I'd like to welcome Emma from Stamped With Love as my first guest post to this blog. She has put together a wonderful Christmas gift guide for all the family.
(Photo Credit: Nicole De Khors)
All the items are sold by small business owners. So why not show them some love by checking out their other items on their websites too! Over to you Emma...
Welcome to your ultimate Christmas Gift Guide where you will find a selection of gifts for each family member, even the cat and the dog! We have gifts to suit every budget and a lovely range for you to choose from.
Most of these gifts are also handmade, so can be personalised to create something truly unique – getting you extra brownie point too!
Jump to the person you are buying for or scroll through the list for some awesome inspiration.
Gifts for Dad
This Daddy belongs to Game Controller Keyring
Treat Dad to a personalised keyring and this one is especially good for a gaming Dad.
This Daddy belongs to Game Controller Keyring is hand stamped with the names of each of the kids for the ultimate personalised gift.
Dad is sure to be the envy of all the other Dads, Stamped With Love has really created a fab gift here.
Old – Do Not Startle T-shirt
You cannot go wrong with a t-shirt for Dad this Christmas and we absolutely love the range by Skwiggle.
This one, in particular, is a fab t-shirt if you wanna remind your Dad he’s starting to get a bit old! Make sure that when he’s out and about no one startles him.
Perhaps if Dad is a bit younger you should check out the awesome band t-shirts that are all drawn by hand by creator Ian Young.
These Fake-away recipe kits are super duper tasty and make a great gift that will keep giving!
Dad can make all his favourites here including Tikka Masala, Peri Peri Chicken and the most amazing Gourmet Chips and Wedges. Each one comes with a unique blend of herbs and spices plus a complete recipe card. So much healthier than ordering yet another takeaway.
Trust me, these are amazing! And the range of awesome meal kits from Spicentice is sure to be a hit with all the family.
Gifts for Mum
6 Person Customised Family Print
We all know that Mum loves something personalised and this print is a perfect gift idea from SaladBomb.
Immortalise your family with this 6 person digital portrait. Each image is digitally hand-drawn from photos that you supply when ordering. There are also options for 4 or 5 images too, we were spoilt for choice with this lovely website!
Full instructions on the best images to send are explained on the website when ordering to create the perfect keepsake for Mum.
Relax Aromatherapy Wellbeing Candle
Team it up with a coupon for a relaxing bath and some time to herself to recharge her batteries as the ultimate gift for busy Mums.
Team it up with some lovely wax melts to create a wellbeing gift hamper, don’t forget her favourite chocolate too.
Leather Crossbody Bag Mustard
Now it could be argued that Mum has enough bags but this is never true! She always needs a new bag and this gorgeous Leather Crossbody Bag is sure to be a winner.
From the amazing collection of products at Number 36, this Mustard bag is bang on-trend. Mum will be the envy of everyone on the school run with this bag.
Team it up with an awesome contrasting bag strap to add another pop of colour to this fabulous bag.
‘Mother’ Morse Code Bracelet
This secret message bracelet to celebrate motherhood is created in Morse Code using beads to represent the dots and dashes.
This beautiful bracelet is sure to bring interest and intrigue from Mum’s friends. You can choose a variety of names on the website including Mum, Mummy, etc.
To be honest, everything that is made by Purple Wyvern Jewels is absolutely stunning, well worth a look this Christmas.
Gifts for Older Children
A piece of jewellery is always a great idea for Christmas and this Zodiac necklace is a lovely personalised gift they’ll want to wear all year long.
This necklace features a lovely rose gold disc hand stamped with their birthstone and personalised with an initial and birthstone charm. This necklace is sure to get you a hug rather than the classic teenage eye roll.
Stamped With Love also offers this necklace with a sterling silver disc if they prefer.
Christmas Glitter Tattoo Kit
Is Christmas even complete without Glitter? This festive-themed temporary glitter tattoo kit features a massive 50 different stencil designs for you to do at home.
The Christmas Glitter Tattoo Kit comes with everything you need to create a whole load of cute tattoos. What better way of keeping the kids occupied on Christmas morning?
Check out the full range of Glitter products at Glitter Body Art.
Passport to Adventure Bookmark
If you have a bookworm in your family then why not treat them to a lovely new bookmark.
This Passport to Adventure bookmark is lovingly hand stamped and complete with a gorgeous silk tassel.
Stamped With Love offer a lovely range of bookmarks for you to choose from including the option to design your own bookmark.
Help your loved ones develop a self-care practice for the body, mind and emotional wellbeing with the gift of Yoga.
SOYOGA with Montse offers 3 levels of membership offering access to their amazing library of lessons and/or live lessons. All of which can be done in the comfort of your own home.
This membership is perfect for the eco-conscious teenager who would rather not have physical gifts this Christmas.
Gifts for Younger Children
Dino 1st Christmas Vest
Celebrate your little one's first Christmas with this beautiful Dino 1st Christmas Vest from Cribbs & Co.
If Dinosaurs aren’t your thing then check out the wonderful range of Christmas Vests from Cribbs & Co. Their sizing starts from 3lb so there are gifts for even the smallest of new bundles this Christmas. Each one hand made to order so don’t wait to order or you might miss out!
Plus for every order you place with them they will plant a tree. 🌲
Personalised Christmas Stocking
Every child needs their own stocking and these gorgeous linen-look stockings have a thick, red, drawstring cord to add that festive touch.
Bring these out every year with the decorations ready to be filled with lovely gifts when Santa Visits.
Personalised Stocking Hanger
Once you’ve selected your Christmas Stocking then you need to invest in a stocking hanger.
You could have one each for all the family stockings to help them hang nicely over the fireplace. They curl up flat for easy storage too and can hold even the heaviest stocking.
Gifts for the Dog
Christmas Pudding Cookie
Whilst you’re eating your Christmas Pudding why not treat your pooch to their own Christmas Pudding Cookie from Flossys Dog Goodies.
It is made from quality ingredients, covered by delicious yoghurt frosting and the cutest yummy green bone. I imagine it won’t last long once your dog gets a sniff of it!
Flossys Dog Goodies has lots of different things to choose from if you’re looking to spoil your 4 legged friends this Christmas.
Natural Dog Treat Advent Calendar
What better way to involve your pet in the excitement of Christmas with their very own Natural Dog Treat Advent Calendar.
24 days of a selection of Friends and Canines Natural Dog Treats favourite training treats, perfect for daily training sessions, or to teach your pooch a new trick?
They include a standard and grain-free version.
Gifts for the Cat
If you have an older cat or a cat on regular medication why not treat her to a luxurious Wrapsio cat wrap?
These blankets are specially designed to protect both you and your feline friend when administering medication or giving eye drops.
Use it every day as bedding to protect your sofa from the inevitable cat hairs and the integrated Pro-Tex fabric outer layer will protect you when you administer medication.
Personalised Cat Christmas Bauble
Don’t forget about your feline friend this Christmas and treat them to a personalised Cat Christmas Bauble.
Purrfect for all ‘pawsome’ owners, your Cat Christmas Bauble from Stamped With Love will take pride of place on the tree this year but hopefully out of reach of curious cats!
Just in case the dog gets jealous, there is a version for him too!
We hope you liked the gifts in this guide and if you run a small business and would like to be featured in a gift guide in the future please do not hesitate to get in touch.
We’d also love to know what you think of these gifts and if you bought anything, pop us a comment below and let us know!
Thank you Emma for such fabulous ideas! Do get in touch with Emma if you want to be in one of her future gift guides. Let me know in the comments what you thought of these gift ideas.