Presents

Mar
12

WEDDING WEDNESDAY: Guest Favours

wedding favours tableLittle gifts for guests – better known as wedding favours – are a US-grown phenomenon that has crept over here in recent times. If they’re on the cards at your wedding, first think about your budget and how much time you have to spare; you can be generous without burning a hole in your pocket…

 

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Mar
05

WEDDING WEDNESDAY: Guide to Wedding Stationery

wedding stationery card galleryToday, Lisa Forde from The Card Gallery is sharing some tips and advice to help you when choosing your bespoke wedding stationery. Lisa’s been running her company for the past 10 years, during which time she’s gained lots of valuable knowledge and experience. Over to Lisa..

 

 

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Dec
03

Secret Santa Top Ten

write on piggy bankFor a group of work colleagues or a random gathering of friends and family around the Christmas table, a popular and practical gift solution is the anonymous giving of presents known as the Secret Santa. Check out our favourite Secret Santa present ideas across a range of budgets.

 

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Nov
14

Christmas Wrapping Ideas

vintage gift bagEveryone takes a different approach to their Christmas shopping; some have it done and dusted by late summer, whilst others are accustomed to the scrum that is the high street on Christmas Eve. Whenever you get round to it, it helps to be stocked up with wrapping ideas. Here are a few tips to help you…erm…present your presents this year.

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Dec
03

Homemade Christmas Fun

At the chilly end of the year, indoor activities come into their own and are a great way of keeping the kids busy during the holidays. Donning an apron and heading for the warmth of the kitchen might appeal, or making Christmas cards, decorations or presents; there are plenty of Christmas craft activities to choose from.

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Oct
30

Christmas Stocking Fillers & Novelty Gifts

‘Tis almost the season to be jolly, and now’s the time of year to make sure you’ve got a few extra presents up your sleeve. It could be a Christmas present for a favourite teacher, a stocking filler or a Secret Santa gift. Here are our favourite novelty-gift ideas for everyone.

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Oct
26

Preparing for Advent

Preparing for AdventThe arrival of half-term means that the Christmas holidays aren’t too far away. You may not have started your Christmas shopping yet…or perhaps you’ve already finished? Apart from the presents, here are a few of our favourite things to bear in mind as Advent approaches.

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Sep
25

Halloween Trick or Treat and Fancy Dress

On October 31st, it’s time to inspire with spooky extras and special effects. At Halloween, the devil is in the detail. As well as dressing up your house, think of costumes and treats that will make fright night complete.

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