The Friday Find Top 10 Shops for Handmade Christmas Gifts

22 Oct

Even as the leaves change color today The Friday Find is all about handmade presents for Christmas. Speaking as a person who shops handmade year round there is no better way to give something special and unique than shopping handmade. I own many pieces of clothing, jewelry, and more thanks to the creativity of many handmade artists. It was tough to pick only 10 shops because there are some many wonderful handmade items, but here they are in no particular order.

CiCe Bag in Brown Lace Flower Oilcloth

1. sew chic boutique- Bohemian Chic style bags and accessories.

Bracelet The Ones that Matter don't judge and the ones who judge don't matter

2. Mano y Metal Mano y Metal:Hand-Crafted Jewelry w/ an Industrial Edge

Zig-Zag Pleated Chunky Neckwarmer

3. Elfin House -Hand made Knitwear with elegant, feminine, chic, and vintage details

Allie - Brown One-of-a-Kind Newsboy/Military Style Hat

4.Hanu Chic – Chic and Unique hats and embellishments


Decorative Throw Pillow with Yellow and Cream Patch with Asian Gate Print

5. Ecarlate Boutique- Fabulous pillows, tea towels and other interesting items for the home.

Woodstock - Round Coiled Bohemian Basket

6. Yellow Violet -Fun and funky handcrafted items for you and your home

Hand Felted super soft white-Scarf /Shawl

7. Pronin A -Eco friendly handmade wool felted, knitted and crocheted accessories


Sheba Beaded Embroidered Necklace

8. Stone and Bone  -One of a Kind Copper Wrap Rustic Jewelry

Vintage Folk Art Patchwork Vest

9. Laiet- For the Free Spirit


My Golden Pride Duo - peacock feather original painting

10. Lydia Gee -Glamorous paintings inspired by Swarovski® crystals

So here they are the top 10 shop for handmade gifts for this holiday. There is a little something for everyone on your list here. Each artist offers unique creativity and quality craftsmanship. They use a simple method of construction called each piece made by hand. It is this reason that makes each piece so very special. So make this Christmas a departure from the usual and shop handmade!

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12 Responses to “The Friday Find Top 10 Shops for Handmade Christmas Gifts”

  1. PK October 22, 2011 at 2:06 am #



    • Cicely October 22, 2011 at 12:42 pm #

      Mahalo to you PK! Always a pleasure to give a shout out to other fabulous artists. All the Best!!

  2. jada October 22, 2011 at 5:56 am #

    Oh I love all your picks! Thank you so much for including me in your blog again. xo

    • Cicely October 22, 2011 at 12:44 pm #

      Your welcome Jada! Oh yes your Mom has fabulous style because the jacket she made in the 70’s is still hot today!!!

  3. Lydia Gee October 22, 2011 at 6:42 am #

    How wonderful! Lovely suggestions, I am really honored to be included in this great company. I love shopping for handmade items, especially for gifts. I simply is so much nicer to give and receive something made with passion, heart and soul, rather than in a large factory on the other side of the globe!

    • Cicely October 22, 2011 at 12:41 pm #

      It is my pleasure to feature your wonderful work Lydia! I love handmade and shop handmade year round. I hope this holiday season is the best ever for you and your business!

  4. Lydia Gee October 22, 2011 at 7:16 am #

    I forgot to mention: I offer 20% off on my whole store for the readers of this blog. Just use coupon code BLOG20 when checking out at my etsy store (www.


  5. YellowViolet October 22, 2011 at 11:31 am #

    Wow Cicely this is such an honor for me! Thanks so much and also thanks for turning me on to the other great shops – I’ll be sure to check them out!

    • Cicely October 22, 2011 at 12:35 pm #

      Your work is wonderful and I’m glad you found some new handmade shops to check out.

  6. Desiree @ Mano y Metal October 22, 2011 at 7:38 pm #

    wow! What a great collection! Thank you so much for for featuring Mano y Metal! 😀

    • Cicely October 22, 2011 at 10:01 pm #

      Your work is wonderful it was my pleasure!! -Cicely

  7. Pronina Angelina (@ProninAngela) May 31, 2012 at 5:50 am #

    Great finds! Thank you so much for included my work in your blog

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