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Bon Voyage! Funny Travelling Stories & Your 9 Travel Must Haves.

As much as we all love a trip away, sometimes travelling isn’t all plain sailing! From travel mishaps to packing stresses, no matter how much planning you put in, there are always a million and one things that can go wrong on trip. While travel mishaps are never fun in the moment, they do make for some great stories. Here … Continue reading

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The Best and Worst Teacher Gifts: 5 Top Tips

After a couple of years in school, a teacher has probably had it all when it comes to end of year gifts. Teachers are a major part of a child’s life, and it makes sense for kids to want to shower them with gifts that show what a great job they’ve been doing and just how much they’re appreciated. While … Continue reading

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The Hotel of Mum and Dad

It’s a well known fact that nowadays there are more 20-something-year-olds living at home than ever before – 618,000 more, in fact, according to the Office for National Statistics who quote 2.7 million young adults living at home in 1996 compared to a whopping 3.3 million in 2015. Some reach 18 and choose not to leave; others return after university … Continue reading

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Easter Baking and Recipe Ideas

Celebrate Easter in the best possible way this year – with a load of tasty treats! Just because the childhood days of receiving enough chocolate eggs to see you through til Christmas are over, that doesn’t mean you can’t satisfy your sweet tooth in other ways. From colourful decorated Easter gingerbread to beautiful Easter sponge cakes, we’ve selected some of … Continue reading

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Prepare Your Home For Spring

Spring is a time of new beginnings, and what better way to see in the new season than making over your home? Before you panic, we’re not talking about a full Homes Under The Hammer job – rather a handful of quick and easy ways you can inject a breath of fresh air into your humble abode for the new … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Ideas

It’s March, which means it’s almost Mother’s Day and time to start looking for a gift and plan a special day for Mum. March 26th is this year’s date for Mother’s Day in the UK and whether your Mum is near or afar, you should always treat your Mum on Mother’s Day, to show her just how much you care. … Continue reading

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How To Feng Shui Your Home

What Is Feng Shui? Feng Shui is an ancient set of rules defined in China over 3000 years ago. It is said to bring balance and harmony to the energy in your home through the orientation of your furniture and your choice of colours and shapes. The right Feng Shui is said to bring improved health, wealth and love to … Continue reading

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Valentines Gift Ideas

Let’s make one thing clear – Valentine’s Day is a stressful time for everybody. Whether you’re happily loved up in a relationship and struggling to find the perfect valentine’s gift, or you’re facing V-Day alone and looking for ways to distract yourself, the build up to February 14th is often not a fun one! Whichever camp you’re in, at Flamingo … Continue reading

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What is Hygge?

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past few months you’ve more than likely caught wind of the mystifying ‘hygge’ trend. From perfectly captured posts on social media of wood lit fires and cosy knitwear, to the onslaught of hygge themed interior design books that hit the shelves in the lead up to Christmas, hygge is quite simply … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions at Flamingo Gifts

Another year has almost ended and a new one is about to begin. 2017 is just around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking of your new year’s resolution. Whether you are thinking of getting fit or being more organised, the new year is the perfect time to start a fresh and improve upon an area in your life. … Continue reading

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