Gift Guide for Best Friends
We’re excited to add a new feature to the Hickory Christmas Show – Gift Guides! In these guides we highlight our vendors who have the perfect gift for that special someone. Each guide features a category likely to be on your list of people to shop for.
This week we're highlighting Gifts for Best Friends. Even though we know them the best, shopping for them can be a difficult undertaking for sure!
Our amazing vendors have so many great options for gifts for best friends, be sure to check them out at the show!
The Self Care Friend
We all have a friend whose most used phrase is "treat yourself!" and prioritizes self care, creature comforts, and being cozy- these gifts are for that friend!
Crisanthemum Ceramics (Booth 418)
Offers mugs, wine glasses, shot glasses, and custom keepsake gifts perfect for your best friend.
D. Wyke Designs (Booth 111)
Creates handmade wooden bowls, wine glasses, and bottle stoppers.
Cornerstone Tea (Booth 107)
Looking for handmade meets variety? Look no further than their Build-A-Flight of teas! The signature Build-A-Flight is the perfect gift for your dear friends! It is comprised of 3 aspects - a hand crocheted mug cozy, tea steeping wand, and your choice of 5 samples of tea.
Southern Oak Artisan (Booth 312)
These candles from Southern Oak Artisan are perfect gifts for best friends because they offer more than just fragrance. They provide a sensory journey, a way to create cozy moments, and a reminder of the warmth of your friendship. Each candle is a small piece of artisanal craftsmanship, carefully curated to suit various tastes and moods. So, when you gift one of these, you're not just sharing a lovely scent; you're sharing an experience. It's like saying, "Here's a little piece of warmth and light to brighten your world, just like you do in mine."
Allora Med Spa (Booth 317)
Offers skin care and facial gift cards your bestie is sure to appreciate!
Artistic Accents (Booth 425)
Hand painted candles, key chains and porcelain trinket boxes. Hand painted wine caddy box, and wine glasses.
Leaf on the Wind Woodturning (Booth 315)
These ornaments are great for friends, coworkers, or ornament exchanges. Let someone know you are thinking of them!
Parati Pottery (Booth 520)
These beautiful unique boxes are perfect for hiding smaller treasures or keepsakes!
Dig. (Booth 423)
The Dig box makes a great gift to bring friends closer together in their joy of gardening. Their unusual seeds selections make seed swapping season even more enjoyable.
Lovely Creations by Eva (Booth 121)
Offers several gift ideas for the best friend whose home is always decorated and coxy.
Bridget Inscoe Designs (Booth 411)
Offers handmade items with a vintage twist.
Firefly Candle Co. (Booth 601)
Proudly curates hand-poured 100% all-natural soy candles with unique signature scents. To make them even more amazing, they hand-pour our candles into carefully-selected vintage and antique glass vessels, handmade wooden bowls, clay beaded vessels, Mason jars and custom-made, beautifully etched glass jars that your BESTIE can cherish for years to come!
Cathy's Creations (Booth 202)
These Christmas gifts will last for years for your friends. They will remember special moments you shared together
Light This Bitch Candle Co (Booth 223)
Light This Bitch Candle Co. says - "All of our candles are great gifts for the besties! Whether your bestie is a bad bitch, a boss bitch, or just needs a daddy for Christmas, we have them all ;)"
The Accessory Lover
This category is for the friend who always has the perfect accessory for any outfit - be it hats, purses, jewelry, or anything else!
Keyley Shae Design Co (Booth 901/903)
Has created the perfect Christmas Best Friends design that is available on apparel, keychains, stickers, and ornaments. This design is an original design that was hand drawn and hand lettered by Keyley Shae Design Co.
Tree of Life Designs (Booth 320)
Dangle Earrings from "Tree of Life Designs" are the perfect gift for your girlfriend. They are handcrafted with wood, resin, and natural elements. Many flowers have been locally sourced.
Southern Patriot Hat Co (Booth 117)
Creates unique leather patches for hats in fun designs. Perfect for the guy or girl who loves hats!
Nikki Howard Handmade (Booth 216/218)
Who doesn't love a good bag? The zip-n-go and the mav pack are both crossbody bags for the minimalist in your life. Their wallets and toiletry bags are always a win for the bestie who has everything.
Steam Forged Studios (Booth 902)
Creates ornaments, as well as Steampunk, Pirate, and Anime items and props(weapons, goggles, sculptures, etc).
The Sparking Hour (Booth 712)
Matching personalized Permanent bracelets or anklets. A permanent piece is the ultimate symbol of friendship, love, commitment and more. A constant reminder you always have someone to lean on!
Candeeland Creations (Booth 405)
Has glass cups, keychains, hats, tumblers, and so much more!
Anchored Armor (Booth 311)
These small accessories for women of all ages can add a personal touch because you are shopping local, the product will be as unique as you are!
Fundraiser for Jonathan (Booth 918)
Offers cowhide coin purse, handstitched leather knife slips, and jewelry.
Brushy Mountain Granola (Booth 415)
Brushy Mountain Granola Company offers shirts, socks, bandanas, skin care, magnets, and more.
The Foodie Friend
Tasty Treats (Booth 307)
Offers the perfect gift for the candy loving friend. They're a fun way to enjoy your favorite candy with your friends.
DoxieGuy BBQ (Booth 307)
Discover the perfect gift for your best friend with their selection of flavor-packed delights! Doxie Guy BBQ Chupacabra Fan Favorites Box and Doxie Guy BBQ Favorite Four Pack are the ideal choices for strengthening your friendship through shared culinary adventures.
Ice Man DIps (Booth 229)
Makes handmade gourmet seasonings, dips, spreads, and marinades - perfect for the grill master or home chef in your life! They offer seasoning blends in a wide variety of spice level, so they're sure to have one that suits your cook's taste profile.
RADA Cutlery (Booth 325)
Offers kitchen cutlery and utensils, for that bestie that loves to cook!
Tastebuds Popcorn Hickory has 2 gallon holiday popcorn tins full of 3 different gourmet popcorns, gift baskets with their most popular holiday flavors, and gift boxes that have a sample of local products including their popcorn! There is something for everyone! Your bestie will be eating popcorn over the holidays with smiles!
Four Legged Best Friend
Pawsitively Serene (Booth 212)
Has all kinds of All natural Pet products and treats for your friends best friend.
Wendy And Company (Booth 200)
A girl's best friend, her pup of course, deserves the best! Shimmering cheetah crafted with style and sophistication, this designer piece is the perfect way to add a touch of exclusivity and class to your pup's wardrobe.
Brushy Mountain Granola Co. (Booth 415)
Four legged friends are the best! For those hikes, they need a bandana too! And don't forget the doggie bags.
These are just a few gift ideas for the best friends on your list. Be sure to keep these vendors in mind when visiting the Hickory Christmas Show, December 1-3, 2023. To purchase tickets for the show click here.