Festive treats galore

Sweeten them up

Friends and family will be so sweet on these beautiful, handpainted macarons (pictured above) in decadent, festive flavours like dark chocolate cherry and spiced gingerbread. Made in a small Battersea bakery. Christmas Edition Macarons, from £30, Emma Dodi Cakes, emmadodicakes.com

What a cracker

Personalised, tick. Pretty, tick. Eco-friendly, tick. Christmas crackers doubling up as extra-special gifts (with a pre-mixed cocktail and an acorn to grow your own oak tree), get a huge Hot List thumbs-up. The brainchild of a husband-and-wife duo in Cornwall. Simply Beautiful crackers, £18 each or £100 for a box of six, Drinks By Post, drinksbypost.co.uk

Board masters

Keen cooks will adore these bespoke oak boards, handcrafted from offcuts in a Nottingham workshop and finished with eco resin handles made by a neighbouring studio. Perfect for your cheese and charcuterie feast. Edward charcuterie/cheese board or chopping board, £60 each, Mark Lowe, marklowe.co.uk

In fashion

Make your home catwalk-ready, with pretty, recycled cushions made using leftover fabrics froma UK fashion house’s clothing line. A sartorial statement we all need.Recycled velvet cushion, from £75, Phoebe Grace, phoebe-grace.co.uk

Wild thing

Stocking fillers just got pretty magical with eco-friendly ‘wish papers’ that grow into bee-friendly wildflowers when planted. A really bright idea from a small, eco-growing brand set up in Wales during lockdown. Wildflower Wishes, £7.99, Shroot, shroot.co.uk

Glass act

Tablescaping is going nowhere for 2022 and these sculptural, hand blown tumblers, made in a glass-blowing studio in Dorset, will upgrade any stylish soirée. Time to raise your glass. Hand blown Twist Glass Tumbler, £28, Montes & Clark, montesandclark.com

Box of goodies

You can’t go wrong with a Christmas hamper — especially when it’s filled with craft food and drink, sourced mainly from the UK. Festive feasting just got special. The Glad Tidings Hamper, £170, Wriggle, getawriggleon.com

Get in the spirit

Packed with seaside botanicals, this crisp, alcohol-free spirit is made using hand-harvested sugar kelp and samphire. For every gift pack sold, £1 is donated to The Seahorse Trust. Gift set, £20.50, Sea Arch, seaarchdrinks.com

Let them eat cake

Does life get any sweeter than a box of soft, gooey bakes? We think not. So, a delivery of caramel biscuit brownies, hand-made in Wales, will be the icing on the cake this Christmas.Creamy caramelised chocolate & lotus biscuit brownie, £19.99, Clementina Cakes, clementinacakes.co.uk