Friday, 26 July 2013

Royal Baby George - Prams & Corgi Mug

Exciting news. will be offering you the opportunity to celebrate the birth of the new Royal Baby George with a special edition china mug designed by talented British artist David Luff.  This beautiful China Mug named "Prams & Corgi" features a hand painted drawing of a charming royal princess with blue hair pushing a pram, with royal corgis and the new prince's name and date of birth printed on the back of the mug.

We have ordered these mugs from Scottish brand MacLaggan Smith Mugs and they will be with us in approximately three weeks.  Here's a sneak preview of the Royal Baby mug!

If you are looking for an original designer mug, why not view our extensive collection of designer mugs.  Current designs include Orla Kiely, Roderick Field and Perkins & Morley.  Also available in three weeks time will be the latest designer china mugs from Simon Drew, Tyrell Katz and Edward Monkton.  We are looking forward to seeing the new Simon Drew 4 x 4 mug featuring quirky animals from Noah's Arc and Tyrell Katz's new little dogs mug.  We will share with you our new collection of mugs shortly.

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Launch of stylish Leonardo Glassware and glasses

Purple Holly are pleased to announce the launch of some stylish new glassware and glasses LEONARDO Glassware, one of Germany's largest and most popular glassware and homewares companies. Our new products include champagne flutes, cappuccino mugs and vases.  You will love Leonardo's stylish red wine decanter for aerating your favourite wine and their innovative, colour changing Ooh! Magico large cappuccino mug and saucer set.  Here is a sample of our stylish new home gifts from our Leonardo range.  If you're interested in something different and original visit and enjoy shopping online from the comfort of your own home!

Thursday, 18 July 2013

Stylish Glass Engraving

Make your birthday gift special with Purple Holly's imaginative collection of personalised gifts. Engrave your own personal message on unique glassware including rocking whiskey glasses, rocking wine glasses and champagne flutes.

Our engraved glasses come in beautiful gift boxes presented with our signature purple ribbon. The glasses are etched by local engravers who provide wonderful quality and fast turnaround.  Our glasses can be engraved and delivered to you within 5-7 working days and are reasonably priced from only £10 including gift box.

Visit for further details.  

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Fabulous Present wrapping

Attended a wonderful present wrapping course last Friday with Jane Means.  Purple Holly learnt how to wrap a box, tie the perfect ribbon and wrap a cupcake!  We will be studying Jane's fab DVD very closely in the future so that we can perfect our techniques.

In the very near future will be offering a brand new gift wrapping service, to provide all our lovely customers with the opportunity to have their presents personally gift wrapped in a choice of stylish wrapping paper.

Here are some examples of Purple Holly's creations from Jane's course. Our present wrapping will be near perfect in time for Christmas, we promise!

Thursday, 11 July 2013

Mistress Chief receives her prize

Leeka Jujuberri aka Mistress Chief,  the lucky winner of Your Home/Purple Holly Freebie Friday competition sent and @your_home this wonderful message on twitter.

Received a lovely message today from Leeka aka Mistress Chief "Thankyou so much for the gorgeous carafe & oil bottle's! They are beautiful & so stylish!   @PurpleHolly @your_home Much Love! x

Many congratulations to Leeka.  

Unfortunately there could only be one winner, however, everyone who entered is able to take advantage of a special 10% discount on all Purple Holly products by entering the code HOLLY2013 at checkout.

Purple Holly will be featuring in Your Home for the next Your Home magazine for the next six months from August; the fabulous home improvement magazine is available now to order from the shops.  Our beautiful feature is on page 21 of the magazine.


Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Winner of the Freebie Friday Competition


Purple Holly are pleased to announce that Leeka Jujuberri aka Mistress Chief won the Freebie Friday competition.

Leeka was delighted to win our stylish wine carafe and bottle set!

We gained over 650 fab new followers on twitter and succeeded in raising our profile. 

Here are the tweets between Your Home and the winner.  We have learnt some valuable lessons about tweets!

And the #winner of our #freebiefriday competition is @LeekaJujuberri! Congratulations. Please DM us your address! - 08 Jul

More Tweets

@your_home @LeekaJujuberri Congratulations on winning our wine carafe and bottle set! Thanks again for everyone who entered #freebiefriday - 08 Jul

@PurpleHolly @your_home Aww thankyou! :D xoxoxo

02:14 PM - 08 Jul 13

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Sagaform - Joyful and innovative gifts

7 Clown egg cup series

Sagaform Rocking Whiskey Glass, Set of 6

Freebie Friday - competition now "live"

It's Freebie Friday tomorrow! To this bottle bundle worth £48.50 , just RT & follow &

Inside Purple Holly

A Gift for Every Room

Welcome to Inside Purple Holly, the 1st edition of our stylish newsletter. 
We founded Purple Holly, an online gift home gifts shop to provide you with the opportunity to search for a stylish gift for every room, from funky kitchen accessories, to unique glassware to stylish vases.   During this year, you will get the opportunity to win fabulous gifts as well as take advantage of our exciting offers.  

Our first competition, Freebie Friday
will take place on Friday 5th July in conjunction with Your Home magazine, where you can win our stylish wine carafe and oil and vinegar bottle set worth £50.  To enter, all you will need to do is follow @PurpleHolly and @your_home on twitter this Friday 5th July and retweet the competition details.
Purple Holly will feature in Your Home, a fabulous home improvements magazine, during the next 6 months.  Our first  feature will be in the August edition,  available for circulation from Thursday 4th July (see p121 Love Your Home section)
Freebie Friday Competition: Win our wine carafe and bottle set worth £50 by following @your_home and @PurpleHolly on Fri 5th July.
Win our stylish wine carafe & bottle set worth £50
Visit for details on all our exciting new home gifts

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

A Gift for every room

Purple Holly are really excited to be featured in Your Home Magazine, a fabulous magazine for anyone who's just moved into a new home, or wishes to improve their existing home.  Your Home offers you inspirational advice on stylish homes and makeovers.

"Our ethos of supporting customers to search for a stylish gift for every room, fits really really into Your Home." Jenny Gray, owner, Purple Holly. Gray, owner, Purple Holly.

We will be choosing different themes during the next six months, to be advertised with Your Home.  The initial launch in the August edition of Your Home, will focus on an Advertorial to introduce Purple Holly and its concept of offering customers the opportunity to buy unique and stylish home gifts online, from the comfort of their own home.

On 5th July, Purple Holly will be running a competition  "Freebie Friday" via Twitter where everyone will get the chance to win a stylish wine carafe and oil & vinegar bottle set worth £50, provided that they follow@PurpleHolly and @your_home, and retweet the competition details.

Following this, between Sept - January 2014, Purple Holly will feature in Your Home's classified adverts each month.  There will be six different photos each month, especially selected from Purple Holly's online shop. The photos will range from funky kitchen accessories, to vibrant tableware, to novelty glassware, which not only look great and but are fun and practical to use.

We will be giving you a sneak preview of the six products to be featured in Your Home in the September edition in the next few weeks.

Monday, 1 July 2013

Buttercup the Duck

Say hello to Buttercup the Duck

He was born with his foot facing backwards and thanks to a prosthetic foot created by a 3D printer he can walk and waddle for the first time. The prosthetic is based on his sisters foot!

The beauty of modern technology!