Handmade Gift Guide – Nordic


October 2017

author: Hannah Burgess

Our craft kit next month is ‘nordic’-inspired and with that in mind we’ve put together some lovely handmade gifts we’ve found under that theme!

It’s the time of year to cosy up with chunky knits and candles so here’s our nordic inspired gift guide…

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Hand-knitted Cosy Socks

OLGAKIA – Inspired by her grandmothers, Nadia created OLGAKIA – a celebration of craftwomanship and simple living. She works with old women who knit these gorgeous woollen socks.
Etsy, £20


Cedarwood and Juniper Berry Candle

Octō – Wonderfully scented handmade soy wax and all-natural candles by duo Ieva and François from their London home

octolondon.com, £12


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Handmade Ceramic Tumbler

Mecki and Zanna – Ceramics and pottery fused with illustration made in a studio by the sea by artists Zanna and Mecki
Etsy, £15


A5 Nordic Notebook

Niamh Purcell – an Irish-born illustrator and graphic designer living in London creating super quirky and playful prints, cards and notebooks

.Etsy, £6


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Mustard Hand-knitted Hat

The Dorothy Days – handmade hats, jewellery and other goodies inspired by a love for the English countryside made in rural Dorset
Etsy, £23


We want to thank all the independent makers who got involved with this nordic gift guide. Each and every item is made with love and has a story behind it – that’s what we love about buying from independent makers and artists!

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