A beautiful pattern or texture is often what makes a present stand out. We all love to use things that are great to look at so here are some ideas that are bound to bring a smile.
Lined cotton block printed wash bag in 3 sizes, £12-£25 mollymahon.com.
Geometric honeycomb with bees printed cushion in gold on un-dyed linen £79 from barnebygates.com.
Wool floor cushion in soft muted colours, as used in the achingly cool Soho Farmhouse cabins. £225 from sohohome.com.
Timeless green cabbage leaf salad bowls, a generous 40cm wide. £45 from thepresenthouse.co.uk.
Thornback and Peels distinctive blue chicken oven gloves, £25 from thornbackandpeel.co.uk. They can even be teemed with a matching apron and tea towel for a full set.
For the dachshund lover, soft bath towels from emilybond.co.uk from £22.
Beautifully handcrafted full height hobby horse, £89 from pingandlily.co.uk.
Luxury notecards with 8 different designs from the talented artist and wallpaper designer Juliet Travers of juliettravers.com. £9.99 for a pack of 8.