November 19, 2020

#ShopSmall – 25 Gifts $25 or Under

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This month, we’re highlighting local businesses as part of our #StayLocal2020 campaign. Scroll to the bottom for more information.

Whether you’re budget shopping, picking up a last minute something, or trying to find something perfect for that digital Yankee Swap: here are our picks for the best 25 gifts under $25 for gifts from local makers this holiday season.

Old Burying Point – History by the Sea Collection ($24)
Moody’s Home and Gifts

Handmade by Herbal Candle Co. Burn time 20-24 hours (Cotton wick) 9 oz. 100% soy wax, 100% essential oils

Earthy and smokey, Old Burying Point conjures a brisk autumn walk in one of America’s oldest cemeteries. The scent is created using an all-natural essential oil blend of: cedarwood, frankincense, patchouli, clove, myrrh, vetiver, for needle, tea tree, lime, and anise.

Bummer Ring ($13)


 Available in standard and midi sizes, 3-10 

3d printed matte black polyamide

The Jolie Gift Set ($24)

The Jolie Gift Set features a Jolie Tea Company Logo Mug, Individual Cup Tea Ball, and a 2 oz Black Tea Tin.

Dragon Beeswax Candle ($18)
Beverly Bees

100% Pure Beeswax ~ 100% Solid Cotton Wick ~ Natural Honey Scent ~ Handcrafted in Beverly, MA

Approximate Weight & Dimensions – Diameter: 3 1/10″ Height: 4 1/2″ Weight: 5.4 oz.  

Lantern Screen Print ($18)
Rusty and Ingrid Print Studio

Here’s to warm summer nights and adventures in the dark.

We draw all of our own designs, and hand print them in our own studio. Read more about our process here. Our solid wood frames are our own as well, hand built from scratch and beautifully finished. Read more about our frames here. All of our prints are made in ready-to-frame sizes, with built in white margins for easy no-matte framing.

“Dolly pin” by Sandra Golbert ($18)
Salem Arts Association

“Dolly pin” by Sandra Golbert. Felt pin – purple
Available from the Salem Arts Association Shop

Sage Syrup ($12)

Roseadela’s makes all of her sauces, chocolates, marinades and cocoa mixes by hand and sends them out with the help of her daughter, Jessica, and grandson, William (with a little moral support from the four-legged members of the family).

Seaglass Charm Necklace ($16)
Salters Point Provisions

Everyone loves our Seaglass Charm necklaces! Antiqued silvertone nautical charms paired with real seaglass collected in either Gloucester, Beverly, or Salem, MA. Silver plated 18″ wave chain. Seaglass color, size and shape depends upon what the ocean decides to give us this week, but for a small additional charge you can choose your seaglass color. These are fantastic paired with our Seaglass Bangle Bracelets. Check back often for new charm designs!

Baby Pooping Rainbow Tassel Earrings ($18)
Shindig! Studios

Handmade earrings made from tiny plastic babies and rainbow tassels. Each pair of our handmade earrings is totally unique and 100% weird. Hooks are sterling silver.

Cranberry Cocktail Mixer ($12)

Fruitations Cranberry is made using Cape Cod cranberries.  Create a Vodka-Cran that knocks it out of the park.

* 375ml bottle

Hail Yourself | Hand Lettered Felt Banner ($22) studio

Bring some colorful upliftment to your walls with this felt pennant! Constructed from felt, the hand lettered design has been heat transferred in vinyl to the face of the pennant. Side strip can accommodate up to 1/4″ dowel (not included) if you’d like to be able to wave it around. The felt material is soft and does not stand stiff on it’s own. 

Items Details: Black and Red felt, 9” x 24”

Embossed Paper with Enamel Matchboxes ($13)
Digs Enamels

Embossed paper and enamel matchbox and matches.

Each box design will vary

Masshole® – Black & White T-shirt ($20)
Sully’s Brand

This is arguably the greatest MASSHOLE® shirt ever printed.

Bindrune Ornaments ($10)
Moon and Stag

These 2”-3” birch tree slice ornaments with Elder Futhark Bindrunes burned on both sides are great for Yule gift & decoration, altar spaces, homes, and cars.
There are four designs to choose from!

Pride D-Ring Belt ($25)
District Trading Company

District Trading Company is an apparel and lifestyle company featuring an original line of graphic t-shirts, custom belts, bags, stationery and so much more; all inspired by the City of Salem, MA and New England’s unique style of coastal living.

The Kiss Gloves ($12)
Modern Millie

Smart touch gloves 90% polyester 10% cotton in a The Kiss by Gustav Klimt print.

Dead, But Festive T-shirt ($25)
Die With Your Boots On

When you’re dead, but feeling extra festive because it’s the holidays! We have just the t-shirt for you, ghouls!

Eyeball Planchette Felt Ornament ($15)
Holly’s Making Stuff

Creepy cute planchette felt ornament.

Measures 3″ x 3″

Made with assorted felt, polyester stuffing and assorted thread.

Salem’s Black Hat Society Whats Brewing Mug ($12.95)
Coons Cards and Gifts

Who needs caffeine when Borah can terrify you into being awake?

Tiny Beetle Painting in Vintage Brass Frame ($25)
Ghost Wolf Handmade

An original, one of a kind painting of a Beetle . Painted on a small wood board in a style reminiscent of Victorian entomology. Painting is placed in a vintage Italian brass frame. A black velvet ribbon is knotted to the frame for an alternative hanging option. Painting has been varnished so it can be gently cleaned.

Pretty and Twisted Pop Surrealism Coloring Book ($9.99)
Smoke and Honey: Dark Art by Heather Rose

Pretty & Twisted – A Pop Surrealism Adult Coloring Book Features 30 single-sided pages of dark and sensual illustrations by artist Heather Rose.

Cat Moon Bandanna ($15.15)
Forest Haunt

Head scarf, face cover, doggy day wear, cat saddle, table display… these bandanas are versatile!

Sherry Lifest – World Necklace ($25)
Galleries at Lynn Arts

Sherry Lifest World $25 Acrylic & Clay 2″ x 3″

Monstrous – The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters ($20)

Want to know how to survive a vampire attack or learn about zombies? This super fun book goes into the history of 8 different monsters! A fun and beautifully illustrated book for all ages.

Tentacle And Bird Skull Coffin Box Purple ($25)
FishScale Creations

Creepy Sparkly Cute Dead.

SHOP LOCAL! Support the small businesses that make up your community and are owned by your friends, neighbors, and fellow community members.

If you are a business and are interested in being part of this initiative please visit and sign up for our comprehensive business program!

#staylocallynn • #staylocalsalem • #staylocalpeabody • #staylocalbeverly • #staylocalmarblehead

We wanted to shine a spotlight on many of the small businesses that make up the fabric of our communities and support them as much as we can throughout the Winter.

Stay tuned to this event for information on businesses throughout the North shore. We will be highlighting the humans behind the small businesses, showcasing specials and promotions, and also curating experiences that will make your local shopping even better!A priority this year will be to educate consumers on the safety protocols that so many of our fantastic businesses have implemented in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.