The best personalised gifts for Christmas 2020
Personalisation can turn an ordinary gift into something really special. If you’re watching the pennies this year, fear not: whatever your budget, we’ve scoured the net for the finest food and drink-related gifts that can be emblazoned with the recipient’s name. From ketchup, to aprons, to Moët, there is something for everyone.
Give your friends and family something extra thoughtful for Christmas 2020. We are sure they won’t forget these in a hurry…
Personalised Heinz favourites
Is the person you’re buying for hooked on Heinz? Some of its iconic products (beans, ketchup, spaghetti hoops, etc) have been given a starry makeover for the festive season, and you can have them personalised with your recipient’s name. Speed is required here – they’re only around while stocks last. Available from Heinz To Home, from 1 November (£5.49 each).
Victorinox make incredible knives, and luckily for us, their Swiss army knives are available to buy with personalisation. You can choose from all sorts of different types and sizes, colours of knife, and from 3 different fonts and font colours for your name or personalised message. Available from Victorinox (starting from £28).
Giving a Christmas decoration as a present is a truly thoughtful gesture. It’s a gift that will be treasured for years to come, and brought out again and again to be enjoyed. Exclusive for Christmas 2020, Selfridges launches Thie Workshop – a Santa-style workshop offering personalised decorations, gifting sacks, stockings and crackers. Thie Workshop use planet-friendly organic cotton, recyclable card and paper and reduced-plastic packaging. Available in London and online (prices starting from £12.50).
Marmite lovers know that it’s so much more than just a toast topper – as it features in so many recipes, from our Marmite mac ‘n’ cheese, to the secret ingredient in many a pie or soup. This Christmas Marmite jar can be personalised with your giftee’s name – making it official they don’t have to share it. The jar comes packaged in a lovely box, ready for gifting. Available from Prezzy Box (£11.99).
The nightcap has had an injection of prohibition-style intrigue with Moore House Cocktail Company’s miniature apothecary cocktail bottles. Made with premium ingredients, there are six classics to choose from, and the 100ml and 200ml bottles come in stylish packaging which can be personalised. What’s more, delicious. readers can save 15% across the site with code Delicious15* Available from Moore House Cocktails (£29 for three 100ml cocktails with a free shaker).
The colourful cress design on this apron is a lovely addition to any kitchen. Made in England, and woven with 100% cotton, the apron features two front pockets and cotton neck and waist ties. It can be embroidered with your own personalisation for £2.50 a letter. Available from Tori Murphy (£70).
Everyone loves Quality Streets. And when the tin has got your name on, it’s just that bit more special. Not only can you personalise the tin here, but there’s also the option to choose your chocolates (so it contains all your favourites and none of the duds), and add a gift card message. Available from Quality Street (£15.99).
Attention all fans of fizz. We felt it our responsibility to let you know about the personalised Moët & Chandon bottles this festive season. When it comes to flavour, this Impérial Brut NV champagne is a winner every time – so when it’s packed into a personalised tin, customised with a name or message, it’s a nigh on unbeatable gift. Ice bucket at the ready. Available from Selfridges (£49.99).
Christmas without celebrations is just wrong! This 320g Personalised Celebrations gift box is choc-full of Britain’s favourite mini chocolates. Twix, Mars, Galaxy, Milky Way, Malteasers, Snickers, Galaxy Caramel and of course the divisive Bounty. Available from Prezzybox (£9.99).
These 100% linen or cotton white napkins can be personalised with your giftee’s initials. All embroidery is carried out in the UK, and there are a wide range of thread colours to choose from. The perfect setting at the Christmas dinner table. Available from Not on the High Street (£10).
Toblerone – the deliciously nougaty Swiss milk chocolate – has many a devoted fan. This Christmas, bars can be personalised. The outer sleeve packaging has a cheery festive design as well – sure to bring a smile when pulled out of a stocking. Available from Prezzy Box (£12.99).
If you’re on the lookout for a gift that the whisky lover in your life with really thank you for, it’s worth noting that Johnnie Walker offers a premium bottle engraving service, exclusive to their Blue Label expression. Available from The Whisky Exchange (from £56.95 for 200ml).
These personalised chocolates are lovely for a stocking, but can also double up as place names. Order your chocolate name in just a few clicks (up to seven characters long), to bring a bit of joy to more intimate 2020 gatherings. Each chocolate is hand-poured in the New Forest, using Belgian chocolate. Available from Morse Toad (from £2.95 per unit).