If doing all the Christmas shopping is falling on to your shoulders (again) this year, we’re here to help you avoid some of that head-scratching as your tired mind wrestles to think of something you haven’t already bought your father-in-law three times.
Check out the novel ideas below from local Sutherland Shire businesses that you may never even have heard of before to help you start ticking people off your Christmas list with ease.
From art and novelty plants to fingerprint mementos and private pilates sessions, there’s guaranteed to be some inspiration here for you.
GIFTS FOR THE HOME
This Christmas more than any other, supporting local labels and Australian-made products is a priority when selecting gifts for our loved ones.
AQUA GILD share this same passion every day. Their store is filled with unique and luxurious gifts and homewares from local brands that are sure to impress. They are open Tuesday to Saturday and look forward to helping you find the perfect gift for the ones you wish to spoil!
Gro Urban Oasis
Gro Urban Oasis have searched high and low to assemble an array of lush gifts bound to delight everyone on your pressie list.
From a teacher to a coach, to your co-worker or friend, there is something in-store that will be just perfect for that end of year treat or kris kringle.
Their new range features his and her hampers, cute novelty plant duos and of course lush plants and pots. Priced from $25 and up these gifts are ready to grab and go.
GIFTS FOR HIM AND HER
Shan’s Private Pilates Studio
Still can’t decide what to get your friends and family? Why not gift them something that will last a lifetime- fitness!
Shan’s Private Pilates Studio is a Private Pilates Studio located in the heart of Sylvania Waters.
Shan’s sessions cater for beginners through to advanced clients, and she’ll design a program that is tailored to suit your needs and goals.
Whether you want to build core and overall body strength, lose weight, tone-up and improve your confidence, you will definitely be challenged at Shan’s Private Pilates Studio. To find out about her special Christmas packages or for further information, you can contact Shan via DM on the Shan’s Private Pilates Studio Facebook page, email [email protected] or phone 0416 395 307.
Smallprint Sutherland Shire
Smallprint captures your loved ones actual fingerprints, hand & footprints, handwriting and drawings in handmade sterling silver jewellery.
They have sentimental Christmas Gift ideas for everyone. Grandmothers will love charm bracelets featuring all their grandkids handprints, while grandfathers might prefer a keyring with their grandchild’s fingerprint and new parents will cherish a necklace featuring their newborn’s footprint. For those who have everything, a luxury Christmas ornament featuring their special someone’s fingerprints, hand or footprint or even handwriting will make the perfect unique gift.
Order by December 1st to ensure your handmade gift is ready by Christmas day. Gift Vouchers are available.
Smallprint’s Miranda Studio is open for appointments now.
endota spa Gymea
Love, kindness and togetherness have never been more important. Whether you’re close or far apart, you can share how much you care this Christmas.
A gift voucher from endota spa Gymea can be redeemed at over 100 spas Australia-wide, and by shopping locally you are supporting a local small business. Vouchers are available for endota’s signature spa packages. You can choose a Freedom voucher to suit your budget (where loved ones can create their own spa experience) or choose from their extensive range of professional skincare and wellbeing products.
Head into the spa inside Tradies Gymea to browse endota’s gift range, which includes everything from tea to diffusers, lotions, rollers and more, and let their friendly team help you find the perfect way to share calm and wellbeing this Christmas.
GIFTS FOR THE KIDS (AND THE BIG KIDS!)
Make me a Rockstar
Make me a Rockstar offer a one-of-a-kind Studio Recording Experience for kids or adults and it is one that they’ll remember for years to come.
Located in the beautiful heart of the Burraneer, South of Sydney near the water, your star (or you!) will receive vocal coaching tips and tricks as they record one of their favourite songs.
The package includes one lesson with singer-songwriter, Bachelor of Music graduate and vocal coach Lauren, as well as the recording of their favourite track. Mention ‘Mums of the Shire’ for 10% off this Christmas.
If you’re wanting something that will put you on the favourites list this season, then get in contact with Lauren on 0414 614 965 or [email protected].
Hand-cut and embroidered in the shire, Toothless make a huge range of personalised tooth fairy pillows and personalised decorations, baby gifts and home decor, all of which are beautifully handmade with love in Cronulla.
Why not get your fur baby their own Christmas decoration?! There’s also first Christmas decorations, native Aussie animals, Santas, wreaths and much more. Pick up is available to avoid postage.
Make your Christmas this year a Toothless Christmas. Find them on Facebook.
Need more inspiration?
You’ll find even more useful and unique Christmas gift ideas from local Shire businesses by having a look at the Mums of the Shire business directory.
And if it’s not you who needs to be inspired then maybe share this article with someone who’s buying for you!
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