Confetti Christmas Gift Guide

Written by    Last updated: November 30, 2014

Christmas gift inspiration starts here with engraved or personalised keepsakes that are extra special. Here’s our pick of both unusual and classic Christmas gifts for all the family, from beautiful jewellery to homewares that you won’t see on the high street or anywhere else.

Decorative mini vintage gift box

Decorative vintage gift box ideal for smaller gifts 

Gifts for the home

Everyone loves to receive pretty and practical presents for their home. These cute mini Martini glasses shown are for drinks or desserts and make a real style statement at parties.

Mini martini glassses

Mini Martini glasses

For engaged couples and newlyweds, or even those celebrating many years together, these cute personalised Christmas baubles, teapot, mugs and egg cup sets below are as brilliant as they are unusual. Individually or together they make a very personal keepsake gift that will be treasured in the family home for years to come.

Christmas gift Personalised ceramic family teapotChristmas gift Mr and Mrs personalised ceramic mug set

Christmas gift Personalised egg cupsChristmas gift Personalised Christmas bauble

Personalised ceramic teapot | Personalised Mr and Mrs mug set | Personalised egg cups | Mr and Mrs personalised Christmas bauble

A stylish photo frame is a lovely present that you just can’t go wrong with. Give with a photo of loved ones inside and personalise with names or a message of your choice.

Christmas gift personalised small silver plated photo frame Christmas gift glass lace design votive holder

Personalised small photo frame |  Glass lace design votive holder

Candles are another classic that everyone loves, particularly at Christmas time. The gorgeous lace effect candle above is available in a choice of metallic pastel shades and will cast a pretty glow over surrounding walls.

Christmas gift Dip pen writing setChristmas gift white bear salt and pepper shakers

Glass dip pen writing set  |   Bear hugs salt and pepper shakers

If you’re looking for something different, then this elegant, old fashioned dip pen writing set  above is a very unusual gift, ideal for writers of all ages. The adorable white ‘bear hug’ salt and pepper set will be a small and welcome addition to any happy home.

Gifts for her

Looking for something different to the usual collection of ‘smalls and smellies’ you give every year? A photo shoot and makeover experience is a truly amazing gift, ideal for someone special to you. Book a full makeover with professional hair and makeup with the shoot for the full experience. Or book yourself a shoot and give a framed portrait to your loved one.

Photo shoot experience by Divine Divas

Boudoir photo shoot experience by Divine Divas

Giving something pretty to your partner, sister or female friends is a Christmas classic. These sleek silver trinket boxes and compact mirrors are available in various shapes and styles, and can also be engraved with your message.

Christmas gift Personalised love heart compact mirrorChristmas gift Personalised star trinket box keepsake

Personalised silver diamante heart shaped mirrorPersonalised silver star trinket box

When it comes to jewellery, choose from sophisticated crystals, pearls and diamond-like cubic zirconia for a sparkling gift that won’t break the bank. Here’s a beautifully gift boxed 3-piece pearl set that makes a gorgeous Christmas present.

Christmas gift Pearl drop jewellery set in gift box

Pearl drop set in gift box

Gifts for him

Stuck for what to get the men in your life again this year?  This unusual vintage style pocket watch can be engraved with names or initials or your own words.

Christmas gift Personalised silver pocket watch

Personalised silver pocket watch

For your dad, brother and male friends there are personalised team mugs for football or rugby supporters and glasses for every type of drinker.

Christmas gift Personalised moustache bubble glassChristmas gift Personalised England rugby mug

Personalised moustache bubble glass | Personalised England rugby mug

Christmas gift Personalised football team mugChristmas gift Personalised moustache glass

Personalised football team mug | Personalised moustache glass

A traditional real leather wallet is another favourite Christmas gift. Add the owner’s initials for an understated personal touch, or for something extra special, these gift boxed lead crystal whiskey glasses can be personalised with a unique message too.

Christmas gift Personalised real leather walletChristmas gift Personalised lead crystal whiskey glasses

Personalised leather wallet | Personalised lead crystal whiskey glasses

Simply phone or order online and we’ll send to your door. That’s another item ticked off your list and you didn’t even have to leave the house!

For more Christmas gift inspiration please visit the Confetti shop. Order by 15th December*  to ensure gifts arrive in time for Christmas. * Please note some personalised gifts will need to be ordered before this date.

This article was written by

Kate Thompson
Kate Thompson is Confetti's features editor and wedding expert, and has worked in the wedding industry for 15 years. A widely published lifestyle writer, she has made BBC television and radio appearances discussing wedding trends in the UK.

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