Our holiday pop-up, Mingle at the Mansion, may be over but you can still shop local with these vendors and artisans to knock out items on your holiday gift list.
Sisters Christine White and Anne Todd have shared their love of creating for more than 20 years in Charlotte through Beads Inc. which has kits and supplies to make bracelets and necklaces. beadsinc.com
Beyond being a boho-chic boutique, shop Boem for gifts like Arctic Fox beanies made with recycled fibers, ornaments and candles. Dash into one of their Charlotte storefronts or order online. shopboem.com
Show some Charlotte love with CLT Find, a gift shop with almost exclusively Charlotte-made goods, from T-shirts to tumblers. We spotted locally made holiday candles and original mini angels art at Mingle. cltfind.com
Heather Opal Artwork is known for brightly-colored door charms, but this small business also has an array of gift options, including notecards, ornaments and small art pieces — perfect for gifting. heatheropal.com
Elevate your gift giving with creative papers from Jen Gerena Design, which offers hand-painted wrapping-paper designs, notecards and more. jengerenadesign.com
Joe-Le Soap crafts small-batch, natural and plant-based skincare products and organic soaps. It was founded by a husband and wife team during their own search for natural products to help sensitive skin. joe-lesoap.com
It’s always nice to have sunglasses on a cold, bright winter’s day. Captain sunglasses from Johnny Fly are an updated take on classic aviators and are great for men or women. See dozens more styles online. johnnyfly.com
Modern and elegant, Kristin Hayes Jewelry has a wide variety of collections and price points. The premium Johnny and Ann fine jewelry collection is crafted from 14K gold and sterling silver. kristin-hayes-jewelry.myshopify.com
The Pearl Pagoda is known for bright, colorful dresses and women’s apparel, but the boutique is also home to an assortment of accessories and gifts for home and entertaining. thepearlpagoda.com
Found in shops and markets across Charlotte, freshly baked Piedmont Pennies are an elevated take on traditional cheese straws. piedmontpennies.com
Floral designer Lauren Bryant has built a loyal following for The Rooted Nest. For the holidays, order a custom flower arrangement, mantel pieces (with an install option) and hand-tied wreaths. therootednest.com
The Social Shop, located in Strawberry Hill, has a range of fun gift items and women’s apparel. Charlotte-made Bloc Bags and outdoor inflatable Holiballs went home with a lot of Mingle guests.
Scratch-made comfort food always delights the gift receiver. Thoughtful Baking Co. has built a reputation as a go-to for well-crafted dessert pies, plus savory pot pies and quiches. thoughtfulbakingco.com
Campbell + Charlotte Jewelry
Modern, fine jewelry pieces that make a statement with color and style, from earrings to cocktail rings. campbellandcharlotte.com
More grab and go gifts ideas inspired by Mingle
Ava Aliza Candle Co.
Hand-poured and clean-burning soy candles. avaalizacandleco.com
Gourmet nuts and snacks with a mission to support programs that empower young adults with disabilities. bearfood.biz
Longtime gift shop known for stationery, picture frames, candles and jewelry. buttercupcharlotte.net
Carol Pighin Fine Art
Works depicting a range of subjects, from landscapes to figurative paintings and abstracts. carolpighin.com
Food-focused gift boxes, bundles and comfort meals. gatheredclt.com
Krazy for Rugs
Vintage and antique handmade Persian, Turkish and Moroccan rugs —including giftable mini rugs. krazyforrugs.com
Multiple Blessings by Caroline Simas
Colorful gift and decor items licensed by the artist, including bookmarks, tumblers, puzzles and prints.
Queen City Crunch
Sweet and savory gourmet pretzels, from 8-ounce bags to 5-pound party packs. queencitycrunch.com
Perry’s Diamonds & Estate Jewelry
SouthPark neighborhood jeweler for more than 40 years known for fine jewelry and heirloom pieces.
Give the gift of hydration. Fluids are infused with vitamins designed to support wellness. purifiiv.com
Luxury design services along with custom artwork and floral arrangements. vlvdesigns.net
High quality meats sourced from North Carolina farms. wilders.com
Product photos of Heather Opal Artwork, Jen Gerena Design, Joe-Le Soap and Johnny Fly were taken by Kelsie Elizabeth Photography.