Handmade Gifts on Artfire

 

I hear the cries. We just had Halloween and we are already talking about Christmas. Why do we have to rush things? In most cases, I agree. Allowing Thanksgiving to be Thanksgiving without the disturbances of Christmas is ideal. However, in some cases, this may mean missing opportunities for some really great handmade gifts.

So many times when we are having a problem figuring out what to get for someone the answer is simple. We walk the stores in search of the perfect gift, which seems to be eluding us in the sea of Christmas fare. Perhaps the reason we wander lost is that everything in the mall stores is really just the same. It lacks the unique flavor of the person’s personality. Turning to handmade gifts offers us the opportunity to find a gift that really stands out and speaks to the heart.

In order to get the perfect handmade gift it is important to shop early. While most handcrafters have items on display, they are willing to make gifts to order if given sufficient time. The added benefit to shopping handmade is that you get gift buying out of the way before Thanksgiving. This allows Thanksgiving to be Thanksgiving and gives you more freedom to enjoy the time leading up to Christmas.

Artfire is a great place to find beautiful handcrafted gifts. I searched the Artfire site to find some pretty awesome suggestions. Each of these artists provides quality products and have been given a five star rating by their customers.

Leather Shoppe
Handmade leather bags and accessories
http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/home/leathershoppe

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Shadow Dog Designs
Handmade designer jewelry
http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/home/ShadowDogDesigns

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Essensu
Luxury Holistic Skincare
http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/home/essensu

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Living Loom Weaver
Hand woven and felted accessories
http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/home/LivingLoomWeaver

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Uniquely Jen Quilt Creations
Handcrafted fiber art
http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/home/UniquelyJenQuiltCreations

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These are just a few of the artist found on Artfire. Whether you are looking for home décor, accessories, clothing, or jewelry, you are likely to find the perfect handmade gift. Handmade gifts on Artfire can solve those Christmas shopping woes when it gets tough to find the perfect gift.

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Lora Leathco

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  1. November 9, 2014

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