The Attic Journals Handmade Gift Guide

A Few Handmade Introductions For Your Holiday Shopping

Our work has taken us all across our nation to sell at conventions, tradeshows, festivals, & antique shows! While we thoroughly appreciate that we're there to make sales, it is our pure pleasure to network with other makers & learn from their experiences & expertise as well!

The selection of brands below are just a handful of handmade, woman-owned, hard working makers that we enthusiastically recommend for your holiday consideration! 


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Reclamation Etchworks
Meet the Intemperance Collection: a modern day expression of old fashioned indulgence. Inspired by the Victorian era of “medicinal” drinking, these laser etched decanters bring an ornate elixir bottle into your home to cure what ails you. Personalize them to create a one of a kind gift they won’t soon forget!



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Portland Bitters Project
You know that friend, the one who’s taken up home bartending as a hobby? Get them the perfect gift with Portland Bitters Project’s Custom Adventure Kit! Choose three flavors they’ll love from our hand-crafted line, we’ll pack them in a cute kraft box loaded with recipes, & job done!



Minor Thread
Looking for relaxation in the palm of your hand? Give these sachets a squeeze! Stuffed full of organic lavender flowers, perfect for a boost of aromatherapy when you need it: Tucked under your pillow, stowed in your suitcase when traveling or stashed in your drawers to keep them fresh.



Splash Fabrics
Our small but mighty woman owned Seattle fabric company has got you this holiday season with our new "Out-&-About-In the-time-of-Covid" kits. The pouch with hookie thing is made with our eco friendly laminated cotton "magic fabric". The 5 reversible masks are the most comfy on the market today. Pick your fabrics - let's do this!



MKC Photography
Michelle Ciarlo-Hayes creates each art block by hand from salvaged wood, salvaged library book paper, and her original art. These blocks arrive ready to hang on the wall or to brighten up any bookshelf or desk!



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Smart Glass Jewelry

Drink it. Wear it. Looking for a gift to surprise and delight? Have a beer lover, gin lover, red wine lover on your list? Smart Glass Recycled Jewelry is made 100% from post-consumer beverage bottles. They won’t believe how beautiful a beer bottle can be, and you won’t believe how easy giving a great gift is. Each piece of handcrafted jewelry comes gift wrapped with an artist card telling the story of  origin, which bottles are used, and free shipping!



Fun & funky handbags, wallets & other accessories from reclaimed materials.



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Flypaper Products

Literary Gifts for Book Lovers & Grammar Nerds. Fly Paper Products have a vintage and nostalgic flair for any book lover, writer, teacher or bibliophile in your life! We also offer 16 different boxed gift sets in a variety of themes to make your gift giving even easier!

And, of course, we'd be remiss if we didn't at least mennnntion our bookish, sustainable handmade goods that you can find on our site.