Our Hug Box Artisans

the Hug Box partners with artisans from all over the USA (most of which are local to Georgia) that fit our brand and our love for eco-friendly, handmade, natural products and also for giving back to their community and non-profits. We are all about hugging it forward socially, economically, environmentally and lovingly. If you are interested in being a partner artisan or know someone that would fit with our brand and mission, click here.

Bear Hug Honey 

Located in Athens, Georgia, and specializing in artisan honey, all natural skin care, beeswax candles and more. Sam Johnson, has a degree in agricultural economics. He volunteered at farmers' markets, and from there discovered a passion for honeybees and honey. Ever since, he's been working with honeybees, honey, and passionate beekeepers. www.bearhughoney.com

Big Daddy Biscuits 

Located in Atlanta, Georgia and started by Lauren Janis. At Big Daddy Biscuits, their mission is to provide healthy treats for dogs and puppies. Baked by people that love your pets just as much as you do, whenever possible, we choose locally-sourced ingredients for the highest quality dog treats possible. We believe that dogs deserve healthy treats so that they can live healthier, happier lives. They produce both grain and grain-free treats so all pups can enjoy them. www.bigdaddybiscuits.com

Cait & Co. 

Originally Revive Bath and Body, started in 2010 by Caitlin Abshier in Austell, Georgia. Cait and Co. is the umbrella company for many lovely brands. Small batch, handmade with quality ingredients, no fillers, petroleum, paraffin or mineral oils. In 2017, they partnered with Lovin' Soap Project, a nonprofit that works with women and girls in developing countries. www.caitandco.com

Cloudland Coffee

Cloudland Coffee Company is a small batched coffee roaster founded in 2015 by our owner, Kristina Madh. Named after the beautiful Cloudland Canyon in our home state of Georgia, Kristina grew the business using the values important to her: Quality, Sustainability and Purpose. Our core values are SAVOR, SUSTAIN, SMILE. They are driven by environmentally and socially responsible programs including USDA Organic, Fair Trade, Women Coffee Producers, Rainforest Alliance Certifications and more.www.cloudlandcoffee.com

Finny Farm

Yvonne and Bobby, work from their farm in Sharpsburg, Georgia. As a nurse and aspiring Nurse Practitioner, Yvonne's passion is healing bodies in the most natural way. Homeopathy and essential oils are what she calls her "first-aid kit". They originally started with homemade laundry detergent and now offer many all-natural products from bug spray to soy candles. www.finnyfarm.com

Fuzzy Wuzzy Boutique

A mom and artist living in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, Christy handcrafts beautiful eye pillows made of cotton fabrics and organic rice, flaxseed and lavender. www.fuzzywuzzyboutique.com

June Watercolor

A California native, Heather Stephen grew up watching her mother paint, and now as a wife and mother, she is doing the same. What started as a hobby became a small business inspired for her love of home and hearth.  www.junewatercolor.com

Kind Lips

This amazing business was created by Joshua Neumann in 2017. Read the inspiring story on how he came up with Kind Lips on their website. We love these lip balms for their nourishing quality of natural and organic ingredients, and for the great cause they support against bullying with PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center and Youth FrontiersFor more information about bullying and resources to help end bullying visit stopbullying.gov. www.kindlips.com

Marrabella Nail Polish

Created by yoga guru, Melissa Katz in Atlanta, Georgia. She is proud to provide a fully-10-free line, meaning it is free of the 10 major toxins and additives that you want to avoid in your nail polish. Marrabella is also long lasting, vegan-friendly and cruelty-free. Checkout her fun and inspirational colors. www.marrabella.com

Piper and Leaf

A family run local tea company in North Alabama. They create gourmet blends for ice and hot tea. All of their teas are blended with as many local ingredients as possible, straight from the garden, farm, forest, and briar patch. www.piperandleaf.com

Potting Shed Creations

Their Garden in a Bag products, from flowers to dog grass, are made in Idaho by hand, one piece at a time, using only the finest and organic materials.   www.pottingshedcreations.com

Prayer Life

Based in ClintonMassachusetts, Prayer Life provides a place to find peace and joy in the presence of God, moment by moment, through inspiring ways to pray, journal, connect and share faith. Prayer Life has faith filled products, like unique interactive Prayer Journals, Share-It cards to share faith and encouragement, Greeting Cards that include a little gift, and faithful ways to plan out your week. Each product has the added dimension of a unique online interactive experience, created especially to encourage and enrich your prayer life.  



Decatur, Georgia-based re:loom helps individuals address obstacles of employment through paid on-site job training and leadership opportunities. Weavers design and produce beautiful, handmade products out of recycled fibers. They create everything from rugs, handbags, wallets to ipad covers. With your help, they will continue to support the IAH team in growing a positive impact on homelessness in Atlanta. www.reloom.com

Rinse Soap

Founded in 2003, Rinse is still very much a family business (located in Monroe, Georgia). All of our natural ingredient products are still produced in small batches (to ensure the quality and freshness). You may wonder how we get it all done... with the help of moms, of course. www.rinsesoap.com

Ruff House Art

A letterpress stationery & print studio located in Kansas. Their greeting cards are handmade, 100% biodegradable paper embedded with seeds. The paper is made from 100% recycled fibers and includes at least 30% post-consumer waste. It never contains chemicals or additives that are harmful to you or the environment. www.ruffhouseart.com


A women-owned business based in Asheville, North Carolina. Soulku empowers women in many ways with their hand-crafted inspirational jewelry. They employ stay-at-home moms giving them their own time frame to handcraft and to make a thriving wage. Soulku is eco-conscious using FSC-certified paper and packaging. They also support the wonderful non-profit, OpenDoors of Ashevillewww.soulku.com

Standing on the Word

Created by Shelly and Richard Reeder in Birmingham, Alabama. Their passion is to create to share God's word. Their socks are comfort for your feet and your soul. Each sock is designed and loomed in Alabama. www.newbeginningsdesigns.com

The Coin Laundry

A wife and mother from Montana, she creates and screenprints her products by hand using water based inks and all natural solvents. Each piece is unique and environmentally friendly. She loves creating things that are beautiful, funny and functional. www.thecoinlaundryprintshop.com

Thistle Farms

Thistle Farms was created by Becca Stevens in 2001. For over 20 years, Thistle Farms has lit a pathway of healing and hope for women survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addiction. They create natural, high-quality bath and body products that help heal with their ingredients and love. www.thistlefarms.org

Turnrow Bath Body & Home

Turnrow Bath Body & Home began as an Atlanta area natural, handmade company owned and operated by two sisters interested in doing what they love and creating the best natural products for eco-conscious men, women and children. Recently they've expanded their business to the Portland, OR. They work with locally sourced, farm fresh ingredients from their family farm, Scharko Farms, and other Atlanta and Portland area farms to provide unique seasonal blends. www.myturnrow.com

Whitney Howard Designs

Whitney and Howard work in their studio spin casting hand-crafted accessories using recycled USA-made lead-free pewter and elements like acai berries, Their collections are designed to inspire, comfort, heal, support and uplift.Your shared stories light up our days. They enjoy giving back to organizations like Summit for Someone, volunteering at my children’s school and mentoring kids in their Venturing Programs. www.whitneyhowarddesignscom

Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolate

Atlanta, Georgia artisanal chocolate makers Elaine and Matt, create small batch cacao confections by hand, on site with sustainably, ethically grown ingredients. The pure mix of cacao and organic cane sugar is absent of additives. They are indeed healthy, happy treats! www.xocolatlchocolate.com