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I am so excited to be sharing my first proper Christmas gift guide post. A couple of years ago I wrote a post on buying gender neutral Christmas gifts, but it was mainly just ideas and not really a full comprehensive list. After the year we've had with the pandemic, it is increasingly important to support small businesses. Therefore, I will be sharing some of my favourite small businesses which I think sell products that would make great Christmas gifts.


Inside the Fragrance

Alisha from Inside the Voyage blog has started selling the most amazing smelling wax melts. They are such good value for money and I can't recommend these enough! Perfect for a relaxing, self-care evening. 

Inside the Fragrance wax melts

Needle & Stitch

Paulina has very recently started Needle & Stitch. She is making really cute felt keyrings at the moment that would make great stocking fillers!

Melissa Mary Creates

Melissa sells homemade crafts on her Etsy page. These include conker wreaths and really pretty candle jars.

Asia Jade Beauty

Over on Asia's Instagram page, she sells dupes of designer perfumes and aftershaves such as Dior Sauvage that smell exactly like the real thing for such a good price. I have tried the 449 which is a dupe of Jimmy Choo Fever and it smells the same. I would definitely recommend these as Christmas gifts.

Asia Jade Beauty perfume

Simply Katy

Katy has an Etsy shop where she sells prints of locations and cities that she designs herself. Some of the locations include Amsterdam, Lincoln and Venice. I just really love the prints she creates and they would look great on someone's wall. They are well priced for the quality.

The Artist's Lab

Lauren from the Artist's Lab sells embroidery kits for beginners. This would be a great gift for someone creative. It would also be a good present to get someone in case of another lockdown or self-isolation. It's something to do while at home and could be a great way to unwind and get away from a screen for a while.


Jess Adams

Jess sells really cool statement earrings over on her Etsy. I have been loving statement earrings from small businesses at the moment, they are all just so unique.

Art by Kateh

Kate makes the most beautiful resin earrings with pressed flowers. These would make great gifts for people who love earrings like this.

Alice Lizzy

I haven't seen any earrings like the one Alice makes before. They are so unique and look so cool! Again, they are statement earrings so would be great for people who wear earrings. Alice has made a Christmas gift box containing 4 pairs of polyclay earrings for the value of £17, saving you £7! You can add an optional personal message with this gift box and the packaging is 100% recyclable.

Use the code GIFTGUIDE20 for 20% off when buying any product from Alice Lizzy.

Alice Lizzy Earrings



Amanthis is a black-owned small stationary shop with a great range of helpful products. My go-to product from Amanthis is the Master Mindset Diary. I couldn't live without it at uni. For more information, read my review of the Master Mindset Diary by Amanthis.

Amanthis Master Mindset Diary

Robin and Thorn

Robin and Thorn is a small lifestyle shop. They have all sorts of products including stationary. I use their list pads for my to-do lists and I find it really helpful.

Gifts for bloggers

Jordanne Lee Creative on Gumroad

Jordanne from Of a Glasgow Girl has some really helpful products on her Gumroad including Instagram highlight covers and blogging planners.

Use code LAUREN20 for 20% off your order.

Jenny in Neverland on Gumroad

Again, Jenny has some really helpful products on her Gumroad. Her products are particularly helpful for blogging beginners.

Stocking fillers


Carfume is a luxury car scent business. These would make great stocking fillers for drivers as we all love to have nice smelling cars.


Children's gifts

Abi from The Peg Place, makes really sweet peg dolls for children. She has made Disney princess dolls, Frozen dolls and Toy Story dolls too so far, among others. These would make lovely Christmas gifts for little ones and they are even more special because they are hand-made and eco friendly.

What are some of your favourite small businesses to shop from?

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  1. I loved this! You've featured so many amazing small businesses xx

  2. Such an amazing list of small businesses! I love Alice's earrings and own a few pairs. Those prints from Simply Katy are gorgeous - I need to find more wall space for them, haha!

    Tash - A Girl with a View

  3. Every year I commit to buying from small companies. I usually do well in the beginning and then fall off the wagon. Thank for this list, especially the stationary rec.

  4. I recently purchased an Alice Lizzy box and I'm so excited for it! Her pieces are so gorgeous and great quality. I can't wait to check out the others x

  5. I love this small business Christmas gift guide! I'm aiming to buy from more small businesses for Christmas this year! x

    Lucy |

  6. You've included some amazing sounding businesses in this gift guide. There's a few that have caught my attention for gift ideas.

  7. Love this list of small businesses! Going to be checking some of those out now xx

  8. Great list you have here! I particularly like the Alice Lizzy earrings! They're so cute!


  9. Wow soo many amazing bits in this blog post! I am stocking up on wax melts for stockings for my sisters. Another big one is candles for my mu!
    Love that you're supporting small businesses!


  10. Really cool items in this guide.....

  11. Thanks for sharing this gift guide, lots of lovely gifts :)

    Nic | Nic's Adventures & Bakes

  12. This is a great gift guide & I agree it's important to support small businesses especially during this time of year!
    I bought one of Jordanne's blog planners for myself so I would definitely recommend her planners! I need to get a Carfume air freshner for my boyfriend's car & The Peg Place dolls would be great for my daughter!
    One of my favorite small businneses is Art by Lena ( I've bought wooden ornaments for my parents, stickers for my daughter, bookmarks for my friend & prints & notebooks for myself!

  13. Oooh I want the carfume! I've been buying quite a few gifts off Etsy this year. There are so many wonderful things to find that are often really unique.

    Tea in the Tub

  14. I used to have an Etsy shop long time ago but am still all in for small shops :)

  15. These are some wonderful ideas you shared. Thank you!

  16. Love the list especially the stationary. 😍

  17. I love this gift guide! Thanks for sharing. I will definitely be shopping for myself lol and some gifts!

  18. The wax melts are so pretty! I love cute beauty/bath products.

  19. I have worked with and had samples of inside the fragrance, they smell is so good. Thank you for sharing other suggestions.

  20. Now I know what to give my cousins! Thank you for this.

  21. Thanks for sharing the guide! This reminds me to keep on supporting small/local businesses during the holiday.