Made in Atlanta: Holiday Gift Guide
Finding the right gift can sometimes be a daunting task during the holidays. Fortunately, Atlanta offers a multitude of hand-crafted, local items to please any interest.
Maplanta has designed a lineup of prints that detail select Atlanta neighborhoods. Shoppers can choose from a variety of media, including wood, steel, leather and more. Clue Town Books are a series of ready-to-solve scavenger hunts located in walkable areas of Atlanta. Hunters use landmarks to solve puzzles and the solutions to the puzzles reveal how to get to the next checkpoint, presenting fun challenges to any urban explorer.
Atlanta MADE offers a variety of merchandise from sofas, lounge chairs, jewelry and more. They also feature a diverse collection of paintings, photographs and sculptures from local artists. Auburn Avenue. For those who indulge in aromatherapy, check out the scented candles and soaps from Mama. Select intown neighborhoods have their own scent such as lavender oatmeal for Buckhead, rose geranium for Inman Park and patchouli and rosemary for Little Five Points.
ModernTribe, located on Auburn Avenue, features stylish products designed with the hipster in mind. The popular Atlanta Streetcar t-shirt depicts the city’s newest mode of transportation; a perfect gift for a true local. The Collective offers tumbled marble tile coasters featuring various Atlanta landmarks like The Varsity, Waffle House and The Big Chicken.
For those not sure what to get, numerous shopping locations around town can provide some great inspiration. Hotspots such as Krog Street Market, Paris on Ponce and Ponce City Market stock items from local artisans, offering many options to complete your holiday shopping list.
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