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...
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
Tiger Lacquer Card Set, Was $85 Now £64, 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.
2. Protect with pretty mats
Catalonia Coasters, $48, 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.
3. Soft and snuggly
Secret Garden Wool Slippers, $75, 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.
4. The perfect palette
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.
5. Lucite love
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.
6. Good to go
Oblio Wireless Charging Station with UV Sanitizer, $80, 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.
7. Take a rest
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.
8. Treat yourself
Tender Leaf Toys Birthday Cake Play Set $22.99, 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+.
- Discover more presents for little ones with our guide to gifts for kids
9. Handcrafted with love
Vintage Natural Dough Bowl, $173, 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
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
- For more green-fingers presents, check out our gift guide for gardeners
11. A subscription to Homes & Gardens magazine
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
Dog Treat Jar, $60, 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.
- Find more treats for furry friends with our gift guide for pets
Christmas gifts for the UK
And there are tons of buys if you're UK-side, too.
13. Keep it sleek
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.
14. A fireside fellow
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.
15. Forever flowers
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.
16. Cozy and chic
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
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.
18. Tipi time
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
- Find more pup friendly presents with our gifts for pets page
19. Snuggle up
Cosy Night Gift Set, £50, 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
- For more gift ideas (for others or yourself), make sure to check out our White Company deals page.
20. Design to your door
Homes and Gardens magazine subscription, £6 for 6 issues
Deliver tastemaker style right to the door every month with this magazine subscription.
Not only a great deal, you'll keep be ahead of the curve with interiors ideas, garden inspiration and design newsView Deal
21. A gift a day
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
Wash Your Hands Embroidery Kit, £20, 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
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
- Discover more ways to keep little ones happy with our gift guide for kids
24. Guard dog
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. Tequila time
Tequila and Mezcal Collection, £45, Drinks by the Dram
Shake off the stresses of Christmas by indulging in a few alcoholic treats for you and your friends.
This collection of 12 wax sealed drams of tequila and mezcal, perfect for discovering new brands and creating a few new cocktails.
26. Rise up
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
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
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
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
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
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