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Postby Aurora » Thu Mar 29, 2007 1:56 pm

Does anyone know of a good shop/website to get really nice gifts that are unique but not too expensive...

April is a busy month for me. A total of 8 birthdays! My mom, dad and three good friends...somebody help take the hassle out if it please!
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Postby HelenK » Thu Mar 29, 2007 4:28 pm

I found this yonks ago, lots of gadgets but never actually bought anything of the site but you can shop by prices etc http://www.iwantoneofthose.com/index.jsp
Also http://www.cdwow.ie they have a section with books and one with womens stuff ie cosmetics and perfume etc. and gifts too but I haven't a clue whats on it, just noticed it last time I was on to buy cds.
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Postby Maria68 » Fri Mar 30, 2007 2:31 pm

May I be so bold as to recommend my own site! We sell personalised gifts.

Passport covers or wallets with initials are the top selling item for adults, especially men. Women off all ages love the toiletry bags (there are two types - pratical towelling with gingham or for the woman who has everything, velvet) with their first name on them, they're washable and big and roomy for hairbrushes, make-up etc.

Golf towels (and I also have shoe bags which I haven't photographed yet) We can put golf club name as well.

If you're see anything you like PM me, sometimes a great way of doing it is to let me know who you're buying for and what they like (hobbies/sports) etc and I can suggest and take the hard work out of it for you.
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Check out www.Monogram.ie for great personalised gifts.
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Postby AileenH » Fri Mar 30, 2007 3:30 pm

Women of all ages love the toiletry bags


you got that right - i seem to need several different sizes depending where i am goign, its my dream to have them all stocked all the time so i just have to grab the right one and not pack.
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Postby Aurora » Fri Mar 30, 2007 3:47 pm

Hi Maria,

I had a look at your site thanks. I really like the stuff but I think that they aren't really suitable for my friends as they are only 23....

However might get something for my mom or dad on the site. Will let you know.
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Postby Maria68 » Fri Mar 30, 2007 4:14 pm

No Prob Aurora, just thought I'd suggest.

Aileen - you're right about the toiletry bags....I find I can not throw anything away when it comes to make-up, even when I make a mistake and buy a lipstick which I think is going to be gorgeous and ends up making me look like I've just eaten an ice lolly, I just can't bring myself to throw it away! Usually when my Mum visits from England she clears me out.
The funny thing is that even though I own a dozen toiletry bags of all shapes and sizes I find that a zip-lock bag is the best thing to bung all the make-up in when I'm travelling....Very fashionable at airports at the moment! :lol:
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Postby Hamperlady » Sat Mar 31, 2007 11:28 am

Would also like to cheekily recommend my site.

We don't just do food, we do hampers which include organic skin care too.
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Postby sarahjayne » Tue Apr 03, 2007 10:48 am

A friend of mine is doing some fab personalised playing cards and top trump cards - when you consider the cost of printing 52 individual photos, they are also good value.
There are other sites that personalise cards but you only get 1 photo on the back of the cards - with these you get 52 different cards if you like (or 30 for top trumps). All you do is upload and edit your photo in the easy to use software.
I thought it was afab idea for displaying a lot of photos if for example you had been travelling and seen a lot of places or as a gift for a grandparent with pics of the family.
www.myplayingcards.co.uk
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Postby Maria68 » Tue Apr 03, 2007 1:20 pm

Wow what a great idea...personalised cards, I have a couple of young boys to buy for (9/10 yr olds - difficult age!) and also a nephew who loves poker. Thanks for the link, it might be a good solution for me. Maria
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Postby pamperhampers » Wed Apr 04, 2007 8:40 pm

Rosalind here from Pamper-Hampers. Would like to send you on my brochure (don't have a website as yet), showing the range of gift baskets I provide. There are gift baskets for all occassions and perhaps you might see something you like.
If you would like a copy, just PM me with your address and I will post it on to you.
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Postby Chego » Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:13 pm

What about my animal print umbrellas? If they like animals, the umbrellas are not only thoughtful but useful as well! :wink:
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Postby Soraya » Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:14 pm

Hi, I saw your post from last year looking for special gifts and as it's April again, I thought I would let you know about my shop - check it out online it's www.cozediroze.ie and I have unusual and different gifts that don't break the bank. If you saw something you liked and can't get to me, I can take an order over the phone (if you have credit card) and post it to the recipient. I also have gorgeous handmade cards. Let me know if I can help! Best wishes. Soraya
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Postby dink » Tue Apr 08, 2008 6:15 pm

Another cheeky post here!! I thought maybe for your mum and friends you should have a look at my jewellery site www.dinkdesign.ie. Most of my pieces are one-of-a-kind so they would certainly be getting something unique and I can hand deliver in Dublin :)
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Re: Great Gift Ideas

Postby sianmaloney » Sun Apr 05, 2009 3:01 pm

Hi there,

We have a wide selection of gifts with everything from giving somebody a gift of recording their own demo in a recording studio for only €79 to Newbridge and John Rocha. If you need any ideas please feel free to email me at sian@giftsandvouchers.ie. The website is www.giftsandvouchers.ie. Youw ill find that a lot of the businesses on the site are actually IBW members!

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