Christmas Shopping- CoupleWe have compiled a list of the best places to shop for those special people in your life this Holiday Season but this is in no way the end-all-be-all list and there are many other places to snag those perfect gifts in time for Christmas. These locations range in items and some have the most unique and eclectic items that we are sure your loved ones will adore. 


1. Lou Lous Corner - Great for kids games, toys and clothes, adult knick-knacks and more. Their gift wrapping is also some of the most colorful and most beautiful! Look at their online store here

2. Carolina Crafted - locally made soaps, hand sanitizer, candles and more. Elderberry syrup, small gifts and other unique items. Shop online here

3. Jenny's Gifts & Accessories - This beautiful historic home is filled from room-to-room with knick-knacks, gifts, decor and more. This is definitely a unique spot to find that perfect gift for someone special. 

4. bloombaesBloombae's - Edible chocolate truffles and pops! Delicious and beautiful. Shop online and in person! 

5. Ella Blu - Stunning statement earrings, gorgeous outfits and specialty women's gifts. Shop online with Ella Blu here

6. Life Doesn't Succ - For those plant lovers in your life, Life Doesn't Succ offers gifts that keep growing on past the Holidays! Succulents, indoor/outdoor plants and more. Have something specific in mind? Work with the store to create that perfect gift. Shop online

7. DIY Nailed It Studios- HickoryNailed it D.I.Y Studio - Gift cards, make in the studio or take and make at home! Jump on the D.I.Y. train this Holiday to create something special for the Holiday's or gift it to those crafty folks on your list! Browse the selection of crafts here.

8. Shoppes on Main in Conover - A collection of booths with unique gifts, jewelry, home decor and more. 

9. Bisque N Beads - A great way to gift "Arts & Crafts" to those who prefer to make something special. Paint pottery, jewelry making and more. Gift cards available as well as take and make options! 

10. Craft Beer Cellar - For the Craft Beer enthusiasts this is a perfect place to purchase gifts or create your own 6-pack and more. Grab a gift card or pick out the perfect mix of stouts, porters, lagers and more. A tasty gift that is sure to tickle the taste-buds this Christmas. 

*Bonas: Brandon Pope Production Prints - See Catawba County in a whole new way with your very own arial print of Downtown Hickory, Lenoir-Rhyne University, the Hickory Crawdads Stadium, Downtown Newton, and many more. Visit, to get your hands on a beautiful arial print today! 

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