Here's your 2021 guide to holiday gifts in the Lake Houston area

This two-day event will showcase more than 100 vendors at the Humble Civic Center, providing a wide selection of seasonal gifts that can be given to those who are hard to shop for. (Courtesy Home for the Holidays Gift Market)
This two-day event will showcase more than 100 vendors at the Humble Civic Center, providing a wide selection of seasonal gifts that can be given to those who are hard to shop for. (Courtesy Home for the Holidays Gift Market)

This two-day event will showcase more than 100 vendors at the Humble Civic Center, providing a wide selection of seasonal gifts that can be given to those who are hard to shop for. (Courtesy Home for the Holidays Gift Market)

No matter who is left on holiday shopping lists, the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood area offers a number of local shops and businesses with gift ideas for people of all interests. This list is not comprehensive.

For a customized gift

Things Remembered


Personalize a variety of items through embroidery, engraving, etching, monogramming, laser cutting and embossing at this Deerbrook Mall shop. The store can personalize nearly anything to help create unique gift items with added meaning. Things Remembered accepts online orders that can be prepared and ready to pick up in as little as four hours.

20131 Hwy. 59, Humble


281-446-2938 • www.thingsremembered.com

Hours: Mon.-Thu. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-6 p.m.

Personalized Just 4U

This Kingwood business offers vinyl printing, embroidery and screen-printing services that can be used to customize clothing and accessories. Quantity discounts are available for orders starting at $200, and orders are typically finished in a week or less.

3032 Northpark Drive, Kingwood

281-973-1170 • www.personalizedjust4ukw.com

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., closed Sun.

For the teacher

Rachael’s Hallmark Shop


This New Caney storefront offers a number of cards, gifts, home decor items and gift-wrapping services to help make this holiday season a breeze. The business also offers a variety of items specifically intended for teachers, including clothing, mugs, plants, candles and ornaments.

21559 Market Place Drive, New Caney

281-577-4055 • https://stores.hallmark.com/tx/newcaney

Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. noon-6 p.m.

For the host

Boxwood Home & Gift


This locally owned and operated business offers a variety of unique home decor items for party-hosting friends. Boxwood Home & Gift’s inventory is updated frequently to include a seasonal selection of items, including furniture, decor, candles, decorations and additional gifts to spruce up the home.

7040 FM 1960 E., Ste. B-C, Humble

281-852-9999 • www.myboxwoodhome.com

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., closed Sun.

For the foodie

Fox & Seeker Distilled Goods

This North Houston distillery offers a selection of Texas vodka, London dry gin, Texas whiskey and Meridian gin made using locally procured ingredients. The business also offers age-your-own-whiskey kits that include a scaled-down oak barrel allowing buyers to add their own ingredients and age whiskey or other beverages at home.

5750 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Ste. 509, Houston

713-482-1591 • www.foxandseeker.com

Hours: Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., by appointment only Sun.-Fri.

Toys & Candy On the Park

For anyone with a sweet tooth left on the shopping list, Toys & Candy On the Park in Kingwood offers a variety of candy and sweet treats. The store also features a selection of classic and hard-to-find toys for all age groups.

1271 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood

281-361-6453 • www.shoplocaltoys.com

Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sun.

For the hard to shop for

Home for the Holidays Gift Market


This two-day event will showcase more than 100 vendors at the Humble Civic Center, providing a wide selection of seasonal gifts that can be given to those who are hard to shop for. The event, which will cost $6 to attend, will run from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 3-4.

8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble

281-446-4140 • www.homefortheholidaysgiftmarket.com/hfth-humble-1

For the new in town

Gnome Sweet Gnome Gifts


Seasonal, home decor, baby and collegiate items from around the world abound at this Kingwood business. From unique decorations to a variety of scents and candles, the boutique can match shoppers with the perfect gift for someone who has recently moved to the area.

16 N. Main St., Kingwood

281-570-4713 • www.facebook.com/gnomesweetgnomegifts

Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sun.

For the gamer

Ettin Games


A wide selection of board games and card-based games spanning a variety of genres can be found at this Humble storefront. From the Pokemon Trading Card Game to Dungeons and Dragons, Ettin Games offers everything gamers need to set off on an adventure from the convenience of their living rooms.

241 FM 1960 Bypass Road E., Humble

832-644-8802 • www.ettingames.com

Hours: Mon.-Thu. noon-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. noon-10 p.m., Sun. noon-8 p.m.

DNA Comics & Games

This Humble business offers a variety of comic books chronicling the adventures of superheroes from the Marvel and DC universes, among others. The shop also offers action figures, books, apparel, model kits, and card and board games.

20032 Hwy. 59 N., Humble

281-446-4131 • https://stores.comichub.com/dnacomics

Hours: Mon.-Sat. noon-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m.

For the animal lover

Pet Ranch


Pet supplies and grooming services are available for everyone’s furry, four-legged companions at this Kingwood business. From toys to healthy animal treats, the locally owned pet shop offers an array of items that are sure to please the animals and animal lovers left to shop for.

4411 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood

281-361-4300 • www.petranchinc.com

Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.


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