The second part of my little Christmas gift guide. You can find the first part here. Just a bit of fun – I hope it’s useful. No affiliate links have been used, nor is this post sponsored – these are just things I’ve seen and liked, and wanted to share.
I haven’t specified a cost for these as this will depend on what you have at home, quantities you’re making etc.. I love handmade gifts and have been lucky enough to be gifted a number of homemade treasures over the years.
Over on Craftaholics Anonymous they are making baby food jar snowglobes – so cute!
I think fudge is such a yummy edible gift to make. Lisa at Wine & Glue has compiled a list of 25 fudge recipes – I’d love to recive some of these.
Maegan at Everyday with MK made these beautiful DIY platters. I’ve used sharpies on ceramics before with great success for class gifts – I may make a few of these to take Christmas baked goods to friends. What a nice surprise to keep once the goodies are long gone.
These DIY polaroid coasters from One Good Thing by Jillee are simply precious. What a great way to showcase memories!
Lorrinteriors has a very cute set of ‘sophisticated baby’ bibs – a great wee gift for the stylish new addition.
I adore these stove top pot pourri ideas on Delia Creates. What a delicious idea for a gift – I think I’ll be putting some of these together to gift to our hostesses at various festive get-togethers.
For more great gifts in this price range I’d take a visit to great stores like Tiger & Poundland which do super stuff for less outlay, but who don’t advertise widely online.
I love getting my Chocolate Orange each year (£1, Asda and other supermarkets).
I’m a big fab of Paperchase’s ballpoint pens – I find them very easy for writing, smooth and easy to grip. This kitty heads one (£2.50) would make a sweet stocking filler.
Guess How Much I Love You? (£3, on amazon, also available at all good book stores!) is such a delightful book to share with a toddler. I often gift this to friend’s children as part of their Christmas gifts.
Fun highlighters (£3.50, Paperchase) are great as a stocking filler.
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? This Spongebob onesie (£4.50, George at Asda) is such fun!
I can think of several friends who would enjoy their very own tub of Haribo Starmix & Tangfastics! (£5, Asda)
This ‘#’ cushion would be great for your resident instagram afficionado (£5, George at Asda).
A Nivea Mini Treats bauble would be a lovely wee gift (£5, various stores).
I love to give stationery as a gift – these metallic notepads (£5, Paperchase) have just the right amount of festive glitz.
£5 – £10
The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark (£5.24, on amazon, also available at all good book stores!) is a timeless tale for small folk. I love the beautiful illustrations in this picture book version of the story.
For an East London dweller I think this Ladybird Book of the Hipster (£5.24, on amazon, also available at all good book stores!) would be a fun gift – we love ’em, but this is sure to raise a smile.
A pretty in-tray (£6, Paperchase), for the stationery maven in your life.
Just Kids by Patti Smith (£6.29, on amazon, also available at all good book stores!) is a great autobiography, full of verve and passion. I devoured this book!
Several of my blog buddies adore all things marble. This mousemat (£7.95, etsy) might be just what their desk needs.
This space invaders poster (£8.86, etsy) would be a great addition to a bedroom, den, or games room.
I really enjoyed Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling (£9.09, on amazon, also available at all good book stores!) and I think it would be a great gift for a friend. Mindy Kaling is such a warm and witty writer, this is a great winter’s read.
I really like Gemma Correll’s illustrations, so this sweet cat calendar (£10, Paperchase) by herwas sure to make my gift guide.
This ‘Ask Me About My T-Rex‘ tee (£12.95, etsy) would be sure to raise a smile on Christmas day.
This candle set (£15, Marks and Spencer), comprised of several shimmering votives, would make a lovely addition to someone’s home.
I think this blue glass and silver necklace (£15, etsy) would make such a pretty present. I’m a sucker for my blues.
These glow in the dark teeshirts for children (£17, Boden) are such fun!
Korres products always smell amazing. This men’s kit (£19, Debenhams) would be a lovely gift for someone who travels and always needs little toiletries to take along.
30 Rock is one of my favourite TV shows of recent years, and definitely the one I quote the most. Now you can get all seven seasons on DVD for £20 on amazon. Definitely time for a bingewatch!
If your little Peppa likes to jump in muddy puddles, she’s sure to adore these pretty navy wellies (£20, Clarks), festooned with hearts!
This lovely hoodie with a hot air balloon and a menagerie of animals (from £20, Monsoon) would make a super gift for a little one.
£20 – £50
This walnut alarm clock (£28, John Lewis) is sleek and stylish and a great home-inspired gift.
A good hamper is lovely at this time of year – I think this cheese-inspired one (£35, Lakeland) looks lovely!
Kitchen gadgets can be great for those who love to cook. How about something a little different like this spiralizer (£35, Lakeland) for new veg-ventures?
For the man who likes to smell great, this Molton Brown giftset (£45, John Lewis) would be a great gift.
This beautiful blanket coat (£80, Monsoon) would make a wonderful & warm gift.
Do you prefer homemade or bought gifts?