C California Style

Check the Box

by C California Style

From handmade granola bars to gilded-edge note cards, these custom baskets deliver an extra dose of California Cool.


For seven years, the biannual Echo Park Craft Fair has assembled the best makers across the U.S. This holiday, founders Rachel Craven and Beatrice Valenzuela curate baskets that highlight California’s top creatives. echoparkcraftfair.com.


Barrett Prendergast, owner of L.A. boutique catering and gifting company Valleybrink Road, knows a thing or two about beautiful presentation. Her edit packs in artisanal goodies for those who appreciate a taste of the good life. valleybrinkroad.com.


Known for his thoughtfully designed florals and his complementary fragrance line, L.A.’s Eric Buterbaugh delivers even more drama this season with bespoke boxes highlighting his signature scents and topped with jewel-toned bouquets. ericbuterbaugh.com.


S.F.’s Minted sources material from independent artists globally. This year, they introduce a limited-edition box of textiles, cards and gift wrap, all designed in California, but perfect for letter writers and entertainers everywhere. minted.com.


L.A.-based Marky has cultivated a new form of family bonding time this season. Designed by world-class artists and educators, the brand’s new monthly subscription boxes feature step-by-step art projects to ignite creativity and ensure access to high-quality art education. marky.com.