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Elevate is a registered non-profit that exists to create meaningful opportunities through everyday goods. Handmade in India, each piece is ethically and sustainably sourced by artisans who received Elevate’s first small business loan. Every purchase supports small business creation in over 8 countries for people who need them most.

Be Wee

We create unique artisanal gifts that beautifully encourage. Our leather bracelets wrap God’s words around your wrist as an ever-present reminder of His promises. Our home fragrance line will brighten both a room and your spirits; curated gift boxes are certain to deliver joy. See more in our Etsy shop!

Eleventh Candle Co.

Divine smelling soy candles, wax melts, and room sprays handcrafted by survivors of human trafficking, exploitation, abuse, and addiction.

Irene & Co

Irene & Co specializes in gorgeous, limited edition all natural candles & soaps. Our upscaled soaps are a combination of sophisticated swirls and patterns w/ all natural & organic ingredients. Candles are poured using vegan coconut wax w/ unusual top garnishes. The finest quality fragrances/essential oils are sourced.

Jam & Bread Co.

Elegant and bespoke pottery for home and holiday.

Indego Africa

Indego Africa is a non-profit organization that supports the integrity of handmade goods and creates opportunities for women artisans. We partner with 1,200+ artisan and refugee women in Rwanda and Ghana to sell products that are handcrafted with care in Africa—combining traditional techniques, local materials, and unique artisanal skills.

Scoutberry Shop

Scoutberry Shop is the perfect place for handmade state themed items for you or to gift as something thoughtful and personal for your loved one! Each unique item is hand crafted using fabric appliqués and stitching & can be customized based on the state and fabric of your choice.

House of Grace Jewelry

Meaningful + Modern Faith-filled + Fresh Layered + Lovely Jewelry that is stylish and shows our love for Jesus…yes, please! Our jewelry is designed to inspire, encourage and share God’s love and truth with each piece rooted in scripture. We also offer hand-poured, soy candles featuring bible verses.

Wholehearted Home

Encouraging words for your home and heart with a minimal/simple aesthetic. Ready-made or customizable!

Modern ornament

Specializing in modern home decor and lifestyle gifts, Modern Ornament is an online boutique store of unique home goods and lifestyle products with a modern and global aesthetic that help you express your own personal style.


Handmade leather goods to inspire women seeking Christ in their everyday lives. I design and make each product myself, with intention to not only create beautiful and functional pieces, but tie in a little bit of Gods truth in each one.

Hints for Prayerful...Pause

A purveyor of faith-minded jewelry and home decor goods meant to catch the eye throughout the day—goods designed as “hints” to take pause… be mindful… check-in… ask for guidance… express gratitude… pray! The flagship ‘Thou Art with Me’ bracelet is a customer favorite and beloved by all!

Bee Joyful

All-natural beeswax products for healthier, more joyful skin. Each soap and balm is handmade using only natural ingredients like beeswax and honey, and mildly scented with essential oils. Bee Joyful soaps and balms are excellent for dry or sensitive skin and perfect for helping you stay clean and healthy.

Potter & Clay

Potter & Clay is an online Christian yoga studio.

My Trusted Treasures

We are a small shop that makes wood signs for home decor. We have been truly blessed to be invited into so many wonderful life occasions by our amazing customers over the last five years. We offer custom signs as well…perfect for gift giving! Come hang out for awhile!


Handcrafted organic skincare, made with real ingredients. French for the word real, VRAIE, makes small batch All Natural Deodorant and Cleansing Make-Up Remover. All products are non-toxic, vegan, cruelty-free, and embrace sustainability.


Discover beautiful, wild crafted cleansing and lotion bars saturated with essential oils, herbs and wildflowers! Your Mighty In Good gift of luxury will be the yummiest smelling under the tree! We even have a Man Method for the gents in your life!

Libete Made In Haiti

These products tell a miraculous story of how God makes all things new. Made by Haitian women who formerly worked in brothel prostitution, 100% of your purchase provides dignity and freedom in their new life outside the brothel.

Gingham Apron

The Gathering Table follows a family through a year of gatherings that strengthen relationships, establish traditions, and showcase God’s gift of great food. With complete menus, devotional readings, prayers, and inspiring ideas for everything from family gatherings to larger events, this book will become your go-to resource for enjoying life–together!

Basha Boutique

Basha Boutique provides work and training to women escaping trafficking and abuse in Bangladesh. Quality, beautiful goods hand made from sari cloth or base metals provide sustainable, dignified wages for women at risk. Their products can be found in the US through various retailers, including Open River Imports.

Softline Design

Softline Design was founded in 2016 and is known through open markets and online shopping. The goal is to bring you traditional Turkish towels that are absorbent and dry quickly, hand-made soaps from Istanbul with an olive-oil base and natural ingredients,, and olive wood decorations made by Syrian refugees.


I create hand painted signs and gifts that reflect God’s heart and His truth to us. My products come on wood, canvas and paper.

Galilee Life LLC

Galilee Life is a Christian platform that houses products from different vendors in the handmade, fashion and digital niches. Galilee Life was founded in 2018 with the hope to build a holistic community that prays over each other’s businesses and encourages one another along the way.

Ruth's Red House Crafts

I am a writer who needs to think sometimes. I sew quilts and make all other sorts of assorted crafts. I love special orders if you see something you almost like, just me a message and we’ll work together to make it perfect. Great gift ideas for everyone!


Give the Gift of Love and Connection this Christmas! Love and connection. We all need it! Whether the girl on your wishlist is 8 or 88, give her intentional gifts of love, connection, and engagement. Share the #1 thing she needs to hear this Christmas season: you are LOVED.

New Mercies for Moms

Keep God’s Word in view with our 5×7 devotional cards! The front displays a beautifully hand-lettered Bible verse while the back features a mama-focused devotion, related Scriptures, and questions to inspire application and meditation throughout the week. This set of six cards comes with a hand-crafted wooden stand.

Space Cadet Soaps

Fanciful handmade soaps, herbal skin salve (I call it “a medicine cabinet in a jar”), poison ivy tonic (to heal and relief), natural bug spray (made with essential oils, rather than chemicals), and luxurious beard oil.


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