Posted : November 8, 2018
Our blog is chock full of great ideas for fun things to see and do in York Durham and Headwaters. We are always adding new content and updating old posts, but sometimes you might stumble upon something from our vault. If this article has inspired you to hit the road, be sure to double-check that the featured stops in this post are still welcoming visitors.
Find unique gifts handmade in Headwaters by adding these stops to your holiday shopping road trip. This list of featured finds showcases the unique artistic and creative talents of the makers here in Headwaters. Do your Christmas shopping in Headwaters to guarantee satisfying everyone on your list.
The idea behind The Dufferin County Goods Co. is to showcase the story of Dufferin County. Every design is based on a piece of their local history. With a little humour and a lot of pride, Dufferin County Goods has made shirts that bring Dufferin County to life.
Featured Find: Dufferin County T-Shirt
Dufferin County began with European settlers working hard to clear the land and establish homesteads. They were farmers, tough and determined to create a better life for their families. This design is a tribute to their history and to Dufferin County’s farming community. So many designs to choose from, for that graphic T-shirt loving person in your life. Who doesn’t love a good T-shirt!?
Nestled in the historic village of Erin, Ontario, The Weathervane offers an imaginative selection of gifts that range from casual home décor, to rustic garden furniture and delightful garden accents, you’re sure to find the perfect unique item.
Featured Find: “Once Upon a Tree” Board
The Weathervane is proud to offer these one-of-a-kind “living edge” serving boards that are hand-crafted by Trevor Ewert in Kitchener, Ontario. Crafted from either solid cherry or walnut, they are available in various sizes and make a wonderful one-of-a-kind gift for any special occasion.
Rosemont General Store carries an array of specialty foods, housewares and products for you and your home, including Drury Tea, Laura’s Luscious Desserts, Sheldon Creek Dairy, Bridlewood Soaps, Rescue & Transform, Perth Soap Co. and much more!
Featured Find: Stitch by Stitch Plush Toy
One of a kind, hand-made plush toys that are made with love. For that special person in your life that appreciates a unique, hand crafted gift that you can’t buy just anywhere (and not online either!)
Expertly crafted to promote healthy skin, Bridelwood natural, handmade soaps are made with plant oils and have a high glycerin content. They are better for the environment than traditional soaps, with no detergents, phosphates or sulfates added. Best of all, these products have never been tested on animals.
Featured Find: “For the Man” Gift Pack
Who says only ladies like soaps? This set includes one “Beer Soap”, one “Tea Tree and Malt Shaving Soap”, one “Hemp Beard Oil” and one “Charcoal Shampoo Bar”. It comes together in a large muslin cotton bag with a decorative gift tag. NO BEARD? NO PROBLEM! We can swap out the beard oil for two of your favourite soaps.
Noodle Gallery is a warm, rustic space that showcases innovative & stylish furniture and lighting as well as inspiring and interesting visual art in a variety of mediums (paint, textile, glass, photography, metals, ceramic and wood).
Featured Find: Art by Rebecca Brianceau
Looking for an original, earthy, hand-crafted gift? Rebecca Brianceau is a self-taught artist exploring nature, a globetrotter longing for the next adventure and a visual storyteller that craves music and culture. Ocean Soul Art Series is inspired by a journey Rebecca took to Brazil where she joined local marine biologists on a 2-week work trip along the coast of São Paulo. These pieces are truly breathtaking. This is the perfect gift for that art lover on your list.
Find these and other unique gifts on your next road trip in Headwaters! While we’ve got you in the gift-shopping mood, you might also want to consider giving your loved ones the gift of an unforgettable experience in Headwaters. Check out our Gifting a Headwaters Experience blog post.