Friday, 9 December 2016

10 Stocking Filler Ideas Under £10

To me a good old fashioned stocking filler should be under the ten pound mark. Yes I know that ideally we would love to find a Charlotte Tilbury lipstick or a trip to the Bahamas in our stockings but in my house we tend to keep it quite old school. Everyone buys a present under £10 to put in each others stockings and thats it.  So today I thought I would share with you 10 of the best ideas for male and female stocking fillers that still give you change from a tenner...

A stocking would not be a stocking if it didn't have some form of chocolate in it. I know its super traditional to throw in some chocolate money but if you are looking to add a bit more luxury then Hotel Chocolat do some amazing posh treats. I think they have an offer on their smaller bags if you buy 3 or more too which means you can even treat yourself! Another idea which is completely unisex is a game or quiz and I found a festive themed one in Boots for just £4! I think most people like to get a bit drunk and play random trivia games on Christmas day so this is a great thing to have to hand.

Bath products are always pretty spot as a gift especially in miniature sizes. I am obsessed with Lush Snow Fairy every time Christmas comes around so I would definitely be happy to find a miniature bottle in my stocking while I'm sure my other half wouldn't object to his favourite scent-Dirty! I also picked up a Dove Men Total Care Set from Boots which contains two miniature sizes of a body wash along with some deodorant. I always find things like this are so handy for travelling. Having spoken about Lush everyone knows that their bath bombs make amazing gifts, but I recently discovered Bomb Cosmetics which do the cutest hand made bath melts and bath bombs and I obviously need to share this new found love with some of my friends so they will no doubt be getting some this year! Lastly, is the Neom Organics Bath and Shower Oil in a miniature size. This stuff is a complete winner in my opinion it makes my baths heavenly!

If you are after a scented candle then Primark do some super cheap starting at anything from £1. I managed to find this really masculine scented one. My boyfriend actually really likes scented candles so I'll no doubt be giving him this although he does actually use the really feminine looking ones too. Speaking of gifts for the home how could you not love this Christmas themed Robin Stanley Mug from Cath Kidston. I'm so obsessed with everything from CK at the moment and I'd be so happy to receive one as a gift.

For my mum this year I decided to get her these lovely Tartan Gloves from M&Co which she actually kept hinting to me a few weeks ago so at least I know shes going to like them. These were only £8 too which is really good for a nice pair of dressy gloves. Also for the beauty lover is the Maybelline The Blushed Nudes Palette which contains 12 eye shadows for just £9.99 I would love to receive this as a main gift never mind a stocking filler...there's also a huge variety of shades making it perfectly suitable for different skin tones. And if you like the look of this you might even want to keep your eyes peeled for another giveaway *winky emoji*.

I think all of these lovely gifts show that you can still do a stocking very cheaply. Personally I don't even care whats in it as long as I have one as its one of my absolute favourite things to open on Christmas morning. These all make great secret santa presents too so I hope this can be a bit of inspiration for anyone still struggling to buy!

What would you like to receive in your stocking this year?  
Lisa x


  1. Lots of lovely stocking filler ideas :). I love the Robins Cath Kidston mug, I bought the champagne glasses with that design on it as it is so cute and also Snow Fairy is a definite must-have in a stocking, it's my favourite lush scent.

    Denise x
    The Life of Dee

    1. I bought that as a gift and in just so tempted to keep it for myself haha! The snow fairy shower gel I'm definitely keeping haha can't wait to smother myself in it :) xx

  2. I love your picks! Scented candles, palettes and body wash are always a good idea for a present :)

    Sarah | What Sarah Writes | Giveaway

    1. Awww thank you Sarah! I know sometimes I love the little presents even more than main gifts haha x

  3. I love the Cath Kidston mug - it is so pretty and festive!

    1. It's just so cute...struggling to give it away as a gift haha!


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