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

Maine Cotton Cap

The Belted Cow Company’s all-cotton cap is embroidered in Maine and available in washed navy, coral and seafoam. $28

Where to buy: Belted Cow Company Warehouse Store, Yarmouth,

Bait Bag Wallet

Inspired by a lobsterman’s bait bag, this wallet was created using the same marine-grade material. $50

Where to buy: Alaina Marie, Portland,

Portland Map

This fine art letterpress-printed Portland map with hand-watercolored detailing. The 12×16″ map fits easily within a standard frame. $68 (unframed)

Where to buy: Gus and Ruby Letterpress, Portland,

Glidden Point Oysters

Shipped fresh from the Damariscotta River oyster farm. $66 (30 oysters), $90 (50 oysters), $180 (100 oysters)

Where to buy: Glidden Point Oysters, Edgecomb,

Beach Sand Necklace

Kate Clark’s original designs are handmade with sand from Maine beaches. $39.99

Where to buy: Beachdashery, South Portland,

Linen Bread Bag

Made in Portland by Annie Riggs Designs to keep bread fresh and available in three sizes: loaf, round, and baguette. $16

Where to buy: Merchant Co., Portland; Anne Riggs Designs,

Coast of Maine Chart-Etched Keepah Cuff

The Original Keepah ™ etched with the coast of Maine chart is a collaboration between Fishbone Metal Works and Molly’s Maps. Molly Brown hand draws the coast of Maine onto each cuff. $340

Where to buy: Vessels Service and Lisa Marie’s Made In Maine, both in Portland,

American Seafood: Heritage, Culture & Cookery from Sea to Shining Sea

The latest book by Freeport resident Barton Seaver, renowned author and chef, is an essential guide to more than 500 species, as well as a riveting history of one of our country’s most iconic industries. $50

Where to buy: Sherman’s of Portland; Portland Trading Co.;

Cashmere Robe

Aristelle’s luxurious cashmere robes are crafted out of wonderfully soft cashmere knit in a variety of lengths and colors. $275-$375

Where to buy: Aristelle, Portland,

Lingerie Set

Surprise her with something pretty and delicate. Unsure of her size? Don’t worry—the staff at Aristelle are experts at helping you find the perfect present. $125

Where to buy: Aristelle, Portland,

Anchorpak Bag

The Anchorpak fits almost clothing-like in comfort, doesn’t slide around your body or prevent you from accessing things as you go. $140

Where to buy: Liberty Graphics and Portland Dry Goods in Portland,

Indigo-Dyed Linen Throw Pillows

Made in Portland utilizing shibori resist dyeing techniques resulting in one-of-a-kind decor pieces $105 – $155

Where to buy: Always Piper,

Cashmere and Silk Scarf

While this shadow-dyed scarf by Chan Luu is one a Bliss Boutique favorite, there is a full rainbow of colors to chose from. $182

Where to buy: Bliss, Portland,

Test Tube Spice Rack

This cherry wood rack, handmade in Yarmouth, stores 20 freshly ground spices and herbs, ground in small batches in Brunswick. $135

Where to buy: Skordo, Portland and Freeport,

Dream Big Art

Dream Big Little One is handpainted art inside a custom frame, made in Maine and available in three sizes and various colors. $38 – $60

Where to buy: Salt Air Designs,

Pear Champagne Truffles

Hand-made using sustainably produced chocolates, champagne, locally-produced butter, and Maine-grown pears. $45

Where to buy: Black Dinah Chocolatiers, Westbrook,

Wanderlust Tote

Designed as the perfect weekend bag, the upper is navy ticking top-stitched to a navy waxed-canvas bottom. The interior is lined with canvas with a large pocket. Wide leather straps and beautiful brass hardware complete the nautical-inspired look. $195

Where to buy: Maine Bags and Goods,

Gunpowder Rye Whiskey

Nineteenth-century style rye whiskey brewed with local grains, distilled in small batches on a traditional copper pot still in Portland. $44.99

Where to buy: Wherever fine spirits are sold; New England Distilling,

Cocktail Clutch

Original designs are handmade by El Bolso in Portland from upcycled leathers, materials, and hand-printed textiles. From $38

Where to buy:

Signature White Goose Down Pillow

Cuddledown’s 700 Fill Power European White Goose Down, handcrafted in Yarmouth From $149

Where to buy: Cuddledown Outlet Store, Freeport,

Sterling Abstract Double Hoop Earrings

Modern, yet timeless earrings made on the coast of Maine by artist Cathy Heinz. $95

Where to buy: Cathy Heinz Designs,

Cure Pink Ribbon Maritime Rope Bracelet

Sea Bags will contribute 20 percent of sales from the Cure Pink Ribbon collection to Maine Cancer Foundation $40

Where to buy: Sea Bags, Portland and Freeport;;

The Flowfold Denizen

The Denizen is part tote, part backpack, and all about turning errands into adventures. $99-129 depending on size and materials

Where to buy: Eastern Mountain Sports and Maine Surfers Union, Portland; L.L.Bean, Freeport;

Burled Slab Ikebana

A pronged frog holds flower stems in place for beautiful display. $65

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

Blitzen Rug

Hand-hooked of polypropylene, this trophy rug is ready to star in any indoor, outdoor high-traffic area. $56

Where to buy: Company C., Portland,

Seaweed Tea

From the first seaweed tea company in the world, Cup of Sea in Portland $12 per bag

Where to buy: Arabica Coffee, Browne Trading Co., Dobra Tea, Lisa-Marie’s Made in Maine, Lois’ Natural Marketplace, Loyal Citizen Clothing, Portland Food Co-op—all in Portland;

Americano Mug

The marbled porcelain mug is handmade by Campfire Studio in the Dana Warp Mill in Westbrook. $36

Where to buy: Campfire Studio Shop,

Mariner Pewter Oil Lamp

Designed with a wide, stable base like a ship’s decanter and made by hand. $215

Where to buy: Danforth Pewter Company, Portland,

Compass Rose Earrings

Fourteen karat white and yellow gold with bezel-set diamonds $649

Where to buy: D. Cole Jewelers,

Driftwood Phone Charger

One-of-a-kind driftwood chargers from the shoreline of Maine. $68 – $120

Where to buy:

Downeast Dealer

A family-friendly card game for three-five players designed and manufactured in Maine. Players compete to collect the best yard-sale treasures—only the shrewdest “Downeast Deal-ah” will win it all. $20

Where to buy: Strange Maine, Portland;

Ethan 1955 cap toe boot

A rugged and bold boot finished with a durable lug sole $225

Where to buy: Eastland Shoe,

Lobster Buoy Tile Coaster

Featuring an original photo hand-transferred onto a natural stone tile. $8

Where to buy: Letterpress Books, Portland; Inspired Coasters,

Cubbies Mittens

The first and only mittens 100% guaranteed to stay on your child because they are attached by zippers to a super comfy fleece shirt. $38

Where to buy: EtS (Enjoy the Snow),

Brass Oyster Bottle Opener

Handmade in New England by artist Andrew Haviland  $65

Where to buy: Eventide Oyster Co., Portland,

Portland Schooner Co. Gift Certificate

Sail on an authentic, turn-of-the-20th-century schooner $45 per person

Where to buy: Portland Schooner Co., Portland,

Black Sand Body Cream

Whipped with shea butter, infused with Vitamins A, C and E, aloe leaf extract, and Finn & Co.’s signature scent Black Sand, with notes of warm sandalwood, vanilla and sea salt $38

Where to buy: k colette, Portland;

Maine Cuff

Hand-stamped and crafted in Maine, this skinny cuff bracelet in warm brass ages beautifully over time. $38

Where to buy: Sherman’s of Portland; Becoming Jewelry,


Inspired by coastal driftwood, this natural rubber toy is durable and chew-resistant, with a faceted, gum-massaging surface. It bounces erratically for an engaging game of fetch and floats upright. $14.99

Where to buy: The Fish and Bone, Portland,

Wave Earrings

These 14k gold-plated earrings feature a minimal wave design that symbolizes the strength of the sea. $84

Where to buy: Amie Artisans,

Phases of the Moon Calendar

Know the precise phases of the moon every night of the year with this 2018 calendar. $8

Where to buy: Mexicali Blues, Portland,

Santa Stationery Set

Customize your very own letter from the North Pole with this special letterpress stationery set. Printed on an antique press in a farmhouse studio in Sebago. $8

Where to buy: Little, Portland; Parrott Design Studio,

The Way Life Should Be Sweatshirt

The Maine state motto, and our way of life—unisex, eco-fleece, and only available in true navy. $55

Where to buy: Fox Island Printworks,

Expressive Pet Portraits

Painter Elizabeth Fraser captures the bright spirit of our four-legged companions and the hearts of their owners. From $120

Where to buy:

Anchors Away Cufflinks

Classic nautical anchors are captured beneath a glass cabochon set in a substantial cufflink setting. Available in silver and gold. $39

Where to buy: Fresh Designs Jewelry,

Maine Balsam Wreath

Twenty-four inch Christmas wreath, Maine-made with fresh Maine balsam, a red bow, frosted pinecones and red berries $29.95

Where to buy: Maine Coast Wreath,

Copper and Cork Bracelets

These Maine-made bracelets are a great vegan leather alternative, sustainable, waterproof, and hypoallergenic. $38

Where to buy: Gem Lounge Jewelry,

Varsity Stripes Hat

Hand knit by Betty Louise Studio in Yarmouth. $90

Where to buy: Gingham, Yarmouth;

Cascade and Bubble Necklaces

Inspired by the Atlantic Ocean, where it meets the rocky Maine coastline.

$90 – $250

Where to buy: Chaya Studio, South Portland,

Teething Rattle

Made with care using food grade silicone and natural wood beads for teething, sensory and grasping development. $18.50

Where to buy: Go Babe Boutique,

Food Roadie Spice Blend Collection

The five specially curated spice blends in this collection by Gryffon Ridge Spice Merchants were crafted to reflect Andrew Zimmern’s extensive travels and are exclusively available on his website. $35

Where to buy:

Leather and Wood Bailer

This dapper scoop will move water quickly and the thick oiled and waxed leather is flexible to conform to curves and will not mar the hull. $95

Where to buy: Handsome Tool Company,

Lobster Grilled Cheese Appetizers

Sweet Maine lobster surrounded by melting cheeses between thick slices of sourdough bread are ready to heat and serve. Shipped anywhere in the U.S. $45 for a box of 18

Where to buy: Hancock Gourmet Lobster,

Buoy Bracelet

Maine Melon’s classic cuff is made in the USA with a hand-painted buoy on each end. Brass base plated with either 18K gold or silver rhodium $85

Where to buy: Springer’s Jewelers, Portland; Dwellings Falmouth; Take a Peak Peaks Island; Gingham Yarmouth; Maine Melon,

Maine-Inspired Dog Collars

HappyME’s playful, Maine-inspired designs are stitched to rugged yet comfy nylon webbing. Proud supporters of the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland $24.99 (free gift wrap and U.S. shipping)

Where to buy:

Pinstripe Cotton Blanket

Made in Maine by Harlow Henry and available in twin to king sizes. From $264

Where to buy: Bliss Boutique, Little, both in Portland;

The Honey Paw Apparel

Represent a local favorite with apparel featuring The Honey Paw logo. $20-$65

Where to buy: The Honey Paw, Portland,

Hugo’s Gift Certificate

Treat your loved one to one of Portland’s top dining experiences. From $100

Where to buy: Hugo’s, Portland,

The Shell by Hyperlite Mountain Gear

Made in Biddeford, this ultralight technical jacket is a beast. Optimized for outdoor adventuring, it ensures that no matter where you go, you’re covered. $450

Where to buy: Hyperlite Mountain Gear,


Wave Weekender Tote

Made with a sturdy leather base and wide, comfortable straps to accompany your travels near and far.


Where to buy: k colette, Portland; Eklund Griffin,

Mythical Creature Mugs

Jess Teesdale creates modern, functional ceramics that are playful and colorful. $30

Where to buy: Maxwells Pottery, Portland; Jess Teesdale Pottery,

Jean Poet Shirt

The poet shirt with a shirred back is a Jill McGowan Collection original. Named after Jill’s youngest sister Jean’s free spirit and ever-evolving flow. $287

Where to buy: Jill McGowan, Freeport,

Miami Hotel Vessel

Inspired by brutalist architecture, the vessel by Spadone Home in Kennebunk can be used for desk items, as a vase or small planter. Shown here in kaleidoscope, also available in jade. $220

Where to buy: Judith, Portland,

State of Maine Pendant

The State of Maine pendant features two handmade sterling silver charms on a sterling chain. This necklace was included in the prize package for the 2017 Mrs. Maine Pageant. $78

Where to buy: Kathryn Campbell Jewelry,

Southern Maine Quilt

Designed in partnership with Haptic Lab and exclusive to k colette, this polysilk and cotton quilt features hand-stitched road and ocean topography from Portland to the Yorks. Handmade in India. $295

Where to buy: k colette, Portland,

Sea Grass Earrings

Glistening with the sparkle of the sun, sea grass moves in a graceful tangle with the gentle pull of the tide. Handmade on the coast of Maine with renewed and refined precious metal. $390 in gold; $145 in silver

Where to buy: Keith Field Goldsmith,

Portland Head Light Tee Shirt

Design by prominent Maine artist Alan Claude, printed using 100 percent water-based ink $23

Where to buy: Liberty Graphics, Portland,

Liquid Riot Spirits

Old Port Straight Bourbon Whiskey, $24.99-$39.99, Fernet Michaud, $32.99, and Old Port Single Malt Whiskey, $29.99-$49.99 are distilled in small batches in the heart of the Old Port.

Where to buy: Liquid Riot Brewery/Distillery/Resto-Bar, Portland, and Maine Spirits Agency Stores,

Crushed Shell Necklaces

Crushed lobster, oyster, and mussel shells from the coast of Maine are turned into jewelry, set into sterling silver plate or 14k gold plate. $40-$60

Where to buy: Lisa Marie’s Made in Maine, Portland,

Loog Pro Electric Guitar

Made with children in mind, the Loog Pro has 3 strings and comes with chord flash cards and a kid-friendly app to ensure they’ll be playing a song on their first day. $199

Where to buy: Little, Portland,

Yunan Black Tea

Organic and Fair Trade Chinese tea is imported directly from Yunnan Province. Hand picked and tightly rolled, the golden tipped leaves produce a deep amber brew—with light notes of grapes and honey. $11.50 per tin.

Where to buy: Little Red Cup Tea,

Wool Dryer Balls

An energy-saving, chemical-free alternative to dryer sheets, LooHoos are made in Maine using 100 percent domestic wool. $29 per pack of three

Where to buy: Home Remedies and Lois’ Natural Marketplace, Portland;

Free and Equal Tee Shirt

One-hundred percent Certified Organic Cotton jersey, this tee is made in the USA and handprinted in Portland. Men’s and women’ sizes $35; kid’s sizes $25.

Where to buy: Loyal Citizen Clothing, Portland,


Rain Floating Pearl Necklace

In 14k gold vermeil, bright, or oxidized silver, this signature piece of Maggie Bokor Jewelry combines organic elements with elegant design. In gold $319; in silver $245.

Where to buy: PMA Store at the Portland Museum of Art, Suger, and Abacus in Portland;

Bubbly Bag

“Mermaid Scales” pattern is screen printed onto linen, topped with grosgrain ribbon and finished with natural rope handles. Large enough for champagne bottles $36

Where to buy: Maine Bags and Goods,

Mehndi Ornament

Based on a traditional henna design, which is thought to ward off evil and bring luck and joy $12

Where to buy:

Brunswick Twin Bunk Bed

Made in Maine with eco-friendly, non-toxic paints and materials. The Porthole ladder is attached within the frame to eliminate shifting. $2,395

Where to buy: Maine Bunk Beds,


Hand-Turned Muddlers

Made in Biddeford in curly maple, cherry and black walnut and accented with an abalone shell dot inlay in the top $65

Where to buy: Handsome Tool Company,

Finishing Salt

Wild and pure Maine sea salt, hand harvested and solar dried. Each unique batch has no anti-caking agents and no iodine—just sea, sun, and salt. $14.99

Where to buy: Browne Trading Company, Portland; The Farm Stand, South Portland; Maine Salt Farm,

Bowties and Pocket Squares

Custom men’s and women’s accessories with New England flair, made in Maine: choose from a variety of pre-made styles or request your own personal design. $15-$65

Where to buy: The Maine Square,

Barn Board Animal Painting

Mermaid Meadow’s illustrative animals are handpainted on reclaimed Maine barnwood. $38

Where to buy: Circa Home and Vintage, The Merchant Co., Waterlily and Company C in Portland; Mermaid Meadow,

Gold Cuff Earrings

Made in the shop at Folia in 18k gold, these earrings have a leaf and scroll pattern and come in several sizes. $450-$650

Where to buy: Folia Jewelry, Portland,

Fair Isle Mittens

Handknit in Nepal in 100 percent wool lined with soft fleece $14

Where to buy: Mexicali Blues, Portland,

Maine Onesie

One-hundred percent organic cotton, hand-printed by Milo in Maine and available in sizes 3 months, 6 months, and 12 months. $26

Where to buy: Little and Whole Foods Market in Portland; Milo in Maine,

Minka Miracle Hand Salve

Part of Minka’s all-natural bodycare line by owner Michelle Rose $14

Where to buy: Minka,

Handmade Ladles

Forged and fabricated serving tools, handmade in Waldoboro. $210

Where to buy: Erica Moody,

Earth and Sky Jewelry

Designed in Maine; hand-forged by fair-trade master craftsmen in Nepal, Mulxiply’s pieces are sold separately: Pendant $68, bangle $52, Peak stud earrings $38, Duo Dot stud earrings $38 

Where to buy: Corey + Co, Portland; Gingham, Yarmouth; Mulxiply,


CoordinateCoordinates Bow Tie

Handmade in Kennebunk featuring any U.S. address. Custom design $119; stock map designs $89

Where to buy:

Hand-Felted Dogs

Mulxiply’s cute pups are designed in Maine; handmade by fair-trade artisans in Nepal with raw and natural wool. Small $20, large $36, duo (1 of each size) $54

Where to buy: K colette, and Home Remedies in Portland; Gingham, Yarmouth; Lois’s Natural Foods, Scarborough; Mulxiply,


Vespertino tequila crema is made with silver tequila, fresh dairy cream, brown sugar, cinnamon and a hint of cocoa and vanilla. Bottled in Portland $25.99

Where to buy: Wherever find spirits are sold; Northstar Brands,

Bespoke Beach Chair

High-quality wooden beach chairs with Sunbrella fabric and bungee support system $250 (includes free shipping in continental U.S.)

Where to buy: Oh Yeah Comfy,

Shrubs and Syrups

Owl and Whale Shrubs are delicious cocktail mixers, mocktail mixers, and excellent marinades $12

Where to buy: Vena’s Fizz House, Portland; Owl and Whale,

Plumeria Ornament

Each ornament is handmade in Portland from old books found at thrift stores. $20

Where to buy: Paper & Pearls,


Tools of the Trade Clutch

A stylish and fun canvas pouch to organize your belongings. Screen printed by hand in a farmhouse studio in Sebago. $24

Where to buy: Parrott Design Studio,

Heavy Anchors Nautical Key Chain

Handmade from a recycled Swedish brass jib hank and a recycled sail slide, with a hand-etched sailor knot on copper $86.25

Where to buy: Fore River Gallery, Portland,


Perfume Balm

Handmade botanical perfume is packaged in a shell keepsake reminiscent of the Maine coast. Available scents are Geranium and Vetiver, Jasmine, and Leaves and Wood. $78

Where to buy: Peyote Moon, Portland,

Maine Seaweed Dream Cream

For sensitive skin, all natural and made in Maine with hand harvested seaweed $21

Where to buy: Planet Botanicals,

Holiday Edition Link Treat Toy

A sleek and modern translucent interactive toy, made in Maine, designed for dogs to see and smell their treats while they work to get them out $20.95

Where to buy: Planet Dog, Portland,

Lil’ Shucker Onesie

Start ’em young—available in 12 and 18 months. $22

Where to buy: Eventide Oyster Co., Portland,

Maine Pennant

Designed, printed and sewn in Portland by Quiet Tide Goods $22

Where to buy: Pinecone and Chickadee, Portland;

Resistance Tee Shirt

Messages of resistance on made-in-the-USA apparel $24

Where to buy: Resistance Enterprises,

Suger Band

Soft, cozy and flexible to wear wide or narrow, and crafted with joy from sustainable plant knits in Maine. Also makes a great scrunchy. $10

Where to buy: Suger, Portland;

Apple-Bourbon Candle

ScentSimple candles are lovingly hand poured in Maine. Each one is created with a proprietary blend of soy wax and premium grade fragrance oils for a candle that burns beautifully and smells divine $16

Where to buy: Aristelle, Portland; ScentSimple,

Believe in Greatness Hat

BIG Athletic Wear makes apparel for those who want to achieve their ultimate goals. Established in 2015 in Portland $35

Where to buy: Portland Dry Goods, Portland; Big Athletic Wear,

Blue Funnel Neck Tunic

The classiest cozy top you’ll ever own. Made of a warm, soft linen, it’s good for all seasons. $229

Where to buy: South Street Linen, Portland,

Chicken Portrait

Original oil painting by Maine artist Rhonda Pearle $250

Where to buy: Bridge Gallery, Portland;

Honey Tea

Zen Bear’s blend of raw Maine honey is infused with herbs and teas. Six-flavor gift box $35; three-flavor package $18, individual jars $9.95

Where to buy: Lois’ Natural Marketplace, Cabot Farmer’s Annex, Baristas and Bites, Coastal Pharmacy and Wellness, Portland Honey Exchange, and Higher Grounds in Portland;

Nautical Jewelry

A tribute to Portland and all lovers of boats and the sea. All items are unisex. Anchor necklaces $45-69, Shackle necklace $65-130, Anchor key chain $60

Where to buy: The Shackle Necklace is available at Blanche and Mimi and the Anchor Key Chain is exclusively at Portland Trading Co., both in Portland; Selma and Joe,

Skincare Gift Set

Abura Skincare’s Holiday Gift Box contains 2 oz. matcha mask, .5 oz. matcha mask serum, hand crafted mixing bowl and vegan mask brush. $62

Where to buy: Abura Skincare, or Veyda Rose Esthetics and Wellness

Leila Lou Roll-On Perfume

With notes of pear, jasmine and fresh cut grass, Leila Lou is clean, fresh and available in Maine only at Take a Peak. $39

Where to buy:  Take a Peak, Peaks Island,

Peruvian Pillow Covers

These one-of-a-kind pillow covers are made from frazadas sourced from the highlands surrounding Cusco, Peru, and finished in Portland.

Price $65 – $150

Where to buy: Badlands Textile Co.,

Rosemary Soap

Hand-crafted, cold-process soaps, made in Maine $6.50

Where to buy: SoulShine Soap Company,

Maine Margarita Infuser

Just add tequila to this mix of natural and organic fruits and herbs. Infusion makes six to eight margaritas. $12.50

Where to buy: Vena’s Fizz House,

Lobster License Plate Cuffs

Old and new license place are recycled into jewelry, keepsakes, ornaments and driftwood signs. Each design is handmade, customized and unique. $38

Where to buy: Down Front, Peaks Island; State Plate Designs,

Hot Sauce Holiday Box Set

Resurgam Fermentation’s hot sauce is naturally fermented in Portland. The holiday box set includes, red sauce “Original Leek” and jalapeño sauce “Spruced Up” in a hand-built box made from reclaimed wood. $26

Where to buy: Other Side Delicatessen and Portland Food Co-Op in Portland; Resurgam Fermentation,

Brunswick Ornament

Created using a custom-designed mold, this handblown glass ornament forms a beehive-like silhouette inspired by wood shapes turned on a lathe. Sales of the ornament benefit the Kevin Pearce Love Your Brain Foundation. $55

Where to buy: Simon Pearce, Portland;

The Good Thing Coffee and Vinyl Subscription

Each month members will get one amazing 12-inch record and one delicious 12 oz. bag of coffee. $35

Where to buy: Tandem Coffee Roasters, Portland,

Felted Mussel Shell Ornaments

Handmade in Biddeford of needle-felted wool and inspired by the coastline and beaches of Saco Bay and Biddeford Pool. Each piece is unique and embellished with droplets of saltwater sparkle. $38

Where to buy: k collette, Portland; Thirdlee & Co.,

Inflatable Sailboat

Packed in two bags, the inflatable sailing dinghy TIWAL can be transported in a small car. In less than 20 minutes, it is ready to sail. $5,200

Where to buy:

Flour Sack Maine Tea Towel

Designed by artist/architect Solvejg Makaretz and screen-printed in Maine $19.50

Where to buy: Beachdashery, South Portland; Trosko,

Six-Panel Cotton-Linen Hat

Designed by Twelve Weight to feel good, look good, and help you see well in the sun. $29

Where to buy: Twelve Weight, Portland,

Buffalo Plaid Baby Booties

The unique design of these cozy, Sherpa-lined booties keeps them comfortably on your baby’s feet all day. $24

Where to buy: Lisa Marie’s Made in Maine, Portland; Two Little Beans & Co.,

Handmade Dog Collars

The mistletoe and red tartan fabric collars have a nickle-plated aluminum buckle and are handmade in Portland. Tartan, from $22; mistletoe, from $31.

Where to buy: Uncommon Paws,

Watercolor Lobster Print

Valerie Paul’s 11×14 print in lively colors typifies Maine. $30

Where to buy: k colette, Portland; Valerie Paul Art,

Hunting Sign Set

Handcrafted from new wood, these signs are hand distressed to look as if they’ve been hanging outside for years. $424.99 (includes free shipping) Signs also sold separately.

Where to buy: The Unpolished Barn,

Beaded Jewelry

The collection is simple, delicate and made for every day by Sarah Crawford Handcrafted. Each set is designed as a one-of-a-kind piece, yet each strand is sold separately. $60 per strand; $120 per set

Where to buy: Shift Portland, Suger, and Maine Surfers Union in Portland; Sarah Crawford Handcrafted,

Onolicious Oils

Crafted from only the purest of essential oils. Ten exotic and unique blends available: Oud, passion, forest, bliss, rose, mitti, lukaluka, joy, love, and allure. $30

Where to buy: Waterlily, Portland;

Seth Wescott 160 Snowboard

Winterstick’s most popular model was designed by the two-time Olympic gold medalist Seth Wescott to be his dream board. $950-$1,800

Where to buy: Winterstick,

Hardwood Building Blocks

Each block is sanded smooth and polished with a proprietary blend of local beeswax and organic olive oil. Packed in a drawstring bag. $35

Where to buy: Wild Feather Woodworks,

Quartz Crystal Christmas Tree Ornament

Sparkling solar quartz crystal tops this silver ornament, finished with your choice of sterling silver charms and natural apatite crystals. From $72

Where to buy: Beadmatrix by Catherine Ross,

Starfish Necklace

Tiny found starfish encased in resin, handmade by Wishbone. $30

Where to Buy: Pinecone & Chickadee, Material Objects, and The Merchant Co. in Portland; Wishbone,

Christmas Claw Bucket Bag

Made from recycled sails in Portland, each bag features a sea adventure symbol with Christmas festive colors. $45

Where to buy: Sea Bags, Portland and Freeport;

Beans of Burundi Gift Box

Includes three, 1 lb. bags of coffee from women-owned or women-run coffee farms, who are members of the International Women’s Coffee Alliance. $59

Where to buy: Coffee by Design shops in Portland;

State of Maine Necklace

Express your love for Maine with this simple, yet one-of-a-kind state necklace. Each pendant is cut from the stainless steel gauge used to measure a lobster, some displaying the marks of the tool. In gold $98, also available in silver

Where to buy: k colette, Portland; Watts in Maine,

Winter Wear

By Rambler’s Way. Her: Colette Coat in cozy, 100-percent wool coat with a full zip funnel-neck closure $795. Him: Storm Coat in 100-percent wool $1,000; Ribbed turtleneck sweater $235.

Where to buy: Ramblers Way, Portland;

Freeport Sailboats

30” X 30” limited edition prints by Phoebe Porteous $600

Where to buy: Elizabeth Moss Galleries, Falmouth,

Moon and Star Bag

Useful and able to be personalized to match interests, a theme, or to be monogramed $49

Where to buy: Pip and Squeaks, Yarmouth,

LoveME Tee-Shirt

A modern icon, printed in Portland $25

Where to buy: Old Port Card Works, Lisa Marie’s Made In Maine,

Tula Studios Gift Certificate

A new sanctuary for everyday healthy living offering barre, cycle, yoga, and aerial yoga to help you find your balance. Ten percent off all purchases using promo code: GIFTGUIDE

Where to buy: Tula Studios, South Portland,

Salt Therapy Gift Certificates

The Salt Cellar has created the Salt Vault, a salt therapy room lined with Himalayan salt blocks. The lightly salted air rejuvenates body, mind and spirit. $40 per 40-minute session

Where to buy: The Salt Cellar, Portland,


Maine Map

Sales of Brainstorm’s three-color, 18 x 24 screenprint help support the Natural Resources Council of Maine. $45

Where to buy: Little, Portland; Brainstorm,

Bees Wings Ring

Boho and hand-tooled in warm, solid brass by Honey Tribe Jewelry $65

Where to buy: Soul Being, Portland; Honey Tribe Jewelry,

Slice of Turquoise Boho Necklace

Sterling silver wire-wrapped turquoise stone naturally encrusted with quartz crystals on a sterling silver and labradorite rosary-style chain with rose gold-plated coin accents and tiny silk tassels $57

Where to buy: The Waxxing Crescent,

Paint Night

Make something special for everyone on your list at Color Me Mine. Studio fee ($10/adults, $6/kids 12 and under) plus the cost of the pieces, which start at $10.

Where to buy: Color Me Mine, Portland,

Hand-Forged Knives

Artist Jason Morrissey forges folding and fixed blades featuring pattern-welded steel. Everything from chef knives to utility blades From $500

Where to buy: Fore River Gallery, Portland; Jason Morrissey,

Jessica Johnson Gift Card

Jessica Johnson Beauty specializes in three things: a fast, effective proprietary facial, brow styling, and beautiful makeup to finish your look. Gift cards available in all denominations.

Where to buy: Jessica Johnson Beauty, Portland,

Maine Coast Salt Soak

This aromatic and botanical bath soak is created with dried beach roses, balsam and Maine seaweed. Mixed with Dead Sea salt, it creates a soothing and relaxing bath experience. $16.95 per 8-ounce jar

Where to buy: SOMA Massage and Wellness, South Portland,

Signature Socks

Sock-It-To Me’s unique designs for women, men, and kids range from narwals to super heroes $12

Where to buy: Aristelle and The Sock Shack in Portland;

Snowflake Dish Towels

Hand-woven in Tenants Harbor in a modified star pattern that resembles snowflakes, these towels are thick and thirsty, and will last for years. $25

Where to buy: Threadbare Designs,

Candle Trio

Honey Hutch’s beeswax and soy candles combine natural aromas to bring the outdoors in. The hand-poured gift set features three fragrances: Bergamot, Orange Clove, and Balsamic Cedar. $45

Where to buy: Urban Dwellings, Portland,

British Football Swag

Show your team pride with mugs, ball caps, pint glasses, scarves and more representing teams in the U.K’s Premier League. Balls $29, scarves $29, mugs $15, pint glasses $7.95

Where to buy: Bridgham and Cook—The British Store, Freeport,

Handmade Pillows

Made in Portland by Designs by Sarge, most these appliquéd pillows are one-of-a-kinds or very limited. Various designs available $30-$70

Where to buy:


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