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summerlovingliz Sat 13-Dec-14 21:06:21

Buying for dh auntie and uncle and I'm stuck! They have a lovely house filled with lovely things.. Last ur didn't see them until after xmas and I picked up a hamper in John Lewis for 70% off. Budget around £20-)25 and ideally a joint pressie. Ideas anyone?

PepsiTwirl Sat 13-Dec-14 21:10:06

Have you got children?
If so, a picture of them in a lovely frame.

A picture of the aunt and uncle in a lovely frame

A nice varse

Champagne flutes

PepsiTwirl Sat 13-Dec-14 21:11:15

A tie / cufflinks for him

A scarf / Shawl for her

summerlovingliz Sat 13-Dec-14 21:13:13

Thanks Pepsi, was thinking joint pressie but maybe cuff links and a scarf would be cool... Mmm

chanie44 Sat 13-Dec-14 21:14:00

Cinema or restaurant vouchers

AyMamita Sat 13-Dec-14 21:25:22

Books - gorgeous hardbacks that reflect their interests. Cookbooks, photography, travel... you can never have too many books!

aliciaj Sat 13-Dec-14 21:26:20

A meal voucher card?

PepsiTwirl Sun 14-Dec-14 01:26:58

scarf and cuff links are great prices in tk maxx if u are near one smile

AnotherEmma Sun 14-Dec-14 01:29:33

An experience eg if they like wine how about a voucher for a winery tour and tasting near them?

TInselaffe Sun 14-Dec-14 01:36:11

We have just done for a friend:

small basket (I had some already) with Christmas tissue paper in
Christmas coffee (Taylors of Harrogate)
Christmas tea
Posh sugar (a little box with sugar shapes - I know John Lewis do these but you can buy different sugar stirrers etc. quite widely)

You could also add something like Monin syrups (bought some for DP in Sainburys the other week, about £2.50 a bottle I think).

I would say either a DIY hamper or cinema vouchers or vouchers for their favourite restaurant/place. Or something they could do together like a Christmas puzzle or a game? Several places do chocolate versions of games for Christmas.

Hamper ideas: home cinema (DVD, popcorn, sweets/bottle of wine); tea/coffee as above; themed from a country or cuisine that they enjoy, e.g. Indian so different spices, packet of posh rice, mango pulp etc.; cheese and wine evening - posh biscuits for cheese (Waitrose v good for this), bottle of wine and some nice/different cheeses.

For people who have everything I tend to stick to edible items as it reduces the clutter/chances of it going in a cupboard for 20 years.

Pancakeflipper Sun 14-Dec-14 02:11:19

Voucher for the cinema?

summerlovingliz Sun 14-Dec-14 20:52:57

Thanks all, some lovely ideas. Particularly like the cheese and wine hamper ideasmile

ninetynineonehundred Mon 15-Dec-14 10:55:40

If they travel think about a scratch map. I've got one for dad this year. He's the ultimate hard to buy for but I know he'll love it

Dionysuss Mon 15-Dec-14 10:59:28

I have a gift voucher for a murder mystery dinner and evening for my sister and her DH.

Last year I got a pottery making day class for them

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