8 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Michigan Enthusiast on Your List

Looking for the perfect holiday gift with a Great Lakes state touch?  Finding the perfect Michigan-made gem is a battle within itself. To help with some of your gift decision making, guest blogger Hailey Anderson from the MEDC, has compiled a list of some of the most novel items on the Michigan market as well as the benefits of buying local.

There are a number of reasons to consider Michigan-made products when holiday shopping this season, but here are just four specific appeals:

1. 2017 Pure Michigan Calendar – $14.95

The official 2017 Pure Michigan calendar highlights 12 professionally photographed landscapes and landmarks from all across Michigan. Among these “bucket list” locations are Tahquamenon Falls during a winter freeze, Comerica Park during a spring afternoon and Highway M-41 as fall’s colors blanket our state.  If you spend more than $100 on the Pure Michigan store, you’ll get a 2017 calendar FREE!

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Pure Michigan calendars make for great gifts while also keeping important dates in mind

2. Pure Michigan Seasonal Mouse Pad – $9.95 (each)

Pure Michigan mouse pads make a perfect gift for those who might be stuck in the office but are dreaming of the outdoors. Each mouse pad features a beautiful photographic representation of one of our state’s four seasons and measures approximately 8.5″W x 7.5″H

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Enjoy Michigan’s outdoors from the home or office with these seasonal mouse pads

3. Pure Michigan Cutting Board (small) – $39.95

Constructed with alternating strips of cherry and maple wood, this small cutting board is as beautiful as it is practical. In addition to the board’s stunning construction, a burned-in map of Michigan and the “Pure Michigan” logo add delicate yet artistic accents. Larger cutting boards also available.

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Perfect for the culinary-enthusiast you know, Pure Michigan cutting boards are an eye-catcher

4. Pure Michigan Lake Signs – $39.95

In a perfect world, every meeting would be held around a campfire. This beautiful lake sign measures approx. 24″ x 7″ and would serve as a great reminder of all campfire memories. Why we love this Pure Michigan Lake Effect sign: Some of our favorite memories have been made around a campfire. Graham crackers, chocolate and marshmallows sold separately! Check out all of the Pure Michigan lake signs to decorate your home or lake house.

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Photo Credit: Samantha Elizabeth

5. Lightweight Unisex Tri-blend Hoodie – $49.95

Looking to show off your Pure Michigan pride while working out or during a cool evening? This hoodie isfor you. With it’s ultra soft and ultra comfy feel, you’ll be feeling great while looking even better. A perfect gift for the training athlete in your family!

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As comfortable as it is stylish, this Pure Michigan hoodie will delight any recipient

6. Pure Michigan Stormy Kromer Cap - $54.95

It all started in 1903, when George “Stormy” Kromer asked his wife, Ida, to stitch him a cap that could withstand high winds and freezing temperatures. Fast forward over 100 years, and the story of Stormy Kromer lives on as one of the Midwest’s most iconic brands. A longstanding passion for American-made quality and tradition has continued Stormy Kromer’s appeal to new generations of customers. If you aren’t already a fan of Stormy Kromer, we are confident that you will love the quality, attention to detail and traditions they offer in every one of their products.

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The classic look of the charcoal Stormy Kromer cap matched with the Pure Michigan logo is stunning

7. Pure Michigan Tervis Tumblers (set of four) – $59.95

It’s easy to show off your love for the Great Lakes state with these Pure Michigan Tervis Tumblers. Tervis 12 oz tumblers are the perfect size for casual use in and around the home. The unique blue patch adds the right touch of Pure Michigan pride while maintaining that classic Tervis look. This set of four doesn’t include lids.

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Drink in style with these Pure Michigan Tervis Tumblers

8. Tri-fold Pure Michigan Wood Picture Frame – $79.95

Constructed from alternating stip of cedar and featuring durabale hinges, this picture frame promises to become the focal point of any room you put it in. What better way to show off your favorite photos and memories than with a subtle reminder of where it all happened.

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Show off your favorite photos with this tri-fold Pure Michigan picture frame

Be sure to check out the Pure Michigan store for more great ideas!

 

 

 

Holiday Gifts in the Pure Michigan Store

Still need to cross those last few items off your holiday shopping list? Visit the Pure Michigan online store for ideas! From outerwear to home goods and collectibles, there are a number of options for the Michigan-lovers in your life. Below are just a few of our favorites that are available now.

For more options – including hot holiday deals on select items – visit www.puremichiganstore.org. And be sure to place your order by tomorrow, December 18th, to ensure arrival by December 25th!

Pure Michigan 2013 Calendar:

With stunning photography of some of our state’s most beautiful destinations, the Pure Michigan calendar is sure to keep you inspired throughout the year. See all photos from the 2013 calendar here.

Women’s French Terry Raglan Sweatshirt:

The Pure Michigan French Terry Raglan Sweatshirt is simple and classic enough to carry you through the seasons.

Youth Mitten Tee:

Mapping is easy when you start with Pure Michigan! This fun tee comes in youth sizes 8, 10 and 12.

Stemless Red Wine Glasses:

Toast the beauty of Pure Michigan with the hostess in your life. These stemless wine glasses are sold in packs of two and available for white wine as well.

Cherry of My Eye Crate:

This crate features four top-selling cherry products from the world’s cherry capitol! Apple and blueberry crates are also available.

Which item from the Pure Michigan Store is your favorite? Share with us below!