For the Home

✨ Looking for the perfect, seasonal gift for any home? We’ve got you covered!
These cozy, holiday finds will bring the magic of Christmas! Made & curated in SOMD. ✨
SOMD Holiday Gift Guide

Thanks for checking out our For the Home Gift List! We are celebrating our 1st Annual SOMD Holiday Gift Guide with Chrissy’s Gift Guide Giveaways! You could win $600+ of local gift picks from Custom Christmas Cookies, to Wine Tastings, to Holiday Gift Sets, and much more. Check out the Facebook Event HERE for details. Enter as many times as you like by sharing & buying local!

Don’t forget to check out our other gift lists: Sugar & Spice, Local Experiences, To Wear & Self Care, Stocking Stuffers, and our HOT 10 Gift List ~ featuring the hottest 10 gifts in all of Southern Maryland!

The “SOMD Holiday Gift Guide” is an invite-only list that includes paid ads and product/service donations from local businesses and entrepreneurs. All products and services are sought out exclusively by me to bring more quality, local gift ideas to the people of Southern Maryland.


* FEATURED HOT 10 GIFT *
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Holiday Scent Gift Set- $40

Chesapeake Creek Candles

Gift the warmth & glow of Christmas with this beautiful, holiday set! With scents like Frasier Fir, Christmas Cookie, and Cranberry Woods, you’re sure to find a scent that everyone will love. Set includes one medium hand-poured soy wax candle, two soy wax melt bars, one room spray, and a glass bottle of decorative matches. This set comes packaged and ready to place under the Christmas tree!

Available for Purchase HERE.

Deadline: Order by December 13th to receive before Christmas.

Looking to shop for more Chesapeake Creek Candles goods? Stop by the Fall Craft Show (Hollywood VFD) on Nov. 21st, the Holiday Maker’s Market (AnnMarie Garden) on Dec. 4th, and Kris Kringle Christmas Market (Charles County Fairgrounds) on Dec. 10th-12th. Shop anytime at www.chesapeakecreekcandles.com.


* FEATURED HOT 10 GIFT *
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Alpaca Blankets – $120+

Briar Branch Alpaca Boutique

These beautiful throws make the coziest gift this holiday season: perfect to layer on your bed, your sofa, or your favorite chair. Each blanket has a pretty fringe detail and the warmth & durability of alpaca fleece. Alpaca Blankets are available in different colors, styles, and weights.

Alpaca fleece is one of the most comfortable fibers. It is hypoallergenic, waterproof, lightweight, breathable, warm, and oh so soft!

Available for Purchase HERE.

Looking to shop for more Briar Branch Alpaca goods? Stop by the Fall Craft Show (Hollywood VFD) on Nov. 21st, the Small Business Saturday Event (Briar Branch) on Nov. 27th, the Fredericksburg Holiday Show on Dec,. 3rd-5th, the Christmas Vendor Show (Briar Branch) on Dec. 11th-12th and the Briar Branch Alpaca Boutique at 39590 Sunnyside Road in Clements, MD (Fridays & Saturdays from 9am-5pm or by appointment). Shop anytime at www.briarbranchalpacas.com.


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“Cookies for Santa & Treats for Reindeer” Pottery Set – $40+

Delaney Designs Pottery

Get ready for Santa with this handmade, Christmas Mug and Plate Set! These pottery pieces are handmade with non-toxic clay and food-safe glazes. The Christmas Plate reads “Cookies for Santa” and “Treats for Reindeer” along the edge. A beautiful, blue snowflake is pressed in the bottom of the Christmas Mug. This pottery set is $40.

A DIY Cookie Set from Bulrushes Café is available to add to your purchase! Cookie Set comes with 12 cookies, 3 rolls of icing, and 3 types of sprinkles. Pottery Set & Cookie Set is $68 total.

How to Purchase: Stop by Bulrushes Café at 134 Central Square Drive in Prince Frederick.

Deadline: For Santa Pottery pieces, order by November 30th. For DIY Cookie Sets, order by December 15th & pick-up by December 23rd.

Looking for more Delaney Designs goods? Stop by retail locations: Omi Creations and Workshop (Hollywood, MD) or Bulrushes Café (Prince Frederick). Check out her latest work at www.delaneydesignspottery.com.


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Pre-Made Wood Signs – $73+

Board & Brush – Leonardtown

Unable to attend a DIY Workshop? No problem! Board & Brush offers a wide variety of premade signs, boxes, trays, porch signs & more for all of gifting and decorating needs. Choose your project, request your personalizations, and select your pick-up time. It’s that easy to gift a personal & one-of-a-kind gift for everyone on your list.

Available for Purchase HERE.

Looking for more Board & Brush goods? Check out their storefront at 41665 Fenwick Street in Leonardtown. Shop anytime at www.boardandbrush.com/leonardtown/shop/.


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Knit & Crochet Home Decor – $7.95+

10-4 Check

How pretty are these cozy, knit home decor pieces?! These gorgeous handknitted pieces make such a personalized and thoughtful gift this holiday season! On the left, these Mason Jar Cozies are perfect seasonally or year round! Pick a classic color & tag, then add fresh-cut, silk, or dried flowers to celebrate each season. You could even tie a coordinating bow to pull a theme together. It makes the perfect centerpiece for any table! Mason Jar Cozies come with glass mason jar and cozy (flowers and ribbon are not included).

On the right, we have Plant & Mug Rugs! These beauties make a stylish coaster & are perfect for mugs, plants and more. Below those, we have handy Towel Rings. These are a great little accent pieces that they keep your kitchen towel within reach, especially during meal prep. Mug Rugs, Plant Rugs & Towel Rings can be made in just about any size and color to match any home or decor.

Available for Purchase HERE or stop by 10-4 Check retail spots at Shepherd’s Old Field Market, Keepin’ It Local, and Dream BIG Boutique.

Deadline: Order before November 30th for to receive before Christmas.

Looking for more 10-4 Check goods? Check out retail spaces at Shepherd’s Old Field Market in Leonardtown, Keepin’ It Local in Morganza, and Dream BIG Boutique in La Plata. Shop anytime at www.104check.com.


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Custom Stocking & Gift Tags – $10

Rustic Beginnings

Bring a little something special to your stockings and gifts this year! These custom wooden tags are personalized, laser-engraved and hand-painted.

Stocking Tags Available for Purchase HERE & Gift Tags Available for Purchase HERE.

Deadline: Order by November 30th for Christmas delivery.

Looking for more Rustic Beginnings goods? Check out their shop at Shepherd’s Old Field Market in Leonardtown, their section at Rust & Grain in Charlotte Hall on monthly Market Days and their Etsy Shop here.


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Local Christmas Plants – $9+

Hills Bayside Plant Boutique

Bring home the magic of Christmas with vibrant, live plants! Here’s a few seasonal picks available now: Mini Poinsettias, Frosty Ferns, Christmas Cactus, Mini Hollys, Winterberry Plants, Rosemary Bushes and many more! Hills Bayside carries a wide variety of indoor and outdoor plants, from classics to ultra rare!

How to Order: Stop by the boutique at 5105 Saint Leonard Road in Saint Leonard.

Looking for more Hills Bayside Plant goods? Shop anytime at www.HillsBayside.com.


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Hand-Poured Candles – $7-25

Chesapeake Creek Candles

These locally made candles are crafted and poured in small batches. With seasonal scents like Frasier Fir or Mistletoe, to clean scents like Lemon Verbena or Sea Salt & Orchid, and bakery scents like Apple Pie or Coffee & Cream, you’ll find the perfect scent for anyone on your list! Candles are made with natural soy wax, paper & cotton wicks, and fragrance oils. Available in Mini (4 oz.), Medium (8 oz.), and Large (16 oz.).

Available for Purchase HERE.

Deadline: Order by December 13th to receive before Christmas.

Looking to shop for more Chesapeake Creek Candles goods? Stop by the Fall Craft Show (Hollywood VFD) on Nov. 21st, the Holiday Maker’s Market (AnnMarie Garden) on Dec. 4th, and Kris Kringle Christmas Market (Charles County Fairgrounds) on Dec. 10th-12th. Shop anytime at www.chesapeakecreekcandles.com.


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Custom-Made Mugs & Pottery Pieces – $25+

Delaney Designs Pottery

Looking for the perfect, custom pottery piece to gift this Christmas? Delaney has tons of products to choose from, like: Mugs, Soup/Chili Bowls, Chip & Dip Sets, Oyster Plates, Shrimp Cocktail Sets and more! These pottery pieces are handmade with non-toxic clay and food-safe glazes. Reach out & make your pottery gift idea become reality. Not sure what to pick? Gift certificates are available too!

How to Purchase: Email [email protected] to get started.

Deadline: Submit custom orders by November 30th. Item Pick-Up & Gift Certificates available at Bulrushes Café in Prince Frederick.

Looking for more Delaney Designs goods? Stop by retail locations: Omi Creations and Workshop (Hollywood, MD) or Bulrushes Café (Prince Frederick). Check out her latest work at www.delaneydesignspottery.com.


SOMD Living by Chrissy is honored to bring you this exclusive, holiday gift guide to make it easier than every to shop local & gift local this Christmas. Thank you for supporting local businesses & artisans this holiday season!

Don’t forget to check out all of our gift lists: Sugar & Spice, Local Experiences, To Wear & Self Care, For the Home, Stocking Stuffers, and our HOT 10 Gift List ~ featuring the hottest 10 gifts in all of Southern Maryland!

We are celebrating our 1st Annual SOMD Holiday Gift Guide with Chrissy’s Gift Guide Giveaways! You could win $600+ of local gift picks from Custom Christmas Cookies, to Wine Tastings, to Holiday Gift Sets, and much more. Check out the Facebook Event HERE for details. Enter as many times as you like by sharing & buying local!

The “SOMD Holiday Gift Guide” is an invite-only list that includes paid ads and product/service donations from local businesses and entrepreneurs. All products and services are sought out exclusively by me to bring more quality, local gift ideas to the people of Southern Maryland.