40 Seattle gift ideas to wrap up your holiday shopping

Seattle is jam-packed with talented and ambitious creatives whose wares are prime for gift giving this holiday season. Shopping for someone who’s practical and no-nonsense, or looking to pamper your pal? Here are 40 gift ideas from local artists, artisans, makers, and retailers to help you wrap up that holiday shopping:

FOR THE SEATTLE NEWCOMER

FOR THE PRACTICAL WESTERN WASHINGTONIAN

FOR HOMEBODIES WHO HYGGE

FOR ART AFICIONADOS

“The Elliott Bay Book Company is hands-down my favorite locally owned store to buy gifts from! It’s wonderfully curated by the staff and they create a book-loving community space that is harder and harder to find.” – Yvonne Chan, artist

FOR THE FOODIES

“Seattle has great local farmers markets. You can compile several little things and put them together in a basket from World Market. It’s a unique gift that people will remember. I’m a huge fan of giving food gifts.” — Kristen Helle Sandoval, Mesa de Vida

FOR VORACIOUS READERS

“I really enjoy the works of local artists Baso Fibonacci and Kyler Martz. I also like to do a little holiday shopping at Glasswing, Elliott Bay Book Company, Freeman, Kobo, and Sugar Pill.” — Jenny Kempson, author, Seattleness: A Cultural Atlas

FOR TOTS (AND THEIR PARENTS)

FOR THE VERY GOOD DOGGOS IN YOUR LIFE

 “My favorite go-to for my pups is ‘Nog for Dogs from Swell gelato. They love it!”  — Dawn Ford, The Seattle Barkery

Happy shopping. And thanks to writer and Evergrey reader Kelly Knickerbocker for scouring the city to find such amazing local items!