Your Last Minute Gift Guide

Solvang, CaliforniaYou know that Christmas is only 3 days away! I’m not attempting to add to your holiday stress—just a reminder that Solvang has more than 150 independent and family-owned boutiques (chain stores are virtually non-existent here) where you can discover that gift you never thought you’d find! Here’s some ideas . . . Every day is Christmas at Jule Hus (with a wide-selection of Old-European Christmas and blown-glass ornaments. Rasmussen’s is one-stop shopping for all things Scandinavian from Royal Copenhagen porcelain as well as incredible varieties of kitchen items, house wares and decorations. Nathalie’s Doll House offers specialty dolls, houses, furniture and unique selections of toys for girls and boys.

ShopSmall logoFind the giant red clog outside Solvang Shoe Store and step inside for a variety of high-quality footwear and modern-day clogs. At the impressive Z Folio Gallery be dazzled with Czech art glass, handmade designer jewelry, innovative decor and giclée nature photography along with designer trunk shows and exhibitions. Solvang Antiques is a premier collective featuring restored clocks, music boxes, estate jewelry, American and European furniture, silver, lighting and glass. Judith Hale Gallery (within Solvang Antiques) offers paintings, prints, sculpture and other mediums for discerning collectors. Gerda’s Iron Art Gift Shop is filled to the rafters with Scandinavian arts, crafts, jewelry and more. A readers’ favorite for over forty years, The Book Loft specializes in Scandinavian, antiquarian and children’s books, as well as local interests and California history. The Copenhagen House is where modern Denmark wares, jewels and watches await your discovery!What’s on your shopping list? Fulfill it here!