Coastal Carolina Christmas Gift Guide

We are so excited to celebrate a Coastal Carolina Christmas this year!  Supporting our favorite small businesses is one of the best things about the holiday season (and all year).  We've rounded up just a few of our favorites - and hope you will take the time to check them all out!  Many are hosting special sales and discounts for the holiday season, so be sure to grab those deals while you can.  Thank you for choosing to shop small!

Saltwater: Coastal Carolina

Our new coffee table book, Saltwater: Coastal Carolina captures the magic of the North Carolina coast, from the Outer Banks to the Cape Fear, to the Crystal Coast and Brunswick Islands. This coffee table book is the perfect gift for any beach lover!

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Printed Hues  

It's no secret that we LOVE Laura Lobdell - and are so honored to feature her gorgeous, coastal watercolor maps in our new book, Saltwater: Coastal Carolina.
Save 25% on her entire site through Tuesday, 11/28 with code JINGLESHELLS.  Laura has a wide selection of coastal watercolor maps & artwork, along with tea towels, ornaments, stickers, painted oyster shells and more!
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Sarah Jane Tart

We love Sarah's bright and happy style and the way she captures Coastal Carolina.  Shop her original works, prints and more on her website.

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Susan Richards Art

Susan is a talented artist that paints Coastal Carolina and other beautiful landscapes!  We love her line of prints and products.

Shop online at

Save 40% off prints with code PRINTS40


Small Biz for Kids (Children's Book)

I’m a CHARACTER in a CHILDREN’S BOOK. Life goal = achieved.

Join Faith Flippers (!!!) and all her animal friends (inspired by real business owners) for a super sweet story introducing kids to the world of entrepreneurship. Small Biz for Kids is the perfect addition to your little’s library and a WONDERFUL holiday gift!! 

Grab your hardcover copy today at or paperback on Amazon. Congratulations to my incredibly talented friend, Annie Franceschi, on the launch of her THIRD book!! She did all the illustrations herself, too!


We are also loving these children's books by Big Ole Day, Port City Book Club and All She Wrote Notes!

The North Carolina Bucket List

The perfect book for locals and visitors alike!  We love this handy little NC guide from our friends at NC Tripping.

Outer Banks Candle Company

Outer Banks Candle Company has been one of our favorites for years!  In fact, we even partnered with them for their Artist Collection.  Our favorite fragrances are Pineapple Mint, Seagrass, Driftwood Vanilla and Pumpkin Almond Biscotti.  They have exclusive deals through Cyber Monday, so act fast!

A few of our other favorite candle companies include:

Shark Bite Jewelry

Handcrafted coastal-inspired jewelry, made in Wilmington, NC!  Wearing my shark tooth necklace from Shark Bite Jewelry makes me so happy.

Shop the jewelry collection at

Made in NC

Banks & Beach

Beautiful, curated gift boxes with a personal touch.  We love everything about Banks & Beach!  Choose from their gift box selections or create your own with goodies from their marketplace.

What small businesses will you be supporting this holiday season?  Feel free to list them in the comments!  

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