With an emphasis on easy and fun, jewelry-maker and shop owner Sarah Shaw shares five tips for DIY enthusiasts thinking about handmade holiday gift ideas. If you can tie a knot, you can make some wildly successful, very affordable lasting creations that will be cherished by the recipient.
While you don’t want to place bets on a white Christmas in San Francisco, you cannot lose by betting on stocking stuffer ideas from independent retailers around the city. We’ve selected a few from Downtown to Dogpatch and from the Inner Sunset to the Inner Richmond.
Shop local and make up your own themed gift baskets for the holidays.
If you’re looking for something special to wear for festive December occasions and New Year’s parties to bid adieu to 2014, this list of independent dress shops around the Bay Area ensures that you won’t see your outfit coming and going.
Camping out at the mall through pre-dawn opening hours to snag the Black Friday discounts on blenders and televisions at the big box stores isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Do remember our small independent retailers and SFMade while you’re out there.
Read on for some hostess gift ideas from party planner Samantha Spector of San Francisco-based Milk and Honey Special Events.
Buyers will enjoy searching for the treasures to be found at these five best consignment stores in San Francisco.
Check out this list of the best San Francisco piercing studios, which have years of solid experience, strong reputations and strict compliance with the 2012 Safe Body Art Act.
These five tattoo parlors get consistently high marks from their customers. After all, it’s important to be choosey and find a skilled artist who uses the needle as gently as a brush and your skin as a precious blank canvas.
Get your noggin outfitted with hats from these Bay Area shops.