Your Burnaby Holiday Gift Guide

It’s shocking to think about, but Christmas is only a few weeks away. If you’re the type to do all your shopping right and early, congratulations. As the rest of us make our way through Metrotown on December 23rd, you’ll be home sipping some well-deserved eggnog!

And as the well-planned person that you are, we’re sure you’ll appreciate our handy gift guide of Burnaby vendors and artisans selling beautiful, thoughtful gifts everyone on your list will love.

Since 2016, this gem has represented dozens of local artisans, artisans, and food purveyors. According to their website, “Products featured include Fusion Mineral Paint, Iron Orchid Designs, ceramics, artisan arts, local foods, crafts, DIY kits, and upcycled home decor. We offer the best in DIY classes and craft retreats.”

They also offer classes in skills such as candle making, DIY beeswax wraps, mandala stone painting, and much more!

Starting this year, Muckabout is offering online shopping and delivery, so you can find the perfect gift for someone special without ever leaving your couch.

Address: 4759 Hastings Street, Burnaby

Is there a better gift than a cake? Yes. It’s Gabi and Jules’ cake. If you’re wondering what’s wrong with this bakery… give it a try.

They have all the sweet pies you’d want to bring to that Christmas potluck, from apple to chocolate to pumpkin, plus some deliciously comforting savory pies like their chicken pot pie.

The rest of their baked goods, like the sinfully tasty crostatas, will leave you wanting more.

In addition to their amazingly fresh baked goods, they sell jams, preserves, homemade granola, pantry items, and more!

Address: 4568 Hastings St, Burnaby

spice it up

If you have someone on your list who you want to gift something a little…erm…spicier, head over to Forever Yours Lingerie. From beautiful nightwear to men’s briefs, Forever Yours is the go-to place to shop for bras, underwear, robes and more.

Address:#103 – 3961 Hastings Street

keep it sweet

For a sweet treat, we recommend a Glenburn Soda Fountain and Confectionary gift card. It’s the perfect way to treat someone to ice cream, which (in our opinion) is the best gift ever. Purchase your gift card online or in store.

Address: 4090 Hastings St

Diamonds and moonstone are a girl’s best friend. For the person in her life who treasures delicate pieces and guards her jewelry collection with care, make a beeline for Moonstone’s beautiful Heights studio.

They opened their physical location just before the pandemic began and specialize in both ethically sourced ready-to-wear pieces and custom-made jewelry, so you can work with them to design a piece that will stay close to your loved one’s. . heart.

Address: 4287 Hastings St, Burnaby

thyme and rosemary

There’s no denying that food makes an amazing gift, especially when it’s in the form of a beautifully packaged charcuterie board. Local deli company Thyme and Rosemary offers a variety of amazing charcuterie boards and dessert options. Keep in mind that orders may be limited as this small team is quite busy over the holiday season, and it’s best to opt for a gift card option so whoever’s on your list can order a box of deli next time you’re out. have a meeting. , or they want a delicious box of snacks all to themselves. Contact them here.

Florals for Christmas? Innovative.

If you didn’t catch that the header was a reference to The Devil Wears Prada that we had to sneak in here somehow. But in all seriousness, you can’t go wrong with the gift of a beautiful flower arrangement. Whether it’s for your partner, your parents, your teacher or even for yourself, flowers or plants will brighten up their (holiday) day. Check out Plush Floral Studio, Josephine’s Floral Expressions, Manites Flower Shop, Passion Floral Boutique, Heart Company, or Adele-Rae Florist Ltd for some floral inspiration.

Row row row your boat

The weather outside may soon be frightful, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give the gift of enjoying a day at Deer Lake. While the boating season has come to a close, a Deer Lake Boat Rentals gift card is a way to think ahead for spring and summer and provide the experience people can expect when the weather improves. Get your gift card here.

hoppy holidays

Bring on the holiday cheer with beer! Burnaby is home to some impressive local breweries like Studio Brewing and Dageraad Brewing. A gift card, specialty six-pack, or brewery merchandise make great gifts for that friend or family member who enjoys craft beer.

Gardening in Mandeville

If you’re looking for a unique gift for the hard-to-shop for in your life, Gardenworks at Mandeville is the place to go. From beautifully curated home decor to an incredible selection of plants, you might as well walk away with something for yourself.

Address: 4746 marine unit

Conveniently located in Metropolis in Metrotown, this store features tons of Canadian manufacturers and is sure to have something on sale for everyone on your shopping list. They sell everything from jewelry to West Coast-themed candles to prints of local landmarks, all made by local artisans and all with the unique flavor of our beautiful province. Find them on the top floor of Metrotown, near the bus loop.

Address: 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby

Conejo’s Makery and chocolate with truffles

You can never go wrong when you give the gift of chocolate, and Bunny’s Makery and Truffle Pig Chocolate are some of the best local chocolatiers in town! Bunny’s offers delicious chocolate concoctions in flavors like Candy Cane Cookie Celebration and Christmas Orange Pecan and some of their most popular varieties are completely vegan. Bunny’s strives to be a sustainable company and uses compostable packaging made in Canada. Learn more and order online.

Truffle Pig chocolate is made from wild cacao grown directly in Nicaragua. They have a variety of delicious holiday favorites to satisfy any chocolate lover in your life.

Streetgraph Impressions

Streetgraph Prints is owned by a local husband and wife team, Aaron and Jo, who run their business from their North Burnaby apartment. This studio uses mapping software to create beautiful maps that are works of art. All of their design, packaging and printing is done in-house and they print maps for over 90 Canadian and international cities. And yes, if you’re wondering, they do have beautifully designed Burnaby maps!

For the chef of your life

Head over to the Posh Pantry for artisanal and gourmet ingredients and kitchen items. If you want to give a more experiential gift, Posh Pantry also offers cooking classes, perfect for a novice cook or the foodie who wants to try something new.

Address: 4548 Hastings St

came right?

If you have a wine lover in your life, this is a gift experience you’ll want to consider. The Fermented Grape allows people to come in and enjoy their “U-Brew” experience, which includes state-of-the-art equipment for bottling, corking, and labeling. Invite whoever is on your list to spend a day at The Fermented Grape. Please note that you will need to make an appointment by calling 604-434-9463 or emailing [email protected]

Address: 3855 Canada Road

twin donuts

Who wouldn’t like to receive a dozen delicious donuts as a gift? Head over to Twins Donuts for the best local donuts in town. Chef Leslie Grana is the mastermind behind the donut operation and her goal is to serve flavors that are unique and reflect the tastes of the Philippines, where she is from. She can choose from sweet flavors like Leche/Dulche Flan, Ube Coconut, Tiramisu, Strawberry Cheesecake, and Nutella Cheesecake. Twins Donuts also has a tasty menu, including Marinated Chicken, Ham and Cheese, and Beef Bourguignon. You can order online and pick up your donuts at YVR Prep (A5-5279 Still Creek Avenue) every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. order here.

What is a donut without coffee?

Heights Coffee is the place to go for locally roasted beans that make for a bold, smooth and deliciously good cup of coffee (managing editor Simran Singh can attest to this because he drinks a cup of coffee brewed with Heights Coffee beans almost every the days). To buy online.

Give a nice gift box

Local bakery JJ Delights put together a very cute gift box filled with fresh baked cinnamon cookie cups paired with cinnamon hot chocolate. These are the perfect gift for a coworker or neighbor! order here.

my dear heart

If your gift recipient is a smaller human being, My Dear Heart is the place for you. This Burnaby-based manufacturer specializes in adorable baby clothing and accessories. Check them out online.

WUTCRFT

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WUTCRFT/ Handmade Docking Station (WUTCRFT ETSY)

WUTCRFT’s wooden docking stations make a great gift for the person in your life who has too many tech gadgets and needs help organizing them all. For every product sold, WUTCRFT plants a tree. Check them out here.

treat your pup

You can’t forget about the puppy in your life! Head over to Big Dog Little Dog Bakery to pick up treats, toys and more for your favorite furry friend.
Address: 4631 Hastings St

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