Downtown Art Walk is this Friday, December 1!


Our festive holiday window, featuring Marimekko, Flensted Mobiles, MoMA ornaments, and more.

Join us during Art Walk this Friday, December 1, 6-9 for our Holiday Open House. Enjoy the shop this festive evening with complimentary Dutch cookies and a free gift with every purchaseACME Farms & Kitchen will also be helping us celebrate Art Walk. Stop by to check out a preview of their tasty seasonal boxes and pick up a coupon for these special holiday offerings.

We have dozens and dozens of new designs in stock for the holidays! If you can´t make it in, every day we´re adding more to our website. Updates include stocking stuffer and holiday categories. Check back frequently as new shipments arrive daily.

We’ll be sending out short lists of our favorite gift ideas starting next week…as usual, we’ve got everyone on your list covered with gifts of good design. In the meantime call 360-752-5522 or email us with any questions.

Many Thanks


Happy Thanksgiving!

We will be closed this Thursday to celebrate the holiday with our families and wish you a festive day filled with laughter and delicious food. After a good night’s sleep, should you decide to venture downtown on Friday, we will be back in the shop ready to help you at 10 a.m.

Shop Small Saturday – November 25

Please join us on Saturday, November 25 for Shop Small Saturday, when many of your favorite locally-owned businesses will be offering treats and festivity throughout the day. We’ll have delicious Dutch cookies as a treat and will be offering a free gift with any purchase over $50 while supplies last. Thank you for shopping locally and supporting Bellingham’s small businesses!

Downtown Art Walk – December 1

We’ll be open late for Art Walk on Friday, December 1 with an open house celebrating our 10th holiday season. The shop is all decked out and we have gifts ready to wrap for everyone on your list. Head downtown to enjoy the holiday atmosphere, grab a bite to eat and be sure to stop by Ideal where we’ll be offering a free gift with purchase throughout the evening. Our friends from Acme Farms + Kitchen will have samples of their delicious holiday offerings, as well as coupons toward these special boxes.

Happy Thanksgiving to you. We are grateful each day for your support of our locally-owned-and-operated shop!

Your Ideal Staff
(Lisa, Kathleen, Taylor, Annie, and Julia)