You’re Fierce. LOVING this Beautiful Little Enamel Pin.
Apr07

You’re Fierce. LOVING this Beautiful Little Enamel Pin.

Teens are ridiculously tricky to buy for – but oh what a perfect gift for your girl this is. Shakespeare said it first: “though she be but little, she is fierce.”. And how right he was. But sometimes your girl will feel a little fragile, and may just need reminding of her own fierceness. Which is, I think, where this beautiful little enamel pin from The Old English Company comes in. Buy it spontaneously, just...

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The No-Roses Valentines Gift Guide
Feb10

The No-Roses Valentines Gift Guide

Valentine’s is coming. And whilst we won’t do a Mother’s Day Gift Guide anymore (you can see my reasons here), I’m totally okay with anyone choosing to use Valentine’s as an excuse to splash a little gift on the one they love.But what to give? Well frankly – NOT red roses. Firstly – please. Put in a little thought, perhaps? It’s just not romantic if it took you 3 nanoseconds to go from...

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Suffering through Blue Monday? Frankly, This Woman Needs A Day Off.
Jan17

Suffering through Blue Monday? Frankly, This Woman Needs A Day Off.

Today’s Blue Monday. Before I even knew it was a ‘thing’, I definitely knew it was a thing. We all recognise it, don’t we? Christmas is done, the parties are over, the pretty sparkly lights are back in the loft. Work’s busier than you can handle, the weather is bloody miserable, and payday is still such a very very long way away. Frankly, if payday wasn’t quite so far off (and the credit card...

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6 Cute Gift Ideas To Surprise Your Teen Kid With
Dec20

6 Cute Gift Ideas To Surprise Your Teen Kid With

Surprising your teenage child with a gift seems like an impossible mission; their tendencies, tastes, and passions are constantly changing. One thing can be trendy now and a couple of months later it’s no longer relevant. It’s hard to keep up with their wishes and the variety of trends that pop up every season. Whether they’re gamers, athletes, music lovers, or make-up enthusiasts, a teen’s gift should match and align with their...

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Personalised Cards & Gifts – yes really. Everyone’s doing it.
Dec13

Personalised Cards & Gifts – yes really. Everyone’s doing it.

I used to think that personalised cards and gifts were a bit… tacky. Well, I did! Towels with names on?Named Golf Balls?Wine Glasses with an oh-so-funny personalised joke on? *sigh* But… in recent times there’s been a bit of a revolution in the ‘personalised cards & gifts’ sector.For sure the cheesy stuff is still there if you’re looking. But times have moved on, and personalisation is no longer...

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Amazing Vintage Tea Light Lanterns by Kate Lycett
Dec09

Amazing Vintage Tea Light Lanterns by Kate Lycett

We think these amazing Lanterns by Kate Lycett are incredibly beautiful, wouldn’t you agree?These lanterns have been a staple in our Christmas traffic for years, and every time I see them pop up I pause and ooh at their prettiness. The tea-light lanterns are printed on fine card and laser cut – and entirely made in Yorkshire. Packaged flat, they come with photos and instructions. It also comes with a card envelope (38cm x...

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