What to Do, See & Buy: Phoebe Sherwood-Moore; Meyer-Lavigne; 175 years of the RCA; Charbonnel et Walker; Babington House

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Natural gems

We are nuts about the new 'Squirrel, Acorn and Leaf' pendant (pictured above) from British jeweller Phoebe Sherwood-Moore. Handmade in turned oak, silver and gold vermeil, it is part of a collection inspired by the Sussex countryside near the young designer's home in Lewes. Squirrel some away now. £125, phoebejewellery.co.uk

Just add flowers

These porcelain vases (see gallery) are decorated with hand-drawn motifs, and they come from the Danish design collective Meyer-Lavigne, whose 'Flower Me Happy' range is part of Couverture and the Garbstore's homeware collection. Perfect for cheering up the hall. From £55, couvertureandthegarbstore.com

School for success

Celebrating 175 years of the RCA, The Perfect Place to Grow offers a fascinating insight into the world's oldest art school, and showcases the work of its alumni, including Ian Dury, James Dyson and Peter Blake (his Preparation for Entry into Jerusalem is pictured in the gallery above). Free admission, opens this Friday, rca.ac.uk

Dark pleasures

These limited-edition truffles are handmade by Charbonnel et Walker with dark chocolate and rum-drenched ganache; stockpile for stocking-fillers. £11.95, charbonnel.co.uk

Publish and be charmed

Ever fancied making your own book? Now you can. Be it a glossy photojournal or a pocket novel, you can design it yourself from scratch. Or if you need a helping hand, choose from a selection of templates. From £7.95, blurb.co.uk

Heaven scent

Looking for a gift for the woman who has everything? One Spoilt Night is a good place to start – buy a Spoilt Cow indulgent candle from Babington Cowshed and inside you'll find an invitation for a night's stay for two people at Babington House in Somerset. £200 for two people, visit babingtonhouse.co.uk

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