Unwrap the Unexpected: Georgetown Gift Guide

Georgetown: Home of the “Where’d you get that?” gift. Unique, funny, or surprising presents (chocolate mice and CBD patches?!) for the person who has everything (or your great-aunt Susie who you know absolutely nothing about).

Signature Chocolate Mice, L.A. Burdick Chocolates

Treat loved ones to holiday whimsy with L.A. Burdick’s Signature Chocolate Mice, created to spread smiles wherever they wander, enchanting children and adults alike. Never using molds, the Chocolate Mice are made individually by hand. Each takes 12 steps over three days to create.

Price: $38 – $58

Transdermal CBD Patches, Foxtrot

The variety four-pack of Fleur Marche’s transdermal patches, all with 20mg of CBD, is truly an AM to PM mood. This is serving us the full-body reset, staving off bad vibes while leaving us with nothing but good to help step up our libido, muscle recovery, sleep habits, and caffeine-free stamina boosts! All-natural, non-invasive, and for all moods.

Price: $22

Kamala Holiday Apron, Shop Made in DC

“Excuse me, I’m cooking.” Celebrate the holidays in the kitchen with a VP Kamala Apron!

Price: $45

Olive Wood Spreader, Duly Noted

Each spreader is hand-crafted in the ocean color way and is one-of-a-kind. Every original is created with decorative ArtResin, which is food safe nontoxic. These can be used every day for cutting, for special events with a cheese and charcuterie board, and as a piece of your kitchen decor when not in use.

Price: $20

Pottery Class, Hinckley Pottery

Give a series of pottery classes to someone special with a Hinckley Pottery gift card. Kids, teen, and adult classes are available. Students will get their hands in clay, meet interesting people and share the magic of turning mud into functional objects at this Georgetown studio.

Price: Varies


Geode Ornament, District Mineral

These beautiful ornaments can be gifted, used as holiday decor, or even kept as an everyday adornment for your sacred spaces. Featuring high-quality oco geode slices from Brazil, these ornaments are not your average decorations. They were cut and polished in the USA any a professional lapidary, and finished by hand with superior quality Italian ribbon customized for each geode slice. There are two sizes to choose from, but the actual pieces you will receive will be totally unique – from the colors, to the amount of druzy and exposed quartz, and the patterning. s

Price: $20 – $40

Teddy Slides in Solar Orange, MAJOR

When Jeremy Scott is involved, you know that anything is possible. The unexpected is just the starting point. Bringing his rebellious spirit to these Adidas slides, the classic sport style is reimagined as a plush teddy. Slip in. Get cozy. Stand out while you’re at it.

Price: $80

Single-Player Gift Cards, The Escape Game

Escape from 2021 with 20% off a single-player gift card for any adventure at The Escape Game. Buy your gift cards from Black Friday through Dec. 31, 2021 for the discount and they never expire.

Price: $27.99

New Year's Countdown Calendar, Bluemercury

This festive calendar contains everything you need for hydrated, glowing skin, and is a fun way to try new products and get excited about cult-favorite must-haves as you count down towards the New Year! Each set also contains a gift card to shop at bluemercury. One lucky winner will have a $1,000 card to shop.

Price: $125 (Value: $213)

Signature Bonbon Box, Petite Soeur

Petite Soeur’s 16-piece bonbon box features 16 of their stunning hand-painted bonbons. This box is the perfect special gift or ultimate indulgence. Flavor highlights include passion fruit, hazelnut, an almond butter and jelly featuring almond butter ganache and homemade strawberry jam in milk chocolate, and a s’more inspired variety made with vanilla marshmallow, graham cracker sablé, and salted dark chocolate ganache. Shipping available; designs and flavors will vary.

Price: $50

Throat Chakra Coin Bracelet, Gorjana

The throat chakra is the energy center of self-expression and communication. When this chakra is open we can easily express our ideas and thoughts. Give the unique gift of opening the throat chakra with this coin bracelet.

Price: $35

Lavender Sardines Drawer Scenters, Pillar & Post

These beautiful handmade lavender fish drawer scenters are made in Nottinghamshire with a mix of Liberty Tana Lawn fabric and silk dupioni and filled with fragrant French lavender. Each sardine has a button eye. Lavender has long been used to scent drawers and linen cupboards and is the traditional remedy to keep the moths at bay. It is also supposed to help you sleep. These make a wonderful holiday hostess present or for anyone who loves lavender. The drawer scenters come in a presentation box.

Price: $42 for box of 3

Kitten Snuggles, Crumbs & Whiskers

Kittens, cats, and coffee: Make someone’s dreams come true with a gift card for a 30-minute or 70-minute kitten experience at Georgetown’s cat cafe. The Insta-worthy space is filled with rescue cats and kittens who are looking for their forever homes. Play with them, cuddle with them, nap with them, do a photoshoot with them, and even adopt them!

Price: $20 – $35

Library of Misremembered Books, Bridge Street Books

The readers in your life know the comedy and tragedy of forgetting the name of a must-find book. Inspired by this torturous predicament, artist Marina Luz has created paintings of books based on the descriptions we use when we can’t remember their titles – mining Internet book-search forums for the quirky, vague, and often hilarious language we come up with in these moments. This volume collects dozens of these imaginary books into a library all their own: Titles like “Cat, Possibly Named Henry,” “It Was All a Dream,” or “Something-Something, Beverly Hills” inspire dreaming up their contents, often as entertaining as trying to guess the real book behind them. A celebration of book love unlike any other.

Price: $12

Tarot Card Readings by Phone, Mrs. Natalie

For the person in your life who wants to see into 2022, but also not leave the couch, give them a gift card for a Tarot card reading over the phone. Mrs. Natalie of Georgetown will use a deck of Tarot cards, and can focus on a specific area of someone’s life. Call 202-421-3410 for more information on gift cards.

Price: $50

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