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The Grown Ups Christmas Gift Guide

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Now I use the term “grown-ups” very lightly because if you are anything like me then you are a total kid at heart and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that at all! I usually have trouble thinking about what to get people for Christmas and as Mr Tutu and I are doing joint presents between us (argghhh so grown up and coupley!!!) I have double the amount to think about because I am definitely not just letting him loose on Christmas eve and hoping for the best. Thanks to putting together this gift guide I am actually pretty on top of my game and with just a few weeks left until the big day I only have 4 gifts left to get for us and then the wrapping and we are good to go. So here I am, sharing with you what I’ve got on my His and Hers, grown ups Christmas gift guide this year!

Infini Roses

Infini London provide luxury exquisite roses that last a year via an eco-friendly solution. Real, long-lasting and gorgeous, these roses are the perfect gift for a loved one, as well as adding that glamorous touch in the home, just in time for Christmas. Infini have a number of ranges, including the Suede Collection, Diamond collection and the White Diamond collection.  Retailing between £120-£200, Infini London also ship to 190 countries worldwide and you can order from them online.

The Bluebeards Revenge

Rough up your regular style with their Tame and Texture Hair Kit! This two-piece gift bundle features their Matt Paste and Matt Clay to help you sculpt the most rugged styles known to man. The medium-hold Matt Paste is a styling must-have. It’s the key to creating men’s hairstyles that can be reworked all day long. It’s also fantastic when used as a pre-styling product and is universally championed by barbers for its Classic scent. Conquer unruly manes with the Matt Clay. Its light-to-medium hold will stealthily pack texture into even the limpest hairstyles. Better yet, it can be reworked throughout the day to keep your style looking fresh. It’s unbeatable when used as a finishing product and is universally championed by barbers for its Classic scent. This set has an RRP of £18.99 and is available online.

T-Zone Glitter Peel Off Face Mask

T-Zone Glitter Mask Peel Off Black draws out impurities to help keep skin clear.
GLOW BOOSTING! Enriched with skin caring Strawflower and firming Centella Asiatica Extract, to help the skin look more vibrant and glowing. It contains Bioglitter®, a BIODEGRADABLE GLITTER made from plant cellulose. Strawflower and centella asiatica extracts help the skin look more vibrant and glowing. RRP of £2.99+ and available from Superdrug.

Tile Mate

The new Tile Mate is perfect for the essentials in your daily routine. A no-fuss way to keep track of your stuff. Add them to your favourites so everyone knows they’re findable. Easily attaches to everyday things in your daily routine. Our versatile finder has a longer 200 ft range and a 1-year replaceable battery. Available online.

The Personalised Gift Shop

Nothing says I love you quite as much as a personalised present and The Personalised Gift Shop has loads for you to choose from.

Gardening couldn’t get any more chic with this luxe trowel and fork set. A gardening set which is finally as beautiful to look at as it is to use. Make light work of those gardening tasks with the solid ash handles which are designed with a slight curve for extra comfort.

Copper has been favoured by gardeners for many years for its benefits for improving soil. The trowel has been marked in centimetres and inches so planting at the correct depth has never been easier. These have an RRP of £45.99 and are available online.

Perhaps though, you have a sweet tooth and would prefer the amazing Retro Sweet Hamper. Bursting at the seams with all your favourites, this hamper stuffed with retro sweets is sure to go down a treat no matter what the occasion.

With 27 different varieties of sweets packed into the pink lined wicker hamper, there’s something to suit everyone’s tastes. And once the sweets have gone you’ve got a fab hamper for storing more treats! Make your gift personal by adding a message to the A5 gift card included with the hamper. This has an RRP of £35.00 and is available online.

Charles Tyrwhitt Shirts

We don’t go out very often, but when we do, I love it that Mr Tutu dresses up and makes an effort. Quite often it will be a nice shirt and tie with some jeans as we are rarely formal enough to need a full shirt. I’ve been looking at men’s shirts over at Charles Tyrwhitt and really love how they look. Their tremendous shirt range brings you the best formal shirts, casual shirts, luxury shirts, business casual shirts and more. Tyrwhitt come in four different fits, with non-iron options and a variety of sleeve lengths and collar types. Prices start at £19.95 and are available online.

Model Co

Changing the tanning game with ModelCo Tan Water, the revolutionary liquid self-tan formula that gradually develops into an all-over subtle glow in just 2-4 hours. Skin loving ingredients such as Coconut, Green Tea Extract & Rose Bulgaria Flower Oil to soften, protect & condition. Suitable for face and body and all skin types.

OR….

Instantly remove self-tan! The ModelCo Exfolitating Soap polishes & exfoliates your skin, effectively removing old tan, dead skin cells & impurities leaving it silky smooth, ready for your brand new tan. Enriched with goats’ milk & natural pumice it’s the safest & natural way to remove your tan with no harsh scrubbing gloves or chemicals. From as little as £5.00 and all available from Model Co online.

I Am Your Friend

I AM YOUR FRIEND is a collection of original drawings to elevate your spirits and inspire you. Open the pages and let the images speak to you. In the space of a breath it is possible to change the way you feel… A wonderful gift book for the holiday season. The hardback makes a touching present for a loved one, while the pocket-sized paperback is ideal for Secret Santa or as a stocking filler. RRP £6.99 and available from Amazon.

Dr. Who Espresso Set

Each mini cup features a Doctor Who icon such as the TARDIS, a Dalek and a Cyberman on a bold colour background. Complete with matching saucers in a TARDIS presentation box. These beautiful cups make a fantastic gift for fans and non-fans alike. An RRP of £14.99 and available from Amazon.

Sophie Allport Bees Bedding

The Sophie Allport bedding range features whimsical designs combined with tonal sophisticated shades perfect for adding a calming air to your bedroom choice which also has personality. This lovely design features stylish bee motifs on a soft duckegg background. This contemporary design was inspired by the buzzing bees around Sophie’s country garden and make up the face of this doubled sided duvet cover, the reverse features a pinstripe design adding a classic contrast. This 200 thread count cotton bedding collection will add a touch of the English countryside to your decor. Complete the look with the Bees feather filled cushion and throw. RRP £65.00 for the double set and available from Terrys Fabrics.

Dr. Who Tardis Desk Tidy

The official doctor who Tardis desk tidy is a perfect replica of the police phone box that has carried the time lord to every time and dimension in the galaxy. The Tardis has been made to the same exacting standards that the doctor would expect – the wooden tidy is durable and detail-rich, with a hinged door and roof. RRP of £24.99 and available from Amazon.

Blossoming Gifts

A seasonal delight of cinnamon sticks, grand prix roses and festive berries. Standard: Red Rose x3, Red Germini x3, Red Carnations x3, Cinnamon Picks x3, Hard Ruscus x2, Red Berry x1, Red Grevillea x1, Skimmia x2, Cinerea Eucalyptus x2. Can be personalised with a card or other additions plus plenty of variety and other Christmas bouquets and mini trees to choose from. All available from Blossoming gifts. A perfect gift for someone far away that you might not see. Similar to plants it’s a nice way to make someones home feel seasonal and festive. Some people choose to use the flowers as a table centre for Christmas dinner.

The Amazing Mystery Box

Aimed at both adult and teen collectors with the inclusion of a ‘post watershed’ product such as for example Breaking Bad or Sons of Anarchy. Boxes generally include a t-shirt but if it’s a gift and you don’t know which size to select, pick ‘don’t know’ and we’ll omit anything sized and include alternative item/s. Could include any or all items from the shows listed in the description. This company however, has gift boxes for almost everything you can think of for both the young and the old and you can buy a one off or a subscription so you’re bound to find something you like. RRP of £24.99 and available online.

iBeani

iBeani is an award-winning tablet bean bag stand, designed to hold any size tablet, so that you don’t have to! Position your iPad, tablet, eReader or book at any angle on any surface.

  1. Great on your lap, sofa or in bed
  2. Handy side pocket- store your phone, headphones, charger, glasses etc.
  3. Ultra-lightweight
  4. Fully Washable
  5. Premium quality, hand-made in the UK
  6. Helps prevent RSI

With an RRP of £24.99 and loads of designs to sort all tastes, this is available online from the ibeani store.

Gift Pup

This tool belt is made from heavy duty leather and has six pockets for storing essential tools such has hammers, nails, screws and similar. The belt comes with a fully adjustable nylon webbed belt, to strap on comfortably to any waist. You can also personalise it with text and we’ve gone for “Granddad’s Blue Jobs!” This has an RRP of £19.99 and is available from Giftpup.

We teamed it up with this personalised chocolate bar. Santa Crimbo Chocolate Bar. Inside the foil is a delicious bar of 100g quality milk chocolate. You can then personalise with the name of your choice so we thought it the perfect accompaniment to stick in the tool belt for Granddad’s sweet tooth! RRP of £5.99 and is available from Giftpup.

Dot Art Sticker Book

A Wheatfield with Cypresses is one of the National Gallery’s most famous paintings, and now you can recreate Van Gogh’s masterpiece through dot art. This fun and relaxing activity book is suitable for both children and adults.

Match the thousands of coloured round stickers to the outlines and marvel as the hilly landscape and swirling clouds come to life. There’s a short essay at the start so you can learn more about the oil painting, and a folder-style flap for storing and taking your creation on-the-go. This has an RRP of £10.99 and is available from The National Gallery.

Noel Tea Light Holders

Christmas is the most beautiful time of the year and these tea light holders will enhance your Christmas decorations even more.

This set of 4 zinc tealight holders can be used both inside the home – they look great on a windowsill, on a mantelpiece or as a table decoration – or use outside in the garden where you can see them from the house. Put together in a row, they spell out the word NOEL – but of course if you have a Leon in your family, it can spell that too!

Just pop a tealight candle in and enjoy the warm ambient glow.  And if you have small scented candles, that would work too to create a very special Christmas.  These have an RRP of £6.99 and are available from The Present Finder.

Raw Naturals for Men

A flawless beard starts with Raw Natural’s soothing and conditioning beard oil. This advanced, natural oil leaves your beard easy to manage and perfectly groomed. Made from a fresh mixture of natural oils, it conditions, softens, and adds shine. At the same time the soothing formula helps relieve post-shave redness and irritation.

Pale Ale Shower Gel – This mild, refreshing shower brew takes your shower experience to the next level. It transforms into an airy lather and rinses off smoothly, leaving your body and hair thoroughly cleansed, and perfumed to perfection.

Grease Free Face Cream – The light formula provides advanced hydrating action without adding extra fat to your face, and gives gloomy, tired skin a nice energy kick. All these and others available from Raw Naturals.

Girls Mean Business

Women business owners often have a lot more to deal with than just the business. It’s not unusual for the amazing women we work with to be holding down jobs, raising a family, caring for elderly parents or dealing with their own health issues (or all of the above) and ALL while trying to build their business. So, if you’re in the same boat don’t worry.

Ditch the overwhelm and marketing frustration (and save LOADS of time and energy) with the Awesome Marketing Planner. With quick, easy marketing tutorials you will soon see exactly what you need to do with your marketing to help your business grow, even if marketing feels impossible right now. This would be great for any business owners or bloggers you know. It has an RRP of £44.99 and is available from The Girls Mean Business.

Norma & Dorothy

A thoughtful gift for someone special this Christmas, this beautiful candle will bring festive joy to the recipient! Handcrafted at our studio, the natural soy wax candle is hand poured and placed in a shiny apothecary style jar with lid. With a burn time of 25 hours, the receiver will get plenty of use of this pretty candle which comes in an orange and cinnamon scent, ideal for the Winter season. The front of the candle is personalised with a label which has a festive leaf style illustration with a name of your choosing in romantic style lettering. The label also features the name of the candle giver and also states the burn time and chosen scent. A sweet and festive gift to give  this Christmas.

Plan your perfect outdoor space with this foiled personalised gardening journal. Featuring a botanical and floral motif design this gardening scrapbook is great for planning your perfect garden and keeping notes on your plants. Available from Norma and Dorothy.

The perfect gift for a foodie or aspiring chef! This book features a luxuriously soft cover with real foiling. The words ‘Favourite Recipes’ is printed in a simple capitalised font whilst above is a name of your choosing in a scripted handwritten typeface. A small star completes this design. Filled with 50 blank pages to fill with recipe ideas and to document your culinary journey!

Red Letter Days Gift Experience

Feel transported back in history with this English Heritage annual pass for two adults and up to six children. With over 400 sites across the UK, from regal palaces to manor houses, hill figures, majestic castles, medieval abbeys, industrial sites, deserted medieval villages and Roman forts, there is plenty to discover. For film/tv enthusiasts it’s the perfect opportunity to discover the incredible filming locations, from Kenwood House in London (Notting Hill, Sense and Sensibility and more) to Dover Castle in Kent (The Other Boleyn Girl, Hamlet and more). Feel fully immersed into England’s great history and discover the incredible conservation projects protecting these fascinating attractions.

  • One year’s membership for two adults and up to six accompanying children
  • Free entry to over 400 locations
  • Reduced or free price admission to numerous events that are exclusive to members
  • A free handbook and members magazine four times a year

This English Heritage Pass for two has an RRP of £104 and is available from Red Letter Days.

DVDs

ROCKETMAN is an epic musical story about Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. This inspirational story – set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton – tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture. Available from  Amazon.

Travel Memories Scrapbook

Record your lifetime of trips. Travel memories is the perfect way to make lasting memories of your travels. From package holidays to gap years to globe-trotting trips of a lifetime, This flexible keepsake album is primed for personalisation with fill-in text, photographs and special souvenirs. Concealed Wiro hardback with tabbed dividers, 10 photo cards and a keepsake pocket. 96 pages. RRP of £11.99 and available from Amazon.

Jim  Shore Disney Figurines

Sleeping Beauty’s three good fairies beam with pride as they watch their dear Aurora and her handsome prince waltz around the ballroom. This piece features Flora, Fauna and Merryweather in their signature dresses and delicate wings. RRP of £39.95 and available from Jim Shore.

Jim Shores fun with friends collection for the Disney Traditions range features enchanting Disney princesses along with their beloved diminutive pals. Ariel frolics with flounder in this delightful addition from the little Mermaid. This figurine is made from resin. Packed in a branded gift box. Distinct variations should be expected as this product is hand painted.  RRP of £39.95 and available from amazon.

The hanging ornament is made from resin. Packed in a branded gift box. Unique variations should be expected as this product is hand painted. Celebrate the enchanting world of Walt Disney with this beautiful seasonal ornament of Lumiere from the classic film, Beauty and the Beast. Designed by award winning artist and sculptor, Jim Shore for the Disney Traditions brand. This spectacular piece features a pair of popular characters – Mrs Potts & Chip – from the classic animated film, Beauty and the Beast. Designed by award winning artist and sculptor, Jim Shore for the Disney Traditions brand. These start from £12.00 and are available from Jim Shore.

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