Whatever Holiday Gift Guide 2019, Day Three: Arts, Crafts, Music and More

The Whatever Holiday Gift Guide 2019 continues, and today we move away from books and focus on other gifts and crafts — which you can take to mean just about any other sort of thing a creative person might make: Music, art, knitting, jewelry, artisan foodstuffs and so on. These can be great, unique gifts for special folks in your life, and things you can’t just get down at the mall. I hope you see some cool stuff here.

Please note that the comment thread today is only for creators to post about their gifts for sale; please do not leave other comments, as they will be snipped out to keep the thread from getting cluttered. Thanks!

Creators: Here’s how to post in this thread. Please follow these directions!

1. Creators (of things other than books) only. This is an intentionally expansive category, so if you’ve made something and have it available for the public to try or buy, you can probably post about in this thread. The exception to this is books (including comics and graphic novels), which have two previously existing threads, one for traditionally-published works and one for non-traditionally published works (Note: if you are an author and also create other stuff, you may promote that other stuff today). Don’t post if you are not the creator of the thing you want to promote, please.

2. Personally-created and completed works only. This thread is specifically for artists and creators who are making their own unique works. Mass-producible things like CDs, buttons or T-shirts are acceptable if you’ve personally created what’s on it. But please don’t use this thread for things that were created by others, which you happen to sell. Likewise, do not post about works in progress, even if you’re posting them publicly elsewhere. Remember that this is supposed to be a gift guide, and that these are things meant to be given to other people. Also, don’t just promote yourself unless you have something to sell or provide, that others may give as a gift.

3. One post per creator. In that post, you can list whatever creations of yours you like, but allow me to suggest you focus on your most recent creation. Note also that the majority of Whatever’s readership is in the US/Canada, so I suggest focusing on things available in North America.

4. Keep your description of your work brief (there will be a lot of posts, I’m guessing) and entertaining. Imagine the person is in front of you as you tell them about your work and is interested but easily distracted.

5. You may include a link to a sales site if you like by using standard HTML link scripting. Be warned that if you include too many links (typically three or more) your post may get sent to the moderating queue. If this happens, don’t panic: I’ll be going in through the day to release moderated posts. Note that posts will occasionally go into the moderation queue semi-randomly; Don’t panic about that either.

6. As noted above, comment posts that are not from creators promoting their work as specified above will be deleted, in order to keep the comment thread useful for people looking to find interesting work.

Now: Tell us about your stuff!

70 Comments on “Whatever Holiday Gift Guide 2019, Day Three: Arts, Crafts, Music and More”

  1. Hi!

    I’m Liz, a maker in Montreal, Quebec, and I make things based on Ada Palmer’s Terra Ignota series (the first of which, Too Like The Lightning won the Compton Crook for best new novel, and like our host here, Ada won the ex-Campbell, newly-renamed-Astounding Award for Best New Writer).

    It’s all licensed and developed with Ada’s involvement, so if you’re looking for a Utopia pin, a Blacklaw laptop case, or a Cousins patch to sew on your backpack, I’m your gal!

    I also make embroidered bags, t-shirts and hoodies on other themes. I don’t like fast fashion, so I work with durable materials, in classic, basic colours and jewel tones, to create something that will last and be part of a wardrobe for years. I have a 100% refund policy if you find anything you don’t like about the piece.

    I love doing custom work, so if you see something you like in my store, but want a different colour, or would prefer griffins to phoenixes, for instance, get in touch! I can promise a limited number of commissions delivered before Christmas, and ship worldwide.

    https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/UnusualFrequency

    Thanks!
    (And Thanks again for hosting this, John!)

  2. I’m Julia, I’m a potter in Sweden and I tend to say that my “thing” is pottery with personality. Tentacle-handled mugs, mugs with profanities on them, that kind of stuff, but also all sorts of a bit more simple stuff. I am doing a big updated this week, and there should still be time to ship presents for all over the world. I also do custom things! You can check out http://semicoolceramics.com or http://instagram.com/semicoolceramics

  3. I’m Clare and I make all manner of geeky accessories – pins, keychains, necklaces.

    Some are based on video games, or inspired by books and TV shows; think Dragon Age, Star Trek, Good Omens. Others are original designs. All of them are super (though sometimes subtly) geeky!

    Link: https://etsy.me/2J9rz9z

  4. I have been doing woodturning for over a decade now, and have curated an oft-neglected Etsy shop for the past five years. I don’t currently have the widest range of items available, but I hope to be adding things in the next week:

    https://aturnofbeauty.etsy.com

    Expect pens, mechanical pencils, letter openers, screwdrivers, seam rippers, salad tongs, coffee scoops, bottle openers, ice cream scoops, bowls, plates, and nativity sets. Everything was turned on my lathe by me in the past few years, the majority in the past year.

    Of special interest to Scalzi’s readers might be the dragon-detailed pens:

    https://tinyurl.com/qohxamj

    All orders over $35 ship for free and use the code WHATEVER19 at checkout for 10% off from today through Monday the 16th of December.

    Enjoy!

  5. I’m a fantasy and sci-fi illustrator based in the US. I’m the cover artist for the latest Long List Anthology Volume 5: More Stories from the Hugo Award Nominations List. You can find art prints of this and many more in my shop.

    I also sell playmats with my art to use for Magic the Gathering, mouse pads, games, stickers, enamel pins, books, etc.

    http://www.amandamakepeace.com/store

    Thanks so much for this John!

  6. Hello,

    I’m Sheree and I hand make everything at Shaille Chainmaille. This includes some incredibly unique jewellery, decor, and other accessories – like dice bags, neck ties, coasters, and even dragon sculptures.

    I make each piece by carefully and precisely opening, weaving, and closing individual metal rings – sometimes several thousand of them in a single piece. I use a variety of high quality, skin safe metals, in a wide range of colours, and include the metals used in the description so you can make the best choice for you.

    I’m on Etsy:
    https://www.etsy.com/shop/shaillechainmaille

    And also on social media:
    IG: @shaillechainmaille
    TW: @shaillemaille
    FB: /ShailleChainmaille

  7. Thanks John!
    I’m a Scottish calligrapher and illustrator of geeky things and poetry – here’s my etsy shop. I also do hand-drawn D&D maps on request, and if you have a favourite quote you’d like framed I can sort that out for you too. My other shenanigan is fossil lino-print t-shirts, which are painstakingly carved then hand-printed to order for a unique gift. Ace!

  8. Hi, I’m Guy posting for my wife Emily. Do you have a furry four-legged friend? Do you find yourself wishing that you and your four-legged friend matched? Then look no further than the matching pet/owner beanies, hand-knitted by Emily! The colors are customizable, the sizes are meant to fit different-sized dogs, and the ear holes and straps help them stay on!

  9. Hi, I’m Guy posting for my wife Emily. Do you have a furry four-legged friend? Do you find yourself wishing that you and your four-legged friend matched? Then look no further than the matching pet/owner beanies, hand-knitted by Emily! The colors are customizable, the sizes are meant to fit different-sized dogs, and the ear holes and straps help them stay on!

    https://www.etsy.com/shop/KipodiDesigns

  10. Hello! I design button badges and T-shirts.

    Buttons come in a whole bunch of different themes, including running, mandalas, vegan, airplanes, photography, cats, flowers, tech support, nerd/geek and more.

    T-shirts are mostly depicting General Aviation airplanes (small ones, not airliners), although there’s a couple of other themes too, so check those out if you have a pilot in your life.

    They are all available from my Etsy store: https://www.etsy.com/shop/Wavytail

    Thanks John!

  11. I am a jewelry maker from the Twin Cities (MPLS-STP). I work in wire and stone or Czech glass, mostly, but really anything that I think is cool/neat/beautiful. My work ranges anywhere from simple and elegant, to highly sculptural and more artsy.
    My Etsy store is https://www.etsy.com/shop/DragonAbbeyJewelry
    This is one of my latest necklaces, for an example: https://www.etsy.com/listing/731516368/autumn-colors-necklace-1?ref=shop_home_feat_1&pro=1&frs=1

  12. Hi! I create a lot of geeky/nerdy items. Most of what I have are stickers and bookmarks, but I have a few enamel pins as well. Want a glitter cat pin? I got you covered.

    I also have my adult coloring book, The Secret Lives of Werewolves. It’s a collection of sixteen illustrations of werewolves in their downtimes.

    All available here: https://litazia.storenvy.com

  13. Hey, hi! I’m Elise, sometimes called LionessElise, and I make art jewelry with names. If you like dinosaur bones, meteorites, the fancy necklace-crowns some people wear to the Hugo Awards ceremonies, Vorkosigan planet pendants for Winterfair, earrings with pen nib charms or tiny books, there are shiny things at my Etsy shop:

    https://www.etsy.com/shop/LionessElise

    Thanks for reading, and thanks, John!

  14. I make pens, spoons, random jewelry and sometimes furniture, please check out my small gallery and let me know if anything interests you.

    I’m not saying the pens are magic, and will gift you with supernatural powers while ensorcelling your unsuspecting readership … but they might be.

    https://markgris8.wordpress.com/

    The furniture is definitely magic.

    Thanks John!

  15. Hey Geeky Game Fans!

    Playing Settlers of Catan and the resource hexes won’t stay in place?

    We’ve got the solution. Our custom Catan boards are beautiful, durable, portable, and make playing a joy!

    Check it out here, https://tiny.cc/jeklplay_catan

    Thanks to John for his generosity in giving us this platform!

  16. Hey Geeky Game Fans!

    Playing Settlers of Catan and the resource hexes won’t stay in place?

    We’ve got the solution. Our custom Catan boards are beautiful, durable, portable, and make playing a joy!

    Check it out here, https://tiny.cc/jeklplay_catan

    Thanks to John for his generosity in giving us this platform!

  17. I’m Liz, and I have my line of handcrafted, small-batch soaps from Octopus Rose Apothecary https://www.etsy.com/shop/OctopusRose. Do you want to bathe in the Blood of your Enemies, or smell like Great Cthulhu rising from R’lyeh? Then check out my soap collection! Many scents available for the discerning buyer, ready to go and shipped within a couple of business days. Several varieties are low in stock, so buy now for the holidays.

  18. Heya, Whatever folks! My wife Anh and I make hand-rolled paper greeting cards. They are each unique works of art and they look great framed. She and I are the artists based in Minnesota but she is originally from Vietnam. As our business expands, we hire additional artisans in her home country to help us make inventory. Currently, we employ 20 women full time in rural villages around the countryside. They work from home, are paid a livable wage and can stay with their families and have employment in places where there isn’t a lot of opportunity. Essentially, we are two small businesses growing together! You can see (and order) all of our work on our website @

    http://www.iconicquilling.com/

    Thanks for the opportunity to promote, John! Happy Holidays to everyone!

  19. I make and sell horse-themed gifts. If you have a horse lover in your life and no idea what to get for them, take a look at my offerings! Proceeds are split between keeping my own rescued horse in the style to which he has become accustomed, and donated to the rescue I got him from.

    https://www.etsy.com/shop/BelJoeorMetier

  20. Hello from the UK.
    I’m Ian, and I’ve got a little bit of (almost) everything out there. But this year’s biggest project has been getting the model shop up and running. 3D printed parts for model railways, cars and wargames.
    https://spinneyworld.com/
    (Sneaking another one in under the three link limit, I’ve been taking pictures of the less loved corners of my city for years, and many of them are now available, print on demand, on various items, from postcards to skirts- https://www.redbubble.com/people/spinneyhead/collections/266606-ruins-of-manchester )

  21. Hi! Thank you for this opportunity, John!

    I’m Dave, a graphic designer, photographer, videographer, and writer from Calgary, Canada, and I’m just getting started designing t-shirt graphics. I’ve got shops at Cafepress and Teepublic. I love science and hiking/camping, and my designs reflect these interests.

    This was inspired after a hike with my teenager last summer: https://www.teepublic.com/t-shirt/5643930-kwitcherbichen-trail?store_id=235595

    If you’re worried that people may handle dihydrogen monoxide without the appropriate PPE, then use this WHMIS-labeled bottle to store your sample: https://www.cafepress.ca/+stainless_water_bottle_10l,1590924830

    Thanks again! Can’t say how much I’m looking forward to The Last Emprox!

  22. Thanks, John! Book artist and book conservator Jana Pullman here, logged in under my wife’s account. I make handmade boxes and journals, which are for sale on my Etsy. In addition to what’s out here, I also make custom portfolios and book boxes to store precious texts. I also do bookbinding and book repair. And I make jewelry boxes for Elise Matthesen’s necklace crowns as well as any other beloved possessions you might want to use them for. Contact through Etsy for any customized requests. https://www.etsy.com/shop/westernslopebindery

  23. I make custom hand dyed rune scarves. These are hand dyed silk habotai scarves, ascot size (approx. 54″ x 7″) with hand rolled edges, which I will customize with your choice of design: A. Tumbling Runes (elder futhark) B. runic inscription (elder futhark or specify) C. Tolkien elf inscription (Sindarin or Quenya) D. heathen symbols (Thor’s Hammer, Valknut, Vegvisir). Here is my website: https://sites.google.com/site/magicalrealisthanddyed/home

  24. I’m Casey, and I do fused glass.

    I’ve been fascinated by glass for a very long time: It’s solid! No, it’s liquid! No, it’s a supercooled fluid! – Whatever, the way glass captures light and color and texture simply enthralls me.

    I’ve taken classes in a wide variety of glass art: beadmaking, blowing, stained… and fusing. The fused glass really got me, and I’ve been seriously pursuing it for about 4 years now. And now I feel my work is finally ready to show and, hopefully, sell!

    I use a somewhat different technique than people may be used to seeing: I create the images in multiple layers, built up from glass powder as well as bits of sheet glass, and kiln-fire each time a layer is finished before building the next layer on top of it. Sometimes I build the new layer directly atop the WIP; sometimes I build onto a separate layer of glass and then stack all the layers and fire them all at once. The result is a rich image with depth and variation.

    I don’t have a website, but I have uploaded some images to flickr. The photos aren’t great, because my camera has vanished and I had to hurriedly re-take and post the photos with my phone, this morning. Flickr doesn’t allow one to sell stuff, and they seem pretty serious about that, so I haven’t put prices on the images. I can tell you the pendants are $20-30 and the landscapes/seascapes are $200-300. Anyone interested in a specific piece can contact me for price and shipping information – and for better pictures! – at C E Leichter [DOT] gmail [DOT] com.

    Thanks, and let me know what you think of my work!

    Casey’s Flicker:

    Dichro1-back
  25. I’m Felicity Banks (you may know me from the Day 1 comment thread) and I am the curator and head writer of three art-filled interactive stories. Each story has art by half a dozen different artists, ranging from photographic prints to physical objects such as hand-stamped silk. As well as a story experience you receive a set of beautiful art. One is a cozy murder mystery (think “Knives Out” but with artists instead of family), one is steampunk, and one is all-ages fantasy (with dragons). They cost $50-$60 Australian each. “Magic in the Mail: Feuding Fae” is sent in three parcels to readers in Australia, or 1 parcel to anywhere else in the world. The others are all sent as one parcel.

  26. Hello! I’m MacKay Wilford aka periwinkelle design!

    I make enamel pins, resin jewelry, and paper goods — for now. Soon it should be even more. I recently ran a really big kickstarter for some fabulous Moody Cocktail Pins, and I’m currently working on getting my resin bracelets up for sale on the web (but if you see any you like, please feel free to email or message me on instagram, facebook, twitter, wherever, and I’ll happily sell them to you!)

    You can find most of my work on etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/periwinkelle

    You can find me on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/periwinkelle/
    Or on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/periwinkelle/
    Or, what the heck, even twitter: https://twitter.com/periwinkelle

  27. I make 3d printed Wildlife Education Models as well as keyrings, necklaces, etc. I do all the research, modeling, printing, and finishing myself (although my s/o helps sometimes). I’ve just started trying to make a living off creativity this year!

    I’ve got archaeopteryx skull necklaces, amblypigyd necklaces, macaw keyrings, turkey vulture keyrings and a variety of wildlife education models available in my shop!

    Blue Appaloosa Studio

    I also have a Redbubble Store where you can get my artwork on a variety of items from throw pillows, to stickers to coffee mugs. Lots of different animals, including wasps and vultures!

  28. I’m Crickett, and I have 2 Etsy shops.

    Crickett’s House is for cross-stitch patterns. I’ve always loved to stitch, and when I combined it with my love of sci-fic, I discovered that other people liked my patterns. You’ll find geeky, nerdy things like Barren Fields. https://www.etsy.com/listing/196761134/barren-field-of-fks-with-people-cross?ref=shop_home_feat_3

    LasersSetToStunning is for creations from my Glowforge, a table-top laser cutter/etcher.
    You’ll find more geeky, nerdy things like this Steampunk tea candle holder. https://www.etsy.com/listing/694181873/wood-steampunk-tea-light-candle-holder?ref=shop_home_feat_1&frs=1

  29. I make jewelry out of wire and brass I color myself with amazing colors that look like enameling. I make a lot of pendants out of antique keys — keys with wings, keys sprouting leaves, keys with dragons or other mythical creatures. I also make earrings, hair clips (that also work on fabric), hair pins (that also work well as shawl or scarf pins), and metal charms decorated with Swarovski crystals in the colors of various pride flags.

    https://www.etsy.com/shop/silverowlcreations

  30. Hi! First of all, huge thanks to John for hosting this thread.
    I’m Martine, aka MaGree. Irish, living in beautiful Provence, France, I’m an avid equestrienne, but since I’ve been deemed unable to ride any more, I’ve turned to art. Animal art is my thing, trying to capture the essence of my subjects on canvas (or paper). I do pet portrait commissions but I truly love tackling a self-chosen subject – the arrogant stare of a woolly ram, the calculating gaze of a lone wolf… For Christmas, I’ve done a range of cards (go on, it’s not too late!) featuring naughty pooches, and also an optimistic little robin.
    My website is tailsfromprovence.com, but I’ve also put some of my favourite pieces on Redbubble where they make great coasters, bags, mugs, clocks, cushions, t-shirts…. basically, stuff you didn’t know you needed!
    Le Danseur/The Dancer
    I hope the picture link works…..

  31. Hi! I’m Elizabeth Adams and I’m a jeweler/silversmith/enamelist. I make hand-forged hair pins from bronze and sterling silver. They are carefully engineered to be able to hold up *any* hair type (as long as you have enough hair to put up) and I will happily take returns if they don’t work for you.
    My shop is http://nightshaderosestudio.etsy.com
    There are also blank greeting cards of some of my larger enamel illustration pieces and will soon be matted prints of the same.

    Thank you, John for hosting this list and thank all y’all for reading down this far. :)

  32. Hi! I am an illustrator based in Southern California and I create fun/funky/clever/inspiring art for all ages!
    My current series is art inspired by fortunes from fortune cookies! My matted, signed, and numbered, reproductions are great gifts. I put a great deal of thought into everything I create and I hope you’ll give my website a look! FUN FACT: I knew Scalzi “when”. We shared lots of laughs in high school.

    http://www.whimsicle.net

    http://www.laurelgracestudio.com (under construction)

    http://www.etsy.com/shop/laurelgracestudio

    Follow me on IG @laurelgracestudio where I share my process, inspirations, upcoming new projects, and shows. I am about to embark on new work to add to my “B movie poster series”!!! Happy Holidays!

  33. Seeking art work that showcases vibrant colors or fantastical landscapes? A variety of prints in a variety of mediums can be found at Shae Cooke’s Society6 storefront. All works are original concepts made by hand and prints are then made available. Within you’ll find: Alcohol Ink Abstracts and Landscapes! Watercolors, Digital Collages, and Mandalas! Commissions are also accepted and originals can occasionally be requested if available.

    https://society6.com/artsyshae

  34. Hi!
    I mostly fabricate jewelry in sterling silver and use a lot of gorgeous stones. I also do some beading, again, beautiful stones :) I have items for every budget and love making custom pieces. I’ll be adding pieces currently not listed.
    AND everything is 20% off through December 16th!

  35. Hi, I’m Rob Tomshany and somewhat to my surprise I actually have something I can mention here.A few years ago I joined a Tulsa-based folk band called Finnegan’s Awake (that’s right, not “Wake” but “Awake”), which has a new CD out called Crow in the Blackjack. While the band specializes in (more-or-less) traditional Celtic music, they have been known to explore other folk idioms as well as pop (e.g., our versions of “City of New Orleans”, “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)”, and “Sunny Afternoon”).

    I’ve put the link to the CD’s page on https://store.cdbaby.com as my webpage for this post only (in other words, click “Rob T.” above to get to it), If you’re interested in exploring further, you might check out our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/finnegansawakeband/), and there’s also a complete track from the CD on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozxub-x4esI). And if you’re in the Tulsa area, I hope you check us out!

  36. I’m the singer in a band called Spacelord. We write heavy guitar music that’s often described as a blend of 70s and 90s rock (like Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple crashed into Alice in Chains and Soundgarden). Heavy, but melodic and catchy (no growling). Most of our songs are written around genre themes: sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. We have two albums and an EP, all of which are available for download. Our latest album, Indecipher, is also available on vinyl, including in a very cool and collectible translucent blue. The heavy music loving/vinyl collecting weirdo in your family would love one! We have some kick-ass t-shirts too. And we ship worldwide!

    https://spacelordband.bandcamp.com/

  37. Well, a little different from what is posted here so far, but what the heck. I make wine in the Sierra Nevada of California, stuff that’s a little offbeat and quirkier than the usual Napa/Sonoma fare. A small yet determined little winery in the Foothills, but we do ship to many US states. If you are a first-time customer and buy at least $100 we’ll pay the shipping for you, just use coupon code SCALZIFAN at checkout. Thanks from a long-time lurker!
    https://www.twistedoak.com

  38. I’m Ealasaid – long time reader, very occasional poster. :)

    My craft is bookbinding – I do book repair and hand-bind blank journals/sketchbooks, which are for sale through my online shop here: https://the-book-roadie.square.site/

    By hand-bind, I mean I start by folding and nesting a bunch of paper, piercing it, and sewing it together to make a text block. These puppies are virtually indestructible under their pretty paper covers, thanks to traditional hand-binding techniques.

    As a bonus, I’m part of a group of makers who donate part of our sales each month to a different charity! Any orders during this week (so, before midnight Saturday night) will have 15% of the sale sent to End the Backlog. For more on the group, check out https://www.instagram.com/murderinomakers/

  39. I’m a fine art artist specializing in dance and motorcycles with a pallet devoid of color. These activities, although wildly apart, are both public and private movements. The connection between rider and machine, and dance partners is a beautiful connection that I try to capture. The originals are also for sale. and most of these prints can also be printed onto canvas. Feel free to message me through Etsy, or direct at Mapperjay AT yahoo:

    https://www.etsy.com/shop/JayBarryArt

    Thanks for looking!

  40. Hi, we electrocute wood with 12,000 volts to produce Lichtenberg figures on hand made wood items. You can see our stuff at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FrillsElectricWood

    All of our items are produced one at a time and burned by us. Food related items are finished in a food safe finish (Howards Butcher Block Conditioner). Take a look.

  41. Dye Transfer Photographic Print Sale

    I’m having an incredible sale on my inventory of dye transfer prints. The current price is a small fraction of the normal price I get for these photographs. Since I no longer do darkroom printing, availability is limited. Many photographs have already sold out, many others have only one print still unsold.

    The sale ends at noon, Friday, Pacific Standard Time. Don’t delay!

    You can read about the sale here:

    https://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2019/11/master-dye-transfer-print-sale-one-week-only.html

    You can see what is still available here:

    http://ctein.com/2019TOPDyeSale.htm

    – pax \ Ctein
    [ Please excuse any word-salad. Dragon Dictate in training! ]

  42. I am selling photos! Specifically, already-existing prints (meaning they can be shipped right away, rather than waiting for them to be produced), which are ready to hang, with no framing needed. You can see the available photos in this gallery on my site. (If you dig around in the other galleries, there are many other photos which I can have printed, in any medium and size you might want.) Most of these are “thinwraps,” with a couple printed on acrylic panels instead. Sizes range from 8×8 up to 8×16, depending on the proportions of the image in question. If you’d like to order one, you can contact me through my site.

  43. Thank you for this thread John!

    Hello everyone, I’m carlydraws, freelance illustrator. I create colourful, dramatic art inspired by myth, magic, nature and science. High quality prints and cards of my work are available here:

    https://www.inprnt.com/gallery/carlydraws/

    And you can check out more of my work at carlydraws.com, or on twitter at @carlydraws.

    Happy Christmas to all! :-)

  44. I’m Paul, a singer/songwriter from Florida. Well, *from* Ohio. But *in* Florida for many years. All of that is probably not super important.

    Anyway.

    This is a Christmas song, or a Christmas-time song at least. It’s a sardonic, melancholy power-pop thing, recorded to benefit an absolutely *amazing* organization, The Haven For Children. All proceeds go to The Haven, helping to house, clothe and feed abused and neglected children. Seriously, these people are super heroes.

    It’s available in all the usual places, including pay-what-you-will at Bandcamp. Details, links, etc. can be found here:

    It Almost Seems Like Christmas

  45. Terri, one half of Geek Calligraphy.

    We sell geeky art for your wall, as well as stickers and coloring pages. A number of our prints are licensed works based on various SF/F books you may have heard of, including the Hugo winning novel The Calculating Stars, Marie Brennan’s Natural History of Dragons and Anathem by Neal Stephenson.

    All of our art ships matted and ready to frame or hang as is.

    Check us out at http://www.geekcalligraphy.com

  46. Thank you John!

    Friends, I’m Robert McMahan, a New York City winter landscape photographer. How’s that for specializing? I’m in my 18th season of creating beautiful hand mounted photo greeting cards made from my mostly New York City themed winter scenes. Many of my images do translate well beyond the big city too. I hope you’ll take a look, and even consider having me create the perfect custom holiday card for you:

    https://www.mcmahanphoto.com/greeting-cards-christmas—winter.html

  47. Buy gorgeous jewelry, help the planet, help women…

    I’m Jo, and I work at a Fair Trade business in Jordan. Our artisans (all women) make jewelry and accessories from recycled products, while earning an income to help their families. I collaborate with the lead artisans on the design work, and I’m really proud of what I do.

    https://greencreations.org/

  48. Hello, I’m Tim Yeager, a photographer in Southern California. I sell art prints of my work printed on either matte art print paper or canvas. My photos range from landscapes to macro photos to the abstract. If you are interested in any of the photos in my art print shop, you can order directly through my site or email me for an order, quote or any questions.

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  49. I am a wildlife chinese brush painter. I work on rice paper with traditional materials. I am selling cards and rice paper prints with my own paintings.

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