Holiday Gifts For Everyone on Your List from San Francisco Etsy Shops

|November 22, 2017

Etsy is the home of creative entrepreneurship. And with an office right here in San Francisco, we have a little extra pride for their #ShopSmall platform.

This holiday season, we want you to have the opportunity to support local makers and artists, too! We rounded up a few of our favorite Bay Area shops with the perfect gifts for everyone in your life — whether they have a passion for coffee or a love for fashion.

For even more gift ideas, peruse our other Etsy guides: Must-Have Home Decor from Local San Francisco Etsy Shops and 14 Local Etsy Makers We Love | Valentine’s Day Gift Guide For Him + Her.

Jump ahead:

The Home Designer | The Fashion AficionadoThe Tech-ObsessedThe Pet LoverThe Coffee DrinkerThe Spirits SipperThe Cozy Connoisseur


The Home Designer


Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: 4″ Natural Canvas Hanging Planter in Maroon Stripe

Holiday Gift Guide Shop Local Etsy Shop San Francisco

Photo courtesy of GOOD COMPANY WARES

Every Southwestern and South American-inspired item from GOOD COMPANY WARES is designed and handcrafted right in the San Jose studio. Owner, creator and designer Akiko Oguchi was born and raised in Japan and traveled throughout the world gathering knowledge, passion and experience in various cultures to motivate each creation.

Hue Home

Etsy shop | Instagram

Perfect gift: Printable Be Our Guest Wifi Password Sign

Owner and designer Tory Casey crafts stylish gifts, prints, throw pillows and statement mugs perfect for any gift-giving occasion. Your home will be Instagram-worthy with any one of these prints, posters, mugs, pillows or creative WiFi password signs!

Find even more home design gifts in our blog post, Must-Have Home Decor from Local San Francisco Etsy Shops!

The Fashion Aficionado   


Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: Infinity Scarf in Buffalo Plaid and Grey

Holiday Gift Guide Shop Local Etsy Shop San Francisco

Photo courtesy of SewMoe and Nicole McConville

Though this shop began during the summer of 2004 in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, SewMoe and creator Moe Donnelly now live in San Francisco. Moe creates garments made to order, one-at-a-time, with durability and longevity in mind based on seasonal collections designed by the artist herself. Check out her Facebook for outfit inspo!

Copper and Qualia

Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: Anzali Tote Backpack in Terra Cotta

Paul Long and Golbanou Moghaddas founded Copper and Qualia to share their passions and the useful items they were creating for themselves. Using Paul’s knowledge of mechanical engineering and Golbanou’s extensive experience in illustration, communication design and printmaking, they craft each simple and chic bag by hand.

Spicer Bags

Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: Signature Tote in Black Cork Dots

Spicer Bags Etsy Shop San Francisco

Photo courtesy of Spicer Bags and Kyle London Photography

With a focus on quality workmanship, contemporary design and durability, Spicer Bags was founded in 2000 in San Francisco. Using innovative and eco-friendly materials like cork fabric, mother-daughter team Bonnie Gemmell and Sarah Stanley design and create each piece in America with American-made materials. Swoon over the newest designs on Facebook and Instagram!

Uncut Standards

Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: The Groomsman Survival Kit

Every man with a mustache or beard knows the most important fashion accessory is carefully crafted facial hair. Out of San Francisco, the two man team running Uncut Standards sources raw and organic ingredients to create each and every affordable, sustainable product in the shop. And their products are so moisturizing, they recommend dry shaving with their products so you can save time and water! Find more information on the team and on dry shaving on their blog.

The Tech-Obsessed

City by the Bay Custom

Etsy shop

Perfect gift: Bamboo Ultra Charging Station with 6-Outlet Power Strip

Holiday Gift Guide Shop Local Etsy Shop San Francisco

Photo courtesy of City by the Bay Custom

Based in the heart of downtown San Francisco, City By The Bay Custom creates personalized products for the home — including dozens of engraved tech organizers! In addition to monogrammed towels, a customized hair styling station and other useful gifts, we think their bamboo and leather encased chargers and docks would be perfect for the tech geek in your life!

Fossil Faux Studios

Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: Frosted Ice Groove iPad/Tablet Stand

Groove Etsy Shop San Francisco

Photo courtesy of Fossil Faux Studios

In an effort to replicate the look of naturally occurring amber, Marcia Stuermer of Fossil Faux Studios made her first artistic pieces for the shop in 1996. The innovative device stands she began making much later were inspired by her own needs; thus, she created a stand of resin with the perfect angle and a depression to access the home button on each iPad, tablet or smartphone. See all her tech items on the dedicated Groove website.

The Pet Lover


Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: Namast’ay Home With My Dog Shirt

Pet owners love anything that reminds them of their furry BFFs and BLISS by PRINTS has plenty of perfect gifts. Dogs, cats and dragons are all represented! With prints for the home, cozy mugs, sweaters and much more, you might just find something in this shop for everyone on your list!

Mutt Cosmetics

Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: Dog Bath Kit

Mutt Cosmetics Etsy Shop San Francisco

Photo courtesy of Mutt Cosmetics

These handmade, vegan and cruelty-free dog bath products are formulated with your pup in mind. Developed in mid-2016 after the founders rescued their Bulldog, Basset Hound and Corgi mix Snow, they design each and every Mutt Cosmetics product to meet the sustainable pet care needs they weren’t finding in regular shops. Learn more about their story on the website!

Rex and Bandon

Etsy shop

Perfect gift: Laminated Cotton Dog Treat Bag with Pocket

Holiday Gift Guide Shop Local Etsy Shop San Francisco

Photo courtesy of Rex and Bandon

The stylish, handmade pet accessories from Rex and Bandon make owning a pet even more fun. You can get treat bags, poop bag dispensers, and training accessories that can carry treats, tools, your phone and more! Up your style game and your treat game at the same time.

The Coffee (and Tea!) Drinker

Gradient Matter

Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: Pour Over Coffee Brewing Stand for Two Drippers

Gradient Matter Etsy Shop San Francisco

Photo courtesy of Gradient Matter

Whether you’re a home designer or a coffee drinker, Gradient Matter has the perfect gift — including a combination of the two, a Geometrical Branching Coffee Table! Founded by Andrei Hakhovich, the emerging, ideas-driven, mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary design stu­dio uses local woods, organic oils and modern magic to piece together each functional work of art.

Sven Ceramics

Etsy shop | Facebook

Perfect gift: Tall Faceted Mug or Tumbler in Metallic Green

In the spring of 2015, Sven Jobe and Mallie Testerman took the leap, quit their jobs and began their very own ceramics company: Sven Ceramics. This passionate team of two creates functional art for the kitchen as well as art with no purpose other than to be looked at and enjoyed. We love the rustic look and feel of these stylish dishes, especially the coffee-ready mugs.

The Other Labs

Etsy shop | Facebook

Perfect gift: Tea Buddy™ Fox Tea Infuser

Holiday Gift Guide Shop Local Etsy Shop San Francisco Tea

Photo courtesy of The Other Labs

The charming Tea Buddies from The Other Labs will delight every tea drinker in your life, especially if your tea drinker is also a pet lover! Owner and creator Olya offers infusers in dinosaur shapes, giraffes, dogs, cats and even an unikitty. See them all in the shop.

The Spirits Sipper

Libation Lab

Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: DIY Cocktail Bitters Kit in Chocolate

Libation Lab Etsy Shop San Francisco

Photo courtesy of Libation Lab

Owner and designer Quinn describes himself as one guy from Vermont, living in San Francisco, making stuff in his spare time. In his shop, you’ll find mixology kits for your own creations, bar tools and engraved bottles, glasses and cans. Any item would make the perfect gift for the cocktail lover in your life!

Candy Cake Weddings

Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: Personalized Brewery Company Beer Growler and Pint Glass Set

Candy Cake Weddings has the perfect gift set or item for all of your wedding, party and gift-giving needs. And their barware and glassware section is perfect for cocktail mixers and wine sippers! Personalized with names or initials, this is a gift that will stand the test of time.

The Cozy Connoisseur  


Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: Large Hand Woven Textural Blanket

Morgan Hale softgrid Etsy Shop San Francisco

Photo courtesy of softgrid

There’s nothing cozier than a handwoven blanket on a foggy San Francisco morning. Fiber Boss Morgan Hale creates every pin, wall hanging, tea towel, bandana, pillow and blanket for her San Francisco shop with a modern, minimalist aesthetic in mind. Whether you’re a knitter yourself or just a fan of comfort, you can see it all in the shop!


Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: Chunky Knit Scarf in Pumpkin

Yoanna is the knit master behind IOCHI, designing stylish scarves, hats and blankets with comfort in mind. You can find even more cozy clothing, accessories and projects on the website!

Anisa Jahan

Etsy shop | Website

Perfect gift: Tahoe Blue Hat

Holiday Gift Guide Shop Local Etsy Shop San Francisco

Photo courtesy of Anisa Jahan and Alex Orozco

Based in San Francisco, Anisa Ali’s homemade knitted goods are inspired by nature — whether it’s an Alaskan Moose Hat or a Tulip Festival Cowl. Get a knitted gift for everyone on your list and cozy up for the San Francisco winter!

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