Thursday, November 29, 2012
Where To Find One Of A Kind Gifts This Holiday Season
As we approach the gift giving holidays, it can be hard to find the perfect meaningful gifts for the people on your list without a whole lot of hassle and run around. The good news is that now more than ever before there are some pretty amazing places where you can get one-of-a-kind gifts to match the unique personalities of everyone you'd like to buy for. Even better is the fact that you can do all of this while supporting small businesses, local businesses, artisans, and handmade crafters all at the same time!
Here is a list of some amazing places online, (besides HERE) that may just help you find the perfect gift for that special someone this holiday season...
The amazing Makeably site connects buyers with makers for a truly customized experience. You can work directly with all kinds of artisans to have something made just the way you want it... the perfect size, the right colors, or the materials you know your loved one likes most.
Etsy allows you to find one-of-a-kind and handmade artisan goods from people all across the world. Instead of going to a big box store, try finding handmade alternatives on Etsy this year!
Craft Fairs & Art Shows
Check your local newspapers and magazines to find out about craft fairs and art shows happening in your area. These are amazing venues to find some one-of-a-kind pieces that will 'wow' everyone on your gift list this year!
When you support local businesses, you are putting your money back into your communities market which is a win-win for everyone!
If you have a crafty passion, why not make gifts by hand this year? From heirloom ornaments to jewelry pieces, you may be surprised at how much you can do with just a few materials!
Every one of our pieces is handmade. You can even customize your bracelet by contacting me.
Make 2012 the year when you support handmade, artisan, and local businesses - and show the people on your gift list just how one-of-a-kind they really are!