New Origin Shop 2019 Small Business Gift Giving Guide

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Y'all know what time it is. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And with the season of giving upon us, there’s no better time to start crossing off the names on your Christmas list. But here at New Origin Shop, we’re all about shopping small & local—even for the holidays.

So we’ve put together this Holiday Gift Giving Guide made up of small business vendors, artists, and entrepreneurs across the country (Yes, including yours truly). So if you’re looking for Snuggies or Chia Pets, this is the wrong list. Handcrafted, one-of-a-kind goods? You’re in the right place.

Before we get into it, we’ve provided a full list of all vendors that are mentioned below. You can find the list at the bottom of this post. There’s a LOT of great folks to check out!

Alright, we know you’ve got a lot of shopping to do, so we’ve broken the list down into categories:

Stocking Stuffers

Gifts under $25

Gifts under $50

Gifts for Her

Gifts for Him

Gifts for the Little Ones

Gifts for the Home

Unique Gifts

Where you can Shop Small

 

STOCKING STUFFERS:

 

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Hibiscus Steam - Our Village

Everyone gets stressed—especially towards the end of the year. This steam brings relief from stress and promotes relaxation and calmness for our mind but also our skin.

$14.00 Link to Store Page

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Aromatherapy Oil Roller - New Origin Shop x Our Village

With these travel-sized oil rollers, you’ll always have the perfect excuse to soothe, clarify, and rebalance yourself.

$12.00 Link to Store Page

 

GIFTS UNDER $25:

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Crocheted Cinched Bow Ear Warmer/Headband - Knot in Texas Fiber Arts

Everyone needs a cute little headband to throw on as you walk out the door. And we don’t know about you, but winter feels a little nippier this year.

$15.00 Link to Store Page

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Abstract Art Prints - New Origin Shop

Add a little color to your desk, wall, or bookshelf with a 5x7 or 8x10 print.

$9.00 - $14.00 Link to Store Page

 

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Mini Bronze and Black Wallet - Fringe & Flair

With its slim, gold button closure, this mini wallet slips easily into even the most compact carryalls. Hand-painted!

$20.00 Link to Store Page

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Half Moon Clay Earrings - Wax and Wane Handmade

These earrings are great statement pieces yet incredibly lightweight and easy to wear. You will forget you have them on!

$20.00 Link to Store Page

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Macrame Feather Keychain - New Origin Shop

Macrame feather on keychain hook, the perfect size to add to your purses, bags, and accessories.

$20.00 Link to Store Page

 

GIFTS UNDER $50:

 

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Esi Fiber Brass Earrings - New Origin Shop

Fiber and brass merge to create this statement silhouette while remaining super lightweight.

$40.00 Link to Store Page

 

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Sodalite Pendant Necklace - Milk Moon

A high vibrational stone that carries calm and focused energy, Sodalite helps ease anxiety and balance your emotions.

$42.00 Link to Store Page

 

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Salvatore Ferragamo Loafers - Sugar Woods Studio

Nothing beats an elegant flat. Salvatore Ferragamo brown leather loafers with fringe and bow detail.

$40.00 Link to Store Page

 

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French Market Basket with Shoulder Strap - New Origin Shop

Handwoven palm leaves and double hand features make this style essential for your beach trips, market visits, and picnics.

$49.00 Link to Store Page

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Cozumel Earrings - Bloom Studio

A small, minimalist piece inspired by adobe-style homes seen in Cozumel, Mexico. (Speckled White is pictured).

$28.00 Link to Store Page

 

GIFTS FOR HER:

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Mountain Ring - Nina Berenato

Part of the Mother Collection—this ring represents Mother Nature and the female body. Various cultures around the world maintain the importance of mountain worship and sacredness.

$70.00 Link to Store Page

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Sterling Heart Bracelet - Morgan Mars Vintage

Show a little love this season with this vintage sterling silver bracelet adorned with interlocking hearts.

$20.00 Link to Store Page

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Capri Errand Dress

You ever just want to throw something on and feel comfy and cute all day long? Meet the Errand Dress.

$40.00 $85.00 Link to Store Page

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Strengthen Leave In Conditioner Hair Care - Austin TX Hair Queen

Strengthening and conditioning leave in conditioner spray that creates shine without weight.

$15.60 Link to Store Page

 

GIFTS FOR HIM:

 

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Blue Suede Slippers - New Origin Shop

A perfect comfy addition to your loungewear wardrobe.

$49.00 Link to Store Page

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Matte Tiger’s Eye Bracelet - Shop Rebel Soul

This bracelet is made up of Tiger’s Eye beads. It’s a powerful stone that helps you to release fear and anxiety and stimulates taking action.

$50.00 Link to Store Page

 

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Lush Lagoon Bandana - TawaTies

For the outdoorsy, fashionable, (or just plain sweaty) type in your life. Bonus: Part of the proceeds goes to funding Palmetto State Park in Texas.

$25.00 Link to Store Page

 

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Pit Kit - Quiet Cricket Studio

The deodorant is all-natural and the spritzer fights bacteria rather than masking it, leaving no odor once the essential oils have dissipated. Perfect for gym bags, bathrooms, lockers, or emergency use.

$20.00 Link to Store Page

 

GIFTS FOR THE LITTLE ONES:

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Sassy Knit Swaddle Blanket - Lemon Drop

The lightweight and breathable swaddle blankets come in a variety of fun styles (Sassy style is pictured).

$24.95 Link to Store Page

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Pacifier Clips - Lola’s Classic Babies

These baby pacifier clips (some inspired by pop culture) are a fun solution to your teething baby.

$12.00 Link to Store Page

 

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Children’s Bow Ties and Hair Bows - Lola’s Classic Babies

Lola’s baby bow ties and hair bows are stylish accessories for your little model-in-the-making.

$5.00 Link to Store Page

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Ice Cream Cone Teether - Lemon Drop

Made of food-grade silicone, this ice cream teether offers sweet relief for teething babies, with engaging textures on both sides.

$26.00 Link to Store Page

 

GIFTS FOR THE HOME:

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Decorative Macrame Wall Feather - New Origin Shop

Add a little flair to your wall decor, framed-photo galleries, and nurseries. This macrame feather is handmade with cotton rope and a wooden bead.

$22.00 Link to Store Page

 

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Botanical Dish - Herland Home

Organically shaped slab plates hand-formed from iron-rich Californian black clay. Each is pressed with botanicals (the Sage dish is pictured).

$24.00 Link to Store Page

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Soy Candle - Flame Candle Company

Who doesn’t love a good candle—especially around the holidays? This Texas-based company has an expanding selection of 100% hand-poured, essential oil-infused soy candles. Bonus: A percentage of the proceeds is donated to YWCA of Austin, TX.    

$14.99 - $24.99 Link to Store Page

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Hand-Painted Cement Planters - Awkward Auntie

Upgrade from that plain terracotta pot with these beautiful cement planters. Trays and candle holders also available!  

$15.00 - $18.00 Link to Store Page

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Mixed-Media Pop Art - Oso Art

These acrylic, mixed-media prints are on wrapped canvas and depict “boss babes” like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Michelle Obama, Frida Kahlo, and Selena.

$115.00 - $145.00 Link to Store Page

 

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Origami Map Paper Wall Clock - The Foxes Tail

Part of the National Park/Forest Series (Chaco Culture National Historic Park is pictured). This handmade origami wall clock is a unique light-weight timepiece that fits in with any decor.

$42.00 Link to Store Page

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Mini White and Honey Planter - Plant + Vessel

No green thumb? This planter is perfect for small cacti and succulents that are low-maintenance. The pot also absorbs excess water so you don’t have to worry about drainage!

$22.00 Link to Store Page

 

UNIQUE GIFTS:

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Sewing Lessons - Ronkita Design

Know someone who wants to get into sewing? These sewing classes and personalized lessons are scheduled when and where you want. For adults and kids, beginner to advanced skill levels.

$35.00/hr - $50.00/hr Link to Store Page

 

WHERE YOU CAN SHOP SMALL:

We’ve mentioned a bunch of really great artists and small businesses above for specific items (though you should check out their sites for more!). Here are some great places where you can shop small and support makers.

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Caravan Co-Op  | Local Austin Retailer

This Co-Op is comprised entirely of independent women makers and shop owners. The selection includes: vintage, sustainable fashion, apothecary, handmade fiber accessories, fashion goods, Art & more.

Facebook | Instagram

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Blue Elephant Boutique | Local Austin Retailer

Website | Instagram

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Roots + Revival | Online Retailer of Makers and Artists

Website | Instagram

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Thrifted Feels | Sustainable Fashion

Instagram

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WYLDE Vintage | Vintage Boutique

Instagram

 

Here is the full list of vendors mentioned in this post:

Austin TX Hair Queen | Haircare
Instagram

Awkward Auntie | Home Decor

Website | Instagram

Bloom Studio | Handmade Jewelry

Website | Instagram

Blue Elephant Boutique | Local Austin Retailer

Website | Instagram

Caravan Co-Op  | Local Austin Retailer

Facebook | Instagram

Flame Candle Company | Candle Maker

Instagram

Fringe & Flair | Turquoise Jewelry, Wandering Pop Up

Website | Instagram

Herland Home | Candle Maker

Website | Instagram

Knot in Texas | Fiber Artist

Website | Instagram

Lemon Drop | Children’s Shop

Website | Instagram

Lola’s Class Babies | Baby Wares

Website| Instagram

Milk Moon | Handcrafted Jewelry

Website | Instagram

Morgan Mars Vintage | Vintage Jewelry

Website | Instagram

New Origin Shop | Handcrafted Goods Retailer

Website | Instagram

Nina Berenato | Small Batch Sustainable Jewelry

Website | Instagram

Oso Art

Website | Instagram

Our Village | Plant-based Skincare

Website | Instagram

Plant + Vessel | Ceramics

Website | Instagram

Quiet Cricket Studio | Botanically Inspired Products

Website | Instagram

Ronkita Design | Sewing & Design Studio

Website | Instagram

Roots + Revival | Online Retailer of Makers and Artists

Website | Instagram

Shop Soul Rebel | Premium Handmade Jewelry

Website | Instagram

Sugarwoods Studio | Community Market, Vintage

Website | Instagram

Tawa Ties | Hand printed Bandanas

Website | Instagram

The Foxes Tail | Handmade Art & Goods

Website | Instagram

Thrifted Feels

Instagram

WaxandWaneHandmade | Handmade goods with a modern edge

Website | Instagram

WYLDE Vintage | Vintage Boutique

Instagram


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