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Homeware is where the heart is

Décor delights: seven luxe gifting ideas for the home

Sarah Buitendach

We’re all spending way more time at home these days, so a nice little trinket or house-related doodad is a clever prezzie for most people. And don’t be intimidated by your interior-crazy friend’s cult-like obsession with Architectural Digest or a pedantic eye either. Bestow upon that fussy type something cool, unusual — and ideally — locally made for their space and you’re bound to be invited around again.

1. The clever (and green) gift:

Have a good look and you’ll realise that these beautiful, verdant Blantyre jars from top local brand Wayoko (http://shopwakoyo.com) are actually upcycled from old wine bottles. I mean, how smart!? As the name suggests, they come from Malawi — where their makers collect used bottles from hotels and restaurants, and magic them into these stunners, complete with hand-turned mahogany wood lids. ..

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