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Shop Small Cedar Park November 25, 2017

Shop Small Cedar Park

When you are racking your brain trying to think of the perfect gift for a family member, teacher, or friend but you dread the idea of scouring the mall and you’ve also grown tired of the same ole’ thing at major retailers, think LOCAL. Not only will you likely find something unique, but you will also be supporting a local small business owner and a member of your community.

Did you know that 2 cents from each shopping dollar goes directly back into our community? The sales tax rate on taxable items sold in Cedar Park is 8.25%. 6.25% goes to the State, but the remaining 2%, or 2 cents, of every dollar you spend stays in Cedar Park. One cent goes into the City’s General Fund, which is used to fund City services such as Police, Fire, Library and Parks and Recreation. All of these services make Cedar Park a great place to live.

Saturday November 28, 2020 is Small Business Saturday and the official national Shop Small day. There are many local small business owners who have a lot of unique merchandise to offer. Cedar Park has a few hidden gems stores you may have never noticed. Now is your chance to stop in and check out all of the wonderful gift items just in time for the Holidays.

In a sea of big box stores and big brand name retailers, it can be hard to spot the little guys. Take some time to peek inside these wonderful local businesses. You will find unique products and friendly locals ready to help you find the perfect gift. Or pick up some gift cards! They make the perfect stocking stuffer, exchange gift or something special for the ‘hard to buy for’ friend.

Jacks Mountain Self-Care Co.  
2423 S. Bell Blvd. Suit A, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Everyone deserves self care and Jacks Mountain Self-Care Co. is the place to find all your needs to make that happen. Treat yourself or a friend to custom tea blends, bath soaks, essential oils, and salves. Founded on the belief that there are physical, mental, and spiritual aspects to self-care. They offer herbal goods specifically designed with military veterans in minds, as well as custom self-care consults.

Beau Kisses
1310 E Whitestone Blvd #540, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Beau Kisses is the perfect place to find unique gifts for all your friends and family. select from a wide variety of home decor, accessories, clothing, candles, bath and body products and so much more. Order online and pick up curbside or browse their social media posts for items and call for pick up. Or just buy a gift cards online for a great stocking stuffer.

Bent Oak Winery
2000 Windy Terrace, Austin, TX 78726
Give the wine lover in your life a bottle of locally produced Texas wine crafted by Bent Oak Winery, right here in Cedar Park. Bent Oak also has a huge selection of wine related gifts and decor. Stop by to enjoy a wine tasting as you browse their selection of wine and gifts. This will be a place you visit often!

Grit & Grace Boutique
1420 Cypress Creek Rd, Ste 600, Cedar Park, Texas 78613
Located next to Randall’s, this adorable little boutique is a hidden gem in the area. Grit & Grace features unique gift items, home decor and clothing presented in a beautiful, relaxing environment. It’s the perfect place to find a one of a kind gift for a special someone. Pop in here often to see their ever changing selection beautiful merchandise.

Hill Country Water Gardens
1407 N Bell Blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613
More than just a plant nursery, this oasis in Cedar Park offers a tranquil place to roam and enjoy the soothing sounds of fountains and running streams as you shop. Hill Country Water Gardens also has a beautiful selection of gifts for the gardener in your life. Their gift shop is full of unique garden inspired decor and all throughout the gardens you can find beautiful pottery, sculptures, fountains and art. Their helpful and knowledgeable staff are always ready to answer your questions and help you find the perfect plants for your home or even help you design an entire landscape that will be the envy of your neighbors and add value to your home.

Honey & Hay
2800 E Whitestone Blvd #105, Cedar Park, TX
Unique home decor and gifts to transform your house into a home with a thoughtful selection of found, unexpected and meaningful pieces that tell your story. Honey and Hay is a curated treasure trove of amazingly beautiful collections of home decor, jewelry, clothing and home furnishings will be your one stop shop for all things home.

Vintage Fresh
12233 N FM 620 #102, Austin, TX
Located just on the border of Cedar Park, owner Leslie is a Cedar Park resident. Another local hidden gem for home decor and interior design. If you have a love for modern design and also love all things vintage, Vintage Fresh will speak to you. Their thoughtfully curated and carefully refinished furniture create unique pieces for your home and their beautiful selection of home decor, gifts, and other vintage finds create a uniquely beautiful vibe of retro modern design. They also offer interior design services.

Not Just Mail
1851 S Lakeline, #104, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Just as the name says, there is more to this cute little store than stamps. Not Just Mail features unique gifts items, many made by local Austin area artists. They even have an Etsy store where you can buy some of their fun merchandise.

Blush This Salon
715 Discovery Blvd, Ste 204
Treat yourself to a holiday makeover or give a gift to a special person in your life. Blush This Salon also has fun gift items, accessories and personal care products that would make great stocking stuffers. And I will let you in on my secret – Charlotte is my stylist and does amazing work!

Shop 1431
1401 Medical Parkway
You’d never expect to find a great place to shop in a hospital. This is not your average hospital gift shop though. Stop by Shop 1431 anytime to find unique gift items, local artisan crafts, candles and so much more.

Woodhouse Day Spa
1300 E Whitestone Blvd #100, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Woodhouse Day Spa is a locally owned spa franchise that will take you away to another world. Give the gift of relaxation for that hard to buy for person who has it all. Combine a gift card with some of their luxurious bath and skin care products and a fluffy robe. Or treat yourself and a friend to a much needed break from the holiday madness.

Over the Top Quilting Studio
200 Buttercup Creek Blvd – Suite 111 Cedar Park, TX 78613
Give the gift of a memory quilt or create your own. Classes, machine rentals, expert guidance and endless supplies are available at Over the Top Quilting Studio. Check their calendar for upcoming classes and give the gift of learning to someone special.

Cedar Park Pottery
600 S. Bell Blvd #5, Cedar Park, TX
Cedar Park Pottery features works from local artists that you can purchase as a one of a kind gift. It’s Cedar Park’s only art gallery & pottery school, offering wheel-throwing, hand building and art workshops. The Gallery also hosts local artists and events.

Board & Brush Creative Studio
2011 Little Elm Trail, Unit #107
If you are shopping for the person who has everything, this is a great option. At Board & Brush, you can make a personalized custom piece of art for them or you can give them a certificate to attend a class and make their own. If you aren’t feeling crafty, they will also make a custom piece for you to give as a gift. It’s lots of fun!

Sew Crazy
1625 N. Bell Blvd. Ste. B, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Sew Crazy has everything you need for the quilter, seamstress or crafter in your life. They also sell beautiful handmade items in the store.

Hobby Town
100 E Whitestone Blvd Ste 130, Cedar Park, TX
Hobby Town is a locally owned franchise location for all of your hobby needs. Whether it’s drones, models, toys, games, FPV racing kits and accessories or pretty much anything you can think of for the kids or the kid in you, you can get it at Hobby Town.

Titan Moon Comics
1540 Cypress Creek Road #108, Cedar Park, TX 78613
If you have a comic book fan or gamer in your life, they will love anything you buy at Titan Moon Comics. Role play games are becoming increasingly popular and Titan Moon carries all the supplies you need. They also have a game room and host weekly gaming sessions for adults and kids.

Sweet Shack Candy Shop
1525 Cypress Creek Rd, Cedar Park, TX
Fill a gift basket full of fun candies, vintage inspired treats and specialty sodas in this sweet store. It’s also the perfect place to stop in for an after school treat for a job well done. Kids love Sweet Shack!

Natural Pawz Pet Store
1841 S Lakeline Blvd #103, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Natural Pawz is a local pet store featuring natural, holistic food and pet supplies. Find something special for your furry family members and treat them to some healthy food.

Scoop and Score
111 N Vista Ridge Blvd #202, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Scoop and Score is more than just a business that happens to be located in the Cedar Park area, instead, Scoop and Score is proud to be a locally owned Cedar Park family business and active members of our community. Featuring the famous Graeter’s Ice Cream from Ohio. One of only a few locations in the US. Also brewing locally roasted Cuvee Coffee.

Black Sugar Caffe
1310 Cypress Creek Road Suite #100, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Stop by Black Sugar Caffe if you need a break from all your shopping. They also serve beer, wine and appetizers. It’s a great place to stop and check your list. Or pick up a gift card for a coworker or client.

Morning Sunshine
115 S Lakeline Blvd #100, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Start out your day of shopping at Morning Sunshine with a breakfast treat including the all-time favorites of hand made yeast & cake donuts, breakfast tacos and kolaches. Pick up some locally roasted coffee for yourself and purchase by the pound for a nice gift.

Austin Farmers Market at Lakeline Mall
The Farmer’s Market is the perfect place to pick up a unique gift and support local business owners. For the foodie in your life, you can create a basket of handcrafted food items such as olive oil from Texas Hill Country Olive, pasta from Gourmet Texas Pasta or delicious sauces and condiments from Moru Foods, Tom’s Tabooley, Stellar Gourmet Foods and many more. Throw in a few fresh ingredients and cheese from Pure Luck Dairy or Brazos Valley Cheese and you have a unique gift you can’t find anywhere else. There are other wonderful handmade items at the Farmers Market too like candles and soaps from Lavande Lavender Farm and pretty handmade pottery from Cottage Pottery. See a full list of Vendors at Lakeline HERE. It’s a relaxing way to spend a Saturday morning, so check it out.

The Teal Trailer
The Teal Trailer features beautiful vintage painted furniture, home decor and gift items. Formerly located at Leander Marketplace, they now have their own store at 1309 Leander Dr #304, Leander, TX 78641.

If you are a local artisan, craftsperson or consultant and would like your name and products added to this list, please Contact Us.

Ready to call it a day? Stop by Red Horn Coffee and Brew or Whitestone Brewery for local beer and live music.

Shop Local Cedar Park. Support small business owners in your community.LOCAL ARTISANS
You may have seen a few of these talented artisans at local craft fairs selling their works of art and crafty creations. All of these artists live in Cedar Park and surrounding communities. They are small business owners following their passions. When you are looking for a one of a kind, hand-made item, check out their websites and Etsy sites for the perfect gift.

Always Invited Design – printable invitations, announcements and holiday cards for every occasion imaginable! Contact for custom designs, created just for you!

Cozy Giraffe – Custom embroidery and sewing by Callie Nelsen. Give a one of a kind gift this year with unique blanket, pillow or room decor.

Deborah Reinhart Photography – Original photo prints.

Hello Photography – Jen specialized in maternity and newborn photography as well as special occasions. Give the gift of a personalized photography session for a lifetime of memories.

J&K Outdoors Rustic Decor & Accessories – Rustic Texas barnwood designs.

LiBay Decor  – Handmade and original custom wood furniture and home decor.

LMT Creations – Acrylic Pour artwork and jewelry.

Memelin Designs – Handmade polymer clay jewelry designs. Etsy Store

Soaps4Us – Handmade soaps, bath and skincare products. Etsy Store

1824 Tequila – premium quality tequila – 1824 CASTA ANTIGUA. Family owned and operated. Must be of legal drinking age to follow this page. Enjoy responsibly – cheers!

Alma Online Boutique – Shop from the comfort of your home for fabulous clothing, accessories and more.

Many of us have attended a party at a friend’s house for home decor items, clothing, jewelry or cooking supplies. Sometimes we end up buying the obligatory item in support of our friend, because we know they are trying to succeed in a small business venture and we want to be part of their success. Some products we just can’t live without and we look forward to an invite. Well, you don’t have to wait for the next party to buy something. You can shop year round through these local consultants. Since they are local, you can probably arrange local pick up and even save some money on shipping.

Cabi – High quality women’s clothing and jewelry for those with more style than time. Local Stylist and Consultants Barb Strand’s Website or Allison Thornton’s Website

Mary Kay – Robyn L. Cox, Independent Beauty Consultant. 512-826-7123 Website

Origami Owl – Create your own custom jewelry lockets, charms and watches. Local Consultant Vicky Seward. Website

Pampered Chef – I have Pampered Chef tools that I bought over 10 years ago and still use today! Local Consultant Tricia Gregory. Website

Scentsy -Scented, wickless candles heated in decorative ceramic warmers that provide a better alternative to burning wicked candles. Local Consultant Jennie Edge. Website

Thirty-One – Julia Warren, Consultant. Visit Julia’s Website for all your Thirty-One needs. We can never get enough of these practical and stylish totes for all occasions and all needs.

Ramona Ramjit-Munoz – Pn1 Certified Nutrition Coach, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
Online one-on-one VIP coaching business, where Ramona coaches and mentors her clients on how to fit fitness & nutrition into their unique lifestyle. After all, we all have different types of body, metabolism, lifestyle and most importantly taste buds. 🙂 No cookie cutter program! No restrictions! No dropping calories! No killing yourself in the gym! Only a lasting lifestyle shift! Isagenix products too.