Art + Design + I Want This

This holiday season, stay independent!

For the 7th year running, I have made a personal commitment to buy gifts for my friends and family from local and independent artists, designers and crafters this holiday season. As I have done in previous years, I’d like to invite independent hand-makers to post links to their shops in the comments. Please refer to the guidelines below before sharing your link. Thank you!

Door Sixteen Support Independent

Share your shop link:
Please keep all links limited to the spirit of handmade goods from independently-run businesses.
To make things a little more streamlined this year, please follow this format:
✚ NAME: Your shop’s name
✚ URL: Your shop’s address
✚ DESCRIPTION: Briefly tell us what kind of goods you sell
✚ DISCOUNT CODE (if applicable): If you are running any kind of promotion (discount, free shipping, etc.) for the holidays, please include the details and discount code. Codes specific to Door Sixteen readers are welcome.

(If I don’t approve your comment right away, that probably means I’m away from the computer. Don’t fret!)

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Small Print: Door Sixteen/Anna Dorfman does not personally endorse any of the shops linked to the comments section of this post. Links have been tested for functionality and to ensure that the goods for sale are in keeping with the spirit of handmade goods from independently-run businesses, but beyond that no verification or endorsement is implied. All comments are moderated. Comments containing faulty URLs or which are not in compliance with stated guidelines will not be published.

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  • Reply Brent November 30, 2013 at 11:53 am

    This is an awesome idea, Anna. As a new reader and as a designer/crafter, I appreciate your commitment, and the exposure. Thanks!

    ✚ Neonglow
    ✚ Handmade fine sterling silver jewelry
    ✚ HOLIDAYS13 for 15% off

  • Reply Michelle November 30, 2013 at 12:07 pm

    Thanks Anna!

    ✚ My Zoetrope
    ✚ Cute & Quirky Illustrations/Paper Goods
    ✚ SUPERAWESOME25 for 25% off, Valid until Dec. 2nd

  • Reply Lix November 30, 2013 at 12:07 pm

    I love this idea. Thank you.

    ✚ Lix Hewett Photography
    ✚ Fine art photography prints (nature, travel, abstract), phone cases and cards + product photography services.
    ✚ HANGIT for 20% off until 12/02; DOOR16 for 15% off until 12/24

    ✚ Lix Hewett Design
    ✚ Graphic design + branding for businesses and blogs: logos, catalogs, flyers, shop graphics and more.
    ✚ BRANDIT for 20% off until 12/02; DOOR16 for 15% off until 12/24

  • Reply Lynn Russell November 30, 2013 at 12:09 pm

    ✚ Satsuma Press
    ✚ letterpress goods
    ✚ use the code SHOPSMALL for 25% off through Monday, Dec 2nd.

    Thank you, Anna!!

  • Reply Jaime November 30, 2013 at 12:15 pm

    ✚ Jaime Derringer
    ✚ Drawings, paintings, dreams
    ✚ SHOPSMALL for free domestic shipping through Monday, 12/2

  • Reply Ana November 30, 2013 at 12:21 pm

    ✚ Love and Arrow
    ✚ Leather craft and crystal jewelry
    ✚ TURKEY20 20% off until Tuesday

    Thanks Anna! What a great idea.

  • Reply Nguyen Le November 30, 2013 at 12:22 pm

    Thank you so much Anna! Super appreciate it!

    ✚ KnitKnit
    ✚ Elegant & witty knitted, felted, and embroidered jewelry & accessories
    ✚ code THANKSDOOR16 for 16% off through 12/2

  • Reply Teresa November 30, 2013 at 12:22 pm

    Thanks, Anna! This is always such a fun list!

    ✚ Tiro Tiro
    ✚ Bronze, sterling silver and fiber jewelry
    ✚ Enter THANKSBABES at checkout for 30% off through Monday 12/2!

  • Reply karentempler November 30, 2013 at 12:26 pm

    ✚ Fringe Supply Co.
    ✚ Nice things for (and by!) makers — from handcrafted tool pouches to naturally dyed yarns

    Wonderful idea, Anna — thank you!

  • Reply Michelle Starbuck Amos November 30, 2013 at 12:26 pm

    ✚ Michelle Starbuck Designs
    ✚ handmade jewelry
    ✚ Use coupon code SHOPINDIE for 30% off Friday, November 29- Monday, December 2. Also, coupon code HANDMADEHOLIDAYS gets you 20% off until December 18.

  • Reply November 30, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    ✚ A Handmade whimsical world of character design and pattern exploration for Children and Adults alike.

    (Thank you Anna x Becky)

  • Reply Charlie November 30, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    What a great idea, Anna! Thank you!

    ✚ Organic teas, spice blends, organic lavender sachets & more
    ✚ Use coupon code DOOR16 for 20% all orders! Good through Dec 5th.

  • Reply Adie Holly November 30, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    ✚ Adie Holly
    ✚ One-of-a-kind treasure hunted vintage, revived and dyed pieces and hand crafted jewel talismans for a life well vibed! We the people, support the people!!

  • Reply Andrea November 30, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    ✚ Next Generation Jewelry
    ✚ Antique, vintage and handmade jewelry

    I am offering free shipping for the holiday season for buyers shipping within the US with coupon code INDEPENDENTFREESHIP 😀

    Additionally, 10% of all net proceeds will be donated to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ( one of my favorite non-profit organizations doing vitally important wildlife work in Kenya!

  • Reply Liz November 30, 2013 at 12:40 pm

    ✚ Betsy Ann Paper
    ✚ Hand-painted watercolor greetings + stationery.
    ✚ Use code SENDCHEER for 15% off and free limited edition winter postcards.

  • Reply Jenny Holiday November 30, 2013 at 12:41 pm

    ✚ Everyday is a Holiday
    ✚ Lots and lots of vintage holiday, favorite sweets, and classic bakery inspired artwork. Original prints, handmade ornaments, jumbo wood die cuts, signs and more…all handmade, hand painted original artwork by Jenny & Aaron on the Jersey Shore.
    ✚ 25 % off through Dec. 2. with code: holiday25

  • Reply Beth Coller November 30, 2013 at 12:44 pm

    Yay, thanks Anna!

    ✚ Of Matter
    ✚ handmade modern jewelry
    ✚ use the code SAVE40 for 40% off through Monday, Dec 2nd.

    ✚ CRUX Supply Co.
    ✚ handmade all natural/organic men’s grooming products + vintage wares
    ✚ use the code SAVE25 for 25% off through Monday, Dec 2nd.

  • Reply Karen Anne Glick November 30, 2013 at 12:45 pm

    Thanks, Anna!

    ✚ Karen Anne Glick :: a daily practice
    ✚ Small quilted drawings made as part of a daily practice.
    ✚ For the holidays: ornaments, notecards, desk calendar!

  • Reply Heather Moore November 30, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    ✚ Skinny laMinx
    ✚ Fabrics & homeware
    ✚ DoorSixteen readers, use the coupon code ANNARULES for 20% off!

    Final shipping date for international orders is 6 December!

  • Reply katie hart November 30, 2013 at 1:00 pm

    ✚ Odd Daughter Paper Co
    ✚ stationery + hand illustrated paper goods
    ✚ 15% off for DoorSixteen readers through December 14 (use code: DOOR16)

  • Reply Ashley November 30, 2013 at 1:00 pm

    ✚ Secret Holiday & Co.
    ✚ Affirmation banners and flags
    ✚ Discount code THANKFUL for 20% off through December 2nd

  • Reply amanda williams schwab November 30, 2013 at 1:04 pm

    ✚ o.mandalade
    ✚ original designs and handmade accessories
    ✚ use code HAPPYHAPPY for 20% off through dec. 2

  • Reply Megan November 30, 2013 at 1:04 pm

    ✚ Ethnotek Bags
    ✚ The ETHNOTEK® Tribe is a small group of creative people with passion and dedication to the mission of spreading cultural appreciation and awareness. Our chosen medium to get the message out is high-quality backpacks, messenger bags and accessories that combine one part function and one part culture, allowing you to carry a piece of global heritage on your everyday or once-in-a-lifetime adventures.
    Each Ethnotek bag can be customized via the removable front panel called a THREAD. Each THREAD is created from handmade textiles that are sourced in person and purchased directly from the artisan or craft village in which they were created. Learn more:
    ✚ All Classic Wayu Daypacks are 79 USD (down from 119-149 USD) this holiday season plus we’re offering FREE domestic standard shipping on all orders until 2014.

  • Reply Mathyld ▲under the pyramids▲ November 30, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    ▲under the pyramids▲
    ✚ Talismans, amulets and ties – entirely handmade in Paris with gems & sterling silver
    ✚ 20% OFF all jewels through Monday, December 2nd.

  • Reply amy November 30, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    ✚ Wool & Water
    ✚ Paper doll kits, original art & stationery
    ✚ No discount code because everything is already marked down for the season

    Thank you so much!

  • Reply Casey November 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm

    ✚ Vitamini
    ✚ Handmade mini cooper gifts and stationery
    ✚ 10% off with the code MINIHOLIDAY13 through 12/8

    ✚ Vitamodern
    ✚ Handmade retro-inspired gifts and stationery
    ✚ 10% off with the code MODERNHOLIDAY13 through 12/8

  • Reply Gabrielle Miles Silverlight November 30, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    ✚ Zola jewelry//objects
    ✚ Handcrafted line of sculptural jewelry and objects that employs methods such as the lost wax process for bronze casting and hand-formed ceramics and embraces an aesthetic of ‘organic geometry’.
    ✚ Discount code – SHOPSMALL10 now through December 15 for 10% off all orders.

    Thank you Ana! xoxo

  • Reply Fig & Tulip November 30, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    ✚ Fig & Tulip
    ✚ stationery, tea towels, paper goods: equal parts classic, understated, and whimsical

    Thanks, Anna!

  • Reply Emily November 30, 2013 at 1:25 pm

    ✚ Clementine
    ✚ a curated collection of stationery, baby and home gifts.
    ✚ discount: ‘shopsmall’ at checkout for 20% off through Monday 12/3 and other pop up sales throughout the season via our online site and facebook:

  • Reply Jen Hewett November 30, 2013 at 1:26 pm

    Thanks, Anna!

    ✚ Jen Hewett Studio
    ✚ Hand-printed bags (and a 2014 calendar!)
    ✚ FREESHIP2013 for free domestic shipping (through December 5th)

  • Reply Tracey November 30, 2013 at 1:36 pm

    I love this! Thanks, Anna!

    ✚ Studio 34
    ✚ Photography by Tracey Tilley. I shoot with a wide variety of cameras, old and new, and have a serious obsession with instant film. You can often find me out and about Detroit, photographing the city I love so hard.
    ✚ SHOPHANDMADE for 20% off everything in the shop through Sunday!

  • Reply leslie schmidt November 30, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    Thanks, Anna!

    ✚ Offhand Quilts – Handmade in the Hood
    ✚ Modern improvisational quilts handmade in my Bed-Stuy studio

  • Reply Ave November 30, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    ✚ Jewelry handmade in NYC – mix of cast pieces using sterling silver, 14K gold plated brass and semi-precious stones and cotton rope/thread tassel pieces with lots of bright color.
    ✚ Use code CYB20 to receive 20% off site wide on December 2nd, 2013 from 9am-12pm EST. Free shipping for domestic orders over $100 before tax is an on-going feature.

    Thanks for doing this Anna!

  • Reply ingrid November 30, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    ✚ Quite Alright
    ✚ Modern Swedish dala horses, Balsam-scented sachets, some paintings, and various other gifty-type things.

    Thank you!

  • Reply season November 30, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    ✚ S.D. Evans Quilts
    ✚ Modern heirloom quilts

    • leslie schmidt November 30, 2013 at 2:47 pm

      wow! these are gorgeous!

    • Kelly December 2, 2013 at 3:04 pm

      These are AMAZING!

  • Reply Inge November 30, 2013 at 2:11 pm

    ✚ Windward Wearables
    ✚ Handmade sustainable fashion accessories
    ✚ 20% off your order with code SMALLBIZZ through Monday 12/2!

    Thank you, Anna!

  • Reply Jennifer Pebbles November 30, 2013 at 2:41 pm

    Thank you so much for this opportunity to share my shop! Happy Holidays!

    ✚ Studio Pebbles
    ✚ Modern papergoods, printables, and design.

  • Reply Marja November 30, 2013 at 2:44 pm

    ✚ lemonade handmade jewelry
    ✚ modern, eco-friendly metal jewelry
    ✚ 20% off your order with the code HOLDAY2013 through Monday 12.2.2013

    Thanks so much!

  • Reply Jessica Davies Metalworks November 30, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    ✚ Jessica Davies Metalworks
    ✚ Unique jewelry inspired by geometric forms & architectural elements. Each piece is handmade in San Francisco, using traditional silversmithing methods.
    ✚ Mention Door Sixteen “Stay Independent” blog post for 20% off of your first order.

    Thank you so much for doing this, Anna!!!

  • Reply attalie November 30, 2013 at 2:46 pm

    ✚ Shades of Grey jewelry
    ✚ individually handmade jewelry
    ✚ 30% off until 12/3 with discount code holiday30

    Love this and find new amazing makers every year though this list…thanks, Anna!

  • Reply Jessica Nielsen November 30, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    ✚ Jessica Nielsen – illustration & pattern design
    ✚ gift tags, cards and tote bags | eco-friendly
    ✚ a free gift wrap sheet with your order until Dec. 10th (enter THANKYOUANNA in the ‘note’ field when ordering)


  • Reply Tasha November 30, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    ✚ small hands photos
    ✚ nature and landscape photography
    ✚ 20% off with code DOORSIXTEEN through 12/6.

  • Reply Laura Trevey November 30, 2013 at 3:28 pm

    ✚ Laura Trevey
    ✚ colorful watercolor prints
    ✚ 30 percent with coupon code: 30PERCENT

  • Reply Ashling MacAlistair November 30, 2013 at 3:41 pm

    ✚ Pencils and Patterns
    ✚ Handcrafted Leather Goods
    ✚ code DOOR16. Good through 12/6

  • Reply Laura Rodriguez November 30, 2013 at 4:05 pm

    I love this idea. Thanks.

    ✚ Luez Design and Play
    ✚ Modern and playful housewares for families
    ✚ Free shipping through December 2. Use code THANKSANDSHIP

  • Reply Lisa Kurt November 30, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    ✚ Lisa Kurt art + illustration
    ✚ Fine art archival prints, original drawings, and mixed media paintings that entail a soft, whimsical aesthetic, with unique details. These pieces speak of warm ideas and big adventure- perfect for all ages.
    ✚ 20% OFF with THANKS13 code through 12/2

    Thank you for the opportunity, Anna!

  • Reply Patrice November 30, 2013 at 4:18 pm

    ✚ The Soap Seduction
    ✚ Handmade Bath & Body
    ✚ 25% off with code GIFT25 now thru Dec 2nd

    Thanks and Happy Holidays!

  • Reply Martin November 30, 2013 at 4:21 pm

    ✚ Leather Bound
    ✚ Hand crafted and hand sewn leather and suede artist sketchbooks and notebooks

  • Reply Melissa Held November 30, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    ✚ Melissa Held Designs
    ✚ Handmade beaded jewelry
    ✚ I’m offering free shipping thru Monday

    Thanks so much!

  • Reply Casey November 30, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    Thanks so much!

    ✚ Casey D. Sibley Art + Design or
    ✚ a shop specializing in hand drawn art, textile design and handmade home goods and accessories in an organic modern style.
    ✚ 20% off entire order (in both shops) with coupon code SMALLBIZLOVE until Cyber Monday (dec 2)

  • Reply Melissa Held November 30, 2013 at 4:29 pm

    ✚ Scrapster
    ✚ I also have another store on Etsy where I sell digital patterned paper and gift boxes
    ✚ I’m offering a buy 2 get 1 free sale

  • Reply annie November 30, 2013 at 4:53 pm

    this is really great!

    ✚ klinker
    ✚ i’m annie i sell vintage home decor on etsy.

  • Reply Emily Miller November 30, 2013 at 4:57 pm

    ✚ Kauai Watercolors
    ✚ Original watercolor paintings, prints, and note cards of Kauai and around the world.
    ✚ 20% off with code DOORSIXTEEN through December 20, 2013.

  • Reply Stephanie November 30, 2013 at 5:01 pm

    ✚ Plaid Skirt
    ✚ Handknit hats and scarves
    ✚ 10% everything with code SHOPSMALL13 through 12/2

    Thanks, Anna!

  • Reply kathleen November 30, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    Anna, you’re my hero. I adore this idea. THANK YOU!

    ✚ Scout & Lilly
    ✚ All kinds of goodies, ranging from cheeky hand-pulled serigraphs to block prints and fabric home accessories.
    ✚ Until Monday, 12/2/13, everything in the shop is 20% off with code MAYHEM!

  • Reply Karoline November 30, 2013 at 5:45 pm

    ✚ Pompu
    ✚ handknit hats and accessories
    ✚ Free shipping until the new year with code DOOR16

    😀 Thanks! <3

  • Reply Lenore November 30, 2013 at 5:49 pm

    ✚ Rhino and Bird
    ✚ Organizational templates for writers! Non-fiction, fiction and blogging templates to start.
    ✚ From Black Friday to Cyber Monday, using the code “HOLIDAYMADNESS” will get you 40% off! More codes will come as the holidays continue.

  • Reply Lacey November 30, 2013 at 5:57 pm

    ✚ Cherry Blossom Paperie
    ✚ Fabric and paper flowers, handcrafted paper goods, and paintings. Visit our local shop in Nebraska for all kinds of handmade goods!

  • Reply Claire November 30, 2013 at 6:00 pm

    ✚ Claire Gerard
    ✚ Original abstract paintings
    ✚ 20% everything with code HOLIDAYSALE

  • Reply maggie November 30, 2013 at 6:03 pm

    ✚ éan candles
    ✚ Handmade soy blend candles scented with pure essential oils. Each candle is made for a certain purpose or intent – great for meditating or putting on your personal altar!
    ✚ 15% with a purchase of $30 or more through Monday! EANFAVE15

    I will definitely be checking out the long list of shops here as well! Yay for independent shops!

  • Reply Oami November 30, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    ✚ Judah Ross
    ✚ small batch women’s wear made in the USA from natural fiber fabrics
    ✚ use the code HECKYEAH for 50% off the Fall 2013 collection through Tuesday, Dec 4th.

    Thanks Anna!

  • Reply Zelma Rose November 30, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    ✚ Zelma Rose
    ✚ Handmade jewelry & bow ties and pocket squares
    ✚ 11/29 – 12/2 code GIVETHANKS for 40% and free shipping

  • Reply Alisa November 30, 2013 at 6:45 pm

    It is almost exclusively because of this post of yours that I’ve finally said to hell with my fear and procrastination and actually hit the OPEN button on my Etsy shop. JUST NOW. Thanks for the unintentional nudge 🙂

    ✚ Alisa Shea (a. shea design lab)
    ✚ Colorful, minimal, small scale fine art photographic prints

  • Reply Nicole Leone November 30, 2013 at 6:54 pm

    ✚ LEFTright
    ✚ Hand drawn and screen printed organic baby clothes, bags, tea towels, gift wrap and more!
    ✚ Use OhDeer for 10% until December 5th.

  • Reply Mary O'Malley Art November 30, 2013 at 7:26 pm

    ✚ Mary O’Malley Art

    Thanks for doing this, Anna! Awesome idea!

  • Reply Gretel's Headdress November 30, 2013 at 7:45 pm

    ✚ Gretel’s Headdress
    ✚ Searching the Montana wilderness for lost and forgotten wildlife.

  • Reply Gretel's Headdress November 30, 2013 at 7:56 pm

    ✚ Gretel’s Headdress
    ✚ Artwork on found skulls from the wilderness of Montana
    ✚ 20% off through Sunday, use coupon code: teepee

  • Reply Jennifer Munoz November 30, 2013 at 8:40 pm

    ✚ Captivate Prints
    ✚ Dreamy Fine Art Photography Prints. They are perfect for the modern discerning home, and for gift giving!
    ✚ Shipping is ALWAYS free, no code needed! Now through December 1st, Captivate Prints is giving half of all sales to benefit a local Montessori school. Each month, Captivate Prints gives back to the community, local and globally. Nominate a family in need, organization, or cause by messaging the Shop today. Thanks, all!
    XOXO- Jen

  • Reply Tiffanie Turner November 30, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    I think it’s so great you do this, Anna. I have had visitors to my Etsy shop throughout this year from last year’s post. So, thanks!

    ✚ papel SF
    ✚ Tiny and giant works in paper. Small woodland egg ornaments, big dahlia headpieces, huge floral wall hangings and more.

  • Reply Tina November 30, 2013 at 9:35 pm

    ✚ indigoskyy
    ✚ Unique, custom photo jewelry and keepsakes.

  • Reply Melanie Favreau November 30, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    ✚ Melanie Favreau – jeweller
    ✚ Handmade Sterling silver & Brass jewelry.

    Happy Holidays! 🙂

  • Reply Adel Zeller December 1, 2013 at 12:00 am

    ✚ Adel Zeller Handmade
    ✚ Magnetic Organizational and Calendar Notepads

    Thanks for this great opportunity!

  • Reply Abacus Row | Handmade Jewelry December 1, 2013 at 1:55 am

    ✚ Abacus Row | Handmade Jewelry
    ✚ Subtle and minimalist jewelry
    ✚ HOLIDAY20 for 20% off all orders, valid through December 31.

  • Reply Emma December 1, 2013 at 8:27 am

    ✚ Original printmaking: limited edition drypoint, etching and woodblock prints.
    ✚ Door Sixteen readers, use DOOR1613 for 16% until December 8th.

    Thank you so much for doing this Anna, I already found many awesome shops!

  • Reply Otto Woodwork December 1, 2013 at 8:40 am

    ✚ Otto Woodwork
    ✚ Otto Woodwork makes modern wood cabinetry, furniture, storage pieces and useful things. Well designed and well made gifts ready to ship.

  • Reply Allisa December 1, 2013 at 8:57 am

    ✚ allisa jacobs
    ✚ clutches & bags – hand stitched monograms, hand printed fabrics, custom wedding bags
    ✚ 20% off for doorsixteen readers with DOORSIXTEEN through Dec. 15th.

    Thank you Anna for always leading the way with this!

  • Reply the chronic utilitarian December 1, 2013 at 9:07 am

    ✚ jotjoy
    ✚ hand-designed rubber stamps, journals, collages and knitwear
    ✚ take ten percent off with the coupon code:: 10PERCENTOFF (must be used at checkout) — also, with purchase, an extra $1 coupon is emailed for the next purchase from my shop.

    thank you, anna!!!
    happy december to y’all.

  • Reply Rachel December 1, 2013 at 9:54 am

    ✚ balanced
    ✚ Handmade Jewellery and Accessories
    ✚ No code needed. Prices are already reduced 20% off, store-wide.

  • Reply Hannah December 1, 2013 at 10:18 am

    ✚ McIntosh & Burke
    ✚ Handmade felt stuffed animals
    ✚ Use coupon code ARGYLESWEATERDAY through Monday for 15% off the whole shop.


  • Reply Brannon December 1, 2013 at 10:42 am

    ✚ Happy Cactus Designs
    ✚ Hand-drawn holiday cards and stationery, hand-painted porcelain
    ✚ Use code HAPPY25 through December 13, 2013 for 25% off your entire order.

  • Reply Parul December 1, 2013 at 10:53 am

    ✚ Quirky and unique illustrated ceramics and homeware.

    Thanks! 🙂

  • Reply Liz December 1, 2013 at 11:19 am

    ✚ five8ths
    ✚ handmade and bespoke men’s shirting and accessories

  • Reply Nina December 1, 2013 at 11:21 am

    ✚ Fuzzy Love Knots
    ✚ Hand crafted crocheted wearables
    ✚ Discount code at check out : LOVEKNOTS20OFF

  • Reply Patricia December 1, 2013 at 11:44 am

    ✚ White Rabbit
    ✚ Handmade wearables that incorporate text and sass!
    ✚ Discount code at check out: DOORSIXTEEN for 16% off your order

    Thank you, Anna!!!!
    Great checking out everyone’s shops!!


  • Reply Samantha French December 1, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    ✚ Samantha French
    ✚ Art. Archival Prints + Original Oil Paintings. Underwater swimmers and figurative paintings.
    ✚ Discount code: DOORSIXTEEN for 10% off all prints through Dec. 7th.

    • Samantha French December 1, 2013 at 12:22 pm

      Thanks Anna! Love that you do this every year.

  • Reply Cara December 1, 2013 at 12:22 pm

    ✚ Mary Marie Knits
    ✚ Hand knit poufs (some knit with cotton rope), hats, fingerless gloves, baby legwarmers.
    ✚ Use coupon code DESIGN to receive 10% off.

  • Reply Hyde December 1, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    ✚ Hydeandsheik
    ✚ Genuine Leather Gifts and Accessories
    ✚ Coupon code: LIKE5OFFF
    We hand make all our items with high grade leather. All of our items are hand stitched and use quality wax thread for durability.

  • Reply Allyson Bailey Wilmowski December 1, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    ✚ Buffalo Blue &
    ✚ I make and sell luxe upcycled goods including bags, scarves and jewelry.
    ✚ SHOPSMALL for 15% off through Dec. 31st.

  • Reply Amy Brearley December 1, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    ✚ Amy Brearley & Family
    ✚ Custom portraits (family, house, pet, you name it), baseball and illustration prints, greeting cards
    ✚ Get 16% off until December 5 with code DOORSIXTEEN

    Thanks for doing this again, Anna! Found some lovely gifts and creatives to follow last year, too.

  • Reply Olivia Ewing December 1, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    What a fantastic idea! Can’t wait to check out the other local businesses posted here!!

    ✚ Olivia Ewing
    ✚ I make handmade, locally produced nature-inspired sterling silver, gold and vermeil jewelry. A portion of all of my proceeds are donated to charity.
    ✚ Now through Tuesday 12/3, use coupon code HOLIDAY15 for 15% off my entire shop!

  • Reply Ella Moe December 1, 2013 at 2:18 pm

    A fine initiative! I’ll share your page on my creative journal (

    ✚ Ella’s Illustrated Etsy
    ✚ Christmas cards, illustrated posters, tote bags, a Moon Calendar and origami art. Fanzines and much more is coming up.

  • Reply Dana Sobota December 1, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    ✚ bacabuche
    ✚ a new contemporary apparel line for babies- organic + natural, made with love in the USA
    ✚ Cyber Monday all day: 15% off one item (BBCM15OFF) and 25% off 2+ items (BBCM25OFF)

  • Reply Moorea Seal December 1, 2013 at 3:23 pm

    ✚ Moorea Seal
    ✚ A curated collection of women’s accessories, paper goods, and home decor highlighting handmade designers from across the US. 7% of all of our proceeds go to non-profits!
    ✚ SMALL BIZ SAT (Sat & Sun) Free handmade earrings with every order. Orders over $100 receive an additional handmade black arrowhead ring as well! CYBER MONDAY free shipping for every order! For orders over $150, free 3 day shipping!

  • Reply Rose December 1, 2013 at 3:38 pm

    ✚ Oshe Designs
    ✚ Hi all! I sell handmade jewelry and sewn items. I also have a little bit of paper goods and a few vintage items as well.
    ✚ You guys can use code HOLIDAY25 to get 25% off any order over $10.00 until Dec 31, 2013 (excludes shipping charges). Happy holidays!

  • Reply studio joo December 1, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    ✚ studio joo
    ✚ Contemporary ceramics made in the wabi-sabi tradition, by Brooklyn artist, Elaine Tian.
    ✚ Use discount code DOORSIXTEEN for 15% off all items between now and Dec15.

    Thank you!

  • Reply Eve Sand December 1, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    ✚ Eve Sand
    ✚ Art prints and calendars
    ✚ Use coupon code DOOR16 when checking out for 20% off your purchase

  • Reply Beyond Jordan Studio December 1, 2013 at 4:40 pm

    ✚ Beyond Jordan Studio
    ✚ Using the natural items and inspiration found in abundance in the Pacific Northwest just outside the door to our studio, we are pleased to bring you the freshest, hand-crafted, “Made-in-the-USA” heirloom quality porcelain tableware and home decor that is “Close to Nature, Close to Home”!
    ✚ Exclusive to DoorSixteen readers is a 15% coupon for use through December 6th! Use coupon code DOORSIXTEEN

  • Reply amy h December 1, 2013 at 5:35 pm

    ✚ Amelia Studio
    ✚ Handmade ceramics: mostly black and white graphic patterns with shots of colorful watercolor texture. This year I already have ornaments, platters, mugs, bowls and cups, and I might add some pendants and hair accessories after my holiday sale the first weekend in December.
    ✚ DISCOUNT CODE: DOOR16 for 10% off

    Thanks for doing this again, Anna!

  • Reply Rachel December 1, 2013 at 5:51 pm

    ✚ Soapwalla
    ✚ Organic, vegan face and body products created in small batches in Gowanus, Brooklyn.

  • Reply Anna December 1, 2013 at 6:32 pm

    ✚ Ginger Tree Press
    ✚ Letterpress Goods (cards, coasters, ornaments, etc.)
    ✚ FREESHIPWKND for free shipping on any order & 15OVER30WKND for 15% off any order over $30. Both run through December 2nd.

  • Reply layer December 1, 2013 at 8:39 pm

    ✚ Layer
    ✚ Eco Fabulous Jewelery for Bad Asses



  • Reply Jen Bowmast December 2, 2013 at 12:11 am

    ✚ Print Mistress
    ✚ Cushions & Duvets designed, printed and made in Motueka, New Zealand. Imperfection is celebrated and no two prints will be the same.

  • Reply Hilary December 2, 2013 at 3:59 am

    ✚ Buzz & Lola
    ✚ Modern Handmade Dog Accessories
    ✚ DOOR16 for 15% off until Dec 25th

  • Reply Charlotta December 2, 2013 at 8:02 am

    ✚ Plane Clothing
    ✚ Fairly traded, hand-printed t-shirts from London of London and New York architecture.
    ✚ Free shipping in the UK. 10% off for Door Sixteen readers with the code door16.

    Thanks! Lotta & Gerry

  • Reply Chedva December 2, 2013 at 9:20 am

    ✚ Paper Bella Prints
    ✚ Wall murals, decals (including chalkboard), prints and rugs inspired by vintage illustrations and paper ephemera
    ✚ 10% off everything in the shop (except rugs) with the code DOOR16, good through Friday, January 10.

  • Reply Crystal December 2, 2013 at 9:57 am

    ✚ CAPow! Art & Design
    ✚ Map art, typographic map art, illustration prints, photography prints
    ✚ Through Cyber Monday 20% off with BFCM2013, after Cyber Monday you can use DOOR16 for 15% off all orders.

  • Reply mariane December 2, 2013 at 10:09 am

    ✚ Mariane Alexandre
    ✚ Handmade sterling silver jewelry with epoxy enamel…Yay for colours!!

    Thanks Anna and Happy Holiday y’all!!

  • Reply Kika Made December 2, 2013 at 10:18 am

    ✚ Kika Made
    ✚ Handmade, cozy knitwear.
    ✚ 20% off with code DOORSIXTEEN20

  • Reply Amy December 2, 2013 at 10:34 am

    ✚ Beloved & Co or
    ✚ travel inspired art prints
    ✚ 20% off with code BLACK20 through Cyber Monday

  • Reply Phoebe December 2, 2013 at 10:46 am

    ✚ PhoeBee’s Knees
    ✚ Delicate, modern handmade jewelry

  • Reply Pop Chart Lab December 2, 2013 at 2:23 pm

    ✚ Pop Chart Lab
    ✚ Meticulously researched/illustrated infographic art prints/housewares/apparel

  • Reply Wrays of Sunshine Press December 2, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    ✚ Wrays of Sunshine Press
    ✚ Offbeat mixed media paintings and wall hangings, all handmade with love.

  • Reply Kim December 2, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    ✚ Kim Westad
    ✚ Handmade porcelain wares

  • Reply Mary December 2, 2013 at 4:30 pm

    Thanks! love checking out this list!

    ✚ MadeMary
    ✚ colorful garlands and home decor
    ✚ Please use DOORSIXTEEN for 15% off all purchases until Dec. 31, 2013

  • Reply Levi December 2, 2013 at 7:52 pm

    ✚ Loper&Haas
    ✚ handmade leather bags, wallets, dreamcatchers and accessories.

  • Reply Greg Doudican December 2, 2013 at 10:46 pm

    ✚ Shawl Wallah OR
    ✚ ethically produced Pashmina shawls from Kashmir. Proceeds go back to Save the Children projects in Kashmir. Hurray for Kashmir kiddies!



  • Reply martha December 3, 2013 at 8:27 am

    Thanks Anna – as always, this is awesome!
    ✚ Handdyed scarves – 5 sizes in 24 colors
    ✚ Please use ILOVEANNA for 15% off all purchases through Dec. 31st, 2013

  • Reply gina December 3, 2013 at 9:57 am

    ✚ Reade & Hudson
    ✚ handmade leather business card holders / envelope style cases
    ✚ 10% off to doorsixteen readers through Dec 31st! Please enter code: doorsixteen

  • Reply Fitz & Bean December 3, 2013 at 10:45 am

    ✚ Fitz & Bean
    ✚ Fine art, fine art prints and home decor objects
    ✚ Free shipping

  • Reply Adarae Freeman December 3, 2013 at 1:27 pm

    ✚ found by adarae
    ✚ I am a girl, living in a Brooklyn studio with a boy and a dog. I hand makes warm things, while finding the perfect found things, just for you.

  • Reply Whitney Cecil December 3, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    ✚ Almanac Industries
    ✚ Paper, Leather and Cloth Goods
    ✚ 10% off to door sixteen readers!!! Enter code: doorsixteen

  • Reply Sunken City December 3, 2013 at 2:34 pm

    ✚ Sunken City
    ✚ Modern gold-plated brass jewelry inspired by our Indian and Filipino family heirlooms. This holiday season 10% of sales will be donated towards typhoon relief in the Philippines through the American Red Cross.
    ✚ Use code “FREESHIPPING” for free shipping on any order over $25 through Dec 31, 2013.

  • Reply mi+ed design December 3, 2013 at 2:52 pm

    ✚ mi+ed design
    ✚ Illustrated goods for you daily life. Eco-friendly goods inspired by nature.

    Thank you Anna!

  • Reply Michelle December 3, 2013 at 3:01 pm

    ✚ Michelle Smith
    ✚ Feminine Modern Goods For You & Your Home: Pillows, Tea Towels & Apparel
    ✚ Take 20% off with coupon code “doorsixteen” through December 20th

  • Reply Dyed in the Wool December 3, 2013 at 3:02 pm

    ✚ Dyed in the Wool
    ✚ We tie-dye anything made of cotton. Also, we sell spinning wool from several different breeds, all sourced in the US and most within the Midwest.

  • Reply kate gabrielle December 3, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    ✚ Flapper Doodle
    ✚ Black and white art deco artwork and paper goods
    ✚ Free shipping on orders of $10+ with code 10FREESHIP

  • Reply Kathleen Maunder December 3, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    ✚ Trowel and Paintbrush
    ✚ I am a watercolor artist inspired by my garden and nature. I sell delicate, detailed original paintings, digital prints and cards.
    ✚ 15% off your order with the code DOORSIXTEEN up to and including December 31st, 2013.

    Thank you, Anna, for sharing the handmade love. I received orders last year from being listed here. 🙂

  • Reply Catherine December 3, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    I love this list!

    ✚ One Little Star
    ✚ Handmade jewelry made using lost wax casting from Brooklyn, NY.

  • Reply larks & japes December 3, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    ✚ larks & japes :: goods • get togethers • get aways
    ✚ DIY party kits (wine, mockavit, bitters & vanilla…so far!) and events pairing culture with cocktails & canapés
    ✚ HAPPYHOLIDAYS – 10% off entire order through 12/31/13

    thanks again for doing this, Anna!

  • Reply Mary December 3, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    ✚ My Hideaway
    ✚100% handmade (and cute) ornaments, accessories, journals, and other fun stuff perfect for stocking stuffers or gifts.
    ✚ 15% off everything with Coupon Code “HOLIDAYDOOR16” through Dec. 15.

    Thanks for the opportunity to share. Will be clicking on the links above me too. I already see a lot of friends here. 🙂

  • Reply Mary December 3, 2013 at 8:49 pm

    ✚ Kept Casual
    ✚ Paper shop featuring cards, tags, stationery and invitations.

    Thanks, Anna!

  • Reply Fiona December 4, 2013 at 8:48 am

    (Thank you, Anna! I was far too shy to join in with this last year so I am really pleased to see that you are continuing the tradition now that I have mustered up some confidence.. !)

    ✚ the Solar Flare
    ✚ One of a kind paintings in acrylic, borne of my obsession with mountains and neon pop! I also make teeny herkimer diamond bracelets with sterling silver fixings – also neon (and mood-improving, if you ask me..).

  • Reply moko and company December 4, 2013 at 8:50 am

    ✚ moko and company
    ✚ Hand screen printed and block printed fabrics used in our sewn goods. Bead embroidered jewelry. Block printed holiday wrapping paper and cards.
    ✚ 20% off entire website and at through December 25 code “HAPPYHAPPY”

    Thank you for your support and the platform to share this info!! Happy holidays!

  • Reply Éireann December 4, 2013 at 11:15 am

    ✚ MIEL
    ✚ we publish chapbooks, artists’ monographs, and a literary magazine. we also design & produce a line of stationery (two calendars, cards).
    ✚ discount codes: shipfree1213 = free shipping + delivery confirmation on orders over €75 // december20 = 20% off orders between €25 and €75. good through 7 december.

  • Reply Katie December 4, 2013 at 12:55 pm

    ✚ K. Wilson
    ✚ Illustrations! I sell prints of my drawings and typography work.

    thanks, Anna!

  • Reply Crystal S. December 4, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    Thanks for doing the list again this year. I always find wonderful gifts from the many artists listed here!

    ✚ Blend
    ✚ I sell modern geometric cross stitched necklaces and cross stitched holiday ornaments. I have been working with leather keychains and should have my Ryan Gosling themed keychain for sale by the end of the week!

  • Reply Kim @ Yellow Brick Home December 4, 2013 at 3:44 pm

    I love that you do this. Love.

    ✚ The Pet Shop by Yellow Brick Home
    ✚ Mini, modern custom pet paintings. (On a side note, we also have a Print Shop dedicated to our travels, found here!

  • Reply Brooklyn Banditos, dress to drool December 4, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    ✚ Brooklyn Banditos, dress to drool
    ✚ Handmade, printed fabric kid bandanas for concealing little spills & drools in style. Some with terry cloth. Fits nicely on infants about 3 mo. thru toddlers about 3 yrs old.
    ✚ Free Shipping with code: DOOR16 thru 12/24

  • Reply Anna Tovar December 4, 2013 at 11:33 pm

    ✚ Anna Tovar
    ✚ Watercolors, drawings, and calligraphy (Originals and prints)

    Thanks, Anna!

  • Reply Ryden Rizzo December 5, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    ✚ Allied Maker
    ✚ Handcrafted illuminations and goods for the home.
    ✚ DISCOUNT CODE: “doorsixteen” for 10% off – Thanks!

  • Reply Melissa Dettloff December 5, 2013 at 5:44 pm

    ✚ Melissa Dettloff
    ✚ Lunch bags featuring pears with butts and other screen printed goods

  • Reply Jacie Wiggs December 6, 2013 at 12:26 pm

    ✚ Jacie Wiggs
    ✚ Contemporary abstract mixed media paintings in a style which developed from my large mixed media drawings.

  • Reply Sarah Emerson December 6, 2013 at 12:44 pm

    ✚ love all this
    ✚ Hand-lettered-by-me quotes, lyrics, and other words (including the Hey Jude Flowchart:, in the form of art prints and pillows and tote bags and phone cases.

    Happy holiday shopping, everyone!

  • Reply Mouseblossom December 6, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    ✚ Mouseblossom
    ✚ Glicee prints of my (mostly cat related) illustrations and… Kitteh earrings!
    ✚ I also have a clearance sale on at my vintage shop right now:
    ✚ Add coupon code DOORSIXTEEN for 10% off! Valid in both shops.


  • Reply Dani December 6, 2013 at 2:00 pm

    ✚ Bear Hat Illustrations
    ✚ Cute illustrated cards & vintage inspired jewelry

  • Reply Alison December 7, 2013 at 3:19 pm

    ✚ KOTO
    ✚ Modern hand embroidered paper goods

  • Reply Jodie December 8, 2013 at 7:30 am

    ✚ Jodie Nicholson
    ✚ Handmade handbags, made in Melbourne, Australia.
    ✚ Everything is at least 50% off (no code required). After more then ten years making handbags, I am moving into designing homewares, so these are the last of my handbags *sniff*.

    I ship worldwide!

  • Reply KF December 8, 2013 at 9:33 pm

    ✚ Editor’s Index
    ✚ Studio Workwear: Aprons that focus on style, utility and craft.

  • Reply Michelle Mungcal December 9, 2013 at 9:48 am

    ✚ Artists Heal PH
    ✚ Online pop-up of photography, art, ceramics, jewelry with all net proceeds being donated to support typhoon relief efforts in the Philippines. Open until December 31st.

  • Reply Heike Seefeldt December 9, 2013 at 9:55 pm

    ✚ Heike Seefeldt – pint of paint
    ✚ Acrylic abstracts and textures on wood boards inspired by my professional work as a theater painter

  • Reply brianne December 10, 2013 at 1:23 am

    ✚ The Ravenna Girls
    ✚ Bright, Bold Nautical Rope Bracelets (and assorted other goodies)
    ✚ 20% with code DOOR16

  • Reply Looma December 10, 2013 at 7:49 pm

    ✚ Looma
    ​​✚ Looma offers original interactive lighting and glasswork that combines modern technologies and manufacturing techniques with old world craftsmanship.

  • Reply Sarah Pedlow December 10, 2013 at 8:09 pm

    ✚ ThreadWritten Textiles
    ✚ Bags with Hungarian hand-embroidery by women in Transylvania, Romania. Global Traditions and Modern Design: Supporting Women, Preserving Culture.
    ✚ For a 20% discount, GO to my ETSY shop and use code: DOOR16. (Discounts only available through etsy)

    Thank you and Happy Holidays!

  • Reply Julie Wagne December 11, 2013 at 2:11 pm

    ✚ PETEL
    ✚ Petel creates beautiful objects from handmade textiles crafted on rugged West African looms.

  • Reply 11stories December 11, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    ✚ 11stories
    ✚ 11stories creates unique books for you and your loved ones that share life and love stories.
    ✚ 20% off if booked before Dec. 31.

  • Reply Karen H. December 12, 2013 at 5:17 pm

    Very awesome, Anna. Thanks so much!

    ✚ KMH makes
    ✚ Mixed metal jewelry with angles and edge, haute and heart. Handmade in small batches so your individual style stays, well, individual.
    ✚ Free shipping through December

  • Reply Kerry December 13, 2013 at 9:32 am

    Thanks so much for doing this, Anna!

    ✚ effie handmade
    ✚ travel jewelry organizers & yoga bags in fun prints & colours

  • Reply Kate Knott December 20, 2013 at 11:57 am

    Hi, hope I’m not too late!! Love your blog and would love to be a little part of it!

    ✚ Indigo Knot
    ✚ Modern prints inspired by vintage ski posters

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