I think it is safe to say that we have all spent more time at home than ever in 2020, this is why it is even more important to give your loved ones some home comforts this Christmas. I have rounded up a fantastic guide of all things home, from gadgets to home fragrance there is something for everyone. I hope you enjoy!
Cotswold Candle Co
Hand poured in the Cotswold countryside by creator Polly, the Cotswold Candle Co offer a fantastic range of scented candles and home fragrance options by encapsulating the scents of the Cotswolds. From fresh and invigorating to the aromatic scents of Christmas, the Cotswold candle co has something for all. This Cinnamon, Orange and clove candle is a spicy aromatic mixture of zingy citrus orange teamed with warming cinnamon and clove, perfect to fill your home with delicious Christmas scents this season. All Cotswold candles are hand poured using a mixture of soy and mineral waxes to ensure the best scent throw possible whilst keeping carbon emissions to a minimum. Each has a luxurious wooden wick to create the perfect crackling flame. Check out the Cotswold candle Co here.
Ink & Drop
Ink & drop is a family run business born from a passion for all things interior. Offering a huge range of unique prints and artwork, Ink & Drop have something to please everyone. All ink & drop artwork is unique and created in their in- house studio by their talented designers, this is what makes them stand out and fulfil their aim to create the best, most eclectic selection of print artwork you can find on the internet. The on-trend prints photographed offer a glimpse into fantastic range available, perfectly simplistic Scandinavian style artwork, perfect for a gallery wall or a large, framed print for impact. These pieces are sure to compliment your home style perfectly. Discover your perfect print here.
Somfy Outdoor Camera
When it comes to the home, security is undoubtedly one of the most important elements of making a house truly feel like a home. With it’s sleek and stylish design, this Somfy camera will look great on any type of property. You can kick back and relax, in total reassurance whilst the Somfy outdoor camera does more than just keep an eye on things. Protecting your home and deterring against burglars. Using it’s smart activation function, which recognises when you leave home and reminds you to turn on the camera’s monitoring function, as soon as anyone comes near your home, you will immediately receive a warning on your smartphone. Somfy has a nifty app that acts as a watchful eye. As soon as the camera detects movement, it immediately starts recording for 30 seconds and sends a notification to your smartphone. You can directly view the live images, speak with your visitor, activate the powerful, built-in 110dB siren via the app when motion is detected and watch the recorded images or upload them to Dropbox, Google Drive or OneDrive. With Full HD recording and built in night vision the image quality you receive day and night is second to none and with an impressive speak and listen feature, the Somfy app will alert you of any motion around your home. At this stage you can speak to visitors with the smart talkback feature on your phone or should you need to, raise the alarm or call emergency services with a touch of a button. Due to being wireless, the camera only needs a power supply rather than multiple cables and boxes unlike older, unsightly CCTV systems, so therefore very easy to install and control via the Somfy app on your smartphone. The Somfy camera is compatible with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant or Apple HomeKit and via the IFTTT platform with countless other brands, can be expanded with additional Somfy accessories to suit your family and home’s changing demands, for example extra motion detectors, cameras or smoke alarms. Somfy cameras boast an impressive 5-year warranty due to their impressive design and durability being top of the range. My husband wired and setup the camera in less than an hour. Give the gift of total piece of mind to yourself and loved ones this Christmas with Somfy.
Produced from a stunning scotch grain textured material, these striking notebooks are both glamorous and practical at the same time making for the perfect office and travel accessory. These notebooks feel decadent and luxurious with lined cream paper and signature Rollo London motif. After failing to find Luxury, practical stationery creator Alex set about designing a series of environmentally responsible notebooks to stand the test of time, both in aesthetic and quality. Offering a classic notebook with a modern twist, Rollo London’s collections now cover the full desk with a wide range of accessories suitable for the home and office. Every Rollo product bears the unmistakable trademark of quality, functionality and truly exquisite craftsmanship. With many of us working from home more than ever be sure to do it in style, a huge range of timeless designs to suit all, look to Rollo London for a touch of luxury this Christmas.
Norfolk Natural Living Gemstone Diffuser
Norfolk Natural Living was created by Bella Middleton with one aim, ‘to enhance the everyday and bring a sense of pleasure to daily rituals’, from washing your clothes to caring for your plants, and even falling asleep. A trained aromatherapist, Bella was inspired by the countryside and coastal landscapes which surround her Norfolk home, this is why every product from Norfolk Natural Living has wellbeing and nature at its core. This unique gemstone diffuser blends Rose quartz with green aventurine is designed to couple the therapeutic energy of gemstones with the beautiful fragrance of your diffuser oil. Rose Quartz is a multi-vitamin for the soul. This stone acts as an energy amplifier and helps you recharge after a busy day. When incorporated into your environment, it promotes positive vibes in your chosen space. Green Aventurine also stimulates the immune system and is helpful for reaching mental balance, something we could all do with this year. Just add a few drops of diffuser oil, allow the stones to absorb the fragrance before slowly releasing delightful aromas into the air. The stylish design will look great in any space, with a range of gemstone diffusers to lift every mood, check out Norfolk Natural living here.
A simple yet genius idea, a smart and sustainable alternative to greeting cards which are fun to make and easy to send. Hey pots are little pots that you can personalise with a message for your loved one and fill with their favourite candle or plant to lift mood and calm busy minds. Hey Pots are reusable so, once your candle has shared its love, or your plant has outgrown its starter home, you can repurpose your pot and use it as storage or re fill it with another plant or tealight. It’s a gift for life. All Hey Pots products arrive in recycled, biodegradable and recyclable materials. Simply head to the Hey Pots website, pick your pot, add your gift, then chose an art for the front and create a personalised message on the back. Guaranteed to make a loved one smile, or a perfect pick me up for yourself.
Laughing Dog Hamper
For three generations, Laughing dog have been dedicated to making delicious and wholesome dog foods and treats on their family farm. Using only natural ingredients all grown and sourced by themselves, it’s no wonder that the Laughing Dog is so popular with fury friends. This natural Christmas hamper for dogs is the perfect pooch present, from tasty treats to hand finished festive delights, it really does have it all. Complete with a ‘Baked with love’ Christmas card for your own special message. Give your pet the luxury treats they deserve this Christmas and check out more from the Laughing Dog here.
Yorkshire Fabric Shop
Based in the heart of the United Kingdom, Yorkshire Fabric Shop serve local, national and International customers, with their vast and impressive range of fabrics it is no wonder. Offering stunning fabrics for sofas, chairs, cushions, curtains, beds and whatever else you can imagine there is no better way to create a bespoke gift for a loved one. What makes the Yorkshire Fabric Shop so different is that they have gone the extra mile to buy beautiful upholstery fabrics from around the World. This allows them to offer the widest range of upholstery and furnishing fabrics that you can find online and in their fabric mill shop in Yorkshire. These cushions are plump, soft and super stylish, a great gift for any interior loving loved one. Too many gorgeous fabrics to choose from? Gift vouchers are a great way to send your love if you are stuck. Check out more from the Yorkshire Fabric Shop here.
Art House London
Lovingly hand poured in England using 100% natural plant wax, with lead-free cotton wicks for a clean, non-toxic burn, this luxury candle from Art House London seductively fills the room with enticing aromas to relax, freshen or inspire. Infused with either the finest pure essential oils, or premium fragrance oils which contain no harsh chemicals or colours. The quality of the oils together with the superior plant wax ensure that the candles burn evenly, and that they fragrance the room even when unlit. The aromatic and spicy scents of the enchanting ancient fragrances of Frankincense and Myrrh, have been used to create this evocative and warm scent reminding us of cosy winter evenings by the fire. A fabulous gift for any candle loving friend or family member… don’t forget one for yourself too.
When it comes to gifts, you can’t beat a personal touch. Zilpha Designs creates lovingly handmade, bespoke gifts for all occasions. From made to order paintings, cards, drawings, framed artwork, prints, invitations and wedding stationery, there is something for everyone and all occasions. With a stylish range of funky pattern prints from monochrome dalmatian spots to nautical appeal, all listings have the option to request personalisation for that extra personal touch. The hand painted watercolour car cards showcase the incredible talent of creator Becky whose passion for creating impressive pieces is evident in her designs. The nautical and monochrome personalised prints offer just a snippet of the fun and on trend prints available. Keep up to date with the latest designs by following Zilpha Designs on Instagram and check out the website to discover more.
The Gtech HyLite is a modern product for busy lifestyles, offering outstanding cleaning performance, this smart gadget may be small, but wow does it perform. With very little maintenance due to it’s simplistic design and impressive waste storage system this is a must have for any on the go home. The HyLite adapts effortlessly to all floor surfaces, upholstery and stairs and the cordless technology means no plugs or sockets either, so cleaning your home couldn’t be simpler, especially as the reclining handle allows you to reach under sofas and beds without having to move heavy furniture. Speedy, durable and easy to use the HyLite makes vacuuming a pleasure not a chore and packs away to tiny, it can fit in a kitchen drawer! Get yours here.
Do you know someone lucky enough to be getting some winter sun? Why not dry off from that traditional Boxing day swim in style? This Tesalate Alchemist beach towel for two will make a great gift for the couples in your life. Using cutting-edge textile technology, Tesalate have created their exclusive AbsorbLite fabric to bring you a towel that is simply smarter than the rest. Fast drying, super absorbent and incredibly stylish these towels make for a fantastic outside the box Christmas gift idea. This towel is so diverse. Not only is it a sand free beach towel but it can also be used as a picnic blanket, yoga mat or as a swimmers best friend. The variety of gorgeous designs means that however you use the towel it will add some style to your home, holidays, or days out. Check out the fantastic range from Tesalate here.
BeLoved Pet Care
Dogs, there’s a reason we call them man’s best friend, so if your family also includes those who are four-legged, why not give them a real treat this Christmas. Whether you are shopping for a relative, friend or even your own four-legged companions, the BeLoved 100% natural pet care range is a superb gift idea for any occasion. Made of luxurious and moisturising ingredients, BeLoved offers a fantastic range of soaps, sprays, oils and balms to protect and nourish our hands as well as giving your dog the natural boost they deserve. Utilising the natural healing powers of the world around us, the Beloved team have tested the products first on themselves, with the belief that if it is good enough for them then the Be:Loved range will certainly be good enough for our adored pets. The Nose and Paw Balms are perfect for on-the-go fixes. For those little aches and scrapes that come from being an adventurous dog. The be fresh spray is a great way to keep your pet’s quarters smelling fresh and clean, the smell is delightful for around the home. If you are spending the festive period away from your furry friends then a quick sprits of your pets bedding will make any holiday accommodation smell like home. Choose from a fantastic selection of BeLoved’s shampoo bars to best suit your pets needs. Check out the fantastic range here.
Deluxe Corkscrew Gift Set
For the wine lover in your life, this lever corkscrew and white wine chiller bag make the perfect gift. The chill bag can be used to chill warm wine or bottles in just 10 minutes and keep them cold for up to 5 hours, perfect for picnics and either indoor or outdoor home entertainment. The lever corkscrew opens bottles of wine in one easy action which takes a few seconds, which makes opening bottles quick and easy compared to a standard corkscrew.
Maps International Great Outdoors Scratch Off Map
This map is a perfect gift for anyone who loves exploring, seeking an escape from city life, or just generally in the mood to get back in touch with nature. With 15 delightful National Parks, 54 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and 40 of Scotland’s National Scenic Areas to choose from. Maps International have even included information on where to find the UK’s National Nature Reserves, just look out for the small ducks all over the map! Personalise your map with a message at the bottom, making it the perfect gift for nature lovers and explorers. Check out Maps Internationals amazing range of maps here.
Zippo Rechargeable Candle Light
An absolute game changer! Not only is this Zippo USB candle lighter super stylish but it also boasts impressive technology that changes the game when it comes to home conveniences. Zippo’s new rechargeable candle lighter requires no refilling and no butane. The single beam lighter offers a windproof arc and can be easily recharged with included charging cord. Available in a stylish range of colours such as Rose Gold, candy apple and pebble silver, upgrade yours or your loved ones candle lighting experience now.
BeeBAGZ are 100% natural beeswax bags, multi- functional safer and convenient option to plastic for all your family’s food storage needs. These beeswax wrap bags are the perfect choice for keeping your fruits, veggies, sandwiches, and other snacks fresher tasting for longer. The combination of 100% cotton, a double stitched seam and beeswax allows for an attractive storage solution that allows food to breathe, thereby preserving it longer and helping to reduce household waste. Impressively beeswax has an antibacterial agent that also helps to keep the bags clean, while preventing the spread of common bacterial organisms. Available in a range of stylish designs to suit everyone, these make for a great gift that will keep giving time and time again. Check out Bee Bagz here.
Style and practicality, Tile have designed these fantastic Bluetooth-enabled devices and of course the handy Tile app, to make absolutely everything findable. Make finding keys, wallets and purses simple at just the touch of a button. The Rose Glow design is stylish and colourful, making for a lovely Christmas gift. Ring your things with the Find button on the app and even find your phone by double pressing the button on your Tile! Never lose anything again with these nifty gifts. Get yours here.
Rouge 02 by the glass wine breather
When it comes to gadgets Cellar Dine have it all. Designed to aerate wine as it is being poured straight from the bottle to the glass, Rouge 02 means perfect wine every time. This is the must have wine accessory, its unique air flow system allows air bubbles to gently drop into the wine as its being poured to maximise its full flavour and bouquet from the moment it enters the glass, it’s perfectly formulated pouring spout ensures no drips every time. Simply insert into the neck of your favourite bottle, fits all neck sizes including large, flanged neck bottles.
Wax Lyrical, Baby It’s Cold Christmas Candle
A known and loved Christmas must have, Wax Lyrical Baby Its Cold candle is back, with its beautifully illustrated Penguin character and delightful warming scents, this really is the perfect purchase for that ultimate festive feeling. With rich and decadent winter aromas including white sandal, amber and oud this candle oozes decadence. With an impressive 50 hours burn time this candle is a gift that keeps on giving. Check out Wax Lyrical Christmas collections here.
Cellar Dine Chill Core
Now this has got me dreaming of wine with friends. A revolutionary new product designed to actively chill bottles in minutes! This nifty gadget means wine will not only be chilled by the time you’ve got the glasses but it will keep wine staying cold for up to 2 hours. The ChillCore can remain inside the bottle whilst being poured, the revolutionary air flow system ensures effortless pouring whilst chilling the wine at the same time. If you are not able to consume the whole bottle of wine ( I can’t say this is ever an issue for me!) the ChillCore 3 in 1 system has a unique rubber seal stopper to keep your opened bottle of wine fresh for at least 48 hours. The perfect home entertaining gadget this Christmas.