Looking for a gift for a loved one? Well look no further than these one of a kind vendors that make handmade gifts here in Hull! Carefully forged through individualism and passion, these handmade goods not only make unique gifts, but buying them supports the local economy. Check out some of our favourites below…
Soap from the heart
361 Holderness Road, HU8 8RD
Soap from the heart uses natural ingredients to make high-quality soap, balm, bath melts, bath salts, body scrubs and skincare. You can be certain that all of these fantastic products are free of animal testing and do not use animal fats. Plus, they’re all handmade right here in Hull!
Have a look at their website to see all their products.
30 Bond Street, Hedon, HU12 8NY
One of the best place to buy bespoke cake for all kinds of events, Elliegantly Made makes all their cakes in their bakery in Hedon. Their cakes are absolutely spectacular to look at and delicious to eat. So whatever you’re celebrating, you’ll be able to find the perfect cake (or cupcakes) here.
Have a look at their previous work on their website, where you can also find their contact details.
White Rabbit Choclatiers
14-16 Dyer Lane, HU17 8AE & Paragon Arcade, HU1 3PQ
Founded in 2004, this independent family business has mesmerised Hull with its handmade and award-winning chocolate indulgences. They have a unique history in Hull, with the name coming from the iconic rabbit carving in St Mary’s Church in Beverley, which is supposed to have inspired Lewis Carroll’s character from the classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
They sell a wide variety of choclate online but also in their two cafes in Beverley and Hull.
Oresome Gallery and Jewellery Workshop
PO Box 990, HU7 9BX
The most important thing for Oresome’s designers (Nicola Fidell Chapman and Victoria Prince) is origniality. Taking years of experience in traditional jewelley making, they have transferred their skills into creating unique and bespoke accessories that are completely unique. All of their jewellery is made in their wofkshop in Sutton, and you can see some of their handmade products on display in their gallery.
Their website also sells a selection of their jewellery, as well as giving you further infomation on the business.
Cocoa Chocalatier & Bakehouse
Trinity Market, HU1 2JH
Run by Hull-born Jon Collins, this chocolatier has become a much-loved destination for those with a sweet tooth and empty stomachs! Their shop sells delicious handmade chocolate treats, as well as baked gooods like homemade fudge and brownies. They also have lots of savoury treats such as sandwiches and sausage rolls, which they make themselves, and you are able to sample a bit of everything in their Trinity Feast Boxes!
Also, you’re able to order a delivery from their website, which will get to you the next day if you live locally.
Biggin Avenue, HU7 1AP
What do you do when you can’t find a gift for a friend or loved one? Kyro Kreations has the answer for that. They hand make lots of intricate and detailed gifts and crafts, with a variety from personalised mugs to Father’s Day Chocolates.
As well as in-store purchases, you can also shop online, where you can also contact the owner.
113 Auckland Avenue, HU6 7SJ
If you’re looking for high-quality, wholesome and local produce with all natural ingredients, then this is the shop for you! Jilly’s Preserves sells vegan and gluten-free jam, marmalade, pesto, chutney and so more! She has even won awards for her lemon verd and raspberry and lavender jam. All of them are home-made so availability will depend on the season.
The shop is online and for people in Hull, yours will be delieved in person!
Over the Moon Scents
12-14 Hull Road, Hessle, HU13 OAH
These handmade scents have become a must-have for all home fragrancing! Over the Moon Scents are known for their vast range of wax melts, with over 200 scent variations. Even more, they have a great range of bath and body products. And all of them are handmade!
You can also shop online on their website.