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Though decorating your home for Christmas is always a lot of fun, doing it tastefully is something few manage to accomplish.
Christmas is a very sociable time of year. During the festive season people want to socialise and catch up with old friends. Also, because of the time of year, almost all of the time you spend socialising will be indoors. For some of your friends and family, this will be the only time of year that they see your home. It’s important that it does you justice. (more…)
Coming up with a look that is totally original is almost impossible these days. The same styles are adopted by all the major high street chains so everyone ends up walking around in the same clothes. Even jewellery is going the same way. It is now very rare to see someone with an original, attractive piece of jewellery on.
Jewellery is a great way to add individuality to an otherwise uninspiring outfit. The trouble is, your chosen jewellery has to be completely original and eye catching. (more…)
Buying gifts for children is always good fun. There are so many options: clothes, toys, books, even food. With Christmas just around the corner now’s the time to start looking for original children’s Christmas gifts, rather than the usual mass produced options.
So what are your options? You won’t find anything unique in any of the high street stores, to find something original you need to look in the right places. Here are some great ideas for handmade, original, unique gifts for children: (more…)
I know it’s a depressing thought but we are better off accepting it – summer is over. Rather than resisting it we are far better off embracing the change of seasons. After all, we know what’s coming.
Though winter can be a bleak and depressing time of year, it also has its perks. If you do it right, the contrast between the miserable weather and the warm, cosy interior of your home can make winter a lot more enjoyable. Though summer is great for spending time outdoors enjoying your garden, winter is equally good for enjoying the inside of your home. (more…)
With summer now in full swing it’s a great time to give your home quick face lift. Don’t worry if you haven’t got the time or money for a full overhaul – it’s all about the accessories! Here are our favourite ways to spruce up your home for the summer season. (more…)
Has a family member or friend had a visit from the stork recently? Perhaps you have a new grandchild to spoil? The arrival of a new baby is an exciting time, and with it comes the hunt for that special new baby gift.
Swanky Maison’s range of new baby gifts is a great place to start! Our wonderful collection includes gifts for baby boys and baby girls, as well as a sensational selection of christening gifts. (more…)
Are you looking for a really special gift to wow a loved one? Or perhaps you want to treat yourself to something new and exciting?
With so much choice now on the UK High Street how do you even begin to choose what to buy next? The answer can be found in our unique handmade jewellery collection. Unlike the mass produced jewellery available on the high street, Swanky Maison’s range of jewellery is handcrafted by the UK’s finest designer makers. You can rest assured your piece has been made with the utmost care and attention, and you won’t bump into someone wearing the same piece as you! (more…)
Choosing a gift for a child can be hard work, especially if you want to give a unique gift which can be cherished for years to come.
Look around and it is very easy to get sucked into the thinking that the only options that exist are the obvious High Street and superstore retail outlets, offering the same selection of gifts to everyone. The problem with buying these standard high street gift is that you can often end up choosing the same present as another friend or relative. (more…)