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I’ve filled this to the brim with unique ideas from brilliant small businesses, so if you don’t know where to start, check out my ‘one-of-a-kind gifts’, or ‘occasions done differently’ collections. They’re great (if I do say so myself!) for forward-planning and prepping for those upcoming celebrations in your diary.
Sadly, it’s no joke that 57% of the UK’s small businesses are at risk of closure this year. So we really need to come together, vote with our money and shop independent — now, more than ever.
The good news is, there are so many ways to show your support — from choosing an independent cafe over a chain for your morning coffee fix, to picking up your veggies from the local greengrocer. Then, of course, there’s buying something truly one-of-a-kind from a creative business (see below). Happy shopping (small)…
LATEST FROM THE INSPIRATION HUB
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Bridgerton and Queen Charlotte? Meet Hattie McGill and Flora Fricker (the creatives behind the magic)
Discover the secrets of embroidery artist, Hattie McGill, and graphic designer, Flora Fricker, who worked on Bridgerton & Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.
Celebrating the beauty of handmade: Why craftsmanship beats AI
Find out why Holly & Co believes craftsmanship, craft and human creativity outshines AI…
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Father’s Day gifts 2023: the year we make dads feel seen
Holly’s latest collection features the very best finds for Father’s Day from brilliant UK small businesses.
How to live fully: empowering women to flourish and fly
Ready to live fully and fulfil your purpose? Read Holly Tucker’s advice on how to flourish.
The coronation collection (from royally brilliant UK small businesses)
Holly’s latest collection features the very best regal finds from royally brilliant UK small businesses.
Sunshine-filled Easter finds from brilliant small businesses
If you’re in need of a little sunshine this Easter, the UK’s creative small businesses can help make it extra special.
My favourite small business Mother’s Day gifts for 2023
Holly’s latest gift edit, lovingly prepared for Mother’s Day, features gift ideas sure to delight any ‘wonder woman’ in your life.
My special edit to celebrate strong women
What makes them strong? Who knows. What keeps them strong? We do. Let’s show love.
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