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10 unusual gifts for Christmas

10 unusual gifts for Christmas

The holidays are fast approaching and you are thinking of pleasing those around you? And if you left this year the traditional candle / DVD / trivet combination, in favor of really surprising decorative gifts? Small shops and large brands compete today in imagination to display unexpected and unusual objects in their catalog. We therefore amaze his little cousin, his grandmother or his best friend with this selection that is out of the ordinary to celebrate with humor the arrival of the new year!

Very decorative skulls


EX & Terra EX & terra offers this lovely collection of hand-painted skulls straight from Mexico. For fans of quirky and exotic decorations! www.exetterra.tictail.com

The banana vase


Johnathan Adler Kitsch when you hold us! This unexpected creation was imagined by the famous American designer Johnathan Adler. We find it in Paris at Fleux - specialist in offbeat decor and design - or on their website www.fleux.fr.

The doormat sways


Curiosite.es This funny doormat will make your guests wait with humor on the landing. With its clever duplication, you will soon be able to do without it! www.curiosite.es

The designer lamp


Arteum The Moonwalk lamp, by designer Thomas Lussac, represents a cosmonaut casually walking on earth. All in folded and then lacquered metal, it shines with its simplicity. www.arteum.com

The gourmet cushion


Hello my cushion Notice to candy aficionados, these funny cushions are made for you! Printed by the gender specialist Bonjour mon Coussin, they come in a thousand and one forms of delicacies. www.bonjourmoncoussin.com

Funny vases


PA Design The editorial team looked to the side of French designers who have nothing to envy their foreign counterparts. We thus find at PA Design these multicolored and delicately transparent vases to mold yourself. It is enough to heat them, give them the desired shape and then make them hard by passing them under cold water. They will find their place in all styles of decoration! www.pa-design.com

An unusual coat hook


Nick fraser We love this hook in the shape of a pipe closed by several vintage taps! Available in several colors, shapes and lengths, it brings a touch of humor in a bedroom or entry. www.fleux.fr

The metro plan shower curtain


Peva What if you escape to London, New York or Tokyo at the time of the shower? Here is a gift idea that will delight lovers of travel at the foot of the tree! Published by Peva, they have the advantage of being ecological and non-toxic.

The ice cream ottoman


Urban Outfitters Totally unexpected in a living room or bedroom, this funny pouffe will make your guests smile while making children happy! How not to fall for its funny shape and its punchy colors? www.urbanoutfitters.com

Arty cassette buffer


The Rocketship On quickly adopts this vintage ink pad which allows you to mark your stationery or its packages with an original and indelible label. Creatives at heart will use it for a Warhol-style popart work! Other models can be discovered in the pretty Parisian boutique or on its website www.lerocketship.com