The time for holiday shopping is here, and Lynchburg has so many places where you can shop for the perfect gift. If you’re looking for something more unique or customized, purchase something handmade! Fortunately, Lynchburg is full of creative people and local makers who are up to the task.
The Art Box
The Art Box is Lynchburg’s local all-in-one art supply store. It’s an amazing place to get whatever you or the artist in your life needs to create something beautiful. So whether you’re making a gift with your own two hands or trying to help your creative loved one obtain supplies, The Art Box is the place to go. It is located on 12th and Grace Streets.
(Image Via Oxide Pottery)
Oxide Pottery is a well-known name in the local artisan community of Lynchburg. This artist family-run business is known for the exceptional quality, beauty and lasting nature of their work, Oxide makes a variety of clay creations, from bowls and vases to decorative plates and fun animal faces. They also take custom orders. Oxide Pottery is located at 1337 Main Street.
The Hip Tulip
The Hip Tulip is a recent addition to the handmade and boutique scene in Lynchburg, and their quality work speaks for itself. Walk in and they can help you create a custom bouquet or flower arrangement. They also sell decor items and local soaps and candles. The Hip Tulip is located at 1220 Main Street.
A small pottery business located in Appomattox, Kat’s Pottery creates handmade and custom pieces from a studio in the woods. Kat’s work can be found on display at Baines Books and Coffee on Main Street in Appomattox.
Cub Creek Studio
Maybe what the art lover or creator in your life really needs is a chance to get away and devote some time to their art. Cub Creek Studio is a place where aspiring potters can go to do just that. They have residency programs, classes, workshops, visiting artists, art critiques and creative networking opportunities. They are located in Appomattox.
Lynchburg Community Market
The Lynchburg Community Market on Main Street is a hub for local makers, who sell everything from fresh flowers and produce to baked goods, jewelry, pottery and more. If you’re looking for a handmade gift or treat for your loved ones during the holiday season, this is a great place to visit. The Market is open year-round, Tuesday-Saturday, with many permanent shops, so there are plenty of opportunities to find a quality handmade gift.
Lynchburg is full of places to find that personalized gift for your loved ones. Feel free to check these out, and happy shopping!