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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

As the days get shorter and the temperature drops further below freezing the injection of some holiday cheer is in order. For all of you that are still on the hunt for the perfect gift for the modern midwesterners in your life look no further than these beautiful examples of the Midwest’s distinct take on modern living. We loved having all of these makers at our second annual Modern Market and we know that you will love them too.

Ghostly Ferns


Do you like small talk? We sure don’t! Ban small talk, like forever, with this set of conversation starter cards. Cut to the nitty gritty with personal questions about bowel movements, dating preferences, and more! Oversharing is the perfect party game or gift for an awkward friend. More than anything we recommend you buy Oversharing for yourself. You’ll never have to struggle to start a conversation with your conservative aunt or that cute dude in the elevator again! Fill the void of silence with a swift shuffle of the deck and shout aloud the questions that really matter.


Courtesy of Ghostly Ferns

Draft Horse

Food Building Gift Box

Like Em’ – Farmed Near Made Here FOOD BUILDING Gift Box $33.  

Includes Lone Grazer Creamery Cheese Curds, Red Table Meat Co. Caliber Salami, Voucher for 1 Loaf of Fresh Bread or Stone Milled Flour from Baker’s Field, and The Beez Kneez Creole Mustard.

Love Em’ – Everything Northeast $60.  

Includes 1/4lb. Lone Grazer Northeazy, Red Table Meat Co. Caliber Salami, Voucher for 1 Loaf of Fresh Bread or Stone Milled Flour from Baker’s Field, The Beez Kneez Creole Mustard, 10oz bag of SPYHOUSE Division Fair Trade and Organic Coffee, and a Dangerous Man Mini Growler and fill.


Courtesy of Draft Horse

Sota Clothing

New Dark Marble Crewneck Sweatshirt.

This sweatshirt is extremely soft, comfortable, and warm! It is a perfect gift for anyone!  As for sizing, it is a unisex fit, so for women we usually suggest sizing down.


Courtesty of Sota Clothing

The Revelin Collective

The Revelin Collective gifting assortment

This assortment features simple, modern Tag + Twine sets that make any present almost too pretty to unwrap.


Courtesy of Revelin Collective

Preston Made

Fishing Net

A traditional net for the next generation. Built to last from solid, 100% Wisconsin Walnut, this net is as durable as it is beautiful. Completely waterproof, buoyant, and easy on fish with the included clear rubber net bag. Crafted with the fly-fisherman in mind, this net is also perfectly suited for canoe fishing, as well as boat fishing where a medium length handle is preferred. The Vermilion is large enough to accommodate trophy trout, yet small enough to wade with all day.


Courtesy of Preston Made

Willful Goods

7″ solid black walnut wood, exclusive holiday edition.

Beautifully rich walnut wood adorned with an original pattern of warm Oat, deep Currant and transparent food safe rubber, swirled to perfection. This amazing hand crafted bowl is perfect for serving a salad, snacking on fresh popcorn or displaying festive treats.


Courtesy of Willful Goods

Hemlocks Leather

One-hundred percent leather tote.

Made of lovely, soft, oil-tanned leather with a sturdy structure, this bag will only get better with use and love.


Courtesy of Hemlocks Leather

Minnesota Made

The North t-shirt

Each design is designed and screen-printed in Minnesota with every t-shirt having a hidden quote made to empower and inspire. All apparel is proudly made by using sustainable products or products Made in the USA. Minnesota Made is dedicated to unique and thoughtful design, quality clothing on premium fabrics, and giving Minnesotan’s apparel they can wear with pride.


Courtesy of Minnesota Made

Les Bags

Crossbody Bag

100% Merino Wool Felt, 3MM Thickness. Leather Adjustable Strap with Silver Buckle, Silver Swivel Snap Hooks, and Silver Rivets. Silver Snap Closure. Two Small Pockets Inside.


Courtesy of Les Bags


Limited Edition Holiday Druzy Pendants.

Each one is handmade in either brass, copper, or silver with its own unique natural stone. These Pendants have a natural sparkle to them and make a great gift or the perfect holiday party accessory.


Courtesy of mandybymandy


Ding box.

Ding is Dutch and German for thing… a portable junk drawer or place to keep your everyday pocket items thoughtfully. Keys, cellphones or keepsakes. Out of sight but in mind, hidden away.


Courtesy of Stangler Works


State Icon Illustration

The landmarks, structures, and buildings that are represented may not be known around the world, but they often mean so much to the people who are familiar with them. The illustrations can be souvenirs of a favorite place, memorials to an important person or date, or celebrations of the places we call (or have called) home.


Courtesy of redshoes26