CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE- Let’s support Surrey Businesses
I love to find other local businesses to support each Christmas. This year I have found some amazing Surrey based companies with gorgeous gift ideas. If you are stuck for ideas then take a read and see what I have found…..
Popsy & Plum
Treasure Kave is an embroidery business based in Kingston upon Thames and run by Kat. This Christmas she has designed products with 3 themes: Classic Christmas, Colourful & Playful and lastly Luxurious, filled with golds and sparkly embellishment. Offering ready made Christmas decorations and a range of 35+ embroidery kits which all come with video instruction for a more engaging way to learn. The embroidery kits are perfect for beginners and fun for those who want to practice some stitches too. as well as kits for adults there are also some suitable for children 6 year and above.
Take a look at Kat’s Etsy page to see all she has to offer.
Trina’s Take Home Treats
Trina’s Take Home Treats can help with all your festive sweet treat goodies! This year they will include sweet boxes, our ever popular movie night box, sweet filled trees,hot chocolate cones and so much more!
Head to Trina’s Facebook page to order yours.
Charlotte Godfrey Art
Elliemakesuk sells polymer clay craft. Experimenting with blends of clay, powders, foils, paint and textures means the results can be unexpectedly beautiful. The earrings range from hoops with clay components in various colours and patterns, to statement dangles and smaller, subtle studs. Also offering bookmarks that can be personalised, keyrings and lanyards.
This Christmas you can expect to find a range of colourful pieces in the Etsy shop www.elliemakesuk.etsy.com
Surrey Hills Tinies
Julie Peel Ceramics
Working from her home studio Julie produces beautiful handmade ceramics in porcelain and stoneware which make perfect gifts. Every piece has its own unique identity and she designs and mixes all her own glazes. Choose from useful bowls of all sizes – from tiny dipping bowls to generously proportioned salad and fruit bowls, for use or decoration – elegant vases, mugs for tea or coffee and one-off handbuilt boxes. Prices begin at under £20, so there is something for everyone.
You can see all of her work on her website- www.juliepeelceramics.com
The Colour Emporium
Katie had always felt a calling to do something creative, so she tried her hand at dip dying candles! It was love at first sight, the immediate results you get and the endless possibilities of colour combinations- just incredible! It is incredibly important to Katie that the products created are unique and ethically made, that they are items you are proud to display in your home or gift to friends and family. There are colours of every shade at The Colour Emporium
Head to the website to order yours www.thecolouremporium.com
Wreaths by Sarah
Positively Glowing create eco-friendly coconut wax candles for health aware candle lovers. All their luxurious candles and stone pots are individually handcrafted in small batches in Surrey using only the most natural, sustainably sourced ingredients. Whether choosing that special gift of twinkle and scent for a loved one, or treating yourself to some space transforming or mood-enhancing self-care, they offer an array of all natural, vegan collections presented in eco-friendly packaging, all boxed up and ready to enjoy.
Go to their website to see the full range www.positivelyglowing.co.uk
Zaplatam Fibre Arts
Based in Surrey, Kasia makes beautiful macramé and crochet decorations. Her crochet snowflakes are her most popular Christmas product but she has also started to make boho themed macrame Christmas wreaths.
Check out her Etsy shop.
The Hummingbird Bath Bomb Boutique
Shades Photographic offer bespoke high quality digital photographic printing with great attention to detail. Shades Photographic can help with all your photo needs. Photo printing, fine art printing, canvas prints, scanning, polaroid prints and photo restoration are just some of the services offered.
Contact Michelle at her website to find out more.
Surrey based artist, Alistair Little,is now an artist of International reputation. Alistair’s work is influenced by a love of cinema, especially films of the 50’s and 60’s. Through the use of strong tones and high contrast he strives to achieve a feeling of mood and intensity, whilst leaving a question mark over the true meaning of the piece.
Alistair can be contacted through his website www.alistairlittle.com
And of course not forgetting little old me!!
Photo sessions make a wonderful gift for friends or family. Capturing family, as they are, at this moment in time. Gift vouchers are available to purchase or drop me a message for more information.
I hope you have enjoyed this Christmas blog and found some great new companies to buy from this year. If you are on social media please head over and find their business pages to show them some love this festive season.