They say it’s the thought that counts, and with these eco-friendly gifts the thought really does:
Fier Candles & Homeware
Every candle is hand poured in Fier’s Norfolk studio – meaning that each candle will be of the highest quality. Creator and founder Merryn Brodie has worked hard to ensure that her candles are environmentally friendly and use only natural ingredients. Each candle is poured with plant-based soy and coconut wax that is sustainable and paraben free. The Fier family use 100 per cent cotton wicks, high-quality fragrances, and recyclable packaging to reduce the environmental impact. Fier candles contain no palm oil, beeswax or petroleum derived products.
Lulu offers different sizes and types of zero waste, pampering gift sets. The most popular contains a hand-crocheted wash cloth, a shower puff, a set of scrubbies, a soap saver and a Faith in Nature soap. They are made of pure cotton and presented in a lovely, recyclable gift box.
From Suffolk With Love
The Bath Box is a stunning selection of gifts for a blissful bath. Run a toasty warm bath adding the salts to settle down into. Place the eye pillow on for a deeper relax while treating yourself to some bites of delicious chocolate. Use the beautifully soap and the luxury body sponge when you are ready to wash it all away. The Bath Box includes: 86g Harris & James Salted Caramel Chocolate Bar; 250g Pink Rose Buds, Pink Himalayan and Epsom Bath Salts by Hart Healing Kitchen; Organic eye pillow by Little Home Eco; 120g solid soap bar Frankincense, Patchouli and Geranium with clarifying sage and sweet rose by The Guilt Free Soapery; Luxury Eco Body Sponge by Doesn’t Cost The Earth, made from recycled vintage material All products are handmade in Suffolk, plastic free and come in recyclable or compostable packaging.
Hart Healing Kitchen
The Nurture Gift Set: Honeysuckle essential oil possesses a whole host of benefits from antibacterial to anti-inflammatory, antioxidant; therefore assisting in the removal of toxins, fevers, influenza, and inhibiting the power of free radicals. Honeysuckle reduces oxidative stress, and that is one of the most important ways in which it helps prevent cancer and other serious illnesses exacerbated by toxins within your body. Honeysuckle is also helpful for treating coughs and colds and upper respiratory tract infections and asthma flare ups. This miraculous plant is also antimicrobial, which means it has the ability to inhibit microbial growth in the air. This luxurious box contains: 250g Honeysuckle and Lemon bath salts; 300ml tin of Honeysuckle and Lemon essential oil candle in coconut and rapeseed wax; Honeysuckle and Lemon essential oil body moisturiser; 100ml Honeysuckle and Lemon refillable Reed Diffuser. Price: £90
Tide and Earth
Wrapped in 100% recycled sterling silver, these necklaces show off the raw, natural beauty of the seaglass. Found along the Norfolk coast, with these you can carry a piece of the North Sea wherever you are. These necklaces are kept simple to encapsulate the raw beauty of the seaglass. Some pieces of seaglass have been tumbled by the tides for hundreds of years, each with they’re own story and brimming with mystery. And the best part? Every necklace or piece of Tide and Earth jewellery you buy plants a tree. Free, 100% recycled, hand stamped gift tags available with every order.
Lunar Tide Necklaces to match signature earrings. A beautiful nugget of seaglass orbited by recycled sterling silver to wear a piece of the North Sea wherever you go. The Lunar Tide collection is inspired by the science behind the tides and how they are controlled by the moons gravitational pull. They are a continuous reminder of the wonder surrounding our planet and how everything is connected…including us.
The Norfolk Creative Box
The Norfolk Creative Gift Box offers a selection of gift boxes housing only the finest Norfolk artisan makers. This box contains 4 gorgeous items from 4 different local makers. Each item is individually wrapped in tissue paper with information on each of the makers. Presented in a gift box. Includes free personalised thank you card. This item can be posted or collected from NR1 or NR2.
The Saffron Glow Gift set is a collection of handcrafted products containing locally sourced, award winning Norfolk Saffron. Each gift box contains a guest size Saffron Glow (min 60g), a travel size Saffron Glow Facial Oil Serum and a Saffron Glow Cleansing Clay Mask. The soap and serum are infused with saffron spice and the facial mask is formulated with the left-over Saffron petals, which are extremely high in skin loving antioxidants. Presented in a black Kraft gift box with raffia ribbon tie. Also comes with a free cotton cleansing pad. Christmas offer, £21, and includes free shipping. The soap is a new edition to the range and stocks are limited this side of Christmas, so do make sure you place your order soon!
Cocktail Canaries was born in the midst of lockdown. As well as cocktails in bottles, shaken locally and delivered to your door, there are eco-pouches or post-box cocktails. Once you’ve finished with your cocktail pouch, give it a quick rinse and pop it into your local post-box. The pouches get collected and sent to a company that recycles them and turns them into things like park benches, bins and planters for your town centres!