entrepreneurs supporting entrepreneurs: cute gift ideas


We are officially into the month of December! Welcome to the holiday season :)

Like most of you probably have been, I've been browsing gift options and ideas online for WEEKS. My hubs and I operate on a very strict budget at Christmas time, carefully planned out early in the year (usually September) so that we don't go overboard and also so that we don't forget any of the important people in our lives. I find this to be an extra important step because we have 5 family birthdays in the month of December, 3 other close friends, and 3 more family birthdays in January! The gift-giving year is heavily stacked between these two months so I have to keep organized in order to stay sane!

However, I know that most people don't operate like this and I imagine there are still many of you who could use a little gift-giving inspiration. So, I thought I would share some of my favourite holiday pieces by female entrepreneurs this season. As small business owners, we all know how important it is to support each other - I encourage you to buy from another entrepreneur this season and spread the holiday love.


5 awesome gifts by female entrepreneurs

Colourful bamboo cutting board

Don't you just LOVE the pop of colour on these babies?! Choose from 14 different hues to brighten up your girlfriend's kitchen with a useful and sleek tool.



A little about the entrepreneur who makes these:

Alonda is an interior and event stylist, coordinating themes and design. Her products are an extension of her personal style - "I love bringing fun pops of color in unexpected ways".

Find her online... 

Store: DesignerDwellings | IG: abdesigned | Twitter: @ab_designed | FB: designerdwellings

Gold foil acrylic tray

This little lady caught my eye right away. I am a SUCKER for gold accessories (especially office organization items) and the idea of having a quote or inspirational words that has personal meaning to me on a tray that looks just this good... well that's heaven.


A little about the entrepreneur who makes these:

Stacy first launched her online shop in 2008, driven by her obsession with paper, colour, graphics, and patterns. In 2013 she transitioned from a full-time medical device sales rep / part-time graphic design artist to pursue her business full-time!

Find her online... 

Personalized notepad

"A perfectly personal gift for a friend or yourself" - pick out any pretty combination of colours and designs on these adorable (and affordable) notepad gifts. Your girlfriend will be decked out with the most stylish stationary on the block!


A little about the entrepreneur who makes these:

Erica is a full-time mompreneur with two busy boys, Alex (6 months) and Aiden (6 years). She loves to create and personally designs, dyes, packages, and ships each of your orders to The Monogram Line.

Find her online... 
Store: The Monogram Line | Twitter: @TheMonogramLine | FB: MonogramLine

Letterpress print

As entrepreneurs we know that life IS better when we can strike that balance - that amazing sweet spot between work and life demands. We want to be independent business owners and still find time for the other important things in our life. We want to have our cake and eat it too, no?


A little about the entrepreneur who makes these:

Deirdre is a graphic artist by day, and letterpress extraordinaire by night! She spends the majority of her time plopped in front of a computer screen and one day discovered the tactile nature of letterpress in a typography class. Four years later and she is the proud owner of a tabletop press, a cylinder press, and a cozy little home print shop.

Find her online... 
Store: LennahPress | IG: LennahPress | FB: LennahPress

Beweled coffee mug

As a Stella & Dot stylist, I just can't resist housewares that have jewels on them! Check out this adorable custom mug for the coffee lover on your list.


A little about the entrepreneur who makes these:

Diane is the creator of some hugely hilarious, sometimes slightly inappropriate, items from crocheted goods, jewelry, custom mugs and glassware, iPhone cases, and more.

Find her online... 
Store: Knotwork Shop | Twitter: @KnotworkShop | FB: KnotworkShop

* Note: I did not receive payment or any other form of compensation by the vendors listed in this post. All comments in the post are my own - I promise I will never post material that is inconsistent with my experience or that is about products I don't personally use and love.


I want to know! Who do you have left on your list to shop for? Leave a comment below.

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