Shop Small – Our Local Christmas Gift Guide
Wow! Where has the year gone?
2020 has felt like it’s passed by in a flash so, with Christmas just around the corner, we thought we’d make it easy for you by compiling a list of gift ideas from some of our favourite local artisan makers.
Perfect for secret Santa gifts or that special something under the tree.
For the Foodie:
Now you didn’t think we’d write a whole article without at least mentioning beer, did you?
No, the first item on our list is for those all-important beer lovers.
Mix and match or pick up an entire case from our new webshop. You’ll get free delivery if you spend £50 or more and free local delivery if you’re nearby. We’d recommend a mixed 12 pack as the perfect pressie to cover all bases.
The last day for free local delivery is Tuesday 22nd with the nationwide last orders on Sunday 20th December.
Balham based company Berry and Brie are pulling out all the stops with their new Christmas grazing boxes! Whether you’re looking to send a surprise delivery to brighten someone’s day or just make Christmas prep a little easier for yourself, you’ll find a whole range of grazing boxes for every occasion. Check out their Website here.
If you’re looking for a relaxing cuppa, London based NUDITEA offer a range of moreish flavours such as pina colada and spiced chocolate orange. Better yet, they’re ethically and sustainably sourced and come in 100% biodegradable packaging.
The most intensely indulgent cookies you’ll ever see, Deviant Cookies serve up a range of ridiculously delicious flavours from Funfetti to Pistachio, cranberry, white chocolate and rose. We recommend pairing their classic choc chip with a can of Pret a Porter for extra indulgence.
Born in Earlsfield but now based just around the corner from the brewery, Bloody Bens make a range of Gins perfect for Christmas Day and a mean Bloody Mary making kit ideal for that slow Boxing Day morning after.
We know, you can’t do right for doing wrong at this age but, we promise with these gifts, it’ll be hard for them not to like what you’ve picked out.
The perfect size for stocking fillers, Pepita Makes creates handmade hair accessories, clips and headbands and earrings.
Spice up your life with a bottle of fermented hot sauce from Peckham Sauce Co. Hand made in Peckham, each small batch sauce is 100% vegan and natural with no preservatives or additives in sight.
Masie Manners makes unisex crossbody bags that even the stroppiest teen will find hard to resist. What’s more, they’re handmade using remnant and vintage fabrics, no fast fashion here!
A quarterly art box subscription perfect for any budding creative. Orla Box provides you with everything that you need to learn the history and techniques behind your favourite works giving you the skills to create a masterpiece at home.
For the Houseproud:
Sequin lobster on the tree anyone? If you’re looking to add a bit of sparkle to your tree, Kate Gwilliam makes glittering versions of everything from your favourite gin right through to sparkling Heinz ketchup bottles. You can even create your own with one of her Sequin Gin Kits.
Candles that are so beautiful, you won’t ever want to light them. Maza makes sculptural, handcrafted, vegan, soy candles in their Peckham home-studio.
A little out of London, Berkshire based Elliott Hamer lovingly crafts wooden goods from reclaimed timber. Check out his hand-carved tableware or give someone the gift of a new skill with one of his spoon carving kits.
Finally, if you’ve bought lots of lovely gifts, you’ll need equally impressive wrapping. Wiggle by Wendy sells, hand-illustrated Christmas cards, wrapping and even notebooks if you’re looking for a little extra something to stuff a stocking.