Tearing your hair out trying to find that perfect gift for Mum? Is Dad impossible to buy for? And what are you going to get Aunt Jenny? Make your life easier with these great gift ideas, featuring eco-friendly options, stylish prints and music legends.
Arcadia Scott Ceramics Travel Cup
Handcrafted in her Melbourne studio, Arcadia Scott’s range of ceramic travel cups are beautiful, distinctive and environmentally friendly. Available in a range of inviting finishes, each cup's pattern is subtly different, so you can grab a few for gifts to hand out on Christmas Day.
LAMY Fountain Pen and Notebook Gift Set
Perfect for the “back in my day” person in your family, this notebook and pen set captures the full romance of handwriting. The LAMY notebook features luxurious 90gsm paper, which pairs beautifully with the smooth movement of the Safari fountain pen. With the pen dancing gracefully over the pages, the words will just flow.
Studio Milligram Scented Candle
Studio Milligram's Scented Candles are a slam-dunk present for just about everyone in your family. Whether they're into the verdant scents of Study of Trees and Overland, or prefer the bracing salt-spray of Shoal, each candle captures a part of Australia's wild heart.
Full of intoxicating floral scents inspired by Australian summer nights, the Ultraviolet candle creates a lush organic atmosphere perfect for balance, joy and self esteem. With such a warm, inviting fragrance, this candle is a great gift idea for that hard-to-buy-for person in your family.
24Bottles Clima drink bottle
A Clima drink bottle makes a great gift in about half a dozen ways. Firstly, they're incredibly stylish, with finishes that range from simply elegant to fun and flowery to shiny chic. But the appeal of the Clima is much more than skin-deep, with an impeccable design that keeps drinks cold (or hot) for hours – all in a bottle that's endlessly reusable, helping your loved one live more sustainably while living stylishly too. It's a win-win.
The School of Life's German Untranslatable Words
That incredible knack for summing up extremely specific feelings in a single twelve-to-seventeen syllable word is one of the German language's defining features. From the ever-handy backpfeifengesicht ('a face that is begging to be slapped') to the specific yet relatable frühjahrsmüdigkeit (the pre-emptive sense that we won't make the most of the coming New Year), this set of 20 cards will expand your vocabulary and challenge your pronunciation skills.
Rifle Paper Co. Scooter Enamel Keychain
Does someone in your family love Roman Holiday? They’ll feel like they’re on an exotic getaway every time they grab their keys with this colourful keyring from Rifle Paper Co. The vintage-inspired design is fun and breezy, like a ride on a Vespa through an Italian alley. Say “Ciao” to your family, and zip off into the sunset knowing you’ve given a brilliant gift with this cute keyring.
Studio Milligram Planner
Simple, stylish and endlessly useful, Studio Milligram's range of Planners are designed to make staying organised a calmer affair. From the soothing colour scheme to the gentle page layouts (available in Daily or Weekly view), these Planners are a supportive scheduling option with plenty of space for creative expression, brainstorming and more.
Indoor Green: Living with Plants
Full of captivating photography and practical advice, Indoor Green: Living with Plants is a gorgeous guide for any green-thumb in your family. Author Bree Claffey packs this book with wisdom to inspire plant-lovers of every level, with lots of insights to greenery found in Australia that other plant-care books tend to leave out. Pair it with a planter or vase and a cutting of your favourite monstera for a perfect present that your loved one will treasure for years.
Filt Net Bag
Made using techniques that have survived in France since the 17th century, Filt's net bags are a durable accessory to take with you every time you go to the shops. Lightweight and compact, their stretchy design makes it easy to carry your groceries or boutique haul in style. Perfect for your loved one who's got a cupboard full of supermarket 'reusable' bags that's about to burst.
Orbitkey Leather Key Organiser 2.0
Literally everyone could do with an Orbitkey. The understated design goes way beyond what a conventional keyring offers, cutting out the jingle and making it easy to access your keys smoothly. Plus, it's made from gorgeous materials, and feels amazing in your hand. What else could you want? (There's even a plant-based version for the vegan in your life)
Save yourself the headache of finding the perfect present for your family with these great gift ideas. Your loved ones will know just how much you care with these thoughtful and inspiring presents.
Didn’t find quite the right thing? Check out the full range at Milligram to pin down the perfect present.