Crystal Secret Santa gift ideas for family
With Secret Santa, we can’t choose who in our families we’ll be buying a Christmas gift for. But what we do get to choose is one perfect gift for the lucky relative we’ve been allocated. If you need a few ideas on gifts specifically for them, we’ve grouped some suggestions below. But remember: your identity as their personal Santa is supposed to remain a secret.
Secret Santa gift ideas for Dad
Fathers can be notoriously reluctant about treating themselves, so this is an opportunity to take the initiative and splash out on something extra special on their behalf. Waterford has a range of bar accessories and glassware sets that are perfect for upgrading Dad’s drinks cabinet or home bar.
From crystal rocks glasses
that elevate his whiskey & sodas, to crystal pilsner and pint glasses
that enhance the flavour and aroma of his favourite beer, you’re sure to find something he’ll raise his glass to at Waterford.
Secret Santa gift ideas for Mum
If one of the many ways your mother shows her love is by creating beautiful tablescapes when you gather to eat together, here’s an easy way to instantly get on her good side at Christmas. Gift her a special piece from Waterford’s range of beautifully crafted crystal flower vases
, candle holders and votives
that she will treasure forever knowing it came from you.
Secret Santa gift ideas for sisters and brothers
If your sister is at her happiest hosting a pamper night-in with her closest friends or sipping on cocktails at far-flung locales is more her style, Waterford’s crystal martini and cocktail glasses
will make a perfect Secret Santa gift.
When buying for your brother, browse Waterford’s range of crystal bar cart essentials, including crystal cocktail shakers
and ice buckets
. They’re ideal for adding some classic glamour and sophistication to his next social gathering. If he likes to use his bar cart for entertaining, read our guide to stocking an outdoor bar cart
Secret Santa gift ideas for grandparents
When you next visit your grandparents, notice the number of family photos they have displayed around their home. Portraits, montages, key moments in time… they’re all there, on walls and fireplaces and side tables, reminding them of the people they love and miss most.
And while easily shared smartphone photos are greatly appreciated, they don’t hold the same appeal as a framed photo, which is why they make such excellent gifts for grandparents.
This Christmas, get in touch with the rest of the family and arrange to shoot a new family photo you know your grandparents will love. Once you’ve chosen the best shot and have a high-resolution print, present it within a sublimely beautiful crystal photo frame
from Waterford. Waterford photo frames make beautiful keepsakes and Secret Santa gifts, adding elegance and sophistication to any living space.
Crystal Secret Santa gift ideas for friends
If your friendship group always does Secret Santa each year, perhaps it’s time to suggest a more exciting variation of the tradition and gift Waterford’s annual Winter Wonders
With Winter Wonders, each year, each person in your friendship group receives a piece of themed crystal to treasure. This year’s theme is Winter Rose, with a pattern of cuts that represents the hardiest of flowers that bloom to triumph despite the Irish winter. Coloured a soft red, each petal is delicately outlined in crystal.
Smaller but meaningful Secret Santa gift ideas
To ensure consistency and equity, most Secret Santas have a budget that those participating must not exceed. If you’re working with a smaller budget, perhaps for a workplace Secret Santa, but you still want to gift something beautiful and sincere, then explore Waterford’s range of crystal Christmas ornaments
. You can also find a present at an exceptional price with our collection of crystal gifts under £100
Choosing a gift for yourself
Like everyone else, you deserve to be recognised, celebrated, and rewarded with a little something special for your Secret Santa gift. And the best way to make sure you do it is by undertaking some planning - specifically, by putting together your own personal gift wishlist. Explore our guide on buying a gift for yourself (link to article once live) for more inspiration.
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