It’s Never Too Early To Plan For Christmas

It’s Never Too Early To Plan For Christmas

Despite it being early autumn, many of you have already been in the shop looking for Christmas gifts.  

With the NI Spend Local card, we know many of you will use this to support local, while also making this festive season a bit more special. Whether it’s an interactive workshop, a handmade gift or a statement piece for your home, there is something for everyone at The Designerie. 

Why not call to see us in store and plan ahead to avoid any last minute present dilemmas, then you can enjoy a relaxing and creative Christmas this year.

Gift Ideas For Each Day Of The Week:

  1. Festive Workshops

November 27th from 1:30pm & December 18th from 10:30am

There are still a few places left on our festive adult workshops, led by the talented Natasha Duddy. Surprise a loved one with a hands-on experience or sign up for yourself and learn to create your own glass fused Christmas Decorations or Christmas Lanterns.

These workshops include all materials and light refreshments will be available.

For booking details and more information about all of our workshops click here.

  1. Dernagross Designs Ceramic Wall Art

New to The Designerie, Dernagross Designs’ farmlife inspired ceramic pieces  are sure to bring a smile to your face. 

The ceramic outline paired with an origami folded paper insert work in contrast to bring Sally the Sheep, Hilda The Highland and Frieda the Friesian to life!

You can find these Dernagross Design pieces and more gifts under £50 here

  1. Diane Sutherland Jewellery

Treat yourself to a beautifully handmade piece of silver jewellery by Diane Sutherland.

Designed for one off commissions or part of small batch collections, each and every piece is uniquely handmade, using traditional techniques. 

Diane’s jewellery can be worn from day to night with ease. You can find her 9ct Gold Pendant on a 16” chain on our website along with three, truly one of a kind rings, all under £100. 

  1. McNutt of Donegal Pashminas & Throws

Wrap yourself in luxury with a stylish McNutt of Donegal lambswool pashmina. These pieces use only the very best quality wool, combined with excellent local craftsmanship. Available in a variety of colours they can brighten up any autumn/winter outfit and keep you warm at the same time. 

See the full range here.

  1. Handed By Baskets

Is there anything better than a functional piece that is also sustainable? Every Handed By basket is handmade using materials such as bamboo and recycled plastic which leaves minimal impact on our environment. 

The spire design baskets come in several sizes in a variety of colours. You can style them together as a set or highlight individual pieces throughout your home and feature your favourite plants in style.

See more colours here.

  1. Original Wall Art

Set your living space apart by investing in original wall art by local designers. Invite the local landscape into your home with a Large Coastal Felt piece by Linda Lewis, add contrast with an Emma Leahy ceramic wall decoration or showcase the ceramic fish sculpture by Trevor Woods of Mount Ida Pottery.

Click herefor more inspiration on how you can dress up your walls.

  1. Statement Furniture

Add an element of style and comfort to your home with a luxurious Marty Marble Coffee Table. Pair it with a Mink Chair with gold legs to complement the gold tones in the coffee table and add a pop of colour with a Foxford Westport Giant Check Mohair Throw to finish off the look.

All furniture pieces are available for Click & Collect.

Don’t forget, you can use your Spend Local voucher with us in store!

We would love to see you in the shop in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Until then, browse our website for more gift inspiration: