Small Business Saturday, a day to celebrate the vibrancy and uniqueness that small businesses have to offer, is just around the corner. November 28th is a special day to support the family businesses, the startups, the artists, and the independents who make our city so great. With the holiday season also upon us, now is the perfect time to shop local and get creative with your holiday gifting.

We've put together 10 unique gift ideas that pair perfectly with Zinnia flowers from some of our favorite local businesses in Omaha. Take a look!

1. Benson Soap Mill Soaps

First on our list is Benson Soap Mill, where two locals are whipping up handcrafted soaps in small batches from local sources and recycled ingredients. Our favorite scent to pair with Zinnia flowers is the heavenly lavender, of course.

2. Lark Beauty and Blow Dry Studio

Prepare your special someone for a fantastic night out with flowers and a gift certificate to Lark Beauty and Blow Dry Studio. The combination of a beautiful bouquet and a full special salon treatment is the perfect way to make someone look and feel great.

3. Hardy Coffee

What’s better than flowers? Try flowers paired with craft coffee from one of Omaha's finest roasters. Hardy Coffee beans are locally-roasted and served up at both Aromas coffeehouse locations in Omaha. They also provide a monthly subscription option that delivers 12 oz bags of Hardy Coffee favorites directly to your special someone’s doorstep. It’s like a coffee of the month club plus beautiful flowers all rolled into one.

4. The Country Oven

No need to turn on your oven and make a mess in the kitchen. The Country Oven bakery has all your cookie gifting needs covered. From decorated sugar cookies to giant chocolate chip cookies, The Country Oven's specially crafted cookies are sure to bring a smile to anyone's face.

5. Stickalicious Pops

Stickalicious Pops are homemade, small batch, all-natural popsicle treats low on sugar and full on flavor. These sweet treats come in gourmet flavors such as basil lime, strawberry cheesecake, and black tea nectarine and make the perfect gift for any festivity.

6. Wax Buffalo

Wax Buffalo's pure soy, hand-poured candles are made with high-quality essential and fragrance oils, come in a range of scents, and are packaged in beautiful jars. Paired with Zinnia flowers, give the gift of lovely fragrances that will trigger long-lasting happy memories.

7. Candy Wrappers

Candy Wrappers is Omaha's premier locally-owned destination for handcrafted confections, chocolates, rich fudge, decadent gourmet popcorn, and more. Handmade chocolates are one of their specialties chocolate covered almond clusters and campfire s'more chocolate truffles are just a few of the decadent treats you can find at this Omaha favorite.

8. ElisabethSpace Jewelry

For a local, unique twist on jewelry, be sure to check out ElisabethSpace where every piece is designed and handmade using a mix of high-quality metals and stones. Combined with fresh flowers, you'll truly be gifting a work of art.

9. The Object Enthusiast

Omaha-based artist Emily Reinhardt creates made-to-order ceramic vessels to hold all sorts of treasures. Part geometric and part organic, The Object Enthusiast vases and planters couldn’t be any more perfect for a fresh flower arrangement. Check out some of Emily's beautiful creations in her online shop.

10. Lovewell Handlettering

Flowers are a nice way to express love and appreciation for someone and the goods at Lovewell Handlettering aim to evoke these same feelings through beautiful words written in a beautiful way. Lovewell Handlettering has a wide selection of inspirational quote prints the perfect addition to any home or office.

Don’t forget to stop by your favorite local Omaha businesses Saturday, November 28 to celebrate Small Business Saturday and support the people who make our city such a wonderful place to live. Have any other local favorites to add to our list? Share with us in the comments!