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A Few of My Favorite Things... from the Etsy Shops

Book snowman, image courtesy of the Etsy shop, RootToVine.

By Lisa Brunette

If you're like me, you've been checking out of the whole black-Friday-mad-rush thing since waaaay before COVID. While I do like to make sure I buy local from independent retailers, and I'm lucky enough to have a whole quaint downtown suite of them within walking distance, on the day after Thanksgiving, I do all of my shopping online, at home in my jammies.

Here at Brunette Gardens, we're always on the lookout for items that mesh with our values: vintage, handmade, independent, eco-friendly, high-quality, made to last. With these criteria in mind, I offer you access to my carefully curated Collections on Etsy. I feel a bit, um, exposed showing you the "stuff I like," but maybe you'll find something here to like, too!

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  1. Holiday Collection - That cute little book snowman from the photo above can be found here, along with handmade felted garland, retro Santa trivets, bubble light night lights, and more.
  2. Kitchen Collection - Since a lot of us will be spending more time in the kitchen this season, here's a source for things that might make your work easier. You might also remember that cook on your holiday gift list.
  3. Home Decor - As we sadly bid the garden adieu for the winter, our attention turns indoors. That doesn't have to mean leaving the plants - or a sense of cozy warmth - behind. 


Acorn ornaments


It's not that I spend all my time perusing Etsy... But I do have a few other Collections that might be of use to you, especially if you're looking for gifts for gardeners or cats!


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And please don't limit yourself to my favorite things. The fabulous folks at Etsy have curated a whole holiday shop; check it out!

Brunette Gardens is an Etsy affiliate. We might earn a commission, at no extra cost to you, if you purchase using the above links.