1) Vintage sweaters are re-made into these double-layer mittens by Vermont Green Threads. Choose from a full selection in small, medium, and large in a full array of colors and designs. Gallery at the VAULT, Springfield. $45/pair. www.galleryvault.org 

2) Select fresh chili peppers with maple syrup combine for a unique taste experience in this Vermont maple sriracha, which comes in original (Thai flavor with a maple accent); smoked, with smoky maple syrup; very hot, with a fiery habanero kick; and verde, with a big, bright garlicky flavor. Blue Sky Trading Co., Ludlow. www.blueskyvt.com

3) Create a warm and cozy room by adding this 100 percent cotton Akasha throw, hand-woven in North India on a loin loom by master weavers, and matching pillows. The hand-block-printed Botanica Sea pillow in grey, with a soft cotton canvas and linen back, completes the look. Throw and pillows designed by Tulsi by Tara Hogan. Teaselwood Design, Ludlow. 40-by-70-inch throw, $480; lumbar pillow, $165; 18-by-18-inch pillows, $175; hand-blocked pillow, $95. www.teaselwooddesign.com

4) Give the gift that keeps on giving for everyone on your list with a Smokeshire Design maple gift box. Nestled in that handmade keepsake wooden box are a 12.7-ounce glass bottle of bourbon barrel-aged maple syrup, a 10-ounce glass carafe from Simon Pearce, and a real sugar maple leaf dipped in 14-karat gold. Smokeshire Design, Chester. $150. www.smokeshiredesign.com

5 and 6) With recent changes in life we find ourselves spending more time at home. Why not go all in with a relaxing dip in a Jacuzzi! Hot tubs, which provide a way to spend more quality time together, have never been more popular. Choose from a variety of tubs to fit your needs at Knight Tubs Pools & Spas, Ludlow, from $5,699 to $19,999, or at Allen Pools and Spas, Willison and Mendon, and in Lebanon, N.H., from $3,699 to $15,000.

7, 8, and 9) Relax or turn in for the night in the comfort of Portuguese flannel sleep pants. The flannel is triple-brushed on both sides for added softness and warmth. Details include a full elastic waist with adjustable drawstring for a perfect fit, hidden button fly, and roomy side-seam pockets.

his year, decorate your home like it’s 1954. Simply trim your Christmas tree with these aptly named Ice-Glo lites. Each festive light, encrusted with glittery “ice” crystals, sparkles in your choice of four jewel tones: red, yellow, blue, and green. And these lights burn cool, which makes them perfect for fresh and faux Christmas trees as well as mantels and decorative centerpieces.

It’s easy to enjoy the fresh scent of the pine-filled woods of Maine with this log cabin incense burner. Light one of the 10 included incense sticks, set it inside the cabin, and watch the smoke swirl out of the chimney. Each incense stick burns for approximately 15 minutes.

Vermont Country Store, Weston and Rockingham. Flannel pants, $39.95; Ice-Glo lights, $34.95; pine log cabin incense burner, $15.95. www.vermontcountrystore.com

10) Snuggle fireside with a custom Okemo pillow designed by a Vermont artist and featuring the state’s favorite pastime: skiing. Hand-hooked and 100 percent wool, these have soft and plush cotton velveteen backing for extra coziness. Green Mountain Fireplace Specialties, Ludlow. Small Okemo pillow, $24.95; large skier Okemo pillow, $79. www.gmfireplace.com

11) Keep warm and cozy this winter with a hand-knit hat from Six Loose Ladies Yarn & Fiber Shop, a not-for-profit organization run entirely by volunteers. Supplies for knitting, crocheting, felting, spinning, and weaving; and whimsical crafts, many of which are produced locally. Six Loose Ladies Yarn & Fiber Shop, Chester. From $40 to $80. www.6looseladies.com

12) This family company specializes in custom furniture and a wide variety of living and dining accessories in different sizes (individually lathe-turned and made from locally sourced hardwoods) including salad bowls and servers fashioned from a select piece of top-grade cherry like the one pictured here, and hand-sculpted cutting and serving boards fashioned from black walnut, birdseye maple and (like the one pictured) curly (tiger-striped) maple. Rockledge Farm Woodworks, Weathersfield. Salad servers, $42; cutting board, $45. From $14; custom orders available. www.rockledgefarm.com

13 and 14) This hand-blown rolling wine decanter is handcrafted in Vermont by glass artist Nick Kekic. It is designed to aerate fine red wines and filter and separate sediment for the perfect glass. It holds an entire 750 ml bottle of wine, is less likely to spill, and is crafted from pure, clear soda-lime crystal glass. It comes with a decanter stand for storage.

Enjoy cooking Old World-style and entertain in style with this beautiful Brazilian soapstone pot adorned with hammered copper handles and trim. This timeless piece can go from cooktop/oven to tabletop. Soapstone emits no odor and withstands temperatures of up to 1,000 degrees Celsius. DaVallia Art & Accents, Chester. $248 for decanter; $120 for soapstone pot. www.thedavallia.com

15, 16, 17, and 18) Silver jewelry and accessories always make for lovely holiday gifts. Fun and whimsical, these festive moose are created from vintage silver forks by artist Steven Manning.


Fluid in form, these sterling silver Spiral Vines earrings are made by local silversmith Elizabeth Miller. Her fresh, modern jewelry designs are inspired by nature and handcrafted in sterling silver and gold. Miller’s Cairn necklace features naturally smooth stones stacked in cairn formation to bring the wearer strength and balance.

These sweet portraits of farm and woodland animals, in a variety of sizes by local artist Caryn King, provide a nice finishing touch to a cozy space.

Depot Street Gallery, Home of the Silver Spoon, Ludlow. Silver moose, $25; Spiral Vines earrings, $30; Cairn necklace, $54; farm and woodland animal prints, $45 to $175. Originals from $500. www.depotstreetgallery.comwww.silverwareart.com

Clearlake Furniture, Ludlow.  Coolidge rocker 47“ x 24”

Inspired by President Calvin Coolidge, who enjoyed the piece of rocking on the front porch of his Vermont homestead, our Clear Lake version resides at the White House, to be enjoyed by each “sitting” president. www.clearlakefurniture.com