10 handmade gifts to give this Christmas
One of the things I really enjoy about this time of year is all the great craft fairs and open studio events taking place. I popped along to this one yesterday and picked up a couple of gorgeous pieces.
This year I'm resolving to buy at least a couple of handmade gifts to give this Christmas. Here are 10 lovingly handcrafted pieces that have caught my eye.
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Above: Handwoven from 100% pure silk Jennifer Wolsey's scarves are simple yet beautiful and will keep you warm on the coldest of nights. (£100)
This timeless tote bag design is handmade from soft, brown, oiled leather by Belgian Etsy seller Treesizeverse.
This lemongrass shaving soap will offer a fragrant and refreshing early morning wake up. (Elegant Rose Boutique via Etsy - £3.45)
An emerald eyed copper fox brooch from Carol Zilla's Urban Wild collection, which is inspired by the wildlife of the Walthamstow marshes near her East London home. (£120)
Handmade fine white bone china vase in stoneware with a tree illustration. (Made by Manos - £35)
This handcrafted ipad case is made of natural Merino wool felt and perforated premium quality Italian leather and comes complete with a Kraft paper notebook and pencil. (Ostfold - £56.43)
Memphis inspired cushions made in Spain by Depeapa (£24.45).
A simple, fun 'go with anything' bracelet. (VividByEsther - £7.52)
Aztec print beanie by Yarn Plus Yarn. (£25.08)
Tone Von Krogh's contemporary domestic ceramics are influenced by her impressions of the winter landscape in Norway, the colour range reflecting the many tones of snow, ice and winter skies. (Blue teapot - £90)