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ABC Market - folded books, coffee lover gifts, literary gifts and home goods

Maker Spotlight: The ABC Market

Discover the ABC Market, a curated collection of high quality and handmade literary gifts and home goods.

ABC Market - curated and handmade literary gifts and home goods.

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend an awesome local event: the Girl Boss Holiday Pop-Up market, featuring women-owned small businesses and handmade goods. It was such a fun and inspiring event (a full recap is coming soon!), and today I want to introduce you to one of the amazing Girl Boss makers I met that day!

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How amazing are these gorgeous foil-pressed photo art prints from Minted!? These would make amazing gifts for the holidays or weddings!

Holiday Art Gift Ideas

How amazing are these gorgeous foil-pressed photo art prints from Minted!? These would make amazing gifts for the holidays or weddings!

Thank you to Minted for sponsoring this post. All content and opinions expressed here are my own. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

How is your holiday shopping coming? We have quite a few items purchased, but still have a few people to check off our list. I feel like it takes me forever to pick out gifts because I like to find just the right item—something meaningful, something that perfectly suits the recipient. I love the hunt of looking for that special gift that will instantly bring a smile to my loved one’s faces.

I am thrilled to be partnering with Minted to share some of their special holiday art gift ideas. You may know Minted for their incredible selection of invitations and holiday cards (and more recently for their line of fabrics), but they also offer a beautiful array of art and art gifts. And I found the perfect gifts for some of the people on my list this year.

If you are a member of my immediate family, especially my brother-in-law or sister-in-law, I kindly ask that you stop reading here and close your browser! I want you to be surprised on Christmas 😉

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Gift Ideas for Book Lovers - the best gifts from Uncommon Goods, perfect for the literary lovers in your life!

Gift Ideas for Book Lovers

Gift Ideas for Book Lovers - the best gifts from Uncommon Goods, perfect for the literary lovers in your life!

Thank you to UncommonGoods for sponsoring this post. All content and opinions expressed here are my own. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. 

Can you believe there are just 7 weeks until Christmas!? I’ve already started thinking about what to gift to my family and friends this year.

My favorite thing about gift-giving is the hunt for that unique, one-of-a-kind piece that just screams the recipients’ name. It can be easy to default to big box stores or even gift cards, but I love searching for those special pieces. Given that I’m in the middle of transforming my home office into my dream work space/library, I’ve got books on the brain! So I thought I’d round up a few gift ideas for book lovers.

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Find out how you can win two (2) tickets to the the Country Living Fair 2016 in Columbus, Ohio, September 16-18. You don't want to miss this! #CLFair #sponsored

Country Living Fair 2016 Ticket Giveaway

Find out how you can win two (2) tickets to the the Country Living Fair 2016 in Columbus, Ohio, September 16-18. You don't want to miss this! #CLFair #sponsored

The Country Living Fair 2016 will be arriving in Columbus, Ohio in just three weeks, and I have an exciting giveaway to share with you! The folks at Stella Shows, who put on the Country Living Fair each year, have offered up a pair of Early Bird Weekend Passes for me to give to one lucky winner! Scroll to the bottom of this post for entry details.

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Adventures at the 2015 Country Living Fair

Country Living Fair 2015 in Columbus, Ohio

If you’re brand new around here, you may have missed me gushing over the Country Living Fair that came through Columbus, Ohio this past weekend. This was my second year attending the Fair, and this year I meant business! And by business, I mean gathering up my best girlfriends, meeting up with some fellow bloggers, and making a weekend out of it! Because if I learned nothing after last year’s experience, I learned to leave the hubs at home and make it at least a two-day affair.

My head is still spinning from all of the amazingness we saw, from beautiful handcrafted jewelry to an incredible array of artwork, vintage lovelies, clothing and more. Oh, and I can’t forget the gorgeous styling. Part of the fun is seeing how each vendor and artist styles their booth. Talk about inspiration! And I have plenty of photos to share with you today…

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