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10 Quirky Gifts for the Hard to Buy For: Christmas Gift Guide 2020

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Are you looking to gift someone who’s hard to buy for? Or claims that they have ‘everything’? We’ve got you covered with our guide of the top 10 quirky gifts for this Christmas 2020!

Before you continue to stress, there has to be something that they don’t have. It may not be something they absolutely need, but you can always find something that they will enjoy. Even if it’s just your presence, which is the most important part about Christmas.

From sweet treats to high-powered experiences, here are 10 present ideas you can gift those who have everything or are hard to buy for this Christmas 2020.

Adrenaline Gift Card
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Adrenaline Gift Card

We’re calling it. Following the crazy year we’ve all had, the best present to buy for anyone is an unforgettable experience. Help them get out of the house and live it up a little bit with an Adrenaline Gift Card. Whether it’s flying high, diving deep or traversing the wonderful Australian landscape, Adrenaline will have something for your hard-to-buy-for friend or family member. And, if they’re unsure on what to use it on, Adrenaline Gift Vouchers are valid for five years!

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Dinner For Two (With You!)
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Dinner For Two (With You!)

There’s one thing they cannot get enough of, no matter how much they own, and that is you! So, instead of buying them another physical gift that will possibly end up in the trash, why not take them out to dinner? You can always pick your own restaurant, but RedBalloon offers some truly unique experiences too. From harbour cruise degustations to specialised restaurant set menus, your friend will love you for it!

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A Dessert Box
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A Dessert Box

No matter where they are on their diet plan, your friend who seemingly has everything could do with some sweetness. And the team at Dessert Boxes are more than happy to help. Sure, it’s sugar and carbs, but it’s Christmas! They’re totally allowed to have a cheat day or two. Make it a boozy concoction with the White Girl Wasted box ($79 – pictured), that comes with a bottle of moscato to make it a truly Australian-inspired present.

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Stone & Wood Mixed Carton
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Stone & Wood Mixed Carton

Make their Christmas day just a little brighter with a mixed carton of Stone & Wood craft beers. This new summer release comes with four mixed six-packs, each containing two Pacific Ale, two Green Coast Lager and two Cloud Catcher Pale Ale bottles. It is perfect for those beer-loving friends who seem to have everything because the chances of them having one of these are slim. It was only released this month!

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Keysmart Key Holder
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Keysmart Key Holder

As we start to venture outdoors more, a universal key holder makes a great stocking stuffer for the adults in the family. The ultra-strong aluminium and stainless-steel hardware will withstand any element you might lose your keys amongst. The Keysmart Key Holder hides the jagged teeth of all your keys, while exposing the smooth backs for easy access, and includes a polished loop for car remotes.

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Ancestry DNA Kit
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Ancestry DNA Kit

This year has been a turbulent mess, with lockdowns across the world forcing us apart. So why not bring some connection to your friends and family by gifting an AncestryDNA Kit. This Christmas, Ancestry.com.au can help you give the gift of family connection at a time when you may not be able to see your loved ones in person. The AncestryDNA Kit ($89) is a meaningful gift that will help the curious family member discover where they come from and learn more about their ancestors’ journeys that paved the way to who they are now.

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Personalised Milo Tin
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Personalised Milo Tin

So, they seem to have everything, but do they have a personalised Milo Tin? We highly doubt it! Your Milo-loving friends will rejoice because this festive season Aussies can create their own personalised 460g tin of Australia’s favourite choc-malt beverage thanks to MYMILO. Featuring eight limited-edition designs, fans can create the perfect bespoke gift for the Milo lover in their life. The hardest decision will be whether they like it hot or cold…

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Peanuts & Snoopy Accessories
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Peanuts & Snoopy Accessories

Read in over 2200 newspapers in 75 countries and 21 languages, Peanuts is truly adored around the world. Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of this much-loved comic strip, Erstwilder has put their spin on a selection of original illustrations by Charles M. Schulz. Limited and collectible, the range explores his beloved characters, bringing them to life as wearable art. If your friend is a fan, they’d want this!

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BananaLab Experience Box
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BananaLab Experience Box

Gift cards are easy, but they can also be a bit of an anti-climax to unwrap. That’s where BananaLab comes to the rescue! Their concept is simple; one gift box, thousands of hand-picked activities to choose from. And yes, it comes in a box, which means you can watch them unwrap the whole thing and see their excited reactions. Each gift box contains a booklet with an entire range of experiences and a voucher which can be redeemed for any one offer. You can buy a gift box at Coles or Woolworths, or buy online via the button below.

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Scratch Map
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Scratch Map

Give the gift of hope this Christmas with a worldwide Scratch Map for your travel-anxious friends, because as much as this year has been absolutely crappy, there is still hope for 2021! Of course, international travel may not hit us until late 2021 (or even longer), but the scratch map can help your friends hold onto hope that the world will get better and we’ll all be together again!

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Have you left your Christmas shopping to the last minute again? Hamper Emporium has come to the rescue with their selection of luxury, home delivered hampers under $100! Or, for something sentimental and handmade, why not give the gift of food and treat your special someone with a batch of homemade Christmas Butter Biscuits.

Feature image: Photographed by Just Dance. Image via Shutterstock
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