Your Last Minute Gift Guide

You know that Christmas is only days away so here’s your gift shopping solution–Solvang has more than 150 independent and family-owned boutiques (chain stores are virtually non-existent here) where you can discover gifts you never thought you’d find! Here’s some ideas . . .

solvang-jule-hus-exterior-credit-solvang-jule-husEvery 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. Find 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.

The Copenhagen House entrance in SolvangThe Copenhagen House is where modern Denmark wares, jewels and watches await your discovery! 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. What’s on your last-minute shopping list? Fulfill it here!