As 2022 draws to a close that can only mean one thing...holiday shopping! If you love shopping small then this is the guide for you. Check out these fantastic gifts from 18 small businesses; there’s a little something for everyone here!
For Adding a Special Touch to Your Holiday Greetings
Grab a happy holidays card for every winter holiday occasion, including turkey day! Send creative and unique holiday cards that will be displayed for months. Lucky Dog’s handmade holiday cards are printed on thick, felt-textured stock and paired with a colorful envelope.
About the Shop: Kayla and her pup Odin are the faces and creatives behind Lucky Dog Design Co., a stationery shop filled with relatable greeting cards, fun stickers, notepads, and gifts. Kayla started hand making greeting cards at the age of 2 and hasn’t stopped since.
The perfect gift for the friend who always makes a good bake. These covers are more effective and eco-friendly (not to mention way cuter!) than plastic wrap or shower caps while proving your dough!
About the Shop: Ali is the Owner and Maker behind Wild Clementine Co., a colorful shop full of reusable dish covers that make the kitchen more fun and eco-friendly! Her dish covers are machine washable, waterproof, and are great for proofing bread dough, covering leftovers, or wrapping a plate of baked goods to give as a gift for the holidays.
Lollipops come in four flavors: Ginger Turmeric, Coconut Chile, Mango Habanero and Guava Reaper. Get four of the same flavor or one of each.
About the Shop: Hot Lollies is a spicy lollipops and sweets shop inspired by owner Maria’s Caribbean roots and her obsession with spicy foods. She makes spicy lollipops and hard candies with tropical fruit purees and real chile peppers for a unique, all natural fiery treat that’s free of artificial ingredients. Maria initially created Hot Lollies as a spicy food blog and now offers spicy sweets, spicy candy boxes, spicy food subscription boxes and fiery themed goods.
Perfect for that one friend who always has an iced coffee in their hand! Comes with a straw and bamboo lid.
About the Shop: Fbombs & Booze is a snarky and sweary handmade drinkware brand. They have something for everyone as long as they like a little sass or colorful language.
Tea is a lovely gift to encourage someone who is always caring for others to remember to pamper themselves, too! Check out their unique tea blends, gift sets, and even a Tea of the Month Club.
About the Shop: Tea lover Kristi Brooks uses her training as a pastry chef and her years as the owner of a successful afternoon tea room to bring you unique loose leaf tea blends as well as tea brewing accessories and tea themed gifts.
Celebrate the holiday season with their unique Hanukkah toile items, and their brand new Jewish Food Collection. Whether you are Jewish, Jew(ish) or just like their food, they’ve got you covered. Celebrate you or your favorite Jewish foodie with their collection of apparel and kitchen accessories.
About the Shop: Mrs. Meshugga was born on a cold December night in 2012 when not one Hanukkah shirt could be found among a sea of Christmas shirts in a big box store. Frustrated with the lack of options available Lisa Buber created her first design, our “You Spin Me Right Round” Hanukkah shirt. From there Mrs. Meshugga grew to offer custom shirts for almost every holiday, birthdays, family occasions, and vacations.
Have a mama in your life who enjoys warm beverages and adorable mugs? Browse Made for Mama Shop for that perfect gift!
About the Shop: Made For Mama Shop is a woman-owned small business with the mission to make moms feel cozy and special as soon as they wake up, even amidst the chaos that motherhood can bring. We do this through handlettering inspirational and fun sayings on cute and colorful coffee mugs!
For the Home and Garden
The Teal Dreamer vase is the perfect size to hold your favorite fall and winter bouquets. Made with a light speckled clay body that provides a beautiful contrast against the deep blue glaze, it will make all of your dreams come true (or at least create a pretty illusion!)
About the Shop: Bri Santo is the founder and designer of Sumiware Ceramics. She is a full-time ceramic hand builder based in San Francisco, CA, and creates bright and fun home decor to help you bring life and creativity into your home. Sumiware began out of a desire to make joyful and bright ceramics for people who want to live more creatively.
Decorative plant covers to help you cover up those not so cute nursery pots and create a space with a natural boho vibe.
About the Shop: Maddi and Joan makes boho inspired plant decor and accessories made primarily with natural textiles like jute. Marquia, the slightly plant obsessed owner, loves creating eco- friendly accessories to help you support and show off your plants with plant hangers, trellises, plant covers and more. Maddi and Joan was created as a way for Marquia to reinvent her newly single space with her daughter all while combining her long love of plants and embracing the beauty and self care they can bring.
A thoughtful gift for the minimalist nature-lover in your life, these seed balls can be spread in a variety of spaces including a container garden or open spaces.
About the Shop: Jessica Worley of Pollinators and Blooms, is a mixed media artist, educator, and flower gardner. She and her children hand make wildflower seed balls to help you grow your own pollinator garden to support pollinators all year long.
Our Route 29 candle consists of a unique fragrance blend of oak, cypress and a hint of gin. Together, it reminds us of the cool evening road trips, fall foliage along the highway, the upcoming holidays, and the clean air that you'll experience journeying through this scenic route.
About the Shop: We are a husband and wife duo that took grief and a bad one year anniversary gift and created a passion. Hill and River Collection products have been meticulously created to bring the scents of Virginia to all.
One of those cherished memories for both parents and children is a visit from the Tooth Fairy. You will always remember the excitement you felt when your child lost their first tooth... and their last. This pillow is a keepsake for all children that you'll treasure long after the Tooth Fairy has made their last visit.
About the Shop: Madly Wish is an ode to the fading tradition of tactile memories, of having something to hold, smell, & feel when you want to remember something that's been there from the beginning, woven not only with threads of fabric, but memory.
Subscribe to give the gift of screen-free, creative play all year long! Or if you’re looking for a one-time gift, grab a Sensory Kit or Sensory Mini for under the tree and a Sensory Jar for the stockings. We’ve got fun, screen-free play perfect for every gift giving situation. Kits are geared toward children 3-8 years old.
About the Shop: Broccoli Boxes: Sensory Kits for Kids is a family-owned business with the mission to encourage families and strengthen communities. We do this by providing moms a quick win when they need it most through no-prep sensory play that helps kids learn through play and donating to children in foster care.
For Helping Someone Embrace the “Treat Yo Self” Philosophy
Their nail wraps are inspired by and created for the on-the-go modern woman who wants trendy nails for a great price, without the fuss of dry-time, chipping, and smudging.
About the Shop: Ivy & Ash is a woman-owned nail art company whose core value is to embolden & celebrate ambitious women.
The perfect fit for people who love to use beautiful things in their everyday life. Explore their collection of tote bags, pouches, lunch bags, and more.
About the Shop: Angela is the Maker at My Metier. A ‘metier’ is ‘a calling, what you are meant to do’, and Angela’s calling is to Create and Make. Totebags, zipper pouches, wallets, and other fun accessories - all handcrafted with cork, organic waxed canvas, and modern woven cotton prints. Created with the discipline of a mechanical engineer.
Their Blooming Wildflowers embroidery kit comes with everything you need to get crafting a floral design that pops off the fabric using 3D stitches.
About the Shop: MCreativeJ offers nature inspired embroidery kits for the modern maker. We make embroidery easy and enjoyable.
These handmade soaps and natural beauty products make unique gifts to pamper your loved ones. Select from their pre-designed natural beauty luxury gifts or design a custom gift with our custom gift packaging options. For a truly pampering treat, consider their self-care subscription boxes which can be billed monthly or pre-paid 3, 6, or 12 months.
About the Shop: Handmade Natural Beauty started over 20 years ago by Angie (Cavaiuolo) Neyens out of her midwest home. She started selling her natural bath and body products at local craft shows and now also sells online and wholesale to select boutiques and establishments.
Don’t leave home without your earrings! Do you want an accessory wardrobe filled with all different types of earrings? You are in the right place! Receive a pair of earrings delivered to your doorstep every month! Choose silver, gold, or “I love it all” to receive silver or gold depending on the month.
About the Shop: After styling over 10,000 individuals with jewelry and accessories, Linda opened Complete Luxury to give professionals the convenience of receiving high quality jewelry and accessories delivered to their doorstep each month. Imagine the thrill of unboxing a surprise gift every month. Over 80% of their products are handmade by artisans in the U.S. and around the world.