The Better Than Buzzfeed's Gift Guide 2020

Nothing like shopping small for your holiday gifting! This year, The Creative Bones had our community submit what they're making so we could showcase the amazing artists in this space.

No matter who you're shopping for, these creatives have handmade with care everything from ornaments to bookmarks and original works of art! We encourage you to share this link + spread the word, small businesses everywhere appreciate it!

1. Hand-painted wooden bookmarks and magnets by Shey Campa

Make it an enchanting and original gift for that special reader on your list this year with these curiously cute, hand-painted, wooden bookmarks by Shey Campa.

Price: Large $12, Small $10

Launch Date: 11/19

Bring some energy and some color to someone’s marker board, refrigerator, or locker this season with a set of these vibrant hand-painted magnet sets!

Price: 5pc Hex $15, 4pc Square $10

Launch Date: 11/24

2. Wooden Snowman Ornament by Emma Hicks

This snowman ornament is the perfect addition to any tree, adding a bit of festivity and sparkle to the season. It is 100% hand painted featured on a roughly 5" wooden slab.

Price: $8.00

Available now!

3. Paper Mache Ornaments by Brooke Ceola

This is holiday funky ornament line are all paper mache ornaments with acrylic gesso paint on top. They are lightweight and unbreakable!

Price: $15 each

Available now!

4. Snowman Coasters by Leanne Schultz

This coaster set is created from the artist's original painting. The original work is photographed and the picture is glued onto white ceramic tile. Resin is cured on top, which creates a shiny, vibrant finish. The coaster set is finished with a cork backing. Each coaster is 4.25"x4.25".

Price: $25 a set

Launch Date: 11/19

5. Hand-Painted Ornaments by Leah DiFranscesco

Hand-painted glass ornament with hand dyed silk chiffon ribbon. Each ornament is one of a kind, painted with gouache on frosted glass.

Price: $12 Each

Available now!

6. Original Art by Kitty Ayers

Curiously cute Giraffe art made to hang on a tree or wall! Made with acrylic on canvas 4"x6" canvas and tied with a box.

Purchase inquiries should be sent through Instagram

Launch Date: 11/20

7. Art Cards by Jennifer Tobin

These small one-of-a-kind art cards are upcycled plastic gift cards and hotel room keys. Customization is available and as a special treat they are currently 30% off now until Dec 12.

Price: $15

Available Now!

8. Hand-Painted Journals by Daylynn Drever

These hand-painted journals come in two varieties - blank page cork journals and lined page collage journals. The lined journals feature homemade collage paper pieces on the cover. Each one is sealed with acrylic and varnished for long-term protection.

Price: $24 each

Launch Date: 11/23



Handcrafted Polymer Clay Statement Earrings by Lyndsi Sager

These lightweight, handcrafted polymer clay statement earrings are perfect for every foxy friend on your list. ColorMeFoxy’s mission is to make you feel confident, elegant, and sassy all while not killing your earlobes. Each piece is made with a lot of love, and an expert eye for quality. They are so special that no two pieces will ever be exactly alike - just as unique as you are!

Price: Earrings range from $12-$35.

Launch Date: 11/24

Hand-Painted Canvas Earrings by Janneke Beuerlein

Hand painted canvas earrings - each pair totally unique and super lightweight. Made with professional quality acrylic paint on cotton canvas.

Price: $10-15 a pair

Available now!


Original Art:

"Mountain Song" An Original Acrylic Painting on Cradled Wood by Renee Royal

Price: $70+

Launch Date: 11/14 at 9am PST

Custom Pet Portraits by Melissa Connolly

Give the gift of a unique pet portrait to the dog or cat lover in your life! Choose from a variety of sizes on either paper or canvas.

Price: $75-+

Available now!

Zodiac Constellation Paintings by Caitlin Jael

These miniature 6X6 inch paintings on 1.5 Inch gallery wrapped canvas feature three different galaxy colors (Purple, Green, or Blue) and have any of the 12 zodiac signs painted among the stars. They can stand on their own on a shelf or hang on the wall.

Price: $36 each

Available now!

Original Art by Ashley Meany

This piece of art was inspired by coastal New England, in that fleeting moment between beach days and snow days, when the sunsets are brilliant, the fog is relentless, and the ocean is chaotic and calm at the drop of a hat.

Price: $30+

Launch Date: 11/25

Original Art by Terren Zinbi

Price: $50+

Available now!



Paint Pallet Ornaments by Carley Baker

If you’re looking for something a little different for your tree this year you found it! Each one is unique to itself. They are made from pieces of paint pallets from the artist's palette. Each is topped off with drips of paint or glitter.

Price: $8

Available now!

Festive Animal Ornaments by Courtney Goodwin

Get into the season with these cute critters wearing their Santa garb! Each ornament is hand-painted on a 3 inch wood slice.

Price: $20 each

Available: 11/28

Bright + Bold Heart Ornaments by BriAnne Bentivegna

Take a look at these unique and hand-painted plaster ornaments hung with ribbon! Each one features vibrant colors, silver or gold leaf, and are 3 by 3.75 inches.

Price: $15

Launch Date: 11/30


Happy shopping!