If you have a tight budget, this list should give you some great ideas how to make your money go further.
So here is the deal. When you think of a present and suggestions bellow think about what story will you tell him/her about it. Not how or where he/she will use it, and not about how much it costs. Just whether the story would be interesting to him/her or not.
There are just so many of the artisans out there. Hence I tend to go for more unusual looking gifts within the certain category. So this time, when considering the budget, I went with wallets, notebooks (always been a hit with women), key wallets, pens and bathroom accessories.
Rebellious design created by students who wanted to move away from “old fashioned wallet styles”. Slimmer vegan friendly wallet from cork.
These rustic looking notebooks are extremely popular. Limited edition eco theme – end papers are made out of recycled maps. Might go quick.
Vintage design. Made using recycled and unbleached paper, hand folded, family run business. Calepino are uniquely small – fit in the back pocket.
Made from solid natural leather that is designed to last. A great gift to prevent keys from scratching phone screens. Can be personalised.
Simon Tuntelder, a young passionate contemporary leather maker who seeks a balance between simplicity and functionality.
The point of using dummy text for your paragraph is that it has a more-or-less normal distribution of letters. making it look like readable English.
This 50c cal imitation cartridge pen is made in Ireland. The dark wooden part comes from Irish bogs and it is more than 5000 years old. True story.
Ideal for lovers of sports cars. Colourful paint comes from neighbouring factories in British car manufacturing capital – Birmingham.
Usually $70 (when discounted $49)
Traditionally they were made from a whale bone. The design is re-created using the same technique of hand stitching natural bristle. Handmade.
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