Maker Shopping Guide
Supporting local makers has never been easier! Enjoy this shopping guide filled with makers' products ranging from delicious treats for date night to accessories for your favorite pet to gorgeous pieces of art that can be enjoyed in your home. You're bound to find something you love and in the process, you're supporting local makers allowing them do do what they love.
Eats + Drinks
3Be Meats is ready for all of your holiday cooking needs! They have ham, both regular and smokey turkey, prime ribs, meat and cheese trays, and more ready to find your kitchen table for one gigantic, delicious feast. Available in Bismarck.
A Touch of Honey
A Touch of Honey is a beekeeping family involved in all aspects of the beekeeping life. Together they have several products ranging from lotions and lip balms to liquid and creamed honeys. If you want something sweet for your family, this is it. Available online.
bird dog brewing
Bird Dog Brewing has a variety of fine craft beer options made locally in ND including: Brown ale, IPA, Stout, Amber, Porter, and more. You can find their beers locally in Bismarck or you can purchase a keg for celebrations and events as well.
Bread Poets is a retail bakery specializing in fresh, stone-ground whole wheat bread products. From their famous cinnamon logs to their delicious sonnet sandwiches, you'll find something for any family meal of all occasions. Available in Bismarck.
What began as a hobby has gone full-speed at Buffalo Commons Brewing Co. Buffalo Commons is proud to provide you with a taste of the Midwest, so make sure to grab a pint or a growler for your friends and family. Available in Mandan.
colorado jack popcorn
Colorado Jack is owned by fourth generation ND farmers, and is popped, flavored, and packaged in state! They have delicious flavors like caramel, white cheddar, white cheddar, and jalapeno, sea salt and more. Available online.
Dakota Nuts-N-Candy has everything you could want for a tasty snack this holiday season. From your classics, to your savory and sweet, you'll find something to surprise your family with. Stop by today to find something your new favorite snack. Available in Bismarck.
drekker brewing co.
Drekker Brewing Co. started with four regular guys who loved great beer, and together they've created craft beer for our inner viking. In addition to their brews, they have apparel, hats, patches, and more. Available online and in Fargo.
EAT Thai Restaurant
Craving some Thai Food, but don't know where to go? EAT is the perfect choice to treat your thai-loving friends and family with some authentic, delicious food. Plus, you can get it to-go a their red food truck! Gift cards available in Bismarck.
fargo brewing company
Fargo Brewing Company opened their doors in 2013 and is already known for their delicious craft beer in over 1,000 locations across the region. They also offer tours of their brewery that are highly recommended. Available in most ND cities.
If you're apart of a pizza-loving family, this place is for you! Fireflour is a neapolitan pizzeria & craft coffee bar that creates unique pizzas in their wood fired oven, perfected to a tee. You'll also fall in love with their gelato! Gift cards available in Bismarck.
junkyard brewing co.
Junkyard Brewing Co. is a small, nano-brewery in Moorhead (shhh, don't tell) and currently has ten different taps available in their taproom. But go quick, before they run out! Available in Moorhead.
laughing sun brewing co.
Laughing Sun opened in 2012 with the mission of not only creating a great beer, but also making a space for community to feel invited and welcome. They have several great beers on tap from their local brewhouse. Available in Bismarck.
Mighty Missouri Coffee co.
Mighty Mo was started in 2014 with their local coffee roaster, and since has opened up two local coffee shops as well. They have a variety of merch and several unique coffee flavors, that any coffee fanatic is sure to enjoy. Available online and in Bismarck.
Noodlezip recently opened up this summer in downtown Bismarck and is already a local favorite for all ages. Noodlezip specialize in authentic Asian cuisine, and has an intimate, modern restaurant you'll love. Available in Bismarck.
Off The Deck Hot Sauce
You know that friend that loves their hot sauce? Then this is your gift! Off The Deck Hot Sauce is a homemade, fermented, whole food sauce that makes everything better. They have three flavors you won't be able to turn down. Available in Bismarck and Fargo shops.
Peacock Alley is a classic stop for anyone looking for great, local food in the heart of downtown. They've won several awards, and have a menu for nearly every part of the day, perfect for family gatherings. Gift cards available in Bismarck.
Pinch & Pour
Pinch & Pour has a variety of artisan cheeses, premium oils and balsamic, olives, spices, and more! If you need a delicious meat and cheese tray for your holiday party or want to find a great gift for your favorite cook, this place is for you. Available online, Fargo, and Bismarck.
Proof artisan distillers
Proof Artisan Distillers are distillers and purveyors of fine whiskey, vodka and gin. They're nationally awarded and have a full tapa menu for Thursday through Saturdays. You won't want to miss out on this one! Available in Fargo.
rhombus guys brewing co.
Rhombus Guys Brewing Co. is local to Grand Forks and currently has eleven different beer selections in addition to a full food menu of apps and entres (wowza). Together, you'll find a dynamic duo! Available in Grand Forks.
souris river brewing co.
The Souris River Brewing Co. is local to ND and has a wide selection of beers for any taste. They also have a full-service food menu created from locally-sourced food. Students and Military also receive 5% off! Available in Minot.
Sweet Treats is a cupcake bar and bakery that creates delicious cupcakes with several flavors, yummy toppings, and frosting selections. Purchase a single cupcake on a whim or as a full order for an event! Available in Bismarck.
Terra Nomad is a unique cafe and concept store known for their deliciously crafted meals, savory coffee, and sweet pastries. They also have apparel and various accessories in the back of the store, perfect for gifts! Gift cards available in Bismarck.
twenty below coffee co.
Twenty Below is centered around developing meaningful relationships and to provide the highest quality coffee. Their locally made roast is to die for! Twenty Below also has free shipping for orders over $50. Available online and in Fargo.
vintner's cellar winery
Introducing Bismarck's very own local wine! You can make your own customized batch or order online and have them arrive directly to your door. There's a wine flavor you're sure to love. Available online and in Bismarck.
williston brewing co.
Williston Brewing Co. is Williston's largest restaurant with over forty beers on tap, and the largest wine selection in the state. They're also super family-friendly. Available in Williston.
young blood coffee co.
Young Blood is a minimalist, urban coffee shop with high-quality coffee selections. They're also known for their locally made toast that's sure to knock your socks off! Believe it or not, this toast is definitely worth gift-giving. Available in Fargo.
Apparel + Accesories
521 is a local studio that creates both handmade calligraphy and map pillows perfect for any gift or home. You'll find a fun phrase perfect for you! They also have beautiful druzzy earrings in all colors and shapes. Available online and in Fargo.
Aerow specializes in one-of-a-kind, handmade copper-and-gemstone jewelry. Our rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets are inspired by the natural world and allow you to carry a piece of the great outdoors with you wherever you go.
amy coreen jewelry
Amy Coreen has handmade versatile gold, rose gold, and druzy jewelry for all occasions. Wear her earrings featuring ND with local pride or choose a gorgeous, elegrant marble necklace for going out. Available online and in Fargo.
Badlands shaving company
Badlands Shaving Co has the perfect gift for any men in your life! They have a variety of handcrafted razors made from different woods, as well as complete shaving sets. Available online and in Mandan.
Bison Booties is a best-seller with a huge variety of booties for little kids of all ages. The booties are wonderful for keeping busy feet warm and cozy. Plus, they have other items for babies, too. Available online and in Bismarck.
Chell's Chic Creations
Chell's Chic Creations is custom made jewelry for women with a love of life, sense of humor and free spirit! Their earrings range in a variety of textures, colors, and shapes for any style and age. Available online and in Bismarck.
Crabapple Floral is a studio dedicated to the art of floristry by creating unique and artistic floral arrangements. In their shop, they also have a variety of printed goods. We can't brag about them enough! Available in Bismarck.
Crafty Ninja has three different designs of their handcrafted kimonos ready to be worn and gifted! Choose between red stripes, pink floral, or black floral for a special lady in your life. Available online and in Fargo.
Know a fisherman? Crank Canvas is the best solution available for storing crank baits. They're a family-owned operation with a passion for fishing and the great outdoors, so they've made six different organizers to choose from for your needs. Available online.
DAK & CO
Dak & Co was created around the passion and pride for all things local, and has apparel items for both ladies as well as the gents! Spread your love for local by giving a gift from Dak & Co. You're family will love it. Available online and in Fargo.
Dog IDs specializes in dog collars that are both functional and stylistic. They have reflective & LED collars as well as ScruffTag collars and designer collars, perfect for any pet in your life. Available online and in Fargo.
Have a photographer in your life? Introducing the new Elliott Essentials Camera Strap System! The strap is fashionable, comfortable, weather proof, and everything a photographer dreams of for their camera strap. Available online.
The fancy dinosaur
The Fancy Dinosaur will help you create a welcoming and cozy first impression of your home with handmade modern wreaths and home decor. Perfect for your home, as a hostess gift, or housewarming present. Available online.
Fern Candle is a luxury soy candle company. Their products are created with 100% natural soy and are locally hand poured. Their scents range from Cinnamon Chai to Apple Maple Bourbon. Available online, and in Fargo and Bismarck.
Hello Lucy's has everything you'll need to surprise your sport-loving, beer-drinking friends and family. They have handmade coasters, coolers, and bottle openers, all decked out in your favorite local sports team. Available in Fargo.
Hello Luna creates personalized, decorative dog collars in a variety of colors, patterns, and styles! This gift is perfect for any dog lover or your favorite pup. Now they can walk around happy and in style! Available online and in Fargo.
JB Timbermen started in 2016. The founders, Brandon Loftis and Joseph Guches make wooden wallets and rings, both casual and formal, that are high quality and built to last perfect for the men in your life. Available in Bismarck.
KB Designs creates handmade decor ranging from mugs and coasters to pillows and apparel for all ages. You'll especially love her fun t-shirt phrases and local-pride NoDak t-shirt. (Plus, they have custom stationary for all you brides out there.) Available online.
kindling supply co
Kindling Supply Co. has all new, natural soy candles inspired by nature. Plus, 10% of their profits are given to local charities. You'll love their simplicity and the aroma they bring to a room. Available online.
Lost In Fargo
Lost in Fargo was founded in 2016 as a clothing brand with a mission to share the hidden beauty and experiences of the region surrounding Fargo. They have sweatshirts, tanks, t-shirts, stickers, you name it! Available online and in Fargo.
love always floral
Love Always Floral is a floral shop specializing in unexpected floral design for any special event, wedding or celebration. Surprise your family with a beautiful, artistic floral bouquet this holiday season! Available in Fargo.
Love, Melissa creates nationally-known hair accessories that make every woman feel confident and beautiful. They have hair combs, hair bands, and a ring case box in their shop. Available online, and in Bismarck, Fargo, and Minot.
Located in Watford City, Paisley’s Treasures offers craft and activity kits for kids of all ages! They make crafting super easy and engaging by including all necessary supplies in the package to complete an activity or create a craft.
The dynamic Pear'd team of two designs and sews material goods, drawing inspiration and functionality from the world around us. They have a variety of pieces from aprons, to totes, and pouches. Available online, and in Fargo and Bismarck.
PEARl art and design
Pearl Art and Design is known for their printable art and handmade baby and mama goods. They have several inspirational prints, but also pouches and bags for kids and all their toys! And, of course, bags for mom. Available online and in Jamestown.
poppy & pippa
Poppy & Pippa is a great place to pick up gifts for under $10. Know someone who misplaces their keys? If so, a key fob is is the perfect gift. They also have interchangeable badge reels to give some personality to your scrubs. Plus, they also love custom orders!
quiver full of children
Quiver Full of Children makes handmade, adorable apparel for newborns and toddlers. Whether a little boy or girl, there's several cute and comfortable selections to choose from. Time to spoil your kiddos! Available online.
Taea Made created by Emily Brooks is known for their custom embroidered goods, primarily their decorative pillows. Have an idea for a customized gift? Get a quote on a special project today. Available online, and in Fargo and Bismarck.
tori Dany designs
Tori Dany Designs creates both custom apparel and every day pieces found in her online boutique. From handmade pieces to other brands, you can be sure to find something that makes you feel gorgeous in your own skin. Avaiable online and in Minot.
Unglued is a modern handmade gift shop that features over 300 local and regional makers. Several of the makers and products mentioned throughout this gift guide are located in their adorable store downtown. Available in Fargo.
Prints + Fine Art
62 Doors gallery
62 Doors Gallery is a rented studio that works collaboratively to put together themed gallery exhibitions featuring art from local and regional artists, with receptions that are open to the public. Checkout their local artists. Available in Minot.
Autumn Graham Design
Autumn Graham offers custom designs in various forms including hand-lettered chalkboards, wedding invitations, ornaments, and more! Contact her today to create a custom gift for someone special this year. Available online and in Bismarck.
Local designer and illustrator, Ben Brick, has created the Tales of the Grove illustrated book seriries with a dynamic story for all ages. Brick also has custom designed axes for any adventure. Don't miss out! Available online.
The Capital Gallery is centered around celebrating history, art, and culture by featuring local artists' work in their gallery exhibit. They currently feature eight different artists, all of which have work for sale. Available in Bismarck.
Catie miller ceramics
Catie Miller creates ceramics with colorful drawings and whimsical designs, perfect for your eclectic style home. She currently has mugs, platters, wall art, and centerpieces for sale. Get yours today! Available online and in Fargo.
Cho. be. art and design
Cho. Be. Art and Design has a ton of snarky cards, fine art prints, and more perfect for your snarky family members and friends. Custom designed and ready to go! Available online and in Fargo.
ecce art gallery
A focal point for exhibition of local and regional artists, Ecce serves as a springboard for emerging talent and a respected destination for established artists. They house two galleries with monthly-rotating exhibits. Available in Fargo.
erika gallaway art
Erika is a local artist that makes custom canvases of all shapes and sizes! If you have a custom idea in mind, contact her today and she'll help you create a personalized gift for anyone in the family. Available in Bismarck.
fARGO MEAN MUGGIN
Fargo Mean Muggin is the moniker for all things ceramic by Gabe and Kristen Rheault. They believe you should start your morning off with a mean mug! They have several different colors and styles for anyone special in your life. Available online and in Fargo.
Fermie Studios has a large variety of handmade ceramic art pieces as well as customized furniture. From mugs to decorate lighting fixtures, you'll find something truly unique to gift this year. Check it our for yourself! Available online and in Fargo.
jenny sue inc
Jenny Sue is a ceramic artist that makes custom holiday ornaments personal to you and your family. It could be a common Midwestern phrase, your city location, or something completely new and quirky. Available online and in Fargo.
kaija lea portraits
Looking to get a custom family portrait that stands out? This is your gal! Kaija creates custom illustrations for cards, including your adorable pets! Contact her soon if you're looking for holiday cards. Available online and in Fargo.
Kimberly is from Bismarck and now studies fine art at MCAD in Minneapolis. Her stunning oil paintings are abstract and playful in color making the perfect masterpiece for any of your art-loving family or friends.
little ditty signs
If you're a mom, you'll love these signs created by Little Ditty Signs! Little Ditty makes quirky little signs with love from a twin momma as well as bottle opener signs! They're sure to bring a smile to your face. Available online and in Fargo.
Loupine Design has a variety of prints for sale that range from water color pieces to photography. You'll find locally-known places in their printed pieces, but with a twist of bold, bright colors. Available online and in Bismarck.
Painter Nicole creates handcrafted art that's one of a kind. Her shop has oil paintings, water color prints, birdhouses, cards, and even DIY watercolor prints for kids! You'll love it. Available online and in Bismarck.
Postal Squirrel has handcrafted paper and folk art decorations perfect for the holiday season! Their products have a vintage feel and they offer custom paper creations that will amaze you. Available in Fargo and at holiday markets.
Shannon's art room
Shannon Wirrenga's Art Room offers a variety of faith-based art pieces such as oil paintings, illustrated children's books, inspiration cards, and more. She also offers customized hand-lettering. Available online and in Bismarck,
Snail mail designs
Snail Mail Designs is taking us back to the classics with print and paper. They have prints with various inspirational quotes, memory verse cards for kids, and an advent calendar countdown. Who wouldn't love a little snail mail? Available online and in Fargo.
Twigs believes that art work that can be worn, shown off, and played with. The feature several prints on bags, little kid clothing, pillows and more! Let me tell you, their custom kid clothes are to die for! Available online and in Fargo.
The Laughing Dog
The Laughing Dog provides a science-based, result-producing dog training that works, and focuses on helping people enjoy their dogs. They offer 1:1 training guidance and adventurous enrichment walks for our canine friends.
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