Enjoy Presenting the Work At Home Mums Christmas Gift Guide! We’ve found the beautiful, the practical and sometimes just the downright silly to help plan your Christmas gifts for anyone. Now happily updated for 2021.
Christmas is coming up fast! Now, if you’re not one of those people that has all their shopping done by August (me) and you’re trying to be a little bit more organised then last year’s shopping on the 24th of December (may also be me) then we are here to help!
Enter WAHM’s Christmas Gift Guide, the perfect companion for Christmas gift ideas. Now, given a lot of people in Australia can’t currently browse through shops and postage this year is a nightmare, we’re getting a head start on our guide and publishing in October.
We’ve scoured the internet to find interesting gift ideas, and most of them are by Work At Home Mums so you’ll be supporting small businesses at the same time. All without getting off the couch (or even out of your pajamas). So grab a glass of wine and lets go shopping.
Keep in mind that although we’ve divided it up into sections, a lot of the products and websites are full of things for everyone. Enjoy. 😉
Steer clear of chocolate with these fabulous advent calendars. With a variety to choose from including keepsake boxes, hair accessories, pop vinyls, candles, coffee and even gin and whiskey. There’s also dog treats for your favourite pet.
Want to do Elf on the Shelf but the thought of coming up with ideas put you into a cold sweat? This complete kit comes with 24 days of elf fun! You can get it with or without the elf.
Creative Gift Sets
Get away from traditional toys and get kids being creative and active with a variety of gift sets from The Create Kids Squad. They have everything from rock paining to wall hangings to a flower press kit. My personal favourite is the Nature Hunt Eco Bag.
The first childrens book from the always fabulous Kate Toon, Wobby Jim is the story of a pirate with a wooden leg and a taste for dolphin wee.
A story of triumph over adversity, friendship (with a parrot called Sue), loyalty and adventure.
Sticks and Stones Education carry a range of toys designed for fun and education. Wooden toys, fairy toys, animal toys, landscapes and felt toys including connetix tiles to let your imagination run wild.
Have a budding musician in the house? Music can teach kids so much and is fantastic for learning skills. This set comes with 10 instrumental toys to explore the world of sound. Clever Stuff also have loads of other educational toys.
Ok, I’m a little bit in love with this gumnut fairy dress. Featuring fabric leaves and flowers it is just devine. The Enchanted Trove also have lots of other magical and enchanted gifts as well.
These iCribs hold iPads, tablets, phones and e-readers. They are designed to sit anywhere and ease pain from always holding the device as well as neck pain from looking down. They come in a large variety of colours and patterns.
Trying to get some relaxation into your teen? This Salus Rituals of Spa Set has a body wash, body oil, facial mist and exfoliating salts in a reusable wash bag. Natural Supply Co also has many other gift sets that make great gifts.
Throw some humour at them with this eye pillow. They can be heated or chilled and are perfect for stress relief or heaches, or if you just want to be left alone.
If you know someone who needs a pick me up, how about a Happy Human Inpiration Card Pack. Mood Traders also has other inspirational packs too.
These handmade rosette earring come in 4 different colorus. The handwrapped wire earrings are made in Brisbane and are perfect for casual or dressing up.
For something a little bit different try a French hand towel from French Affair. These towels are round, easy to hang (just find a hook) and come in a variety of colours and designs.
Do you know someone who is going to have twins or triplets? These colouring book were designed for people during their twin or triplet pregnancies and as a way to promote mindfullness.
For something a bit different how about some pressed flower art? These pieces of work are handcrafted in Sydney and make a one of a kind decor. Some are even made from repurposed flowers from events to keep them out of landfill.
Know a eco-conscious food lover? Give them a set of beeswax wraps. They keep food fresh and can be used again and again. Make in Australia from Australian beeswax.
If you know a wine lover, these vegan leather wine cooler bags are a great gift. Filliting one or two bottles of wine, these insulated bags can be personalised with a name or initials.
For the tech lover get a screen cleaning kit. This one is designed for laptops, smartphones and tablets and contains a screen cleaner, air blower, brush and cloths.
Do you love baking with your mini me? This apron set has one for mum (or dad) an done for your child. Also good for gardening and craft so clothes get protected. These are handmade and 100% cotton. Partyora also have a great range of eco friendly party supplies.
Know a bag lover? These bags are made in a variety of fun styles, prints and designs including totes and toiletries. My personal favourite is the no drama llama.
Everybody Loves Hampers
If you want something made with eco-conscious brands then Everybody Loves Hampers is your go to. They have some fabulous ones too, including kids hampers, relaxation hampers gardening hampers and earth friendly hampers.
A subscription box to encourage me time and self care. Filled with 6-10 products a month from Australian small businesses. You don’t have to get a subscription either, you can choose to gift a one off box for the upcoming month.
Get your little helper some Santa style from Top Dogs Gear. This bandana comes in different sizes to match your best friend so it doesn’t matter what sort of pet you have. They have many different designs and also bow ties for a more formal look.