Elizabeth’s Gift Guide


’Tis the season for gift giving! Watch editor in chief Elizabeth Hudson as she shares her favorite holiday items from the Our State Store. You won’t want to miss this gift guide.


North Carolina Trivia Game

Test your knowledge of the Tar Heel State with this set of 200 trivia-style questions. Play competitively or casually with cards geared toward both native North Carolinians and newcomers.


NC Symbols Wrapping Paper

Featuring hand-painted icons celebrating the state of North Carolina, like red cardinals, dogwood blossoms, lighthouses, donuts, racing cards, and more. Each 12.5 square foot roll of gift wrap will be sure to add a dash of home to your gifting.


Red Pottery Candle

This 100% soy wax candle is scented with hints of pine, clove, and nutmeg, and comes in a handmade, reusable pottery vessel. Just wash out the remaining wax and enjoy the pottery dish, made with Highwater Clay sourced from North Carolina, for years to come.


Speckled White Chip & Dip Server

Endless combos of dips and snacks will look delicious against the fresh white speckled glaze on this chip and dip server made by Missions Pottery in Lexington. It will be your new weekend workhorse! 11″ diameter.


Old-Fashioned Hot Cocoa Mix

Made by Old School Brand, this delicious hot cocoa mix pairs perfectly with a cold North Carolina evening. Each 8 oz., vintage-inspired tin contains a tasty, small-batch hot chocolate mix that will leave you wanting more!


Tree Pottery Mug

Enjoy a warm beverage anytime with this classic pottery mug featuring a fir tree design and your choice of three glazes. The hefty handle has a comfortable thumb rest that will make this your new favorite mug. Holds 14 oz. of your favorite drink.


Wooden Taper Candle Centerpiece

Dress your dining table with this artisan centerpiece candle holder. Each piece is handmade from sapele wood by Glen Miller in Thomasville.


Winter Farm Truck Pillow

The vivid red barn and green truck on this pillow will add holiday cheer to your seasonal decor! Made with Climaweave® fabric, these pillows are durable, weatherproof, and moisture- and fade-resistant.