Alternative Easter Gifts for a Unique Holiday Weekend.
Today’s gift pick is all about alternative Easter gifts.
Perhaps you’re bored of the same old Easter Eggs year after year, or maybe you want the odd gift here and there to be a little less “packed with sugar”; whatever your reasoning we’ve got you covered.
We’ve done some digging and uncovered a heap of gorgeous gifts that don’t contain a shred of chocolate.
Alternative Easter gifts that will delight across the Easter weekend and beyond.
Sitting Hen Soap Set.
The French Milled ‘Sitting Hen’ soap sits with three soap eggs on a bed of straw in a white porcelain dish. The natural vegetable-based soaps have a gorgeous fresh linen fragrance. Presented in a beautiful ribboned gift box with letterpress printing.
£23.95 from Annabel James.
Organic Cotton Rabbit Rattle.
This super soft rattle has a hand stitched bunny face and floppy ears with an easy grasp ‘stick’ body. Made with 100% certified organic cotton velour with Oeke-Tex approved corn starch filling. An adorable and practical (it’s machine washable) alternative Easter gift for little ones.
$15.95 (AUD) from Biome Eco Stores.
Pysanky Ukrainian Easter Egg.
A beautifully decorated Goose egg shell hand-painted with hot beeswax, dyed and varnished in a batik style. Available with or without the brass bunny stand shown in the picture. Each egg in the collection is unique, with a variety of patterns and colours available.
Prices range from around £20.00 – £50.00. See the full collection at the Ukrainian Easter Eggs Etsy shop.
A quirky decorative gift, these Rabbit shapes are cut out of natural bark. Available in medium (24cm) and large (36cm) sizes, they make a unique addition to any home or garden. Designer Natalia says: “I love these little rabbits, use them as mini sculptures in your garden or popping out of an Easter basket.”
Medium Rabbit is £6.00 and Large Rabbit is £9.00 from the L’Atelier Natalia Willmot website.
Easter Snuggy Cubbies.
The new super soft cubbies are a gorgeous super snuggly collection of cubbies, available in a variety of animal characters; including ‘Loverby Lamb’ and ‘Quackers’ shown here. Each Cubbie soft toy sits at 12″ tall and comes with a removable stuffing pod, which allows you to pop in a pair of PJ’s or a hot water bottle inside instead of the pod. A super huggable alternative easter gift, that can be personalised on their tummy with wording and star details.
£24.99 from Sew and Soaps.
Easter Bunny Egg Hunt Bag.
An adorable egg hunt bag in red dotty fabric with appliqué bunny design. Each bag is made from 100% cotton, utilising adorable ditsy and gingham fabrics for the ears. The bag is fully lined in a plain cream cotton and features handles with co-ordinated stitched ribbon detail for a special finishing touch. Perfect for little ones’ Easter Egg Hunt or just for anyone who loves bunnies. Bags are 30 cm high x 25 cm wide (60cm high including handles)
£18.00 from Ticketty Boo.
Grey Easter Bunny Hat and Tail Set.
Everyone can dress for Easter this holiday season with the Lil’ Creatures hat and tail sets. A super cute Easter Bunny hat, complete with floppy ears and a matching fluffy pom pom tail. Available for little kids (medium size for ages 18 months – 5 years) and bigger adults (large size for 5 years – adult) to ensure none of the family miss out in feeling the Easter mood.
$45.00 (AUD) from The Little Distinctions. (2017 update: website not currently available).
Sophie Allport Hare Desk Buddy.
A practical and stylish paperweight to help de-clutter your desk and keep paperwork contained. Made from Sophie Allport’s Hare fabric it makes a fun decorative accessory for any room in the house; with other matching ‘Hare’ products available in the collection, including a co-ordinated Hare door stop.
£15.00 from the Sophie Allport website.
White Rabbit Lamp – Limited Edition Union Jack Ears.
The last choice of the alternative Easter gifts is from White Rabbit England. We’ve recently showcased their Rocking Sheep, but now it’s all about the British Bunny Lamp. Celebrating British heritage and highlight White Rabbit England’s support for British manufacturing, the lamp is hand-painted with Union Jack print ears. Each Bunny is a limited edition gift and comes numbered, with a certificate of authenticity from the Staffordshire Potteries where he is made.
£85.00 from White Rabbit England.
OK, quick confession, yes, although I was going for non-chocolate, alternative Easter gifts one of the gifts chosen is intended to collect chocolate. What can I say? It’s very tricky to be totally chocolate-free at Easter!