It’s that time of the year when we have to make some important decisions, like what we are going to buy our family and friends for Christmas. This can prove quite problematic to some of us, even if we know these people very well. Should you get an electronic device or a book? A perfume or some clothes? But what if they don’t fit the person? Decisions, decisions. Luckily for you, we have compiled a list of 10 awesome Christmas gift ideas for 2015, which might give you an idea of what to buy for your loved ones.
1. The iPad TV Stand
This is a perfect accessory for holding your iPad on various trips by train or plane, but also at home in your comfy bed. The TV stand has a retro design, which hipsters will undoubtedly love, and is made from recycled cardboard. It measures 14.75 X 10.25 X 3.25 inches and is compatible with iPad and iPad Air. The designer is Luis Rodrigalvarez. This retro cardboard stand was made in Charlottesville, VA.
2. Beer Making Kit
What can be more fun than brewing beer yourself? Well, with this reusable kit now you can. Made by Erica Shea and Stephen Valand, brewers from Brooklyn, the kit also includes hops, spices, and yeast, along with a malted-barley blend, being able to produce beer with a nice hops flavor. You can produce about one gallon of beer per usage and it takes about four weeks to brew. The beer making kit is specifically intended for stove-top brewing.
3. The Wireless Fitbit Band
This band is a great gift idea for active people, since it can display your heart rate continuously. It is also able to track burned calories, workouts, active minutes, distances, steps and the floors you climbed, as well as monitor your sleep quality. You can also connect it wirelessly to your smartphone or computer. Not to mention that the band can use a silent alarm to wake you up.
4. Headphones with noise canceling
The first headphones with noise canceling that are in-ear are here in order to ensure the best way you enjoy music. Produced by Bose, their tips are made out of silicone, with a silicone rubber control module. The technology from TriPort and the tips from StayHear also give you the option to listen to your favorite music without canceling the surrounding noise. The headphones fit perfectly with smartphones from Samsung.
5. The Whiskey Wedge
Another product for alcohol lovers is the Whiskey Wedge from Corkcicle, a double glass. It is old-fashioned and features an ice mold which can be removed. The purpose of this is to keep your whisky cold without diluting it with water. Made out of glass with a silicone mold, you can safely put in in your dishwasher without worrying about damaging the product.
6. The Beard Haircare Pack
As the trend for men nowadays is to wear beards, many men might find a beard haircare pack quite useful. This handmade set was created by a mechanic and includes moustache wax, whisker wash and beard oil made from nut oils. Even better, it is all natural and thus you can use it daily with no worries.
7. The Jar Speaker and Amplifier
Even though you might think otherwise, jars are still quite useful today. For instance, while being in the shower, you will not be able to hear music properly. However, you can now use a speaker in a mason jar. The handmade jar can also be part of dance parties or backyard BBQs, since it can be plugged to your music player or smartphone. It features a ranger driver of 2 inches along with an amplifier of 1.4 watts.
8. The Hoverboard
Hoverboards are new thing in matters of transportation, as well as everyone’s dream since they saw the Back to the Future movie. The Fotowelt mini balancing scooter comes with LED lights and has a long endurance, as it needs to recharge every 17-25 km. The best part however is that it has a double balance system which gives you a very stable ride as well as giving you the option of operating it in very narrow spaces.
9. The Wood Pillar Speakers
You can give your speakers a special look with the Stelle Audio speakers with 360 degree sound. They can be connected to music players or phones via bluetooth, but can also be used for hands-free conversations. However, if you wish you can also connect them through a stereo input cable of 3.5 mm. They can be used for 15 hours before recharging.
10. The Instant Digital Camera
The new Socialmatic polaroid is bringing back the retro look, highly appreciated nowadays. However, it features a 4.5 inches touchscreen, Bluetooth and Wi-fi connections and GPS. The camera comes with 4 GB of internal storage and an interior printer, which gives you the extraordinary option of viewing the photos before printing them. The front camera has 14 megapixels, while the rear one 2 megapixels, and it can also record videos in 1080p HD.