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Buying on a Budget: Georgetown Holiday Gift Guide

A Little Goes a Long Way

Cheeky face masks, holiday cards, historic candles, hot sauce from your favorite taco place, and more gifts that won’t break the bank.

Cotton Face Mask, LiLi the First

Cover your pretty face with a creative, breathable washable mask. Who said we can’t be healthy AND stylish?? Limited collection.

Price: $25

Tea and Holiday Cards, Just Paper & Tea

Tea paraphernalia (infusers, timers, tea bags), plus boxed holiday cards.

Price: Under $25

Dumbarton House Candle, Dumbarton House

Candles made for Dumbarton House by local candle company Lita + Ro based on historic scents from the museum and grounds. Available scents include Spring Magnolia, Cedar and White Tea, Lavender and Garden Mint, and Cardamom Apple. The candles are available in our online gift shop and in the Visitors Center of the museum, which is open from 10-3 Friday-Sunday.

Price: $20

Clean My Lens Kit, Warby Parker

Dirty and foggy lenses are the worst. Luckily, our Clean My Lenses Kit fixes both of those issues. It comes with anti-fog spray, a microfiber cloth, and a microfiber lens pouch – which doubles as a cleaning cloth. Smart!

Price: $15

Bakery Favorites Gift Box, Dog Tag Bakery

Includes 1 blondie, 1 brownie, 2 cookies, 1 macaroon packaged in a white gift box with ribbon – all from a local bakery that supports wounded veterans and their families.

Price: $20

Falafel Gift Card, Taim

Taiim means tasty in Hebrew, and that’s really all you need to know. Our gift cards are available for purchase in store or over the phone.

Les Blaques French Wine, Bacchus Wine Cellar

A gorgeous French wine from our friends at Domaine Berane! Their crowd pleasing ‘Les Blaques’, is a seasonally-appropriate blend of Syrah and Grenache. This boutique red makes a perfect gift for anyone on your list.

Price: Under $25

Grey Candles, Moss & Co.

Pair of grey candles wrapped with beautiful grey ribbon. Call (202) 338-7410 or shop in-store.

Price: $10

The District of Columbia Face Mask, MAJOR

Represent our home city with a pride in MAJOR The District of Columbia Cotton Face Mask. This 2-ply cotton mask is a perfect way to make sure you are in compliance of face covering requirements, while showing off your commitment to The District of Columbia.

Price: Starting at $20

Carrot Habanero Pepper Sauce, Chaia

Chaia’s go-to stocking stuffer is a bottle of our Carrot Habanero Pepper Sauce. Made with amor, this hot sauce is the perfect balance of flavor and heat.

Price: $6 each

AO Masks, Alice + Olivia

Let’s #MaskTogether and show support for those combatting this crisis on the front lines. In purchasing this mask, you are helping No Kid Hungry feed the millions of children in the US who do not have access to the food they depend on during this crisis and its aftermath. $1 from every mask sold will be donated to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign. $1 can provide up to 10 meals to children in need. Meal equivalency varies during COVID-19 relief. Learn more at NoKidHungry.org/OneDollar.

Price: $12.95

Rose Antique Face Mask, Jaryam

There’s a theme this year… Add to your collection with this beautiful blush-colored cotton non-surgical face mask.

Price: $19.50

Handmade Butter & Cheese Knives, St Michaels Woodworking

Handmade butter and cheese knives made passionately in our own local woodshop. The solid knives are made by our craftsmen from indigenous hard maple, cherry and black walnut. Limited quantities available.

Price: Cheese knives $25 each or 2 for $45; Butter knives $15. Buy a Cheese and Butter Knife set for $35.

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