Locally Obsessed 2018 Holiday Gift Guide


It’s finally here, the long awaited Complete Holiday Gift Guide – 2018 Edition! Below are a list of great artisans and makers that I have had the pleasure of working with this year.  In no particular order – They’re all great!


His and Hers diffuser bracelets from RE:Fashion Jewelry.

RE: Fashion Jewelry is a home based business in Abbotsford BC that specializes in all types of jewelry. We love the idea of matching sets this year -the combos are endless for everyone in your life, and RE:Fashion Jewelry has them all!  

Check out their Facebook page to see what they offer


Holiday Pillow from Cut and Create Designs

This Surrey based business can create amazing personalized items for anyone on your Christmas list!  I LOVE this pillow, ELF definitely makes my top Holiday Movie List!

Visit Cut and Create on Facebook to place an order


Fireside Tea from Karla’s Specialteas.

This is a subtly spicy rooibos tea with fruity undertones perfect for curling up with a good book!  We have tried quite a few of Karla’s teas and they are all amazing, you can really tell a lot of thought goes into each blend!

Visit their website to order your own!


Wooden Bowling Set from A.W and Co 

This adorable pastel colour painted bowling set is the perfect wooden toy for the little one in your life. It comes with a drawstring bag for you to pop in your purse or diaper bag. These would also be perfect for a daycare or preschool toy.

Check out their etsy shop for all available items!


Essential oil pouch from My Brown Bag Studio 

My Brown bag Studio is a home studio in Abbotsford that specializes in a variety of sewing and craft items. The shop is open weekdays and is the perfect place to visit for unique gifts and custom orders!

Take a look at their Facebook page for endless possibilities!

Paper Bag Mini Album from Scrappy Creations By Jenn 

At an affordable $15, this is the perfect way to document a beautiful memory. These albums make great Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers! We are huge Fans of Scrappy Creations by Jenn, her unique creations are hard to resist!

You can purchase these via their Facebook page or find a variety of albums at:

SPARK art collective
Artisans Attic and Fudgery
Rustic Rooster, Inc.


Handmade Resin Earrings from Ivory and Rose Designs

You have heard me talk about them in the past and I am still their number one fan! Ivory and Rose has so many unique designs of nickel free earrings that are suitable for all ages! You can order their products directly through their Facebook page or find them at:

SPARK art collective
Spruce Collective
The Local Space
The Mossy Stump Soap Co.


Earwarmer Headband from @wickedlyred

Wicked in Red is based in Chilliwack and sells hand knit toques, headbands, slippers and more!

Visit their Facebook page to place an order!

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15-piece Incense Stick Sampler Pack from @leftoverhippies

Made with all natural ingredients, each 4" stick burns for about half an hour. This line of incense is 100% NATURAL with absolutely no chemicals or synthetic ingredients whatsoever! Each scent is an original creation and each stick or cone formed by hand.  This 15-stick sample pack features 1 of every scent of Leftover Hippies All Natural Incense: Cinnamon, Cinnamon Sage, Holiday Spice, Sage, Rose, Dragon's Blood & Rosemary, Palo Santo, Patchouli, Red Sandalwood, White Sandalwood, Temple Blend, and my 3 newest, Lavender, Frankincense & Myrrh, and "Meditate" (A combo of Benzoin, Dragon's Blood and Sandalwood)


Merry Christmas Wall decal from @voilavinyl the perfect touch of Holiday cheer!

Voila Vinyl is a Chilliwack based business that specializes in unique and custom vinyl decals that can be used to decorate any room in the house! 

You can purchase this and many other design options via their website (www.voilavinyl.com)


Frozen Snowconut Mineral and Sea Salt Soak from @neuskinbotanicals 

Neu Skin Botanicals is a Chilliwack based company that takes pride in creating bath and beauty products that are all natural and xenoestrogen free!  I can tell you from experience that their scents are THE BEST and that all of the products would make an amazing gift.

Visit them on Facebook to place an order!

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Mini Mountain Tray from @alpinedesignstudio 

Alpine Design Studio is an Agassiz based husband and wife team that creates beautiful mountain inspired home décor.  We LOVE these trays so much!


Locally Obsessed Subscription!

Okay, maybe we’re tooting our own horn here, but one of the best gifts to give is one of our subscriptions – your loved one will receive a carefully curated bag of local items every month.  It’s definitely the gift that keeps on giving!  Purchase one here!

Thanks for checking out the blog, I know it has been a while.  Life is busy  (especially during the holidays!) and unfortunately the blog ends up on the back burner sometimes! I will be back at it in full swing come the new year!


Nicole Meredith