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10 Great Gift Ideas your Friends & Family will Love this Christmas

10 Great Gift Ideas your friends and family will LOVE this Christmas

It’s that time of year, summer is not quite over and suddenly Christmas starts to creep in! The shops are starting to fill their shelves with Christmas products (Halloween never gets enough attention in my opinion) social media fans are sharing the obligatory Elf meme and mince pies start to appear on the supermarket shelves.

However, it’s a time when many people start to plan for the big event and spread the cost of Christmas, something which will ring especially true this year with times being so challenging. If we start early, we won’t feel so overwhelmed, it makes the cost more manageable, and we will have more time to enjoy the festivities in December.

Studies have shown that giving gifts makes us feel much happier than when we receive them. Everyone loves to receive a gift, it makes us feel special and also lets us know that we are in someone’s thoughts. It’s also a well-known fact that by giving a gift, the pleasure and reward centres in our brain light up as though we were actually the one receiving a gift. Our body releases endorphins that make us feel great and the effects can last for up to two hours. Giving someone a gift is about more than just the gift itself, it allows us to connect with someone we care about. And remember, gifts don’t have to be lavish and extreme, often the simplest and most thoughtful of gifts can be priceless.

Here’s our top 10 gift ideas for Christmas 2022:

  1. The Christmas Tumbler Candle (£27.00) available in 3 festive scents, our Christmas candles bring back memories and stories of Christmases gone by, preparing us for the festivities ahead and helping us reconnect with special people, times and places.
  2. The Rock Rose Gin Candle (£10.00 – £27.00) perfect for the gin lover in your life. Coast is the official candle maker to the amazing Dunnet Bay Distillers and their candle is available in 3 different sizes, to suit all budgets.
  3. Scented Tealights (£8.50) an ideal stocking filler or Secret Santa, the perfect introduction to Coast Candle Co., if you’ve never tried our fragrances before.
  4. The Travel Candle & Heart Slate (£20.00) is great for those who come home for Christmas and don’t want to carry too much excess baggage when they leave. A heartfelt gift which reminds them of beautiful, shared memories.
  5. Bottled Matches (£10.00) not just a practical gift, but a good looking one too, display on your mantel or hearth with pride.
  6. Wax Melts (£10.00) are a great affordable and flexible gift, they’re fun, strongly scented and multipurpose! Many people use a wax melt to scent their underwear drawers, or a wardrobe or cupboard – you choose.
  7. Canvas Tote Bag, (£15.00) the only (strong) bag you need for all your shopping needs! Versatile, large and stylish, look the part with a Coast bag and carry your candles safely home.
  8. A bespoke gift hamper (£variable) is the perfect gift for that someone special who loves all Coast products and fragrances. You choose what goes in the hamper, making it a really thoughtful and personal gift.
  9. A Coast Candle Co. Advent Calendar (£175.00) is the ultimate gift for candle lovers everywhere. Our first ever calendar will be available to pre-order on 11th September and goes on general sale on 9th October – don’t miss out, be one of the first to know.
  10. The gift that keeps on giving, our VIP Membership (£20.00) entitles the recipient to a year-round discount on purchases plus additional spending vouchers throughout the year and special offers, what’s not to love?

Make your gift even more special with personalisation; you can opt to include a handwritten note which we will include for free and send direct to the recipient, and/or you can include a Polaroid image of your own (you simply send your photo via WhatsApp to us and we will print a mini polaroid to go with your gift (there is an additional £2.00 charge for this).

To help ease the cost of Christmas this year, we now offer further payment options via Paypal and Clearpay in addition to our normal methods of payment. This means that you can pay for your favourite products in interest free instalments and receive them straight away, perfect for spreading the cost of Christmas this year.