Hello Love and Merry Christmas!
Welcome to the Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide! I’m going to be featuring several small businesses that serve the Johnston County/Wake County area of North Carolina – that’s where we call home, y’all! We’re doing 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways December 14th – December 25th. So, if you love these small businesses, make sure you enter to win their giveaway over on the High Cotton Facebook page which I have tagged for you rriigghhtt…. Here. There will be a new giveaway each of the 12 days, so make sure you check back each of the 12 days to enter for the new giveaway!
JR Real Estate
JR Real Estate has been serving clients all over the Triangle Area of North Carolina since 2011. What better gift to give yourself or a friend at Christmas than a team that has a proven track record of commitment to their clients. Whether you’re starting your 2018 off buying or selling a home, you can count on Real Estate professionals, JR Real Estate, to showcase their commitment to you, your community, and a golden standard of care.
JR Real Estate’s giveaway for the 12 Days of Christmas will be a $50 Amazon Giftcard!
Raleigh Calligraphy is a “boutique wedding calligraphy and design studio dedicated to providing hand lettering and inspiration for your big day… and each day, happily-ever-after that.” This local business offers more than just calligraphy for weddings, you can find amazing gifts, cards, and more for birthdays, sympathy, encouragement, and even recipe cards!
You’re going to want to make sure you enter the giveaway for the amazing cards Raleigh Calligraphy has included in the giveaway – each one unique since they’re done by an actual human that does a happy dance every time you send one! How awesome is that?!
It’s awesome when people you grew up with have a creative, entrepreneurial heart like you do! PD Shades not only has a plethora of perfectly styled shades (many being sported by Celebs I might add) but they also do it for a great cause! #Kidney4Sabrina supports this dynamic brother and sister duo’s Mom who suffers from a rare kidney disease. When you support PD Shades you’re not only supporting local and giving an amazing Christmas gift, you’re supporting a worthy cause!
Get your own pair of PD Shades and t-shirt by entering their giveaway during the 12 Days of Christmas!
First Street Tavern
Nothing says Christmas like booze! First Street Tavern is tucked away in a quaint historical home in Downton Clayton. Family owned and operated, this is a perfect place to gather with friends or even host a work meeting! This is the perfect place to stop after doing your Christmas shopping to grab bottles of wine and cases of unique beers for your holiday parties! While you’re there grab a flatbread or one of their slow cooked dips – you won’t be sorry!
Just in time for hosting friends and family for the holidays, enter the giveaway for a little booze and a $10 Tavern Gift Card!
Canady’s Heating and Air
Canady’s Heating and AIr is the perfect solution for the person that has everything! Give the gift of a clean HVAC system or a healthier home with a UV Light Installation! Canady’s offers new construction HVAC installations, replacements, service, repair, and maintenance for residential and light commercial applications.
Enter to win a FREE UV Light and Installation for a healthier home in 2018! The addition of a UV Light to your HVAC system keeps your home smelling fresh, kills mold, and more! We have a UV Light installed at our home and we notice a real difference in the amount of dust we have in our home plus unwanted smells leave much quicker! Burn a bag of popcorn? You don’t have to open every window in the house for three days!
Berry Farm Furnishings
I first met Berry Farm Furnishings at The Pond at Lazy O Farm for an event and I was instantly smitten. My rustic loving heart just melted and yours will too! Every sign is created and hand-lettred by the owner with NO stencils! They also offer painted furniture and custom designs.
They have so many amazing options for Christmas gifts from custom made signs to absolutely stunning wine caddys – one of which you can actually win during the giveaway!
Juice Vibes offers fresh smoothies and supports local businesses by sourcing local and organic produce when available. They have three locations in North Carolina for you to visit – Cary, Clayton, or Greenville!
I recommend getting the Thin Mint Smoothie – it’s delicious AND vegan! You can get one for yourself by entering the giveaway for a $20 gift card!
The Pond at Lazy O Farm
The Pond at Lazy O Farm is truly a picturesque setting in the countryside for any event! This venue features a cottage, two barns, an 8.5 acre pond, and rolling farm land. Whether you are hosting a wedding, corporate retreat, or family reunion, this is the ideal location for anyone that enjoys a peaceful, rustic atmosphere!
Tami really put together a stellar giveaway for 12 Days of Christmas! Enjoy local products from North Carolina and savings for your next event at The Pond at Lazy O Farm!
Premier Designs – Elizabeth Erb
Premier Designs is an ideal place to get Christmas gifts for the ladies in your life! You can also get yourself styled for a special event coming up! There is truly something for everyone from a pop of color and versatility to everyday looks and going glam!
Elizabeth is giving away a stunning necklace that would be fantastic year-round and especially for your New Years plans!
The Market at Three Little Birds
Three Little Birds is the most darling market located in Downtown Clayton. The Market has a wide variety of home decor essentials, gifts, closing, and other featured local artisians. This is a great store to find something for everyone on your list – including yourself! We especially love their custom furniture pieces and are pretty smitten over the vintage table we ordered earlier this year!
Three Little Birds giveaway includes a hand painted North Carolina ornament, t-shirt, and (you’re gonna love this!) Gingerbread candle! It. Smells. Delicious!
Cleerely Stated is an encouraging gift line created and designed by the sweetest person, Cleere Cherry! You can find encouraging prints, cards, and other gifts for everyone on your list! Just some of the amazing products you can find include calendars, baby prints, scripture cards, devotionals, and more!
You won’t want to miss this giveaway – all of Cleere’s products are incredibly encouraging and you’ll be blessed to win!
LipSense – Love Your Lips by Chelsea
LipSense! There are so many people that this would make fantastic gifts for! LipSense is a long-lasting lip color that is waterproof, does not kiss-off, smear-off, rub-off, or budge-off. You can even create your own custom color palette by combining colors from over 50 different shades!
If you win the $55 gift certificate from Love Your Lips by Chelsea you’ll be on your way to a fabulous new look before the New Year!
Just Dog People
Just Dog People has become a quick favorite for us since its arrival in the Garner/Clayton area! As a family of three dogs we find ourselves there a lot! From the self-serve dog wash and toys to training and high-quality food and treats, they have all you need if you’re a dog person!
We didn’t leave the dogs out for this giveaway – $50 should be plenty to buy your furry friend some nice things for the new year!