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Category Archive: Shopping online

Wee Find: Christmas Tree Wall Hanging

After a touch of vintage Kitschmas to add to your Christmas decor? How about this amazing vintage macrame-inspired crochet Christmas tree by Pilgrim Lee of Draw!Pilgrim? Inspired by the knit and macramé wall hangings of the 60s, Pilgrim has created a detailed PDF crochet pattern that’s available to purchase from drawpilgrim.com and Etsy. It’s an instant […]

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25 Excellent Presents for Book Lovers

A kind of niche industry of ‘gifts for book lovers’ has popped up online, and some of the stuff you can get is actually quite good. If you know someone who has a favourite well-known author, chances are, there is some kind of gift that pays homage to that person or their work. From Hemingway […]

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45 Presents He’ll Really Love for Christmas

How are you going with your Christmas shopping? I bet you’ve still got at least one dude to buy for (I do), and you’re a little bit stuck. Amiright? Before you grab something boring or generic (step away from those boring old socks/undies/box of chocolates now), take a look at the beaut line-up of gifts […]

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Wee Find: Dot Musee and Flower Crayons

Top of my Christmas present recommendations is this genius set of Dot Musee Crayons from the amazing online design store, Mycuppatea. Made in Japan, each crayon represents a different painting by Claude Monet: 1. Sunset in Venice (1908) 2. Iris Bed in Monet’s Garden (1900) 3. Waterlily Pond – Green Harmony (1899) 4. Water Lilies […]

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40 gorgeous designer gifts under $50

Buying presents on a budget doesn’t mean buying anything less than the best. In fact, there are plenty of quality gifts around – with designer names attached – starting at $17.09 You just need to know where to look. And that’s where I come in. I’ve scoured department stores, online shops and designer brands around […]

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Wee finds: Best Advent Calendars for 2014

Happy 1st of December! Do you have your Advent calendar up yet? I’ve dug out our old-school German Advent calendar to hang on the fridge, but we’ve already forgotten to open up the first door! I’ve noticed a growing trend for DIY Advent calendars this year, featuring boxes or pockets that can be filled with […]

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