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Looking for the perfect gift for a friend, colleague or loved one can be a difficult task. We source a range of gifts that will appeal to different tastes and pockets. Choose from a number of handmade gift ideas, gifts for him and her and you may even find secret santa gift ideas with affordable gifts costing around the £10 mark.

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Birthday ideas for your tea party tabletop decoration all conveniently prepackaged.
Perfect for a Christening occasion, Girls’ party, Vintage tea party, Mad Hatter tea party. Complimenting your party themes to a ‘Tea’!
Also popular as an afternoon Tea Wedding theme.

A fun tea party themed Set To Impress™ boxed set, co-ordinated to dress your party table for eight guests.
Each set includes the following products
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8 x Printed Placemats on high quality 170gm2 uncoated paper

1 x Pack Pastel Spot 3 ply Printed Napkins (33 x 33cm)

8 x Saucer Crackers

12 x Floral mini cake plates 17cm diameter (3 designs)

100 x Mini paper Doilies in 5 colours (20 of each)

1 x Teapot Table Topper vase

Coming soon… See our further suggestions for Tablecloth overlays, Cake Stands, Bunting and other ideas to personalise your special occasion, offered as an addition to the Tea Party theme.

£30.00

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Natural Wax Candle With Essential Oils – Travel Size

High quality and environmentally friendly, this natural wax travel candle is free from additives. There is no animal or paraffin derived components, resulting in a clean burn whilst releasing fragrances made with essential oils. Perfect for eliminating cooking odours in the kitchen or burn in a bathroom.

Convenient travel size presented in an attractive white recycled cardboard box with ribbon. The screw top plastic jar ensures safe travel and perfect for use in hotel rooms, bathrooms and in the kitchen.

The travel candle makes an ideal teacher’s gift, stocking filler, or surprise treat for someone special.

Also available as a 325ml glass kiln jar with a clip lid.

Products in this range are never tested on animals

Hand made in the UK for AuraDecor Designs.

£7.50

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A white ceramic burner with a cut-out heart shape and one handmade candle soy wax melt.

With it’s deep bowl, this burner is designed for use with our Soy Candle Melts. Place a tea-light in the lower section, drop your melt in the bowl and light your tea-light. Each melt will last for approximately 25 hours burn time.

Height 10.5cm  Diameter 8cm

Includes Candle Melt. Made with essential oils and herbs hand made in Britain.

 

 

 

£10.00

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This decorative standing jewellery organiser is a fun way to display your favourite pieces on your dressing table. With enough hooks and holes to store at least 10 pairs of stud earrings and many necklaces, rings and bangles. This typical South African product will look spectacular as a centrepiece on the dressing table.
If you are looking for a decorative yet practical gift idea for an 18th or 21st birthday you have just found it! This jewellery organiser, part of our ‘African Mama’ range will be a quirky, unusual present for the jewellery lover, student or for yourself. Declutter your dressing table with this excellent storage solution which is a decorative element on it’s own.

In a choice of white or black.

Made from sturdy metal the ‘Mama Preshus’ Head will add contemporary style with a quirky South African twist and add a touch of South African glamour to .

Arrives flat-packed. Easy assembly.

Height; 32cm x Width: 21cm

£23.00

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This decorative jewellery organiser on it’s compressed wooden stand is a fun way to display jewellery. With many places to hang earrings, necklaces, rings and bangles.

Looking for gift ideas for a friend, girlfriend, 18th birthday, 21st birthday or bridesmaid gift?

The search is over!  This jewellery tidy which is part of our ‘African Mama’ range will be a quirky, fun yet practical present for the jewellery lover or someone who is difficult to shop for.

The sturdy black metal ‘Mama Ta Dah!’ figure stand is part of our ‘Mama Africa’ range and will add contemporary style and glamour and a fun element to any dressing table. A proudly South African product.
Arrives flat-packed making it easy to post.
Height:25cm including base x Width:28cm cm

 

£20.00

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Add the Beaded Wire Craft Apple to your décor and instantly add a touch of bling and glamour on your sideboard, dining room table or coffee table in the living room. Original and uniquely decorative example of beaded African handwork.  Hand-crafted by our Fair Trade partners in South Africa. Each apple is shaped using wire and then the craftsman adds the glass beads one at a time on thin wire to which is bent around the apple shape.

Ideas for displaying the beaded wire craft apple

We suggest a display of three, five or seven of these delicate beaded wire craft fruit in shades of gold and white. These elegant apples make a decorative statement when placed in a bowl in the centre of the dining room table, sideboard or ideal as a coffee table centrepiece. Chose a bowl in wood, glass or use an attractive basket to best display this product.

See our hand crafted ceramic Boat Bowls for a truly unique way to display the beaded wire craft apples

 

£17.00

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A beautiful handcrafted Protea shaped tealight holder which is formed out of sturdy wire with red, pink and orange and clear glass beads.
The Protea, sometimes also called Sugarbush (Suikerbos in Afrikaans) is a flowering shrub indigenous to South Africa and an iconic symbol of the flora of this beautiful country.

When the Tealight candle is lit the beads sparkle and emit a soft glow.
The Tealight holder looks equally elegant as a centrepiece on a dinner table, or on a sideboard in the living room.

Two sizes are available:
Small – Height 8cm x Width 8cm
Large – Height 13cm x Width 13cm
As this is a handmade product, these sizes are approximate.

from £17.00

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These bicycle lights lights are an essential accessory for the keen cyclist. Designed by Bookman in Sweden, they are simple to attach to and detach from  the bike.
Each pack contains one front light (white LED) and one tail light (red LED).

Attach the front light on the handlebar and the tail light on the seat post by means of strong stretchy bands.

Three modes:Slow flashing, fast flashing and steady light

Contains 2 x CR2032 in each light body. To easily change the batteries, simply loosen the screws on the bottom.

Available in black.
An ideal gift for the cycling enthusiast.

£17.00

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A useful cup holder which is easily attached to a bicycle or buggy thanks to it’s clever steel spring construction.
Open the spring by pressing the steel rings together, place it on the handlebar and release.
The construction is completely free from screws and glue.

The metal Cup Holder clamps firmly on the handlebars and won’t lose grip even during rides over bumps and potholes.
The smart design allows it to be flipped and used with either the smaller ring or the larger ring, depending on the cup size.

Where can you use the cup holder?

An ideal gift for the cycling enthusiast or it can be attached to a baby buggy for coffee/tea when you need it on the go!

Enjoy a hot drink when shopping? Affix to your shopping trolley and keep your hands free.

Available in a choice of black or red colourways.

Stainless steel

 

£22.00

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This extra large designer toiletry bag with gusset is perfect for holding your large 500ml bottles and tubes such as shampoo, conditioner, deodorant sprays and other large items essential when travelling. Makes an attractive addition to your bathroom shelf too. The 7cm  gusset allows the bag to stand upright which is useful when space is an issue.

Plastic coated in elegant cream and blue ‘Diane Rose’ fabric.  Sturdy yet practical design with a wipe clean PVC lined interior and zip fastener.  Finished off with a silver heart charm and cream bow detail.

This XLarge Travel Washbag is a ‘must have’ gift for the lady who likes to travel!

Size: 25cm width x 25cm height x 7cm gusset.

Part of the Di&Glynni range of products from South Africa. Matching ‘Diane Rose’ cosmetic bag available.

£25.00

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The Cinema Lightbox is a fun, retro A3 light up message sign from Smiling Faces. The box is supplied with 120 letters, numbers and symbols to spell out your unique message.  Extra letters and symbol packs also available to purchase.

The lightbox is ideal for any event or special occasion. Use it on your wedding day. Direct your candidates at a business event, or show guests the way to the restrooms at a venue.
Also, a great gift idea for a teenager, student or teacher.
With 4 lines to get your message across, it’s never been easier to get someone’s attention. Use the lightbox to have fun in saying what you need to say in different ways.

For inside use only. Requires 6 AA batteries (not included) which makes this box fully portable. We suggest using rechargeable batteries that can be used time and time again.

The lightboxes can be used standing or hanging on the wall.

Cinema Lightbox Offer – free additional symbol pack included (limited stock, available while stocks last)

 

 

 

 

£35.00

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Ceramic Jug – Stoneware

The smooth elegant lines of the grey ceramic jug have been designed and handcrafted in Cape Town South Africa by one of the local ceramic artists Catherine Landman.
The trendy designer ceramic  jug is like a piece of ceramic art and is available in two sizes. The jug will make an elegant addition to the dining or coffee table.  Use when serving coffee or tea at the end of your dinner party or coffee morning. Both the handle and the spout of the ceramic  jug are beautifully crafted making it easy to hold and direct the milk or cream straight into the cup. No spills to clean up! If you are looking for traditional South African gifts look no further, this jug will be grateully received by anyone who appreciates great style and quality.

Handmade of hardwearing stoneware the large jug holds 450ml of liquid.
Dimensions: H15cm, W10cm
Capacity: 450ml

The small jug can be used as a milk jug or a creamer and holds 250ml of liquid.
Dimensions: H11cm, W8cm
Capacity: 250ml
Both sizes of jug are also available in a warm cream colourway.

 What is Stoneware?

Stoneware is a vitreous or semi-vitreous ceramic made primarily from stoneware clay. It is fired at high temperatures. Our Ceramic Jug has been made of stoneware.

Both sizes of jug are also available in a cream colourway.

 

 

from £17.00

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Pure Wool Hot Water Bottle Cover

Cudddle up with a pure new wool hot water bottle cover, crafted using the ancient art of hand felting. This beautiful bespoke hot water bottle cover with it’s intriguing pensketch design was made in  South Africa as part of a collabortion between Krafthaus and AuraDecor Designs. Each eco friendly hand crafted cover is manufactured using a blend of kid angora mohair and 20.5 micron merino wool and hand dyed with environmentally safe dye imported from Germany. Luxury and practicality are combined with this product which makes it a fabulous gift for someone special.  See our home textile tab for other products within this range.

What is special about this luxury pure wool hot water bottle cover?

100% natural, 100% renewable, 100% sustainable and 100% biodegradable, wool is an exellent choice for interior home decor products. It is warm yet cool and well known for it’s softness and beautiful finish. Great gift for someone who appreciates ‘old school’ craftsmanship – simple classic and made to last!

This bespoke home textile range forms part of our Uniquely African range. Our company has South African roots and we travel frequently to South Africa. We meet with designers to exclusively source top quality South African home decor products. Most noteworthy, these unique and bespoke African decorations will give your home an original feel with 100% authentic African sourced designs.

Dimensions: 34cm x 22 cm

Holds a 2L hot water bottle. Hot water bottle not included

£30.00

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