I waited 45 minutes in line the other day at a big-name store because last-minute Christmas shopping is crazy! I am here to show you a way to avoid long lines AND to support local businesses. Here are the top 5 local businesses for last-minute Christmas shopping.
Mixed Greens, Boise
Our go-to when it comes to Idaho gifts or unique items to make the people in your life feel loved. You can find jewelry, home and kitchen decor, Idaho gifts, candles, and so much more! Their inventory is constantly changing so, you’re likely to find something new and different every time you stop in! They have also been voted Best Gift Shop in Boise for five years running!
Idaho Mercantile Co., Caldwell
If you’re on the other side of town, this boutique is located in Oakes Brother Main Street Marketplace. They are a great spot to find everyday goods, seasonal gifts, souvenirs, snacks, and more! When you’re there, be sure to explore the Marketplace, it is full of amazing local businesses!
World Market, Meridian
If you’re shopping for top-quality furniture, affordable home decor, imported rugs, ornaments, unique gifts, food, wine, and more, then the World Market is the spot for you. They have the best values and so many items to choose from that you won’t have any problem finding the perfect gift for everyone in your life.
Idaho Made, Boise
Located in the heart of Downtown Boise, Idaho Made is full of locally made gifts and art that are perfect for your Idaho-loving friends and family. They support over 60 local creators for when you are looking for a one-of-a-kind item, a gift for someone special, or a little something for yourself, you are sure to find it!
The Sundry Boutique, Eagle
Grab a coffee from Coffee and Supply Co. and then head upstairs to the “Sundry”! They feature seasonal and limited edition hand-picked products just for you! They have a great selection of local and hand-crafted items that make perfect gifts for everyone in your life.
Happy shopping! Thank you for supporting local and we hope you find all the gifts you’re looking for.