Tuck a gift card into a canoe pencil case, $23, with pencils, $10, both from Fleurt (West Seattle, 4536 California Ave. SW; 206.937.1103; fleurtseattle.com). Everyone needs a place to jot down their deep thoughts: Compendium journals, $6.95, at Fireworks (multiple locations including Westlake Center, 400 Pine St.; 206.682.6462; fireworksgallery.net) are just the spot.
Thrill the kiddos with a stocking overflowing with sweet treats. Vanilla bean sugar cookies with vanilla royal icing by Seattle-based Flour De Lis (large cookies, $45/dozen, small cookies $24/two dozen; online orders only, at flourdeliscc.com).
Fill a small pouch with affirmational tokens or good luck charms. Leather pouch, $10, available at Guesthouse (Madison Park, 4110 E Madison St.; 206.462.1351; guesthouseseattle.com). Affirmation tokens, $3.95, from Capers (West Seattle, 4525 California Ave. SW; 206.932.0371; caperscapers.blogspot.com).
The Pebble, $18, by Material Good (makers of the Little Shirley vase) is perfectly sweet, especially when filled with a small bloom. Available at Fleurt.
Lip balm in old-school slider tins covered in a circa 1899 Seattle map or charming, illustrated animal friends, $5.50, from Laura Bee Designs (Ballard, 6418 20th Ave. NW; 206.789.4044; laurabeedesigns.com).
Light the winter darkness with affordable soy wax candles from Ballard-based Torch Illumination Co., $10, at Ludlow Home.