Small Businesses Providing Great Gifts and Services

It’s Small Business Saturday! And being a small business, we think this is a great day to raise awareness and buy from businesses who are doin’ it for themselves. The awesome people who own these businesses have not only helped Lookio Books in countless ways, they also do fantastic work and provide top-notch services. So have a look and support small businesses today!

Fair Coast Goods and Upholstery

Are you looking for a unique gift that someone will love and use all the time? Then check out these handmade leather goods. Not only are they stylish, they are high quality and will last a long, long time. I use my Envelope Clutch all the time.

And Fair Coast not only offers leather goods, they also provide upholstery services. Visit their website or contact them at to learn more.

Heather Kintner, Printed Odds & Ends 

Every year we buy this wall calendar and every year we love the patterns Heather creates for each month. And you can enjoy 20% off her 2014 wall calendars with coupon code 2014YAY through Cyber Monday.

If you like the calendar, also check out the other paper goods in Heather’s Etsy store. You won’t be disappointed!

Francis Marie Photography

Whether you need event, engagement, or portrait photographs, these are the people to go to if you’re in the Chicagoland area. They’re a great team to work with: down to earth and able to get the shots you want and ones you never could imagine because they are just so darn talented. Contact them at to book them for your next event or portrait. Have a look at some of their work below.