Desert lovers

Love where you live, buy a gift for yourself, your home or your desert-loving friend.  Tucson shops Tucson! 

  • Why I Love

    Where I Live 

    Tucson Pennant


    Add some style to your home or office with these colorful Tucson pennants!


    7"x21" Felt Screen printed in the USA




    Campfire Cycling Cap

    When you hit the road, don’t forget your cycling cap. The one that keeps your head warm on the bike and cool around camp.


  • Gloo Factory

    The Original Downtown  Tucson Map Bandana

    A fair trade bandana made by locally by a women's sewing

    co-op. Hand drawn map of iconic Tucson businesses.


  • Why I Love

    Where I Live 

    Tucson Together Shirt


    All proceeds go to the Tucson Helping Tucson / Community Investment Corporation fund for small businesses! 


    The funds from this shirt will go to grants for small businesses in our community and Tucson Helping Tucson programming to support local creatives, artists, & musicians.


  • Aztec Embroidery & Screen Printing

    Help Us Help You


    All proceeds go to Here for Good fund to support independent businesses. 


    With over 24 years in the industry, Aztec Embroidery & Screen Printing is a leading garment decorator with skillful printers, embroidery technicians, state of the art equipment, competitive pricing, and friendly, knowledgeable staff.


  • Why I Love 

    Where I Live


    Let a hot cup of coffee and this ¡Vamos! mug get you ready for your day!


  • Sigfus

    Cactus Earring Display


    Hand-drawn and cut from sustainably-formed birch plywood. The wood has been cut, sanded, and sealed to keep it looking good for a long time.


    Each design has various holes cut out making it ideal to display your earrings in many ways!


  • Creative Kind

    Home Craft Kit: Three Cacti Embroidery Hoop

    Get creative at home with an easy DIY kit!


    Includes: - Instructions - Pattern - Hoop - Fabric - Needle - Floss


    *If you want other colors for floss, put a note when you checkout and we'll do our best to accommodate!


  • Sonoran Rosie

    The Desert Gift Box

    Give your friends or yourself the gift of the desert in a box! These items are made small batch with love and ethically wildcrafted straight from the Sonoran Desert.


    The gift box includes:

    Desert Rain Fragrance 2oz

    Prickly Pear Cactus Lip Balm

    1/4 oz

    Creosote & Rosemary Roll-on Oil

    1 oz


  • Nieves Montaño Photography

    Desert-Inspired Art Prints (3pack)


    Whether it's for Mother's Day or for your favorite grad, this makes a very sweet and thoughtful gift for desert-lovers.


     Freshen up your own walls with these beautiful desert pastel images.


    Set of 3 4x6 photos


  • #ThisIsTucson

     Support Local Journalism Cactus Tee

    Gray adult cotton T-shirt with #ThisIsTucson cactus logo printed locally in Tucson, AZ by Puffin Screen Printing.


    Runs average unisex t-shirt size. 

    Proceeds support local journalism! 


  • Borderlands

    Sticker Pack

    Four of Borderlands signature beer can designs and two logo designs for you to decorate growlers, fridge, water bottle, or bumper--we see you Tucsonans!


  • Marcy Ellis

    Flora Sisters Coloring Book


    Explore the Flora Sisters coloring book! Over 25 illustrations by Marcy Ellis waiting for YOU to color!


    Each book was created and printed locally by human hands. Paper is sturdy and perfect for coloring pencils and crayons.


  • Julie Originals

    Desert Dwellers Flash Cards


    Fun learning tool featuring colorful paintings, witty stories, and fun facts about desert animals of the southwest - from Anna's Hummingbird through to the Zebra-Tailed Lizard.


    They come in a compact 4" x 7" box. 


  • Jenna Tomasello Artwork

    Desert Inspired Bandanas

    Keep your neck cool and your style cooler in these locally made cotton canvas bandanas.


    Choose from six different colors and desert inspired patterns designed by artist Jenna Tomasello.


  • Pop Cycle

    Old Pueblo Tee

    Colorful tee celebrating the place we call home. Designed by artist Johnny Carrillo. Johnny is a generous soul that gives so much to his community! Locally screen printed on super soft tee; unisex sizing. Black tee with yellow design.



  • Hotel McCoy

    Desert Summer Stay-Cation 

    Splish-splash!  Looking for that summer-fun-in-the-sun,  but keeping it budget-friendly? 


    The fabulous Hotel McCoy has you covered!   

    Special Discount

    50% any room booked in June-August. Use the code 


  • Spring + Vine

    Natural Desert Soaps (4pk)


    Handmade, all-natural soap highlighting the healing local plants and flowers of Tucson.


    Made with shea butter and coconut oil, this soap gives you a deep clean, while feeling incredibly rich and moisturizing.


    Free local delivery, suds right to your door!


  • remedes + richewels

    Sonoran Collection Gift Set

    Sustainably wildcrafted self-care goods.  Infused with prickly pear cactus fruit + creosote bush. Smells like desert rain.

    Gift set includes a candle, a bath bomb, and soap bar.


    Additional 10% off with the Code: STARTUPTUCSON


    "Protect the Toad"Poster

    Teal Ink on 13” x 19”

    Blue French Paper

    Out of respect for these glorious harbingers of Summer rains, CREAM has partnered with a local Herpetologist, Robert Anthony Villa, to help raise awareness about issues surrounding the use of Sonoran Desert Toad. A Portion of proceeds from this screen-printed poster will be donated to the Tucson Herpetological Society.


  • Cactus Cloud Art

    MCM Luscious Saguaro Print

    The Luscious Saguaro digital art by Cactus Clouds Art has a new look!

    With a nod to mid-century modern sleek styles, and a wonderfully bohemian color palette, this is a fun and modern piece to celebrate your love of vintage, and desert everything!

    5 x 7 Print


  • Desert Camo Apparel LLC

    UV Dust Mask

    Head outdoors in style with our custom UV Dust Masks.  A single layer of our Certified UPF50+ polyester/spandex blend will block 98% or more of the suns harmful UV rays.  Elastic securely wraps around your ears for a comfortable fit.  


    Perfect for outdoor adventures, off-roading or minimizing dust and COVID19 exposure.  These masks are washable and reusable.


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