7 December, 2016

Simple Living – Minimalist and Unique Gift Guide

I am in for anything simple. Nothing too complicated and all that jazz. Handmade, artisan is up my street and supporting Fairtrade.  If, I have such talent and time to make handmade presents for everyone, then I would.  But, I am nowhere there so, I prefer to give out something simple-not so much going on, personalised, handmade and artisan products.

I am sure, I am not alone. If you know someone along this line, here’s a gift guide that will surely rock their boat. Fingers crossed that Santa will be reading this too, hey?

Jord Watch – Gorgeous wood watch and works like a treat. Perfection is the word. Jord sent me one to sport this Christmas and I am already over the moon.

Jord Watch

Picks from my favourite shop for anything handmade, artisan and boho products- Ian Snow.  This company is responsible for bringing in all this gorgeousness to us. What’s not to love about Fairtrade, hey?  Every time, I get to visit their shop, I literally don’t want to leave. Everything is made by such great artistic skills all over the world.

**Photo credits to Ian Snow (For Ian Snow Products)

YORUBA 100% LAMBS WOOL SCARF – The best thing about this time of the year is we all need scarf, but not just like any other scarf. This one is  100 percent lambs wool and looks elegant, hand finished all the way from Kolkata, India.


OCTAGONAL GLASS & BRASS TERRARIUM– In a world of cactus trend, we know the score – terrarium is a must have. This one is handmade all the way from New Delhi, India.


TWO-TONE CERAMIC MUG –  This rustic look beauty is all the way from Honduras. I love the natural colour and texture of this mug. Perfect for colder days.

GOLD FOIL AND NATURAL ROUND JUTE RUG – Another one from Noida, India. If you’re feeling generous, imagine a natural jute with swirl of gold around the outside? That’s my perfect kind of rug. Perfect for wooden floor. Santa, please if you’re reading this? I have been good.


PAPYRUS METEORITE VASE – The primitive sgraffito design technique applied revealed that simplicity and beauty.

primitive sgraffito design

GattiShop on Etsy is also making beautiful pieces that is perfect for minimalist, simple living or anyone that appreciates handmade products.

Scandi Ceramic Egg Cups – set of 4  lovely pieces that is not just as egg cups or egg holders, but also perfect as trinket/ring dishes.

**Photo credits to Gattishop


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