Many of the community-driven citizens believe that if you spend money where you live, it keeps money in the community, which ultimately benefits us, the people of Atlanta. Christmas is all about giving. Shop these Atlanta spots to buy miraculous handmade gifts for your loved ones while also supporting your community.
1052 St. Charles Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30306
The Inde-pendent is one of those retail stores that anyone would just love to go to and hang out for a bit. When it comes to a place where people can get anything for any occasion and actually be proud to give the gift, The Inde-pendent is the store to visit. The Indie-pendent delivers quality and innovative products that come from the creative minds of local artists. At The Indie-pendent, you will find amazing gifts for bathrooms, kitchens, bedrooms, children, gardens and living spaces. Visit this handcrafted lifestyle boutique for authentic handmade Christmas gifts.
248 W. Ponce De Leon Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030
Not only does Heliotrope stand by the products it sells, but the company guarantees that the products result in life-long appreciation. Heliotrope has a large product line that includes exceptional quality, design and style. Not only does Heliotrope sell completely handmade and unique items, but the retailer has gifts that are easy on your wallet. Find incredible handmade gifts for the special people in your life at Heliotrope.
5 Continents Boutique
2986 Grandview Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30305
Atlanta is known as the ultimate melting pot, housing people from all walks of life and nationalities. The 5 Continents Boutique is a unique shop that offers a variety of handmade items created by Atlanta and international artists. This boutique is especially for the people who love exclusivity, mainly because every item is handmade and comes from the minds of those who have lived in various countries, which means no two items are alike. Visit 5 Continents Boutique for soaps, jewelry, furniture and other home goods for the holiday season.
636 N. Highland Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30306
Youngblood Boutique is one of the most interesting boutiques in Atlanta. It is also an art gallery full of inspirational and innovative art. Who wouldn’t love to be surrounded by beautiful things? Youngblood Boutique offers some of the most inspired and highly crafted art and home goods. Visit Youngblood Boutique for jewelry, items for the home and edibles created by independent artists and designers.
1100 Hammond Drive N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30328
DiAmano Chocolate believes in making delicious chocolates from scratch with love. These gifts are filled with passion, hopes, dreams, love and chocolate. What better way to show how much you love and appreciate someone than by giving them hand-dipped chocolates? DiAmano Chocolate offers decadent and hand-dipped Christmas and Hanukkah gifts that will sweeten anyone’s holiday. Visit this sweet shop to give the gift of chocolate.
LeQuisha Gray is a freelance writer covering all things Atlanta. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.