12 customisable Christmas gift ideas for that perfect present
Create your own scented soy wax candle – you can select from a number of scents that include sake, bed of roses and Scandinavian woodlands – using this candle DIY kit. This kit also allows you to hide a secret message that reveals itself when the wax has melted. Purchase the kit at www.sallysroom-sg.com.
Luxemono is known for their elegant monogrammed leathered clutches, phone cases, travel tags, and card sleeves are. Add initials or full names on these products to give to that special someone. For this festive season, they’ve introduced a new mock-croc leather collection that features a timeless and luxurious aesthetic.
Throughout the month of December, Nutella is offering a complimentary personalised message on your Nutella jar with every purchase of a 375g jar. You can choose to ink names of that friend who loves her hazelnut chocolate spread or a personalised message. The service is only available on selected dates and designated supermarkets however. Visit www.nutellamessenger.com/locations for more information.
Pilot Pen is offering an engraving service on their e-commerce website for their MR series of fountain pens from now till the end of the year. There are a range of styles available for the pens, from classic elegant hues to exotic animal prints and retro pop motifs. Each engraving costs $2. Visit www.pilotpen.com.sg/product-category/imprint/fountain-pen-imprint for more information.
There is no such thing as too much stationery, so a stationery gift is perfect for Christmas. Now you can make it extra special with Kikki.K’s embossing service. Personalise Kikki.K stationery in a range of beautiful styles – choose from gold, silver, rose gold and blind emboss. The brand has also recently launched a new range of stationery, comprising key rings, pencil cases, spiral notebooks and leather planners in hues of black, sage, pink lavender, grey and lemon which are specially designed for embossing. Choose up to three letters for $19.90 or more than three letters for $24.90.
Kate Spade has launched a new personalisation programme for their range of handbags, small leather goods, tech accessories, and jewellery. You can mix and match and personalise your handbag straps and tassles, stick stickers made of gold metal and leather, or monogram initials. The service is available at Kate Spade New York Takashimaya at Ngee Ann City, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands and online at www.katespade.sg.
Personalise a gift box based on your loved one’s personality type at Folks and Stories. This local online offer you an opportunity to customise a gift box that matches your loved one’s personality. They provide recommendations for what to go in the box, based on these personalities: The Explorer (active and playful), The Entertainer (warm and talkative) or The Thinker (preoccupied with theory). You can choose from a list of items like nut mixes, truffles, tea leaves, and stationery. Visit www.folksandstories.com to purchase.
For dads, bros and the men in your life. Receive a complimentary embroidery on Lacoste’s classic polo shirts with every purchase at any store. This service is available permanently at the Lacoste Wisma Atria Flagship Store (#03-07/11) and takes just 15 minutes. If you purchased your shirt from elsewhere, you can fill in a customisation form and have the shop assistant send the polo for embroidery. This service will take between three to five working days. Choose from a range of colours, font types, font sizes and embroidery positions to make the tee truly personal.
If you have a dapper Dan on your Christmas gift list, the bags and accessories from Gnome & Bow would fit them perfectly. The store currently has a festive sale going on, and they are providing free monogram on selected bags and accessories. You will have to place your order by the 18th of this month though. Place your order at www.gnomenbow.com.
For the audiophiles in your life, this Sound Piece speaker ($299) featuring minimalistic lines and state-of-the-art technology is a must-have. But while most speakers come only in boring black, you can customise this speaker’s front grill to suit your loved one’s personality. There are a range to choose from, from pastels to elegant hues like gold and silver. Visit www.soundpiece.sg to purchase.
Got a couple friend that you need to give gifts too? Personalised cushions and pillowcases are the way to go. All Things Deco allow you to imprint your initials and names on their products, and you can select from a range of styles and colours as well. Find out more at www.allthingsdeco.com.
Receive a complimentary lipstick engraving service with any 2 lipsticks purchase from Estee Lauder’s Pure Color Envy Lips Collection. The services are available on 17 and 18 Dec at their Ion Orchard outlet, from 2pm to 6pm, and at Robinsons Raffles City from 5-9pm on 23 Dec and 2-6pm on 24 Dec.