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Top 20 Christmas gift ideas from downtown Sackville, NB

Kitras art glass, Tidewater Books & Browsery
Kitras art glass, Tidewater Books & Browsery - Contributed

Plenty to choose from when you shop local this holiday season

SACKVILLE, NB - Still doing some last-minute Christmas shopping? Are you on the hunt for that special gift for that special someone?

Look no further than downtown Sackville, where shoppers can find a wide array of treasures for everyone on their lists. Sackville’s local, one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques offer up plenty of selection and The Sackville Tribune-Post has put together a list of top 20 gift ideas for you here. Shop local this holiday season and check out what the downtown merchants have to offer.

Fibres of Life felted bags, Tidewater Books & Browsery
Fibres of Life felted bags, Tidewater Books & Browsery

Fibres of Life Felted Bags

Tidewater Books & Browsery

$34.99- $129.99

Fibres of Life works with artisans in Nepal to create colourful felted wool bags, totes, and organizers. Hand-crafted from hand felted wool using eco-sensitive dyes, the bags can also be customized with button-on hand printed art panels.

Tea and coffee supplies, Cackling Goose Market
Tea and coffee supplies, Cackling Goose Market

Tea and coffee supplies

Cackling Goose Market

$3 and up

Have a tea or coffee lover on your list? Then you’ll want to check out Cackling Goose Market, which has a large assortment of items that can satisfy their needs. Cackling Goose also has excellent fair trade organic coffee and a wide selection of delicious teas.

2019 calendar

Robert Lyon Graphics

$20

Featuring the artworks of Sackville artist Robert Lyon, this stunning calendar offers up a year full of Lyon’s nature-based prints for people of all ages to enjoy.

Holly Yashi jewelry, be.Style Your Life Boutique
Holly Yashi jewelry, be.Style Your Life Boutique

Holly Yashi jewelry

be. Style Your Life Boutique

$40 and up

Made from the metal niobium, these lightweight and hypoallergenic pieces of handcrafted jewelry are nature-inspired and feature vibrant and rich colors to dazzle that special someone on your Christmas list. The store has an assortment of bracelets, necklaces and earrings.

Wine kits, Splendid Grapes
Wine kits, Splendid Grapes

Wine kits

$62.50 and up

Splendid Grapes

There are lots of wine lovers out there so a wine kit from Splendid Grapes might just be a winner under the tree this year. Made in store, there is an assortment of wine kits to choose from to satisfy the most beginner wine palate up to the most discerning wine enthusiast.

Blue Q and Sock it to Me socks, Blooms Flowershop
Blue Q and Sock it to Me socks, Blooms Flowershop
Smartwool socks, be.Style Your Life Boutique
Smartwool socks, be.Style Your Life Boutique

Solmate Socks, Robert Lyon Graphics

Solmate Socks, Robert Lyon Graphics

Socks

Blooms Flowershop, be. Style Your Life Boutique, Robert Lyon Graphics

$12 and up

You can’t go wrong with socks – and in downtown Sackville, you’ll find what you need for everyone on your list. From Smartwool socks (made of merino wool) at be. Style Your Life Boutique, to Fun Blue Q and Sock it To Me socks (fun and sassy) at Blooms Flowershop, and Solmate socks (they come in fun colors and mismatched designs!) at Robert Lyon Graphics, they are the perfect gift for all ages.

Dog sweaters, Cattail Ridge Family Market
Dog sweaters, Cattail Ridge Family Market

Pet sweaters

Cattail Ridge Family Market

$32.99 to $53.99

Don't forget your fur babies this season. Bundle up your pets this winter with these cozy sweaters from Cattail Ridge Market. These are offered in variety of styles and range in size from xs to xxlg.

Body care products, fragrances and cosmetics, Cackling Goose Market
Body care products, fragrances and cosmetics, Cackling Goose Market

Body care products, fragrances and cosmetics

Cackling Goose Market, Cattail Ridge Family Market, Jean Coutu, The Corner Drug Store

$6 and up

Looking for that perfect stocking stuffer? There’s plenty to choose from when it comes to body care products in downtown Sackville. Cackling Goose has a wide range of natural cosmetics, fragrances, lotions and body care products. Cattail Ridge also features a large selection of local body care products including soaps, lotions, creams, bath and foot soaks. Jean Coutu and the Corner Drug Store have an array of skin care products as well as assorted his and hers fragrances.

Leather belts, Sackville Harness Shop
Leather belts, Sackville Harness Shop

Leather belts
Sackville Harness Shop

$40-$50

These quality, well-made, handcrafted leather belts created in one of Sackville’s historic buildings will make a unique gift for just about anyone on your list and come in a range of colors and styles.

Toys, Tidewater Books & Browsery
Toys, Tidewater Books & Browsery

Toys

Tidewater Books & Browsery

$20 and up

Have some young’uns to buy for this Christmas? Tidewater has an assortment of Melissa & Doug craft items and a wide selection of wooden toys by the Toymaker of Lunenburg.

Aromatherapy supplies, Cackling Goose Market
Aromatherapy supplies, Cackling Goose Market

Diffusers and aromatherapy supplies

$10 and up

Cackling Goose Market

Diffusers and aromatherapy bracelets are hot items this Christmas and Cackling Goose Market has what you need to get these gifts checked off your list. The store offers a large variety of all-natural essential oils and other aromatherapy supplies.

Limited edition print, Old White Birch - Barred Owl, Robert Lyon Graphics
Limited edition print, Old White Birch - Barred Owl, Robert Lyon Graphics

Artwork from local artists

Robert Lyon Graphics, Cattail Ridge Family Market

$15 and up

Sackville is well known for its arts and culture lifestyle and if you’re looking for unique gifts from local artists, then you can find plenty in our downtown shops. Cattail Ridge Family Market offers an abundance of artworks from area artisans – including sea glass art, slate art and pebble art. Robert Lyon has a gorgeous collection of limited edition prints available, ranging from $60 to $150.

Revitive circulation booster, Jean Coutu
Revitive circulation booster, Jean Coutu

Circulation Booster

Jean Coutu

$350

The Revitive Circulation Booster is the perfect gift for that hard-to-buy for person on your list who suffers from tired and aching legs. Revitive uses electrical muscle stimulation to reduce leg and foot pain, reduce swollen feet and ankles and actively improve circulation.

Glass straws, be.Style Your Life Boutique
Glass straws, be.Style Your Life Boutique

Glass straws

be. Style Your Life Boutique

$20

Looking for a gift for that environmentally-conscious person on your list? Then you might want to grab one of these eco-friendly glass straws to put under their tree. These reusable straws by Glass Slipper, which feature one-of-kind handmade designs, are dishwasher safe and can be used with hot or cold beverages.

Slime kits, Great Canadian Dollar Store
Slime kits, Great Canadian Dollar Store

Make-your-own slime kits

Great Canadian Dollar Store

$12.50 and up

Kids can make their very own slime-y combinations with these kits from the Great Canadian Dollar Store. For ages six and up, these kits include everything you need to make these gooey creations.

Themed dishtowels/cloths, Blooms Flowershop
Themed dishtowels/cloths, Blooms Flowershop

Dish towels and dish cloths

Blooms Flowershop

$7-$20

Blooms Flowershop has a great selection of themed and everyday dish towels and cloths, the perfect gift for the cook or homemaker in your life.

Kitras art glass, Tidewater Books & Browsery
Kitras art glass, Tidewater Books & Browsery

Kitras Art glass

Tidewater Books & Browsery

$25-$54

These beautiful hand-blown artisan glass ornaments for home and garden can be that perfect gift for a co-worker or for a Secret Santa recipient.

Jellycat stuffies, Blooms Flowershop
Jellycat stuffies, Blooms Flowershop

Jellycat stuffed animals

Blooms Flowershop

$20-$66

Irresistibly cuddly, these soft Jellycat stuffies are a perfect gift for all ages, with plenty of styles and designs to choose from.

Sherpa throws, Great Canadian Dollar Store
Sherpa throws, Great Canadian Dollar Store

Sherpa throws

Great Canadian Dollar Store

$10-$15

Cozy up to your loved one this Christmas by buying a plush sherpa throw from the Great Canadian Dollar Store. These blankets come in a variety of colors and designs.

Handcrafted leather bags, Sackville Harness Shop
Handcrafted leather bags, Sackville Harness Shop

Handcrafted leather bags

Sackville Harness Shop

$180-$200

Great for just about everyone on your list, these bags provide a rustic flair with a modern use - great for carrying all electronic devices. Standard bags include a pouch, a shoulder strap and your choice of brass or chrome hardware. They can also be custom ordered to any size and can include dividers, pockets, handles and a detachable shoulder strap.

Don’t forget, there are also a variety of gift card options for downtown shops, restaurants, bars, grocery stores, the movie theatre, and more.

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