Family, Home & Garden

Posted on: 06 November 2008 by Gareth Hargreaves

From stocking-fillers to keepsake presents, our original suggestions are sure to please husbands, wives and youngsters.

Photo Frame Family Time Clock

A wonderfully unique gift for friends and family, a colourful clock that has space for 12 photos of loved ones. This aluminium photo clock is the perfect addition to any room, fun and functional and a great way to remember special times and special people. Featuring a stylish contemporary design this fantastic clock will be guaranteed to please everyone on an hourly basis! It holds eight frames for 4cm x 4cm and four frames for 4cm x 6.5cm photos.

Product price: £24.95

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PaperPotterPaper Potter

The Paper Potter enables you to turn strips of old newspapers into biodegradable planting pots for seedlings. It's made using 100 per cent FSC certified wood.

Price: £9.95

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Bathtub CaddyUmbra Aquala Bathtub Caddy

The ultimate accessory for rest and relaxation. Made from bamboo, a highly renewable and natural resource, this expandable bathtub caddy has a built in wine glass holder and fold away book support.

Product price: £49.49

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MissoniHomeItalian Designer Throw & Cushion

Humbert throw and cushion from Missoni Home.

Price: £176 and £56

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EnvirosaxHandy Shopping Bags

Pouch of five envirosax bags, ideal for big shopping trips or to keep in the glove compartment.

Price: £25

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GreenhouseMini Greenhouse

Beautifully built in quality hardwood, the space-saving greenhouse look equally good in a traditional or modern garden, and will last for years. The upright version has large twin doors for easy access, adjustable sloping lids to allow optimum levels of sunlight and controlled ventilation, and removable shelves so you can bring on tall plants like tomatoes

Price: £100

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Retro JukeboxRetro Jukebox

Rock around the clock with this Retro Jukebox. It's can sit on your table top and features an MW/FM radio as well as a front loading CD player with a seven colour changing illuminating tube. Powered by AC mains with an on/off switch the jukebox looks great on a kitchen breakfast bar reminiscent of an American Diner.

Price: £174.99

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Find My Past gift voucherFamily Tree Research Vouchers

Give family and friends a truly unique and memorable gift this Christmas - their family history!  As the credit crunch bites, more people are choosing to stay at home to save the pennies and UK family history website’s vouchers offer the perfect solution to starting a new hobby to keep friends and family occupied over Christmas and the chance to uncover secrets about their family’s roots.

Price: gift vouchers are available in the following denominations: £5 pay-as-you-go / £30 for three months' subscription / £90 for a year's subscription

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Are you buying any cracking Christmas presents for your family or friends? Are you in need of inspiration?

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