For the man or woman who has everything
There’s someone on everyone’s gift list, I think – ‘what on earth can we get for him / her?’ There are quite often people – friends or relatives – who seem to have everything they could ever want. What to get them for a gift? This is particularly true if you’r shopping online – the latest bestselling book just isn’t going to do the trick. I must say, we love finding gifts for these people!
Grilling gets more and more sophisticated all the time and now, even the top manufacturers of kitchen and cuisine products are delighting us with goods to make it even more so.
Vintage style cut glass decorative bottles
We love these traditionally-styled perfume bottles. They are hand blown and then hand cut to create the designs and note how even the stoppers are carefully faceted to catch the light. They are available is a range of rich, jewel-like colors too.
Ancient Greek sculpture replicas from the British Museum
Every room, no matter how it’s furnished and decorated, needs a solid, impressive something. What sort of something? An artifact or artwork that undeniably demonstrates sophistication and style. These sculptures, direct from the British Museum in London, are perfect examples.
Audrey Hepburn – always a star
If you ask a number of people to name the most enduringly stylish film star many, if not most, would say that they immediately thought of Audrey Hepburn. It’s true that her style remains iconic to this day. That’s why we are so pleased to showcase this collection of prints and other merchandise.
One of the Formula One greats of all time – Michael Schumacher
It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of Formula One and try as I might to have no ‘favorites’ (I admire them all) I think that’s a little unrealistic. Human being are bound to have favorites, after all.
Instant motivational and fun decor for your home
Wall decals are incredibly popular these days and it’s easy to see why. There are decals available to suit every room in the home of workplace. They come in a variety of colors and styles. They are simple to use; taking only a few minutes to install. You can choose from so many delightful messages from motivational messages to those that are great fun.
Everyone has a favorite movie
And they are an inexpensive and delightful way to decorate a room. They have the advantage of showing your personality and can also make a great talking point. Who doesn’t like discussing their favorite films? They are suitable for all ages too and, when correctly displayed, can look so stylish and add a great deal to any decor.
No stylish home is complete without Marimekko
I believe this. This company has long been admired by design aficionados and I always smile when I visit a home and see a Marimekko piece on display. It might be a designer thing, but to me it shows me that the home belongs to someone who hs a definite and distinct sense of style.
These quotes are a great gift idea
Even if they are a gift for yourself. We all need a little help at times to reach our goals or to keep optimistic thoughts in the forefront of our minds. There are many motivational posters and prints available, especially to buy online, but it’s not often that they are stylish.
Lovely accent pieces in vintage style
Whilst I love modern styling, I have to admit that some designs are simply timeless. Timeless items are perfect for gifts because they will match any decor. I’ve always been fascinated by antique instruments – and I know I’m not alone; they are incredibly popular.
Stunning stained glass for your home or office
These lovely stained glass items look perfectly lovely in the home. Stained glass has been used in interiors for hundreds of years because of the wonderful luminous effects it creates. Every day, depending on the light source, it can look different and add such interest to a room in your home or to your work space.
Unusual statues offer something for everyone
You’ll be delighted with this range of unusual statuary because not only are they delightful, the will also solve many of your gift-buying problems. That’s because this range truly offers something for everyone. Varying in sizes and materials, these statues are wonderful as home decor, they are perfect for the office and come at prices to suit all budgets.
Display your ornaments in style
Don’t we all have ornaments that are beautiful and bring back memories? Why should they be lost amongst the other items on the Christmas tree or only be on display during the holidays? We are delighted to have found these stylish frames to allow you to display your ornaments with style.
Art for the jazz lover or musician
Jazz has its own visual style in addition to being a music genre. The art of jazz can be atmospheric and moody, or upbeat and lively. It can have a vintage look or can be completely modern. Which ever style suits you, there will be something to suit your tastes on this website.
Today, clocks are wall art
We don’t really need clocks in our homes or offices these days do we? But that doesn’t mean that they are no longer made, no longer popular or in demand. In fact, one of the super hot interior design trends today is what we will call the art clock. Yes, these are functional pieces but more and more people are using them as decorative object.No, more than mere decor – true art.
Vintage Florida ad prints & posters
In the nineteen twenties, South Florida was booming. It wasn’t just that the state had been discovered as a wonderful place to take a vacation; there was also a land boom and investors were buying land and property to house holidaymakers and new residents.
The Samson 6 in 1 is a quality green juice maker that produces delicious high quality juice. It has an elegant retro design and comes in different colors.
This is a wonderful item that will enhance any kitchen. It’s stylish, eco-friendly and so very practical – all at the same time.
It was designed by an experienced top chef, so you can be assured that this is the best way to prepare food in your kitchen.
We spend hours scouring the internet to find wonderful goods and we’re sure that you’ll love this site. The site features so much but today we’re featuring wonderful gifts for the home and kitchen. We are only showing a fraction here – from complete micro-breweries to award-winning appliances.
If you’re looking for a tablet for under $100 then Fire HD 6 is for you. It is a stylish tablet, with everything you would expect to find, or indeed you’d need from a tablet device.
Direct from the Royal Collection and via Harrods in London these splendid pieces of china are direct, faithful copies of the finest and most sophisticated examples in the world – those of the Buckingham Palace Collection.
If you haven’t come across Livingstones before, let me introduce you to one of the most stylish, flexible and certainly most comfortable items I’ve seen for ages.
In some ways, these are a sophisticated development of ubiquitous bean bag – those rather awful and uncomfortables staples of students everywhere.
These are an absolutely delightful gift. They are wonderful for the musician of course, but for the rest of us, they make the most beautiful decor items in our homes. What wonderful conversation pieces they are.
Aren’t these a wonderful gift idea for the stockbroker, investor, accountant or history buff? These are genuine certificates and are delivered to you in a fully protected sleeve. Many come with a small book of interesting facts too.
Aren’t these amazing? Yes, we’ve found a source for original, fully restored antique radios. These are incredibly beautiful pieces of furniture and fully functional too. At a small extra cost, you can also have a gadget included that allows you to play music from your cellphone via these fully-working radios.
We’ve always loved the clean looks of terrariums when used in interior decor. They are easy to care for, very stylish and bring a touch of summer to the home.
Regular readers know that here at Tastes Magazine, we always admit that Halloween isn’t our favourite holiday.
We love the colours – black, orange and white – but so many Halloween decor items are just so, well, tacky.
Everyone is crazy about crafts these days. In the last few years, our creative sides have really been expanding their horizons. Today, we hanker for homemade products. We enjoy the act of creation.
Indy Racing – signed & framed memorabilia
If you have a racing fan on your gift list, this site is the place for you. Danica Patrick, Marco Andretti, Helio, Tony …. they are all represented here – and more. Many of these framed photographs and collages are signed by the stars themselves. Most other sports are featured too.
Truly unusual gifts ideas
Are you looking for a working replica wind-up gramophone complete with antique style brass horn? No? Well how about an African tribal drum? Or maybe a sculpture of the Taj Mahal, a medieval folding chair or an antique pirates chest? We have found the most unusual gifts for you.
Designers and style experts agree that everything you buy for your home should please the eye. Of course, this doesn’t mean that functionality shouldn’t be paramount also. But why should household items be anything less than stylish?
Whether it’s a teakettle, a decanter or a can opener, it ought to have style and be well-designed. That’s why I’m delighted to have discovered Menu Designs. You can see a few examples of their goods on this page. Aren’t they stunning?
The website that features their designs has a wealth of brands and boutiques for you to browse. Take a look.
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Beautiful engraved gifts for wine lovers
Anyone who enjoys a glass of wine will be extremely appreciative of these wonderful personalized gifts. Starting at under $50, all prices include engraving too. This makes these perfect as corporate gifts, for wedding favors or simply for an anytime gift for friends and family.
Eighteenth century styled decor items for your library,study or office
Imagine a gentleman’s library in a sophisticated mansion in eighteenth century London. In addition to comfortable leather chairs, polished mahogany furniture, gleaming brass and probably a King Charles spaniel dozing in front of the roaring fire, there would be items like the ones you see here. As the gentlemen passed the port, smoked cigars and chatted of this and that, they would also admire the various artifacts on shelves and tabletops. It was another era, a new age of travel, discovery and advancement.
The ultimate chess gifts – direct from the source
If you don’t know about the Lewis Chessmen then the chess-lover, history buff and antiquarian in your life will tell you that the originals, now housed in the British Museum in London, were created in the twelfth century and discovered in Scotland hundreds of years later where they had been concealed. Who created these chessmen, why were they made, taken to Scotland and hidden? That’s the mystery that has puzzled historians since their discovery.
Lovely plates, bowls and more in delightful designs
I was absolutely knocked out when I found this range of tableware and I couldn’t wait to let you know about these lovely items. These stunning designs are created by artists in an area of Cape Town and have a primitive yet strangely sophisticated look. They are certainly incredibly stylish.
The very best in home decor
Some years ago I remember announcing, yes – somewhat superciliously I admit, that every stylish home should have at least one piece of furniture, lighting or design object created by Verner Panton. I’m less ‘snooty’ these days but I still believe that these classic designs add a distinction and flair to the home. They are equally at ease in the office, of course.
For lovers of all things Ferrari
And that includes me. This website features official Ferrari merchandise and includes clothing, bags, sunglasses, toys and home decor / desk items. There are also sets of historic photographs, limited edition items and special products that have been personally signed by Alonso and Massa – the current Ferrari Formula One drivers.
Royal Collection from Harrods of London
Today, this exclusive store ships to countries all over the world so we can all enjoy delightful items from their ranges, wherever we are. And they make truly stunning gifts, especially for people who are Anglophiles. Most of range is produced in limited numbers so you know that you are buying an beautiful product that will become a collectors’ item.
Was this Elvis’ most stylish movie?
I’m no expert. I’m pretty sure that I’ve never watched a complete Elvis film ever but if the stills and photographs I’ve seen of all his movies are anything to go by, I’ll maintain that Jailhouse Rock features some wonderful art direction.
Superb Finnish design – Marimekko
To call this designer company ‘timeless’ is almost unnecessary. These famous and iconic designers have been popular for decades and never loose their appeal; always appearing fresh and stylish. Using these textiles you can brighten up and refresh your rooms simply and with a style tradition that nevertheless looks up-to-the-minute in your home.
There is no reason why your outdoors spaces shouldn’t be as comfortable and stylish as the rooms inside your home. As with any form of decor, it’s the small details that make the difference.
Any interior designer will tell you that it’s the tiny details that make all the difference to a room. Original and beautiful items add zing to an interior and make it truly the owner’s own.
These lovely items showing vintage scenes and classic advertising aren’t just for older homes. They look positively delightful in almost any interior -there’s such a wide selection to choose from.
If you’re on vacation, on a cruise or simply enjoying the sights and features of your local area, you still want to look great. There are several things to take into account when choosing your sightseeing outfits.
I couldn’t bear to keep my Marimekko umbrella hidden away in a cupboard or closet somewhere. That would mean that I wouldn’t see how gorgeous it is on a regular basis.
I was delighted to discover these wonderful decor items. They make a fabulous gifts for almost anyone. Numbers letters and symbols are available in several different sizes and make beautiful lights.
Looking for fun and quirky art?
If so then here’s a great selection for you. Hugh McLeod has hundreds of these artworks for sale online and all are available as limited edition prints. They are giclées which are printed on the highest quality paper with top-drawer inks and add a touch of color and whimsy to any home or office.
If you’ve been looking unsuccessfully for the perfect kitchen island or serving cart, then I have found the website for you. These items don’t just add flair and panache to your kitchen – they are also remarkably practical.
Outdoor heating can extend the life of your patio, yard or balcony beyond the summer season. But it can be so difficult to find stylish examples. That’s why we’re delighted to find this small but gorgeous selection.
We love to find beautiful objects for the home and if they are planet-friendly, then so much the better.
As interior designers know only too well, just one or two perfect pieces can make all the difference to a room. And we have a wonderful collection for you here.
In the very best of homes, no detail is too small to avoid the attention of style. Interior designers often specify copper sinks for the best and most stylish homes throughout the world.
Wonderful antique style games
These fabulous items are reproductions of games that people used to exercise their minds in the days when ‘we maqde our own amusement’. Long before the advent of television, or even the movies, people for centuries had kept their brains agile and their wits keen by playing a variety of games such as chess, backgammon and other tests of skill.
You aren’t alone if you’ve spent countless hours searching for the perfect cooking gadget for the foodie or chef in your life. There are hundreds of options out there, yet somehow it always seems that they already own it.
It’s the little things that so often make a difference and this range of vases from the stylish Apt2B are affordable and add flair and color to your home. Bringing the outdoors into our homes is always a good idea and a simple bunch of flowers can make a striking display.
Are you looking for something truly different? Something that is unique in the correct sense of the word? If so then we have discovered the website for you if you’re looking for table wear.
He really was one of the most stylish fictional characters, don’t you think? I admit that a huge attraction for me was the Aston Martin. But there’s that laconic attitude too.
When the weather gets warmer – or for those of us who live all year round in warmer climates – having a wonderful and stylish outdoor area is of great importance.
Classic and beautiful posters for the Monte Carlo Grand Prix
These evocative and delightful posters are a must for the motorsport fan but even if you’re not a follower of auto sports, these posters, which are available framed or unframed, make a lovely display in your home or office, particularly when a few are grouped together. They transport us to times gone by and to one of the most romantic, glittering places in Europe.
I have to admit that I’m a wine enthusiast myself so I’m well able to judge the standards and effectiveness of these gifts. And wine accessories are always welcome at any time of year.
Peter Blake produced one of the most famous artworks of the twentieth century. Do you know what it is? Since that time, his work has become even more collectible and these gorgeous strictly limited editions are currently available.
Handcrafted is an attribute that many of us are looking for these days. We’ve grown tired of mass production and especially mass produced goods that are imported in bulk. We’re looking for something different.
Can picture hooks be a thing of beauty? They most certainly can – look at the selection above. This represents just few of the examples at this wo
If you live in a period home, it can be difficult to find what you’re looking for when it comes to those small but important touches. Or, if your home is rather cookie-cutter, period details can make all the difference.
I honestly don’t know how they do it. This site has the cutest decor items – and much more – and the prices are incredibly low. These are goods from all over the world and many are items that we’ve never seen before, on- or offline.
Tell them what you really think without saying a word. These items are such fun to give as gifts. They’re inexpensive too and guaranteed to rise a smile. What could be better?
Where can you get the best Charlie Chaplin artwork? We know. There are (I think) thousands of options on this site. You can buy really inexpensive posters or artwork that is carefully mounted and framed.
I do like the idea of those wonderfully coiffed and groomed nineteen fifties ladies being naughty, drinking too much wine and generally misbehaving, don’t you?
Designer home decor items
This online store has a selection of unusual items that are perfect for your home or office. They make great gifts and are certainly conversation pieces. Like me, you probably find that it’s the little details in your home that make all the difference. Why buy a commonplace fruit bowl, for example, when you can have a fun designer piece?
Stylish goods for the cook
There is such a huge revival in home cooking these days. I suspect that it’s because we are all aiming to be healthier and only by preparing our own meals can we be absolutely sure that we are consuming the best. This is why designers today turn their attention to fabulous goods for the kitchen.
Beautiful for the office or workplace too
It’s the little details that make a room special and we’re delighted to show you this collection of vases (there are lots of other goods too) make by American artisans, craftspeople and artists. There’s another lovely twist too – if you don’t see exactly what you want, you can commission your own unique pieces.
European styling – worldwide delivery
I’m completely in love with the range of goods available on this website – I think I want to own everything that’s shown there.That’s hardly surprising when you consider that every item for sale in this online store has been hand-selected by a pir of super-stylish French sisters. They have an eye for design, that’s for sure.
Add style to your home with these timepieces
Isn’t it interesting that clocks are so fashionable as home decor these days? After all, we no longer need them to tell the time – all we have to do is glance at your phones, laptops, iPads – or almost any household appliance -and the accurate time is right there. Or maybe that’s the reason for this current trend.
Organization equals efficiency
Oh I know – I resisted it for years too. But it’s absolutely true whether we’re referring to our kitchens,offices or any room in which we work – if the room is disorganized, we will be too. The reverse is fortunately true. And for me, nothing used to get in more of a muddle than my kitchen drawers.
Brighten your space with designer pillows
In the home, just as is the case with fashion, it is often accessories that make the magnificent stand out from the mundane. Vases, wall art, clocks … it’s the little details that make a home stand out from the crowd. It’s an old interior designer’s trick to make the most of home accessories and decor.
Nothing makes you feel better than fabulous fragrances
Over the years there have been many researches, medical and otherwise, into the power of scents. We all know how a certain scent can evoke memories. But our sense of smell -interestingly – is also tied into our well-being. This makes sense – smelling a wonderful aroma can be incredibly uplifting.
Style and design for the heart of the home
We’re all wanting to eat healthier these days and because of this, there is a huge revival in home cooking. Only be preparing meals at home can we ensure that the ingredients we use are the very best. And along with this revival has come a deeper interest in something I’ve always been passionate about – stylish kitchen products.
November 22, 1963. The assassination of President Kennedy
For once, I don’t have much to say. If you were born in the mid 1950s or before, then the chances are that you remember. I do. And so many thousands, millions of words have been written since and by much better writers who are more knowledgeable about the event than I will ever be. There’s no way that I can compete with them.
As the holidays approach and a new year is soon to be underway, now is the time for some added luxury furniture pieces. Beautiful side chairs, ottomans, even beds, you can create a new look for your home, or any room that needs a little facelift.
While shopping My Habit you’ll be delightfully surprised at how wonderfully unique this site is, offering an incredibly large selection of products from home decor to apparel for everyone. When only the best will do, no matter what it is that you are looking for, you’re sure to find it here.
Stylish fashion photography as decor
Just imagine all the fashion shoots that have taken place over the last hundred years. They have created a beautiful record of days gone by and the styles that were worn by the fashionistas that our mothers and grandmothers admired. Luckily, these historical images have not all been lost and today we can have them on our walls as stylish wall art.
Or a Dalek, a Doctor Who or Weeping Angel?
This is the sort of fun inquiry we get here at Taste Magazine! And we’re happy to help. Holding a Doctor Who themed party – for either children or adults – is incredibly popular today. That’s understandable due to the immense popularity of the television show. So – do we know where you can buy a Tardis for your party? Of course we do.
Looking for beautiful eye catching holiday decor for your home or office?
You’ll find stunning, classy and spectacular decor items from trees, ornaments and unique designer pieces to decorate any room for the holiday season. If you’re wondering where to find quality decor that will last for years to come, then you’ll be happy to have found this outstanding site for all of your holiday decorating ideas.
An eclectic selection of vintage replicas for home decor
I wonder if you realize just how much fun I have searching out unusual gift ideas for Tastes? This site is a great find. It features a very eclectic selection of replica goods which are perfect for the home or office. They are inexpensive too and many are suitable for children’s rooms.
For your home by the ocean or for the sailing enthusiast
Or in fact, for the history buff or anyone who appreciates vintage nautical design. Do you know where to buy a replica polished brass diver’s helmet? Or brass ship’s lanterns? How about an anchor, or a polished wood ship’s wheel? Well, this site sells these and many other items too.
A beautiful furniture collection
Designers seem to be at their best when creating chairs. I’m not sure why this is but so many designer chairs are sculptural works of art in their own right. I’ve discovered this European-based site which has wonderful products in every section but I must admit being drawn to the selection of chairs and stools. Shipping, by the way, is worldwide.
Romantic, stylish and ….sexy
I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who doesn’t appreciate candle light. The soft glow of flickering flames instantly adds atmosphere, mystery and romance to any room or outdoor space. And to be sensible and not fanciful for a moment, it stops us using the planet’s resources too. But enough of practicalities … candle light adds a magic touch, whether it’s for entertaining, a dinner a deux or as an everyday relaxing treat to the senses.
Beautiful and ethical decor for any room
I think that most of us prefer these days to buy fair trade products whenever we can. Although the fair trade movement began in the 1940s, it’s only in the last dozen or so years that most of us have become aware of it,largely thanks to two factors – the internet which gives us greater access to information and the fact that so many people in the public eye have backed and promoted moves to guarantee fair wages and encourage better lifestyles and sustainability.
Ferrari photographs – heirlooms in the making
I find that there are three types of Ferrari fans. The first are those who spend weekends during the season watching Formula One practice, qualifying and the race, those who drive the road cars and those who just – like me – love the racing, the history, the tradition and the luxury Italian styling. For us, there is nothing quite like Ferrari.
Including George Nelson and a great multi shipping facility
Mid Century Modern design, furniture, home decor and architecture are definitely my ‘thing.’ My home is from that era and I have a few select, genuine pieces of furniture but my, they are expensive. I feel that the cost is worth it because they are definitely the antiques of the future. However, there’s a place for repro too.
Organic wool and cotton throws – the ultimate luxury
Style and fashion experts have known for years that this online store is the place for wonderful organic throws, blankets and bedding. Our homes, after all, are our own personal places of refuge and as such, our home is the place that we relax, rewind and recharge. There’s nothing finer that these pure organic throws and bedding items to make you feel truly pampered. At the same time,you’ll be supporting an industry that sells only goods that are ethically made to the highest standards.
Easily grow your own organic dinner!
You don’t need a farm or even a garden to grow your own organic herbs and selected vegetables. Many of the plants and seeds available from this lovely site will grown on your windowsill. What’s more, they are beautifully presented in an eco-friendly way and there’s a lovely variety to choose from. These are a lovely treat for yourself and make wonderful gifts for the planet-conscious food-lover.
Victorinox Ceramic knives
The makers of the Swiss Army Knife have released these amazing ceramic knives. Ceramic knives have taken a small, but sure foothold, into the professional chef’s repertoire of knives. Now you can use these amazing blades at home.
Flowers – a beautiful gift
I remember that at one time flowers were seen as a rather boring gift. Welcome certainly, but not terribly exciting. Those days are gone. Florists today have a stunning range of floral gifts that suit just about any occasion. The wonderful thing about online florists today is that they sell so much more too.
A gentle and natural way to start the day
Until I discovered this wonderful ‘alarm clock’ it had never occurred to me that most of us start our day harshly and unnaturally thanks to the shrill sound of a raucous alarm going off. Even if we use a radio, the volume has to be loud enough to wake us up. I just accepted this until I came across this fantastic product. With it, you can wake up to a sunrise; as gently and naturally as we should. What a brilliant idea this is.
Great gift ideas for whiskey lovers
Every whiskey aficionado knows that whiskey should be enjoyed at 15 Centigrade to really open up the bouquet without sacrificing texture. Ice will over-chill your drink, and leaves a relatively small window of opportunity to enjoy your spirit at just the right time and temperature without breaking up your whiskey.
An exquisite selection of fine jewelry boxes for all of your favorite jewellery, and treasures
Your jewelry and trinkets are special to you, why not keep them neatly stored and organized in these luxury boxes – while adding a home décor accent piece that makes a statement. Perfect in any room in your home.
Stylish and beautiful Waterford for your home
There is nothing like the shimmer, shine and exquisite glamour than what beautifully cut crystal can add to a room. From stunning candle holders, to many other unique home décor accents and pieces – you’ll find some of the most ‘brilliant cut crystal’ to add to your home.
A pivotal event in history – the assassination of President John F. Kennedy
Some of us are old enough to remember 22nd, November 1963 and can remember exactly where we were and what we were doing when we heard that the president had been shot in Dallas. There’s no doubt that this was an event that changed the world. Since that time countless books and films have been made and there are memorabilia items available that are a must for every household. I believe this.