February is Black History Month, which is a time to celebrate achievements by those of Black or African American heritage and recognize their central role in United States history.
While it is important to celebrate Black History in February, it should be celebrated every day of the year. Read this blog to learn about great Black-owned home-based businesses in the US you can follow and support!
When it comes to home goods, you want products that are crafted with you in mind. This means they’re as unique and high-quality as you and your home! These Black-owned home goods businesses are setting a new bar.
Malene is an artist that creates fine art, paintings, ceramics, and tapestries that reflect her African heritage. She is also the founder of Black Artists + Designers Guild, where she is creating a community of impactful Black artists as a tool for social change. Check her out on Instagram and her shop!
These aesthetically pleasing candles are made with 100 percent soy wax and come in a variety of scents to please anyone. Take their fun candle vibe quiz to find your candle scent soulmate.
Fair warning, the soaps you order from Motherland essentials are almost too pretty to use. Its founder Andrea loves all things natural when it comes to skincare, and prides herself on providing products for any skin type. Shop her popular, beautiful, and affordable bar soaps!
Plant parents will swoon over these gorgeous, hand-made planters. Your desk succulents need the upgraded home that husband-and-wife duo Ray and Val Talbert provide. Their creations combine their love of the outdoors, recreational mining, and art.
Working from home is sure to be colorful and fun with the stationery and desk accessories from Effie’s Paper designs. The namesake of the company is inspired by founder and creative director Kalyn Johnson Chandler’s grandmother, Mrs. Effie Hayes. This shop will be a favorite for your “stationery & whatnot!”
It takes talent and skill to be able to understand the design vision of a client and execute it perfectly in their home. These are the Black interior designers you should follow for their amazing talent and perspective.
Based in New Orleans, this pattern and color-focused boutique does more than just provide design services, they teach them too! Sign up for a virtual workshop from anywhere and learn design tips from Whitney’s blog.
What if everything you needed to design your home painting and execute it could be delivered to your door? This is a reality now thanks to the innovative team at Clare. Founder Nicole Gibbons launched the business that is revolutionizing how people interact with paint design in the digital realm. Find your perfect paint with her Clare Color Genius ™ quiz!
As the founder of SG Style Blog, Shavonda creates beautiful mixtures of colors, patterns, and textures you don’t want to miss. Her before and after pictures on her Instagram page are inspiring, and you’ll want to follow immediately for tips on your home!
Home trends are huge. People love to know what’s coming next and how to create the most inviting spaces, which Dayna Isom Johnson has consistently predicted ahead of time as an Esty trend expert and judge on NBC’s DIY competition show, Making It. Catch her on TV or on her Instagram page.
If you love vibrant colors, you’ll adore Rayman Boozer’s designs. He’s the former lead designer at principal design firm Apartment 48 and was named an A-List Designer in Elle Décor, where he earned the title of the industry’s “color guru.” Check out his work with Apartment 48.
This list is not comprehensive, so search for yourself to discover the blossoming Black-owned businesses nationally and locally to you, and support their work beyond Black History Month.