Christmas Wish List
Sorted for the big day? Presents bought, wrapped, labelled and squirreled away? No? Don’t have a clue what to buy or where to start? Then take a look at our Christmas Wish List, filled with inspiration and gift ideas from some of the country’s best small creative businesses.
Love this as much as ever. A four piece laser cut Alco-coaster set from the fabulous Bonnie Bling, Glasgow. Sets of individual coasters are also available. £15 for 4 coasters.
Winter is the best time for lipsalve addicts, and these wee vegan friendly lip butter specialities from <Blushberry Botanicals are a perfect Christmas stocking treat. Enjoy choosing from a feast of flavours including Gin & Tonic, Rocky Road, Peach Bellini, Peppermint Cream, Mojito and Pina Colada. £4.50.
For an unwavering amount of prettiness and gorgeous gift ideas head over to JillyJilly. Her personalised mugs (£11.50) are a particular favourite. Choose from a range of different themes including gardening, rainbows, Christmas and baking.
The Melt Pool create a divine range of handmade luxury home fragrances, all long lasting and in a superb selection of aromas. Lemongrass with Lavender, Geranium with Bergamot and Lavender, Cedarwood with Cinammon and Lime with Basil and Orange are just a few. This pic features large and small travel tin candles, glass jar candles and medium sized tumblers. Prices range from £4.95 to £10.
While his prints and originals may be a little large for the average Christmas stocking, this 2018 calendar featuring some of Kevin Hunters best work gives a glorious year round gift, and a beautifully artistic take on some of Scotland’s most admired scenes. £9.95
Face mask and body scrub luxury. Time for a little self care with these glorious handmade products from Mary Jean Ltd. Vanilla & Orange Body Scrub (£14.59) is great for exfoliation and awakening your senses of a morning. And give the gift of luxuriously soft skin with a face mask containing Rhassoul clay and yoghurt extracts (£6.49).
Colourful whisky filled Christmas tree baubles from Angels Share Glass. Fitted with removable corks and filled with a range of 4 regional whiskies. So popular they’ve currently sold out but more on the way soon. £48 for 4.
Your choice of solid wooden animal, handmade by Kids Creative in Stirling. These child friendly gifts come in a range of muted tones, and personalisation can also be added making these extra special to unwrap on Christmas morning. These wooden animals range from £24-£38.
For the best and classiest iPad covers take a look at The Canny Squirrel’s creations. Another lover of Harris Tweed, Katherine then cuts felt and uses free motion embroidery with her sewing machine to create these incredible animal creations. Filled with wadding for extra protection of your tablet. £45 from The Canny Squirrel.
Totally stunning door or wall Christmas wreathes made to last many years. These gorgeous handmade Harris Tweed wreathes come from Pauline Lothian Designs and are available for just £40.
Handmade with a range of Scottish hardwoods, these beautiful wooden wine coolers can keep your bottle chilled for up to 6 hours. No need for ice, no water marks, just cool, chilled wine. These wine coolers from The Wooden Wine Cooler Company cost from £80 and can be personalised for an extra special gift.
Edinburgh based Jen Cunningham has been creating her bold vista inspired jewellery for the last decade. A couple of our current favourites include this stunning silver hand pierced Mountain and Moon disc necklace (£90). And a classic Arthur’s Seat cufflink pair (£120).
Keep an eye out for more gorgeous gift ideas coming soon in our advent calendar countdown ….
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