This piece was originally published in the Winter 2016-2017 issue of Our Jackson Home: The Magazine.
We've got the perfect selection of local gifts that will cover everyone on your list. Check out details below.
Hub City Love "Hang Out" Industrial Hanger | $70
First impressions are important. Invite your guest to hang a jacket or bag and stay awhile! Jackson native Trista Havner combines reclaimed barn wood and industrial hooks from a fellow local maker to make an object of utility something glamorous. | Available on Etsy, through the Hub City Love Facebook page, and at the Yuletide Pop-Up Shop.
Small Town Big Sound STBS III Album | $10
A growing West Tennessee musician collective, Small Town Big Sound is proud to release their third album featuring ten original songs highlighting the talents of nearly fifty songwriters, instrumentalists, and vocalists from the area. | Available online.
Alexandra Lauren Interior Design Pleated Stocking | $25
Local interior designer Alexandra Lauren Powell is eager to get your home ready for the holidays with her new line of handmade stockings. These snowy linen creations will add the perfect sprinkle of sophistication when you deck the halls. | Available online and at the Carriage House Antique Market.
Vineyard’s Gifts Ella B. Candles | $27
With a plethora of goodies for your Christmas cottage, Vineyard’s has the perfect thing for your Jackson neighbors. Named after some of our city’s most famous landmarks, these Ella B. Candles will fill your home with beautifully concocted scents and a good dose of nostalgia. | Available in-store.
Inkwell’s Press Pop-Character Journals (Set of 3) | $20
Local printmaking/bookbinding husband-wife team Ryan and Elyzabeth Pflasterer love collaboration, and these illustrations by Justin Morales are no exception. Give these colorful handmade journals featuring TV characters from Charlie Chaplin to Spiderman to your favorite movie lover. | Available online and at the Yuletide Pop-Up Shop.
WestWood Roastery 16 oz. Whole Bean Coffee | $15
Local coffee roaster Ryan Spencer is dedicated to bringing you a high-quality cup of joe, and while you won’t see him at the Farmers’ Market till the spring, your favorite blends are still available for delivery online. His monthly subscription services are perfect for the java junkie in your life. | Available online.
Megan Peden Pottery Porcelain Mug | $30
Enjoy the beauty and authenticity of a porcelain mug by local ceramicist Megan Peden. Plus it’s dishwasher and microwave safe! Find more of her work at the WestWood Roastery booth at the Farmers’ Market this spring. | Available online through the Megan Peden Pottery Facebook page, at the Union University Christmas Pottery Sale, and at the Yuletide Pop-Up Shop.
Our Jackson Home 8″ × 10″ Jackson Map Print | $14
Sure, we’ve got new apparel for the winter, but we’re most excited about these precious illustrated maps our intern Anna Guthrie has created! It’s ideal for Jackson natives, newbies, and far-away friends. | Available online, at theCO, and at the Yuletide Pop-Up Shop.
Garner Blue Silk Neckerchief | $36
Local textile designer Lisa Garner is going on three years of experimenting with all things indigo, but her recent discovery of a laser-cut stencil resist method might be her favorite so far. This silk neckerchief is just the splash of blue you need for winter and summer wardrobes alike. | Available online and at the Yuletide Pop-Up Shop.
Fern & Ivy Dip-Dyed Vintage Flannel | $19
Antique-loving duo Teresa Beavers and Dawn Carlton love to bring new life to old favorites. Try one of their cozy dip-dyed vintage flannels just in time for the winter chill, and don’t miss their succulents, decor, and jewelry. | Available online through the Fern & Ivy Antiques Farmhouse Shop Up Facebook page and at the Carriage House Antique Market.
Originally from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Katie Howerton moved to Jackson in 2011 to study Graphic Design and Drawing at Union University. She discovered Our Jackson Home in January 2015 and used it as a guinea pig for her senior design project, creating the first issue of Our Jackson Home: The Magazine. After graduating she was given leadership over Our Jackson Home at theCO, where she now runs the blog, designs the magazine, and coordinates events. She and her husband Jordan live in Midtown and are active members of City Fellowship Baptist Church.
Photography by Katie Howerton.