Hopefully this Christmas will be a wonderful time for celebration and getting together with family and friends – and what better gifts to give than those that will be put to instant use over the festive season? Scottish family-run company Just Slate has perfect gift ideas for your friends and relations on their website – www.justslate.co.uk – all designed to make this a special time. All made in Scotland with a focus on natural materials, these home, drinks and foodie gifts will be welcomed by everyone this year.
For her – for any woman planning a party the Just Slate’s gold bee champagne stopper is perfect as it ensures the bottle retains its fizz whilst looking stylish at the same time. Priced at £12 it can also make a perfect gift when going to a party. Or who won’t love our sets of 2 handcrafted gold leaf crowned bee slate coasters which are priced at £18?
For him – Men can be so tricky to find original presents for but Just Slate has an extensive range of gifts for men. Just Slate’s whisky tumblers are ideal male presents with seven designs to choose from including the stunning stag design. The individual tumblers come with a slate coaster as a gift set while the sets of 4 are gift boxed. The set of 4 tumblers are £40 and the single one with the coaster is £20. To complete the whisky theme Just Slate has also recently launched a set of 6 whisky stones, each engraved with a magnificent Scottish stag or Highland cow. These are ideal for cooling that drink without diluting it, and come in a velvet bag, which is then boxed and make ideal stocking fillers, as they are just £12.
For dog lovers – dogs have taken centre stage in many houses over the last 18 months so for those dog lovers, Scottish Made, one of the Just Slate brands, has a lovely range of sustainable oak serving boards, coasters, bottle stoppers and bottle openers with a dog engraved onto them. With a Spaniel, Dachshund, Labrador, Cocker Spaniel or Cockapoo to choose from, they make great dog lover gifts. Each 30cm board is handcrafted and engraved and perfect for serving cheese or canapes on. The boards are priced at £36, the coasters at £18, the bottle stoppers are £14 and the bottle openers at £16.
For foodies – for those who love to indulge in fine food – and especially cheese – The Just Slate Company has a great range of unusual cheese boards. Their Scottish Made brand has some new oak hanging paddles, each engraved with an animal and made from sustainable Scottish oak, harvested by a social enterprise company. Priced at £48 they make a handsome gift. For something a little different Just Slate has introduced sets of 4 individual slate mini cheeseboards, which come complete with their own knives and are priced at £42. These are perfect for smaller gatherings, or where you’d like each person to have their own board.
For gin lovers – you can never go wrong with gin glasses so check out Just Slate’s stemless glasses, with the words ‘Gin is my tonic’ engraved onto the glasses which are made from high quality glass and perfect for that essential G&T. These come gift-boxed and are priced at £40. On the same theme, Scottish Made has some stunning oak chopping boards featuring engraved slogans such as ‘Gin is my tonic’ or ‘Ice and slice’ which are ideal for cutting lemons or limes and they come in 2 sizes. They are priced from £30.
Whoever you need to buy for this Christmas, there’s plenty choice from Just Slate and with free delivery for all orders over £45, you can do it all with one click. Sustainable, British-made gifts are certain to be appreciated, not just by the recipient but by the environment too!