Thursday, 3 July 2014

Army Themed Gift Ideas for Girls

Giant 5 Foot Romantic Teddy Bear Wearing Army Tshirt
The military isn't just for the boys, and plenty of girls now aspire to do their bits for their country and join the armed forces. If a girl in your life is an aspiring soldier or just really likes supporting the troops, then why not get her an army themed gift for her birthday or for Christmas?

Army Outfit Dolls
American Girl
First of all, for younger girls and girls who love to collect plushies and teddy bears, why not buy her an army themed bear? You can get some truly awesome ones out there, in particular the gigantic bear featured above - I have a similar one and it is really big and huggable! It's head is actually bigger than mine, its really quite funny, and its a wonderful gift. If you are on a budget or you are looking for a smaller but equally adorable teddy, here is a very cute one which even sings. I'm sure she will love it!

Younger girls who have a doll collection may also appreciate getting a cute army themed doll or action figure for their collection. I particularly like the Army Outfit doll's outfit on the right - you have to get the American Girl doll separately if she doesn't already own one.

Another fun gift idea for the military-loving gal is some beautiful army themed fashion accessories. There are a number of military themed jewelry pieces out there to start you off - my favorite is the gorgeous U.S. Army charm necklace featured above. It's so stylish!

Child's GI Army Girl Costume
If she has a charm bracelet you are in luck, as there are a lot of military themed charms you can give as a gift to add to her collection. I particularly like this Air Force logo shaped charm, as well as this gold plated US army logo charm. They're stylish and patriotic! There are lots more out there, so be sure to shop around and pick ones you think she will like the best. 

Are you shopping for a girl who likes to play army games and dress up with her friends? Let her act out her favorite war games with an awesome army girl costume like the one on the left! You can even get some army themed everyday wear so that she can be secretly playing dress up on the day-to-day. Here's a beautiful and elegant camouflage pattern dress she might like, for example.

Last but absolutely not least, why not give the gift of charity? Make a donation to your local troops on their behalf! You can give to the American Red Cross Military Families Foundation, the Air Force Aid Society, and many other similar organizations. You can even adopt a service member for them at Homefront Hugs.

Owl Themed Gift Ideas for Girls

Intelex Hooty Microwaveable Plush, Turquoise
If you are searching for the perfect Christmas or Birthday present for a girl in your life who is a right hoot and loves owls, why not get her some fun owl themed gifts? This post is going to be looking at all of my personal favorite owl goodies from around the net, so read on and enjoy!

Aurora World Barney
Plush Great Horned Owl
First of all, every girl needs a big pile of plushies to cuddle at the end of the day, and there are a lot of owl themed teddies out there to choose from. For girls who like an unusual, vintage or kitsch look, check out the very colorful Hooty microwaveable owl plush featured at the top of this post, while girls who want a more accurate depiction might like the Aurora World line of plushies, which has all of the major species of owl in cuddlesome form. Gift her her favorite!

Second, another fun gift idea is some owl decorated tableware. For a coffee or tea addict, there is this cool rural style owl mug that would make a wonderful gift, for example. Girls who love to cook might appreciate an owl oven mitt and a matching kitchen towel.

White Gold and Black Eyed Owl Necklace
Sterling Silver Owl Bird Heart Shaped
Charm Pendant Necklace Jewelry
If you are shopping for a girl who is a big fashionista, then why not gift her some amazing owl themed jewellery and accessories for her birthday or Christmas present? There is some really cute owl themed necklaces out there for example, like the adorable white gold necklace above.

For a particularly special treat, you can get the solid sterling silver necklace with a beautiful heart themed owl necklace pendant on the left as a present. It is absolutely gorgeous! If you are gift-getting for a girl with pierced ears, there are a number of pretty owl themed earrings out there. My personal favorite is this set of blue crystal eyed vintage owl earrings

Does she need somewhere to store all her new owl themed jewellery? Why not get her an owl jewelry stand like this one, or this colorful owl jewellery box to store her accessories inside? She is sure to appreciate it a lot!
Another great idea is to get her some gifts that let her turn her bedroom into an owl themed fantasy land, like the cute vintage style pillow cushion featured above. I've made a whole blog post featuring tonnes of Owl themed bedroom decor ideas, so be sure to check it out for loads more ideas.
For example, a really cute piece of bedroom decor that makes a fun gift is an owl figurine to put on her bed side cabinet, shelves or windowsill. I like the wooden whimsical owl on the right in particular, as well as this super cute Jim Shore figurine, but there are loads out there so choose something that will be perfect for her.

So there you have it! That is my guide to gift shopping for a girl who is crazy about our feathery friends. I hope you liked my choices and found the right present for her. If you enjoyed this post and want to see more, be sure to check out the rest of this blog, where you will find plenty more gift ideas for girls of all ages and styles. See you about!

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Unique Gift Ideas for My Little Pony fans

My Little Pony Girls' Fine Silver Plated Rainbow Dash Pendant Necklace
Friendship is magic, and a great way to show your friendship is to get a My Little Pony fan in your life a gorgeous My Little Pony present for Christmas or her birthday! This post is going to be looking at all of my favorite Pony present ideas, so read on and pick up some cool ideas...

My Little Pony Girls' Fine Silver
Plated Necklace
First of all, lots of girls love jewelry, and there are lots of MLP themed jewelry out there. On the right you can get all of the ponies from the show on one beautiful silver necklace. You can get all your favorite ponies on separate necklaces too, so gift her her favorite! There's Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, Rarity, Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Luna and Celestia.

You can also get some of the ponies in earring form if you are shopping for a girl with pieced ears, such as this adorable Rainbow Dash earrings, and these Apple Jack studs. You can even get cute Pinkie Pie earrings. You can also get some very cute My Little Pony themed watches, such as this cutie which has Rainbow Dash as its face!

My Little Pony Rainbow Dash Youth Zip Up Hoodie
For girls that are big fashionistas, why not gift her some stylish My Little Pony clothing? For example, you can get some gorgeous Pony face themed hoodies that are colorful and make wonderful presents. Rainbow Dash is featured above, and here is Pinkie Pie. Cute MLP socks are also available.

My Little Pony - Pinkie Pie
Every girl needs a big pile of plushies and teddies to jump into at the end of the day, and there are plenty of My Little Pony teddies out there that make amazing gifts! Pinkie Pie is featured above, and you can get other ponies as cute plushies: Fluttershy, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Twilight, and Rarity.

My Little Pony Fluttershy Pony Figure
There are also a lot of My Little Pony toys out there for younger girls and girls who like to collect ponies. You can get adorable dolls like the one of Fluttershy on the right with comable hair, for example. Here's another cute one of Pinkie Pie which comes with lots of accessories and clothing for her! There are playsets out there too to go with her new pony, such as the My Little Pony Crystal Princess Palace Playset.

If you are shopping for a hobbyist, then why not buy her a blank pony like this one and some cute glitter pens, and let her design her own personal pony? If you want to give her a really personal gift and have some arts and crafts skills yourself, you could decorate the pony for her in all of her favorite colors and patterns.

My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic: Season 1
Shopping for a girl who loves the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic TV show? Did you know you can get it on DVD? Buying her the TV show would make a wonderful gift, and you can get season 1 above, season 2 here and season 3 here. I bet she will be over the moon!

My Little Pony Girls Bike
Last but not least, are you trying to find the perfect present for a girl who loves board games as well as MLP? I recommend getting her a cute My Little Pony Monopoly Board Game. Its a tonne of fun! For sporty girls, why not buy her a My Little Pony bike like the colorful one on the left?

So there you go! That was my guide to Christmas and Birthday gift shopping for a My Little Pony fan. I hope you liked my choices and found something that is perfect for her! If you enjoyed this post and want to see more, be sure to check out the rest of my blog where you will find even more fun gift ideas for girls of all ages and styles!
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