Give Yourself The Gift Of Local Christmas Shopping

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Heading towards the end of November I wanted to do some content that I am passionate about. Christmas is the time of year I look forward to the most, purchasing gifts for friends and loved ones is always a fun and exciting challenge for me. However I know not everyone feels this way. That’s why this year I am giving you a gift. An in depth guide to my favourite local Cairns stores which will have you finished with EVERYONE on your Christmas list way before December 24th. Also heads up abroad followers many of these stores ship right to your door!

First for the person in your life who can’t resist a new piece of jewellery!

  • Girlfetti
    The best thing about Girlfetti is they stock amazing stockists from ALL OVER Australia you can buy online to anywhere in the world. BONUS if you’re in Cairns you can pick up from their warehouse at no extra cost. 
    Girlfetti is run and owned by Nikelle her brand was established in mid 2015, Timber & Cotton (partially re-branded to Girlfetti) was created to help with her recovery from depression. Girlfetti is the ultimate one-stop-shop for jewellery and accessories created by awesome Australian women. At Girlfetti we are all about celebrating women!


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  • Kate Hunter Designs
    Kate Hunter is a contemporary jewellery maker who creates beautiful pieces in silver and gold, copper, brass and aluminium using traditional techniques.
    Kate is an accomplished seafarer, with years of experience in recreational sailing and industrial shipping.  Her time spent at sea has influenced her work and piqued her interest in recycling. As a result, Kate’s work has a distinctive look as she often incorporates materials not ordinarily associated with jewellery production, in her designs.


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If you want a one stop shop for all of your Christmas shopping!

  • Makin’ Whoopee
    Makin’ Whoopee is an all Australia stockist gift shop. When you shop with them they are supporting Australian businesses, handmade & local.
    Within this store you can find everything from pottery, jewellery, clothing, children’s toys, cards and plants! Run by 3 amazing local Cairns women it is the perfect place to simply give them your list and let them find the perfect unique and meaningful gift for your friends and loved ones.


or visit them at 58 Shields Street Cairns, Queensland 4870


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The gift for your own Christmas table!

  • Botanic Republic
    A republic for flowers – offering a wide range and variety of flowers. 
    Flowers sold by the stem to make your own bespoke arrangement or choose from one we have already lovingly made. Same day delivery. They will make the absolute perfect centre piece for your christmas table this year!

Visit the store at 58 Shields Street Cairns, Queensland 4870

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For the little ones in your life!

  • Hello Miss Poppyseed
    Hello Miss Poppyseed is run by a Mumma & Daughter duo on the hunt to bring you beautiful, fun and happy clothing, accessories and artwork for the teeny tiny people in your life. Their wonderful products are sourced from amazing work at home mummies and independent artisans and small brands across Australia. As Eco-conscious mumma’s we also offer a range of all natural and organic products for those who want a non-toxic and safe option for their precious little people.


Visit the store Oceana Walk, 62 Grafton St, Cairns, QLD

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  • Garden Sparkle
    Garden Sparkle is one of the oldest and largest Australian suppliers of designer fairy garden products. Their products include fairy garden kits, fairy homes, fairy furniture, fairy garden ornaments and all miniature fairy accessories. Fairy Kate scours the earth for the finest fairy garden products and offers a handpicked range to inspire the imagination. Some items are created in Australia and others come from foreign shores. They ship Australia wide and internationally and offer a fast turn around of orders placed through their online fairy boutique using Australia Post with the option of selecting Express Post. All fairies, elves, goblins, fairy garden kits and accessories are well packaged and even include some fairy magic stars inside with your order and will arrive safely and ready for your fairy garden project or to be presented as a fairy garden gift to your special little someone. All their fairy garden products are non-toxic (lead free). All products are tried and tested in Fairy Kate’s garden before we add them to our fairy garden sparkle website.


Visit the store 54 Shields St, Cairns City QLD 4870

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For the person who has everything!

  • Annee’s Caphe Sua Da
    What’s better than shouting your boss or friends to coffee for a while. Buy them a gift voucher that will put a pep in their step from Annee’s Caphe Sua Da. 
    Annee’s Caphê Sua Da uses customary Vietnamese brewing process along with the modern cold brew method to create the most tasteful and smooth cup of iced coffee for our friends. The simple but vigorous brewing process requires our brewer’s skills and patience to extract the purest and most flavorsome coffee. With our coffee fully bloomed before the pour over, watching each phin filter slowly drip is surely an endurance game but every drop is worth the wait. Each cup of coffee is made on an individual basis with its’ own uniqueness but that is not without an Annee’s touch. And just as important as our coffee making process is, we set out to provide an excellent customer experience. We believe that when you come in to our shop for an Annee’s Caphê Sua Da, it is our goal to bring you the utmost personable and memorable service.


Visit the Shop 14 / 57-89 Grafton Street – Rusty’s Market, Cairns, Queensland, Australia 4870

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Remember when you shop local you’re helping small business owners who support their own communities. You’re giving them a chance to grow and thrive. You’re supporting people just like you!

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