Small Business Support

8 Unique Businesses You Need To Know About!

Times are tough for small businesses through this unusual time therefore I have decided to conduct a post highlighting some amazing small business that I have found and give them the exposure they deserve. Each business has a unique product or service they offer, and it would be amazing if you could take some time out your day to go over and give each one some well earnt support! Each business mentioned will have links to their site for you to take a look at.

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links and I receive a commission if you visit a link and buy something on my recommendation. Purchasing via an affiliate link doesn’t cost you any extra, and I only recommend products and services I trust. All opinions are my own.

Aubrey Bay

At Aubrey Bay, we make affordable luxury candles for UK candle lovers. Our candles are hand-poured and perfectly wicked giving an amazing experience. We use soy wax so there’s no hidden nasties in our candles and we pride ourselves on being cruelty-free. Aubrey Bay’s beautiful website is available here for you to browse.

Secondhand Bookshelf

Secondhand Bookshelf focus on subscription boxes that include a blind date with a second-hand book, as well as more sustainable gift items. This is such an innovative idea and a great eco-friendly way of reusing second-hand books. Take a browse around the shop here.

Extra Strong Prints

Extra Strong Prints sell hand screen printed greeting cards and posters that they design and print themselves. The business have some really unique and beautiful prints, something for everyone! All orders are shipped with free UK delivery and you can find their website here.

Kila Kitu

Kila Kitu is an initiative between families in Surrey with links to Kenya. The business are currently selling Masaai-made sandals and jewellery on Etsy. This is such an amazing innovative business! Kila Kitu shop can be found here for you all to have a look at!

Creative Nails

Amy at Creative Nails sells hand painted press on false nail sets. There are a variety of designs on Creative Nails’ website and Etsy store. You can choose the nail shape and length you would like the design painted on and also your nail size, so they are customised to you! Such a creative idea available here.

Sonal Dave

Sonal has created several online courses teaching children how to communicate with confidence. This is a very thoughtful business and provides children with a much-needed life skill. Sonal’s website can be found here along with all the courses she offers, inspiring business!


Vada is a social media manager and her products include social media consultations and eBooks on how to improve your social media channels. This would be amazing for new businesses and bloggers looking to improve their following! Available here.

Chris Baum

Chris Baum is an author of fiction. Chris writes cross-genre fiction and has just released a prequel for his sci-fi series! It will soon be realising as a book of short fiction. If you subscribe to Chris’ mailing list, you will get his next book for free. Chris’ website is available here for you to take a look at!

Thank you for taking the time to read about these wonderful businesses and I hope you find inspiration for your next purchase. Remember how much small businesses will appreciate your support and custom.

Rachel x

Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts

Winston Churchill

26 thoughts on “8 Unique Businesses You Need To Know About!

  1. Great post – I love to support small business where I can. I’m going to check out those candles now…


  2. Omg is it weird that I have never heard of any of these? ;$ Got to check them out. These businesses are a great help and it would be great to support them. Thanks for sharing this.


  3. These are great! I’m especially excited for Secondhand Bookshelf and Chris Baum’s—I love fiction, scifi… books in general! Great suggestions!

    Xx Maeve


  4. This is such a great idea. I’ve been a fan of Creativr Nails for a while now and have so many of Amy’s fabulous designs.
    I’m definitely going to check out the ones I haven’t heard of before.


  5. I love supporting small businesses too. Most of these I haven’t heard of so I’ll have to check them out. I already know and love Aubrey Bay! Thanks for sharing all these Rach x


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