With everyone spending so much more time at home this year, a beautiful and functional homeware gift is a perfect option this holiday season. Brighten up the home space with a unique, handmade item for the home, or gift it to a loved one and watch their face light up with joy.

The makers in the Artisanry Co. community are talented in a variety of creative disciplines. From creating ceramic kitchenware to wooden furniture and handmade cushions, there’s a wide variety of stunning homeware items that are ready to be wrapped.

Here are ten groups of items that are great gift ideas for the home.

Browse and buy our home item range at our online shop.

1.   Woodwork items

Carpentry is such a beautiful art form, adding a touch of nature into the home. The warmth of the wood and skilled crafting of its shape means that the medium can be made into a variety of functional items. From statement lamps to trinket bowls, there’s a wide variety of options to explore.

2.   Cushions

Give someone the opportunity to snuggle up on the couch this winter with a cushion that is as beautiful as it is comfortable. Whether the purpose is a scatter cushion on the bed or a decorative detail on a couch – we have a variety of handmade cushions to choose from.

3.   Ceramics

There are several ceramic artists in the Artisanry Co. community that produce uniquely styled ceramic items. These include hand-turned kitchenware such as butter dishes and plates, to more ornamental items like this beautiful gluggle jug. 

4.   Plantlife

Plants can inject a lively mood into the dullest of rooms. There are several items at our online shop that help make these luscious plants all the more beautiful. Including ceramic plant holders and charming plant hangers.

5.   Lighting

Lighten up someone’s life with a handmade lighting structure. Browse felt light vessels, artistic lampshades and carton lampshades that are certain to brighten up the room while adding a flair of beauty.

6.   Kitchenware

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s a place that produces hearty meals, experimental dishes and hosts casual conversation. Our extensive kitchenware range includes a variety of locally-made products that add a unique element to the kitchen. Browse printed chopping boards, ceramic salt and pepper sets, and more.

7.   Bedroom

The bedroom is a safe space that is an expression of self. Give someone a special gift to use in their bedroom, and make it a more comfortable and meaningful place. These quilts by KYE Studio are an example of how a simple gift can make a huge difference.

8.   Functional beauty

There are certain items in the home that are bought with the sole intention of fulfilling a purpose. But this doesn’t mean that they can’t look good while doing so. This doorstop by Flights of Fantasy and blanket holder by Jess Grey Leather are just two examples of beautiful, functional gifts available for purchase at our online shop.

9.   Christmas decor

Embrace the Christmas cheer and give someone a gift to remember both you and the season. Many of our makers have produced a Christmas-specific range of special items to make the home cheerful – year after year.

10.   Ambient gifts

Encourage your loved ones to relax and slow down with a stunning mood-making gift. Some homeware items have the purpose of helping to create a relaxing atmosphere, such as a ceramic wax burner, and a beautifully sculpted candle.

These are just a few of the many quality gifts that we have available at our online shop. We also sell a range of stunning gifts for her, him and even your pets.

The festive season is the perfect time to support local makers, small businesses and UK-based creatives. If you’re an independent maker yourself and would like to find out more about joining our community, then you can do so here.