Mercer Island Holiday Gift Guide

December 11, 2015 | by Denise Thomas

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Holiday Gift Guide | My Mercer Island
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us.  There is no need to get frantic or stress about your extensive to do list.  Stay on the island and shop small.  We have so many wonderful shops and small businesses offering unique gift items that are sure to please all those on your list.  Plus, you are bound to run into a friend or a friendly neighbor.  To help you get started I have put together a Mercer Island Holiday Gift Guide.  I am featuring a few of my favorite gift ideas from several local businesses.  I hope you find it helpful!  Happy shopping.
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Mercer Island Florist
Little Shirley vases.  Darling ceramic vases in various colors and sizes.  $24.00-$28.00

Mini Surprise Balls.  Perfect for stockings.  Unwind the ball and find prizes inside.  $5.50
Island books
Island Books
Ridley’s Game Room/Quiz game.  Various topics including movies and music.  $12.00

Modarri Cars.  Fun, buildable, interchangeable cars.  $19.99-$49.99
Home Grown and All the Best
All the Best Pet Care
Chicken chew toy.  Your pups deserve gifts too!  $5.49-$9.99

San Juan Sea Salt.  Perfect for the cook in your life as part of a gift basket.  $5.00
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Hip Zypher
Cashmere shrug.  A lovely gift to layer on top for added warmth.  Various colors. $150.

Hammitt Handbags.  Put these bags on your own wish list!  Dreamy.  $165-$675
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Au Courant
Green 3 “Call Me” fingerless gloves.  Playful and unique.  Many styles to choose from.  $19.99

island treats
Amazing chocolates and treats made here on Mercer Island.  They can be found at Island Books, Au Courant, & Terra Bella. $5.00-$12.00 {larger gift boxes available through island treats web site}
c. michele

c. michele
Assorted paper products.  Lovely as a hostess gift or for a teacher.  $7.95-$22.00

Resin and horn salad servers.  WOW! These are a statement serving piece.  {Also in polka dot!} $84.00

Jen's Signs and Oh Chocolate
Jen’s Signs
Handmade signs.  Holiday themed or custom made.  Available directly from Jen Williamson or at c.michele and Au Courant.  Prices vary.

Oh! Chocolate
12-piece box of chocolates.  Build your own or just grab one and go.  Neighbors love good chocolate.  $20.00
terra bella
Terra Bella
Stopksky’s smoked olives.  You know you have missed them!  Great for a foodie.  So delicious.  $14.99

Cheese markers.  Stamped markers crafted from antique flatware.  Who doesn’t love cheese?  $29.95

These shops are ready to help you!  Many gift wrap and most offer gift cards or gift certificates.  Carve out time in the afternoon, shop the island, and enjoy your holiday shopping.

Still looking?  
Consider a holiday gift package – a curation of offerings exclusively from Mercer Island local businesses – MI Athletic Club, Island Books Terra Bella, and Island Treats. Nine packages to choose from – offering a 10% discount on the bundled products and services. Packages can be purchased at MI Athletic Club during business hours.