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Is it time to shop for gifts? How about you check out the following awesome places to get your shopping done by purchasing creative and unique gifts that also support small (in some cases 1 person) businesses.
Need a hostess gift for thanksgiving?
The first night of Hanukkah is November 28!
Of course you might be like my family and combing the two into Thanksgivukkah!
And for those who do Christmas, might as well start plotting!
- The Devotea
Hand blended small batch teas and meat rubs. Blended by tea addicts with particular tastes. They are also a distributor of select Lochan Teas. The USA store has some tea accessories in for the holiday to help you wean your teab*g loving friends in to the wonders of full leaf! http://the-devotea.com/ Specifically Australia and United States
Your destination for artisan crafted tea blends, handmade tea-inspired bath & beauty products, and unique accessories. A source for all things delicious and fabulous. http://iheartteas.com
- A Gift of Tea
Ready to introduce your child to tea. Start with “The World’s Special Tea, A History of Tea for Children” gift pack.
It is the story of how people all over the world began drinking tea, written in prose for young children ages 5 to 7 years old. Each package contains a mini book, 2 tea bags with herbal tea, and an invitation to join a guest for tea. http://worldsspecialtea.com/store/books-gift-packages/category/gift-sets/
- Ms. Kwong’s BakeMacarons
Sweet little confections made by @hkwong! Signature French macarons, Snickerdoodles, & toaster pies. Denver, CO
Handcrafted Soap & Body Products http://soapgecko.com/
- Frozen Water Designs
Geeky and creative Soaps and Jewelry https://www.etsy.com/shop/frozenwaterdesigns
- Paragraph Loop
Really awesome wooden jewelry and simple yet adorable jewelry boxes https://www.etsy.com/shop/paragraphloop
- Mary Conley
Graphic designer, who also does print and physical media art. Mary can design one of kind holiday cards (order now!) or during the rest of the year she provides film editing, graphic design and mass printing work http://marymconley.com/J2MMC/index.php/home and cards http://www.zazzle.com/socialschnauzer/cards
Local shops Blacksburg, VA
- Artful Lawyer Gallery Shop http://artfullawyergallery.org/store
- Uncommonly Gifted http://www.uncommonlygifted.com/
- Darcy Meeker – Stone and metal http://darcymeeker.com/
- Bimbur Books – Handcrafted books and papers http://www.bimburbooks.com/
- Sandra Eileen Designs – Jewlery http://sandraeileendesigns.com/
- Den Bento -Art & Design http://denbento.com/
- Amodeo Photography –http://www.amodeophotography.net/
- Conscious CreativeWorks –http://www.consciouscreativeworks.com/
Random shops I adore
- Baconery http://www.baconery.com/
What shops do you recommend for unique holiday gifts?