Whether it’s for your significant other starting a new remote job in your home office space, or for a new coworker you want to wish well, we have something artisan-made for everyone. One, if not all of these six items are sure to put a smile on anyone’s face and shoo away the first-day-on-the-job-jitters.
1. A NEW MUG
POTTERY MUG SHORTIES
Handmade in North Carolina, USA by Erin, Stella NC Works
This beautiful piece of artwork is sure to spark up a conversation in the breakroom. This is the right mug for the coffee drinker, tea sipper, and those that enjoy drinking their water from a luxurious ceramic mug. Bonus: these handmade pottery mugs are microwave and dishwasher safe.
2. A WELCOMING SIGN
DIY SMALL PRINTABLE CUSTOM BANNER
Handmade in Florida, USA by Erica, Giddy Hedgehog
Print out this tiny banner on your home or office printer. It includes all the letters of the alphabet plus numbers, so you can spell out welcome or congratulations and hang by a desk. To make these handsome polka dot letters, instantly download, print, cut and tape to a string and hang it from a computer, shelf etc.
3. A TINY DESK COMPANION
GREY & WHITE KAMI RAKU SCULPTURE
Handmade in France by Lily, Drifting Spirits
Sometimes it can be lonely starting a new job. Fear not, this little cat figurine is a charming little companion. This cat kami raku sculpture needs your love and care as much as you need his. Gently made from stoneware clay that has been fired once, glazed, and then raku fired for the amazing gifts of smoke and flame.
4. A JOURNAL
ARTISANS COOPERATIVE LOGO JOURNAL
Handmade in Indiana, USA by Sale, Pug and Paper
Starting a new job usually involves a learning curve. Help them stay on top of it with a journal to take notes as they learn all the ins and outs of their new position. This journal is made with 100% recycled bright white paper in 70 lb smooth text weight and 100% Recycled ultra bright white in 100 lb cover. Both papers are exceptionally soft to the touch and accept nearly any pen without bleeding or showing!
5. A COZY BLANKET
STAR FLOWER KNIT BLANKET
Handmade in Tennessee, USA by Dave, N Theory Farm
Sometimes it can get chilly in the office and it can be comforting to have a blanket that is nice and thick to keep you cozy and warm. Hand-knit with acrylic yarn, this blanket is approximately 50″ across, making it perfect for curling up in your work chair.
6. A GREETING CARD
Handmade in Oregon, USA by Jessica, The Chrysalis Imagery
Let’s not forget a thoughtful card to congratulate them on this step in their career! A hand-crafted greeting card says so much more than a mass-produced one. This festive card is printed on high-quality, post consumer 130# Forest Stewardship Council certified card stock. It is paired with an elegant, high-quality, smooth finish, kraft envelope.
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