Holiday Gift Guide 2023: Buy Local in Toledo

Find unique gifts for everyone on your list while enjoying the holiday spirit by supporting our community. From books and treats for the kids to home decor and spa experiences for adults, shopping local for holiday finds is easy right here in Toledo!

Sweet Treats 

Boyd’s Retro Candy
954 Phillips Ave.

Take a stroll down memory lane at Boyd’s Retro Candy store with your favorite candy from childhood. Find candy from the 1950s to the 1970s, along with current treats, for any sweet tooth on your list. The owners can create a gift bag with a selection from over one thousand candy choices. 

6801 Central Ave. B.

Cookiecuterie staff create cookie platters, trays, and tables with custom cookies designed just for you. If you need a treat now, the cookie bakery has cookies baked fresh every day. 

The Gift of Organization

Distinctive Design and Storage Solutions
7944 Central Ave. Ste. 2

Give the gift of an organized and simplified life. Distinctive Design and Storage Solutions has organization ideas for every room and closet in your house. Designers listen and create functional, beautiful, and personalized ideas that match your style, needs and budget. 

Jen Hill Organizing

Whether you need help decluttering your home or office, organizing your closet, or managing your time, the goal of Jen Hill is to transform chaos into calm, allowing you to focus on what matters most. 

Personalized Gifts

We’ll Frame It
328 W Dussel Dr.

Personalized gifts that show your pride or bring back special memories can be the best present of all. We’ll Frame It designers frame collections, memorabilia, and pictures. We’ll Frame It also frames more traditional art and prints. 

Printed on a Lark
3660 Rugby Dr.

Printed on a Lark has a selection of apparel and accessories with designs created by the owner that showcase Toledo, Toledo suburbs, and neighborhoods. They will also screen print your artwork on T-shirts and other apparel. 

Vod’s Here
2910 Central Ave., Ste. 3

If you would like to handcraft some gifts or give someone the gift of a crafting experience, Vod’s Here is a must. Michelle Atkinson (aka VOD) has opened a colorful, cozy craft shop that offers classes in knitting, crochet, embroidery, and upcycling clothing as well as both hand and machine sewing. 

Copper Moon Studio Gallery and Gifts
8007 Airport Hwy., Holland

Copper Moon is a fused glass studio with classes for kids, adults, and families. Give the gift of a class or shop for one-of-a-kind glass and steel artwork by local artists. 

Tickle Bug Jewelry

Tickle Bug Jewelry is a home-based business specializing in personalized, hand-stamped jewelry, Christmas ornaments, and gifts. 

Treat the Ones you Love

Stilla Salon Spa Boutique
4900 N. McCord Rd.,

Give the gift of relaxation with STILLA (pronounced steel-a), a Swedish word meaning “calm.” The Boutique area has curated items for sale including seasonal apparel for men and women, unique gift ideas, and home decor. Salon services are provided in private rooms.
Simply D’Vine Boutique
3606 W. Sylvania Ave., Unit 10

Simply D’Vine is a clothing boutique with a personal touch. The owner, Terrie Cook, works with clients to find their best look, building confidence from the inside out. 

For the Adventurous

Ridge and River
621 Adams St.

If your family enjoys camping, hiking, skiing, and paddle sports then the new outdoor gear shop located downtown is an excellent spot to shop. Ridge and River is partnering with Metroparks Toledo to donate one percent of its revenue to youth recreation programs.  

Local Gift Shops
Toledo Zoo, Toledo Museum of Art, and Imagination Station are three of Toledo’s most well-known family institutions. They also offer annual memberships and unique gift shops! A gift of an annual membership will create family memories, support local organizations, and provide fun that lasts all year. 

Classic Gifts

Gathering Volumes
196 E. South Boundary St.

Gathering Volumes is an independent bookstore. Books are personally chosen by store staff with feedback from customers. Book subscriptions are offered with monthly book deliveries based on the reader’s feedback each month.

Kids Klothesline
111 Louisiana Ave.

Kids Klothesline is an upscale boutique for children’s clothing and toys. Check out all the adorableness and pick out special clothing items and quality toys for the children on your list. 


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