Happy Holidays everyone! In the spirit of the season, we decided to highlight some made in Cambridge and Somerville items you can buy for gifts this holiday season. Items are either made here in Cambriville or you can buy them here in the area.
Somerville Soap Works – because getting dirty is only half the fun!
We just bought special holiday treats for our mothers! Made in Somerville, and smelling delicious, you can’t miss with Somerville Soap Works.
Magpie – A brick and mortar highlighting the best in indie crafts!
Trying to find local artists and crafters in Cambridge and Somerville? Magpie is a great place to start! AND they have beautiful necklaces highlighting the New England states – great gift item.
Davis Squared – fun, modern gifts for him, her, baby and home.
Right across the street you can find more local artisans highlighted. Buy local, love local.
Oh that’s right – all you Mason jar users, that beautiful tool to make your Mason jar a to-go cup was created in Somerville! Order online now and you can still get gifts before December 25th.
I am Joolienn – making catastrophes stylish since ’84.
From feathers to flowers, treat your stylish family members to beautiful, handcrafted goodness!
Q’s Nuts – fine, artisanal nuts made in Somerville
Need some treats this holiday season? Don’t miss out on these deliciously spicy snacks!
Taza Chocolate – stone ground chocolates
For the sweet tooth in the family, Taza has the right stuff. Stocking stuffers, baking needs, and delicious all on their own, chocolates are the way to go.
Spindler Confections – satisfying every sugar fan
Oh delectable, bite-sized treats, how we love you so. Be careful when you buy these for people – they won’t ever be able to go back to other candies.
The Grommet – Unique gifts
Looking for something Made in the USA? Check out the newest addition to Somerville’s maker space – the Grommet. They feature free shipping for orders $25 or more!
Threla – Locally made beauty products for the people you love – including yourself!
Did you know that in East Cambridge you can find handcrafted body and skin care products combining the goodness of nature and science including lotions, soaps, lip balms, and more. Stop by to make a gift pack or grab a little stocking stuffer!
Follow the Honey – give the gift of honey!
Enjoy honey from near by farms or all the way across the world at the Follow the Honey Store in Harvard Square. They can make a great gift pack for your bee-loved!
Litographs.com – Make someone’s favorite book into a poster, t-shirt, bag and more!
Litographs creates art from the books you’ve read and loved. The co-owners of this Cambridge company produce posters, t-shirts, and tote bags are all created entirely from the text of classic books and designed by artists around the world.
Xylem – fun, modern gifts for the geeks in our lives.
Looking for something fun for the Star Wars fan? Or perhaps a “locally made” onesie for your favorite niece? Xylem has a variety of locally made jewelry, cards and more.
Boston Coasters – frame a map of your friend’s favorite neighborhood…or T stop!
Make sure to get your holiday order in soon for a personalized laptop cover or messenger bag at this great shop near Porter Square!
Boutique Fabulous – find something fabulous for everyone on your list
Did you know that the store offers free hot chocolate every Friday during December? Grab a coco a find some locally made chocolates, Cambridge/Somerville cards and signs and other fun local items.
MMMMaven Project – Give the gift of music
Know someone who has always wanted to dabble in the world of DJing? Perhaps there is DJ system collecting dust in your brother’s attic? MMMMaven has an array of classes for those interested in learning how to DJ to those interested in music production. Not sure which class is the best fit? Not to worry, gift certificates are available.
Porcelain and Stone – beautiful handcrafted jewelry
Porcelain and Stone is a ceramic jewelry business started by Cambridge resident Kimberly Huestis. All porcelain and stoneware ceramic pieces are handmade by in Cambridge, MA.