Tuesday Tips: Shop Local for Last Minute Gifts

Tags: Tuesday tips, gift ideas, last minute, the paint bar

Scrambling for those last minute gifts? Since overnight shipping can cost a fortune — with no guarantees on a timely delivery — why not shop for something in your own backyard? Purchasing from a local shop can be fun! Here are a few gifts sure to delight — all from local Boston businesses! 

Zakim Bridge embroidery kit, $22 at Templeton General (pictured to the left)

Templeton General 25 Channel Center St., Boston (857-362-7289) templetongeneral.com

 Move over Sriracha! 

The Chili Lab Homemade Hot Sauce Kit, $52 at Olives & Grace

Olives & Grace 623 Tremont St., Boston (617-236-4536) olivesandgrace.com

 Local Sommerville shop can customize laser cut puzzles with any photo!

Red Neural Network puzzle, $65 at Nervous System;

Nervous System n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com

 Tumblers that rock

Sempli Cupa-Rocks tumblers, $55 for a set of two at the ICA Store

The ICA Store 100 Northern Ave., Boston (617-478-3104) icastore.org

 Make your iPhone retro cool

iPhone radio dock, $40 at Pioneer Goods Co

Pioneer Goods Co. 764 Tremont St., Boston (857-263-8799) pioneergoodsco.com

Love these gifts? Then you'll love giving the gift of creativity with a Paint Bar Gift Certificate. We are Boston's original Paint and Sip business. There is sure to be something for your family and friends to love on our January calendar! The best part? You don't even have to leave home to purchase it.. Happy Holidays!

Creatively Yours,