As October nears an end it’s safe to say we’re well and truly on our way into cosy season. The nights are getting longer and the weather is most definitely getting colder so we’ve put together a list of gift ideas to put you in the autumnal mood and set the tone for a cosy Christmas.
Geode Lamp – Wildbird Studio, €400
Immediately set the wintery scene in your home by investing in a cosy lamp. A perfect gift for either yourself or someone else, this sculptural glass lamp is as aesthetic as it is functional. Designed in collaboration with Ben Walsh Design, the asymmetrical shape makes a striking impact in any space. Its multifaceted angles diffuse light in a soft and atmospheric glow, emitting beautiful patterns and shadows, with an Edison bulb.
“Cupan Tae” Tea Cosy Collection – In Sheep’s Clothing, €25
I mean, this next one is a no brainer when it comes to spreading cosy vibes. It’s cute, colourful and keeps your tea warm – what’s not to love?! These knitted or felted tea cosies will enhance the table or kitchen for any tea lover and act as a perfect way to spice up someone’s day. Attractive, effective and durable, these will fit any size teapot.
Cloud9 Aromatherapy Soy Candles – Eco Mutt Natural Dog Care, €16
Another easy winner that’ll have everyone in the house opting for a chilled night in are candles. In gifting this product you’re not only being kind to the person receiving it but also to the environment as they’re made using sustainable soy wax and pure essential oils. Perfect for a household who prefers natural scents and a great option for those with allergies or an intolerance to artificial fragrances, this gift idea is bound to melt the hearts of anyone you give it to.
Beeswax Balm 60ml Jar – MillBee Studio, €15
Get into the spirit of the season and gift someone the essential ingredient to their cosy evening of self-care – lavender infused beeswax balm. Multi-purpose and handmade in Ireland using the purest natural ingredients, the balm contains 100% natural beeswax, organic sunflower oil, organic jojoba oil, organic cocoa butter and organic lavender oil which all help to leave your skin feeling hydrated and soft. As the harsh weather sets in this will be the saviour of some suffering with dry skin and let’s face it, that’s most of us during the winter so buzz on over to the marketplace and bag yourself some balm!
Acorn hand made felt hat – Carmen Garcia, €75
Keep your head toasty whilst also looking super fabulous with this next recommendation on our autumnal gift guide. A retro style made contemporary, the hats are crafted with care using the ancient art of felt making. Think winter fashion for the eco conscious and this is your end result. Pick from a variety of top colours to suit the person you have in mind and brighten up their winter with the ultimate accessory.
Autumn Daisies Merino Wool Shawl – Caraliza Designs, 49.50
Add a pop of colour to a traditionally dreary season by gifting someone one of these vibrant shawls. Another one that’ll keep you warm whilst making a fashion statement, this is the ideal gift for your style savvy friend. An autumnal blend of colours, the garment is reversible so you can pick and choose which side you’re feeling on which day – a win, win if I ever saw one!
Leaf earrings – Iasc Designs, €70
Wear the season on your ears with these beautifully designed hand cut vinyl and steel earrings. The perfect neutral tone to match any outfit, this pair of ear candy will add a hint of spice to your everyday look. Simple yet effective, the elegant shape will compliment everyone so all that’s left to do is decided who the lucky person is that’s going to receive them.
All gifts are available to shop now on the Biscuit Marketplace – what are you waiting for?!