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Gift Ideas for Teachers and Teaching Assistants

Gift Ideas for Teachers and Teaching Assistants

Great teachers play an important role in children's lives. They help them understand the world, give them a valuable education and offer the support they need to grow.

So when the end of the school year or the festive season comes around, there's no better way to show your appreciation for their amazing work than with a small thank you gift.

But it can be hard to think of gift ideas for teachers, especially when you're keeping an eye on costs or you're not sure what they'd like. That goes double if you're looking to buy for more than one teacher.

Well, you're in luck. At Coastal Craft Collective, finding gifts for teachers is easy! Many of our small thank you gifts are also handmade, making them even more special. 

Embrace Coastal Decor in Your Living Spaces

Embrace Coastal Decor in Your Living Spaces

Wherever you live or if you're looking to decorate a holiday home, beach hut or caravan, coastal decor can bring a touch of timeless tranquillity and natural colour to your home inside and out.

Coastal designs can evoke memories of enjoyable beach holidays and seaside adventures. Incorporating accessories that remind you of special times can make a room feel uniquely yours. It's a wonderful way to keep those happy memories alive in your everyday surroundings. 

The Unique Charm of Handmade Jewellery

The Unique Charm of Handmade Jewellery

Handmade jewellery holds a charm and character that mass-produced items simply cannot replicate. At Coastal Craft Collective, we celebrate the beauty and individuality of handcrafted pieces that not only look great and are superb quality but can also tell a story.

Uniquely Yours: The Charm of Handmade Personalised Gifts

Uniquely Yours: The Charm of Handmade Personalised Gifts

When it comes to finding the perfect present, nothing is as thoughtful or has the personal touch of a unique handmade gift. 

For those special occasions that require a truly unique gift, and where time allows, some of our talented local makers are willing to create items to order for you.

Crafting the Perfect Hen Do: Unique Art & Craft Activities in Seaton, Devon

Crafting the Perfect Hen Do: Unique Art & Craft Activities in Seaton, Devon

As you plan your hen do, consider diving into the world of crafting, where each activity is an opportunity to make memories as vibrant and lasting as the pieces you create together. We believe that every hen weekend should be filled with moments of joy, creativity, and bonding. That's why we're recommending art and craft sessions as the perfect complement to your hen celebrations.

Crafting together isn't just a peaceful retreat; it's a way to strengthen bonds and share in the joy of the bride-to-be's upcoming special day.

Why Choose a Handmade Gift For Mother’s Day?

Why Choose a Handmade Gift For Mother’s Day?

Celebrate Mother's Day with Unique Handmade Gifts – Discover the unparalleled charm of selecting a handmade gift for Mother's Day at Coastal Craft Collective. Our latest blog delves into the beauty of choosing personal, thoughtful, and unique gifts that convey your deepest appreciation and love. From handmade jewellery to exquisite ceramics, find out how these one-of-a-kind gifts not only celebrate the special women in our lives but also support local artisans and sustainable practices. Make this Mother's Day unforgettable with a gift that truly comes from the heart.

10 Easy Valentine's Day Craft Ideas for Your Loved One

10 Easy Valentine's Day Craft Ideas for Your Loved One

  Whilst a piece of beautiful jewellery, and the obligatory Valentine’s card, are go-tos for showing your loved one that they are appreciated, it’...

Embracing Sustainable Handmade Crafts: A Consumer's Guide

Embracing Sustainable Handmade Crafts: A Consumer's Guide

Handmade crafts offer a delightful alternative to mass-produced items. As crafters, your choice to buy handmade crafts significantly supports sustainability.

OUR 2023 TOP 5 WORKSHOPS

OUR 2023 TOP 5 WORKSHOPS

There’s no doubt that crafting and handmade items have increased in popularity over the last few years. Different crafting trends come and go and, as we approach the year end, it’s interesting to see which of our craft activities have been the most popular. 

Why we Love Whistlefish

Why we Love Whistlefish

Who are Whistlefish, you might well ask? Founded by Lyn Thompson in 1996, the company became known and loved as a card and art brand celebrating Cornwall and the beauty of the South West through their Whistlefish product range.

How to Make Crystal Art: A Dazzling Journey into Diamond Painting

How to Make Crystal Art: A Dazzling Journey into Diamond Painting

Diamond painting, a unique craft also known as crystal art, involves creating images with tiny, shimmering crystals.

Handmade Jewellery: A Fusion of Art and Fashion

Handmade Jewellery: A Fusion of Art and Fashion

Whilst the wonders of modern manufacture can result in some beautiful artifacts, there’s no doubt that the uniqueness of jewellery is lost when it is machine rather than handmade.