Stylish and contemporary Welsh gifts. 'Home' means different things to different people. It's a nest, a retreat; it's warm, safe and welcoming; a place for entertaining, for relaxing, and for simply being. At Adra - which in Welsh means 'home' - they believe that home is where the heart is. Their home is in Snowdonia, where a wealth of natural materials are teamed with the cream of Wales' creativity and raw talent to bring to you the very best in stylish and contemporary Welsh gifts, Welsh home and garden goods, Welsh kitchenware and Welsh baby gifts. Their wide selection of handcrafted Welsh gifts and homeware are sourced from Wales' most talented craftspeople, and many items feature words or slogans in the Welsh language. Cool, stylish Welsh personalised gifts, soft furnishings and hand-crafted Welsh jewellery, made from natural materials in Wales.
Their aim is to bring you the very best in ethical, vegan products, including Beauty Without Cruelty cosmetics, leather-free shoes, organic wine, animal-friendly cookery books, some great gifts including wonderful vegan chocolates and perfumes, and all the latest new products. No product in the Animal Aid shop has been tested on animals, or contains any animal ingredients, so all items are suitable for vegans and vegetarians. Many are approved by BUAV and are registered with the Vegan Society. Don't forget that every purchase you make from their shop supports their vital campaigning against all forms of animal abuse and suffering. Animal Aid is at the forefront of the fight against all animal cruelty, investigating and exposing the hidden suffering in the UK, using all peaceful means possible. You can help them to continue vital campaigning work against all animal suffering with every purchase. They work hard to establish that everything they sell has the strictest possible production criteria. Where possible they source their products from ethical companies, who make the least impact on the environment. Many items are fair-trade, organic or GMO-free. By becoming a member of Animal Aid you can support them in their vital work to bring about real change for animals. You will also receive 10% off the price of all goods purchased.
One of the leading online florists in the UK, offering the highest quality flowers from around the world at excellent prices. All of Arena Flowers bouquets and flower arrangements are not only beautiful and fresh, but also affordable and great value, as flowers should be. They believe that flowers in the UK have been overpriced for too long and that UK flower lovers are not getting what they deserve in terms of flower and bouquet quality. They believe that at Arena Flowers theyre different, because they cut out all the wholesalers and middlemen that add time and money to your flowers, and because they strive to give the best possible experience to their customers. So, when you buy an Arena Flowers bouquet, the flowers will reach you or your intended recipient several days fresher than if they had come from almost any other UK florist. Plus you wont feel youve had to pay a kings ransom for your flowers.
B and M
Was formed in 1978 and is now one of the leading variety retailers in the UK. From its first store in Blackpool, Lancashire, B&M has grown to over 500 stores and employs over 22,500 staff. B&M believe in selling top branded products at sensational prices. They attract over 3 million happy customers a week through their doors. B&M has stores throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Bakers and Larners of Holt
An exceptional department store!
Between the Lines
Has its roots in a partnership, founded in 1964 by Norman Brine. He opened a shop in Midhurst, Sussex, selling gifts, books, cards and stationery. The shop has been trading successfully ever since, providing a friendly and efficient service to the local community.In 1985 Lindsey Brine joined the firm as a partner and opened a second branch, this time in Godalming, Surrey. The shop was initially called 'Pepperpot Cards', named after the Market Hall opposite. During 1989 the present Managing Director, Florian Kleinlercher joined the Company, which was incorporated that year. Nine more outlets have since been opened, in Alton, Haslemere, Chichester, Sevenoaks, Horsham, Petersfield, Oxted, Reigate and Canterbury. All branches are situated in prime trading locations and are very popular locally. November 1999 saw the successful opening of the Online Web Store, a fully transactional e-commerce solution to take advantage of the increasing interest of the public to purchase over the Internet.
Brooklyns first fashion destination, leading the fashion-pack across the river since 1999. Bird has been voted Best Womens Boutique in New York City by New York Magazine, Top Visionary Boutique in the United States by Lucky Magazine and has received extensive coverage in The New York Times. The original Bird store opened on 7th Avenue in Park Slope in 1999. The second location on Smith Street in Cobble Hill opened in 2006. The third and largest location, designed by Norwegian architect Ole Sondresen, opened on Grand Street in Williamsburg in 2009 and is the first LEED-certified retail store in New York City. Bird maintained strict sustainability and green-building standards throughout construction and was consequently awarded the coveted LEED-CI Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The Williamsburg store also features rotating exhibits by emerging artists. Bird owner Jen Mankins got her start in fashion working as an assistant buyer for Barneys New York and later became the head buyer for Steven Alan. Inspired by the independent designers she worked with, she co-founded the womens fashion label Charlotte Corday before returning to retail and creating Bird. She travels for inspiration, seeking out the best fashion collections and design objects. Jen is obsessed with color, prints, textures, textiles and loves wearing head-to-toe tiedye. She is a self-described failed minimalist; mix-and-match is her maxim.
Leading producer of plantable seed paper, plantable wedding invitations, seed paper favors and promotional products. You'll find thousands of eco-friendly paper products, all with a seed paper component. Seed paper from Botanical PaperWorks is made with post-consumer material, meaning that no new fibers were used in the production of this paper. And because when the paper itself is planted, it composts away leaving only wildflowers (or herbs, or vegetables) and no waste. Botanical PaperWorks is the world-leading producer of eco-friendly seed paper products that grow into flowers, herbs or vegetables. They manufacture and design stationery, wedding invitations, favors, memorial products and corporate promotional products made from paper embedded with seeds. When planted in soil, the paper will biodegrade and the seeds will grow, leaving no waste behind. As a Canadian company, their seed paper isnt allowed to leave the country without the seal of approval from regulatory bodies. Each batch of seed is tested for purity to ensure that the seeds are free of noxious weeds and invasive species.
Recognized pioneer in the customizable retail products industry, CafePress is a leading online retailer driven by personalized content and products that are aspirational, inspirational and motivational. Founded in 1999 around driving self-expression through the intersection of printing and technology innovation on hundreds of retail products, today CafePress has evolved into a celebrated platform that provides individuals with the ability to express ideas, feelings or passions on hundreds of items they can choose to share with the world or treasure in private. CafePress reach extends through hundreds of customizable items, a vast community of designers and via partnerships with highly recognizable major brands and entertainment properties. Today there are nearly one billion unique products (with over 150,000 new designs added each week). Plus their ever-growing reseller market. Together, over 7 million products are being printed and shipped each year. And over 12 million people visit their site each month to find product that express their personality. Through some 2 million shops, customers can choose from over 300 million products on every subject imaginable, many available on over 600 product SKUs (from apparel and drinkware to posters, electronic accessories and more). Plus users can make their own designs with their easy online design tools, then buy them, share them or sell them in their own online shops. CafePress.com today ships over 6 million products annually, and has over 11 million unique visitors to our website each month.
Cake Nest (The)
Online food gift company, specialising in posting cake through the letterbox. All their products are handmade with love by them. Sending cake throughout the UK is their mission. If the postman can get there, their cakes can too! The beauty of fitting through a letterbox is that you can truly surprise your loved one as you dont need to check they are going to be in. Their Cake Slice Club is the most fabulous subscription service; who wouldnt prefer a delicious slice of cake to bills that normally await us when we get home from work or how about a cake card - share when you can't be there. At The Cake Nest they keep things simple, including the ordering process. All you need to do is choose a fabulous cake, let them know where and when you want it to arrive, write a personalised message, pay and theyll do the rest. Want to put a regular smile on someones face? Send them a slice of their deliciously wicked cake every week or every month. With their kitchen contiuously creating new delicious flavours, its a sweet way to show youre thinking of them.
Offers interesting and attractive gifts for you and your family and friends, their homes and their gardens; each item and range selected for its quality, design, provenance or individuality. They take the utmost care to source products with thought and consideration. They're really not into mass-produced trinkets; they'd rather have a select, eclectic range of aspirational gifts. They particularly pride themselves on the range of greetings cards, which they believe is the largest selection you can find online from any UK retailer. Everything you find at Calliope has its own story. Whether you are visiting one of their shops, or ordering from their online store, their attention to detail will make your experience at Calliope a memorable one. They will always value customers' feedback, so do get in touch if there's anything you want to share with them.