard material are printed front and back, with the backs being the back of the gnome!! The earrings are about 2 inches long when worn. The gnomes measure about 1.5" alone. The earrings are 1/8" thick. Take good care of your earrings! Take them out before swimming, applying perfume or hair spray, and bedtime. Earring hardware is Silver in color and made of nickel free and lead free metal alloy.
$15 - $20
Fine Wine & Spirits Auction December 10th at 10:00 AM. Large estate-owned collection of fine wines, featuring 1970 Petrus, Rothchilds, selection of French wines and port. Scotch, bourbon and cognac from a Lancaster Co. Cellar, et al. This is part of our 4-Day Fine Art Event from December 7th thru December 10th encompassing auctions of Fine Gold Coins, Fine Jewelry & Objects of Vertu, Fine & Decorative Arts as well as Fine Wine & Spirits.
Give the gift of relaxation this holiday season with a Radiance Spa gift card. Purchase online or at the spa. Starting Black Friday through Christmas you will receive 20% bonus $$ on all gift card purchases! Gift cards never expire.
Radiance Spa is one of the exclusive partner spas to offer this luxurious line of skin and body care from Paris, France. Skin Lab available to analyze your skin condition. We also offer Biologique Recherche facial and body treatments that our clients love!
Woodspring Woods is dedicated to selling high quality, artisan hand-turned bowls made of black walnut, cherry and other premium wood. Each bowl is unique and makes a great gift for any occasion: hostess gift, holiday, housewarming to name a few.
$15 - $50
Seeds Glassworks provides unique handmade fused glass giftware and jewelry. We offer a wide selection of beautiful handmade Fused Glass gifts and housewares that are sure to please. We also offer wine bottles that have been "melted" and repurposed into many items including cheese boards and bowls. We create all of our products in our small studio with care and love.
$15 - $100
The SMALL WORKS show and sale features over 60 A&C member artists showing small art works in a variety of mediums ready for purchase for holiday gift giving and collecting. Works will be on display at our new home at the beautiful Freeman Hall in Doylestown and also in our online gallery beginning December 1.
$100 - $400
These handmade candles with a soothing lavender scent make the perfect unique gift! They have beautiful stones at the bottom of the holder and colorful pressed flowers in them! The flowers have been put in place with resin. The candle measures 3.9" x 3.9". Each candle is sold individually.
Check out my Etsy shop for more handmade resin products: beach trays, floral trays, coasters, keychains, and bookmarks!
Welcome to the Little Witch Academy! A place where all little witches can learn and grow. Meet the Little Gray Witch, who can't seem to hold onto her colors. She wants to be the meanest, baddest witch in the world. But the Little Gray Witch will soon discover the best witches aren't always the meanest. And being nice can have its own special rewards.
Laura Sass-Germain is an educator and writer from Bucks County. She teaches college-level composition, literature, and gender studies classes. Additionally, she volunteers at the Crisis Text Line and Trenton Cat Shelter. Her home includes her artist husband Matthew Germain, two daughters, five cats, and two birds. She has learned to create in chaos.
$8.99 (softcover) or $18.99 (hardcover)