Local Christmas Gift Guide: Where To Buy Handmade & A List Of Local Bazaars
Sunday November 16th, 2014
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It’s Christmas season and windsoriteDOTca is putting a bright light on some great local businesses for all your shopping needs. We’ll be focusing on different types of places to find the perfect gifts every weekend from now until Christmas.
Places To Buy Handmade
If you’re looking for some one-of-a-kind gifts and want to support local artisans, buying handmade is a great option. Windsor has some crafty residents – here are some businesses where you can find handmade items this Christmas season:
Nancy John’s Gallery and Framing
4755 Wyandotte Street East
Nancy John’s Gallery has a wide selection of fine art and a variety of smaller, handmade gift items for sale. They can also help with framing – whether it’s a work of art of your own, a photograph from a favourite vacation, or a picture of the grandkids for grandma and grandpa.
Walkerville Artists’ Co-op
1974 Wyandotte Street East
Whether it’s painting, photography, or mixed media there is plenty of fine art at the Walkerville Artists’ Cop-op. Smaller artistic works by locals include scarves and purses by That’s Sew Sarah, jewellery by All That Bling!, pottery, woodwork, and more.
5844 Malden Road
Add a personal touch to this year’s Christmas gifts by making them yourself! Art splash can help you make one-of-a-kind ceramic masterpieces. There are plenty of ceramic pieces to choose from for both children and adults.
See our profile of Art Splash
From Our Hands to Yours
8444 Wyandotte Street East
This arts and craft boutique carries items made by local crafters and artists in Windsor and Essex County. You’ll find a large variety of gift ideas for both children and adults, including knit hats by LeeLee Hats, and 100% natural products by Log Home Body Soap.
3337 Walker Road
Crafters Plus is a permanent crafters market full of handmade gifts by locals. Knits for children and adults, jewellery, scented candles, Christmas décor, stained glass, stuffed toys, baby items, fresh pies, and books by local authors can all be found under one roof.
See our profile of Crafters Plus