I'm not a very creative person when it comes to gift shopping I'm afraid, I envy those that can find just the right gift, I tend to think 'what would I love to receive', gifts should be all about the thought and a little bit of luxury, maybe something you wouldn't buy yourself?
Today I am sharing some ideas from Sweet-Bea, the online accessories shop that I love and who have lots of reasonably priced items perfect for gifts, or to treat ourselves and I have another fabulous discount for you too.
Gosh my inbox was busy last weekend! I have just spent ages going through and deleting all the offers that I was sent for Black Friday then Cyber Monday. It's great if there is a specific item you are looking for but it does all go a bit mad don't you think? Consumerism at it's worst, I'd rather have a few select offers and search out the best deal on things that I am looking for.
Here are my top picks from Sweet-Bea right now and these are things that are perfect as gifts, stocking fillers and the all important finishing touches to your own festive outfits.
First of all, Sweet-Bea offer free first class postage and everything arrives beautifully packaged and ready to add tags to!
I adore these pom pom key rings or charms. I have attached mine to my beach bag - yeah I know I am a bit premature with that but it looks so pretty. This would make such a great stocking filler or extra gift for a girlfriend.
How pretty does this pink one look with one of the bag sets they have? The Bell & Pom Pom Key Chain in Pink is £12.00. Or the one I have is the multi colourway, also £12.00.
Their bags make excellent gifts too, these are the ones I purchased recently and they are perfect for holidays, for small bits and pieces inside my beach bag or to carry jewellery etc.
Danica Ephemera Large £16.00) and Small £10.00) Zipper Pouch. Lots of other patterns available.
You've got to be quick with this next idea - I love the belts! But they are selling fast, I have the silver but sadly no more stock of that one, but I do love the rose gold too, they are £35.00 but don't forget to use your discount code, they are one size but can easily have extra holes added - I popped into the shoe repair shop and they did two new holes for me and I put some change in the charity box.
The Wool Star Scarf is a new addition for me and I love it's monochrome simplicity. It isn't an over large scarf which I like and it is a soft, light wool so I have been wearing mine around the house when I need something a bit extra to feel cosy. It is £22.50 and as well as the black and ivory there are similar designs with larger stars in denim blue and grey and ivory. At 100% wool this feels really luxurious and I would be delighted to receive one as a gift. How about putting one in a gift box with a bracelet or leather cuff?
Carrying on with the silver theme, Sweet-Bea have an excellent selection of leather cuffs, I have the smaller one but there are larger ones too and lots of different colour options. One size fits all.
So simple, what's not to love!? Take a look at the full leather cuff range here, they start at £12.00 - the animal print ones are just gorgeous and make a real statement with a simple outfit and again such a lovely gift to receive.
When I was choosing my favourites online, Kate at Sweet-Bea suggested I might like the Metallic Silver Foil Speckles Scarf and I do! Perfect all year round but also adds a bit of seasonal sparkle to a simple outfit. I love how the grey speckles brighten up this jumper and jeans combo. The jumper is new from The White Company and the different grey accessories really add some interest and pull it all together.
I hope this post gives you a few ideas but do go and take a closer look at the website there are so many lovely products that I can't do them justice here. Keep an eye on my Instagram this week where I will be wearing the different scarves and offering some ideas of how to style them over the Christmas season.
And this is the discount code you need - FIFTYANDFAB20 - use if you spend over £30 and you will get 20% off or FIFTYANDFAB15 - will give you 15% off any orders under £30.
I will leave you with a few other combinations I love!
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