A GUIDE TO FINDING THE PERFECT BIRTHDAY PRESENT
Whether we are time pressed or daunted by the huge selection of options, it isn't always easy to choose something the person we’re buying for will love. So to give you a little help with your search for that perfect present, we have compiled a list of our fail-safe favourite pressies for her, him and of course for children! They’re all available on the high-street and can be purchased with your One4all Gift Card!
It’s no secret that many women love candles. They are an integral part of home decor and the scent brings calm and happiness into a room – so what’s not to love?
Packaged in a beautiful gold glass holder, this sandalwood scented delight looks as good as it smells and will enhance the ambience of your home for 28 hours! Sandalwood Scented Candle from H&M (£6.99).
Floral patterns are totally on trend this summer and a delicate scarf to cover her shoulders and add a light layer to protect from evening chill, is never a bad idea.
This beautiful lightweight scarf can be paired with her spring jacket and will protect her from the chill in the air whilst still looking summery and stylish. The pastel colours will complement any outfit whilst the ditsy floral print adds excitement to a plain blouse or tee. Cream Ditsy Twill Scarf from Dorothy Perkins (£8.40).
A classic timepiece is a safe option as it’s something that most men would prefer not to go without - whether it’s attached to their wrist every day or just makes an appearance on special occasions.
This sleek timepiece comes in a classic style, which still manages to look striking thanks to its black dial, luminous white hands and leather strap. Featuring chronograph quartz three-hand movement, tachymeter scale and 10ATM water resistance, this watch has everything the discerning gentleman could need. MPH Black Dial Watch available from Links of London (£295)
Every guy needs a perfect weekend holdall which will serve him for anything from business trips to carrying his gym gear.
And with this sophisticated option, he’ll be able to easily transport his essentials in truly classic style. And with two comfortable carry options (by hand using the two sturdy handles, or across the chest using the adjustable shoulder strap) you can rest assured you’ve chosen not only a stylish product but a practical one. The Geneva Weekend Holdall is available from John Lewis (£59)
For the little ones
A great introduction to playing with sand and water, this clever little table will bring hours of fun!
It’s suitable for children from 12 months and is the perfect height for little legs. It even comes with three sand and water toys, and has detachable legs to play on the floor. What’s more, the lid means it can be left outside in summer after play, to ensure less mess indoors! ELC My First Sand and Water Table from Mothercare (£25)
It’s an old favourite yet it just never gets boring – Lego just keep creating new and wonderful designs to capture kids’ imaginations and develop their motor skills.
Let them unleash their creativity with this set which allows them to build their own tree top hideaway. With a secret trap door, fold down ladder and tow up bucket it will keep them entertained for hours, from construction through to post-build! Even better, it’s super fun for adults too so you can enjoy playing and learning to build together. Lego Creator Treehouse from Hamleys (£25)
So now you can feel confident that you’re perfectly well armed to go to that party equipped with a present that someone is guaranteed to love!
What’s the best you’ve ever received and who was it from? Or perhaps you enjoy buying for others more and want to share a present you have given which you were super impressed with? Do tell us or post your pictures on our Facebook and Twitter pages, we’d love to see them!