A Christmas Gift Guide

Grab yourself a cup of tea for this one, it’s going to be a long one. There are so many amazing gift guides floating around the blogosphere; I wanted to do something a little different so I’ve decided to split it up into different categories based around different personalities and hobbies. I’ve tried to include a range of affordable and higher end gifts so that there’s something for everyone. Christmas is fast approaching so hopefully this will give you some pointers if you’re struggling for gift ideas!

For Beauty Queens

1. NYX Professional Makeup Lip Lingerie Vault
2. Soap and Glory Winter Wonder Glam
3. Sleek Makeup Bring on the Night
4. Ted Baker London Porcelain Bow Lip & Nail Collection
5. Makeup Revolution 12 Days of Christmas 2017
6. Clinique Cheers to Chubby
7. Tanya Burr Beauty and the Feast
8. H&M Suede Make-Up Bag
9. Argos Home 3 Drawer Cosmetics Caddy

For the Odour Obsessed

1. Molton Brown Stocking Fillers Christmas Gift Collection
2. John Lewis Winter Spice Gel Medium Candle
3. M&S Favourite Scents Set of 6 Room Sprays
4. Zoella Snowella All Four You Mini Perfume Gift Set
5. Yankee Candle 4 Wax Melts and Melt Warmer Gift Set
6. Baylis & Harding Black Pepper & Ginseng 3 Piece Gift Set
7. Baylis & Harding La Maison Crème Brulee & Cocoa Luxury Hamper
8. Superdrug Fruity Shower 15 Piece Gift Set
9. Bomb Cosmetics Santa Says Relax Gift Set

For Getting Cosy

1. Superdrug Sweet Snuggles Hot Water Bottle and Socks Gift Set
2. Fat Face Fluffy Fox Ankle Socks
3. Dunelm Teddy Bear Taupe All in One
4. Dunelm Knitted Grey Hand Warmers
5. Superdrug Sweet Snuggles Crushed Grey Faux Fur Blanket
6. Baylis & Harding Skin Spa Gown Set for Men
7. Superdrug Sweet Snuggles Grey Cat Slipper Socks Gift Box
8. Debenhams Cosy Friends Hot Chocolate Selection
9. LUSH Sleepy Body Lotion

For Budding Bakers

1. H&M ‘Great Things Will Be Served’ Oven Glove
2. H&M ‘Bake Someone Happy’ Frill-Trimmed Apron
3. Silver Treats Personalised Wooden Rolling Pin
4. Mary Berry Cake Slice
5. Mary Berry 2 Piece Round Cake Tin Set
6. John Lewis Hazlemere Bird Set of 4 Measuring Cups
7. Tanya Bakes by Tanya Burr
8. M&S Pro Piping & Icing Set
9. Groupon Rotating Cupcake Stand

For World Wanderers

1. John Lewis Luckies Deluxe Scratch Map
2. The Range Rose Gold Athena Suitcase
3. Paperchase Rose Gold Passport Holder
4. New Look Transparent Flower Print Water Bottle
5. Tillyanna Personalised Travel and Adventure Journal
6. House of Fraser KitSound Rose Gold Business Card Powerbank
7. Wild & Wolf World Map Stainless Steel Vacuum Flask
8. Bando The Getaway ‘I’m Outta Here’ Luggage Tag
9. Primark x Saffron Barker Travel Pillow

For Bookworms

1. Harry Potter Marauder’s Map Sleeve for Kindles, iPad Minis and eReaders
2. Hurleyburley Personalised Initial Leather Page Corner Bookmark
3. The Gift Oasis Book Lovers Mug
4. Waterstones ‘I Like Big Books and I Cannot Lie’ Tote Bag
5. Waterstones Pineapple LED Light
6. Charm School UK Book Sterling Silver Dangle Charm
7. The Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4 Dobby Bookend
8. Spineless Classics ‘The BFG’ by Roald Dahl
9. Frostbeard ‘Old Books’ Scented Soy Candle

For the Snap-Happy

1. Waterstones Camera Lens Mug
2. Photojojo Snack Cap Lens Covers
3. PunkyMoka Camera Mode Dial Cufflinks
4. StuffForCanucks Vintage Camera iPhone Case
5. JnPol Canon 5D Mark III Miniature Camera Keyring
6. Maisons du Monde Wooden Box with 6 Photo Albums
7. Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Blue Instant Camera + 10 Instant Film Shots
8. MyLeatherCase Custom Monogram Name Leather Camera Strap
9. Pandora Camera Charm

For Gaming Geeks

1. Playstation One Controller Keyring
2. ASDA George Tetris Light
3. The Present Finder Milk Chocolate Games Controller
4. Staples PAC-MAN Heat Change Mug
5. Redbubble Crash Is Back Throw Pillow
6. NES Controller Rubber Badge Bi-Fold Wallet
7. ThinkGeek Mario Level-Up Pipe Mug
8. GAME Venom 2-in-1 Games Storage Tower & Twin Charging Dock
9. Neko Creations Player 1 & 2 Couple Gamer Heart Mug Set

This was my first ever gift guide so please let me know what you think, any constructive feedback is warmly welcomed! If you have any gift guides of your own, link me up as they’re some of my favourite posts. I’d love to see what everyone has come up with for this year. Have fun shopping and wrapping!


  1. December 3, 2017 / 2:10 pm

    This is so cute! I love every single gift you have chosen! Girl you smashed your first ever gift guide💓

  2. December 3, 2017 / 2:57 pm

    I love this! Such a great gift guide, I definitely love to look of everything here. I love how you’ve organised them in type of people rather than male, female all that! The stereotypical ones. I love everything from the gaming guide especially the Crash Bandicot!

    Gemma | http://www.anoceanglimmer.wordpress.com

    • December 3, 2017 / 5:20 pm

      Yeah thought I’d go for something different! Thank you lovely x

  3. December 3, 2017 / 4:32 pm

    Wow this is such a complete guide! This is really just what anyone could want. And now I want to add some of these onto my Christmas list!

  4. December 3, 2017 / 4:50 pm

    Love this post, super helpful! You’ve covered basically everyone! I have my gift guides coming out tomorrow, so keep your eyes peeled xx

  5. December 3, 2017 / 7:20 pm

    Loved this post!! The getting cosy section was my favourite – definietly going to send these to my friends for hints haha x

    Francesca | everythingchessie.co.uk 🌿

  6. Alicia
    December 3, 2017 / 7:58 pm

    Omg what have you done! Haha you’ve made me want so many things 😩 that nyx lip set OMG and the Harry Potter gifts! This is legit the best gift guide well done xx

  7. December 3, 2017 / 9:07 pm

    Other than the gamer section, I literally want everything on this gift guide god dammit Alice! I love that lens mug soo much and I think jakes got me one of those bomb cosmetics sacks for christmas but I’m not sure which one… but I’m WELL excited! That rotating cupcake stand aswell, holy shit isn’t that the cutest thing you’ve ever seen!? This is one of the only gift guides I’ve actually not got bored reading so props to you girl!
    Alice Xx

    • December 3, 2017 / 10:21 pm

      Heheheh, well thank you lovely. Ooh, I need to get myself some Bomb Cosmetics stuff for sure. It’s so cool isn’t it?! I don’t even bake and I want it haha. Thanks so much! xx

  8. December 3, 2017 / 9:37 pm

    I love the way you’ve separated these!! I really want that NYX lip vault and the scratch map – actually I want pretty much everything on this list!

    • December 3, 2017 / 10:20 pm

      I loved yours too! Great minds think alike haha. Thanks lovely xx

  9. December 3, 2017 / 10:20 pm

    literally love everything about this post. how you’ve separated them into categories, the grid layout! It looks amazing! I bought my brother and sister those scratch maps last year!

    • December 3, 2017 / 10:26 pm

      Thank you, glad you like it! They make such good presents for people that like to travel, I think they’re so clever x

  10. December 3, 2017 / 11:08 pm

    Oh I love this one! I love all pictures and that you gave links for everything, thank you! And I love it how you categorized all of these.
    My friend and I bought a tetris lamp for another friend and she freaking loved it!

    xo Honey – blog Royal LifestyleTwitterInstagram

    • December 4, 2017 / 11:03 am

      Thank you, so glad you liked it! They’re so cool haha x

    • December 3, 2017 / 11:21 pm

      Literally want all of it haha. Thank you lovely! x

    • December 5, 2017 / 9:12 am

      I love cosy things so it was hard to cut it down! Really glad you enjoyed it x

  11. December 6, 2017 / 10:46 am

    I bloody love all of the gaming section, some really amazing pieces there?! I’ve actually bought my boyfriend a scratch map, but with movies! There are so many pieces here that I would love to receive.. 😍

    • December 6, 2017 / 1:01 pm

      Whattt that sounds so cool! I’m gonna go and have a look for that x

  12. theglassofclass
    December 9, 2017 / 2:41 pm

    Great gift guide! It’s such a good idea to do it by category. I’d definitely be in the cosy one haha I love the look of that onesie.

    Julia xx

    • December 10, 2017 / 8:48 pm

      Gotta love getting cosy especially in the freezing cold weather! x

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