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The alternative Easter gifts we’re loving

Because sometimes it's nice to have a change from chocolate

Written by High Life North
Published 15.03.2021

Tom Aikens – Easter Feasting Box 

This limited edition Easter Feasting Box is in collaboration with Michelin-starred chef Tom Aikens and pioneers of English sparkling wine, Nyetimber.

Available as a two (£140) or four-person (£185) kit, orders must be placed before Sunday 28th March.

Starter – Housemade Ricotta・Balsamic Pickled Wild Mushrooms・Dried Herbs・Mushroom Vinaigrette

Main – 7 Hour Slow Cooked Shoulder of Lamb・Spring Onion Mashed Potato・Balsamic Onions・French Beans with Confit Shallots & Garlic

Dessert – Dark Chocolate Mousse・Chantilly Cream・Caramelised Pistachio

Petit Fours – Simnel Cake Petit Fours 

Wine Pairing – Nyetimber Rosé 750ml

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Silverkupe - Gold Seed Hoops - £68.00

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South Ormsby Estate - Marie Jeanne Pink Gin - £39.00

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Havenli - Organic Wheat Eye Pillow - £16.00

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Vegan Bunny - Bestseller Candle Set - £24.00

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Hanging Egg Baubles - from £2.95

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The Flower Folk Bea Jug

The Flower Folk - Bea Jug (Small) - £11.90

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Kissing Rabbits Oak Serving Board

Scottish Made’s new oak serving board featuring kissing rabbits.  A cute and stylish addition to your Easter table, or a thoughtful gift (include cheese), it’s perfect for bread, cheese, nibbles or to put hot dishes on. Made from sustainable wood from Scotland. 

£36.00

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Boxtails - Easter at-home cocktail set - £28.99 for 6

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Katie Leamon - Lay Flat Notebook - £24.95

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Plantopia - Bunny Ear Cactus - from £4.50

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Renee - Liberty Wrap Bracelet - £50.00

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Cartwright & Butler - Happy Easter Gift Box - £25.00

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Bronnley - Easter 2021 Egg Soap tin Collection – - £10.00

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Sian Jordan Art and Design

Sian Jordan is a self-taught artist who grew up in South Africa now living in the UK with her son and partner. We’ve been obsessed with her art since we first started HLN – Sian was actually our second ever interviewee (read the interview here). Sian paints a strong female presence but also feels connected to abstracts, moons and nature as seen in her current portfolio and more private work.

We love these bunny themed prints but check out her website for more of her unique art. 

Prints from £20.00

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Ohsokel - DIY EASTER GLASS CLOCHE KIT (PAIR) - £18.50

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Zymurgorium - Choc-o-bloc gin - £25.00

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Molang - super soft bunny - €24.00

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Villeroy & Boch - Easter bunny - £31.90

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Honeywell Biscuit Co - Miffy Spring Set - £35.00

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Grace Han - LOVE LETTER ROSE SMOKE - £1,595

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The Rocking Horse Toy Shop

This family-owned business started life as a tiny stall in a Farmer’s Market selling hand-made children’s name plaques before evolving into a lovely little toy shop in the Lake District. Sadly the shop in the Lake District has now been closed but they have fully transformed their business to online-based. 
 
There is a wide range of rocking horses (and llamas, sheep, unicorns – you name it) available for various age ranges. Visit the website for more details and prices. 

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Waterstones - Peter Rabbit's Easter Surprise - £6.99

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Blue Brontide - Wooden Rabbit Stacking Toy - £14.50

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Shrimp's House - Plush Mini Pouch - £8 each

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Whippersnappers - Laughing Egg - £12.00

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Poppy Treffry - Embroidered Storage Pot - £17.00

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Trouva - Triceratops Egg Cup - £9.50

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