The holiday season is finally here! In case you’re looking
for unique gifts for your family and friends, we at Artisan Crafted Home have
put together a list of our favorite handcrafted gifts made by artisans from
all over the US and the world. The best part? Your gifts will not only put a smile on their recipients' faces, they also support small-scale artisans who created them!
For the Home Decor Expert
Alixx candles (1). For an eco-conscious design aficionado, our vegetable-based wax candles by Alixx will make a perfect gift. These candles are available in 4 scents formulated by a master perfumer in Grasse, France. The candle holders are hand-blown by European glass artisans. Alixx candles are hand-poured in Miami, FL, and sold in eco-friendly packaging.
Selenite Ice Candle Holders (2). This unique candle holder collection creates a magic look of winter wonderland. The slightly rugged textured surface of these colorless striated gypsum candle holders is reminiscent of natural ice. Available in a variety of sizes.
Decorative pillows by Kathe Fraga (3). Kathe Fraga is an established artist based outside of Seattle, WA. Her Chinoiserie-inspired
paintings can be found in public and private art collections all over the US.
At Artisan Crafted Home, we are proud to carry Kathe’s line of handcrafted
decorative pillows inspired by her original paintings. Each pillow design is
available in silk or linen.
Handcrafted decorative boxes (4). These unique decorative boxes are
handcrafted by Deborah Childress, a California-based artisan who has developed
her own casting technique. She uses unique botanical shapes to mold the lids of
each box, and finishes their surface with multiple layers of metallic pigment.
For the Kitchen and Entertaining Enthusiast
Lazy Susan by Sticks (1). A gift like this will make its recipient
think about you every time they set their table! Each Lazy Susan is fully
handmade in Iowa from reclaimed wood, and hand-painted in a distinct style with
bright, festive colors. Call this Lazy Susan by Sticks an immediate mood
Fruit and veggie-shaped bowls by Vegetabowls (2). These fun fruit and vegetable-shaped
bowls are guaranteed to become conversation starters! Each bowl is slip-cast from an actual fruit
or vegetable, ad hand-painted with food-safe glazes by a husband-and-wife team
based in New York state. We can’t guarantee that kids may start eating all
their veggies if they’re served in these bowls, but with fun designs like
these, we wouldn’t blame you for trying!
Grano round cutting boards 3-pc set (3). The curvaceous
shape of these acacia wood cutting and serving boards adds a welcome decorative
accent to a festive appetizer counter at your holiday party. Use the larger
board to cut your favorite snacks, and the smaller ones to serve them.
Measuring spoons by Beehive Handmade (4). Got a baking enthusiast on your
list? Give them a gift that they’ll be using for years to come! These lovely
measuring spoons are crafted by the artisans of Beehive Handmade in Bristol,
Rhode Island, and have been featured in Oprah and Cooking Light magazines. At
Artisan Crafted Home, we offer these measuring spoons in a variety of designs.
Just pick your favorite!
For the Wine and Spirits Connoisseur
Montana Artisan wine openers (1). These high-end handcrafted
wine openers will make a great gift for discerning wine enthusiasts. Highest
quality stainless steel and a variety of natural materials are combined in
these oversized wine openers with a ‘double-foot’ construction that provides
extra leverage. As one of our reviewers noted, “I suspect it will be the last
wine puller I will ever own!”
Moscow Mule copper mug (2). Any cocktail enthusiast will tell
you that the traditional Moscow Mule tastes better when served in a copper mug.
Our traditional barrel-shaped mug holds 18 liquid ounces. The hammered copper
body has a shiny outer copper finish and a nickel-lined inner surface to
prevent liquids from reacting with copper.
Bejeweled wine bottle stoppers (3). Bring on the sparkle! The hand-applied
crystals on these gorgeous bottle stoppers will amp up the drama with their
multi-faceted detailing. We offer various designs of these stoppers, with just
a touch of crystal accenting or fully bedazzled surfaces.
Copper flasks* (4). A stylish gift like one of the copper flasks
by Jacob Bromwell will be treasured for years by its recipient. Jacob Bromwell
is the oldest and most respected American manufacturer of housewares, founded
in 1819 and operated continuously ever since. The Vermonter flask design has
been developed almost 200 years ago! These flasks make an amazing gift for a
discerning bourbon connoisseur or a history buff in your family.
*Jacob Bromwell copper flasks are currently on sale for 40% off in our Langley, WA store!
For the Sophisticated Gardener
Orbea zinc wall planters (1). Know someone who’s remodeling their
living space? These round or semi-circular wall planters are a great way to
incorporate some live greenery into a newly remodeled contemporary home. Each
planter is made from galvanized iron with aged zinc finish. Featured on HGTV
and in the Seattle Times!
Handcrafted gardening tools (2). Know a gardening enthusiast who’s capable of
creating masterpieces in their front yard? Our handcrafted gardening tools will
make a perfect gift for them! Designed and built by a Bozeman, Montana-based
artisan blacksmith, these tools are made from hand-forged high-carbon steel and
natural wood for a beautiful, slightly rugged look. Truly a one-of-a-kind gift!
Nourishing hand lotion by 80 Acres (3). A deeply
nourishing lotion is essential for healing chapped, overworked hands of a gardening enthusiast. The 80
Acres lotion includes a blend of olive, sunflower, jojoba and grapeseed oils
infused with Aloe Vera, making it ideal for the gardening enthusiast on your
list. This bodycare line is available in three luscious scents reminiscent of a
No matter who you're shopping for this holiday season, let us help you find a perfect gift for them! Have any questions? Contact us today!