Your guide to shopping local in Tampa Bay
Here's our curated guide to buying local for everyone in your life this holiday season.
🧦 Stocking stuffers: Stickers from Moonlight Sticker Co., local artwork and goods from a Lucid Vending machine, essential oil rollers from GURU, a retro nightlight from Lucky Lighthouse Designs and quirky earrings from the extensive collection at ARTpool.
📚 The bookworm: A membership to the readers + drinker's circle at Book & Bottle. Or get a book signed and gift-wrapped by a local author from Tombolo. Or a hangout with a Florida author from the First Amendment Foundation.
- Get Carl Hiassen to come to your book club ($500) or hang virtually with notable writers like Gilbert King ($300), Ace Atkins ($100) or Lauren Groff ($100).
🤬 The beautiful badass: Dainty jewelry with dirty words from BadAss Baubles and Things.
🏀 The baller: Planter made from a basketball or an Air Jordan candle from Potdega.
🥇 The Champa Bay fan: Repurposed vintage apparel featuring local and national sports teams from Mac Hermanas.
🧶 The crafter: Retro fabrics or sewing lessons from the Spool Studio.
☕️ The one with refined tastes: Small batch non-alcoholic barrel-aged coffee from Hogg Batch.
🎣 The fisher: A Stashtackle monthly subscription box of fishing tackle and snacks.
👻 The horror lover: Art from It's Alive!
💐 The one who always has fresh flowers: A weekly subscription to zero waste florist Sunrise Florals.
👚 The graphic tee lover: A shirt featuring artwork from St. Pete is Super Cool.
🔮 The spiritual one: A private tarot reading or crystal jewelry from Cosmic Eye Creations, a Tree of Life pendant from PhoenixFire Designs or a crystal-infused chakra candle from Blue Sage Eco Boutique.
🚣 The one always out on the water: A Kayak Leash.
🧼 The one who loves to be pampered: Artisan-crafted coconut milk soap from Island Thyme Soap Company.
📬 Want to add your favorite local business to this list? Email [email protected] and send their info our way so we can add them throughout December.
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