Compiled by Judy Foreman, Brittany McKinley and Leslie Dinaberg.
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Tartan plaid laminated charger plate by Mudpie and Vietri Limited Edition Old St. Nick painted dishes, ornaments and mugs, all from Coast 2 Coast Collection in La Arcada. Photo by Mehosh.
We had so many great gift ideas this holiday season, we decided to provide an online bonus gift guide supplement to our holiday gift guide.
Empowering Female Artisans
Ibu—a company that works to empower female artisans across developing countries by working with them to design stunning handcrafted garments, vibrant accessories and one-of-a-kind home decor. Ibu then purchases these designs at the artisans’ asking price—far above fair trade—helping them move towards freedom, autonomy and choice. Clockwise from top left: Charlotte Moss for Ibu TearDrop Horn Earrings; Charlotte Moss for Ibu Shanghai Swings Earrings in Midnight; Extra Long Tassel Necklace; Sunburst, Silver from Mexico; Cuff 12mm; Charlotte Moss for Ibu Golden Horn Choker, Silver from Mexico: Multi Row Dot Cuff. Courtesy photos.
Straighten Your Hair With Ease
DAFNI ceramic hair straightening brush allows users to safely achieve the look of a smooth salon-quality blowout in minutes, courtesy photo.
Les Marchands offers five different wine clubs to inspire both beginners and collectors: the Outliers Wine Club, Daily Drinkers Club, Santa Barbara County Club, Les Marchands Club, and the Grand Cru Club. Clockwise, top L-R: Ned Creed, Jeremy Bohrer, Wine Pick-Up Party, courtesy Les Marchands.
Hudson Grace in Montecito Country Mart offers a variety of gift-worthy candles and home accessories that are sure to please your pickiest friends. Photo courtesy Hudson Grace.
Indulge in Edoughble
Edoughble—the yummy cookie dough that comes is loads of delicious flavors and is 100% safe to eat—is a great holiday treat, courtesy photo. Available locally at Gelson’s and Whole Foods markets.
Coyuchi organic bedding offers a subscription service for a great gift that keeps on giving all year long! Photo courtesy Coyuchi.
Wood Tic Tack Toe coffee table edition from Botanik, Vintage Poker set in wood box from Imagine, photo by Mehosh.
Drink Different With K-Teas
Make life a partea—indulge your taste buds with the unique loose leaf tea and mulling spice flavors from K-Teas, founded in Asia’s rich tea tradition and inspired by the American cocktail and European cafes and spirits, courtesy photo.
Unlock Your Inner Harmony
The Harmonist offers a stunning collection of perfume elixirs based on the philosophies of feng shui and alchemy. Discover your element (metal, fire, water, earth or wood) via the website: http://theharmonist.com/find-your-element, then create a personalized scent, courtesy photo.
With Zoganic, you can transform a cup of water into a premium, fruity fusion that supports your body and mind throughout the day! With a combination of fruit, vitamins and minerals, these delicious drink mixes are pulled straight from nature to give you the instant boost you need. Courtesy photo.
Favorite Flip Flops
Oka-B flip-flops are swoon-worthy fun for every gal on your list. Photo courtesy Oka- B.
Santa Barbara Chocolate is unusual because it has 68 percent cocoa solids and is sweetened with coconut blossom sugar, a sugar alternative that naturally comes from the coconut tree., courtesy photo.
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