The Elpha 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

A curated list of products and services featuring founders in the Elpha community.

We’ve curated a special gift guide of products and services created by Elpha members.

Whether you’re gifting a friend, a family member, a co-worker, or a significant other, this guide has got you covered this holiday season - gifts for furry friends and house plants included!

Read on for some amazing products from women founders on Elpha. 👇🏽


1. Bloom Wildly Flower Vase by Curly Contessa

This elegant flower vase features a natural hair Black woman blooming in rich detail with a colorful and whimsically-stylized floral motif. A beautiful and colorful addition to add a spring touch to your home any time of year.

By Elpha Member: @kristinfarmer


2. Dog Treat Bag by TreatTeek

TreatTeek is a dog treat bag that is well-sized, accessible, easy to clean, and eco-friendly. It clips onto leashes, backpacks, belt loops, and more, making treat access a breeze for those moments you need to distract or reward your pet. Say goodbye to pocket crumbs and plastic baggies and hello to an era of easy treat dispensing! Shop here .

By Elpha Member: @TalyMatiteyahu


3. Haircare line by MASAMI

MASAMI is clean premium hair care with a Japanese ocean botanical that's all about weightless hydration. MASAMI is vegan, cruelty-free, and works on virtually every hair texture and type. (ELPHA20 for 20% off)

By Elpha Member: @LynnPower


4. Bedding Collection by Ettitude

Bamboo bedding, bath, and sleep essentials that are gentle on your skin and the planet. Ettitude's innovative CleanBamboo fabric is soft like silk, breathable like cotton, cooling, and hypoallergenic. 

By Elpha Member: @PhoebeYu


5. La femme à la fenêtre (Poster) by Caeli

"We were in lockdown, and I was reflecting on what I had seen during my last two years traveling the world. The window is not only a window but a walkway to everything that is outside, to the mystery of the unknown and the magic of those new places that we call exotic. It is actually an ode to experimenting, feeling deeply, living fearlessly, and getting inundated and overwhelmed with novelty. The woman imagines the world that is outside of the peace of her home. Not in a nostalgic way but in an admiring way, seeing all the possibilities." Shop here . (ELPHA for 10% off)

Painted in Paris by Elpha Member: @TeresaComi 


6. Custom Sleep Pillow with Pluto Pillow

Pluto Pillow is a custom sleep pillow crafted to your body stats, how you sleep, and what you like. For the holidays, you can easily send the gift experience to loved ones. The recipient will receive an email or handwritten card and their pillow delivers within 7 business days, in a beautiful package, complete with a personal note. Shop here .

By Elpha Member: @ssaeliu


7. Coderheroes: Activity & Coloring Book

Are you looking for a fun and creative way to introduce your child to the world of code? There's no better way to learn coding than through creativity, imagination, and play!

This 18-page coloring and activity book will introduce your child to computational topics like binary code, algorithms, sequencing, loops, and decomposition. The CoderHero characters will guide your child with empowering and self-confidence-building mantras along the way!

50% of all proceeds go to Code Your Dreams, a nonprofit that brings tech education to underserved communities from Chicago to Kenya and beyond.

By Elpha Member: @Brianncaplan


8. Chic eco-friendly candles by Modern Theory  

Modern Theory is a line of chic, eco-friendly candles made with sustainability and social impact in mind. The female-founded, minority-owned small business is a member of 1% For The Planet and committed to social good. All of Modern Theory's packaging can be recycled and repurposed and 5% of sales from their featured collections are donated to non-profits, including Madre International, SF Homeless Prenatal Program, and Teach For All.

By Elpha Member: @MichelleTu


9. Be the next-gen of STEM leaders with Smore Magazine

For a gift that informs and inspires tweens and teens especially girls, a Smore magazine subscription is the way to go.

Smore focuses on inspiring the next generation of STEM professionals by showcasing STEM role models to help children understand the benefits of getting into STEM fields and how they can do it too. It includes the latest in science and technology articles, interviews, career profiles, puzzles, trivia, and hands-on activities to enrich learning while inspiring them to dream big.

By Elpha Member: @Sarita


10. The Best Microbike of 2021: Meet the JackRabbit

JackRabbit is a micro eBike just named by WIRED as the "Best Micro Bike of 2021."

Why a micro eBike? Because it's a super convenient (and green!) way to zip around with 20mph of pure electric power. It's also only 24 lbs and can fold down to 7 inches wide, so it can easily be carried, stored, or tucked away. Available for pre-order now .

By Elpha Member: @EmilyJohnson


11. Handmade Sustainable Candles by Nostos Candles  

"At Nostos Candles, we create handmade unique candles in recyclable and reusable tins with fragrances carefully selected to create a sense of homeliness and nostalgia. Our candles are tested to perfection and sustainability is at the forefront of our small business."

By Elpha Member: @ArianaDavies


 12. Give yourself peace of mind with Pandia Health

No more "pill anxiety" = the stress of running out of birth control pills. Pandia Health provides delivery, automatic refills, and annual reminders to see your doctor. If you have a prescription and insurance to cover the pills, it's free. If you need a prescription, then it's just $20 once a year for access to their expert doctors. They can deliver to all 50 states.

By Elpha Member: @sophiayenmd


13. Don’t wait for the New Year to prioritize your health: Meet Flourish

Flourish helps women break the diet cycle and develop consistent healthy habits. A Flourish membership includes personalized guidance and accountability through private coaching sessions, support from a community of women, and a step-by-step guide to healthy eating and habit formation. Use code ELPHA to sign up and book your first session free with your coach.

By Elpha Member: @EmilyWeiss22


Want more? Check out the full thread of unique gift ideas on Elpha.

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