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Junior Christmas Heirloom and Keepsakes Gift Guide Special

We've gathered together the most beautiful heirloom and keepsake gifts, so that you can have an ethical, sustainable and most of all, very MERRY Christmas... love from Junior x

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>> A toy car that will look gorgeous wherever it’s parked in the house. Baghera Speedster Ride-on, £124, Smallable

>> Classic and some lesser known Nursery Rhymes with stunning illustrations to pour over. The Nursery Rhyme Book, compiled by Andrew Lang, illustrated by Debra McFarlane and L. Leslie Brooke with an intoduction by Michael Rosen, £49.95, The Folio Society

>> The perfect pooch for pudgey hands! Sausage Dog Baby Rattle, £19.50, Meri Meri

>> A classic dolls house will provide hours of fun. We love this one for younger children with its round window and twin Bay trees. Bay Tree Doll House, £119.95, Le Toy Van

>> Fulfil all those fantasies of collecting eggs fresh from the coop… The kids will love them too! A Dozen Eggs in a Basket by Moon Picnic, £62, Liberty of London

>> Party shoes of dreams made from the softest leather. Metallic Button Strap Slippers, from £55, Rachel Riley

>> We would never, ever complain about this beauty cluttering up the hallway! Banwood ‘First Go’ Balance Bike, £139, Harrods

>> The latest from those wood wizards at Moon Picnic is this gorgeous magnetic calendar. Great for learning numbers, seasons, days of the week and planning… We want one! Wooden Calendar, £105, Moon Picnic

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>> Race Ya! Candylab Mini Race Desert Cars (set of 2) £49.99, Monkey McCoy

>> Something cute for the  tree! Monogrammed Stocking Decorations, £8 each, Anthropologie

>>Packed lunches will feel all the jollier for this water bottle (comes with two lids as shown). Anker Water Bottle £24.95 Scandiborn

>> The sweetest memory book that comes in baby blue or blush pink. My First Years – memories & treasures Baby Journal, from £55, Amazon

>> Add some woodland charm to the nursery. Mushroom Storage Basket, £155, Beaumonde

>> The Minikane doll range is just exquisite. This is Liu from The Amigas Collection. Minikane Liu Doll, £32, Bobby Rabbit

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>> Add to their library of inspiring icons. We love these beautifully illustrated hardbacks. Little People Big Dreams Books, from £8.99 each, Frances Lincoln

>> Pink and red stripes hanging by the fireside!  We’re feeling very festive! This stocking is 100% Merino Lambswool and woven in Lancashire. Totto Stripe Stocking, £48, Tori Murphy

>> A wicker wonder for the playroom. Rattan Strolley, £99.90, Olliella

>> This Santa’s Sleigh will return year after year. We love this mini replica ready to be filled with miniature mice and sacks of toys!  Maileg Sleigh, £29, Bijou

>> A rainbow to brighten up any shelf, in any room – not to mention great for developing those fine motor skills. Raduga Grez Wooden Rainbow Toy, £23, Smallable

>> Looking for a Teepee that you’ll never want to pack away? In fact, you might decide to decorate your entire house around it! These DockATot Teepees and cushions come in an array of William Morris prints and are just stunning. Teepee and co-ordinating floor cushions, from £400, DockATot

>> The sweetest woollen bonnet for the smallest member of the family! Organic Cotton Knitted Baby Bonnet, from £19, Quincy Mae

>> Who Could resist Santa’s Cutest Helper? This jolly fella will be joining in the festivities every year. Jingles Reindeer Large Toy, £45, Meri Meri

>> Just stunning! This ombre pear will be played and played with and then passed down. Konges Slojd Stacking Pear, £35, Mamiko

>> Because everyone needs to know how to play Backgammon, Chess, Draughts, Solitaire and Nine Men’s Morris… Box of Five Traditional Games, £42, Hedgehog

>> A mouse in a matchbox never gets old. Twin mice in a matchbox? Well that’s another level of cute! Baby Twin Mice in a Box, £26, Trotters

>> We love this retro panda on skates! Perfect for a gallery wall or just on its own. Personalised Name Print, from a selection from £20, Ketchup on Everything

>> A carriage fit for the finest teddies and best dressed dollies in all the land! Oberon Doll’s Pram, £400, Silvercross

>> A magic wand to cast a spell is always on the list… Rose Fairy Wand, £8, Mimi & Lula

> Climbing rainbows, stretching and learning through play will be a daily treat with this indoor frame that can be added to and made into a myriad of exciting configurations. Triclimb Double Pastel, from £190, Triclimb

>> These are such a great present for newborns or youngsters who want to add a dash of cool meets traditional to their bedroom. Personalised Letter Print, from £30, Max Made Me Do It


> Nobody does it better than Steiff when it comes to a classic Teddy Bear with serious character. This little bear will be a furry friend and listening ear for generations to come. ‘Emilia’ Teddy Bear, £139, Steiff

>> Smile for the camera! This remake of the 1974 Fisher Price camera is as adorable and like the original is built to last. Simply click the ‘shutter’ and view the 27 images of a trip to the zoo through the viewfinder. Fisher Price Pocket Camera, £10, Hamleys


{Opening Image: from Meri Meri}