2022 Holiday Gift Guide


With roughly only two and a half weeks until Christmas, time feels like its flying! If you feel the stress of not being ready, know you are not alone. There never seems to be enough time! To help you ease this burden and spend less time gift hunting and more time relaxing with loved ones, we have compiled a guide of some of our favorite gifts in the shop. You can shop directly from this post by clicking on links or simply call the shop (410)532-7000. We can even gift wrap for you!

Gifts Under $25-

*Nest makes great candles, and their Holiday scent is truly one of the best Holiday candles out there. It smells absolutely divine even when you're not burning it. Their votives are only $18, making them a perfect stocking stuffer or small gift. 
*Ink + Alloy is a women-owned company that follows responsible business practices while making funky, bohemian pieces at great price points.  This beaded bracelet is only $25!

*Middle Kingdom Porcelain Mini-Vases come in an array of shapes, finishes and colors. At $22 each, you can't go wrong when gifting one of these sweet things. We have a great selection in the shop this holiday season!

*Louis Sherry 2-piece Chocolate tins are my go to for when I need a quick thank you or hostess gift. The company is a New York Institution and has been since its founding in 1881 during the "Gilded Age". The chocolates are REALLY good, the tins have the most darling and chic designs and the two piece tin is only $10.50. We will have the 12 piece tins available too, just call the shop to reserve yours!

Gifts for Nature Lovers:

* Stick Candles are handmade beeswax candles cast from actual tree branches. Below is the Maple Candle Set in the color lime and the Cedar set in orange. The prices vary depending on the type of tree branch and the height of the candle but generally these don't cost more than $40 a pair.
* Swahili Modern Baskets are handcrafted by skilled Senegalese weavers using repurposed plastic strips woven onto dried cattail stalks. Swahili Modern follows fair trade principles in safe working conditions, provides prompt and fair pay, and uses sustainable materials. Each piece is hand woven so designs differ, and prices generally range from $100-$200. There are currently several options in the shop just as cute as the one below. They are a great place to stash hiking boots or camping gear. You can find them here!
* These car tags by Paddywax are inspired by different National Parks, like Acadia or Yosemite. Each pack of 2 hang tags features a custom design and a QR code that links to everything you need for your next trip to a National Park - eats, drinks, stays, quizzes, playlists and more!  A portion of each purchase goes to the National Park Foundation. An extra bonus is they smell wonderful (in a nature-inspired way) to help cover up the aroma of climbing shoes and adventure buddy passengers. They only cost $8!

Gifts for the Glamorous!

* This is the second time I have mentioned Ink + Alloy here but these crystal baubles are too fun not to post. Priced at $50 they won't break the bank and they are perfectly festive for holiday parties.


*L'or de Seraphine Candles and Diffusers not only smell amazing, but their packaging is absolutely luxurious. The warm, spicy Ares Candle has leopards slinking amongst greenery and the fruity Belvedere Candle is covered in colorful butterflies. After the candle is finished you can repurpose the ceramic container for years to come as a vase or as a vanity jar. Find them here!

Gifts for the Traditionalist:

* A sterling silver decanter label is the epitome of classy and traditional. Paired with a cut crystal decanter, you've got the perfect gift for someone who appreciates the finer things. The Sterling Scotch label pictured below is $50. Call the shop for other options and pricing.


*A hand soldered glass vanity tray/catch-all is a beautiful way to stay organized while still looking elegant. We have several styles in the shop, including the orange "H"  and Champagne trays below, find them here.

Gifts for the Homebodies:

*Lands Downunder Throws are cloud soft and come in a range of great colors. These blankets look chic draped across a favorite reading chair or the end of a bed. They also happen to be washable, which for the homebody that enjoys a cozy snacking moment is a game changer. They cost about $130 and will last for years to come! Call the shop for color choices!

*Nest has new Wellness Collection called "Himalayan Salt and Rosewater" that is truly soul soothing. Featuring notes of rosewater, geranium, salted amber, and white woods it's like bringing the spa home. We have both diffusers and the classic 45oz candle available in the shop. Find the diffuser here and the candle here.


Just for fun!

*This set of 4 glass tumblers is just so cute. From the hand crafted wobbly nature of the glass itself to the little cactuses attached to the cups-everything about them makes me smile. And then if that's not enough, there's the fact that these invite and beckon at the promise of margaritas. And those make me smile too. Find them here!

*Years ago someone gifted me a cast iron coin bank from the 1930's. And I have never stopped being pleasantly surprised at how well it fits into my decor and how looking at it still makes me happy. We have a collection in the shop currently, and you can buy them all or buy just one-either way they are sure to be one of those unique but fun gifts!



*A popular choice among green shoppers, busy mothers and picnic planners worldwide, this durable shopper, with braided leather handles, is woven from thick, tough elephant grass by artisans in the Bolgatanga region of Ghana. It can hold just about anything you want to put in it! Find it here!

That wraps up this list but it is merely a glimpse at what's available at Antique Exchange Interiors! We are happy to help you shop and answer any questions you might have whether over the phone or in person. Happy Holidays and thank you for your support of this small business!



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