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Christmas Gifts for The Girl Who Has Everything

What do you buy the girl who has everything?
Things you’d like to receive yourself silly!

Sources: 1 Tea Light Houses, Cox & Cox 2 Artificial Hydrangea in Slate Vase, M&S 3 Decorative Clipboards, Rose & Grey 4 Padded Star, Toast 5 Flower Cushion Cover, Etsy 6 Nesting Dolls, Etsy 7 Herb Pots with Tray, The…

Christmas Gifts for the Man Cave

What do you buy for the man in your life who already has everything?
Something for the home that you can live with too of course!

Sources: 1 Top Hat Wine Bucket, Graham and Green 2 Copper Shade Table Lamp, Naken 3 Alphabet Table Mats, Graham and Green 4 Frog Doorstop, M&S…

Suzani Baubles from Niki Jones

An alternative to the usual offerings at Christmas from Niki Jones.
Handmade papier mache baubles, hand painted by artists in Kashmir which is an area famous for this craft.
They come in a black papier mache box as a set of four.

Almost too good to hang on a tree.

Christmas at BHS

It’s been a strange old week.  In the real world it’s five weeks until Christmas.  In the publishing world it’s already spring 2014 and all the major retailers have been busy showing off next years wares.
So just to remind myself that Christmas is on its way…

In the shops now…

I Spy – Gisela Graham for Pretty Presents

It will soon be the time to start sticking the proverbial toe into the Christmas shopping water.  And with that in mind I’ve been on the lookout for some good gift ideas.
I really like the Gisela Graham Trellis Stoneware collection. It’s eye catching, pretty and beautifully practical so would…

Christmas Flowers from M & S

Marks and Spencers have a lovely range of flowers out this Christmas.
I always spend more on flowers at Christmas than at any other time of the year, don’t you?  On my shopping list is 1) something for outside the front door to welcome visitors. 2) a really extravagant display…

Dreaming of a White Christmas……….

How nice would it be to forget family traditions just for once and have a totally white Christmas?
I’m not talking about the powdery snow kind, although that would be nice too.  I’m talking about…

A little mercury glass…
 
some silver…

some twinkling, dripping pearls…

White napkins and candles…

Some flowers…

Wouldn’t it be so nice?
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