Christmas Gift Guide 2014

Its only 6 weeks until the big day! Are all your presents bought and wrapped or do you leave it until the last minute? It's very often the 'deciding what to buy' that takes longer than the actual shopping part!

This is where we step in to give you some inspiration, take a look at some of our favourite gift ideas this year!

GIFTS FOR MUM

Piet Hein Eek Bamboo Vase This stunning Bamboo vase is designed by Piet Hein Eek in conjunction Fat Ceramics. This collectable piece has a strong Vietnamese feel and features striking blue bamboo and cranes.
The vase has a wonderful silhouette with its gorgeous smooth curved shape and would look lovely filled with Mums favourite flowers.

MOTHER Sweatshirt The gift that gives twice! Mother design t-shirts and sweatshirts were created by Molly Gunn, fashion journalist and editor of Selfishmother.com. All profits from sales go to Women for Women International, an amazing charity that helps women in war-torn regions rebuild their lives through training programmes. Take a look at the full range here.

GIFTS FOR DAD

Coolest Dad Print Think you have the best Dad? Then this Coolest Dad Print is the perfect gift for you. This can also be customised with your dad's name added to the bottom to make it even more personal!

Festive Spirit Etched Bottle A large apothecary bottle with 'Festive Spirit' hand etched onto it. Fill with Dads favourite tipple and get into the Christmas spirit. This would make a wonderful gift for the Dad who has everything!

GIFTS FOR THE FOODIE ‘Just call me Delia’ Apron
Do you have a budding Delia Smith or Jamie Oliver (also available!) in your house? These cool 'Just Call Me …..' aprons from HEY! HOLLA will definitely raise a smile from the unofficial head chef of your family!
Pair of reclaimed Maple Pinch Bowls This lovely pair of reclaimed Maple pinch bowls would make a stylish accessory for your kitchen, as well as a great gift for the enthusiastic chef! Use for salt, herbs and spices or use to hold a side, like lemon wedges, salsa, or coleslaw.

GIFTS FOR THE HOME

Hugo Knit Throw
These beautiful Hugo throws by Melanie Porter are knitted on giant knitting needles, made especially for them. The throws are made with 100% merino wool which is painstakingly hand prepared to create a truly unique soft felted yarn.
Just imagine snuggling up with your beloved under one of these this Christmas!

Black and Gold Convex Mirror
Our stylish black and gold convex mirror has a cool industrial look to it. The black deep metal edge is complemented with a brushed antique gold inner and the curved convex mirror allows you to view the whole room.
This modern mirror would look lovely in a contemporary or traditional home hung in the hall, living room or even bedroom.

GIFTS FOR A PET LOVER

Leather Dachshund Bag
Our gorgeous leather Dachshund dog bag is the perfect size to nestle nicely under your arm. This sausage dog bag gives the feeling of carrying your pet pooch without the commitment of owning a pet.
The Weiner dog bag from Dutch designers Caroline Borger and Klaartje de Hartog is handmade in real Italian dark brown leather which will improve with age, what a good dog bag!

Pet Photography Session
How about a voucher for a fab pet photography session? We recently discovered jeeki art who produce fine art products from their photographs of your pets. To allow your pets true character shine through, they don’t restrict them to a studio but take them out into their natural environment which produces some truly stunning images!

GIFTS FOR THE LITTLE ONES

Personalised Hessian Christmas Stocking
This cute personalised Christmas hessian stocking is a lovely alternative to the traditional style stockings and sacks. This would not only make a great gift for a child but also your loved one, partner or friends. Alternatively, buy one for every member of your family and proudly display above your fireplace!
Personalised Puppet Theatre with Puppet set How cool is this funky fabric doorway puppet theatre?! Designed exclusive for Wild Things and printed here in the UK in a limited edition quantity.
The theatre can be personalised with your childs name in a circus style font. It comes complete with a telescopic pole to neatly suspend from any doorway up to 100cm in width.
Hours of imaginary play fun!

We hope that has given you some ideas but whatever you end up buying this Christmas - Don't forget the wrapping paper!

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