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Cocktail Print Tee

Bring the sunshine to the party in this beautiful bright tee. Dis Une Couleur makes the gentlest organic cottons and this old school pop print is sure to be a hit with any little one. Love the bold colors. It’s made from the softest brushed cotton on the planet, we love it so much that we put our own precious toddlers in it.

Price: £22.00

Available from Little Citizen’s Boutique

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Forever Family Personalised Memory Locket

Personalised memory lockets. Be it a birthday, anniversary, bridesmaid gift, or just because, each locket is different. This ‘I Love You’ locket is an example of a piece from Butterflies and Sparkles but every locket can be personalised and customised to suit you. If you’re thinking of placing an order:

  • Have a look through the photo albums.
  • Select your favourite locket.
  • Decide on whether you’d like to add a back plate and if so which one. I can also add photos and word art backgrounds.
  • Select the charms you’d like to add.
  • You can add danglers too
  • There are various size lockets and back plates.

Also if you can’t find the right charms I’m sure I can order them in for you. I am always willing to help make the perfect memory locket so if you’re unsure where to start just message me.

Price: Keyrings start at £16.50, Necklaces start at £21.50, Bracelets start at £21

Available from Butterflies and Sparkles

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4 point bowl

4 point bowl in recycled enamelled aluminium. This really useful sized bowl comes in beautiful vibrant shades of lime, teal and purple and is certifed ‘food safe’.

Price: £16.00

Available from Sincerity Gifts

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Savannah Classy Dollhouse

The Savannah Classy Dollhouse,decorated like a true southern mansion, is one of our most exquisite  dollhouses.With all the rooms and pieces of furniture, it’s guaranteed to keep imaginations running wild. The Savannah Classy Dollhousemakes playtime more realistic than ever before. Features include: Four levels and six rooms of open space, 14 pieces of colourful furniture, Wide windows allow dolls to be viewed from multiple angles, Full outdoor patio area, Large enough that multiple children can play at once, Accommodates all fashion dolls up to 30 cm tall, 85 cm L x 34 cm W x 130 cm H, MDF, Solid Wood, and Fabric

Price: £150.00

Available from Punkin Patch

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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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By Malene Birger Quilcina Green Bracelet

Metallic silver bracelet, adorned with crystal clear glass and colored acrylic stones.

Price: £37.50 was £75.00

Available from Girissima

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Animal Magic Baby Shoes – Love Birds

Starchild soft leather baby shoes. Lovebirds in pink and blue on lemon shoes. Twitter in love.

Price: £18.00

Available from Starchild Shoes

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Lambswool Blankets

A selection of fine Scottish Soft Lambswool Baby Blankets made exclusively for Tuppence & Crumble. Felted for extra baby softness these knitted blankets can be machine washed on a wool cycle. Available in ‘on trend’ Breton stripes, funky Multi-Stripes and for a contemporary but traditional look Heritage Fairisles in three colourways for baby girls and boys. Made from naturally breathable and insulative lambswool they can make a lasting treasured gift.

Price: From £35.95

Available from Tuppence and Crumble

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Feel Good Games – 6 in 1

Six card games in one box! Snap, Pairs, Opposites, Charades, Only Roly and My Feeling. A great way for children to recognise and identify with different feelings. The cards can also be used to help children express themselves and talk about feelings. Can you find an excited face? Which face matches how you feel right now? What could have made Roly Rainbow feel sad?

Price: £5.99

Available from Feel Good Friends

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A good night’s sleep in a jar! This beautifully sophisticated aromatherapy resting cream will calm your skin and your soul. Rich in natural plant extracts, anti-oxidants and a fusion of relaxing essential oils, this delicious ‘duvet for the skin’, will sink into the skin immediately and leave the complexion ultra-smooth and settled. We have included hops in the formulation which aids restful sleep, helps prevent premature ageing and is known for its skin firming properties.

Price: £37.00

Available from Temple Spa

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Alfie and Betty Blanket

Charlotte’s handmade personalised baby blankets make a unique baby gift or Christening present, and are a baby’s much-loved first cosy blanket – a beautiful personalised baby gift that is loved by the baby and treasured by the parents. Look carefully at this blanket to spot the connection between the motifs. The clue is in the name! The Alfie and Betty blanket is knitted in cotton, and is available in four colourways. All Charlotte’s baby gifts are individually handmade and personalised especially for you, in Norfolk, England.

Price: From £68.00

Available from Charlotte Cot Blankets

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Baby Bandana Dribble Bibs

Cotton baby bandanna dribble bibs available in two sizes 0-6 months and 6-12 months. Bibs have an extra absorbent inner cotton layer for super absorbency. Washable at 30 degrees to prolong colour brightness. All bibs will be wrapped in tissue. See the photo gallery for pictures of other fabric designs.

Price: £4.00

Available from Handmade Baby Bits

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Patterned Butterfly Wall Sticker Set

A set of assorted patterned butterfly wall stickers. Made from 4 different pattern designs, this set contains 14 patterned butterlies in total. Sizes range for each wall sticker from the smallest at 6cm to the largest at just over 24cm.  Free delivery worldwide on all orders over £50!

Price: £22.00

Available from Spin Collective Wall Stickers

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Pure fine silver scan charm

“You don’t have to understand … you just have to believe” Capture those special prints and doodles in pure fine silver, designed and handcrafted especially for you. We can imprint hand prints, footprints, fingerprints, baby scan images, photos, kisses, doodles and handwritten messages. Our My Prints range includes charms, pendants, bracelets, earrings, cufflinks, dogtags, tieslides, photo frames and, coming soon, keepsake boxes and memory cubes. All I need is a photograph of the image you’d like to use, which you can e-mail or text to me – no need for scanners or losing originals in the post. If you don’t already have a hand or footprint, we have inkless kits (which are used to take prints of newborns in hospitals), which are very easy to use, and the prints are your to keep. They’re just £5 posted. For fingerprints, I will send you a special casting kit, which is very simple to use. You then take the prints and return them to me by post.  Visit our website ( or Facebook page ( to see our full range, or email

Price: from £40 including UK P&P

Available from Neverland Creations

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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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Classic Ride-on Racing Car – Red

Sometimes you got it and sometimes you don’t. This vintage car is pure bred gorgeous and will make you and your tot feel oh so stylish. It’s a work of art, a collectable to be sure. The thing is it’s also a wonderful ride on toy too that drives smoothly, allowing children to steer using a wheel like mummy and daddy. Kids love the glamour of it. I’ve seen them waving as if from a convertible as they drive by. The car is hard wearing, beautifully built with an elegant grill, the body is made of metal and it comes with rubberised tyres that won’t mark your floors.

Price: £89.00

Available from Little Citizen’s Boutique

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Personalised Silver Golf Ball Marker

Our handmade personalised silver golf ball markers make the perfect gift for the golf lover to take precious memories onto the course with them. Sterling silver discs will be etched with the message of your choice in a child’s handwriting font, perfect for messages from little ones to their Daddy or Grandad. Popular messages are those of love from little ones to their Daddy or special birthday wishes but you can also keep it simple with just a name, a special date, I love you or even Thank you. Messages up to 40 characters (which includes spaces) can be accomodated on the silver discs which measure 27mm in diameter and are a nice sturdy 1mm thick. For a small extra charge the reverse side of the silver disc can also be etched with a child’s drawing of daddy playing golf or a golf phrase and small picture

Price: £45.00

Available from Indivijewels

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Deluxe Fire Truck

Beautifully finished Deluxe Model T Fire Truck in striking red. This model is all steel constructed to ensure durability. This fire truck features a chrome grill, chrome windshield, flared wheel arches, black padded seat, side runners and mudguards. Solid wood ladders and working bell, wood effect steering wheel. Very pretty with super lines, this makes a lovely classic pedal car, sure not to disappoint any child or avid collector.

Price: £297.99

Available from Hibba

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Boxer Dog Gifts

We are passionate about Boxer Dogs here so we have created our very own range of superb gifts featuring the worlds best breed of dog! (in our opinion anyway!)

Price: From £5.49

Available from Krafty Keepsakes

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Personalised Newspaper Shop

Personalised Newspapers: Hit the headlines with your very own spoof personalised newspaper – or make a loved one headline news this Christmas! With a wide range of articles to choose from there is one to suit everyone and any occasion. Your details will be merged throughout your chosen article, headline and subhead line, and the look and feel of the newspaper is virtually indistinguishable from the real thing. Over 20 stories to choose from, and available framed, unframed or presented in a quality gift tin.

Price: £12.50

Available from PhotoFairytales

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I Love Gorgeous Oscar Dress

This has to be our favourite party dress, it has to be seen on to appreciate how beautiful she will look in this. Dress up with the Leopard print coat and Starry night gold sequinned bag. The most stunning jewel turquoise blue colour with satin ribbon.
Price: £80.00

Available from Cool in Cloth

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Pirate Party Craft Party

Craft Party kits are a great solution for keeping kids entertained at a party and provide something to take home afterwards, at a far cheaper price than hiring an entertainer. Each kit contains everything needed for 6 children to create a treasure chest, a pirate hat and an eye piece. The activities last for about 1½ hours with the added bonus that each child makes their own gift to take home. With this pirate themed party kit children can also play fun pirate themed games to win a hoard of pirate treasure. Each kit comes with easy-to-follow instructions for the supervising adults.

Price: £22.00

Available from Smart Start Toys

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Nursing Vests & Bump Bands

Breastfeeding vests are a perfect solution for breastfeeding as they keep mums tummy covered. Breastvest is an inexpensive tummy cover and can be worn as maternity wear .

Price: £9.95 – £19.50

Available from Sweet Boutiques – Use our discount code -essex- to avail of fantastic products at great prices

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Wooden Linking Letters

Bold, bright and a best seller! Our chunky jigsaw letters not only look fab on a bedroom shelf but are a great way to help your child learn to spell their name.  Other colour combinations can be made. Also available in natural wood

Price: From £6.00

Available from Pine Needles

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Stockholm Dollshouse

The Stockholm Doll House is a deluxe example of a modern dream house, in miniature format 1:18 scale. This is the kind of house you would love to live in, maybe on a cliff in Malibu. The attention to detail is astounding. The wooden loungers are lovingly precise, you can actually recline them at different angles! The oven lights up and the door opens. The corn on the cob feels different to the slabs of steak and the couches are sumptuously comfy! Plus you can pick and chose interiors and move them around, including the very versatile and easy to install light fixtures.

Price: £92.00

Available from Little Citizen’s Boutique

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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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Step2 Creative Cooks Kitchen

A play kitchen designed with great realistic features that will send imaginations wild. The new Creative Cooks Kitchen from Step2 is a fantastic product with many many features! It has an electric stove top and a microwave so young budding chefs can create fabulous meals of their dreams! Be sure also to feed the pets who have their own little space in the centre of the kitchen. The Creative Cooks Kitchen also comes with a substantial 39 piece accessory kit – children won’t have trouble finding yummy ingredients for their latest concoctions!

Price: £165.00

Available from Activity Toys Direct

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Personalised ’1st Christmas Rudolf’ Romper

A Personalised 1st Christmas Rudolf Rompert in Christmas Red or Pure White with Glittering Gold Print. That’s Christmas days oufit sorted……. now pass me another mince pie daddy!

Each item has been designed to be a stylish slim fit and are made from 100 % luxury cotton.

Price: £21.00

Available from Jack Spratt Baby

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Word-Smith Cufflinks

Beautiful oval cufflinks with your choice of words on each. Perhaps mum’s handwriting of the children’s name, as a gift for dad…. or the Bride’s handwriting of bride and grooms names to be worn on their wedding day…….. or your children’s handwriting of their own names……endless options. Gorgeous……! Once you have ordered, email over a jpeg of the writing you wish to put on the cufflinks and any further instructions and we will do the rest.

Price: £135

Available from PastelPrint

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Roses Liberty Fabric Baby Sleeping Bag

These baby sleeping bags are excellent quality tana lawn in a Liberty print Rose design with a soft jersey cotton lining.

They are 2.5 tog and perfect to keep baby snug and warm.
Price: £20.00 (was £40.00)

Available from Dribblebuster

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Two Piece Rain Set

Didriksons Dry5 is a soft fabric with a100% waterproof, breathable PU coating, that will keep your child dry and comfortable at play. All seams are welded for complete water-tightness. Our new set is designed without an inner leg seam, to minimise wear and rubbing. The coat has a fleece-lined collar for added snugness. The removable hood is cleverly designed to fit perfectly around the child’s head to give the wearer a good field of vision while staying dry! The dungarees have easily adjustable shoulder straps and side poppers, allowing plenty of space for warm layers underneath and room for growth.

Price: From £25.00

Available from Viking Kids

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Oskar & Ellen English Afternoon Tea

Oskar and Ellen English Afternoon Tea is a very pretty play tea set toy with a romantic shabby chic look just perfect for pretend play. Hand made from washable cotton this adorable soft toy has the classic English tea time essentials such as scones with cream, finely cut cucumber sandwiches, strawberries and delicious looking fruit tarts. In addition to the play food, this tea set toy also comes with a tea pot, two cups and saucers, two teaspoons, napkins, table cloth, and a cookie stand.

Price: £29.50

Available from Crafts 4 Kids

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Family Rules Personalised Canvas Print

A unique, inspirational and touching personalised gift idea for your family home! This fun canvas design features your family name and a list of “rules” that you (try) to live by… Professionally printed onto canvas and stretched onto a wooden frame, this box canvas print makes a great personalised gift for the family. The design is printed with white text on a smart grey background (you can request your canvas to be created in a different colour if you wish), and you can either use the “rules” shown in the sample design or create your very own list. The canvas will make a bold statement in your home, measuring 12”x24” (40mm deep). Visit to see many more unusual personalised and handmade gift ideas, all with free UK P&P.

Price: £29.95

Available from PhotoFairytales

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Pewter Dragonfly Brooch

Brooch – pewter dragonfly, etched & painted. Sterling silver fastener. Approx 30x46mm.

Price: £18.00

Available from Jewellery by Silvana

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White DNA Bodysuit. Baby Toddler Onesie. Science Geek Baby

Science bodysuit for babies and toddlers. DNA print green on white. This is a plain white long sleeved onesie, with a hand printed DNA Double Helix strand. The block printed image is printed using fabric printing inks. The bodysuit has poppers for easy changing. Fully machine washable, just whack it on in there with the rest of your clothes. This bodysuit is available in sizes: Newborn, 0-3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-9 Months, 9-12 Months, and 12-18 Months. Leave a message in the buyers notes as to which size you would like.

Price: £10.50

Available from MyWifeYourWife

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Owen Panda Body – Soft Gallery

Adorable short pale aqua body suit with panda graphic on front. 100% soft cotton.

Price: £29.00

Available from Mora

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Girl Dress and Cardigan Set – Leono

What an amazing outfit! One of our best selling dresses teamed up with a gorgeous and dainty bolero cardigan. This is the perfect outfit for a party, elegant and refined, a must have for your little girl’s winter wardrobe…

Price: Was £64.99, now £48.75

Available from Nectarina

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Alphabet Bunting Wall Stickers

Thirty six brightly coloured alphabet flags in your choice of any two colours to make a fun, educational line of bunting in any room. These alphabet flags look terrific displayed in cascading lines or in one long line around the room! Made in removable vinyl, they will look like they’ve been painted on your walls – the letters are cut out, revealing the wall colour below. They can be arranged exactly to your preference and are supplied with application tape already applied, a squeegee, full instructions and tips.

Price: £35.00

Available from Bloobry

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Sterling Silver Personalised Christening Bracelet

Beautiful handcrafted Sterling Silver Personalised Christening Bracelet that can be personalised with any name. This personalised pearl Christening bracelet is made from high quality materials, beautiful white or pale pink Swarovski Crystal pearls, Swarovski crystals and .925 sterling silver. The name is spelt with 4.5mm sterling silver alphabet cube beads, each letter is separated with a 4mm Swarovski bicone bead, and there is a larger Swarovski bead at the end of the name, the letters are on all sides of the cube.

Price: £34.00

Available from Wire and Bead

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Digger Truck Luxury Party Bag Gift Set

A fabulous luxury filled party bag gift set that boys will treasure. Packed for you with the digger truck inside ready to hand out. And you save 10% too! This gift set would make a fantastic gift or Christmas present for your child or someone else.

Price: £4.99

Available from Lootybag

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