Gifts for her under R200

October 21, 2016

It’s often very difficult to find the right housewarming gift for your friend. You know she loves her new home space and want to buy her something meaningful and different. But finding something that is suitable and inexpensive can be tricky. Here is a list of five things that are excellent gift ideas for your friend and are under R200.


Scatter cushions

Buying a set of scatter cushions for your friends birthday is a practical gift idea. If you know what your friend’s colour scheme is try looking for something that you know will fit her style really well. Scatter cushions are a great choice as they can serve as a feature piece in an otherwise completely colour coordinated space.You can easily pick up a pair of scatter cushions on sale for R200 a pop.



A really nice vase can be a chic and sophisticated touch to any style home environment. It’s a statement piece that brings attention to a lounge or bedroom area. You can pick up a nice yet cost-effective vase online. When choosing which vase will be best suited as a gift consider your friend’s taste and style. For instance, if she enjoys a really modern look then consider a trendy glass vase with a metallic trim or print.


Giving a really nice blanket to someone is a special gift. There are many kinds of blankets and choosing a one that will best suit your friend’s home is easy. First, decide whether it’ll be a bedroom, lounge or outdoor blanket. Once you have narrowed that down decide on a colour. Since summer is here, there is nothing wrong with adding bright colours to a room. Think patterns and prints, textured blankets, or those with a fancy trim such as tassels or lace.

Picture Frame

Picture frames are often an item that we absolutely love to receive but never buy for ourselves. Picture frames hold special memories in them and should be treasured. Pick out a frame that best represents the friend you are gifting it to. Add in a picture that you know she’ll just love, and there you go, you have an affordable, memorable gift.


There is nothing better than walking into a room that’s been filled with the scent of a vanilla candle. Candles are an amazing gift because they are something we (especially women) can never have enough of. They have a relaxing effect and add so much calm and serenity to a room. You’ll be able to buy more than one candle for R200. rap them up in tissue paper with a beautiful ribbon and you’ll be able to present a perfect gift for your friend and her new abode.

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