10 SECRET SANTA GIFT IDEAS | UNDER £25

29 Nov 2020 | Student Advice

At this time of year friends, family and even co-workers start to come up with plans for Christmas and one of the most common ideas is Secret Santa. It’s easy, fun and it can be cheap. With that said, it can sometimes be hard to find something for the person you have been set. In some cases, you might not know the person very well.

 

To make your lives easier, I’ve picked out 10 of the best Secret Santa gifts, all of which are under £25. I’d also recommend looking on the following websites for inspiration: Etsy, Anthropologie, Amazon, Not on the High Street, Oliver Bonas, Tkmaxx, Primark and ASOS. My first personal tip is always thinking of something that’s useful, edible or you know they will use!

1. Harry Potter keyring – Snitch, Time Turner or Nimbus 2000

A keyring makes a great little keepsake. And who isn’t a fan of Harry Potter?

2. 3D Giraffe Mug

Perfect for biscuit-dunking with their afternoon tea. If you’re feeling creative, or have a bit more money to spend, you could even pop an extra gift inside.

3. Agave Ceramic Footed Plant Pot 

This ceramic pot is the perfect present for plant lovers. It comes in an array of colours, including mustard yellow (pictured), light blue, peach and teal.

4. Henry Hoover Desk Vacuum  

While studying for University you tend to sit at your desk a lot and even eat there. Having this little friend sat on the desk may become very useful.

5. LUSH Secret Santa

Toiletries which don’t end up in the cupboard under the sink, which I know we are all guilty of. LUSH bath bombs are so full of fizz and colour you just can’t not use them.

6. Pink Gin and Tonic Gift Set 

Know someone who loves a gin? This little set is perfect for an evening in watching a film, along with their favourite dinner or takeaway.

7. The Thursday Murder Club

Do you know a bookworm who can’t wait to get their hands on a new read? The Thursday Murder Club is a funny, smart, and moving book which they won’t be able to put down!

8. Grow It Bonsai Tree Kit

Bring a little life to someone’s home with this cute grow you own tree kit. It’s got everything you need inside, including starter growing pots, compost discs, seeds and even a booklet containing growing tips.

9. Cards Against Humanity

Want to have a laugh and see if you can out do your friends in this competitive card game? This is the perfect gift for game lovers, plus it’s a great way to fill the evening.

10. The Luxury Hot Chocolate Gift Box

Because who doesn’t love coming home on a cold winter’s night, and sitting down with a mug of hot chocolate?

When planning of your Secret Santa you don’t need to think of anything big or try find the winning present. It’s all about finding something to put a smile on their face and making them feel warm inside. There are plenty of gifts and ideas out there, but these are a few to get you started.

By Amy Burns

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