Unique, Budget Friendly, Local Gifts


So, you’re looking for something unique. But you’re on a budget. We’ve got the perfect suggestions from The Local Wishlist and they’re all under $15. Plus, they’re all locally made.

1. DIY Beeswax Food Wrap Kit
Forget plastic wrap. The DIY beeswax wrap kit from Body Honour Products are all you need. The kit is perfect for any crafty person on your list that loves trying new things and being eco-friendly along the way.


2. Dartmouth Ferry Enamel Pin
The Halifax/Dartmouth Ferries are iconic. And now, you can take the ferry anywhere. Just attach this stylish Dartmouth Ferry Enamel Pin from Halifax Paper Hearts to your jacket, scarf or bookbag and away you go.


3. Handcrafted Earrings
Locally made jewelry is totally unique. And it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. In fact, these beautifully crafted earrings from Rose Studs will only set you back 12 bucks. But it’ll make whoever you give them to feel like a million.


4. Lump of Coal
Well, sort of. We’re talking Lump of Coal candy coated chocolates from Cape Breton Fudge Company. Who wouldn’t love this lump of coal in their stocking? Available at Made in the Maritimes Artisan Boutique.


5. Patterned Seagull Notebook
Whether it’s writing a to-do list or jotting down notes, why not do it in style. Kat Frick Miller’s snazzy Patterned Seagull Notebook features rounded corners to cut down wear and tear, a beautiful seagull pattern front and back and 48 pages of space to write whatever you want.


6. Star Wars Stuff
If you’ve got a Star Wars fan in your life, we’ve got two great options. How about a cool Die-Cut Darth Vader Bookmark from Design Corner. He comes complete with a cute catch phrase all Star Wars fans will appreciate. Or, you can stuff a stocking with Die-Cut Star Wars Character Stickers. Each package contains 12 Star Wars characters ready to stick on your favourite whatever.


We’ve listed our top gifts under $15.00, but that’s just a small sample of all the under $15 local gifts listed on the Local Wishlist. You should take a look at all of them. We bet you’ll find something unique for someone on your list.