intentionalist gift guide for your parents

You want to really show your parents that you love them and you’re thinking of them this year, even if you can’t be there in person. Give them a thoughtful gift that’s tailored to their personality, and support a small business! Here are 10 ideas to #SpendLikeItMatters on a gift for your parents!

Helen Rose - holiday gifts for parents

Cupuaçu Whip EVERYTHING Butter – Unscented, 4oz, $26

Helen Rose Skincare Co. #BlackOwned #WomanOwned

We’re washing our hands frequently and the threat of chapped hands looms ever near…

Keep your loved one safe from chapped hands and knobby knees with this cupuaçu whip body butter.

Eco Collective - holiday gifts for parents in Seattle

Marley’s Monsters Unpaper Towels – White or Assorted Prints, $38

Eco Collective #POC-Owned #WomanOwned

Give your parent a compassionate nudge to go-green.

These “unpaper” towels slide onto a traditional paper towel holder, so the switch won’t be such a shock to their system.

Salt Stone Ceramics - holiday gifts for parents in Seattle

Colorful Shape Mugs 2.0 by Sarah Steininger Leroux, $55 each

Saltstone Ceramics #WomanOwned

If your parent drinks coffee or tea every day, give them a mature piece of functional art to enjoy!

These artisan mugs are made by Sarah Steininger Leroux and come in an array of fun colors.

Eighth Generation - holiday gifts for parents in Seattle

“Warrior Up” Wool Blanket – Designed by Kateri Masten (Yurok) and Chisa Oros (Zuni/Yoeme), $203

Eighth Generation #NativeOwned

So many of us are spending more time at home this year.

Give your loved one’s cozy home a boost of color and warmth with this Native made warrior blanket.

Loyalty Bookstores - holiday gifts for parents

Loyalty Stay the F Inside Bundle – Books and Goodies, $75

Loyalty Bookstore #BlackOwned #WomanOwned

If your parent loves to read, give them the gift of a specially curated bundle!

Take a quiz about their interests and they’ll receive a special package of perfect books and other goodies!

The Cura Co - holiday gifts for parents in Seattle

Brain Blend by Peak and Valley – Genius Mushroom, $34

The Cura Co. #AsianOwned #WomanOwned

If your parent could use an alternative to coffee or decaf, look no farther than this herbal supplement.

This natural remedy supports brain health, reduces stress, and helps memory and focus!

Station 7b - holiday gifts for parents in Seattle

Shi Shi Business Card Holder, $28

Station 7 #LGBTQOwned #WomanOwned

If your parent needs a stylish solution for carrying their business cards, help them promote their business in style!

This leather business card holder carries 8 business cards or 5 credit cards.

flora henri - holiday gifts for parents in Seattle

The Humane Gardner by Nancy Lawson, $24.95

flora and henri #WomanOwned

Is your parent a home gardener or backyard wildlife enthusiast?

Gift them the wisdom of experienced gardeners, scientists, and horticulturalists as they offer advice on how and why to welcome wildlife to our backyards!

Alair Seattle - holiday gifts for parents in Seattle

Quotes and Questions on Friends and Family: 100 Talk-Provoking Cards, $16

Alair #WomanOwned

For the parent who loves game nights and dinner parties, here’s a conversation provoking card game that will keep the party juices flowing!

Valerie Madison - holiday gifts for parents in Seattle

14K Gold Initial Earring, $75 each

Valerie Madison Fine Jewelry #BlackOwned #LatinoOwned #WomanOwned

If your parent likes dainty, thoughtful jewelry — these initial earrings are the perfect present.

Get them their own initials, their partner’s initials, or your own initials so they’ll always have something to remember you by.

seattle best tea, gift guide for parents

Bonus Gift!

If you live in the Seattle area, give the gift of a gift certificate to a local business! You can purchase a gift certificate from over 50 participating businesses by visiting our Gift Certificate Marketplace.

For your parents, we recommend Seattle Best Tea. Whether your parents want to explore new tea varieties or have a go-to favorite, gifting high quality tea is as thoughtful as it is useful.

Click here to explore other Intentionalist Holiday Gift Guides.


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