10 Made in USA Holiday Gifts for 2016 November 30, 2016 07:39
We love giving American made gifts during the holiday season! Not only does it feel great to support local businesses and artisans, but it also often means you have a great story to share with the lucky recipient about the origin of your gift. Below, you'll find 10 of our favorite Made in USA gifts for the 2016 holiday season. Be sure to share your own finds in the comments as well. Happy holidays!
One of the most cherished traditions of Christmas is hanging your stocking and emptying it on Christmas morning full of treasures! These heirloom wool stockings from Merry Stockings are a beautiful gift that will be cherished for years to come and with over 15 designs to choose from, you're sure to find the perfect one for each member of your family.
Heralded as the "Greatest Hoodie Ever Made," American Giant's line of American made sweatshirts have expanded over the years to include everything from t-shirts to sweatpants. Their variety of colors and range in prices will give you some great options for even the most difficult to shop for person on your list (including the teenagers!). An extra bonus: all their products have a lifetime warranty - "return any item, any reason, anytime."
Now that everyone has a high resolution camera right in their pockets on their smart phones, it's easy to have a picture that is gift worthy. Frame USA offers lots of different options for frames made in America. They even have the very trendy reclaimed barn wood frames that are especially popular this holiday season.
Source: Rickshaw Bagworks
Based in San Francisco, Rickshaw Bagworks offers a variety of bags, totes and pouches that are beauitfully made in a wide array of patterns and colors. We especially love these pouches and dopp kits that make great gifts for the travelers on your list.
Source: Footwear by Footskins
5. Sheepskin Slippers
Who doesn't love a nice pair of slippers to relax in on Christmas or any other day of the year? Footwear by Footskins is a company based in Minnesota that specializes in leather footwear - including sheepskin slippers in a variety of styles for men, women and children.
Made in Ohio since 1965, the Berlin Flyer Wagon is the classic red wagon that will delight young ones throughout their childhood. Whether it serves it's practical purpose outside or is more of a decorative piece to store toys, the wagon comes in a variety of sizes to suit all kinds of needs.
7. Bates Woven Throw
We can't make a Made in USA gift list without one of our own crafted throws! Our most recent additions to our throw collection comes from our woven blanket collection. The new throws are perfectly sized for cuddling on the couch or as an accent on the end of the bed and like all our blankets, they are machine wash and dry making them a practical choice for a gift.
Source: Liberty Bottleworks
Based in the stunning Cascades of Washington, Liberty Bottleworks has been making their quality metal water bottles since 2010. These bottles are a great pick for the hard to shop for person on your list. They offer a variety of designs from National Parks to city maps, and if you can't find the right one, you can even make a custom bottle with your own artwork.
Source: Darn Tough
Darn Tough is a family-owned and -operated company that has been knitting socks in the Green Mountains of Vermont for nearly 40 years. Their socks come in a variety of colors and patterns for children and adults and come in variety of styles for a wide range of activities.
Source: Purrfect Play
10. Pet Supplies
Purrfect Play specializes in American made pet supplies and donates 5% of their sales to rescue organizations. They offer a variety of toys and treats for cats and dogs that will certainly make your holiday special for your favorite four-legged friend. For the holiday season, they've made it extra easy to spoil your pets with their treat and toy filled baskets that are available in several sizes.
Have your own favorite company or craftsperson you love to buy your Made in USA gifts from? Share in the comments!