Here are a few little roundups of some sweet gift ideas. Some of these things I own and love and others I’ve been admiring. I think unwrapping any of these would surely get a smile from your friends and loved ones. Or YOU for that matter! If you are looking to treat yourself for the holidays, you might find some prizes here for lovely, wonderful you. ♥
YAY! The BLACK MAGIC handmade and vintage market is happening at The Cleaners at Ace Hotel this Friday, November 29. The lineup of designers and shops is fantastic: Better Late Than Never, OLO Fragrance, Tiro Tiro, Portland Apothecary, Yo! Vintage, Crazy Wind, Boet, AK Vintage, Sword + Fern and Winnow NYC. Ten super shops all under one roof with dreamy jewelry, clothing, fragrance and apothecary items. MORE INFO + SHOP PROFILES.
▵ BLACK MAGIC ▵ FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29 ▵ 11AM–6PM ▵ 403 SW 10TH AVE ▵
■ LITTLE BOXES ■ FRI. NOV 29TH + Sat. NOV 30TH ■ 10AM–7PM ■ ALL OVER PORTLAND ■
So, Little Boxes is pretty huge this year! The sweet city-wide holiday shopping event is happening from 10AM–7PM on both this Black Friday, November 29 AND Small Business Saturday, November 30, and approximately 1 bazillion amazing local retailers (give or take a dozen) are participating this year. There will be gifts, clothing, jewelry, accessories, shoes, pet supplies, paper goods, wine, bikes, housewares, gardening, craft supplies and more. Everyone will be offering at least 10% OFF and each shop can get you entered in a mega raffle for crazy amazing prizes. The more purchases you make and places you shop–the more entries you’ll get towards winning the treasure trove! AND you win by shopping local, of course. Plus, a number of shops will be serving up cider, bubbly, treats and love.
➔ MORE PDX BLACK FRIDAY FUN
♡ On Black Friday, November 29, stop by the Black Magic PDX Holiday Sale at The Cleaners at Ace Hotel! Wonderful designers and shops will be bringing the magic: Tiro Tiro, BLTN, OLO, Portland Apothecary, Winnow, Boet, Crazy Wind, AK Vintage, Sword + Fern and Yo! Vintage will be there. 11AM-6PM 1022 SW Stark St. MORE INFO.
♡ On Black Friday, Nov 29, stop by for the Made in Portland Studio Sale for Portland made apparel from Clair Vintage Inspired, Carolyn Hart Designs, She-She PDX, Hubris Apparel and Orange Exterior. Prices $5-$60. 50–85% off. Overruns, backstock and samples! Coffee and mimosa will be poured from 10AM–4PM! Nashionland 1121 N. Loring #102. MORE INFO.
♡ On Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, Supportland members will get triple points for every purchase they make at participating local small businesses. Points get you free loot! PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES.
♡ If you are already thinking about Christmas trees like I have been since, well, September, then I recommend going to the u-cut at Christmas Mountain in Scappoose where we went last year. IT’S SO FUN AND SMELLS SO GOOD. Do not be fooled by the several impostor tree farms you will encounter on your way. Make sure you park at the real deal—just keep going until you’re sure. Nov 29—Dec 22. Weds thru Sun. 25470 NW Dixie Mountain Rd. MORE INFO.
♡ The Oregon Zoo Zoolights are coming! November 29 through January 5 come see the Oregon Zoo looking even more magical decked out in over a million lights! ZooLights schedule: Sunday–Thursday hours: ZooLights gates are open from 5-8PM and guests may stay on zoo grounds until 9PM. Friday & Saturday hours: ZooLights gates are open from 5-8:30PM and guests may stay on grounds until 9:30PM. Closed Dec 24 & 25. MORE INFO.
HAPPY FRIDAY! Aren’t these photos amazing?? I want to get in a time machine and go to this party in 1965! Oh, just to hang out with sweet French singer, actress and model Zouzou (Danièle Ciarlet), Andy Warhol, Edie Sedgwick and Catherine Deneuve at a flat on Rue Princesse in Paris. With bunnies. WHAT. Have a lovely weekend–I hope it’s this fantastique!
➔ SOME WONDROUS LINKS…
▲ Make sure to enter my CRAFT & CULTURE GIVEAWAY! Hana’s selection is so amazing.
▲ If you love beautiful handmade leather goods–come enter my XOBRUNO GIVEAWAY!
▲ A pretty party dress.
▲ A huge roundup of delicious HOT CHOCOLATE RECIPES! YUMMMMMM.
▲ This Earl Grey tea sounds SO GOOD. And the packaging is lovely!
▲ These polka dot mugs always cheer me up.
▲ Cute gingham flannel pajamas.
▲ A cozy polka dot flannel robe.
▲ I LOVE my slippers.
▲ I love this lip balm.
▲ This face cleanser sounds nice.
▲ I’ll be trying this face serum next!
▲ I wanna listen to tunes with these pretties.
▲ Pumpkin Mac.
Hello! Here’s a list of a bunch of sweet shop codes–mostly from my Holiday Faves roundups. Most of them end at the end of the day this Friday, Nov 22, so go wild with them while you can! Have fun and please spread the word about these lovely little shops! ♥
➔ SOME VERY SWEET DEALS…
✚ Get 20% OFF all orders at NELL & MARY with code: HONEYKENNEDY20 thru 11/24/13.
✚ 15% OFF regularly priced clothing at CRAFT & CULTURE with: CLOTHESMATTER thru 11/25.
✚ Get 15% OFF all orders at WOONWINKEL with promo code: SHOP15 now thru 11/30/13.
✚ Get 10% OFF all orders at KOROMIKO with promo code: HONEY10 now thru 12/01/13.
✚ Get 15% OFF regularly priced items at WANDERLUST with code: VINTAGELOVE thru 12/03.
✚ Get 10% OFF orders at ERICA WEINER with code: HONEYHOLIDAY2013 now thru 11/23/13.
✚ Get 20% OFF all orders at UNCOVET with promo code: HONEYK now thru 11/23/13.
✚ Get 10% OFF all orders at SUMMERLAND with code: HONEYHOLIDAY13 now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get $50 OFF orders of $250+ at SHOP ADORN with code: HONEY250 now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 20% OFF all orders at TIRO TIRO with promo code: COZYTIMES now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 15% OFF all orders at TILDE with promo code: HONEYTILDE now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 15% OFF all orders at STRUMPET with promo code: HONEY15 now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 15% OFF all orders at WILDFELL HALL with promo code: HONEY15 now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 10% OFF NANCYBIRD SALE ITEMS with code: HONEYKENNEDY10 now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 15% OFF all orders at SHELTER with promo code: HOLIDAZE2013 now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 25% OFF all orders at LOVEHATE with promo code: YESPLEASE now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 15% OFF all orders at SEAWORTHY with promo code: SEAWORTHY15 now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 15% OFF all orders at BRIDGE & BURN with promo code: HONEY_15 now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 15% OFF all orders at UPPER METAL CLASS with code: HONEY15 now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 20% OFF all orders at BETSY & IYA code: HONEYHOLIDAY13 now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 10% OFF all orders at FLUTTER with promo code: KINGKITTY now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 20% OFF all orders at BOTTEGA VINTAGE MAISON with code: HONEYFALL thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 15% OFF all orders at VICTORY with promo code: BEVICTORIOUS now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get FREE SHIPPING on all orders at FAIL JEWELRY with code: HONEYSHIP thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 20% OFF all orders at VUELA with code: LUVFALL now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 20% OFF all orders at SMALL EARTH VINTAGE with code: HKFALL now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 15% OFF all orders at FLORA with promo code: FALLMAGIC now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 10% OFF all orders at INK & PEAT with promo code: FALLHONEY now thru 11/22/13.
Can be used at Portland shop–just print page to redeem.
✚ Get 20% OFF all orders at FAVOR JEWELRY with code: HONEYHOLIDAY now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 15% OFF your orders at REIF with code: REIFSTYLE15 now thru 11/22.
✚ Get 20% OFF your orders at LunaSol with promo code: LUNAHONEY20 now thru 11/22/13!
✚ Get 25% OFF all orders at PETRUNE with promo code: HKHOLIDAY now thru 11/22/13.
✚ Get 15% OFF all orders at EDEN with promo code: EDENLOVE now thru 11/20/13.
✚ Get 20% OFF *LILLE SHOES + ACCESSORIES with code: ACCESSORIZE20 now thru 11/21/13.
✚ Get 20% OFF all orders at RIB & HULL with promo code: HONEY1113 now thru 11/21/13.
✚ Get 25% OFF all orders at OLO with promo code: HOLIDAY2013 now thru 11/21/13.
Photo: Holiday shoppers in 1930 leaving London shop, Whiteley’s with their packages.