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A Holiday Gift Guide Made in Colorado



 

From under $100 to over-the-top,
a trove of inspired gifts with more than a dusting of panache.

“Statue Guy” Josh Hatch designs and casts concrete garden creations in Boulder. Statues and sculptures range from fountains and birdbaths to dragon skulls and gargoyles. $125; statueguy.com

 

 This sleek Flip Side: Cutting Board doubles as a patterned trivet, making it an extra-valuable kitchen accessory. Hex Maple, $52; shop.sjotime.com

 

Cheeky Flamingo sells this versatile blanket scarf in a variety of colors and plaids for your wearing pleasure. $35; thecheekyflamingo.com

 

Boulder resident Alexa Allen produces her own classy goods, mostly in leather. Leather Bowl No. 2, $45; alexaallenis.com

 

WWll vet Ben Jones made these dustpans until he was 92, and now his daughter and grandson are carrying on the tradition. Starting at $28; at Walnut Creek in Fort Collins, walnutcreekfoco.com

 

Show Colorado pride with the YoColorado Vintage Mesh Trucker Hat. The Golden-based outfitter sells shirts, accessories and hats so you can represent our favorite state. $26; yocolorado.com

 

Handmade in a studio in Lafayette, the dainty Token Drop Lariat Necklace is from Blue Hour Designs and made out of recycled metals sourced from eco-conscious companies. $55; etsy.com/shop/bluehourdesigns

 

Denver-based Bespoke Provisions sells must-have goods for your kitchen, like the Essentials Sea Salt Collection. $45; bespokesalt.com

 

Creative wonder Corey Strohmeyer resurrects old denim into stylish comfort with this Stripes #1 pillow. $100; colorblocks.com

 

Shari Moraga uses her sewing machine like a paintbrush. Here, just one example of her many joyful seasonal stitched tea towels found at Leo’s Dry Goods. $24; leosdrygoods.com

 

The best knives are made in Japan, but Carbon Knife Co. sells magnets to hold them. Made in Colorado from locally sourced walnut. $80; carbonknifeco.com

 

Broomfield mother-of-two and embroider-extraordinaire Alison Hanson sews and sells Hoop Art and hand-embroidered creations featuring flowers, leaves and other delicate designs. $29; alleycatandco.etsy.com

 

The Odd13 Gift Pack is a beer lover’s dream. Snag a T-shirt, a six-pack of their core beer and a coupon for a free pint, redeemable at the Odd13 taproom. $34; odd13brewing.com

 

Empty-nesters Patrick Neely and Kerri Cole renovate caravans, Airstreams and containers for pop-up shops, bars, tiny houses or whatever you’re in the market for. Price upon request; coloradocaravan.com 

 

Treat yourself to a Margot Elena Annual Discovery Subscription Box and receive a curated gift of lotions, candles, fragrances and more every three months. $179.99; margotelena.com

 

Edie Frylings makes geometrically inspired, functional and decorative ceramic pieces in her Arvada studio. Dodeca Vases, $115; ediemarieceramics.com

 

Denver resident and former London-based fashion buyer Camille McMurry sells these cozy, chunky-knit blankets in fabulous colors to keep you warm this season. Super Chunky Braided Throw with Tassels, available in multiple sizes, $500 for 30” x 40”; broadwickfibers.com 

 

The Double Gold Medal-awarded 291 Single Barrel Colorado Bourbon Whiskey is a one-year, barrel-aged whiskey, distilled in a copper pot and finished with charred Colorado aspen staves—perfect for a toast this season. $74.99; distillery291.com

 

Stand-up paddle on the versatile USS HS 2 board, praised for its stability on the water by SUPers who do yoga or ride with the family hound. $1,399; highsocietyfreeride.com 

 

Vortic Watch Company produces Colorado-made timekeepers. This Railroad Edition is fit for a conductor and starts at $2,495. vorticwatches.com

 

Stay cool on the slopes with the Eclipse goggles from Boulder’s Zeal Optics. Lens technology adjusts the tint for changing light conditions and protects your eyes, to boot. Storm Trooper White, $249; zealoptics.com

 

Fifth-generation furniture maker Geoffrey Keating crafts this gorgeous Wharton Rocker (and a slew of other stunners) in his Colorado Springs studio. Price upon request; geoffreykeating.com 

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