Lane Cove Christmas Gift Guide 2020 – Home and Family

This is the gift guide if you are searching for a present for the home or for family.  Take the pledge and shop local this year.  We have links to businesses located in Lane Cove or close to Lane Cove and online businesses owned by Lane Cove locals.

Stuart Leal Gallery – Contemporary Indigenous Art

Stuart Leal Gallery has a stunning range of contemporary Indigenous art for sale. He sources most of his paintings directly from the artists in the Northern Territory.  New and exciting stock is now available just in time for Christmas, with some collector and investment pieces.
Stuart Leal Gallery also offers a service where you can take the artwork home and see what it looks like on your wall. There are free delivery and professional hanging service on offer. Read more about some of the artists here.

Current stock includes the following significant artists.

  • Kudditji Kngwarreye. 
  • Judy Watson Napangardi.
  • Yinarupa Nangala.
  • George Hairbrush Tjungurrayi.
  • Jeannie Mills Pwerle.
  • Gloria Petyarre.
  • Polly Ngale.
  • Bob Gibson Tjungurrayi.
  • Walala Tjapaltjarri.
  • Betty Mbitjana.
  • Glenys Gibson Napaltjarri.
  • Janet Golder Kngwarreye.
  • Bambatu Napangardi.
  • Thomas Tjapaltjarri.
  • Gracie Morton Pwerle. 
  • Damien & Yilpi Marks.
  • Tanya Price Nangala.
  • Joy Pitjara.
  • Marlene Young Nungarrayi.

Stuart Leal is located in the Village Shopping Centre (across from Coles and near Nibu). Check out more artwork @stuartlealgalley or call 0414 551 956.

Contact Details
Address: Shop 1 43/45 Burns Bay Road  (opposite Coles and next door to Nibu Cafe)
Phone: 0414 551 956
Facebook: @stuartleal
Instagram: @stuartleal

Nothing but the best for your loved ones this year!  Make them feel extra special with a Luxury Handmade Crystal Candle from ULightMeUp

All ULightMeUp candles are handmade and crafted using beautiful natural soy and coconut wax, which, when blended together, gives you an exceptional fragrance throw.  ULightMeUp personalises it for you so all you need to do is select the candle you like, select the scent you would like, and it will be handmade especially for you.  Read more about the founder of ULightMeUp here and her royal connection.

These candles are hand-poured in Lane Cove so you must order by Sunday 20th December 2020 for pre-Christmas delivery.

If you use this link, you will receive free delivery and gift wrapping (promo code already applied at checkout).

Scents include:

  • Camellia & Pink Lotus A sensual floral blend of pink lotus and camellia encircled by lemon, amber and white musk.
  • Champagne & Strawberries – favoured by Palazzo Versace A seductive blend of Champagne with a delicious combination of strawberries, roses and raspberries.
  • Cucumber & Melon An uplifting combination of crisp cucumber and sweet green melon with a hint of orange and musk.
  • English Pear & Freesia A sensuous freshness of just-ripe pears, wrapped in a bouquet of white freesias, and mellowed by amber, patchouli and woody undertones.
  • Jasmine & Honeysuckle A gorgeous Australian blend of Jasmine and Honeysuckle.
  • Lemongrass & Persian Lime  An unmistakable natural, fresh citrus scent of lemongrass combined with zesty lime, lemon peel and a soft floral undertone.
  • Lychee Peony A fruity-floral combination with the subtle freshness of lychee fruit and the exquisite softness of peony petals. 
  • Mango & Papaya – Mango and papaya are united in this passionate blend. A delightful succulent fragrance.
  • Seagrass & Wild Lavender – A crisp green and earthy citrus blend enveloped by wild lavender, seagrass and willow wood.

Contact Details
Instagram: @ulightmeupcandles
Facebook: @ULightMeUP


Maria Ramos Photography

At Marie Ramos Photography we specialise in newborn photography and handmade ceramics of baby hands and feet known as “Baby Imprints” This Christmas we are offering 15% off storewide on all photography and Baby Imprint products. Simply quote “In the Cove” when you purchase.  Gift vouchers are also available – a great gift to give to someone expecting a baby.
Contact Details
Address: 57 Centennial Ave, Lane Cove 2066



Kylie Dunlop Photography

Kylie Dunlop is an award-winning family photographer who has an amazing reputation in Lane Cove.  Families trust her so much they keep coming back to her to capture milestones.

A photography session is one of the best gifts you can give! Call 0416 387 449 to purchase your Gift Certificate for that special person this year.

Phone: 9405 2058
Mobile: 0416 387 449

Be.U Natural

For the Aussie Christmas decoration lovers, (we know you’re out there), Be.U Natural has these Christmas Koalas with surfboard and bikini.

Price: $17.95 each

Address: Shop 10, 115-119 Longueville Road Lane Cove
Mobile: 0419 997 541
Facebook: be.u.natural
Instagram: be.u.natural
Website: Be.U



The most needed Christmas Gift for 2020, for all your hygiene needs, LOMARRA Botanical Cleaning sprays and Hand Sanitisers. All 100% antibacterial, plant-based and no nasties! Lots of Gift Packs available and all handmade with love right here in Lane Cove.  Read more about Lomarra here.

Facebook: @Lomarraessentials
Instagram: @Lomarraessentials
Email: [email protected]


Pure Flowers Lane Cove

Decorate your house with beautiful fresh flowers! Or select a stunning wreath for your front door (see below).  They are available in natural, dried and preserved flowers. Pure Flowers is located next to The Canopy, in the arcade between The Cake Man and Baker’s Delight.


Address: 3/23-25 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove NSW 2066

Phone: 9427 8214

The Spotted Orchid

From the traditional to funky and unusual blooms, anything goes for Festive Flowers! Incorporate your favourite flower with other beautiful blooms or leave the choice to The Spotted Orchid, either way, they are sure to be ‘wowed’!  Check out their Succulent Wreath, and they also have a huge range of pots, potplants and gift ideas.

Facebook: @spottedorchid
Instagram: @spotted_orchid

Phone: 02 9418 6770
Mobile: 0413 023 403
Address: 1/44 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove NSW 2066

Eden Gardens

Eden Gardens has searched high and low to bring together some of the lushest gifts to inspire everyone on your pressie list.

From a teacher to a coach to your co-worker or friend there is something instore that will be just perfect for that end of year treat or kris kringle.  #giftideasforhim, #giftideasforher and #coolgiftideas – they have something for everyone!

Their new range features his and her hampers, cute novelty plant duos and of course lush plants and pots. Priced from $25 and up these gifts are ready to grab and go.

This year as we gift more thoughtfully, we want to help you enrich your gifting. Give a living gift and watch it grow long after the Christmas tree has been taken down!

Address307 Lane Cove Road (Cnr Fontenoy Road), Macquarie Park
Facebook: @edenmacquariepark
Instagram: @eden_macquariepark
Shop Online here:


Pure Flowers

Christmas is almost here! Surprise a loved one, friend or colleague with gorgeous Christmas flowers. Spoil yourself by adding festive cheer to your home.

Our fabulous team has created a wonderful range of Christmas bouquets, flower arrangements and gift packs for you to choose from.

Send happiness and joy this Christmas with beautiful fresh flowers.

3 ways to order 

  • Online
  • Call  us on 02 9427 8214
  • in person at Lane Cove

Have a fabulous day!
Ludmila and Elen

P.S.  To see what’s in season, follow us on Instagram. 

Tea Towels


Every home NEEDS the iconic Lane Cove Tea Towel. We also have branched out this year with other local suburbs – a great secret Santa gift, easy to post overseas and well iconic.

The Lane Cove Tea Towel is available from Be.U Natural Lane Cove located in Lane Cove Arcade (same arcade as Four Frogs)

We think The Swag is the perfect gift for the person who has everything and needs nothing…
Save Money / Waste Less / Less Trips to The Shops
Eat More Nutritious & Live Healthier / Non Toxic
Reusable / Machine Washable / Proudly Lasts Years
No Plastic / Save The Earth & Our Wildlife
Ethically Made with Love in India
PLUS, A Proud Supporter of Destiny Rescue (helping children in need)
The Swag – The Gift That GIVES BACK x 12

Keeps produce fresh and crisp for 2 weeks!  Mr ITC can attest to this (he loves his The Swag)

A Lane Cove Resident also invented it and they swam with the Sharks on Shark Tank and received funding.
Contact Details


Mr Lid 

Get rid of your old mismatched containers this Christmas and switch to Mr. Lid!

Mr Lid’s eco-friendly reusable food storage containers have the lid attached so you never lose your lid to mismatched containers.

BPA free, microwave, dishwasher and freezer safe. Airtight and leakproof.

The ultimate food storage. With Mr. Lid the lids are attached so they

✅ stack easier
✅ store easier
✅ and being reusable they reduce disposable plastic waste

Contact Details
Phone: 0424 415 456
Email: [email protected]

Read more about Mr. Lid here.


Crazy Bag Lady

Give the gift of a lightweight, strong and fashionable bags made environmentally sustainably this Christmas.

All our products are lovingly handmade in India, typically by those whose jobs have been displaced by machine production methods in the large export houses they worked in. This gives them a crucial source of income that is otherwise not available to them.

For every bag you buy, a family overseas eats better, sleeps better and thanks you for your generosity and care.

All our bags are tough, lightweight, tough and damn good looking. They make perfect end of year pressies; teachers’ thank yous and stocking fillers!! Most importantly, they’re all machine washable, which makes them safe and easy to use during these trying times. Stay home, stay safe, stay sustainable and thank you for being an Earth Warrior! Keep fighting the good fight; our planet needs you.   Read more about the crazy bag lady here.

Contact Details
Email: [email protected]
Instagram: @the_crazybaglady

The Fair Trade Cove

The Fair Trade Cove have a fabulous Fair Trade and Ethically sourced gifts for everyone in the family.
Address: 126 Longueville Road, Lane Cove, NSW 2066
Phone: 0414354144
Facebook Page: thefairtradecove
Instagram: thefairtradecove

JumpingClay Australia

Christmas is almost here, and you still haven’t completed your Christmas shopping? Running out of original ideas and out of time to hit the overcrowded shops?

Don’t worry, JumpingClay Australia might be the answer for you.

With all the fun of Playdough and the step by step instructions of Lego, JumpingClay makes the perfect children’s gift this Christmas.

Unique and educational, we guarantee any child aged between 3-10 will have hours of fun whilst creating long-lasting keepsakes and enhancing fine motor skills.

This Christmas give your child a chance to make their own toy. JumpingClay Australia promotes learning through play and offers unique modelling products, suitable for children aged between 3 -10.

Check out Jumping Clay’s 20% sale off all products; prices start from $11.99.



Balletstuff Best Seller Pack  & Balletstuff Studio Range Pack with leotard, skirt, tights and leather ballet shoes. Great Christmas present!  You can pop into their Lane Cove store Atrium Plaza, Shop 2, 91-93 Longueville Road (Arcade closest to Commonwealth Bank) or shop online.

Gymbaroo Lane Cove Greenwich

Give the gift of experience. Gift vouchers available to go toward Gymbaroo classes at Lane Cove and Greenwich in 2020. A great gift from grandparents.  Read more about Gymbaroo here.


Contact Details
Mobile: 0431 403 195
Email:  [email protected]
Facebook Page:
Instagram: @gymbaroolanecoveandgreenwich


Found Gift and Homewares

Found Gift and Homewares has a gift for everyone.  From clothes, shoes, jewellery, foodie treats, homewares and more.  Just arrived is Zag jewellery from Paris.  This french label is made of stainless steel with many pieces set in semi-precious stones for an elegant touch. Delicate, modern jewellery which would make the perfect gift.

Next time you’re in Lane Cove make it your mission to find Found.  They are located in the Lane Cove Arcade (near Four Frogs Creperie).

Found Gift Vouchers are available. They are the perfect gift for those hard to buy for people.

Contact Details

Address: Shop 3, 115 Longueville Road, Lane Cove NSW (Lane Cove Arcade)
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0411427670

Iris & Lin

Iris & Lin have a huge range of gifts, jewellery, homewares and clothes.  You will walk into Iris & Lin and walk out with your shopping sorted.  They have moved to Shop 10 Lane Cove Plaza.  From the quirky to the wonderful, say hi at Iris & Lin.  You can also buy the Lane Cove Gift Card at Iris & Lin.  You can use your gift card at numerous stores in Lane Cove.


Contact Details

Address:  Shop 10  Lane Cove Plaza Burns Bay Road Lane Cove
Email: [email protected]

Furry Munchkins

Treat your loved one to a Gift Voucher with Furry Munchkins Pet Photography.  A photo with your Furbaby taken by a photographer who knows all about pets is a wonderful gift.  The gift that keeps giving as the photos take pride of place in your home.


Contact us before the 2nd of September at
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: furrymunchkins
Instagram: furrymunchkinsphotography

Oliver Barkley Pet Supply

Oliver Barkley Pet Supply is a small family business serving the community of Lane Cove. Located at the back of Figtree Plaza, Oliver Barkley stocks premium brand pet foods such as  Ivory Coat, Royal Canin, Man’s Best and Ziwi Peak alongside customer favourites Kong, Chuck-It, Fuzzyard and Rogz for toys and accessories.

All Natural Australian and New Zealand treats such as Bully Sticks, Roo Tendons and Beef Jerky Strips alongside Greenies, Fit n’ Flash and Saviour Life treats keep your four-legged friends content. Flea tick and worming products also available. Visit us in-store or order online. We’ll treat you to free delivery within the local area.


Contact Details

Phone: 9427 8729
Email: [email protected]
Address: 8/225 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove West, NSW 2066 (rear of Figtree Plaza)
Facebook: @oliverbarkleypet
Instagram: @oliverbarkleypet

DIY Craft Kits from Create with Us

Local Bronnie Zervos is our queen of craft (move over Martha Stewart).  Her full experience ‘do it yourself’ (DIY) kits come with everything you need to go from start to finish!

If you like you can also buy patterns only and use your own supplies.  Why not buy a kit for mum and kit for the kids and they can do it together for some beautiful Mummy/Child time.

Bronnie has a special Code for ITC followers.  Get 15% off on all DIY Kits, use thecode at checkout. There is also an option to choose “local pick up” that way they can save on postage too.

Address: Lane Cove NSW 2066
Facebook: @createwithus
Instagram:  @createwithusworkshops
Telephone: 0414 824 214 | Bronnie
Email: [email protected]



Kasia Jacquot – Embroidery Artist


Give your crafty loved one an embroidery kit this Christmas. Beautifully designed by Polish embroidery artist and Lane Cove local Kasia Jacquot. The kits come with premium linen fabric, 100% cotton threads, needle, pattern, full instructions and colour photo for guidance. Visit Kasia’s online shop and choose the best kit for your loved one.

Burns Bay Bookery

Got that special someone who has a broad range of interests but is impossible to buy for?

Well, look no further than The Burns Bay Bookery. They have an extensive selection of all the best books for Christmas and the holidays as well as a beautifully curated selection of interesting gifts. Truly, something for everybody.

Click here to view Burns Bay Bookery’s Summer Reading Guide.

Contact Details
 4/50-54 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove NSW 2066 (just near BWS)
Phone: (02) 9427 4218

Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios 

Bring art and creativity to your loved ones with Gallery Lane Cove’s wide range of gifting ideas. From handmade porcelain and glass jewellery and Christmas decorations, naturally dyed scarfs, handprinted towels, art class and workshop gift vouchers for adults and children and art packs, their gift ideas will cater for all types of creative personalities, hobbies and passions.

Gallery Lane Cove has a gift to suit everyone, and it’s a lovely way to support our artists and artisans!

Pop into the Gallery Lane Cove foyer store which is located in our gallery on the upper Level at 164 Longueville Road Lane Cove. We can also tailor-make unique gift vouchers for specific courses for your loved one. What better way to start 2021 than with the gift of creativity!  Find out more about the courses they offer here (a brilliant gift for anyone in your life who has said they want to attend a pottery class or an art class).

You can also buy gift vouchers online here.

Address:  164 Longueville Road NSW (opposite the Library)
Phone: 9428 4898
Email:  [email protected]
Facebook: @gallerylanecove



Thank you very much to the retailers who support ITC by advertising in Our Christmas Guide.

Shop Local Lane Cove

It has been a tough year for local businesses (many of them owned by Lane Cove locals).  If you are in a position to shop for Christmas presents this year (and we know that many people have had to tighten their budgets this year), then please shop local.  Our Christmas Gift Guides are below.