Top 10 Gifts for People Who are Hard to Buy For

What do you get for the person who has everything? It's an age-old question, birthdays, Christmases and anniversaries come around and each time you find yourself at a loss of just what to get them.  It can seem an impossible task to find something!  But here's a list of 10 fun and quirky items that might just inspire you. 

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1. 1001 Quotations to Inspire You

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For anyone interested in history, culture, or just witty observations, this book is an ideal gift.  From William Shakespeare to Ellen DeGeneres, this fascinating book shares hundreds of stirring, thought-provoking and amusing quotes, covering topics from art, literature, politics, psychology, religion and philosophy.  It is perfect for busy individuals to dip into every now and then, but for those who wish to know more, each quote is complemented by detailed information on its origins.



2. Dreamcatchers and Wall Hangings Kit

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If they love a craft project this easy kit features everything they need to create their own beautiful dreamcatcher. The steps to follow are super simple and each instruction is paired with a handy photograph of the process. Plus, this kit comes with a range of other ideas for them to try in one handy 24-page book. Help them banish the nightmares and find their new hobby with this fantastic set. 


3. Build Your Own Electric Robot

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Doesn't everyone wonder what having their own robot would be like? Treat your partner, friend or family member to this quirky little kit and they could find out. There are instructions to piece together the parts of their new robot friend and, once assembled, the robot will easy be able to move and walk. If you're looking for a brilliant gift for kids over eight or engineering adults, this is the perfect option. 


4. Black Cat Mug

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Bring some good luck into your gift recipient's life with this adorable heart-nosed black cat mug. It's an adorable gift for a cat lover or any animal lover for that matter. Liven up their tea time with this oh so cute feline.


5. Wall Decor Kit - Chalk Board

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Help everyone in your life get organised with this chalk board wall decor kit. They can decorate the planner with the 3D icons provided and detail all the events they're attending and all the chores they've got to get done that month. It's a fun and useful gift everyone in your life will appreciate. 


6. Mindfulness on the Go

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Anna Black

Give the give of self-care with this lovely Mindfulness on the Go book. Whether they are into meditation and mindfulness or not, this book will help them find time in their busy life to improve their well-being and mental health. There are 52 suggestions on how to bring mindfulness into your life each day, no matter what you're doing so this is an excellent gift for anyone you know who is always busy. 


7. Hurrah for Gin: The Daily Struggles of Archie Adams 

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Kate Kirby

This excellent book from Hurrah for Gin author Kate Kirby is a hilarious account of life with a toddler. As Archie Adams has reached the age of 2 1/4 he has become a rebellious little boy, refusing to do as he's told and picking up swearwords from a friend. Funny and relatable, this book is the perfect gift for every parent.  



8. Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

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James Ball

Treat pop-loving friends and relatives to this witty read filled with serious answers to some of pop's most silly questions. Journalist James Ball has the answers to such deep queries as "What is love?" and "How soon is now?" as well as some more unusual questions like "Is there life on Mars?" and "Who let the dogs out?". 


9. LED Light Up Message Board

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This is an unusual piece that every home needs. With 150 letters, numbers and icons to add to the board your loved one can add any message they like and see it lit up in their home. This is ideal if you're getting a gift for someone who is hard to buy for as it's bound to have pride of place in their home.


10. Tequila Mockingbird

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This fabulous cocktail book is perfect for the book-lover and the booze-lover.  It combines the titles of much-loved classic novels with delicious drink recipes and a good dose of humour.  Recipes include Gin Eyre, Bridget Jones's Daiquiri, Rye and Prejudice and Huckleberry Sin.  It also contains alcohol-free concoctions for the kids (or for the recovering reader), such as Charlie and the Chocolate Fake-tini and Pear the Wild Things Are. 


Be on top of every birthday with our range of books and gifts for every occasion to suit everyone, even if they do seem to be the person who has everything. Whatever they like, we're sure you can find them something they'll love in this mix.