Some folks like to give – and receive – a handmade item for the holidays, like a customized piece of jewelry or a uniquely scented candle.
Dracut has a large variety of home-based crafters who have gifts a plenty on their websites and/or Facebook pages.
Here are some.
Birch & Sea Artisan Creations. Check out www.goimagine.com/birchseaartisancreationsllc, to see Karla Colon’s collection of handmade soaps and bath bombs, with scents including Succulent Jasper Garden and Tangerine Sundance.
Calathus. Calathus is the Greek word for basket, and Cindy Usuga makes baskets for any occasion.
Gianna’s Little Gift. Hazel Lopez makes personalized gifts for infants and children.
Holly Hill Wreaths. Sheila Graham’s wreaths are available at www.etsy.com/shop/hollyhillwreaths, handmade wreaths.
Kick-Out Creations. Check out Victoria Santos’s customizable items at www.kickoutcreations.com.
Mode Vintage Boutique. Meaghan St. Jean provides handmade, customizable apparel and jewelry at www.modevintageboutique.com.
Pattie’s Animal Fair offers handmade items – mostly animal-themed, naturally – at www.patties-animal-fair.business.site, handmade items
Pictures to Presents. Dawn Morgan will imprint a photo, or just about anything else, onto any object you’d like. Tumbler? Sure. Mouse pad? Why not? Find out more at www.picturestopresents.com.
Red’s Apothecary. Want your house to smell like Christmas? Order some homemade candles, with scents like Eggnog, Iced Gingerbread and Christmas Cookie, at www.redsapothecary.org.
Scoe and Co. Roscoe Martin offers handmade wooden earrings to necklaces at www.scoeandco.com.
Shanga Designs. Catherine Carlstrom offers African-themed jewelry.
Siriusly Soul Smart. Desiree MacDonald produces handmade art on commission.
Stoneymeadow Farm. Tom and Cathleen Murphy run Stoneymeadow Farm, which produces handmade soaps, lip balms, jams and more. Visit www.stoneymeadowfarm.net.
Storming Rivers Crafts. Visit www.etsy.com/shop/stormingriverscrafts to see Arianna Martin’s handmade apparel.
Unicorn’s Dreamland. Lots of handmade magnets, ornaments and more from Linda Bestor are available at www.ebay.com/str/unicornsdreamland.
Wickedly Scentful. Holly Fleury’s soy candles are homemade and hand-poured. Check them out at www.etsy.com/shop/WickedlyScentful.