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Shopping for unique, affordable gifts in East Nashville just got easier: Gift Horse — an art­ focused shop stocking paper goods, home goods, handmade gifts and more — is now open in the Shoppes on Fatherland.

The shop grew in part out of co ­owners Jessica Maloan and Andy Vastagh’s respective backgrounds in design and printmaking: Vastagh runs Nashville design and screen print company Boss Construction; Maloan — one of the local craft market Porter Flea’s cofounders — and maker behind Pine Street Makery, screen printed home goods.

Gift Horse has a prominent focus on paper goods, including art prints and greeting cards, but a broader appreciation of independent artists drives the shop’s overall aesthetic — Gift Horse’s shelves highlight an array of regional makers, including Boss Construction, Cold Gold, Pinch Pot Love, Rebecca Green Illustration, and many more.