Rethink Your Holiday Shopping

Skip the mall crowds: From kitschy gift shops to craft studios for cool DIY ideas, add a creative twist to your holiday shopping.

Updated: September 27, 2006

More Orange County Shopping

Pottery Barn

3333 Bear St Ste 150, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Off Broadway Shoes

13400 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92602

Orange County Ideas

Electric Chair

410 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Martha's Bookstore

308 1/2 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92662

Eclectic shop boasts unique gifts like local history books, handmade soaps and soy candles.

Color Me Mine

949 S Coast Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Design and create your own personalized gift from the heart at this paint-your-own pottery studio.