The Ultimate Michigan Made Gift Guide

The Ultimate Michigan Made Gift Guide

Welcome to The Ultimate Michigan Made Gift Guide! Whether near or far, these amazing gifts will make you fall in love with Michigan all over again! This guide highlights the absolute best gifts for those who love to incorporate and share their Michigan pride in every aspect of their lives!

Holiday Décor

Michigan Hands Tee Ornament

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Courtesy of High Five Threads

Want to express your love for Michigan, High Five Threads, and Christmas? This ornament is the perfect way to intermix your favorite t-shirt logo of Michigan in with your holiday decorations. Your tree will feel empty without its very own High Five Threads t-shirt made by the awesome folks at Lost Wood in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Product Details: 3” tall, laser engraved design, Gold cords for easy hanging, $15

 

 

Great Lakes Ornament Ultimate Michigan Gift Guide - The Awesome Mitten

A unique spin on the traditional glass ornament, this beautiful glass ball ornament subtly captures the elegance of The Great Lakes. This is a lovely gift for anyone in your life or a great addition to your own collection of holiday ornaments!

Product Details: A little larger than 3″ in diameter and hangs from a red satin ribbon, $12

Michigan Home Ornament

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Courtesy of Michiganstudio.com

Home is where the heart is! This is the perfect gift to express that your heart lies with Michigan! These Michigan Home Wood Ornaments are a sweetly sentimental present that make great stocking stuffers or as gifts to your loved ones who are missing their home state of Michigan!

Product Details: engraved with the word “Home” and a small heart, these come hand-painted in two color choices (sold separately), measures 3″ x 3″ x 3/16″ and tied with a natural hemp cord, $12

 

Home Décor

Meet Me At The Lake Print Ultimate Michigan Gift Guide - The Awesome Mitten

Dreamy and romantic, this beautiful artwork is perfect for a beach house, cabin, or anywhere you want to share that you’re fantasizing about the amazing Great Lakes! Type Shy individually crafts and constructs their paper cut pieces making them extremely unique and long lasting prints.

Product Details: sold unframed, packaged in a cello sleeve with sturdy cardboard backing for gift giving, 8×10 inches, blue and white textured cardboard, $32

 

Vintage Sleeping Bear Dunes Coaster

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Courtesy of Iconic Detroit

These unique coasters are made from high quality materials and determined hands in the Motor City showcasing the beauty of this amazing destination. Iconic Detroit has infused a vintage appeal to each of their products making these cool stocking stuffers and gifts for almost anyone who loves Michigan!

Product Details: 4×4″ handmade porcelain tile coasters with cork backing, $10

 

Michigan Symbols Magnets

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Courtesy of Arthur’s Plaid Pants

This adorable 4 pack of magnets highlights some awesome Michigan facts that can be put anywhere. Such a subtle and sweet gift these would make great stocking stuffers for any age!

Product Details: 1 inch in diameter, printed using the Espon Hi-Definition Claria inks, made on a professional button making press, $10

 

 

 

Up North Coaster

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Courtesy of Iconic Detroit

Where does up north truly begin in Michigan? Iconic Detroit has created these awesome coasters enticing you to go north. Made from high quality materials and determined hands in the Motor City these vintage looking accessories make great stocking stuffers or gifts to brighten up any coffee table.

Product Details: 4×4″ handmade porcelain tile coasters with cork backing, $10

 

Michigan Counties License Plate Map Print

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Courtesy of Design Turnpike

This vibrant print represents every county in Michigan ensuring it will brighten any space. Whether mounted, framed, laminated or hung this beautiful art is a great present for all ages. The vintage appeal of the print makes it perfect just as it is or allows you to add your own personal touches!

Product Details: made on semi-gloss paper, 16×16, $24

 

 

Vintage Mighty Mac Coaster

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Courtesy of Iconic Detroit

Set your drink on the Mighty Mac! These unique and vintage coasters by Iconic Detroit capture the pristine appeal of this Michigan icon. Each creation is made from high quality materials and determined hands in the Motor City. These make great stocking stuffers or gifts for anyone who adores Michigan!

Product Details: 4×4″ handmade porcelain tile coasters with cork backing, $10

 

The Living Great Lakes Ultimate Michigan Gift Guide - The Awesome Mitten

Adoration for Michigan practically runs off the page of this artwork. This vibrant print is a subtle and beautiful way to capture your love for Michigan! Display this in any space as a beautiful accent piece that captures the look of the original watercolor painting.

Product Details: 8×10 print, double weight ultra-premium matte paper, painted and printed in Michigan, $25

House Divided Garden Flag

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Courtesy of The Front Porch

Go Blue or Go Green? The great divide in Michigan is still ongoing between these teams and it can get dicey around the holidays with everyone in the same space vying for their team. To clear the air and bring some peace back to the holidays set the precedent of the household with this awesome garden flag. This is a great gift for anyone struggling between choosing sides!

Product Details: 12×18, $19.99

 

 

I’m A Michigander Children’s Book Ultimate Michigan Gift Guide - The Awesome Mitten

Great for children of all ages! This adorable book takes you on an adventure across the state to learn why we take pride in saying, “I’M A MICHIGANDER!” With the vivid colors and beautiful illustrations adults will also enjoy reading this book to their little ones!

Product Detail: $12.99

 

Kitchen

Great Lakes Wine Glasses

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Courtesy of High Five Threads

With a “great” pop of color, these glasses are a beautifully subtle way to brighten up your glassware. No matter the season, these glasses bring a divine elegance to any table and are an awesome way to highlight The Great Lakes

Product Details: stemless 15oz wine glasses, proudly made in the USA and printed in Traverse City, Michigan, $10

 

 

Great Lakes Wine Glasses (Frosted)

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Courtesy of High Five Threads

Bringing the elegance of Michigan to your glassware, enjoy sipping a fine wine from one of these beautiful glasses from High Five Threads. These also make great statement pieces for any dinner party to showcase your adoration of Michigan!

Product Details: stemless 15oz wine glasses, proudly made in the USA and printed in Traverse City, Michigan, $10

 

 

Michigan Cookie Cutters

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Courtesy of High Five Threads

You’ll never believe Michigan tasted so good! Every one of all ages will love these cool cookie cutters that create the perfect shape of Michigan in your favorite cookie dough. Decorated or plain, these are another amazing way to show your Michigan pride!

Product Details: made of durable stainless steel and hand crafted in Northern Michigan by Straits Area Services, $12

 

Great Lakes Great Times Bottle Opener

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Courtesy of Woodward Throwbacks

Pop the top on a cold one while dreaming about the beautiful Mitten State with this simply sweet bottle opener by Woodward Throwbacks. They pride themselves on helping better Detroit by using materials gathered from illegal dumping sites throughout the city to create their unique designs. Their resourcefulness makes each creation exclusive leaving the beauty in the imperfections by maintaining as much of the items original character as possible. A beautiful gift that is made from Detroit’s past.

Product Details: 13″ H x 3.5″ L x 0.75″ D, reclaimed wood, wood grain and color vary, $30

 

 

Michigan Ice Cube Trays

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Chill with Michigan! These ice cube trays are an adorable way to make something so simple so much more unique and fun. Not only for creating little Mitten ice, they are also great to use as molds for ornaments, or your favorite drink. Ensures keeping your drinks cold and your passion for Michigan strong!

Product Details: Every step of the design and manufacturing process is done in Michigan to support local business, $10

 

Great Lakes Mug Ultimate Michigan Gift Guide - The Awesome Mitten

Mittens on your mugs, the perfect mix of adorable Michigan pride! Coffee, tea, or hot cocoa will taste even better in these vibrant blue mugs. They also make great stocking stuffers for anyone in your life!

Product Details: dishwasher safe, teal (pictured bottom left), $12

 

Apparel

Been There Dune That T-Shirt

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Courtesy of High Five Threads

With a cute pun celebrating one of the most beautiful places in America, this t-shirt is an adorable way to show your fondness for northern Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes. High Five Threads has made this t-shirt even more irresistible by giving a portion of proceeds from every shirt sold to benefit Sleeping Bear Dunes historic preservation.

Product Details: Tri-Blend “Old School” tee, manufactured and printed in the USA, tri-grey with water based print, $26

 

Detroit VS Everybody Original T-Shirt

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Courtesy of Detroit VS Everybody

“We are the city; take us with you.” Tommey Walker’s brand is all about showing love for Michigan. Be a part of the legacy and revitalization of The Motor City with this  trendy apparel. This t-shirt is a great gift for anyone to showcase the pride and unapologetic spirit of Detroit!

Product Detail:$29.99

 

 

Homegrown Michigan Hoodie

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Courtesy of Cherrish TC

“Dig your Michigan roots?” Michigan is a way of life and with this hoodie you’ll be able to emphasize your pride for this state. The vintage style and white lettering are a cool appeal to such a cozy piece of apparel by Cherrish TC.

Product Details: available in 50 cotton/50 poly NuBlend, available in Heather Black, Heather Blue and Vintage Maroon, $44.95

 

 

Michigan Pup North Bandana

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Courtesy of PupNorth

Since Michigan pride runs deep this is the perfect accessory to allow your animal companion to join in on the fun. The beautiful teal color is a simple ode to our lovely lakes and will give your pup a leg up on their adventures with you in the Mitten State.

Product Details: proudly designed and printed in Michigan, field-tested to ensure muddy hikes, rolls in the grass, and dock-dives are no match for the fray-free, machine-washable, premium bandanas, $9

 

Bath & Body

Hop Shampoo & Body Bar

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Courtesy of Damn Handsome Grooming Co.

There’s so much to enjoy with this great all-in-one bar. By simplify your morning routine it will also cut down on the amount of water you use and leave you feeling irresistibly soft. The blend of argan oil, sunflower, aloe leaf and their homegrown organic hops makes this a uniquely awesome gift for anyone in your life!

Product Details: Notes of Lavender & Juniper, 3.5oz, $8

 

Damn Handsome Hoppy Lip Balm

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Courtesy of Damn Handsome Grooming Co.

Simple and to the point, this lip balm is a great mix of all natural ingredients and rugged appeal making it amazingly refreshing for your lips. With only three meticulous ingredients, all of which infused with organic hops, and unscented make this the perfect gift for anyone.

Product Details: handcrafted using non-comedogenic vegetable oils and homegrown organic hops, always green conscious, vegan, never tested on animals, $8

Damn Handsome Beard Wash

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Courtesy of Damn Handsome Grooming Co.

Give your beard a refreshingly new experience with this two-in-one beard wash which is specifically made for your whiskers compared to other shampoos and soaps. For an invigorating and hydrating feeling this product is infused with argan oil, buttermilk, spent grains, hops, and oatmeal. This is the perfect gift for the man in your life wanting to perfect his flawless beard!

Product Details: handcrafted using spent grains from Michigan breweries and organic hops, always green conscious, never tested on animals, $8

Rustic MAKA Pachy Deoderant

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Courtesy of Rustic MAKA

“Less is more!” Forgo the harsh ingredients of industry standards for an exclusive and simple good for your body product. Not only are all of their products as natural as possible but they actually work fantastically!  Made from the richest plant based oils, butters, and powders these organic and vegan products perfectly compliment any skin type.

Product Details: Full Size-$11.95 or Travel Size-$7.95

 

 

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