Made in Orlando: A Local Orlando Gift Guide

Our Orlando gift guide to sweet swag that’s available in local shops or made by artisans.

By Samantha Rosenthal

From Valentine’s Day to birthdays to anniversaries, surprise your sweetie with something local. Check out our gift guide for some mega thoughtful ideas!

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Yoga mat spray and relaxing sugar scrub. The spray doubles as a face toner, shoe deodorizer, room spray, car freshener and so much more! The scrub gently exfoliates and hydrates tired, dry skin. Available at Nu Natural, Longwood
Wondermade's Taste Adventure Club delivers new and exciting marshmallows right to your door four times a month. More info at www.wondermade.com/products/tasteadventureclub
Wondermade’s Taste Adventure Club delivers new and exciting marshmallows right to your door four times a month.
Wood art created by Barbed Wire Browns is a community creative space and art gallery that features local art, offers classes and provides inspiration for do-it-yourselfers. They put a heavy focus on reusing and working with recycled materials. They currently have a cute collection of palette art that features the word "LOVE" and two "lovebirds" sitting next to the inscribed word. It’s a very heartfelt gift to consider giving your significant other.
Wood art created by Barbed Wire Browns, a community creative space and art gallery that features local art, offers classes and provides inspiration for do-it-yourselfers. They currently have a cute collection of palette art that features the word “LOVE” and two “lovebirds” sitting next to the inscribed word.
Orlando Coloring Book http://shop.bungalower.com/products/orlando-coloring-books The Bungalower’s limited-edition Orlando coloring books are back! The coloring book illustrated by local artist Jen Jedlicka is now being sold on The Bungalower after such popular demand the first time around. Give this gift to someone who is a born Orlando native, or someone who just the City Beautiful very much.
The Bungalower’s limited-edition Orlando coloring books are back! The coloring book, which is illustrated by local artist Jen Jedlicka, is now being sold on The Bungalower after such popular demand.
Market on South, one of Orlando’s newest vegan restaurant/shared space, is home to many local vendors that sell beautifully crafted items. Urban Apothecary, one of the vendors, has an Etsy shop available full of lovely, earthy trinkets and jewelry, including this terrarium in a necklace gift. Not only is it a creative gift to give the environmentally conscious individual, you’re helping out a local business owner.
Market on South, one of Orlando’s newest vegan restaurant/shared space, is home to many local vendors that sell beautifully crafted items. Urban Apothecary, one of the vendors, has an Etsy shop available full of lovely, earthy trinkets and jewelry, including this terrarium in a necklace gift.
Located in Winter Park, this store went from being a stationery shop to now being home to beautiful homemade gift cards, invitations, iPhone cases, apparel, bags and totes, calendars, coaster sets, gift wrap, journals, pencils, and wallpaper. They are offering an assortment of greeting cards, post cards, wrapping sheets, gift bags and art prints specially designed for you to give to your special someone of Valentine’s Day.
Located in Winter Park, Rifle Paper Co. features beautiful gift cards, invitations, iPhone cases, apparel, bags and totes, calendars, coaster sets, gift wrap, journals, pencils, and wallpaper. They are offering an assortment of greeting cards, post cards, wrapping sheets, gift bags and art prints specially designed for you to give to your special someone of Valentine’s Day.
Pick up some vino at Quantum Leap Winery, a local gem and Florida's only sustainable wine producer. Oh, and it's really, really good wine!
Pick up some vino at Quantum Leap Winery, a local gem and Florida’s only sustainable wine producer. Oh, and it’s really, really good wine!
Chocolate dipped strawberries available at Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park
Chocolate dipped strawberries available at Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park
The popcorn at this Sanford spot is not only out of this world, but the story of the owners is too. Owners Heidi and Wiley Plummer decided to pursue their life-long dream of owning their own business, thus opening Kernel Cody's Popcorn Shoppe LLC in LeClaire, Iowa. They relocated to Florida and opened up a location in Downtown Sanford Florida. They tell their customers how President Obama visited their store back in Iowa, and they even have a photo of him at the store for proof. Talk about your popcorn having a presidential seal of approval!
Park Avenue Popcorn in Sanford sells savory and sweet popcorn that’s almost as good as the owners’ story. Heidi and Wiley Plummer decided to pursue their life-long dream of owning their own business, thus opening Kernel Cody’s Popcorn Shoppe in LeClaire, Iowa. They relocated to Florida and opened up a location in Downtown Sanford Florida. They tell their customers how President Obama visited their store back in Iowa, and they even have a photo of him at the store for proof. Talk about your popcorn having a presidential seal of approval!

Found in Local Orlando Stores

Beard accessories. Available at Cloak & Dapper, Orlando
Beard accessories. Available at Cloak & Dapper, Orlando
Make your own art with this 3-D puzzle kit from Porch Therapy // 99 MKT — at East End Market
Make your own art with this 3-D puzzle kit from Porch Therapy // 99 MKT  at East End Market
The “He Box” from 4 Rivers Smokehouse includes one gift-wrapped box filled with a half a pound of sliced brisket, half a pound of pulled pork, half a pound of sliced turkey, a bottle of their Signature BBQ Sauce and one bottle of their Hot BBQ Sauce. You can order this gift box online for pick up the day before Valentine’s Day.
The “He BBQ Box” from 4 Rivers Smokehouse includes a half a pound of sliced brisket, half a pound of pulled pork, half a pound of sliced turkey, a bottle of their Signature BBQ Sauce and one bottle of their Hot BBQ Sauce. You can order this gift box online for pick up the day before Valentine’s Day.

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