Scrambling for those last minute gifts? Since overnight shipping can cost a fortune — with no guarantees on a timely delivery — why not shop for something in your own backyard? Purchasing from a local shop can be fun! Here are a few gifts sure to delight — all from local Boston businesses!


Zakim Bridge embroidery kit

$22 at Templeton General. 25 Channel Center St., Boston (857-362-7289)

Move over Sriracha!


The Chili Lab Homemade Hot Sauce Kit

$52 at Olives & Grace. 623 Tremont St., Boston (617-236-4536)


Red Neural Network puzzle

$65 at Nervous System. Local Sommerville shop can customize laser cut puzzles with any photo!


Source: ICA Store

Sempli Cupa-Rocks tumblers

$55 for a set of two at the ICA Store. 100 Northern Ave., Boston (617-478-3104)


iPhone radio dock

$40 at Pioneer Goods Co. 764 Tremont St., Boston (857-263-8799)


Love these gifts? Then you’ll love giving the gift of creativity with a Paint Bar Gift Certificate. We are Boston’s original Paint and Sip business. There is sure to be something for your family and friends to love on our January calendar! The best part? You don’t even have to leave home to purchase it.. Happy Holidays!