Give FABULOUS Handmade Gifts and Support Small Businesses

It’s awesome to give or receive personally handmade gifts. It’s so thoughtful to get a gift someone spent time designing and creating for your loved one.

It’s awesome to give or receive personally handmade gifts. It’s so thoughtful to get a gift someone spent time designing and creating for your loved one. There are many great gifts that come from the store, for sure. 

I appreciate any gift someone gives me. I appreciate people loving me and don’t really need gifts anyway. But there is something super special about receiving something that is one a kind and unique.

Many handmade things can make great gifts. A book from a small author just getting started, a hand painted piece of art, some fun children’s products that would make any little girl sing, or some yummy smelling soaps made from pure, natural ingredients are fun ideas for super personal and thoughtful gifts.

Have a handmade Christmas!

When I purchase something handmade from someone, I like to think about all the time and effort that went into making that item. I love making things for people, but my skill set is limited. I can forge something like a blacksmith or crochet someone a hat. I love being able to find something unique that is from another skill set I don’t have such as sewing or woodworking.

I know when I make something unique as a gift for someone, I really think about that person as I’m spending time creating their gift. I know people who sell on Etsy, or Facebook or other online sites or even people who bring their wares to craft shows and venues make a special effort to make each of their handmade items top quality and unique.

2019 produce recipe calendar

Unique gifts

I love trying to find gifts on Etsy first. Like this produce calendar or this bee calendar. Such a great gift that doesn’t make a lot of clutter. There is so much beauty and talent represented there. I asked in a few Facebook groups and found out there is SO much more out there than just Etsy though. You won’t believe some of the awesome products I found.

Click on the red links to go straight to the products.

Quality handcrafted gifts

Check out these gorgeous hand forged items I found from a blacksmith online! I bought a couple for myself last year and they are GORGEOUS! One of my favorite things in my home.

Hand forged metal and wood products

Give FABULOUS Handmade Gifts and Support Small Businesses

Do you have any animals in your life? I found pet supplies and even goat supplies online. Amazing!

Quality pet supplies and products

Goat treats

Give FABULOUS Handmade Gifts and Support Small Businesses

Is there anything more amazing than high-quality body products? I have made some homemade salves that totally blow store-bought products away! You can get some great quality body products online as well. I can’t wait to order some of these things for the people on my shopping list!

Natural bath and beauty products

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Salves, teas, and other wonderful products  

Botanically inspired products and 100% organic apparel 

There are great products for your home and personal life available on the internet as well. I love looking through all of these amazing home, essential oil, books, baby products, and other supplies that I’m not sure I can live without. You’ll love what you get from these artisan makers.

An online gardening course would make an AWESOME Christmas gift or for any other time of the year! Check out these classes you can get at a discount right now by using my affiliate links here.

Growing Tomato Heaven

Vegetable Gardening Basics

PVC Drip Irrigation 

Seed Starting Simplified

Year-Round Gardening

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Even more gardening classes:

Beginning Garden Classes

 

Home Goods, Essential Oil Supplies

Books

“Colors of Joy”: A Woman’s Guide for Self-Discovery, Balance, and Bliss

How to Start and Run a Successful Home Daycare Business: Tips from an Expert

Zero to Hero Nutrition: How to Actually Get Kids to Eat Healthy Food!

Books

Books, Products and Tote Bags

Baby Bling, Tutus and Bows

Handmade Hairbows and Accessories

Handmade Candles

Handmade Crocheted Products and Soap

Give FABULOUS Handmade Gifts and Support Small Businesses

Soaps and Herbal Products

Love goes into each and every product that is made for sale online. I hope you will consider buying local, buying homemade, and buying directly from the creators of as many things as you can this year! Even if you decide to purchase a product that’s not handmade, please consider buying local and buying from small business owners.

Small business owners of every kind are paying for dance lessons, their child’s school lunches, food for family and those types of things rather than vacation homes and fancy cars. It makes a big difference to the person you choose to shop from when they are the little guy. Please consider shopping from some of these websites.

Support Small Businesses



DoTerra Essential Oils

Gorgeous Hair Accessories

Garden/Farm/Wildlife Apparel and Merchandise

Young Living Essential Oils

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It’s awesome to give or receive handmade gifts. Anyone can get mass produced junk from wally world, but one of a kind gifts are special.

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4 comments

  1. Lisa says:

    WONDERFUL ideas!!!! We are snitching a couple of these ideas this year! A homemade Christmas is the best!!!

  2. Kristin Cook says:

    Thank you so much for including me!

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