Win the holidays with gifts from these local Etsy sellers

Whether your budget is $10, $20, or $200, find a completely unique gift for everyone on your list. 🎁


The ocean lover in your life will love receiving this hand blown glass octopus ornament as a gift.

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Pop quiz, Ashevillians. What’s better than shopping local? For 100 points: Shopping local from the comfort of your own home, of course. Not only is it one of the best ways to support the local economy, but locally-crafted gifts tend to wow during the holidays (a big win in our book).

To kickstart your holiday shopping, we’ve rounded up 14 products we love from local Etsy shops — some of which hold the coveted Star Seller badge that’s given to sellers who consistently earn 5-star reviews, ship orders on time, and provide great customer service, aka less holiday stress for you.

Psst — Some of these items may sell out quickly due to limited quantities. Click on the link to the Etsy seller’s page to find something similar.

A wooden narwhal toy posed on a rock.

This little guy wants to be wrapped up under the tree.

Photo via Etsy

🎁 Under $25

Hand printed fig kitchen towel ($16) | A husband and wife team designs, prints, and stitches these whimsical towels and napkins. | The High FiberStar Seller

Dainty zodiac necklace ($20) | Customize this dainty necklace by choosing a finish and zodiac sign. | Livin FreelyStar Seller

Narwhal wooden animal toy ($16) | Hand-drawn and inspired by the natural world, these wooden toys feature nearly every member of the animal kingdom. | Outside Everywhere

Appalachian black bear glass straw ($18) | Trust us, there’s no way they already have this adorable, hand-blown reusable straw. | Full Blown Glass

Appalaichan Trail Cabin Candle ($22) | Possibly the perfect gift for hikers, with scents for different trails and parks. | Elder & Co.

Two highball glasses with leather sleeves in front of a bottle of whiskey.

Pair these drink accessories with a bottle of whiskey for a crowd-pleasing gift.

Photo via Esty

🎁 $25-$50

Red Zinnia wooden flower sign ($34) | This local artist’s paintings are printed on wood, making the most gorgeous custom decor. | Goldfish MarmaladeStar Seller

Hand blown glass octopus ornament ($44+) | Choose from a variety of color combinations to make this octopus ornament one-of-a-kind. | Full Blown Glass

Personalized leather highball sleeves ($49.99) | These 100% genuine leather drink accessories are hand sewn by adults on the autistic spectrum. | Oowee Products

Tie dye baby romper ($38) | Give the gift of psychedelic, 100% cotton fashion. | Psychedelic CircusStar Seller

The binds of leather sketchbooks in rainbow colors.

Choose the thread color of these custom sketchbooks.

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🎁 $50-$100

Sustainable fanny pack ($65) | A well-made fanny pack made with upcycled materials. | Moonrise Project

18K Vermeil long branch earring posts ($118) | This botanical jewelry is delicate, unique, and cast directly from plants. | Mani Designs

Personalized leather sketchbook ($52+) | Choose the thread color and add initials for the doodler in your life. | absolutely evoStar Seller

Coffee mug wall mirror ($64) | These handmade wall mirrors come in both traditional and off-the-wall (no pun intended) shapes. | fluxglass

Panties of the month six month subscription ($199) | Panties that arrive at your door every month are the holiday gift that keeps on giving — especially when they’re handmade to order, custom to your measurements. | On The Inside

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