Small Business Gift Ideas We’re Loving Right Now


The Archives NC

Bourbon Candied Apple, Autumn Harvest and Carolina Peach are just a short list of the variety of candle scents from small business owners Emily and Travis Bucholtz of The Archives NC. Order online or you can find the handcrafted line at The Village Grind, a coffee shop in Greenville SC. 

Elisabeth Rose

Elisabeth Rose, on Main Street in Davidson, offers services and products to enhance your stationary and gift giving experience, while also embodying minimalism with a little bit of edge. From custom stationery to full-service branded paper goods, their goal is to elevate and bring your ideas to life. Their online store offers an array of products from letterpress boxed set cards and candles to totebags and gift cards.

Mother's Day Gifts
A Card Display at Elisabeth Rose

Mackenzie Bryant & Co.

Looking to get one-of-a-kind treasures that are hard to find? Look no further; Mackenzie Bryant & Co is a lifestyle brand full of handmade items created in their design studio located in Charlotte. These items are globally inspired and will help mom create a new space of her own. Find an array of home decor ranging from hand baskets and pillows to throws and bags on their website at

Twenty Two West

This is a unique option to add in to your gifts list: Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Twenty Two West is using classic techniques of weaving, ceramics, and woodworking to create beautiful handmade pieces of jewelry. Much of the statement jewelry and art are also created by using porcelain clay and natural fibers. These works are both minimalist and dynamic. Everything is custom designed with the intent to be a visual reminder of how perfectly wonderful it is to bring personality into your accessories. Visit their online store at

Cactus Club

Not only do plants enhance the overall appearance of a space, they’ve also been shown to boost moods, increase creativity, and reduce stress. This locally-owned mobile plant shop based in Charlotte is bringing beautiful plants to your front door. They offer a wide variety of cacti, tropical house plants, and a range of services from plant styling to plant sourcing. Their quality greenery is beyond compare and everything is shipped locally from their greenhouse. Give some beautiful greenery: To order, check out their website at

Vedic Botanicals

Vedic Botanicals is ideal for the small business lover on your list who is also a bit of a health and beauty nut. Vedic Botanicals has a highly unique line with an array of organic Ayurvedic body care products. From lotions and face creams to oils that soothe muscles and diminish skin problems, all of their body care products are made with Ayurvedic herbs. They blend our own lotions, creams, and other topical ointments for a variety of needs.

Owl’s Brew Boozy Tea

From two “tea experts who insist on making beverages the right way with real ingredients and slow processes” comes Owl’s Brew Boozy Tea. The flavors include matcha pineapple chamomile and darjeeling tea with hibiscus flowers, and come in cute, portable cans that make a perfect housewarming or dinner party gift.

Paper Skyscraper

Full of small indulgences from candles and puzzles to a noteworthy selection of notebooks, cards and other paper goods, Paper Skyscraper is more than a store. With an eclectic variety of items, it is a place designed and guaranteed to provide somet hing for mom and maybe even a little something for yourself. Learn more about their hours on their Instagram page: @paperskyscrapergifts