2012 Craftsyble Holiday Gift Guide

The countdown till Christmas has started! We hope our Holiday Gift Guide will help you choose the perfect gift for your loved one! From the dozens and dozens of submissions, we handpicked some of the most interesting ones. The first ten products are our “Editor’s Choice”. All these products would make a great gift idea this Holiday season or would be a perfect addition to any Holiday outfit or decor. We hope you’ll like them all! Enjoy!


Christmas and Cookies Natural Perfume
Made by: Esscentual Alchemy

Christmas and Cookies, is a seasonal natural perfume formulated mostly by a 9 year old boy, Bowie. He wanted something that smelled like Christmas, and cookies, he picked out most of the notes, and his mom, the founder of Esscentual Alchemy, fleshed it out.

Something fun and quirky to stuff that stocking with!

Perfume Ingredients: 5 types Vanilla bean tincture, Butter CO2, Black Tea absolute, Beeswax/Honey Tincture, White Rose Attar in Sandalwood, Cinnamon, Antique Nutmeg, Balsam Fir, Strawberry Accord

This natural perfume is EdP strength, and comes as a .5ml sample in a glass vial.


CT River Inspired Mason Jar Soy Candle
Made by: CT River Candles

CT River Candles was inspired by the beauty of the Connecticut River and the love of creating handmade products. These soy candles are hand poured in Haddam, Connecticut using 100% natural soy wax. The finest fragrance oils are used and designed to provide the maximum scent possible. Soy wax is all natural and renewable unlike paraffin. Soy Candles burn clean and provide a long lasting scent.

At CT River Candles you can find a large variety of scented soy candles, such as floral, bakery, spices, harvest, fruits and holiday.  These soy Candles are colored with dyes to compliment their associated scent but they can also be requested without dye. The CT River photographs capture the essence of this truly amazing natural resource and also give the candles that unique edge when you’re looking for a special gift for yourself or someone else.


The Candy Cane Collar
Made by: Four Black Paws

Is your dog ready for the holiday season? Deck the halls during the holiday season with this festive, adjustable Candy Cane Collar from Four Black Paws. The Candy Cane Collar is created from 100% cotton fabric and lined with heavyweight interfacing for structure and strength. Each seam on the collar is triple stitched for durability and the scarlet curved side release buckle hugs your pup’s neck for comfort. All of Four Black Paws items are lovingly handmade in St. Joseph, MI and created custom just for you and your fur kid when your order is placed. All collars are available in sizes extra-small to extra-large and can by created into a wider width collar (1.5” and 2”) or a martingale style.


Snowflake Key Chain
Made by: Loralyn Designs

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! This adorable key chain features a stainless steel dog tag pendant with a fantastic pink and black marbled design. Embedded into the design is a silver snowflake with a clouded crystal center. The backside of the key chain pendant is solid, shiny stainless steel.

This style key ring makes it so easy to add your keys using the latch on the key ring, no more separating rings and pinching your finger! The silver plated key chain is 3″ long including the clasp, 4.5″ with the pendant.

If you would like the key chain pendant with a different color background, no problem simply contact the designer through their shop at www.LoralynDesigns.etsy.com


Raw Blue Ice Quartz Crystal Silver Necklace
Made by: Release Me Creations

These semi-precious Blue Ice Quartz stones have an incredible deep blue color, and truly look like ice that has formed on a cold winter’s day.  The light hits each free-form stone in a beautifully unique way, creating a dazzling effect when worn.  Dress it up for a holiday party, or wear it shopping with friends, this gorgeously versatile necklace answers all of your style needs.  These stones are said to have healing properties, and promote wisdom as well.  The stones are wire wrapped along a bright silver wire and hang from a 17″ chain with lobster clasp closure.  Each stone measures roughly 3/4″ and is completely one of a kind.

This necklace would make for a wonderful holiday gift.


Gold Origami Bascetta Star
Made by: Live Love Maria

This origami paper star is called a Bascetta star. It is folded and assembled from thirty little paper squares. The gold paper has a nice metallic shimmer in direct light. Different metals like silver and bronze are also available. This particular star is six inches but it could be made in any size. The paper is a heavier weight.

It would make a good Christmas decoration if hung. Other options include being mounted on a Christmas tree or as part of a center piece on the dining table. It may also make a good part in an Easter related decoration. The star could also be customized as a lantern. It comes with a string attached for hanging. It has a very modern, clean style but also reminds of mechanical, technological elements with its geometrical fold pattern.


Peppermint Silk Gift Set
Made by: Bidwell Botanicals

Luxuriate in the bath whilst getting in the holiday mood. Bidwell Botanical’s Peppermint Silk Handmade Artisan Soap pampers the skin with silk proteins and moisturizes with natural cocoa butter. Peppermint essential oil refreshes the senses as it evokes the spirit of the season.

The Peppermint Silk Handmade Artisan Soap Gift Set comes with an organic bamboo wash cloth and for a bit of extra indulgence, a travel-sized Shea Butter Sugar Scrub infused with peppermint oil and vanilla, and a Trilogy Body Butter rich with cocoa, mango and shea butters. Then we package it all up in a peppermint striped box with a bow… the only thing missing is the sugarplum fairy!


Crochet Reindeer Beanie
Made by: Little Momma Boutique

This adorable and fun reindeer beanie hat is a great prop for Christmas pictures, that will be here before you know it. The main body is constructed of an 100% organic cotton, to offer your little one that comfy cozy feel during the holidays. Antlers are lightly stuffed to help keep structure. Eyes are sewn on buttons. *Handwash and air dry flat is recommended. Available in size newborn to 12 months.


Noel Bear
Made by: TG Bears

Noel is a 16 inch handmade teddy bear made of the softest and cuddliest minky fur that you can imagine. He has jointed arms and legs. His joints, eyes and nose are all safety items. Noel wears a great Christmas plaid scarf and a very bold Santa Hat that is a loose item and allows you to choose how you would like him to wear it.

He carries a personal message on his right foot. As with all other TG Bears, he proudly wears his heritage on his left foot and comes with a name tag that is signed and dated. If you would like Noel to wear a different fur coat for you, please contact the designer.


Baby’s 1st Christmas Ornament
Made by: JJewelry

It is a hand stamped Christmas ornament made out of stainless steel; it has the baby’s name and the year of their 1st Christmas stamped on it.


Spice Island 50-hr soy candle by Lux Aromatica

Unique Red Garnet Hand Knit Cuff by Lapis Beach

Long Scarf in Spice Brown Heather by Rotemle.com

Freshwater and Crystal Pearl Bracelet by FaithMarcusDesigns.com

Kolohe Gurl Cherry Blossom Bud Earrings by Kolohe Gurl Jewelry

Magical royalty fairies wings sterling silver precious gemstones by Silver Shells

Peppermint designer glycerin soap by Magic Senses

Christmas Tie Dye Spirals by Shanna’s Tie Dye

Monarch Butterfly Wing Photo Pendant by The Glass Lily Pad

Christmas Santa Claus Holiday IPhone 4 Speck Case
Christmas Santa Claus Holiday IPhone 4 Speck Case

Woven Glass Holiday Plate in Red Green and White by BPRdesigns


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