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Gift for friend moving into army housing

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ThomasRichard Wed 10-Feb-16 21:20:25

She'll be in the married quarters in Aldershot, first time in army accommodation. Is there anything she'll want/need in particular?

Quoteunquote Thu 11-Feb-16 13:24:43

Lamps, nice rug, throws, something cheery.

ThomasRichard Sat 13-Feb-16 21:05:50

Thanks smile She's a crafty person so has lots of beautiful things.

For future reference: bath mat, loo brush (unless you're a MNer of an anti-loo brush persuasion wink), reed diffuser, little baskets for putting bits in, curtain hooks, lightshades for ceiling lights, extension lead, loo roll and pizza.

Quoteunquote Sat 13-Feb-16 21:35:32

Zenbow and lots of oils.

DaftLemon Tue 15-Mar-16 19:18:19

Useful household goods that can be transferable everything she moves.

Pretty over door hooks, free standing towel rail, pretty loo seat, curtains - any you buy will be better than the ancient thin hideous issue ones, Deep radiator cover if she is unlucky enough to get a quarter with an antique hideous gas/electric fire on the wall, If she has a picture rail picture hooks, decking squares for the back garden - enough to make a temporary seating area -unless she is lucky enough to get a rare left over patio from previous people and boring but essential in most quarters are multi socket extension plugs.

DaftLemon Tue 15-Mar-16 19:20:49

Every time not everything

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