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10 Handmade Holiday Gifts for Mom & Dad

10 Handmade Holiday Gifts for Mom & Dad

Ten handmade gifts for two of the most important people in your life, the ones who raised you!

Shopping for your parents isn’t always easy. Since you’re not living at home with them anymore, you aren’t around to get an everyday look at the kinds of things they might need or want. And oftentimes asking them directly seems fruitless, since many parents will tell their kids not to get them anything. But we don’t blame you for trying, and we know many of you will want to scour for the perfect gift for two of your favorite people. We’ve done the grunt work and uncovered ten awesome items we think many parents would love to get. All items have been showcased on the truly unique handmade website Uncommon Goods and are the design and work of many talented American “makers.” Even if you’re done with your holiday shopping, we’re willing to bet you’ll enjoy eyeing these fun picks. Happy Holidays! (To see last years gift guide for mom and dad, go here.)

State dish towels, $20

Wooden martini glasses, $100

Row boat salad bowl with wood serving forks, $65

Himalayan salt tequila glasses, $30
Flavor infuser water bottle, $15

Warm or cool face mugs, set of two, $35

Unzippered glass candy bag, $16

Slate cheese board with soapstone chalk, $30

Repurposed coin guitar picks, $20

Green herbal tea kit, $40

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Lo Lankford

Lo Lankford is a recent Los Angeles transplant after a decade in the Big Apple. In her "spare time" (ha!) she used to run a dog rescue called Badass Brooklyn and helped save over 400 dogs. Otherwise? Nerd'do well, whistle blower, proud hillbilly from the sticks.


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4:21PM PST on Feb 15, 2014

great ads? meh

1:17PM PST on Dec 12, 2013

dzięki, podoba mi się ten zestaw do herbaty, szkoda, że u nas takiego nie ma

10:00AM PST on Dec 12, 2013

seems like consumeristic choices for people who have everything

9:46AM PST on Dec 12, 2013


8:19AM PST on Dec 12, 2013

Thank you Lo, for Sharing this!

5:40AM PST on Dec 12, 2013

thanks for the awesome tips...

4:22AM PST on Dec 12, 2013

It's the message and heart that count

8:49PM PST on Dec 11, 2013

I like the wood glasses but for the most part most of these are overly expensive and nothing that most of us would be hand crafting at home with our own hands.

8:26PM PST on Dec 11, 2013

These are handmade? The water bottle?

1:04PM PST on Dec 11, 2013

I like the fruit flavor infused glass, but I wonder how "green" it is. And the salad bowl is cute. But none of these items are particularly personal.

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