Gifts for Her

Stylish Stationery Gifts for a Happy & Fun Creative Life

Give the Gift of Creativity with Stylish Stationery Gifts.

Not sure what gift to buy for the creative person in your life? For the creative mind stylish stationery gifts offer endless possibilities; starting with inspiration and the freedom to create.

Writers, artists and creative folks aren’t always the easiest people to buy gifts.

If you’re not creative yourself the artistic world can be a series of unknown avenues and wrong turns. Even when you know your stuff you can’t always be sure that your friends and family will like what you like.

So what do you do? Well, you could always take a little sideways cheat with stationery gifts.

Stationery gifts such as notebooks, journals, pens and paints offer the opportunity of creativity. Your loved ones can unleash their creative side and write a book, doodle, sketch what they see. The possibilities are endless and you can encourage them to do what they love.

Need some inspiration? Here’s our pick of top stationery gifts, hand-picked from the Piccadilly Lane community.

‘Perivale’ Notebook. £3.00 from Pennychoo.

With its handy A6 size and 40 blank pages, this mini notebook is the perfect pick for the artist on the go. Carry anywhere ready for doodling, drawing and jotting down inspiration. Creative folks will also appreciate the vintage vibe of the cover design.

perivale notebook

Geometric Pencil Case and Gift Boxed Pen. £12.00 and £10.00 respectively from Caroline Gardner.

Creative fans of prints and patterns will love Caroline Gardner’s geometric collection. The collection has an array of goodies every creative fan will adore including this smart, stylish pencil case to store all your pens, pencils and markers. Add in the matching gift boxed pen, and you’ve got a bonus gift that will allow your artistic friends to unleash their creativity with ease.

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‘Fairy Tales’ Spiral Bound Notebook. £3.95 from Always Sparkle.

What better place for a writer to keep track of all their story ideas than this fantastic spiral bound notebook. Each book is available in both A5 and A6 sizes, ideal for home and travel, ensuring no good idea will ever be lost again.


‘Wilderness’ Badger Jotter. £2.50 from Rocket68.

Creative friends can never be short of jotters. The perfect mini stationery gift that will allow them to follow their passion wherever they go. Great for making notes, lists or doodling little sketches, we love this Badger design from Rocket68’s wilderness collection.


Posted by Charlotte 8:00 2/12/15
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Get Inspired with Gift Ideas for Glamorous Girls

Don’t Panic! Gift Ideas for Glamorous Girls Are Here.

Stuck for what to buy? In need of some gift ideas for glamorous girls? Never fear, you’ve come to the right place.

Glamorous ladies aren’t always the easiest people to buy gifts for, especially if you really don’t know about all things girly, pretty and luxurious. With this in mind, we’ve explored the Piccadilly Lane directory to come up with a few quick gift options for you.

Each of our gift ideas for glamorous girls combine unique design and high quality craftsmanship; everything that the super glamorous like to see in the world around them.

So without further ado. let’s browse the gift ideas.

Pomegranate Scented Candle. £24.00 from Caroline Gardner.

Glamorous ladies love to be surrounded by beautiful scents and nothing could be better than this Pomegranate candle, with its rich, fruity aroma created by a mix of the finest fragrance oils.

Caroline Gardner pomegranate candle

Blessing of Unicorns Velvet Cushion. £95.00 from Sky Siouki.

It’s easy to add a touch of elegance to any home with the help of the right soft furnishings. Surround your glam girl with the luxury textiles of Sky Siouki to get this effect in one easy step.

blessing of unicorns velvet cushion

‘Bloomsbury’ Mid-Century Styled Retro Notebook. £3.00 from Pennychoo.

Style doesn’t have to be expensive, but a glamorous girl likes to be surrounded by quality design everyday. This vintage-style notebook is an easy way to add a little style to any day and at just £3.00, it’s one of those gift ideas for glamorous girls that is a perfect mini gift.


‘Collective noun’ Tote Bag. £15.00 from Perkins & Morley

For glamorous ladies every shopping trip is done in style. No 5p plastic bags will do when you could have a bright and fun tote bag for every shopping trip.

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‘Wonderful Memories’ large keepsake tin. £15.98 from Peel and Sardine.

For ladies of luxury it’s not enough to store bits and bobs in an old shoe box or tupperware, you need instead a beautiful keepsake tin. The glamorous way to keep all those special & chic mementoes safe.

wonderful memories large keepsake tin

Quilted Sunflower Handmade Zipper Pouch. £22.50 from Valerie Valerie.

From a quick weekend jaunt to a 2 week holiday every glamorous girl needs to maintain their style no matter where they travel. This gorgeous Sunflower Pouch is the perfect way for ladies to keep all their bits and bobs safe and secure home and away. Adding elegance to the task, this Pouch has been handmade with a stunning Sunflower decoration; a finishing touch glam ones will adore.

Quilted Sunflower Handmade Zipper pouch

Geo Print Lavender Bag. £10.95 from Laura Felicity Design.

With their on-trend geometric prints, Laura Felicity Design’s lavender bags are the only way to keep the well-dressed wardrobe feeling fresh. A cute gift idea that will add the beautiful aroma of lavender to your glam girls much-loved wardrobe.

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Calf Suede Clutch Bag. £54.00 from Hello Pearl.

Available in deep pink, navy blue (with navy or deep pink tassel), grey, teal or coral. Our last pick is this stunning clutch bag, because what gift ideas for glamorous girls pick would be complete without stylish accessories. An easy to remember rule for stylish ladies … they love accessories!

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Posted by Charlotte 8:00 13/11/15
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These Stylish Accessories Are the Must-Have Gift

Stylish Accessories are Causing a Stir at Caroline Gardner.

Are you looking to add some stylish accessories to your wardrobe?

Perhaps you have to buy a gift for a fashion-conscious friend?

Whether you’re hunting for yourself, a friend or loved one, you’re in the right place.

Designer lifestyle brand Caroline Gardner have recently unveiled their latest collection of super stylish accessories.

The collection features a host of designs perfect for both everyday use and the times when you’re on the go travelling.

Each of the accessory designs is available in a number of patterns to suit every taste; from sleek geometric prints in on-trend monochrome to bright heart prints with beautiful pops of colour there’s the perfect accessory for all.

To help you decide which accessories are right for you, we’ve hand-picked 3 combinations to kick start the inspiration.

1. Accessories for a Night Out

Finding the right accessories for an evening out are essential.

For the lady who likes to socialise there’s no better choice than the super sweet coin purse and pocket mirror.

Shown in Caroline Gardner’s ‘Ditsy’ print, the bright florals are perfect for nights on the town.

Their miniature size also ensures they’re the ideal fit to carry in a handbag.

Stylish Accessories Caroline Gardner Ditsy Coin Purse Stylish Accessories Caroline Gardner Ditsy Pocket Mirror

2. Accessories for a Weekend Away

For the stylish weekend traveller there’s no better choice than the bold monochrome prints of Caroline Gardner’s ‘Geo’ range.

The handy washbag features a lining of mustard and white stripes and tan tabs for a classic look that will never get old.

Each bag features internal pockets, and a wipe clean finish – the perfect pick for a night away or long weekend break.

Match the bag with a Geo Umbrella and you’ve got a great choice whatever the weather.


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3. Accessories for the Working Week

A simple way to add a splash of colour to the working week is sure to please any accessories fan.

With their latest collection Caroline Gardner have found the perfect way to delight colour-lovers; matching colour and style in charming accessories.

The ideal size for girls on the go are Caroline Gardner’s cosmetics bag and travel card holder.

Two everyday essentials in a bright, heart print pattern.

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All of the designs showcased today can be purchased directly from the Caroline Gardner website.

You can also see Caroline Gardner cards and gifts featured here in the Piccadilly Lane directory.

Posted by Charlotte 10:00 13/05/15
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You Can Stop the Search for Retro Stationery Immediately

Pennychoo Launches New Retro Stationery Set.

Pennychoo have recently unveiled new retro stationery collection, Metroland.  Featuring six stylish notebooks, specially designed for the discerning vintage lover.

The range features striking 1950’s atomic patterns. Reflecting British design’s post-war fascination with all things scientific and space age. Each notebook cover has next been carefully distressed to give a worn look, perfect for the vintage connoisseur.

Pennychoo have continued the impeccable attention to detail found in all of their greeting cards into this new stationery range. Each notebook features a sturdy cover of heavyweight, warm white board and 40 pages of plain paper. Utilising FSC Certified paper stocks that are kinder on the environment.

A handy purchase for any retro stationery fan, the Metroland notebooks are A6 in size; an ideal fit for a small bag or pocket. Perfect for jotting, drawing and getting creative on the go!

The notebooks, priced at just £3.00 each are available in 6 stunning designs: Bloomsbury, Perivale, Pimlico, Metropolitan, Hampstead and Fitzrovia. The perfect choice for the mid-century enthusiast who favours pen and paper to new fangled gadgets and gizmos.

See them featured right here in the Pennychoo in the Piccadilly Lane directory then head over to Pennychoo to snap up your favourite design (or all six) before they’re gone.

Posted by Charlotte 15:11 29/04/15
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Summer Scents Make an Awesome Gift Idea

Freshen Up Your Day With Summer Scents.

Need a little gift inspiration for a glamorous girl? Finding the perfect gift or special treat for a lovely lady is not always the easiest task but never fear, we have a fragrant solution to banish your gift woes!

Today’s gift guide is a collection of three heavenly scents from Caroline Gardner. With exotic, floral and fresh light scents, these luxury candles and reed diffusers are the perfect compliment to sunshine-filled days and warm summer evenings.


Caroline Gardner’s Rubus Candle delivers a summery sensation with an exotic fragrance. Citrus top notes are blended with cassis, rose petals, and geranium for a fruity and floral summer scent. Created from a blend of mineral wax and natural plant extracts, Caroline Gardner candles are specially formulated to diffuse the fragrance without background aroma. Incorporating 10% of fragrance for a longer lasting aroma and long burn time of approximately 40 hours. The Rubus candle is presented in a floral ditsy print gift box for an added touch of summer.


Is there any summer scent better than cut grass? This beautiful Virides reed diffuser is a fresh delicate scent of cut grass, pear and rose with a hint of jasmine. Caroline Gardner diffusers contain a unique blend of fragrance oils and purified gm free alcohol; diffused through hand cut and dried, natural stripped reeds. The Virides diffuser is supplied in a bespoke glass vessel and Caroline Gardner diffuser box, designed with a big, bright daisy print.


Perfect for a warm summer evening, Caroline Gardner’s Folium mini candle is the light, subtle scent of green tea, infused with fragrant bergamot, crushed lily and whisper of jasmine. A fresh and vibrant scent for the hot summer months. Each candle is poured into French-made glass vessels in Suffolk, England. The Folium candle is supplied in a Caroline Gardner designed candle box, with a lilac floral print.

Discover more gift ideas from Caroline Gardner in the Piccadilly Lane directory.

Posted by Charlotte 15:09 25/06/14
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