Gift Guide

Terrariums to Tiny Pies to Woke Tees, Your 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

We've got locally made presents for everyone on your list.

By Eden Dawn November 20, 2018 Published in the December 2018 issue of Portland Monthly

Image: Michael Novak

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mad Platters’ hand-painted malachite print plates and platters are pretty and party-foul-proof, $20–34 at

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

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

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