Best Christmas gifts under £20 – Secret Santa presents and stocking fillers for home lovers

Become a Christmas champion with these great xmas gifts that cost under £20
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  • We’re getting closer and closer to Christmas and while we want to impress our loved ones, we also want to keep close watch of the purse strings.

    So we at Ideal Home has compiled our favourite Christmas gifts for under £20.

    Related: Best Christmas gifts for men under £50 – from smart speakers to kitchen gadgets

    You don’t have to pay an arm and a leg to get the best gifts for the people in your life. Whether its something for him, for her, to use throughout the house or to in the kitchen, there are some great deals floating about.

    Many of the gifts below have been cut in price, so although you’re spending £20 or less, the value of some gifts are much higher. Take a peek at some of our best Christmas gifts for under £20.


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    Best gifts under £20 for her

    Subscription to Ideal Home magazine, now from just £6, Magazines Direct
    ‘Last Minute Christmas Gift’ now until 9.59am Tuesday 27th December. Get an extra 10% discount for both UK and for overseas with voucher code ‘LASTMIN10’ for a subscription to her favourite interior magazine!

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    Personalised Initial Leather Heart Bookmark, £9.50, Not on the High Street
    One for the book club fans! This little gift is a winning idea – it’s thoughtful; useful; personal and it’s affordable. Brilliant as a stocking filler or secret Santa.

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    Sass & Belle Celestial Trinket Dish: was £9.99, now £7.99, Very

    This versatile trinket dish is perfect for your daughter, sister, mother, other half or even yourself! It’s white and gold with a gold-tone pattern and has “Stay wild moon child” slogan. It will look gorgeous on any dressing table.

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    Ultimate Eau De Toilette Gift Set: was £30, now £15, Marks & Spencer

    Never quite sure about which fragrance you need? This Wheel Of Fortune inspired box has eight 10ml scents, giving you the freedom to try a whole range of smells. It includes Midnight Blossom, a harmonious Water Jasmine a fruit Fresh Lychee and many more. A great gift to have fun with.

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    Gifts under £20 for him

    Tile Mate (2020), Bluetooth Phone, Keys, Item Finder, 1 Pack: currently £19.99, John Lewis

    Make sure he doesn’t lose anything with this handy Bluetooth tracker. You can attach it to keychains, slide into wallets and put in phone cases, so you can emit a loud noise from the trackers and find your device quickly and easily. You can also get a two-pack if you need double.

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    Kitsound Boom Cube Wireless Speaker: currently £19, ao.com

    This stylish, compact and powerful wireless speaker wouldn’t sound out of place in his man cave, or outside in the garden during a BBQ. It has a six-hour battery life, Bluetooth connectivity and a built-in subwoofer for a booming bassline.

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    Three-bottle wooden wine box: currently £8.99, Selfridges

    Not only can this be for him, but it can also be for any wine lover and is designed to make a wonderful centrepiece in your home. This wooden wine box from Selfridges Selection allows you to display your vintage and everyday favourites with pride.

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    Best gifts under £20 for the home

    Give a Little Love Mug: currently £7, John Lewis

    Part of the messaging behind this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert, this white and teal mug encourages us all to Give a Little Love’. Made of resilient bone china in the UK, this mug is microwave and dishwasher safe. And all profits go to charity.

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    Viridescent Indoor Herb Garden Kit: was £24.97, now £19.97, Amazon

    Growing your indoor herb garden starts here and now with UK sourced herbs seeds! You can place it inside the home or outside on your windowsill. It comes with a planter box, 3 rustic pots and of course, the seeds!

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    Orthex Eden Self-Watering Planter: currently £9.95, John Lewis

    Sticking with the plant theme here. Created in partnership with professional gardeners, the Eden self-watering plant pot range is easy to use and its simple and stylish design means it suits any setting.

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    Global Diamond Cushion: was £14, now £10.50, Argos

    Give your home a modern makeover with this stylish monochrome contemporary cushion. It has a rich rough weave and its geometric black and white diamond design offset by a plain black underside will ensure it adds impact to your living space.

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    Gifts under £20 for the kitchen

    Morphy Richards Dune 220029 2 Slice Toaster: was £29, now £15, aco.com

    You’ll rarely find a great toaster for under £20, let alone for just £15! This Morphy Richards appliance has been cut by nearly 50%. The two-slicer will toast, defrost and reheat your bread and comes with a removable crumb tray. A must-have for first-time homeowners.

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    Kirkton House Fondue Gift Set: currently £7.99, Aldi

    These are selling fast on Aldi’s website – an online deal only. Ideal for cheese and chocolate lovers alike, the set comes with two fondue forks and a tea light. Simply add your food of choice to the fondue pot, light the tea light and enjoy hot melted delights. You’ll get free standard delivery if your order totals over £30, otherwise you can pick up for free in store.

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