Christmas Presents under £20

We think Christmas should be more about what you spend your money on, than how much money you spend.  And to help you in your search for some great (not-so-expensive) presents, we’ve compiled a list of our top picks for under £20.

Horn salad serving spoons, £17.75 from are a useful but elegant everyday item that are always a welcome addition.

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A set of 10 cards & envelopes, £12.90 from Papier because who doesn’t love stationery.


Taika red porcelain mug by Iitalla, £17.50 from Skandium.  A really Christmassy colour, the perfect size for a large cup of tea and only available until the end of the month.

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Dari marble cheese and fruit board, From £18 at Rowan and Wren.  Perfect for the stilton.

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Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate by Nancy Mitford reissued by Penguin, £6.59 each at Hive.  Mitford at her wittiest, we could re-read these every year.

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Chanel green Le Vernis nail varnish, £18 from Selfridges.  A classic with a twist.

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Rococo cat that got the cream ganache box, £16.95 from Rococo.  We can’t resist either the box or the chocolates inside.

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Large rose pebble soap, £16 from Bamford.  This smells divine and lasts for ages.

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Large porto stoneware plate, £20 from The White Company because these serving dishes are hard wearing but very pretty.

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Classic panettone, £19.70 from Ottolenghi.  New to their online shop this year and, yes, absolutely delicious.

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Voiced by Sandra Bullock, Steve Coogan and Jennifer Saunders, amongst others, this DVD is a smash-hit at our house. £15.59 at Hive

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— Francesca
9th December 2015