We love to lend a hand when it comes to choosing arty gifts so take a look at our Red Door Xmas Gift List! A selection of our team’s top Christmas picks that will get you inspired and excited about shopping independently – Rachel, Sarah, Lindsey, Ashley, Kerry and Alison all have great taste so make sure you’re taking notes!
Beautiful Marbled Notebooks by Sundae Stationary have been handmade in Edinburgh and are just ideal for notes and sketches! A lovely contemporary take on the traditional art of marbled paper – these notebooks will make stylish, subtly psychedelic, deliciously hand-crafted gifts!
Pablo Picasso cuts a fine figure here in this Thundercliffe Press A3 risograph print. His bold stripes and quizzical stare are instantly recognisable – this is a very elegant homage to one of the world’s greatest artists and we know a few aspiring painters who would love him for Christmas!
The very popular Half Moon Necklace is back and with different kinds of colours! These hand painted wooden necklaces are handmade in Glasgow by Ishbel Watson and are perfect gifts for lovers of elegant lines and pops of colour – but which colour? We’ll leave that up to you – but the Coral and Green is very nice!
Little Alma is a hand made ceramic sculpture by Margate based artist Claire De Lune. These pocket-sized sculptures are bonnie wee characters! Each Alma is different and created to be collected, becoming your very own sculptural family to grow. So get someone started by gifting them their very first little Alma!
The Assemble Plant Pot by Ding Ding is great for anyone that likes to create things with their hands! These nifty plant pots require some simple cable ties (which are included) to create a bold and stylish plant pot to pop your houseplants in! Ingenious, what a clever pot!
Do you know any Cohen Brother film fans? We thought so! So here’s a brilliant limited edition screen print inspired by Kahlua and The Big Lebowski and it’s called The Dude. A cleverly curated print by Barry D Bulsara which includes tenpin bowling, movie quotes and the face of Jeff Bridges – get one while you can, man!
The Boob Key Fob by Ark is a real crowd pleaser – a brilliant gift that’ll land a chuckle or two (especially if accompanied by the Willy Key Fob! A great little token of affection for a good friend, they’ll appreciate a new place to keep their keys and the ‘free the nipple’ sentiment!
Twin Star Hair Grips by Mimi and Lula are the perfect hair grips for little ones who love to twinkle! A pair of shimmering stars, a large one in multi glitter and a smaller one in pearly white. These would look great worn together as a pair, or on their own – they’ll even look fab on a grown up’s head too!
For a true lover of all animals, this Wild Boar Jug is a great present idea – they’ll never expect it! A wonderfully weird and truly wild peice of pottery by Quail Ceramics, it is not very often you’ll find this particular species brought to life in homeware design form. But why the heck not, it’s awesome!
The Flower Press by Wald is elegantly designed and fabulously functional! This flower press allows you to preserve the flowers and leaves that you find whilst out on your wonders. The press comes complete with 5 sheets of corrugated card and 8 sheets of sugar paper to give ample space for pressing flowers. A very creative and thoughtful piece indeed!
Hand screen printed Wooden Celestial Decorations by East End Press studio in Glasgow! Each pack includes four different decorations featuring vintage glass bauble designs. The decorations are screen printed and laser cut, ideal for decorating your Christmas tree, or hanging around your home to add some festive cheer whatever the season!
This is a little Wild Swimmers screen print by Louise Smurthwaite! A perfect sized print for a pal with precious little space or a friend with a fondness for all things small and dinky… this unique print is inspired by the brave souls who love to wild swim in the chilly waters of Scotland!
These Silver Bowl & Chopsticks Studs by Saw & Pour are handmade with solid silver wire! They have been inspired by Ramen and Japanese cuisine because it’s very tasty and aesthetically beautiful too. These earrings would be brilliant as a Xmas gift for your fellow food lover!