Updated: Jan 27
The best part being part of a small business community is making everyone part of your creative journey. Nothing feels better than being mentioned by industry's top Gift Guides. We are super proud that our designs impressed these fabulous industry leaders and they felt inspired to add on their curated Gift Guides'. Thank you...
Small Business Collaborative 2021 Gift Guide: By Therese Ørtenblad
Let me introduce you to Therese. Therese helps businesses owners to start and grow their wholesale by sharing my industry knowledge and know-how.
She has spent the last 12+ years in the home and gift industry in sales and now Therese helps creative businesses to grow their sales, implement a strategy and increase their profit.
Learn more here: Small Business Collaborative
So imagine our happiness when Therese invited us to be part of her coveted Gift Guide and included a whole page among 90 other talented makers.
In Therese's word - ''I'm so excited to be sharing this year Christmas guide with you. It's a bumper edition of over 100 pages featuring 90 small businesses to shop from this Christmas.
This year I had over 270 applications submitted. Thank you so much to everyone who's taken the time to submit their products for consideration. With so many applications it has taken a good few weeks to put this together and I hope you love it.''
2. Marketti Gift Guide - Your guide to markets & independents across the UK. Supporting small business
Marketti is a leading integrated retail solution for markets, independents & shoppers.
In their words - ''This Christmas might be back to business as usual but that doesn’t mean our shopping habits have to go back to the big guys … our gift guide is designed to encourage you to carry on purchasing your gifts locally/independently by making shopping small easy! Our guide features over 60 products from small independent businesses, all over the UK, across 8 different categories so we’re certain you’ll find something for everyone.''
Our 'Love Necklace' was chosen by Marketti as a featured product in their Jewellery & Accessory' edit. So exciting!
3. Small, Indie & Mighty Gift Guide 2021 by Pip & Lil Originals:
An awesome make that I have admired and loved since I have known her work.
'I'm Sarah, Mum to real life Pip and Lil. I buy bright and bold fabrics that I love and I sew them into reusable face wipes, zipper pouches, unpaper towels, wet bags, scrunchies, second chance cutlery sets, eye masks, catnip mice, hair bands and a few other things in-between.''
This Gift Guide is Sarah's brainchild to promote and include talented makers from our community. She has done an amazing job!
In her words - '' This year's Small, indie & mighty gift guide is bigger than ever... Packed full with 175 BRILLIANT Small & Indies. You heard that right, 175 talented, kind and totaly community spirited businesses agreed to take part in this beautiful thing and I'm beyond excited to share it with you. ''
Here is my inclusion for you guys -
Thank you so much for reading.
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