Hand thrown honey pots, oven safe cooking ware, and over sized coffee mugs for your coffee drinking friends would surely be appreciated. You can find local Colorado potters making these and other gorgeous functional handmade pottery. Anything that is handmade and useful is going to be cherished for a long time.
Other neat gift ideas that are a guaranteed hit and wont be re-gifted are jars of homemade jams or sauces. The only risk involved with purchasing jars filled with delicious reductions of local fruits and veggies is that they might get eaten before gifting time! AWE!
What about limited edition prints and other handcrafted arts and crafts? It doesn't get much more thoughtful or custom than a gift that is one of a kind just like the recipient.
Unique Colorado shops are all over Colorado waiting to be found. They are making unique handmade items that cannot be found in department stores, and that you will not only use but also love.
Why not shop local businesses that make these products that you need and use everyday? Give Created in Colorado’s collection of businesses who make made in Colorado products a quick browse; you might be surprised to find what is being created in your town.