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Shop local: Best shops for unique gifts

Posted December 7, 2021 8:28 a.m. EST
Updated January 10, 2022 11:10 a.m. EST

— Can't seem to find the right gift? These local shops have great selections of unique gifts and could be your one-stop shopping spots!

Rustic Phoenix (100 E Vance St., Zebulon) - This pop-up shop was located inside of Zebulon Drugs in 2021, but will be opening in a permanent location on East Vance Street in 2022. It has mixture of highly-curated gifts from small businesses, including many locally owned. Look for items like beer cans converted into candles, roasted coffee beans to hot chocolate bombs!

DECO (207 S Salisbury St, Raleigh) - This shop is a must for great stocking stuffers and unique gifts. There are a ton of North Carolina products in addition to cards, clothing and toys.

Parker and Otis (324 Blackwell St Bay 4, Durham) - Another great dining and shopping spot! This Durham restaurant and market features a great mix of local goods, food and gift inspiration.

NOFO (2014 Fairview Road, Raleigh) - Dine downstairs and head upstairs to buy some great North Carolina-made products including pepper jelly, barbecue sauce, jewelry, clothing and more.

Harvest Moon Trading Company

Harvest Moon Trading Company (3901 Burlington Mills Road, Wake Forest) - This shop is a hidden gem across from a general store and MB's Tasty Pastries stand (where you can order a pie for the holidays). You can find a lot of great local gifts, including food and jewelry.

Father and Son (302 S. West St., Raleigh) - You will find everything from furniture to vintage clothing and just about everything else at this downtown Raleigh shop. Hurry and check them out before they move a few blocks away.

Sweet Tea and Cornbread (4325 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh) - This shop, located inside Crabtree Valley Mall, only offers North Carolina-made products. It is a great place to find everything from food to jewelry and even soap.

Zen Succulent (208 S Wilmington St., Raleigh, and 123 Market St., Durham) - You might not have a green thumb but this place will help you get in touch with your inner gardener! We love the variety of plants!

Little Details (2670 Timber Dr, Garner) - This boutique has great women's clothing and a lot of fun gift ideas, including home decor, children's clothing and food and beverage items.

Edge of Urge (215 E. Franklin St., Raleigh) - We love their celeb candles and everything else at this store. Head inside to find everything from greeting cards featuring RuPaul and Uncle Jesse to stylish clothing and accessories.

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