Glass act

Skip the big box stores this holiday season in favor of supporting local makers. Almost Perfect Glass, a hot glass studio in Cambridge powered by solar energy, hosts its 2018 Holiday Sale on Sat., Dec. 8, and Sun., Dec. 9, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. You’ll find a colorful array of vases and other vessels in all sorts of silhouettes, from bud vases in ocean hues to glasses with candy-colored swirls. Almost Perfect Glass, 147 Sherman St., Cambridge, 617-492-8784, almostperfectglass.com

Marni Elyse Katz blogs at stylecarrot@globe.com