Our Artisans

thehugbox™ partners with artisans from all over the USA that fit our brand and our love for eco-friendly, handmade, all-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.

Ali's Naturals

Made in Florida, these products are made with care and love in small batches from ingredients that have been thoroughly researched to ensure quality products that are safe for you, your family and the planet. Every ingredient used is either 100% natural, organic and/or fair trade. They believe the best success is made from helping others and keeping a loving perspective.

Ann Clark Cookie Cutters

Family owned and operated since 1989, their cookie cutters are made with American made materials in Vermont in a happy and healthy working environment. Every cookie cutter is made using certified metal from United States Steel Corporation. They meet safety requirements under California’s Proposition 65 for lead and cadmium, CPSIA for lead, Bureau Veritas country of origin marking, and FDA - GRAS for metal intended to come into contact with food. 

Balm and Co.

Balm & Co. is a family run small business in Maryland. They make products for mommas, papas and their new babies. They offer a variety of handmade goodies that are made fresh, in house and in small batches. Their balms are vegan, cruelty free and all natural for everyone in the family!

Big Daddy Biscuits

Inspired by Big Daddy, a rescue dog, Lauren Janis, from Atlanta, GA handmakes these yummy dog biscuits made of natural and organic ingredients. She buys from the local community, from farm to table, to provide healthy dog treats.


Their all-natural wildflower, herb and vegetable seed paper makes its most meaningful impact when planted. The seed paper is crafted, in Boulder Colorado from 100% post-industrial, recycled paper and dyed with all-natural, vegetable-based pigments and the products are printed with water-based inks and, when included, use corn-based packaging.

Blossom Squared

Founded in 2009 when her youngest child started kindergarten and she had more time to let her creativity shine. All of the pendants are made by hand in her home studio in a small-town in Wisconsin.

Candle Krazy

Mother & Daughter team owned business, founded in 2008 in Pennsylvania. Their candles are made of 100% certifiable kosher soy vegetable wax, from soybeans grown by American farmers. They use cotton wicks, essential and high quality fragrance oils. All of their candle supplies are made in America. 

Concrete Lace

Concrete Lace is a small family-style business in Atlanta, GA, and care a great deal about quality and customer service. Owned by Katie Daniels, the professional designer. She and her husband, Paul hand-make the fine paper goods. Their products are printed on 100% U.S-made, readily-renewable 100% cotton paper, packaged with green-power produced envelopes and enclosed in biodegradable packaging. They print, score, fold, and package everything with care—one at a time.


Ecoleeko makes colorful organic baby toys and baby rattles, eco friendly toddler stuffed animal dolls and more. They make great newborn baby gifts and natural child gifts of all ages! Ecoleeko green toys are handmade in NY state with sustainable and all natural materials, safe and fun for your little wee ones! 


Josh and April Samuels, a husband and wife team from Tennessee get their inspiration from everywhere. Every beautiful piece of jewelry is handcrafted with care and thought, in design, color and comfort. With every sale, they give back and support Casa de Amor, a ministry founded to reach out to children in need in the impoverished country of Bolivia. 

Eureka Balm/Dia Flora

A Georgian, Patti created a line of products inspired by her great grandfathers balm, featuring Eureka Balm - great for stuffy noses & sore muscles, & Eureka Balm Wintergreen lip balm, all natural moisture & refreshment for your lips. DiaFlora also has many all-natural products for scalp and body. 

French Silver

French Silver is a two person shop. Sisters, Alexia and Jennifer, work together to create everything by hand in their home workshops based in Atlanta, Georgia. They have clever everyday home products, that they handprint on flour sack towels, that make you smile. They do customized work as well for parties, weddings, businesses and more.

Gleeful Peacock

Handmade and designed by Nikki Halgren in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Inspiration comes from all things that make you smile and the belief that the world is a beautiful place. Modern color schemes and a few pop culture references make for a fun and gleeful line.


Founded in 2011 and based in Philadelphia, PA, they make thoughtful, lasting pet products that celebrate the needs of our animal companions. Their love of animals and innovative design commits them to responsible business practices and sustainable production to help the overall health of the planet. They source materials locally and from likeminded, independent suppliers, use minimally processed packaging, up-cycle, and reasonably reuse shipping supplies. When they aren't stitching, welding, lathing, and assembling themselves, they hire talented craftspeople from the neighborhood to help support the local economy.

Handmade La Conner

Handmade La Conner is based in the tiny, historic waterfront town of La Conner, Washington. They believe in making simple, quality products by hand in small batches. Using only the best natural ingredients they can source, and have spent years coming up with a variety of products for men, women, and the home. With no detail too small, they labor over each stitch sewn, and each ounce of materials used. They're always experimenting with new ideas, and love spending each and every day being able to create the best products possible.

Happy Dappy Bits

A creator, designer, and photographer in NYC, Jane handcrafts every product in her studio using high-quality archival pigment inks on a variety of acid-free and 100% recycled and sustainable post-consumer papers and filled with little bits of happiness.

Honest Concoctions

After a year of making all natural products for herself and her husband, Chrissy decided to share her passion for all natural sustainable living. All of her products are 100% natural and made in Ohio. They live by the motto if you wouldn't eat it, you shouldn't use it on your body or in your household. 

Jennifer Lesley Design

This Atlanta, GA shop makes handmade gifts for every occasion.  Striving to create items that people will truly enjoy and make a connection with, whether through pattern design or studio work. Materiality is an important aspect of the objects created because it is the biggest opportunity for the user to make a personal connection. Jennifer has a BFA in Fibers from Savannah College of Art and Design. 

Just Add Honey

Fresh, fun, and sophisticated flavors combined with stimulating and soothing ingredients are in every cup. Their ingredients are all natural, pure, and easily recognized. Nothing is changed or altered. Our mission is to bring thoughtfully blended teas to your doorstep, from Atlanta, GA.

Kenyon Carter

Kenyon Carter is an Atlanta-based jazz saxophonist and international recording artist recognized for his melodic smooth jazz compositions and engaging live performances. He expresses his creative and soulful style through a beautiful and sultry sound. Although unique and entirely unmistakeable, he has been compared to contemporary smooth jazz favorites like Boney James, Dave Koz, Kirk Whalum and Gerald Albright.

Lone Lotus Publishing

In This Moment...the little book of emotions, written, printed and published in Maine by Sandra and Vickiwas created to help you acknowledge and witness your emotions. Acknowledging feelings, without judging, gives them a voice. This empowering process enables us to shift these emotions and move forward in our lives. Photography by Phyllis Giobbi. 

Little Sapling Toys

Each toy is handmade in Cedar City, UT. Their toys help young children develop creativity, pattern recognition and fine motor skills. They are committed to quality toys and a healthy earth. They plant a tree for every toy sold, use FSC Certified hardwoods, recycled content packaging and participate in the local green power program.

Manda Bees Headbands

We hand-make each and every headband for a durable, perfect-fit for every head, every hairstyle, and every occasion. From running headbands to bohemian festival style headbands, our designs are original, high quality, and fairly priced. Always handmade. Always made in Ohio. Read her blog at HappyHungryFit.com

Meredith Avenue

A stay-at-home mom, from Colorado Springs, who hand-crochets with love and care. The products are made with high-quality materials, such as 100% cotton or wool and enjoys supporting local yarn shops. She makes coffee cozies, baby hats, mittens and boot cuffs.

MIXT Studio

MIXT Studio was founded in 2012 by Marcie Carson. MIXT collections are carefully designed, printed and handcrafted in California. Their paper products are produced on recycled and/or FSC-certified papers from well-managed and sustainable forests.


After years of being in the Luxury market, Samantha created nestPURE selling very limited quantities of quality organic and eco-friendly products, which are all handcrafted in Minnesota, USA. 

Nicobella Organics

Made fresh, in Atlanta, Georgia, vegan, soy-free, non-gmo, fairtrade, gluten-free, eco-conscious with organic ingredients and 5% of sales donated to animal organizations such as Full Circle Farm Sanctuary, The Gentle Barn and A Place to Bark

Noah's Naturals

They provide you with all natural and organic products for your family at an affordable price! All products are homemade with the simplest ingredients from Pennsylvania.


In 2000, the mother daughter team expanded their craft of soap from a home business into a small retail store, where they continued to make each bar by hand. In a year’s time, they had outgrown their little shop and decided to move to their current location in downtown Melbourne. At Nourish, they are doing their part to keep the planet clean while reducing their carbon footprint–green company since the 1990’s–providing environmentally-friendly, non-toxic, and biodegradable products that are good for our bodies and the earth. They only package in recyclable, reusable and/or biodegradable containers.

Oh Little Rabbit

Jason and Cara Hibbs, from Oregon, have a wonderful story of teamwork, drawing every image, and printing each piece by hand using organic and recycled materials with nontoxic water based inks.

Paige McCauley

Paige, singer and songwriter from Georgia, has performed at Eddie’s Attic, The Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheatre, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Smith's Olde Bar, House of Blues, and many more.  She is a three time finalist for Georgia's Teen Country Artist of the Year, and Nashville Songwriters Association (NSAI) recognized her as a "one to watch". Paige also won her local Texaco Country Showdown and holds many state and national titles with North American Country Music Association (NACMAI) in the vocalist, entertainer, songwriter, video, and album of the year categories. Paige leads worship services throughout Georgia and in Orange County, CA.  Most recently, she was honored to be selected as a house band singer for the National Youth Convention at the New Orleans Superdome in front of approximately 25,000 youth.  

Paper Plates Press

A small letterpress design house in Denver, CO. By small they mean a wife and husband team that prints letterpress goods in small batches. That way if we reprint a piece, we do it differently. It's more fun for all of us. 

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.

Redbeard Brew Brand

Zeb's determination and accepting nothing less than his best has followed him from the Marines into the family business. In September, 2013, they left steady jobs, moved back to their hometown, and decided to do their own thing. They craft all-natural soap from their homebrewed beer. They use only the cleanest, most eco-friendly ingredients and essential oils for fragrance. The result is an all-natural, rustic, dense chunk of cleanliness. 

Red Bird Ink

Red Bird Ink is an art, design, and letterpress studio located in Atlanta, Georgia. They design and produce limited edition art prints, stationery, and home goods. Julia loves creating art and design objects with a fresh, elegant aesthetic, using luxurious inks and fine papers while maintaining a sustainable design approach.


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.

Rescue Chocolate

Working with executive chef Jean Francois Bonnet at the Tumbador chocolate factory, they create new flavors for their line of dark chocolate products, naming them, selling them, and choosing the animal rescue charities to support each month. Founded in 2010 in Brooklyn, NY. 

Rinse Bath & Body

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. 

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.  

Savvie Design Co.

Savvie Design Co. is located in Denton, Texas. They make handmade and laser cut gifts and accessories. Their goal is to create quality items in a uniquely sustainable manner.

Shay • Latte

SHAYLATTE Coffee, here in Atlanta, gets her coffee beans from Cameroon in West Africa, a small independent coffee farm owned and operated by her family lineage and co-op farmers in the village. They have been producing the specialty, organically-grown coffee for over 19 years. Wholebean coffee packets included in thehugboxes brew up to 2-4 cups. 

STC Handmade

This Vermont based mom and wife designs and makes jewelry from paper and wire wrapping. She is a proud member of The Artisan Group.

The Apron Shop

Fashion designer, yogi, and food enthusiast, she creates and works with a team of dedicated local seamstresses in New York City, who sew everything in The Apron Shop with love. 

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.

The Herb Appeal

The Herb Appeal is simple... pure, earthy goodness, with no artificial ingredients or additives, made with love. They provide remedies and preventatives from tried and true recipes that are 100% natural. All items are made in her own herbal kitchen in sunny Florida, where the herbs grow strong year round!

The Idea Box

Oregon-based, The Idea Boxes are created to encourage your child to lead themselves wherever they need to go...while making it easy for you! They encourage learning through play and help play a part in making long-lasting, feel-good memories for you and your children.

The Invisible Kitten

Megan, an Oregon native living in Brooklyn, NY is a copywriter by day and craft-er by night. To her, few things are more enjoyable than receiving hand-written snail mail. That's why she makes greeting cards and postcards for any occasion - getting dumped, national hug day and just to say hi. All cards are made by her using a mix of watercolor and ink. Cards are printed in small batches and made with love.

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.

Two Stix

Two knitting needles plus two creative hands = handmade from renewable resources. This unique and whimsical online store has extraordinary things......one of a kind creations that make you smile.

Urban Bird & Co.

They are a little print company, making home goods and a few other items, many are inspired by memories, living near the mountains, and nostalgic feelings. Some are cheeky, some are pretty, all are created by hand with love in our Colorado home studio. Their products are screen printed and block printed with water-based ink products.

Word Notebooks

The Word team designs each pattern in-house and works with a local printer to get them made and into your hands. Printed in New Jersey with 100% post consumer recycled paper.

Xoxcolatl 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!

Yellow House Handmade

Founded in 2012 by Erin Berkowitz, born of a love of the written word and the thrill of receiving meaningful mail and gifts. All of their cards and prints are made by hand in California, and are created with the intention of bringing tiny bits of joy to those who send and receive them. The cards are screenprinted and packaged 100% by hand, and all paper materials are milled in the USA and contain at least 30% post-consumer waste; most are 100% recycled. The handmade aspect of our cards and charm necklaces is near and dear to them - each is created with care, and hopefully serves as a reminder to the recipient that they are as unique as the piece they receive and wear!