Nov 17, 2015 | Reading Time: 5 minutes

hardtofindthe place for genuinely different Christmas gifts.

If, by a very slim chance, you have not heard about the treasure trove that is hardtofind, then you are in for a delightful surprise!  hardtofind is the perfect destination for Christmas shopping online.

The opposite of ‘I can get that anywhere’,  hardtofind celebrates fun, innovative design from the best small creative businesses in Australia and all over the world.  They bring together an expertly sourced global community of cottage industries, independent studios and hole-in-the-wall retailers with people looking for something different – and creating a much more personal maker/manufacturer-to-customer shopping experience.  

Whether you’re looking for gifts, Christmas decorations, quirky Christmas cards or even a totally new take on the traditional Christmas tree, they have outside-of-the-box items that you won’t find anywhere else.

Here is a selection of our hardtofind favourites, just in time for Christmas:

Gifts for women

Need gifts for Mum? The perfect present for your grandma, sister, daughter or friend? Gifts for yourself count, too.  hardtofind’s extensive range has all of the bases covered, including jewellery boxes, personalised gifts, homewares, fashion, art and more.

Style meets versatility with Urban Nest Design’s Black Stripe Tote Bag Urban.  Made with hardy cotton canvas, leather-look handles and a waterproof lining, this gorgeous tote will be the ideal shopping, gym and beach buddy gift for sporty types.

Black stripe tote bag ($29.95 delivered)

Christmas gift ideas for fashionistas? Made with 100% silk, this beautiful Gigi Silk Scarf with Pompom by Charli Bird is available for pre-order now, with stock due in late November.  

Gigi silk scarf with pompom trim ($69.95 delivered)

The Beaten Sterling Silver and Pearl Ring by Essjai Accessories makes our gifts for girlfriends list.  With a stunning freshwater pearl as the crowning glory on its chunky silver band, the ring is available in a variety of sizes.

Beaten sterling silver and pearl ring ($95 delivered)

Gifts for men

No more plain old socks and jocks!  No siree! hardtofind will keep your favourite guys happy with gadgets, accessories, t-shirts, grooming products and a whole lot more! Here are our gift ideas for boyfriends, husbands, sons and friends, plus presents for dad and grandad.

Talk about perfect timing with a new film release in December, the Darth Vader I Am Your Father Star Wars Fan Tee manages to be super fun and a cool look to boot! It’s a top gifts for dads pick and a no-brainer present for Star Wars fans.

Darth Vader I am your father Star Wars fan tee ($48 delivered)

We love a practical gift. The Chipolo Bluetooth Item Finder can be placed on any item that frequently goes AWOL (hello car keys, we’re looking at you!).  The cheeky item can then be located with a paired smartphone. Definitely a gift for the man who has everything (we bet he doesn’t have this).

Chipolo bluetooth item finder ($40.00 delivered)

Even the blokiest man will be moved by the Men’s Leather Wallet with Personalised Engraved Money Clip by Alexa Lane.  Available in black or brown, this handsome item has a number of engraving options, so it can be perfectly customised.

Men’s leather wallet with personalised money clip ($45.00 delivered)

Gifts for kids

Fun gift ideas for kids? Look no further. hardtofind has a riot of colour and fun to choose from, filled with precious mementos, activities to inspire creativity, cuddly toys, bright clothes and trendy bedroom decor.

One of their top trending gifts for 2015 is the inspired range of Animal Wooden Spoons by Anrol Designs.  Choose from the duck, whale, giraffe or hippo, or grab the full range.  These Japanese timber spoons are the perfect gift for babies to get them munching away!

Animal wooden spoon ($4.00 delivered)

Impress the kids with your skills from the days of yore with the Rainbow Coloured Elastics by Daju Toys.  Simple pleasures, hours of fun!

Rainbow coloured elastics ($15.00 delivered)

Time to get creative with the Colour-in Leave a Comment Cushion Cover by Dear Diary Design.  Including a permanent fabric market to get you started, this colouring-in gift can be filled in and written on for the ultimate personalised accessory!  

Colour-in leave a comment cushion cover ($34.95)


Spoil beloved cats and dogs with hardtofind’s range of cool gift ideas for pets.  

Cat-lover but hate cat accessories?  Fear not!  The Pet Fusion Cat Scratcher and Lounge by D&C Lifestyle has a sleek and neutral design that won’t need to be kicked behind the sofa when friends come over. It’s one of their top selling pet gifts, too.

Pet fusion cat scratcher and lounge ($129.00 delivered)

When it comes to pet accessories,  Brass Pet ID Tube by East Coast Pets Australia is sure to keep even the most refined four legged friend feeling debonaire!  The nifty little tube attaches to your pet’s collar, keeping handwritten information safely stored.

Brass pet ID tube ($6.95 delivered)

Your dog is going to think that all of his or her Christmases have come at once with the iFetch Original Ball Launcher by RockStar Pets.  Perfect for indoor or outdoor use, the iFetch launches the included balls over distances of 10, 20 or 30 feet! It really is the ultimate Christmas treat for your pet.

IFETCH original ball launcher ($249.95 delivered)

With the big day just around the corner, be sure to check out hardtofind’s gorgeous range of Christmas keepsakes, table decoration ideas, Christmas lights, stockings and a whole lot more.  We are especially besotted with the Personalised Christmas Santa Sacks by Colour and Spice.  Available in a range of extremely cute and festive designs, each with the option of being printed with your child’s name, these handsome sacks will become one of your Christmas traditions for years to come.

Many of the other gorgeous products available from hardtofind can be personalised for your loved ones. Be sure to check the delivery information item for expected delivery dates and order soon for Christmas!

Need even more inspiration? Check out our hardtofind trending boards HERE.


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