Last Minute Holiday Gift Giving Ideas
Check out these Rhode Island small shops to find last minute gifts for everyone on your list.
Picture this: you’re going through your holiday shopping purchases and begin wrapping the presents for your spouse, children, pets, siblings and the list goes on and on, when you find that one person might have slipped your mind or you realize one pair of socks isn’t a worthy gift on its own. Last minute shopping can be swift and easy with the help of these Rhode Island small shops.
Staying warm this winter is a top priority, and this shop has gloves, scarves, candles and more for every member of the family. Shop creative and eccentric at Rhody Craft and fall even more in love with being a Rhode Islander.
How to visit: Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Details: 769 Hope St., Providence, 401-626-1833, rhodycraft.com
Spice up a loved one’s home with items from Kreatelier, whether it be comforting blankets, facial clothes for their skin care routine or reusable snack bags to produce less waste. Maybe some fancy upholstery to add a pop of color to their living room or bedroom.
How to visit: Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
Details: 804 Hope St., Providence, 401-432-7995, kreatelier.com
Made in Warren
Supporting local artists and creatives while gifting family and friends items like ceramics, jewelry, and wooden wall structures is a great move. Several artists like Christine Tanson and Wayne Fuerst have some amazing pieces in their collection, and should be checked out.
How to visit: Daily, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Details: 476 Main St., Warren, 401-310-0559, madeinwarren.com
Purchase plant-based treats and pastries for a loved one who enjoys guilt-free desserts. The holiday menu at Celebrated includes a winter macaroon collection, a hot chocolate charcuterie board, take n’ bake morning buns and more. Supply is limited, so get there early!
How to visit: (Holiday hours through December 24) 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Details: 901 Warwick Ave., Warwick, 401-787-4017, celebrated.co
BABS and Tish
Sophisticated handbags, permanent botanicals, jewelry and plenty more can be found in this small town shop, where you can get most of your holiday shopping done. The creative collaboration between Barbara Materna (BABS handmade handbags) and Tish Bodell Hopkins (Tish Bodell Hopkins Permanent Botanicals) offers a great range of items to explore for members of the family and yourself, too.
How to visit: Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Details: 47 Bradford St., Bristol, 401-331-2301, babsandtish.com
Plant moms and dads would appreciate a new member to their home garden. Pots and accessories are available as well, so liven up a loved one’s home with unique items from Jordan’s Jungle.
How to visit: (Holiday hours on December 24) 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Details: 545 Pawtucket Ave., Pawtucket, 401-475-0100, jordansjungle.net
Accentuate someone’s winter outfit and home decor with some distinctive jewelry and artwork from Design WhatHaveYou. Send a message via Facebook or email (preferred) if you’d like to set up an appointment for a studio visit.
How to visit: Visit online or contact through Facebook or email.
Details: 275 Harris Ave., Providence, designwhathaveyou.com