Don’t run out of time to organise the perfect gift
With so much to prepare and organise before Christmas, choosing and buying gifts is often a task we find arduous and time consuming at the festive time of year.
But with a little creativity and thinking outside of the square, we can find some interesting gifts for friends and family with the minimum amount of fuss.
Christmas fetes, shows and markets:
In the weeks and days leading up to Christmas there are always plenty of local shows and markets across the region for people to find some great gift bargains.
There is usually a wide variety of stalls displaying arts, crafts, homewares, toys and plants in one handy location where you can enjoy a day out as well as select some unique and personalised gifts for your loved ones.
If you find the task of Christmas shopping tiring, some specialised online shopping could be the answer.
Whatever your family and friends enjoy, there’s an endless range of books, toys, memorabilia, clothing, jewellery, games, cosmetics, and more at your disposal.
Make sure you order well in advance so your gifts are delivered before Christmas.
If you are unsure, ask the supplier whether they have the item you need in stock and can ship right away.
Get creative at home and make some gifts for your friends and family. Consider making some special sweets, biscuits or preserves, wrapped in a beautifully decorated box, or maybe some cushions, photo frames, fragrances or homemade lip balms.
The possibilities are endless, put your skills to work and see what imaginative presents you can create.