Finding the perfect present is no easy task, and when you have a long list of gifts to buy, the festive period can be especially tricky! But don’t despair, you’ve come to the right place! This week is all about gifts that will make someone laugh! As you can imagine we had a lot of fun researching this one, here’s our top 5:
Martha Brook London Notebook, £8.95
Hands up if you love new stationery!?!? We just adore the Martha Brook collection, it’s sassy and funny with plenty of feel good vibes. It was so hard to pick just one thing from the collection but this notebook stood out and really made us all chuckle! It’s just the thing for jotting down those strokes of inspiration and the best thing is, you can have it personalised too…. what’s not to love!
Frank Body ‘Follow the call of the Disco Ball’ scrub, £16
For those who like to shimmer this sugary sweet vegan scrub exfoliates, moisturises and leaves your skin sparkly and soft. Made from ground coffee beans this scrub naturally buffs away the dry skin to transform you into a glowing goddess!
EKA Candles, £22
Our very own customisable EKA candles are sure to get your loved ones laughing! Choose from our range of funny quotes which are suitable for personality or mood. The hardest part is deciding which of the gorgeous fragrances to pick! Pop on over to our customiser section on our website to find your perfect scent and sentiment.
Men’s Society Over Indulgence Survival kit, £25
Does the man in your life like to push the boat out during the Christmas festivities? Well fear not, we have the perfect gift to get him feeling refreshed and revived the morning after the night before. The ‘Over Indulgence Survival Kit’ comes with a sleep mask, eye cream, restorative bath oil, toothbrush and paste – it’s sure to blow the cobwebs away and whisk away his hangover.
Ohh Deer Boozy Brussels, £11.95
Love them or hate them brussel sprouts at the Christmas table are here to stay but for those of you who can’t stomach the real thing then these boozy chocolate ones may be just the thing. These soft centred milk chocolate truffles are made entirely from chocolate, each brussel sprout is encased in white chocolate with a milk chocolate ganache centre featuring Baileys Irish Cream or Citrus Gin depending on your preference. There really is no excuse not to enjoy your greens from now on!
Now the infamous Christmas ads are on our screens it’s finally acceptable to start thinking about the big day, or more specifically, tackling the Christmas shopping! Over the next few weeks we will be sharing our 2018 Christmas gift guide, there’s something for everyone, so to kick things off we’re showcasing our top 5 gifts to ‘Lift Someone’s Spirits’ this Christmas.
Eleanor Bowman Tote Bag, £22
Who doesn’t love leopard print?? We just adore this tote bag from Eleanor Bowman and the best thing of all is that you can personalise it with your chosen initial too – win win! This vibrant tote is bang on trend and is perfect for any fashionista’s on your list!
Oliver Bonas Cocktail Set, £23
Oliver Bonas is one of our favourite brands and they always come up trumps in the gifting department. This metallic cocktail jigger and spoon set is the perfect gift for anyone on your list who loves to whip up something sublime for cocktail hour!
Space Masks, £15 for a box of 5
Send your loved ones floating off into a parallel universe with Space Masks. These self heating relaxation eye masks are sheer bliss and the perfect way to wind down after a hectic day! Be warned though these masks are so relaxing there is a very high chance you may nod off so using one before your work Christmas party should be avoided!
EKA Lemon & Bergamot Candle, £22
Well we couldn’t not mention our EKA Lemon and Bergamot candles here… This truly uplifting scented candle teamed up with it’s vibrant and colourful gift box, will give your loved ones a spring in their step and a smile on their face. Best of all you can customise your label, our very clever ‘customiser’ will help you create the perfect candle with a message that compliments any mood or personality. Pop over to the ‘customiser’ section on our website.
Dandy Lion Wash Bag, £24
Audenza Home can do no wrong in our eyes especially in their accessories department! This fabulously stylish wash bag is perfect for any dapper gentleman in your lives. It’s fun, gorgeously made and will help your ‘Dandy Lion’ spruce up with style!
We hope you manage to tick your Christmas lists off nice and early this year and maybe even get the chance to treat yourself too!
Who doesn’t love an advent calendar to countdown to Christmas? In recent years our festive calendars have started getting a whole lot more interesting, gone are the days of a small santa shaped choccie, now we can have beauty treats, gin, stationery and a whole lot more! Here at EKA we have been busy researching the best calendars on the market for 2018. Here’s our top 5:
Hotel Chocolat Calendar
Now if you’re a stickler for tradition and enjoy your daily advent sweet fix then this is THE very best on the market! This delectable calendar is double sided and includes salted caramel flavoured vodka, coconut snowballs and pecan praline to name but a few. These advent treats will certainly make the countdown to Christmas merry and bright!
Kikki-k Stationery Calendar
If stationery is your thing then the Kikki-k calendar will be right up your street. This has to be one of the most stylish countdowns to Christmas we’ve seen and includes a notepad, keyring, star covered pens, decorations, inspirational quotes, the list goes on… This would be such a great gift for a loved one although you may find yourself a little reluctant to give it away!
Edinburgh Gin Calendar
What’s the saying, a gin a day keeps the doctor away?! Well this calendar from Edinburgh Gin will certainly help you do that and also keep that festive cheer going right through December! This will delight the palate of any gin connoisseur and includes a variety of 25 delicious flavoured Gins including juniper, pine, lavender, soft spice and citrus. Yum!
BirchBox Beauty Calendar
Hands up if you love Birchbox as much as we do! This calendar is a clear winner for all you beauty addicts out there with it’s 24 perfect little treats to keep you looking glam throughout December. Brands included are Benefit, Pixl, Sand and Sky and Rituals to name a few. This calendar will keep your beauty products well topped up for all those festive nights out!
Happy Socks Calendar (one for the boys!)
Who said socks at Christmas had to be boring? Treat your man to this Happy Socks calendar this year and he will not be disappointed. Within each drawer is a pair of beautifully designed, great quality socks with colourful and vibrant designs that will jazz up his wardrobe and bring a smile to his face!
This calendar is exclusively available at John Lewis.
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I created EKA with a mission to make it easier for people to stop and appreciate the little things in life, with customisable candles that celebrate what makes us unique.