There are some unique and fun gift ideas available this year for Christmas! Have you seen these cute gifts for mushroom and fungi lovers?
A CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE FOR ALL THOSE MUSHROOM AND FUNGI LOVERS
Mushrooms Tin Sign
Wondering what to get that special someone for Christmas? Want to get them something different, aesthetically pleasing but still affordable? Driftwood Designs has the gift you’re looking for.
Driftwood Designs beautifully incorporates the work of Welsh artist and illustrator Lizzie Spikes. Her passion is creating colourful illustrations that can be translated into homewares, cards, prints and so much more. This means her art can be incorporated into people’s everyday lives in the form of practical objects such as oven gloves, lamp shades, coasters, aprons, and even clocks.
Lizzie and her business partner Becky Barratt are both native to Wales and their love of home and the Welsh coastline and countryside is evident in many of the designs. Driftwood Designs has grown from a home-based business to three shops across Wales, that are as popular with locals as they are with tourists. Driftwood Designs also has an online shop, which is packed to the rafters with gift ideas. In case you are wondering where to begin, we’ve pulled out the Mushrooms Tin Sign, a star of the show to get you started:
You can purchase Lizzie’s art on various materials from posters to framed prints, canvas to – this little gem - the tin sign. Reminiscent of days long gone, tin signs are trending again and every home should have one. The mushrooms tin sign from Driftwood Designs has illustrations of 27 different types of mushrooms, toadstools, and fungi with an identification list at the bottom. Perfect for your loved one’s kitchen wall if they like to cook, or even forage for mushrooms. And if fauna is more their bag than flora, the sheep tin sign is another similarly fun design.
Measures 203 x 151mm
Toadstool Shaped Cushion
These toadtastic toadstool-shaped cushions are 30x30cm, polyester filled, and wipe clean only.
Available from George at ASDA £15.00
Toadstool Sherpa Blanket
The natural hedgehog and toadstool sherpa 150 x 120cm blanket is a great way to stay warm and cozy on a chilly autumn or winter evening. Made from polyester it's machine washable at 30 degrees and can also be tumble dried.
George at ASDA £9.00
Toadstool Home Ornament
George at ASDA has a wide range of cute mushroom, fungi, and toadstool ranges. This is another one of my favourites - the toadstool home ornament £4
Add a little ambiance to those dark corners with no access to a plug socket, the cordless LED Mushroom Table Lamp is battery operated (Requires 2 x AA Batteries, not supplied) and part of the Nyx lighting collection by HESTIA®
The surprising trend of the season is toadstools, and this must be the most stylish one you have seen! The organic-shaped glass shade has a smoked grey finish and casts a soft glow. Finished on a mango wood base it is operated by an on-off switch to the base.
Available at George ASDA £15
The Little Book of Mushrooms: An Illustrated Guide to the Extraordinary Power of Mushrooms
A beautifully illustrated guide to 75 of the most unique and fascinating mushrooms in the world, including interesting insight into their history, uses, and etymologies.
Available at Amazon Kindle £9.49 Hardback £10.99
Cavallini Mushrooms Pocket Diary 2024
This perfect little diary is ideal for people on the go. Featuring week-at-a-glance layouts and full-month views, this planner also includes sections for addresses and notes. The cover features a beautiful mushroom illustration from the Cavallini archives.
Publisher: Cavallini & Company
Number of pages: 72
Weight: 0.154 g
Dimensions: 154 x 104 x 12 mm
Available at Waterstones £10.99
I am a huge fan of mushrooms, fungi, and toadstools, and have also created gnome/gonk and toadstool home gifts. Currently only available locally. What do you think?
Hope you are feeling inspired and found a unique gift for a friend, or family, or perhaps a treat for yourself.
Until next time...Michelle x