Wish list: Odd grassy troll and a few bits more, besides

The kids will adore these animal characters, making their grassy hair grow is really easy too. 

Keep an eye in Tiger stores from March for these little guys. www.tiger-stores.ie 

Emma’s So Naturals Eco-Soy Candles are all-natural, handmade in Ireland, and fragranced with pure essential oils. Emma’s candles contain no paraffin, no perfume or synthetic fragrance, and no artificial dyes.

The range includes a 50 hour boxed tumbler candle, €18.50, a 20 hour tin candle, €9.95 and wax tart melts for use in an oil burner, €4.95. www.emmas.ie 

How cute is this mid century poppy biscuit barrel? Nothing you could pluck from its depths could be bad for you. €9.95 from: www.dotcomgiftshop.com 

The Totem 60 has a 36-litre general waste compartment, a multi-purpose drawer with a removable divider, perfect for separating different types of recycling.

It includes a versatile food waste caddy which can be left out on a work surface. Custom-fit, compostable liners are available for the perfect fit. €299 from www.harveynorman.ie 

Just have a drool over this vintage Bartolomew Cocktail Chair — the colours! The tapered legs! The velvet!

These chairs were produced in Germany in the 1950s, with the legs typical of the period and a plain curved back that hugs you as you recline.

This chair has been re-upholstered in Chance velvet by Parris Wakefield. €860 from Galapagos East London Design Store.

A virtual mwah mwah to this Kiss Power Bank. If you live in fear of your phone or tablet battery dying, this is the gadget for you.

It’s light enough to pop in your handbag, no power outlet required. €22.99 from www.secretfashionfixes.ie 

Loving these asymmetrical hurricane glass lanterns, they’re just perfect for pillar candles.

Or a good creeping plant. €38 from Irish company www.aprilandthebear.com 



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