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Top Spots to Pick Up a Handmade Gift in Bucks County


Posted on December 21, 2015 by Delaware Valley University.

The holidays are here and that means we’re all thinking about the gifts that we’re going to share with our loved ones. While going to the mall and picking something up from a department store is a thoughtful gesture and will always be appreciated, for those special someone’s, you may want to get a unique gift that they can treasure for years to come. 

This year for the holidays, opt for a special handmade gift to show your friends and family how much they really mean to you. Check out this list of where to purchase a handmade gift in Bucks County, near Delaware Valley University. 

The Craft Boutique at Moyer Farmhouse

Moyer Farmhouse is located at 308 N. Main Street in Chalfont and is open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Craft Boutique features more than 85 unique artisans from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Virginia who showcase their handmade products. The artisans are carefully selected through a process and represent a hand-selected group of boutique participants.

The Craft Boutique became a permanent fixture in the Victorian Farmhouse-turned-operating-store in April 2011 after spending many years having spring and holiday craft boutiques at a different location.

This warm inviting place is perfect for finding locally handmade gifts and treasures. Learn more by checking out their website

Byer’s Choice Ltd.

If you’ve been searching for a handmade, carefully crafted caroler statue, Byer’s Choice Ltd. is the place to go. In addition to the caroler figurines, there are also handmade accessories for the carolers, gingerbread houses and advent calendars.

Byers’ Choice began in the 1960s, with Joyce Byers spending her days before Christmas hand crafting carolers for decorations and Christmas presents. This quickly turned into a project that took over her home and eventually became a company of more than 80 artisans. 

If you’re looking for a unique gift for someone who loves collectibles, dolls or figurines, Byers’ Choice is the perfect option. Click here to learn more about this local treasure or visit their shop today at 4355 County Line Road in Chalfont.

Raymers’ Homemade Candies

What better gift than homemade candies for that friend or family member with a mouth full of sweet teeth? Raymer’s Homemade Candies, located at 21 East Oakland Avenue in Doylestown, has delectable caramels, assorted chocolates, truffles, pretzels, nuts and chocolate-covered fruit.

Raymers’ is a family-owned business operated by Mark and Sue Raymer. They utilize traditional recipes from the late 1880s with the same natural ingredients that were used back then, making them taste all the more delicious. You can even watch how they’re made in their shop. 

Raymers’ also has special candies for the holidays, as well as corporate gifts, gift boxes and baskets. You can never go wrong with the gift of candy. Click here to check out all they have to offer. 

Any one of these homemade gifts is sure to put a smile on your loved one’s face. So don’t wait any longer, get out and get gifting today. Click here to learn more about local places in DelVal’s blog.