Katy Insiders’ guide to shopping small business

One of Katy’s most charming attributes is its variety of small local businesses. As the holiday shopping frenzy reaches a fever pitch, Katy Insiders submitted their favorite small retail shops for finding unique or one-of-a-kind gifts this season. This list is compiled from reader-submitted suggestions for shopping small this holiday season.

Amber’s Designs specializes in custom jewelry design and repair. The shop also features hundreds of one-of-a-kind pieces in stock. Each piece is crafted in-house by master jewelers with more than 200 years combined experience.

722 Pin Oak Road

www.ambersdesigns.com

3f7 Arms

This small, family-owned gun store carries all things weaponry. Find an array of handguns, ammunition, hunting rifles, knives and archery supplies at 3f7 Arms. The store even carries a full line of camping gear, making it a one-stop shop for the outdoorsmen and women.

21414 Julie Marie Lane

www.3f7arms.com

Wildflower Threads

Located in the heart of Old Katy, this women’s contemporary boutique offers apparel, gifts and accessories with a modern yet charming flair. In addition to the full spectrum of ladies’ apparel, gifts like candles, books, jewelry, handbags and home decor abound at Wildflower Threads.

5625 Third Street

www.bemywildflower.com

Katy Rock Shop

Katy Rock Shop specializes in the sale of rocks, minerals and fossils. Located in historic Katy, the shop also offers gifts like bookends, amethyst cathedrals, and beautiful mineral specimens to fit every decor. Gift certificates are also available. Katy Rock Shop has gifts for children including collector kits, polished stones, break-your-own geodes, books and more.

535 Pin Oak Road

www.katyrockshop.com

The Cottage Door

The Cottage Door boutique is all about gifts. This Old Katy shop features items from major brands like Brighton, Willow Tree and Corkcicle, but they also sell items from local crafters. Find everything from candles to home decor to umbrellas at The Cottage Door. As an added bonus, the store donates all profits to women’s charities.

1001 Avenue B

https://cottagedoorboutique.com/

Patsy’s Pet Market

Fill pet stockings with snacks, toys, food and accessories from Patsy’s Pet Market. The boutique offers top quality items for canines and felines of every size, age and breed.

1644 South Mason Road

www.patsyspetmarket.com

Teal Poppy

Teal Poppy boutique that showcases a variety of clothing styles, accessories and other unique items. All of Teal Poppy’s clothing is hand-picked by stylists to provide customers with the latest in fashion. The boutique stays on-trend with new clothing items arriving every day.

23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard

www.tealpoppy.com

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