Christmas is around the corner. And, if you haven’t done all your shopping just yet, we have a list of wonderful gift ideas for the interior design lover. Spoil a special friend or family member and give them the gift of style this Christmas. These gifts are personal and thoughtful, and any one of them would make a stylish addition to your home. Whether you’re looking for an affordable accessory or an investment statement piece, there’s bound to be something for every budget. To stay on the safe side, though, we’ve kept the prices to below R550.
Here’s our round-up of the top 10 gifts to make any homeware-lover smile.
Top 10 homeware gifts for interiors fanatics
1). Lovebird Leopards Tanzanite
We love these vibrant tea towels created by luxury African brand, Ardmore Design. This bright accessory will bring joy and glamour to any kitchen, and the prints are beautifully intricate.
R400 at Ardmore
2). Humanity Face Bowl
This unique Rialheim product is part of their ‘Evolution’ collection that celebrates Africa’s people, traditions and philosophies. By looking back, we can learn more about the society we’re part of today, and how the values of that society are upheld. Use it as a planter or snack bowl.
R399 at Rialheim
3). White Hibiscus Drum Shade
Florals and botanicals are hugely popular as people look to add a tropical holiday flair to their homes. This one from Knus is perfectly pretty and custom-made for each order. So it has that really personal touch.
R490 from Knus
4). Frayed Seagrass Placemat Set
These statement placemats are a dinner party must. Natural fibres like linen, rattan and woven straw are all the rage right now, so these organic seagrass placemats will make a wonderfully trendy addition to your table setting.
R399 for the set of 4 from Poetry
5). Africology, The Candle
According to the brand, this scented candle is the epitome of romance and femininity with tones of green tea and lush florals. It’s ever so slightly over budget but, for an interior fanatic who appreciates the elegance of a fragrant-smelling home, it’ll be well worth it.
R519 from Yuppiechef
6). Chevron Snow Throw
This beautiful cotton throw can be draped over almost any living room couch or chair to instantly create a luxurious feel. It’s neutral shade means it’ll complement any design or style you can think of. It’s effortlessly chic.
Currently on promotion for R514 from SHF
7). Edna Cushion Cover – Castle
Bring a touch of glamour and luxury to your bedroom or living room with this statement scatter cushion. We love the tropical print and soft feel. It’s 100% cotton so you can hand wash it if to keep it in perfect condition – no matter which dinner party guests you have over.
R499 from Hertex Fabrics at Superbalist
8). Fabre vase
The Fabre Vase is a wonderfully textured decorative accent for your home. This piece of earthenware features a stunning speckled pattern in an antique khaki tone and would look amazing with a beautiful bouquet of flowers inside.
From R445 at Weylandts
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9). Large Spaghetti Scrafitto Duck Egg
Know someone who’s something of a spaghetti specialist? They’ll be thrilled with a set of these delicate and colourful serving bowls. Stick to one shade – like this pale duck egg – or mix it up with hues of marine, warm grey and yellow. The next Italian-style dinner will be that much more enjoyable.
R390 each at Wonki Ware
10). Summer Vineyard Fragrance Diffuser
Celebrate the natural beauty of the Cape Winelands with this geometric white glass fragrance diffuser. The fragrance is inspired by those long sun-drenched afternoons strolling through a picturesque wine estate. Notes of uplifting neroli and delightful ylang-ylang are blended with fresh fig leaf and an unmistakeable petitgrain note to fully immerse the senses.
R395 at Knus