Claudia Buck

December 15, 2013 12:00 AM

Can’t find what you want in a store? Get it custom-made by local, national small business artisans

Not every holiday gift comes from a catalogue or off the retailer’s shelf. From the local craft fair to online Etsy-like websites, there’s no end of homemade gifts to buy. But what if you want something custom - like a hand-stitched quilt, a mid-century coffee table or a pair of agate earrings?

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Claudia Buck is the Personal Finance columnist and business editor at The Sacramento Bee. She's worked at The Bee since 2005. Amid the financial turmoil of the recent recession, she became the personal finance writer, helping readers cope with some of the confusing, daunting and perplexing aspects of managing our financial lives. She serves on the journalism advisory board of her alma mater, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. Reach her at or 916-321-1968. Twitter: @Claudia_Buck.

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