2017 Holiday Gift Guide- Personalized Gifts & Holiday Host/Hostess Gifts

We’ve come to the final day of my week-long gift guide series. It’s been six days worth of beautiful handmade gift ideas for men, women, children, and pets. I’ve also shared gift ideas for holiday shoppers on a budget, items for stocking stuffers, gift ideas for book lovers, and more.

One reason why handmade items are perfect for gift giving is that often you can work with the artist to create a truly unique and personal gift for that special someone on your list. So for this final day of the gift guide, I’m showcasing handmade items that can be personalized or customized. And since the holidays usually means that it’s party time, I’m also featuring items that would make great holiday host or hostess gifts…because you don’t want to show up at a party empty handed, do you?

Remember that personalized gifts can take some time to create and that those holiday parties are coming up fast…so don’t wait to check out these items!

Personalized Gifts

Personalized Ring Holder by PoshPosyCeramics

Monogrammed Coasters by TheMooseandOwl

Blue Grey Tribal Weekly Planner by Posy Paper Co.

Wooden Name Puzzle by Smiling Tree Toys

Personalized Whiskey Decanter Set by Swanky Badger

Personalized Home Coordinates Pillow by FinchandCotter

Holiday Host/Hostess Gifts

Stamped Clay ‘Home’ Ceramic Dish by suburbancowgirlclay

Turquoise + Teal Starfish Tea Towel by TheAhlgrenCollage

Coffee + Vanilla Soy Candle by NightShift Wax Co.

Cheers Wine Bag by GracefulGreetingCo

Bamboo Drinks Are On Me Coaster Set by Cutting Boards Your Way

Storyology® Full Sized Table Game by Storyology®

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide- Gifts for Crafty Folk & Gifts for Techies & Nerds

My week of sharing wonderful handmade gift ideas is almost over! For the past five days, I’ve been featuring awesome gift ideas made by talented artists all over the country to, 1) help with your holiday gift shopping and 2) help support the handmade community and all of these amazing artists.

As someone who loves to be creative and make things who also has a deep nerdy streak, I had a lot of fun building this list. Today I’m featuring items for the weekend artist and craftsperson on your list. I also have some great handmade items for all of my fellow techies and nerds out there. Remember that many of these items are limited edition or one of a kind…so don’t wait to check them up!

Gifts for Crafty Folk

Knit Fox Hood Cowl by Muki Crafts

2018 Stitch the Stars Calendar Kit by Heather Lins Home

Lumi the Lovely Snowman Crochet Pattern by TheCraftyFoxCrochet

DIY Kit for Star Orb Dodecahedron by ThomasHouhaDesigns

Needle Felting Starter Kit by GreyFoxFelting

Make Your Own Hand Butter Kit by WTOTL

Gifts for Techies & Nerds

Ergonomic Computer Wrist Rest Set by NaturalBodyComfort

Wood iPhone Charging Stand by Andrew’s Reclaimed

Beer Chemistry Molecule Pint Glass by Cognitive Surplus

Slate Mobile LapDesk by iSkelterProducts

Custom Periodic Table Element Name Key Chain by NestledPineWoodworks

Schrodinger’s Equation Print by GrammaticalArt

For the final day of the gift guide, I’ll showcase items for holiday hostess gifts and personalized and customizable gifts. And remember that you can follow this guide on Instagram too!

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide- Gifts for Pets & Gifts for Readers and Book Lovers

It’s Day 5 of the Holiday Gift Guide! By this time next week it will be Black Friday…the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Why not get a jump on your holiday shopping and avoid next week’s crowds by shopping handmade right now? You’ll find some gifts that you can’t get at your corner big box store and you’ll be supporting some really wonderful artists and handmade businesses.

Do you need a gift for the furriest member of your household? Do you need a gift for someone who lives at the bookstore? Then you’re in luck because today I’m showcasing gift ideas for pets and book lovers. Some of these items are limited edition or one of a kind, so be sure to check them out now!

Gifts for Pets

Rudolph Dog Bandana by Woof & Wild

Wool & Catnip Fish by Siamese Social Club

Pineapple Dog Hoodie by The Passport Puppy

Pet Treat Advent Calendar by NoribeesCrafties

Modern Style Cat Cave Bed by The Cat Ball

Custom Made Dog Tag by MJ Leatherwork

Gifts for Readers and Book Lovers

Wicked Witch Bookmark by My Bookmark

Book Lovers Watercolor Art Print by Gilded Flora Studios

From the Library of, Ex Libris Stamp by packagery

“Just One More Chapter” Pillow by AndersAttic

Readers Gonna Read Slouchy Tee by JLawCreations

Gold Brushstrokes Book Earrings by smallbookcompany

Next up in the guide…gifts for folks that love to work with their hands and gifts for folks that love to work with their brains. And if you’re on Instagram, be sure to follow the guide there too!

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