15 Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Her | Unique Artisan Gifts to Buy for Mum, Sister or Friends

Let us take all the hard work out of finding a unique Christmas gift for your mum, sister or friend. Make gift-giving far more thoughtful than just bath bombs or a gift card. Here you'll find 15 luxury and original gift ideas for her that you can buy online. Wonderful creations made by small UK businesses and Etsy makers.

Read on and delve into a world of artisan chocolates, long-lasting dried flower bouquets, personalised giftware and beautiful minimalist design. Right on trend for 2020. She'll be absolutely thrilled when opening her Christmas present by the roar of the fire.

Remember, supporting small businesses is good for the soul. We've included a few of our Coulson Macleod favourites alongside other creators that make us swoon!

1. Brass Wall Hung Jewellery Box

Nkuku's rustic aesthetic is a long-standing favourite of ours. This hanging design is an unusual and attractive way to store your favourite jewellery pieces. With lots of hooks and compartments for necklaces, rings and bracelets. The warm hues of the antique brass frame and the striking mirrored backdrop make for a real showstopper to display in your dressing room.

Nkuku from £49.95 SHOP NOW


2. 2021 Calendar and Notebook Set

Looking ahead to hopefully a far brighter year, this 2021 calendar and notebook set is a nod to their favourite hobby. Choose from 48 designs including fashion lover, crafting queen and gin enthusiast. Decorated with gorgeous vintage illustrations and quotes to inspire them every day. Perfect for making plans and highlighting special occasions. A must-have for any home office.

Coulson Macleod £35 SHOP NOW


3. Set of Non-Alcoholic Spirits

Non-alcoholic spirits are a big trend right now. A grown-up beverage that you can drink at any time of day? Well, we'll say cheers to that! Intricate blends of herbs and spices inspired by recipes for herbal remedies from the 1650s. They've been awarded two gold medals by the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and even have the seal of approval from Buckingham Palace.

Seedlip £34.99 SHOP NOW


4. Hand-Crafted Modern Oil Burner

Inspired by Danish minimalist design, this intriguing hand-crafted oil burner is a beautiful statement piece for any room and it smells fantastic, too. Made by a husband and wife team in their Cornwall studio. Use their unique oil blends to create a calming space for working from home or a cosy Sunday vibe. The burner set includes a bottle of their original 'Fistral' scent - woody notes with citrus.

Abel Burners £45 SHOP NOW


5. Hanging Wooden Quote Signs

Make them smile with a hand-finished wooden sign packed full of uplifting and funny quotes. Shop by hobby (perhaps cycling, baking or books) or by recipient (including sister, mum or best friend). Also available are wooden plaque gift sets in botanical and monogram letter designs. Use the antique-style clip to easily hang on a wall or stand on a desk.

Coulson Macleod from £6.99 SHOP NOW


6. Scandi Christmas Jumper Biscuits

Cosy knits in the form of delicious gingerbread biscuits. All hand-decorated in the Honeywell Bakes studio in Northamptonshire. You can also personalise one biscuit with an initial. Almost too good to eat. A wonderful little selection for foodies. They also offer creative baking subscriptions - the gift that keeps on giving long after Christmas has passed.

Honeywell Biscuit Co. from £25 SHOP NOW


7. Dried Flower Bouquets

Dried flowers are incredibly popular right now. A stunning alternative to fresh-cut blooms that lasts much longer. Made in Swindon, England - these beautiful creations by Hidden Botanics are expertly arranged. Think bohemian pampas grass, pretty pastel meadow flowers & calming lavender. We also love their dried flower wall art pressed in a gorgeous vintage frame.

Hidden Botanics from £11.50 SHOP NOW


8. Personalised Jute Shopping Bag

A large shopping bag is an incredibly handy gift that they'll use regularly in their day-to-day life. Make it stylish, too. This design has leather handles and can be personalised with initials or a name for that extra special touch. Available in natural jute or classic black.

The Forest & Co. £29 SHOP NOW


9. Alice and Peg Gift Set

Brighten her day with an Alice and Peg gift set. Carefully curated boxes and hampers filled with eco-conscious products made by independent businesses. If ethical gift-giving is your number one priority, then look no further. Designed to promote self-care and personal wellbeing. With every box purchased, £1 is donated to a mental health charity. So you can do your bit to make a positive impact in communities, too.

Alice and Peg from £25 SHOP NOW


10. DIY Lockdown Embroidery Kit

2020 is certainly one to remember (not that we'll easily forget). Cotton Clara's DIY embroidery gift sets put a heartwarming and positive spin on the past year. A poignant piece of home decor that they can enjoy making for themselves. Wellness is... sitting by the fireside partaking in textile crafts. Give them the gift of a new skill as the head into the new year.

Cotton Clara £19.95 SHOP NOW


11. Personalised Hobby Mug

You can never go wrong with a mug. There's nothing quite so pleasant as coming home after a chilly winter walk and winding down with a warm cup of tea or coffee. Whether they're a dog lover, chocoholic or gardening guru - you're sure to find their niche. And, once you've found it, pop a name on it. Because they'll absolutely love that personal touch. Gift box upgrades available.

Coulson Macleod from £10 SHOP NOW


12. Woollen Mule Slippers

During the winter months, a cosy pair of slippers is essential. These wool mules by Shepherd of Sweden look incredibly chic, too. Traditional Scandinavian design - simple yet beautiful. Their felted slippers are assembled by a master craftsman. Natural. Timeless.

Shepherd of Sweden £42 SHOP NOW


13. Terracotta Line Painted Trinket Plate

Another trend for 2021 is line-painted home accessories. There's something very aesthetically pleasing about muted colour palettes, delicate face motifs and abstract shapes. These adorable trinket plates are made by hand in Aylesbury, UK. Perfect for cuff links, earrings and watches.

Afton by Palm £15 SHOP NOW


14. Luxury Botanical Chocolate Set

These are not your average chocolates. First seen on Master Chef, these contemporary handmade chocolate bars make a very indulgent gift. Using the finest quality ingredients ranging from the well-loved caramel, hazelnut and pistachio to the more eclectic notes of beer, pink peppercorn, mango, cherry blossom and even balsamic vinegar. Take them on a taste journey!

The Careless Collection £15 SHOP NOW


15. Hand Decorated Plant Pots

For the plant lover in your life, gift them a hand-decorated terracotta pot to really dress up their cactus, succulent or other indoor house plants. With many colours and sizes to choose from, you'll want to buy two, three or even more. From charming polka dot designs to eye-catching geometric shapes. They also make quirky crochet cacti if you're after a fun novelty stocking filler.

Hooked and Hung from £4 SHOP NOW


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