Photograph by Michelle Pagaran

Support local small businesses while finding something unique for an upcoming celebration or holiday—or just a little something for yourself. Here are some of our favorite gift shops scattered around Orange County.

M. Lovewell
Stop by and start your spring right by checking out their succulent stand. Grab some greeting cards on the way out and tell someone special you appreciate them. 305-103 E. 4th St Santa Ana, mlovewell.com

Inspirations Gift & Home
Check out the mom-and-daughter-owned business and their curated products, many sourced from local artisans. It’s the perfect place to find a unique Mother’s Day gift. 4935 Yorba Ranch Road, Yorba Linda, discoverinspirations.com

Zilly Monkey
This contemporary gift shop is as adorable as its name. Take an Instagram-worthy photo by their monkey display and find cute gifts for adults and children alike. Make sure to check out their exclusive Miffy Collection. 2691 Richter Ave., Irvine, zillymonkey.com

Absolutely Fabulous
This award-winning gift shop is a place to explore and wander. Don’t forget to check in on Yelp for 10 percent off your purchase. 6026 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach, store.absolutelyfabulous1.com

Unlisted
Reminiscent of the small shops you would find strolling around in Oregon, Unlisted offers quirky, modern, one-of-a-kind finds in a large variety of categories, from greeting cards and books to clothing and beauty items. 305 E. 4th St., Santa Ana, shopunlisted.com

The Golden Dreidle
This shop has been a staple in the local Jewish community since 1991. With hundreds of artsy gifts and holiday goods to choose from, stop by and experience it for yourself. 725 El Camino Real Tustin, goldendreidle.com

Maido
Located in Mitsuwa Marketplace, Maido offers hard-to-find Japanese goods for stationery aficionados and anime lovers. Check back each month for new stock imported straight from Japan. 665 Paularino Ave., Costa Mesa, usa.kinokuniya.com/maido-costa-mesa

Celebrations Greetings and Gifts
This gift shop will give you a warm, nostalgic feeling with their vintage selection of gifts, cards, and more. 30232 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, celebrationsgreetingsandgifts.com

Spice & Tulips
Come on by this charming shop for Turkish spices, oils, and gifts. Try some salt samples while you browse. 403 El Camino Real Tustin, spiceandtulips.com

Fleur De Lys
Stop by curbside or in-store to find a large selection of luxurious gifts ranging from Nest candles to exotic oils and spices for the kitchen. 369 E. 17th Street, Costa Mesa, shopfleurdelys.com

Areo
This shop specializes in eco-friendly accessories for the home, crafted from recycled scrap metal and reclaimed wood. But you’ll also find jewelry, beauty products, candles, and other gifts. 207 Ocean Ave., Laguna Beach, areohome.com

The Gift Shoppe
If you have a K-pop fan in your life, this is the perfect spot for you. Pick up Korean merchandise from various K-pop bands, such as BTS. Asian Garden Mall, 9200 Bolsa Ave., Westminster