As we enter December, many Americans are excitedly shopping for holiday gifts and decorations. Although they may not know it, a lot of their holiday spending is going overseas to China and other foreign economies. Before you buy holiday decor, make sure to consider the origin of the product and its parts.
Check out this list of affordable, high quality American made decorations to put all over your home this holiday season!
1. Liberty Tabletop’s made in USA heirloom quality Holiday silverware pattern is perfect for holiday gatherings! This elegant pattern celebrates all the good things about the holidays. Warm fires, family gatherings, well wishes and joyful comfort. Liberty Tabletop’s Holidays pattern will make the perfect addition to your table and is sure to make this holiday season one to remember!
2. Liberty Tabletop’s holiday ornaments also add a touch of holiday spirit to your home. Elegantly made out of lead-free pewter, these ornaments are sure to bring out the cheer in your family and friends. Liberty ornaments come with a red ribbon attached and make perfect gifts for those who love to celebrate the holidays!
3. Beehive Handmade pewter Christmas ornaments are made in Rhode Island and one of a kind! They are inspired by folk art motifs and our favorite birds and animals. Personalized ‘Baby’s First Christmas’ ornament are also available. Save 10% off Beehive Handmade with discount code USALOVE.
4. The Jolly Christmas Shop is located in Loganville, Georgia and offers a large variety of Christmas and holiday decorations. While they have a physical store location in Georgia, their online store features Christmas lights, ornaments, trees, and more! Check it out for yourself!
5. Crosby & Taylor hand cast pewter ornaments are made in Oregon by husband and wife duo Deborah & Jim Chapman. They like to create beautiful home goods here in the USA – rather than sailing half way around the world to bring them home!
6. Hester & Cook started in the home basement of husband and wife team Robbie and Angie Hester Cook, and now sells Christmas themed paper placemats, paper table runners and place setting cards designed and printed in the USA.
7. Rowe Pottery Works makes handcrafted Christmas collectables in Wisconsin. Their website features holiday themed mugs, plates, bowls, candles, and other seasonal items.
While this list features some amazing American manufacturers, it doesn’t cover many small businesses that are local to you. Make sure to check out local shops for holiday gifts and decorations. If your family celebrates Christmas with a fresh cut tree, visit a tree farm this year and pick out your own.
At the end of the day, supporting your neighbors and local community is what the holidays are all about!