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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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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 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!

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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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
:

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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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 Reduced Price Offer for a limited time only!

 

 

 

 

£35.00

£30.00

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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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Keep your dog leads and other doggy essentials tidy and in one place with this fun ‘Walkies’ dog accessories hook.

Made from sturdy metal and powder coated for a tough finish, it is available in vibrant Red.
Ideal gift for the dog lover.

£22.00

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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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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High quality and environmentally friendly, our range of natural wax candles are free from additives and petroleum based paraffin wax resulting in a clean burn whilst releasing fragrances made with essential oils. Hand poured for AuraDecor Designs in the UK. With a 60 hour burn time the natural wax and essential oil candle comes in a handy storage jar which can be closed between burns with the attractive wooden lid. The jar can be reused after the wax has burned away.

Choose from the following home fragrances:

Wild Cranberry
Wild Fig and Grape
Bamboo and Olive
Provocateur – subtle and sophisticated
Pomegranate and Mint – An exotic blend of romance with a  fresh hint of mint
Lime, Basil and Mandarin – A classic blend of fragrances.

This natural wax and essential oil candle range is also available in a Travel size, perfect for taking on a weekend break.

Hint – When burning your candle for the first time, allow the wax to form a liquid pool which reaches the edge of the container. This prevents a ‘crater’ from developing in the middle of the candle, and will maximise the burn time of your natural wax and essential oil candle.

£12.00

£10.00

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A versatile Travel Wallet to keep all your travel documents safe and secure. With a wipe clean surface in an attractive design, embellished on the front cover with a ‘First Class Ticket’ and a sparrow. Fastens shut with a strap and stud.

Inside there are several compartments to keep all your documents in order – there is a place for your passport, driving license, up to 6 cards plus an additional 2 deeper pockets. There are also 6 sleeves for Currency, Tickets, Documents, Hotel bookings etc. There is a zipped purse for loose coins, and a handy spot to store a pen.

A useful gift for globe trotters.

Dimensions of Travel Wallet : 24 cm X 14.5cm

£30.00

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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Add the Beaded Wire Craft Apple to your décor and instantly add a touch of bling and glamour on your sideboard or dining room table. Original and uniquel decorative example of beaded African. 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.

We suggest a display of three, five or seven of these attractive gold and white beaded wire craft Apple shapes to make a decorative statement when placed in a bowl in the centre of the dining room table or on a sideboard.

Ideas for displaying the beaded wire craft apple

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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Ceramic Handmade Mug –
Hand crafted by an artisan in South Africa, these mugs are hand painted by our Fair Trade partners.

Each unique hand painted mug has a textured 3D effect on the outer surface.

Ideal gift for the tea or coffee lover.

Colour and design may vary from that shown. Height 12cm
Please contact us to find out which colourways are available.

 

£15.00

This decorative jewellery figure on it’s compressed wooden stand is a fun way to organise jewellery. With many places to hang your earrings, necklaces, rings and bangles.
If you are looking for jewellery gift ideas for an 18th or 21st birthday this jewellery tidy which is part of our ‘African Mama’ range will be a quirky, fun yet practical present for the jewellery lover.
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.
Arrives flat-packed making it easy to post.
Height:25cm including base x Width:28cm cm

£20.00

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This decorative jewellery stand is a fun way to organise jewellery. With lots of hooks and holes to store at least 10 pairs of stud earrings and many necklaces, rings and bangles.
If you are looking for jewellery gift ideas for an 18th or 21st birthday this jewellery organiser which is part of our ‘African Mama’ range will be a quirky, unusual present for the jewellery lover.
In a choice of white or black the sturdy metal ‘Mama Preshus’ Head will add contemporary style and glamour to any dressing table.
Arrives flat-packed making it easy to post.
Height; 32cm x Width: 21cm

£23.00

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Treat him to an earth friendly shaving essentials gift set. The gift box includes a 100% natural Rooibos (Redbush) and Rosemary essential oil handmade soap and a shaving brush.

Each rooibos shaving soap is handmade by a small rural community of hardworking women based just outside of Cape Town, South Africa. Made using the cold-process method resulting in a luxurious shaving soap retaining all the goodness of glycerine, a natural moisturiser, and infused with Rosemary essential oil.

 

 

£17.00

£10.00

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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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The Eggling Crack & Grow looks and feels like a large egg, but crack the top and discover a garden ready to grow. Cultivation is easy as the seeds are already sown in the eggling’s fortified peat mixture.
Includes a terracotta base and an extra pack of seeds, and comes attractively packaged in a sturdy box.

This Gift of the Year finalist makes an unusual gift for the chef, gardener, children or anyone who loves the cute and curious.

Size: 5.4cm x 4.8 cm

Instructions are included, and the Eggling is easy to grow:

  • Crack the egg’s top by lightly tapping with a spoon.
  • Water slowly until the water begins to drain out the bottom in to the terracotta tray.
  • Place in a bright warm spot, and when the seeds start to sprout move the eggling to a sunny spot.
  • Plants can grow in the eggling for up to 5 months, after which they can be planted into a larger pot.

 

 

 

£10.00

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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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