Here's a list of MeFites who have stuff they make and sell online. If you're shopping anyway, check out the stuff your fellow MeFites have available. If you're a MetaFilter member with stuff for sale, you can submit your shop. There's more info in MetaTalk.
Photography, Prints and Calendars
- Crystalinne: Print With Love on Etsy: Instant download posters for only $2.99 featuring pop culture quotes, TV catchphrases, song lyrics, cute stuff, home decor, and more! Each print is carefully designed using a variety of fonts, textures, and digital painting for a unique piece of art to show what you love. Just purchase, print, and frame how you'd like to make that perfect gift. GET 15% OFF! Use code HOLIDAY. Shop Now!
- wats: Ryan Watson Photo Art - Photographs showing the mysterious beauty of Vancouver Island and other places. Prints, photo zines and more, always shot on film. 10% off orders with the coupon code MEFITE.
- Lou Stuells: Toadbriar on Etsy. Whimsical animal art by Kim Parkhurst. Signed archival prints. Coupon code MEFISOWN for 15% off.
- chococat: Several albums worth of recent and not-so-recent recordings. It's delicious, homemade, independent basement pop just waiting for you at fromabasement.com. Send as a gift or enjoy for yourself! Don't forget to enter the discount code "mefi" on the Bandcamp site to get 10% off anything! (Also on iTunes, Amazon and most other places you can think of.)
Etsy, Crafts and Jewelry
- a halcyon day: My SO and I make ceramic, leather, indigo, and wood items together, based on the Swedish idea that enough is just right. Everything is functional, elegantly simple, and will patina over time. We will give you a MeFi discount if you ask! lagomhandmade.com
- Lucinda: the kicktoriacollective is a dinky little hole-in-the-wall place where I sell the pins and pendants that I make. Skews more towards roller derby right now, but should branch out into more things in the next few weeks.
- anastasiav: Nothing says the holidays like candles! I sell an assortment of hand-decorated, fully-burnable pillar candles, mainly sourced from vintage postcards and greeting cards. I can also turn your photograph, or other treasured image into a special keepsake. (You must provide the image.) I will make you a Metafilter-themed candle on request (proofs are always sent on custom work prior to purchase).
- robocop is bleeding: The Corey Press - Cthulhu, Lovecraft, UFOs, Alien Abduction, Dinosaur Knights, and other flights of geeky madness hand carved and pressed on to wooden panels in Salem, MA.
- picea: My etsy store Currently selling my 'Cactoids', which are unique, whimsical, figurative cactus planters and my tardigrade t-shirt!
- mikepop: has stickers for all your bikey needs. Many stickers per sheet - great for sharing.
- fiercecupcake: ParmaViolent sells semiprecious jewelry (Steven Universe inspired!), growler cozies, antler rings, metal chains (including wallet chains), and other adornments made by hand from metal, antler, fiber, and more. If you would like an alteration of a product (chain length, jewelry findings, etc.) or a custom order, just ask! Many products can be modified to suit your needs.
- usonian: I make and sell bow ties and pocket journals on Etsy. 10% discount for MeFite! (Use coupon code BEANPLATE at checkout.) Order by Saturday, December 7 for delivery before Christmas in the US. (Priority Shipping upgrades are available as an extra precaution.)
Books, Magazines and Zines
- Mchelly: The Norma Gene - In the near future, human cloning has become commonplace, and celebrity cloning is the latest fad. A fast, funny take on authenticity, superficiality, and what would happen if Abraham Lincoln and Marilyn Monroe finally had the chance to get it on. Amazon Link. Barnes and Noble. SPD.
- growabrain: "Songs for Five Year Olds", is a collection of 23 cute poems that I wrote last year together with my 5 year old daughter, Adora. You can read all the poems for free before buying the book itself. A perfect gift for kids 4-8. Here are the reviews. Buy it on Lulu or on Amazon.
- veggieboy: "Will It Waffle?" answers the question posed in its title by providing 53 recipes for your waffle iron that are most definitely not waffles. (Think waffled chocolate chip cookies, waffled french toast, waffled zucchini-parmesan fritters, and more.)
- obloquy: The Supernatural History Series brings the spooky past to life in vintage style! Pre-wrapped in paper and string for gift-giving, each of these handmade packs includes a custom edition of a classic book, plus facsimile artifacts, a hand-stamped postcard and more. Choose from the Salem Witch Pack, the Hydesville Ghost Pack or the Geneva Vampire Pack.
- The Wrong Kind of Cheese: 57 Secrets for Organizing Your Small Business packs in 188 pages of my professional organizing advice (and goofy humor) for saving time, reducing stress, and increasing productivity. It's for overwhelmed (or aspiring) freelancers, self-employed snowflakes and small business leaders drowning in paper piles and sticky notes, emails and interruptions, social media burnout and writer's block.
- Narrative Priorities: has several small press comics and zines for sale, including the print edition of The Sockdolager, a quarterly magazine of short genre fiction, and of her collaborative webcomic, A Stray in the Woods. You can also find various other silkscreen prints, stickers and minicomics!
- Umami Dearest: Animal Cafes is a bilingual (English/Japanese) guidebook introducing the very best cat, rabbit and bird cafes throughout Japan, with unbiased reviews and lots of photos. http://animalcafes.com/book/
- Mike Mongo: Mike Mongo: The Astronaut Instruction Manual is the book for the space-loving young student in your life. Want to be most cool uncle, aunt, parents, grandparent, guardian, teacher, mentor or grown-up friend in the world? Then The AIM is the book to gift for you. Amazon. (Bonus: Mefi Projects for more background story!)
T-Shirts, Mugs, Cafe Press-type Items
- Jezztek: Offers the Amorphia Family of geek friendly t-shirt shops including: Monsters of Grok - Band shirts for famous scientists and philosophers, Teach the Controversy - pro-science creationism parody designs, and The History League - hypothetical sports team logos from history.
- Soliloquy: Blanket My Baby at blanketmybaby.com sells baby blankets and cute animal lovies, embroidered with your baby's name. MeFites may use code MefiBaby10 for a 10% discount off any order over $20, and shipping is free with any order over $100.
- anonymisc: www.celestial.rocks offers super-detailed models of the Solar System (some assembly required). And stay tuned for more customization/personalization options coming soon too.
- bile and syntax: normakrautmeyer on Etsy. I make art postcards and zines. The postcards are collage and mixed media, printed via vistaprint. Zines are personal writing. I may be selling cat beds in the near future.
- turtlegirl: Vermont Natural Sheepskins is the first non-toxic source for sheepskin rugs in the US. Get one for your floor, your sofa, your bed, your baby's room, your weaving bench, or anywhere you want a little extra, cozy comfort. We also sell wool blankets and hand-dyed yarn. All products are Vermont-sourced and made in New England.