Christmas Gift Guide

A collection of lovely handmade gift ideas for the holidays!

1. Botanical collection

Inspired by green pastel tones, mixed with natural textures, the Botanical Collection by Miss Friday Collective includes these gorgeous polymer clay and walnut veneer drop earrings from Miss Friday Collective’s Botanical Collection. $20. Miss Friday Collective

etsy.com/au/listing/728030368/botanic-collection-drop-earrings-pastel


2. Mimosa Botanical Perfumes

Exquisite botanical perfumes in a handy glass roll-on bottle - spoil yourself or someone you love. Four divine blends of pure plant-based essential oils, carefully handmade in small batches. Choose from Citrus & Sage, Fleurette, The Woods and Rose & Santal. $39.95. Handmade by Mimosa Botanicals available at Tribe Castlemaine

tribecastlemaine.com.au/collections/bath-beauty/products/mimosabotanicalsperfumes


3. Dinosaur planters

Fun and quirky dinosaur planters suitable for all kids big and small.

$25 planted (if a perth local) $20 unplanted. When Cara Met Rex

etsy.com/au/shop/WhenCaraMetRex


4. Pierced Ceramic Dishes

Gorgeous simplicity in these ceramic bowls, a beautiful addition to any room of the house. Organically hand-formed in fine white porcelain, these irregularly shaped dishes feature pierced detail, reminiscent of ocean life. Small $38 Large $45. Handmade by Katherine Wheeler available at Tribe Castlemaine

.tribecastlemaine.com.au/collections/ceramic-homewares/products/piercedceramicdisheswhite?variant=30552283021390


5. Custom pet glass home

My business name is, and the product I’m sending a photo of is my custom pet glass home. The glass homes are little watercolour paintings that are each painted by me and live in a little glass dome. They’re painted on both sides so that they can be viewed from all sides and still look beautiful.

Handcrafted by Kookookachoo Art - $60 each. Instagram @kookookachooart or visit Etsy store .etsy.com/au/listing/681361416/custom-pet-portrait-watercolour-glass


6. Succulents + Annie Sloan

Gorgeous selection of succulents. Stool painted in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Scandinavian Pink. All avilable at Little Leaf Co. www.littleleafco.com.au


7. Lester the Sock Lion

Lester is an extremely snazzy sock lion, approx. 42cm tall. He is the perfect cuddly friend to brighten up your day. Lester is made from a gorgeous pair of brightly striped rainbow socks, with his cute little face surrounded by a beautiful mane made of royal blue yarn.

Price: $32.00 + $6.95 postage. You Make Me...Me.

https://madeit.com.au/Main/Item?itemId=1270034


8. Brush Strokes Screen Print Pillowcase

My Brush strokes pillowcase is fun and feminine and adds instant girly style! Perfect for little girls, teen girls and adults alike that have a place in their heart for fun! Printed on beautiful quality 100% cotton. Designed and screen printed by hand with non-toxic inks in my studio in Melbourne. $35.00 AUD. little miss gee.

https://www.littlemissgee.com/shop-all/brush-strokes-pillowcase


9. Crochet animal rattles

These Crochet Animal Rattles have been lovingly handmade in Tasmania. They are a great way for your child to enhance their hand-eye coordination, have fun with the rattle head and learn about animals.

$25 each. Belly to Babe.

bellytobabe.com.au/collections/new-arrivals/products/crochet-animal-rattles-choose-design?variant=31240504082541


10. Scrunchies

Cute handmade scrunchies created with preloved and de-stash fabric. $4 each

instagram.com/spirit_handmade_

11. Spring Brights Collection

Recently launched, Spring Brights collection with five of my bright and vibrant designs printed on pouches, totes, scarves and leggings! Pouches come in a medium and large size. Printed on both sides, durable 100%polyester full lined canvas with a metal zipper. Made in Australia. Starting from $55.00

www.jesscrawfordart.com


12. Bandana Cow

Unique art prints and quirky vinyl decals by Jellybean Bandit.

jellybeanbandit.com.au




13. The Australian Literary Diary

Now in its second edition, The Australian Literary Diary is the must-have planner with week-to-a-page layout including major regional and national book and writing festivals, cultural events and monthly book recommendations. The nitty gritty: Hardcover with cleat sewn pages - made like all the best books are.

The cover art has been letterpress printed by hand in Melbourne, then professionally bound to a cloth reinforced spine. Inner pages are digitally printed on FSC certified paper. The size is A5 (145mm x 210mm).

100% designed and produced in Australia. $44.95. Title No Title.

www.titlenotitle.com.au/shop


14. Confetti Keyfob

Bring a little party to your everyday with a unique handmade key fob! A super fun way to keep your keys close at hand and easy to find when they are playing hide and seek in the bottom of your bag! Attaching the key fob to a USB stick, purse or bag could be another great use. This key fob is made with various Confetti sewn between 2 layers of PVC. Mini Measures 3" long x 1.25” wide (key ring is 1" wide). $12.50.

Me and Leigh Creations

meandleighcreations.com/collections/new-releases/products/copy-of-key-fobs-c-o-n-f-e-t-t-i


15. Awesome

Tracy Robinson is a local mixed media artist based in Fremantle, Western Australia. Her work is inspired by nature and she likes to call it “Imaginary Botanicals.” She is amazed by the shape and colours presented in nature, however doesn't wish to be confined by a realistic palette or pattern and instead likes to explore shape and colour wherever it leads her. She is interested in exploring positive and negative space and her art is very vibrant and striking. At present she is enjoying exploring Australian Native Plants in her own unique way without being true to botanical artworks. Through her Art she expreses herself and brings joy to the simple things in life such as flowers and plants. Tracy's work is available as original artworks as well as prints.

The painting Awesome (as above) - Original $600 / Prints from $25

www.instagram.com/Tracyrobinsoncreate


16. Wonder

Independent print magazine for preteen girls called Wonder Magazine. It’s a quarterly magazine that inspires young girls to be creative, curious and playful. I share inspiring stories, craft, diy beauty recipes, food recipes, science articles and also submissions from our preteen readers. $16 + $2 postage or $60 for an annual subscription. Wonder Magazine.

wondermagazine.com.au


17. Ceramic Australian Wildflowers

$85. Bron's Ceramics

www.bronsceramics.etsy.com


18. Sophie's Tickle Tiger Socks

Sophie is a young lady with Down Syndrome and Autism whol lives in Fremantle, Western Australia. She loves extreme sports and activities with lots of adrenaline. On her 18th birthday this year she rode on a jet-ski and LOVED it. So.......... Sophie's family and friends are helping her develop a micro business to support her extreme activities and her work (helping with the socks). She donates 10% of her profits to the homeless in warm bamboo socks. Each sock has been hand dyed and tickled by Sophie. She loves her feet being tickled and has tickled each sock for you. The tickle in her socks lasts as long as the sock. Get ready for more tickles in your life when you wear Sophie's socks.

www.facebook.com/sophiessox



19. Hand painted terracotta planter

Each planter is hand painted therefore no two are the same. They are bright and colourful and are super affordable. There are a few different sizes and styles to choose from, colours and style will reflect the photos shown here. Hand signed. Sealed with an ornamental sealer. Mini painted pots - $10 - 10cm wide x 8cm tall. Painted pots - $15 - 12.5cm wide x 11 tall. Round painted pots - $17 - 15cm wide x 9.5cm tall

Kim Hawks

www.kimhawks.net


20. Christmas Kitty Earring · Blue Snowflake Jumper

These fabulous Statement Kitty Earrings have been laser cut from an original illustration. They are made from sustainably sourced wood and each pair has been painted by hand. They are finished with a satin varnish. The tops are made from shiny acrylic. $40. Blossom and Cat

blossomandcat.com.au/collections/christmas/products/christmas-kitty-earring-blue-snowflake-jumper


21. Colour-mixing Masterclass

Just one of the creative classes offer by Mermaid's Coin, this adult class is suitable for all levels of painters. You will learn the tools to mix beautiful, cohesive colour schemes and improve your accuracy mixing and matching colours you see. You'll be learning colour theory and you won't even realise it!  

Mermaid's Coin Art & Illustration

www.mermaidscoin.com


22. Zipper pouches

Cute zipper pouches, different sizes for your needs. Created with high-quality YKK zippers from Japan. Priced from $10 to $19 and available from Mihotch Stitch.

mihotchstitch.com/collections/pouch-flat


23. Fix it board

Handmade from pine, each board has been sanded smooth and treated with non toxic timber polish, containing beeswax. Included are a mixture of 6 screws, cap, wing nut, hex and philips. Little fingers can turn and tighten the screws, or use the real tools to be the little handyperson. $30. Gumnut Creations Handmade

facebook.com/gumnutcreations10


24. Ladies custom made wool felted slippers

These wool felted ladies shoes are a great unique, thoughtful and special gift to treat yourself or that someone hard to buy for on your list. These are the MOST COMFIEST SLIPPER SHOES EVER made just for you.

Each pair is 100% handmade. Each shoe starts out as a fluff of wool. With time and gentle slow fashion wet felting techniques I turn the wool fluff into shoes. All the choices are yours! When customising your shoes you can choose:colour, size and sole option. Prices start at $99-$120 depending on sole option and include shipping. Woolly Wombat

https://woollywombat.com.au/product/ladies-house-shoes-slippers-custom-made/




25. Anne of Green Gables "true friends" necklace

Celebrate your bookish best friend with a necklace stating Miss Stacy's famous, "True friends are always together in spirit". The necklace features the frienship quote inset into an oval, antiqued copper setting strung from an antiqued copper chain. The quote is set under clear glass and the necklace is further adorned with a darling elephant charm. The pendant measures approximately 50x28 mm (2x1.1 in) and the necklace is approximately 60cm (24 in) long. $45 (incl. postage). Two Cheeky Monkeys

https://etsy.me/2CbFA0x


26. Textured Ocean Ceramic Planters

Lovely all-purpose gift bringing an extra element of joy to indoor plant love. Beautiful textural planters, organically hand-formed in marbled ceramic with waves of ocean green blue tones, each piece is unique.

$45. Handmade by Katherine Wheeler available at Tribe Castlemaine

tribecastlemaine.com.au/collections/ceramic-homewares/products/texturedceramicplantersocean


27. Baxter the Bunny Amigurumi Crochet Softie

Baxter is a cuddly crochet softie with floppy limbs, the perfect gift for your loved one. This sweet little bunny is completely hand crocheted with high quality 100% acrylic yarn, and stuffed with love using Australian made polyester filling. Baxter is created using grey and white yarn, and measures approximately 32 centimetres from head to toe. He also features a big, white, round tail on his tushie. Made in Tasmania. $37.95.

Hey Hunny

etsy.com/au/listing/651972409/baxter-the-bunny-amigurumi-crochet?ref=shop_home_active_10&frs=1


28. Peg Doll Family

Sweet little peg doll people, perfect for dolls houses and hours of imaginative play. Handmade on a wooden base with naturally plant dyed felt and hand embroidered detail. $14.95 each

Handmade by Elfin Trail available at Tribe Castlemaine

tribecastlemaine.com.au/collections/wonderland/products/pegdollfamily


29. Honey & Beeswax Lip Balm

Bee and honey inspired range of beeswax products and reusable items. Created in the Blue Mountains in NSW, these lip balms are made from beeswax, sweet almond oil and honey. Handmade by Honeychild.

www.honeychild.com.au


30. Indigo Seafoam Porcelain Pendant Necklace

Stunning half moon pendant necklace, organically hand formed in fine white porcelain with hand painted indigo detail. $75

Handmade by Katherine Wheeler available at Tribe Castlemaine

https://www.tribecastlemaine.com.au/collections/ceramic-jewellery-1/products/indigoseafoamfeatherceramicnecklace


31. Blossom Scarf Camera Strap

My beautiful floral style camera strap is simply breath-taking. Teal, green with touches of pink – luxurious, classic and unique: that is truly what this scarf camera strap is. Made with my very own fabric design and printed on polyester crepe de chine. Perfect for any occasion to show off your style or as a beautiful gift for that girly photographer in your life. $44.00 AUD. little miss gee

www.littlemissgee.com/shop-all/blossom-ii-scarf-camera-strap


32. Art Blankets

Created in Geralton WA, these art blankets feature the beautiful artwork of local artist Helen Ansell. The art is west Australian inspired by floral and fauna and can be found all over the great state. Neoprene is sand proof and washes great in the machine. Perfect for sports days and the beach. So versatile. They look so great and get commented on all the time. Blankets are 165cm x 135cm. $159.00.

www.helenansellart.com


33. Hand Poured Soy Candles

$30-$50. Light Up Your Happiness.

www.lightupyourhappiness.com.au


34. Jingle Bells Collection

The Jingle Bells Christmas collection is a mix of traditional and modern colours, shapes and styles with a dash of sparkle! These earrings are the perfect combination of acrylic and polymer clay. This combination is absolutely stunning and will complement any outfit this festive season! These dangles are lightweight, super comfy and move beautifully! Even if dangles aren't usually your thing - you will love these! $20.

Miss Friday Collective.

.etsy.com/au/listing/736588772/jingle-bells-christmas-collection?ref=shop_home_active_7&frs=1


35. Personalised Wooden Baubles

From $9.95. Jellybean Bandit.

jellybeanbandit.com.au


36. Swarovski Crystal Christmas Tree Earrings

Little crystal Christmas trees, hung on .925 sterling silver posts and pins. $30ea. Kwai Jewellery.

etsy.com/au/listing/750360131/christmas-earrings-christmas-tree?ref=shop_home_active_1&frs=1


37. Haven

Soft and feminine, HAVEN is an invitation to soften into our hearts. HAVEN finds its balance between the floral notes of Rose and Frangipani and the strength and groundedness of Cedarwood and Sandalwood, topped with the lightness of Tangerine. $39 for a 10ml bottle. Estelle's Haven - Botanical perfumer

https://www.estelleshaven.com/#!/HAVEN/p/114134157/category=31660166


38. Sunhats

Constructed from Jocelyn Proust’s beautiful cotton linen fabric, printed with Australian flora and fauna, these beautiful children's hats are handmade in Western Australia. $30.

instagram.com/delightful_dilemma_au


39. Christmas Tree Gift Tags

These tags are ideal to finish off your gift wrapping at Christmas time. They are also perfect to use as favour tags for your Christmas party or Christmas dinner. Perfect to have on hand especially when giving the gift of a bottle of wine or last minute gifts. Brown Kraft and white cardstock with red and white patterned paper. Twine included. 5cms in diameter. $12 for 12 tags.

In Pink Ink

www.madeit.com.au/InPinkInk


Wishing you all a beautiful holiday season x

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