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A Nineteen-year-old ceramics wunderkind Ella Stewart makes colorful abstract homewares, bowls ($40) to vases ($85), at mantelpdx.com

B Give textured textile wall hangings from local artist Katherine Entis, $525 at softcenturydesign.com

C Sock It to Me’s wildly patterned socks for adults and kids are the great gift equalizer, $5.50–15 for regular line and $29 for Luxe dress sock line at sockittome.com

Albany woodworker Jason Hibbs shapes each peaked shelf from US-grown hemlock, $48 at bourbonmoth.com

Local chef Naomi Pomeroy loves this Japanese-made Nenox knife so much, it’s on the holiday recs list at her flower palace, Colibri, $575 at Colibri

Gregg “Roosevelt” Harris not only gives flora-inspired lectures to school groups while dressed as America’s nature-loving 26th president—with Roosevelt’s Terrariums he also shares the famous conservationist’s fondness for slipping teeny forests into glass vessels. $45–395 rooseveltspdx.com

AnniePies totes an assortment of fresh-baked mini pies right to your loved one’s door, from s’mores to Oregon berry bites, $32 at iloveanniepies.com

Boet makes stunning fiber/metal art accessories, like a hand-crocheted fringe necklace ($248) and silk tassel earrings ($72), at byboet.com

Bend’s Con-lo Common ups the firestarter game with a woo-y, aromatic take on the humble Duraflame, $22 at conlocommon.com

A traditional tartan print makes this a classy flask, $55 at seamusgolf.com

Mad Platters’ hand-painted malachite print plates and platters are pretty and party-foul-proof, $20–34 at etsy.com/shop/themadplatters

Update the local vinyl shelf with new releases from Ural Thomas & the Pain, Chanti Darling, and a compilation of 10 years of local hits from Tender Loving Empire, $20 each at tenderlovingempire.com

Kamelah Adams kick-starts social justice convos with her Mimi’s Fresh Tees, $30 at mimisfreshteespdx.com

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