When I was collating my gift guides focusing on small companies with unique products you wouldn't usually come across was a key aim.

Christmas Gift Guide 2015

Last Saturday was Small Business Saturday which I hadn’t heard of until this Christmas.  It’s aim is to promote, inspire and support small and independent businesses on the first Saturday of each December.  Through this initiative it (hopefully) encourages us, the shoppers, to purchase our Christmas presents either more locally or from smaller start up companies.  When I was collating my gift guides focusing on small companies with unique products you wouldn’t usually come across was a key aim.  I really hope this is evident and that it inspires you to shop with some of these smaller but absolutely amazing companies!

Be sure to check out Wondrous Ink, Sarah + Bendrix, Eat Sleep Doodle, Toucan Box, Uprosa and Anna Lou of London as they have all generous discount codes.

Christmas Gift Guide 2015

Wondrous Ink (£19.99) | Flibberty (£34.95) | Sarah + Bendrix (£25) | Eat Sleep Doodle (£15.50 – £55) | Toucan Box (£3.95 – £16.95)

For the Bookworm… this book Wondrous World will capture any little one’s imagination.  Wondrous Ink have created a children’s book with a difference, as it is written and centred around your child’s name.  You can preview how the final book will look on their website to see exactly what treat they’ll be in for!

Christmas cut off date for online orders: 15th December

Exclusive Promo Code: 20% off using TNDRESS20

The Adventurer… this Den Kit from Flibberty is great for budding adventurers.  Designed to last forever, it contains everything you need to build a den anywhere in the world.  It’s a great way to get kids outside, learning new skills and embracing adventure.

Christmas cut off date for online orders: 20th December

For the Really Little One… how sweet are these Animal Bundle wooden toys?  If you’re looking for baby friendly but still sophisticated looking toys, which will please both baby and mummy look no further then Sarah + Bendrix.  I’m also really loving the Learn Animal Name Cards.

Christmas cut off date for online orders: 20th December

Exclusive Promo Code: 15% off using SBTHATNEWDRESS

For the Sleepyhead… To be able to scrawl all over your duvet cover and pillowcase without the wrath of mum or dad must be a kiddies’ dream!  Eat Sleep Doodle have created a giant canvas to draw whatever their little heart desires and then they can start all over again come sheet washing day, as it all comes out in the wash.

Christmas cut off date for online orders: 16th December (2nd Class Post), 19th December (1st Class Post) or 21st December (Special Delivery)

Exclusive Promo Code: 15% off with NEWDRESS15 (Valid till 31/12/15)

For the Creative Soul… Toucan Box is a creative subscription service which delivers arts and crafts boxes every 2-4 weeks.  Order the first box early so they have it to open on Christmas Day and they’ll have several hours worth of entertainment, providing a little bit of downtime for the parents.  Sounds like a perfect gift all around!

Christmas cut off date for online orders: 16th December

Exclusive Promo Code: 20% off using TND20 (Valid till 16/12/15)

Christmas Gift Guide 2015

Uprosa (£19.90 – £49.90) | The Letteroom (£17.95) | Posh Totty Designs (£6.95) | Choc on Choc (£9.99) | Anna Lou of London (£54-£64)

For the iPhone Obsessed… to be honest when it comes to a teen you can’t go wrong with something related to their iPhone or laptop.  These amazing cases from Uprosa not only look super cool but there is a whole heap of fangled scientific technology which goes into creating the stunning imagery.  Collaborating with top scientific institutions from all over the world, they create products on the basis of researchers’ scientific images and share the profits with them. Each product tells its own story, explaining and honouring the work of talented scientists and the impact they will cause.  I personally love this company’s ethos and the combination of cutting edge science with lifestyle/fashion products.

Christmas cut off date for online orders: 21st December

Exclusive Promo Code: 15% off with UPROSAA28

For the YouTube Buff… this smartphone projector turns the small screen into the big screen! Allowing you to screen any cat related You Tube clips (or whatever else you fancy) anywhere and everywhere using this portable projector from The Letteroom.

Christmas cut off date for online orders: 21st December

For the Cutesy Cute Girl… I can hear it now, “OMG these are SO Tumblr”!  These adorable Laduree inspired Macaroon Trinklet Boxes from Posh Totty Design are the perfect dressing table decoration for any girly girl.

Christmas cut off date for online orders: 20th December

For the one that Doesn’t Eat Vegetables… I imagine these from Choc on Choc are the only vegetables many teens would actually eat.  Although absolutely delicious, they probably are a lot less nutritious!

Christmas cut off date for online orders: 21st December (Standard Delivery) or 22nd December (Express Delivery)

For the Selfie Queen… this “No Filter” necklace from Anna Lou of London is just the ticket for an iPhone wielding, selfie taking teen.  Available in sterling silver, 18kt gold or rose gold vermeil.

Christmas cut off date for online orders: 22nd December

Exclusive Promo Code: Free delivery with HAPPYXMAS

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