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Are these naff?

(20 Posts)
ThePhantomPlopper Thu 18-Jun-09 18:02:28


Friends birthday soon and she's been hinting at one of these.

They're not my thing, are they naff though?

cocolepew Thu 18-Jun-09 18:04:38

I like it but then again I'm tacky. If she wants one that's an easy present for you.

mrsmaidamess Thu 18-Jun-09 18:05:19

Does she want her own name put on it?

ThePhantomPlopper Thu 18-Jun-09 18:05:41

Is it the sort of gift a friend buys? Thought it would be more a DH gift.

Tillyscoutsmum Thu 18-Jun-09 18:05:47

Not my cup of tea.... but then its not my birthday smile If she's hinted about it, then I'd definitely go for the easy option and get it

chevre Thu 18-Jun-09 18:06:22

buy it with the legend 'tacky' then you are pleasing everyone.

ThePhantomPlopper Thu 18-Jun-09 18:06:24

mrsm - no idea.

pointydog Thu 18-Jun-09 18:18:51

I think it's quite pretty. If she likes it, why not.

ThePhantomPlopper Thu 18-Jun-09 18:31:31

I don't know if she was hinting at me or her DH, we were both in the same room.

TheFool Thu 18-Jun-09 18:56:14

discuss with her DH

at the end of the day, tacky or not, she wants one

ThePhantomPlopper Thu 18-Jun-09 19:18:45

yes but she's worried about it being naff/tacky.

I have no idea if it is or isn't.

TheFool Thu 18-Jun-09 19:20:51

oh she is worried about it being naff or tacky...

Oh, erm, not my cuppa but it depends what is engraved tbh

missblythe Thu 18-Jun-09 19:25:16

It's too faux-Tiffany for me, but it could be a lot worse.

brimfull Thu 18-Jun-09 19:27:05

naff and tacky imo

brendaAndEddie Thu 18-Jun-09 19:28:21

i dont htink naff

ThePhantomPlopper Thu 18-Jun-09 19:28:41

Think it would be her name engraved on it.

TheFool Thu 18-Jun-09 19:34:47

her name would swing it to naff for me.

she knows her name. she knows her husband's and dc's names, she knows if she is a mum/sister/daughter etc. Something significant but obscure would be good imo

Meridian has a new pendant thing with Poison Apple on it - it means something to her. for me, I would probably end up with something like Mars.

brendaAndEddie Thu 18-Jun-09 19:35:46

what about all the lightbulbs in the house engraved on it?

<snort from other thread>

brimfull Thu 18-Jun-09 19:36:04

the engraving of one's name is what makes it naff imo

blondissimo Thu 18-Jun-09 19:38:57

In a word yes. Looks v. cheap.

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