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I Searched The Entire Internet To Find The Best Handmade Gifts For Christmas


By Niamh ODonoghue
12th Dec 2017
I Searched The Entire Internet To Find The Best Handmade Gifts For Christmas

We know things can be stressful at this time of year: with juggling the family, two jobs, keeping the car on the road and the dog walked. It’s no wonder that you’ve little time to think of the perfect gift for your significant other(s) – or indeed yourself. Boil the kettle and take a gander below at some of the best, luxurious gifts the internet has to offer. You might need pen and paper ready at hand to write your wish list…

For Big Kids

This handmade Liberty print Cranford ‘Betsy’ Teddy, €100.37 at grinandbearlondon.com

Cranford ‘Betsy’ teddy bear, €100.37 at grinandbearlondon.com

Bring sparkle into someone’s world with a custom snow globe all the way from Australia, from €594 at queenofsnowglobes.com

Bespoke snow globe, from €594 at queenofsnowglobes.com

This traditional and very beautiful Snakes and Ladders table-top gaming compendium, €1,060.33 at geoffreyparker.com

Parlour games compendium, €1,060.33 at geoffreyparker.com

For Fashionistas

This complex and beautiful bespoke handbag, €1,200 at Una Burke

Blueberry shell bag, €1,200 at Unaburke.com

These luxurious lambskin leather gloves, €300 at Paula Rowan

Minnie Massive leather gloves, €300 at Paula Rowan

Bespoke dress hats, price on request at Anthony Peto

Otis dalmatian hat, POR at Anthony Peto

For Interior Mavens

This intricate patchwork cushion by The Elder Statesman, €1,212 at farfetch.com

Patchwork cushion, €1,212 at farfetch.com

A bespoke illustration by Irish illustrator Tara O’Brien, from €125 at Taraobrien.com

Bespoke illustration, from €125 at taraobrien.com

Hand-made ceramic bowls by Karo Art, €28 at the Jam Art Factory

Small Tweet Bowl, €28 at the jamartfactory.com

For The Traditionalist

Keep your belongings safe and stylish in this hand-crafted, natural-coloured leather wallet, €54 at Lemur designs

Natural-coloured leather wallet, €54 at Lemur designs

Write down your fashionable thoughts in this Grace Coddington limited edition Smythson diary, €190 at smythson.com

Grace Coddington special edition Soho notebook, €190 at smythson.com

Add the perfect writing utensil to your writing bureau with this brown pewter feather quill and ink bottle, €33.39 at penheaven.co.uk

Brown pewter feather quill, ink bottle and pen holder, €33.39 at penheaven.co.uk