Shopping local for Christmas: Lafayette Parish

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Posted at 5:22 AM, Nov 18, 2021

Every week Good Morning Acadiana is highlighting unique, local gift ideas from each Parish in Acadiana. We're talking experience gifts, traditional options and many out of the box, one-of-a-kind items you can buy.

In Lafayette Parish, we started with Bourgie Boards, a local charcuterie business owned by two sisters-in-law. They'll make creative, custom boards for you beyond the traditional meat and cheese.

Shopping local for Christmas: Bourgie Boards

Aaron Gray Co. was stop number 2 for a business that only just launched this summer. Their most popular giftable is a custom cutting board. This wood working and laser cutting husband-wife duo will laser your favorite family recipe directly on the board in a special person's handwriting.

Shopping local for Christmas: Aaron Gray Co.

Lafayette Art Associationis a wonderful shopping option with art for every price range and every taste. Whether you're looking for jewelry, unique stained glass mosaics, a new apron, homemade soap, or anything in between, you can probably find it at LAA.

Shopping local for Christmas: Lafayette Art Association

In the North Gate Mall, Home Sweet Homeis your one-stop shop for every fragrance and oil you can imagine. The all-female team working behind the counter will find a gift customized for your loved one with the option for beautiful custom wrapping as well.

Shopping local for Christmas: Home Sweet Home

Lala Pours Candles are special for many reasons. They're made from repurposed wine bottles collected locally, keeping them out of landfills. Plus if you'd like a custom candle made in a vessel special to you, Diane Gonzales is excited to make that wish come true. Currently, you can find Lala Pours Candle Co. at Wild Child Wine Shop, Pack & Paddle, and Scratch Kitchen in Lafayette.

Shopping local for Christmas: Lala Pours Candle Co.

Viewer Recommended locations for Shopping Local in Lafayette Parish:

Judice Art Collective - 3118 Johnston Street - Lafayette
The boutique offers art and unique, one-of-a-kind gifts from local artists.
Wednesday - Friday : 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Tous Naturels Skincare Boutique - 600 Saint Landry Street - Lafayette
Vegan Skincare, Gifts, Tattoo care and beard care, rings-n-things.

In Lafayette Parish and know of a local business that should be included in our list for great Christmas gifts?

Send an email to with the subject line: Shopping local for Christmas. Include the name of the business and the city in the parish where it is located.

We'll include those businesses in this article under our viewer recommended section.

On November 4, Abby visited Vermilion Parish to share suggestions for shopping local.

Shopping local for Christmas: Vermilion Parish

On November 11, Abby visited Jeff Davis Parish

Shopping local for Christmas: Jeff Davis Parish