Shop PDX 2015: 70 Local Gifts To Love



Our first holiday gift guide is here, and we couldn’t be more excited or honored to feature these great local businesses and Portland makers! It is our hope that this post will encourage you to turn to local Portland stores and merchants for all of your holiday gifts and shopping needs. Share your favorite ideas with us on social media using the hashtag #shopPDX2015. Also, keep an eye on our Facebook page throughout the holidays for a chance to win items featured below.

Enjoy checking out these gift ideas, and please shop local!  

Disclosure :: Featured items are included in Shop PDX 2015 as a paid advertising opportunity. However, we sourced each and every gift included in this Portland holiday shopping guide ourselves and only included our very favorite local ideas and companies.

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Shop PDX Portland Gift Ideas
Beer Soap from Fancy That

Creative ideas for the hard to buy for man:

1) Beer Soap from Fancy That: For the guys on your list, this beer soap not only smells amazing but also has actual craft beer from Swag Brewery in it (a different brew for each scent). They are made with all-natural ingredients like orange peel, crushed oats, and real hops to boost the cleaning power and aroma of these sudsy soaps. Visit or their celebration shoppe located in Orenco Station to pick up yours today! {Facebook :: Twitter :: Instagram :: Pinterest}

2) A classic, northwest T-shirt from Bridge and Burn

3) The HuMn Wallet from Boys Fort

4) Shave Brush and Chrome Stand from Spruce Apothecary

5) Wireless Phone Charger from NeverDed

6) Hot Towel Straight Razor Shave from Hair M

7) Blazers Tickets from Portland Trail Blazers

8) Campfire Cologne from Poler Outdoor Stuff 

9) Leather Coasters from One Man Made 

10) PDX Love Bottle from Brick and Mortar Barbershop 


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It’s okay to buy these for yourself, too:

Herbs Daughter Soaps
Gift Basket from Herb’s Daughter Botanical Soaps

1) Gift Basket from Herb’s Daughter Botanical Soaps: Herb’s Daughter Soaps and Botanicals feature custom make herbal soaps made with organic glycerin. The finest kosher and organic ingredients are added to the soaps including therapeutic grade essential oils. Every product is hand made in small batches to control the high quality of each item. 

2) “Wine Down For What” Pullover from Little Dude N Dudette

3) A Post-Holiday Massage from Dosha Salon and Spa

4) Recycled Wine Punt Tumblers from Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.

5) Brass statement necklace from Hanawear Jewelry

6) Eco-Friendly Quote Necklaces from Radish Underground 

7) Ceramic and Leather Planter from Red Sail 

8) Oregon Wine & Cheese Board from Presents of Mind 

9) Brass Triangle Stud Earrings from Field Trip 

10) Mattie Canvas Clutch from Beam and Anchor  


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Keep the kids busy and active over their winter break with these picks:

Maker Studio Set from iSpark Toys

1) Maker Studio Set from iSpark Toys: Created by two passionate dads, and engineers, Maker Studio gives kids the tools to inspire innovation. Each of the three sets includes the necessary parts to transform ordinary household objects into working, kinetic machines. Through building and problem solving, kids gain confidence and develop essential STEM skills. {Facebook :: Twitter :: Instagram :: Pinterest}

Foundation Chemistry Kit: Beakers and Bubbles by Yellow Scope

2) Foundation Chemistry Kit: Beakers and Bubbles by Yellow Scope: Created by Portland scientists and moms, Yellow Scope kits are a different kind of science kit. They’re rigorous and creative – designed to engage both the scientific and artistic minds of girls. Through exciting and colorful experiments, girls learn about key scientific concepts – chemical reactions and molecular motion. There’s also plenty of room and loads of supplies for girls to design their own experiments and doodle their ideas in their very own lab notebook. The kit also includes a collectible chemistry badge for girls to display on their backpacks or clothing. Get ready for hours of fun by the beaker! {Facebook :: Twitter :: Instagram :: Pinterest}

3) Paint your own dragon at Rose City Ceramics

4) Kitchen Helper from ABC Learning Towers

5) Glob Paint – Bridge City Mercantile

6) Crazy Fort from Piccolo Mondo Toys

7) Little Nutty Bike Helmets from Nutcase Helmets

8) Holiday Mini Rucksack Pack from Poler Outdoor Stuff 

9) Cubebot Wooden Puzzle Robot from Red Sail 

10) Glow Stick Lab from Finnegan’s Toys & Gifts 


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Shop PDX Portland Gift Ideas
Doodle Pants from Cute As A Button

Even though they may prefer the box to what’s inside:

1) Doodle Pants from Cute As A Button Baby Boutique: Just in time for the holidays, these Doodle Pants are available in multiple holiday prints like Santa, Snowflake, Reindeer, Moose and the Snowman as pictured. Little ones (3 months – 2T) can squiggle and wiggle with ease thanks to a roomy seat, stretchy ribbed cuffs and a comfortable elastic waistband. They’re made with thick, flexible material that holds up and is easy to wash. A great gift idea for boys and girls! Plus, use code DOODLE at checkout to take 15% off your purchase! All orders are always free shipping from Cute as a Button Baby Boutique! {Facebook :: Instagram :: Pinterest}

2) Reversible Overalls from Nana’s Creations

3) Woolen Owl Beanies from Hoo Hats

4) Wooden Rattle from Tender Loving Empire

5) Bendy Bird from Finnegans’s Toys & Gifts 

6) Three Little Bears Diaper + Wipes Clutch from Marshmueller

7) Made in Portland Baby Onesie from Presents of Mind 

8) A Feel and Sound block from EcoBaby Gear

9) Wooden Lawnmower from Black Wagon

10) Skwish Classic from PoshBaby


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A little comfort and pampering for our furry family members:

1) Sleeping Bag Bed from Doodlebug Duds

2) A Funhouse Mouse toy from Personal Beast

3) A Pup Raincoat from Pets on Broadway

4) Furry Catnip Body Pillow from The Spoiled Cat


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Wine Club from Cellar 503

Eat, drink, and be merry as a family this holiday season:

1) Wine Club from Cellar 503: Cellar 503 shares its unique, high-quality, affordable Oregon wines in a monthly or quarterly wine club as well as one-time and short-term holiday gift memberships. Cellar 503 is for anyone who loves Oregon wine and wants to explore a wide range of varietals and regions. Each shipment is themed around a region, a season, comparing styles of wine or wines to pair with holiday meals.  Club installments include detailed tasting notes, winemaker stories and notes on that month’s theme. Prices range from $45-$110 per month plus shipping depending on number of bottles and choice of red, white or a mixed selection. Members in the Portland area can pick up their wines at complimentary-for-members monthly Sip 503 events. {Facebook :: Twitter :: Instagram :: Pinterest}

2) All Natural Cookie Kit from Scratch and Grain Baking

3) Treat Basket from Petunias Pies and Pastries

4) Premium Drinking Chocolate from Cacao Drink Chocolate

5) Make Your Own Cheese from Urban Cheese Craft

6) Cinnamon Almonds from Moondrops Bavarian Roasted Nuts


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Not much to wrap, but these are all about the experience:

1) Project Preschooler subscription from Project Play

2) Archery Adventure: Arrow of Ice camp from Trackers Earth

3) OMSI After Dark: Sounds of Science from OMSI

4) Polar Planet: Winter Break Day Camp at Oregon Zoo

5) Blue Man Group – Making Waves at Portland Children’s Museum

6) A Theatre Class from Northwest Children’s Theater

7) Custom Date around Portland from Zealii

8) Learn to paint the Aurora Borealis at The Loaded Brush

10) Golf lessons with indoor simulator from Golf In The Pearl 

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For the Portlander who has pretty much everything.

1) A Purrmaid Illustration from WhatIf Creations

2) Recycled Board Curiosity Cabinets from Honest Wear 

3) “Seed” oil on canvas painting by J.R. Slattum Art

4) A cedar bee hive kit from Bee Thinking

5) 90 Minute Float at The Float Shoppe

6) A Big Foot Vertical Garden from Lolivia Living Wall Art

7) Passport to McMenamin’s to all the McMenamin’s Pubs and Hotels

8) A Beer Cocktail mixology book from Scout Books

9) Kinetic Sailboat Sculpture from Be Brave Make Waves

10) A leather beer carrier for your bike from Walnut Studiolo

What’s your favorite local gift? We’d love to hear of more of the best places to #ShopPDX2015!


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