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wooden fathers day gifts

wooden fathers day gifts

dad’s aren’t the easiest to buy for are they? so here’s some handmade, wooden fathers day gifts he’ll be delighted to receive, as well as a couple of ideas for last minute presents.

for dapper dads

for culinary dads

For Dads who love a bowl of porridge of a morning.

A spurtle’s a traditional Scottish stirring stick and, unlike a wooden spoon, because of its rounded end it’s easy to work into the corners and edges of pots. Personalise yours with a name or initials.

for tinkerers

These beauties are a tinkerer’s dream. Dad’s can happily fiddle with them for hours chasing that elusive perfect spin. A great gift for the kid’s to give and then share with dad. If he lets them!

for practical dads

If your father doesn’t need more things why not give him a memorable experience? If you’re local to Reading choose a date (sometime in the future obviously) and book either a 2 hour taster session or a whole day of beginner’s wood turning. You can even come with him and create some wonderful memories are well as wooden items.

book a woodturning session

Do you know someone who loves wood or is interested in wood turning? Would you like to give someone the gift of a unique experience and a new skill and maybe even come along yourself? Then Liz’s absolute beginners wood turning sessions are for you.

a last minute gift

The ideal last minute gift as you can send it instantly. Specify the exact amount and send to any email address. It’s also a wonderfully environmental gift option.


every gift gives back to the planet

Any item bought from Love HeartWood also plants a tree. If you’d like to match my donation and add a tree of your own you can. Simply add 40p into the ‘plant a tree’ box at checkout.

i hope my selection of wooden fathers day gifts have inspired you to say a big sustainable thank you to your dad. 

however you’re celebrating I wish you and your dad a very happy father’s day!

liz

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ethical christmas gift guide from sincerely essie

ethical christmas gift guide

This Christmas I’m thrilled to have my sustainable products featured in two very cool gift guides. What’s really good though is that the gifts featured are not just for Christmas. They could just as easily be given for a birthday, anniversary or any special occasion. The first is The Ultimate Sustainable Christmas Gift Guide from The Quirky Environmentalist and the second is The Gift of Giving Guide from

Sincerely Essie

Sincerely Essie is an online magazine and community, created by Essie, focusing on empowering women. It features guest posts from various individuals on women’s lifestyle, health and parenting.

Sincerely Essie have a commitment to championing women entrepreneurs and ensuring that their community can come together for the good of our planet. So, they worked closely with a few women-owned businesses to create this ethical gift guide; products sold not only help to establish the business further, but they also support charitable causes, use sustainable materials or back vulnerable individuals making a huge difference with just one purchase!

Essie’s guide is divided into 5 general categories. Love HeartWood’s Gnosi Rattle and Crafty Car‘s are featured in the Stationary & Toys section. By choosing a gift from Essie’s list you are supporting a small business but you will also be helping the environment, advocating ethical practices and aiding various charities with your purchase.

By checking out great gift guides like these for inspiration you can give in a much more meaningful way this Christmas. There are so many great ways to show you care that don’t involve a lot of money, waste or plastic.

If you haven’t found that perfect gift yet don’t give up. Why not have a look at the other eco friendly gift guides featured in my journal?

Happy Gifting!

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Independent Reading’s Small Business Gift Guide 2020

Independent Reading Christmas Gift Guide 2020

Introducing Independent Reading’s small business gift guide. This Christmas season it’s more important than ever to support our local, independent traders in whatever way we can.

This year’s interactive guide is divided into 5 sections with gifts to suit all pockets. Just click on the links in the guide to shop.

  • Food and Drink
  • Things to do
  • Home
  • Something a Little Different
  • Wearables

Download the gift guide here

Independent Reading Gift Guide 2020
Here’s Love HeartWood’s entry in the Guide under Something a LIttle Different
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Sustainable Christmas Gift Guide

sustainable christmas gift guide

This Christmas I’m thrilled to have my sustainable products featured in two very cool gift guides. What’s really good though is that the gifts featured are not just for Christmas. They could just as easily be given for a birthday, anniversary or any special occasion. The first is The Ultimate Sustainable Christmas Gift Guide from

The Quirky Environmentalist

The Quirky Environmentalist is a sustainable living blog with a focus on helping you live more sustainably and to understand environmental issues better. It’s written by #Yearofgreenaction Ambassador and physics graduate Izzy McLeod.

Her guide is great as it gives you so many ideas divided into helpful categories (13 in all). Love HeartWood’s Pencil Spinning Tops featured in the Waste Free Gifts For Children section. By choosing a gift from Izzy’s guide you are taking a step towards being a more conscious consumer. You can get gifts that aren’t just going to end up gathering dust on a shelf after Christmas. As Izzy says:

There are so many things out there that don’t involve copious amounts of plastic, waste, or even an awful lot of money.

If nothing in Izzy’s guide floats your boat then don’t forget to check the other gift guides for that perfect present.

Happy Gifting!