Welcome to our blog. We'll be posting the best gift ideas that we come across and also general chit chat about gift selecting. If you are not familiar with GiftGen, it is a gift suggestion website. You just select a price range, age range and gender to get hundreds of gift ideas. Click here to try it!

Thursday 26 November 2009

Photo Gifts from PhotoBox

PhotoBox offers innovative photo gifts such as photobooks, calendars, diaries, cards, canvas prints, T-shirts, mousemats and photo stickers and more. Here are links to their homepage, and main categories...Novel gift ideas that can bring to life one of your forgotten photos, or treasured masterpiece. Just upload your shot, and select your gift. Visit their site.

Tuesday 20 October 2009

The 'C' word that keeps getting earlier!

As far as I'm aware, the 25th of Decemember actually occurs in December. Yet our inbox is being bombarded with emails from websites that have started promoting their Cxxxxxxx offerings. I'm refusing to mention the 'C' word yet, as I personally don't like hearing the word before November. For those of you who DO like to plan ahead, here are a couple of the sites which have pages geared up for the season concerned...
note: I actually started writing this post a few weeks ago, and I guess it nearly is November now!
For the record, our EARLIEST email mentioning christmas this year was received on the 21st August!

Tuesday 21 July 2009

Hampers - from Virginia Hayward

One of the best gift ideas for people who have everything is a hamper. They can enjoy the contents, and then don't have more 'stuff' to clutter up their house! So check out Virginia HaywardThey have also started to branch out into Experience Day Gift Sets.

Wednesday 17 June 2009

Fathers Day - Personalised Cards

If you're looking for a novel Fathers day card then head to one of these sites, that allow you to personalise your own Fathers day card, with your dad's name or favourite saying or whatever you like...

Sunday 7 June 2009

GiftGen Widget

We have a widget version of GiftGen that can easily be added your website, blog, igoogle page or social network site.

The widget version of GiftGen code can be grabbed from widgetbox and easily cut and pasted into your site.

The widget can be configured to eaither provice a widget size gift ideas list page, or the full screen browser version. Just select 'Full Screen' or 'Widget' from the 'Results Page Size' dropdown before clicking 'Get widget'.

Sunday 31 May 2009

Fathers Day

I know it's a bit early, but our inbox has been bombarded with fathers day gift suggestions recently, and I've held off until now.

The best fathers day ideas pages we've come across so far are at...

Friday 24 April 2009


Looking for a special and memorable gift? An experience voucher could be just the ticket. There are a huge number of options these days, and you are not restricted to just costly hot air balloon flights or flying lessons. Some experiences are now under forty pounds, such as white water rafting, a full body massage, football stadium tours, Abseiling, dancing, helicopter ride, tea for two and more.

BuyaGift.co.uk have a HUGE selection of experience days, so check them out now!
Here's some links to their popular categories...

Thursday 2 April 2009

handpickedcollection.com - Classic present ideas handpicked by style journalists & trendsetters.

We've just discovered handpickedcollection.com, which has unique gift ideas selected by a panel of 'style journalists & trendsetters'. Their main categories are.. With sections containing...Products appear to be very good quality and are in the £5 - £100 price range.
Click here to visit their site.

Tuesday 24 March 2009

GiftGen named as the MOST USEFUL shopping site!

The Gift Ideas Generator was recently featured as the No. 1 'most useful shopping site' (beating eBay & Kelkoo!!!) in the Telegraph's '101 most useful websites' article.

I know it's a case of 'blowing your own trumpet' a bit, but we haven't mentioned this on the blog before and we were obviously extremely pleased about it!

Thursday 19 March 2009

Mothers Day Gift Ideas for Kids

Mothers day is almost here (It's this sunday coming!). Mothers day is about showing appreciation to your mum for all the things she does for you, like washing your clothes and cooking your dinner. It's the thought that counts, and not about spending a lot of money. Flowers and chocolates are usually popular gift ideas. Something handmade by yourself is a great way to give a unique gift. Try these sites for handmade mothers day gift ideas...

Thursday 5 March 2009

GiftGen Demo Video & 5 Star Review

We've just discovered that Channelflip reviewed our site in December (giving us 5 stars), and produced a great demo video...

Sunday 8 February 2009

Wedding Present Ideas

I received an email this morning, reminding me of a friend's wedding. I quickly used GiftGen to get some present ideas, and here are some of the best ones that came up...
Here are some links to the wedding present section of some great gift sites...

GettingPersonal.co.uk - Wedding gifts
BuyaGift.co.uk - Wedding gifts
House of Fraser - Wedding list page
A1 Gifts - Wedding Gifts