Concious Christmas Gift Guide

November 21, 2022

wooden bauble set selwyn house

This will be the first Christmas in a while without any restrictions in the UK. We can, once again, celebrate with extended family and friends. 

This is a time for love, appreciation and rest. Christmas season also calls for a need to stop and think, and shop more consciously. More than ever we need to be mindful of our planet and our relationship with the wonderful things it has to offer.

Below we've shared some of our favourite brands who have placed eco-conscious practices at the core of their business. They focus on sustainability, aim to lower their carbon footprint and help reduce waste.

wooden bauble set made in the UK

Hand Turned Wooden Baubles by Selwyn House 

Simple, natural and unique Christmas decorations that can be treasured and brought out year after year.

Each bauble is turned individually, often from offcuts of wood which would otherwise be wasted - pieces from other projects in the workshop or the first slice from the sawmill. Each one is finished with wood balm and a dark grey faux suede cord. 

Farm Soap Co Gift Set

Guest Gift Box by Farm Soap Co.

A welcoming gift wrapped Guest Box filled with thoughtful products for your visitors. 

In autumn and winter Farm Soap Co. use plants from warmer climes for essential oils. In the spring and summer they grow and distill skincare herbs and flowers from an organic walled garden. Dorset Sea Salt and seaweeds are sourced from the shores of the Jurassic Coast.

Botivo Aperitif

Non-Alcoholic Aperitif by Botivo 

This superb drink is all natural, has no preservatives and is made with only 7 ingredients (including rosemary, thyme, orange zest, gentian, wormwood, honey). These botanicals are infused into a raw apple cider vinegar base.
All ingredients are prepared and bottled on a farm in Hertfordshire and Botivo are committed to buying British where possible, helping to reduce each bottle’s carbon footprint. 

Alpaca Socks

Alpaca Socks by Noctu  

These fabulous alpaca socks are dyed and knitted in the UK using ethical, cruelty free alpaca from Peru.

Beautifully soft, incredibly insulating and durable, they are 90% alpaca 10% nylon. Alpaca has excellent insulating properties and will keep your toes snug and warm. Alpaca socks can be worn for up to a week without the need for washing due to alpaca benefitting from anti bacterial properties.

Bird Mug

Bird Mug by Gilliflower Pottery 

The clay for these beautiful mugs comes from St. Agnes, 5 miles from Jana's studio, where it is dug and mixed on site. 

Oak Scandi Christmas trees by Your Kind Lifestyle

Each tree is made using sustainably sourced British Pippy Oak, and sealed with eco-friendly finishing oil.

Every tree is completely unique and features beautiful markings and grain. The extra large and large sized trees come with a silver hook insert so you can suspend baubles and decorations from the centre. The small and extra small sized trees come without a hook due to the small size. 

 

Hot Cloth Cleansing Kit by Magic Organic Apothecary

MOA create natural and organic skincare products, made in England, inspired by old herbal folklore and with a sprinkling of magic!

This Kit includes a super-soft bamboo face cloth and a 50ml pot of organic Green Balm to create the perfect hot cloth cleansing kit. 

Bamboo fibre is naturally anti-bacterial and apart from being luxuriously
soft, it’s also one of the most eco friendly materials on the planet.   

Salt Soap by DOOK

These salt soaps are made in small batches using organic ingredients, essential oils and natural colours.  Each batch is mixed and poured by hand resulting in distinctive, high-quality hand and body soap. And, we are sure you will agree, they are stunning.

Wheat Bag by Blästa Henriët

Our very own Wheat Bags are made from Oeko-Tex certified linen sourced directly from the mill in Lithuania. Every other bit that goes into making the Wheat Bag is done in the UK using local and sustainably sourced materials. 

Gifting a Wheat Bag is like gifting a warm hug. It comes with Free Sustainable Gift Wrap and Free UK Delivery too! 

 

We know this year is another strange one, with so much happening in the world. However you decide to spend your Christmas, we wish all of our friends a joyous season filled with love, happiness and perhaps just a little touch of well-being and relaxation. 






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