With the holidays right around the corner my thoughts have been on gift ideas recently. Gift-giving is totally my love language, so this is an important time of year for me! More and more I seek personal and handmade items for my loved ones.
I find that handmade items are often more unique and special since there are so many specific categories of handmade goodies. You can usually find something that is “perfect” for each person’s tastes and interests.
So, here is a list of some of my favorite online shops that are run by people I know or people I am obsessed with (that sounds stalkerish, doesn’t it?!
Hug a Willow Tree: Awesome felt costumes and bags for kids.
The Sign Cafe: Beautiful wood signs.
Holly Beals Art: Unique mixed media art.
Lil’ Bubba’s Bows: Adorable baby headbands (sold locally – contact them for more information)
Nat’s Collection: Fair trade Ecuadorian jewelry
The Wheatfield by Katie Daisy Gorgeous art!
Loved by Hannah and Eli: kid and adult clothes (My favorite sweatshirt of all time is from here)
Be Still Clothing Co.: women’s tees (I don’t actually own anything from here, but I wish I did!)
Freshly Picked Moccasins: Favorite baby shoes ever.
Shop Riff Raff: women’s clothing
Poppy Soap: The most amazing soap you will ever smell (with a great cause as well)!
There are a million more that I love, but these are some faves and most of these are actually run by women I know or have met which is great! In those cases, supporting these shops will help support mamas who are working to make some extra money (or necessary) for their families!
I also am temporarily opening my shop with some fun wooden signs, crocheted goodies, and other new items!
Have fun shopping!