Wimbledon Gift Guide

Whether you’re looking for the perfect accessories for your picnic, something cute to wear for the fortnight or a fun gift for the tennis fan in your life we’ve rounded up some of our favourite Wimbledon themed goodies to celebrate the next two weeks of tennis!

  1. Afternoon Crumbs Wimbledon Tennis Box of Cupcakes – We’re serving up a very special box of cupcakes to celebrate Wimbledon fortnight with cute tennis ball designs, strawberry cupcakes and of course our Pimm’s special!
  2. Louise Braithwaite ‘Tennis at Wimbledon’ Greeting Card – Louise’s fun and colourful designs celebrate the spirit of Wimbledon. Not just focusing on the tennis, she has some lovely cards and prints capturing the buzz of Wimbledon Village too.
  3. Saturday by Megan Ellaby ‘The Strawberry Queen’ Gingham Print Shirt Dress – With the green and white gingham reminiscent of those famous grass courts and cute strawberry print could there be a more perfect dress for Wimbledon? It’s one of Lauren’s favourites to wear during the fortnight!
  4. Oliver Bonas Strawberry Picnic Blanket – Wimbledon and picnic season go hand in hand and this blanket is perfect whether you’re off to sit on the Hill, the park or your garden this summer.
  5. Choc on Choc Chocolate Tennis Balls – not only do these chocolate tennis balls filled with marshmallow sound delicious but they come in a ring pull can just like real tennis balls!
  6. Noi Publishing Let’s Play Notebook – tennis, dogs and stationery – this notebook has everything we need! This design also comes in a greeting card and wrapping paper – ideal for those Wimbledon fortnight birthdays.
  7. Wimbledon Tennis in an English Garden Mug – it’s always fun to see what’s on offer in the Official Wimbledon Shop and we love this year’s ‘Tennis in an English Garden’ illustrated designs capturing one of our favourite spots at the top of the Hill.
  8. Jellycat Amuseable Tennis Ball – Jellycat make THE cutest soft toys! We love the different themes they come up with (they have some particularly adorable baked goods ones). This tennis ball character is a perfect gift for any tennis fan big or small.
  9. Laines London Strawberry & Tennis Sandals – we are huge fans of Laines London! Their slippers are super comfortable but stylish enough to be shown off too. They have a whole range of fun designs but we think these tennis themed sandals are especially cute for the summer.
  10. Judy Murray ‘The Wild Card’ Book – Judy Murray’s debut novel tells the story of a tennis player making her comeback at Wimbledon twenty years after putting her career on hold. It is a great summer read celebrating friendships and second chances and also gives an interesting behind the scenes look into life for the players during the Championships.
  11. Morgan x Lottie NYC Tennis Bracelet – a collaboration between Morgan Riddle (girlfriend of player Taylor Fritz) and jewellery brand Lottie NYC this bracelet will be the perfect match for any Wimbledon outfit!
  12. Sophie Allport Strawberries Melamine Dinner Plate – another picnic essential! We love this plate but Sophie Allport also has whole range of excellent strawberry themed designs – from cups to a cool bag to bowls perfect for your strawberries and cream!
  13. Wimbledon Fresh Cut Grass Scented Candle – recreate the smell of the iconic Wimbledon grass at home with this candle from the official shop!
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Coronation Gift Guide

Whether you’re looking for a keepsake piece to remember this historic occasion, something to brighten up your home for the bank holiday weekend, a treat for your street party host or a gift for a royal family fan, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite Coronation themed gifts fit for a King!

  1. Folk and Fortune Golden State Carriage Necklace – we love any themed clothing or accessories and this necklace will make any Coronation weekend outfit sparkle as much as the Royal Carriage!
  2. Emma Bridgewater King Charles III Mug – a quintessentially British brand this mug is perfect for all the tea-drinking you are sure to be doing during the ceremony
  3. Afternoon Crumbs Coronation Cupcakes – this special box of mixed cupcakes features some royally cute Coronation toppers – including a bejewelled crown and sweet stamp. Perfect for street parties, Coronation TV viewing or just a Bank Holiday treat!
  4. Lucy Claire Illustration King Charles III Coronation Print – we were all captivated by Lucy’s beautiful and touching illustrations of The Queen and she has worked her magic again to produce some stunning keepsake prints for the King’s Coronation
  5. Meraki London Bunting Candle – we’re big fans of painted candles and Emily’s cute bunting design is perfect for some subtle Coronation decoration
  6. Talking Tables Coronation Carriage Treat Stand and Paper Plates – we are obsessed with the Talking Tables Coronation collection, in particular this incredible Carriage Stand. It’s the perfect centrepiece – we’d recommend displaying some cupcakes on there ;) It’s currently sold out on their website but you can still find it through a few other retailers
  7. This Is Nessie Coronation Egg Cups – these super cute illustrated egg cups will make your Coronation weekend breakfasts extra special
  8. Happy Blossoms Kings Coronation Celebration Dried Flower Baby Bunch – we’re big fans of Happy Blossoms and especially love their seasonal bunches. These red, white and blue flowers will brighten up your home over the Bank Holiday or make the perfect gift for a Coronation party host
  9. Bean & Bemble King Charles III Coronation Organic Cotton Tea Towel – we love this unique tea towel designed by Michelle Dodds (no relation ;)) because it features some of King Charles’ lesser-known hobbies such as painting and the cello alongside the more traditional crown and flag motifs
  10. Nine Designs Union Jack Knot Headband – we love a headband – especially one with a theme! A great finishing touch for your Coronation weekend wardrobe!
  11. Freya Niamh Design God Save The King Art Print – Freya’s bold designs always make a statement and this print featuring three iconic locations (Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Balmoral) is a great piece to mark the coronation or gift for a Royal fan
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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

If you’re looking for a sweet gift for your Mum, Grandma, Godmother or any other special lady in your life I’ve put together a little guide featuring some of my favourite small businesses, creative ladies I love and of course some Afternoon Crumbs treats!

  1. Afternoon Crumbs Box of ‘I Heart…’ & Daisy Cupcakes – Mum, Mummy, Nan, Grandma…whoever they are or whatever you call them, you can tell them how much you care with these personalised cupcakes
  2. ‘Marbling’ by Zeena Shah – something for the crafty mamas, Zeena explains all you need to know about marbling anything in your home – from cushions to candles and even your nails! A fun activity for mum or the whole family!
  3. Olive and Frank ‘Be Kind Open Your Heart Love and Go On’ T-Shirt – the lovely words on this t-shirt are taken from a letter written to founder Chloe from her mum who she lost to ovarian cancer in 2020. £5 from every sale goes to Target Ovarian Cancer charity.
  4. Cosmetics a la Carte Bespoke Lipstick – treat her to a special day out with a gift voucher to visit Cosmetics à la Carte’s boutique in Chelsea and create a custom lipstick as unique as her! Or if you’re looking for something that’s ready to go we love their ‘Cupcake’ colour…and not just for the name!
  5. &Klevering Crochet Daisy Placemats (The Letteroom) – we love the fun colour combo of these cute daisy placemats, perfect for Spring entertaining or just brightening up her home
  6. Annie Dornan Smith ‘Just Because I Love You’ Print – Annie’s prints are our favourite for any occasion but we think the sweet words and beautiful florals on this one make it a great fit for Mother’s Day
  7. Imogen Melissa Embroidery Bead Kit – we love Imogen Melissa’s work and this kit is perfect for beginners looking to test out embroidery and beading. A great way to give mum a little mindful moment to herself!
  8. Afternoon Crumbs ‘Spreading Sweetness’ Mug – a perfect gift for the mum who loves to bake or just cosy up with a cupcake and hot drink
  9. Afternoon Crumbs ‘Mum, You’re The Sweetest’ Card – tell your mum just how sweet she is with this greeting card which can be left blank inside or hand-written and delivered direct to her door!
  10. Partner in Wine Bottle – these insulated bottles come in some gorgeous colours and keep your wine the perfect temperature on the go – she’ll be all set for picnic season!
  11. Happy Blossoms ‘The Floral Harvest Dried Flower Baked Blossom Bunch’ – we love Happy Blossoms dried flowers! Not only are they super cute but they don’t require any upkeep so are the perfect gift for busy mums!
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Gift Guide for Bakers

As a baker I love a themed gift and something to remind me of what I love to do! This is basically a list of things I would love to receive or already have! ;) Whether it’s something to brighten up their kitchen, inspire them with new recipes or just make them smile we’ve got a collection of gifts sweet enough for bakers.

  1. Jenna Rae Cakes Recipe Book – Jenna Rae & Ashley Nicole are a huge inspiration to me. I love seeing the beautiful designs they create in their Winnipeg bakery and seeing a strong sister duo at work so I was very excited when they released this, their first recipe book!
  1. Happy Blossoms Hurry Down The Chimney Baked Blossom Bunch – Perfect for busy bakers the Happy Blossoms Baked Blossoms will cheer up any corner. We love their dried flowers and have them in the shop. They come in fun bright colours and some are named after sweet treats too!
  1. Afternoon Crumbs ‘Spreading Sweetness’ Mug & Tea Towel – we loved working with “Viktorija Illustration” to create our ‘Spreading Sweetness’ Collection celebrating some of our favourite Afternoon Crumbs bakes.
  1. Sass & Belle Rainbow Cake Slice and Food Mixer Baubles – if you’ve been into the shop recently you will have seen our Christmas tree decorated with lots of baking themed decorations. Brighten up any baker’s tree with these fun Sass & Belle baubles.
  1. Afternoon Crumbs Cupcake Pin – join the cutest cupcake crew with our enamel pin. Perfect for sweetening any outfit.
  1. Lottie Murphy Macaron Apron – Lottie’s design are so lovely and her macaron collection is full of pretty pastels and would make any baker smile.
  1. Happy Socks Sprinkle Socks – I LOVE a jazzy sock. Bonus points for fun prints and these sprinkle ones definitely take the cake!
  1. Bable Butter Candle – Isn’t butter just the best? Remind them of their favourite ingredient with this cute hand-painted butter candle!
  1. Simply Katy Kitchen Essentials Art Print – This cute delicate print is giving us cosy kitchen vibes and makes us want to do some Sunday afternoon baking.
  1. LuluQ Studio Merry & Bright Bauble Cake Topper – LuluQ toppers are so much fun and their bold designs make any cake brighter.
  1. Happy Sprinkles Santa Santa’s Cookie Selection Sprinkle Box – A treasure chest of festive sprinkles make the perfect gift for any baker this time of year.
  1. Charlotte Posner Baking Girls Print – Lauren bought me this print last Christmas and I adore it. Charlotte’s designs are so clever and I love these badass baking babes.
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