Updated: Dec 14, 2021
2021 has come and gone and the giving season is upon us. Have you finished gift shopping yet? If not, no worries! You’re not alone. We gathered a quick list of special goods by local artists to shop for this season.
Checkered hoops from Yasworm Jewels: Who doesn’t love a good pair of hoops? You may have a pair of silver or gold hoops, but what about checkered? These polymer clay earrings are the perfect stocking stuffer. Get the earrings online or follow them on Instagram to see their New Orleans pop-up schedule.
Cosmic Queen by Alphonse Jo-Zeff: Looking for bold, vibrant, animation-style art to add to your space? This striking, limited-edition afro-futuristic print is available for purchase on Ellemnop’s website.
Winter Luxe candle set from EJ & Co.: Stock your candle collection with luxurious, holiday-themed soy candles from the family-owned Baton Rouge business EJ & Co. Shop their website here.
Sankofa’s Embrace, an afro-fantasy comic book by Antoine ‘Ghost’ Mitchell: Dive into a new world with intricate drawings and one-of-a-kind characters in this comic book. The writer and illustrator is based in Baton Rouge and also makes custom commission art.
The Lavina Dress from Gretta Garments: This handmade dress (with pockets) is a dress lover’s dream. It is stylish, comfortable, versatile and has pockets. Shop this Baton Rouge made designer on her website.
Magnolia Suncatcher sticker by Aline Moreaux: Add some light to your day with a magnolia window suncatcher. Stick the see through decal on a clean window and watch the sun bounce off of it. Get yours here.
Apple cider scented soy candle from Sadie Roux: Get a seasonal candle that smells like holiday spirit. This woman owned business sells her mason jar candles on Etsy or at local pop-ups around Baton Rouge.
A half moon cheese board by Freeman Handcrafted: Upgrade your dinner party with this locally made cheese board by a Baton Rouge craftsman. The sleek, modern and unique board is the perfect pairing for a charcuterie spread. Shop for yours here.
Garden Gate by Kristen Binning Art: This abstract, fluid art with a water-color feel brings color to any room. Shop the Baton Rouge artist on their website.
Botanical drawings by Samara Thomas: Looking for something to give a plant lover who has enough plant babies? Look no further than this Baton Rouge artist’s greenery art. Shop here for lively, plant-inspired drawings.