We know how easy it is to run to your local Target or HomeGoods to find something on the fly for your holiday gifts. But like we have the past three years, we encourage everyone to support local artisans and small businesses when picking out gifts for that special someone. Not only does it benefits the artisans of the world, but it gives the person receiving your gift something truly unique that isn’t mass-produced and found in every household. Thanks to the internet and social media, it is so much easier to discover hidden gems and unique pieces of art that will support a rising artist or local craftsmen. Check out some of our favorite finds from our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide that are affordable and will impress everyone on your list this year!
We all have that friend with a green thumb. Gift them a planter that supports a local Kansas City artist. Golden and Pine’s “mission is to make ethical, beautiful home goods accessible to everyone. We share the story behind every design, to help you purchase with purpose. Every purchase here promotes social good around the world.” Here are our top picks:
Who doesn’t love a good art-deco inspired jewelry piece? We are seriously obsessed with everything that Canadian industrial designer, Amanda Nogier has created. Her pieces are affordable and perfect for that special someone in your life that wants something out of the box and memorable. Our top picks:
Does your partner come home from work and instantly slip into something more comfortable? Spice up their sleepwear with one of Block Shop Textiles’ decorative robes! Block Shop textiles are printed by hand with carved wooden blocks in Bagru, Rajasthan, a method known as hand block printing. Block Shop Textiles offers a range of vibrant and muted contemporary home products. Our faves:
We like to think the kitchen is one of the most important rooms in a home. If you’re looking for a gift for someone who loves to host dinner parties and is always on the search for one-of-a-kind kitchen accessories, head over to interior designer South Harlow’s shop. Here’s are top picks:
To be honest, we’re avid coffee drinkers over here, but we do know that there’s nothing better than a hot cup of tea to relax in the evening. We always like to explore local coffee and tea shops that use small-batch brews and recently we found a Northern California tea company that sells premium small-batch brews online. Give the gift of calm and local this season with Leaves and Flowers! Check out what we’re dying to try:
Have someone in your life that loves all thing essential oils? Then head on over to Skeem Designs’ website and start adding to that shopping cart. They have a ton of fun oils and candles, ranging from Palo Santo to Citronella. Another plus-all of Skeem Designs’ products are very aesthetically pleasing and the perfect accessory for your counter top.
That concludes our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide list. If you have any favorite local artisans, comment below! We are always on the hunt for more unique gift ideas!