Our Handmade Holiday Gift Guide for Men was a huge hit! Readers loved being introduced to new, local shops and crafters. This week we bring you our Guide for Ladies. And because women make up the majority of our readers, gals, feel free to print this and leave it in a very conspicuous place!
Weston Carter Bath Co. has a Eucalyptus Lavender bath bomb made with essential oils. This calming bomb is great for cold season. It will be help relieve congestion and ensure you have a good night’s sleep. When I found them at The Assembly Show a few weeks ago, I bought 10 as gifts, how could I not when they’re only $5 each?
Following her childhood passion for beautiful things, Kathleen of Karmana Handcrafted Art began creating one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces in 2005. The birthstone necklaces will leave the recipient breathless, and the prices make every piece accessible. $20.00
Beautifully painted water colour note cards and prints are always a thoughtful gift idea. Whether you are shopping for someone who loves woodland creatures, peacock features, or in my case, a fan of vintage tea cups, you’ll love the stunning water-colours painted by Alicia’s Infinity. Note cards $20.00 for a pack of 6.
Fresh Vintage Candles is this season’s choice for hostess gifts. Not only are the 100% soy candles hand-poured by Erin, but she is also an antique-ing expert who sources her Mason jars, vintage tobacco tins, and antique teacups herself. Whatever the style, Fresh Vintage has a candle to fit the occasion. Starting at $10.00.
Elemenopee Design is the shop to visit when you have a hip girlfriend, trendy BFF, or eclectic aunt to buy for. Elaine is a graphic designer with a flair for florals and for designing what we’re all thinking. Prints start at only $3.00
Lindsay from Everyday Florals has a sure-fire-winner of a gift for anyone who is hard to buy for. The textures and fine details, mixed with the colour choices and personalisation available make these rustic door wreaths a gift that will never be hidden away. Starting at $45.00
There really is no beating a useful gift. Michelle, owner of Patton’s Pottery, mixes the rustic with classic and creates timeless works that anyone on your list will want to receive. Coasters $20.00, Platters start at $35.00.
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