2015 Gift Guide: Handmade

Handmade says you really put the time into selecting a gift for someone, because you chose something that was lovingly made by hand which you thought that person would enjoy. Since we don’t all have the DIY gene, here are a dozen handmade gifts that will show your love this holiday season.


Concentric Soap Dish by Pigeon Toe Ceramics \\\ $36
Shallow, hand-thrown dish with a graphic, circular pattern to keep soap dry.


Walnut Wood Valet Tray by Poritz & Studio \\\ $90
A practical tray to hold and organize your daily items.


Concrete Drop Set of 2 Planters by Roughfusion \\\ $36
Minimalist planters in the shape of a drop that are perfect to hold succulents.


DOMINO by Atelier-D \\\ $70 CAD
A new spin on the traditional domino game that uses the hexagon in place of dots.


Jewelry Accessories Organizer by HitonariWorks \\\ $198
A tiered jewelry organizer made of oak and iron where the shelves spin around for easy accessibility.


Stackable Candleholder by StudioOrijin \\\ $61.81
A modular candleholder that lets you build your own piece and change it up anytime you want.


Pinch Dish by Corbé \\\ $12
A small catchall for all the little things you have laying around – rings, earrings, paper clips, or even spices.


Quilted Pot Holders by TwiggyandOpal \\\ $29
One-of-a-kind pot holders that each feature an abstract, modern design.


Regional Wood Coasters by Reed Wilson Design \\\ $32
Show some regional love with a set of Baltic Birch wood coastal coasters.


Hanging Air Plant Pod by mudpuppy \\\ $8
A ceramic pod that lets you grow air plants upside down for a unique spin.


Geometric Pillow by Mika Barr \\\ $65
A fun, geometric pillow inspired by origami design with a neon orange accent.


Hills + Valleys Tea Towel by Cotton & Flax \\\ $24
A playful tea towel with a simple, graphic patten in black on natural linen.

Caroline Williamson is Editor-in-Chief of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.