Small Business Gift Guide

Hi everyone! With Christmas less than 1 week away I thought I’d share some great small businesses incase you need some last minute gifts! I hoped to get this post up sooner but with school, things have been hectic! With that said, feel free to share this post and refer back to it for future gift ideas 🙂 View their information by clicking on the business title!


Wagon Wheel Memories: Located in Norman, IN and has a wide variety of options to choose from including handmade items, antiques, vintage, home items, and boutique clothing. All boutique clothing items are $30 and under! They also offer gift cards! You won’t leave here empty handed 🙂

Graceful Arrow Beauty Salon: Located in Seymour, IN and offers a variety of services including nails, hair, massage, waxing, brows, and more! I got my nails done here for our wedding day and was very pleased!

1852 Cafe: 100% gluten free cafe located in Seymour, IN! Recently opened and a sister location to 1823 Bakehouse listed below. Have a variety of coffees, drinks, desserts, sandwiches, and more.

1823 Bakehouse: 100% gluten free cafe specializing in alternative diet lunch and desserts. They also have a huge loose leaf tea selection (over 80!) and locally roasted coffees. Located in Franklin, IN. They have a wide variety of options to choose from for breakfast, lunch, desserts, and drinks!

Driftwood Tumblers: Handmade and customizable tumblers located in Jackson Co, IN. A great gift for anyone!

Simply Me Jewels by Amberly: Paparazzi jewelry independent consultant located in Jackson Co, IN. All jewelry is $5!

Madi Taylor Photography: IN photographer located in the Lafayette/Indy area. She took our wedding and engagement photos! Specializes in wedding, engagement, and portrait photography. See some of her work HEREHERE, & HERE.

Kay’s Kafe: New cafe opening in Brownstown! Locally owned and operated. Their mission is to “support the community by sharing the love of the Lord one cup at a time.” I am so looking forward to this coffee shop opening in Brownstown! Gift cards are available with a projected opening at end of January/early February.

Backroad Unique: Local small business based in Freetown, IN. Offers custom shirts, woodworking, and seasonal items. Tumblers to come after the new year! Be sure to be added to their FB group!

The Front Porch: Located in Brownstown, IN & Crawfordville, FL. Small business that offers woodworking items, tumblers, custom shirts, sublimation and screen printing, door hangers, and more! Be added to their FB group! Shipping and local porch pick-up available.

St. Louis

Golden Hour Design Co: Beautiful handmade clay earrings local to STL. Available online or at pop-ups- check her Instagram! I recently purchased a stud set as a gift and they are so adorable and well made!

Chouteau Candle: Candles are hand poured in small batches, vegan, phthalate-free, and cruelty-free. Local to STL and smell absolutely incredible! I recently purchased one as a gift and it smells so good!

Teleo Coffee: My favorite coffee shop in STL! Located in Kirkwood. Perfect for coffee lovers since they have a wide variety to choose from. Their mission is: “We seek to love our neighbors by empowering and supporting the people and places of St. Louis through creating a space for people to feel known and loved, and intentionally choosing products that go directly back into supporting the St. Louis community.” Every month a portion of their sales goes to support a local organization in the STL community. Their chai tea latte with coconut milk is my go-to. They also offer local gluten free baked goods from the bakery listed below!

Britt’s Bakehouse: Founded and located in Kirkwood. 100% gluten free bakery offering a wide variety of baked goods! Fresh donuts and cinnamon rolls available on Fridays and Saturdays. Also, I work here 🙂

Addi & Ains Boutique: Offers on trend, quality apparel, accessories, and gift items at affordable prices! Available online and at The Painted Tree in Ballwin!

Oliver’s Coffee & Flower Bar: The cutest coffee shop with a picture worthy flower wall! Their London fog with oat milk is so yummy! Located in Maplewood and at the Galleria Mall.

SteingruBee’s Local Honey: 100% pure, natural, local honey in STL!


Calyan Wax Co: 100% soy essential oil candles located in Texas. 5% of all proceeds go to trusted organizations that help fight human trafficking. I think it’s so important to support organizations like this and plan on ordering from here in the future!

Meagan Lawler Photography: Photographer based in Colorado Springs with some gorgeous prints you can purchase to decorate your home!

I hope this gift guide was helpful! Comment below with your favorite small business and I’ll add them to the post!