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December 14, 2015

American Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Our very own Rosie the Riveter has put together a list of her favorite American Handmade holiday gifts of 2015 for every special someone on your list! These gifts, made by talented artisans + crafters, will not only impress your friends + family this year, but their sales strengthen our communities, economy + environment. Now THAT is a gift worth giving!

 

R. Riveter || Limited Edition Valhalla Finch

 The Limited Edition Valhalla Finch Handbag from R. Riveter brings a bit of history into the mix this holiday season! Made from a hand-dyed Military tent liner, The Finch is hand-crafted by Military Spouses. When you purchase an R. Riveter handbag this holiday season, you're not only receiving a quality handbag -- you're supporting a mission.

 

Bison Booties || Booties

Bison Booties is a woman-owned company committed to domestic production + environmental sustainability. Their moccasin style cloth baby shoes are all hand crafted, with love, in North Dakota. Their organic fabrics + minimal, environmentally responsible packaging make Bison Booties the perfect holiday gift for any new mommy + baby!

 

Faithful Scents || Lumiere Votives

The Lumiere Votives from Faithful Scents truly live up to the company motto: Burn Clean. Burn Bright. American Farmed, hand poured + made from 100% soy beans, these luminescent beauties can burn for up to 60 hours. Did we mention they smell AMAZING + are completely non-toxic? That puts them on our list as the PERFECT gift for homes with small children + pets.

Charliemadison Originals || Be True To You Bracelet 

Charliemadison Originals inspires us to celebrate life’s little moments, believe in ourselves + count our blessings. Each piece of jewelry is a token, meant to inspire + remind us of what’s really important. This holiday season, choose a special token for someone you love.

 

Fort Cotton Quilt Co. || Ft. Campbell Quilt

Situated between Nashville + Ft. Campbell, TN, Fort Cotton Quilt Company was founded by two sisters. Their mission: Create heirloom-quality modern quilts at reasonable prices AND provide remote employment opportunities for Military Spouses. Their quilts, made with 100% cotton, are designed to be bold + elegant at the same time. From young children to grandparents, you can’t go wrong with a gift from Fort Cotton Quilt, Co.

Black Sheep Goods || Large Cowl Scarf

The owner + operator of Black Sheep Goods is self-proclaimed fiberaholic! Her soft, colorful, beautiful (and… did we mention, soft?) scarves are woven with pride + love. They make the perfect gifts for co-workers, sisters + friends! Not a scarf person? Black Sheep Goods also makes home décor!

 

Walker Feed Co. || Walker’s Cocktail Mixer Sampler Set

An obsession with creating the perfect Bloody Mary + a passion for small business was the foundation for Walker Feed Co. Their Walker’s Cocktail Mixer Sampler Set is the perfect gift for the discerning cocktail lover in your life. Including (6) 8 fl. oz mixers, it also makes a wonderful hostess gift for the big Christmas Eve party!

 

Nash + Jones || Daily Face Care Kit

If you are looking for a gift that promotes a healthy way of living, Nash + Jones should definitely be your first stop. Their all-natural skin care products are crafted in small batches without preservatives, dyes, perfumes or petroleum. Their apothecary style packaging also has a WOW factor that will be the envy of everything under your Christmas tree.

 

Southern Firefly Candle Co. || Christmas Cookie Candle

What’s Christmas without the smell of cookies in the air? Impress your holiday guests with a candle that captures the elegance + charm of the south. You can expect long long burn times + strong scents. The best part: When the candle is gone, the recyclable glass jar can be safely used as a drinking glass.

 

Wildly Co. || Teal Pullover

Wildly Co. is making it simpler for parents to find great children’s clothes online + more fun for kids to get dressed in the morning. Their kid clothes are “ethically made” – practicing fair labor, empowering women, giving back + creating sustainable jobs – and will keep your favorite “wild one” looking great this Christmas!

 

Savannah Bee Co. || Sourwood Gold Reserve Honey

Tis’ the season to BEE inspired! Savannah Bee Company’s passion for bees, beekeeping + honey has birthed a natural + beneficial line of beauty products and, of course, delicious, pure + fresh honey. This award-winning honey is perfect for tea drinking, basting or drizzling onto a big stack of homemade, Christmas morning pancakes!

 

Marc Nelson Denim || The Caroline Jean

Have you ever wondered what goes into making a pair of jeans? A few yards of denim? A little thread? Maybe a few buttons + a zipper? Marc Nelson Denim Company knows better that that. Their denim products are designed + crafted in small batches with the experience of each customer in mind. These jeans aren’t just restoring style this holiday season – they are restoring jobs, too! Supporting this company means bringing employment to the once thriving denim industry.

Tiny Vines || Hey Ya’ll Baseball Tee

Tiny Vines was established by two moms seeking to create stylish shirts for little ones. All of their designs are 100% original + made to order. Their “Hey Ya’ll” design comes in sizes for adults + children. What adorable matching Christmas gifts for your little man + his daddy!

 

 

Gift Guide Created By: Kellie Gunderman, Online Marketing + Social Media Coordinator || R. Riveter