As a professional product photographer, I have the opportunity to work with small businesses that offer unique products and services.

For the past two years, I have been sharing these unique handmade finds with you so you can give handmade gifts for everyone on your list.

You know... gifts with meaning.

If you are looking for the perfect gift while supporting small businesses , check the list I have curated with unique christmas gift ideas.

Also, take the #SHOPSMALL CHALLENGE this holiday season

Commit to purchase three items off your holiday shopping list from your favorite local stores and from small businesses!

#ShopSmall | #ShopLocal | #ShopCoralGables

Ben and Giules

Ben & Giules is my absolute favorite store.

Every piece is hand-crafted, artisanal and sustainable, and items come from all over the world helping support indigenous communities and also local artists and small businesses.

If you want to buy unique gifts for your loved ones or for yourself, this is the right place.

Veranda Plants and Gifts

Plant nursery in Coral Gables, Florida

This is a hidden gem of Coral Gables.

This local nursery has beautiful plants, and the owner is so caring and kind!

10/10 would recommend buying your plants and gifts here!

Say hi to Erika and Frankie from me.

and now, check these unique finds for the special people on your Christmas list

On Cloud 9

 handmade luxury items

Unique & distinctive decorative pillows and curated textiles for the home

Ten Thousand Dandelions

Statement Accessories for the Urban Traveler

Colorful Knits, Silk Scarves & Jewelry


Lene Nicole Candle Company

Every candle is crafted, poured, and packaged by hand in the smallest quantities to ensure the best craftsmanship possible.

My absolute favorite is Sex, Slow Jams and Wine but they are all incredibly good.

I am a candleholic. I l ove candles and I have bought many over the years. "Sex, slow jams, and wine", by Lene Nicole, is on the top of my list. Love how it lingers in the room. It is so sexy and otherworldly. Totally recommend it for candle-lovers like me.

Authenticality Co.

Self love + self care, elevated.

Love yourself. Love your space. Love ACO.

Their collection of luxury candles and body products inspires deeper levels of self care. Each blend is natural + plant-based because you should never be in a toxic relationship with your products.


Candles crafted with renewable plant-based waxes and wick and poured into a reusable glass tumbler, our premium soy + coconut wax candles coordinate with our soaps and lotions and are great for everyday use.

Terra Bru

Terra Bru is a warm, slightly bitter, beverage that gives the hint of coffee - a perfect comforting drink for the morning or throughout the day. It is formulated to give you a boost of energy while also improving function by supporting the body’s cellular metabolism, decreasing inflammation, improving digestion, increasing focus and concentration, plus so much more.

Boost your energy and focus without the crash.

Lauren Janee Co.

The LJ and Co Shop

Self-expression that makes a statement.

My favorite are these Schitt's Creek inspired earrings

Dani Barbe

Each luxe piece of jewelry has been made by hand in small batches, with mindfully sourced stones and recycled metals. Our jewelry is designed to become a part of your story — where you came from, where you want to be, and a reminder of the magical world we live in.


Stunning sterling silver jewelry at affordable prices

Marcy Cheary

Pieces created for the woman who lives a whimsical and stylish life. Each piece was inspired by the glamorous life of yesteryear.

Image Restoration

Jenny wants to preserve her family history.

Jenny sends me these "old treasures" for me to restore.

We make magic.

Be like Jenny!

Surprise everyone by saving the memories of your family!

See more of my photo restoration services.

Photo Session with Odette Photo+Art

Give the gift of memories!

Buy a session or a gift card for a session with Odette Photo+Art.

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