Hi guys, Andreia here! I am here to help you guys find the perfect gift for yours friends and family. This years gift guide is all about small businesses because we wanted this season to be about giving back.

Did you know that small businesses employ over 24.3 million people in the UK ?

By supporting a small business not only are you supporting a dream your are also supporting the countries economy and providing more people in the UK with jobs.

1- Cushions and Notebooks by MrsBDesignsLTD

Mrs B (Aka Karen) runs MrsBDesignsLtd from her garden studio. Everything in her Etsy shop is handmade and printed by her in her Oxfordshire home. She offers free domestic shipping on all her items and can make custom orders. Upon picking up her cushions you can really feel the quality of the product but you can also feel and see all the time, effort, dedication and live that went into designing and creating it. Her little notebooks are perfect little stocking fillers for your blogger friends or anyone that enjoys writing or drawing and her cushions make the perfect little home accessory. Being a single mum I instantly fell in love with the “ We are all wonder women” cushion and proudly displayed it on my sofa. It’s the perfect reminder that I am doing a pretty amazing job at raising my little lady but also shows her that no matter what she too is Wonder Woman. Mrs B also sells soy wax candles, personalised shopper bags and pencils.

2- Vinyl Record Bowl by seagerstudios

I think this gift would look so cool in any musicians home. Such a nice way of adding a love for music and the music world into everyday life.

3- Personalised drumsticks by KatiesCustomGifts

Do you have a drummer in your life? Then this is the perfect gifts for them. Personalised drumsticks. So whenever they are playing they are thinking of how awesome you are for buying such a great gift. Katie also does engraved guitar picks, guitar capos and lots of other cool personalised gifts.

4- Custom Chopping board by Goozeberryhill

Gooseberryhill create loads of different personalised gifts but I really like this custom chopping board. It would be a perfect gift for the foodie in your life or that one friend that always hosts the dinner parties. If you want a custom wooden gift then Goozeberryhill is the shop for you.

5- Bath caddy by Rusticretrofurniture

Everyone has a friend or family member that loves self care. This is a great option for that person. This caddy allows you to rest your book, tablet or phone without worrying about dropping them in the water. You can also use it to rest your box of chocolates and a glass of wine whilst you enjoy a relaxing bubble bath with scented candles. Rusticretrofurniture also has coat racks, spice racks, mug racks and any other type of rack you can think of.

6- Christmas hot chocolate kit by MapleMollys

Everyone loves hot chocolate especially at Christmas time which is why this gift is any chocolate lovers dream. Everything you need to make the perfect hot chocolate in a cute little kit. This would even make a perfect gift for a child. MapleMollys specialise in bespoke chocolate gifts made from the finest Belgian chocolate.

7- DIY body scrub kit by sweetcecilys

I can’t think of a better gift for a beauty lover or someone who is all about organic. Here we have a kit that comes with everything for you to make your own body scrub. Everything in this kit is natural. Sweetcecilys also makes other DIY skincare and lip care kits, flavoured lip balms, beauty masks, toners and lots of other natural fabulous skincare products.

8 – Wireless Earphones by Proze Electronics

I am a user of these earphones personally and absolutely love them. The are super comfortable, have awesome sound quality and charge relatively quickly. This product is ideal for those who are looking for a lower priced alternative to Apple wireless earphones, retaling at just £47

The TWS-02 Wireless Headphones are powered by HD Audio, 8mm drivers and cVc 6.0 Noise Cancellation Technology for Total Sound Immersion.

What I particularly love about this product is that you can clearly see the product designer thought about all the small details which I really appreciate.

The product was truly built with customer convenience at its heart.

The TWS-02 Bluetooth Earbuds have been installed with One Touch set up and auto-pairing! Simply switch them on and one earbud will find the other automatically, then they’ll find your device all by themselves. I know, totally cool right?

I could harp on about how much I love the product or you could simply try it for yourself.

9- Personalised Book List by Book Therapy

This is service we included simply because of how quirky and innovative, yet thoughtful it was.

To all of you book lovers out there, this one is for you!

The creator of this service has come up with a product which personalises reading lists/book prescriptions that are tailored based on your personality, your interests, your needs and circumstances and your habits.

I know what you’re thinking, I can barely contain my excitement either!

From there you are then given your own personalised reading list, created using this information.

Each book prescription includes a minimum of 7 – 10 book recommendations with full reviews of the book and how they might help you.

You can find more details on the product and how to sign up HERE

I hope you guys enjoyed reading our small businesses gift guide and remember by supporting a small business you are supporting a dream.



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