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Gift with confidence by staying abreast of the latest gift trends and gifting etiquette with the help of your personal gift shopper LeahG

leahgFinding the perfect gift can be like finding gold dust in a desert, which is why my aim is to offer you a ‘Personal Shopper’ gift search experience. You are not alone in wanting to prevent your gift being returned, traded, hidden in the attic or worse put in the trash. You want your gift recipient to genuinely enjoy the gift and appreciate the thought, time and expense that went into it. My aim is to help ensure just that!

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  • I trawl the web for unique, niche, personal, value for money, quality gifts from trusted merchant sites.
  • I keep an eye on gift trends, pop culture and latest gift discounts and money-off coupons.
  • The site is filled with gifting etiquette articles for different occasions.
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Your Gifting Questions Answered

What gift to buy a work colleague or co-worker

If you are buying a gift for a colleague who is also a friend and someone you can have a laugh with then a gift with humor perhaps specific to the job can be a great idea. But you really do have to know your audience so as not to cause offence! Read more …

What gift to buy someone who is retiring

The man or woman retiring may be having conflicting emotions about  retirement so if you’re buying them a retirement gift make it sympathetic to how they feel and something that will lift them up and lighten the mood. Below are some ideas for suitable gifts. There are also some funny retirement gifts with a ‘getting older’ theme. Give these to those you know can take it! Read more …

Gift Ideas For Grandparents

Grandparents generally don’t want for much in the way of material items as they have accumulated pretty much all they want and need by that stage of their life. What they do enjoy however are handmade gifts, personalized gifts, gifts that evoke special memories. They particularly like photographic gifts featuring the family members. If they have a much loved pet, any gift themed around that pet breed is generally very welcome. Read more …

Gift Ideas For Teen Girls

Buying gifts for a teenage girl isn’t hard as you may think, especially in today’s world where clothes and gadgets are all important. I wouldn’t advise buying clothes for a teenage girl as they’re notoriously particular and fickle when it comes what they do and do not like at that point in time. A clothing gift voucher however to a store you know they visit would be very welcome by any teenage girl. Read more …

Gift Ideas For Dog Owners

All pet owners love any gift with a picture or photo on it that looks like their beloved pet and Dog Owners are no different. Zazzle has thousands of specified dog breed gifts and accessories not just for the owner but the dog itself! Do a search for the dog breed and browse the wonderful gift variety on display. Read more …

Gift ideas for Friends

I myself have designed a unique range of personalized gifts for friends, BFFs, best friends forever (However you say it). Page down to view those. In the meantime, featured here are some trendy gift ideas for friends, such as friendship bracelets Read more …

Gift Ideas for specific ages

Age related gifts are a great idea as they mark the occasion which in many cases is a mile-stone worth remembering. Read more …

Trending Gift Ideas

Two great trends are combined here to create the ultimate trendy gift for Xmas 2014, yr 2015. Wordclouds (tagclouds) are ultra trendy and chalkboard themed art is super trendy too. These cards and cushions are unique to my store and designed to be easily customizable online. Read more …

What to buy a Geeky Boyrfriend

It’s tough to find the perfect gift for a geeky guy, as you know. Geeks are very cutting edge; they read and research all of the new gadgets well before their release dates, and geeky guys might even camp out for a day or two, in order to be the first to buy the latest gizmo. Read more …

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Here is a lovely selection of gift ideas for moms on Mother’s Day. Some can be personalized to make them very unique gift and others and simply special as they are. From luxury SPA DAY gift baskets, to BRAND NAME perfumes, it is all here to help you make your mum feel very special, appreciated and loved. Moms work so hard to give us kids everything, they deserve a lovely thank you not just on Mother’s Day but everyday. Read more …

Anniversary Gift Ideas

Every year of marriage is something to celebrate, however traditionally we have anniversary milestones. These milestones are represented by various elements which I have set out for you below. I have also sourced a range of wedding anniversary gifts, cards, party invitations and so on to fit those milestones perfectly. Read more…

Buying Gifts on a Budget – Ideas

For those who favor Amazon’s shopping experience, that just got easier as I have categorized the main gift niches for your convenience.

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Featured below is a sample selection of customizable and personalized gift ideas.

  • Pink Gray Teal Chevron Monogram Car Mat
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Pink Gray Teal Chevron Monogram Car Mat is designed on the zazzlecarmat and would interest those who like monogram, monogrammed, personalized, car, black, chevron, and zigzag stuff.
  • Price: $87.95
  • Personalized Custom Name Collage Colorful Clipboard
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Personalized Custom Name Collage Colorful Clipboard is designed on the clipboard and would interest those who like personalized, custom name, colorful birthday, ideas, cute, cool, and boy stuff.
  • Price: $33.95
  • Navy Blue Green Frog Dots Chevron Personalized Stroller Blanket
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Navy Blue Green Frog Dots Chevron Personalized Stroller Blanket is designed on the zazzlebabyblanket and would interest those who like chevron, baby, personalized, monogram, baby shower, boy, and frog stuff.
  • Price: $33.95
  • Purple Paw Print 3 Ring Binders
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Purple Paw Print 3 Ring Binders is designed on the binder and would interest those who like cute, pretty, purple, plaid, paw, pawprint, and pawprints stuff.
  • Price: $20.95
  • Personalized Mr. & Mrs. Wedding Service Tray
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Personalized Mr. & Mrs. Wedding Service Tray is designed on the piocservingtray and would interest those who like traditional, date, personalized, names, shower, initial, and bride stuff.
  • Price: $47.95
  • Custom Monogram Instagram Photo Collage Tote Bags
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Custom Monogram Instagram Photo Collage Tote Bags is designed on the bag and would interest those who like monogram, name, personalized, cute, custom, photo, and photo collage stuff.
  • Price: $11.95
  • Colorful Bohemian Paisley Custom Monogram Fleece Blanket
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Colorful Bohemian Paisley Custom Monogram Fleece Blanket is designed on the manualwwfleeceblanket and would interest those who like preppy, chic, monogram, custom, personalized, pattern, and floral stuff.
  • Price: $33.95
  • Pink Gray Floral Baby Announcement Pillow
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Pink Gray Floral Baby Announcement Pillow is designed on the pillow and would interest those who like baby, new baby, baby shower, girl, flowers, floral, and pink stuff.
  • Price: $33.95
  • Pink Teal Black Damask Chevron Monogram Car Mat
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Pink Teal Black Damask Chevron Monogram Car Mat is designed on the zazzlecarmat and would interest those who like monogram, monogrammed, personalized, car, pink, black, and teal stuff.
  • Price: $87.95
  • Personalized Monogram Seafoam and Grey Striped Food Trays
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Personalized Monogram Seafoam and Grey Striped Food Trays is designed on the piocservingtray and would interest those who like monogram, stripes, monogram tray, personalized tray, personalized, wedding, and striped monogram stuff.
  • Price: $63.95
  • Custom Family Photo Collage Throw Pillows
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Custom Family Photo Collage Throw Pillows is designed on the pillow and would interest those who like personalized, modern, custom, photo, photo collage, family, and custom photo stuff.
  • Price: $33.95
  • Personalized Vintage Burlap-Look Rustic/Wedding Throw
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Personalized Vintage Burlap-Look Rustic/Wedding Throw is designed on the zazzlethrowblanket and would interest those who like personalized wedding, custom wedding, newlywed, customizable, personalizable, customized, and mr mrs stuff.
  • Price: $83.95
  • Rugged Acoustic Guitar Round Wallclock
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Rugged Acoustic Guitar Round Wallclock is designed on the clock and would interest those who like grunge, metal, rugged, acoustic, guitar, player, and guitarist stuff.
  • Price: $31.95
  • Personalized drink flask elegant gift for men
  • Merchant:Zazzle
  • Description:This customizable Personalized drink flask elegant gift for men is designed on the flask and would interest those who like birthday, men, dad, personalized, personalized name, elegant, and monogram stuff.
  • Price: $24.95
  • Heart Shaped Silver Paper Weight
  • Merchant:Arttowngifts.com
  • Description:The heart shape of this silver-plated paper weight makes it an ideal gift for your sweetheart! Your true love won't have a heavy heart when you give him/her this symbol of your affection. Ideal for home or office, our personalized silver-plated paper weig
  • Price: $20.00
  • Rosewood Pen and Case Personalized
  • Merchant:Arttowngifts.com
  • Description:A lovely gift for any graduate or executive! This genuine Rosewood Pen and Case offers style to any executive's office. This pen gift set can also be given as a personalized gift for graduation or birthday gift. Brass plate is personalized with up to two
  • Price: $19.99
  • Wine Accessory Gift Set
  • Merchant:Arttowngifts.com
  • Description:A classy wine opener and stopper gift set packed inside an outstanding personalized box makes a perfect hostess gift. Silver plate is personalized with two lines of up to 17 characters per line. Box measures: 5 x 6 x 2. Make a lasting impression. Engravin
  • Price: $26.39
  • Pewter Medallion Ceramic Mug
  • Merchant:Arttowngifts.com
  • Description:Sleek black ceramic mug makes a great gift for the guys in your wedding. Pewter medallion comes with coat of arms, or with Best Man, Groomsman, Groom or Usher and personalized with a name. Each black ceramic mug with pewter medallion holds 16 fluid ounces
  • Price: $24.99
  • Personalized Flask and Cigar Case
  • Merchant:Arttowngifts.com
  • Description:with its ingenious design and polished stainless steel finish, this combination of the ultimate gentlemanly pleasures fits neatly in a breast pocket. Holds one cigar and 1.5 ounces of your favorite libation. Personalized with two lines of up to 10 charact
  • Price: $24.79
  • Engraved Wine Bottle Stopper
  • Merchant:Arttowngifts.com
  • Description:Wine connoisseurs know a good wine by its bouquet, and a good stopper by its style. with its stainless steel design and an engraved, personalized top, share the joy of your celebration with this keepsake gift. Personalized with two lines of up to 12 chara
  • Price: $22.99
  • Engraved Heart Mirror
  • Merchant:Arttowngifts.com
  • Description:Love and vanity: how does the saying go? Intertwine the two with this sterling silver-plated heart shaped mirror, personalized on top, creating a keepsake gift to remember your special celebration by. Personalized with two lines of up to 15 characters per
  • Price: $19.99
  • Cufflinks in Variety of Styles in Personalized Silver Gift Box
  • Merchant:Arttowngifts.com
  • Description:Customized cufflinks make wonderful gifts for groomsmen or any sophisticated gentleman on your gift list. We have a variety of unique cufflink styles to choose from. Our cufflinks designs reflect many hobbies and personalities so that you can choose the p
  • Price: $19.99
  • Personalized Birthday Gift Basket
  • Merchant:Arttowngifts.com
  • Description:This gift features some of Lady Fortunes? most popular gourmet goodies including dipped Oreos, decorated fortune cookies, brownies and a sugar cookie in a your choice of shapes and with your custom message.
  • Price: $39.99
  • Harbor Bae Baby Pink Small Open Tote
  • Merchant:Beau-coup.com
  • Description:The classic natural tote! We are sure this bag will fit your needs! Simple tie closure and sturdy bottom make this bag great for baby or mom! Spot clean.
  • Price: $29.95
  • Personalized Gift Wrapping Paper
  • Merchant:Beau-coup.com
  • Description:Wow your friends with the latest trend in gift wrapping...personalized holiday gift wrapping paper! Your friends and family will love this novel idea, and with your own personal greeting printed on each roll of paper, there will be no mistaking who the gi
  • Price: $35.95
  • Monogrammed Cufflinks
  • Merchant:Beau-coup.com
  • Description:A traditional and classy birthday gift, this pair of handsome cufflinks features a three letter monogram.
  • Price: $28.39
  • Personalized Pub Sign
  • Merchant:Beau-coup.com
  • Description:Give a unique best man gift or groomsmen gift! Just one personalized pub sign will add swagger to his step and put a smile on his face.
  • Price: $34.94
  • Monogrammed Jewelry Pouch
  • Merchant:Beau-coup.com
  • Description:Give your bridesmaids a lovely and practical "thank you" gift with these monogrammed jewelry pouches. Each black satin pouch is lined with 8 pink satin pockets to store rings, charms, and other pieces.
  • Price: $16.95
  • Personalized Monkey Plush and Blanket Gift Set
  • Merchant:Beau-coup.com
  • Description:Go bananas over this plush monkey and blanket gift set! This huggable plush monkey measures 18"H and is complete with Velcro grips on his hands and feet.
  • Price: $31.73
  • Baby Pilot Personalized Layette Gift Set
  • Merchant:Beau-coup.com
  • Description:A perfect baby shower gift for any mom-to-be, this set comes with a cute cap and an olive colored pilot uniform onesie with easy snap closures and attached booties.
  • Price: $31.41
  • Personalized Wine Glasses Gift Set
  • Merchant:Beau-coup.com
  • Description:Give the gift of sophistication with these personalized wine glasses gift sets. Choose from red or white wine glass styles.
  • Price: $48.94
  • Personalized Party Tub Cooler
  • Merchant:Beau-coup.com
  • Description:This personalized tub cooler is a fun and practical gift for your groomsmen, your best man and the the birthday boy.
  • Price: $43.61
  • Personalized Wine Gift Set
  • Merchant:Beau-coup.com
  • Description:Personalized Wine Accessories Kit make unique groomsmen gifts. Include wine wine stopper and wine opener. Black Gift Box can be personalized.
  • Price: $35.74
  • Personalized Holiday Cookie Gift Jars
  • Merchant:Beau-coup.com
  • Description:Give your guests something to nibble on and to remember your event by with these delicious personalized holiday cookie gift jars.
  • Price: $99.95
  • "Home from the Hospital" Personalized Gift Set - Boy
  • Merchant:Corner Stork Baby Gifts
  • Description:Our stylish, stackable 3 piece "euro" cases come filled with everything a beautiful baby needs. Gift includes: 3-piece luggage set personalized milky soft blanket sleep gown matching hat bib booties personalized 12" plush bear 2-burp pads 3-washcloths sof
  • Price: $168.00
  • "Home from the Hospital" Personalized Gift Set - Girl
  • Merchant:Corner Stork Baby Gifts
  • Description:Our stylish, stackable 3 piece "euro" cases come filled with everything a beautiful baby needs. Gift includes: 3-piece luggage set personalized milky soft blanket sleep gown matching hat bib booties personalized 12" plush bear 2-burp pads 3-washcloths sof
  • Price: $168.00
  • Monkey & Pals Personalized Gift Basket
  • Merchant:Corner Stork Baby Gifts
  • Description:Welcome the new baby boy or baby girl for that matter with this fashion trendy, safari inspired gift basket, featuring a most adorable monkey plush and a supporting cast of animal pals. This adorable gender neutral personalized baby gift basket is fil
  • Price: $75.00
  • Hot Dog Ballpark Gift set - Personalized
  • Merchant:Corner Stork Baby Gifts
  • Description:Our Hot Doggity ball park frank gift set is a natural for the future jock. All bases are covered with essential layette items. Personalize to your taste. Gift ingredients: Hooded Towel 2-Burp pads Embroidered Sports bib Baseball cap Sports plush toy Brush
  • Price: $61.99
  • Personalized Christmas Baby Gift in Rocking Horse Gift Box
  • Merchant:Corner Stork Baby Gifts
  • Description:If there''s a baby on your shopping list this Christmas, you''ll definitely want to consider giving this personalized gift set in our signature rocking horse gift box. Just imagine how beautiful this distinctive gift box will look under the tree! Color(
  • Price: $65.00
  • Giant Plush Lion Personalized Baby Gift Set
  • Merchant:Corner Stork Baby Gifts
  • Description:Here''s a fabulous personalized baby gift that''ll bring a roar from the crowd. It''s our Giant Lion Plush Personalized Baby Gift Set. This unique baby gift includes an impressive 30" plush lion that is incredibly soft and twice as cute. Made to the hi
  • Price: $64.99
  • Personalized Baby''s 1st Christmas Gift Basket
  • Merchant:Corner Stork Baby Gifts
  • Description:This holiday themed personalized gift basket might very well be the perfect first Christmas baby gift. It starts with an adorable appliqued Christmas stocking that comes personalized with baby''s name. Think of how thrilled the new parents will be to han
  • Price: $54.99
  • Step Stool Personalized Baby Gift- Available In Pink or Blue
  • Merchant:Corner Stork Baby Gifts
  • Description:Here''s a unique gift that new parents will really love and appreciate. It''s our keepsake quality personalized step stool baby gift. As you probably know, a step stool is an essential development tool, especially when a child is toilet training. The ext
  • Price: $85.00
  • Personalized Exclusive Baby Mini Gift Tote (Many Designs Available)
  • Merchant:Corner Stork Baby Gifts
  • Description:Miniature things are especially appreciated when your little baby is on the way--the Personalized Exclusive Baby Mini Gift Tote are just perfect! You can add your very own sweet treat and they individually styled to compliment any theme! Features and Fa
  • Price: $1.80

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