As the evenings get cosier and the leaves gracefully make their way to the ground, it's safe to say that the Christmas spirit is officially here!

As we gear up for the festive season on the Shropshire Petals farm, we have handpicked some beautiful and thoughtful ideas from our favourite small businesses. If you're on the lookout for Christmas gifts – be it for your fiancé, mom, dad, husband, or children – we've got a lovely selection for you to explore.

Christmas Eve Box Treats – Shropshire Petals

If you have little ones in your life and you're preparing a Christmas Eve box, add some biodegradable Reindeer food. Made from delphinium and cornflower petals, a beautiful Mulberry Red mix. Simply sprinkle in your garden to make the perfect floral path to lead Father Christmas and his reindeer the way.

From £2.40

Shropshire Petals - Reindeer Food

These petals are not just beautiful, but their eco-friendly qualities mean that they will naturally biodegrade into nature after use. Therefore, there is no mess on your prized lawn. (We know how much this means to parents!)

We have a whole Christmas shop for you to explore, take a look at our Snowflake pops and Wish Wands for some added magic! 

Christmas Candles and Fragrance – Country Candle Co

 You simply cannot beat the smell of a new candle burning at Christmas, especially when it exudes Christmas charm. Imagine the sweet smell of gingerbread, or fresh fur tree's as you settle down in front of a Christmas film by the fire.

The Country Candle Co - Three Multi Wick Candle 

The Country Candle Co, offer a wide range of Christmas-inspired collections, allowing you to carefully choose your favourite scent. They also offer diffusers and wax melts to complement their collections so you can synchronize the scent all through your home.

We love these three-wick candles, they add such a statement within the room as well as smelling delightful, and priced from £34.99, they make a superb gift!

Luxury British Homeware – The Country Rose

Homeware is always a winner at Christmas, as we spend so much time inside during the cooler months of the year. The Country Rose offers a variety of British homeware, designed and made in the UK.

We love these 100% British new wool blankets, perfect for the cosy season, with indulgent luxury qualities, they make the perfect gift. For £65 Available in a variety of colours and designs they pair beautifully alongside their linen blend cushions too, if you are feeling extra generous. 

The Country Rose  

The Country Rose has very kindly offered a unique discount code to share with you to use this Christmas, add SP10 at the checkout for 10% off.

Christmas Crafting with Paper Lore 

As you may already know, we love crafting a little DIY here on the farm. That's why we love the idea of creating our very own Christmas cards, decorations and gift tags.

Paper Lore's beautiful paper is made using 100% recycled materials and natural products including flower pulp, seeds and waste material that could otherwise end in landfill. Paper Lore's founder uses waste material to create something truly unique.

Paperlore Recycling  

The wonderful variety of papers available at Paper Lore are ideal for creating high-quality bespoke Christmas cards. They're perfect for effortless drawing and painting, making them ideal for crafting quality handmade gift tags, cards and even decorations for around the house.

Paper Lore's handmade papers are renowned for their exceptional quality and they are proudly produced right here in Shropshire.

Pricing starting from as little as £5, if you are after something more unique Jemma will create bespoke papers just for you. 

Luxury Gifts for Her – Hare and Heather

Everybody loves a luxurious new accessory to adorn on Christmas day, Hare and Heather's Leveret 100% wool scarf is the perfect choice. Finished with a fringe trim, a herringbone weave throughout this scarf tells the tale of regal countryside. Available to purchase for £50, it can be worn both casually thrown over a pair of jeans for a relaxed look, or draped over her shoulders for a more glamorous feel. 

Hare and Heather Wool Scarf

Pocket Flower Press – Studio Wald

These little pocket presses from Studio Wald, are simply delightful. If you're searching for a gift for a crafty individual or a gardening enthusiast, look no further. They will have so much fun with this pocket flower press. 

Studio Wald - Pocket Flower Press

Arriving beautifully wrapped, this little flower press is the perfect companion when out on adventures. Safely press your flowers by carefully placing them inside the corrugated card and sugar paper. From as little as £14, we love this idea for Secret Santa or stocking filler gifts! 

Dried Flower Wreath – Shropshire Petals


Introducing something for yourself as well as your loved one, our dried flower wreaths are perfect for this time of the year to decorate your home.

These handmade dried flower wreaths look stunning hung on the wall or in a window. They're long lasting, sustainable and kind to the environment, as they are grown in our fields in Shropshire, where they provide a haven for nature in the summer months.

Shropshire Petals - Dried Flower Wreath 

Our woodland range is perfect for Christmas as the neutral tones will slot seamlessly into your festive décor. Explore our beautiful collection of colourways from £42.

Glass Terrarium – Shell on Earth


Earlier this year, the Shropshire Petals team had the pleasure of meeting the folks behind Shell on Earth, and we hit it off instantly with a shared love for sustainability. Shell on Earth are a fantastic small business, that gathers crushed whelk shells that are generated from their family's seafood factory, they then recycle them for use in gardens and landscaping. They have managed to take a waste product and make it into something beautiful!

Shell on Earth - Eco-Glass Terranium

If you are on the hunt for an eco-friendly Christmas gift for someone that loves their plants, then these eco-glass terrariums are great. 

For £28 this kit includes a glass terrarium of your choice, living plants, a special soil mix, a mini bag of Shell on Earth and a planting guide. A beautiful unique gift for a special someone. 

Preserve Your Wedding Flowers – Doodlebug designs

Doodlebug Designs

Your bridal bouquet is without a doubt the most precious bouquet of flowers that you will ever hold. Therefore, when it comes to preserving it, you want to ensure it is done properly. Doodlebug Designs have mastered the art of creating timeless keepsakes. Beautifully preserving your wedding flowers set within resin, this is the perfect gift for a newlywed or bride-to-be. You can reserve your date on their website for £35. The delicate process can take up to 6 months, but certainly one worth the wait! 

A Gift to Keep Her Warm – Highland and Herringbone

A luxurious gift that will keep on giving through the upcoming cooler months. This beautiful lambswool hat is part of their Highland and Herringbones sustainable collection. Made from 100% natural fibers, it is soft to touch making it the perfect cosy winter accessory. Available in a variety of colours including, Oatmeal, Blossom and Camel.


Highland and Herringbone - Wool Hat 

The pom pom is even removable if you want to change up your style! Meaning you are essentially getting two hats for the price of one at £50.


Gifts for Flower Lovers – The Ceramic Botanist


The Ceramic Botanist creates stunning handmade vases inspired by the natural world.

Each piece is lovingly handmade by Louise, meaning you are gifting something 100% unique to your loved one. From a range of styles you can choose from tiles, vases, jugs and trinket dishes. She also offers a wedding preserved service, where you can have your wedding flowers preserved into something special that you can keep forever.

We have worked alongside Louise, the Ceramic Botanist for a while now, bringing you competitions, and attending shows alongside each other such as the Interflora World Cup earlier this year. Louise even took a little bit of Shropshire to Chelsea when she showcased our dried flowers in her vases at The Chelsea Flower show!

The Ceramic Botanist - RHS Chelsea

To have something bespoke made for your love one, get in touch with Louise and gift something exceptionally personal this year

Prices starting from £25 

Shop Small this Christmas

We hope you have a wonderful time preparing for the festive season, and encourage you to shop small where you can. For more tips advice and behind the scenes on the farm, follow us on Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, TikTok and Pinterest.

Happy Christmas!

SP xx