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We are Little Oeuf! an independent online Children’s Clothing & Lifestyle Store. We specialise in carefully curating Organic, Ethically sourced Vegan-friendly & Handmade quirky brands.
Little Oeuf hatched in 2016 from of the affectionate term ‘Little Oaf’ (often given to children in the North East of England) and the French word for egg ‘Oeuf’ pronounced Uh-F, meaning ‘egg’ in French.
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Leam Lane, Gateshead
Home baked cakes individually made to your specifications and designs, including celebrations, weddings, christenings, cup cakes and pop cakes.
Offering modern, quirky and contemporary décor and accessories to create the perfect abode for your little one. We want your Baby’s Abode to be an extension of the rest of your home and to reflect your own personal style, to be different, special and unique, just like your little one!
Tel: 07800 530 499
Specialising in wedding and novelty cakes. I love to create beautiful, fun and tasty cakes and to teach others, I’d be delighted to discuss your requirements.
A range of table cloths and cushions for children to colour in then wash out, including Christmas themed table cloths.
6 Heath Close, Gateshead
Tel: 07502 294541
Specialising in bespoke cakes, including wedding cakes and celebration cupcakes. All cakes are individually made to your specifications and designs.
A family run business specialising in cakes, cupcakes, brownies, cookies, desserts and lots of other tasty treats. Whether it’s a big celebration or a cosy night in, Claud’s caters for your every need.
Tel: 0191 209 4091
Luxury hand poured soy candles and wax melts to fragrance your home.
Bamburgh Road, Ferryhill, County Durham
Tel: 07875 552 488
Fresh and funky celebration, commiseration, or simply no occasion cakes for all! Fully licenced and registered 5* rated kitchen, creating superbly detailed, high end, quality cakes. Come on over and sample the delights. If enquiring about a cake please let me know your date and numbers of people you would like to cater for.
Stylish teething accessories perfect for mums that don’t want to give up wearing jewellery, baby safe to help soothe sore gums and keep little hands busy! Designed and handmade in the UK, our beads and bangles are made from food-grade silicone which makes them baby safe to help soothe sore gums and keep little hands busy!
Church Street, Coxhoe, Durham
Tel: 07367 459 363
Gothic, retro, punk, rockabilly and more. T shirts, jewellery, clocks, mugs, home decor and more, with an alternative twist.
Make a Christmas wish list – come in & make a list then your friends and family can pick off the list. Get surprise gifts that you actually want!
Essex Drive, Washington, Gateshead
Tel: 07928 265264
Bespoke head pieces for all occasions. Also hosts group workshops so you can make your own.
Green Ginger Arcade, Tynemouth, North Tyneside, NE30 4BP
Tel: 07460 325 138
Handcrafted jewellery, candles, bath products, crystal water bottles, orgonite pyramids, essential oils, aromatherapy jewellery, gifts, cards from local artists, plus holistic therapies and workshops. Vouchers available for aromatherapy massage, facials and workshops.
Tel: 07542 772 480
Bespoke cakes for any occasion, large or small, created by NECTA Sugarcrafter of the year (2014, 2016 & 2018). Traybakes, brownies, cookies and more.
Offering hand-crafted jewellery, some bought in items & some handmade bespoke and unique gifts, including hand stamped personalised metal jewellery & quality beaded items. Plus personalised handmade items, such as mugs, and laser cut painted & framed wooden quotes or sayings.
Scrabble frames, button frames, cards, cakes, sweet treats, seasonal decorations and bracelets. Personalised frames available on request.
We are a family run business selling gorgeously soft baby and children’s plush items. We go to baby and childrens events all over the North East.
Scottish jewellery designer working in precious and non-precious materials. Ready-to-wear pieces or bespoke available. Modern interpretations of classical styles using ancient metal-smithing techniques, worked by hand from start to finish. Plus jewellery making classes around the North East suitable for beginners or those wishing to develop their skills.
Tel: 07738 069 247
Lumière Candles are a North East based artisan company creating stylish luxury scented candles.
Tel: 07855 797 976
Beautiful mum celebration and breastfeeding award bracelets to celebrate you and your baby!
Tel: 07496 790 307
Hello, I’m Kelly and I specialise in highly scented wax melts delivered direct to your door. Products are handmade by myself with help from my children, Matthew and Millie. Made from 100% vegan friendly soy wax with the highest quality ingredients, plus with a vast product range and scent options we are able to offer a personal service on request.
Children and adults clothing lovingly made for adventure. Bold, comfortable and practical clothing that’s a little bit out of the ordinary.
Tel: 0191 280 5085
Craft & gift shop selling gifts-in-a-tin, ragtales, clothing, teddy bears, bags & handmade sterling silver jewellery, plus personalised items from teddy bears to frames. Haberdashery, knitting, card & jewellery making supplies and staple craft items also available. Services including table decorations/favours for weddings & parties, project ordering service, children parties, jewellery & other classes.
Greystoke Gardens, Gateshead
Tel: 07737 294759
Unique clothing, shoes and accessories made to your very own designs or choose one of our designs. Embroidering and DTG printing service.
Tel: 07533 057 887
Fine silver jewellery capturing fingerprints, hand, foot and pawprints, or child’s first writing or special drawing. Also inkless wipe kits and gift vouchers available which all make perfect presents! Appointments at home in Consett or monthly stall at Durham outdoor market, or brought to your home depending on postcode (hosts earn up to 25% discount).
Tel: 07922 254 152
Smith’s Sweets provides a range of personalised sweets for any occasion!
Tel: 07796 697 065
Empowering young people to succeed in life focusing on mental wellbeing and skills for life. Books for young children are available, with characters Maya the Unicorn and Oscar the Dragon encouraging self belief and to follow your heart. A third book, Ava the Mermaid is out soon, about inclusion and acceptance. Also delivers storytelling workshops with activities based on the books.
An independent baby and toddlers clothing brand, all lovingly made by a one-mam band. Custom orders are more than welcome.
Unique designs, hand made, hand printed baby & toddler wear designed by sisters. Cotton is organic GOTS certified & ink is eco friendly for delicate skin.
Handcrafted Soap, created from a need to be able to use the same products for an entire family.
Tel: 07850 558 840
Seasonal wreaths and treats throughout the year. Customised sweet cones for all occasions from £1 each. Christmas items include reindeer dust, Rudolph hot choc cones, Santa and Elf cones, gift wrapped Christmas cups and larger hampers.