Shop Small, Y’all | 2023 Guide

Dec 20, 2023

Posted in Community, Events, Inspiration Gallery

We had over 100 submissions for our guide and we are so excited to share them all with you. Grab a seat (if you aren’t in one already) and scroll through some of the coolest gift ideas we’ve ever seen. Even if you are done your holiday shopping, save these for the whole year — shopping small is NOT seasonal.

Prints + Zines + Books + Cards

Fern In The Forest/Gina Levantini | Stationery, art prints, and functional goods (tea towels, tote bags)| @fern.in.the.forest

Rockets Are Red | Posters, Prints, Zines

Papercut Shop | Prints + Zines | @paper.cut.s

Dave Dick Illustrations | Prints, Stickers and More | @Dave_Dick_ (IG) @DaveDickIllustrations (FB)

John Kitses | “Last Days at the Iron Triangle” risograph book | @johnkitses

Aja Beech | Poem Posters and Handmade Cards | @ajabeech (IG/FB)

Joseph Zhou | Dark Fantasy Art | @josephzhouart (IG/FB)

Steph Pogas | Greeting cards, art prints, stickers, notebooks, tea towels, and tote bags | @spogas.art

Land & She | Art, prints and goods inspired by nature.

Jacina Bunnell | Books + Art

Gray Rabbit Comics | Art prints, cards, stickers! | @grayrabbitart (IG) @GrayRabbitArt (FB)

Marilyn MacGregor | Cards and fine art prints (Philly favorites) | @macgregorartdesigns

Caro Arévalo | Art prints, moon calendars, postcards and original paintings | @caro.arevalo (IG) /cafeinacoli (YT)

Second At Best | Original comics, art and risograph prints, as well as screen printed and embroidered apparel | @second.at.best

Ayun Halliday | zines, zine subscriptions and small press books | @ayun_halliday (IG) Ayun Halliday (FB)

Ghost Agents/Rocko Jerome | GHOST Agents, a comic book featuring art from around the planet

Craft or DIY | zines, pins, stickers & prints | @craftordiy.art

Ethan Carroll | Illustrated prints, stickers, magnets, and apparel

Super Hero Comics/Mahdi Khene | comics

Jill McFarland | art prints | @sugar_fly_butter_baby

Tursulowe Press | books!

Sarah Kaizar | books! | @sarahkaizar

SAADA Spotlight | South Asian American stories! | @saadaspotlight

Kate Otte | Coloring books, prints, and stickers | @kateohhtay

Mood Mail Co. | Greeting Cards | @moodmailco

Wonder Awe | Art prints, handbound books, art books | @wonder.awe

Yamz World | I turn my artwork into products. Mostly based on my identities as a queer person and an immigrant | @yamz.world

Elise Stoudt | Art, stickers, hats, ornaments | @elise_stoudt_studio

Meg Lemieur | paper, shirts, mugs, towels, coasters, stickers, blankets, a calendar, comics, and as framed art; whimsical drawings of animals, natural environments, a map of the Delaware River Watershed, and urban landscapes

Good Night Pine | illustrated goods inspired by the magic of the outdoors—enamel pins, stickers, art prints and postcards!

Fernanda | Prints of my watercolors

Bambi Hyde Art Studio | Prints, stickers, notebooks | @bambihydeart

Cat Willett | Illustrated postcards, prints, and stained glass objects and ornaments | @catxwillett

Scott Cole | Books (Horror & Bizarro Fiction)

Galaxy Brain Designs | Prints, stickers, and mixed media art | @galaxybraindesign

DRACULAD/Michael Arthur Georgeson | Posters, zines, postcards, buttons | @draculadco

Stickers + More

Lexi Seidel | Stickers, totes, shirts, + more! | @lexiseideldesigns

Celine Loup | Pins, Comics and Stickers | @celineorelse

Lisa Kelley | prints, stickers, art blocks, ornaments | @lisakelleyart

Katie Stack | Stickers and Cards

El Toro | Stickers, paintings, prints

Snailboat Studios | illustrated stickers, art prints, and accessories | @snailboatstudio

Kid Nichols | Stickers, enamel pins, art prints, washi tape, etc! | @kidnichols


Faina Lorah | Paintings, Art Prints, + Books

Briana Sutton | Art | @brianasuttonart

Ozone Artwork | We’re an online and in person art gallery selling artwork | @ozone_artgallery

YOUNGDANIELCANT/Dan Eels | Paintings, collages, drawings and I do some freelance design/illustration on the side | @YOUNGDANIELCANT (IG)

Flukelady | Year Round Spooky Artwork

Kristen Margiotta | Art prints, original oil paintings and more | @kristen_margiotta

Patsy Shaw | Original paintings, block prints, art prints, tote bag, calendars, ornaments, greeting cards, stickers, notepads, bookmarks | @shawmuchart

Ferrets and Friends Sanctuary | Merch & paintings, mostly pet themed

Hidden Bird Studios | Wildlife prints of original watercolor paintings | @hidden.bird.studio


Pixel and Papier | Jewelry, Accessories, + Craft Kits | @pixelandpapier

Angela Monaco Jewelry | Jewelry and Gifts

Julie Pierre | Handmade Paper Jewelry | @papershaper

Embroidery Kits

Sip and Stitch | Embroidery Kits + Workshop Tix


Hannah Via Art | Tufted Art, Prints + Bathmats! | @hannah.Via.art

Stacie Dale | wall art and home decor

Vivid Cottage/Kerstin Rao | Stationery + Fine Home Goods featuring my hand-illustrated artwork | @vividcottage

Goth Prima/Illkya Acosta | romantic meets grunge wall art, prints, & more!

Off the Posts | Philly Sports Prayer Candles!

Fuugs Woodworking
| Wooden wares – rolling pins, candle sticks, bowls and furniture | @fuugswoodworking

Sean Martorana | Hand-drawn Illustrated Woven Blankets | @seanmartorana

Valeriya Volkova | Art, prints, and pottery

Studio Anyware | Home wares, furniture, art and other homely things!


Noni Philly | Vintage Plus Size Clothing, Housewares, + More | @noni.philly

Golden Key Prints | Shirts, Totes, Prints, Greeting Cards, & Stickers with nihilist and absurdist inspired phrases

GeekBoy Press | Hand printed nerdy t-shirts, digital artwork and enamel pin designs! | @geekboypress

Anchovy Studio | Anchovy Studio is an independent apparel and design studio inspired by the stories held in Korean folk arts and diaspora. | @anchovy.studio

Emma Cestare | Prints, zines, shirts, stickers, pins, stationery, and keychains. | @coffeevamp

Rabbit Rabbit | Apparel, accessories + PRINTS! | @shoprabbitrabbit

Edible Things

Brimstone Apothecary | Small Batch Gummies

Earthside Provisions | Restorative Bone Broths, Soups & Stews and Organic Herbal Tea Blends

Soom Foods | Tahini, sweet chocolate tahini, and snack bites made from real, simple ingredients like dates, tahini, and oats!

Plant Basting Shop | Plant Basting herb infused sunflower cooking oils | @plantbasting

Mother Butter | Mother Butter! | @motherbuttercompany

Sundry Mornings | Cocktail mixes, hot sauce and spices made with locally sourced ingredients | @sundrymornings

Super Rad Everything Else

Michi | Comics, Patches, Keychains, and more! | @michiums

Joy Freude | Stickers, Scarves, and more! | @joyfreudeart

bluegreen | Scarves and Jewelry | @bluegreen_accessories

Lefthanded Press/Mike Gamble | Woodcuts, relief relief prints, etchings and digital reproductions made by fireball! | @mikgm

Zembo Temple of Skate and Design | Skateboards, rollerskates, fingerboards, art supplies, apparel and more!

Stitch Prism | Risograph prints, ceramic jewelry, stickers

Mural Arts Philadelphia | Mural Arts Philadelphia Merchandise

Barbaric Yawp Workshop | beautiful, original, handcrafted masks inspired by folklore and mythology | @barbaricyawpworkshop

Satanic Puppetteer | Vinyl Records of our weird band’s music

John Kitses | Last Days at the Iron Triangle, a risograph book of urban landscape watercolors | @johnkitses

Vanessa Hoy | Customizable notebooks | @palettenotebooks

em16 | tattoo gift certificates | @em16

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