Holiday Gift Guide | More than 150 ideas for everyone on your list

Dog and Cat Bows

These handmade bows by Tealight Studios come in a variety of fun, Maine-inspired patterns, making your furry friend look dapper on any occasion. $16–$20

Where to buyetsy.com/shop/tealightstudios

Room & Linen Sprays

Hand-blended sprays from Perry Home Naturals are made from essential oils, high-quality fragrance oils, witch hazel, and distilled water. $12–$15

Where to buy: perryhomenaturals.com

Maine Tumbler

This 11-ounce tumbler is made in the U.S. and printed with an organic ink decal. $12

Where to buy: Gus & Ruby Letterpress, Portland; gusandruby.com

Local Flower CSA Share

Choose a spring, summer, or fall share of farm-fresh flowers, and support Maine’s vibrant agricultural landscape. From $80

Where to buy: Broadturn Flower Shop, Portland; Broadturn Farm, Scarborough; broadturnfarm.com

 

Convertible Bag

Worn as either a shoulder bag or backpack, the convertible strap engineering on Rough & Tumble’s 1904 bag makes it ideal for a work or day bag. $368

Where to buy: Rough & Tumble, Portland; roughandtumbledesign.com

Sculptural Necklace

Lisa Gent’s Eden necklace comes in blackened silver with 18k gold on a silver chain, $165; or 18k gold with blackened silver on a blackened silver chain, $285

Where to buy: Portland Museum of Art Store and Rough & Tumble, Portland; Fleur de Lis, South Portland; lisagent.com

 

Box of Maine

Customized gift boxes filled with Maine favorites can be shipped anywhere in the country with free, two-day shipping. $39.99–$64.99


Where to buy: boxofmaine.com

Gingerbread House

House replicas are the specialty at Chatterbox Bakery & Cafe in Alfred, which has won awards for its gingerbread creations. $45–$500

Where to buy: agraphicsdesign.com/chatterbox- bakery

Tide Desk Clock

Designs by BDB’s nautical chart tide clock includes a custom NOAA 8”x8” image designed just for you, mounted on a black, bevel-edged board. Easel included. Also available as a time clock. $55.95

Where to buy: designsbybdb.com

Expandable Bangle

This customizable, sleek wristlet by Chart Metalworks allows you to carry the memory of a special spot an arm’s length away. $75

Where to buy: chartmetalworks.com

Maine-Made Snowboards

Winterstick snowboards are hand built at Sugarloaf and feature a sustainably harvested Maine wood core. $999–$1,500

Where to buy: Maine Craft Portland; Long’s Board Shop, South Portland; winterstick.com

Linen Scarf

South Street Linen’s scarves, made of the highest- quality linen and designed in Maine, will add a pop of color to any outfit. $139

Where to buy: South Street Linen, Portland; southstreetlinen.com

French Macarons

Suga Suga’s festive treats come in a variety of seasonal flavors, such as gingerbread, peppermint mocha, and spiked eggnog. Half-dozen $15, dozen $30


Where to buy: Sky’s Café, Yarmouth; Suga Suga cart, sugasugaportland.com

Float Harder Gift Certificate

Give the gift of weightless relaxation in one of four float tanks filled with a warm saline solution that contains over 1,000 lbs. of Epsom salt. $65


Where to buy: Float Harder, Portland; floatharder.com

Red Truck Pillow

This rusty red vintage 1952 Chevy pickup by artist Tim Campbell has red and white ticking print on the reverse side. Made to order. $42 for 16-inch square; three other sizes available.

Where to buy: agraphicsdesign.com/tim-campbell

Handmade Lampshade

Made with fine linens from Great Britain’s top designers, Alice Kate by Design’s lampshades add style to both traditional and modern homes. $45

Where to buy: alicekatebydesign.com; mainemade.com

Moose Dog Collar

A signature ribbon by Maine artist Page O’Rourke is stitched onto rugged and quick-drying one-inch webbing with sold brass rings. $25

Where to buy: Belted Cow Company, Yarmouth; beltedcow.com

Wooden Toy Sailboat

Handcrafted sailboat comes with a colorful striped sail and two removable sailors. The hull is dipped in a non- toxic, child-safe varnish to protect it for water use. $25

Where to buy: Bella Luna Toys, bellalunatoys.com

Chocolate Lobster Bake

Chocolate rocks, lobsters, crabs, corn on the cob, mussels, and clams in a mini clam roller made from old lobster traps and wrapped in an orange bait bag. $12.95

Where to buy: Maine Gourmet Coastal Cookies, mainegourmetcoastalcookies.com

Dog Puzzle Toy

Snoop is a soft, treat-dispensing puzzle that keeps dogs engaged and drives brain stimulation. In sparkling red and green for the holidays. $21.95


Where to buy: Planet Dog, Portland; planetdog.com

Seaweed Foodie Gift Set

One of several gift sets from Heritage Seaweed,
this box includes kombu, kelp puree, Cup of Sea tea, applewood-smoked dulse, and Superfood Seagreens by Freeport resident Barton Seaver. $50


Where to buy: Heritage Seaweed, Portland; heritageseaweed.com

Casco Bay Nautical Chart

One of the most popular wall-decor items at Benoit’s Design Co., the 18” x 24” midnight blue chart is produced on a hand-painted birch panel. $251

Where to buy: Benoit’s Design Co., Westbrook, benoitsdesign.co

Clam's T-shirt

Bob’s Clam Hut’s new “Clams Clams Clams” T-shirt takes the phrase “you are what you eat” to a new level. Adults $17, kids $16

Where to buy: Bob’s Clam Hut, Portland; bobsclamhut.com

Chinese Tea Sampler

Choose any four teas to include in this boxed set from Little Red Cup, a family-owned, organic and fair trade Chinese tea company based in Brunswick. $20

Where to buy: littleredcuptea.com

Maine Claw Putter

Blending sculpture and engineering, artist Richard Furneaux Remsen’s putter combines performance and handmade quality. $225 (includes shipping within the U.S.)

Where to buy: remsen.com

Seaweed Shampoo Bars

Dulse & Rugosa Skincare’s solid shampoo is an easy way to start the zero-waste journey and the hand- harvested Maine seaweed leaves hair soft and silky. $15

Where to buy: Heritage Seaweed, Portland; dulseandrugosa.com

Black Velvet Pet Portraits

Immortalize your best friend à la Elvis with a custom black velvet portrait by Maine artist Gil Corral. From $400

Where to buy: gilcorral.com

Maine Hoodie

Show your love for Maine’s rocky coast with Buoy Coast’s so soft, pre-washed garment-dyed hoodie, a cozy layer for breezy days. $65

Where to buy: buoycoast.com

Cardinal Ornaments

Polly and Dan Plourde’s fused-glass cardinals provide a pop of color to the tree. $14

Where to buy: Innovative Glass & Home; innovativeglassandhome.com

Handcrafted Kitchenware

Beau Taylor’s wooden cooking utensils are durable and intended to last for generations. Made with a variety of woods, his pieces bring elegance to everyday life. $25-$400

Where to buy: Lemon Zest Home, Portland; Hilltop Spoonworks, hilltopspoonworks.com

Balance Bike

The First Go! balance bike by Banwood is a safe and comfortable ride for little ones that naturally develops their balance and steering. The handlebar and saddle are adjustable. $195

Where to buy: Little, Portland; boutiquelittle.com

Maine Tourmaline Pendant

This nautical-inspired pendant by Coastal Jewelers features a bezel-set, deep green Maine tourmaline, hand-crafted in 14K gold on an 18-inch 14K gold box chain. Other stones available. $425

Where to buy: coastaljewelers.com

Braided Bold Bracelets

Anne Woodman’s stacking bracelets are handmade with braided leather or vinyl in a variety of colors and wrapped in gold copper wire with a magnetic clasp. $22

Where to buy: D. Cole Jewelers, Portland; annewoodman.com

Bottle Opener

Rustic, wall-mounted wooden bottle openers from Say It Don’t Spray It are handmade in Maine. $24.99

Where to buy: Portland Flea-For-All and The Merchant Co. in Portland; saydontspray.com

Natural Glow Body Oil

True North Beauty’s non-greasy oils hydrate and leave the skin with a soft natural glow. Available in “Be True,” a blend of mango and cilantro, or “Just Relax,” a mix of lavender and vanilla. $38

Where to buy: truenorthbeauty.com

 

Holiday Wind Bell

The Holiday Bell™ by North Country Wind Bells® has a deep gold windcatcher inscripted with the word “Peace.” Made from more than 60-percent recycled steel on the coast of Maine. $52.95

Where to buy: northcountrywindbells.com

Bloody Mary Mixes

Created by Maine bartender Katie Quinn, Ass over Teakettle Bloody Mary Mixes have just the right kick. $6–$12.50


Where to buy: Vena’s Fizz House and Harbor Fish Market in Portland; assoverteakettle.net

Orbit Satellite Necklace

This simple yet elegant sterling silver necklace by Cathy Heinz Designs includes a faceted gemstone to symbolize a planet in its silvery orbit. $150–$170

Where to buy: cathyheinzdesigns.com

The Maine Blanket

Made with wool from Meadowcroft Farm’s sheep in Washington, these heirloom-quality blankets are woven on century-old looms. The yarn for the stripes is solar dyed in seawater. $300–$600


Where to buy: Seacolors Yarnery, getwool.com

Hand-Painted Bags

Watercolor painter Ashley Fletcher-Groppe hand paints her nature-inspired designs on canvas totes and gift bags. $18–$34


Where to buy: etsy.com/shop/GroppeShoppe

Copper Growler

Growlerwerks’s uKeg 128 pressurized growler keeps beer cold, fresh, and carbonated for two weeks. Includes two 16-gram CO2 cartridges. $229

Where to buy: Maine Street Mercantile; @mainstreetmercantileneh on Instagram

Linen Blanket

Hand sewn in Portland from European linen, this blanket from Always Piper is both casual and luxurious. $235


Where to buy: alwayspiper.com

Reusable Towels

These all-cotton towels by Anne Riggs Designs are zero waste and money saving; they will last for years, replacing single-use paper towels. Set of 12 $50

Where to buy: Merchant Co., Portland; anneriggsdesigns.etsy.com

Maine Coast Salt Soak

Combining the best of land and sea, these detoxifying salts are made with seaweed, beach rose, and balsam mix. 8-ounce jar $16.95

Where to buy: Soma Massage and Wellness, somamassageandwellness.com

Maine Lighthouse Clutch

Avery Rock’s canvas clutches are hand-painted with Maine lighthouses and made to order. $40

Where to buy: etsy.com/shop/averyrock

Maine Mountain Scene

Artist Roxana Brophy creates these pieces from reclaimed and found wood, influenced by her passion for Maine’s mountain peaks. $300–$500


Where to buy: Company C, Portland; roxandwood.com

Sage Wellness Gift Certificate

Give the gift of a soothing break from the physical and emotional stressors of life. Twelve styles of massage available. From $50

Where to buy: Sage Wellness Therapeutic Bodywork; sagewellness.com

Botanical Face Oil

Fortified with a proprietary seaweed serum made with locally harvested kelp and oarweed, Nonesuch face oil is packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants designed to promote healthy skin. $50

Where to buy: Heritage Seaweed and Holly Stone in Portland; nonesuchskincare.com

Hara Bodycenter Gift Certificate

Give wellbeing with a gift certificate to the massage therapy and skincare studio in East Bayside. From $50

Where to buy: Hara Holistic Bodycenter, Portland; haracenter.net

Cycle Helmet

Banwood’s classic helmet has a durable ABS outer shell for maximum protection and is lined with soft foam. The dial-fit adjustment system and adjustable chinstrap provide a secure fit for toddlers. $49

Where to buy: Little, Portland; boutiquelittle.com

Copper Salt Set

DMG Design’s hand-forged set includes a copper salt spoon and a copper dish with green patina. Spoon available in 3”, 4”, or 6” length. $77–$90

Where to buy: Maine Craft Portland and Suger in Portland; dmg-designs.com

Glass and Metal Jewelry

Bunting Hill Arts combines their own flamework glass beads with hand-etched, textured, patinaed, fused, and forged silver, bronze, and copper. Earrings $36-$45, bracelets and necklaces $50-$300

Where to buy: buntinghillarts.com

Maine Craft Spirits

Chadwick’s spirits are triple distilled and aged in oak barrels in Pittston. Original Maple Craft Spirits $16.99–$27.99; Doom Forest Reserve $74.99; Durkot Maple Craft Liqueur $24.99

Where to buy: Bow Street Market, Freeport; Bow Street Beverage and RSVP in Portland; chadwickscraftspirits.com

Cork Bracelets

The latest collection from Gem Lounge Jewelry features new colors and handmade porcelain beads. Hypoallergenic, eco-friendly, and waterproof. $65

Where to buy: Lisa Marie’s Made in Maine, Portland; gemloungejewelry.com

Windchime Jewelry

Evoking wind chimes ringing on a summer’s day, the Windchime collection by Hennessey Jewelry comes in copper or bronze. Necklace $90, cuff bracelet $39, earrings $39

Where to buy: Running with Scissors, Portland (by appointment only); hennesseyjewelry.com

 

 

Buoy Tea Towel

Each design for these 100-percent cotton, flour sack towels starts with a drawing, burned into a silkscreen, and printed by hand at Sea Rose Studios in Windham with water-based, eco-friendly inks. $10

Where to buy: searosestudios.com

Maine-Made Accessories

The Maine Square makes pocket squares, bowties, traditional ties, and bandanas with New England flair for men and women. $19–$85

Where to buy: His & Hers by Andrea’s Bridal, Portland; themainesquare.com

DIY Embroidery Kit

Wish you had a cozy cabin to nestle away in on snowy days? Ms. Cleaver’s kit comes with everything needed to stitch one. $23

Where to buy: Taproot Market and The Merchant Co. in Portland; mscleaver.com

Hand-Printed Scarves

Morris + Essex scarves are hand-printed in rural Maine on extra-soft bamboo jersey in designs inspired by nature, fantasy, pattern, and geometry. $38

Where to buy: Maine Craft Portland and The Merchant Co. in Portland; morrisessex.com

Lobster Rope Swing

Woven from real lobster trap rope, this swing celebrates our Maine lobster fishing tradition and is strong enough to hold children of all ages (as well as adults). $55

Where to buy: Bella Luna Toys, bellalunatoys.com

Lamp with Handmade Paper Shade

Ember Grove’s accent lamp features a shade crafted of their own blue-tinted paper embedded with locally harvested flowers and a turned curly maple base. $145

Where to buy: Ember Grove Studio, Falmouth (by appointment); Maine Craft Portland; etsy.com/ shop/embergrove

Chickadee Blanket

This baby blanket is woven from super-soft, ring-spun cotton with a fresh twist on the timeless herringbone pattern. Available in seven colors. $118

Where to buy: Brahms Mount, Freeport; brahmsmount.com

The Way Life Should Be Apron

This 100-percent cotton apron from Fox Island Printworks shows off some serious Maine style. $33

Where to buy: foxislandprintworks.com

Southern Maine Quilt

The Maine coastline from Portland to York is embroidered on Haptic Lab’s distinctive quilt, made of appliquéd polysilk layered on superfine cotton. $289

Where to buy: Home Remedies, Portland; homeremediesmaine.com

Farm Market Chocolates

Each Black Dinah chocolate in this collection features an ingredient from a Maine farm or garden. 18-piece box $49.50

Where to buy: Black Dinah Chocolatiers, Westbrook; blackdinahchocolatiers.com

Zodiac Tote Bag

Created with recycled sails, one of Sea Bags’s newest designs features an astrological sign accented with a silver star in metallic leather. $175

Where to buy: Sea Bags, Portland and Freeport; seabags.com

New Glouster Rocker

Inspired by the aesthetic appeal of the circa-1840 Salem rocker, this Tom Moser design features simple lines and a meticulous use of traditional mortise-and- tenon joinery. Cherry $1,900; walnut $2,180

Where to buy: Thos. Moser, Freeport; thosmoser.com

Driftwood Cuff

MECA grad Andrew Haviland hand carves and casts in solid sterling silver and brass. His rugged, unisex cuff features driftwood and barnacles. $145

Where to buy: Rough & Tumble and Material Objects in Portland; etsy.com/shop/ AndrewHaviland

Mug Topper Cookie Houses

Mug Buddy® mini houses, handmade in Biddeford, are a whimsical, sweet addition to your favorite warm beverage. Available in six flavors. $10

Where to buy: mugbuddycookies.com

Timeline Growth Ruler

This handcrafted wooden ruler measures your child’s height on the front and has space to record milestones on the back. $89

Where to buy: Skowhegan Wooden Rule Company, skowheganwoodenrule.com

Wine Wise Gift Certificate

Sommelier Erica Archer’s popular tours offer an understanding of wine and tips for pairing with food. Wine & Food Walk for Two $116; Wine Sail for Two $158

Where to buy: winewiseevents.com

Seaweed Sprinkles

Made with organic Maine seaweed, Ocean’s Balance toppings are akin to Japanese furikake seasoning. In Shitake, Bonito, and Spicy. $6.95

Where to buy: Browne Trading Co., Harbor Fish Market, LeRoux Kitchen, Heritage Seaweed, Portland Food Co-Op, Lois’ Natural Marketplace, Sun Oriental Market—all in Portland; oceansbalance.com

In the Bedroom Pillow Covers

Soft washed canvas covers are named for the rear section of a lobster trap—more than two in there means trouble. Hand-screened lobster available in red or navy. Set of two $75

Where to buy: Cobalt Sky Studio, cobaltskystudio.com

Drawstring Stuff Sack

Hyperlite Mountain Gear’s Drawstring Stuff Sacks will keep all your stuff organized and dry. Available in two fabrics and six sizes. From $20

Where to buy: hyperlitemountaingear.com

Cozy Fleece Robe

Ugg robes feature cozy jersey on the outside and soft fleece on the inside, so it feels like wrapping yourself in a blanket. $99–$130

Where to buy: Aristelle, Portland; aristelle.com

Chatty Hats

Let your hat do the talking with Bespolk’s custom, irreverent hats, hand knit in Falmouth by Liz Polkinghorn with 100-percent Maine wool. $90–$100

Where to buy: bespolk.com

Hand-Forged Bottle Opener

This rugged tool is heavy in the hand and shows the telltale signs of a true handcrafted product. Made in Maine using traditional blacksmithing techniques.From $28.50

Where to buy: BlackDog Ironworks, blackdogironworks.com

Beach Sand Bracelets

Beachdashery’s elastic bracelets combine a beach-sand charm with gemstone or seaglass beads. Available in ninecolors. $36

Where to buy: Beachdashery, Portland; beachdashery.com

Lace Thong

Hanky Panky’s signature, one-size-fits-all thongs are super comfortable and come in oodles of colors. $22

Where to buy: Aristelle, Portland; aristelle.com

Book and Coffee Gift Box

Coffee and a Classic’s curated gift boxes include a classic book—literature, non-fiction, or children’s classics—plus coffee, tea, or hot chocolate and other treats. From $28.99/month

Where to buy: coffeeandaclassic.com

Shaker Storage Boxes

Available in a variety of sizes, these wooden boxes are timeless, practical, and have been handmade the same way for more than 200 years. From $45

Where to buy: Chilton Furniture Co., Freeport and Scarborough; chiltons.com

Bespoke Cutting Boards

These live-edge boards are custom milled from wood harvested from the forest at East Forty Farm and Dairy, home of Foley’s Sawmill and Lakin’s Gorges Cheese. $35–150

Where to buy: eastfortyfarm.com

Perfect Catch Cuff

Formed from the brass tool used to measure lobsters, this distinctly Maine statement piece has timeless appeal. $143

Where to buy: Blanche & Mimi, Portland; wattsinmaine.com

Knock on Wood Necklace

This solid sterling silver necklace is inlaid with wood from Loving Anvil’s 1880 barn on an 18-inch sterling silver chain with a solid brass maker’s mark tag at clasp. $145

Where to buy: Suger, Portland; lovinganvil.com

Onyx Moon Necklace

We are all under the same moon—this one is made of diamonds set in black onyx and 14K yellow gold. $599

Where to buy: D. Cole Jewelers, Portland; dcolejewelers.com

Maine Anchor Onesie

Creation Lab Workshop in Windham hand-prints their nautical onesie with eco-friendly, water-based ink for a soft feel. $16

Where to buy: creationlabshop.com

Bespoke Beach Chair

Maine Casual’s high-quality wooden beach chair features Sunbrella fabric and a bungee support system. $325 (includes free shipping in the continental U.S.)

Where to buy: mainecasual.com

Modern Maine Art Prints

Maine artist Sarah Madeira captures the state’s breathtaking scenery in her modernist work. $35–$40

Where to buy: Fitz & Bennett Home, Portland; fitzandbennetthome.com

Maine Rhubarb Wine

Dottie Mae is a slightly sweet and effervescent wine made from 100-percent, Maine-grown rhubarb by eighteen twenty wines in Portland. $20

Where to buy: eighteen twenty wines, Maine’s Pantry, Old Port Wine Merchants, Old Port Spirits—all in Portland; eighteentwentywines.com

Piano Birdhouses

Hand-crafted in Parsonsfield, these one-of-a-kind, upright piano birdhouses feature solid brass “pedals” and are poly sealed to be weatherproof. $25

Where to buy: pianosupplies.com

Maine-Inspired Counting Book

This whimsical book by Maine artist Kristine Biegel offers five options for learning how to count to ten. $12

Where to buy: Cabot Farmer’s Annex, Sherman’s Books, Mercy Hospital Fore River Gift Shop, Maine Medical Center Gift Boutique—all in Portland; iloveyoutoten.com

Area Code Jewelry

Becoming Jewelry’s customizable hand-stamped area code necklace in a matte, brushed finish honors a place that’s close to the heart. $60

Where to buy: The Niblic, Chebeague Island; becomingjewelry.com

Granite Knobs & Pulls

Add an outdoor touch to cabinets or a piece of furniture with Rox and Wood’s hardware made from Maine granite. $7.50

Where to buy: Company C, Portland; roxandwood.com

Cashmere Toppers

These versatile and warm toppers in a wide array of colors can be worn for a special occasion or with jeans and a tee. $95

Where to buy: Bella Boutique, Freeport; bellafreeport.com

Soup: The Ultimate Book of Soups and Stews

Photographer/chef Derek Bissonette’s first book features 300+ easy-to-follow soup recipes from around the globe. $35

Where to buy: dbmainephotography.com

Macramé Plant Holder

Created by macramé artist Christina Hill from all- natural cotton rope. $60

Where to buy: West Elm, Portland; C/Hill, cxhill.com

Pom-Pom Slippers

Designed by Tanja Cesh for Mulxiply and handmade by fair-wage female artisans in Nepal, these hand-felted slippers make Maine’s long winters that much more bearable. $56

Where to buy: Mulxiply, Portland; mulxiply.com

Big Top Lamp

Gold balloon dog table lamp is made of porcelain and metal with an exposed Edison bulb. Also available in white and black $159

Where to buy: Lemon Zest Home, Portland; lemonzesthome.com

Handmade Soap

Created by a pharmacist, September Lane Soap Co.’s handmade bars are just the right size for a stocking stuffer. From $5

Where to buy: Bow Street Market, Freeport; etsy.com/shop/septemberlanesoapco

Chart Cuffs

Artist Mira Coleman’s vintage chart and map cuff bracelets come in four widths. $18.50–$24.50

Where to buy: Whimsy, whimsybeads.com

Think T-Shirt

This message shirt from Resistance Enterprise message shirt is made in Maine and available in women’s and men’s sizes. $24

Where to buy: resistance-enterprises.com

Handcrafted Chopping Block

Furniture maker Steve Hall’s one-of-a-kind ChopBloks are created from a variety of hardwoods and are ideal for small jobs. $105

Where to buy: Maine Craft Portland; sehallfurniture.com

Zipper Pouch

Trosko’s whale-design bag is hand sewn in Yarmouth from 100-percent cotton canvas with a yellow waterproof lining. $26

Where to buy: Ocean & D, South Portland; Mother of Purl, Freeport; troskodesign.com

Cherry Blossom Jewelry

Chaya Studio’s set is made from recycled sterling silver and Fair Trade garnets. Available in a matte (shown) or shiny finish: Earrings $140, necklace $400

Where to buy: Chaya Studio, chayastudio.com

Monhegan Coffee Package

Monhegan Coffee Roasters has partnered with fellow Monhegan artisans for a gift package that includes a bag of Christmas Cove Blend, a La Nef Chocolate bar, and a one-of-a-kind mug by Joan Brady. $45

Where to buy: monhegancoffeeroasters.com

Maine Mug

LKB Pottery’s mugs are handmade in New Gloucester, and each one is unique. $30

Where to buy: lkbpottery.com

Artisanal Greek Oils

On their land in Lakonia, Greece, the Rioux family of Saco harvests their own olives to produce their unfiltered, extra virgin olive oil, and also handpicks kalamata olives, wild herbs, and teas. $10–$150

Where to buy: Maine’s Pantry and Cabot Farmers’ Annex in Portland; Dafni Greek Gourmet, dafnigreekgourmet.com

Language Class Gift Certificate

Make someone’s oversees trip a more enjoyable experience with a gift of a language class or private instruction at the Language Exchange. From $50

Where to buy: The Language Exchange, Portland; immersionprograms.com

Dark and Stormy Belt

A favorite of Maine sailors, the classic cocktail is celebrated with an artist-designed ribbon on a leather tab belt. $49.50

Where to buy: Belted Cow Company, Yarmouth; beltedcow.com

Chickadee Notebook

This journal-sized notebook by Kelli McNichols Art has 80 ruled pages (the last 16 are detachable) and a back pocket for collecting loose notes or small mementos. $12

Where to buy: Lisa Marie’s Made in Maine, Portland; art.mcngraphics.com

Bowties and Neckties

Bowline Co. designs small-batch unisex ties in styles ranging from rustic cabin to coastal chic, made in Maine by women and named after favorite Maine inspirations. From $59

Where to buy: bowlineco.com

Once in a While

Lisa Redfern is an award-winning Maine singer- songwriter, professional vocalist, and recording artist. This CD features her favorite jazz standards with a full band. $15

Where to buy: lisaredfern.com

Wreaths for Hope

These hand-crafted wreaths are adorned with a special ribbon corresponding to a specific type of cancer. A portion from the sale of each wreath is donated to research and providing access to cancer treatments for neighbors from Downeast Maine. $24.95

Where to buy: wreathsforhope.org

Boho Bag

Wildwood Oyster Co.’s minimalist bag is handmade in Maine from soft Kodiak leather, boat line, and industrial brass fittings. $280

Where to buy: Maine Surfer’s Union, Portland; wildwoodoysterco.com

Crossed Hatches T-Shirt

Created by Maine artist Shayna Blumert for when you want to rep all the goodness of Maine, but don’t want any jokes about lobstah there bub. Hand printed in Portland. $28

Where to buy: Loyal Citizen Clothing, Portland; loyalcitizenclothing.com

Shackled Bangles

Maine Melon’s bracelet features seven bangles connected with a screw pin bow shackle, used in sailing to connect rigging. Available in polished brass or gold plated. $110

Where to buy: Dwellings, Falmouth; Springer’s Jewelers, Portland; The Niblic, Chebeague Island; Take a Peak, Peaks Island; mainemelon.com

State of Maine Ornament

Contemporary ceramic ornament is multi-toned and available in multiple colors with a twine hanger. $13

Where to buy: Lemon Zest Home, Portland; lemonzesthome.com

Kacey Shirt

Since 1994, Jill McGowan has designed and manufactured women’s shirts in Portland. Her mission is to create beloved items of clothing that customers can wear again and again. $225

Where to buy: Maine Craft Portland; 56 Main, Freeport; jillmcgowan.com

Octopus Cosmetic Bag

Made by SeaBags from recycled sailcloth and lined with recycled red spinnaker cloth, this functional bag stands up when placed on a counter. $45

Where to buy: Sea Bags, Portland and Freeport; seabags.com

Rockport Day Blanket

This cozy cotton/alpaca chunky houndstooth day blanket adds a touch of charm to a favorite reading spot. Available in six colors. $371

Where to buy: Brahms Mount, Freeport; brahmsmount.com

Organizational Bundle

This planner’s dream set by Kennebunk designer Annie Taylor includes a Seize the Day notepad, Seize the Week notepad, Weekly Meal Planner, Fridge List, Back on Track notepad, and Hello Friend stationery set. $68

Where to buy: annietaylordesign.com

Maine Love String Art

Nail It Art’s rustic pieces are made in Maine with locally sourced barn wood. $70

Where to buy: Lisa Marie’s Made in Maine and The Merchant Co. in Portland; Nail it Art, nailitart. com

Seaweed Skincare Gift Set

The Voyager Gift Set from Planet Botanicals features products made with sustainably harvested Maine seaweed. $23
Where to buy: Heritage Seaweed, Portland; planetbotanticals.com

Black Opal Earrings

These Ethiopian black opal cluster and 14K gold-fill earrings are handmade to order by Kabyco Designs in Biddeford. $225

Where to buy: kabyco.com

Seasonal Sets

Skordo’s boxed sets take your favorite cook on a food journey to a specific country, showcase a particular theme, or can be fully customized. From $20

Where to buy: SKORDO, Portland; skordo.com

Christmas Crackers

Part of celebrations primarily in the U.K., Ireland and Commonwealth countries, the tradition has also caught on in the U.S.—pulling on the ends of the cracker makes a snapping sound, and the center contains a prize. $11.99–$35

Where to buy: Bridgham & Cook, Freeport; britishgoods.com

Monkey's Fist Candle

This handmade beeswax candle from Seapoint Chandlers comes in a variety of colors and burns for over 50 hours. $32

Where to buy: seapointchandlers.com

Beaded Jewelry

Sarah Crawford’s sophisticated, minimalistic, and bohemian jewelry is durable and made to live in. Each piece is inspired by the state of Maine. $68–$204

Where to buy: Suger and Maine Surfers Union in Portland; sarahcrawfordhandcrafted.com

Maine Love Mug

“Love is the Maine Ingredient” proclaims your affection for our great state and also makes a sweet engagement or bachelorette gift. $19

Where to buy: E & H Creates; eandhcreates.etsy.com

Black Bear Booties

Two Little Beans and Co.’s cotton booties have a cozy sherpa lining and a non-slip faux suede sole. $25

Where to buy: twolittlebeansco.com

World of Maine Pint Glass

A 16-ounce, laser-etched glass designed and made to celebrate the symbols of Maine’s unique landscape, wildlife, and lifestyle. $16

Where to buy: Coffee by Design, Lemon Zest Home, Maine Craft Portland, Darby Jones—all in Portland; Maine Culture, maineculture.com

Appliqued Sachets

These Perry Home Naturals handmade sachets feature natural linen filled with authentic Maine balsam fir. $10–$12

Where to buy: perryhomenaturals.com

Maine Play Book

Award-winning blogger and Maine Office of Tourism’s “Family Fun Maker” Jennifer Hazard’s first book is the ultimate family guide to Maine. Published by Islandport Press. $14.95

Where to buy: islandportpress.com

Felt and Leather Bag

Designed by Tanja Cesh for Mulxiply and handcrafted in collaboration with fair-wage leather craftsmen in Nepal, these bags were created with the modern minimalist in mind. $196

Where to buy: Mulxiply, Portland; mulxiply.com

Deco Earrings

Part of Minka’s new Deco Collection, these acrylic, Czech glass and sterling silver earrings are made by designer Michelle Rose in Kennebunkport. $35

Where to buy: minkahome.com

Bone Slice Lichen Pendant

WishboneME’s ethically sourced sliced bone pendant necklace features foraged Maine lichen and moss. $32

Where to buy: Material Objects, The Merchant Co., Pinecone & Chickadee—all in Portland; etsy. com/shop/wishboneME

All-Weather Blankets

Pitter Patter’s durable, waterproof, and versatile blankets are made for strollers, picnics, and evening boat rides. $42.95

Where to buy: pitterpatterinc.com

Snowflake Ornament

Paper & Pearls’ ornaments are handmade in Portland from repurposed books. $20

Where to buy: paperandpearlsme.etsy.com

Coffee on the Go

Tandem’s instant coffee is there for you when good coffee is nowhere in sight. Good for camping, or driving through Connecticut at night. $15

Where to buy: Tandem Coffee Roasters, Portland; tandemcoffee.com

Air Plant Holders

My Mini Maine wraps local stone and crystals with wire that won’t harm the air plants for a distinctive way to display this unique flora. $15.99

Where to buy: Lavish Earth, Westbrook; Lemon Zest Home, Portland; myminimaine.com

Knit Poncho

Made of a soft, lightweight wool blend, the Eden poncho is a stylish layering piece in any kind of weather. But what really sets it apart is that it can be worn in many different ways. $42

Where to buy: Take A Peak, Peaks Island; take-a- peak.myshopify.com

Winter Cabin Sign Set

These decorative handmade signs add a rustic touch to your home for the holidays. $436.99

Where to buy: The Unpolished Barn, theunpolishedbarn.com

Bullet Shell Jewelry

Bullet shells are cut and mounted in a stainless-steel setting with Swarovski crystals for the outdoor enthusiast in your life. Earrings $14, necklace $14, ring $12

Where to buy: Hunt Fish Maine, huntfishmaineshop.com

Liquid Alchemy 101

A gift certificate for a mixology class with Vena’s Fizz House co-owner Steve Corman offers insight into the artandscienceofmixology. $70

Where to buy: Vena’s Fizz House, Portland; venasfizzhouse.com

Wild Maine Blueberry Bloody Mary Mix

Up your Bloody Mary game with Kennebunkport Sauce Company’s “wild” take on the classic. $11.99

Where to buy: Maine’s Pantry, Free Range Fish and Lobster, Shipyard Brewery Gift Shop, Cabot Farmers Annex, Harbor Fish Market—all in Portland; kennebunkportsauceco.com

Velvet Scarves

Kris Lape designs and makes these soft and warm silk and rayon burnout velvet scarves in her studio in Portland. $50

Where to buy: Maine Craft Portland; etsy.com/ shop/KrisLape

Pressed Flower Necklace

Alyssa Garvey creates one-of-a-kind jewelry by using resin to encapsulate flowers from wedding bouquets. $45

Where to buy: pressedbyag.com

Stackable Name Rings

Handmade, customizable silver rings by Kerri Ann Designs are perfect for stacking. $22–$30

Where to buy: etsy.com/shop/KerriAnnDesigns

Ore Rings

Laura Nero uses hand carving, wax casting, and traditional soldering techniques to create pieces that are strong, minimal, and timeless. Brass statement rings can be worn alone or stacked. Large $98, medium $70

Where to buy: neromade.com

Sandstone Mug

Campfire Studio’s stoneware mug is handmade with a minimal square handle, half-dipped in a white gloss glaze. $38

Where to buy: Campfire Studios Retail Shop, Portland; campfirestudiodesign.com

Felted Soaps

Handcrafted from 100-percent alpaca, these soaps featureMaine-inspireddesigns. $28

Where to buy: Lisa-Marie’s Made in Maine, Portland; Old Farm Christmas Place, Cape Elizabeth; The Seaglass Soap Company, mainemadefeltedsoap.com

Waxed Canvas Duffle

The rugged, White Cap duffle bag from Rogue Industries features water-resistant canvas and a full- grain leather strap. $115

Where to buy: The Leather Exchange, Lisa Marie’s Made in Maine, Joseph’s, Rogue at Loyal Citizen, David Wood Clothiers, Portland Dry Goods—all in Portland; rogue-industries.com

Serving and Cooking Spoons

Rusted Pulchritude’s wooden serving and cooking spoons are made using traditional carving techniques from locally salvaged white birch, wild cherry, and apple trees. $38–$48

Where to buy: rustedpulchritude.com

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