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#shopindie #giftideas sales spree!

You often hear us say we’re the #giftfinder at your fingertips – it’s been proved by the way #UKGiftHourPower has started 2020.

Several UK indies and creatives have recorded multiple sales on the #shopindie #giftideas showcase hour #UKGiftHour #UKGiftAM on Twitter – most notably two who chose it as their platform to launch new designs.

Sarah Skilton of South Wales outdoor gift site Adventure Accessories unveiled new boot cuff ankle warmers last weekend for hiking, climbing, exercising and relaxing. She said: “The #UKGiftAM community has totally blown me away this morning with its amazing support. I have sold five pairs already. I am overwhelmed with happiness.”

London fashion designer and #shopindie champion Masato Jones announced his first design for 2020 – a limited print ’Our House’ T-shirt. Before too long he was adding: “Five sold already with £3 from each sale going to Beanie Masato homeless outreach hamper fund.”

Our illustration of gift ideas that set the tills ringing features (clockwise from top left):

Coptic stitch A6 notebook by Cambridge bookbinder CraftedBooksBySueDay
"Happy dancing as I sold this little beauty last night on the back of yesterday’s #UKGiftAM"
“Fired Larch” heart pillar candle T-Light holders by Herefordshire maker Goodmans Handmade
“Last week sold a set of these thanks to #UKGiftAM and now another set this morning!”
Hand-stitched greeting card by Durham creative DawnyDTDesigns
“What a weekend I've had!! So many sales, and at least two of them were due to #UKGiftHour #UKGiftAM on Twitter”
T-shirt logo by Masato Jones
Wiltshire artist Harriet Lowther finalised an order for two of her doggy bone china mugs during #UKGiftHour #UKGiftAM
Silver-plated snake chain necklace and wire earrings with recycled glass pendants by Lincolnshire designer CreateEngland
“Sold during #UKGiftAM but don't panic, there are still two of these available, and plenty more recycled jewellery items on my Etsy site”
Valentine’s Day card by London card originator SthDifferent Cards
“Delighted that @UKGiftHourPower struck just after #UKGiftHour #UKGiftAM when one of my Valentines Day cards sold. Thank you :)”
Ceramic puffin ornament by Norwich creator Hazlehurst Ceramics
“I sold three pieces today as a result of #UKGiftHourPower”
Boot Cuff ankle warmers by Adventure Accessories

And just see what other sellers had to say:

Northern Ireland garland specialists Jasmine and Lily Floral Wreaths:

“I shared my Wild Spring Garden Floral Wreath and it SOLD OUT! Absolutely delighted!! What a fab start to February!"

London vintage cognoscente Loves Vintage 43:

“Whoop Whoop! Fabulous to get a sale from #UKGiftHour #UKGiftAM this morning, am made up :)”

Nottinghamshire gift house Spratts Designs

“This beauty is going to head off to a new home today big cheer for @UKGiftHourPower

Shropshire’s Charlotte Wade Photography and Artwork:

“I have had my very first official #UKGiftAM sale, **happy dance** A lovely lady has bought three of my handmade one-of-a-kind trinket dishes. This has completely made my day.”

Glasgow jewellery designer Chalso Jewellery:

“I often get sales during #UKGiftAM, I had three this morning.”

Lancashire copper home accessories ace CopperCup29:

“I also made 3 sales during yesterday’s #UKGiftHour #UKGiftAM. My favourite twitter hour by far and the most supportive!”

Join us for #UKGiftHour #UKGiftAM on Twitter every weekend from 9am-noon – we can't guarantee happy dances but we'll always do our best to play the right music! #supportsmallbusiness

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Presents of Mind 7 February 2020 at 17:49

Absolute pleasure and something we simply couldn't ignore, Sarah, it's about the best return we've ever had!

Sarah Skilton 7 February 2020 at 17:43

Thank you for including me in your post and I stand by my words that I was totally blown away. 💗

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