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christmas gift guide 2013

Sunday, December 15, 2013 | by Carolyn Price

shop indie - the indie art & design Christmas Gift Guide 2012

With Christmas Day less than two weeks away, indie art & design's Christmas Gift Guide will help you find the special gifts you need for your loved ones.

This year, all featured products are available right here from the indie art & design online store - making ordering easier, and with the bonus of free gift wrapping as well as a free upgrade to Express Post and free shipping for all orders over $150. With hundreds of new products listed just in the last few days, we hope you find gifts you adore for your family, friends... and even yourself! Wishing you all a Merry Christmas!

AU $30 Medium Arabesque White Vessel Glazed ceramic finish, unique geometric shape. These vases complement each other perfectly as a set or work nicely displayed as individual statement pieces.

AU $145 Tree Limited Edition Papercut From the collaboration between Love Hate and celebrated artist, Emma Van Leest. Only 60 per design. Stunning.

AU $65 Double Ceramic Ginko Pendant - Coral Pink The curves of the ginko leaf make a beautiful necklace! The shape of the first leaf is repeated with the second, slightly larger ceramic shape hanging behind the coral.

AU $20 Petite Hanging Vase Simple, elegant, ceramic vase. Leather hanging string. A delight when hung in multiples or enjoy just one in a special spot.

NOW $76.50* Melbourne Bag Wishing Tree Our favourite new style! The Melbourne Bag embodies the style and individuality of its home city... and is loved far and wide. *Christmas special

NOW $67.50* 3 Fold Wallet Picasso Slim and sassy with plenty of space, perfect for those with a life at fast pace! We love the colour combination too... *Christmas special

AU $45.00 Piccolo Baby Deer on Silver Chain Who could resist this sweet hand-painted miniature fawn? Made with love by Debbie Paltros of Meow Girl.

AU $30.00 Lime Teapot on Silver Chain A hand-painted miniature teapot for your own secret tea party! Made with love by Meow Girl.

AU $54.95 Fantastic Fox A3 print A wonderfully detailed fox illustration by Dan Adams of I Ended Up Here - perfect for adults and kids alike!

AU $14.50 Queen of Diamonds Seal Notebook A fun, retro-styled illustration from the Full House collection by I Ended Up Here. Love the colour... and at only $14.50 these notebooks make a wonderful stocking stuffer!

AU $54.95 Stainless Steel Basket Earrings This Polli classic is inspired by the intricate weaving of an African basket. This design suits nearly every face shape.

AU $99.95 Sterling Silver Lotus Ring Polli's first foray into three dimensional jewellery. Love it! This sterling silver lotus pod is filled by hand with mint-coloured resin. Size adjustable.

AU $79.95 Autumn Table Lamp The illustration is revealed through the lovely timber light shade when the light is turned on, illuminating the room with a play of light and shadow.

AU $64.95 Hot Air Balloon Clock A whimsical treat with stong graphic styling. Perfect for the creative interior!

AU $40 Teapots Print on Ply Handmade screen printed artwork on ply panel. A selection of different teapots await your company. Tea, anyone?

AU $50 Three Birds Print on Ply Handmade two-colour screen printed artwork on ply panel. Three birds are silhouetted against a lazy late-afternoon sun.

NOW $89.10* Sunday Bag Zambezi Sleek black faux leather, pretty pink trim, exposed zambezi print pocket linings and cute birdy applique - perfect! *Christmas special

AU $120 Petite Two Way Bag - Ginko Made from canvas fabric which is thick and tactile and we adore Love Hate's ginko print! Can be worn folded over as clutch size, or extended to full size.

AU $36 NIght House A4 Print A mysterious image full of detail and contrast, pencil drawing and deep, dark watercolour painting by Amy Borrell.

AU $36 Cats A4 Print A delightful array of feline faces in all colours by Amy Borrell (whose work you probably recognise from some of our favourite magazines!)

AU $79.95 Pink Confetti Owl Low Voltage Lamp A wonderful 3D fabric lamp in the shape of an owl. The confetti print is the perfect finish. Made by Micky and Stevie.

AU $59.95 Little Girl Print Lamp A wonderous watercolour scene into which a child could instantly transport their imagination, by Micky and Stevie.

AU $66.00 Star Dress Pink The stand-out from this season's collection from Knuffle Kid! Your little girl will adore the Star Dress with its tiers layers of beautiful fabrics - hand screen printed / cross stitch / stripes... Sizes 2 and 4. Oooh!

AU $22.00 Hula Leggins These girls leggings from Knuffle Kid's Carny Folk Collection are fun for summer and in black and white, go with many different outfits. Available in sizes 2 and 4.

AU $69 Hello Panda T-shirt Brand new from me and amber - let your inner panda say 'hello'! Made with love in Australia

AU $69 Mens Black Circle T-shirt Cool; contemporary; understated. One of our favourite designs from me and amber's new t-shirt collection, the Circle Tee will make the perfect gift for him.

AU $49.95 Wooden Zulu Cufflinks Pink/Blue Made from sustainable plantation hoop pine ply, these round cufflinks feature graphic, tribal inspired patterns.

AU $95.00 Circle Cushion An inspired and very special gift! Hand screen printed by me and amber, 45x45cm, comes with 80% feather insert.

AU $44.00 Bear Pendant on Silver Chain A tiny bear hand-painted by Debbie Paltros on a long or short silver chain. One of our favourite pieces by Meow Girl!

AU $35.00 Wooden Bead Necklace Bright (e) Meow Girl hand-painted wooden beads to brighten your day.

AU $17.95 Faces for Baby Cloth Book Wonderful for babies in their first 6 months! Babies are drawn to look at both high contrast images and people's faces. Katey Love has cleverly combined both into a cloth book for baby.

AU $18 Make Your Own Masks Kit 4 different designs from the imagination of artist Dylan Martorell: hummingbird, squid, rangda & lion. Comes with jersey string to attach, and lots of fun to be had!

AU $42.00 Teepee with 10 Little Indians A best-seller from Growing World, each of the 10 Little Indians is numbered to help your child learn to count as they play.

AU $36.00 Bunny House and Family Growing World's Bunny House is an absolute delight! Your child will love making up stories with the Mummy, Daddy and Baby Bunnies.

AU $25.00 Glass Hanging Vase - Teardrop A stunning hanging vase at a perfect price point! Choose from 3 different shapes, or hang in a group.

AU $35.00 Ceramic Diamond Planter Horizontal in Turkish Delight Pink Love Hate's Diamond Planters are wonderful, either alone or in little groups, and the new season turkish delight pink is truly a delight!

All gifts featured here are available to purchase from our online store. We hope you love this year's selection as much as we do! Wishing you and your families a Merry Christmas from us at indie art & design.

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Indie art & design is the digital baby of graphic design duo Carolyn & Martin (who are now also mum & dad to adorable Liam and Camille). Since 2006, we have showcased the work of Australian independent artists & designers on our blog, and we stock a large variety of beautiful and unique products in our online store.

We take a great deal of care with your orders, and have many return customers who love our range and service. We specialise in art and illustration (now including the work of the talented Amy Borrell and Dan Adams), and unique handmade pieces such as porcelain jewellery and objects by Irene Grishin Selzer of Iggy and Lou Lou... We have aso recently expanded our range of clever and thoughtful kids' products - from the ever-popular B&W Baby Mobile to exquisite clothing by Knuffle Kid, and delightful soft books and toys from Growing World.

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