INTERIORS LIFESTYLE PRODUCT REVIEW REVIEW

Christmas Gift Guide: Home

Since getting my own place last year I have loved decorating and furnishing my home with beautiful rugs, plant pots to die for and wall prints to inspire you. I still prefer to spend money on experiences far more than making my home look beautiful but every now and again I do love buying an inspirational wall print, tea set or food for the kitchen.

Harvey Nichols Fancy Trimmings Hamper

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Fancy indulging this Christmas? Then head to Harvey Nichols who have an array of hampers on offer this festive season. The one I would recommend is the Fancy Trimmings hamper. Chocolate coins and a mini Christmas pudding – plus fancy Champagne truffles, crunchy spiced biscuits and a tub of luxuriously indulgent brandy butter. Quite frankly, the most jolly collection of festive goodies you may ever set your sights on.

£90 | BUY HERE

Denby 3 Piece Tea Set

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New to 2016, the Natural Canvas tea set brought to you by Denby is designed to bring form without the formality to any occasion. The set contains 1 x Teapot, 1 x Small Jug, 1 x Sugar Bowl. It is a beautiful and functional tea set from Denby’s new Natural Canvas range, ideal for afternoon tea, lazy Sunday brews, coffee mornings. And also great as a kitchen display to show off with..

£90 | BUY HERE

PICT Personalised Photo Frame Service

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Choose a photo, pick a frame, choose a scent and then send to a loved one. PICT lets you do all of this and send a photo to a loved one with a smell that reminds you of that particular moment. Why not take the photos off the phone and on to a frame.

Various | BUY HERE

Garmence Wine Box Subscription

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Treat one of your loved ones the Garmence Wine Box Subscription. You pick the first wine box you want to receive: Ménage à 3; Bunga Bunga; Dark knights; Fresh Flamingos; Clockwork white or be surprised by our Mystery box. It’s a fuss free refill and the best way for you to discover the whole range! Each month or fortnight we pick the box you will receive, except if there is a wine you absolutely don’t want, in that case email us order@garmence.com, at least 5 days before you receive your next box.

£ 35.00 / Monthly | BUY HERE

Home is Wherever I’m With You, Map Print

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This beautiful depiction of a vintage world map features a loving quote that would make the perfect gift for a loved one on an anniversary, engagement or birthday. The map print can be personalised in the bottom right hand corner so why not add the date you travelled to your favourite city or the date you went on your RTW trip.

£16.39 | BUY HERE

B+H Cookery Courses

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The B&H Kitchen offers a range of well-devised, informal cookery classes and short courses for all levels, from complete novices to seasoned professionals. Covering everything from knife skills to baking, butchery to bread making, and led by Executive Chef, Adam Gray, the classes make excellent gifts and can be tailored around large groups.

Various | BUY HERE

London Tea Club – Tea subscription

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London Tea Club is a new subscription tea service, which delivers green, white, oolong, puerh, and herbal teas monthly. They source and select teas to match your flavour profile. As your tastes change, so do the types of teas you receive. Discovery, Wellness & Inspiration.

£10 per month | BUY HERE

English Provender – Various

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English Provender know that great food and great flavour is about using the best natural ingredients. That means naturally good, home-made flavours that zing with freshness. Every recipe starts with their experts seeking the best flavour combinations and authentic tastes. Then it’s on to a development kitchen, amongst the steaming pots where there are passionate chefs bursting with fresh ideas and larders filled with fantastically tasty ingredients.

Various | BUY HERE

Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost Mason Jar

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This is the perfect present for the travel lover, a stunning saddle leather mug jacket engraved with the travel quote ‘Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost made perfectly for a mason jar. The jacket can be popped on to various mugs and cups of the same size and used on the road and when you are out and about travelling.

£16.49 | BUY HERE

Chocolate and Love

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Chocolate and Love was created out of love for superior chocolate and a firm belief that good chocolate enjoyed in moderation should be a part of everyone’s life. High quality is key for this brand and they provide rich taste, give out passionate flavours but do all this whilst using organic ingredients from fair-trade cooperatives from all around the world.

Various | BUY HERE

Cookery School Course Vouchers

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Cookery School’s approach to food is simple, modern and imaginative. They use their knowledge of food and cooking and share their love for delicious home-cooking. Located in central London they are one of the best in the city and are constantly finding fresh sources of inspiration to bring to their classes, through their menus and suppliers. I would recommend the Thai cookery course or the healthy eating one…

Various | BUY HERE

ROCKTAILS

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A family run brand, ROCKTAILS were founded in 2013 from a love for frozen drinks whilst enjoying the health benefits of the ingredients. They created an all-natural non-alcoholic cocktail with a difference. Much experimenting later over many months and they had decided on four blends. They are sealed by blends in pouches so they could be enjoyed at home, at a festival or on the road.

from £2.75 | BUY HERE

Brazillian + Indian Coffee from BySea

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Around 1.5 million people work as seafarers across the globe and hundreds of thousands of them pass through the major ports of our country every year. In their work many of them regularly face the pain of prolonged separation from family and friends, the discomfort of freezing temperatures and enclosed surrounding and the dangers of the sea itself. BySea is a Social Enterprise that invests 100% of its profits to Sailors’ Society, an international maritime welfare charity supporting seafarers, their families and communities at home, in port and at sea. Proceeds from BySea goes to supporting seafarers and their families.

from £4.95 | BUY HERE

Bloom & Wild BirchTree

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Bloom & Wild has joined forces with lux beauty retailer and the UK’s number one beauty box, Birchbox, to create a unique Christmas offering in the form of the “BirchTree.” Each perfectly-formed BirchTree stands at a dainty 40cm tall and is decorated with five premium beauty treats, including Benefit’s POREfessional primer, Detox Face Mask from Caudalie and Rituals’ Sakura Body Cream.

£33.00 | BUY HERE

Borough Olives

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Borough Olives sells a wide variety of fresh olives sourced from specialist producers in Greece, Spain and Morocco. The olives are then expertly marinated in the company’s Essex kitchens, using fresh herbs. The stall also sells a lovely range of green pesto, red pesto, tapenade, dolmades, feta cheese and sun dried tomatoes.

£2.65 | BUY HERE

Origin Coffee

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Origin Coffee is a leading UK speciality coffee roaster. Direct trade sourcing, roasting, educating and brewing. Cascara is made up of the fruit that surrounds the berry of the coffee seed commonly known as the bean.

£6.35 | BUY HERE

Cooked: Cookery book subscription

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Ever wanted an ever-expanding cookbook library at your fingertips? Welcome Cooked. With hundreds of cookbooks from the best chefs and food writers, Cooked.com is the perfect gift for the cooks in your life this Christmas. Subscribe for just £36 a year or £2.99 a month to devour cookbooks in their entirety from the likes of James Martin, River Cottage, Gill Meller, Skye Gyngell, Jason Atherton, Antonio Carluccio, and many more. Purchase a gift subscription for Christmas using the code XMASGIFT and they’ll send you two cookbooks absolutely free!

£36.00 | BUY HERE

Lucky Voice Karaoke Machine

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Make somebody’s Christmas wish come true with the Lucky Voice Karaoke Machine. Simply plug in an iPhone, computer or iPad and have instant access to over 8,000+ songs with everything from classic hits to the latest chart toppers. Our Karaoke Machine is such a crowd-pleaser, the Grinch himself will be hankering to sing a carol or three!

£50.00 | BUY HERE

*A selection of these products were gifted to me by brands, however the I would not endorse any products that I did not enjoy using or use myself.