We strive to support local businesses and UK small-batch independent makers as often as possible. Our curated gift boxes are filled with some of our favourite local brands and independent makers from all over the UK.
Feel free to contact us to suggest some of your own favourite local brands, or your own business! We’re always open to adding new lines and products.
Beespoke of Devon (www.beespokeofdevon.co.uk)
Natural Soy, Aromatherapy and Beeswax candles made by hand in Devon. Only natural wax is used (Soy and Beeswax) along with aromatherapy pure essential oils for Beespoke of Devon candles.
The Clovelly Soap Co (www.theclovellysoapcompany.com)
The Clovelly Soap Company creates natural, luxury products for your skin, home and wellbeing. Their unique and gorgeously packaged handmade soaps are rich in natural fragrance and the benefits of real botanical ingredients. Only high quality natural ingredients are used and no parabens, SLS, artificial colours or synthetic fragrances are ever used.
Cosy Room Candles (www.cosyroomcandles.co.uk)
Bedfordshire based Cosy Room Candles like to keep their products as natural as they can, so use natural ingredients where possible, obtained from sustainable sources. They also use recycled packaging and glass where possible. All of the candles use plant based wax, with all ingredients being carefully sourced ensuring they are both sustainable and kind to the environment. Because of the natural ingredients used the candles are clean burning, additive free and are not tested on animals.
Creature Candy (www.creaturecandy.co.uk)
Creature Candy was created to raise awareness of Britain’s declining & protected wildlife species, to inspire people to take active roles in conservation and to help raise funds for the charities that endeavour to conserve our wildlife. Creature Candy proudly donates 10% of the sale price of every product sold to seven different British wildlife charities and one children’s charity.
Creighton’s Chocolaterie (www.creightonschocolaterie.com)
Creighton’s chocolate is a big hit of fun flavours and colourful packaging that oozes creativity from every corner. Their small team of all-women create seasonal collections of chocolate bars and gifts made by hand with great quality ingredients that are sold around the world.
Creighton’s use exceptional Belgian chocolate as a base for it’s creative flavours and designs, adding natural & high quality inclusions, flavours and colours along the way. They use thoughtful packaging, making the majority of our wrappers from recyclable or reusable material such as paper, card & aluminium. Their products are all hand-made in their SALSA accredited factory in Bedfordshire.
Death by Tea (www.deathbytea.com)
Holly’s work combines sweet sentiments, a naive drawing style and playful composition to create a range of unique and charming cards, stationery and home wares.
Beautifully presented, natural vegan skincare handmade in the Kent countryside.
From Hive to Home (www.fromhivetohome.com)
Inspired by protecting the environment and a recent found love for Beekeeping, Bedfordshire based “From Hive To Home” evolved. It aims to offer sustainable products based on the idea that small changes we choose to make, make BIG changes when several people join in…. the hive effect!
From the Cauldron by Purely Essential Oils (www.fromthecauldron.net)
A mother and daughter team from Bedford, creating natural and homemade products that are great for your skin, chemical free and no nasties! From the Cauldron try to be as eco friendly as possible, using only glass jars or biodegradable packaging for their products. These beautiful products are soft on the skin and kind to the planet.
Grace & Favour Home (www.graceandfavourhome.com)
Working from their Devon studio Grace & Favour Home create their range of homewares, textiles and gifts, exploring the forgotten, overlooked and downright quirky and reworking them into eye-catching, contemporary pieces to be adored!
Hannah Heys (www.hannahheys.com/contemporary-embroidery)
Bedfordshire based Hannah’s mission is simple, create POSITIVE and EMPOWERING Textiles Art, Embroidery, Illustration & Pattern Design! From original works to prints and felt cactus you’re sure to find something that will make you smile!
Home County Candle Co (www.homecountycandleco.com)
The Home County Candle Co. is a luxury home fragrance brand founded by owners Hannah and Oli in 2018. Having grown up in Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire they now hand-pour their range of beautifully scented soy candles and reed diffusers from their home in Hertfordshire.
Home County Candle Co candles are made from 100% natural soy wax using only the very best fragrance oils, inspired by the scents of the Home Counties. Wonderful wooden wicks not only look great, but burn with a delicious crackling sound, reminiscent of an open fire in a farmhouse cottage.
IzziRainey is a Norfolk textile company based on a farm, designing and manufacturing homeware and interior products within Norfolk and the UK.
Jo’s Dog Boutique (www.josdogboutique.com)
Based in Northamptonshire, Jo’s products are created from unique heritage tweed which is a blend of 50% Shetland wool and 50% Lambswool. The range of beautiful patterns and colours gives this tweed style and finesse. Coordinating collars and leads will be the talk of the park !
Katie Allen (www.etsy.com/uk/shop/KatieLouiseAllen)
Based in Bedford in the UK, Katie loves all things cheerful and typographic, and has a background in illustration and printmaking. Katie creates all of her artwork by hand, using juicy inks and textured crayons. She then scans the artwork and compiles and colours everything digitally.
Kica Candles (www.kicacandles.com)
Bedfordshire based KICA is an earth friendly, handmade homewares brand specialising in upcycled scented soy wax candles, reed diffusers and reusable beeswax food wraps.
Everything is lovingly handmade in the UK from upcycled and recyclable materials to be as earth friendly as possible. No nasties. Just perfectly imperfect, carefully crafted, feel-good stuff.
Knit 9 (www.knit9.co.uk)
Julie makes absolutely beautiful doggie bandanas and collars. She buys only small quantities of fabric and yarn so each item is very limited and therefore unique!
The Lavender House (www.thelavenderhouse.rocks)
The Lavender House was born in the heart of the Bedfordshire countryside from a passion for creating unique items for your home that are stylish, modern and elegant. The Lavender House love natural, local and ethical products, and hand craft most of what they have to offer themselves.
LJ Creative Studios (www.ljcreativestudios.com)
The countryside and farming life inspire Bedfordshire based Laura’s artwork, helped by living on a farm and being married to a farmer! Her work consists of an array of animals, landscapes and farm scenes and she uses a mixture of paintbrush and palette knife techniques to create a textured, abstract result.
Bedfordshire made MYTHYN products are designed to nurture. All products are formulated and handcrafted in small batches with the highest-quality natural ingredients such as nourishing oils & butters, minerals, botanicals and essential oils.
Nathalie Bond (www.nathaliebond.com)
Handcrafted small-batch skincare that is kind to your skin and the planet.
Nathalie Bond have created a small multi-use skincare collection that is made with sustainably sourced, organic and natural ingredients designed to restore the skin’s youthful vitality. They use only gentle, raw organic ingredients, so their products are ideal for sensitive skin. All products are free from palm oil, paragons and SLS and do not contain synthetic colours, fragrances or GM ingredients.
Natural Grace Scents (www.naturalgrace.bigcartel.com)
Handmade in Bedfordshire, beautiful home fragrances including soya wax candles, room diffusers, concrete light holders, hand wash and lotions.
New Ewe (www.newewespa.com)
Diversification and an entrepreneurial spirit led Caroline Scott, the name behind ‘NEW EWE’, to discover some amazing facts about the health benefits of sheep’s milk for our skin and well-being. Long hours in the dairy with hands repeatedly in and out of milk and washing up water Caroline was surprised that her hands were never in need of special rescue remedies. She began to consider more closely what restorative effect the milk she was handling every day might have.
Ethically produced from 100% natural ingredients with fragrances to suit both him and her, ‘NEW EWE’ products have been designed, with the ‘NEW YOU’ in mind – caring and nurturing healthy skin for you and your family.
Norse make naturally great grooming products for the bearded, smooth-faced and mustachioed men of the world. All Norse products are handmade in the United Kingdom.
Roo & Boo Ropes (www.rooandbooropes.co.uk)
Roo & Boo Ropes take pride in creating strong and stylish rope dog accessories. Each can be fully customised and they are able to cater for every dog, from little to large! Whether you personalise your clip lead to match your dogs personality or just select your favourite colours, these leads are a perfect way you add a personal touch to yours and your dogs wardrobe. Made using strong and durable materials, knotting and whipping techniques, the leads are both practical and fashionable.
Scentered is a unique range of 100% natural aromatherapy products, to help you stay centred, wherever, whenever. Recognising the unique and varied pressure and the daily juggling acts that so many face today, Scentered balms are fully portable and encourage you to stop, take a moment for yourself, breathing renewed positivity into a busy lifestyle.
Soak and Sleep
Soak and Sleep set out with the simple aim to help every customer rediscover a great night’s sleep by providing the best possible experitise and selling fabulous bed and bath products that are perfect for your needs.
The Tea Division (www.theteadivision.co.uk)
The Bedfordshire based Tea Division like drinking tea & talking about tea. The next logical step was to start selling tea! Tea Division tea leaves are supplied as leaves so that they don’t use any additional packaging and resources to make tea bags. Plus the packaging is fully compostable!
Tom Lane (www.tomlane.co)
Tom Lane is a lifestyle brand proudly designing and manufacturing clothing, luxury socks & accessories in Britain. Their aim is to create timeless products with durability and high performance. Founded by Jayne Ireland, the business is run from her family farm in Lincolnshire. With a love of natural fibers, Jayne works closely with factories across the UK to produce premium products.
Wooden Hill Coffee Company (www.woodenhillcoffee.co.uk)
A Bedfordshire based, ethical coffee company. Their coffee is a special blend of Brazilian, Colombian, Costa Rican and Honduran beans, Fair-trade and 100 percent Arabica. Carefully hand roasted by Nick to the same degree of perfection time and time again.