This holiday season, why not gift that special person on your list something other than your normal electronics, clothing, beauty products or tools. Give them a gift that is timeless and something they can always go back to when wanting to unwind and disconnect from all electronics…give the gift of books and boardgames!
For the ladies or gentleman that admire women of style, this book is for them. Beautiful illustrations by none other than David Downton, he captures the portraits of the World’s Most Stylish Women, from my personal favorite, Dita Von Teese, Sarah Jessica Parker, Iman, Carolina Herrera to Linda Evangelista and more. This is one to add to your fashion collection of books. Click HERE to purchase.
Shoetopia: Contemporary Footwear
Let’s face it, we all have that friend or two that is a complete shoe addict. Ok, I must admit, I am one of them and when I heard about this book, Shoetopia: Contemprary Footwear, I was immediately drawn. This book by authors Sue Huey & Kathryn Kenny showcase the world’s contemporary designers with their most innovative styles. This is a gift that they can certainly add to their “shoe collection”. Click HERE to purchase.
Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest & Coloring Book
Being a mother of two young kids, I find myself at times doodling and coloring with them while they are enjoying their princess or super hero coloring books. So when I heard about Enchanted Forest, I thought it was a great idea to have a coloring book for adults where you can escape from your every day hustle and bustle, sit down and relieve stress. Who knew that coloring could be therapeutic? Click HERE to purchase.
If you have a friend who’s a world traveler or has it on their bucket list to do, this London Sketchbook by Jason Brooks gives a fun twist to exploring the various parts of town and the best places to be. Part guide book, part illustrated journal, this whimsical take on the swinging city will appeal to both London lovers and fashionistas. Click HERE to purchase.
Sew Fab: Sewing and Style for Young Fashionistas
Whether you have that young child or know of one that has expressed learning about fashion and has taken an interest in designing and sewing their own pieces, this is a great book for young fashionistas at heart. Packed with gorgeous illustrations, step-by-step projects, tips and fun activities, you will be creating unique clothes and accessories in no time. Click HERE to purchase.
For the younger kids on your list, why not have them play with pieces that will also educate them a bit London? Stickyscapes London features the iconic red buses and famous figures including the Queen, Shakespeare and the Beatles, as well as important sights such as St Paul’s Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament. From the Great Fire of London to the Shard, you can explore all sides of London with Stickyscapes. Click HERE to purchase.
Board games has always been a great tradition in many households and Bingo is one that I absolutely love. So when I found out about this Bug Bingo game, I knew that it would make a great gift for kids. Not only will they have fun playing, but they’ll have fun learning the different insects (64 of them to be exact). Contains 64 superbly illustrated bug tokens, one board, 12 bingo cards, and brightly colored counters for you to mark up your card, as well as a leaflet containing basic information and a few quirky traits for all of the bugs featured. A great gift for the family! Click HERE to purchase.
Lingo Bingo: The Office – Available in the UK
Another take on this amazing game is Lingo Bingo – The Office edition. It’s a great way to use office jargon as a tool for team building, being creative and yes, communicating with one another in a fun and classic way. Take it home and have fun with your friends after dinner. This edition is available in the UK and is also available for worldwide shipping. Click HERE to purchase.