Rosemarine Textiles Holiday Gift Guide
Nothing says ‘I care’ like giving the gift of a beautiful artisan item to a loved one. It shows you support small businesses and care about the planet. WIN WIN! Below is a selection of gift ideas that are all from woman-owned businesses, many of which are local to Detroit. We’ve included items from a variety of price levels between $12-$120. Happy holiday shopping and remember that when you support a small business you are voting with your dollar. Thank you so much!
Kayla of Salt Textiles makes beautiful pillows and blankets that are lovingly hand woven in her historic Detroit home and dyed using plants. This pillow is the perfect addition to your cozy reading nook or couch. Give the fawn pillow to a loved one who appreciates artisan home decor. Find the Fawn Pillow here on her website. $95.
Scrunchies are cute AF!! These are dyed using plant dyes and sewn by Sarah Sparkman and Ellen High. These are a great stocking stuffer or a little gift topper on top of a wrapped box. Give this scrunchie to a friend, bring it to a low-key gift swap as an item people actually want, or treat yourself! Wear it as a cute hair accessory and keep your ponytail in style. Purchase them via their Instagram account here. $12.
Vitruvi is a woman owned company that makes the most elegant looking stone diffusers and essential oils that smell divine. Turn this bad boy on when you come home from work at the end of a long day, throw a little lavender essential oil in there and forget all your stresses! It looks beautiful on a nightstand or end table in your living room. This is on the pricier side in the world of diffusers but it is far and away superior compared to the myriad of crummy plastic diffusers out there. Pictured above are the Vitruvi essential oils in bergamot and frankincense and they smell absolutely amazing. Buy this diffuser for the person in your life who appreciates good design and having the right ambiance in their home. Find it online here. $119.
Libby of Goldeluxe Jewelry makes each piece by hand in her Detroit studio. The Bauhaus Earrings III are very lightweight and delicate but add a little something special than your everyday hoops. A great gift for a sister or friend who loves stylish jewelry and supporting small businesses. Find them online here or on Dec. 15th at our studio pop-up. $48.
Carrie of Held Ceramics creates a collection of wheel thrown pottery in Detroit. This incense burner is the perfect under $20 gift for the incense lover in your life. It is made using unglazed, hand carved clay to show off the natural beauty and texture of the clay. It is compatible with both cone and stick incense. This incense burner looks very cute on an end table or nightstand. Find it in her shop here or at our Dec. 15th studio pop up. $18.
Detroit Rose is a collection of handmade candles and apothecary that promote slowing down and self care. This hand poured soy candle comes in a beautiful glass votive with a minimalist designed label that blends in with any room’s decor. ‘Woods’ is a soft earthy pine scent with wild florals. This candle is perfect for a coworker gift - you can never go wrong giving someone a classy candle that smells earthy and amazing. Find it online here. $32.
This luxurious oil by Detroit Rose is perfect for the natural beauty lover in your life. It is made with a blend of organic camellia oil, organic jojoba oil, virgin plum wine oil and chardonnay grapeseed oil for the perfect balance of non-greasy moisturizing properties. This oil is fragrance-free which as a fragrance sensitive person I very much appreciate. Plum Wine Oil is a great stocking stuffer or gift in combination with the Woods candle for an extra-special someone. Pro tip - they’re offering free shipping over $50 so this item would ship free :-). Find it online here. $52.
Julia of Willa Rose Floral hand makes these beautiful dried floral wreaths using flowers grown locally in Detroit (by her). This wreath is an elegant upgrade from your classic pine holiday wreath and would make an amazing hostess gift for attending holiday parties. Hang this in your entryway or living room for something that says: ‘I’m festive but in a classy artisan way’. Buy this in person at our Sample Sale on December 15th. $60.
Ash & Chess make the cutest selection of greeting cards and paper goods. I love their All I Want card AND it comes in both Hanukkah or Christmas - how inclusive of our patriarchy smashing needs. Send these cute handmade cards to your radical intersectional feminist friends or your conservative family members to remind them how fun spending the holidays together will be!! Find them online here. $5.
Rosemarine Textiles’ Coral Wool Gauze Scarf is light and airy, not to mention extremely versatile. Wear this piece bundled up around your neck or loosely draped over your shoulders as a shawl. It loosely woven and not itchy on the neck at all. This scarf is a great gift for your mom, aunt, or sister. Who doesn’t need a sustainably made scarf you can wear it anything? The coral color is derived from the wood of a tree called Quebracho and adds a lovely pop of color during a grey winter day. Find it in our shop here or in person at our holiday pop-up Dec. 15th. $120.