We’re hurtling through December and I really can’t believe it’s the 12th already and that there’s LESS THAN TWO WEEKS UNTIL CHRISTMAS!

And so if you’re a little bit last minute (or as I like to think it ‘just waiting for the right gift idea to come along’) and are in need of a Christmas gift idea inspiration boost, then I may just be able to help you out….as I have put together for you an inspirational guide to

7 Colourful Contemporary gift ideas for Christmas

Featuring some limited edition Mairi Helena ranges as well as ‘one off’ accessories, this gift guide below highlights some quirky, colourful, contemporary and stylish gift ideas to inspire you. And as we’re feeling extra festive, there’s special offers included too as well as FREE SHIPPING on selected items!

Just scroll down to find out more!

‘The Scottish Look’

Set of 4 Placemats ‘From Scotland, With Love’

Looking for a splash of colour to add to your table decor? These set of 4 Sea Holly Placemats are sure to add a vibrant and fresh feel to your dining table. Whether setting the table for Christmas or for use all year round, these limited edition robust matts complete in their neat packaging provide a colourful and original Christmas gift idea. And they’re on special offer for £30! (RRP £35.95!)

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‘Pheasant Tribe Toiletry Bag’

Linen Pheasant Print Toiletry bag with luxury hot pink lining 

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linen cotton pheasant print toiletry bag by mairi helena

It’s all about the pattern and stripes. And with hot pink inside and a strutting pheasant on the outside, this bag oozes cheerful charm. Travel in style, travel light and most importantly travel with indulgence! Each bag unique with a different coloured zip closure! Shop the limited edition Mairi Helena pheasant tribe toiletry bags here! Special Christmas offer £30 (RRP £36)

Harris Green Thistle Velvet Tote Bag


We’ve created a sumptuous tote by adding a smoothly soft velvet front panel in Harris Green thistle and backed with quality Scottish Linen for a robust finish. Complete with hard wearing linen handles and a striking lime green linen lining the inner, this tote ensures you’ll hit the streets packing a punch of colour. All our totes are made as ‘one off’s’ and so you’ll be sure to stand out in the crowds. This tote is currently on special ‘ONE OFF’ offer at £55.

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Puffin Flight Lampshade


Whether you’re looking to brighten up your bedroom or decorate the nursery, our puffin flight lampshade is a particular favourite with the crowds and appeals to all ages. There’s something about the brightly coloured face of a puffin that just makes you want to smile! Available as a 30cm diameter (pictured below), 45cm and a whopping 70cm diameter, these lights are a perfect statement shade for any interior!

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Puffin Flight lampshade by Mairi Helena

‘Fine Art Pink Thistle Silk Scarf’


Looking to brighten up your outfit this Christmas? Looking for a contemporary print? A punch of colour? Then why not consider a super soft silk scarf such as our ‘Fine Art Pink Thistle’ silk scarf for a hint of luxury. Presented in a foil stamped aubergine gift box, this is an exclusive present for that extra special someone. Brighten their wardrobe and brighten their day! And did you know our scarves are currently on special offer for £75! That’s a saving of a spectacular £40! Just enter CODE: scarf75 at checkout – hurray while stocks last!

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‘Golden Blush Luxury Velvet Feather Cushion’


Make a statement and create a talking point. Seek out a luxury velvet cushion from our ‘Scottish Thistle’ range such as our ‘Golden Blush’ velvet thistle print which adds a playful splash of colour into your interior. Featuring a super soft velvet front panel in which to curl up against in these cold wintery evenings, your nights are sorted!

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Mairi Helena Gift Vouchers 


For those of you who’re in the know of a friend of family member undertaking an interior project into the New Year…perhaps this could be for you? Our vouchers can be for any amount of your choice and can be used towards any of our items on our online shop. So whether you have a friend after a colourful feature wall with their eye on one of our wallpapers? Or lusting after a bright cushion…then just get in contact with us and we can provide an e|voucher to the amount of your choice!

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So if you’re looking to shop local and gain a stylish gift which is a little bit different, then we can most certainly help you out.

And if our gift guide has left you wanting to seek out even more Scottish design with a twist of luxury, then our full collection of bold lampshades, lavish velvet cushions and silken accessories can be found over on our online shop.

Wishing you all a fabulous festive season!