Millennials are seeking out unique gifts, not just one of a kind presents but also new experiences. Creoate offers you the best of both worlds: we’ve curated the best of London’s independent female owned brands and artisan-led creative workshops and classes. Check out our fave picks:
Storyigami earrings are where art and jewellery meet. Each pair of paper craft earrings takes years of practice and can take hours to complete. As far as unique gifts go, these are the ultimate one of a kind present for any art lover. These beauties really speak for themselves, in fact they have become great conversation pieces. Shop the collection below to add a paper cutting edge to any outfit.
Did you know that red lipstick pigment is made from thousands of crushed beetles. When we found out this shocking fact we immediately sought out a vegan and cruelty free alternative. Neek’s 100% natural and organic vegan lipsticks are a godsend, their collection features 12 shades to fit all skin types and personalities. You don’t have to be vegan to enjoy the benefits of all natural beauty products. Also, this Aussie beauty have named each lip shade after Australian songs, our personal fave is Kylie’s classic “Come Into My World”.
ALL NATURAL LIPSTICK WORKSHOP
At Creoate we take personalised beauty products to the next level. Give the unique gift of a Lipstick Making Workshop, where one can meticulously concoct their perfect red, nude or peach lippy. It doesn’t stop there, the guest will also be also to choose the packaging and final shape of the lipstick. This workshop has been loved many including Youtube Star Kashual Beauty,
Jewellery is always a good gift idea. One way to make the gift more meaningful is to shop small, buying from independent designers means more than just a sale – it doesn’t just support their business but it keeps their dream too. Unlike mass manufactured jewellery, independent designer handcraft each detail of every piece. Admire their intricate designs by clicking the link below.
JEWELLERY MAKING WORKSHOP
Looking for an extra unique gift? Come along to a silversmithing workshop and spend an afternoon in a South London studio and making your own jewellery at this one-to-one class. Accomplished London designer, Bea Jareno, will guide you through how to construct and customise your unique ring. In just three hours you’ll get to grips with the basic techniques of traditional jewellery making and walk away with a beautiful sterling silver ring.
So everyone has pottery on their Bucket list, tick it off this year gift a pottery throw down session. Throwing on a pottery wheel can be one of the most challenging and rewarding creative experiences. The instructor will teach each student how to mould and shape the clay to create unique shapes and structures. In just 2 hours you can create a selection of ceramic plates, pots, or vases.
If you have a candle in your home, the chances are that it’s made of paraffin wax. We hate to break it to you, but it might be time for you to switch to soy wax candles. Studies have shown that paraffin wax releases toxic fumes when burnt, these fumes have been linked to several health issues such as asthma, skin irritation and even lung cancer. Soy candles are all natural and non toxic alternative to lighting up your home. Here is our current favourite scented candles.
CANDLE MAKING WORKSHOP
Spend a creative afternoon crafting toxin-free soy candles! Blend Chinese herbs and flowers with high-grade oils to create your bespoke fragrance. You won’t have to worry about burning and inhaling toxic chemicals when lighting your new creations, just enjoy and relax!
This unique gift idea has a timeless charm. If pottery painting stole your heart when you were child, then get ready to fall in love with this craft all over again. Choose from mugs, to plant pots, to even tea pots at one of the London Pottery painting sessions. Paint a floral arrangement, geometric pattern or perhaps leave a cheeky message at the bottom of the mug.
Gift creativity with a CREOATE gift card and let them decide which unique gift or experience they want to do!