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christmas gift guide 2011

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 | by Carolyn Price

shop indie - the indie art & design Christmas Gift Guide 2011

The festive season is upon us once again, and this year we have a stunning collection of gifts for you! We have ideas for women, men and kids - some inexpensive and fun, others to treasure for a lifetime. Enjoy and happy shopping this holiday season!

AU $49 Hand painted porcelain Deer from the popular 'Dollhouse Delirium' range by Meow Girl.

AU $64 Hand painted black and white Bunny from the popular 'Dollhouse Delirium' range by Meow Girl.

AU $25 Limited edition hand-embroidered City Brooch by edward & lilly. Inspired by travels through various cities, this lovely little piece is part of the new city versus country series.

AU $55 Vintage fabric button clutch: unique and individual purses designed and handmade in Adelaide by Kitty Came Home.

AU $44 te. pouchy is a cute little coin pocket with a card slot on the back. Externally hand stitched and made in Melbourne by temono.

AU $39 Kids 'Puppy' red striped, short-sleeve, round neck t-shirt made in Australia from 100% cotton by Hamb.

AU $13.50 Handknitted vintage button mug cozy. Made using pure Australian wool, it is guaranteed to keep your brew warm and protect your hand at the same time, by sheeps clothing.

From AU $72 Symbolise your family unit with hand engraved silver medallions suspended onto a framed backdrop of black + white tree branches. From bilingual.

AU $25 Modern + functional desk clocks: sleek, engraved timber desktop clocks - perfect for keeping your eye on the time by lorgie+me.

AU $38 Hand painted diary: laser engraved + hand painted timber journal or 2012 diary from lorgie+me.

From AU $120 Affordable and adorable original paintings and prints by Marie Larkin.

From AU $10 Quirky individual jewellery and giftware by Marie Larkin.

AU $76 Medieval arabesque pendant by Simone Walsh. Eye-catching and beautiful pendant inspired by a medieval ironwork design and handmade in sterling silver.

AU $62 Elizabethan etched and gilded teardrop earrings by Simone Walsh. Eye-catching and elegant earrings etched with a beautifully intricate Elizabethan pattern which has a gold highlighted finish.

AU $59 A sweet, blue feathered friend is featured on this porcelain charm, suspended on a sterling silver chain. Handmade in Melbourne by Iggy and Lou Lou, from indie art & design store.

AU $30 Whatever Heather Love Letter Necklace. A little mystery missive around your neck! The envelope opens to reveal a little letter, on which is engraved "I love you". In gold or silver tone, this is perfect token for your loved ones. From Ruck Rover.

AU $44 The Woodcutter Shorts in grey denim with red stitching detail. Available in sizes 1-4. Made in Melbourne by Knuffle Kid, from indie art & design store.

AU $76 The Hostess Dress - reversible and just gorgeous. Available in sizes 1-2. Made in Melbourne by Knuffle Kid, from indie art & design store.

AU $39.95 Bear and Cub wooden brooch from Polli's new wooden collection. This loving mum and bub warm your heart, from indie art & design store.

AU $89.95 Silver Cufflinks in Polli's classic Elm design. Contemporary, sleek and stylish from indie art & design store.

AU $12.00 Have the best dressed suitcase on the carousel with the new Mirror Birdy Luggage Tag by b.sirius. Available in cherry, black, mint or red from indie art & design store.

AU $92 The Little Bag by b.sirius is perfect for every occasion. Sweet, compact and so practical! From indie art & design store.

AU $129.00 Lovebirds Sterling Silver Necklace - exquisitely designed and made by a skulk of foxes, from indie art & design store.

AU $69 Sterling Silver Crochet Flower Studs by a skulk of foxes are so sweet and pretty, from indie art & design store.

AU $85 The Jewellery Tree's intricate design will accommodate many necklaces and earrings! By Bird of Play, from indie art & design store.

AU $45 Bluebird pendant handmade from beautiful vintage crockery pieces by Bird of Play, from indie art & design store.

AU $16.50 Black Scotty Dog Hair Clips - Super cute, and the perfect gift for a friend or as a stocking filler! Handmade by Cherish Vintage Treasures, from indie art & design store.

AU $60.50 Black and Green Kitty Brooch. This unique find has been handmade using a mix of new and vintage elements by Cherish Vintage Treasures, from indie art & design store.

AU $80 Sterling Silver Half Moon Hoop Earrings featuring a delicately printed geometric pattern, by Love Hate, from indie art & design store.

AU $60 Love Hate's best selling design, 'I wish I was a Real Girl', in brooch form with a handpainted red dress, from indie art & design store.

Thank you to all the gorgeous labels and boutiques who accepted our invitation to support the indie art & design Christmas Gift Guide 2011.

The second half of gifts featured here are available to purchase right here, from the indie art & design online store - if you see something which has sold out, drop us a line & we can most likely order in more. As always, we love hearing from you!

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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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