It's time to get the Christmas jumpers, pigs in blankets and mulled wine out because the festive season is officially here!🎄 For businesses, the busiest time of year is upon you and for others it is time to get organised with decorating, gifting and more🎉 This months newsletter will feature three fab businesses including the launch of a new eco-friendly brand, cosy knit blankets, holiday glam and so much more!✨ So, put on your favourite festive slippers, grab a hot bevvy and start scrolling...
^ it's here people!
Pink n Dink
Pink N Dink, the UK's first, sassy cute and all things eco-friendly metal straw brand. Their Instagram worthy eco-friendly metal straws are made of 100% stainless steel, BPA free and available in 4 cute and fun colours (not to mention their packaging is also compostable!). The perfect accessory for your inner babe, cute and helps you do your small bit for the planet. What is there not to love? Launching in December this brand is set to be huge so if you haven't already, be sure to check them out. Not to mention these straws make the cutest little Christmas presents. Check them out on the links below💕
Floral and Wool hand-makes high quality, custom made, chunky knit blankets in a range of different sizes and colours. The lovely Zara, owner and creator of the brand, is here to keep you all warm over the winter period. Below you can see my bespoke blanket in 'hot pink', these throwsadd the perfect finishing touch to any homely space and are all ethically made in the UK using soft, premium wool. Check them out on the links below for all your snuggly needs🧶
Good Golly Miss Molly, created and founded by Molly Bunce, specialises in 'bold and beautiful hats tailored to perfection to suit every occasion'. Based in the heart of Yorkshire, designer Molly hand makes bespoke hats for a range of special events from bridal, race days and even for the royal family. Being an award winning Milliner, Molly passes her professional skills on to others by hosting 'hat parties' and 'hat tuition' for those wanting to learn the skill, these are often hosted around West Yorkshire. Below you can see Good Golly Miss Molly's designs being fashioned🎀
Guys and gals something super exciting happened last month that I cant wait to shout about. I am officially a Brand Ambassador for the hottest nail gang around, OMY Nails, and I can't wait to bring you 'sassy & badassy' nail inspiration on the regular. If you are local to West Yorkshire the nail gang can jazz up your nails no problem! A little further a field? No worries, you can still grab all your nail inspo right here. Check out my recent set below, you can never have too much sparkle, right?💅🏼
Country Living Magazine Fair is here to bring to the pages of Country Living Magazine to life! Between 5th-8th December you can join me at Harrogate Convention Centre for The Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair for lots of festive fun including:
Christmas craft workshops, living cooking demos, handmade gifting, small business shopping, Christmas decorations, food and drink, speakers and networking and so much more! Grab your tickets with 20% off and join me at the biggest Yorkshire event of the festive season🎄
If you haven't checked out my 'Festive Finds' yet or started your Christmas shopping, then get your shop on and feel inspired! This year, I am here to share with you festive finds from small, independent businesses. With it dropping colder outside, you probably want to grab a pair fluffy socks and snuggle up with a cuppa, right?Loved by Millie's Festive Finds can be browsed at the comfort of your own home with links to marketplaces such as Not On The High Street, Etsy and indie sellers delivering goodies right to your door. So whether you're on the naughty or nice list, I've got you!🎁
This time of year is my favourite in terms of decorations, food and shopping. I have always loved buying gifts for others and even crafting my own so Christmas is a really fun time to get creative. Whether you work in hospitality, retail or a maker, Christmas is the perfect time to connect with your audience on a more personal level as the holidays begin. Pinterest is a great place to grab all your pinspiration so head over to my 'Christmas' board' to feel inspired on all things photo staging, colours ways and more!📌
My Top 50 Not On The High Street Favourites For A Colourful Christmas
Christmas is a magical time to bring out the glitter, sequins and all things sparkly to add some festive cheer to your home and those around you. I love bright colours (and being merry) all year round and Christmas is no different to express style, trends and amazing products from small businesses. This year, my Christmas tree and decorations are going to be everything I love, wild, wacky and a whole lotta wonderful! I hope you enjoy myTop 50 Not On The High Streetpicks for a truly Colourful Christmas🌈
Just a little note to say thank you for the overwhelming support this year. I can't wait to see what 2020 brings for us all. In the mean time, stay in the loop over on my Instagram and website. Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year! Lots of love, Millie xo