2017 holiday gift guide for the person who has everything and more

Blue Q Socks

Blue Q Socks

Retailers in the Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake community offer gift options for everybody on a shopper’s holiday gift list. This is not a comprehensive list of shops in the area.

For the person who has everything

Blue Q Socks ($10/pair)

Grapevine’s Market On Main has a variety of items from about 40 different vendors ranging from fashion to home decor, travel items, Texas-made gifts and gourmet salsas. It is possible to find an ideal gift for the person who has everything inside this shop, such as Blue Q socks. These socks are designed with clever sayings and humorous illustrations to bring some subtle flair to any outfit. The socks come in crew and ankle cuts for both men and women.

Grapevine’s Market on Main
337 S. Main St., Grapevine

For the techie

Ion dashcam ($149.99)
This in-car camera has an automatic incident capture, which means no collision or wreck big or small will be missed. The camera detects an impact and automatically saves and locks the video file from being deleted/recorded over, then continues to record over the oldest footage. The camera comes with super high-definition video for clarity and a built-in microphone/speaker. The DashCam also has the ability to capture photos during recording.

2140 E. Southlake Blvd., ste. K, Southlake

For the antique collector

Royal typewriter ($40)
This vintage Royal Quiet De Luxe portable typewriter is estimated to have been made in the 1950s. The typewriter comes in a brownish-tan hard case with a burgundy lining. The case measures about 14 inches by 15 inches and is about 7 inches tall. The typewriter itself is about 11 inches by 11 1/2 inches and about 6 inches tall. The case shows signs of wear to add to the antique appeal.

Vineyards Antique Mall has a variety of antique products, including home furniture, accessories, gadgets and other products.

Vineyards Antique Mall
4701 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville

For the expecting parent

Bodysuit ($22)
For about $10 more onesies and bodysuits can have an added personal touch with embroidered monograms and screen printing. This bodysuit will keep a baby warm in a festive-themed pattern. Jumpers come in a variety of  colors and patterns in sizes from newborn to 18 months. The front can be personalized to feature a baby’s monogram.

Lone Star Stitching
129 S. Main St., Ste. 180, Grapevine

Editor's note: This listing has been updated to correct the phone number for Lone Star Stitching.

For the white elephant gift

Pillboxes ($10)
These pillboxes come with a variety of artwork, from Pandora’s Box and Van Gogh’s ear to Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. The boxes are made of chrome and sealed with a clasp. They feature elaborate artwork and come installed with a section divider that can be removed to make one large compartment for pills, gum or other small objects. The boxes measure 2 inches in diameter and five-eighths of an inch thick.

Village Lane Apothecary
60 Village Lane, Colleyville

For the niece or nephew

Blankie tail ($39.99)
This award-winning gift is available in a variety of sizes, colors and styles, from mermaid tails to sharks and rocket ships. Blankie Tails are made from extra-plush fabric that lets children fit inside, like a sleeping bag, and they are machine-washable. All the blankets are made with hypoallergenic polyester. Sizes are available for toddlers and children from ages 2 years to 12 years.

The Toy Maven
1275 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake

By Miranda Jaimes

Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. Now she's in Tarrant County, mostly, and has been an Impacter since 2017 as the editor of the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition.


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