Whether you’re in the market for a stocking stuffer or a gift for your office Secret Santa, we’re here to help. We’ve scoured the BC Marketplace for a selection of fabulous gifts under $50.
Each of these gifts can be found at a small business here in British Columbia. This holiday season, spread the cheer by shopping local and supporting your community.
Gift Idea: Unique and Exciting Coffee Beans
Perfect for: Coffee Lovers
We are a nation of coffee lovers, so lean into that love, and choose the gift of a coffee from a BC roaster. With coffee from small co-ops and single farms across Ethiopia, Peru, Mexico, Papua New Guinea and more, Lark purchases coffee carefully and seasonally, resulting in some exceptional coffee.
Gift Idea: Handmade Soap Gift Box
Perfect for: Luxury Bathers
This Victoria-based handmade soap is palm-free, with fair trade and ethically sourced materials. With festive fragrances such as Spiced Chestnut and Cinnamon Apple, as well as fun fragrances like Pink Berry Mimosa, Fruit Loops and Root Beer, there is something for everyone.
Gift Idea: Pecan Oil Skincare
Perfect for: Hair Lovers
Give the gift of healthier skin and hair with Nuez Acres Pecan oil. With its unique ability to soften and strengthen hair and skin, it is the ultimate clean beauty product. Using organic farming practices in Mexico and a high-end expeller press here in British Columbia, this is a product your loved ones can feel good about using.
Gift Idea: Crystal and Gemstone Infused Candles
Perfect for: Hygge Lovers
Location: Sunshine Coast
Know someone that loves to cozy up with a blanket and light a candle to find their inner hygge? These soy wax candles, fragranced with oils that contain no toxic additives, are their perfect gift. Infused with crystal and gemstones they not only smell great, they look great too.
Gift Idea: Wooden Bowls
Perfect for: Rustic Homewear Lovers
These rustic wooden bowls, rolling pins and more are the perfect present for any dinner host or home decorator. Lovingly crafted by hand, in Nelson BC, they are made from locally sourced hardwoods and finished with food safe oils and beeswax.
Gift Idea: Beeswax Food Wraps
Perfect for: Eco-friendly Chefs
Beeswax wraps are becoming increasingly popular with the chefs in our world, who like to reduce their environmental impact. Whether it is for food storage or to cover bowls, jars and trays, these reusable wraps are a great alternative to plastic wrap. And they look good too.
Gift Idea: Gourmet Chocolate Bars
Perfect for: Sweet Tooths
Location: New Westminster
For the chocolate lover in your life, introduce them to the world of Origins Chocolate. Origins pull together the best craft chocolate in the world from the world’s best chocolate makers. With over 200 bars to choose from, we’re sure there’s one that will be the perfect fit.
Gift Idea: Beard Oil and Balm
Perfect for: Bearded Ones
These handmade beard oils and balms are crafted in small batches in the heart of Kamloops. With blends of shea butter, hemp seeds, aloe vera oils and more, these products will make sure that beard not only looks great, but feels and smells good too.
Gift Idea: Small Town BC Mug
Perfect for: Caffeine Enthusiasts
Location: Salmon Arm
Whether you’re a coffee or a tea drinker, there’s something about finding the perfect mug. The right weight. The right size. The right design. With over 300 designs, from CP Holiday Train to fun phrases to small town BC scenes, find your loved ones’ perfect mug.
Gift Idea: Olive Oil & Vinegar Double Pack
Perfect for: Dinner Party Hosts
Location: Lake Country
Perfect for those friends who love to host. These Olive Oil and Vinegar combination packs are a great introduction to the world of flavours available at Olive Us. Whether it’s for dipping or baking, you can choose from flavours like Tuscan Herb, Blackberry Ginger, Persian Lime, Black Cherry and many many more.
Gift Idea: Unique Vancouver Ornament
Perfect for: The Christmas Lover
Add a little BC flavour to someone’s Christmas tree with one of the unique Christmas ornaments on offer from Vancouver Christmas Ornaments. These sweet local landmarks and wildlife make the perfect addition to any tree.