With so many talented women in our community we have lots of handmade, environmentally friendly and extra special gifts.
These gifts are hand selected because they offer something different to the norm. From handmade teddy bears to eco products for children – you’ll find something special for your loved ones here.
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Lil is a social enterprise that has beautiful things that help our beautiful world. New this year includes: gorgeous tartan recycled rugs, reusable notebooks, nature-filled kids books, plus gorgeous skin care and homewares, and all profits ploughed back into community sustainability initiatives.
Susan creates incredible teddy bears and collectable items from much loved items of clothing. Preserve memories this festive season.
In a world where children have everything; what better gift can you get them than a teddy bear or quilt that means something. Do you have cherished items of clothing from a loved one hidden away? Susan can transform them into a beautiful keepsake animal or quilt for you to treasure forever.
Offering bespoke personalised gifts including wooden door and wall signs, paper flower wall decor, wall names and hoops, Timer and Fleur guarantee a unique present this Christmas. They also make new baby gifts, mother and Father’s Day gifts and other general gifts and decor items. Please visit their Etsy store to browse the full range.
Give the gift of feeling incredible this Christmas with bespoke scent experiences where the recipient will immerse themselves into the world of scent and feel truly special knowing no-one else will have their personal and exclusive recipes.
Everything they do is custom made to order to perfectly suit their lifestyle and wellbeing with the natural scents they love. Gift Vouchers redeemable from the comfort of your loved ones’ homes (UK wide) from as little as £22
Chloe offers a range of products all with her unique designs. She works hard to create products with that something special and they are based on her characterful designs and that makes them a bit different. Her aim is to make people smile through her designs. They are really good quality and are British made.
Pumpkin Brown is a sustainable Eco Product Retailer that boasts a large selection of reusable nappies and environmentally friendly toys & gifts. This is the perfect shop for environmentally conscious friends and family (especially those who have children) where you can get them a gift that is kind to the planet.
Your favourite gift in a balloon, what more could you ask for?
Daisy gift balloon pride themselves in sourcing fantastic local products from small business owners all wrapped up in an amazing gift balloon hamper to provide that wow factor every single time!
From Gin to Prosecco, afternoon tea to children’s baking kits, we have it all covered. And if you want that extra special touch you can even create your own bespoke balloon where you provide the gifts and they provide the magic!
Faodail Gifts-Furniture-Hampers is a new unique eco-conscious small business based in East Lothian. Faodail offers bespoke professional restoration, up-cycling and reupholstery of vintage and antique furniture tailored to each individual client.
Faodail offers a wide range of handcrafted, eco-conscious and vibrant products including: lampshades, wooden gifts, decorations and home decor items, bespoke plastic-free gift hampers, illustration prints and landscape/travel-based photographic prints.
Faodail offers a range of seasonal products which are all handcrafted and made (where possible) from locally sourced materials. These include; Christmas Indoor and Outdoor wreaths, decorations and hampers. Faodail is currently selecting two local charities/enterprises to donate a % of its annual profits as part of its eco and sustainable focused business model. These will be announced very soon!! “
Treat your loved ones to some stunning hand decorated candles with the option to personalise them. Choose from one of their unique designs or have a family photo or your child’s Christmas drawing put onto a candle for that extra special personal gift. Both traditional wax and LED candles available.
Offering a range of personalised gifts including t-shirts, teddy bears, baby grows and hoodies (to name but a few) you can create the perfect gift for your friends and family. In addition personalisation can be done in English, Urdu, Punjab and Arabic or a mixture of all! Check out their Facebook page for photos of their full range.
This online store offers a large variety of sustainable and eco friendly gifts including pamper kits, hair kits, travel mugs and reusable coffee kits. To view the full range visit the website. Emms Choice support many independent businesses in one place and help encourage sustainable, non toxic choices for Christmas. Their range of handpicked gift ideas enable you to buy ethically and align to your values while supporting tree planting!
Treat your loves ones to a special creation hand made with love by Fiona. Embracing a lifelong passion for creativity and making things by hand Rabbit and Crocodile offer their customers a unique gift such as hand crochet tree decorations, cloud and raindrop wall decorations and cards.
Tigermoth is where you’ll find quirky homeware and a stunning selection of unique and individual gifts. 90% of their stock is made by Scottish women! Everything, absolutely everything is gorgeous and would make a perfect Christmas gift.
Their vision first came to mind – as all the best ideas do – over a bottle of wine around the kitchen table. Whilst holidaying on the Isle of Skye in the summer of 2016 , founder Evelyn, came across these little handmade bothies in a gift store. They were so beautiful, so unique and so expertly made. She wanted one, and she wanted everyone she knew to have one too. Their range has expanded and you’ll find lots of lovely items on their website.
Bobbin & Bear products are all handmade using a palette of colourful Harris Tweeds and Liberty print fabrics. Harris Tweed cushions, flags and Christmas stockings are personalised with an initial for that extra special gift. As the daughter of a Harris Tweed Weaver their founder Marianne has seen first hand all the hard work that goes into creating such an iconic and world renowned cloth. With a love for Harris and Tweed she wants to share this with her customers.
This Christmas bag a retro inspired products including greeting cards, stationery, art prints and home wares. All are designed by Kate with the aim of making life brighter! In 2020 she has focused on creating optimistic art to provide some well needed cheers! Supporting local has never been so easy.
Sohaus Art founder Gail creates art that’s inspired by modern design and nature. She has a selection of personalised art printables, gorgeous line drawings and cute prints for kids nurseries.
Are you keen to make swaps that are not just more sustainable and ecofriendly but also beautiful? Being busy parents and running a business, time is not always on our hands. But Bambu may be able to help if that’s what you’re after, as they have carefully researched and selected a wide range of sustainable products over last 2 years that are plastic-free and you can find them at BAMBÚ Living Sustainably.
BAMBÚ in Edinburgh is a small Startup that (Simona) founded back in 2018 with immense help from her husband Mike. One of the main aims was and still is to offer better alternative options for people to access healthy food, beauty, gifts, everyday toiletries, and household products plastic free from bulk.
By encouraging people to reduce single use plastic and waste in general we believe together we can make a difference and leave a cleaner, more sustainable planet for the future.
Wee Seeds is an early years wellbeing toolbox to help parents and professionals teach children mindfulness. They work to nurture strong, healthy, calm minds and to connect families through positive daily activities that teach life-long wellbeing skills.
What better gift this Christmas than calmer families? Plus they’re offering a special discount for our 15 meditation exercises, accessible through your account on our web-app at www.weeseeds.co.uk
Made for You is an online shop selling a wide range of personalised gifts and clothing for all ages and occasions. Set up in 2014 by local mum Leena, she’d struggled all her life to find anything with her name on unless she went to Finland which is where her name (and mum) is from, so she decided to start Made For You selling beautiful gifts that can be personalised with any name regardless of how it is spelled. It took many months and lots and lots of travelling to find the right products as she wanted to ensure quality combined with value and everything she stocks is something she either would love to give or receive herself. Fast forward to today and Made For You continues as a family run business and now sells a wider range of personalised products for little people, adults and even pets!