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Homemade with Love was born out of my passion for gift giving + crafting activism. I love making something for someone. Taking their interests into account and then being able to pour my thoughts of them into the gift while I make it, thereby loving them more. What if buying a gift for someone also made a difference in our world? 

Let me help you spread some love with a homemade gift.

Craftivism, Homemade with Love, Alexis DawTyne

When you buy a gift for someone you're trying to show 

  • you care

  • you appreciate them

  • you're thinking of them

at the heart of Homemade with Love is collaboration. 


make it personal

Each and every one of my products is customizable.

 Let's collaborate.

distributing the love

When you buy from one of my collections, 20% of your purchase is donated to the organization(s) of your choice. 

That means with each purchase, you are contributing to real and meaningful change in our world.

At checkout, you will be asked which of 5 organizations you would like to support.

Ms. Foundation,  Assata's Daughters,  RAICESBrave Space Alliance, or  Leave No Trace

Learn more about each amazing group down below.

Black Lives Matter
Assata's Daughters

A black woman-led, young person-directed organization rooted in the Black Radical Tradition. 

AD organizes young Black people in Chicago by providing them with political education, leadership development, mentorship, and

revolutionary services. 

Ms. Foundation

Building women’s collective power in the U.S. to advance equity and justice for all.

We achieve our mission by investing in, and strengthening, the capacity of women-led movements to advance meaningful social, cultural and economic change in the lives of women.

for Women


We defend the rights of immigrants and refugees, empower indivuduals, families, and communities, and advocate for liberty and justice.


The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services

Brave Space Alliance

Empowering and elevating queer and trans voices, particularly those belonging to people of color, to allow our communities a seat at the table on key decision making proccesses that impact the community of Chicago.

Leave No Trace

We provide proven, research-based solutions for the protection of the natural world. 


They focus on educating people - instead of costly restoration programs or access restrictions -as the most effective and least resource-intensive solution to land protection.

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