Handmade Christmas Gift Ideas

Here are some wonderful handmade gift ideas for Christmas from all over the world. Check with the shop’s sellers if they can get your purchases to you in time, if not use this as inspiration. Happy shopping…

1. We are in love with all of tinywarbler‘s hand sewn stuffed animals and have sent them all over the world to some very happy little kiddies. Can’t recommend them enough :)  $42.82 CAD

2. Give this gift set to someone who likes to curl up and get cosy with a good book. Hand Knitted Mini hot water bottle with vintage Penguin Agatha Christie by Love and Last $41.28 CAD

3. Handmade Shaving Set: modern wooden soap dish, handmade beer soap, brush, and shave card with instructions on how to have a classic shave by Dirty Deeds Soaps $26.16 CAD

4. Small fabric bird by Abigail Brown. Great and colourful addition to any ornithologists home. $148.61 CAD

5. Rustic Desk caddy made out of reclaimed wood by Peg and Awl $73.25 CAD

6. Adore this Boys Bowtie in Christmas Gingham by Me and Matilda $20.92 CAD

7. Gorgeously illustrated Animal Alphabet Poster 13×19 by Leo Little Lion $37.00 CAD. They also do fabulous and fun wall decals.

8. Eco-Tree coloured pencils by Miss Brittany’s Organic Preschool. She also makes organic play-dough and crayons. $9.35 CAD

9. Lovely and festive kids hand knitted mittens by Happy Laika $19.69 CAD

10. We love these bags, would be a great gift for a friend/student who hates carting around they’re laptops in the usual generic cases. Natural Navy Stripe Denim Backpack, Unique Design by Bagy Bag $90.93 CAD

11. This is our favourite calender for 2012, all photographs are by Janis Nicolay of Pinecone Camp $21.22 CAD. Also check out the tried and true baking cards

12. Handmade Lantern by the wonderful Sparrow and Co Limited. Gwyn is a massive fan of their Welsh Tapestry pillows… $24.67 CAD

13. Pair of Table Napkins – Abacus in Pebble Grey by the forever talented skinny laminx $21.71 CAD

14. Kitchen Bull by toro legno- combination knife block / bookshelf / cheeseboard. Excellent idea! $579.46 CAD

15. Hand Painted Ceramic Tea Set by yevgenia $182.77 CAD

16. Deep red Christmas crochet necklace by okapi knits $74.27 CAD We love everything in this store…

17. Brilliant for the book lovers out there with a sense of humour: Wicked witch in the book by My Bookmark $31.30 CAD

18. Little girls geometric dress by Sewn Natural $81.62 CAD

19. Square nautical doormat by Karens Rope Work – handcrafted rope work. This is a great gift for the proud home maker who has everything but has overlooked their doormat! Or perhaps for your fisherman friend or nautical fanatic? $78.48 CAD

We hope this selection gave you some ideas for your last minute shopping. 

Gwyn & Tamra


  1. jen,

    oh we’re delighted to be included here with so many of our favorites. this is a fantastic list, thank you so much.

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