The best stocking stuffers are mini tokens of love and friendship that reflect the personality and interests of both the giver and the getter. Please note, that usually discounts socks, deodorant and toothbrushes. It’s also particularly difficult to get small gifts for home decor lovers. If for no other reason than homes are large and stockings are, well, small.
Things get doubly challenging if the aforementioned decor lover is also a local loyalist, and only wants to fill their pile with things made and designed in Canada. Walking through most furnishing shops, it’s hard to find anything that was made on this continent, let alone this country. It’s a tall order but not impossible. Independent crafters from coast to coast are creating wee giftables that are stylish, fun and fit within the confines of a stocking (albeit maybe with a bit of shoving). Here, six of the merriest.
Imm Living’s Carousel containers are one part Beatrix Potter one part Salvador Dali, with cutesy animal ears sprouting from colourful mini-planters. The poppy aesthetics are perfect for kids. The porcelain construction adds adult sophistication. $27. Through imm-living.com.