Last Minute Yet Thoughtful Christmas Gifts
Christmas gift buying can be the most magical part of the festive season but can also be a stress-filled event. But just because you’ve left it to the last minute, there’s no need to disappoint with unthoughtful presents. This year take the stress out of playing Santa with gifts which will wow and enchant. Let them unwrap a Christmas miracle, whatever their preference.
Leading high Street retailer Ryman Stationery offer a huge range of fabulous gifts for men, women and children to help you create a magical Christmas for everyone. We’ve rounded up our favourite present choices and with this huge array of stunning products, you’ll be spoilt for choice, however late you leave it. With 209 nationwide stores and 20 stores in London alone, pop into your local Ryman Stationery to bag the perfect present. Alternatively, order online by 20th December for guaranteed Christmas delivery. Now all that’s left to do is leave out the mince pies and carrots for Father Christmas and the reindeer.
Go, go, gadget! Keep your techno head happy this yuletide with one of these funky, festive gifts.
Featured on ITV’s This Morning in their best of Christmas gadgets segment, the HP Sprocket Gift Box (£94.00 was £109.00) will make your snap-happy camera enthusiast beam. A perfect present for Instagrammers lovers and Pinterest enthusiasts!
Karaoke kings and queens will just love this Mi-Mic Karaoke Microphone Speaker (£19.99 was £29.99). Let them be the star of the show and encourage their singing skills in chorus. In a colour range of gold, grey and pink, there’s a shade to suit everyone and with 48 LED flashing lights, the spotlight is guaranteed to shine on you. Who knows where it might lead!
The small but mighty Zanco Fly T1 Mini Mobile Phone (£19.99 was £29.99) makes the perfect stocking filler for tech lovers. No bigger than a standard sized lighter, this little phone will work with any network and micro SIM card. It’s ideal for when you are travelling light or just need a back-up. And being so tiny, it’s a great conversational piece!
Make their Christmas a fantasy-filled one by adding this Tzumi Dream Vision Pro Virtual Reality Smartphone Headset (£19.99 reduced to £7.49) to their stocking. An ideal gift for gamers, stream content from a smartphone and make their videoplay come alive!
Tired of buying the same items year after year? Why not opt for personalised gift this Christmas? Keep their presents as unique and exclusive as they are to you.
Give mum an adorable keepsake this Christmas with the Ryman Personalised M is for Mummy Mug (£8.99). Add your initial and name to the back of the mug so she’ll always have a reminder of her most special person, all year round.
For the person who adores putting pen to paper, this Personalised Engraved Parker IM Fountain Pen Gold Trim (£46.99) makes an ideal gift or luxurious stocking filler. Suitable for everyday use, engrave this stunning pen with the name of your choice and let their inner novelist shine forth.
For Little Ones
Keep the kids happy this Christmas with a present to go the distance and let their imaginations run wild.
For explorers-to-be, the Oregon Scientific Interactive Augmented Reality Smartglobe Exploration(£89.99 was £129.99) will make a perfect present. Navigate the globe and explore the solar system, all from the comfort of your own home in both a fun and educational way. Suitable for children aged 5 and up, they won’t even realise they are learning with 30 interactive activities for them to play.
Chemistry experiments needn’t necessarily mean Bunsen burners and potassium. The Elmers Make Your Own Slime Starter Pack (£14.99) is a child-friendly kit that includes everything required to make your own slime, without any harmful chemicals required.
For a beautiful present that they will treasure for years to come, this Ryman Luxury Art Set 106 Piece (£14.99 was £19.99) will make a wonderful keepsake to open on Christmas morning. Ideal for those with a passion for painting, it includes pastels, pencils and watercolours so you can treasure their works of art forever.
The Source 12 in 1 Solar Hydraulic Construction Kit (£19.99 was £24.99) is a fantastic present for children who love to use their hands and build objects. Create your own working robots which are self-powered by solar panels or water-filled hydraulics. It’s the ideal scientific gift for up-and-coming architects.
For classic games with a contemporary twist, try out these family favourites with an updated look for Christmas 2018.
Are you a joker like Joey or more of a Monica? The perfect present for any Friend’s fanatic, the Friend’s Monopoly Board Game (£24.99) will let you re-live Phoebe’s memorable wedding or hang out at Central Perk. Let your Friends come out to play!
To immerse yourself instantly into the retro world, this Plug & Play Retro TV Games Console(£7.99 was £12.99) is ideal to kick-off your retro gaming session and relive hours of video game memories.
Winter is here. Play detective with this Game of Thrones Cluedo (£24.99). Find clues and use your wit to discover ‘who dunnit’ in this modern twist of the classic investigative game. Could it be Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen or perhaps the Hound? Only time will tell.
Presents for Potterheads
To ensure a magical Christmas this year, why not indulge the budding witch or wizard in your life with a spellbinding gift?
Check out this stunning Harry Potter Magical Place and Characters Colouring Book (£9.99). Create your own version of Harry and his friends’ magical world with this delightful colouring book, with stunning illustrations for you to design however you wish. Featuring your favourite characters and scenes from the books and films, all that’s left to do is to bring them to life with your own enchanted designs. Lumos!
Treat them to their very own snowy owl with this beautiful Harry Potter Magical Creatures Hedwig Figurine (£26.99). Perfect for desks or surfaces, Hedwig will sit proudly wherever she is displayed – without having to feed her any mice!
And of course, don’t forget your wand. With this Harry Potter Albus Dumbledore Wand, Pen and Bookmark Set (£8.99) you can recreate the legend’s enchantments with a replica of his famous elder wand. Also featuring a pen to jot down spells and a bookmark so you never lose your place within your History of Magic textbook.
For the person who loves to pen novels, diary entries or even just loves list making, these gorgeous stationery products are sure to rouse their inner journalist and inspire them for the new year to come.
Last Minute Yet Thoughtful Christmas GiftsTreat them to a sparkling festive surprise with a Ryman Rose Gold Sequin Pencil Case (£5.99) . This will make a stunning stocking filler for those who prefer the shinier things in life. Why not treat yourself to one too? ‘Tis the season to be jolly!
Christmas is a wonderful time to think about the new year ahead and with this Moleskine Classic Hard Cover Notebook Large Ruled (£15.99) you’ll be guaranteed to enter 2019 with elegance. Ideal for note taking, making lists or jotting down newly discovered recipes, it’s a versatile and stylish notebook that will keep its new owner company, wherever it goes.
Add some Christmas sparkle to their stocking with one of these gorgeous Ryman Sparkle Notebook Journal Ruled Medium (£9.99 buy one get one free). Ideal for notetaking or as a daily journal for 2019, it’s a luxurious present for the writer in your life.
Henry Ryman opened the doors of his first shop on Great Portland Street, London in October 1893. 125 years on, Ryman Stationery continues to provide essential stationery items and unrivalled product knowledge, range and service to its customers. In 1995, successful businessman and star of BBC TV’s Dragons Den, Theo Paphitis, bought the company.
Theo Paphitis is one of the UK’s most high-profile businessmen with an empire spanning retail, property and finance. Theo, through his staff at the Theo Paphitis Retail Group (TPRG), has continued the Ryman tradition of excellent customer service.
Ryman offers an extensive range of school, university, office and home products which includes stationery, office supplies, technology and office furniture.
With 209 stores throughout England and Scotland and operating online, Ryman also has business accounts and special discounts for students.
The most western store is in Penzance, the most eastern store in Lowestoft, the most northern store in St Andrews and the store furthest south is in Brighton. The company’s head office is in Crewe, Cheshire.
Source: Ryman Stationery