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Daisy Chain Gifts

Uniquely British Gifts in the Heart of Virginia 


Hi and thanks for stopping by. These are just some of my musings and meanderings, rants and raves - oh and sometimes I even post stuff about the shop :)

Grab a cuppa, have a browse and please do feel free to add comments - I'd love to hear from you :)

Gill x

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Posted on October 7, 2012 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Finally, finally, finally!!!


We have received official notification that stage 1 of the Visa process has been approved by US immigration! Now I'm just waiting for the interview appointment at the Embassy and, fingers crossed, I will heading across the pond by the end of year!


Wish me luck! :D

Looks Like the Goalposts Have Shifted!

Posted on September 7, 2012 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Super-excited! We have signed the lease on our new shop in Virginia and are busy with the fitting out process (check out our progress in the gallery)!

Unfortunately, the wheels of commerce turn faster than the wheels of government and it looks like we will have to delay our Grand Opening.

We had originally intended to throw open our doors on 1 October this year but now it looks as though we will need to postpone this until January next year instead.

Not to be disheartened, w...

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Not Long to Go....

Posted on July 18, 2012 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0) the latest chapter in the Daisy Chain Gifts story!

What's going on? I hear you ask. Well in precisely two weeks today on August 1, we will be taking possession of our shiny new retail outlet in Orange, Virginia. Obviously, there will be a period of fitting out the premises and making it look welcoming and pretty before the Grand Opening later this year.

Keep an eye on our blog for updates, but in the meantime, visit the photo album in our gallery.

Wish us luck!!!

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Don't Forget Dad....

Posted on May 24, 2012 at 12:10 PM Comments comments (0)

June 17th is Father's Day and here at Daisy Chain Gifts we have a terrific new range of gifts just for Dad.

We have been experimenting with soluble paper which means we have been able to create some terrific novelty soaps - all very reasonably priced so they are great for kids to buy for Dad without breaking the bank.

We also have a new range of extra mild but extra creamy shaving soap. Available in lime, basil and mandarin (fab), lime cooler (fresh), sandalwood and patchouli or w...

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Visit Us at the June CRAFTfest 2012

Posted on May 8, 2012 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Once again we are thrilled to have a stall at the biggest and brightest virtual craft fair.

Running from 9th to 16th June you can browse a wide range of stalls all online from the comfort of your own front room, coffee in hand, even in your jim jams if you like!

CRAFTfest offers you the chance to get some really unique, handmade gifts from all around the world for you and your loved ones.

New Events Listed

Posted on May 8, 2012 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

We have lots and lots of new events coming up over the next few months - hope you are able to stop by and visit our stall at your local craft fair!

New Membership Info

Posted on May 8, 2012 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

We are really proud to be Professional Members of the Handcrafted Soap Makers Guild. See our listing on their pages here:

We are thrilled to be associated with such a high profile organisation.

As Promised...

Posted on May 8, 2012 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

We now have a link to our Trading Website for Phoenix Cards. Visit us here at to view the entire product range. You will find a link there where you can simply email your order through.

Easy as that!


Pick A Card...

Posted on March 7, 2012 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

How exciting is this?!?!?!?!

We are thrilled to announce that we are branching out and have signed up with Phoenix Trading in order to offer a one-stop-shop for all your gift buying requirements! Thanks to the lovely people at Phoenix, we can now offer you really gorgeous cards and gift wrap (as well some fab stationery, invitations, bookmarks, and much more) in a wide range of desigs to suit everyone you can think of - even "difficult to buy for dads"!! :D

All th...

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Great News!

Posted on January 5, 2012 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Here at Daisy Chain Gifts, we are proud to announce that we have been included on the European Directory of Soap and Cosmetics Makers (see our listing here).

We are thrilled to be included and now have a shiny new badge on our home page! :D