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Made in Ohio Gifts: Fun Finds

From adorable and cuddly handcrafted stuffed animals to crocheted dog and cat cozies, check out inventive creations that’ll bring a smile to your face.

Handmade Stuffed Animals
by The Happy Groundhog Studio
Cincinnati artist Melissa Bracken makes eco-friendly critters, monsters and pillows — all crafted from upcycled and recycled fabrics — each featuring a prominently displayed heart. | Read Story

by Kendra Wood Art
Inspired by the 1980s film ‘Short Circuit,’ Kendra Wood created Rebots, made from vintage tins and other found items. Each creation takes 10 to 12 hours to craft and comes with a certificate of authenticity from the artist.

Hooked by Angel Dog Cozies
Crocheted Dog & Cat Cozies
by Hooked by Angel
After teaching herself to crochet by watching YouTube videos, Grove City resident Angela Doherty began selling adorable dog and cat cozies, which now span more than 70 breeds.

Foodie Candles
by Living Tree Candles
Cindy Kennedy has been concocting candles that look nearly identical to desserts and drinks since 2013. She offers more than 375 designs, including blueberry cheesecake, margaritas and apple pie.

Pet Hats
by Ticketybootique
The movie “Drop Dead Gorgeous” gave Michelle Duni of Toledo the idea to create hats for her pet cat. After garnering attention for her creations on social media, she launched her business of pet costumes, including a shark, a stack of pancakes, and more.

Whiskey River Soap
Funny Candles, Soaps & More
by Whiskey River Soap Co.
Choose from a comedic collection of one-of-a-kind candles, soaps, pencils and other products. Many items have unique and humorous names, such as the “Ugly Sweaters” scented candle and the “Grammar Police” journal.

Jewelry and Wine Stoppers
by Daisy Mae Designs
Columbus artist Kristy Sickles channeled her lifelong wanderlust into rescuing vintage atlases and using them as focal points in brass necklaces and bracelets, stainless steel wine stoppers, tumblers, pillows, and more.

Cute Pincushions
by Fat Cat Crafts
Kathleen Schmidt began making pincushions inspired by black cat. She now makes a wide variety of animal-shaped pincushions, many of them adorable cats in costumes.

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