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EVENT : December 3, 2013 — December 24, 2013.

Our ‘Alternative’ Christmas Gift Guide 2013

Here at MCDC we know you are busy looking for special and unique gifts for all the family this
Christmas, but we also understand that is can be difficult to find that perfect present.

So this year we have done all the hard work for you!

We have rounded up the best buys from all our glorious independent resident artists & makers and put them into handy ‘Gift Guides’ just for you. All of the products featured are made in-house and can be found today in our 18 fabulous boutiques.

We have something for everyone from the art collector, to the style savvy plus stocking fillers and festive food.

So avoid the norm, get ready to WOW and pop a little creativity under your tree this Christmas.

HAPPY SHOPPING!

And a very Merry Christmas from the MCDC Team

(Our full gift guide is available to download below) 

Christmas All Wrapped Up – Featured Gift Guide

Twenty-four of our most festive gift ideas; each unique, handmade and available from Manchester Craft & Design Centre NOW:

Walnut Veneer Embroidered Lampshade £140 – Jane Blease Designs
Pewter Vase £26 – This is Pewter
Tassle Necklace £168 – Tracey Birchwood
Silver Baroque Necklace £300 – Amy Wilkinson Jewellery 
Little Pea Monster £38 – Sausage Dog
Butterfly Oil Painting £68 – Lily Greenwood
Tassle Earrings £86 – Tracey Birchwood
Pewter Tree Decoration £11 – This is Pewter
Paper Owl Sculpture £30 – Kaper
Tree Pin Cushion £20 – &made
Acrylic Bracelet £50 – Alena Asenbryl
Leather Clutch £45 – Divine Designs
Embroidered Walnut Brooch £14.50 – £24.50 – Jane Blease Designs
Wooden House Storage Box £20 – &made
Small Ceramic Lustre Vase £58 – Lee Page Hanson Ceramics
Invaders Box-Canvas Print £25 – Wall of Art
Silver Nest Ring £55 – Eve Redmond
Gold Plated Nest Ring £45 – Eve Redmond
Laser Engraved Necklace £25 – Wonderhaus
Glass Bowl £25 – Helen Tiffany Glass
Necklace £252 – Selina Campbell
Hand-knitted Tea Cosy & Teapot £27 – &made
Porcelain Origami Ceramics Tile £82 – Linzi Ramsden Ceramics

 1. The City Slickers & Urban Hipsters
For the independent thinkers & contemporary connoisseur

Erin Bib £65 – Wonderhaus
Pewter Cheese Knife £65 – Fleur Grenier
Vintage Watch, Key & Cog Necklace £65 – Divinity 
Large Glass Striped Bowl £110 – Helen Tiffany Glass
The Smiths Printed Canvas £25 – Wall of Art
Necklace £49 – Wonderhaus
Wool Scarf £35 – Fir & Wren at Holm
Silver Broad Ribbon Ring £68 – Divinity
Coil Of Steel Cocktail Cuff £55 – Divinity
Silver Nest Ring £65 – Divinity
Cottonbud Pug Brooch £5.95 – Lisa Hamilton Design
Love For The City Cuff £25 – Wonderhaus
Agamemnon Small Brown Owl £52 – Kaper

2. The Luxury Hunters & Art Collectors
For the refined taste & suave style

Multi-circle Necklace £140 – Helen Tiffany Glass
Summer Sands £85 – DKG Art
Cluster Ring £96 – Tracey Birchwood
Layered Ring £120 – Amy Wilkinson Jewellery
Aubergine Thread Through Scarf £35 – &made
Pewter Textured Bowl £195 – This is Pewter
Layered Ring £120 – Amy Wilkinson Jewellery
Crystal Ring £300 – Amy Wilkinson Jewellery
Loopy Necklace £150 – Divinity
Tiny Trees £65 – Laura Richardson
Donut Cluster Pendants £460 – Tracey Birchwood
Poor Little Miss Strawberry Head £185 – Sausage Dog
Acrylic & Monoprint £60 – Fir + Wren at Holm

3. The Top Chef & Gourmet Guru
For the hostess & the hungry

Personalised Children’s Apron £20 – Fibre
Tickety Brew Dubbel Beer £4.35 – Oak St Cafe Bar
Christmas Pud Pin Cushion £15 (each) – &made
Snug Mug Hand Knitted Mug Cosy £15 – &made
Serving Spoons £64 – This is Pewter
Embroidered Victorian Print £49 – Linzi Ramsden Ceramics
Loose Tea £4.95 – Oak St Cafe Bar
Pewter Cheese Knife £65 – Fleur Grenier
‘Alternative’ Christmas Cake – Had enough of boring old mince pies and heavy Christmas pudding? We have plenty of mouth-watering festive treats, including bespoke cakes to suit all tastes, the perfect easy to bring a bit of yuletide magic to your table. From ONLY £15  – Oak St Cafe Bar

 4. The Dreamers & Young at Heart
For the curious & the playful

Blossom Branch £25 – Kaper
Extra Life Canvas £25 – Wall of Art
Grandad Wilbert £85 – Sausage Dog
Rudolf Babygrow £20 – Nell
60’s Racer £60 – Fir & Wren at Holm
Hand Printed Poster £10 – Nell
Mosaic Tortoise £58 – Vivien Hamilton Mosaic
Nicodemus & Jethro (Mice) £12 (each) – Kaper

 5. The Loved Ones
For the cuddles & the kisses (AKA The good books)

Large Bird Blue Tile £70 – Lee Page Hanson Ceramics
Colorado Purse £30 – Suzanne Devine Design
Blossom Branch £25 – Kaper
Message Cushion £25 – Quite Contrary Designs
Love Letter Necklace £16 – The Magpie’s Daughter
Ink On Fibre Illustrations £15 – Dave ‘N’ Woody Arts
Hammer Texture Ring £80 – Amy Wilkinson Jewellery
Pebble Cluster Ring £90 – Amy Wilkinson Jewellery
Hamotai Silk Scarf £45 – Lily Greenwood
Reclaimed Slate Heart £10 – Vivien Hamilton Mosaics

– Fill Your Stockings
For the chic & the cheerful

Home Hand-stitched Appliqué Index Notebook £25 – &made
Nicodemu & Jethro Mice £5 (each) – Kaper
Fabric Hanging Heart £5 – Fibre
Snug Mug Hand Knit Mug Cosy £15 – &made
Christmas Pud Pin Cushion £15 (each) – &made
Snowflake Decoration £11 (each) – This is Pewter
Embroidered Walnut Bookmark £12.50  – Jane Blease Designs
Embroidered Walnut Christmas Decoration £14 (each) – Jane Blease Designs
Cottonbud Pug Brooch £5.95 – Lisa Hamilton Design
Colorado Wallet £25 – Suzanne Devine Design
Koala Canvas £10 – Nell
Christmas Tree Pin Cushion £20 – &made
Reclaimed Slate Heart £10 – Vivien Hamilton Mosaics
Cottonbud Printed Tote Bag £7.50 – Lisa Hamilton Design
Flower Brooch £8 – Sausage Dog

– Spoil Yourself
For the unashamed luxury

Wooden Geo Harness £49 – Wonderhaus
Guitar String Triple Bangles £56 – Colette Hazelwood Jewellery
Small Rose Bowl £43 – Lee Page Hanson
Small Circle Bowl £25 – Helen Tiffany Glass
Shutlingsloe Original Painting On Ceramics £45 – Northern Scapes
Fold Out Plywood Table with Magazine Rack Incorporated £850 – Holm Furniture

#Christmasallwrappedup // #BuyHandmade 

 

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