Are you wondering what to get those special people in your life as the holidays are approaching quickly? As you make a list of people you want to purchase a gift for, your wedding party might pop into your mind! Those special people who will stand by your side on your big day always deserve some love, and that’s why we created a list of gift ideas for your wedding party! Maybe you are a part of the wedding party and looking to get the bride and groom a gift. Either way, we have you covered. Follow along for some great gift ideas broken down into categories and local places to find them in Indiana!
Firstly, we have Salame Jewelry. Created by Rana Salame Striedinger, this one-of-a-kind gemstone jewelry is perfect for gifting. We love all of her different pieces and the passion she crafts each piece with. Whether you’re looking for bracelets, earrings, or necklaces, she’s got all the unique jewelry options for you!
Who doesn’t love a little home decor?! Norelu is a family business, started by a wife and husband, known for their handmade wood signs. Norelu has a quaint little shop in Lizton, IN, if you are more of an in-store shopper, or they have the option to order online! There are so many great signs that are specific to those special people in your life. Whether you’re looking for a serious, funny, or heartwarming gift, you can never go wrong with a sign for the home.
Brick & Mortar is an aesthetic little lifestyle shop on Main St. in Greenwood, IN. They describe themselves as an “intentionally designed space, made to celebrate beautiful things”. They have anything from candles, books, jewelry, flowers, coffee, etc., and we are obsessed with their vibe! You can even shop a small selection of their products online!
This home decor store offers on-trend and beautifully selected pieces that are constantly changing! Decorate specializes in decor and gifts for the home, including mirrors, artwork, furniture, lamps, and rugs. They even offer design help which is an amazing service for those looking for a little extra help in picking out pieces for a space.
MaeBloom creates intricate macrame designs–from plant hangers, wall hanging designs, key chains, lanyards, dog leashes, and even ornaments! We adore this sweet little shop. Whether the person you are buying for is a dog-lover, values aesthetics, or needs a little more fashionable-functionality in their life, MaeBloom has an item for them! You can order on Etsy, or catch them at a pop-up shop this holiday season!
Beginning with a couple in love (our favorite kind of start-up story), Adorning Oaks began coming to life in 2017, when Haley and Adam got married. After creating their beautiful fall celebration with custom signs, live-edge tables, wedding favors, and directional signs, it was a hobby that became so much more. Now, Adorning Oaks offers signs, decor for the home, weddings, and events! This is the perfect place to find those simple, yet aesthetic pieces that could make the best gift for anyone.
If you are looking for a gift that will blow someone’s mind–this is the place. Each piece is crafted with care from the comfort of Courtney and Austin Cooks’ home studio. As a husband and wife duo, they bring their talents and passions together to create the most beautiful pieces–but mugs are their favorite! If you are buying for a coffee or tea-lover, or someone who appreciates art, we highly recommend this place for a unique present you won’t find anywhere else! They have open studios occasionally, sell online, and are a vendor at Indiana’s Largest Festival, The Covered Bridge Festival.
Some people value experience over items–and that is why Mixo is a thoughtful gift idea! Mixo is an Indianapolis-based cocktail experience that allows you and your friends to spend 2 hours learning about mixology techniques while making cocktails! The experience includes two craft cocktails from scratch, and it’s $50/person. As long as everyone is 21+, this would be the perfect gift to get those loved ones together!
Just Pop In is an award-winning gourmet popcorn company located in the heart of Broad Ripple Village. This is the perfect place to get someone a treat. Whether their vibe is salty or sweet, or a combination of both, Just Pop In has so many flavors that agree with the palette. They value quality and the customer experience while being dedicated to a culture of happiness, open-mindedness, and co-existence. If you prefer to give an experience you can purchase a gift card, where they can go in and enjoy popcorn, wine, beer, and small plates.
A nail day is ALWAYS in the cards as a gift. Not many people would complain about being pampered, especially not at a place that specializes in custom nail designs. Nails By Neat is a private nail studio located in SoBro, founded by Lindsay Wainscott. Lindsay has a passion for changing the nail game in Central Indiana. We are not kidding when we say that every fresh set of nails that comes out of this place is genius and stunning. And you know what’s even better? They do mobile nail appointments too!
Calling all plant lovers. This aesthetic plant shop located in Broad Ripple Village is filled with beautiful plants, ceramics, and home decor. We love the vibes at the Monon Plant Co. If you’re not sure what kind of plants to get, you can always opt for a gift card and leave them to pick out a plant for themselves on a magical garden center adventure! A place like this deserves to be explored by everyone.
You cannot go wrong walking into any plant store that is filled with greenery and beautiful flowers. Aside from flowers, you can shop this store online for pins + stickers, candles, beauty + wellness, paper goods, and more! Another cool thing that you can get here is their gift boxes. For the sun lover, to the person that’s on their journey to becoming more green, to the self-care box, there is truly a box for everyone, and they would make the most perfect and thoughtful present!
Coffee Shop Gift Cards
This charming little coffee shop is a favorite in Greenwood, IN. With their welcoming atmosphere, anyone would be happy to come here. They offer delicious coffee and bakery items–the perfect pick-me-up for a busy workday or yummy treat for a self-care kind of day.
Lucabe became that hometown coffee shop that Columbus was missing. The owners, Tyler and Alissa, are passionate about providing you with an experience that keeps you coming back time after time. This is the perfect spot for someone to get some work done, relax on an off day, or just catch up with friends. Gift a coffee lover a gift card from here or purchase their merchandise/fresh beans!
This local coffee shop is just the place for any coffee lover. They have delicious cold-brewed coffee options and an amazing atmosphere! If you know a cold coffee lover, a gift card to Java House is the key to their heart! Visit one of their 3 locations in Carmel or Broad Ripple, or shop their gift cards online.
Who doesn’t love a good candle as a present?! Candles are the perfect gift to buy in bulk because everyone loves them! Whether you’re looking for a fresh scent, a floral scent, a sweet scent, etc., Primrose Candle Co. has you covered! You can shop these affordable, aesthetic candles online to support a small business.
Abboo Candle Co. has been creating clean-burning soy candles and wax melts that are hand poured & heart-filled since 2017! These candles bring cozy into the home with their pleasant scents and minimalistic design. They use eco-friendly soy wax derived from American grown soybeans, cotton wicks, and the most exceptional fragrance oils that are free of phthalates, carcinogens, and toxins so you can feel good about the candles you are burning.
Unplug Soy Candles is another favorite with environmentally-friendly, clean-burning candles! They also offer open pouring, where you pick out a vessel and pour the candle yourself! Take a friend for a night out, or reserve their space for a private workshop! You can even shop their online store for candles, food & drink, bath & body, and more.
Minash is a unique and trendy boutique located in Columbus, IN. A mom/daughter duo runs this store, bringing you the best variety of fashion and accessories! They have the cutest pieces that will leave anyone feeling confident and beautiful. Shop their collection online or out of their Columbus location.
This beautiful little boutique is another gem for holiday shopping! They feature so many styles and options when it comes to clothing, accessories, bath & body, and home items. They even have a section on their website called “The Holiday Shop“, which is the perfect place to find a gift!
Another beautiful boutique to make you excited to get dressed in the morning! Renee Elise first started Boutique Elise in Brownstown, IN, and later opened another location in Columbus, IN. She has made it her goal to donate a portion of each months’ profits to help support a school & orphanage in Haiti. Boutique Elise is the perfect place to shop for Holiday gifts while supporting an amazing cause.
Oh look, it’s us! If you have a friend who is getting married, or already got married, we have accessories for them! We sell our custom denim jackets that come in a dark wash, light wash, and even a black wash! Purchase these customized with their new last name, or leave them blank. These jackets are a staple for any future Mrs. or anyone who has already gotten married! We never miss a chance to celebrate love.
Sports tickets are another perfect holiday gift for anyone! Everyone loves an excuse to get out of the house and spend time with their loved ones, and a sports event is a great place to do that. Not to mention, sporting events are the perfect way to bring traffic to local businesses nearby.
Well, that wraps up our local holiday gift guide. We hope you love all of these gift ideas as much as we do! We will never miss a chance to support all of these local businesses that we are surrounded by! Shop small this holiday season and help support all your local businesses.
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