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Sixtyplusurfers Competition

Win a £500
Argos Gift Card


Win a £500 Argos Gift Card

This month, Sixtyplusurfers has teamed up with surveys.co.uk to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a £500 Argos Gift Card.

Complete a short online survey and voice your valuable opinions and you could also win some great prizes for participating.

Surveys.co.uk is an online service dedicated to gathering consumer opinions. Here you can enter a competition by providing your views and opinions in the UK's largest consumer opinion poll and help shape the future of British industry and the products and services that it provides to UK consumers.

In exchange for few minutes of your time, we'll enter you into one of our fantastic prize draws where you can win a variety of prizes from new cars and holidays to beauty products and gadgets! If that's not enough, we'll also give you an instant reward of a £5 online voucher for completing the survey.

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May Gifts from Annabel James

Wicker Picnic Set from Annabel James

Make the most of May with the stunning selection of gifts from Annabel James.

This beautiful 'Kissing Robins' Wicker Picnic Set is perfect for an outdoor feast for four. Decorated in blue and antique white, this stylish hamper lends a modern twist to the traditional wicker picnic set.

Inside, the ceramic plates, wine glasses, cutlery, salt and pepper and bottle opener add the functional, while the Kissing Robins printed napkins and lining add the fun. Price is £94.95.

Allium Bloom Flask and Cherry Blossom Flask from Annabel James

Don't miss out on your favourite hot drinks while you are rambling in the countryside or talking a relaxing stroll.

The Allium Bloom Flask (left) and the Cherry Blossom Flask (right) are both designed by Sophie Conran for Burgon & Ball. These high quality stainless steel flasks each have an insulated inner to keep your cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot. Lightweight and virtually unbreakable, they also have a pop-up pourer to maximise their thermal properties.

The Allium Bloom flask holds 750ml and the Cherry Blossom flask holds 450ml. Price is £16.95 for the Allium Bloom duck egg blue flask and £14.95 for the Cherry Blossom flask.

Great Sunflower Race Kit from The Little Thoughtful Gardener range from Annabel James

Get the children back to nature and teach them all about gardening with this fun to use Great Sunflower Race Kit from The Little Thoughtful Gardener range.

Who can grow the tallest and most impressive sunflower? This pint sized Watering Can comes complete with sunflower seeds plus a paper tape measure. Price is £14.95.

Dry Herb Pots in Duck Egg Blue from Annabel James

Enjoy growing delicious herbs and plants on your window sill with these retro Dry Herb Pots in Duck Egg Blue.

These gorgeous duck egg blue herb pots will add style to your windowsill and will ensure your fresh herbs are close to hand.

Designed by Sophie Conran for Burgon & Ball, each set contains three pots in a tray. Width is 11cm, depth is 11cm and length is 32cm. Price is £14.95.

Chilli Pepper Eggling from Annabel James

This little ceramic Chilli Pepper Eggling looks and feels like a large egg. But crack the top open and discover a garden ready to grow. Seeds are already sown into the eggling’s fortified mixture, just crack its top by tapping on it gently with a spoon, place it on its terracotta drip tray, water and place in a bright spot.

Plants grow for up to five months in the eggling, after which they can be planted directly into the soil. After transplanting, shatter the eggling into small pieces, and add to the soil as fertiliser. Each eggling comes with a terracotta tray and an extra small packet of chilli pepper seeds. French Lavender and Basil varieties are also available. Price is £6.95 for each Eggling.

Annabel James is an online boutique offering home accessories, jewellery and gorgeous gifts which are beautifully wrapped and delivered.

For more information about Annabel James click on http://annabeljames.co.uk

 

Great Gifts from Live Laugh Love

Cockerel Door Stop from Live Laugh Love

Check out the gorgeous selection of gifts from Live Laugh Love.

This Cockerel Door Stop in red gingham is a must have for a country kitchen. Keep your door ajar with this multi red fabric cockerel doorstop.

Not only is he practical he is extremely proud and handsome. He is made up of 3 different red fabrics including checks and ginghams and has a little wooden button on his wing. Price is £12.95.


Trio of Pastel Glass Vases from Live Laugh Love

This beautiful Trio of Pastel Glass Vases are made from clear ribbed glass and come in lovely pastel colours.

Brighten up a corner, simply add three pretty sprigs to each vase. Place near a window and this set will come alive with the sun's rays. Price is £8.95.

Follow Your Dreams Hanging Cloud Decoration from Live Laugh Love

This inspiring Follow Your Dreams Hanging Cloud Decoration is perfect for hanging in a bedroom or over a desk.

A charming little wooden cloud with the words 'Follow Your Dreams, it has an antique white finish. The cloud is also embellished with a drop detail of three white and metallics beads and a tiny metallics heart. Price is £2.95.

Earthy Tones Tea Lights from Live Laugh Love

Give an evening alfresco meal a romantic feel with these delightful Earthy Tones Tea Lights.

This set of four lovely glass tea light holders have rustic earthy tones. Each tea light has a copper colour band and over handle. Solid colour with distressed effect. Colours include Grey, Antique White, Light and Dark Brown. Price is £11.95 for the set of four or £3 each.

For more information visit the website at www.livelaughlove.co.uk
 

Shopping & Gifts

 

Fabulous Gifts
from Prezzybox


Mine and Yours Ice Cream Maker from Prezzybox


Prezzybox offers a great selection of gifts for the home and for your loved ones for the Summer and for special gift giving occasions such as birthdays, wedding anniversaries and welcome to your new home.

The Mine and Yours Ice Cream Maker is perfect for the warmer weather. There's nothing better than a delicious bowl of home made cold, smooth ice cream when things are hotting up, but surely you can't be expected to wait 24 hours for your dessert to be ready to eat?

But with this handy new Ice Cream Maker you only need to wait 15 minutes to make 2 litres of your favourite ice cream or refreshing sorbet. Just use the two quick freeze bowls in the Mine and Yours Ice Cream Maker to make delicious ice cream without the long wait. Mix it up by adding extras such as chocolate chips or fruit using the two handy chutes while your ice cream is churning. A recipe booklet is also included. Price is £39.95.

Croquet Set from Prezzybox

Take some light exercise in your garden with this traditional Croquet Set. Croquet is a popular pastime that can be enjoyed by all the family, and this set comes with everything you need to enjoy a game of leisurely game.

The high quality set contains four hardwood mallets, at 32.5 inches long with smaller sized heads, four lightweight full sized balls in different colours, light weight steel hoops and wooden winning posts. It also comes complete with a handy carry bag meaning you can play croquet anywhere. Take it on holiday, to a friend's house for those summer BBQ's or to the local park.

Not just for croquet experts, the set includes rules for croquet novices too, making it a fantastic sporty gift for anyone. It combines a historical sport with fun family time to finally get the children off their games consoles and outside, and when they have had enough the adults can continue to play to crown the Croquet champion. Price is £109.

Steepletone Brighton 1950's Style Portable Radio from Prezzybox

Let listening to your favourite radio shows become a nostalgic and retro experience, with the Steepletone Brighton 1950's Style Portable Radio. Available in beige and pink, if not for you then this old school style radio makes an amazing gift for lovers of retro, to lovers of all music and radio.

The radio is MW, LW and FM compatible meaning that the recipient can tune into their favourite station, and the portable handle means you can take it just about anywhere to listen to it. Take it into the garden on sunny days, and even better to it take down to the beach and show it off to friends, while you gather round and listen to your favourite channel.

Not only is it the definition of retro style looking like it was stolen out of a 1950's film, but its audio quality is second to none. Its user friendly tuning dial makes finding your favourite radio station quick and easy. There is also a push button to help you with band selection. Price is £32.95.

Steepletone 1960's Roxy 3CD Encode Retro Music System from Prezzybox

When you were young, everything was better. You lived in a better world, with better people and even better music! Get back to the days when music was gold with this nostalgic Steepletone 1960's Roxy 3CD Encode Retro Music System. This record player has all the things that made the olden music golden, plus a whole heap of new hi-tech additions to make your music sweeter.

This stunning record player records and encodes from Vinyl records or CDs onto MP3 and has 3 speed turntable. It also has a radio and stereo CD player and DTL sub 2.1 sub-woofer speaker socket, earphone socket & extension speaker socket. We bet your old turntable didn’t have all that! Price is £129.

Power Bank from Prezzybox

When you’re running around getting things done and you’ve got to have your phone nearby to make all those calls – from high powered business calls to personal family conversations – you need a battery that can handle all the demand!

That’s where the Power Bank comes into it. Simply power up any phone and cable, as well as other devices, using the USB attachments. Quick to charge, easy to use and super reliable, this Power Bank gives you the reassurance you need when making longer journeys or spending more time away from your normal place of powering up.

Just because your phone or USB device might run out of energy, it doesn't mean you have to. Use your pocket sized Power Bank to power up when you need it most. Suitable for iPhone, HTC, Samsung, Nokia, and Blackberry. Price is £9.95.

For all these fabulous gifts and more visit the Prezzybox website at www.prezzybox.com

 

Delightful Gifts from The Oak Room

Make Your Own Bird Feeder from The Oak Room


Set in the grounds of historic Hatfield House and in the market town of Hertford, The Oak Room showcases an inspiring blend of unique and interesting products for you and your home.

Encourage a love of nature with this fun Make Your Own Bird Feeder that’s specially made for little green fingers! Simply slot together the pieces to create a wooden bird feeder and then decorate it with the help of the enclosed paintbrush and six coloured paints.

Find a suitable spot to place it in the garden, fill with nuts and seeds and watch the birds flock to it. Ideal for ages 6 and over. Assembled size is 26.5cm x 15.5cm x 1.3cm. Price is £14.99.

Cookie Stamper from The Oak Room

Add a special message to your homemade treats with this retro 'Made With Love' Cookie Stamper. Simply press the stamp into the biscuit dough to create a ‘Made With Love’ message and love heart pattern onto the top.

Why not whip up a batch for a birthday gift or your loved one on your anniversary? Presented in a gift box, the red rubber stamp comes with a wooden handle and also makes a sweet gift for anyone who enjoys baking. Price is £2.99.

'Thank You' Bunny Mug from The Oak Room

Beautifully presented in a designer gift box, this gorgeous 'Thank You' Bunny Mug makes a lovely way to say thank you!

Designed in the UK by Becky Baur, the delightful mug features a black rabbit and a speech bubble with the words ‘Thank you!’ The porcelain mug is dishwasher and microwave safe. Price is £9.99.

Phone Bunny Mug from The Oak Room

This cute and quirky Phone Bunny Mug features a fun design of a rabbit holding a phone. Designed in the UK by Becky Baur, the contemporary mug features a different design of the phone bunny on the front and back of the mug.

The quality fine china mug is both dishwasher and microwave safe. More designs in the same range are available. Price is £9.99.

Terrarium Starter Kit from The Oak Room

This handy Terrarium Starter Kit contains everything you need to create a stunning filled terrarium to display in your home.

Contents include one large glass terrarium with a hanging loop, decorative gravel to fill the bottom of the terrarium, and a selection of three succulent plants (these may vary from those shown).

The terrarium starter kit is easy to assemble and requires very little care to maintain. It makes an eyecatching addition to any room and a unique gift. Terrarium diameter is 15cm. Price is £19.99.

'Craft Book' Storage Tin from The Oak Room

Cleverly designed to look just like a vintage Arts & Crafts book, this is in fact a unique storage tin! The colourful 'Craft Book' Storage Tin is decorated on all sides (with convincing book ‘spine’ and ‘pages’) and even inside the hinged lid too.

Ideal for storing all sorts of bits and bobs, the authentic looking tin makes a unique gift for both book and craft lovers.

More vintage book storage tins are available in different designs from The Oak Room. Size is 25.5cm x 20.5cm.

For more information about The Oak Room click on www.oakroomshop.co.uk 

 

Caribbean Scents
by Wilnelia Forsyth

Lady Wilnelia Forsyth

This month sees the launch of the first of an exclusive new range of products by Lady Wilnelia Forsyth. Inspired by her childhood, Wilnelia has drawn on the beautiful fragrances of the Caribbean for the creation of her range of perfumed candles; Wilnelia Forsyth London.

Working in association with top creative fragrance designers, she has distilled the essence of tropical sunshine into beautiful jars that glow with evocative scenes of colonial San Juan - the design of which is taken from Wilnelia’s own artwork. She has also used an innovative way to illuminate the candle, which is symbolic of warmth glowing from within the home.

Perfumed Candles by Lady Wilnelia Forsyth

“Drawing on my fashion and modelling career, I am now fulfilling my long held ambition to build a distinct and beautiful lifestyle brand,” says Wilnelia.

The candles add a fillip of intimacy to the home. Once lit, they release their exotic perfume, while the incandescent jars reveal the colourful silhouette of Wilnelia’s homeland. They reflect the comfort of home, the reassurance of happy memories, and the warmth of family life. Fortnum & Mason is the ideal venue for the launch of this luxury range. Each piece - named after a scent, a flower, or an ethereal memory - is an inspiration from the past to create a better future.

Perfumed Candles by Lady Wilnelia Forsyth

“The collection is inspired by some of my earliest recollections. Sitting with my grandfather in his garden, my brother close by under the mango tree, drinking water from a fresh coconut. All around us the scent of tuberose....”

The Wilnelia Forsyth London range is entirely hand-poured, and made of a premium 100% natural blend and a high proportion of natural oils. Only the best ingredients and fragrances have been used, to capture the essence of wild orchids, musk, tuberose, and jasmine amongst others.

Lady Wilnelia Forsyth

A percentage of the profits will go to the Wilnelia Forsyth Foundation, a non-profit organisation established in 1994, working to improve healthcare and education for children in Puerto Rico.

The range is available exclusively at Fortnum & Mason. Priced at £48 each.

For more information about Fortnum & Mason visit www.fortnumandmason.com

 

Bags and Bows
for Spring Gifts

Bags and Bows by Natasha Itzcovitz

 

Fashion designer Natasha Itzcovitz from the brand itz, has brought out a range of beautiful hand made Bags and Bows, perfect gifts for the Spring.

Fill up the bags with sweets, treats and gifts. Or why not give them to your grandchildren with a 'surprise' inside such as a ring, bracelet, necklace, earrings, hair bow, brooch, flower seeds, lavender, lip gloss, crayons, pretty handkerchief or money!

Beautiful Sparkly Black Bows and Bag by Natasha Itzcovitz

You can also use the bags for carrying your lipstick, makeup, tissues, notepad, a small mirror, keys, valuables or use it as a mini clutch bag for an evening out. There are so many different uses!

Each bag has a pretty ribbon or tie fastening and can be closed shut with its drawstring to keep the contents inside safe.

Beautiful Gingham and Strawberry Print  Bow and Bag by Natasha Itzcovitz

Accessorise your bags with these neat little Bows. Each pretty bow has an adorable little motif such as a bunny, chick, duck, shoe or gothic 'bat'. Everyone is different!

Choose to have your bow fastened to a hair clip, hair elastic or with a safety pin so that it can be worn as a brooch.

Beautiful Gingham Bow and Bag by Natasha Itzcovitz

Each bag and bow is unique and has its own individual style. Mix and match and collect the different designs and fabrics.

Lilac Gingham Bag and Bows by Natasha Itzcovitz

Each Bag costs just £2.99 + shipping. And each Bow costs
+ shipping.

     How to Buy Your
      Bags and Bows


Beautiful Bows and Bags by Natasha Itzcovitz


To buy one of Natasha's Bags please click on the special Buy Now button below and follow the prompts.

  And to buy one of Natasha's Bows please click on 
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If you would like to commission a specific bag or bow, then please email Natasha Itzcovitz at:

itznatasha@outlook.com


Just specify which bag or bow you would like to buy or if you have any requirements that you would like for your gift. Please include your contact details, postal address and telephone number.


Or buy them from Natasha's own website at http://itzfashion.uk/  

Natasha Itzcovitz also makes greeting cards and colouring sets. For more information please call Natasha Itzcovitz on:


Or call:
07821 838 245

Or
0208 866 3686.
 

'Foodie' Gifts from
The Kitchen Gift Co

Sagaform Sweetheart Bowl from The Kitchen Gift Co

Liven up your home with gorgeous gifts from The Kitchen Gift Co.

This vibrant red Sagaform Sweetheart Bowl is made from stoneware and is perfect for serving sweets, crisps and olives. Perfect for a romantic dinner or an anniversary gift. Price is £8.95.

Personalised Wooden Chopping Board from The Kitchen Gift Co

This adorable heart shaped Personalised Wooden Chopping Board features the words "We go together like...." followed by a list of famous 'foodie' double acts, there's plenty of space at the bottom of the board for the names of your favourite couple.

Personalise it with up to 25 uppercase characters. Wooden chopping boards are great additions to any kitchen due to their neutral colour and can also be used as serving platters. They also make fabulous 5th Wedding Anniversary gifts. Price is £15.95.

Guitar Case Lunch Box from The Kitchen Gift Co

Carry your sandwiches like a rock star with this super cool Guitar Case Lunch Box. Designed to look like a mini guitar case, this epic lunch box includes a set of 10 guitar case stickers.

An awesome gift idea for music lovers, this Rock 'n Roll Guitar lunch box can also be used to store your plectrums and thumb picks. Price is £12.95.

For details click on www.thekitchengiftco.com