Beautiful Christmas gifts to make every day special
After a very quiet Christmas last year, we’re determined make up for it this year, bringing family and friends together for some very special Portmeirion moments. And when it comes to Christmas gifts, we know how important it is to choose pieces that will bring pleasure, not just on the big day itself, but every single day of the year. From extravagant suggestions for those that want to go all out this year, to fabulous offerings for foodies and stylish Christmas stocking fillers, we’ve got some simply stunning gift ideas that are sure to put the sparkle back in the everyday. Read on to discover our favourite gifts for 2021.
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If you’re going all out this Christmas in a bid to make it the best one yet (and why not?!), then we’ve got some indulgent ideas that will make gifting easy this year.
Our Sophie Conran for Portmeirion Floret Large Serving Bowl is a stylish Christmas gift that will add a naturally beautiful touch to family meals all year round. Inspired by Sophie Conran’s innate love of nature and the outdoors, this bowl has the wonderfully tactile, undulating curves of a rose and is available in two subtle shades of Dove Grey and Creamy White. Expertly crafted from earthy stoneware, it’s a piece that is sure to delight.
For friends and relatives that love to bring nature to their table, look no further than this elegant, four‐piece set of Sophie Conran for Portmeirion Arbor Pasta Bowls. Taking Sophie’s love of nature as inspiration, these beautiful bowls boast an unusual, organic shape ‐ reminiscent of wood grain ‐ and are ideal for warming, winter pasta dishes or summery salads full of freshly picked leaves. Made from single‐fired stoneware, these hard‐wearing bowls are just the thing for modern day living and would be the perfect gift for a busy family.
This Christmas at Portmeirion we’re serving up togetherness. If your family enjoys regular get‐ togethers, then our Sophie Conran for Portmeirion Arbor Serving Bowl would make a wonderful gift for the relative who loves to host. A naturally beautiful, creamy white bowl with a whirling wood grain pattern, it takes inspiration from Sophie’s beloved kitchen garden. The most perfect centrepiece for a family celebration, we can’t think of a better present.
Serve up some style this Christmas with an elegant present that’s sure to spread some festive cheer. Inspired by nature and the outdoors, our Sophie Conran for Portmeirion Arbor Serving Platter is ideal for shared family meals and entertaining friends. Crafted from the very finest stoneware, this gorgeous, uniquely shaped platter, is just right for serving up sumptuous breakfast pastries, stylish hors‐d’oeuvres and teatime treats, and will make a lovely, contemporary statement on any dining table. Perfect for sharing, wonderful for gifting.
Inspired Stocking Fillers
Here at Portmeirion we think that Christmas stockings are the very best bit of the big day… wouldn’t you agree? If you’re looking for stunning Christmas stocking filler ideas, then we’ve got seven sublime suggestions that you’re sure to love.
For those relatives who love creating beautiful floral displays, our Sara Miller London Portmeirion Chelsea Tall Glass Vase is a must‐have stocking filler. A decorative glass vase, adorned with gorgeous gold leaves and beautiful birds from Sara’s much‐loved Chelsea collection, it’s guaranteed to bring a sense of elegance to any home. Presented in a gold pressed, foiled box, it’s a very stylish stocking filler.
Go for gold with our stunning Sara Miller London Portmeirion Chelsea Single Stem Glass Vase. The perfect gift for adding a little luxury to any Christmas stocking, this elegant vase is embellished with intricate gold leaves and decorative birds and is perfect for displaying a solitary flower. An exquisite piece that glistens in the sunlight and is presented in a gorgeous gold pressed gift box, it makes the most magical stocking filler.
For small gifts that are big on style, look no further than our Sara Miller London Portmeirion Chelsea set of three trinket dishes. Featuring Sara’s distinctive Chelsea design of decorative birds and luxurious 22 carat gold accents in three vibrant colourways, this sublime set should definitely be right at the top of your stocking filler list. The ceramic dishes are perfect for storing keys and jewellery and would also look lovely in a bathroom filled with small tablets of soap. Packaged in an
indulgent gold foil pressed gift box, this set would make a beautiful gift.
Tea drinkers will love this exquisite green Sara Miller London Portmeirion Chelsea Teacup and Saucer. The perfect size for a Christmas stocking, it’s embellished with deluxe 22 carat gold and features intricate bird designs from Sara’s ever‐popular Chelsea collection. And what’s more it’s a gift that will make every day special ‐ from that first cup of tea in a morning, to afternoon tea with friends or a relaxing cuppa after dinner. Presented in a stunning, matching gift box, it’s a standout
Our Sara Miller London Portmeirion Chelsea Tea for Two Set is a brilliant stocking filler for the tea lover in your life. Featuring Sara’s signature bird print and 22 gold carat gold sparkles in three stunning colourways, the set includes two teacups and saucers and a delicate tea strainer, beautifully crafted from fine china. A refined set, packaged in an eye‐catching gift box and designed for both everyday use and special occasions, it’s a gift that bring togetherness ‐ a Portmeirion value that is at the heart of every cup we create.
Tea for one? If you know someone who loves the ritual of making tea, but doesn’t want to bring out the big teapot, then imagine their excitement at finding our Portmeirion Botanic Garden Harmony Tea‐for‐One nestled at the top of their Christmas stocking. Consisting of a stackable small teapot, a cup and a saucer, this lovely set is adorned with gorgeous Botanic Garden butterflies and looks right at home in a naturally beautiful garden setting.
A trio that’s perfect for bringing friends together, our Pimpernel Botanic Garden Harmony Tray and Mug Set is a lovely stocking filler for coffee drinkers who love entertaining. The set includes two complementary, porcelain mugs and a sturdy melamine tray, all adorned with striking butterfly designs from our adored Botanic Garden range. The mugs are just the right size for coffee machines and all items are dishwasher‐safe, making entertaining easy, whether you’re drinking and chatting in the kitchen or the garden. Now where are those biscuits? Add a luxury pack to their stocking and that’s two gifts sorted.
Festive Gifts for Foodies
If you’ve got a friend or a family member who’s a self‐confessed foodie, then we’ve got some mouth‐watering suggestions that are sure to spread some culinary joy this Christmas and beyond. For those with a sweet tooth, why not treat them to our showstopping Sara Miller London Portmeirion Chelsea 3‐Tier Cake Stand. Each layer of the gorgeous green stand features Sara’s award‐winning bird designs, elegantly embellished with 22 carat gold accents. It’s an impressive centrepiece for a fabulous afternoon tea with friends and would look wonderful in a sunny, outdoor setting. Presented in a fabulous, foil pressed gift box, it’s the perfect Christmas present for anyone who enjoys tea and cake with lashings of luxury.
Our Botanic Garden Covered Casserole Dish is a great gift for anyone that enjoys cooking. Artfully adorned with the iconic floral design, it’s a classic piece that’s perfect for dinner parties and weekday suppers and moves seamlessly from oven or hob to table for stylish serving. If you’re looking to buy a gift for a foodie, look no further. For friends and family members that love drawing big groups together for a hearty Sunday roast, our Sophie Conran for Portmeirion White Handled Roasting Dish is the perfect Christmas present. Featuring the much‐loved Sophie Conran ripple, this refined piece of porcelain cookware has handles on either side, making it easy to manoeuvre in the oven and transfer to the table. It also comes in an attractive gift box, which means that you’ll get full marks for presentation.
When it comes to all‐year‐round dining, our Sophie Conran for Portmeirion Large Salad Bowl is a festive gift that will keep on giving. Crafted from high‐quality, white porcelain, its beautifully rippled surface adds a gorgeous texture to the design, while its generous size means that it’s perfect for large family gatherings, dinner parties and festive celebrations. A stylish centrepiece for adding a touch of elegance to any occasion.
This striking set of four Sophie Conran for Portmeirion Pasta Bowls is the ideal Christmas gift for families who enjoy eating together, whether that’s summery al fresco lunches or relaxed midweek dinners. Each generously sized bowl features a gleaming white finish and Sophie’s signature ripple, and is perfect for pasta, casseroles, curries or salads. Practical yet pretty, this a set that’s sure to become a firm, family favourite.
We think that beautiful bakeware always makes a lovely Christmas gift, and our Botanic Garden Harmony Large Roasting Dish is no exception. Designed to bring a retro look with a modern twist to any kitchen, this versatile, amber, ceramic dish features Susan Williams‐Ellis’ striking butterfly and bee designs from the 1970s. And what’s more this delightful dish is dishwasher safe, so you’re bound to win extra brownie points for picking a piece that’s easy to clean.