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Holiday Gift Guide for the "Small" Shopper

Holiday Gift Guide for the "Small" Shopper

Merry Christmas Everyone!

I know it is a little early to be thinking such festive thoughts, but let's be honest: most of us are probably already thinking about your Black Friday Christmas shopping list! 

In light of Small Business Saturday this November 25th, the day after Black Friday, I have compiled a list of local/handmade gifts for those desiring to move away from large corporations this holiday season. So here are some of my favorite handmade products from small businesses!

1. Momi Jewelry

Perfect for the ocean lover in your family, these handmade Hawaiian jewels are a lovely blend of bling and nature. Bangles vary in price depending on the metal and the shells used but average around $50 each. Shop the collection and 40% off Black Friday Sale HERE.

2. R. Riveter Bags

Shop beautiful leather goods handmade by American military spouses! These gifts are on a mission to provide flexible income and empower all women. Shop their holiday collection and unreal BLACK FRIDAY SALE! Enter Code RRSHANAEL after clicking "view cart" to receive an ADDITIONAL 15% off all R. Riveter Bags products!

3. Tiani Beauty Care

Skip the Bath and Body Works this year and shop organic, locally sourced beauty products handmade in Michigan! $3 Lip balms, $6 Hand Salves and Hand Soaps are perfect winter essentials and fit in any stocking. Shop her Etsy HERE while stock lasts!

4. Appalachian Sisters

Handmade with love from Georgia, these beautiful leather earrings are available in all shapes and colors! See what's available, or order custom HERE. (These gorgeous pieces are my new everyday earring.) Take 20% this weekend!


5. Rad Girl Designs

Share the aloha on the go with these up-cylced, mixed material keychains handmade in Hawai'i! Or order a custom name keychain. Check out her Black Friday Sale on Etsy. Click here to shop!

6. The Knotted Co.

If you've been wanting to add some beautiful texture to your walls, now is the time! Enjoy 15% all custom orders this Black Friday as well as free shipping on their Etsy account! Take 15-20% Etsy Pieces on Cyber Monday. Peruse the shop HERE.

7. She Goes West

This small, online boutique carries nothing but the cutest styles! Perfect for any boho or beachy darling in your life. And shes having the BIGGEST sale this weekend! Check out She Goes West Boutique HERE. Did I mention it is an ADDITIONAL 40% off sale items?! Use code EARLYBIRD through 11/23

8. Changing Seasons Photography

If you are looking to add a little beauty to your space, you need to checkout these photos by Autumn Marie. Featuring gorgeous locations in the Pacific Northwest, her style is soft and meditative. Shop her generous Black Friday Sale with 40% off prints! Click HERE to shop her gallery!

9. Yobel Market

This ethical, fair trade store carries handmade products from around the world! When you shop with them, your money goes straight to the source of the artist, providing business for those in poverty. Each item has a unique story you can read more about on their online store HERE. You can also follow their Instagram account for more updates on Black Friday Sales HERE.

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