Cornwall LivingIssue #115

Retail therapy

Start ticking off your Christmas shopping list early with inspiration from our hand-picked selection of fabulously Cornish goods!

With Christmas now just around the corner, many will be hoping to get ahead of the Christmas shopping game. If you’re looking for inspiration to get started, then look no further; here are just a few superb products and gift ideas, from a selection of our favourite businesses.


Lapuan Kankurit Blanket


Based in Falmouth, the team at Cloudberry understand that everyday items in your home combine to shape the way you feel when you cross the threshold. The right selection can contribute to that feeling of wellness that comes from inspired surroundings, and this is precisely the idea that underpins Cloudberry’s carefully curated selection of iconic Scandinavian home, lifestyle and wellbeing products. Chosen with sustainability in mind, each product on display here encapsulates beauty, design and functionality, all the while enhancing a sense of easy living in increasingly busy times.


Porcelain Flowers

Coast Interior Accessories

These beautiful handmade porcelain flowers are mounted onto real willow and come in a variety of stunning colours. Ranging from £8.50 to £22, the large size is sold as a single flower, and the medium and mini sizes come in a bunch of three tied with ribbon. These make a lovely addition to any home or a wonderful gift for someone special, and they make for beautiful wedding and bridesmaid bouquets that you get to treasure forever.


Crafty Creations

The Cornish Makers

In Tinners Court in the heart of Truro you can find The Cornish Makers. A collective of more than 30 different artists, makers and artisan food producers, all pieces in the shop are handmade in Cornwall. Pictured here is a framed picture by Beauty on the Beach, two patchwork purses by Frabjous Day, a goblet by Blue Bell Pottery, an image on wood by Tir Ha Mor Images, and a needle felted pumpkin by Stargazey Crafts.

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Ceramic Sardines

The Grey Lurcher 

Made by hand in Sicily, these beautiful hand-painted sardines are the perfect addition to a Cornwall lover’s home, with the most vibrant hues of blue and green to transport you to Cornish shores. Part of a collection of nautical decorations including jelly fish, mackerel and starfish, it might be difficult to choose just one. Make sure to pay a visit to The Grey Lurcher for some eye-catching interiors, gorgeous gifts and the perfect Cornish keepsake.

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Bourton  Country Shoe

Timeless Shoes

With a vision of bringing sustainable handmade footwear to the fore, the family team at Timeless Shoes believe such items should be a ‘must’ in every wardrobe, and these handmade brogues are a superb example of the quality you can expect from each and every pair they stock. Solid, tough and durable thanks to Goodyear welting, these shoes should be seen as an investment and if cared for, they will last a lifetime. What’s more, 5% of profit goes to charity!