In a world of gift cards and mass-produced trinkets, there's something undeniably special about receiving a handmade gift.
These 10 items – made by American creatives from coast to coast – celebrate art, design and creativity, and make excellent gifts come the holiday season.
1. Second Edition Mini Museum - $99 - $299
The Mini Museum is a portable collection of curiosities where every item is authentic, iconic and labeled. It's been carefully designed to take you on a journey of learning and exploration. The Second Edition of the Mini Museum features unique specimens such as Mammoth Meat, Medieval Chain Mail and fragments of the Asteroid Belt.
2. Original Chalk Art Print from Lily & Val - $19
Each chalk art design from Lily & Val is first hand-drawn on a chalkboard surface, then digitally converted to be made into a home good, card or print to enjoy the charms of chalk without the smudge.
Cyber Monday Deal: $5 off $30 purchase; $15 off $75 purchase; $30 off $100 purchase; Free shipping on orders of $50+
3. “Paint Palette” Curated Gift Box from Emily Jeffords - $60
This gift box features paper goods from the "Paint Palette" collection by artist Emily Jeffords. Each piece in this collection is created on luxurious papers, featuring vibrant and inspiring abstract artwork.
Cyber Monday Deal: 20% off all orders (excluding original art) with coupon code ArtfulHoliday
4. Hand Printed “Bear & Fox” Ornaments from Sunny Mullarkey Studio - $42
These handprinted ornaments from Sunny Mullarkey Studio feature a delicate bear and fox profile, adorned with a handspun wool tassel to add a vintage, rustic vibe to your holiday decor. They are also available individually.
Cyber Monday Deal: Free handprinted holiday greeting card with order
5. Kato - Dawn from 1767 - $160
The Dawn colorway from 1767 elicits a feeling of the seasons changing from summer to fall. Lath wood whitewashed in varying degrees creates an ombre effect around the edges, and a triangular piece of charred wood in the center is surrounded by a white design.
Cyber Monday Deal: 20% off all orders with coupon code CYBORGMONDAY
6. Appalachian Botanical Print from 7 Ton Design and Letterpress Co. - $25
These 11"x14" prints from 7 Ton Design and Letterpress Co. are letterpress printed in two runs of grey, with original hand drawn illustrations of some favorite Appalachian plant life. They’re created to fit nicely in a standard frame.
Cyber Monday Deal: 25% off with coupon code Holidays
7. Large Vintage Style Marquee Letter from JunkArtGypsyz - $69
These vintage inspired lighted symbols, numbers and letters from JunkArtGypsyz are made of durable raw heavy metal. Each is uniquely distressed, making each a one-of-a-kind piece, or not distressed for a more modern look.
8. Wire Feather Ornaments from Alison Brynn Ross - $20
These five wire feather ornaments, handmade by Alison Brynn Ross, are each unique and can be hung on the Christmas tree, a wall or used as an adornment in your gift wrapping.
9. Decorative Picture Frame from Craftbelly - $36 - $48
Craftbelly picture frames were born out of the idea that our everyday items could reflect our unique personalities and style. Available in three standard sizes, you can choose from a variety of colors to create a beautiful custom frame for your favorite photos.
Cyber Monday Deal: 15% off with discount code CB-CM
10. One-of-a-Kind Robot from Doug's Refried Robots - $725 - $925
Doug of Doug's Refried Robots brings his one-of-a-kind creations to life through up-cycled items like vintage Pennzoil cans, oil spouts, wrenches, melon ballers, measuring sticks and funnels.
Cyber Monday Deal: Free shipping
Long holiday shopping list? Check out our Makers in the USA Gift Guides in the categories Home & Garden, Food & Drink, Clothing & Accessories and Children & Families.