2020 christmas markets gift guide
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welcome. Hello and welcome to another Online Markets Gift Guide! As you know, this November, we’re holding not one, but FOUR huge online markets instead of our usual 3 day event at EPIC. We’ve been having a ball with our November online markets! We’re only halfway through, with markets on November 21 and 28 still to come. Take a look through this guide for some shopping inspiration and to learn more about our talented stallholders joining in the next market. We can’t wait to “see you” online this Saturday! Happy browsing and happy shopping!
Julie and the Handmade team x P.S. Don’t forget - our Online Market trading hours have been extended to 9pm each Saturday in November!
Cover image: Love, Pudding
Why buy handmade this Christmas? Forget mass-produced department store “token” gifts. Find something unique and give a thoughtfully chosen gift to someone you love. When you buy handmade, you’re supporting small Australian businesses - often just that’s just one person running the whole show! You allow them to continue their creative work and increase the demand for well made, handmade goods. You rock!! We handpick the best makers and put them all in the one place for you. All you need to do is browse the online market and get shopping! Getting your gifts delivered straight to your door (or the recipient’s) is an extra awesome added bonus! Happy shopping! 4
contents. Especially for Christmas 8 Food & Drinks 10 Gifts for Her 13 For the Home 15 Australian Made Logo 20 Gifts for Kids 21 Pamper 24 Gifts for Him 26 Pets & Outdoor 27
Top row: Mint Handmade | Daniela Fowler Art | The Little Flame Co Middle row: Nuebar | Tiny Moon | Coolamon Cheese Bottom row: The New Devine | Magenta Threads | The Tea Nomad 6
christmas market 3 November 21st 9am - 9pm
Get a jump on your Christmas shopping from the comfort of your own home. Buy Australian made and support small businesses while giving a unique gift that will be treasured and appreciated more than a mass-produced, department store alternative. Dive in with us over the next few pages to discover some of the best design and produce Australian makers have to offer you this Christmas...
deck the halls. Make getting into the festive spirit fun by shopping with some of these fantastic stallholders joining us for our November 21st Market.
Clockwise from top left: Winter Avenue Press | Bandicute | Eucalypse | A Firey Heart | Little Rowan Redhead 8
Apothecary Artist www.studiovanessalewis.com
Hello lovely Handmade people, itâ€™s Christmas time and now more than ever Iâ€™m so grateful for your love! In my online shop, I have all the nature inspired gold-leaf artworks. Large and small, they are all ready to shine as beautiful, hand-made gifts. Until the world is ready for markets again, I am so deeply grateful we can connect in a virtual, peaceful place, safe and grateful for the trees, bees, and flowers that bring hope and joy to us all. Lots of love xx Vanessa, Apothecary Artist. 21st November Online Market special - 20% discount (use code HANDMADEVIRTUAL) plus every order over $40 will include a free gift! 9
eat, drink & be merry. Our markets are renowned for the amazing array of delicious locally produced food and beverages on offer. People have traditionally flocked to our markets just to enjoy the food and drinks alone! Now, in our new online market format, things just got easier, with all the gourmet delights on offer now being delivered straight to your door! Here are some picks for the November 21st Market.
Clockwise from top left: Morella Grove | Bendigo Brittle | Mixed Bag | Bathurst Grange Distillery | Borambola Wines 10
Tiny Toppers www.tinytoppers.com.au Create personalised thank you gifts with these clever little cake kits. Show how much your teacher, neighbour, friend and work colleague have meant to you this year with a handmade, personalised, and unique Christmas gift. Included in the kits is everything you need to bake, create and decorate a themed cake that is perfect to indulge in for one, or to share with others. These kits include everything you need to create something beautiful, personal, and unique; they even include the baking pan! This is a handmade helper kit that you can enjoy creating and then give as a gift with real meaning. Use code handmadem at checkout for free shipping on 14 November. 11
Online Christmas shopping means more time for the important things... Like naps. 12
gifts for her. It’s no secret, women and girls of all ages adore the market. What’s not to love? Find something for your best friend, partner, sister, Mother, colleague, or niece and have it delivered to your doorstep or theirs. Just look at these pretties coming to our November 21st Online Market.
Clockwise from top left: Middle Child | Fringe & Bow | Appleye Designs | Flow Yoga Wear | Cat’s Pyjamas Sleepwear Co. | Insync Design | Chalk n Cheese Clothing and Design 13
Danica Moorcroft www.danicamoorcroft.com
Danica Moorcroft is an artisan jewellery designer and silversmith, designing and creating out of her Sydney studio. Using ethically sourced materials, and traditional techniques, Danica handcrafts a range of unique jewellery, in sterling silver and gold. Memories of a childhood spent near the ocean are the inspiration for the On The Rocks collections. Each piece of jewellery in the collection is an impression of the unique textures of found coral. This texture is combined with our signature simple, classic shapes, producing elegant contemporary pieces with a timeless appeal. Find Danica at our November 21st Online Market. Use code HANDMADEVIRTUAL to receive 15% off the entire collection! 14
for the home.
Say no to mass produced items for your home! Items that have been lovingly handmade have more unique appeal, are better quality, and are made by Australians who love what they do and care about your satisfaction. Find these gems at our November 21st Market.
Clockwise from top left: Braidwood Clayworks | You, Me & Bones | Maya Muse Textiles | Mon Manabu | Vellaquin | Box Brothers | Through Our Lens 15
Beeswax Wraps www.beeswaxwraps.com.au
Homemade with love, a food wrap that is washable, reusable and compostable. Keeping your food fresh has never been so exciting. Singles, value packs and by-themeter (customise your own sizes). Mix & match your favourite prints! We use the highest quality ACO certified Australian organic beeswax & GOTS certified organic cotton. We offer a range of 20+ original artwork and authentic indigenous Australian dreamtime artwork, sharing captivating stories of our connection to the land and to each other. Get a FREE small beeswax wrap (Value $10) when purchasing over $40 + Free shipping at the 21st November Online Christmas Market.
KK Studio www.etsy.com/au/shop/KKstudioAustralia
KK STUDIO is digital, printing studio based on the Central Coast, NSW. My name is Katerina and I am a print maker, graphic designer, mother of 3 and I love to read and take photos of nature - flowers mainly. We print all our designs in our studio and the technique we use for printing is sumblimation printing. We use water based ink to make it eco friendly. Our designs are inspired by Australian flora and fauna, as reflected in our range of linen cushion covers, bags, homewares, jewellery, cards & accessories. Find us at the November 21st Online Christmas Market and receive free shipping on purchases $80 and over using code HANDMADEVIRTUAL at the checkout.
Cockatoo Collection www.cockatoocollection.com.au
Cockatoo Collection designs and makes modern homegifts blending a little bit of Scandi, with a whole lot of Australiana. Expect cockatoos, kookaburras and the odd Golden Wattle in fresh and bold designs. Our products include our handmade canvas totes, cushions and tea towels designed and printed in Melbourne using low impact inks. They make beautiful and thoughtful gifts for any native bird, animal and flora lovers. Enter code HANDMADEVIRTUAL to receive 20% off on market day across all our products.
Oditi Designs www.oditidesigns.com.au
Imagine curling up on the couch and enjoying the steam from your coffee in one of these distinctive handcrafted geometric mugs from Oditi Designs! The satisfaction of those moments you take for yourself heightened by the knowledge youâ€™re enjoying a diligently handmade mug from a family business based in Sydney. This eco-friendly team uses mid-range porcelain. Allowing them to minimises their carbon footprint by using less time and energy. A porcelain geometric mug by Oditi Designs is an exciting gift for anyone to receive, if you can manage to part with it. Use code HANDMADEVIRTUAL for 15% off.
Left: Oz Timber Treasures create a range of timber homewares using only Australian native timbers.
Below: Windella Farm produce a wide range of all natural goats milk soaps, vegan soaps and natural skincare products.
Left: Apiary Made create a range of beeswax wraps, candles and balms using sweet Australian beeswax.
We are proud retail supporters of the Australian Made Campaign. We have formed a partnership to support and promote handcrafted Australian-made products. We’re certified on the basis that our market continues selling all Australian made goods - something that sets us apart from other markets. The Australian Made logo is Australia’s most trusted, recognised and widely used country of origin symbol, and is underpinned by a third-party accreditation system which ensures products that carry the logo are certified as ‘authentically Australian’. These November 21st stallholders are all registered to use the Australian Made symbol, and we’re thrilled to have them among our incredible lineup of all Aussie made, handmade goods!
Below: Swede Little Things create traditional & modern Sami jewellery handmade from the softest reindeer leather, pewter threads and sterling silver. Above: Scott Leggo is an award-winning Canberra based photographer whose works are printed on a range of wall art, desk art, and other products like stationery and puzzles.
Above: Nature Lab make a range of all-natural skin and body care products. Designed specifically for people with skin issues such as eczema, these products have a cult following.
what’s in santa’s stocking? All the Handmade fun isn’t just for the adults! Our Online Markets are the best place to shop for special children’s gifts this Christmas. Check out these picks from our November 21st market.
Clockwise from top left: Archiebee | By Brooke Creative | Organising Life Beautifully | Sweet Sista | Retrobub 21
www.buttonworks.com.au Makers of Australian timber puzzles, games, homewares and gifts. Proudly Australian Made. Our products are made by us, using sustainably sourced Australian timbers and are licensed to carry the Australian Made logo. Inspired by Australiaâ€™s unique flora and fauna, our goal is to create purposeful products which make unique and interesting keepsakes. With a focus on sustainability, our products are designed to be compact, lightweight and safe to send overseas. We hope our authentic Australian made products bring you as much joy as they have brought us in making them! 22
Fizzy Pop Designs
Whether you’re looking for an arty gift for your little one because they love and appreciate art and design, or you’re looking for a unique gift that will hang around long after Christmas, here’s a gift idea everyone will adore. Fizzy Pop Designs’ Alpha Art letters are filled with illustrated animals and things that begin with that letter. Kid’s (and adults) love seeing how many things they can pick out, without checking the cheat sheet. These incredible letters are available as unframed prints in sizes A4 –A1 or as ready to hang canvas banners. Use code HANDMADE for 15% off. 23
self care. You donâ€™t need us to tell you what a year itâ€™s been. Whether you or someone you love needs a little extra TLC, our stallholders will have a range of things to pamper and help you relax. Here are some gems coming to the November 21st market.
Clockwise from top left: Oleo Life | Wellness Lane | Scrubba Body | Herbs & Heart | Kashzale Cosmetic Bags
39 Degrees www.39degrees.com.au
Gift an indulgent Hot Spring experience. 39 Degreesâ€™ signature bath tonics are created in Melbourne by owners Suzy and Michelle, with only Vegan friendly, plant and mineral ingredients. Adding 100 mL to your swirling warm bath will transform it into a luxurious, milky white bathing experience containing a concentrated dose of magnesium, pure essential oils and skin moisturising ingredients. Christmas gift wrapping is available, and new gift packs added weekly. They carefully wrap, pack and mail each gift, including a free personalised gift tag with your own personal message. See them online at our November 21st market. Use code HANDMADEVIRTUAL for 20% off and Free Shipping on market day. 25
We love the ever-expanding range of handmade goods available for men. From fashion and accessories, food and drinks, outdoor items, and hand crafted knives an axes - look no further for unique, quality gifts for men. These guys are joining our November 21st Market and are sure to be a hit!
Clockwise from top left: Danny Balboaâ€™s Sauce Co. | Upcycled Bottle Art | Uncle Johnâ€™s Licorice | Dressed For Sunday 26
pets & outdoor. Letâ€™s not forget your furry friends, the plant lovers, gardeners, and outdoorsy folks! Coming to our November 21st Market, these handmade gifts are sure get a smile, bark, woof, or meow from the receiver.
Clockwise from top left: Winston & Co Pet Bakery | Metal Garden | Rascals Treats | Critterarty | Epiphyte Creations 27
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