I have put together a Christmas Gift Idea List of companies and businesses that we adore! The majority are small Irish businesses, with one or two international companies.
Most of these ideas are aimed towards baby and children’s gifts a lot of them also have options for adults/parents. I have added the dates for each businesses last orders in time for Christmas.
They are ordered alphabetically and if you click on the title, it will bring you directly to the website or Instagram page of each business. We are brand reps for some of the businesses so I’ve included our discount codes.
BPA free weaning products for babies and toddlers. Choose from cover-all bibs, suction plates and also a very clever “feeding pal”. Eimear also has weaning tips and recipes on the website. Order until December 16th.
Based in Co. Galway, Karolina supplies everything from baby clothes, cot, and bed sheets to nursery decor and pram accessories. The online shop currently has a massive sale as Karolina plans to temporarily close down to reconfigure the business plan. Place orders by December 10th in time for Christmas.
Rachael is based in Co. Wicklow and hand makes baby bibs, sensory blankets, reusable wipes, teethers, dolls accessories with fun, bright patterns. She also offers custom-made items which you can message her directly to order. Last orders in time for Christmas will be December 17th.
A new Irish luxury toy shop with wooden toys, educational toys and children’s gifts. The perfect place to find stocking fillers with sustainability in mind. Last orders for nationwide delivery will be December 16th, and for local collection (Dublin) will be December 23rd.
If you are looking for children’s hair accessories, then this is the right place. Karolina hand makes each piece to order. There are so many to choose from including headbands, big bows, small bows, turbans, and flower crowns. Order by December 11th in time for Christmas.
Laura is based in Dublin, and hand sews Bubba Baby Covers. They have multiple uses including: pram or car seat cover, breastfeeding cover, and trolley cover. Laura also supplies “Do Not Touch” signs that can be easily attached to prams or car seats. You can also shop for bedroom door signs, bows, and hats. Order before December 21st.
Jenny and Jackie are from Co. Mayo and have designed a collection of luxury silk bedding for newborns and toddlers. You can choose from sheets, pillowcases, eye masks, scrunchies, and comforters. There is also an option for bundles. Order before December 21st in time for Christmas.
You can use our discount code EVIE10 at checkout.
Based in Kilkenny, Una hand makes personalised gifts and decorations for all occasions. To order in time for Christmas send Una direct message on Instagram by the end of November.
An international company who give 10 meals to children in need for every doll sold. Women artisans in Peru hand knit every doll, providing them with a sustainable, fair trade income. The dolls are made from cotton and come in all different types of animals, large and small (perfect stocking filler). You can also get 10% off your first order.
Cruelty free skincare made in Ireland and specifically designed for sensitive skin. Elave offer an adult skincare range and also a baby and children’s range. The gift boxes would make an ideal Christmas present. Last orders until Dec 22nd (as per An Post).
Nadia, founder at Fauna kids designs these beautiful sustainable clothing pieces inspired by the animal kingdom. There are eco-friendly baby gift boxes available along with organic cotton baby, kids and adult clothing. There is also a bespoke print option available. Nadia has recently teamed up with Janice Byrne goldsmith to create stunning moon and constellation necklaces. For hand-printed designs, order before December 10th.
Tanya is based in Co. Kildare and creates enchanting art based on Irish wildlife and nature. Each framed fine art piece can be personalised. Orders for Christmas can be placed until December 12th.
Beautiful, organic, sustainable sleep wear, sleeping bags and accessories for baby, child, and mama. The sleep suits are made with quickly growing babies in mind with fold over feet, they also have a two-way zip which makes middle-of-the-night nappy changes a breeze. The Christmas collection is stunning and you can find matching mama and little ones pyjamas. There is an option for personalisation. Katie is based in Co. Wicklow and has a shop in Bray. You can also order online until December 19th.
Our discount code is EVIE10, you can use it at checkout.
Angels sells eco-friendly, non-toxic rattan toys and doll furniture, inclusive dolls and nursery decor. Little Angelrose sells Miniland dolls which are handmade in Europe, anatomically correct and available in many races, different coloured hair and skin, and also some with disabilities such as a cochlear implant and Down syndrome. Angels donates all profits from the sale of dolls with Down syndrome to Down Syndrome Ireland and plans to do the same for 2023. Orders taken until December 22nd (as per An Post).
Jennifer is behind this gorgeous small Irish business. You will find beautiful handmade organic childrenswear in unisex prints, made on demand. LBW also donate a portion of sales to different charities.
Grainne is based in Co. Cavan and creates nursery prints. There are so many beautiful designs to choose from and each print can be personalised. The prints come unframed in a cellophane cover, backed with an A4 or A3 cardboard back so the print doesn’t bend. Order by December 16th for Christmas.
Lovevery is a toy company designed with each developmental stage of babies and children in mind. Their playkits and play gym are specifically designed to meet your child’s developmental needs. There is a huge research team behind the products to ensure each item is beneficial to your child’s development and that it lasts. There is also the option for 2-3 monthly subscriptions.
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Niamh is based in Co. Cavan and makes stunning bespoke nursery decor. All of her pieces are customisable! To order in time for Christmas, you can send Niamh a direct message on Instagram before the end of November.
Nicola is based in Dublin and hand makes baby and children’s (and recently adult’s) clothing. If you love bright, colourful, jazzy patterns then you’ll love Mini Dots. All pieces are handmade to order, you can contact Nicola on Instagram but hurry – last orders to ensure Christmas fabric is in stock will be Friday November 4th.
Handmade in Co. Wexford organic cotton dribble bibs and children’s clothing. Also home decor, textiles, candles, and gift ideas for adults. Order before December 11th, subject to change based on number of orders as clothing items are handmade.
Designed in Ireland – comfy, contemporary clothing for ages 0-5 years with longevity in mind. There are also adults sizing in certain items. Last orders before Christmas to the UK will be December 19th and for Ireland December 9th.
ProtectMe® Belts are made to order seat belt covers. They have been designed to display critical information such as medical or genetic conditions, and allergies for First Aid responders and Emergency Services. You can order baby, child or adult sizes and there are other accessories on the website. Order by December 20th.
Oonagh is based in Co. Longford and has a unique, relaxed style of photography. As she states on her website, she’s a “photographer for those who think they don’t want a photographer”. Oonagh has been to our house twice and each time it was as if we were inviting an old friend in. You can have a look at the options for photography packages or contact Oonagh through her page.
Niamh’s background in art and fashion design led her to create these beautiful and unique nursery decorations. Handmade Irish nameset nursery letters are such a lovely way to decorate your baby’s nursery or child’s bedroom. You can choose from so many different colours and fabrics and each nameset can be made to suit the spelling of your child’s name (for people like me who could never get anything with their name growing up!). Get your orders in before December 2nd.
This one is a bit different from the others I’ve suggested but if someone got me a bundle from Somega I would be delighted! Somega is a family run business in Co. Cork who supply supplements with optimum absorption in mind. You can order items on a subscription, as a once off or as a bundle. There are supplements suitable for adults and children. Order by December 21st in time for Christmas.
Sully and Juno are an Irish company based in Wexford who design and print sensory friendly clothing that is accessible to all children. Their pieces use everyday Irish (Gaeilge) sayings and can be personalised. They also have a Christmas section and cater for adults too. The team usually have a 10 working day turn around for pieces but order early in time for Christmas!
For 10% off you can use our discount code EVIE10 at checkout.
Sweetbless is a small Irish business. Rute hand makes beautiful nursery garlands, all are customisable and can be ordered through Instagram. Rute will close for orders before November 22nd.
Based in Co. Kildare, Linda beautifully hand embroiders personalised children’s clothing such as t-shirts, sweaters, and baby grows. Custom pieces are available, message Linda on Instagram to order. Last orders will be the second week in December.
The next two small Irish businesses are closed for Christmas orders but I wanted to add them as they could be gifts for any time of the year. They are both also very important people in my life and are based in the West of Ireland.
Vicky lovingly hand sews your loved one’s pieces of clothing into bears, cushions, and quilts. You might choose to have a bear made from your baby’s first items of clothing, or a cushion made from your loved one’s favourite jumper who passed away. Details on how to order can be found on the website, the waiting list is currently around 12-16 weeks.
Bespoke wooden clocks handmade in the West of Ireland. Each clock has the song Eilis most listened to while sanding written on the back. You can contact Eilis through Instagram to place an order.