Christmas Gift Guide: 16 presents for the homewares magpie

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Make Christmas shopping a little easier and shop our ready-made homewares gift guide. 

Unsure what to get the friend who’s just moved into their first home? Or perhaps the pal that fawns over your scented candle collection, every time they come round for a glass of something fizzy and a gossip? Well, let us introduce the ultimate array of gifts perfect for a homewares enthusiast. 

Whether you’re looking to splash the cash or just a gesture, we’ve hunted high and low to ensure this list is truly eclectic. 

From home recording devices that could be the catalyst for a loved one’s podcast career, to a set of cacti glasses bound to spark a smile at any dinner table, shop this list online and cancel that trip to Oxford Street pronto. 

Midnight oil

Aesop’s first foray into homeware is this mini design masterpiece of an oil burner.

Home comforts

The future is here – with Google’s Home Hub you can run your household on one screen.

Rain or shine

Leave your worries at the door with this cheerful rainbow mat from Sunnylife.

Caffeine hit

Iconic Smeg design and the ability to make 10 cups of coffee in a flash – a recipe for happiness.

All hung up

Every kitchen has that cupboard that’s not safe to open – unless it’s got a pretty pot rack. 

Faux fir 

Make any home smell like a pine forest, even if the tree is 2ft tall and made of pink tinsel. 

Get fizzy

No home of sophistication should be without a set of crystal champagne coupes.


Saguaro’s stacking cactus glasses are so satisfyingly neat, you won’t want to use them.

Piping hot

A proper wood-fired pizza oven in compact form, this cooks 13-inch pizzas in just 60 seconds.

New retro

This update on the classic Roberts Rambler, doubles as a speaker for smartphones.

Tough customer

Carhartt WIP teams up with design house Vitra to create a toolbox that’s wasted in the shed. 

Intruder alert

The Nest Cam IQ keeps your home secure and can even tell if it’s you or a stranger in the house.

Soft scoop

Talking Tables’ ice cream wall light will bring a pop of colour to kitchen walls.

Pencil pusher

Anya Hindmarch brings her trademark sense of humour to homeware with this woody scented pencil pot diffuser.

Wax lyrical 

The Lunar Oceans scented candle-making kit has ‘new side hustle’ written all over it.

On the record

That hard-hitting biscuit wars podcast you’ve been mulling over? Time to make it happen.

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