Christmas Gift Guide

This year has shown us it's even more important than ever to shop small and support independent businesses. In light of this, I'd love to share with you some of my favorite small businesses and independent makers.

 

Mica Peet

Absolutely stunning jewellery pieces by Mica Peet, I particularly love these gorgeous natural shapes.

micapeet.com

Thank Frank

These gorgeous super lightweight earrings are all designed and hand-painted by this Kent business.  All of the jewellery is also Earth friendly, made of FSC certified wood.

thankfrank.com

Jewellery

Stanley & Maud

I've followed this business for years. Absolutely gorgeous silver jewellery, including personalised pieces.

 

stanleyandmaud.com/

Charlotte Baker

Handmade, sentimental and unique pieces. These lovely jewellery pieces are so personal and darling.

charlottebaker.co.uk

Bill Skinner

Kent based jewellery designer and one of my absolute faves. I may or may not have quite a few pieces! I particularly love the hares and the bees!

billskinnerstudio.com

AK-OH Studio

I have a similar necklace from these guys and it is so beautiful. They also make gorgeous terrazzo homeware.

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Peggy Beard

Quirky, bold and unique jewellery with graphic designs and pops of colour. Something truly different. 

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Sunshine Jo

This maker is a total ray of sunshine and I really like these tabby cat earrings! Check out her other fun (and sometimes rude) makes

hello-sunshine.co.uk

 
 

Gifts

Furnish & Feather

Love this indie gift shop, it's jam packed full of small businesses and makers. I particularly love these gift sets which come in eco friendly clam-shell cases.

furnishandfeather.com

Honeywell Biscuit Co

Check out these freaking awesome, intricately decorated biscuits! Delivered in the post. YES!

honeywellbakes.com

Hollie Cooper

If you're like me, and are plant mad (a crazy plant lady, if you will) then these are going to be a huge win for gifting.

holliecooperceramics.co.uk

Miss Papercut 

Hares Mug

£12

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Nina Paloma 

I love whales, and I love ceramics. So this is a no-brainer. Check out these handmade mugs.

ninapaloma.co.uk

Jazzy Bees Handmade

Lovely handmade hand creams, lip balms, bath melts and other scrummy bodycare products.

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Homeware

2 Hungry Bakers

I have rather a few of their mugs and ceramics, and I can 100% guarantee they become your new favourites.

2hungrybakers.com

Arcane By Design

Kent-based laser cutters and perfectionist designers! I love, love, love these map coasters. Perfect sentimental gifts.

 

arcanebydesign.com

Flo Snook

Stunning, bold and graphic illustrated gifts and homeware featuring some of the most gorgeous places in the UK.

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London Refinery

These candles are the bomb.com, I love this small London based brand and the candles smell amazing.

londonrefinery.co.uk

Gentangle Designs

Super intricate and detailed designs with bold bright backgrounds, these designs will surely pop in any home!

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HKD Ceramics

Stunning handmade ceramics with beautiful colours and patterns. I love these planters.

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The Super Sparrow

Wonderful handmade ceramics. I love the speckled texture and glazes, suchlovely addition to any home.

thesupersparrow.com

Wildfire Bespoke 

You might be able to tell why I love these. This guy is so very talented, each fire bowl and fire pit is hand cut from metal and it just blows me away! I need a garden NOW. 

wildfirebespoke.com

Jessica Mae Design

These bright and beautiful illustrated prints would delight any interior! 

jessicamaedesign.com

Blacker & Oak

Stunning handmade furniture and home accessories made from lively pieces of solid wood.

 

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Dog Whistle Lanyard

We have one of these awesome braided dog whistle lanyards featuring a spent shotgun cartridge! Perfect if you own a gun dog (Like our fox red lab Bunsen!)

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The Naked Herb Soaps

These soaps look good enough to eat! I just adore handmade slab soaps with that gorgeous top edge.

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Jenny Newall

These handmade glass birds are just STUNNING. How wonderful would one of these be on a windowsill, catching the sunlight?

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Temper Temper Chocolates

Yummy handmade chocolates perfect for Christmas by these Kent based​ chocolatiers

tempertemperchocolate.co.uk

 

Kids

Curly LuLu

Animals in pants! What's not to love. Scandi styling with a smile, these cheeky soft toys are absolutely darling

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Mini Rabbit Book

The INCREDIBLY talented John Bond has just bought out another children's book following the success of the last one. Such beautiful illustrations, this is a must-have gift this year.

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The Visual Narrator

A huge range of prints, including personalised prints, perfect to brighten up your little one's wall!

thevisualnarrator.com

Thicket & Thimble

These absolutely stunning heirloom dolls are next-level gifting. I wish I was little again so I could have one. Definitely, something to be treasured.

thicketandthimble.com

Little Brave Face

Beautiful watercolour paintings turned into gorgeous childrens clothing and accessories. 

littlebraveface.com

Rocco & The Fox

Beautiful and soft styling, these carefully curated children's clothes are so dreamy.

roccoandthefox.com

Renn Designs

I am obsessed with the wallpapers on offer at Renn Designs. I need a baby like, now so I can buy this!!

 

renndesigns.com

Naughty Gnomes

Stunning illustrated childrens clothing from Kent maker. I've bought some of these stunning pieces for friend's children​.

naughtygnomes.info

Hats of Faith

Awesome book teaching children about the headwear of all different faiths, in an easy to understand format.

hatsoffaith.com

The Little Coach House

Natural, tactile and educational, I love these beautiful wooden children's learning tools that also look stunning in any interior. 

coachhousewoodworks.co.uk

The Smallish House

Super cute illustrated childrens clothes, backpacks (plus gifts and homeware for the adults)

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Stocking Stuffers

Knembroidery

I love these embroidered patches. Would you believe this talented maker FREEHAND embroiders these on a sewing machine? I know right! I can't even thread a sewing machine...

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Wild Whiskers

Lovely whimsical illustrated gifts by Wild Whiskers. I particularly love these velvet pouches.

wild-whiskers.com

Miss Papercut

Stag Pack of 4 Coasters

£12

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Laura Lane Ceramics

How cute are these handmade ceramic brooches? Lots of gorgeous products for sale

lauralane.co.uk