Nillumbik Connections Christmas Gift Guide 2021

Suggested Christmas gifts from local businesses in and around Nillumbik!

by NillumbikConnections
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Christmas 2021 is nearly here! Can you even believe it?! 

We are making gifting easy for you this year by providing a Christmas Gift Guide. This Gift Guide is bursting with gift ideas for everyone you know. And the best part is, that each and every one of these suggestions is available from local businesses. You’ll find gift suggestions here for kids, adults, partners, parents plus everyone in between. 

Click on the link of each of these local business names and you will get full details on making contact via their website, email or social media. Each one of these gift ideas may be collected locally or maybe even delivered to you, depending on location.

Leave us a comment to tell us what you’d like for Christmas from one of our amazing local talented businesses. 

Dversion Jewellery 

Dversion offers gorgeous unique hand made jewellery made from Argentium Sterling Silver. Perfect gifting for anyone who loves unique jewellery including earrings, necklaces, rings and bracelets.

Click here for more info.

The Eternal Second Photography

A Photography Session with Lauren from The Eternal Second Photography! You cannot go wrong with a voucher to book in for a family photography session – perfect gift for anyone really, the grandparents would love it!

Click here for more info. 



Locally made treasures and hand pressed cards. Accida showcases handmade functional goods with a focus on sustainability innovation, traditional artisans and Wabi-Sabi philosophies. Perfect for Christmas gifting and something for everyone from home decor, dining, crystals, kitchen items plus so much more.

Click here for more info. 


the katie collective

Beautiful hand-burnt timber homeware, art and giftware with a focus on mandala art designs in each piece. Perfect Christmas present this year and you’ll find 21 gift ideas under $60. Something for everyone! 

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Kirra Earth

Kirra Earth offers ethical and natural health products. Shampoo and Conditioner Bars and other sustainable accessories  to fill stockings this Christmas! You can grab a Sample Bundle including 2 Shampoo Bars and 2 Conditioner Bars for $56.

Click here for more info. 


Brown Dog Studio

Pet Photography Voucher – If you know someone who has a special four legged friend, or any pet for that matter who holds a special place, what better gift than a voucher from Brown Dog Studio. Heather takes amazing photos outdoors or in her studio in Eltham. Check out some of her adorable images. 

Click here for more info.


SOY on the Hill

Gold Christmas Candles – 3 Christmas fragrances, Holly Berries + Mulberry, Gingerbread + Cloves, Frozen Balsam + Pine Needles. 300grams of Soy Wax beautifully boxed and ready to Gift. $35 each. Christmas Hampers are also available. 

Click here for more info. 


Little Artimals

Perfect gift or stocking stuffer for toddlers, Australian Animals Alphabet Flashcards feature hand illustrated, realistic native Australian animals for each letter of the alphabet. These flashcards provide a visual aid to help your little ones with learning the letters of the alphabet and at the same time, to learn about our unique and wonderful native Australian wildlife through beautiful art. 100% Australian designed and made. Printed on environmentally friendly stock using non-toxic inks. A percentage of every sale is donated to supporting the conservation of Australian native wildlife. Price: $29.95

Click here for more info.


Tiny & Brave

A Photography Package Voucher for Christmas is perfect for families, especially with a newborn! Imagine handing over a Photography Voucher at Christmas to the proud parents to have a photo session. Tiffany is an award winning Newborn Photographer – see her website for more adorable images. Memories to cherish forever! 

Click here for more info.


Modern Myotherapy 

Modern Myotherapy offers Clinical Myotherapy, Remedial Massage and Sports Therapy. You can’t go wrong with gifting anyone a massage or treatment voucher this Christmas. 

Click here for more info.


Piccolo Grazing Co.

Christmas Grazing Boxes – whether it’s for your teacher or friends and family, a ‘White Christmas Treat Box’ will do the trick! A ‘Mezzano Festive Antipasto Grazing Box’ will be great at your next function or picnic.  Impress everyone with a Christmas Brie Wreath – an absolute centrepiece! Check out the website for details and to place an order!

Click here for more info. 


The Hilltop Eyrie 

The Hilltop Eyrie specialises in designing unique living art pieces with succulents. Centrepieces, terrariums, living wreaths, kokedamas, DIY kits & miniature gardens are all amazing Christmas gifts.  The kids will love the DIY Miniature Garden to get busy and create their own pot terrariums!

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Emine Handmade 

New age, contemporary and handcrafted limited edition and bespoke stunning jewellery. Perfect Christmas present for someone special. 

Click here for more info. 


Ivy Lee Macramé 

Hand crafted macramé items made with love, perfect for anyone’s home. Personal items including bags and earrings are great as personal presents. Christmas decorations and items are also available. 

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My Pantry Door

Selling homemade baked sweet treats, savoury delights and grazing boxes! Specialising in flavours and made from the heart. Christmas specific treats and specials available now. Make contact to order. 

Click here for more info.

Emulate Beauty by Emily 

Emulate Beauty is a home based salon located in Eltham. A lovely Treatment Voucher is a great gift suggestions for any occasion, particularly Christmas. 

Click here for more info.

Bubbles, Bears & Other Wares

Offers a range of beautiful, high quality vegetarian and vegan-friendly body products, gifts and accessories. Insulated bags are a great Christmas present. Made from repurposed materials, whether you’re carrying a bottle of bubbly to a party or your lunch to work. Including a food safe, ice pack will stay cool for hours.

Click here for more info. 


The Hook Designs 

Handcrafted beanies, snoods and scarves. DIY Kits are available and a great Christmas present. Something non-urgent to get underway over the holidays and ready for 2022 winter! Perfect gift for crafty people and great for beginners too!

Click here for more info.  


Easthill Estate

This carefully curated gift pack features 2 or 6 bottles of premium Kangaroo Ground wine, tasting notes, and a personalised gift card. Each gift box is packaged beautifully in a premium wine box.

Select your mix, or let us pack one of each. Delivering Australia-wide, we can personalise your gift and make it truly special. 

Click here for more info. 


Winter Avenue Press

Winter Avenue Press’ gorgeous illustrations are hand-drawn with pencil and the prints are beautifully reproduced on Hahnemuhle Bamboo/Cotton Fine Art Paper.  See these gorgeous Christmas cards available in packs of 6 or singles. 

Click here for more info.  


Max & Me

So many gifting options from this local online business. Beautiful personalised gifts ready for Christmas, but you must get your personalised orders in, so they can be made to order. Christmas ornaments with your personalised message or name, cufflinks, tools, bottle openers plus so much more!

Click here for more info. 


Imbue Distillery 

A Gift pack filled with all things delicious from family owned and run business, Imbue Distillery. There are many gifting options and price ranges to choose from check out their website for ideas. 

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Rivers of Yarrambat 

All things Christmas at Rivers of Yarrambat from gardening, home decor, fragrance, produce and beautiful Christmas decorations ready for the big day. Check out their website for more ideas. 

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pod&seed offer many Christmas gift ideas for the garden (plants and tools), homewares or personal use. Located in Eltham, easy parking to pop in and choose something unique for mum, dad, aunty, uncle, grandparents and everyone in between. 

Click here for more info.


Eltham Little Theatre

Eltham Little Theatre is a community theatre company, based in Research. It has been run by the community for the entertainment of the community since 1958. Grab a gift voucher or book yourself and your guest in to an upcoming event for 2022. This little theatre needs our local support after a year of postponed events. 

Click here for more info. 


Melbourne Foodie Adventures

A Gift Voucher for someone special – to go on an adventure and discover hidden gems and beautiful townships. Solving clues and riddles as you go. Then enjoy a beautiful picnic of fresh local produce you’ve collected along the way. 

Click here for more info. 

Coopdelou – Wooden Stud Earrings

Looking for a unique gift this Christmas? Something for a teacher or KK gift? Or something to say I’m thinking of you? See the range of over 30 wooden stud earrings, some specifically Christmas designed. 

Click here for more info. 


For the Love of Food

For the Love of Food, has numerous items on their Christmas Menu that are perfect for gifts. Gift vouchers are available. For the Love of Food provides ready made meals to Diamond Creek and surrounds.

Click here for more info. 

Pascale Garlinge Art

One for every Anne of Green Gables fan, ‘Fishing fro Lake Trout’ is now available in archival giclee print. Prints can be purchased in sizes A5-A0. Free delivery worldwide. To see the full range of prints, cards and original art, shop the online store. 

Click here for more info. 

Kim Noble Handcrafted

Kim is a Floral Artist and creates floral arrangements with premium dried and preserved flowers for any occasion. Beautiful Christmas wreaths and arrangements are available now! 

Click here for more info. 

We wish you and your families a wonderful and safe Christmas. Thank you for supporting local businesses this year. Every small local business that you support in our community goes a long way to help our local families thrive.

Read more about our local businesses in ‘OUR LOCAL STORIES‘ series. 

See more of our listed businesses in our directory here

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