No matter the time of year, there is always a reason to buy your loved ones a special gift. So, what’s better than supporting some small, local, businesses? We have created this handy gift guide featuring some of our fantastic clients to help you make the right choice.
Balmain & Balmain design beautiful furniture for your home. They hand make high-quality sofas, chairs, armchairs and ottomans that reflect the best upholstery and design traditions. If buying a large piece of furniture is a little outside your price range, they also have a lovely selection of cushions and throws available to purchase.
As the name suggests, Freedom Chocolate make delicious artisan chocolate. All of their products are vegan friendly and are free from dairy, soy, nuts, gluten, refined sugar and preservatives. They are also passionate about ensuring that all of their ingredients are ethically sourced. Freedom Chocolate is the perfect gift for anyone with a sweet tooth.
Hi Immune is an online store selling natural supplements. Their products are full of powerful active ingredients to support and develop a strong immune system. This could be a fantastic gift for the health-conscious person in your life, or your friend who is always at the gym.
Laura Thomas is a sustainable lifestyle brand. They provide natural and refillable products for chemical-free living, personal well-being and zero waste. This fantastic company offers many different products from bedding & blankets to skin care, candles and scents. Treat your friends and family to a fantastic gift and know that you are doing your bit to help the planet. What’s not to love about that?
Lily West is a florist based in Edinburgh. They have a wonderful selection of bouquets and plants available. They also offer workshops and gift vouchers. Flowers are one of the most classic gifts for a reason so why not brighten your loved one’s day with a beautiful bouquet to show them you care.
Another fantastic option for the sporty person in your life, Live on the Edge sell high quality sports products and work out gear. Their passion is to provide specialist equipment for all sports enthusiasts from novice to elite. They have paired with brands that help athletes recover from and prevent further injury whilst enhancing performances.
The Knight’s Vault is Scotland’s leading licensed sword seller. They create stunning handmade swords, armour and giftware. Their products are based on antique blades and Scottish medieval weapons. They also create replicas from your favourite TV shows and movies. If you have a special someone in your life who loves Game of Thrones or Lord of the Rings, this is the gift for them.
RV There Yet is a company based in Fife that offers motorhome rental. If you’ve always wanted to get out and explore more of our beautiful country with your friends or family then this is a fantastic choice. As a small family run business, their focus is on providing the best possible service to each customer so you are bound to end up having a fantastic trip, wherever you may go!
If you’re shopping for the person who already has it all, why not make a generous donation on their behalf to one of these worthwhile charities?
This wonderful charity helps to transform people’s lives through the power of music. They work with both children and adults with disabilities all across Scotland to help them learn to play musical instruments, develop their skills and put on performances. They have helped to discover some incredible talent, build momentum surrounding inclusive music technologies and reshape the definition of musicians, musical instrument and ensembles.
Previously known as Sand Lothians, Held in Our Hearts is a charity providing counselling and support to families who have suffered through the loss of a baby. They have over 40 years of experience offering bereavement care and are a fantastic charity that deserve your support.
Poverty Swap is a fantastic charity that connects people all across the world in order to try and create positive, compassionate development opportunities and help those in need. Their entire staff is made up of volunteers and the directors cover all administrative costs. This means that 100% of every single donation makes it to the intended recipient and you can be certain your money is making a difference in someone’s life.
Now you’re ready to get shopping! Simply click on the name of the company you want to visit within this blog and you will be taken to their website. We hope you find this gift guide helpful!