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Handmade Holidays

I’ve rounded up 15 items from the handmade community in celebration of the holiday season that are sure to bring tidings of comfort and joy. Since paper is near and dear to my heart, these items support indie shops that specialize in creating some of the loveliest of paper goods.

Let’s kick things off with decorations. If you’ve never decorated with paper during the holidays, now’s a great time to start!

handmade holiday decor

Pictured above: 1: Metallic silver snowflake garland by Trudy Garland | 2: Recycled letterpress paper chain by Something’s Hiding in Here | 3: Paper mistletoe by Frances & Francis | 4: Origami crane ornament by Chaotic Harmony | 5: Recycled paper wreath (antlers not included) by bookBW

Now continuing with gift wrap. Add a dash of unique beauty to your gifts this year, or perhaps an extra touch of loveliness to packages your sending out to your customers if you’re a shop owner.

handmade holiday gift wrap

Pictured above: 1: Hand-painted wrapping paper by Oscar & Ollie | 2: Natural gift bow by My Woolly Mammoth | 3: Quilled falling snowflakes pillow box by A Gift Within a Gift | 4: Aged shipping tags by Olive Manna | 5: Mistletoe gift tags by Pickle Dog Design

Lastly, here are five motivational paper gifts to give yourself and/or any busy shop owner peace of mind and keep them motivated next year.

handmade motivational gifts

Pictured above: 1: Astro rocket by Cardboard Safari | 2: Holiday message in a bottle DIY kit by Miniature Rhino | 3: The little book of big ideas by Oh No Rachio! | 4: Goals clipboard by decoylab | 5: Where there’s tea there’s hope print by Sweet William

Happy shopping and happy holidays!

PS from the editor: Let’s give a super huge welcome to our newest OMHG contributor Donaville! She’ll be brightening our themes with her exquisite taste and love of handmade, I am so happy to have you on our team! xoxo Jess

  • http://www.trashn2tees.com Jenelle @ TrashN2Tees

    Thanks for sharing your lovely selections & a big fuzzy warm welcome!

  • Debra

    Love this collection!

  • http://ohmyhandmade.com/members/donavilleherrick/ Donaville Herrick

    Thanks for the welcome, Jenelle :) Glad you ladies are loving this collection!

  • http://www.missmodish.com Jena

    I love that goal board! And love me some Donaville! Glad to have her here.

  • http://trudygarland.com sarah

    beautiful selections. and so wonderfully arranged. i’d expect nothing less from you, donaville. loving it! and many thanks for the feature! <3

  • http://www.allisajacobs.etsy.com Allisa Jacobs

    Lovely selections! Since I work so much with fabric, I’m always amazed when I stop and look at the beauty of paper. Thank you for this gorgeous collection! Welcome :)

    xo, allisa

  • http://www.threebysea.com nicole : three by sea

    Love that rocket! Great picks, Donaville & welcome to the OMHG posse!

  • http://www.colleenattara.com colleen attara

    Fabulous job on this post…perfect picks. Rocket is my fave too. Love the moose head in their shop as well.

    • http://ohmyhandmade.com/members/ohmyhandmade/ Jessika Hepburn

      Ha!!! I love how on the same page we all are-the rocket wants to be mine! It can hang out with my rocket piñata;) thank you all for welcoming the lovely Donaville to OMHG!

  • http://www.marmalademoon.com Kate England

    What a lovely collection of Holiday gifts!

  • http://www.creativewomensbusiness.com Coral

    Love seeing all these handmade ideas for the holiday season and gift ideas (for the holidays and for birthdays for some of us with birthdays in January – tehe).

    So much nicer and thoughtful and meaningful – kinda the whole point of Christmas.

    Of course, anything with a shipping tag gets my attention :)

  • http://www.explorehandmade.com Explore*Handmade

    Great handmade ideas–congrats on becoming a new contributor!

  • http://Moxiepear.com Moxie Lisa

    Yay, welcome Donaville! So glad to see you here :)

  • http://www.thelanguidlion.com Geri

    Welcome, welcome, Donaville! Such a fantastic roundup (as always)… I particularly love the Chaotic Harmony camouflage origami crane and being Canadian, the deer wreath by BookBW ;-) Happy Holidays!

  • http://ohmyhandmade.com/members/joycharde/ Joy Ting Charde

    So glad to see you here, Donaville! Love those beautiful papers that you shared! I especially like the tea one :)

  • http://Www.purelypulp.com Jennifer

    Thank you for feeding my paper craft obsession!

  • Jake Radford

    Thank you for posting stuff like this. I mean this is really
    great!