Thoughtful Christmas gifts that just keep on giving

Because we all need some gift ideas this year...

Woman's hands with present

by Jade Moscrop |

If you struggle when it comes to gift buying at Christmas time, it's time to get creative and think outside the box.

It can be super hard to buy for your own Mum, Dad and friends, not to mention if you have a partner and their family to buy for too. While a gift set is nice and clothing is great, if you want to win the award for the best present giver, you've got to go down the thoughtful route.

Special gifts become just a challenge as part of the Christmas szn and don't even mention those last-minute gifts you're scrambling to get your hands on.

So, to save you all the stress, we've collated some of the most interesting and thoughtful gifts that keep on giving to help you become everyone's favourite person. From experience gifts to subscription gifts, you're welcome!

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Gifts that just keep on giving

Experience Gifts For Him
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CREDIT: Amazon

If you're struggling for inspiration this year, one of the most amazing things you can do for a loved one is to gift them with an experience they'll never forget. Choose from 100 experiences including adrenaline events, driving, food and action experiences.

GLOSSYBOX x heat Winter Limited Edition
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There's no better surprise than a mystery box of goodies each month - if we do say so ourselves. Grab the limited edition of the heat x GLOSSYBOX beauty box, for all things makeup and skincare. Once they're gone, they're gone!

Experience Gifts For Her
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CREDIT: Amazon

With over 2600 experiences to choose from, whoever you gift this to will be spoilt for choice. From relaxing spa packages to a day at the races or adventure days, it's sure to be a memorable one.

Amazon Kindle
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CREDIT: Amazon

Know someone who loves to read? Save them time and energy by giving them a whole world of books at their fingertips.

Impala Women's Quad Skates
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Know someone who likes to skate or would like to learn how to skate this Christmas? Impala couldn't set you or a loved one up with a better pair. Super stylish and very comfortable, people will spot you a mile away.

Flower Subscription Box
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CREDIT: Bloom and Wild

Bring joy into your friend or family member's house every month with a flower subscription box. You can choose between 3, 6 or 12 months and decide between standard flowers or seasonal blooms.

Bakedin Baking Subscription Box
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CREDIT: Bakedin

If you know a keen baker who's up for trying something new, or even a beginner who needs some guidance, a Bakedin subscription is a great place to start. From £7.50 a month, your recipient will get a letterbox sized parcel with everything they need for a brand new bake. Options include seeded loaves and pecan millionaire's shortbread. YUM.

Pinter Bestselling Starter Pack
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CREDIT: Pinter

You can't call yourself a beer lover without trying one of Pinter's homebrew beer kits. The newly launched Pinter 2 is an excellent gift for anyone with the desire to brew what many would call the world's freshest beer (and craft beer might we add) all from the comfort of your own home. A promising review: "Extremely user-friendly and well designed, I absolutely loved the whole process. From purifying to brewing and conditioning, there's video tutorials streamlining all five steps. 10 impeccable pints and a whole lot of fun, if you're going to home brew, the Pinter 2 is the one for you."

Magazine Subscription
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CREDIT: Bauer Media

Whether you love a good gossip, want to be in the know about the latest film releases or are learning a new hobby, there's a magazine for you. A monthly treat, delivered straight to your door, lasting long after Christmas day.

Couples Experience Gift
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CREDIT: Amazon

If you want to spoil someone you love (while also treating yourself), there are lots of couples experience gift packages on the market. This one features over 2010 fun experiences for couples, such as a relaxing pamper day, an intimate dining option, days out together, fun sports and more adventurous

No. 3 Vesper Martini
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If your certain someone loves a martini, why not try No.3's Vesper Martini. In partnership with the talented Alessandro Palazzi, head bartender at the famous Dukes bar, this ready-to-drink cocktail won't disappoint.

Herb Garden Kit
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CREDIT: Amazon

If you know someone who's a budding gardener and lacking space, or someone who loves to cook things from scratch, this indoor herb garden is a thoughtful and useful gift.

Glamping Stay
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Treat your loved one to a mini getaway in the most unique style - glamping! They can choose from 25 unique and fun glamping experiences across the UK, getting their fill of the outdoors without actually going

Plant Subscription Box
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CREDIT: Bloom Box Club

Know a plant lover? Nothing will please them more than being gifted a new surprise plant each month. Help them build their indoor jungle!

Buyagift Two Night Luxury Break
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CREDIT: Amazon

Select from over 300 luxury short breaks at venues across the UK and Europe, with deluxe accommodation and breakfast included for a fraction of the price of booking it all separately. And you never know, if you're lucky enough, whoever you give this to might bring you along!


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