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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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