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Create a Kids’ Christmas Wish List and Win £100

This Christmas it’s predicted we’ll give each other 60 million unwanted gifts that will at best end up on eBay, at worst in landfill. So, this year, we’re celebrating the joy of experiences over ‘stuff’ with a readymade wish list of Eco...

Eco Christmas – Best Gift Ideas For All The Family

A TRULY FEEL GOOD CHRISTMAS   A stress-free Christmas that’s joyful and extra special – it’s what we all want, right? Often though, it can feel like an endless to-do list. We feel guilty that we aren’t doing enough, or ironically,...

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8 Unique Group Gift Ideas for a 40th Birthday

Let’s face it, 40 can be a difficult age to buy for. Your loved one is hopefully pretty satisfied with their lot, and if they want something small they’ll tend to buy it for themselves. Chances are there is something they really want, ...

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Sophie’s Handbag – Funded by Friends

Sophie-Rose is a musician and songwriter in the band Paradisia, and has just turned 27. In the months leading up to her birthday she fell in love. With a bag. So she decided to patchwork it, asking her friends to chip in and make her ha...

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Crowdfund a New Handbag

As presents go, handbags are right up there with the best. They’re the ever-loyal accessory that will always fit and always make you look smart, even when you’re in your scruffiest clothes. Really special ones can be a bit expensive – ...

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Wedding Gift Idea: Commission a Portrait

If you’re getting married but don’t want a traditional department store gift list, and a honeymoon fund isn’t for you, how about asking your guests to contribute towards something truly timeless instead? Why not ask your friends and fam...

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Baby Food Delivery

Lots of people use our site to organise baby-showers and new baby gifts and recently we’ve noticed a bit of a trend. Food. Lots of it. On the doorstep. So we asked three new mums why a food delivery, organised and paid for by friends, is...

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Patchwork Loves: Kennedy City Bicycles

At Patchwork we love bicycles. They’re fun, they’re planet-friendly, and they make a brilliant group gift. Especially if you share the cost with friends. And we really like well made, reliable, beautifully designed bikes. That’s w...

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