I don't want to be alarmist, but there are less than five weeks left until Christmas. *Insert horrified yell here.* If I have to even consider another one of those repackaged-to-look-vintage pointless office nicknacks and ye olde board games that they stack in dump bins around the entrances of department stores as gifts for the hard-to-buy-for friend, I may cry. So, as much for my sake as yours, I've gathered together today what I think are the best five gift guides floating around the Internet. In these you'll find unique, one-of-a-kind and affordable gifts, as well as gifts you can make and gifts you can bake, PLUS some discount codes. 1. Good stuff
2. IHOD holiday gift guide
3. For book lovers
This is a cute list of the season's best gifts for book lovers from Design Mom. It will be particularly useful if those book lovers are also foodies, crafters, teenagers, parents, little ones or artists.
4. Hip and handmade
Get your craft on with the girls from Craft Pack's digital book, A Hip, Handmade Holiday. It costs just $10 to download, and includes more than 18 projects and 100 printable stickers, patterns, gift tags and more.
5. Affordable art
Recently I published a little post about 20x200, a wonderful and ever-changing collection of affordable art for the masses. They've put together a little guide with art for everyone on your list, from geeks to wanderers, and sports fans to fashionistas.
ps. Here are some more great gift lists from Etsy:
Aaaaaaand more lists of five favourite things.