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Christmas Gift Ideas 2017

d2e Christmas 2017 red cane As we march towards another Christmas and the rush is on to find thoughtful gifts for friends, family and loved ones, we have put together our Top Ten list of thoughtful gift ideas and stocking fillers that will be a pleasure to give and to receive.

1) Bosign 2 in 1 Tablet and Neck

tablet and neck pillow cushion holiday flight car journeys At designed2enable we love a product that is multi-functional and so this thoughtfully designed, combo neck and tablet travel pillow, with its modern Scandinavian styling is right up our street!

Fashioned in a lovely salt and pepper grey, the fabric is soft and smooth to the touch. This travel pillow can be used at home when using your tablet but is equally handy on a flight, again for your tablet or when you want some shut-eye, to comfortably support your head and neck, whether you are sitting or lying down. You can read more HERE

2) Alaskan Husky Faux Fur Heated Cushion

heated luxury cushionThis beautifully soft heated cushion is so super snuggly that you’ll never want to leave the sofa. It takes just minutes to heat up and, if you need relief from aches and pains, the soft Intelliheat® heat pad can be removed from the cover to offer a more focussed heat.

Operated by the easy to use controller which has five temperature settings and auto shut-off for safety. Click HERE for more information.

3) Leather Blue Badge Disabled Parking Permit Holder and RADAR Key

Wallet for blue badge parking permit disability and RADAR disabled toilet key This leather blue badge wallet & matching leather RADAR key are made from soft and distressed Italian leather giving a distinctive vintage finish and the timeless appeal of premium quality.

Packaged in a specially designed presentation gift box. Click HERE for more information. The leather permit holder and RADAR KEY are also available to purchase individually.

4) Slate Grey Deluxe Faux Fur Heated Throw

slate grey hygge heated throw faux furBeautifully soft and wonderfully cosy, the deluxe heated throw in slate grey has a hygge inspired look and will keep you warm and snug throughout the cold winter.

With six heat settings, including a ‘ready to relax’ fast pre-heat setting, it also features auto-shut off after 1 or 9 hours, giving you peace of mind.You can then select from 1-5 to find your preferred continuous use temperature. It heats up in only 5 minutes thanks to Intelliheat Technology and is super energy efficient costing from as little as 1p to heat. Click HERE for more information.

5) LED Walking Stick / Cane Torch Light

torch light that attaches to walking stick cane Walking with a cane or stick at night is never easy, particularly if you are on uneven or unknown terrain. Finding your way to the bathroom in the middle of the night and not wanting to wake others by turning on lights can also be challenging. This LED torch lamp fits neatly onto a walking stick to light the way for you, and is a great gadget for preventing falls.

When you press the top button, a powerful beam of down-light shines to light the way and the torch lamp will fit any cane with a diameter of 22 – 26 mm. Click HERE to read more.

6) Radius Garden Hand Tools

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Radius Hand Tools are beautifully built and ergonomically designed. These garden tools are strong, lightweight and kind to the hands and wrists.

These tools are incredibly light to hold and have easy grip handles which are designed to follow the curve of the palm to minimise stress on hands and wrists whilst creating more leverage. The gardening hand tools are suitable for any keen gardener and are ideal for those with arthritis or weak hands and wrists. Available individually or as a set – click HERE to read more.

7) Handybar Car Support Handle

bar that attaches to car door to provide support getting in and out of the carThis is a great stocking filler for anyone who struggles to get in and out of the car. Handybar is a strong and portable non-slip handle support. 

Simply slot Handybar in to the U shaped striker plate which is built in to the car door frame (where the door closes) of most cars.The U-shaped striker plate is one of the strongest parts of the vehicle and is designed to keep your vehicle door closed in the event of a side-impact collision. You can read more HERE

8) Muggi Drinks Carrier

handy drinks carrier camping, picnic, sailing, elderly, wheelchair usersMuggi makes a great gift for any sailors, campers, caravaners, wheelchair users, office workers – the list goes on. It is a new and safe way to carry hot or cold drinks, muggi is light and easy to carry but also strong and secure.

Whether you are relaxing in your garden, enjoying an outdoor occasion or needing to carry drinks safely around the home, Muggi can hold up to four mugs or glasses. It will catch any unwanted spillages and features four non slip feet with finger and thumb holds making it easy for young or old hands. You can read more HERE

9) Weekly Pill Box with Stylish Leather Case

weekly pill box organiser with leather holderErgonomic pill box with an exquisite leather storage sleeve that will keep your medication discreetly to hand.

These weekly pill boxes with their attractive soft leather storage sleeve  are ergonomically shaped with easy open lids for simple refilling. The weekly pill box features seven individual compartments and is available in purple, lake green, navy blue and burgundy. You can read more HERE

10) Golden Leopard and Snow Leopard Print Canes

leopard print canes walking sticksAnimal prints are a classic design that never seem to go out of fashion and these Leopard Print Derby Walking Sticks are no exception. The derby handle canes in two-tone golden-yellow/ silver-grey and black are stylish, fashionable and eye-catching.

Ideal for both day and evening wear. The supportive derby handle is comfortable to use and the cane can be adjusted to the user’s height. You can read more HERE

This is just a small selection of our stylish daily living products, for more inspiration for Christmas gifts visit our website designed2enable.co.uk

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Top and Derby Compression Socks

Everybody loves a trendy pair of socks for Christmas and these modern compression socks look great and have the added bonus of keeping your legs feeling energised all day long. Our Top & Derby compression socks increase blood flow, help prevent swelling, varicose veins and relieve tired and aching legs. They would make a great gift for anyone who is on their feet all day, pregnant mums and the elderly. Also available in Black. Read more HERE

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Decor Walther Bath Pillow

There is nothing more relaxing than a hot bath and a few candles at the end of a hard day, and the Decor Walther Bath Pillow is a great place to rest your head. The Decor Walther Bath Pillow is in keeping with any modern and contemporary bathroom and would make a luxurious gift for someone you love. The bath cushion comes with two suction cups to keep it in place and it is machine washable. Read more HERE

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Staybowlizer

Staybowlizer is a silicone ring that acts as a third hand by suctioning onto a work surface, securing bowls of all shapes and sizes, whilst you mix and incorporate ingredients with your free hands. It can hold any bowl size in place, whilst you are mixing, beating and whipping up a favourite recipe. It will withstand high temperatures and can therefore be used to create a double boiler or bain-marie and makes a great trivet or hotplate. It is so versatile it can even be used to keep a dog bowl secure, preventing it from being chased around the kitchen by a hungry hound! You can read more HERE

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Folding walking sticks

Make a statement with one of these striking, folding derby canes. The shape of the handle offers excellent support to the hand and can be hooked over the arm when not in use. The sides of the handle are rounded for comfort and the strong and light aluminium shaft folds into four sections. Lightweight, attractive and height adjustable, these folding canes can be stowed away discreetly when they are not needed and the adjustable height option of these cane makes them a safe, stylish and considerate gift. You can read more HERE

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Alaskan Heated Cushion

This beautifully soft hygge inspired heated cushion is so super snuggly that you’ll never want to leave the sofa. It takes just minutes to heat up and, if you need relief from aches and pains, the soft Intelliheat® heat pad can be removed from the cover to offer a more intense heat. Operated by the easy to use controller which has five temperature settings and auto shut-off for safety. Matching heated throw is also available. Read more HERE

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Radius Garden Hand Tools

Radius Hand Tools are beautifully built and ergonomically designed. These garden tools are strong, lightweight and kind to the hands and wrists. The easy grip handles are designed to follow the curve of the palm to minimise stress on hands and wrists whilst creating more leverage. They would make a great gift for any keen gardener and are ideal for those with arthritis or weak hands and wrists. Available as a set or individually. Read more HERE

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Flexyfoot Folding Walking Stick with Oval Handle

Ergonomic and comfortable to use, this folding walking is easy to transport when you are not needing to use it. But quite frankly, why would you not want to use it! The folding walking stick is available in two adjustable height options and has an oval handle for comfort. The Flexyfoot ferrule provides a safer grip through its innovative tread and flexible ‘bellows’. This means the rubber tip remains constantly in contact with the ground as you are moving, even if you are twisting or on wet, or uneven ground. Read more HERE

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Long Handled Shoe Horns

Ideal for anyone who finds it difficult putting their shoes on, these long handled attractive shoe horns would make a lovely gift. The hook handle means that it can be hung anywhere and never get lost. Available in three great colour options. Read more HERE

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No Bend Pet Bowl

For someone who struggles to bend down, or are unsteady on their feet, the daily task of feeding a cat or dog can be challenging. This simple pet feeder could be the solution; the extendable and height adjustable handle allows you to select your ideal height, without needing to bend or kneel and reduces the risk of falls. No Bend Pet Bowl is dishwasher safe and the easy grip, twist and lock design of the handle allows it to be easily removed for cleaning and storing. No mess, no spilling, no fuss! Read more HERE

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Thank you for reading and we wish you a very Merry Christmas!