Christmas Gift Guide: Go Small for Big Results!

Christmas Gift Guide: Go Small for Big Results!

Christmas is just around the corner, and what better way to spread the holiday cheer than by supporting local businesses? Shopping local not only helps the community thrive, but it also allows you to find unique and one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones. In this blog post, I'll be sharing five of my favourite small businesses and why I love them all. Get ready to discover some hidden gems!


Wild rising skincare

1. Mane Event Hair Gift Set By Wild Rising Skincare

The first is the Mane Event Hair Gift Set, not only is the Mane Event Gift Set the perfect treat for yourself, but it also makes an ideal present for your haircare-loving best friend, sister, or mom! As someone with super curly hair I couldn’t fault this gift set, my hair is just glowing after using it.

And the best part? Dani makes all of Wild Rising Skincare's products from natural, organic, and vegan ingredients. So you can feel good about using them on your hair and giving them as gifts. It's a win-win situation!

So what are you waiting for? Treat your hair to some Wild Rising Skincare magic and get ready to shine like never before. Say goodbye to dull and lifeless hair and hello to hair that is glowing and photo ready. The Mane Event Gift Set is here to make all your hair dreams come true!

Shop Wild Rising Skincare’s Mane Event Hair Gift Set £37.00

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in bloom floristry

2. Festive Florist Choice Bouquet By In Bloom Floristry

Let's face it, Christmas is the time to go all out. And what better way to do that than with In Bloom Floristry, they are the Rebel Florists of Torbay. They have taken traditional bouquets and given them a rebellious twist. Think vibrant colours, unexpected textures, and a whole lot of personality. These bouquets are not just for displaying in your home, they're for making a statement. You will probably want to buy them for yourself and not just as a gift.

In Bloom Floristry have a full range of spangly collection of Christmas wreaths, fresh festive decorations, dressed Christmas trees, and flowery baubles this Christmas, so why settle for the same old Christmas decorations when you can have something truly unique? Whether you're treating yourself or looking for the perfect gift, they have you covered. Visit In Bloom Floristry today and let them help you spread some floral cheer this Christmas!

Shop In Bloom Floristry Festive Florist Choice Bouquet From £40

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kathleen kelly

3. Wave Ring By Kathleen Kelly Jewellery

When it comes to finding a gift that truly captures the essence of the ocean, look no further than Kathleen Kelly Jewellery's Sterling Silver Wave Ring. This stunning piece of bespoke jewellery is more than just a gift; it's a symbol of the wearer's connection to the sea, a reminder of the tranquillity and wonder that the ocean brings.

Handcrafted with love and attention to detail, the Sterling Silver Wave Ring is a true work of art. Its intricate design mimics the gentle ebb and flow of the ocean waves, capturing the essence of movement and fluidity. Made from high-quality sterling silver, this ring is not only beautiful but also durable, ensuring that it will be cherished for years to come.

Shop Kathleen Kelly Jewellery Wave Ring £30

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that crafty stitch

4. Beginner Scarf Knit Kit By That Crafty Stitch

Here’s a treat that's practically perfect for everyone, whether it’s a friend who's a crafting pro or a complete novice in the world of knitting. That Crafty Stitch, run by an awesome Torquay business girl, has the ultimate gift – the Beginner Scarf Knit Kit.

Imagine the joy of creating your own cosy scarf to conquer the chilly months. It's like a ticket to a world of warmth and creativity, and who doesn't want that? This Beginner Scarf Knit Kit is the golden ticket to knitting bliss, and it's packed with everything you need to dive right in.

But here's the best part: super easy instructions with pictures and even videos! Sam, the genius behind That Crafty Stitch, says, ‘Our beginner-led knit kits walk you through stitch by stitch, so you don't need to worry about unravelling in the process.’ How cool is that? It's not just a gift; it's a crafting adventure waiting to happen!

Shop That Crafty Stitch Beginner Scarf Knit Kit £27

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5. Christmas Tree Soy Wax Candle By Amberhoney

Are you ready to bring the cosy, festive vibes of Christmas into your home? Look no further than this limited edition Christmas collection, featuring a delightful Christmas Tree Soy Wax Candle! These candles are the perfect way to instantly transport yourself to family walks in pine forests or the joy of choosing a Christmas tree on a crisp winter's day. And the best part? You get all the scent of a real Christmas tree without having to pick up pine needles every day!

The lovely Katie of Amberhoney even has her very own brick and mortar shop in Dartmouth where she offers a whole range of products, from soy wax candles & melts, home fragrance accessories, cement homeware, beauty, soft furnishings and original art prints. 

So why not give the gift of Christmas this year with these limited edition Christmas Tree Soy Wax Candles! They make the perfect gift for loved ones (or yourself, because you deserve it). So grab a cup of hot cocoa, cozy up by the fire, and let the delightful scent of our candles fill your home with holiday cheer. 

Shop Amberhoney Christmas Tree Soy Wax Candle £18

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rosie meringue layered wall name

6. Layered Wall Name By Rosie Meringue

How could we write a Christmas Gift guide championing fellow local small businesses and not include ourselves, Rosie Meringue in the list. If you aren’t aware we make Personalised, Scandinavian-inspired, wooden decor products for your home, nursery or party.

I believe in a world bursting with options, there's one category of gifts that holds the power to not just adorn spaces but also stir emotions… Home Decor. It happens to be a personal favourite of mine, and why wouldn't it be? Imagine the joy of unwrapping a personalised layered wall name in your chosen colours, home decor gifting goes beyond merely filling a room with pretty things; it's about injecting a dash of personality into someone's bedroom. It's the kind of present that turns a house into a home.

So why not spoil the children in your life with a personalised gift.

Shop Our Layered Wall Name From £17



Supporting local businesses is a wonderful way to make a difference in your community, especially during the holiday season. By shopping at these small businesses, you're not only finding unique gifts but also supporting the dreams and aspirations of passionate small businesses. So this Christmas, let's spread the holiday cheer and make a positive impact by shopping local!


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