Holiday Gift Guide

Our holiday shopping will be a little more challenging this year (thanks, Covid), so we’ve decided to help! We put together a wonderful selection of gifts that might be the perfect thing for someone (or several someones) on your list, and our finds all have something wonderful things in common: small business, made in America, and eco-friendly! Simply click each photo to head straight to their websites. Enjoy 🙂

Attic Journals

Attic Journals is a small, handcrafted upcycling studio based in Portland, Oregon. Since 2004 they’ve worked hard to make the most of your discards by diverting old books from the landfill and making them into journals, garlands, jewelry, and other bookish goods.

Reclamation Etchworks

Meet the Intemperance Collection by Reclamation Etchworks: a modern day expression of old fashioned indulgence. Inspired by the Victorian era of “medicinal” drinking, these laser etched decanters bring an ornate elixir bottle into your home to cure what ails you. Personalize them to create a one of a kind gift they won’t soon forget!


Mugwump is a wonderful little company in Portland, OR that makes fun & funky handbags, wallets & other accessories from reclaimed materials. Who can resist such a unique way to salvage the covers of those books?

Fly Paper Products

Literary gifts for book lovers & grammar nerds! Fly Paper Products have a vintage and nostalgic flair for any book lover, writer, teacher or bibliophile in your life.They also offer 16 different boxed gift sets in a variety of themes to make your gift giving even easier.

Splash Fabric


Whether you’re looking for a sturdy but stylish tote, masks, stain-proof tablecloths, or waterproof aprons, Splash Fabric has got you covered! Everything they make is built to last and because they design their own fabric themselves, their pieces are one-of-a-kind.

PDX Bitters

You know that friend, the one who’s taken up home bartending as a hobby? Get them the perfect gift with Portland Bitters Project’s Custom Adventure Kit! Choose three flavors they’ll love from their hand-crafted line, they’ll pack them in a cute kraft box loaded with recipes, and job done!

Minor Thread

Looking for relaxation in the palm of your hand? Give these sachets by Minor Thread a squeeze! Stuffed full of organic lavender flowers, perfect for a boost of aromatherapy when you need it. Tuck under your pillow, stow in your suitcase when traveling or stash in your drawers to keep them fresh.
Smart Glass Jewelry
Drink it. Wear it. Looking for a gift to surprise and delight? Have a beer lover, gin lover, red wine lover on your list? Smart Glass Recycled Jewelry is made 100% from post-consumer beverage bottles. They won’t believe how beautiful a beer bottle can be, and you won’t believe how easy giving a great gift is. Each piece of handcrafted jewelry comes gift wrapped with an artist card telling the story of  origin, which bottles are used, and free shipping!
Boxed Gift Set Silver Hearts
And of course you know all about MKC Photography‘s line of whimsical wall art and gifts for those on your gift list – but we hope you’ll enjoy shopping with these other terrific companies in our gift guide too!