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Treats for a Ton - Gift Ideas for Under £100

Treats for a Ton – Gift Ideas for Under £100

Struggling to come up with gift ideas?

We know what it’s like at this time of year. You’re buying for a significant other or a close family member. You’d like to keep it around the £100 mark. But you’re stuck.

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We’ve all been there. Here at The Idealist, we have loads of people in our lives who are tricky to buy for. And most of them have an eye for great design, which means the pressure’s on. If you, like us, feel the pressure to buy something beautiful, we’ve done the research for you.

The gift ideas we’ve chosen are ideal for someone who loves a spot of baking, or perhaps a nice pot of tea.

If you really want to treat them (and maybe benefit a little yourself from what they make?), we have some delightfully decadent gift ideas that all come in under £100.

Our favourite gift ideas for under £100

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Use your loaf

Treats for a Ton - Gift Ideas for Under £100

That person who has everything – do they have a baguette maker? This ceramic baguette mould by Emile Henry bakes up to three small baguettes. The clever design keeps dough at the correct humidity to produce a perfectly baked loaf.  £98, available from Also available in black.


Something moreish

Treats for a Ton - Gift Ideas for Under £100

Beautiful Moroccan design is always on trend so any cook would be sure to love this Bunzlau Castle baking dish. £88 from


Charm with tea

Treats for a Ton - Gift Ideas for Under £100

Serve a proper brew from this gorgeous teapot, part of a fabulous range of whimsical serve ware from Rory Dobner. Made from bone china and finished off with a 22 carat gold knob this indulgent infuser is £98.


Cheese with class

Treats for a Ton - Gift Ideas for Under £100

This beautiful set of cheese knives by Alessi in steel and resin comprises a knife for hard cheeses, knife for semi-hard cheeses, knife for soft cheeses and knife for semi-soft cheeses. £85.  


T for Tea

Treats for a Ton - Gift Ideas for Under £100

We couldn’t do a feature on gifts without a mention of a midcentury favourite! This T for Tea Pot is made from porcelain and features typography hand drawn in 1937 by the world renowned Danish Architect Arne Jacobsen. £72.

  • Charlie is a lifestyle journalist with a passion for snooping around people’s homes: the good, the bad and the ugly. She loves innovative interior design, period homes and antiques; loathes things with slogans on, and carpets. She lives in rural Essex with her husband and two children.

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