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Giftably Gilmer Christmas Shopping List

Author // Caitlin Neal Categories // Gilmer Chamber, Shopping

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This Christmas, Think Gilmer First! From gift cards to stocking stuffers to the biggest gifts on your loved ones' lists, thinking Giftably Gilmer this holiday season makes your gifts twice as nice. If you're looking to shop Gilmer this holiday season, here are some shops that would love to help you get started. Be sure to bookmark this blog! More retailers are being added daily!

On December 10th, 2020 several of our retailers are partcipating in a Local Shopping Night! Participating Retailers will be staying open from 5-7 pm so locals can stop in after work and check off their Christmas List! Participating Retailers are noted in their listing.

All Star Fireworks

Located at 772 Maddox Drive, Suite 105 in East Ellijay, All Star Fireworks knows that you are ready to send this year out with a bang. Their wide selection of fireworks, sparklers, and more can help you do just that! They are offering 500 gram cakes for $10 each. (That's half off!) On Thursday December 10th, All Star will be offering 25% off merchandise from 5-7 pm. All Star Fireworks is a Shop Local Night Participating Retailer.

Antiques on North Main

Located at 44 North Main Street in Downtown Ellijay, Antiques on North Main celebrates the finer things in life. Their variety of fine china, antique books, estate jewelry, and antique linens are sure to delight the person in your life who has a flair for the extravagant. Antiques on North Main imports a large portion of their inventory direct from the United Kingdom which guarantees that your finds will be truly one of a kind. Antiques on North Main is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer. 

Artful Ellijay

Located at 10 North Main Street in Downtown Ellijay, Artful Ellijay is full of beautiful home decor that is carefully curated to help you find more inspiration in your home. If you are looking for something unique that represents Ellijay, the Artful team suggests buying a hand-blown glass apple ornament. These Georgia-made ornaments are a sentimental piece that will last for years and can even be displayed year round. Shop online or visit in person to have the Artful team help you find the perfect gift. Gift cards available. Artful Ellijay is a Local Shopping Night participating retailer. 

Beds, Etc.

Located at 16 North Main Street in Downtown Ellijay, Beds, Etc. knows how special it is to give a gift that will last a lifetime. This Christmas, Beds, Etc. reccommends stopping by and picking out a rocking chair for the one you love. Better yet, pick up a pair of chairs that you can rock in together! These beautifully-crafted rocking chairs will provide you with a space for years of valuable conversation time. Shop in store or online. Beds, Etc. is a Local Shopping Night participating retailer.

Belle's Boutique

Located in the Spring Plaza Shopping Center, Belle's Boutique knows what the ladies want. (Hint: it isn't to wrap their own gift!) If you are at a loss for what to get your lady, send her to Belle's and have her make a wishlist. The Belle's team will help you buy from your lady's list and will even wrap her gift for her. All you have to do is pick up her gifts after purchase and place them under the tree. Everyone wins! Gift cards available. Belle's Boutique is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer.

Cajun Depot

Located at 67 Depot Street, Cajun Depot has been serving up the cajun food around for years. They know that if you're looking to score major points going in to 2021, one of the best gifts you can give is a gift card for a future date night. Cajun Depot can hook you up! Call or stop by today to get yours!

Cartecay Wine + Craft

Located at 19 South Main Street in Downtown Ellijay, Cartecay Wine + Craft has an expertly-curated selection of wines and craft beers perfect for winding down after any holiday occassion. Drop in this season to grab a glass or take a bottle. Gifts cards available. Cartecay WIne + Craft is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer.

Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard & Winery

Located in Talking Rock, Chateau Meichtry's wines are all dressed up for the holiday season with beautiful Christmas labels illustrated by local artist Candy Day. These seasonal specials are the perfect hostess gift or takealong this holiday season! Gift cards available. Chateau Meichtry is a local shopping night participating retailer. 

Cherry Bloom Homes & Design

Located at 12476 GA-515 in Ellijay, Cherry Bloom Homes has a wide variety of home decor and design elements that will make that special person on your list think of you every time they see it. 

Ellijay Coffeehouse

Located at 131 North Main Street in Downtown Ellijay, Ellijay Coffeehouse truly is your local living room. This Christmas, they invite you to bring all the coziness of the Coffeehouse home by picking up a Gift Package full of signature items to share with the ones you love. While you're in, don't miss out on their eclectic selection of toys and trinkets for the little kids in your life. Gift cards available. Ellijay Coffeehouse is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer. 

Ellijay Florist

Located at 1044 South Main Street just outside of Downtown Ellijay, Ellijay Florist can do so much more than design the holiday arrangement of your dreams. But if you are looking for a grab-and-go floral gift, Ellijay Florist recommends getting one of their luscious poinsettias or even getting a table arrangement to give your loved one ahead of the holidays.  

Ellijay Tire

Located at 583 Maddox Drive in East Ellijay, Ellijay Tire knows that one of the greatest gifts you can give is peace of mind. If you have a new driver (or any driver, really) on your list, drop by Ellijay Tire and get them a gift card for an oil change! 

Feathering the Nest

Located at 163 South Dalton Street in Downtown Ellijay, Feathering the Nest has everything seamstresses need to craft the home interiors gift they've been looking to give. Not handy with a sewing machine? No worries! Feathering the Nest can also make beautiful items like pillows for you or reuphoster those dining room chairs. Feathering the Nest suggests picking up some throw pillows for the home decorator in your life. If you've got a seamstress in your life, you can even pick out some cutting tools and notions to stuff their stocking. Gift Cards Available.

Georgia Bound Outdoors

Located in the Spring Plaza Shopping Center in Ellijay, Georgia Bound Outdoors is Gilmer's new outdoor retail that wants to set you up with everything you need to get outside and have an adventure. If you're looking to share that adventure with someone you love, Georgia Bound Outdoors suggests grabbing them a handmade soy candle! With scents like Georgia Peach, Mountain Campfire, and Ellijay Apple, their selection of handmade candles are certain to delight. Gift Cards available. Georgia Bound Outdoors is a Local Shopping Night participating retailer.

Georgia Mountain Furniture + Decor 

Located at 941 Maddox Drive Suite 102 in East Ellijay, Georgia Mountain Furniture + Decor has a diverse selection of decor touches and furnishings for your mountain home. This Christmas, they recommend dropping in and picking up a charcuterie set or gift basket for those on your list who love to indulge. They are even raffling off a money tree to their shoppers this Christmas! Drop in or check them out on Facebook for details. Gift Cards available. Georgia Mountain Furniture & Decor is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer. 

 

Heaven Sent Massage

Located at 9 Russell Dr Suite 105 in Ellijay, Heaven Sent Massage knows that the holidays are a joy for many, but they can often be stressful and even hard for some. Heaven Sent invites you to give a gift of peace and calm with their selection of essential oils and diffuser necklaces. These thoughtful gifts are sure to bring happiness long after the holidays end! Gift cards available. 

Hometown Florist & Yesterday's Decor

Located at 56 River Street in Downtown Ellijay, Hometown Florist & Yesterday's Decor has the perfect gifts and flowers for the lady in your life. Gift cards available. Hometown Florist & Yesterday's Decor is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer.

Huff's Drug Store

Located at 136 Industrial Boulevard in Ellijay, Huff's Drug Store is so much more than a place to fill your prescriptions this holiday. Their beautiful selection of Hallmark Keepsakes and Vera Bradley make the perfect gifts for the sentimental type on your list. Be sure to stock up on their selection of Vera Bradley masks so that every fashion lover on your list will have a mask for every look in their wardrobe. 

Live the Trail

Located at 96 North Main Street in Downtown Ellijay, Live the Trail truly is your modern general store. With their diverse inventory, Live the Trail is sure to have something for everyone on your list. If you're looking to keep someone warm this Christmas season, Live the Trail suggests picking up some color fire sticks or maybe even a bag of Alma Coffee! While you're there, grab some retro candy or matchbox games to stuff those stockings. Shop in store or online. Gift Cards available.

Main Street Antiques

Located at 66 North Main Street in Downtown Ellijay, Main Street Antiques is the perfect place to find a one of a kind Christmas gift. Browse their inventory of collectibles, furniture, and prized vintage pieces and you are sure to find a piece for every collection! Main Street Antiques is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer. 

Misty Hollow Antiques

Located at 34 North Main Street in Downtown Ellijay, Misty Hollow's vast retail space is full of vendor booths that are sure to have something for everyone on your list. If you are looking for a gift that will help you draw even nearer to your loved ones this Christmas, Misty Hollow recommends giving them a puzzle! Their unique puzzle selection has been one of their biggest sellers in 2020. Gift cards are available. Misty Hollow is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer.

Mountain Hounds

Located at 53 River Street in Downtown Ellijay, Mountain Hounds know that our pets truly are family. And since our pets are like family, Mountain Hounds wants to help you keep your pets warm this chilly Christmas season. Mountain Hounds recommends getting a fleece sweater for your furry friend to keep them warm on winter walks. With lots of treats and toys, they have plenty of items to fill your pet's stocking. Mountain Hounds is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer.

Mountain Life Health Food Store

Located at 978 South Main Street just outside of Downtown Ellijay, Mountain Life Health Food Store has a wide inventory of items you need to live a naturally healthy life! If you're looking to gift someone who likes opting for natural items, Mountain Life invites you to drop in and let one of their experts help you select a CBD oil-infused item perfect for them. Their wide variety of essential oils and treats make the perfect stocking stuffer! Gift cards available. Mountain Life Health Food Store is a Shop Local Night Participating Retailer.

Mountain Oasis Decor & More

Located at 14224 Highway 515 in Ellijay, Mountain Oasis Decor & More has beautiful rustic home touches that will make your loved one's home all warm and cozy. Visit them in store to have them help select the perfect gift for home decor enthusiast in your life! Gift Cards available. Mountain Oasis Decor & More is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer.

Mountain Treasures

Located at 14 North Main Street in Downtown Ellijay, Mountain Treasures has t-shirts, home decor, bags, and more that are sure to delight the ladies on your list. The teens in your life will love to find a Pura Vida Bracelet or two in their stocking on Christmas morning. Gift Cards available. Mountain Treasures is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer. 

North Georgia Diamond

Located at 29 Highland Drive Suite 105 in East Ellijay, North Georgia Diamond is a can't-miss shopping stop for anyone looking to land on the Nice List. With jewelry beautiful enough to get listed in "Santa Baby" and more, there is something that is sure to delight the special someone in your life. Gift Cards available. North Georgia Diamond is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer. 

Outback Antiques

Located at 58 River Street in Downtown Ellijay, Outback Antiques is the perfect visit for the nostalgia lover in your life. Browse their booths for the perfect vintage throwback that you can stick under the Christmas tree!

South Paw Natural Pets

Located at 14224 GA-515 North in Ellijay, South Paw Natural Pets believes that better nutrition gives our furry friends a better quality of life. To help your pet thrive, South Paw suggests treating them to some doggy chicken chips they can munch on. South Paw has a wide variety of foods, treats, toys, and more to help your pet live their best life. They even offer grooming for cats and small/medium size dogs to get your pet looking company-ready! Gift certificates available. South Paw Natural Pets is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer.

Southern Flare Antiques and Interiors

Located at 1362 GA-52 in Ellijay, Southern Flare Antiques' wide variety of antiques and interior decor elements have something for everyone on your list! Their Ellijay Mugs make the perfect gift for visiting family or to send to a loved one you want to keep Ellijay and you in mind. Gift Cards available. 

Strings & Stitches Yarn Shoppe

Located in the Spring Plaza Shopping Center, Strings & Stitches is a true destination for fiber artists. For the fiber artist in your life, the ladies at Strings & Stitches suggest dropping in and picking up a needle set. These perfectly-paired sets come with a pattern and everything your loved one needs to fashion a beautiful shawl or piece. Gift Certificates available. Strings & Stitches is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer.

 The Loving Bull

 Located at 6 River Street in Downtown Ellijay, the Loving Bull's refined women's attire and wide variety of t-shirts and accessories will have the fashion lover in your life glowing this Christmas. Gift Cards available.

TJ & Co.

Located at 12 Northside Square in Downtown Ellijay, TJ & Co. Antiques has two floors of hand-selected antiques and curios where you can find a one-of-a-kind gift that will let those on your list see just how well you know them. TJ & Co is a Local Shopping Night participating retailer. 

Vector Quilts & Sewing Center

Located at 765 Maddox Drive Suite 2 in Ellijay, Vector Quilts & Sewing Center is a can't-miss for the quilter in your life. Their diverse inventory has something for all textile artists. This Christmas, they want you to spoil the seamstress in your life by taking adavantage of the sale they are having on Singer Tradition 2277 Sewing machines. Shop in store or online. Gift cards available. Vector Quilts & Sewing Center is a Local Shopping Night Participating Retailer.

WhimZ Boutique

Located at 56 River Street in Downtown Ellijay, WhimZ has adorable kids and youth clothes as well as women's attire. Shop in store or online for stocking stuffers like soap, socks, and more! If you're looking for the perfect gift for the lady in your life, you won't want to miss their hand beaded clutches! Gift cards are available. WhimZ is a Shop Local Night participating retailer.

Yoga Over Blue Ridge

Located at 100 North Main Street, Yoga Over Blue Ridge invites students to seek health, wellness, and inner peace through their diverse class offerings and special events. If anyone on your list is looking to get in shape or get grounded, Yoga Over Blue Ridge recommends buying them a class pass so they can get started. Their yoga gear makes the perfect accompanying gift or stocking stuffer! Visit the studio or shop online to find the perfect gift. Gift Cards available.

 

About the Author

Caitlin Neal

Caitlin Neal is the Communicati142428576 238314014417070 7207146935371625873 nons Manager at the Gilmer Chamber and is a lifelong resident of Gilmer County.

A 2016 graduate of the University of North Georgia, Caitlin is passionate about telling the stories of the faces and places that make Georgia's Apple Capital so special.

Caitlin  loves spending time with her husband and their rescue pets, tending to her flower garden, visiting the local farmers market, and enjoying local living.