Let’s all take a moment and give a thought to the unsung heroes of the end-of-year season: our wonderful teachers.
Whether they’re coaching your unruly kids through the last few weeks of soccer, grading their last exams, or helping them make glittery Christmas ornaments, their patience, kindness and ability to put up with our children shouldn’t be taken for granted.
If your child’s world just wouldn’t turn without their teacher, Christmas is the perfect time thank them for a wonderful year - here’s our guide to last-minute teacher gifts that’ll make them the envy of the staff room.
1. Personalised pencils to make end-of-year marking a breeze
Need to get a whole host of unique, exciting and affordable Christmas gifts, but unsure where to start?
Throughout 2019, we’ve added a huge range of new products to our collection, and each one has been hand-picked by our team to give you access to the most on-trend, personalised pressies to suit everyone on your gift list.
To make your Christmas shopping easier than ever before, here’s our round up of the top 12 personalised gifts for 2019.
1: Getting in the spirit
Can you believe that some people already have their Christmas shopping all wrapped up by this time of year? If you’re one of those highly organised souls, we truly applaud you – but if you’re yet to write a gift list let alone make a purchase, or if your mind is still stuck somewhere around Easter, never fear… personalised, easy-to-gift presents are here.
If the idea of shopping trolleys, endless queues and battles for the last car park has you quaking in your Santa boots, don’t worry. When it comes to Christmas gift shopping, it’s time to make it personal, and there’s no easier way to get it done than with the Personalised Favours website. It’s a one-stop-shop to get all your present shopping done, with plenty of time left over for a pre-Christmas Champers (or three). Here, we break down the top five reasons to keep it personal while shopping online this festive season.
It’s a well-worn joke that’s pulled out every Christmas – will those hard-to-buy-for members of the family be getting socks, jocks or chocs this year?
No one wants to think they’re giving a stock-standard, ‘ho hum’ kind of gift, but it can be hard to find new and exciting pressies while sticking to a reasonable budget.
If you’re experiencing this same conundrum, trust us when we say: this time – it’s personal.
A personalised present is the heartfelt (and budget-friendly) option that can make even an ordinary present seem extraordinary, and to get you started, we’ve hand-picked our most perfect personalised gifts to suit every member of your family.
1. For your Father Christmas
This Christmas, there’s no better way to show your friends, family and colleagues you care than with a personalised pressie.
From pet names to personal jokes, a personalised gift lets your creativity, love and sense of humour shine through.
Whether you need a unique Secret Santa option, a pressie for your littlest elves, or to help a couple rekindle their romance, we’ve wrapped up the top 10 personalised Christmas gifts to suit every recipient on your gift list.
1. Say ‘cheers’ to your colleagues with a personalised gift set
Getting the right Secret Santa present can be daunting, and it’s made even harder when you’re allocated a colleague you’re not so close with, or when you’re sticking to a tight budget.
But there are plenty of low-
If you’ve got a foul-mouthed friend or a cheeky chum who is always hard to buy for, never fear - we’ve put together the best list of naughty Christmas gifts for 2019.
Just make sure you don’t accidentally order extra for your sweet Grandma Joan, okay?
1. For the friend who loves a good, ol’ fashioned swearing session over a drink (or seven)
Yes, there are alternatives – whose parents didn’t try to convince them that “shush up!” and “fiddle sticks!” were as good as the real s- and f-words? – but now you’re an adult, you’re welcome to use them as frequently as you bloody well please.
If you’ve got a friend or family member who doesn’t seem to know how to punctuate a sentence without a loud curse word, then this range is for them. All you’ll need to know
You may think we’ve barely shrugged off winter’s chill, but trust us – it’s never too early to start thinking about your Christmas shopping!
There are many great bargains to be had for early birds this festive season, so if you’re hoping to catch the worm (and some great Christmas presents, too), take a look at our top tips for early Christmas shoppers.
The idea of hitting the shops in the week before Christmas fills many of us with dread. And just who are these fearless people who are willing to battle the Christmas Eve crowds and take advantage of extended trading hours? We don’t know, and while we certainly salute your moxie, there’s a better way!
Doing your shopping online in October and November means you’ll get it all out of the way before the rest of the
So, you've decided to host your wedding in the holiday season? While the halls are decked with boughs of holly and Santa begins appearing in the stores, you're shopping for bridesmaid dresses and attempting to book catering staff at Christmas time. Was it momentary madness that led you to book your wedding date during arguably the most hectic time on the social calendar? Or in fact a stroke of genius that allowed you to capitalise on Christmas cheer for your nuptial celebrations?
We examine the pros and cons of hosting a wedding during the holiday season to find out.
Pros of hosting a festive season wedding: More time for prepping and partying
For couples who enjoy extra time away from the office at Christmas, getting married
Christmas is a time for gift giving for many businesses and choosing the right gift for your staff, business partner, associates or customers is very important. Personalisation is a huge topic right now. A large percentage of the buying experience is based on how the customer or client is treated. In an age where we are constantly connected, we need to touch base directly with the customer and a gift this Christmas that is truly thoughtful and personalised just for them.
Personalised gifts work really well and they also ensure your business maintains a personal identity and a high level of customer satisfaction. The familiarity and knowledge that comes with gifts that are personalised brings customers back to your store, business and/or service.
To save you time this festive season, we have created this corporate gift guide to help you choose the best Corporate Christmas Gifts for 2015:
Christmas is just around the corner! Last month we ran a competition to hear about the worst Christmas present you have ever received.
Congratulations to Michaela Best who won the competition with her worst present being used nail polish - "The worst Christmas present I've ever received was a used nail polish...yes that's right USED!"
Thank you to everyone who participated, here are some of the other great worst Christmas presents submitted by you:
Jessica Coveny - "I'd have to say the maternity top my friend got me one year... and I wasn't even pregnant!"
Christine Alley - "My worse Christmas gift was some boxed soap from my Grandmother, and the card read "Happy Birthday Vera" (my Grandmother's name haha!)"
Danni Kennedy - "A packet of balloons. Yup."
Teagan Wheeler - "One year my extended family forgot about getting presents for the kids so quickly raided our great-grandparents
The weather is warm, people are happy, work is winding down for the year and families are getting together for BBQs! We love Christmas - It is one of our favourite times of the year! However, getting to the shops can be a bit of a headache.
Not only is is a busy time of year - EVERYBODY is on the hunt for Christmas presents. It's everyone for themselves in the car park at your local mall.
Why not skip the mayhem and buy a gift on-line this year? But not just a gift, a personalised gift! A personalised gift is the perfect choice for the office Kris Kringle, loved one and friends.
Here are our top picks for 2014: Gifts under $10
Engraved Acrylic Decorations - Perfect for your Tree and a 1st Christmas gift!
Engraved gift tags - A must
With Christmas just around the corner (10 weeks!!) its time to start thinking about gifts for your loved ones - why not make them feel more special and add a personal touch with an engraved message on there for them. We have been busy designing a new range of Christmas gifts, perfect to give your family, teachers, colleagues and friends.
Here are our top gift ideas for Christmas 2014:
1. Engraved Acrylic Christmas Decorations
Our decorations make a fabulous gift at Christmas time. They are a beautiful keepsake and will make a truly memorable, thoughtful gift that can be displayed again and again for years to come.
The holiday season is about elaborate ornamentation, the coming together of family and friends, cheer and the spirit of togetherness. These beautiful meanings can be incorporated in your special day with personalised favours and decorations. Adding a little Christmas cheer to your wedding theme will make it all that more exciting and an even bigger celebration for all your guests. Let the champagne pour and the music play! I have got some great ideas to put a little festive spin on your day. Change up your traditional bouquet and have a spray of pine cones and baby's breath bush or add a dash of red and green foliage.