What to get that special hostess this Christmas

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I know a lot of people forget to bring hostess gifts these days, but I found a bunch of cute items that you will love to give if you can part with them 😉

I have to share how much love I have for Etsy shop Sunny Patch Soapworks I found them through the Handmade Movement team that I participate in on Etsy  and am now hooked on Kelly’s wax tarts and melts. Having a dog in the house makes me want to freshen things up and you can’t go wrong with these fresh, not overpowering scents. P.S. Anjou Pear, I love you!

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Next up is a wonderful gift that is fun and practical too. Who wouldn’t love beautiful towels like the ones Michelle of Etsy shop The Vintage Home Studio creates. She takes bar mop towels and turns them from ho-hum to wow! My bathroom even looks more festive 🙂

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Most of us love coffee and maybe your hostess of the mostest does too; why settle for a boring coffee cup when you can make it fun, pretty and yours? Have Etsy shop LaBelleMadeleine make a monogramed mug cozy for your hostess. You could gift it on a sweet mug filled with coffee beans or even cocoa mix for a fun, easy gift.

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Of course you could also add a sweet vintage teaspoon hand stamped with a cute, coffee-esque saying too. You can find that and more in my shop on Etsy.

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I could go on for days but I wanted to show you some fun, cute ideas for a handmade hostess gift. Have fun checking out the Handmade Goodness.

A handmade gift guide for him

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I knew that I couldn’t leave out the guys! Again I trolled Etsy for some fun, handmade gifts.

First up is a wonderful handmade hat made from upcycled yarn from Hats by Elvee

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I really love gifts with a personal touch; this wallet from Elegant Monogram Gifts is awesome and can be monogrammed

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Maybe your guy would enjoy an unique case for his phone from Eye Phone Cases; this one is from the iconic Uncle Sam poster.

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Lastly, we can’t forget the dapper, well-dressed guy. You can have a custom tie tack hand stamped with his initial or small word from my shop

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I hope these selections have inspired you to shop handmade this Christmas season!

Handmade Gift Guide

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I’m late as usual, but happy to share some sweet handmade items that will make fun and unique gifts for some special people on your Christmas list!

Blukat Design on Etsy is a super-talented artisan, making everything from jewelry, hair accessories and home goods. I love these fun magnets made from vintage buttons.

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I am a scarf lover and had to show you a scarf from Forgotten CottonForgotten Cotton who wouldn’t love this cozy beauty?

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These wineglass charms from The Twisted Redhead The Twisted Redhead on Artfire would make a fun hostess gift or would be a great accessory to your holiday party.

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We can’t forget the little ones! Can you believe how cute this snowman hat by Krafty Grannys Home on Etsy is? Krafty Grannys Home

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I hope to have more time to share some more handmade gift ideas with you soon- have fun looking for handmade goodness!

Hammering like mad and blogging sometimes too!

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I haven’t posted here in a long while; I am coming off an incredibly busy and totally fun Christmas rush. I cannot believe the amount of orders I received and thank goodness that I was able to get many of them done in time for Christmas. I hate to disappoint people but found that if I didn’t get rest, mistakes and frustration would be the norm.

Pictured here is a guitar pick bracelet that was commisioned by a sweet girl in the UK. I hope her  boyfriend thinks that it rocks 🙂

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