Holiday shopping can be overwhelming and expensive. So to save you time, stress and a few bucks, we’ve pulled together a list of gifts for under $25- all found locally!

Even better, you can save at all these spots using your Shop Durham card.

Shop Durham Card

Our Shop Durham card gets you freebies and deals at local businesses all over Durham like Cocoa Cinnamon, Locopops, Joe Van Gogh, Funny Girl Farm, and more.

Get a free churro with a drink purchase at Cocoa Cinnamon, 50% off tours at Durham Distillery, a free cup of coffee at Durham Co-Op Market, 10% off at Kaffeinate every visit, and many more.

It’s only $15 and it lasts all year long. Even better, $1 of your purchase goes to local non-profits. The 2019 card features original artwork by Papermill Creative and is available now!


Papermill Creative Print

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We are so excited and honored that Papermill Creative created the incredible artwork for our 2019 Shop Durham card. You can find their art online and at local markets. They feature towns around North Carolina in their work and you have to get this amazing Durham print for a friend (or yourself)! Note: This print is $30 online, but we think it’s totally worth it. It’s available at local markets for $25. Plus, they have lots of cute greeting card options for $22.

Shop Durham Offer: 10% off at local markets (Find them at the upcoming Patchwork market in December)


4th Dimension Coffee

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This is the perfect gift for any coffee lover. 4th Dimension Coffee is Cocoa Cinnamon’s very own coffee brand and you can order online or grab a bag at any 3 of their Durham locations for between $13-$21. 

Shop Durham Offer: Get a FREE churro with a drink purchase at their Cocoa Cinnamon Lakewood location


Big Spoon Roasters

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Big Spoon Roasters makes handcrafted nut butters right here in Durham. You can get a jar for between $11.95 – $13.95. Or grab a gift set with jelly for $25.

Shop Durham Offer: 15% off online orders using coupon code


Art by Sarah Savage

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Sarah creates amazing handmade and hand painted signs that will brighten up any room. This North Carolina sign is only $19.80. Local pickup in Durham is available.

Shop Durham Offer: 15% off using coupon code


Barley Labs

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Don’t forget your pup! Barley Labs makes their own all-natural dog treats out of barley that is recycled from the beer-brewing process. Packs are only $6.99 each or you can get a “Beer & Dog Lover Gift Set”. It includes 2 bags of dog treats and a pint glass for $18.99.

Shop Durham Offer: 10% off non-alcohol purchases on Wednesdays and Sundays 


Pine State Flowers

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Pine State Flowers is the state’s only flower shop with completely local sourced flowers! They have so many houseplants and adorable little gifts available.

Shop Durham Offer: Get 5% off houseplant purchases using your card


Little Homestead Farm Soap

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Not only does Little Homestead Farm soap smell amazing, it only has a small handful of natural, readable, safe ingredients. Only $6 each or you get get a whole gift box for $20 with soap, bath bomb, and a lotion bar. 

Shop Durham Offer: 10% off your online order using coupon code


Strickly Handmade

All of Strickly Handmade’s signs and art are made from 100% reclaimed wood. Signs are only $15 and these awesome bottle openers are $20. You can order one by emailing them at t.m.nicoletta@gmail.com.

Shop Durham Offer: 15% off your purchase


Caballo Rojo Coffee

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You may have spotted Caballo Rojo Coffee at the Farmer’s Market, tasted their coffee at places like Kaffeinate or even in the ice cream at The Parlour. If you haven’t- trust us, it’s REALLY good. Pick up a couple of bags for the local coffee lover in your life.

Shop Durham Offer: 20% off 2 bags of coffee or more (Valid online and at Durham Farmer’s Market)


Durham Candle Company

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How beautiful are these? The Durham Candle Company specializes in small batch, high quality beeswax candles. A set of 8 rose candles is only $18.95.

Shop Durham Offer: Free shipping on online orders using coupon codes


Lo & Behold Natural Body Care

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Lo & Behold is a 100% natural and small batch body care company right here based in Durham. All their products are 100% natural and handmade, free of parabens, sulfates, petroleum, synthetic ingredients, artificial fragrances and artificial preservatives. They have plenty of gift sets under $25!

Shop Durham Offer: 15% off your purchase


Tom and Jenny’s

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Tom & Jenny’s Candy makes sugar-free, gluten-free caramels with nothing artificial. These caramels are the perfect combination of healthy ingredients and amazing flavors. They make the perfect stocking stuffers!

Shop Durham Offer: 20% off 2 bags or more using coupon code


Durham Handmade Soap

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Durham Handmade Soap makes natural soaps in small batches right here in Durham. The bars are $6 and soy candles are $14.

Shop Durham Offer: 10% off your online order using coupon code


Durham Toffee

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I’m drooling just thinking about this toffee. Be sure to order some online before they sell out. It’s only $12.49 a bag.

Shop Durham Offer: 20% off online orders using coupon code


Gunters Greenhouse

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Gunter’s Greenhouse carries these adorable ready-to-go planters filled with succulents. The best part is that they’re low maintenance, so it’s perfect for that plant lover that is also a plant killer (Like me!). 

Shop Durham Offer: 10% off your purchase of $10 or more


Joe Van Gogh

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Joe Van Gogh has a special Home for the Holidays coffee blend. Even better, for every bag sold, they will donate 50 cents among Habitat for Humanity in DurhamGreater GreensboroOrange, and Wake counties. 

Shop Durham Offer: 5% off $5 or more including drinks, coffee beans, merchandise 


Feger Furnishings

Feger Furnishings has these adorable bull silhouettes for $25 and bull ornaments for $8. A great gift that you can enjoy for years to come. Because they are hand cut from real, aged, rustic, and beautiful barn wood, each ornament is unique and shows the layers of wood varieties used. Free local pickup is available! (Use coupon code LOCALPICKUP)

Shop Durham Offer: 10% off orders of $50 or more using coupon code


Bullpin Apparel

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Make sure to check out Rachel of Bullpin Apparel for the most adore-a-bull outfits! From cute onesies to toddler tees, they’ll have a unique outfit for your kiddos to rock. This mini Crew-neck tee is screen printed with love by hand, just for your little guy or gal! Only $23 for this tee!

Shop Durham Offer: 10% off your online order using coupon code


Grace Paper Co

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Becca of Grace Paper Co. creates amazing pieces and we especially love this Bull print to show our love for Durham! Click the photo to get this piece for $25 or visit Grace Paper Co. for more products.

Shop Durham Offer: 20% off your online purchase using coupon code


Cr2F

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Cr2F has amazing prints, wall art, personalized art prints, stickers, and mugs. Lots of Durham themed options available or get a custom piece made for someone special. A perfect gift for anyone! This Dirty Durham print is only $15! 

Shop Durham Offer: 10% off orders over $50 using coupon codes


Dirty Durham

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We can’t agree more with Dirty Durham’s motto. Keep it a little “dirty” with their t-shirts for $20. Check out their shop here.

Shop Durham Offer: Get a free sticker with your t-shirt purchase


Durham Beard Supply

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Stumped by what to get the dudes in your life this holiday season? Look no further. All natural and organic grooming goods made by hand, right here in Durham NC. Get beard wash, oil, or butter for $15 each or kits are $45. www.durhambeardsupply.com

Shop Durham Offer: Get $5 off beard kits using coupon code


Durham Originals

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All of Durham Original’s cotton is organically grown right here in the USA. For their tees choose from 100% organic cotton or a 50/50 blend with recycled plastic bottles! These reusable food bags make a statement- in fashion and sustainably. Only $15.

Shop Durham Offer: Get 15% off your online order using coupon code


StzLife

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We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, guys can be pretty tricky to shop for. If you’re coming up short in the idea department, you’re in luck. Stz is a local company with some amazing gear for guys. Stop by their location off Foster St to get a t-shirt or hat. Most are priced $20-25.

Shop Durham Offer: 15% off under $100 or 20% off $100+ with your Shop Durham card! mystz.com


Hometown Apparel

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You’ll find Hometown Apparel on 9th Street with tons of great Durham themed clothing, mugs, stickers, dog bandanas, and more. They even do custom tees. There’s something for any Bull City lover in your life! 

Shop Durham Offer: Get 10% off your purchase


Daffodils & Ink 

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We can’t wait to hang this Durham city map art print on our wall. They are printed on museum-quality, acid-free matte paper, and available in both color and monochrome. 

Get the Durham map print here.

Shop Durham Offer: Get 15% off your purchase using coupon code


Durham Garden Center

Durham Garden Center is your one stop for plant lovers. They have pothos hanging baskets for $18.99 and planters succulent mixes for just $19.99.

Shop Durham Offer: 10% off your purchase


Manifest Skate Shop

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You’ll find this local skate shop tucked away next to Joe Van Gogh. They have plenty of tees and hats for $25 for the skate lover in your life. 

Shop Durham Offer: Get $10 off a complete skateboard set


Nouveau Central

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Cameron of Nouveau Central curates an impressive collection of reclaimed, upcycled furniture, hand painted pillows, and more. These custom keychains from Nouveau Central are only $10! You can customize them with your area code and state. 

Shop Durham Offer: 15% Off Your Zip Code Pillow – Online Order Only


Durham Skyline Sticker

4″ Durham Skyline stickers for only $3.50! These stickers will only be available in the Shop Durham store. 

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