Every time I go home I buy some presents for my family and friends. I get something last minute and it’s always a selection of tea from Harrods and shortbread in a cute box from Marks&Spencer. When I’m asked to bring anything specific to London I get a little confused. Then I hopped on Etsy, a market place for independent artists and small business and found 10 cool things to buy as a gift for a London lover.
London looks the best in Spring time when so many trees bloom. This is an unframed print made of my own photograph and it’s available in different sizes: as small as a postcard to a max of 16×20 inch print.
This mug is just so cute! There is a little surprise inside it – check it out!
3. London landmark notebook £15.95
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4. All the buildings in London colouring book £19.29
All the Buildings in London is a love letter to London, told through James Gulliver Hancock s unique and charming drawings of the city’s diverse architectural styles and streetscapes.
I love totes! I adore this hand-drawn design of everything we like about London and its famous landmarks. Can you leave a house with this cute bag? It’s also machine washable which is great!
6. London Darjeeling Rose Candle £18
The London candle from That Charming Shop blends Darjeeling tea with English rose for a wanderlust-inspired scented candle. This candle is made from pure soy wax- a long burning, environmentally friendly wax. All ingredients are cruelty-free,
London Style Guide by Saska Graville is a well know book about off-the-radar places in London: the one-off shops, street markets, corner pubs and local restaurants that Londoners themselves go to. These places share a certain eccentricity, quirkiness and independence of spirit.
8. London skyline laptop sticker £6
Laptop stickers of London skyline! There are many colours to choose from, but I think black is the classy and minimalistic. Material: vinyl.
(They also have other interesting sticker designs, this shop is in my bookmarks!)
9. Tower Bridge bookends £49.77
This is such a great idea! It looks like a complete Tower Bridge when you put books in the middle. I also like that it’s a handmade item by and it’s not from the shelves of a big supermarket.
10. London themed shower curtain £69.22
Who doesn’t want to take a shower with a ‘view’? 🙂 This shower curtain is made from 100% woven polyester with a printed front. If you can’t go to London, London comes to you!
All the images are from Etsy.co.uk sellers.
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