Artists and Small Business Owners From Around the US
Victoria Chapman is an all around talented lady! She makes beautiful art prints, cards, circlets, jewelry, and batiks. I love all of her color pallettes, everything is just gorgeous. I am using her cards for many of my gifts this year, they are so lovely.
Price Range $6-25
This is my new favorite place to buy makeup! Maurie makes custom vegan pressed glitters, eye shadows, highlighters, and lip scrubs that are cruelty free and handmade with love. She is giving away free samples and a lip scrub to all orders in December. I just ordered one of her $25 pallettes that comes with 4 custom made shadows and art work on the cover, it is gorgeous. She can make pretty much any color you want, all you have to do is ask and she can make your makeup dreams come to life!
Sacredscapes Art Prints
Price Range $50
Aria Michaels Paradise, does exquisite photography and she just opened an Etsy shop to sell prints of her gorgeous work. She can print in 8x10", 11x14", or 13x19" on a variety of paper types and can do custom framing if desired. She has such a beautiful eye for magical places in the natural world.
Peter Paradise Michaels Photography Art Prints
Price Range $20-400
I had the pleasure of working with Peter this past year and he was just amazing. He does gorgeous portrait and event photography and also specializes in making museum quality archival prints of his work. I have two and I love them. He can make prints of any of his work so if you love something on his page contact him. He can do sizes up to 13x19”. He is also Aria's husband, they are an incredibly talented family!
Fantasy Allure and Freckles Fairy Chest
Price Range $18-125
Ashley Ormaza has two great businesses. Fantasy Allure is a new vegan makeup startup that has the best lipstick! Freckles Fairy Chest is her Etsy shop where she sells handmade crowns, headdresses, fairy wings, and jewelry. Everything is gorgeous and perfect for a fairy tale.
Price Range $5-105
Three things that are always great gift ideas for the dancer in your life are music, DVDs, and zills. Jillina is a talented and generous dancer who has done so much for the bellydance community over the years. She also produces amazing music and instructional DVDs for all levels. Cheeky Girls Productions also has a wide variety of instructional DVDs from a ton of different dancers and styles. Saroyan Mastercrafts is the very best place to buy zills.
Price Range $15-125
Jenny Lisa makes a variety of winter gear including hats, arm warmers, shawls, and headbands, plus other fun items like necklaces, key chains, and beautiful instruments. She also uses fun color schemes and lots of rainbows!
Small Businesses Only in Western MA
Shameless self promotion! I have really cute gift certificates, in both printed and e-card versions, that can be made for a custom amount or for gift registration for a specific class. The custom amount versions can be used for any classes, workshops, or private lessons. I also have adorable What Doesn't Zill You Makes You Stronger shirts and tank tops available for local pick-up or by mail if you order soon.
Bellydancer Pint Glasses
These are an adorable gift idea and they support a great cause- all proceeds are given to the local non-profits Out Now, Black Lives Matter (local chapter), and Safe Passage. The glasses are only $10 and are designed by the talented Aralia Pearl. They are not shipping them though so these are available for local pick up only.
Purple Rose Healing Arts
Chaya Leia Aronson specializes in Mayan Abdominal Massage and she is a wonderful woman to work with. Her modality has many healing benefits and is a great way to take care of your body.
Awakened Heart Healing Arts
Asherah Allen offers many self care services including massage therapy, acupuncture, Reiki, and Flower Essences, and yoga instruction. Plus she can provide e-gift certificates to help out last minute shoppers!
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