What could be more thoughtful than mending, repairing and improving things that are broken, forgotten or neglected? Creatively designed and compassionately made, here are a few tools to (and things which) do just that.
Get stuff fixed
HUMADE DIY KINTSUGI KIT
Inspired by the Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with gold, the repair kit will make you want to break things.
SUGRU MOULDABLE GLUE
On a mission to help the world get fixing again, to make stuff last longer. 10% off with code: ThoughtfulSugru.
WOOLFILLER MENDING KIT
Wear a badge of honour on your old jumper by patching it up with this nifty wooly stuff.
Get fixed stuff
ELVIS & KRESSE
Bags, belts and wallets that once saved lives as decommissioned fire hoses. 15% off with code: FIX.
A British designer salvaging old bits of furniture to make whole new pieces.
Handcrafting beauty from brutality, its snare wire jewellery range supports the conservation of Zambian wildlife.
SEDEO MEDITATION STOOL
Handcrafted from FSC certified wood, to set your mind at ease. 13% off with code: thoughtfulsedeo.
DEPT. STORE FOR THE MIND
Its First Aid for the Mind collection includes a hanky for when you just need a good cry.
A ‘map’ to help you figure out what’s really bothering you, and what you can do about it.
Get your fix
It’s hard to feel guilty when nearly half the company is owned by cocoa farmers.
OLD SPIKE COFFEE
Providing training, jobs and housing support to homeless across the UK. 50% off first order with code: OLDSPIKE50.
The customisable, barista-approved reusable coffee cup. 10% off with code: thisisthoughtful.
Photo credit (header): Lachlan Donald