GIFT GUIDES

Alternative Valentine’s gifts made by tattoo artists

While tattoo studios have closed their doors, many of our favourite artists have been getting creative which means there’s plenty of unique and alternative gifts for your loved one this Valentine’s Day. About the Artist: Laura is a colourful artist working at Stockton’s Steel River Tattoos. About the Artist: Shona Lynne is an artist in […]

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FOOD & COCKTAILS, GIFT GUIDES

Valentine’s cakes to give a sweet gift

Make Valentine’s Day a whole lot better with these scrumptuous sweet treats 10 inch Heart Donut Big Fat Donut Co, Newcastle Smash Box Oak Leaf Cakery, Stockton Valentine/Galentine Collection Great British Cupcakery, Newcastle Valentine’s Boxes Sara’s Cakes North East Cupcake Bouquet Tandcakess, Durham The Cute Box Cadence Cakes, Newcastle Loaded Treatbox The Cake Boutique, Darlington […]

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GIFT GUIDES, NORTH EAST

Valentine’s gifts for chocoholics

Make hearts melt with these delicious and creative chocolate gifts Chocolate Heart Box The Gift Fairy, Newcastle Valentine’s Boxes Au Dairy, Sunderland Love Potion Chocolate Bar La Chocolatrice, Coxhoe & Newcastle Valentine’s Brownie Connie Sullivan, Hartlepool Valentine’s Boxes Chocolateslabatory, Hartlepool

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GIFT GUIDES

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Waitrose and John Lewis

Even in lockdown there are plenty of ways to celebrate the most romantic day of the year – and Waitrose have all the ideas we need They say more customers than ever have been seeking for ideas for Valentine’s Day as searches on Waitrose.com are up over 100% when compared to last year, and dinner […]

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FASHION, GIFT GUIDES

Valentine’s gifts for jewellery lovers

Treat your loved one (or yourself) to a new accessory this Valentine’s Day from these amazing independents moon & marie Small batch handmade clay jewellery and accessories, based in Newcastle. etsy.com/shop/moonandmarie KiJo Jewellery Handmade statement mixed metal jewellery, based in Hexham. etsy.com/shop/kijojewellery SoulaSoula Handmade costume Jewellery, based in Newcastle. etsy.com/shop/soulasoula Melissa Alice Jewellery Small handmade […]

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GIFT GUIDES, NORTH EAST

Gift Guide: North East gifts for a Christmas at home

As we’re all spending Christmas at home, in small groups with our loved ones, we’re celebrating the amazing places and spaces around us. Treat your loved ones this Christmas with a reminder of home. 1. Newcastle Ceramic Bauble 2. 2021 FTLOTN Calendar 3. Angel of the North Necklace 4. The Alnwick Garden Mini Candle Collection […]

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GIFT GUIDES, HOMEWARE

Gift Guide: Six stylish stockings for Christmas

Hang them by the fire, or give them to a loved one filled with gifts, here’s the stockings you need this Christmas. 1. Faux-Fur Christmas Stocking 2. Alphabet Stocking 3. Personalised Stocking 4. Quilted Alphabet Christmas Stocking 5. Traditional Christmas Knitted Stocking 6. Jolly Reindeer Christmas Stocking

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GIFT GUIDES

Gift Guide: 20 Stocking fillers under £10

Stocking fillers may not be the highlight of Christmas morning but they can still surprise a loved one. Usually, when you think stocking fillers your mind may jump to socks and underwear, which as a child are boring but as an adult is an amazing and much-needed gift. The great thing about stocking fillers are […]

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GIFT GUIDES

Gift Guide: Stylish gifts for that special man in your life

There is only a month till Christmas which doesn’t leave much time for shopping and it’s likely you’ve got a number of gents on that shopping list, such as your partner, father, brother, best friend, cousin, uncle, maybe even housemate. So, from beauty essentials to practical everyday necessities we’ve picked out some of the most […]

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GIFT GUIDES

Gift Guide: Stylish gifts for that special woman in your life

With only a month until Christmas it doesn’t leave much time for shopping and it’s likely you’ve got a number of special ladies on that shopping list, such as your partner, mother, sister, best friend, cousin, aunt, maybe even housemate. So, from beauty essentials to practical everyday necessities we’ve picked out some of the most […]

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