Christmas Gifts for Girlfriends

  • HMBT
    Juliette Goggin
    • £5.99
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    Cosmetic experts Juliette Goggin and Abi Righton show how, using only natural ingredients, you can make skincare and haircare products easily at home.

    Truly inspirational, the products can be made using just a few basic materials and some kitchen equipment. The first part of the book looks at the things you will need to make the cosmetic projects; while the second includes 37 recipes for the face, body and hair, plus suggestions for adaptations.

    Including step-by-step instructions for home-made face and body scrubs, cleansers, toners, hand creams, body butters and bath bombs, the projects cater for all skin and hair types. It even includes ideas on how you can package them.
  • CSKS
    Karen Swan
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    Karen Swan's frothy festive tales are always a huge hit with romantic fiction fans and this year's The Christmas Secret is no exception.

    The new novel from the author of Christmas Under the Stars is set on the island of Islay and follows Alex Hyde, an executive coach who believes she can change the way companies operate. Her waiting list is months long but she can't turn down a unorthodox and highly lucrative crisis call that comes her way just before Christmas...

    She finds herself heading off to help a whisky company in Scotland and ends up fascinated by their darkly charismatic CEO, Lochlan Farquhar. However, her usual methods are not working and she soon learns that nothing and no-one is as it first seemed...
  • NYHH
    • £9.99
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    The experts at Neal's Yard will show you how to make herbal concoctions, aromatic oil blends, cleansers, balms, face masks and body scrubs in the comfort of your own kitchen with this incredible hardback.

    All extremely beneficial for your health, this book not only shows you what the various herbs and oils will treat but also how you can harvest and grow them and combine them to make a remedy. It even offers advice on the correct dosage to apply.

    There are step-by-step, photographic demonstrations to help you on the way to making the remedies. They can be used to treat up to 40 common complaints.
  • HW3215
    • £5.99
    Perfect for summing up a homely feel during the festive season this wooden, light-up Christmas house ornament will look lovely whether it's hung on the wall or displayed on a table or shelf.

    The decoration includes laser-cut reindeer and Christmas trees in its windows and the 10 LED lights (batteries not included) add some extra style.

    Batteries not included: requires 2 x AA.
    Dimensions: 345 x 135mm
  • TIPK
    • £3.99
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    Bestselling author and knitting guru Debbie Bliss returns with a handy, comprehensive and wholly accessible book that offers helpful tips to every ability of knitter.

    Beautiful photography and step-by-step illustrations complement Debbie's indispensable advice as she tells you how to improve on the basics of knitting, how to pick yarns, techniques for simple and more advanced shaping, casting on and off, and even tips on how more advanced knitters can progress into thinking about and making their own patterns. Tips on how to incorporate beads and buttons into your creations are also shared by Debbie.

    Guiding you through each process, this is an invaluable guide for knitters of every level; simply pick which areas you want to work on and Debbie will shed some brilliant advice!
  • TLSS
    Louise Young
    • £6.99
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    Whether you have a photo shoot, a fancy dress party or just want to recreate some of the defining poses of the past 100 years, this is the beauty bible for you.

    It provides step-by-step instructions for recreating every look from the dark and smouldering eyes of a jazz-age flapper to the electro icons of the 1980s. Focusing on make-up and hair, it's fully illustrated with step-by-step photography and is entirely practical.

    This book is full of inspiring photographs and the instructions have been written by Louise Young, a renowned film, TV and fashion make-up artist and Loulia Sheppard, a film industry hair stylist.
  • HW3194
    • £4.99
    This hanging photo frame has space to put pictures of your loved ones and has a brilliantly rustic, beach-themed feel.

    Perfect for hanging anywhere in your house or to give as a beautiful gift to your friends and family, it's a convenient size to help you put your favourite pocket-sized photographs on display.

    Dimensions: 460 x 145mm
  • CONU
    Laura Agar Wilson
    • £3.99
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    Coconut oil is a genuine super oil and this unique book explores its various health-giving uses. A fully comprehensive guide to coconut oil and its benefits, it will appeal to existing devotees, new users and anyone interested in living a healthier life.

    Coconut oil can be used in everything from smoothies to face masks and cleaning products to health remedies. This book is full of tips, advice and easy-to-follow instructions for using the oil and you'll be delighted by the results. You can use it for everything from removing stains to sorting out a sore throat!

    Packed with stunning photos, this is an inspiring and comprehensive book that will show you how to use coconut oil in beauty, health, home and cooking (where it's a replacement for butter!).
  • WHBK
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    This impressive book celebrates the work of the world's most famous (but also most secretive) street artist - Banksy.

    Presented in stunning hardback, it looks over the whole of Banksy's street art career all the way from his early work in 2002 to his New York residency in 2013 and beyond. There are full-page photographs of every work to pore over.

    A rare artist whose work is both accessible yet complex and with many layers of meaning, author Xavier Tapies gives an insight into the ntriguing background of each piece of Banksy art. There's also a double-spread world map so you can see where each stencil was painted.
  • HW3232 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £7.99
    'Imported direct from Loompaland', this fine china mug features one of Quentin Blake's memorable illustrations from Roald Dahl's classic story, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

    With its crazy artwork, anyone who enjoys a drink in this mug will feel like they've won a Golden Ticket.
    Wash before first use. Microwave- and dishwasher-safe
    Box size: 95 x 100mm
  • HW3230
    • £8.99
    Write your own message on this cool speech bubble decoration. It comes with an easy-to-clean black marker pen and can be freestanding or hung on a wall.

    It's perfect for parties and for leaving important and loving (or perhaps, not-so-loving...) messages to all your friends and family.
    Box size 180 x 150mm
    Comes with wipe-clean pen
  • PHIP 7 years +
    Frank Gallaugher
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    The Photographer's iPad shows you how to realise the potential of your iPad and turn it into an essential and exhilarating piece of photographic gear.

    Featuring the latest and best software, this guide covers everything that is possible with the device - from managing your photos immediately after a shoot to processing files with top-of-the-range apps - and the provides step-by-step instructions for using all the photographic features and functions.

    Included in the book is advice on how to break out of Apple's walled garden and import photos, share them and move them about. There are even tips for using the full editing capabilities of Adobe Lightroom Mobile.
  • AN0387
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    Whether you want to keep them as decorations, to display plants, or even to drink out of, these four large retro-style jars will come in extremely useful and handy around the home.

    Dimensions: Tray - 200 x 190mm; Each jar 190 x 90mm
  • HW3231 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £7.99
    This fine china mug features one of Quentin Blake's memorable illustrations from Roald Dahl's Matilda (the one when Miss Trunchbull swings a pupil by their pigtails) alongside the headmistress' classic quote: 'Horrible little slugs'.

    It's a marvellous mug for you to treat yourself to or to give as a gift. Do you know any teachers with a sense of humour who'd appreciate it? It comes presented in a gift box.
    Wash before first use. Microwave- and dishwasher-safe
    Box size: 95 x 100mm
  • ST2730
    • £4.99
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    This 64-page colouring book comes with five pastel markers and one tube of glitter glue and is full of kaleidoscopic images of unicorns. It will provide creative types with hours of magical fun.

    Providing an enchanting and interactive visual experience for all ages, it has exquisite and intricate images on sheets that can be torn out so you can put the finished pieces up on display!
    Size 290 x 230mm
  • TCDB
    Sarah Skeate
    • £3.99
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    If you just love to doodle on your notepad, then this book will show you how to transform your biro scribblings into works of art!

    Teaching you how to draw and doodle anything in red, blue and black ballpoint pen, the punky patterns have an anarchic edge and range from animals and characters to avant-garde creations.

    With each design exploring a wide range of textures, tones, colour combinations (between the three!) and line drawing styles, this is a brilliant book for ballpoint mavericks of all ages.
  • FDES
    D. Brown
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    Have you planned your next trip away? This book has all the inspiration and information you'll need, wherever you're planning on going.

    Covering 501 of the world's finest destinations - from Sydney Harbour to the Taj Mahal and the Matobo National Park to the Bay of Fundy in Canada - it explains all about the cities' landscapes, cultures and points of interest.

    Every city is accompanied by a jaw-dropping photograph and detailed description.
  • HW3227
    • £4.99
    This porcelain mug has a cork base to use instead of a coaster and is decorated with Christmas illustrations.

    It's the perfect way to enjoy hot drinks on the cold evenings in the build-up to the big day.
    Dishwasher friendly. Do not microwave
    Dimensions: 145 x 145 x 85mm
  • 1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over - Hardback - 9780571339105 - James Harkin
    James Harkin
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    Iceland has more volcanoes than footballers.
    Cholesterol is good for you.
    Camels gave humans the common cold.
    These three facts are joined by 1,420 more in the latest book inspired by the popular BBC show, QI.

    Presented in a gift hardback style, the nuggets of information from the QI Elves are sure to make your jaw drop and are great for sharing with all your friends and inspiring conversations.

    One of our favourites is the fact that John Bercow MP, speaker of the Commons, has a cat called Order.
  • HW3184
    • £9.99
    Exclusive to Book People, this indoor light-up bunting will help you brighten up any occasion. It can be personalised with any message you want.
    Coming with 105 reusable letter, symbol and number stickers, this is perfect for parties and gatherings and the way it lights up will brighten any event.
    Requires 3 x AA batteries
    Dimensions: 205 x 270mm
    Susan Beale
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    Susan Beale's debut novel The Good Guy has been shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award and tells the story of a dreamer car-tyre salesman who lives in 1960s suburban New England.

    Ted craves admiration while his wife Abigail longs for a life of the mind and single girl Penny just wants to be loved. When a chance encounter brings Ted and Penny together, he begins to dream of a new life that revolves around her. However when this fantasy clashes with reality, Ted has to face up to the prospect of losing everything - and everyone - he holds dear.

    This is a compelling novel about love, marriage and the contrast between good intentions and self-deception.
  • AG1080
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    If you want to add some style to your nails, this is the book for you. It has over 40 designs for nail decals you can print at home - and they're all bursting with personality.

    There are clear and photographic step-by-step tutorials to show you how to apply the designs and then download, scan, colour and trace and customise them. As an added bonus, it even comes with a sheet of ready-to-wear nail stickers so you can get started right away.

    The designs come from popular YouTuber Janelle Estep and range from paw prints to unicorns. She explains how to easily apply studs, jewels, glitter and polish techniques. All you need to get started is craft decal paper and a desktop printer.
  • VANL
    Foster Huntington
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    • RRP £16.99
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    Foster Huntingdon is the 'vandweller' who created the #vanlife hashtag. After sharing many photographs of his adventures while travelling the country living in his van, he found there was a whole community of like-minded individuals who love exploring nature at their own pace.

    This book is packed with crowd-sourced photographs of beaches, forests and rocky mountains (many of which have never been seen before) that Foster has taken on his travels and will inspire you to ditch the conventional way of life and enjoy the freedom and adventure of life on the road.
  • AN0443 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    There's nothing more festive than a turkey Christmas dinner and here's a great gift to celebrate the best meal of the year.

    Ideal for children, crazy family members or as a Secret Santa present, this turkey hat will knock the stuffing out of everyone with its hilarious wiggle and song.

    Coming in full turkey size, just press the button to hear it sing and watch it dance to 'The Birdie Song' - it's even better to see this happen when it's on someone's head!

    Requires 3 AA batteries (included).
    Not suitable for children under 36 months