15 Unique California Inspired Gift Ideas

Here are 15 unique California inspired gift ideas for anyone who loves the Golden State just as much as we do!

1. California Coasters

2. California Candle

3. California Poppy Seed Kit

4. California Bear Ornament

5. California Dopp Kit

6. California Sketches Flour Sack Towel

7. California Crafted Almonds

8. Mini California Shaped Puzzle

9. Dardimans California Orange Crisps

10. California Easel Desk Calendar

11. California Gummy Bears

12. California Images Note Cards

13. California Wildflowers Organic Cotton Tote

14. California Crafted Mediterranean Herb Dipping Oil

15. California Wine

From California inspired tabletop to incredible snacks, we've got fifteen ideas to bring a little west coast sunshine your way. 

1. California Coasters

Coasters make one of our favorite gifts. Useful and beautiful, these California map coasters are favorites!  They are actually absorbent and will soak up the condensation from your glassware to prevent spills and messes. Each coaster has Los Angeles, Hollywood, Napa, and San Francisco spelled out along with lots of fun little graphics celebrating the Golden State. Shop the California Coasters now.

California Map Coasters

 

2. California Candle

The newest scent added to our candle collection - our signature California candle! Inspired by citrus orchards, succulent gardens, coastal breeze, fresh botanicals and warm weather! Sophisticated and minimalist. Our candles are hand-poured with premium clean-burning fragrance, essential oils and plant-based soy wax. Hand poured by our team in small batches in Santa Barbara, California. Shop the California Candle.

3. California Poppy Seed Grow Kit

The California Poppy, Eschscholzia californica, creates a sun-drenched meadow throughout California and the Southwest with its orange, saucer-shaped flowers.
Nothing gets more classic than the California poppies, so why not gift someone seeds to plant their own?! This seed grow kit allows you to grow these classic California Poppies, giving a splash of color to virtually any open, sunny area - they are as fun to grow as they are lovely! Shop the California Poppy Seed Kit.

 

California Poppy Seed Kit Tin

 

4. California Bear Ornament

Spread the cheer this season with this classic California Bear wooden ornament! This holiday keepsake is made from maple veneered wood in a solar powered workshop in Santa Cruz, California. The California Bear Magnet is bound to be a favorite, too! Shop the bear ornament

5. California Dopp Kit

Charming illustrations celebrating the best of California on a high quality cotton canvas pouch made in the USA. Perfect for toiletries or organizing other supplies, this is a perfectly useful item for your favorite jetsetter. It's a great California gift for guys, too. Shop the Blue Denim California Dopp Kit.

Blue California Print Dopp Kit | Gifts for Him

6. California Sketches Flour Sack Towel

Soft and natural flour sack towel with vintage appeal featuring California scenes. These towels are super absorbent and have long been bestsellers in the shop! Each towel features illustrations of Highway 1, California Historic Missions, Yosemite, Hollywood, Desert, Beaches, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Disneyland and beautiful California Wine Country.

Shop the California Kitchen Towel.

California Sketches Towel with illustrations of California scenes

7. California Crafted Almonds

Our almonds are sourced from small California farms. They are freshly roasted and flavored to perfection! The California herb almonds are seasoned with a classic combination of oregano, thyme, basil, garlic, onion & sea salt. 

Shop California Crafted Almonds.

8. Mini California Shaped Puzzle

This little puzzle is easy to pack and display. With a quail, poppies, monarch and the unforgettable shape of California, this is a quintessentially California puzzle! Shop the California state puzzle.

9. Dardimans California Orange Crisps

 Naturally sweet with a tangy kick, these California grown mandarin crisps are wonderful on their own as well as with salad, chocolate, dips, acai bowls, yogurt, whiskey, cognac or beer. These slices of sunshine also come chocolate and creme dipped! Shop our selection of California Orange Crisps.

10. California Easel Desk Calendar

Featuring images from the Cavallini Papers & Co. archives, based out of San Francisco, California. This desk calendar features Palm Springs, San Diego, Hollywood, Mount Shasta, Hearst Castle, San Francisco, and classic California vintage images! Shop the California Easel Desk Calendar.

11. California Gummy Bears

These delicious and cheerful gummy bears are made in small batches with real California fruit. Kosher, Non GMO, Fat Free and Gluten Free - these gummy bears make the perfect gift for adults and kids alike! Also, lets face it... who doesn't like gummy bears?! Shop our selection of California Gummy Bears.

12. California Images Note Cards

The gift that keeps giving! This boxed note card set is printed with beautiful paintings of Santa Barbara scenes by one our favorite local artists, Karin Shelton. Each box includes eight different blank cards and envelopes, each with a different image representative of California including poppy fields, vineyards, beaches, rolling hills, Sierra mountains and gentle oaks. Shop the California Note Cards.

13. California Wildflowers Organic Cotton Tote

Cheerful and perfectly California! This sturdy cotton tote bag is made with 100% organic cotton, with a variety of California wildflowers printed on.

14. California Crafted Mediterranean Herb Dipping Oil

With fresh flavors of basil, oregano, and rosemary, our California Crafted Mediterranean Herb dipping oil is a crowd favorite! Pair this alongside crusty bread or drizzled over vegetables to make the perfect savory combination.

 

15. California Wine

Nothing gets more classic than a California wine, and we have a generous selection of California grown wines to suit both the Pinot Noir and Sparkling Rosé connoisseurs in your life. One of our best sellers is the Margerum Santa Barbara County Riviera Rose, the perfect wine to accompany picnics, dinners, and BBQs. This Rosé is dry and crisp on the palate, its fruit is balanced with some mouth-watering acidity.

Shop our California Wine Collection (+ see which states we can ship wine to!) 

This year, gift something unique for even the "hardest-to-shop-for" California lovers in your life!