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Baby girl sleepsuit in fine towelling with polka dot print

Baby girl front opening sleepsuit in fine towelling with colourful polka dot print. A cotton braid bow at the neck for a touch of elegance.A gorgeous model, ideal for the summer thanks to its light fabric.83% cotton 17% polyamide.

Price: £28.00

Available from Petit Bateau

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Rock-a-bye Baby Paper Napkins


Rock-a-bye Baby Paper Napkins.

Baby Shower Party Supplies.

Each pack of Rock-a-bye Baby Paper Napkins contains 20 napkins with each measuring 12.7cm x 12.7cm when open.

Why not add some Rock-a-bye Baby Paper Plates to the party.

Price: £2.19

Available from Perfect Finishing Touches

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BUTTERFLY Wooden Tip-Out Puzzle (Personalised)

A special gift for a little one just learning to recognise letters. Tip the board over for all the pieces to fall out. Not suitable for under 36 months due to the small size of some of the letters

Price: £9.40 for 3 letters + £1.90 per extra letter

Available from Pine Needles

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‘Lenny’ Footmuff – Universal

This is a new beautiful lambskin footmuff from Kaiser. It is of a universal design to suit most prams, including the Uppa Baby Vista, and is super light, with a 2-way all-round zip. The upper part is removable and the lower part can be used separately as a play mat or as a useful liner in the warmer months. The head area can be drawn together into a mummy shape giving extra protection from the wind. The draw cord is stored in a safety pocket. Anti-slip in the back area and reflective strips in the foot area. The harness holes are designed as long slits which allow you to thread the straps through quickly and easily. This footmuff fits all common pram models and buggies for up to 5-point belt systems. The coated exterior material is dirt and water repellent as well as breathable.

Price: £135.00

Available from Baa Baby

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Personalised Teacher ‘Thank You’ Gifts

Discover some lovely unique gift ideas, all personalised and ready to be cherished by Miss or Sir!

Price: £7.95

Available from PhotoFairytales

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Personalised Tennis Court Keyring


The keyring features a small decorative tennis ball disc and a tennis court which is enamel on one side and the reverse is blank for your own personalised message.

We chose to add ‘ The only difference between try and triumph is a little umph’ but you could add any phrase, name, date or all three to make it special to the recipient.

Price: £14.00

Available from Me and My Sport

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A Little Girl


The perfect gift for a newborn, handmade to your requirement.

There is the option of customising with your choice of hair/skin colour and wording of your choice at no extra cost. Just let me know your exact requirement at the checkout.

Available in either a distressed pine or cream shabby chic frame.

Price: £23.95

Available from Itsybitzy

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London Bridge Pleat Scarf

Beautifully textured, woven, pleated scarf. The design on this scarf was inspired by the bridges of London arching over and reflecting in the Thames. It is stylishly elegant, dressing up any outfit, and would make a beautiful gift for women of all ages. The fabric was jacquard woven in the UK and then hand finished by Sally Weatherill. Comes gift-boxed.

Price £68.00

Available from Sally Weatherill

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Powell Craft Ballerina Pyjamas

These pretty, traditional style pyjamas for girls have a ‘vintage’ ballerina print with ruffles at trouser hem and pocket and pretty covered buttons. Designed in England by Powell Craft, they are made in soft, luxurious weight 100% cotton and machine washable at 30 degrees. Sizes 2-3yrs, 4-5yrs, 6-7yrs, 8-9yrs and 10-12 yrs.

Price: £21.95

Available from My Heart and Home

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Wooden Name Keyrings (Personalised)


A fun way to congratulate new parents or grandparents, we make any name, pet name or word into an eyecatching brightly coloured keyring. Great for school bags and stocking fillers! Proving to be very popular as wedding favours,especially for male guests. A fun way to congratulate new parents or grandparents, we make any name, pet name or word into an eyecatching brightly coloured keyring.Great for school bags and stocking fillers! Proving to be very popular as wedding favours,especially for male guests

Price: £1.20 for 3 letters + 40p per extra letter

Available from Pine Needles

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Let it Bee Playsuit – Little Green Radicals

A super cute playsuit with a slogan that is bound to rasie a few smiles. Made from 100% organic cotton.

Price: £9.00 (RRP £30.00)

Available from Half Pint Chic

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Personalised Wooden Stars, any colour


A lovely little christmas gift! These chunky wooden stars (7.3 cm) are hand painted and personalised. If you would like to order a star, please click to pay with paypal and leave instructions for name and your preferred colour in the “instructions to seller” box. You may choose another colour than the ones shown.

Price: £4.25

Available from Dream Scene Gifts

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Captains Chair


This traditional solid oak child’s captains chair is our heaviest and widest chair and is a great keepsake gift. The chair is available in a range of designs for girls and boys, its also available with no design (see images above), for more images of our designs see our stools for boys and girls. Our chairs are available with or without a design (see drop down box for prices). Also available in the drop down box is a plain unfinished chair i.e. no personalisation, no design and no wax finish. These chairs are priced £89.95 which allows you to finish in an effect of your choice e.g. stain, laquer, paint, etc. Due to the natural wood used and handmade nature of the chairs there maybe small irregularities such as knots, etc which we feel gives each chair its distictive character and uniqueness. All chairs can be personalised on the backrest and if required a simple message/date can be added to the seat.

Price: £94.95

Available from Hometime Crafts

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Circa Calendar

Circa is to time, as the abacus is to numbers.

Like the abacus, Circa uses the same principles of breaking down learning into bite size chunks, such that children can learn at their own pace.

Unique and new to the market, Circa emphasis is on visual and tactile learning through play and at the same time encourages parent-child interaction.

Multi-award winning product. Ideal for children ages 3-8 years. Helpful for children with learning disabilities.

Special Essex Mums Price: £29.95 ex. P&P with code ESXMUM10

Available from Circa Calendar

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Children’s Stools

Choose from our wide range of stools for girls and boys. Ideal keepsake gifts for christenings, birthdays or any special occasion.

Price: £21.95 – £49.95

Available from Hometime Crafts

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Frill Neck Lizards


This lizard is spectacular!  Any child will just love his bright colours and wide frill, which ties on with a bow around his neck.  His splayed out toes and legs allow him to hold onto things – you can even wear him on your head if you like!  He is made from 100% hand woven cotton stuffed with kapok and coloured with eco-friendly dyes that will not run or fade.  Click on his little brother as well!  He has the European Safety Certificate and is perfect for all ages.  Colours of detail and frill may vary.

Price: From £13.27

Available from So Indigo

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Climbing Rope Middy Wristband

Fabulous tough wristbands for men who love any sport on the oceans or high in the mountains.

Our BOING bands are available in several colours and sizes and are made from authentic sailing and climbing rope, connected by a top quality steel engineered clasp, using a super-strong neodymium magnet.

Created for the extreme sportsperson and guaranteed for 365 days to withstand all that Mother Nature can hurl at it. The Real Deal.

Price: £35.00

Available from Me and My Sport

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Kaylee Hair band Liberty fabric

This is a very pretty Liberty print hairband  in the popular Kaylee design with a mixture of peachy pink flowers.

Price: £9.99

Available from Dribblebuster

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Rainbow Noah’s Ark – Yellow Roof

Traditional design of fairtrade wooden toy noah’s ark, beautifully painted with 7 pairs of animals. UK post is FREE.

Price: £39.00

Available from Knot Toys

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Feel Good Cards


Saying regular affirmations can change your thinking pattern from negative to positive. This will help children to Feel Good about themselves making them happier and better able to cope with any problems they might face. The cards can be used in many different ways; such as choosing one at bed time to enable sleeping on a positive thought, first thing in the morning to start the day positively or stuck around bedroom or classroom walls!

Price: £5.99

Available from Feel Good Friends

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Holly Hat

Deck the halls..
Complete the set with some ivy, mistletoe or even a Xmas Pudding for a festive Christmas. This hat will see you through the winter months too.

Price: £15.95

Available from Cobwebknits

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Palm Balm

Luxurious hand treatment. This divine hand cream was developed in consultation with our doctor, chemist, herbalist and spa manager to ensure we would create a product that used fabulous ingredients, smelt delicious, felt like cashmere and most importantly gave a nourishing treatment to the hands, whether used on the run or during a luxury manicure. The results are stunning, and we truly believe it is probably the best hand cream you will ever use.

Price: £18.50

Available from Temple Spa

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Kids Woodwork Bench and Tools Set

Designed with little hands in mind, this great gift from Red Toolbox includes a real workbench, 6 basic tools and a starter project to build a wooden toolbox to store them in. Red Toolbox carpentry sets let children and adults work together and is a great way to transfer skills between generations as well as providing the opportuity for building some great memories. Made of high quality materials, the included tools set offers a handsaw, 2 x 2″ clamps, a screwdriver, a hammer and a file ( the Red Toolbox Tool belt is available separately too). The included project is to build a classic pine toolbox that can be painted or stained on completion too.

Price: £81.99

Available from Crafts 4 Kids

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Heart Shaped Sorter from EverEarth

The wooden toy shape sorter has a heart shaped base painted in pink. The top has seven different shaped sorting holes, outlined in the colour corresponding to the coloured shape that fits into that hole. This traditional wooden toy will teach colour and shape recognition. All the shapes have a hole through them and there is a threading cord included so this also doubles as a lacing toy too!

Price: £32.00

Available from Knot Toys

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Rudolf christmas cushion


This gorgeous handmade cushion has been created to add stylish Christmas décor to your home. Having a 3d effect Rudolf will be loved by kids and adults alike and his big red pom pom nose is just perfect!
A handmade pom pom is added to each corner of the cushion and the main cover is created using 100% wool felt with wool mix and eco felt used for Rudolf.
Sequins and snowflakes are also hand sewn onto the cushion.
Decorate your home with unique and stylish accessories this Christmas.

Price: £39.00
Available from Casa Flor

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Dino Bones Raincoat

Hatley boys Dino Bones waterproof raincoat, with comfy terry lining. The shell is polyurethane, and the lining is 78% cotton / 22% polyester. 100% PVC-free, machine washable, hang to dry. Has matching umbrella and wellies. Sizes available are 3 yrs, 4 yrs, 5 yrs, 6 yrs & 7 yrs

Price: £24.95

Available from Dolly Rose

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Josefinas Luanda Ballet Flats

A heart that beats with determination. Perfect ballet flats for cooler days, with an injected rubber sole and reinforced with leather in the interior. The shoe has a tie that allows a tighter or looser fit, depending on individual taste and comfort.

Price: £100.00

Available from Girissima

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CHEM C1000 Thames and Kosmos

Chem C1000 from award winning Thames & Kosmos is a perfect gift for children showing an aptitude for science that will might just prepare them for a lifetime of fascination with the subject! A chemistry experiment at home kit, Chem C1000 covers 125 diverse experiments that will start to build a strong foundation in chemistry with exposure to a broad range of chemical phenomena and hands-on laboratory experiences.

Price: £39.99

Available from Great Gifts 4 Kids

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Coral Linen Dress – Baby Graziella

We love the classic shape of this linen dress. It is incredibly simple and elegant with a lovely detachable brooch to add an element of detailing. If you have a wedding or special event to attend this would be a great dress. It zips at the back, is fully lined and made from 100% linen.

Price: £59.00 (RRP £150.00)

Available from Half Pint Chic

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Rudolf christmas cushion


This gorgeous handmade cushion has been created to add stylish Christmas décor to your home. Having a 3d effect Rudolf will be loved by kids and adults alike and his big red pom pom nose is just perfect!
A handmade pom pom is added to each corner of the cushion and the main cover is created using 100% wool felt with wool mix and eco felt used for Rudolf.
Sequins and snowflakes are also hand sewn onto the cushion.
Decorate your home with unique and stylish accessories this Christmas.

Price: £39.00
Available from Casa Flor

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Fantasy Flyer Pedal Plane


This plane practically named itself, it is 100% pink, 100% girl, and 100% retro. This Pretty in Pink Airplane comes in grey detailing, chrome trim pieces and that ‘oh so 50’s’ shade of pink that make this pedal plane a delight for your favourite little princess pilot. Our plane is made of the same heavy gauge steel, just like the originals. Our windshield, steering wheel, exhaust ports, hood scoops, propeller, and hub caps are all chrome. When the plane is pedalled, the propeller turns. We make this plane in several colour combinations and all of our planes come with a padded seat. Adult Supervision Required. Suitable for ages 2-6 years old.
Price: £520

Available from Punkin Patch

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Knitted Monkey Rattle – Blue

This super soft knitted monkey is a lovely gift for baby and is suitable for newborns. When sitting he’s around 15cm high and 13cm wide. See babies face light up when shaking their new lovely soft monkey – as it’s a rattle too!

Price: £13.00

Available from Angel Cashmere

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2D Poki Kit – Make 24 Robots

Here is a fabulous little present for kids that hard to buy for tween market. Inside the box are 24 individual Robot plans. On each page you get pop out Robot parts that are easy to put together, we love how when you build them they can stand, soon you start imagining what your little robot army could do for you. And each one is a different colour, featuring distinct features. So much design and imagination in such a small pack.

Price: £6.50

Available from Little Citizen’s Boutique

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Janod Sackanimo Wolf

Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf?

This Sacknimo paper costume by French toymaker Janod is a quick and easy way for kids to dress up and bags of fun to boot!
Made from thick printed paper, tough and durable.
Age: 3y+
Dimensions: 69cm x 15cm x 95cm

Price: £7.00

Available from Nel a Ned

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Red Betsy


Another fantastic addition to the Animal Hopper range, here comes Red Betsy! She’s the perfect toy for lots of festive fun at Christmas, and at any other time of the year. The colour’s gorgeous enough to rival Rudolph’s red nose! Just like the other Hoppers, she’s a great alternative to the traditional space hopper, suitable for children aged 3 years and up, and gives them hours of fun. Comes complete with attractive gift-box and pump, and tested to rigorous BS EN71 Standards

Price: £22.50

Available from Skibz

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Personalised 3D Owl Door Plaque


This bright and colourful owl door plaque makes a lovely gift for little ones. This handcrafted owl door plaque may be personalised with a name or a couple of words. In your options you may choose if would like just the child name, the child’s name with the addition of “room” (£2.00 extra), or any other two words added to the plaque (£2.00 extra). You may choose the colour of the plaque; the colour of the letters and the colour scheme of the owl. Plenty of choice to make the perfect colour combination!

Price: £12.50 for one name; £14.50 for two names or addition of ..’s rrom

Available from Dream Scene Gifts

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Personalised Name Print – Magical Circus

Our personalised illustrated name pictures are beautiful and unique. You Name it – We Design it. If this style is not what you are looking for, please go to our website to view our collection.

Offering an ideal christening, baby shower, Birthday, new baby or a special gift for any little person. Each letter is beautifully illustrated in different themes including: Baby Boy, Baby Girl, Princess and Fairy, Toys and Games, Cars and Trains to name a few. Or pay additional for your own theme to suit the child or their nursery/interior.
Each artwork piece also has the choice of an added line of personalisation, either the meaning of the child’s name and country of origin (example: Grace meaning Grace of God origin Hebrew), or your own line of personalisation (example: Sophia Jessica Smith born 25th June 2010).

The personalised artwork can be purchased as an A4 unfamed print or A3 unframed print.
made from:
A4 and A3 print on high quality fine art luxury 180gsm paper and the best quality fine art ink.
dimensions:
Dimensions: A4 unframed print: 29.7cm x 21 cm (landscape) A3 unframed print: 42 cm x 29.7 cm (landscape)

Price: £20.00

Available from First Step Images

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Set of 7 Chunky / Giant Hazel Crayons


Set of 7 large chunky / giant woodland crayons wrapped in raffia. These unique Hazel wood crayons really do work…!  Hand crafted in Wales from sustainably coppiced Welsh Hazel.  Size: approximately 17 to 18cm long and between 2 to 3 cm diameter. The coloured wax core extends into the hazel approx 7cm and can be re-sharpened multiple times. The set contains one crayon each in the following colours; red, blue, green, yellow, brown, pink and orange.

Price: £9.50

Available from Cottage Coppicing

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CoziDry Boy’s Coverall

The CoziDry Boy’s Coverall is a great solution for babies that posit and drool.

Our lightweight moisture-proof liner works a treat. Our softer than soft 100% eucalyptus based tencel is smoother than cotton, is temperature regulating and comfortable to wear on their delicate skin.

Full front nickel free snap opening makes it quick and easy for changing in.

Contrast blue rib neck and sleeve cuffs enhance the delicate seal motif print.

Price: €27.00

Available from Cozi Dry

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Butterfly Set – Baby Graziella

A super sweet tee and matching bloomers. The pink tee has a butterfly applique and a few little sparkles. The bloomers are gorgeous and frilly. A perfect summer outfit. Made from 100% cotton.

Price: £19.00 (RRP £46.00)

Available from Half Pint Chic

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