It's time to add another selection of #ShopLocal gift ideas to the 2020 gift guide series with 'gifts under £30'.
I thoroughly enjoyed reading your messages following the release of the first gift guide (gifts under £15) and have spent the time since collating some alternative #ShopLocal gift ideas for you to gift this Christmas whilst supporting small businesses in the area.
I've known Anna for a few years now and her online shop - featuring hand-painted artwork, homeware, clothing and accessories - means you can find something truly unique as a gift idea this Christmas.
What's more unique than an original watercolour?
Based in Stamford and founded by sisters Anna & Emily, Daisy Grove was born in August 2020 combining the pairs love for yoga, aromatherapy and candle making.
Give the gift of a perfect nights sleep this Christmas with Daisy Grove's sleep gift set complete with 'calm' scented candle, pillow mist, pulse roller and lavender pouch.
Everyone knows a tea lover! InfiniTeas are based in Stamford and their tea sampling set is the perfect gift. Choose 5 premium blends of tea presented in re-usable glass bottles all gift boxed ready for gifting this Christmas.
Honeykins Vintage is located on Mill Street in Oakham and is an utter delight to visit. I could talk to her all day about the history of each piece in her store. Katie puts so much love and care into sourcing and restoring each item and her passion for vintage fashion is inspiring.
Treat your loved ones to something special this Christmas with a piece of vintage jewellery like this stunning 50s brooch from Honeykins Vintage.
Bobbi has created a hamper for every occasion with something for everyone and every budget. This adorable mini hamper is 'snuggle' themed has everything needed for a cosy pamper afternoon and would make a wonderful gift this Christmas.
These stunning handmade KO Ceramics mugs are a wonderful gift idea. Each unique and special in their own way with loads of colour to choose from too.
Pop into Scandimania (Uppingham or Stamford) or contact them on social media or via email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more and to order.
Using natural dyes from acorns and walnuts foraged locally from around Stamford and Wakerley Woods, Nel & Nancy have released a collection of stylish beanie hats available in four muted shades would make a wonderful stocking filler/gift this Winter.
Rutland Wax Melts sets come with everything to get started in the world of wax melts. With a ceramic burner, 2-pack of wax melts and 2 tea lights, this makes a wonderful gift for a family member this Christmas.
Give the gift of organisation this Christmas with the Boss Bird planner. Based in Oakham & Tinwell, Boss Bird are a stationery brand focused around nature and wellbeing. Their planners are the ideal gift for someone wanting to get organised in 2021.
Oname is new soap brand and business based in Oakham offering earth-friendly, natural and plastic-free soaps to moisturise and nourish skin, that make wonderful gift ideas (or stocking fillers!) this Christmas.
Ketton based printing brand by Ruth Hudson has recently unveiled a collection of 100% natural, hand-poured, coconut & soy wax candles in beautiful jars with RH Prints designs on the front. Available in unique scents such as tobacco and oak, blackcurrant and tuberose and orange and clove, these quirky candles would make a wonderful gift this festive season.
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