Wonderful Handmade Hearts Day gifts for her


I hardly ever have time to really write on this here blog, but felt the need to share some cool finds just in time for Valentine’s Day. Handmade gifts are a welcome change from an emergency trip to the mall on your lunch hour ( hear this guys!) and you will be giving a gift that will really speak from the heart!

Jewelry is always a popular option and you can’t go wrong with this fantastic heart necklace from BluKatDesign on Etsy. I love the texture and color of this one!


Maybe she loves to be pampered; a fun gift would be some hand made soap from the talented SunbasilGarden; they look good enough to eat!

soap set

Scarves are always a hit and one size fits all. ForgottenCotton is my fave place for handmade, quality scarves. I am loving this pink!


Keep mom in mind this Valentine’s Day too! She would love a ring or rings with the kiddos names and her anniversary date on them. You can find these in my shop, beadsoul,on Etsy.

kids rings

If I have  a moment, I hope to share more handmade gifts for Valentine’s Day here soon!

What to get that special hostess this Christmas


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!


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 🙂


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.


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.


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.

Handmade Gift Guide


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.


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


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.


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


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

More Mom’s Day Awesomeness!


I had so much fun showing off some of the cool, handmade Etsy finds that I had found for Mother’s day; I had to show you all some more! 

First off, I had to share these fun earrings with you; they are made by artisan Melissa Creamer of chrysalisjewelrytx I love that they are not perfectly matched beads and are truly unique and playful. Your fun-loving Mom would love these!                                                  


Lampwork Earrings

Lampwork Glass Bead Dangle Chainmaille Earrings a fun one-of-a-kind gift for a fun-loving Mom!


















Look at the next fun item I discovered; a pretty chevron pouch by LaBelleMadeleine I love chevron, love pastel colors, and don’t get me started about handmade! A perfect gift for the Mom who loves style and has a practical side too!


A cute and fun pouch for makeup, cash, or whatever your fashionable and fun Mom can come up with!











Look at these amazing potholders from KraftyGrannysHome! These are almost too beautiful to use, but the Mom who loves to cook will break down and use these when she sees how well-made they are; I gave some to my Mom for Christmas last year and she loves them!                                                                                                                             


Amazing Potholder

Purple and Pink Quilted Potholders – Set of 2 a great gift for the Mom who loves a beautiful kitchen!










A personalized gift is always a fun way to tell Mom you love her; how about a ring with the kid’s names or her favorite inspirational words? Here are rings with birthstones too.

Mommy Rings

A personalized gift for Mom; rings hand stamped with the names of her children!

I hope you have found a bit of inspiration with these handmade pieces; I think any or all would make Mom’s day.