Gifts from small businesses help out the owners so much, and are more unique than the run-of-the-mill ideas! I’m sharing over 30 small business gift ideas for you to shop this holiday season – some shops have even given my readers a discount code!

Support small shops this year

Need some small business gift ideas? I’ve rounded up 30+ cute shops that will have something for anyone on your list! Owning a small business myself, I know that this year has been like none other, and all small shops could use a little extra love right now!

The best small business gift ideas

Jewelry, Apparel + Accessory Small Business Gift Ideas

  • Aster & Gray Boutique
    • This cute boutique is a small business supporting other small businesses – all their items are from hand-crafted artisans or other small-batch creators! They have everything from apparel to holiday decor to children’s toys.
  • DYERAID
    • DYERAID ethically dyes all their products (banners, neck scarves, stockings, bags, aprons) using natural products like avocado pits and turmeric. Their pieces are all gorgeous – I think their bandanas would make a perfect gift for any teens on your list!
      • Get 15% off everything with code¬†MERRICK15
  • Nichelle Lora Designs
    • I love this shop’s reversible bar necklaces – what a great way to switch up your accessories without adding more pieces to your closet. She also sells inspirational wall art and stickers! This would be a great gift for any ladies (young + old) on your list!
        • MERRICK20¬†will get you 20% off your order!
  • FLEURI
    • A beautiful handcrafted jewelry shop specializing in pieces with freshwater pearls! I love that their pieces are classic and timeless – any of their pieces would be a great gift to go in with all your siblings for your mom!
  • Red House Pretties
    • Key ring bracelets are all the rage right now, and these silicone beaded ones are darling! They would make a perfect gift for friends or your sister – I love my bracelet key ring, such a life saver. She also has teething rings for babies and other accessories!
  • The Gem Co. Shop
    • You know I love statement earrings, and this shop has so many great and]\ unique options. Fun jewelry is always my go-to gift for friends and my sisters. I might even need to snag these Christmas bow earrings for the holidays!
      • The code MERRICK gets your 15% off your order
  • Stacks and Steel
    • These tile stretch bracelets are so popular right now – and for a good reason, they’re so cute and easy to add to an outfit. I love their designs, these would be perfect for your sister or any woman in your life – from teenagers on up!
  • Boon Ties
    • You’ve probably heard me talk about Boon Ties before, and it’s because they’re one of my favorite small businesses. Their ties are unique and such high quality. These would be a great father/son matching gift!
  • Copper Robin
    • Apple Watch bands are the perfect gift because they get used every day, and Copper Robin has the cutest bands! They’re comfy and cute and would make any Apple Watch user happy.
      • BFRIDAY35 gets you 35% off through Black Friday
  • Wild Magnolia¬†Jewelry
    • These earrings are so modern and unique – I even just snagged a pair for myself and can’t wait to style them through the holidays. Fun earrings like this are perfect for any jewelry lovers on your list!
      • MERRICK15 gets your 15% off through Black Friday

Beauty + Skincare Small Shop Gift Ideas

  • FLEKK Cosmetics
    • I use my FLEKK eyeshadow palette almost everyday – one of my must-have items! This would be a perfect gift for your friends or sister, or an older-teen who’s really getting into makeup because it’s so easy to use.
  • Shine Cosmetics
    • All of Shine’s products are paraben, gluten and cruelty free! Their BB cream is one of my favorites, and they have so much good stuff. This would be a perfect gift for the makeup-loving teen in your life!
  • Tubby Todd
    • Tubby Todd has the yummiest and cleanest products for kids and babies. Their holiday scents are so good and make your kids smell so yummy. I love putting a bubble bath or lotion in my kids’ stockings!

Holiday-Themed Small Business Gift Ideas

  • Lysha Smith
    • Lysha is a talented artist who has unique custom prints in her shop, but I absolutely love her Nativity and Mary & Son paintings for the holidays – I even snagged them myself! Would be a great present for your in-laws.
      • Use code MERRICK to get 15% off any of her paintings
  • The Big Red Giving Bag
    • This is a gift that can also become a new family tradition! Their package includes a book about giving at Christmas and a Big Red Bag to collect used toys in. On Christmas Eve, place your bag under the tree for Santa to find and load onto his sleigh to deliver to other little kids who are in need. This would be a great gift to give to neighbors, in-law families or family friends to start a new, giving tradition.
      • The code MERRICK gets you 10% the Big Red Bag Bundle
  • KT Creates
    • Katie makes the most darling fun printable games and gift tags for kids! Her Christmas Play-Doh mats or Christmas Bingo cards or Christmas eye spy games would be the perfect things to purchase, print and include in neighbor gifts!
      • Use code MERRI20 to get 20% off through Thanksgiving

Art, Home + Decor Small Shop Gift Ideas 

  • Morning Market
    • This cute shop has very modern and cool home decor, but the best part is that it’s all hand crafted from small international artists! You can even see a picture and read about the specific artist who made each product. I love this plant hanger – it would be perfect for a young adult on your list!
  • Sommer Letter Co.
    • Kyle is such a talented artist and she’s taken her one-of-a-kind paintings and has transformed them into phone cases, cards, planners, ornaments, you name it! Such a unique gift idea for any woman in your life – way more exciting than any basic planner, phone case, etc. you can find online!
  • Longhand Pencils
    • Ok, these pencils are so fun! They are packs of color coordinated pencils with quotes from your favorite movies, shows or just inspirational pencils. The Schitt’s Creek pack would be so fun for friends and my kids would love the Hogwarts Classes pack.
  • Dwell at Kerby’s
    • This company ships houseplants straight to your door with easy care instructions. I think that this would make a perfect gift for grandparents or parents who live far away and can’t visit during the holidays. Plus, it’s a long lasting gift that people can keep for months!
        • Use code¬†PLANTLOVE15¬†to get 15% off through Christmas
  • Wild Groves
    • Who doesn’t love a tasty oil/vinegar mix? Wild Groves is a small family business that makes their own olive oil and vinegars 100% authentically. They have fun and unique flavors that can add such a good twist to regular cooking. An olive oil/vinegar set would be an amazing gift for parents, in-laws or any cooking enthusiasts!
  • Rad & Happy
    • If you’ve been here awhile, you know how much I love anything Rad & Happy! Her planner is my favorite and would be a perfect gift for your friends. I think giving kids thank you cards in their stockings is always good for those post-Christmas notes and her cards are all only $1 right now!

Teens, Kids + Baby Small Business Gift Ideas

  • The Sunshine Shop
    • I love these darling hand crafted rainbows! She makes wall hangings which would be perfect in a little girls room, and beautiful keychains that would be a huge hit with a teenager (keychains are all the rage right now!).
      • Use code MERRICK15¬†for 15% off your order!
  • Three Letter Words by Katie
    • These are cute acrylic letters to help little kids learn the alphabet and spelling! I think they would make such a fun stocking stuffer – and she has so many color options available from glitter rainbow to dark galaxy, I think kids would have so much fun with these.
      • DM her to order and use code MERRICK10 for 10% off your order!
  • Whimsy Sunglasses
    • I feel like most little kids sunglasses can be cheap and break easily, but not these! They’re cute, high quality and protect 100% of UVA and UVB rays. Plush each pair comes with an elastic strap so your kid won’t lose them easily. Would make a great stocking stuffer or part of a beach trip present!
      • MERRICK25¬†gets your 25% off your order – that’s better than their Black Friday sale!!
  • Ben and James Shop
    • This small shop has the softest and most stretchy swaddles, nursing covers and baby bows. These would be a perfect gift for any new or expecting mom on your list – or the bows would be a great stocking stuffer!
  • Brimmer Boys
    • Started by a fellow boy mom, Brimmer Boys makes belts and collared shirts for baby boys. Her stuff is so cute and classic, if my boys were still little I would definitely by grabbing some Christmas Sunday outfits!
  • Spark Journals
    • These mindset journals for kids are AMAZING. They’re great for ages 5-10 to encourage gratitude, create rituals and focus on the good. They would make a perfect gift for grandkids, nieces or nephews.
      • The code MERRICK gets you 15% off
  • Doughsie Dough
    • I know play dough (the mess!) can be controversial with parents, but I love the Doughsie Dough kits because it keeps the mess contained and actually gives my kids direction when they’re playing with it. These kits would be perfect for your kids!

I’d love to know – what are your favorite small businesses?

IF YOU LIKED THIS GIFT GUIDE, YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE THESE GIFT GUIDES

30+ Small Business Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

Being a small business owner myself, I know how hard 2020 has been, so I wanted to show some other small businesses some love with this gift guide!

small shops gift guide

Gifts from small businesses help out the owners so much, and are more unique than the run-of-the-mill ideas! I’m sharing over 30 small business gift ideas for you to shop this holiday season – some shops have even given my readers a discount code!

 

Support small shops this year

Need some small business gift ideas? I’ve rounded up 30+ cute shops that will have something for anyone on your list! Owning a small business myself, I know that this year has been like none other, and all small shops could use a little extra love right now!

The best small business gift ideas

 

small business gift ideas

KIDS JOURNAL | DURABLE SUNGLASSES | CUSTOM PHONE CASE | NATIVITY PRINT

BODY SCRUB | TILE BRACELET | KIDS ACTIVITY | HAND-DYED BANDANA | PLANT HOLDER | RAINBOW WALL ART

PEARL NECKLACE | THEMED PENCILS | KEYCHAIN BRACELET | GEL PENS | OIL + VINEGAR KIT

 

 

Jewelry, Apparel + Accessory Small Business Gift Ideas

  • Aster & Gray Boutique
    • This cute boutique is a small business supporting other small businesses – all their items are from hand-crafted artisans or other small-batch creators! They have everything from apparel to holiday decor to children’s toys.
  • DYERAID
    • DYERAID ethically dyes all their products (banners, neck scarves, stockings, bags, aprons) using natural products like avocado pits and turmeric. Their pieces are all gorgeous – I think their bandanas would make a perfect gift for any teens on your list!
      • Get 15% off everything with code¬†MERRICK15
  • Nichelle Lora Designs
    • I love this shop’s reversible bar necklaces – what a great way to switch up your accessories without adding more pieces to your closet. She also sells inspirational wall art and stickers! This would be a great gift for any ladies (young + old) on your list!
        • MERRICK20¬†will get you 20% off your order!
  • FLEURI
    • A beautiful handcrafted jewelry shop specializing in pieces with freshwater pearls! I love that their pieces are classic and timeless – any of their pieces would be a great gift to go in with all your siblings for your mom!
  • Red House Pretties
    • Key ring bracelets are all the rage right now, and these silicone beaded ones are darling! They would make a perfect gift for friends or your sister – I love my bracelet key ring, such a life saver. She also has teething rings for babies and other accessories!
  • The Gem Co. Shop
    • You know I love statement earrings, and this shop has so many great and]\ unique options. Fun jewelry is always my go-to gift for friends and my sisters. I might even need to snag these Christmas bow earrings for the holidays!
      • The code MERRICK gets your 15% off your order
  • Stacks and Steel
    • These tile stretch bracelets are so popular right now – and for a good reason, they’re so cute and easy to add to an outfit. I love their designs, these would be perfect for your sister or any woman in your life – from teenagers on up!
  • Boon Ties
    • You’ve probably heard me talk about Boon Ties before, and it’s because they’re one of my favorite small businesses. Their ties are unique and such high quality. These would be a great father/son matching gift!
  • Copper Robin
    • Apple Watch bands are the perfect gift because they get used every day, and Copper Robin has the cutest bands! They’re comfy and cute and would make any Apple Watch user happy.
      • BFRIDAY35 gets you 35% off through Black Friday
  • Wild Magnolia¬†Jewelry
    • These earrings are so modern and unique – I even just snagged a pair for myself and can’t wait to style them through the holidays. Fun earrings like this are perfect for any jewelry lovers on your list!
      • MERRICK15 gets your 15% off through Black Friday

 

Beauty + Skincare Small Shop Gift Ideas

  • Luv London Scrubs
    • These all natural body scrubs make the perfect stocking stuffer or little gift for your mom, sisters, friends or teenage girls! Their scents are so delicious (hello Spearmint Sugar – perfect for Christmas!) and make your bath or shower so relaxing.
  • FLEKK Cosmetics
    • I use my FLEKK eyeshadow palette almost everyday – one of my must-have items! This would be a perfect gift for your friends or sister, or an older-teen who’s really getting into makeup because it’s so easy to use.
      • I usually have a code: MERRICK for 20% off, but this weekend she has bundles on major sale, so my code doesn’t stack on top. But my code will work again after her deal is over!
  • Shine Cosmetics
    • All of Shine’s products are paraben, gluten and cruelty free! Their BB cream is one of my favorites, and they have so much good stuff. This would be a perfect gift for the makeup-loving teen in your life!
  • Tubby Todd
    • Tubby Todd has the yummiest and cleanest products for kids and babies. Their holiday scents are so good and make your kids smell so yummy. I love putting a bubble bath or lotion in my kids’ stockings!
  • Soon Skincare
    • This is a really fantastic skincare brand with the most fantastic masks for face and lips and serums. I’m obsessed with their lip masks!
      • Use code¬†merrick for 15% off anything but the mermaid serum.

 

Holiday-Themed Small Business Gift Ideas

  • Lysha Smith
    • Lysha is a talented artist who has unique custom prints in her shop, but I absolutely love her Nativity and Mary & Son paintings for the holidays – I even snagged them myself! Would be a great present for your in-laws.
      • Use code MERRICK to get 15% off any of her paintings
  • The Big Red Giving Bag
    • This is a gift that can also become a new family tradition! Their package includes a book about giving at Christmas and a Big Red Bag to collect used toys in. On Christmas Eve, place your bag under the tree for Santa to find and load onto his sleigh to deliver to other little kids who are in need. This would be a great gift to give to neighbors, in-law families or family friends to start a new, giving tradition.
      • The code MERRICK gets you 10% the Big Red Bag Bundle
  • KT Creates
    • Katie makes the most darling fun printable games and gift tags for kids! Her Christmas Play-Doh mats or Christmas Bingo cards or Christmas eye spy games would be the perfect things to purchase, print and include in neighbor gifts!
      • Use code MERRI20 to get 20% off through Thanksgiving

 

Art, Home + Decor Small Shop Gift Ideas 

  • Pencil Box Supply
    • Something about a new box of markers, highlighters or pencils is so refreshing. Pencil Box Supply has the cutest packs of fun colored gel pens, gel crayons, colored pencils and highlighters. They even have cut organizers, pencil pouches and other office supplies. Anything on their site would be perfect for the paper-loving person in your life!
  • Beddy’s Bed
    • Beddy’s makes the most genius product – it’s a zip up bed spread! Perfect for little kids and teens who hate making their beds. They’re incredible quality, machine washable, and come in a bunch of cute designs and prints. They’re BOGO 50% off right now!
  • Morning Market
    • This cute shop has very modern and cool home decor, but the best part is that it’s all hand crafted from small international artists! You can even see a picture and read about the specific artist who made each product. I love this plant hanger – it would be perfect for a young adult on your list!
  • Sommer Letter Co.
    • Kyle is such a talented artist and she’s taken her one-of-a-kind paintings and has transformed them into phone cases, cards, planners, ornaments, you name it! Such a unique gift idea for any woman in your life – way more exciting than any basic planner, phone case, etc. you can find online!
  • Longhand Pencils
    • Ok, these pencils are so fun! They are packs of color coordinated pencils with quotes from your favorite movies, shows or just inspirational pencils. The Schitt’s Creek pack would be so fun for friends and my kids would love the Hogwarts Classes pack.
  • Dwell at Kerby’s
    • This company ships houseplants straight to your door with easy care instructions. I think that this would make a perfect gift for grandparents or parents who live far away and can’t visit during the holidays. Plus, it’s a long lasting gift that people can keep for months!
        • Use code¬†PLANTLOVE15¬†to get 15% off through Christmas
  • Wild Groves
    • Who doesn’t love a tasty oil/vinegar mix? Wild Groves is a small family business that makes their own olive oil and vinegars 100% authentically. They have fun and unique flavors that can add such a good twist to regular cooking. An olive oil/vinegar set would be an amazing gift for parents, in-laws or any cooking enthusiasts!
  • Rad & Happy
    • If you’ve been here awhile, you know how much I love anything Rad & Happy! Her planner is my favorite and would be a perfect gift for your friends. I think giving kids thank you cards in their stockings is always good for those post-Christmas notes and her cards are all only $1 right now!
  • Jut Made
    • I love these magnetic letterboards – so much easier to put together than the traditional felt ones. These would be so fun for a favorite things party, or for your mom or sister!
      • Use code MERRICK10 to get 10% off everything!
  • Afternoon Apart
    • This cute shop makes custom drawings of pets, families and houses! How cute would this be for your parents for Christmas?

 

Teens, Kids + Baby Small Business Gift Ideas

  • The Sunshine Shop
    • I love these darling hand crafted rainbows! She makes wall hangings which would be perfect in a little girls room, and beautiful keychains that would be a huge hit with a teenager (keychains are all the rage right now!).
      • Use code MERRICK15¬†for 15% off your order!
  • Three Letter Words by Katie
    • These are cute acrylic letters to help little kids learn the alphabet and spelling! I think they would make such a fun stocking stuffer – and she has so many color options available from glitter rainbow to dark galaxy, I think kids would have so much fun with these.
      • DM her to order and use code MERRICK10 for 10% off your order!
  • Whimsy Sunglasses
    • I feel like most little kids sunglasses can be cheap and break easily, but not these! They’re cute, high quality and protect 100% of UVA and UVB rays. Plush each pair comes with an elastic strap so your kid won’t lose them easily. Would make a great stocking stuffer or part of a beach trip present!
      • MERRICK25¬†gets your 25% off your order – that’s better than their Black Friday sale!!
  • Ben and James Shop
    • This small shop has the softest and most stretchy swaddles, nursing covers and baby bows. These would be a perfect gift for any new or expecting mom on your list – or the bows would be a great stocking stuffer!
  • Brimmer Boys
    • Started by a fellow boy mom, Brimmer Boys makes belts and collared shirts for baby boys. Her stuff is so cute and classic, if my boys were still little I would definitely by grabbing some Christmas Sunday outfits!
  • Spark Journals
    • These mindset journals for kids are AMAZING. They’re great for ages 5-10 to encourage gratitude, create rituals and focus on the good. They would make a perfect gift for grandkids, nieces or nephews.
      • The code MERRICK gets you 15% off
  • Doughsie Dough
    • I know play dough (the mess!) can be controversial with parents, but I love the Doughsie Dough kits because it keeps the mess contained and actually gives my kids direction when they’re playing with it. These kits would be perfect for your kids!

 

I’d love to know – what are your favorite small businesses?

 

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  1. Megan Davies says:

    My absolute favorite is brixley bags! They are aDorable packing cubes That i use for way more than just packing! They have the cutest paTterns and They’re super affordable.

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