Gift Guide 2011: Last Minute Gift Guide

Photos by Matt Wong


1. Vegetable calendar by Little Canoe. $28.50 at Mag-Big, 3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 236-6120, 

2. Portland poster by Ed Juan. $45 at Tender Loving Empire, 412 SW 10th Ave., 243-5859, 

3. Letterpress-printed “Portland, Oregon” holiday cards by Beth Kerschen. $20 for a set of six at 

4. Wolf journal by Little Lark. $15 at 

5. Letterpress-printed recipe cards by Egg Press. $12 for a set of six at

6. Scout Books Composition rainbow pack by Pinball Publishing. $24.95 at 


1. Robots hand-painted on dominoes by Portland artist Gary Hirsch. Every one is unique. $12 each at Tilde, 7919 SE 13th Ave., 234-9600,; Knack, 7824 SW 35th Ave., 244-1614,; and 

2. StillLife Wood Set, cast in porcelain by Klein Reid. $298 at Woonwinkel, 935 SW Washington St., 334-2088, 

3. Hand-thrown rope bird feeder by Pigeon Toe Ceramics. $72 at Pigeon Toe, 727 SE Morrison St., 709–5479,

4. Limited-edition mug set, created by Arik Roper for Stumptown Coffee Roasters. $100 (set of four in a wooden case) at any Stumptown cafe or at 

5. “Knucklehead” bottle opener made from steel scrap by Portland design firm Quartertwenty. $28 at Tilde, 7919 SE 13th Ave., 234-9600, or 

6. Izola "Apothecary" ceramic soap dish. $18 at Noun, 3300 SE Belmont St., 235-0078,


Lathe-turned espresso tampers
salvage-wood pour-over stand
79 SE Taylor St., 784-3464,

2. Slingshot made from recycled skateboards by Portlander Jason Greene. $24 at Spielwerk, 3808 N Williams Ave., 282-2233,; or Tender Loving Empire, 412 SW 10th Ave., 243-5859, 

3. Custom cribbage board by Milwaukie's Roger H. Hodge II, who drills and burns found objects with personalized designs. $15-$250+ at Cloud Cap Games, 1226 SE Lexington St., 505-9344, 

4. Oregon myrtlewood cutting board from CoastRange WoodWorks. $38.50 at ZimZim, 2805 SE Ankeny St., 236-7178, 

5. “Love” necklace made from recycled skateboards by MapleXO. $36 at Redux, 811 E Burnside St., 231-7336, 

6. Wooden belt buckles by Portland designer Frawn, $40, and wooden earrings by Portland's Green Tree Jewelry, $15, at Radish Underground, 414 SW 10th Ave., 928-6435,


Hand-blown reliquary jar with coyote ribs
$285 at Paxton Gate,
N Mississippi Ave., 719-4508

2. "Isilde" laminate tray by the French studio ibride. $88 at Flora, 917 SW Washington St., 227-0586,

3. Pussy willow and sterling chain earrings by Portlander Stephanie Simek. $125 at Redux, 811 E Burnside St., 231-7336, 

4. “Handsoap” made from baby doll-part molds by Foliage. $16 for a bag of eight at Redux. 

5. Kaweco fountain pens. $28 each at the Woodlands, 413 SW 13th Ave., 922-1797,

6. Ink blot tea towel by Pigeon Toe Ceramics. $26 at Pigeon Toe, 727 SE Morrison St., 709–5479,


Fox scarf by Nilina Mason-Campbell. $38 at ZimZim, 2805 SE Ankeny St., 236-7178, 

2. Bigfoot tea towel. $15 at Aster & Bee, 4819 SE Division St., 236-8537, 

3. Dinosaur hat by Bons Enfants. Skunk, bear and mouse designs are also available. $20-$28 at Local Goods, 2136 E Burnside St., 548-4390, as well as Mag-Big, Mississippi Treehouse, Milagros, Piccolina and Polliwog.

4. Arrow fold-over canvas tote by Zanna Printed Textiles. $138 at Mag-Big, 3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 236-6120, 

5. Recycled felt play food (“meat” and “pigs in a blanket with Tater Tots”) by Pickle Things. $18-$20 per set at Black Wagon, 3964 N Mississippi Ave., 916-0000, 

6. Wool baby bunny slippers by Shawna McKeown. $65 at Oui Presse, 1740 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 384-2160,


Ferns’ Edge Goat Dairy Mt. Zion.
$23.90/lb. at Cheese Bar, 6031 SE Belmont St., 222-6014,

2. Rivers Edge Sunset Bay Chèvre. Bloomy-rind goat-milk cheese with a stripe of Spanish paprika. $44.90/lb. at Cheese Bar.

3. Willamette Valley Cheese Co. Brindisi Fontina Italian-style aged cow-milk cheese. $21.90/lb. at Cheese Bar. 

4. Tumalo Farms Jewell. Bloomy-rind cow- and goat-milk cheese. $23.90/lb. at Cheese Bar.

5. Juniper Grove Bûche. Mold-ripened goat-cheese log. $9.50 each at Cheese Bar.

6. Rogue Creamery Rogue River Blue. Raw cow's milk blue cheese wrapped in Syrah grape leaves. $39.90/lb. at Cheese Bar.


New Deal Coffee
Liqueur, made with Guatemalan beans roasted by Water Avenue Coffee. $23.95 for 375 ml. 

2. Sub Rosa Saffron Vodka, flavored with cumin, coriander and, of course, saffron. $29.95 for 750 ml.

3. Clear Creek Loganberry Liqueur, made by macerating loganberries—a hybrid of raspberry and blackberry—in fruit brandy. $22.45 for 375 ml.

4. Temperance Trader straight bourbon whiskey, a 5-year-old, 35-percent rye bourbon selected and bottled (but not distilled) by Portland's Bull Run Distilling Co. $29.95 for 750 ml.

5. Stone Barn Brandyworks Cranberry Liqueur, a tart infusion of brandy and Oregon cranberries. $25 for 375 ml.

6. Holiday Spiced Liqueur, silver rum infused with clove, cinnamon, cardamom, mace and allspice by Deco Distilling. $16 for 375 ml.

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