With Christmas just around the corner (!) 🎄 I thought I'd put together a Small Business Gift Guide to celebrate some of my fave independent makers and brands.
One might consider this to be my personal Chrimbo wish-list... take note family and friends 😉
From home-wear & jewellery to perfume & socks, there's something here for everyone and to suit all budgets!
Founder, Lucky Cloud Skincare
Emma released these gorgeous stacking candle holders recently. They come in a range of muted chalky colours (yum) and can be stacked together to create your own bespoke candle set up!
I love that you can choose a mix & match colour palette or go all with one tone; they would make any table stunning this festive season 💖
Candle holders start at £14 each
So this Dusk Quilt wall hanging quilt has been on my "wish list" for aaages...,
The almost autumnal colour palette is so relaxing and earthy and 100% my colours.. 🍂
Kayleigh is based down in that London and handmakes these beauties
The large Dusk Quilt is priced at £280; with smaller wall hangings starting at just £80
Claudia makes my all time favourite natural mineral make-up.
The Bundle Make-Up kit is a great way to get your essentials at a discount. If you're new to the brand or mineral make-up you can always start with Foundation Sample Kit to make sure you're colour matching your skin tone
Claudia also has eco friendly refill options, so once you've bought your sifter jar, you can refill it easy peasy!
Sample kits are just £2.99 with the make-up bundle coming in at just £25.99
One of my fave Scottish ceramicist, Chris makes gorgeous homewares and is just an all round lovely, lovely person
I have one of his 80s inspired Confetti Mugs, but would be happy with pretty much anything from this shop!
Spoon rests will set you back a mere £16.00 (bargain!)
Based in Edinburgh, Maik Lifestyle sell some of the most comfy socks I've ever worn!
Design-led, ethical socks for everyday living
Sock Sets: £34.00
Another Edinburgh based maker (I'm biased, yes...) Beth creates bold ceramic jewllery.
I've loved my Adjustable Knot necklace for years now; it always gets comments when I wear it
New (ish) to Beth's line are these slightly more minimal Dottie Necklaces. Perfect for a more understated look; while adding a pop of colour to your outfit 💗🧡
Dottie Necklace: £32.00
Looking for natural perfumes? They can be hard to find... and with no advancements to smell-o-vision how do you know if you're going to like the scent?!
Fear not, Jorum Studio make beautiful looking and smelling natural perfumes and have a sample set too!
Try them all out in the comfort of your own home.. mix and match or find your new scent!
Sample set: £25.00
India Hobson is a UK based editorial, lifestyle and still life photographer and a new discovery for me.
I absolutely love her dreamy botanical photography.
Have your own little piece of artwork in the form of greeting card or print
Cards start from just £3.50 which is a bargain if you think of it like a small artwork...
Check out this super cute Seasonal Eating Calendar for 2022
A hand illustrated twelve month calendar gives you a guide to eating produce that’s at its best every month (in the Northern Hemisphere). The calendar also includes a full year centre page pull out that can be used once the year is up!
A fresh and dried flower styling studio, Kirsty has branched out in to Reed Diffusers!
Look at how pretty they are! There are four to choose from, I'd select the Rosewood + Moss one which has Citrus notes of pear, leading into amber, English lavender and jasmine. On a base note of sandalwood, vanilla and musk. Yum.
Packaged in glass amber bottles and kraft card boxes, they'll set you back just £22.00