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Gorgeous Gifts from Prezzybox

Teapot Bird Feeder from Prezzybox

Prezzybox offers a delightful range of gifts for the Springtime.

If you live for vintage this darling Teapot Bird Feeder is the dainty décor you need for your garden! This classic and country styled teapot with a floral and gold finish is simply divine to watch your feathered friends feed off.

Teapot Bird Feeder from Prezzybox

Unique and elegant, it can hang from the tree with an attached cord, and is perfect for the bird spotting friend in your life.

Made from metal and ceramic, this beautiful design is painted with a blue floral pattern giving it an ornate feel. A Spring essential and stylish garden accessory, this adorably charming feeder is available for only £14.95.

Viddy Pinhole Camera

Take the time to compose a beautiful shot, frame your favourite scene or simply take a selfie with a difference with the Viddy Pinhole Camera.

This unique and stylish DIY pinhole camera, is a new way to make memories. Made from tough, durable and recycled card, this is an environmentally friendly piece of artistic apparatus. Use this fabulously fun flat pack for your perfect photographs. Craft your camera from this hand screen-printed kit; this is the hippest item on the market!

Viddy Pinhole Camera Flat Pack

The kit contains stickers, split pins, and pop out pieces to build with. This easy to build camera has no lens, just a powerful pinhole to pop in place. Forget filters, this quirky gadget is ideal for individuality – with a nostalgic idea yet new design, this fresh and funky flat pack camera is an epic device for creative types.

If innovative inventions are your thing, this Sleek Viddy is a great way to experiment and understand the inner workings of a camera, all you need is glue and an old school film. So reel back to retro with this peculiar picture taker. Price is £37.95.

Worry Eater Sorgenfresser

This adorable Worry Eater Sorgenfresser (in a choice of Flint or Sago) will make an ideal gift for teenagers or children.

With the world as their oyster, children have the ability to do anything and go anywhere in life – but sometimes all those bigger things, and even smaller things can be a worry. When you need a friend in need, it’s sometimes easier said than done.

Open up and chat to your new best friend Flint. Children can give away their stresses to this little monster who likes to munch away their problems. Parents can be sure that their children are getting all their worries out to someone, and can even check back with your worry eater friend to see what’s troubling them.

The Worry Eater is a great way to help children deal with their stresses and problems

So scribble, scrunch and let that worry eater munch! Just pop your problems in the mouth of your Worry Eater then zip up the mouth to keep it safe until the grown-ups find it.

With two versions to choose from there’s Flint the swashbuckling pirate and Sago the stripy haired soft toy. Both as cuddly as the other to give comfort and reassurance.

Psychologists and teachers recommend Worry Eaters as a waste bin for problems. Children write or draw their troubles and feed them into the zip mouth. When a parent finds the note, they can talk to their children about them.

Based on Gerd Hahn's animation - this inventive and imaginative toy is available for just £19.95.

For more information about Prezzybox visit the website at www.prezzybox.com

 

     Easter Eggs
 for all the Family
     from Tesco


Finest Belgian Milk Chocolate Hand Decorated Egg from Tesco

Tesco offers a fabulous selection of Easter eggs for all the family.

This Finest Belgian Milk Chocolate Hand Decorated Egg is perfect for a loved one or a special gift.

Packed in a clear cellophane box with pink ribbon. Price is £12 for a 1 kilo egg.

Finest Belgian Milk Chocolate Egg With Hand Finished Chocolates from Tesco

This Finest Belgian Milk Chocolate Egg With Hand Finished Chocolates will also make a beautiful gift for Easter.

The egg includes four delicious hand finished chocolates, and is gift wrapped with an orange ribbon. Price is £10 for a 350 egg.

Finest Belgian Milk Chocolate Egg With Hand Decorated Chocolates from Tesco

This stylish Finest Belgian Milk Chocolate Egg With Hand Decorated Chocolates is perfect for entertaining, sharing with friends or bringing along as a present for a dinner party.

The egg shaped container includes a gorgeous selection of hand decorated chocolates. Price is £15 for 635g.

Milk Chocolate Egg with a Yummy Bag of Chocolate Dotties from Tesco

The Milk Chocolate Egg with a Yummy Bag of Chocolate Dotties is perfect for children.

The brightly coloured box includes a milk chocolate egg and a bag of chocolate dotties and is great value at just £1.

ChikaBlok Tweet Easter Egg from Tesco

This ChikaBlok Tweet Easter Egg is perfect for young children.

With a cute little chic shape, the egg includes chocolate eyes, star shaped nose and a yellow tummy. Price is just £4 for 150g.

Doug The Dinosaur Milk Chocolate Egg from Tesco

Older children will love the funny face of Doug The Dinosaur, a delicious hollow milk chocolate Easter Egg.

Doug has funny googly eyes and yummy white chocolate teeth. Price is £4 for 200g.

For more information about Tesco Easter Eggs click on www.tesco.com
 

Shopping & Gifts

 

Sixtyplusurfers Competition

Win Two Jigsaws from Wentworth Wooden Puzzles

Win two jigsaws from Wentworth Wooden Puzzles

A delightful distraction from the stresses and strains of everyday life


Sixtyplusurfers has teamed up with  Wentworth Wooden Puzzles to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a Bundle of Two fabulous Jigsaw Puzzles. Choose from
Bird Bath Bonanza, Tommy, High Egg-spectations or Riverside Home in Bloom.

Bird Bath Bonanza
 

Bird Bath Bonanza

The Bird Bath Bonanza jigsaw puzzle is perfect for bird lovers. This delightful wooden puzzle has all kinds of bird species: Swallows, Finches, Woodpeckers, Sparrows, Thrushes, Robins and Wood Pigeons.

It's a fantastic nature jigsaw puzzle, with bright colours and intricate detail to make it even more pleasurable. It would make a great gift for bird watchers, gardeners or puzzle enthusiasts. This high quality, traditional, Wentworth Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle can be done over again and it's specially themed whimsy pieces make it a joy to complete.

For details click on
Bird Bath Bonanza

Tommy

 

Tommy

Our historic WWI commemorative wooden jigsaw puzzle 'Tommy' is an homage to British soldiers. The symbolic poppy fields and atmospheric lighting creates a moving and heartfelt feeling of remembrance. Inspired by WWI servicemen It makes a heirloom gift to pass on.

This high quality, traditional, Wentworth Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle can be done time and again and its specially themed whimsy pieces make it a pleasure to complete. This jigsaw puzzle comes in a number of different shapes and sizes.

For details click on
Tommy

High Egg-spectations

 

High Egg-spectations

NEW IN!! An Egg-stra special jigsaw puzzle. This Easter themed, traditional wooden jigsaw puzzle is brand new in our range for Easter 2015. There are six mini Easter eggs within this pack, each with a similar design but different cut patterns to make it extra tricky.

The puzzle includes delightful Easter themed whimsy pieces plus a letter whimsy in each puzzle to spell out 'EASTER'. If you a looking for a challenging yet pleasurable jigsaw puzzle, look no further!

For details click on
High Egg-spectations

Riverside Home In Bloom

Riverside Home In Bloom


This quaint cottage makes for a beautiful and relaxing jigsaw puzzle to complete. Imagine yourself relaxing by the lake or walking through the flower covered meadows whilst creating this stunning Wentworth Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle.

This high quality, traditional jigsaw puzzle comes with unique whimsy pieces and a drawstring puzzle bag for safe keeping.


For details click on Riverside Home in Bloom

About Wentworth Wooden Puzzles

Wentworth Wooden Puzzles was founded in 1994 and produces over 150,000 unique and intricately crafted wooden jigsaw puzzles from our factory in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside. The Victorian puzzle-making tradition is reflected in our range of ‘whimsies’ – jigsaws with bespoke pieces which often reflect the nature of the puzzle itself.

Wentworth Wooden Puzzles make perfect gifts as they comes with top quality boxes (that can be blank for that extra surprise element) and soft drawstring puzzle bags. The jigsaw puzzles are a delightful distraction from the stresses and strains of everyday life. No matter what your age or experience, we have a jigsaw for everyone. From 25 to 1,500 piece puzzles to suit the amateur hobbyist or the hardcore veteran.

We also now do personalised jigsaw puzzles where you can transform photos, paintings or drawings into your own custom-made jigsaws – ideal gifts for birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions.

 

For more information about Wentworth Wooden Puzzles visit the website at www.jigsaws.co.uk
 

For Your Chance to Win

Tell us the name of the bespoke pieces which reflect the nature of Wentworth puzzles?
 

     a) Jazzies
     b) Stampies
     c) Whimsies
     d) Oddments


 To Enter the Competition

Tell us the name of the bespoke pieces which reflect the nature of Wentworth puzzles? Then send in your answer together with your full name, preferred two puzzles: Bird Bath Bonanza, Tommy, High Egg-spectations or Riverside Home in Bloom, your postal
address and telephone number to the special email address given below:

competitions@jigsaws.co.uk

Please fill in the subject box
of your email with the title:
Wentworth Puzzle Competition (Sixtyplusurfers)


Competition Terms & Conditions

1. The prize includes a Bundle of Two Wentworth Jigsaw Puzzles.

2.
The winner can choose two Wentworth puzzles - including Bird Bath Bonanza, Tommy, High Egg-spectations or Riverside Home in Bloom.

3. Please let us know if you do not wish to receive any further correspondence from Wentworth Wooden Puzzles.
 

4. The competition is open to our UK visitors only.

5.
We do not accept automated entries.

6. The competition closes on 30th April 2015.

7.
Please note, puzzles can take up to 10 days to despatch, following notification of the prize winners, as they are made to order.

 

Personalised Gifts from Johnny's Sister

Personalised Enamel Dog Bowls from Johnny's Sister


Johnny's Sister offers a fabulous range of personalised gifts for all the family, including your pets!

These sturdy Personalised Enamel Dog Bowls are hand painted in Somerset with the personalisation of your choice. They come in a lovely shade of charcoal and are available in two sizes, so are perfect for both small and large dogs. Although mostly used for pet food, you can also use them as a water bowl.

You can choose between two different font colours, Charcoal and Ivory, as well as opting for either Handwriting or Arial for the font style. Arial is an additional £4 due to the extra time it takes the signwriters. The price includes up to 12 letters and after that it is 50p per additional letter. Price is £22.00 for each bowl.

Personalised Knitting Bag from Johnny's Sister

This handy Personalised Knitting Bag is a sweet and very useful gift for Grandma to keep her knitting in. This jute bag is perfect to have by her armchair to keep all her wool, needles and patterns in. It also is a good place to keep the ball of wool whilst she is knitting so that it doesn't roll around the floor.

The inside of the bag has been sprayed with a plastic lining so that it can be sponged clean if necessary. It comes with soft woven handles to carry it around the house. Made from 100% jute. Dimensions are 34cm height,  4cm width and 17cm depth. Price is £15.00.

Personalised Watering Can from Johnny's Sister

A Personalised Watering Can is a lovely gift for anyone that loves their plants and gardens. You can make the personalisation humorous, practical or just personal to the individual. A perfect gift to give the host and hostess when you are invited for the weekend or how about treating yourself!

The capacity of this watering can is 1.5 litres. It also has a detachable brass rose. Made from powder coated steel and then painted with enamel paint. Wipe it clean with a damp cloth after use. Avoid abrasive cleaners over the can's personalisation. Price is £27.50.

Personalised Enamel Tin from Johnny's Sister

A Personalised Enamel Tin will make a great house warming or family gift. You can use them for anything you want from crackers, biscuits, treats, sweets, cereals, bits and bobs, bird food, and pet food. Up to 20 letters (spaces not counted) are included in the price. Additional letters are 50p each. All letters are painted in capitals.

Lost for ideas? Here are what some of Jonny's Sister's customers have ordered for their message: MUMMY’S CHOCOLATE STASH, THE SMITHS' BISCUITS. Due to the popularity of this product extra extra sign writers have been taken on, so handwriting font may appear different to that in the photographs. This is the quirkiness that is so loved with handmade products!

Handpainted in Somerset, the tins are powder coated steel and then painted with enamel paint. Wipe clean with a damp cloth. Avoid abrasive cleaners over the personalisation. Please note that the large tin comes with a scoop that is hooked to the side of the tin. Price is £30.75.

For more information about the full range of personalised gifts from Johnny's Sister click on www.johnnyssister.co.uk

 

     Beautiful Easter
      Gifts from The
Contemporary Home


Pastel Bunny Egg Cup from The Contemporary Home
 

Make Easter really special with the beautiful range of gifts from The Contemporary Home.

Enjoy your morning boiled egg in this lovely retro Pastel Bunny Egg Cup. Choose from blue, pink, green and yellow.

Each egg cup has a cute little bunny and its own cup to hold your boiled egg. Price is £4.50 for each egg cup.

Ceramic Bunny Bowls from The Contemporary Home

Serve your Easter snacks in these adorable Ceramic Bunny Bowls.

Available in a choice of Pink or White, they are perfect for mini Easter eggs, chocolates, snacks or as breakfast cereal bowls. Price is £7.50 each.

Bunny Ear Napkin Rings

Make your Easter meal really special with these eyecatching Bunny Ear Napkin Rings.

Made from gingham, choose from pink, lilac or blue shades. Price is £4.50 each.

Pink Twig Trees from The Contemporary Home

Have fun decorating these festive Pink Twig Trees with the whole family. Choose from the range of Easter hanging decorations from The Contemporary Home, or have fun crafting your own from pretty ribbons, buttons, feathers and painted egg shells.

A lovely Spring or Easter interior decoration that would sit perfectly in a conservatory, playroom or on a mantelpiece. Height is approximately 25cm, width is 13cm and depth is 13cm. Choose from pink or blue. Price is £21.00.

Paint Your Own Egg Kit from The Contemporary Home

This little Paint Your Own Egg Kit is a wonderful Easter gift for a child. Alternatively, ask your children to decorate the eggs in advance and pop them back into the sweet 'picket fence' style gift box and they make a great personalised keepsake gift for grandparents on Easter day.

The kit includes four wooden eggs in green, yellow, pink and lavender, one paint brush and a set of six paints in a wooden, straw filled gift box. Price is £6.00.


Daisy Teapot, Milk Jug and Sugar Bowl from The Contemporary Home


Enjoy your afternoon tea in this fresh and cheery range of Spring inspired ceramic kitchen stoneware embossed with a pretty daisy motif surrounding its upper rims. The set includes a white ceramic jug in two sizes with painted embossed daisies, a large pot, a sugar bowl and spoon and a tea pot.

A lovely way to add a touch of sunshine to your table or kitchen dresser any time of year, but especially great for spring and summer celebrations such as Easter, garden and tea parties and alfresco gatherings. The Daisy Tea Pot is £10.50.

Ceramic Chicken Jug from The Contemporary Home

Show off your Spring flowers in this chirpy Ceramic Chicken Jug. This fun and friendly country style ceramic glug jug is playfully formed into the shape of a plump hen from which your morning juice or milk pours out of her beaked spout.

Made from white embossed ceramic lightly showing through a darker taupe when highlighting features such as feathers, this rustic jug would not only fit perfectly into a traditional kitchen but also be a great way to spring into the Easter celebrations. Price is £17 for the Large Jug which has a height of 18cm  and £12 for the Small Jug which has a height of 12cm.

For more information about The Contemporary Home visit the website at
www.tch.net
 

Cool Gadgets
from RED5


Lava Lamp Rockets from RED5


If you're looking for cool gifts or talking points for your home, then check out the new collection from RED5.

Since the 1960’s Lava Lamps have always been cool. Used in bachelor pads and relaxation centres across the world, the genius moving mood lights have stood the test of time. These Lava Lamp Rockets come in the original and traditional shape, just like the first one ever made.

Each one contains a big dollop of gloopy lava which will elegantly float up and down the vessel creating countless shapes as they go. Add a little retro feel to your room or give your child’s bedroom a more relaxing vibe with the traditionally styled Lava Lamps Rocket. Price is £17.95.

iKettle from RED5


If you enjoy hot drinks but don't always want them piping hot, then the iKettle is the perfect gadget for you. Using the iKettle's built in wi-fi, you can start boiling your kettle from anywhere in the house. With the iKettle app, you will save up to two days a year pre-boiling your kettle! Not only can it boil the water for you, but it will also notify you when it’s ready to pour, needs refilling and when it’s empty.

A selection of different temperatures allows you to make your hot drink the way it should be as not all beverages need piping hot water. There's a Wake Up mode to make sure the water is ready for you every day. The app allows you to set a wake up alarm for your iKettle which will trigger the kettle to start boiling on request. “Good morning! Would you like me to pop the kettle on? Yes or no”. Once the water is boiled, the clever kettle will ask if you are ready or if it should keep the water warm. The warm feature will keep the water heated for up to half an hour, making sure that your morning coffee is ready whenever you are.

Other features include the Welcome Home mode so your hot water is ready when you return home from work. The iKettle application will know when you arrive home and will have pre-boiled water ready and waiting. If you know that you like a brew after the soaps have finished, you can set a trigger to remind the kettle to boil before the ad breaks so you don’t miss a second of telly. And Game Mode will end the tiresome arguments of who is the best tea maker in the house with the iKettle leader board.

Multiple devices can be connected to the iKettle so you can set up your own tea rota. With every coffee or tea that is brought to you, you can rate it to see who is the best and worst and share the data on social networking sites. All this clever  technology comes in a stylish element-less design – made from pure grade stainless steel with a soft touch handle and built in lime scale filter. Price is £99.95

Water Dancing Droplet Speakers

These eyecatching Water Dancing Droplet Speakers offer a fun way to enjoy your music in retro style. The Water Dancing Droplet Speakers will not only provide the sound for your party but some of the lighting too!

Packed into these cool speakers are colourful LED’s along with some very special water. Once your music starts playing, the speakers will send colourful jets of water up and down in time with the beat. Powered simply by USB, you can connect any device to the speakers with the included 3.5mm audio cable. Price is £24.95.

Robot Clock from from RED5

Clocks and robots have a lot in common, they both have intricate insides full of dials, cogs, gadgets and gizmos - they’re a mechanic's dream! Combine the two together and you’re left with a new and different way to tell the time!

These cute Robot Clocks have poseable arms and hands so you can set them up however you like. The analogue clocks inside their abdomens are numbered with some robotic looking digits (if you can describe a font as looking ‘roboty’).

Each robot has dials, cogs and gauges on their bodies as well as an antenna. The Robot Clock has an alarm too, so you can be woken up every day by your new found robot pal. Price is £14.95.

For more information about RED5 click on www.red5.co.uk