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Good ideas for adults under £20

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duplodancer Fri 21-Nov-14 09:58:24

I'll start in case mine inspire anyone smile

I have audiobooks for df. A silk pillowcase for dm. First World War letters book for fil. Hot water bottle for mil.

Still have 8 adults to buy for. hmm We both have big families.

Please help me!

d0ttyne11 Fri 21-Nov-14 10:00:53

Consumables? Posh chocolates, nice booze, oils & vinegars set? Nice port and Stilton? Sorry... I'm obviously staving. Off to have a bowl of cereal grin

RumAppleGinger Fri 21-Nov-14 10:03:38

I haven't done much yet but could you tell me the title of the book of WW1 letters as DH would love that. Thanks!

cuppateaandtoast Fri 21-Nov-14 10:08:56

Gardening gloves and nice handcream for gardeners?

duplodancer Fri 21-Nov-14 10:16:05

It was called Letters from the trenches smile

RumAppleGinger Fri 21-Nov-14 10:20:05

Thanks Duplo.

TenMinutesEarly Fri 21-Nov-14 11:01:57

Voucher for local restaurant? We have a fab afternoon tea nearby £15ish per head. I buy a gift voucher for two and that's a couple sorted. grin

bogiesaremyonlyfriend Fri 21-Nov-14 11:02:42

Sorry jumping in too on the book- I've looked in amazon and there are two!! Which one did you get?? Might be nice for dad for Christmas. Thanks smile

TenMinutesEarly Fri 21-Nov-14 11:02:52

Oh and try outlets. We have a boundary mill nearby and bought lovely tops for well under £20 each.

lilolilmanchester Fri 21-Nov-14 11:17:39

Dotcom gift shop has some different stuff. Vouchers for manicure. Bottle of wine & wine book. Christmas plant arrangements. Make hampers?

GirlAnachronism Fri 21-Nov-14 18:20:24

yankee candle shop had 5 votives (christmas scented) for £6.99, plus a votive holders which all seemed to come under £5. Don't know if this offer is online or not though

DamselNotInHerDress Fri 21-Nov-14 18:25:29

Just wanted to say I've ordered the book too, my dad was all finished but now he has an extra present! Thanks for bringing it to my attention smile

DamselNotInHerDress Fri 21-Nov-14 18:26:41

And I buy for 44 people so any further ideas gratefully received grin

GirlAnachronism Fri 21-Nov-14 18:27:54

just checked it is online. Thats two sets bought, with 2 votive holders for less than £20 smile

GirlAnachronism Fri 21-Nov-14 18:33:08

i got a sterling silver bangle from etsy for my mum (uk seller) with a snowflake charm for £16 so its worthwhile to have a wee hunt around on there as well. For DH i bought some geeky tshirts (pacific rim and adventure time themed) from ebay, £11ish each

Pigleychez Fri 21-Nov-14 18:40:21

Cineworld do a Christmas gift box for £20

2 adult cinema passes
voucher for 2 drinks and popcorn and 2 small chocolates.

We got this for my Sis and her boyfriend last year and they have asked for the same again this year!

BikeRunSki Fri 21-Nov-14 18:43:22

Hunter fleece welly socks for any rural dog-walkers.

Sazorchard31 Fri 21-Nov-14 18:50:48

Try local MacArthur glen outlet...I got a ted baker wash bag for £12, L'occitane toiletries for £7-£20, earrings and a bracelet from links of London each less than £20, scarf and hat from Lakeland £20. Etsy good too...personalised cufflinks with local map images less than £20, funky cards that will double up as pictures with a cheap frame.

Or bottles of spirits are good...supermarkets have loads of offers on!

I've bought Sherlock and Dr who posters/artwork from this etsy shop.

They do loads of different ones. It'd be great for film or tv buffs.

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