Christmas Gifts - Our Pick of the Best

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? From ideas for foodies to craft lovers and pampered pets, we’ve got it covered with up our pick of the best gifts this season.

Finding the perfect gift for a loved one ensures an all-round warm fuzzy feeling when it’s unwrapped on Christmas morning. To help find that very gift we’ve picked a selection of our favourite buys to cater for all. Treat a music lover to a beautiful radio designed by Emma Bridgewater, spoil a keen crafter with a Flowers of Liberty print sewing machine or delight a hostess with a set of metallic glasses to toast the season. Not forgetting about beloved pets, we’ve found a stylish suppertime serving solution and for the wine enthusiast (we all know at least one!) bestow a stylish sommelier set.

Oliver Bonas Mixed Metallic Champagne Glasses

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Mixed Metallic Champagne Glasses


Height: 27.5cm

This set of four honeycomb glasses are hand finished in delicate copper, gold, silver and pewter foiling bringing a touch of warmth and texture to any glass or tableware collection. 

Mixed Metallic Champagne Glasses, £29, Oliver Bonas.

Amazon Echo

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Amazon Echo

A hands-free speaker with voice control is the perfect gift for a tech fanatic. Echo connects to the Alexa Voice Service to respond to your every need - ask and visual assistant Alexa will give you weather updates, read audio books, stream Spotify playlists, order a pizza or even turn off the lights. This clever gadget is the future and we’re on board big time!

Amazon Echo, £149.99, Amazon.

Amara Avoca Lambswool Throw

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Avoca Lambswool Throw

This delightful throw is covered in a classic check pattern consisting of browns, blues and beiges. Woven with 100% lambswool means it's gloriously soft to the touch, the perfect gift for a grandparent or a home-lover. 

Avoca Lambswool Throw, £95, Amara.

Amazon Colour Changing Pineapple Mood Light

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Colour Changing Pineapple Mood Light

The humble Pineapple is the hero motif decorating our homes right now. This mood changing pineapple lamp by Fizz is a fabulous on-trend buy ticking all the boxes; it’s feel-good, useful and fun for any room. The design features eight interchangeable colours, simply leave it cycle or select a chosen colour dependant on mood and put it on constant. Requires 3 xAA batteries, not included.

Colour Changing Pineapple Mood Light, £16.99, Amazon.

Liberty Flowers of Liberty Theodora Liberty Print Sewing Machine

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Flowers of Liberty Theodora Liberty Print Sewing Machine

This gorgeous sewing machine comes with an all-over Theodora print synonymous with the store’s celebrated heritage. Not just a decorative item this high-spec machine allows for precision stitching on all fabrics from silk to denim to cotton to leather. Whether you’re a professional dressmaker or keen amateur, this sewing machine will provide the perfect finishing touch to your haberdashery haven.

Flowers of Liberty Theodora Liberty Print Sewing Machine, £195, Liberty.

PetsPjamas Herringbone Tweed Dog coat

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Herringbone Tweed Dog coat

Give a pampered pooch the ultimate gift this Christmas with a fashionable winter coat. This tweed design by Mutts & Hounds is the epitome of quintessentially English style, made using exceptionally high quality tweed, expertly crafted in Yorkshire woollen mills. Fully lined with a wrap around strap, this coat will keep your dog snug when there's a chill in the air. For comfort the velcro fastening around the neck and chest is adjustable to make this dog coat easy to take on and off.

Herringbone Tweed Dog coat, £50, PetsPjamas.

Great Little Trading Company Sugar Cube Play Kitchen

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Sugar Cube Play Kitchen


Height: 76 cm
Width: 51 cm
Depth: 31 cm

There's something incredibly endearing about kiddies wanting to have their own kitchen for playtime. This adorable play kitchen is sure to make that dream a fun reality, just look at those on-trend metro tiles! Encourage child's play with the help of this wooden play kitchen complete with wooden utensils, wooden salt & pepper pots, turning taps, compact sink, clock with moveable hands and hob with clickable dials. 

Sugar Cube Play Kitchen, £100, Great Little Trading Company.

John Lewis Reindeer Wine Stand and Christmas Port

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Reindeer Wine Stand and Christmas Port

This quirky design is guaranteed to raise a smile. It'll be the highlight of any festive table that's for sure! The metal reindeer wine stand completes complete with a bottle of Dow's Christmas port, great for raising a festive toast. The beauty being that once the port has been drunk it can be restocked with another of your choice to create a focal point for Christmas dinner parties.

Reindeer Wine Stand and Christmas Port, £25, John Lewis.

Liberty Flowers Colouring Book

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Liberty Flowers Colouring Book

Colouring books are not just for kids, it's said to be one of the best forms of relaxation and they show no signs of going away anytime soon. This beautiful edition from Liberty London is the one we want! It gives you the opportunity to get lost in a world of patterns from the Liberty archive, to reimagine them in your own style. With over 43 individual prints set over 86 pages this gift ensures hours of fun for those who love pattern and colour.

Liberty Flowers Colouring Book, £10, Liberty.

Not on the High Street Customisable Cinematic Lightbox

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Customisable Cinematic Lightbox


Batteries : Requires 6 x AA (not included)
Height: 30cm
Width: 22.2cm

This A4 size cinematic light box with interchangeable letters is the gift that keeps on giving! Providing hours of fun for all, allowing you to write personalised messages perfect for spreading festive cheer. This design comes with 85 letters and symbols including @ ! ? & and a heart symbol. 

Customisable Cinematic Lightbox, £33, Not on the High Street.

Not On The High Street Personalised Silver Plated Pet Food Scoop

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Personalised Silver Plated Pet Food Scoop


Height: 26 cm
Width: 10 cm

The world's poshest pet food scoop! The ultimate accessory for a pampered pooch, puss or even pony, this silver plated scoop can be personalised with up to 50 characters (you can also add a name on the handle). The handle itself also has a handy hole in it meaning you can hang it from the pet food container or a handy hook.

Personalised Silver Plated Pet Food Scoop, £19, Not On The High Street.


Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.