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Top 10 tips for getting mum something she’ll love this Mother’s Day!

Here at Thanks I Love It, our priority is to make giving beautiful, thoughtful gifts as simple as possible, so we’ve put together this list of our top gifting tips to help you make your Mum feel just as special as she is! 1. Firstly, plan ahead and get the date in the diary! Mother’s Day, or Mothering Sunday, falls three weeks before Easter, which is why it moves each year (and catches us out!). Instead of getting a surprise, pop a reminder in your diary the week before, giving you plenty of time to plan, buy and send your card or gift. This year, Mother’s Day is on Sunday 26th March. No last minute gifts required!2. If you can,...

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LH Design

We're back with another of our favourite type of posts - Supplier Stories - this time, it's the turn of the multi-talented Lola Hoad of LH Design. We first saw Lola's beautiful hand-lettered stationery over on her gorgeous Instagram page (seriously, it's perfect) and knew they'd sit amazingly well in our Minimalist box. Then we found out that all of her production is done locally in East Sussex, all items are 100% recycled and she works hard to ensure all materials are UK-sourced, so naturally we HAD to have them! We caught up with hand-letterer, mentor, designer, speaker and founder of One Girl Band (she's one busy bee!) to find out a bit more... Thanks I Love It: What is the inspiration behind the LH Design brand? Lola:...

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Higher Living

Today in our Supplier Stories series, we're talking to Arran of Higher Living, who make the deliciously tropical Coconut Green Tea featured in our Minimalist gift box. If you've not tried green tea before, this is the one that will convince you - it'll make you feel as though you're sunning yourself on a deserted beach, even if you're outside in a frosty garden taking photos...take it from us!!Thanks I Love It: What is the inspiration behind the Higher Living tea brand? Arran: Naturally great tasting teas. At Higher Living, we try to push the boundaries of flavour innovation to develop products that are a step away from the classics like Lemon and Ginger, Peppermint and Chamomile and instead offer something...

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Naturecraft Moulds

We’ve been in love with Naturecraft Moulds’ stunning concrete creations since we first spotted them, and are absolutely delighted to bring you the exclusive copper dipped candle holder in our newest addition to the Thanks I Love It gift family – The Minimalist!As usual, we nosy nellies wanted to find out more, so we spoke to Andrea, the creative mind behind Naturecraft Moulds, about some of the things that inspire her. Thanks I Love It: What inspired you to set up Naturecraft Moulds?Andrea: My inspiration for Naturecraft Moulds came about from my love of leaf casting, making perfect replicas of real leaves in concrete. This evolved into making latex moulds of actual leaves so people could make as many castings as...

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Lydia Meiying Designs

Tonight’s Supplier Stories is all about the wonderful Lydia Meiying, who designs the brilliantly bright and beautiful cards you can add to your Thanks I Love It gift to make it extra special and personalised, as well as the gorgeous Red Galah notepad in our Treat box! Lydia is an illustrator and surface pattern designer based in Manchester, who designs patterns for fashion, interiors and stationery as well as forecasting the next fabulous trend. We caught up with her to find out a bit more about her business, Lydia Meiying Designs, and what inspires her colourful patterns. Thanks I Love It: What inspired you to set up Lydia Meiying Designs?Lydia: I studied Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern at Leeds College of...

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