Posts Tagged ‘christmas’

Deck the halls

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Is your Christmas tree in need of a spruce up, or perhaps your pohutakawa’s poorly? Maybe your tree is showing just a little too much limb? Preserve its modesty with gorgeous New Zealand handmade decorations – we’ve picked out some lovely items to seasonally dress your place this year.



Whether you like your Christmas surrounds traditional or more southern hemisphere-flavoured, we have beautiful decorations to help you create a setting you’ll love. Check out these wee sweeties for your tree:


So however you like to celebrate, make sure you have a sweet-as Kiwi Christmas seasoned with lashings of handmade decorations from Kiwi makers. Get yourself sorted early by checking out the gorgeous selection on the Felt Christmas Gift Guide‘s Decorations page – and don’t forget to peruse our swanky Christmas Catalogue as well, over at Issuu.



Gifts for style fiends and fashionistas

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

From unique accessories to handmade haute couture, Felt is a goldmine for style leaders and the fashion conscious. So if you’ve got a serious style fiend or fabulous fashionista to buy for this Christmas, you’re in the right place!


Gorgeous jewellery will always go down well with a fashion fiend, and we have all sorts of unique and stylish pieces to choose from.


Our range of clothing and accessories is also bursting a the seams with gorgeous skirts, frocks and headwear like these beauties.

And if you need to fill a fashionista’s Christmas stocking, how about some lovely lippy?

Make a fashionista’s Christmas with unique, locally made fashion from Felt. Have a browse of our Gifts for Fashionistas page for heaps of fantastic gift inspiration, and don’t forget to check out the rest of our Christmas Gift Guide and Christmas Catalogue on issuu too.


Gifts for makers and crafters

Monday, November 24th, 2014

You just know Felt is the place to shop for the makers and crafty folk on your list – we’re a creative type’s natural habitat! We’ve collected up some inspirational crafty bits and bobs for the makers amongst your friends and whanau.


Whatever your favourite maker makes, we’ve got something that will put a smile on their face and have them doing those “gimme” grabby hands, be they seamsters, yarn wranglers or workers in wood, metal or paper…



Storage of that stash, as well as tools of the trade, is always an issue for a maker, so check out these nifty storage solutions – what a great gift idea!

Our gifts for makers and crafters page is just one of the tailor-made solutions to your Christmas shopping conundrums in our helpful Christmas Gift Guide. Don’t forget to peruse our gorgeous Christmas Catalogue on issuu too.


Gifts for culture junkies

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Bookworms, wordsmiths, drama enthusiasts, musicians and lovers of all things arty – if you usually find yourself giving up and resorting to book tokens or cold hard cash for the culture junkies in your life, why not go handmade and find them an original cultural treasure this Christmas?


We’ve got treats for lovers of heraldry and history…


Libraries and literature…

…and music in many forms.

Make your favourite culture junkie smile this season with a handmade piece of cultural gold from Felt, your home of local handcrafted goodness. And don’t forget to have a wander through the rest of our Christmas Gift Guide and our Christmas Catalogue on issuu while you’re there!


Postable pressies

Monday, November 17th, 2014

International mailing dates for Christmas are just around the corner and it’s always hard to find suitable presents for sending to friends and family overseas, so we’ve picked out some small, light and not too breakable gift ideas you can pop in the post this Christmas.


Calendars are a good bet and we have some gorgeous ones to choose from. Or how about some jewellery or accessories?

Whoever you’re sending to this Christmas, you’re sure to find the perfect postable pressie here on Felt. Make Felt your one stop shop and get your Christmas mailing sorted – don’t forget you can even ask our sellers if they’ll send direct for you!


For a whole santa sack of gorgeous handmade goodies make sure you check out our Christmas Gift Guide and our Christmas Catalogue on issuu.


Super secret Santa gifts

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Looking for a super secret Santa present and all out of ideas? Feeling the pressure? Put your feet up and have a browse through our handpicked selection of quality gifts for under $20 – what workmate wouldn’t be delighted with a handmade, original secret Santa surprise?

If there’s a bit of wildlife in your workplace how about some of these goodies? We’ve got some personality-filled creatures in wall-friendly form that are sure to delight.



Or perhaps you’ve drawn that workmate who could do with a bit of subtle (or not-so-subtle) workplace etiquette education? If you’re feeling evil you could try these… (Mwa ha ha ha!)

Our Christmas Gift Guide and Christmas Catalogue are brimming with original handmade gift ideas, and with all the great under-$20 gift ideas on our Super secret Santas page, you’re bound to find something that will make that Christmas workplace “do” a fun one. Cheers!


A Kiwi-flavoured Christmas

Monday, November 10th, 2014

So you’re looking for the perfect gift that says “From New Zealand, with love”? Look no further – Felt has the largest selection of handcrafted gifts in New Zealand, and we’ve picked out these little Kiwi-flavoured beauts to make your loved ones go, “Sweet as, bro!”



With our Christmas Gift Guide and new Christmas Catalogue launched and bursting with gorgeous handmade gifts, we thought we’d start off our blogging tour of the categories with these great gifts inspired by Aotearoa.

A tea towel never goes amiss and we’ve got some gorgeous classic and contemporary Kiwi-flavoured ones to choose from. They make great postable prezzies too.

Jewellery’s never a bad bet either, and these beautiful pieces in pounamu, glass and silver are sure to suit a loved one.

There are so many more Godzone-inspired goodies to choose from in the Felt Christmas Gift Guide, so put on yer jandals and take a stroll. Don’t forget to check out our lovely new online Christmas catalogue too!


Here comes Christmas!

Thursday, November 6th, 2014


Here at Felt HQ we love Christmas, and we’ve been busy as elves getting together a fabulous selection of Christmas goodies and gifts that we’re sure will make your Christmas a handmade success.

This year, as well as the return of our super-helpful Christmas Gift Guide, we’ve also got a new, easy and relaxing way for you to shop for the perfect handmade gifts: (drumroll please) The Felt Christmas Catalogue.

This gorgeous new online catalogue features a whole host of lovely Christmas ideas from fabulous Felt makers, each handily linked bank to their Felt shop to make your shopping a breeze.


And don’t forget that the first of the international mailing dates is not far away – so get browsing through our Postable Pressies page!

Remember, with Felt you can buy beautiful, original handmade Christmas gifts in the comfort and peace of your own home, cuppa in hand. It doesn’t get much easier to get your Christmas shopping done than that!


Uh oh… is that sleighbells?

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Please don’t throw things at us – we know it’s only September – but here at Felt HQ we’ve noticed that a little Christmas sparkle is starting to light up our listings. We couldn’t resist sharing these cuties with you…


We love these nifty personalised Santa sacks from Washhouse – make sure you order early to get your kids’ names!


So if you like to get your Christmas planning underway early, it’s clear our sellers are ready to help! Stay tuned for more Christmas goodies on Felt.


Merry Christmas from Felt

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

From all of us here at Felt HQ, thank you for being a part of the Felt community this year and have a wonderful Christmas.

- Lucy, Marcel and Jo.