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    Just 28 Wonderful Things From Small Businesses You’ll Want To Treat Yourself To This Spring

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    1. A geometric vase for the coolest way to display flowers (both fresh and faux) in springtime and beyond. 

    pink wave vase and red flower vase
    LightShadowArt / Etsy

    LightShadowArt is woman-owned and based in New Zealand. It sells unique and colorful home decor pieces that'll brighten up your living space!

    Promising review: "Love these vases so much. They added an amazing pop of color to my living room. OBSESSED!" —Juliana Cordélia

    Get it from LightShadowArt on Etsy for $49.50 (available in five styles).

    2. An assortment of stuffed vegan cookies bound to make your taste buds super happy. Cookies filled with gooey Nutella, cookie butter, and peanut butter? I'll take 100 of each please and thank you!

    peanut butter stuffed chocolate cookies
    s'mores cookies
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    Gem Bakery is based in New York and sells cookies made with plant-based ingredients that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. And if stuffed cookies aren't your thing (gasp!), it's all good because they also offer flavors like s'mores, chocolate chip, and oatmeal raisin. 

    Shop the cookies from Gem Bakery starting at $20.

    3. A customizable cold drink cup for anyone who's a proud member of the class of 2022. Whether you're buying this for yourself or for a loved one, it's the perfect way to celebrate a big achievement and stay caffeinated.  

    person holding class off 2022 customizable starbucks cup that reads ashley on it
    SoCarolina Creations / Etsy

    SoCarolina Creations is based in Lexington, South Carolina and sells adorable personalized gifts!

    Promising review: "Very happy. The cup is adorable and exactly as pictured. Would purchase again." —mary hansen

    Get it from SoCarolina Creations on Etsy for $15.95 (available in various logo and font colors).

    4. A flower bouquet subscription because colorful, bright, and fresh flowers are a delight any time of year, but especially in the spring!

    box containing a flower bouquet
    model holding a flower bouquet
    The Send

    Fresh Sends is based in Denver, Colorado and sends a wonderful assortment of flowers in each bouquet. You won't be able to see the exact bouquet you're ordering, but you can head over to their Instagram to get an idea of what it may look like! Want fresh flowers but don't want to commit to a subscription? No worries! There's a one-time purchase option available, too!

    Get it from Fresh Sends starting at $54+ for a subscription or $60+ for a one-time purchase.

    5. Or some felt flowers if you're someone who would love a bouquet but want a maintenance-free option that'll last forever instead!

    model holding felt flower bouquet
    model holding a different flower bouquet
    Sassy Frass Petals / Etsy

    Sassy Frass Petals sells a pretty assortment of felt and paper flowers! Plus, this shop allows you to build your own bouquet. Just take a look at the various felt flowers they have to offer on the listing and let them know which ones you'd like to order! 

    Promising review: "This was part of a baby shower gift for a little baby girl. It was the perfect compliment to it. Absolutely love the quality, appearance, packaging, and the responsiveness of the seller. Will absolutely buy again — this time for me!" —Taylor Campbell

    Get it from Sassy Frass Petals on Etsy starting at $4.25.

    6. A Nespresso pod holder you can mount underneath a cabinet or on a wall to help keep your pods neat and orderly. 

    the pod holder mounted underneath a cabinet but over a coffee maker
    the pod holder mounted to the inside of a cabinet
    Dr. Prints A Lot / Etsy

    Dr. Prints A Lot is based in Detroit and sells 3D-printed goods that'll help keep your home more organized!

    Promising review: "These Nespresso holders come in SO handy! They keep me from cluttering up the counters and keep my pods hidden!" —Casey Kimball

    Get it from Dr. Prints A Lot on Etsy for $10 (available in 16 colors).

    7. An essential oil car diffuser so you can treat yourself and your vehicle to an adorable little piece of decor that smells yummy! 

    assorted colors of car diffusers
    Lynn&Gray / Etsy

    I do want to note that these come unscented so you may wanna add some essential oils to your purchase as well. Check out this set of 18 from Zavbe on Etsy for $24.99

    Lynn&Gray is woman-owned and based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. They sell all-natural simple syrups, spices, and essential oil diffusers.

    Promising review: "Wow! These are so cute! I added a couple of drops of my favorite oil blend and it’s stayed so fragrant in my car for hours. I love it!" —etelhami

    Get it from Lynn&Gray on Etsy for $10 (available in 11 colors).

    8. A pick-and-peel stone kit to help keep fidgety hands busy. All you do is apply the filler solution to the stone and then use the provided tool to pick away at it whenever you need a mindless activity to focus your energy on.

    stone covered in filler next to bottle of filler
    Pick 'N Peel Stones / Etsy

    Pick 'N Peel Stones is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and sells this kit as well as the individual items in case you need another picking hook or more filler. 

    Promising review: "I’m obsessed with this. I’m a therapist and I work a lot with clients who skin pick and this is a great replacement." —Betsy Harris

    Get it from Pick 'N Peel Stones on Etsy for $29.99.

    9. A DIY bath bomb kit so you can create your very own bath bombs and then use them for the most rewarding bath experience EVER!

    the diy bath bomb kit
    Amazon

    Urban Kangaroo is woman-owned and sells DIY beauty and personal care kits. This kit comes with food-grade citric acid, baking soda, and Himalayan salt, essential oil blends, grapeseed oil, a spray bottle, aluminum bath bomb molds, bath bomb stickers and wrapping paper, and step-by-step instructions. Yields about 15 bath bombs!

    Promising review: "I really enjoyed this product. They use good ingredients that don't dry out your skin. This was a fun way to spend an afternoon and I look forward to trying other DIY products from this company. I would recommend this to family and friends!" —jewell getson

    Get it from Urban Kangaroo on Amazon for $39.95.

    10. A personalized water bottle to keep your hot drinks hot for 24 hours and your cold drinks cold for 12 hours. It's bound to put all of your other reusable water bottles to shame.

    various water bottles with different text in different fonts
    Amazon

    Factory eNova is based in California and sells customized products featuring laser cutting and engraving. 

    Promising review: "Beautiful work! My daughter really loved the personalization. Awesome quality. Would make a lovely gift." —G.S.K.

    Get it from Factory eNova on Amazon Handmade for $34.99 (20 design styles and 11 colors).

    11. A eucalyptus and lavender shower/bath pouch that'll help give you a spa experience right from the comfort of home. These may also help provide some relief from colds, congestion, and stress.

    a pouch filled with eucalyptus and lavender hanging on a shower nozzle
    Eucalyptus Blooms / Etsy

    Eucalyptus Blooms is an Etsy shop based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

    Promising review: "Not only does these enhance my shower experience, but my whole bathroom smells nice all the time!" —Edward

    Get it from Eucalyptus Blooms on Etsy for $12.74/three pouches or $16.49/five pouches.

    12. A customizable book art print so you can show off the best of the best from Goodreads' annual reading challenges. 

    horizontal print of books in a black frame
    vertical print of books in a white frame
    Ideal Bookshelf

    Ideal Bookshelf is based in Maui, Hawaii and sells all sorts of wonderful goods any bookworm will enjoy. 

    Promising review: "My print was even better than I’d hoped! The art is absolutely beautiful and the print and frame are both very high quality. I couldn’t be happier with it and have recommended it to friends. The person I gifted it to absolutely loved it. It also arrived even faster than I expected, which was great because I couldn’t wait." —Emily

    Get it from Ideal Bookshelf for $105+ (available in various sizes and styles).

    13. A worry ring that doubles as a pretty accessory and a fidget toy you'll be glad to have on hand (literally) in restless moments.

    person wearing ring
    various rings in different colors
    Amazon

    JulieAnn Jewelry is based in Pennsylvania and sells handcrafted rings.

    Promising review: "I bought this ring because I was picking my fingers raw. Rolling the balls is so soothing, and I’ve told all of my friends about this ring!!" —cris18

    Get it from JulieAnn Jewelry on Amazon Handmade for $24.95.

    14. A wonderful mug featuring a quote from the queen of iconic phrases — Stefani Germanotta aka Lady Gaga — so you can think of that hilarious moment every morning as you sip your coffee. 

    model holding white mug with black handle and text that reads i've switch baristas in pink on it
    Hollaback Cards / Etsy

    Hollaback Cards is based in Miami, Florida and offers a fun assortment of cards, magnets, stickers, and mugs that pop culture fanatics will absolutely love.

    Promising review: "Love it! I knew as soon as I heard Gaga say this that I needed it on a coffee cup." —Leigh Herr

    Get it from Hollaback Cards on Etsy for $19.50.

    15. A sampler pack of canned mixers perfect for enjoying with your favorite spirits (both alcoholic and nonalcoholic) or by themselves as a refreshing beverage. 

    writer's can of hibiscus and pomegranate AVEC next to a red cocktail garnished with orange
    writer's can of ginger avec next to ritual whiskey alternative, lyre's amaretto alternative, and a cocktail garnished with a lime wheel
    Rachel Dunkel / BuzzFeed

    Avec is Black woman-owned and sells these delicious canned mixers made with real juice and natural botanicals.  This set comes with three of each of the following flavors: Jalapeño & Blood Orange, Ginger, Hibiscus & Pomegranate, Grapefruit & Pomelo, and Yuzu & Lime. 

    Promising review: "I did not expect to be blown away by canned mixers, yet here I am! Avec's drinks taste so fresh, it's hard NOT to make that 'ahhhh' sound you do after you have a tasty beverage after every single sip. Their flavors are classic, but all have a fun, modern twist. For example, I expected their 'Ginger' flavor to remind me of normal ginger beer, but inspired by Jamaican Ginger Beer, they combined ginger with pineapple juice, lime, and all-spice to make a perfect drink that blows run of the mill, sickly sweet, bottled ginger beer out of the water. I tried The Sampler and loved every single flavor. Avec is lightly carbonated, lightly sweet, and every flavor truly tastes so thoughtful. I actually don't drink anymore, but I consider myself a nonalcoholic cocktail connoisseur, and combining Avec with my favorite NA spirits like Monday gin, Ritual tequila, or any Lyre's flavor has never NOT been a home run. I haven't always been alcohol-free though, so I can also confidently say these would make equally incredible mixers for actual spirits. If you're looking to up your at-home cocktail game without busting out the juicer and making a ton of extra work for yourself, Avec is for you." Rachel Dunkel

    Get The Sampler pack from Avec for $45.

    16. car air freshener that'll keep your car smelling delicious, and most importantly, will ensure that Mr. Harry Styles is always a passenger in your vehicle.

    a picture of buzzfeed editor samantha wieder's harry styles air freshener hanging in her car
    Samantha Wieder / BuzzFeed

    Gifts By Ells is based in Whiteley, United Kingdom and sells pop culture-inspired air fresheners, mugs, coasters, and and mousepads. 

    To say I am a Harry Styles fan would be a severe understatement. Did I go to Love On Tour four times? You bet I did. When I saw this air freshener on Etsy, I knew I had to buy it. I didn't even care if it would smell good or not, I just needed a beautiful illustration of Harry Styles to decorate my car. This is probably one of my favorite little purchases I've ever made for myself. For starters, it's always a talking point whenever I have friends in the car — even people who aren't fans of Harry think it's great. Plus, it really does smell so good. I got the sandalwood vanilla scent and I highly recommend it. Since ordering the one in the picture above, I ordered a second one from the same shop, and I think I'm ready to purchase a third soon — I kinda wanna own all of them, that's how much I love these air fresheners (and Harry, obvs). 

    Get it from Gifts By Ells on Etsy for $6.16 (available in various scents).

    17. An old English birthdate necklace so you can rep your birth year in the coolest way possible.

    a gold 1994 necklace
    Ten Wilde

    Where are my fellow 1994 babes at?! Ten Wilde is a Black woman-owned business based in LA that sells a fabulous array of jewelry. 

    Get it from Ten Wilde for $42

    18. An iced coffee candle if you're someone who knows the best part of warm weather is the official return of iced coffee szn (but like, you're obvs drinking it year round).

    two different sizes of iced coffee candles
    CoolKz / Etsy

    Yes, I drink iced coffee in single digit temps and negative wind chill, but now that's it's warm, I can drink it without getting judgmental looks! CoolKz is based in California and sells super cute candles and other fun gifts.

    Promising review: "This looks and smells absolutely amazing!! The shipping was incredibly fast on the candle and it was amazingly well-packed so it never got damaged at all!!!!" —Rachael Trudeau-Del Valle

    Get it from CoolKz on Etsy for $23.99+ (available in three styles).

    19. A set of ~groovy~ nail stickers for embellishing a DIY manicure this spring with smiley faces, rainbows, flowers, and peace signs. 

    pack of groovy nail stickers
    model wearing nail stickers on manicured nails
    Deco Miami / Etsy

    Deco Miami is based in New York and sells a ridiculously fun assortment of themed nail stickers. P.S. — if you're a Taylor Swift fan like me, then the disco balls in this particular sticker pack are the perfect way to channel your inner mirrorball. 

    Promising review: "Did I buy these for the mirrorballs? Absolutely, but I fell in love with the rest of the designs, too! These stickers are incredible quality!" —Marianna 

    Get them from Deco Miami on Etsy for $10.

    20. An emergency snack pouch you simply fill with your favorite salty and/or sweet noms and keep on hand at all times. It's very important to bring snacks with you wherever you go and even more important that they have their own designated spot. 

    zipper pouch labeled
    Alphabet Bags / Etsy

    Alphabet Bags is a family-owned business based in Saffron Walden, United Kingdom. They sell a cool mix of bags, shirts, pins, and more!

    Get it from Alphabet Bags on Etsy for $23.95.

    21. A Meredith Blake enamel pin for decorating your bags, jackets, and more with everyone's favorite villain.*

    an enamel pin of meredith blake from the parent trap
    Away Message / Etsy

    *Listen! Meredith was a successful businesswoman and Hallie and Annie were out to get her from the start. While she's *technically* the movie's villain, the twins did villainize her more than she did them. Anyways! Away Message is based in Dover, New Hampshire and sells so many more awesome enamel pins you'll want to buy ASAP!

    Get it from Away Message on Etsy for $10.

    22. A custom name case to keep your AirPods safe in the most stylish way possible. Plus, you won't have to worry about someone mistaking your case and thinking it belongs to them (unless they have the same case and the same name as you).  

    person holding case that reads jocelyn on it
    Amazon

    Marblefy sells classic marble and simple modern cases for AirPods, iPhones, Kindles, Apple Watches, and more!

    Promising review: "I have misplaced my AirPods so many times that I deemed myself too irresponsible to not have them attached to my keys. This was perfect! My name has an é, and it arrived with the correct spelling to my surprise." —RKron

    Get it from marblefy for $13.99+ (available in three colors).

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