Christmas, Holiday Shopping, Holidays

Handmade/Small Business Holiday Gift Guide

November 27, 2012

I know I should’ve had this up for Small Biz Saturday but….no time better than the present.

In my dealings and perusing on the inter-webs and the streets of Atlanta I come across some pretty unique and useful things. As Christmas is upon us I thought I would highlight some of these businesses that I have patronized and love.

 1. Pretty Girl Bow-Rettes by Antonette: I love her hairbows. I MAY or may not have bought some to give as a gift and kept them for myself…don’t be like me.

2. Expressions by BTS Events Inc.: She plans events and makes invitations and stationary by hand. She is currently running a Christmas card special. For $40 you can receive 20  one of a kind Christmas cards with your photo of choice. Pricing includes envelopes and shipping.

3. Bernetta’s Body Butter Blend: You all may be familiar with Bernetta from her blog but she also whips up the most ash busting body butter. I have used it on my skin, and the baby’s hair. I’m hooked.

4. D’Lish Soap Factory: I’m not sure how I came across this brand but I purchased some as a gift and was real tempted to keep it for myself. FYI, you can’t eat this, it’s soap!

5. Wrist Soiree: Once again one of my incessant late night internet sessions dropped this shop in my lap. I love these bracelets and I love the pricing on them even more. How unique are these

6. LaLynns: Efie doesn’t just blog but runs an accessories shop that has some very unique statement jewelry pieces. Whether you are in search of something for a special event or for everyday wear she has something for you.

7. Nineteen Pieces: I love jewelry can’t you tell. Nineteen Pieces also offers up some unique handmade pieces that are made to look like their more expensive counterparts.

 

I was not provided any compensation for this gift guide. I just like to share the love  and give you somewhere to start in the event you were stumped on what to get me the people on your list for Christmas!!!!!!

 

17 Comments

  • Reply Ashley November 27, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    Great post!! Love these gift ideas :)

    With Love,
    Ashley
    AsassyWoman.Com
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  • Reply Cam | Bibs & Baubles November 27, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    Great list. I have been meaning to try Bernetta’s butter. Gotta get to it.
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  • Reply Brandyne November 27, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    Can I just be honest and say that I want all of these things for myself? I mean obviously I plan on giving gifts, but these things are so perfect for me too!
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  • Reply Amber November 27, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    Ash busting (shea butter)? She needs to put that in a testimonial, stat! LMBO!!!!!!!!
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  • Reply Lynn November 28, 2012 at 8:51 am

    Yeah, I gotta get some of Bernetta’s B3! And, how effin’ cute is that soap!!!!! Thanks for including LA Lynn’s… It’s greatly appreciated!!!!! Xoxo
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  • Reply Baby Shopaholic November 28, 2012 at 9:47 am

    Some good stuff! Love that bracelet!
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  • Reply Spoiled Diva November 28, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    That body butter looks awesome. I would have tried to eat it if I didn’t know any better! LOl
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  • Reply krissy November 28, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    Nice. That soap is too cute
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  • Reply Alicia @MommyDelicious November 28, 2012 at 1:36 pm

    Number 5. Yep! I’m gonna need that gift in my life!
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  • Reply Antonette Copeland November 28, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    OMG MIMI!
    Thank you Thank you Thank you!!!
    You are one positive person & I am thankful to know you!
    I’ll be sure to hook Addison up with a Christmas bow! Yay!

  • Reply Mama Violet November 28, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    Loving D’lish and Wrist Soirée. Adding to my etsy favorites! Thanks for sharing.
    Mama Violet recently posted..Major thrift haul at Savers and Goodwill!

  • Reply Nellie November 28, 2012 at 7:21 pm

    great businesses!
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  • Reply Kirstin Marie November 30, 2012 at 12:28 pm

    This is a great post!! Excellent guide to small businesses that I need to check out.

  • Reply Mrs. Pancakes December 1, 2012 at 5:52 am

    Great list and these are probably some better options!

  • Reply Candace (NYStateofMom) December 1, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    LOVE LOVE #5! Reminds me of the king cobra style we used to do with lanyard…wow remember lanyards?? lol
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  • Reply Carla December 2, 2012 at 3:25 pm

    I just love small businesses and handmade things! They just have more meaning to me.
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  • Reply L.Duncan December 14, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    Mimi!!!

    Thank you so much for featuring my bracelet! I really appreciate it:-)

    Lakeitha
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