Shop Small Gift Guide
This year we’re featuring a selection of our favourite small shops with gift ideas for everyone on your list!
Be sure to visit their socials or websites to see what other great finds they have.
Wards Lane Pillows
Wards Lane Pillows, created by designer Ashley McCormack, specializes in finding unique fabrics that are typically only available to interior designers, and imports them to Canada for anyone to purchase.
We love her Cedar Green Velvet Pillows because they’re stain and water repellent…meaning they look good and are safe around kids. They’re available in multiple sizes and are filled with feather down.
Pillows pictured are 13 x 20 and retail for $90
THE ONE Face and Body Bar
Give the gift of beauty this Christmas with a gift card to THE ONE Face and Body Bar! THE ONE is your one destination for highly professional non-invasive beauty services, where skin is radiantly reborn.
They offer a full spectrum of laser skin rejuvenation and medical grade cosmetic procedures, high-end products and a host of other exquisite spa services.
Legacy Woodworks is a father-daughter team based in Simcoe County, who are passionate about providing parents the tools they need to encourage child development through play and exploration. Their collection of handmade Montessori, Grimm, and Pikler inspired toys offer gross motor, hands-on play that children need within the safety of their own home.
We love that their products are all handmade with the safety and development of children in mind.
Evolution Triangle pictured $550
L&B MAMA is a clothing brand that is owned and operated by a Canadian MAMA of two; who is also a wife & a teacher.
Each item is designed and made in home once the kids are in bed! While she specializes in clothing for MAMAs, she also carries many items that appeal to the whole family including her new holiday sweaters!
Simcoe’s grazing stylist offers beautifully styled platters, charcuterie boards and more as well as free local delivery. Owner Shirley Malo makes food into art, that’s almost too good to eat! We love her boards for small family dinners or a special date night at home!
Small board pictured for up to 10 people, $75
Bay Harbour Natural
Bay Harbour Natural Skincare is a green, natural Skincare artisan studio located in Innisfil, Ontario, Canada.
Founder Brenda Henderson followed her passion and launched Bay Harbour Naturals after an extensive career in the pharmaceutical industry. She uses the highest quality of fresh, plant-based ingredients and aromatherapy blends to handcraft green beauty products that make a wonderful gift for any woman on your holiday list!
Little Lief Creative
Little Lief Creative offers printables, prints and custom artwork for every style and budget.
Founder Leah, started her shop several years ago after a car accident left her unable to work. She turned to art as a form of therapy and Little Lief Creative was born. Since then her work has been seen on HGTV, and in stores like Indigo and HomeSense. Offering both printable and shipped prints, LLC has expanded into high-quality fine art matte shipped prints as well.
Little Lief Creative’s night sky keepsake makes a meaningful gift that will be treasured for years to come by illustrating the night sky on the date of your choosing. $35.95
Designed by Barrie native Heather Bolt, Dotty Clothing creates pretty clothes for real women, living real lives and who need clothing for everyday. She uses comfortable, wrinkle free fabrics that are low maintenance and designed so that they are flattering to all figures. Her clothes have been featured in Elle, Chatelaine and Toronto Life and are all made in Toronto.
Sarah is wearing the Charcoal Tunic Sweatshirt $118 and Bamboo Leggings $78
Apryl is wearing the Bamboo Baseball Tee in Kelly Green $78
Specializing in lingerie, women’s fashions and swimwear, Bliss Beneath is an award winning ladies boutique in Barrie.
This year we’re getting our cozy on with these super soft Hu Christmas PJs from Bliss Beneath, where they carry a variety of sizes from XS – 2XL. They’re truly the Goldilocks of pajamas; they’re not too heavy and hot, they’re not too light, they’re just right! They wash up beautifully, they’re so soft, and they’re super cute! Great as a Christmas gift for someone or for yourself!
Apryl and Sarah are wearing Hue pajamas $59 each
Old Fort Furniture
Old Fort Furniture is a family run furniture and home decor store based in Midland, Ontario. Their showroom features wooden signs, holiday decorations and stunning pieces that anyone would love to find under the tree on Christmas morning. They specialize in solid, rustic, live edge Mennonite furniture like this coffee table, made from 100 year old salvaged wood.
Coffee table $780
Instagram: @old.fort.furniture I Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Old-Fort-Furniture-195540664609173
Charisma Hair Studio
Charisma Hair Studio is our go-to salon for great hair. They offer a full range of cutting-edge salon services and luxurious, earth conscious products. They provide custom haircare and colouring services using L’ANZA Healing Haircare and Elate Clean Cosmetics for makeup applications. We love the L’ANZA gift sets for anyone who loves their hair!
Gift sets starting at $63, while supplies last.
They say diamonds, or in this case emeralds, speak louder than words. So why not give the gift of jewellery this holiday season?!
Each of Lafia’s pieces are handcrafted in 14k gold using the finest materials and state of the art technology, right here in Canada. Designers, Stefanie and Ruth have been friends for over a decade. Having met through their daughters Sofie and Lauren, Lafia Jewellery was born through the eyes of their girls and their love for everything that sparkles.
Pictured here the mini emerald bar stud. $120 each
We hope you enjoy this list as much as we do! Shopping small is so important, especially during 2020, to show our support for entrepreneurs who are working hard behind the scenes to make sure you have a safe and happy holiday season.
Sarah and Apryl