Australian Christmas Illustration. Courtesy of iStock, 2021.
The festive time of year is just around the corner! Now is the perfect time to start finding Christmas gifts for your family and friends. We’ve launched our Christmas Gift Shop to help you find lots of wonderful gift ideas so you can show your loved ones how much you appreciate them. If you’re struggling for inspiration, we’ve put together some of our favourite gift ideas that are perfect for everyone, even if you are just after a treat for yourself.
Heal Country Elements 100 Piece Puzzle. Artwork by Luke Mallie. Courtesy of Yarn, 2021.
Throughout the pandemic, many of us have rediscovered a love of puzzles. They are the perfect relaxing thing to do when chilling at home. They can also be a great activity to do together with family or friends. Lore Clothing Co.’s puzzles feature gorgeous artworks by the First Nations artists Lani Balzan, Nathaniel Chapman, Shara Delaney, Luke Mallie, Charlie Chambers, Mandy Draper, Robert Levi and Alicia Close. With 1000 pieces, they are sure to keep everyone occupied for hours on end! Shop here.
Tea Tree 300ML Candle. Courtesy of Yarn, 2021.
Did you know that Pure Ochre now offers a range of natural Australian scented candles? They come in the gorgeous scents of Sandalwood, Eucalyptus, Tree Tree and Lemon Myrtle, Lemon and Lime. They are made from 100% soy wax and have a 40+ hour burning time, so you can spend hours enjoying the relaxing scents. Candles are excellent gifts for both men and women. COVID-19 has been a tough time for everyone, so as we reach the end of the year, a little bit of self care is very important. Shop here.
Juddarnje Variety Soap 4 Pack. Courtesy of Yarn, 2021.
Natural soaps are the perfect go-to gift for anyone. Yarn partner band Juddarnje offer a beautiful range of soaps made from natural ingredients and native Australian botanicals. Their four pack includes the soaps of: Lillypilly, Cape Coconut & Lime, Mullum Plum and Golden Wattle. Or, you can opt for Juddarnje’s three pack which includes Bushmint & Cucumber, Lemon Myrtle and Gentle Baby Soap. Shop here.
Sheldon Lee Ceramic Mug Collection. Courtesy of Yarn, 2021.
Who doesn’t love a pretty mug?! Mugs form an important part of everyone's daily ritual, whether it's for a cup of tea, coffee or a comforting hot chocolate. As such, our mug packs make excellent gifts. Each set features a collection of artworks by our collaborating Indigenous artists. The set pictured here is by Thungutti artist, Sheldon Lee. Shop here.
Warlukurlangu Greeting Cards (6 Pack). Courtesy of Yarn, 2021.
Sometimes the most meaningful thing you can do for loved ones at Christmas, particularly if you are unable to see them, is to send a beautiful card with a meaningful message. Pure Ochre recently launched a wide range of greeting cards, featuring artworks by Yarn collaborating artists Holly Sanders, Shara Delaney, Charlie Chambers and artists from Warlukurlangu Artists and Mornington Island Art Centre. Select the pack with your favourite artworks and send some lovely messages out to your friends and family this festive season. Shop here.
Yarn Gift Cards. Courtesy of Yarn, 2021.
Do you have someone on your Christmas shopping list who’s impossible to buy a present for? To make your Christmas shopping easier, we have the perfect alternative: a gift card. Our gift card value starts from $50 plus. With Yarn’s Gift Cards, there are endless options of products to choose from; from clothing and homewares featuring unique Indigenous artworks, to natural health and beauty products containing beautiful Australian native botanicals. Shop here.
We hope this post has given you some inspiration for your Christmas gift shopping this year. So far, we have just outlined simple gift ideas that work well for everyone, but keep your eyes peeled for future posts giving specific gift ideas for men, women and kids. Also, keep an eye out for some great deals coming up with the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. For further gift ideas browse our Christmas Gift Shop.