Perfect for candle lovers that enjoy a little DIY, this Make Your Own candle set is an enjoyable way to spend a relaxing few hours. Available with two scents in a variety of Parkminster signature scents, the candle kit comes with enough soy wax flakes, fragrance oils, glass jars and wicks to make two of our small votive candles. Both will burn for roughly 15hrs each.
As well as everything you need to create two scented candles, the simple instruction leaflet explains exactly how to make your candles with ease, making this a thoughtful gift for any creative person.
MAKES TWO SMALL VOTIVE CANDLES
All Parkminster Products are made in our Sussex workshop by our happy and contented team. We source all of our ingredients and packing from UK suppliers and recycle or re-use all of our packaging and boxes. This kit contains no plastics and as a company we have almost entirely eliminated plastics from our product ranges as well as entirely from our packaging. We have huge respect for our environment and are always developing new ideas to reduce our environmental impact.
Fikkerts Kitchen Garden Survival Kit (Hand Wash and Hand Lotion 300ml)
Featuring illustrations of 40 gins from around the world, plus 12 gin-based cocktails, the deck is accompanied by a booklet giving detailed background to the world’s favourite juniper-based spirit, the 40 gins themselves and recipes for all the cocktails.
Perfect for a hand of cards or a handy refresher on how to mix a Tom Collins or Twisted Gin Fizz.
A compendium, a celebration, and an exploration of the history, material and techniques of 73 of the world’s most popular crafts, as practiced today.
Covers Paper, Pen and Print (bookbinding, origami, calligraphy, lino printing); Textiles, Cloth and Leather (fur and leather, embroidery, knitting, dyeing); Pottery, Glass and Stone (porcelain, stained glass, stone carving); Wood, Willow and Nature (basket weaving, wood carving, lime plastering and thatching); Metal (gold, bronze, cast iron and steel).
A directory section lists international organisations and professional communities and guilds.
We're delighted to introduce these beautiful new Learn Modern Calligraphy kits from ERA Calligraphy - perfect if you have always wanted to learn this stylish creative skill or a wonderful gift for someone!
The kit includes all the tools and worksheets required for beginners, with the unique selling point of unlimited access to a 40-minute online video tutorial.
The kit includes:
An A5 practice notebook with dotted paper
A dark wooden pen holder (suitable for left and right-handed users)
A 'Nikko G' calligraphy nib
15ml of black ink
A set of A4 printed worksheets
A welcome letter with access information and password for the online video tutorial
Unlimited access to an online 40 minute video tutorial.
The kit comes in sustainable and recyclable packing, presented in a luxury grey gift box and wrapped in an eye-catching pink wrapper embossed with gold foil.
Be prepared for the ever-changing British weather with our St Ives Barometer. Crafted in galvanised steel, the silver finish is completely weatherproof, even in coastal locations. The typeface and design is simple and clear making it easy to read.
We also have a matching thermometer in the same style. They come beautifully boxed making a lovely gift.
Buying locally and in tune with the seasons is at the heart of Michelle Mason’s philosophy. Taking salvaged and reclaimed objects, vintage glassware and ceramics as props and backdrops, Flower Market is brimming with texture, pattern and exciting and inspiring ways to group and display flowers, plants and succulents.
Michelle draws on her design experience, playing with shape, colour and composition to create stunning combinations showing how to make the most of fresh flowers and bring botanical style into the home.
Discover plants that will clean the air you breathe, help you get a good night’s sleep, reduce stress and anxiety, help you get well soon, boost your brain power and bring greater joy and well-being into your life.
From cacti and succulents to ferns and palms, flowering plants and foliage - find the perfect house plants for your living room, bathroom, bedroom and even your workspace, and bring the joy of the outdoors inside.
In this book, Shane Connolly examines the language of flowers in the context of love - that most tricky and subtle of emotions.
Using a selection of over 50 gorgeous plants, Shane demonstrates how flowers, whether as single stems or as part of an arrangement, can reveal what our lovestruck, lovelorn or love-renewed selves are too wary or tongue-tied to express.
Our 'Banstead Village Life' tea towel features independent shops and landmarks which Banstead is best known for.
Illustrated by Surrey artist Lisa Tolley, who has worked with us to create this tea towel, raising awareness and in celebration of our wonderful independent high street and key landmarks accross Banstead.
We are also huge supporters of the amazing work The Dogs Trust do and, as Duffy our very own 'Shop Dog' (as seen on the tea towel in front of Mad Lilies), came from the Dogs Trust, we have decided to donate £1 for every tea towel sold to this wonderful organisation.
Whether you are looking to cultivate an entire indoor garden, or simply want to keep your single cactus alive, here is the information you need. Each plant is presented by the graceful paintbrush of Maaike Koster, accompanied by text from Emma Sibley on its origins, care, tips and fellow species.
The joy of these plants is that they are easy to maintain, and everyone has access to them - meaning even the most timid gardener can make a start, with or without a garden.
Beautiful and romantic, Vic Brotherson's flower arrangements focus on traditional, seasonal blooms and foliage, such as alchemilla, lavender, hellebore, peonies and hydrangeas, and perfectly match the vintage pitchers, planters, old glass and retro, charity-shop finds she uses both for displays and as a major source of inspiration. From simple posies to glorious garlands and stunning centrepieces for a Christmas banquet, Vintage Flowers demonstrates just how easy it is to transform a handful of fresh cuttings into arrangements that instantly feel at home and complement the look of a room.
Accompanied by step-by-step instructions on using florist foam and chicken wire to making a garland, wreath and hand-tied bunch, plus tips on how to select and condition flowers for longevity, how to pin the perfect corsage, wiring flowers for your hair and how to get the most from your budget, Vintage Flowers promises fabulous results every time.
The topic of phone addiction has received much awareness across the UK press this year with studies have exposing links between heavy phone use and anxiety, depression and loss of sleep. Catherine Price’s 30-day procedure to beat your phone addiction is now available in paperback, setting out steps to prioritise your goals, remove bad habits that trigger phone use, in a gradual path towards destroying the dependency altogether.
Discover the joy of foraging and master the art of creating wonderful floral pieces, to gift or keep, through a collection of 22 beautiful and natural designs.
Learn how to play around with colour, foliage, texture and architectural forms with a craft that is not just for Christmas. Bringing ideas, skills and techniques, Katie and Terri will inspire you to create impressive statement pieces, tropical and dried wreaths, as well as beautiful garlands and a late summer chandelier.