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With England in lockdown and the rest of the UK still facing coronavirus restrictions, small businesses need our support now more than ever. For many, Christmas is the busiest time of year with customers shopping for thoughtful gifts for loved ones throughout the festive season. Luckily, there are still so many ways to support small businesses from the comfort of your home, through lockdown and beyond. To help you with your search, I’ve created a couple of Christmas gift guides featuring products from small businesses to shop from this Christmas. With something for everyone in our top picks, from beautiful homeware must-haves to personalised treats, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for a loved one or a little something for yourself!
Eco-friendly home decor Gift Guide:
The concept of sustainability has been popular for the past few years and momentum is not slowing down. One of the positives to take from the last year or two is the growing consumer demand for green, sustainable products. In this gift guide, I will share some of my top sustainable gift ideas for the home and living which not only have great green credentials but are also stylish and fit for 2021.
Home decor gifts to treat your loved ones:
Looking for a more luxurious treat or quirky one-off piece for your loved ones this year? Luckily for you, there are lots of fun, modern products on offer from small businesses. Treat your friends and family to a beautiful piece that they will be showing off to their guests for years to come.
Personalised home decor Gift Guide:
This Christmas may not be exactly what we’ve been hoping for, but there is a way to make Christmas a lot more personal for your loved ones. If you can’t spend Christmas day with everyone you care about, a fun personalised gift can really make a difference. The gifts below are sure to put a smile on their face and make them feel loved from a distance.
One last thing before you go. My talented friend, Emily Shine, has created some beautiful Christmas cards. They feature cute little illustrations and festive messages. If you haven’t bought your Christmas cards yet, please check out her shop.
Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? If you haven’t, like me, hopefully these guides have given you some good ideas. Sales are so important to small businesses, especially at this time of year. So, why not go and spread some joy to small business owners and loved ones at the same time.
Stay safe. Speak again soon,