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Look for these unique holiday gift ideas at Stark County retailers

Look for these unique holiday gift ideas at Stark County retailers

style_cycleIT’S IN THE DETAILS
Answer the call of the wild with this perfect gift for the man cave. Chopper-style motorcycle hanging light offers bold chrome accents, flame trim and working headlights, $199.95.

Lighting By Design, 6759 Whipple Ave. NW, Jackson Township. (330) 966-1314.

style_necklaceWEARABLE ART
An Ohio artisan mixed metals in silver, brass and copper using foreign coins and precious stones to create this three-strand necklace, a piece of wearable art.

$196; matching bracelet, $72.

Canton Museum of Art museum shop, 1001 Market Ave. N. (330) 453-7666.

style_vasesONE OF A KIND
Canton potter William Shearrow used intense smoke and fire to create these coppery, iridescent raku vases, $148 and $125.

Canton Museum of Art museum shop, 1001 Market Ave. N. (330) 453-7666.

style_shoeFOR THE GENTLEMEN…
Two swipes through this sturdy, metal-framed shoe and boot scrubber and there will be no cries of “Wait, wipe your feet!,” when the gentleman farmer comes in from the carriage house.

$19.99 Tractor Supply Co., 5840 Whipple Ave. NW, Plain Township. (330) 966-4867.

style_elfGIVE THIS PRESENT EARLY…
Children will delight in finding Christopher Pop-In-Kins in the days leading up to Christmas after reading his story. This magical elf, created by a former Alliance woman, was sent by Santa to check up on all the children to see who is being naughty or nice.

Retails for $29.95. Find it at www.christopherpopinkins.com or at several retail locations in Stark County, including, Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, Canton Museum of Art Gift Shop and Second Aprile Galerie, Buehler’s Fresh Foods, Aultman Hospital and Mercy Medical Center gift shops.

style_leafINSTANT APPEAL
The come-see-me curl of this ceramic leaf by Akron artist Clair Nelson calls for closer study of its intricate, true-to-nature details. $90.

Canton Museum of Art museum shop, 1001 Market Ave. N. (330) 453-7666.

style_bullGO FOR A RIDE
Young thrill-seekers can challenge this stick bull for an eight-second ride to the money.Want to hear that cuddly plush head bellow? Just pinch an ear. $12.99.

Tractor Supply Co., 5840 Whipple Ave. NW, Plain Township. (330) 966-4867.

Deck the halls

Look for these unique holiday decor ideas at Stark County retailers

style_sleighDASHING IN THE SNOW
Tradition reigns — “On Dancer! On Prancer!” — with this realistic woodland Santa in a birch sleigh, an attention-getting 23 by 23 inches, $185.

Easterday’s Flower & Gift Shop, 5720 Hills & Dales Rd. NW, Jackson Township. (330) 478-2177.

style_horseIN THE DETAILS
During the 1930s in Germany, craftsmen called them ‘putz’ — miniature Christmas villages they created with detailed figures such as this stick rocking horse ridden by a clay-faced, cotton Santa. $125.

Avenue Antiques, 3400 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton. (330) 492-2991.

style_candleALL WRAPPED UP
Strappy tin versions of wrapped gifts could be the crowning touches on a holiday tableau. (Candles not included.) $34.99 and $28.99.

Hartville Hardware, 940 W. Maple St., Hartville. (330) 877-3631.

style_flowersCENTER OF ATTENTION
Not every holiday arrangement need shout “Ho, ho, ho!” Corkscrew willow branches and artificial berries accent alstroemeria, also known as Peruvian lilies; green button pompons and red and white roses against an artful drape of greens, honing a cutting edge on this nontraditional, great-room or foyer statement, $250.

Barbato Flowers & Greenhouses, 6017 12th St. NW, Perry Township. (330) 477-1235.

style_ornament4IMPORTED ORNAMENTS
Imported from Germany, these glass tree ornaments are nostalgic mementos of the 1930s. Ranging from $3 to $10.

Avenue Antiques, 3400 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton. (330) 492-2991.