The holy grail of men's stocking fillers...

(39 Posts)
Jedbartletforpresident Tue 12-Dec-17 08:42:05

I need stocking filler ideas for DH which MUST be:
- NOT food or drink related
- small in size
- cheap (preferably under £5)

I already have a new camelbak and book which will take up quite a bit of space hence the need for small items.

Planning on getting:
- a nice bookmark
- a loose change dish (struggling with this - don't want ceramic, would prefer wooden or leather/fake leather but struggling to find something cheap and small enough)
- a men's folding shopping bag for him to keep in his car. (Have no idea if this exists)

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Howmanysleepstilchristmas Tue 12-Dec-17 17:11:18

Satsuma coaster

Body shop satsuma range

whimsical1975 Tue 12-Dec-17 16:56:10

This orange shaped pill box is available on amazon...

Otherwise maybe an orange stress ball or a pair of orange socks rolled into a ball?

Sorry he's been unwell, I really hope he's getting better every day.

TellMeItsNotTrue Tue 12-Dec-17 15:39:31

How about a magniband, it is a band that goes around your phone and is a magnifying lens for camera, you can get it on Amazon for around £5 in different colours

Shufflebumnessie Tue 12-Dec-17 13:56:39

I've just ordered an extending magnet with LED light

If your DH likes superheroes, I was in Menkind earlier today and they had a little torch that instead of a normal light it projected the bat signal smile It had a clip that could attach to a keyring etc.

Enko Tue 12-Dec-17 12:53:12

Have a look at prezzybox Plenty of fun ideas on there I think.
( I particularly like the sandalsocks

LemonysSnicket Tue 12-Dec-17 11:58:41


PricillaQueenOfTheDesert Tue 12-Dec-17 11:55:07

What a wonderful thread. The mumsnet ladies have come up with some great ideas — which I’m totally stealing—

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Jedbartletforpresident Tue 12-Dec-17 11:23:53

Loving all these chocolate orange substitute ideas! I feel like I could fill the stocking with small round things now!

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Unicorn81 Tue 12-Dec-17 11:10:51

This is 6.50nas trial size but might be nice and soothing if his skin is irritated with the radiotherapy. I also recommend reposemwhich is aromatherapy cream from templemspa and settles skin after irritation.

Also a molton brown mini or loccitane

Theresnonamesleft Tue 12-Dec-17 11:02:11

Novelty tie.
Stress ball
Novelty Christmas hat
Racing Santa, Grandma etc
Grow me - Hot stuff - Christmas Tree - Snowman - Sprouts -
Novelty socks
Robot man soap
Cleaning putty
Extendable Back scratcher
Novelty money box

Theresnonamesleft Tue 12-Dec-17 10:54:16

Mini brain teasers. Tiger usually have some good ones. If not Amazon.

SoupDragon Tue 12-Dec-17 10:47:07

I've got my dad a magnetic wristband to hold screws/screw driver bits etc whilst he's doing DIY. It was about £6 from Amazon.

DontCallMeJohnBoy Tue 12-Dec-17 10:40:07

I'm getting my brother a keyring that unscrews so you can keep a bank note in it, in case you ever run short of cash or lose your wallet. It'd fit your "small" brief.

AdamBarlowsQuiff Tue 12-Dec-17 10:22:39

A Lush bath bomb as an orange substitute? They don't have a choc orange one but there's a Xmas jumper one or a Xmas pud! Or you could just get a regular orange coloured one?

moreismore Tue 12-Dec-17 10:18:43

moreismore Tue 12-Dec-17 10:17:21

Orange equivalent-you can get little balls covered in wetsuit fabric...hang on I’ll google

Aworldofmyown Tue 12-Dec-17 10:15:24

Great minds mrscrimbo grin

Aworldofmyown Tue 12-Dec-17 10:14:48


Hillbillyhotel Tue 12-Dec-17 10:07:56

I got these socks a few weeks ago and they're super comfy. You could keep the socks (only do a women's version of this gift) and replace with some new socks for DH for your orange shaped gift.

mrssapphirebright Tue 12-Dec-17 10:07:41

Molten brown to Xmas bauble shaped shower gel the same size as a choc orange. It's for men, a ginger and black pepper sent.

How about a puzzle / rubix cube?

keyring. Either nice and negatives one, novelty one or a photo one.

Pocket diary, nice pen, sticky notes.

Scratch card. Pack of cards, nice men's hand cream or hair product.

Book, mini alcohol bottles, gloves, cufflinks, novelty Xmas pocket tissues.

MrsCrimbo74 Tue 12-Dec-17 10:06:28

How about a puzzle ball £5 at the Works

strawberrypenguin Tue 12-Dec-17 10:05:37

Snow globe

Branleuse Tue 12-Dec-17 09:59:16

Tennis ball

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