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Gifts

12
Dec
2017
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Personal touch – what we really want this Christmas

Forget splashing the cash and extravagant gifts this Christmas – according to our study what we really want from friends and family is something personal and thoughtful.

Whether it’s a jar of jam or chutney, a book or something crafty, research revealed 9 out of 10 of us say the most important part of a gift is the time and effort that goes into it, as opposed to the cost.

Corrine Sweet, Author and Psychologist, said: “Nothing stays in the memory and mind more than important experiences and beautiful images – especially when they celebrate our hobbies. Something personalised means ‘I know you and want to make you smile’ and a custom-made map reflects good times in your life.”

With that in mind, we think our OS Custom Made map is the perfect stocking filler for both outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who wants to capture a memory of that special location. Read More

10
Dec
2014
0

Finding the perfect Christmas present…

shutterstock_85582105Recently, we put together a survey to look at Great Britain’s Christmas gift buying habits.

Gift giving plays a big part in Christmas celebrations, and the findings reveal we spend months thinking about what presents to buy as well as a lot of effort trying to find the perfect gift.

Finding the perfect gift doesn’t always go smoothly though, as a whopping 81 per cent of us have at some point received a rubbish Christmas pressie. That’s an awful lot of feigned gratitude on December 25th. Read More

11
Dec
2013
0

Top five gifts for map lovers this Christmas

JigsawMapIf you haven’t yet finalised your Christmas shopping and you’re stuck for gifts for the map lovers in your life, we’ve come across some great ideas recently and thought we’d share them with you.

1. The novelty of seeing your own home on a map never seems to dim and this personalised jigsaw from The Little Boys Room (available for locations across Great Britain) illustrates that perfectly. You can even choose a historic map if you really want to challenge someone’s skills!

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