Get set for holiday shopping with RocktheLake’s guide to nautical gifts from local boutiques, from Northern Exposure in Port Clinton to Carlisle’s in Historic Ashtabula Harbor. We’ve got a list of eight great small shops, plus a few gift ideas. Check out the photos on cleveland.com/rock-the-lake.

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Crisp cotton pillows splashed with navigational coordinates, hand-lettered signs and vintage finds, beach glass jewelry and anchor accessories. The offerings at Avon Lake’s Summer Market all match the beach aesthetic of Erin Stack and Kristen Weeden, friends who founded the annual event in 2006. That was before the premiere of the Cleveland Flea, before so…

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In Ohio, we have a thing for vintage-looking shirts. T-shirts or hoodies, with jeans or shorts, we wear them to proclaim our pride — in our sports teams and our cities. As G.V. Artworks puts it, “CleveLAND that we love.” Which is why we obviously all need a Lake Erie shirt for the summer. Or…

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Love Lake Erie? Of course. That’s why we’re all here. We launched RocktheLake to tap into Ohioans’ affinity to our Great Lake. Now we’ve created a way to wear that love on your sleeve. Or on a beach towel, or smartphone case. The RocktheLake line will benefit the Foundry Rowing & Sailing Center, a nonprofit…

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I got the Great Lakes map tote at the top of my Christmas wish list. What about you? Anglers, did you find a fishing lure in your stocking, or a new rod under the tree? Boaters, did you get a fun new tube to pull, or a handy cooler for days out on the water?…

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Amy Lauria makes Christmas trees. Little green trees made of beach glass and big ones made with discarded metal and driftwood. White and aqua glass and different sized rocks — anything Lauria finds while walking on the beach. We featured Lauria on RocktheLake in September. We revisited Lauria in the midst of the holiday season…

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If you’re on Lake Erie, you need sunglasses. And three Cleveland guys want to sell you their unique pairs, with interchangeable frames, polarized lenses and 16 different colors of arms. Meet Chris Piazza, Brian Schultz and Stan Rothschild. Piazza, of Painesville, came up with the idea for Escher Sunglasses in 2015. His cousin, Schultz, joined…

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What to get the Lake Erie lover on your holiday gift list? Honestly, if it says Lake Erie on it, or if it psyches us up for getting out on the water, we’ll like it — even if we can’t use it for months. We featured a trove of gifts handmade by Northeast Ohio artists.…

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