On the 1st day of the holidays, Roscoe gave to me:
Shop small and local this holiday season in the locally-owned, independent shops of Takoma! Find one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your list. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
Go retro chic with ceramic storage jars, cake tins, stacking mugs, teapots, and tea towels from from Orla Kiely by Wild & Wolf. Your holiday parties will never be the same!
Tabletop Takoma, 6927 Laurel Ave
Fresh wreaths and garland for holiday decorating.
Park Florist, 6921 Laurel Ave
Takoma Park’s independent toy store with games, toys, books and more!
Fair Day’s Play, 7050 Carroll Ave
What kid wouldn’t love a new bike under the tree? $25 off kids bike, $40 off adults bike or 10% off purchase of $50 or more.
Takoma Bicycle, 7030 Carroll Ave
A holiday stocking and holiday toys for your furry friend. Receive a free bag of Acana freeze-dried treats with purchase of a holiday stocking.
The Big Bad Woof, 6960 Maple St, NW
Give the gift of personal wellness with MONQ. This personal essential oil diffuser allows you to feel the way you want, where you want, whenever you want. Perfect gift for the health & nature lover in your life! Plus a gift card from The Still Point makes everyone happy.
The Still Point, 6 Grant Ave
Add a little spice to your holiday party or holiday gift giving! Find spices, oils, vinegar and honey and more! Don’t forget a copy of owner Angel Anderson’s, Little Black Cookbook.
Spice Suite, 6902 4th St, NW
Relevant topics, current releases and a focus on local authors. Plus don’t miss the Takoma Park Author’s Fair on Saturday, December 9th, 2:00 -5:00 pm. Meet local authors and purchase signed books plus eat, drink, and be merry!
Busboys and Poets, 232 Carroll St, NW
Valid until 12/11. Plus housewares, plants, and many more gift options!
Old Takoma Ace Hardware, 7001 Carroll Ave
For a $5 cash donation to DC Arts Studios, get a DC Arts Studios totebag and check out DC Arts Studios Open House happening today from 12 noon – 5:00pm where you can purchase original artwork and handmade gifts directly from the artists and artisans themselves in their studios — photography, paintings, mixed media, fiber art, sculpture, weaving, jewelry, and much more.
DC Arts Studios, 6925 Willow St, NW
Add a unique accessory or find that one of a kind outfit.
Polly Sue’s Vintage Shop and BeSpoke Not Broke, 6929 Laurel A.
20% off custom framing until December 20th. Also, check out the gallery for original art.
Artful Framing, 6960 Maple St, NW
Be unique with kilim hand bags, boots, sneakers and more
The Covered Market, 7000 Carroll Ave
Grab a Republic mug, T-shirt or hoodie to go with a gift card to make a great gift!
Republic, 6939 Laurel Ave
DAY 15: Egyptian Blown Glass Ornaments
Beautiful and unique. Plus perfume bottles, pottery, tagines, rugs, jewelry and more. Don’t miss the Back Wall Gallery with local art.
Things from Egypt, 7002 Carroll Ave
Beautiful pieces for all styles and tastes. Or give beads from around the world.
S & A Beads, 235 Carroll St, NW
Stylish Blundstone boots and other lines, plus women’s clothing, jewelry and more.
Amano, 7034 Carroll Ave
Instruments big and small including tongue drums, egg shakers, kazoos, nose flutes, ukes, banjos, guitars and more. Plus rental options.
House of Musical Traditions, 7010 Westmoreland Ave
Handmade pottery, art, jewelry, clothing – all local.
Artspring, 7002 Carroll Ave
A little help to bounce back after the holiday season and to start 2018 off feeling your best! With the help of Soupergirl’s Cleanse there is no fear of those pants feeling just a little too snug!
Soupergirl, 314 Carroll St, NW
Fill up for your holiday parties or buy wine by the bottle.
Takoma Beverage Co
Stocking stuffers or for yourself – make your feet happy!
Magic Carpet, 6925 Laurel Ave
DAY 23: Co-Working Passes
Give the gift of co-work through day passes to Takoma’s newest coworking space.
Takowork, 7000 Carroll Ave
A bath fizz and bubble bath, all-in-one. Available in Birch Muscle, Rosewater, Coconut Hibiscus and French Lavender.
TPSS Co-op 201 Ethan Allen Ave
Give .the gift of good health with a gift card to one of Takoma’s health and fitness studios! Spin, yoga, break dancing, tap dancing, Capoeira, circuit training – there are a lot of ways to stay healthy!
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Be sure to check out the new rooster feet crossing Laurel Avenue while you shop for the holidays in Takoma!