8 Birmingham-themed gifts for The Magic City lover on your list

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It sure is! (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Let’s be real, who doesn’t love The Magic City? Whether you’re shopping for a longtime local, a college student or a new Birmingham resident, we have you covered. Read on for a roundup of eight of the best Bham-themed gifts around town.

1. Birmingham art + prints

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When it comes to gifting, you can’t go wrong with a nice piece of art or a ready-to-frame print. Here are a few of my favorite places to shop for Bham art:

More: 25 Birmingham art prints you need in your life

2. T-shirts from Yellowhammer Print Shop

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Yellowhammer Print Shop has the best t-shirts around. From different Birmingham neighborhoods and parks to the classic “It’s nice to have you in Birmingham” shirt, there’s a perfect tee for everyone.

3. Aviate BHM Hat from Alabama Goods

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Sam approves. (Callie Puryear / Bham Now)

A classic! Even Sam had to get his paws on one of these cute hats. This one’s perfect if you’re stumped on what to get your Birmingham lovin’ friend.

  • Location: 2933 18th St S, Homewood, AL 35209
  • Hours: Monday-Saturday 10AM-6PM | Sunday 12-4PM
  • Shop online

4. Tea towel from Cottage Basket

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The perfect gift. (Cottage Basket)

A fun tea towel is a go-to gift for friends, moms, aunts, all of the above. Cottage Basket has an endless selection of Birmingham and Alabama themed tea towels to brighten up your kitchen. They also have fun Birmingham mugs, ornaments and more.

5. Glassware from Swoozies

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I’ll take two. (Swoozie’s)

For a more elevated gift, glassware is a great option. These stylish drinking glasses are the perfect way to brighten up a space and celebrate your city.

6. Birmingham Home candles from Alabama Goods

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My fave candles. (Alabama Goods)

Birmingham Home candles smell so good and give a nod to the most iconic places in Birmingham. Crafted in Alabama, these candles are made with soy and essential oils. 

  • Location: 2933 18th St S, Homewood, AL 35209
  • Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10AM-6PM & Sunday 12-4PM
  • Shop online

7. Books from Birmingham Museum of Art

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One of my favorite gifts to give (and receive) is a cool coffee table book or a fun cookbook. BMA has something for all, from the Alabama history guru to the ultimate Birmingham foodie.

8. Magic City popcorn from Naughty But Nice

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Yes, please! (Naughty But Nice)

Another gift perfect for your foodies friends. The Bham Mix—a cheddar and french toast blend—is on the top of my list.

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