GIFT IDEAS: FOR TRICKY CUSTOMERS

WHAT

A Paul Thurlby-illustrated tea tray

PRICE

Tray, £12

WHY

Award-winning London illustrator Paul Thurlby is a good name to google if you are looking for quick, quirky presents for those tricky-to-buy-for recipients. Who wouldn’t enjoy taking their tea on this sweet tin tray – and there is also a matching tea caddy and biscuit tin, which you can find on fun souvenir site We Built This City.com (which is worth scrolling for gift ideas). You should also take a look at his own online store of vintage-inspired posters and prints. And his Alphabet book and fridge magnets are one of the most stylish ways for your little ones to learn their ABCs.

GREAT FOR

Big and little kids alike.

LIKED BY

India Knight described his Alphabet book as “so ludicrously beautiful”.