GIFT GUIDE: Here are some great gifts to give

Looking for great gifts this year? We’ve got you covered. Check out some great businesses in Cherokee County offering unique gifts for friends and family. 

B. Little
121 East Marietta St., Canton
(678) 493-9394

gift-guide_1rgbB. Little, which opened in downtown Canton in May, is a specialty children’s clothing boutique. Stemming from sister store B. Loved of Canton, B. Little offers a variety of clothing for girls and boys in infant sizes through youth 13 to 14.

Stylistically similar to clothing found at their sister store, B. Little has tween outfits featuring fur shawls, booties, and dresses complete with a frayed purse. Baby moccasins, beanies and leggings can also be found for the tiniest of family members.

B. Little also carries children’s accessories and gifts, as well as some home décor items.
Find B. Little on Facebook under shopblittle for information about the shop.

Indigo and Oak: Clothing & Home Decor
186 North St., Canton
(678) 605-6515

Indigo and Oak is a family owned and operated boutique and home décor store in the heartgift-guide_9rgb of historic downtown Canton. Cheyenne and Denise Case are the mother-daughter duo who personally designed and decorated everything inside the store, as well as stocked the shelves with a variety of eclectic boutique style clothing and home décor that encompasses their rustic and bohemian style.

With the latest styles for women, Indigo and Oak has dresses, booties and cardigans for the winter season. One of the top sellers this season is their Giving Keys, which proceeds go to help the homeless in the community.

They also have gift and décor items including mugs, decorative pillows and handmade furniture. Indigo and Oak also takes orders for custom-made furniture and barn doors, crafted from reclaimed barn wood from across the U.S., a small collection of which can be seen throughout the store.

Stout Growlers
188 North St., Canton
(678) 899-6684

gift-guide_10rgbStout Growlers in downtown Canton is the place to shop for those with an acquired taste in quality craft beer. With the craft beer culture growing rapidly, Stout Growlers will be offering an assortment of tasty beers including IPAs, Porters, Belgiums and ciders this season, as well as gift certificates available.

They also offer a long list of wines including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Rose.

Among the many growlers available for purchase, Stout Growlers will also have wooden carriers. They will also have a gift set including a large growler and four glass cups with the company’s logo.

Willows Gift Shoppe
1810 Cumming Hwy., Suite 715, Canton
(770) 479-3301

Willows Gift Shoppe is a high-end boutique nestled into the Canton Market place offeringgift-guide_15rgb a large selection of gift items this holiday season. Willows Gift Shoppe is devoted to giving back to the community through special gifts dedicated to different causes.

The gift shop offers baby items, wedding gifts, home décor, table-top items, jewelry, novelty pieces and even gifts for men. Willows Gift Shoppe offers embroidering services in-store and also will personalize items such as jewelry, wine glasses, tumblers, key chains and coffee mugs.

Popular items this season include Lizzy James jewelry, Nora Fleming customizable serveware with changing holiday trinkets and Mud Pie dishware.

Find Willows Gift Shoppe on Facebook for information about the shop.

Cherokee County Historical Society museum
100 North St., Ste. 140, Canton
(770) 345-3288

gift-guide_22rgbAn unusual place to shop for gifts is the Cherokee County History Museum and Visitors Center in downtown Canton. The museum offers inexpensive souvenirs such as embroidered towels and high-quality gifts such as ceramics.

The long-awaited reprints of the “Heritage of Cherokee County, Georgia: 1831-1998” book has also arrived for the holiday season. The book is a collection of Cherokee County information and history made possible by a massive group effort in the late 1990s by the Cherokee County Heritage Committee and the Joe E. Johnston Foundation.

This rich, indexed book contains family histories written and submitted by any who wished to contribute. The final product spans over 600 pages, containing more than 1,500 different stories. After nearly 18 years, the highly sought-after book is back in print and available for $60.

Three Sisters Gifts and Home Accents
6205 Hickory Flat Hwy. #106, Canton
(770) 345-3090

Three Sisters Gifts and Home Accents is a gift shop in Hickory Flat with an exceptionalgift-guide_30rgb selection of items for everyone’s holiday shopping. In 2002, three sisters who were all teachers in the community for many years, decided they wanted to try something new together. With no previous retail experience, the three sisters Margaret, Carolyn and Mary opened their own business.

This season, Three Sisters has a variety of collegiate items including University of Georgia, University of Kennesaw and University of Alabama tumblers, signs and clothing.

Also popular this season, the Alex and Ani jewelry line and the colorful Corkcicle canteens, which can be monogrammed.

Find Three Sisters Gifts and Home Accents on Facebook for information about the shop.

FoxTale Book Shoppe
105 E Main St., Woodstock
(770) 516-9989

foxtale01This winter, why not cuddle up with a good book? At Foxtale Book Shoppe, located in the heart of downtown Woodstock, customers can find a wide range of books, including signed first editions.

Foxtale is known in the community for hosting book signing events with nationally recognized authors. Foxtale has also groups items in the store that would make the perfect gift.

Best sellers include the Ridley Pearson’s Kingdom Keepers collection for youth and the novel, “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly.

Georgia gift items, quote inspired home décor and adult coloring books are among the top items for the holiday.

The store’s owners, Ellen Ward, Karen Schwettman and Jackie Tanase, are also skilled in recommending books.

Fashion Cupcake
8670 Main St., Suite 3, Woodstock
(770) 891-8180

Fashion Cupcake brings a tasteful twist to the traditional clothing store by offering up afashion-cupcake01 variety a handcrafted wares and home décor items. Located in quaint downtown Woodstock, the boutique carries the latest styles for women.

Fashion Cupcake offers a variety of clothing items and accessories such as belts and jewelry, as well as home décor items such as The South Candles, custom Woodstock decor, pillows and decorative towels.

For the holiday, they will be selling sparkly holiday totes, burlap gift sacks and ornaments.

Top sellers this year include Mud Pie cutlery and dishware, monogrammed cozies and Lilly Pulitzer gift items. They also sell wedding gifts and children’s items. The boutique also has a website where customers can shop from the comfort of their homes. The website features a blog and a get-the-look guide.

Madisonn Ave.
500 Chambers St., Woodstock
(770) 575-9481

madisonnave02This holiday season, stop in to Madisonn Ave. a specialty boutique for young girls. With clothing items, accessories and gift items for young girls, Madisonn Ave. has a selection for newborns to 14 years old.

Madisonn Ave. is a quaint store in downtown Woodstock.

Their top sellers this season are Simply Southern T-shirts for youth, Mudpie baby Christmas outfits and sweaters for youth.

Matching Mommy & Me outfits are all the rage this year and Madisonn Ave. has several including mid-sleeve Christmas shirt perfect for the holiday.

Find Madisonn Ave. on Facebook for information about the shop.

Pineapple Park
240 Chambers St., Woodstock
(678) 494-8494

Pineapple Park was founded by Pacita Wilson, who grew up on Park Avenue in Merritt pineapple-parkIsland, Florida. One of the most well-known and respected interior decorators in Central Florida, Wilson’s interior design work has appeared in several interior decorating magazines.

Pineapple Park is an extension of Wilson’s decorating and design taste and aims to provide the highest quality home decorating and furnishing products at the lowest possible prices.

Catering designs to reflect their customers, Pineapple Park has a large variety of home décor items from tables to light fixtures.

This season, one popular gift item they carry are wooden downtown Woodstock signs.

Rak Outfitters
450 Chambers St., Woodstock
(678) 909-6768

rakoutfitters01Carrying all things adventure, Rak Outfitters in downtown Woodstock is the place to go for clothing, gift items and equipment for the outdoorsy person.

Stock up on different Yeti Ramblers for every occasion, as well as Yeti coolers and colsters.

Also popular this year for men and women, Costa Del Mar sunglasses come in a variety of colors.

Rak Outfitters features several high-end clothing options and an assortment of gift items such as boot warmers, hats and hammocks. 



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