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The 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

The 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Here's your chance to give something unique. Something sustainably made. A gift that gives back and comes with the story of the person who made it. This year, give a gift from Local Universe to show you care...in all kinds of ways. 


Best Gifts Under $25


Terrain Men's Olive Oil Soap

Luxe Men's Olive Oil Soap

Manly men will love the refreshing, clean scent of cedarwood. The handcrafted Terrain Men's Olive Oil Soap comes artfully packaged in an earthy matte paper with rivets!

Regularly $10.50 | Now $8

 


Paperworks Greeting Card Sets

Handcrafted Paper Greeting Cards

These gorgeous pearl shimmer papers are made from scratch by mentally and physically challenged individuals using coffee grounds, upcycled fabrics and more. Each original design is blank inside, ready for your personal well-wishes.

What Love Looks Like

Regularly $29 | Now $19

Citizen Artists

Regularly $29 | Now $19

 


Thistle Farms Body Butter

Nourishing All-Natural Body Butter

Made with shea butter, cocoa butter and natural oils, Thistle Farms body butter calms rough, dry spots with intense moisture and soothing aromatherapy oils, leaving skin glistening.

Regularly $12 | Now $8

 


Fresh Air, No Cares wall poster

Artwork Celebrating Our Great Outdoors

For those who love to get outside, these wall posters are a perfect little reminder of weekend goals, printed on recycled paper.

Altitude Is the Best Attitude

Regularly $20 | Now $17

Fresh Air, No Cares

Regularly $20 | Now $17

Free Hugs for Trees

Regularly $20 | Now $17

 


Best Gifts for Your Wife or Girlfriend

best gifts for wife or girlfriend Free Hugs for Trees Poncho Shirt

Free Hugs for Trees Poncho Top

This super-soft organic cotton and bamboo poncho shirt whittles the waist for a flattering fit. Gorgeous original artwork has made this a fan favorite.

Regularly $48 | Now $38

Also in a scoop-neck tee and muscle shirt.

Free Hugs for Trees T-Shirt

Regularly $46 | Now $36

Free Hugs for Trees Muscle Shirt

Regularly $44 | Now $34

 


Best Gift for Your Husband or Boyfriend

best gift for husband or boyfriend heavy-duty upcycled tote

Heavy Duty Upcycled Zipper Tote

Made of upcycled waterproof truck tarpaulin that's seen miles of open road, rain and snow, fully lined with light sailcloth...if this tote could talk, it would tell of great adventures from coast to coast. Sturdy climbing rope handles feel solid in a man's grip.

Green Tote

Regularly $145 | Now $116

Tan Camo Tote

Regularly $145 | Now $116

 


Best Gifts for Your Sister or Girl Friend

best gifts for sister or girl friend recycled cotton graphic totes

Recycled Cotton Graphic Totes

How many ways will she use this? Let's count a few: laptop and planner; gym clothes after work; a day of shopping; lunch, an umbrella and a jacket; kids' toys and snacks; dog treats, a leash and water. And she's saving the planet one plastic bag at a time.

Fresh Air, No Cares Tote

Regularly $31 | Now $24

Free Hugs for Tees Tote

Regularly $31 | Now $24

Altitude Is the Best Attitude Tote

Regularly $31 | Now $24

 


Best Gifts for Your Brother or Guy Friend

best gifts for brother or guy friend organic cotton graphic tees

Organic Cotton Graphic Tees

Perfect for the guy who loves the great outdoors! Screen-printed in Denver with eco-friendly methods, these tees also benefit the next generation of outdoorsy guys (and girls!): one dollar from every purchase goes to Big City Mountaineers.

Fresh Air, No Cares

Regularly $32 | Now $25

Altitude Is the Best Attitude

Regularly $32 | Now $25

 


Best Gifts for Mom

best gifts for mom handcrafted upcycled jewelry

Handcrafted Upcycled Jewelry

Beautiful can be sustainable and affordable! These lightweight, fashion-forward options made of tin cans come in sizes and colors to suit her style...and support feeding the hungry at the same time.

Regularly $32-$42 | Now $25-$33

 


Best Gifts for Dad

best gifts for dad sturdy upcycled dopp kit

Sturdy Upcycled Dopp Kit

Sewn from upcycled waterproof truck tarpaulin that's seen miles of open road, rain and snow, each Seattle-made dopp kit has lived a long and colorful life. They've all been given a good scrubbing and are now ready for their next adventure!

Medium

Regularly $35 | Now $28

Small

Regularly $29 | Now $23

 


Best Gift for Little Ones 

best gift for little ones soothing lavender monster repellent

Soothing Lavender Monster Repellent

This simple, non-toxic go-away spray made with lavender water will comfort the most skittish kiddos. It’s proven effective against closet creepers, basement boogeymen and the bad guys under the bed.

Regularly $11 | Now $8.50 

 

 


Best Gift for Teachers

best gifts for teachers Thistle Farms Healing Oils from Local Universe

Thistle Farms Healing Oils

Calm. Energy Immunity. What teacher doesn't crave these? (Especially the latter around sneezing wee ones?!) These beautiful all-natural oils in roll-on dispensers are easy to stash in a desk drawer for anytime restoration and repair. They were infused with love by the ladies at social enterprise Thistle Farms in Nashville where, as a community of women who have survived prostitution, trafficking and addiction, they walk through the Magdalene program toward healing.

Regularly $14 | Now $12

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