Perfect Christmas Gifts and Essentials from Small Businesses Across the UK
In the run-up to Christmas, we decided to help small UK based businesses that provide goods and services across all forms of social media to help drive orders to their businesses during this difficult time. If you’re looking for the perfect Christmas gifts and essentials from Small Businesses Across the UK, we have found some lovely gift ideas to share with you from over 50 Small Businesses. For gift ideas for employees on a budget, creative employee gifts, meaningful gifts for employees and personalised gifts for employees, you will find some great deals here. Go all out and find gift ideas for office staff too!
Find some fantastic small business Christmas ideas for all the family and help support small business during COVID. Buying Christmas gifts from Small Businesses will really help and support people during this pandemic which is why we have devised this guide. Whether you are buying for family or friends, these gifts would also make a fantastic small business employee Christmas Gift too!
Some of these businesses are Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Etsy and website based small businesses where you buy an array of fabulous gifts, some personalised, hand made and everything else in between. This is the perfect way of supporting small businesses whilst social distancing! All businesses contained within this guide have reached out to us across social media to list their products or services for the purposes of this guide. HomeGuideExpert does not accept any liability if things go wrong with any supplier or provider of services/products contained in this guide. HomeGuideExpert has not accepted any financial gain or reward from any of the providers of goods and services contained in this guide.
If you are struggling this year, we have compiled a guide to help you budget for next Christmas here.
Pisces7 is a brand new family-run womenswear business in Chingford, Essex that opened in the second lockdown. It’s owner Kelly, offers luxurious womenswear for the everyday woman including lounge sets, knitted jumper dresses, slouchy jumpers and patterned trousers and jackets. If you’re looking for the perfect Christmas gift for fabulous women in your family, this site will fulfil all your Christmas gifting needs.
Teepee Lax parties is a family run business in London and Essex. Offering unique children’s indoor and outdoor parties and sleepover packages. Teepee Lax Parties can provide any theme including Christmas, halloween, princess, unicorns, Fortnite, girlie pamper, superheroes, PlayStation, and camouflage to name a few. Each Teepee Lax set up includes the teepee, single bed with all the bedding needed with the accessories associated with the chosen theme. They do all the hard for you! Includes set up, decorate and when the teepee party is over, they come and take it all away! A Teepee sleepover party is ideal for any age.
Illustrations, personalised portraits and drawings
Kym is a designer based in Wolverhampton offering custom and handmade gifts for all the family. Ky offers bespoke family illustrations, illustrations for phone cases, drawings, personalised portraits and more! If you are looking for secret Santa gift ideas, her Facebook page and Etsy shop are crammed with goodies for every member of the family.
Personalised Prints, Stickers, Illustrations, Pictures
Loz Creates stunning home decor prints, stickers, illustrations, drawings, Christmas letters and framed posters all of which make fantastic Christmas Gifts for all the family. Anything can be personalised to suit your taste. Click here for more Christmas Gift ideas from Lauren. A delightfully perfect addition to our Christmas Gifts and Essentials from Small Businesses Across the UK guide.
Looking for new make-up for your yourself or a loved one this Christmas. Support this small business by taking a look at some fantastic discounted make-up and fragrances here.
This fabulous soothing cleanser is highly recommended by Nuture Beauty. It has received rave reviews by Who What Wear. Leaving skin brighter and more nourished, which makes it a perfect gift for the women or men in your family this Christmas. Specially formulated for all skin types, this complexion purifier utilises potent natural botanicals of green tea extract, golden jojoba oil and eucalyptus oil to restore, regenerate and improve skin’s overall health!
Personalised Home Gifts
Personalised Nice List Certificates
Personalised Hand Made Gifts
The perfect Christmas gift for family or friends. Start your day in the best way possible with Chloe at Yogi Banks. Chloe offers mediation services via Zoom on Monday and Friday mornings at 7.15 am for 15 minutes. Over the course of the month, there will be a total of 9 meditations in which she will guide you through the energetic systems of your body, ensuring that by the end of the month, you will feel more connected to your sense of self, more balanced and re-centred, ready to enter the final month of 2021 with a feeling of calm. If you’ve never meditated before, please don’t be shy, this will be perfect to get you started on your journey with a small community of like-minded people offering support and accountability. Personal investment: £20 (working out under £2.50 per meditation) – Contact her here for payment options. Click here view a free taster session. This would make a fantastic small business employee Christmas Gift too! #TogetherWeRise
Physio products, events and online courses
Flamingo Physio is a movement awareness company that offer products, events and online courses for individuals and businesses to prevent pain in your home environment. Buy yourself an early Christmas Gift or present this to a loved one or family friend this Christmas. This would make a fantastic small business employee Christmas Gift too!
Christmas Gift Hampers
Hampers by Lauren offer an exciting range of beautifully presented hampers and products to fulfil all of your Christmas gifting needs. Whether you are looking for a Christmas gift for new babies and parents, toy packages, grandparents, friends, men and women, you will find some lovely hampers here. A bespoke service allows you to tailor a package to suit your specific needs and budget. A hamper would make the perfect Small business employee Christmas Gift too!
Personalised Stacking Boxes
Made by BCV Personalised (a small business established during the UK Lockdown in March 2020), this fabulously festive fully personalised 3 tier Christmas themed stacking box is ideal for adding small gifts or goodies. Comes compact with each tier fitting inside each other. The rim of the larger tier can be personalised to make this a truly personalised Christmas gift for your loved ones. A delightfully perfect addition to our Christmas Gifts and Essentials from Small Businesses Across the UK guide.
Personalised Christmas Box
If you’re looking for bespoke personalised Christmas Boxes, Sparkle & Grace have an incredible selection to choose from. This is an example of one of their personalised girls Christmas boxes….a fab alternative to a Xmas Eve box for those wanting something a bit different.
Made by BCV Personalised (a small business established during the UK Lockdown in March 2020), this stunning personalised family cushion is ideal for gifting a whole family this Christmas. Give a truly personalised Christmas gift to a loved one or friend this Christmas. Cushion Cover is 100% Polyester.
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Made by Goal Better Digitals. If you are the type of person who loves to write things down this is perfect for you! Write in the names of your loved ones and the gifts that you wish to present to them on this special time of the year! It is simple and effective and helps you to stay on track.
Personalised Christmas Pyjamas
Made by Lennies Unique Gifts, this fabulous set of personalised pyjamas make a lovely gift for a loved one or any member of the family this Christmas. Give a truly personalised Christmas gift to a loved one or friend this Christmas.
This fabulous personalised Christmas sign makes a thoughtful and fun Christmas gift for any member of the family. Available from a family run business, Pretty Little Bits have an array of Christmas Gifts including clothing, sweets, facemasks and jackets.
Personalised Christmas Stockings & Water Bottles
Keleeann is a graphic designer who makes personalised gifts for all occasions. From personalised water bottles, Christmas Stockings, glitter baubles and much much more. Click here to view a range of Christmas products that will help you find the perfect Christmas gift for your family or friends. A gorgeously festive addition to our Christmas Gifts and Essentials from Small Businesses Across the UK guide.
Personalised Portraits and Line Drawings
Momentarily Picturesque by Abigail Nevitt provide a range of services including personalised portraits, cartoons and drawings. Who doesn’t love a personalised gift for Christmas! Click here to view a range of Christmas Gifts for your loved ones.
Ella & Duck is a little family run business, selling a range of quality products. They currently have a lovely range of Christmas decorations and will be expanding their range every week. Their official website will be coming soon! This would make a fantastic small business employee Christmas Gift! A fabulously festive addition to our Christmas Gifts and Essentials from Small Businesses Across the UK guide.
Lou Lou’s Creations personalise water bottles, bags, dog bowls, pictures and signs and much much more. Each item is lovingly hand made to order which makes all of these perfect Christmas Gifts for any member of the family or friends.
Handmade silver personalised keepsakes
Christmas Childrens Wear
Amy Rose is a dressmaker and clothing designer based in Essex. Amy constantly updates her Christmas babywear, Christmas children wear and her womenswear collections with new designs every month. If you’re looking for matching mum and daughter Christmas Dresses, this is her speciality. Amy also has a bespoke service where she makes bridal wear, bridesmaid and facemasks. Amy even makes Christmas facemasks. If you have a design in mind, she can bring your vision to life. If you’re looking for something special to wear on Christmas Day, Amy can help. A delightfully perfect addition to our Christmas Gifts and Essentials from Small Businesses Across the UK guide.
Personalised Mini Pet Portraits
Games and Entertainment
Turn Your House into An Escape Room!
Made by Escape Challenger Kits, this is definitely one to put on your Christmas list or to gift it to a family friend or loved one. Choose from different games, why not turn your house into an escape room with an escape challenge kit and host a unique experience for children and adults at home this Christmas. Can the children solve the clues and puzzles, crack the codes and save Christmas!!! Available in 3 difficulty levels: 5-8 years, 9-11 years and 12+ years. Suitable for up to six people. The kit contains everything needed to set up the game in your home with full set up instructions and detailed solutions provided. A unique game this festive season and a fantastic Christmas Eve/Christmas Day activity for children! Also perfect for Christmas gifting! This would make a fantastic small business employee Christmas Gift too!
Online Pasta Cooking Classes
Gift your family and friends something truly amazing this year. A cooking experience that brings all the family together. Pasta ‘n play have one to one pasta making classes, kids party cooking classes, family cooking classes and team-building cooking classes. Anchor yourself in the present with their mindful cooking classes. You will nourish your body and mind. Cooking provides a perfect opportunity to be anchored in the present. It’s a great chance to practice meditation and to understand what it means to be in the here and now.
The Gift Of Travel
Are you looking for offers on great deals for you, your family or your loved ones this Christmas? Find an array of nights away, weekend breaks, golf breaks, spa breaks, experience days, activity days and even entrance tickets to various events with the Personal Touch Travel UK. This personal independent travel agent can help you find the best of what’s on offer in the UK and abroad and give someone you love a fabulous Christmas gift. This would make a fantastic small business employee Christmas Gift too!
Food & Nutrition
Kiwi Rose prepare and perfectly package cakes and sweet treats into gorgeous graze boxes for you to enjoy at home, with family or with friends. Christmas Graze Boxes can be prepared to gift to families or friends. Kiwi Rose offer savoury, sweet, bespoke and afternoon tea style graze boxes. Take a look at their full menu here. This would make the perfect Small business employee Christmas Gift.
Luxury Baby Gifts
For Jemma With Love was founded by Trudie Oliver. From bears to bunnies, big to small and everything in between, Trudie’s daughter, Jemma, adored soft toys and together, as mother and daughter, they remembered how back in those days cuddly toys were made to last – not just until a child’s next birthday. If you are looking for Luxury Christmas Gifts for babies and young children, this will not disappoint.
Snoods, Blankets, Head Bands, Bags, Baby Snugs and Comforters
Baby Snugs is a Baby and Children’s Clothing Store that hand makes an array of Eco-friendly face wipes, snoods, face masks, iPad covers, book covers, headbands, and more. If you are looking for a luxury gift for a baby in the family this Christmas, click here to view more.
Personalised Christmas Eve Santa Board
This fabulous festive Christmas Eve Santa Board is available from Sueno Pintado. Click here to find an array of many different types of festive decorations that are sure to bring Christmas joy to every member of the family. A delightfully perfect addition to our Christmas Gifts and Essentials from Small Businesses Across the UK guide.
Bling, Sparkles and Beautiful Things
If you are looking for Bling, Sparkles and Beautiful Things, you are in the right place. Kerry is based in Birmingham and she provides gorgeous Christmas gifts for all the family. If you are looking for a beautiful Christmas Gift for a loved one, you have come to the right place. Click here for more details.
Personalised Picture Frames
Handmade frames made with love by Mama Frames. These make the perfect Christmas Gift for loved ones and families. Every single frame is personalised and unique to the customer and no two frames are the same.
Personalised Bespoke Jewellery and Castings
If you are looking for a bespoke personalised item of jewellery or castings of your babies hands and feet, Bambini Treasures can provide you with an array of products for any time of the year. If you are looking for a personalised Christmas Gift for a loved one, you have come to the right place. Click here for more details.
Christmas Inspired Silver Earrings
Debs at Mad Box Gifts has an online shop offering a fabulous Christmas inspired earring collection of snowflake, Christmas tree, snowmen, reindeer, Santa clause, Rudolf and Crystal Swarovski silver earrings.
The Nourished Bump and Mumma boxes have been thoughtfully put together by Nutritional Therapist Clare Young. The Nourished Mumma Box provides nutrition and wellbeing gift boxes for new and pregnant Mum’s to increase energy levels and aid relaxation. Each Nourished Bump package contains a selection of functional products specifically targeted to support a healthy pregnancy from seed to bump and beyond. You will find carefully selected nutritional supplements and wellbeing products that benefit both Mumma and baby. This would make a perfect Christmas gift for a pregnant family member or new mum in your family or friendship group this year. They also donate 5% of every box sale-purchased to Mothers for Mothers – a Bristol-based charity supporting perinatal mental health.
Sweetie Cones and Hampers
4 All Special Occasions make hamper baskets, sweetie cones, personalised prints, jigsaws, cups and more for special occasions. Pick up a Christmas themed sweetie cone or hamper basket for your loved ones this Christmas.
Lash Inspired Gifts and more
Custom Made Stick On Nails
Hayley is a nail art obsessed professional acrylic and gel overlays designer. Her stick on nails come in a vast array of colours, styles and themes to suit every size nail and taste. The 3d effect of nail art is something quite special. To view all her styles, click here.
Treasured Gems make hand made treasures for party bags and small Christmas Gifts. With numbers in homes limited to 6, you don’t want a child’s birthday or small Christmas gathering to pass without marking any special occasion. Click here for more details.
Made by SewnByKelly, these fabulous Bee Bamboo makeup remover wipes are eco-friendly, reusable makeup remover pads. If you’re looking to give a one of a kind Christmas gift this year, this will definitely impress.
Home Textiles & Towels
Cruelty-free, gluten-free and vegan sustainably-sourced nutrition, makeup and skin and body care
Ali is passionate about keeping her family and home as healthy as possible, using safe and beneficial products to be the best version of ourselves. Ali presents products that are suitable for all ages and all skin types. Click here for more details.
Nikki is an independent consultant for Neal’s Yard. Nikki says their products are beautifully handcrafted and natural, non-toxic and ethical. They don’t use artificial preservatives, parabens or genetically modified ingredients and all products are also cruelty-free. All of these will make amazing Christmas presents, as well as a great treat for you!!!
Monthly Perfume Parcels
Who wouldn’t love a monthly parcel of fabulous perfume! This truly is the Christmas Gift that keeps on giving. Subscribe for 3, 6 or 12-month subscriptions here. Perfumes are not available to purchase through the website so click here for more details. This would make the perfect Small business employee Christmas Gift.
Fabulously Eco-Friendly Skin Care and Home Products
If you are looking for environmentally friendly products that don’t cost the earth to gift as Christmas Presents this year, Fiona of Crystal Cole has a range worth a little look! Eco-friendly products including shampoo bars, shower wash bars, conditioner bars, candles, bath bombs, bath pearls, wax melts, bamboo toothbrushes, metal straws, Reed diffusers, room sprays and lots of other eco-friendly products all plastic-free and vegan friendly so doing your bit for the environment too. They even have plastic-free Christmas crackers with lovely little items inside. You will definitely find something for every member of the family here.
Kids Activity Packs
Busy Brains Activity Packs are age-specific packs of play ideas for parents of babies, toddlers and children under the age of five. Be your child’s first teacher with their research-based play ideas from birth to five. Buy any 3 packs for £36 Use code: “3 for £36”. Buy any 5 packs for £55 Use code: “5 for £55”. Buy any 9 packs for £95 Use code: “9 for £95”. Free shipping of Busy Brains activity cards anywhere in the UK, worldwide delivery is also available (postage charges apply).
Create a Cuddly Friend
Bring the magic of Create a Cuddly Friend to the comfort of your own home. This family-run business based in Bristol creates wonderful packages that provide everything a child needs to create their own Cuddly Friend at home and there’s NO sewing involved! A lovely gift to give to a young child in your family.
Kids Reading Books
Little Hands Learning’s mission is to make learning fun, memorable and easy whilst caring for the environment. Founded by two sisters Isabell and Alex with over 20 years teaching experience between them, all of their boxes are inspired by specially chosen children’s books allowing your children to fall in love with the magic of stories. Getting outside is great for the mind and body, so at least one activity in the box will encourage you and your child to head outside and explore the natural world. Little Hands Learning monthly subscription boxes does all the hard work for you. It has the exact items needed to create 4 activities, plus the accompanying book to enjoy together. By using the month’s chosen book as an anchor for the activities in the box allows the children to relate and make connections with the activities, therefore helping them to learn quickly and retain the information! Plus you end up with a library of beautiful books expertly chosen by teachers for their educational benefits.
Lark The Shark
This delightful book was written by Natalie Newman and her 8-year-old son. Available on Amazon in Kindle, hardcover and paperback format. Natalie is a mother of two boys who have always been interested in literacy. Reading books to her boys is a big and important part of her life. See a copy of the trailer here.
Christmas Eve boxes with books, Santa Cert, Sweets, Reindeer Food and much much more!
Hand Made Playdough
Arts & Crafts
Artisand Crafts is an Independent Consultant for Kids Bee Happy. Why not try therapeutic Sand Art ideal for parties, weddings, playdates or just for some Christmas fun! Perfect stocking fillers or if you want a unique party bag, activity pack or Christmas Gift for your little ones, click here to get in touch.
Available from Love Home & Beauty, these designer inspired fragrances without the designer price tag makes a perfect inexpensive Christmas gift for a loved one or family friend this Christmas. This would make the perfect Small business employee Christmas Gift.
Made by Tiny Tots Togs, this family-based business in Scotland creates bright and colourful handmade children’s clothes. Their ‘On The Grow’ range grows with your child and could last up to 2 years which truly makes an ideal Christmas gift for children. Buy leggings, skirts and rompers, the rompers have secret pockets inside which gather to make the romper smaller then as the little one grows, just untie the gathers for more wear. Their full Christmas range is launching this weekend!
Clothes for Twins, Triplets, Multiples and Adults
Hummingbird by Victoria specialises in twin clothing, accessories and keepsakes for twins – and due to demand – clothing and accessories for triplets and beyond! If you’re looking for gorgeous children’s clothing for Christmas gifts, you’re in the right place.
Christmas Themed Kids Clothing
If you’re looking for Christmas Dungarees, personalised Christmas Pj’s or Twirly Christmas skirts, you have come to the right place. Born Wild Kids Clothes based in Durham, have a gorgeous selection of Christmas themed outfits for the kids this Christmas. Click here to view the full range.
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for a female family member or friend, your search may just end here. Everything at Mum Uniform is made to order! Each item is made to be comfy and practical too because SO much of motherhood relies on being comfortable, even on Christmas Day!
Luxury soy candles, reed diffusers, wax melts, room perfumes and bathbombs
Heavenly Bubbles specialise in made to order, fun and vibrant bath and body products. Perfect for Christmas Gifts for any member of the family. Some of their bath bombs have hidden embeds, leaving your bath water different shades of colour with a fabulous fragrance. Free bath bomb when you spend over £20 (+P&P). This would make the perfect Small business employee Christmas Gift. A delightfully perfect addition to our Christmas Gifts and Essentials from Small Businesses Across the UK guide.