Custom Made in Cabarrus

November 19, 2018

After you snag deals at Concord Mills on Black Friday, here’s where to handpick custom holiday gifts on Small Business Saturday.

Cabarrus County’s independent boutiques and specialty shops offer custom services that make it meaningful. Perfect for a variety of personalities, these presents are designed, pressed, printed and stitched with love.

Get inspired by this gift list and meet some of Cabarrus County’s Creators!

Mistie Doren, Lewie & Berg

For new and soon-to-be moms, Mistie’s designs are a must-give. Shop everything from bonnets and teething toys to clothing in the coolest prints. Her signature creation is an adorable crochet octopus that kids will love to cuddle. These huggable toys are just one of Mistie’s creations for kids.


Noelle Rhodes Scott, Cabarrus Arts Council

For the art enthusiast, find treasures in The Galleries Shop. As the Executive Director of Cabarrus Arts Council, Noelle represents an entire community of local artists and artisans. From pottery and prints to wooden items, ornaments and more, the recipient is sure to appreciate these one-of-a-kind works.


Cindy Sheppard, ShoeBeeDo

For the fashionista, put meticulously made goods from this seasoned leatherworker under the tree. Choose the stylish, award-winning Ginger Handbag and popular Mary Janes, or get in touch with Cindy to discuss your vision for a custom order.


Adam Miller, DaVinTee Screen Printing Co.

For the cool, casual one in your crew, go with something totally unique. Adam is a former marine and the artist behind DaVinTee. Browse original designs online or swing by to brainstorm something new from screen-printed creations to custom signs and stickers, personalized embroidery and much more.


Mike Anderson, Michael A. Anderson Photography

For the souvenir seeker, pick up products that will commemorate a visit to Cabarrus County. From playing cards to coffee mugs, you’ll find a variety of custom-made items featuring this award-winning photographer’s images available exclusively at the Cabarrus County Visitor Center.


Michelle Pentoney, Hive

For the crafty home décor connoisseur, Hive is chock full of locally-made products from tea towels to throw pillows. Want to go completely custom? Book a private hand lettering class or DIY workshop. Born in Concord, Hive has since moved to nearby Salisbury but still stocks wares from Cabarrus County makers.


Veronica Cordle, North Carolina Music Hall of Fame

For the music lover in your life, look no further than the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. Tuck tickets to next year’s Induction Ceremony inside their stocking. Veronica will be waiting to welcome you for this one-of-a-kind experience or to explore the museum any time of year.


Kathleen Reeder, The Bead Lady

For someone sentimental, transform heartwarming memories into wearable keepsakes. Kathleen has been making jewelry on Union Street for sixteen years and can even turn fresh or dried flowers from life’s most precious moments into custom memory flower jewelry.


Make holiday shopping an experience and place your order in person! Start planning your winter getaway to Cabarrus County now.

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