The holidays are upon us and gifting is on its merry way. Whether you need a small gift for a party, a White Elephant or Secret Santa, or to fill a stocking above the mantle, there’s no need to bounce to each and every store to find one thing after another – we have a few one-stop shops for everyone on your list!
Plus, you can shop with online convenience at these places, too. Here are a few places that offer a great variety of giftable favors, mementos, and keepsakes that will bring joy to your loved ones this bright, holiday season.
A curated shop showcasing local artists and makers, love, Pittsburgh is the ultimate stop to grab memorable gifts. With multiple locations throughout the city and at the Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ for this downtown holiday shopping season, it’s very accessible to find and shop online, too.
Shop candles, ornaments, art pieces, cooking essentials, books, apparel, pet toys, and even specialty gift boxes. Surprise your loved ones this year with something special that pays homage to our great city in unique, tasteful ways.
Nothing screams heavenly sugar highs and nostalgia quite like Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop. As the largest retailer of candy-focused ‘giftables’, Grandpa Joe’s has it all, featuring a spectrum of candy categories sorted online by type, holiday, themes, color, flavor, and more. Plus, find candies from around the world to blast from the past childhood tastes you can’t find anywhere else.
Fun fact: there are over 250 candy bars, over 100 bulk candies in-store, and its famous $5 Candy Buffet — grab one of their designated boxes to fill to the brim with candy for only $5! If the lid closes, that’s all that matters. This offer is valid in-store only.
Wildcard is a great destination for finding those ‘wow factor’ gifts. From cute and meaningful to hilariously clever, shop its superb selection of greeting cards for any occasion this holiday.
The shop also carries one-of-a-kind apparel, drinkware, baby & kids gifts, stickers, jewelry, patches, and plenty more with these shoppable categories available online, too. There’s a lot to uncover here, so take your time in the holiday shopping moment to find that ideal gift.
Jenna Vanden Brink Ceramics creates joy in functional art and is bringing holiday happiness to each gift recipient this year. Buy a few of the All Are Welcome Row House Ornaments, and be sure to check out other timeless, tree-hanging creations from a heart-warming PA Porcelain Ornament to other fun, quirky ones like the Bright Banana Ornament.
Plus, find exquisite candles featuring a Rosemary + Fig Porcelain House Candle and other scents like Cypress + Spice and Honeysuckle + Jasmine. Need an unscented candle for sensitive allergies? This online shop has those, too! Don’t miss out on finding that distinctive gift from serving dishes, earrings to planters — all that has a talented artist’s touch. Local pick-up is available at checkout. Studio visits can be requested.
Where are you shopping for small gifts this season? Let us know in the comments where you #ShopLocal!This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.