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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Hudson Valley Holiday Gift Guide

A curated list of gift ideas from small shops throughout the Hudson Valley

Introducing our first annual Tipsy Social Holiday Gift Guide. We’ve put together an awesome list of holiday gift ideas from local Hudson Valley businesses that are sure to put a smile on your loved one’s face. From tasty sweets to self-care boxes, peruse through this curated list of holiday goodies selected by the small business marketing experts at Tipsy Social.

1. Oatmeal Melange with Deerskin Full Glove

Oatmeal Melange with Deerskin Full GlovePrice: $49
Retailer: Clove and Creek, Kingston NY
Get it: cloveandcreek.com
Picked by: Alexis M.

I love buying from Clove and Creek because they offer a wide variety of products, including pantry items, apothecary, paper and books, outdoor items, apparel, and accessories. One of my favorite items is their Oatmeal Gloves; they are great for women and come in black! Knitted in Upstate NY and finished in Brooklyn, NY, these gloves are of great quality, made from American Ragg Wool with ethically sourced Deerskin palms.

2. Beacon West Side Main Street Clock Tea Towel

Beacon West Side Main Street Clock Tea Towel

Price: $14
Retailer: Solstad House, Beacon NY
Get it: solstadhouse.com
Picked by: Brandon F.

If you’re like me, you love spending time in Beacon and being surrounded by the rich history it has to offer. One of the many reasons I love Solstad House, located on Main Street, is their unique mementos like these printed kitchen towels that add a touch of Beacon to your home. The material is a durable, versatile flour sack. The perfect addition to any kitchen or bathroom.

3. Apatite Gemstone & Briolette Toggle Necklace

Price: $180
Retailer: Teece Torre, Elizaville NY
Get it: teecetorre.com
Picked by: Andrew S.

I love everything from Teece Torre. I have a bunch of pieces and regularly give them as gifts to friends and family. But my favorite? This Apatite Gemstone necklace. Firstly, the colors are awesome. Secondly, the price is absolutely doable. Thirdly, it’s unique, different, and will show whoever you gift it to that you really care. This piece is neon aqua apatite and features a gold-filled toggle and wire-wrapped briolettes.

4. Brighton Jefferson Passcase Wallet

Brighton Jefferson Passcase Wallet

Price: $46
Retailer: Sierra Lily, Poughkeepsie NY
Get it: sierralily.com
Picked by: Alexis M.

Sierra Lily is my favorite gift store, located on Route 9, which has excellent options for every woman in your life and has great quality men’s gifts. You can’t go wrong with this leather wallet, that won’t break the bank! You may have forgetful family members, who tend to lose their wallet (like mine), or need an upgrade; this is where you want to go. P.S. it also comes in brown.

5. Self Care Box

Self Care Box

Price: $98
Retailer: Cocoon, New Paltz NY
Get it: cocoonathome.com
Picked by: Brandon F.

On the other side of the river, another one of my favorite shops is Cocoon. One thing I love about Cocoon is their “box” gifts, where they round up a bunch of items that go great together into one awesome gift package. One that stands above the rest is their “Self Care” box, which makes a great gift for mom for the holidays. It’s packed with a pair of ‘worlds softest socks,’ a lavender candle, hand cream, and much more!

6. Moroccan Vintage Kilim House Slippers

Moroccan Vintage Kilim House Slippers

Price: $60
Retailer: Hammertown, Rhinebeck NY
Get it: shop.hammertown.com
Picked by: Andrew S.

House slippers for the win! These unique and never duplicated Parisian-style slippers are the perfect gift for those of us that work-from-home. Made from vintage Kilim wool rugs, the vibrant colors are naturally dyed and the insoles are soft and durable goat leather. I love everything from Hammertown. If you get a chance to visit Rhinebeck, make sure you stop in and check them out.

7. 18-Piece Assorted Truffles

Assorted Truffles

Price: $18.95
Retailer: Alps Hudson Valley, Fishkill NY
Get it: alpshudsonvalley.com
Picked by: Alexis M.

I love to shop for gifts at Alps Sweet Shop. Alps is my go-to for stocking stuffers. They have assorted chocolates, truffles, and gift sets that are perfect for anyone who loves chocolate and sweets. The assorted truffles come in five, nine, or 18 pieces! I like to treat myself to some truffles while I buy them for my family because we all need some chocolate in our life.

8. Twine – Ceramic Coffee Grinder

Twine Ceramic Coffee Grinder

Price: $28
Retailer: Newburgh Mercantile, Newburgh NY
Get it: newburgh-mercantile.square.site
Picked by:  Brandon F.

There’s nothing quite like a fresh cup of coffee to get you through Monday morning! For those who love the absolute best at-home coffee, a coffee bean grinder is a must. Newburgh Mercantile carries this awesome vintage style grinder, as well as TRAX coffee beans roasted locally in Beacon for the ultimate cup of Joe.

9. Willow Tree Figurines

Willow Tree Gifts

Price: $19-$48.50
Retailer: Daffodil’s Gift Shoppe, Pleasant Valley NY
Get it: daffodilsgiftshoppe.com
Picked by: Andrew S.

This isn’t a single item, but rather a collection of awesome mementos. Willow Tree figurines come in a variety of meaningful sentiments, like Brothers, New Dad, Kindness, Mother Daughter, and much more. I absolutely love them and have gifted them to friends and family for different occasions. While 2020 hasn’t given us all much to celebrate, recognizing little things with a gift like this is special.

10. Bodacious Body Lotion – Sinful Citrus

Sinful Citrus Bodacious Body Lotion

Price: $15
Retailer: Hudson Valley Skin Care, Pleasant Valley NY
Get it: hudsonvalleyskincare.com
Picked by: Alexis M.

I get my mom the Sinful Citrus Body Lotion from Hudson Valley Skin Care every year for her stocking. This body lotion is a bright and refreshing essential oil blend of sweet orange, lime, and red mandarin, that she loves. This is especially great for right now when everyone’s hands are cracked from hand sanitizer and an increasing amount of hand washing.

11. The Hudson Valley Candle

Burkelman Hudson Valley Candle

Price: $42
Retailer: Burkelman, Cold Spring NY
Get it: burkelman.com
Picked by: Brandon F.

This isn’t just any candle, it’s THAT candle. That Hudson Valley Candle from Burkleman uses hints of campfire and moss to make this candle smell like a Hudson Valley hike deep in the woods without having to leave your living room!

12. Unwind – Live Well Gift Set

Unwind - Live Well Gift Shoppe

Price: $50
Retailer: Raven Rose, Beacon NY
Get it: ravenrosebeacon.com
Picked by: Andrew S.

I’m a HUGE plant lover and really believe that adding some greenery to your space completely transforms a mood. I love Raven Rose in Beacon and these little sets are a perfect themed gift. Each gift set comes with a grow kit, mask, pillow spray, and candle.

13. Unisex Reusable Face Mask

Unisex Reusable Face Mask

Price: $12
Retailer: Hudson Square Boutique, Hopewell Junction NY
Get it: hudsonsquareboutique.com
Picked by: Alexis M.

Are you looking for a cute reusable mask? Look no further! These masks come in multiple prints and colors and are the cutest masks I’ve seen and I’ve been looking for quite some time. Everyone could always use another mask, so these make great stocking stuffers. They’re made of cotton and french terry knit fabric and include a wire so they can form to the bridge of your nose.

14. Macrame Lover DIY Succulent Diffuser Kit

Macrame Lover DIY Succulent Gift Set

Price: $55
Retailer: Come to Your Scentses, Fishkill NY
Get it: cometoyourscentses.com
Picked by: Andrew S.

Did I mention I love plants? But seriously, if you’re not sure what to get someone or know a plant lover, these do-it-yourself succulent kits are the perfect gift. The recipient will get to make a beautiful reminder of your generosity. This kit includes a succulent, pot, soil, lava rock, essential oil, and macrame hanger.

15. Orange Moss and Copper in Resin Earrings

ORANGE MOSS AND COPPER IN RESIN EARRINGS

Price: $38
Retailer: The Ruinous Revived, Wappinger Falls NY
Get it: ruinousrevived.com
Picked by: Alexis M.

These orange moss and copper resin earrings are a great gift at a great price. I love the copper foil detail and plan on buying these for my sister this year! They’re handmade in Colorado, but you can get them right in the village of Wappingers Falls.

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