Whether you are planning what to give your loved ones, or are making your own holiday wish list, start with products made in greater Arlington! This year, it is more important than ever to support local businesses. When we purchase products made locally, we are sharing our love for our community along with the perfect gift. We would like to share some of the fantastic businesses that create special products made right here in greater Arlington. (alphabetical order)
If you are having trouble finding the perfect gift for that special someone in your life, you can give them jewelry that is made just for them. Baseball Diamonds specializes in custom designs. They can take your dated jewelry and create any design of your choosing. They also have a custom design center on-site with numerous mold options to choose from. No matter the style, Baseball Diamonds can make your vision a reality. CLICK HERE to visit Baseball Diamonds’ website.
Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop
Pies make a delicious gift and excellent addition to every holiday celebration. Buttermilk Sky Pie Shope makes pies daily by hand using premium ingredients and love. All flavors are available in 4″ and 9″ sizes. 2″ pre-assorted tiny pies available by the dozen. They also make iced shortbread thumbprint cookies. You can add a raffia ribbon and holiday gift tag to each pie for only $1. CLICK HERE to visit Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop’s website.
Catalyst Creative Arts
What could be more meaningful than a handcrafted gift made by you or a member of your family? Catalyst Creative Arts hosts workshops where people of all ages can create beautifully painted silk scarves, ornaments, canvases and participate in holiday crafts. You can take the kids to make a special gift for their grandparents or visit the shop to purchase artisan-made pottery and other items. CLICK HERE to visit Catalyst Creative Arts’ website.
Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for the beer lovers in your life? Locally brewed beer is a must-have, and you can purchase cans of hand-crafted beer from Division Brewing. Division Brewing is Arlington’s first locally owned and operated brewery. They provide true hand-crafted beer to the citizens and visitors of Arlington. CLICK HERE to visit Division Brewing’s website.
Emotions Made Edible
Fresh baked goods can make the perfect gift for your neighbors, coworkers or family. Emotions Made Edible has sweets for every occasion, including cupcakes, decorated sugar cookies. breads and chocolate-covered treats. Emotions Made Edible also offers keto and vegan items along with traditional baked goods. You can even find hot chocolate bombs filled with homemade marshmallows and served in an adorable holiday mug. CLICK HERE to learn more.
A new car may not be on your gift list for your family this year, but you can always treat yourself to a new ride. The GM Arlington Assembly plant and the cars they produce are a huge source of local pride. Arlington’s General Motors assembly plant opened in 1954, becoming the first automotive assembly plant in Texas. For more than fifty years, General Motors has been the City’s largest private employer. What is truly unique about this specific facility is that it is the only General Motors facility in the world that produces full-size SUVs. When you watch a movie with a Chevy Suburban, it was built right here in Arlington. When you see international diplomats being transported in a Cadillac Escalade, it was built right here in Arlington. CLICK HERE to view General Motors’ website.
H.E Cannon Floral & Greenhouses INC.
Whether you want to send a delicious fruit basket to show your appreciation for someone or you are looking for a beautiful holiday centerpiece, make sure to visit H.E. Cannon Floral. H.E. Cannon Floral is a family-owned and operated full-service florist. Founded in 1893 in East Texas and moved to Arlington in 1921, H.E.Cannon Floral specializes in providing a large inventory of fresh flowers, Plants European/dish gardens, high-style floral arrangements, silk arrangements, dried floral arrangements, wedding and funeral designs and gourmet fruit baskets. CLICK HERE to visit H.E. Cannon Floral’s website.
Karlynn Arts & Frames
Sentimental gifts are perfect for the holidays! You can frame your child’s jersey, collectible memorabilia or a heartfelt portrait of your family and pets at Kar-Lynn Art & Frames. Putting a frame around something shows that you value it and that you want to preserve it and present it to the world in the best possible light. The things you choose to frame are a part of your identity, so you want to be sure to pick the right people to frame them. Kar-Lynn Art & Frames is proud to fulfill the framing needs of Arlington, TX. They work with you to find just the right frame materials, matting and glass to achieve your desired effect and then carry out the work in an efficient and timely fashion. CLICK HERE to visit Karlynn Arts & Frames’ website.
What is more Texan than boots? You can help the people on your gift list show off their Texas pride with a pair of unique boots made in your community. Lane Boots creates designer-quality boots with western influences. Every pair is hand made by a skilled craftsman using classic techniques. CLICK HERE to visit Lane Boots’ website.
Craft beer is always a good idea. Legal Draft serves locally brewed beer made with the highest quality ingredients. If you are looking for a fun gift with a lot of character and flavor, make sure to visit Legal Draft and pick up a six-pack of their seasonal or year-round craft beer. CLICK HERE to visit Legal Draft’s website.
Luraco Health & Beauty LLC
You can treat yourself or someone you love to the ultimate relaxation gift. Luraco’s massage chairs are manufactured right here in Arlington, TX. Luraco’s medical massage chair has been awarded “Best of Show” by Residential Systems (CEDIA Tech Show); “Best Quality in Home Furnishings” by Innovation & Tech Today Magazine; “Best of CES Award Winner” in Health & Fitness, International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), “Mark of Excellence” by Consumer Technology Association. CLICK HERE to visit Luraco’s website.
Is it really the holidays without sweets? You can find delicious hand made sweets made with love in our community. In addition to old-fashioned peanut brittle, their peanut brittle flavors include jalapeño, habanero and black pepper. These tasty brittles are not for the faint of heart and are the perfect treat for those with an affinity for spicy. Their smooth and creamy fudge flavors include pumpkin, chocolate mint, chocolate orange, black pepper, peppermint, elderflower and lemon cream. CLICK HERE to visit Nancy’s Toffee’s website.
Are you looking for the perfect gift for the pet-lover in your life? Petmate manufactures quality pet carriers right here in Arlington, Texas. CLICK HERE to visit Petmate’s website.
Salter Bros. Coffee Roasters
Every good day starts with a cup of coffee. You can make sure the people you love start their day right with a flavorful cup of coffee even if you can’t be there with them. Salter Bros. Coffee Roasters sells specialty, high-quality coffee beans that are ethically sourced and locally roasted. You can even customize coffee bags with a special message, name and logo. CLICK HERE to visit Salter Bros. Coffee Roasters’ website.
Serenity Scents Aroma Synergy
Are you looking for the perfect gift for the busy bee in your life? Whether they are an essential worker or are working from home, show them you care with aromatherapy. Serenity Scents Aroma Synergy creates custom aromatherapy products for an at-home spa experience. You can purchase sugar scrubs, bath salts, luxurious body butters with all-natural scents just for you. CLICK HERE to visit Serenity Scents Aroma Synergy’s website.
Don’t worry if you haven’t found the perfect Christmas tree for you and your family yet, Storm Farms, a small family-owned small business in Dalworthington Gardens, has you covered. Starting November 19, families can visit Storm Farms and pick out their very own locally grown Christmas tree. CLICK HERE to visit Storm Farms’ website.
Sugar Bee Sweets
Sugar Bee Sweets is a bakery based in Downtown Arlington. Sugar Bees Bakery specializes in weddings and special events while serving a variety of pastries and sweets in their shop. Check their Instagram to see their weekly flavors. CLICK HERE to visit Sugar Bee Sweets’ website.
Three Dog Bakery
Dogs are part of the family too, and you don’t want to forget to give them something special for the holidays. Three Dog Bakery sells all-natural handmade dog treats. You can find pupcakes, peanut mutter cookies and more! CLICK HERE to visit Three Dog Bakery’s website.
Urban Country Flower Co.
Whether you are looking for a holiday centerpiece, or want to send a bouquet to a loved one, Urban Country Flower Co. has a variety of options. You can shop from their wide selection of floral designs, bountiful bouquets and other creative floral arrangements to send a meaningful gift local a floral artist. Make sure to visit their shop located in Pantego to see their eclectic collection of unique holiday gifts. CLICK HERE to visit Urban Country Flower Co.’s website.
Urban Tree Merchants
What could be a more special addition to a home than a beautiful piece of furniture made out of reclaimed wood? Urban Tree Merchants is a custom woodworking company in Arlington, Texas. They work with local tree care companies to turn the trees they remove into the wood decor and furniture pieces for your home or office. They make large items like tables, shelves and mantels as well as small pieces like cutting boards, dessert stands and centerpieces. CLICK HERE to visit Urban Tree Merchants’ website.
If you make, create or manufacture something right here in greater Arlington and would like to be added to this list, please email email@example.com.