I happen to know, that Blue Mountains people LOVE supporting Blue Mountains Local!!!

We do right? I know you do too.

This weeks giveaway is about collecting some beautiful items from local artisans and business owners to showcase to you.

Delightful gifts from equally delightful business owners, all of which have been incredibly generous and enthusiastic about blessing someone in our community with this hamper.

Browse this blog to find out more about the items in this hamper and where you can go to purchase from and support these businesses. Shop local, bless others, treat yourself!!!

Then make sure you go back and nominate someone deserving to receive this beautiful collection of gifts. CLICK HERE  to go to facebook page and nominate.

You can absolutely nominate yourself also. I have no doubt YOU deserve this. xx

Wonder with me creations

Wonder with Me Creations:

Affordable home and event decor that is sure to make you smile! Look at those details, such beautiful work.

This beautiful pebble design is truely beautiful. What a lovely addition to any home and a very generous donation to our gift box.

These pieces are one of a kind and can be custom made.

Wonder with me creations also create other products such as hanging Jars, message boards, wire frames, jewellery frames, burlap hangings, hair clip displays and more.

CLICK HERE to check out more beautiful creations. The Beautiful Sonda is more than willing to create a timeless piece for you or a loved one.

Art for Ears:

How stunning are these handmade creations.

Wearable art for your ears!

Rachel- a local Blue Mountains mum doing her part to lift our spirits with colour and fun.

Add these to any outfit and you are sure to feel little happier, not to mention bring a smile to those who see you in them.

There are so many different designs to choose from, including clip ons for those without piercings.

CLICK HERE to check out these beautiful works of art. Follow and be inspired by this wonderful local small business.

Art for Ears

Winnow Chocolates

Winnow Chocolates:

Almost too good to eat…but not really because they truely are even more delicious than they look.

These organic handmade chocolates are made in the Blue Mountains by Carolyn and her lovely family.

They create beautiful chocolate gifts for weddings, events, corporate gifts or of course just something to treat yourself.

I am not sure this gift box would be the same without these gorgeous contributions. Having them in my home and not eating them has been Really hard!

CLICK HERE  to visit the website and see their range of delights and where you can get some for yourself.

Mr & Mrs Vintage:

These candles can honestly be smelt all through my home and they aren’t even lit- they are SO beautiful.

This is but a small part of what this creative team do.

They are most famously known for their unique ability to restore furniture to old and new beauty.

Taking pieces that others walk past and finding potential and character is what they do best. They also do custom orders should you have a piece you want lovingly restored.

CLICK HERE to visit their website to see all the treasures they offer- candles and more!

Also be sure you follow their facebook page HERE to watch what they can do with gorgeous furniture- you will be inspired.

Mr & Mrs Vintage

One Mothers Love:

This local mumma set out to create beautiful, natural nourishing products that she feels comfortable using on and around her own young children.

Her range continues to grow and it all smells and feels so luxurious.

This pot of Joy ‘Lemon Myrtle Vanilla Cream’ is but one of the products she offers.

CLICK HERE  to see more from One Mothers Love. Perfect gifts for yourself or someone special.

To follow and support on facebook Click HERE.

Floral by Nature:

These soaps are a collaboration with ‘Soaps from Heather’, donated by Floral by Nature. They use the chemical free florals that Floral by Nature are famously known for growing.

These soaps look almost as good as having one of their bouquets sitting in your bathroom, and smell Devine too.

Floral by Nature provide our local community with a healthier, eco-conscious alternative to the mass Australian grown and Imported chemical laden flowers.

Flowers grown with love using organic methods, the way nature intended, without the use of any toxic chemicals or pesticides.

CLICK HERE to view all the offerings, including flowers for weddings and events. As well as confetti, edible flowers and bouquet subscriptions.

Also be sure to follow along on Instagram and facebook HERE for the constant beauty and inspiration from their blue mountains farm.

Blue Mountains Bombs

Blue Mountain Bombs:

These beautiful bath bombs are hand made by local mum Kate, using only natural, plant based colours and essential oils. Lavender & Rosemary, Neroli, Cornflower, pink salt amoung them.

Soaking in a bath with beautiful oils and fragrances truely does make for a wonderful end to a day… or start to a day if you can indulge then.

What a beautiful treat for yourself, or a perfect gift for someone special.

CLICK HERE to look at some more of the beautiful creations on offer. Be inspired by how creative someone can be with these products. You can also find them stocked in Blue Mountains Coop, Nom Bulk Foods and Foothills Eco.

LOCK hairdressing- EVO products:

Local Lawson hairdresser Rachel from LOCK has kindly donated some products from one of her favourite hair care brands EVO.

As a hairdresser you are always on the hunt for the best products to use and offer your clients- for Rachel the hunt ends here. The witty marketing on their products makes them fun but they also Really good on your hair.

Water Killer-A Dry shampoo is a must for any mum… this dry shampoo has a volumiser function also- Bonus.

Builders Paradise- A hair spray that allows you to build styles, change your mind and start all over again.

Love perpetual- A product to add shine and silkiness to your hair.

CLICK HERE.  to discover more about Rachels services including hair care products.

LOCK- EVO

Adventures of an Oily Family:

Essential Oils have definitely become something that many of us are looking to these days. Where to start in knowing what, which, how… this can be overwhelming.

Courtney from Adventures of an Oily Family is a passionate Young Living Oils user and is a wonderful resource for anyone curious about how to incorporate the goodness of essential oils into their lives.

This roller blend ‘Stress Away’ is named this for a reason. It smells like a summer holiday with vanilla and lime scents that make for a beautiful natural perfume.

Just roll it on and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of essential oils.

CLICK HERE to find out more information on essential oils and Young living products.

How blessed are we to live in a community with such generous and talented local business owners! Such beautiful contributions.

Let’s show our support by following them and thinking of their products when we are purchasing gifts for ourselves or others. It feels So good to support local.

And now be sure to head over to our facebook thread HERE  where you can nominate this gift hamper with all of these treasures to be given to a deserving person in our community.

Sometimes the nomination itself is a gesture of kindness that lifts peoples spirits. Being thought of, considered and deserving…I think we all want a bit of that.

Blessings,

Rachel xxx

Rachel

Author Rachel

I am Mum to 3 little ones, aged 6,3 and almost 1, Wife to my high school crush, Midwife at our local hospital and Creator of 'Out of the Nest'. I hope more than anything to do all these things well and maybe empower and encourage others along the way. Though its quite the juggling act, and balls do drop ALOT, so I am happy to talk about that too. xx

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