PERSONALISE YOUR CHRISTMAS

December 13, 2014 / OLD news posts
  • Anya Hindmarch – Add an embossed message or name to any of the brand’s luxury full-grain leather accessories. Whatever you choose to write will stand the test of time, as Hindmarch’s ‘London Grain’ embossing pattern is resistant to scratches. From £90 for a keyring (anyahindmarch.com)

    Anya Hindmarch – Add an embossed message or name to any of the brand’s luxury full-grain leather accessories. Whatever you choose to write will stand the test of time, as Hindmarch’s ‘London Grain’ embossing pattern is resistant to scratches. From £90 for a keyring (anyahindmarch.com)

  • Button Box Cards – Made by designer Elise in her Yorkshire studio, these delicate baubles contain a single feather and can be decorated with the name of your choice (up to seven characters). £12, Not On The High Street (notonthehighstreet.com)

    Button Box Cards – Made by designer Elise in her Yorkshire studio, these delicate baubles contain a single feather and can be decorated with the name of your choice (up to seven characters). £12, Not On The High Street (notonthehighstreet.com)

  • Chisel & Mouse – These mini 3D models of homes, created using photos or Google Street View, are the ultimate gift for house-proud friends. Crafted by brothers Robert and Gavin Paisley, they make brilliant bookends. From £1,000 each (chiselandmouse.com)

    Chisel & Mouse – These mini 3D models of homes, created using photos or Google Street View, are the ultimate gift for house-proud friends. Crafted by brothers Robert and Gavin Paisley, they make brilliant bookends. From £1,000 each (chiselandmouse.com)

  • Edie Parker – These acrylic box bags and clutches, designed by Brett Hayman, ex-director of public relations for Gucci, are modelled on original designs from the 1950s and ’60s. They can be emblazoned with the name of your choice. From £1,017 each (edie-parker.com)

    Edie Parker – These acrylic box bags and clutches, designed by Brett Hayman, ex-director of public relations for Gucci, are modelled on original designs from the 1950s and ’60s. They can be emblazoned with the name of your choice. From £1,017 each (edie-parker.com)

  • Letteroom – Filled with sequins and decorated with your message on embossed tape, these baubles will give your tree a modern, neon edge. They are designed by Jackie Jackson and Sherrie Mead, who share a passion for one-of-a-kind gifts. £9.95 each (theletteroom.com)

    Letteroom – Filled with sequins and decorated with your message on embossed tape, these baubles will give your tree a modern, neon edge. They are designed by Jackie Jackson and Sherrie Mead, who share a passion for one-of-a-kind gifts. £9.95 each (theletteroom.com)

  • Nutella – Know someone with a love of this classic hazelnut-based breakfast spread? Head to Selfridges and they will print a tub with your friend’s name on it – sweet and thoughtful. £3.99, Selfridges (Selfridges.com)

    Nutella – Know someone with a love of this classic hazelnut-based breakfast spread? Head to Selfridges and they will print a tub with your friend’s name on it – sweet and thoughtful. £3.99, Selfridges (Selfridges.com)

  • Marby & Elm – Perfect for post-Christmas thank-you notes, these flouro-edged notecards can be headed with your name in a matching hue. £130 for a pack of 50 (marbyandelm.com)

    Marby & Elm – Perfect for post-Christmas thank-you notes, these flouro-edged notecards can be headed with your name in a matching hue. £130 for a pack of 50 (marbyandelm.com)

  • Studio Seed – Tamsin Seed’s pretty baubles contain a paper-cut name of your choice surrounded by sequins. Each of the intricate pieces is finished with a satin bow. From £16.95 each (studioseed.co.uk)

    Studio Seed – Tamsin Seed’s pretty baubles contain a paper-cut name of your choice surrounded by sequins. Each of the intricate pieces is finished with a satin bow. From £16.95 each (studioseed.co.uk)

  • The Cracker Boutique – Tired of terrible jokes, flimsy hats and plastic gifts? This year fill your crackers with miniatures of Sipsmith gin, Divine chocolates or Sweet Cecily’s lipbalm. £2.95 per cracker, plus the price of your chosen gift (thecrackerboutique.co.uk)

    The Cracker Boutique – Tired of terrible jokes, flimsy hats and plastic gifts? This year fill your crackers with miniatures of Sipsmith gin, Divine chocolates or Sweet Cecily’s lipbalm. £2.95 per cracker, plus the price of your chosen gift (thecrackerboutique.co.uk)

  • Twenty-Seven – These ceramic baubles are rubber-stamped with your chosen name or message (up to eight characters). The makers warn that the letters might be ‘a little wonky’, but that’s just part of their handmade charm. £12 each (twenty-seven.co.uk)

    Twenty-Seven – These ceramic baubles are rubber-stamped with your chosen name or message (up to eight characters). The makers warn that the letters might be ‘a little wonky’, but that’s just part of their handmade charm. £12 each (twenty-seven.co.uk)

  • Volga Linen – This family-run British fabric firm sells towels, bathrobes, napkins and bedding, with a monogramming service that adds a lovingly stitched flourish. From £24 for a hand towel, plus £6 per initial or £15 per word (volgalinen.co.uk)

    Volga Linen – This family-run British fabric firm sells towels, bathrobes, napkins and bedding, with a monogramming service that adds a lovingly stitched flourish. From £24 for a hand towel, plus £6 per initial or £15 per word (volgalinen.co.uk)

This festive season the buzzword is bespoke. Whether you’re picking up some personalised baubles for your tree or looking for a Christmas gift that can be monogrammed or engraved to show just how much you care, we have compiled our pick of the best.