Gift Guide For Designers and Other Nerds, 2016 part 2

Do you have some creative design snobs on your list? I asked the Aeolidians to let me know what they have their eye on this season to give you some ideas. Let’s look at some beautiful, adorable, and quite useful things that we’re thinking of gifting or getting for Christmas.

The Aeolidia team is back with a 2016 gift guide! If you’re new here, Aeolidia is the web design studio that transforms creative shops and into profitable powerhouses. Many of these shops are our clients, and the rest we’d love to work with one day! We’d be honored to boost online sales for you next year—see what we can do, then get in touch!

Do you have some creative design snobs on your list? I asked the Aeolidians to let me know what they have their eye on this season to give you some ideas. Let’s look at some beautiful, adorable, and quite useful things that we’re thinking of gifting or getting for Christmas. This is part 2, and part 1 is here.

Shalon’s Picks

Shalon has been a graphic designer for over 14 years, is a bit of a crafter as well, and documents the little things in life behind her camera.

Greatest Adventure Art Print by Harvest Paper Co. • Lavender Soy Candle at Pink Olive

Ceramic Tea Infuser Mug Set from Stone Haven Pottery • Stitched Leather Ipad Mini Case at Anthropologie

 


 

Arianne’s Picks

Arianne is captain and founder of Aeolidia, and loves a cheery bit of nature.

Floral Infinity Scarf from HillScarves • Ooma Bowl at Uncommon Goods

Anchor Necklace at Beehive Handmade • Wool Log Pillow from Hi Tree

Whales Sticky Note Cube by Ilee • Urban Tote in Yellow Dots by Red Staggerwing

 


 

Brooke’s Picks

Brooke bakes lemony desserts, continues a quest for the perfect slice of pizza, and knows every line to Steel Magnolias.

Midnight Everyday Agenda by Rifle Paper Co. • Book* (Wine) Tote Bag by Emily McDowell

Hand-Printed Linen Calendar by Jen Hewett • Herringbone Cutting Board by American Heirloom

 


 

Jon’s Picks

Jon, a web developer, is a fan of handmade work and the independent spirit and has a fluffy cat named Wilson.

Dapper Cat Pin by Emily McDowell • Serious Starters Drawing Book by Serious Creatures

Cat Glass at Curious Experience • Bright Side Hat at Tilde

 


 

Kelly’s Picks

Kelly is a web developer on our team, and is perpetually seeking her next big adventure in the small, quirky towns she discovers along her travels.

Colorful Planner at Paper*Source • Michigan V-Neck at The HomeT

The Lost Continent by Bill Bryson • Geometric Diamond Infinity Scarf at Nora Gray

 


 

Maggie’s Picks

Sci-fi, fantasy, and mysteries make Maggie giddy, and 75% of her daily conversation is in the form of movie quotes.

Geometric Cutting Board by American Heirloom • Tacos Pennant by Three Potato Four

Coffee by Grounds & Hounds • Offhand Shoulder Bag by Hardgraft

Red Horse Towel by Mirdinara • Wooden Magnets by Butternut Brooklyn

 


 

Sarah’s Picks

Sarah is a self taught artist living on a 5 acre homestead in the most isolated part of the world.

Purrmaid Necklace by Small Wild Shop • Mini Golden Bee Pin by Chris Uphues

Amazonite Mala at Hanuman Heart • Squirrel Wall Art by Winding

 


 

Happy Shopping!

If you’d like to see what else we’re loving right now, visit our “Handmade and Boutique Goods” board on Pinterest. We’ll be back to serious business advice in January.