We all have times when last minute guests pop up or you realise you forgot to buy a gift for a family member who slid under the radar.
Here are some of my last minute gift ideas for the whole family starting with a beautifully personalised Star Map from Posterhaste. Fully customisable from the wording at the top of the image to the date and time of the star corrolation. Available framed or unframed and in a multitude of designs. Prices start at just £20.00 from Posterhaste
Every kitchen needs good equipment and every cook needs good tools! Those who appreciate being in the kitchen will adore this knife set from Furi. These cutting edge gift sets include 2 knives with ultra sharp blades that make chopping dicing and paper thin slicing faster and easier. The Furi Santoku East-West gift set is available from Amazon RRP: £45.99
The perfect gift for an movie lover is memorabilia from their favourite films. Fanattik are a company who supply everything from posters and prints to play cards and pins. I am a huge Jurassic Park fan so to find somewhere that supplies so many different items makes me very happy!
A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox, an owl and a snake saw the mouse and the mouse looked good! Can you help your mouse to get home safely? All you need is a little luck of the dice and a good memory! If you find the image of Gruffalo under the trees you will scare the hungry animals away. £7.99 from Amazon
This Christmas our pooches deserve to have a dinner they will remember! Forthglade have created Christmas dinners which would rival our own festive feasts. Containing 75% meat and teamed with pumpkin and cranberries the Gourmet Turkey and Goose meal is going to be Poppys Christmas dinner! Priced at just £1.35 per tray and available from ForthGlade
Give the gift of healthy hair this Christmas with the new Limited Edition Turbans from Aquis. This luxury ruby red style turban with chameuse outer layer is the ideal gift for anyone who wants to slay their hair game. I know it takes me an age to dry my mane so this will be a welcome addition to my bathing routine! RRP: £50.00 from Selfridges
We purchased the original Colour Brain from Big Potato Games last year to play at Christmas so I am super excited to have been sent this one to play. Disney edition. Split into teams of kids and grown-ups, then try to answer one of 250 crafty questions about the Disney Universe. Each team has eleven Colour Cards in their hand. To answer the question, work out which colour to put down! RRP: £20.00 from Amazon
How adorable is this guitar from Skip Hop, The Rock-a-mole (get it – guacamole!) Just spin the avocado pit or press the light up buttons to play. Perfect for little hands to hold and suitable from age 6 months+ With 6 songs, 6 riffs and colourful lights this will be a great gift for little ones. RRP: £16.00 from Amazon
We all know how much kids love to carry everything with them wherever they go so Skip Hop have created rolling suitcases, backpacks and bags. Designed in their favourite animal styles from unicorns to monkeys and everything in between. Prices start at £16 for the backpack available from Amazon and £27 for the suitcase from Precious Little Ones.
Feel the thrill and enjoy the mystery of an escape game in your own home! You find yourself “locked in” and must find the codes to “escape” within 60 minutes, solving puzzles and riddles along the way. Having managed to get out of a real escape room in under and hour I can’t wait to give this a go to see how it stands up! For 3-5 players. Ages 16+ RRP: £39.99 from Amazon
Who is faster? The student or the master? 2 exciting ways to play! Play as the Ninja master and use his huge Karate Chop slap to defend the coin. Or, play as the student trying to tap the coin before getting slapped. Defeat your opponent 3 times and they get zapped! RRP: £17.99 from Amazon
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