88Nine’s 12 Days of Christmas Gift Guide: day four, gifts from etsy made in Milwaukee

88Nine’s 12 Days of Christmas Gift Guide: day four, gifts from etsy made in Milwaukee

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Online marketplace etsy is a great place to find a very random assortment of handmade items.

With a feature to search by city, you can find Milwaukee made goods you didn’t know existed – supporting local while finding something unique!

We scoured the site for you and picked out what we think you and yours will love; all made right here by your neighbors in Milwaukee.

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Men’s Leather Dopp Kit $68

For the minimalist in your life who travels or just wants to keep their toiletries tidy, this dopp kit comes in a large choice of colors and is perfect for shaving supplies, toothbrush, and other necessities.

Cassandra Smith art for the home $24+

Local artist Cassandra Smith adds beautiful color to quintessentially Wisconsin objects like shed antlers, vintage hatchets, wood slices, and taxidermy.

Midwest proud apparel for the whole family

Both fashionable and full of Milwaukee pride, local printshop Orchard Street Apparel cranks out cozy sweatshirts, hoodies, tees and more for the Midwest proud on your list.

Wooden bath caddy

This wooden bath caddy will hopefully encourage that stressed out loved one in your life to treat themselves. Maybe it will hold a glass of wine and a book, maybe candles for aromatherapy, maybe a craft beer and a snack? The painted mandala should add a little extra zen.

Old Earth album download and enamel pin

Two gifts in one – Milwaukee artist Wazaloo and local musician Old Earth teamed up on this enamel pin that comes with a download of Old Earth’s album “Two Torches, At A Place Where Three Roads Meet.”

Wearable tech accessories

For that one friend or co-worker who is always talking about steps or updating their iWatch, these custom bands and accessories for wearable tech add a unique touch.

Salted caramels

Treat a friend or treat yourself. Milwaukee’s Lady Dulcette spins heavy cream and butter into lovely handmade caramels.

6 ft Death Star fire Pit

Every gift guide needs that super expensive WOW gift so if you’ve got $10K for a gift this year, consider the Death Star fire pit crafted by Milwaukee Blacksmith. If you are lighter in the pockets, they’ve got plenty of affordable gifts in their shop, too.

Empowering fine jewelry

Local metalsmith Ann-Kathryn crafts beautiful wearable fine art pieces – many with hidden messages for the wearer and include semi-precious and precious stones for different healing attributes. For every day, bridal and special occasions.

Immune boosting hot cocoa mix

From the etsy page, “This hot chocolate mix is packed with adapogenic herbs, medicinal mushrooms, and high quality fair trade organic raw cacao and cocoa powder, made in the Aztec style with warming spices.” So, it’s a treat that treats you back!

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http://radiomilwaukee.org/story/introducing-88nines-12-days-christmas-gift-guide/