19 gifts made in DC - shop local

Gifts Made in DC – Updated for 2021

Gifts made in DC was a requested guide theme that I was more than happy to make. I featured some of these artists last year, in my last-minute gift guide. There are also 78 shops listed here.

vintage ornament wreath - rainbow wreath - shop dc local

A Store Called Galore: Not only does this shop sell amazing vintage ornament wreaths but they have other holiday decor and vintage kitsch as well. She will be taking a lot of my money.

RBG unicorn bandana for dogs  - gifts made in DC

Dingus Designs – Sassy bandanas for dogs and some things for humans too.

Kintsugi bowl -  - gifts made in DC

Object Impermanence – Interesting home goods and accessories. I love Kintsugi items.

icons dc - colors of the rainbow - shop dc local

Icons DC has some great art and other gifts featuring iconography from the city.

Gifts of Attire and Accessories

vintage 60s denim overalls - gift idea - shop dc local

Speak Vintage has so many incredible pieces.

Slant is really worth a look, their fashion forward menswear is very cool!

fridha kahlo tee shirt - gifts made in DC

Velvet Wire Supply Co – fun and rebellious tees and mugs.

black arch statement earrings - shop dc local

Definition Studio has some of the prettiest jewelry ever.

zig zag ear climber  - gifts made in DC

Banu Jewelry – boho steling silver jewelry

thin gold hexagon earrings  - gifts made in DC

JSW Metal Works – mostly jewelry

dc baseball flag shirt  - gifts made in DC

Sneekis – tee shirts for DC and Virginia. Some hats too.

apple watch band - upcycled metals - shop dc local

Lost and Forged makes jewelry and other home gifts from upcycled silverware and other metals.

wooden watch - Woodcoholics - gift - shop dc local

Woodcoholics makes watches, bow ties and other accessories out of wood!

Paper Goods and More

upcycled  journals from favorite book covers  - gifts made in DC

Rebound Designs – repurposing book covers into journals and more.

this meeting could have been an email notepad  - gifts made in DC

Little Goat Paper Co. – greeting cards galore with some other gifts too.

RBG gift set  - gifts made in DC

The Card Bureau – sassy and feminist greeting cards and gifts. A lot of RBG stuff.

personalized stationery  - gifts made in DC

Haute Papier – personalized paper goods and gifts.

bamboo unicorn business card holder  - gifts made in DC

Wooden Accessories – Cuff links, keychains, sunglasses, money clips and more.

Christmas Ornaments

female empowerment Christmas tree ornaments  - gifts made in DC

Female Power Project – prints, textiles and more while being unabashedly female empowerment.

dinosaur Christmas tree ornament made from a circuit board  - gifts made in DC

Circuit Breaker Labs – Geeky Circuit Board Jewelry and Accessories

personalized hand lettered Christmas ornaments  - gifts made in DC

Proper Letter – hand-lettered goods for home decor and gifts.

Relaxation Gifts

lavender vanilla shower steamer  - gifts made in DC

Joyful Bath Co. – I’ve used these shower steamers and they are awesome. I bet the rest of their bath products are just as great.

house cleansing gift set - crystals and sage  - gifts made in DC

Modern Little Mystics – healing home decor.

new mom gift package  - gifts made in DC

Fourth Trimester Mama – gifts that celebrate and support new moms.

banner bee honey soap

Banner Bee has apitherapy, honey, beeswax candles, and many other cool honey-themed gifts.

Kitchen Gifts

big eye cat pot holder  - gifts made in DC - cat lady cat lover

Naked Decor – kitchenwares, pillows and more, featuring animals and other whimsical subjects.

fold in the cheese - Schitt's Creek tea towel  - gifts made in DC

Wood, Wool and Wick Co – tea towels, koozies and more.

Shop DC In-Person

Brave enough to shop in-person? Here are some great shops:

The Brown Beauty Co-op – featuring “colorful” beauty and natural hair items.

She Loves Me – flowers and plants

Shelter – Jewelry, Clothing & Accessories and Home Goods

Nubian Hueman – Clothing for men and women, home, food and beauty items

Marcella Kriebel – art, cards and kitchenwares

Salt and Sundry – baby & kids, home goods, kitchenware and more

I hope you find something to buy from these gifts made in DC. Did I miss your favorite DC artisan? If so, please send me a note and I will add them!

If you’re still shopping, check out my other gift guides: Christmas and Hanukkah decor ideasWork from Home GiftsGifts for Pets and Pet LoversGifts for New Homeowners,  Gifts for Small KidsGifts for Him, Stocking Stuffers and Gifts for Her.

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