Make this festive season extra special with this roundup of unusual gift ideas, products, and special offers.
We’ve got everything from home pottery kits to hoverboards, spa treatments to the ultimate experiential escape.
Online shopping is set to be bigger than ever this year with millions of items purchased via the web.
So to help you navigate the endless options out there, we’ve selected ten of the hottest items you can buy – and included discount codes for some to save you even more money…
Plan your pamper spa day at home
Why not bring the spa experience to your home with FOREO’s new UFO 2 — the ultimate beauty tool for indulging in a professional-level at-home spa treatment.
With relaxing T-Sonic facial massaging, full-spectrum LED light therapy, thermo and cryo-therapy functionality as well as user-friendly app-led treatments, UFO 2 is the next best thing to a spa or salon visit. It’s the perfect gift for that special friend or family member, or just a treat for yourself this festive season.
Discover the UFO 2 range on foreo.com
A special date night gift
A gift with a difference, A Year of Dates offers instant inspiration all packaged up in a beautifully designed box containing either weekly or monthly date ideas, sealed in envelopes to keep the element of surprise.
Dates are arranged according to themes, including Movie Night and Round the World, or colour-coded to help you decide whether the date involves going out or staying in. Give the gift of an experience this Christmas and try A Year of Dates.
Use code XMAS15 for 15% off. Valid until 26 December 2020. ayearofdates.co.uk
Brighten up your Christmas with neon lights
Bring a little glamour to your home this Christmas with the power of Neon. The UK-based company, Neons, offers a wide range of neon lights — including pre-designed pieces or a create-your-own service — but what will really light up your home is the new Christmas range. Glowing Santas, incandescent snowmen and a bright star that’s destined for the top of your tree are just some of the great pieces on offer.
Also, let’s just say the company’s bestselling ‘Let’s Stay Home’ is rather appropriate at the moment. Use offer code CRIMBO15 for 15% off all store products at checkout. Offer valid until 24th December.
Order soon to ensure delivery before Christmas day. neons.co.uk
Take off into the future on a hoverboard
Ever since Marty McFly first set off on a levitating skateboard in Back to the Future 2, many of us have fantasised about that technology being a reality. Official Hoverboards takes us a step closer, offering the ultimate adventure-fuelled gift of the year with premium quality hoverboards and accessories that feature integrated smart technology for a smooth and safe ride.
These zippy devices allow you to zoom around, using your balance to steer and adjust speed. They come in a wide variety of colours and designs to suit all tastes, and even have a built-in Bluetooth speaker so you can blast your tunes from any compatible device.
Place your order today at officialhoverboard.co.uk
Project a brand new world into your room
Turn any room in your house into a planetarium or a seascape at the push of a button this festive season. The Galaxy Projector is an advanced holographic creation that’s small in size yet mighty in power. It pairs with any Bluetooth audio device, so it’s perfect for parties with pulsing music or for falling asleep to soothing sounds.
Flip between the various lighting modes to splash your walls and ceilings with captivating combos of colour. Mesmerise guests with a field of drifting stars, or project gorgeous ocean wave lighting effects.
Transform your room immediately with guaranteed next-day delivery. galaxyprojector.co.uk
Delicious chocolate goodies for vegans
Vegans don’t have to miss out on Christmas treats. Celebrate the festive season with Mummy Meagz’ plant-based Caramel Fondant-Filled Snowman, Jolly Buttons and Advent calendar.
Each is made with the delicious new Smoove Moove vegan chocolate blend, where silky milk chocolate meets deliciously creamy dark chocolate. These chocolates are perfect as presents, or simply as an indulgent treat for yourself during the festive season.
Have a musical Christmas
Let’s face it, few things make kids as happy as making noise, so why not try to make that noise as tuneful as possible?
The Casiotone CT-S100 keyboard bundle has everything you need to get started and keep your family entertained at home this Christmas. With 122 tones to explore on 61 full-size keys and FREE online lessons at the Casio Academy, you’ll all be making music in no time.
Enjoy a 10% discount by using the code XMAS10OFF at casio.co.uk/keyboard2020. Offer lasts until 7 January 2021.
Stay in touch with those who matter
Many of us may not be able to spend the festive season with our loved ones, which makes staying in touch digitally more important than ever.
Maintain that connection with devolo Magic WiFi, a nifty wi-fi booster that uses your home’s own power line to transmit the internet throughout your whole home. Magic WiFi hotspots can be created at any power socket, making sure that walls and ceilings won’t slow down the wi-fi speed, allowing you to videocall, surf and stream without interruption.
Festive cooking made easy with artisanal pasta
If you need some inspiration to help provide exciting and nutritious meals for the entire family during the busy holiday season, Pasta Evangelists offers a quick and easy solution. Enjoy gourmet pasta recipe kits delivered directly to your door that can be ready in only five minutes, leaving you more time to relax.
All ingredients are included, as well as detailed cooking instructions, for meals such as pappardelle with beef shin and Barolo wine ragu. There are meals to please both carnivores and vegetarians, and dietary restrictions can be taken into account. Get 30% off your first order and enjoy restaurant-quality pasta in your own home.
Use code IDEA30 at checkout from pastaevangelists.com and get a free cocktail added to your order. Offer valid until 9 December 2020.
Get creative with clay
For a fun gift for the arty person in your life, the Sculpd pottery kit enables you to handcraft and paint your own ceramics.
Each kit contains two bags of air-drying clay, along with all the tools, paints, sealant and guidance needed for two people to create anything from plant pots to vases and sculptures. The special clay air-dries strong and hard without firing, so there’s no need for a kiln.
If you need some creative inspiration, Sculpd shares the best customer creations on its Instagram page, @sculpdit, and also has video tutorials on its website. For the ultimate Christmas season activity, add some extra clay bags and a colour paint set (sold separately), and enjoy a cosy home pottery night making your own clay Christmas decorations. sculpd.co.uk