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The modern warehouse

Not to be mistaken for a pop-up shop with a similar name, The Modern Warehouse has been running for six years specialising in mid- century modern furniture. This stylish Rosewood Chest (£1,450) is typical of their one-off pieces. ( www.themodern warehouse.com )

Electric heaters

Replace your costly electric fire with this nifty Igloo fire from EcoSmart Fire. Standing on a stainless steel bench and surrounded by toughened glass it uses ethanol, an environmentally friendly and renewable fuel, and will cut your carbon emissions. It costs £3,790 ( www.ecosmartfire.com)

For mum

Make your mum feel truly special this Mother's day by waking her up to breakfast in bed and a cup of a tea or coffee out of one of these yummy mugs. From the Big Tomato Company, they cost £8.99 and come in Slummy Mummy, Mother Superior, Mother Darling, Mother Hen and Simply Perfect variations and colours. (01782 337238; www.bigtomatocompany.com)