• Style Staples To Gift This Christmas

    Everyone’s styles different and unique, which is great! However, it can make it difficult to know what to buy someone who has a completely different vibe to you! This Christmas give the gift of a style staple with these necessities for anyone and everyone’s wardrobe! The following items are...
  • On the 12th Day of Christmas.. I am still a poor student in debt.

    Having a student budget but lots of loved ones you want to spoil can be daunting. Have a read of Katherine’s take on buying gifts as a student.  As you get older, Christmas becomes less about circling the Argos catalogue and the gifts you’re going to get, and more...
  • Dear Agony Aunt: I’m broke and still need to buy Christmas presents…

    Dear Auntie Carol, Any cheap Christmas present ideas for family? I’m strapped for cash and need some inspo. Dear reader… You know, Channel 4 originally asked ME to do their Christmas special. Yes, that’s right – Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas was originally meant to be Carol’s Handmade Christmas! But I...
  • Christmas Present Game Strong

    With Christmas just over a week away, we went in search of some gift inspiration to make shopping a little less stressful on a student budget. We’ve hand-picked some of the best, unique and exciting gifts for him, her and even your pets tailored to your budget.     ...
  • Christmas Present Ideas (For Under £3!)

    Christmas is bloody expensive, especially at university when you have no money and lots of friends – some of whom are bragging that they’ve already got you something. So, testing out the age old mantra ‘it’s the thought the counts’, Impact Features compiled a list of cheap Christmas present ideas costing...
  • Mother’s Day Cheat Sheet

    It’s the date that’s been set in your diary for weeks, confirmed by many a phone call and the flowery reminders  in every supermarket and TV advert…However, despite all that, you’ve just remembered that its Mother’s Day next week and you haven’t booked anything.. DON’T PANIC! Where could you...
  • Valentine’s Day: A Survival Guide

    Ahh, it’s that time of year again: Valentine’s Day. Singletons across the country will be treated to a newsfeed full of couples that have been spoilt rotten by bae and lavished with expensive gifts. For some the treat lies in re-watching Bridget Jones in a self-induced ice cream coma and...