A list minute shopper’s guide to Secret Santa buying
December is upon us and thanks to the little thing known as the pandemic, the window to buy gifts has been narrowed ever so slightly. With the mad rush that always comes with the end of the year, it’s totally understandable to be stressed about shopping this year. That’s why we’ve compiled the ultimate gift guide for shoppers on a schedule. Prepare to be the Secret Santa star of the group with these beauties…
Flower of Life Mandala – NutJob Design €145
Whether your people are art lovers or not this purchase is a guaranteed knockout winner. Multi-use and oh so stylish, this piece can be wall hung to add a decorative and colourful design to your interior, can be used as a meditation tool or a simple art accent to add peace and harmony to your room. Symbolising creation and the unity of everything, you’ll do a cracker job if you show up with this in hand.
Facial Set – SANA NATURALS, €79.95
The ultimate self care package, SANA NATURALS nailed it with this gift set that’ll have someone ooh and ahhing the minute the oil touches their face. Coming complete with vitamin C oil serum, a face wash and rose quartz facial roller, the set is the ultimate skin rejuvenating and relaxing natural skincare ritual. It also comes with a reusable cotton eco pouch for easy storage.
“Bits of The Burren” Ring – Sometimes Always Designs, €90
Remind someone of home this Christmas, with the beautiful Bits of the Burren ring. From the “Inspired by Ireland” collection, this ring is made from three strands of 3mm silver wire, carefully textured using a hammer, a file and flame to resemble the limestone formations of The Burren in County Clare. Simple, yet undeniably elegant, it’s the perfect piece of everyday jewellery that’s bound to make someone smile.
Beardsmith Complete Box – Beardsmith, €36.99
It’s not just the ladies that need a little TLC, the men in our lives are just as indulgent in that ares, whether they like to admit it or not! Surprise a secret santa this year with the ultimate beard grooming kit. Containing 2 x 100g Soap or 100ml Shampoo, 1 x 25ml Beard Oil, 1 x 30ml Styling Wax they’ll be sporting silky smooth facial hair all year round.
Geometric Pug head Hoodie – Stencilize, €54
An absoute classic gift, you can never go wrong with a comfy hoody but this year go one step better and get one with a pug on it – because let’s face it who doesn’t want to wear a pug on their chest?! Unisex in style, this is the ultimate go to present if you’re stuck for ideas and it’ll go with everything and anything. Another one to add to your basket if you ask us!
Ah sure I will yeah! | Limited Edition Print – Brid Fanning Art, €80
If you’re really looking to treat someone this year, gift them the happy face above. Joyful and a welcome splash of colour, this portrait will illuminate any room it’s hung in. Inspired by the iconic ‘Vanishing Ireland’ book series and with the blessing of photographer James Fennell and author historian Turtle Bunbury, Brid recreated this one using oils with a palette knife. I mean, need we say more – we’re already at the checkout.
So, for all you last minute shoppers, we say, “take a deep breath, count to ten and happy shopping!”