Local Easter gift ideas
If you are looking for an Easter gift, or just something to cheer a loved one up, check out these local businesses. I've purchased from all of them and have loved the products. Thye have give me excellent customer service and pay attention to every last detail.
Ebb and Flow NI make ceramics inspired by the beautiful coastline of North Down. This Etsy shop is popular and these hand made beauties sell out quickly.
Follow Ebb and Flow NI on Facebook and Instagram to see some behind the scene pics of how the items are made. All items are available to purchase on their Etsy shop.
Price range: £10 - £30
Infinity Bands - True North Life
Infinity bands are a snood, neck warmer, tube scarf, gaiter, multiway headband, an ideal gift for outdoor lovers....or people who just feel the cold!
These bands don't just look good, they are good for the planet as they are made from recycled plastic bottles, and they support the work of the RNLI.
Follow True North Life on Facebook and Instagram for beautiful pictes of the local area, to inspire us all to get outdoors more and enjoy the beauty o fnature. All items are available to purchase on their website.
Price range: £12.50
Organic Skincare - Franchine Young
Franchine Young Wonder Balm is my go to skin product. Made from all natural ingredients and fully recyclable packaging, this stuff does wonders for your skin and is kind to the planet. Their new rose water face toner has just landed on my doorstep and I can't wait to try it.
Follow Franchine Young on Facebook and Instagram to see some behind the scene pics of how the items are made. All items are available to purchase on their website.
Price range: £10 - £50
Clothing and Accessories - Our Secret Boutique
Our Secret Boutique is just about to celebrate their first birthday. This online boutique sells women's clothing and accessories whether it's for lounging around or getting dressed up.
They also do gift cards which helps if you aren't sure what item or size to choose!
Follow Our Secret Boutique on Facebook and Instagram. All items are available to purchase on their website.
Price range: £10 - £60
Handmade Soap - Palm Free Irish Soap
This one is a little but further away in County Clare. I've been using their soap bars and natural deoderant for over a year now and wouldn't swap it. More recently I've started using their new shampoo and conditioner bars. My hair has never looked silkier.
Follow Palm Free Irish Soap on Facebook and Instagram. All items are available to purchase on their website.
Price range: €3 - €11
Handmade Chocolate & Easter Eggs - Pure Bliss Chocolate
This chocolate is beyond words. The flavours are so good that my mouth is watering from the memory of them! Pure Bliss Chocolates is a new business and they are going to go places.
Follow them on Facebook to see what they have and to place an order. Their new website is coming soon.
Price range: £10 - £25
Flowers - Blossom and Twine (Bangor) Urban Eden (Caledon)
I love flowers and these two florists are amazing! Using recylable packaging and low waste, they tick the green box too.
Check out Urban Eden for postal flowers and local delivery around Caledon area.
And Blossom and Twine for collection and local delivery in Bangor,
Blondies, Brownies and hot chocolate bombs - Cakes by Pheebs
Get your sugar fix with these bad boys. The perfect gift for someone with a sweet tooth.
Follow them and place an order on Facebook and Instagram.
I hope you find something you like...I'm off to buy myself an Easter egg!