• Element78 Team

12 Days of Irish Businesses- Gift Guide

Are you sorted for Christmas? Would you like some ideas for gifts to buy? Would you like to support local? Here is our round up of our recent shout outs to Irish Businesses. #supportlocal

On the 1st Day of Christmas...🎼

Day 1- Her

🎁 Why not buy a candle from Max Benjamin? We don’t know many women who don’t love a candle and they stock some lovely scents.

🎁 If the women in your life loves a cuppa why not go with Bewleys? They have a lovely 1840 Tea Collection for Christmas.

🎁 Foxford Woolen Mills have some beautiful and luxurious throws that are a timeless gift to cosy up with.

Day 2- Him

🎁Why not purchase a wireless and waterproof speaker from TechStar? He can sing along in the shower!

🎁Are his socks full of holes? Why not buy a sock subscription from Irish Sockciety!

🎁Why not gift him a subscription to the Tasting Club with Bean and Goose? The subscription includes chocolate each month with a once off seasonal creation. What is not to love?

Day 3- Active

🎁 Is your active lover a gym goer? Gym+Coffee have some really nice athleisure wear. We particularly love their sustainable collection

🎁 The Great Outdoors cater for all different types of out door activities, kayaking, camping or hiking. A voucher would be ideal for any type of outdoor adventurer

🎁 Or why not buy the yogi in your life an anti-slip yoga mat from Holder Eight They have some beautiful prints

Day 4- Children

🎁 Cuando make beautiful, personalised gifts for kids, all made in Ireland. They sell patchwork quilts which is a timeless piece any child would treasure

🎁 Jiminy have an amazing selection of toys. They have a really handy function that can search via different categories including age and occasion, making your life easier!

🎁 Totally Toys have a great array of different branded toys including Lego. What more could you need!

Day 5- Beauty

🎁 Millies based in Kildare, have the most sought after brands all in one place. Within their Christmas shop, they have some lovely gift sets available online.

🎁 The Skin Nerd is another great beauty brand. The Skin Nerd has a wide range of products but why not organsie a consultation for someone? They can advise the best products. Their famous Cleanse Off Mitt is also a great stocking filler!

🎁 Are you looking for some luxurious, organic and cruelty free skincare products? VOYA Organic Beauty is your answer!

Day 6- Eco

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🎁 Duo Ireland stock great sustainable products from totes to stainless steel straws. They also stock some really nice sweet treats!

🎁 Dalkey Handmade Soaps would be the ideal present to give this Christmas to the sustainably minded! Natural, handmade and kind to the earth!

🎁 Jill & Gill, based in St Stephens Green, Dublin, are an Irish brand of printmakers and illustrators who work in design, fashion and fine art in a sustainable way.

Day 7- Home

🎁 Meadows and Byrne stock some of Irelands leading designers and makers, from stunning lamps in Wicklow to wonderful scents in Cork. You are bound to pick up a gift here!

🎁 Why not buy a set from the Rosa Belle collection at Carraig Donn, inspired by a vintage tea party!

🎁 Designist house some really cool and quirky Irish homeware gifts including a pigeon house candle holder set and a Dublin pigeon house apron!

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Day 8- Art

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🎁 Jam Art Prints have some lovely prints to suit all tastes, Irish humour included!

🎁 Holly Christine Ingrim is a Dublin based artist who paints and draws stunning yet strong depictions of femininity and mental health. From stickers to postcards, you’ll be sure to pick up something beautiful!

🎁 All Kinds Artbook would be the perfect gift for the art lover in your life. The publication is a series of works created during lockdown by several artists in a wide range of disciplines including Lucy Clarke and her illustrations.

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Day 9- Giving Back

🎁 During lockdown we have spent so much time outdoors in our woodlands, appreciating their importance. The Roots of Ireland have beautiful yet unique handmade jewellery! If you purchase a piece from the Woodland Collection, they will make a donation to the Irish Native Woodland Trust who are dedicated to the preservation and restoration of Ireland's ancient woodlands. The perfect gift to a friend and the planet

🎁 Why not have a laugh with the President of Ireland, Miggle D Giggles. This warm and giggly toy is the perfect gift for young and old, with a portion of the purchase going towards CMRF Crumlin, which raise vital funds for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin & the National Children’s Research Centre.

🎁 We Make Good have some stunning handmade products that are designed by some of Ireland's best emerging designers and made by people facing social challenges who have been supported to develop valuable skills and gain employment in their craft. The perfect gift while giving back to the community!

Day 10- Foodies

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🎁 Gifts Direct have some really great gift ideas from Irish Owned including The Irish Christmas Food Hamper with delish treats and staples in Irish households!

🎁 Sheels Cafe in Strandhill, Sligo have the perfect gift box! Their Deluxe box includes our festive favourites with a mixture of sweet and savoury treats, all homemade using the finest ingredients. Yum!

🎁 Sheridans Cheesemongers have lovely food hampers that range from the classic cheese and crackers to the more extravagant Prosecco and Cheese. They also stock a selection of wooden cheese boards, grate for the cheese lover in your life!

Day 11- Christmas Cards

🎁 Market Street stock some really fun and quirky Christmas cards from lots of different designers, with the most perfect selection

🎁 Rita Oates Artist has a beautiful collection of painted cards. The Irish hearts collection was inspired by her own children in Boston, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Newcastle, not able to come home to her and Ireland and believing we as a nation will …” be apart, but we are united in laughter, love and song.”

🎁 Charity Cards Ireland have a lovely selection of cards to purchase from traditional to juvenile. You can pick your chosen charity and provide them with much needed funds.

Day 12- Hero

🎁 New Moon Blooms have the perfect selection of bouquets and wreaths to give to the person in your life who needs a bright and vibrant surprise

🎁 Why not buy a voucher for Kaylas Kitchen so they can have time off cooking. They can accommodate the fussiest of eaters with family classics and veggie favourites alike

🎁 Why not purchase an oil diffuser with lavender essential oil from Kotanical? They stock many different sets of oils for the perfect relaxing scent!

We hope you enjoyed our round up of our Christmas Gift Guides! Do you have any recommendations? Drop them below!

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