Products for babies and children. Lots to make the lives of mum and dad easier too. Browse Babies and Children products on my directory too.
The Easy Learning Shop A wonderful toy shop offering wooden toys, fun games, and an educational section for all ages. Warhammer for modellers too. Wooden toys are their speciality, the type that encourage imagination. A traditional toy shop whose toys encourage children to find different ways to play. Playing and learning. For for a wide age range, from babies to teens.
Bear Hunt Books Children’s books carefully selected. Children’s independent book shop. So many brilliant books for all ages from babies to young adults. Wide range in each age group. All kinds of genre. Fiction, non-fiction, activity books and workbooks. A brilliant book subscription service too, a lovely way to develop a child’s love of reading.
Some amazing beauty, body and well-being products. Browse Beauty, Pampering, Health and Wellbeing products on my directory too.
Little Soap Company A gorgeous range of all-natural, organic, cruelty free and vegan soaps. Pure natural products, kind to you and the environment. Soap bars (including hand soap,shampoo bar, facial bar, exfoliating bar, shaving bar, body bar and the Little Beast doggy bar), liquid handsoap, bubble bath, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, hand and body lotion and candles too.
JustBe Botanicals JustBe wellbeing range of holistic products. JustBe have created a natural range for the face, body and home. Including spa treatments, herbal teas and chocolate. The products smell amazing, are emotionally nourishing and packed full of therapeutic benefits. Every JustBe product is lovingly made by hand in Scotland using purely natural ingredients.
Independent boutiques for clothes, bags, footwear and jewellery. Lots of different styles. Browse Clothes and Accessories items on my directory too.
Belle-Modelle Fashion and lifestyle store, colour, style and a lot of fun. An every changing range of fashion. A colourful collection of clothes, footwear, jewellery, bags, accessories, furniture, home decor and glorious lifestyle gifts. A passion for making spaces beautiful. Men’s clothes too. Gorgeous affordable fashion range for all ages. Beautiful designs, fashion and lifestyle.
Colmers Hill Fashion Women’s fashion boutique. Extensive and well chosen range of designer clothes, footwear and accessories. Clothes that flatter and feel good to wear. Extensive range of labels stocked including Sandwich Clothing, Marble, Ralston, Out of Xile, Joseph Ribkoff, Elsewhere, From My Mother’s Garden, Soaked in Luxury, A Postcard From Brighton and many more.
Luxe Designers Luxurious, beautifully designed, timeless leather handbags. Affordable prices, without compromising on quality. A fresh contemporary collection of unique handbags from some exciting talented designers. Sourced and hand crafted in Italy by artisans and family run small factories. A hand picked collection of beautiful brands.
Some wonderful shops selling craft and hobby supplies. Browse Craft and Hobby products on my directory too.
Beyond Measure An online shop selling beautiful things for folk who make. Carefully chosen and sourced from talented craftspeople and the best small companies. Quality tools and gifts for makers. Fine leather goods, wooden needle cases, exclusive sewing patterns, scissors and cutting tools, tool boxes, tape measures, hole punches, embroidery samplers and much more.
Isle of Auskerry Yarns, knitting kits, handwoven blankets and sheep skin rugs. All from a 600 strong flock of sheep on the Orkney Isle Auskerry. The knitting kits include scarves, hats, headbands, wrist warmers, cushions and lots more. Everything you need to complete a beautiful piece of knitting. The yarns are either natural colour or hand dyed into some gorgeous shades.
Simply Ribbons Lots and lots of ribbons of all kinds. An extensive range. For crafts, occasions, gift wrapping and more. A brilliant selection of ribbon craft kits too and some great value ribbon offcut bundles. Every colour, theme, material and style you can imagine. Personalised printed ribbon too. Large selection of Wedding Ribbons, Christmas Ribbons and craft ribbons.
Shops selling lots of great food and drink. Many make their own products. Others have an amazing palette for selecting the most delicious offering. Browse Food and Drink products on my directory too.
Morrish & Banham Great wine, beer, spirits and cider. A wine merchant with an extensive range of expertly chosen, characterful wines from across the world. All great value. Well chosen selection of gin and spirits, focusing on the artisan. Real ales and ciders too. They pride themselves on helping you find exactly what you need for any occasion, from your daily tipple to wedding wines.
Totem Tea Shop Delicious organic, ethical tea. Plastic-free and vegan, either loose or bags. 24 original recipes prepared by hand in the Surrey Hills. Flavours include exotic strawberry green tea, spiced vanilla black tea, cinnamon rooibos, soothing sweet chamomile. All tea comes with their signature smiley eco packaging. Packed with lots of health benefits too.
GARDENS, GARDENING AND OUTDOORS
Whether you like to do the garden or sit in it (or both) here are some great shops. Outdoors related too. More the relaxing outdoors type of products and bringing the outdoors in. Browse Home and Garden products on my directory too.
Denys & Fielding For life outside. Sustainable gifts for gardeners and garden lovers. Deck chairs and deck chair hire for wedding and parties. Their love of gardens spreads a little plant based happiness with their range of gifts and services. At the heart of their family business is a love of outdoors and a passion gardens.
Wiggly Wigglers Extensive range of bird feeding and composting products. Farm produced Great British Birdfeed, perfect for our UK garden birds. A good quality hen mix too. They also offer live worms. Lots of composting products both worm composting and bokashi composting. They have the brilliant Urbalive composter, a worm composter.
Unique and thoughtful gift shops. Useful and beautifully designed stationery. Browse Gifts and Stationery products on my directory too.
Cordelia’s House of Treasures A range of British gifts & home decor. Unique gifts for the home, family and friends. Includes gift boxes and monthly subscription boxes wrapped in recycleable packaging. Brands include Lua Designs, Clovelly Soap, The Art File, Nathalie Bond Skincare, Caroline Gardner, Powder and Busy B Stationery.
Daffodowndilly Beautiful designs on stationery, accessories and tops. Greetings cards, hand bound notebooks, organic cotton printed T-shirts, enamel and wooden pins, stickers and positivity postcards, cross stitch patterns and jewellery kits. All designs are inspired by positivity, the natural world and the joy of having a good laugh with friends.
from you to me Creator of beautiful and emotive gift books and journals. To celebrate special occasions, inspire people to capture and share precious memories and stories. Cherished moments, bringing people closer together. Many of the products can be personalised. Journals, notebooks, memory books and more.
Poppy Treffry Beautiful machine embroidered products, designed directly from sketches of life in Cornwall. Handmade in Cornwall by a team of ladies throughout the county. Includes bags, accessories, home decor, stationery, badges and storage pots. A wide variety of gorgeous designs and beautifully hand made products.
The Chiswick Gift Company Design studio bursting with creative gift ideas. Gifts for everyone. Unique, cool, fun, quirky and inspirational gifts for everyone. Notebooks, journals, memory books, year books, activity books, inspiring enamel pins, sew on patches and more. Quirky sayings, inspiring slogans and fun words all great on great gifts.
The Little Hamper Company Luxury, individual hamper gift boxes. With amazing products from small businesses, many based in Lincolnshire. Each hamper is in a luxury box, finished with a ribbon and a personal message. For all occasions, male and female. A contemporary twist on the traditional hamper. Make your own hampers available too.
Unique Planners by Pirongs Design your own planners and stationery. The planners can be personalised inside and on the cover. Choose your style, pages and the start date. Life planners, wedding planners and teacher planners. Plus other stationery; personalised desk pads, notepads, notebooks, mugs and bottles. Wedding guest books too. So many different ways you can make them personal with your own designs, pictures and words.
Vixendale Gifts British-made gifts, with an animal or countryside theme. Sourced from small businesses in the UK and individual designer creators. Unique and special products. The range includes cushions, kitchen textiles. stationery & cards, prints, tableware, jewellery and decorative items.
Home decor, homewares, kitchen accessories and more. Browse Home and Garden products on my directory too.
Injabulo High quality handmade fair trade baskets. Direct from makers in Africa. Each basket is handmade and totally unique. Baskets for so many different uses in and outside of the home. Shopping baskets, stash baskets, laundry and log baskets. Baskets for bread and fruit, cycle baskets and beautifully decorative baskets. A lovely extensive range.
Surface Candy Designers and makers of furniture and door knobs. Unique hand decorated wooden knobs. Adding colour, style and fun to your home and furniture. Wide range from traditional to colourful, retro to floral, fun to personal. Adds personality and the perfect finish to your furniture and home design. Can be made to your own design or theme.
Yellow Room Designs Ceramic coasters in a range of designs, suitable for a wide range of home decor schemes. Handmade using a technique similar to decoupage which involves patterned paper and layers of varnish, making them heat and water resistant. Wide range of designs and colours. Ceramic with a cork backing. Quality materials used, unique designs and each individually decorated by hand.
Pet tags, dog leads, dog food and lots more. All things pet. Browse Pet products on my directory too.
Hoobynoo Pet tags in lots of designs for dogs, cats and horses. Personalised pet and pet owner gifts, including bowls, collars, pet portraits, mugs, memorial gifts, Christmas decorations and more. Personalised by dog breed design and holds all the information you need to keep you pet safe. Over 170 different breeds of dog have their own designs.
Pawshtails Quality dog products. Climbing rope dog leads. High quality, safe, stylish, lightweight, comfortable to hold and strong. No pull harness with a multi-functional design, durable and weatherproof. Natural dog treats, dog toys and cosy dog blankets. Plus dog designs on greetings cards and some brilliant vinyl stickers perfect for dog lovers.
Poppy & Rufus At the heart of every beautiful home lies a contented dog. Functional, practical and stylish products for your dog and your dogs home. Everyday practical products for your dog. But designed to make them look stylish. Dog beds, dog storage baskets, poo bag holders, dog walking bags, dog bandana, dog collars, welly bags, travel dog bowl, dog towels and more useful products for your dog when at home and when out and about. All carefully made in the UK.
Trusty Dog Food Nutritionally balanced complete dog foods. Exceptional quality and at affordable prices. Formulated with your dogs needs and enjoyment in mind. A comprehensive vitamin and mineral supplement is added to compliment the key ingredients. Ensuring you have a bright, healthy, shiny dog full of vitality. Delivered direct to your door.
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