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Christmas gifts to buy this Black Friday – 30 fabulous finds for homebodies

Solve your gifting dilemmas with our curated list of must-buys for anyone who loves their home - and enjoy those Black Friday deals

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As Christmas fast approaches it's easy to start panicking about all the gifts you have yet to buy, but we're here to make gifting a breeze.

We've complied the ultimate list of the best Christmas gifts to pick up this festive season to add style, warmth and smiles into the homes – and lives – of your friends and family. From kitchens to kitsch, play time to puppy time, we've got it covered. Now the only problem is how to resist buying them all for yourself...

With Black Friday in full swing, you'll find a lot of the buys are currently on sale, so make sure to snap them up quickly while the deals are still live.

Psssst! We've catered to both our US and UK readers, so there's something for Christmas for everyone – including friends and family abroad.

Christmas gifts for the US

Election aside, we think we can all agree on something: that these gifts are real people pleasers.

1. Game time

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Tiger Lacquer Card Set, Was $85 Now £63.75, Jonathan Adler

Whether it's a quiet round of Solitaire or high stakes Poker, up the ante on your games with this statement double card set.

The tiger emblazed emerald lacquer box is coffee table worthy in its own right, too. 


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2. Protect with pretty mats

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Catalonia Coasters, Was $48 Now $36, Serena and Lily

Add handwoven charm to a dining table with these woven abaca coasters.

The only problem with these scalloped pieces are they may just be too lovely for you to want to cover up with your glass. 


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3. Soft and snuggly

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Secret Garden Wool Slippers, Was 75 Now $52.50, Anthropologie

Say goodbye to chilly feet in the morning, when you could step out and slip into these cozy slippers. 

A pick-me-up treat for yourself or a thoughtful gift to a friend, these intricate floral embroidered woolies will keep you toasty all day long.


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4. The perfect palette

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Tones Tray, $340, Jayson Home

This handmade decoupage design reminds us of something between makeup swatches and a painter's palette.

Set onto a handblown glass tray, this John Derian design is the ideal companion for coffee tables and vanities.


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5. Lucite love

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Jumbling Tower Lucite Game, $95, Nordstrom

Family-friendly games don't have to be dull.

Play a classic stacking game with these cool rainbow lucite blocks. You won't even mind when it tumbles, because they really do look that good.


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6. Good to go

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Oblio Wireless Charging Station with UV Sanitizer, Was $80 Now $60, Bloomingdale's

Perhaps the perfect gadget for this year, Lexon's wireless charging station is designed so you can simply drop your phone into the cup without worrying about cords or nearby spillages. It also has a built-in UV sanitizer, ensuring your phone is clean of all bacteria.

Available in four classic shades, this isn't a charging product you'll rush to hide in photos.


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7. Take a rest

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Highbanks Spoon Rest, $48, MacKenzie-Childs

Keep things clean and clear this winter with this heritage-inspired enamel spoon rest.

From the Highbanks collection of dinner and servingware, this lovely item is decorated with hand-applied festive transfers of roses, pine cones, thistles and holly.


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8. Treat yourself

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Tender Leaf Toys Birthday Cake Play Set| Was $22.99 Now $13.79 (save $9.20) World Market

Birthdays just once a year are totally for grown-ups. Let your little ones celebrate every day with this fun wooden cake set. Made from rubberwood and decorated with non-toxic paint, each slice of this colorful cake joined together with Velcro-style fastenings and the candles are removable too. For ages 3+.


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9. Handcrafted with love

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Vintage Natural Dough Bowl, Was $173 Now $129.75, Lulu and Georgia

A perfect warm accent piece for the home, this bowl was handcrafted in Europe with reclaimed wood.

Each bowl will be ever so slightly different, adding a lovely unique feel to this buy.View Deal

10. Stay fresh

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Succulent Garden Artificial Plant – Was $193 Now $76.99, Macy’s

Embrace the rapidly growing houseplants trend and freshen up your  home with gorgeous greenery. 

If you’re not a green-fingered gardener, don’t despair. Thankfully, this one is artificial – so it will stay bloomin' all year long.View Deal

11. A subscription to Homes & Gardens magazine

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Homes and Gardens magazine subscription, from $84.99 for 12 issues
Yes, US readers, you too can receive regular deliveries of this quintessential British interiors magazine (it's over 100 years old – we have serious pedigree). 

And while it is a British magazine, our approach to interiors ideas, garden inspiration and design news is truly international. View Deal

12. Chic storage

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Dog Treat Jar, Was $60 Now $45, Bloomingdale's

You won't be rushing to put away your dog treats if you keep them in such a lovely container.

This Nambé porcelain based jar has a wood lid, sweetly crafted into the recognizable ears of a lovable Basset Hound. The lid seals tight, too, so those treats will remain crisp and fresh for your good boy.


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Christmas gifts for the UK

And there are tons of buys if you're UK-side, too.

13. Keep it sleek

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Dyson Airwrap - Copper Gift Edition, £449.99, Dyson

The innovative way to keep hair tamed, styled and healthy, the Airwrap uses a jet of air to smooth, curl and wave hair without direct heat.

This winter, pick up the styler in a brand new, limited edition copper colorway, with travel bag and presentation case.


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14. A fireside fellow

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Standing Log Holder, £130, Cox and Cox


Add some elegance to a typically simply practical piece of homeware.

With its high-sides, this natural willow holder is perfect way to carry logs in from outside, and is pretty enough to sit out year round. 


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15. Forever flowers

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The Jo, £42, Bloom & Wild

Dried flowers are the on-trend way to display blooms, and make life a bit easier for yourself or your friend by gifting them a pre-tied arrangement.

This display includes dried gypsophila, sea lavender and fluffy oat grass. 


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16. Cozy and chic

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Eira Woollen Blanket, £150, Rowen and Wren

Cooler nights call for added warmth, but there's no reason those extra layers shouldn't be stylish.

This pure lambswool blanket has an intricate heritage 1950s pattern on both sides. Even better, the plush blanket is machine washable and even suitable for tumble drying.View Deal

17. A fruity moment

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Orange Ceramic Jug, £59.50, Oliver Bonas
Add some whimsy to your morning juice, cool water or even crisp wine with this glossy pitcher.

In addition to the cheerful orange shade, the voluptuous jug has a sweet polka dot pattern and green detailing.


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18. Tipi time

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Rattan Pet Tipi, £125, Cox and Cox

Extend the rattan trend into your pets' lives with this fun tipi design.

The stylish spot for your furry friend to cuddle up comes with a super-soft sage cushion to ultimate comfort.View Deal

19. Snuggle up

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Cosy Night Gift Set, Was £50 Now £40, The White Company


For an all-in-one gift, this luxury mini hamper is the way to go.

Made for nights in by the fire, the presentation box includes the brand's iconic Winter candle and a sumptuous pair of cashmere socks.View Deal

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20. Design to your door

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Homes and Gardens magazine subscription, £6 for 6 issues

Deliver tastemaker style right to the door every month with this magazine subscription.

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21. A gift a day

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Advent calendar, £320, Jo Malone London

It's not just children who deserve an advent calendar this year. Upgrade from chocolate with this luxury twist on counting down the days.

Packed with treats including miniature candles, bath and body products and signature colognes, this box has everything you need to stay pampered over the festive season.View Deal

22. Sew sweet

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Wash Your Hands Embroidery Kit, Was £20 Now £15, Anthropologie

Remind everyone to keep clean this Christmas with this DIY embroidery kit.

Including embroidery hoop, colored linen and plenty of thread, this gift will keep your recipient busy stitching during the long December evenings.View Deal

23. Cook up a storm

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Kidkraft Terrace Garden Play Kitchen, Was £139.99 Now £89.99, Very

Has your child asked Santa for a play kitchen? Look no further. This beauty features choppable fruits and veggies, a dispensing ice maker, a hob with lights and sounds, and a herb garden, complete with faux dirt cubes, seed packets and stems.View Deal

24. Guard dog

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Danny Dachshund Kitchen Roll Holder, £36, Graham and Green

For sausage dog owners and lovers alike, this quirky kitchen accessory is a must-have.

In addition to just being a useful product, the lovely canine design has been distressed to give a vintage look to the piece. View Deal

25. Wild about flowers

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Wildflowers Christmas Hamper Tote, £24.99, Lakeland

A celebration of summer blooming wildflowers, this Hamper tote will bring sunshine to even the gloomiest of winter days.

Instead of the traditional hamper, this handy tote is full of sweet treats, including lemon curd, raspberry and vanilla jam, biscuits and tea.View Deal

26. Rise up

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Eddingtons Banneton Round Rattan Sourdough Bread Proofing Basket with Riser, £18, John Lewis

For the home baker, it's time to find a new home for your sourdough instead of your old pudding bowl. 

Designed to retain and absorb warmth, this basket ensures the forming of a delicious crust on the dough, while the central riser helps with making traditional ring-shaped breads. Plus, with its good looks, its a perfect dinner table bread basket, too.View Deal

27. Store in style

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Kyri Magazine Rack, £79, Made

Give those glossies a new chic home this Christmas,

This sleek tan leather and brass magazine rack is the perfect addition to a living room or office, and even if you read quickly, it looks just as stylish empty as it does when stocked with magazines. and newspapersView Deal

28. Watering time

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Brass and copper watering hogs, £21.99 each, Crocus

The perfect watering can to sit out on your shelving, these smooth brushed brass and copper vessels will add some contemporary style to your houseplants.

These dainty metallic containers fit snugly in the hand and are the perfect size for smaller plants and even seeds. View Deal

29. Sparkles on tap

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Aarke Carbonator II Sparkling Water Maker, £179, Cuckooland

Enjoy sparkling water on tap, and you won't have to worry about your carbon footprint filling up with single-use water bottles.

This super-chic design is easy to use, made from stainless steel and available in gold, bronze, black, silver and white, so there's sure to be one to match your kitchen or bar scheme.View Deal

30. Expert advice

Gifts for gardeners

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My Garden World: the natural year book – Was £20 Now £12, Amazon

Find our how one of our favorite gardeners gets the job done outdoors.

This best-selling book comes with a massive 50% saving – just in time for Christmas.View Deal