Pop quiz, Charleston. What’s better than shopping local?
For 100 points: Shopping local from the comfort of your own home, of course. Not only is it to one of the best ways support the local economy, but locally-crafted gifts tend to wow during the holidays (a big win in our book).
To kick-start your holiday shopping, we’ve rounded up
15 products we love from local Etsy shops — some of which hold the coveted that’s given to sellers who consistently earn Star Seller badge five- star reviews, ship orders on time, and provide great customer service, aka less holiday stress for you. Psst — Some of these items may sell out quickly due to limited quantities. Click on the link to the Etsy seller’s page to find something similar.
Many Etsy sellers in Charleston offer gifts that can be completely customized.
🎁 Under $25 Monogrammed patch bag ($9+) | Choose from different bags colors, patches, and sizes to make a unique gift for a friend. | — Palmy Pineapple Star Seller ⭐️ Wood engraved oyster knife ($22.50+) | Got a friend who loves oysters? This gift has their name written all over it. | — Charleston Charms Star Seller ⭐️ “Who says I can’t cook?” kitchen towel ($12) | A quick- drying, lint- free, and 100% cotton towel that will definitely prove your cooking skills. | — Wildwood Landing Star Seller ⭐️ Sugar scrub + soap spa package ($22+) | Give the gift of rejuvenation this holiday season with this sugar scrub and soap combo designed to nourish your skin. | — SC Apothecarie Star Seller ⭐️
Zoom meeting “do not disturb” door hanger ($15.50) | The perfect gift for the friend who works from home. | — Bryn’s Design Shop Star Seller ⭐️
🎁 $25-$50 Monogram cocktail napkins with pineapple ($28) | These coastal cocktail napkins are perfect for holiday season parties — grab ‘em before they sell out. | Southern Linen Cool mom crewneck sweatshirt ($28.99+) | This crewneck comes with several color options + is great for chilly weather. | Shop Bisfor Oyster shell ring dish ($30) | These oyster shell ring dishes are both useful and decorative with coastal- inspired designs.| — Daniella Leigh Art Star Seller ⭐️ Cocktail smoker kit ($28.99+) | Your bourbon- loving buddy will love this gift. | — Whiskey and Whitetails Star Seller ⭐️ Cow snuggler ($40) | This handmade plush cow toy is great for little ones and has numerous five-star reviews. | — Two Little Knots Shop Star Seller ⭐️
This candle and blanket gift set includes a kind handwritten note.
🎁 $50-$100+ Blanket and candle gift set ($69+) | Cozy up for winter with this blanket and candle bundle. Choose from four different blanket options. | The Loomia Personalized jewelry box ($72.99) | Choose from different font and monogramming options to make this gift one- of- a- kind. | — Charleston Engravers Star Seller ⭐️ Fungi Embroidered Crewneck ($55+) | Cozy up in this crewneck perfect for the nature lover in your life. | LeBeau Denim Company Engraved wooden watch ($99.99+) | This watch is a timeless and sentimental gift, with custom engraving options. | Breathing Your Love
Concrete bowl ($95) | This concrete bowl is the perfect addition to modernize and add dimension to any space. | Port Living Co. Concrete