Small Business Directory

As you may be aware, I love supporting small business where possible. You can see my gift guides for toddler toys, books, for her or for him to see individual products. I spend hours trawling through sites hunting for new brands that I want to support. However, being a mother, my memory is not what it used to be and I can’t keep track of all the things I see. Hence this post – I want all the brands I love  in one place so when I forget I can find them! If I told you I would put you on this list but you can’t see your name – tell me. It is not because I didn’t like your brand (if I said I would, I meant it) – it is because I am a mum. And forget. If you know of a great brand that should be part of my directory, please comment below so that I can add them.

I figured that it would be useful to all my readers too so have decided to publish it for you so that you can shop small this Christmas.

Baby & Toddler Clothing / Accessories

Coco&Indie Really beautifully made clothes. Boo has an amazing pair of thick leopard print leggings from there.

Like Sewiously Gorgeous bibs, headbands and teethers.

Milk Teeth Clothing Cute leggings amazing fabrics.

Petrichor Made in London Gorgeous bows and bags, personalised for your little one.

Pop.Pop / Lea Lloyd Designs Maker of Boo’s silly sausage tee. One of my favourites!

Rainbow and Dinosaur Amazing fabrics and well made clothes for little ones. Their rompers are amazing!

RJ Apparel Great range that is regularly updated. Well made, well priced, great clothes.

Willow and Ivy These hair clips are GENIUS. Gorgeous and they stay in all day. Worth every penny.

 

Women’s Clothing

Art Disco Jumpers with dinosaurs? Yes please! Clothes are unisex so great for men too.

Black and Beech Amazing teething necklaces. Great Mama and Papa merch too.

Colour Attic Jumpers and accessories. Leopard print and block colour. LOVE

Essex Mama Super positive slogans. Maker of this year’s Christmas jumper pick – Festive AF

Hari and the Gang Brilliant slogans not just for mums – unisex clothes for men, women and children.

Mutha.Hood Seen my Strong Girls Club jumper? It’s from here.

Scamp and Dude Unisex clothing supporting a great cause. They have a kids range too so you can twin.

Sister Organics This lady made my wedding dress. She also makes gorgeous dresses for any occasion.

Surviving Society Clothing Fab ethical brand with empowering slogans.

The FMLY Store Brilliant Mama, Papa and Baba Merch. Plus lots more awesomeness.

W.I.N. Brand supporting women in need. Stylish clothing with a proceeds helping women finding their feet after domestic abuse.

 

Accessories

Golly Gumdrops Beautiful chunky yarn necklaces and bracelets.

Kemi Telford I LOVE her necklaces with powerful affirmations. Great clothes and other accessories too.

Laura Talanti You are enough pin and other amazing pins

Milk and Moon Home of the Up All Night pin.

Milk Making Mama Pins to celebrate breastfeeding or pumping mamas.

More Than a Mother Pins for mums including the Rainbow mother pins with proceeds going to SANDs

One Strong Mother Pins to support people going through miscarriage and stillbirth with proceeds going to charity.

Rock Cakes Great pins including – Be Brave

Yes Mum Cards Affirmation cards tailored to different stages of pregnancy and motherhood.

Decor

Alex Neale Artwork Stunning prints – my husband LOVES his armadillo

Damson Tree Pottery They made lovely accessories for my wedding. I particularly love her botanical tiles.

Letters For Your Family Beautiful framed scrabble art.

Kyleigh’s Papercuts. Gorgeous hand cut prints AND amazing SWEARY cards. They are brilliant. She runs workshops too.

Marian Haf Seriously stunning prints. I am determined to buy one of these for our new bedroom … if we ever finish.

Poppet Retro Amazing furnishings handmade from retro fabrics.

Sarah Lovell Art Beautiful prints, cards and wrapping paper. Perfect if you love woodland animals or unicorns.

Sausage and the Dog Not only does this lady make great home accessories, she’s lovely too.

SuzyQ Intricate embroidery with fun countryside designs. Cushions, bags, bunting and more.

Toys / Kids Accessories / Decor

Alex’s Arthouse Amazing little peg dolls for imaginative play.

Beyond The Stork Market place for all things kids.

BKD London Baking accessories for your little kitchen helper.

Charlie’s Treasures Chock full of gorgeous nik naks for kids.

Learn with Ojo Great toys to aid education and development.

Mud Kitchens  These well made kitchens will provide endless outdoor fun.

Wish Upon a Print Amazing letters from santa (Boo LOVED hers last year) and great cards, prints and decor.

Wooden Dreams Perfect little play accessories painted in a range of engaging colours.

Food

Lady Bakewell Park Marbled personalised biscuits.

Mothers Love Cookies – Lactation cookies for breastfeeding mothers.

Norah’s Brownies Brownies delivered to your home free from gluten, dairy and refined sugar.

Wonky Cake Co. These cakes taste even better than they look. And they look AMAZING.

 

Market Places

All By Mama Beautiful wares made by talented Mamas.

Little Flea Kids BEAUTIFUL online magazine. Go drool.

Lobella Loves  Everything baby and mummy. Money from EVERY sale is donated to supporting women with PND.

Meraki Gift You can have Meraki Gifts come to you with their pop iup shop – or alternatively go online for their fab range of stock.

 

Do you know any brands I should know about?

I plan on adding to this list so if you have any recommendations that I have missed off please get in touch.

PS. These people aren’t paying me. I just really believe that where possible we should support small business. The more of us that shout about it, the more normal it will become.

 

 

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