• Allison

2018 Gift Guide (Shop small business!)

Updated: Jul 9, 2019

Shopping local and shopping small business are great ways to support your local artist community while also finding really special, one-of-a-kind gifts. It's a win-win for everyone! I've pulled together a few of my favorites to share with you here in case you need some gifting inspiration for your friends and family! Most of these are NC small business, with a couple out of state small businesses!


Natural skin care:


Lo and behold naturals: lip balms - $7 (GREAT stocking stuffers!),


Florapothacarie: Rose and tea facial toner--$24


For those 'going green':


Fillaree: Zero-waste soap -$ varied


BeeGo Handmade: Resuable snack bag set (2)- $21


For men:

Lauren Sumner Pottery: Woodgrain dish - $varied


Lo and Behold Naturals: Beard oil and aftershave -$16


For the modernist:


Gretchen Quinn pottery: mugs, trays, etc. - $varied


Juniper Bay metals: Cross plane spike earrings -$56


For plant lovers:


Calathea collection: concrete planters -$12


Zen Succulent: in person plant shopping! -$varied


For geometric fans:


Pink Moon Ceramics: mugs, planters, vases- $varied (must visit in person!)


For Beach lovers:


Ara Leigh Studios: sea glass ring -$varied


Housewarming and new baby gifts:


Elle Woods Co: personalized round (made from reclaimed wood!) -$65+


For watercolor lovers:


Amy Richards Illustration: Witty watercolors (like furries in flower crowns!)- $varied


Rachel Loftis Art: Whimsical watercolor -$varied


Countershading art: Stunning animals - $varied


For beekeepers:


Ocelli Creations: honey bee earrings -$25+


That's a wrap (no pun intended) on this year's gift guide! All of these artists/makers have so many awesome items, so I encourage you to browse their sites and see what else you might like beyond what I have recommended!


Speaking of gifting, if you missed the sustainable gift wrapping guide, check that out to make your gift wrapping habits friendly on the environment!

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