Last-minute gift ideas under £10 that will save your Christmas

These great gifts and stocking fillers cost under a tenner

Bringing Christmas in on time and on budget is no mean feat. So if you still have a mountain of things to do, there's no need to panic just yet. Particularly as we've put together this list of last-minute gift ideas for everyone from tiny tots to grandmas, and even your pet pooch.

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For a gardener

contemporary home wild flower sign

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Buy now: The Contemporary Home Wild Flower sign, £8, Tesco Direct

For a little one

multi colour tin music box

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The old ideas are often the best, and this tin box, which plays a tune as you turn the handle, is no exception.

In store only: Tin music box, £9.99, Dobbies Garden Centres

For a tea/cat lover

crazy cat lady mug

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A purrfect gift for a tea fiend that gets mushy over moggies.

Buy now: Crazy Cat Lady mug, £8.50, Debenhams

For dashing doggies

small blue polka dot dog bandana

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He or she will be the most swanky pup on the street.

Buy now: Small Blue polka Dot Dog bandana, £4, Dotcomgiftshop

For their handbag

coral travel mirror

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A handy little gift for when they need to apply lippy on the go.

Buy now: Coral travel mirror, £6, Oliver Bonas

For the kids

balloon modelling kit

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Should provide hours of fun on Christmas afternoon.

In store only: Balloon modelling kit, £5, Wilko

For nanny or granny

nanny or granny cute travel-size hand creams

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Inside, they'll find cute travel-size hand creams.

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For the style conscious

bushy brushes and marble pot

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These bushy brushes are great for contouring, and the marble pot is oh-so fashionable, too.

Buy now: Glow cosmetic brush collection, £10, Wilko

For a home bird

gin fizz fragranced tin candle

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Make their home smell good enough to, er, drink!

Buy now: Gin Fizz fragranced tin candle, £4.50, Next

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For wordsmiths


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They can keep one by the bed for when inspiration strikes.

Buy now: Zoella Jot It Down jotters, £8 for two, House of Fraser

Are you inspired to treat your loved ones to something that little bit different from our list?

Amy Cutmore

Amy Cutmore is an experienced interiors editor and writer, who has worked on titles including Ideal Home, Homes & Gardens, LivingEtc, Real Homes, GardeningEtc, Top Ten Reviews and Country Life. And she's a winner of the PPA's Digital Content Leader of the Year. A homes journalist for two decades, she has a strong background in technology and appliances, and has a small portfolio of rental properties, so can offer advice to renters and rentees, alike.