Updated: Jul 2
It’s almost the end of the school year here in the UK and we all know the dread of having to find something suitable for a teacher’s gift. Will they like it? Will they use it? Should I buy from a small business? Do I give a generic present that they receive every year?
To help you make a decision, we have compiled a short list of South African businesses that are based in the UK that make all sorts of items that all teachers would love.
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/craftjaxx
Crafty Jax makes a wide range of personalised items such as pencil bags, key rings, waterbottles and tumblers to name a few, all of which would make lovely teacher gifts.
Best sellers : Personalised pencil bags - the ones with names only: £4 each or 3 for £10 (postage included). The ones with design and names: £5 each (postage included).
Handmade by Craftlia
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/handmade_by_craftlia/
Handmade By Craftlia makes decorations and memory animals. I think the reading pillows, positivity corner bookmarks and the keyrings would make lovely teachers gifts.
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/skaapiehandmade/
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/skaapie_handmade/
Etsy Shop : https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/skaapie
Skaapie Handmade makes beautiful items such as felt apples, personalised buntings and macrame rainbows. These would be an inspiring gesture to any teacher to help to brighten up their day!
Facebook : www.facebook.com/cookietown
Instagram : www.instagram.com/cookietownuk
Website : www.cookietown.co.uk
Cookie Town make incredible cookies for all occasions and can make personalised ones for you too. Look at these beautiful Teacher themed ones! Get your pre-orders in soon as I'm sure these will go fast!
Jack And B
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/JackandB/
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/jack_and_b/
Macrame is always beautiful and now it has a modern twist it’s even more beautiful as you will agree when you see what Jack And B create. Macrame rainbows, feathers, stars, hearts and moons are all a great gift idea for any teacher or anyone else in your life.
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/momsmosaics/
Mom’s Mosaics make the most beautiful items using mosaic patterns. These gorgeous pen holders are a new addition to the range especially for teachers. I’m sure you will agree that the pots and other items are stunning!
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/lumelaafrikauk/
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/lumelaafrikauk/
Website : https://lumelaafrika.co.uk/
Lumela Afrika sell enamel mugs, plates, table runners and other African fabric items such as picnic blankets and table runners. They are away for 2 weeks but will back to post items on the 14th July, just in time for the end of school year.
The Baking Saffa
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/thebakingsaffa
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/thebakingsaffa/
Website : https://www.thebakingsaffa.co.uk/
We have a very special Teacher’s Gift Box available in our shop where you have a few choices – Chocolate or Original South African Crunchies, Date Squares or Shortbread, which card you’d like and which colour handmade crocheted flower you would like – along with a bag of SA Fudge. For more info just have a look at our shop page.
I hope enjoyed our small list of South African businesses in the UK who are making items suitable for teacher's gifts. If you buy from any of these businesses, don't forget to let them know how the gift was received and leave a review to let others know.
T&C's : The Baking Saffa accepts no responsibility on any transactions between you and the businesses mentioned above (except our own). The Baking Saffa has no deal made between any of these businesses, we are only trying to help promote each other.