Fashion & Beauty

Luxury Christmas gifts for the home – or just for you

Spoil indoors this season, with presents you'll love to give – or keep for yourself. Gabrielle Fagan sources a sackful of decor delights...

Wave multi-coloured stripe ceramic vase, £35, Rezzo yellow small patterned vase, £30, and Fenick multi-coloured tall vase, £20, all available at Habitat


"When I'm looking for beautiful home accessories to give as Christmas gifts, I often choose items that can be used long after the festive period is over," says Julia Kendell, DIY and design expert for Homebase ( Candle holders, decorative glassware and table decorations make lovely gifts, and as they're often inexpensive, they're a great option if you're working to a budget. These can be lovely secret Santa gifts too!

:: Sagaform Wine Carafe With Oak Stopper, £23, Cloudberry Living (0330 123 3301/

:: Kitchencraft Copper Effect Salt and Pepper Mills, £7 each, available in stores, Sainsbury's (

:: Bloomingville White And Gold Triangles Votives, currently reduced to £27 from £30 for set of two, House of Fraser (0870 160 7270/

:: Midnight Black Wine Glass, from £6.90 each; Midnight Red Wine Glass, from £9.90 each, Red Candy (0121 224 7728/


"A great gift will stand the test of time. Of the gifts I've received for my home, my favourite was a wonderful, chunky knitted throw. It's perfect for snuggling under but also looks great year-round as an additional texture for our living room," says Jenny Hurren, founder of Out There Interiors (

:: Wave Multi-Coloured Striped Ceramic Vase, £35; Rezzo Yellow Small Patterned Vase, £30; Fenick Multi-Coloured Tall Vase, £20, Habitat (0344 499 4686;

:: Chinon Table Lamp in Black, £79, Pasx (020 3141 8680/

:: Gold Patterned Glass Tumblers, £30 for set of two, Miafleur (


"It's lovely to give someone a luxury present for their home that they've always wanted but might not be able to buy for themselves, and it's a nice idea if family or friends club together for that ultimate gift," says Sam Hood, creative director and founder of Amara ( A beautiful clock or a luxurious throw for a bed are both items which can be appreciated all year round and set the style for a room."

:: Diamantini & Domeniconi Chalet Wall Clock, in birch and copper leaf, £282, Amara (0800 587 7645/

:: Adeen Red Wool And Silk Throw, £80; Maggie Chestnut Brown Mohair Throw, £100, Habitat (0344 499 4686;

:: Giant Champagne Cork Stool, £150, Red Candy (0121 224 7728/

:: Itek I60011 Antique Record, CD, Cassette And Radio Player, £99.99, Very Home (

:: Sainsbury's Collection Copper Triply Stockpot With Copper Lid, £60; Copper Coated Measuring Cups, £6, Sainsbury's (

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