#ME2UO – LIV SIDDAL’S XMAS GIFT GUIDE

November 4, 2014
#ME2UO – LIV SIDDAL’S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE

Tis’ the season to be jolly, so follow us in merry measure as we talk to some of our UO pals about what they’ll be giving their friends and family this Christmas.

First to step inside our metaphorical grotto is Liv Siddal, Editor at everyone’s favourite art and design website, It’s Nice That. From dick mugs to ping pong – Liv has her Christmas list all figured out…

One Christmas we had loads of family friends over and the drinking games around the table got a bit out of control. We ended up wrapping up my mum’s best friend Annie in the Christmas dinner tablecloth like baby Jesus and rolling her around the dining room floor.” – Liv

#ME2UO – LIV SIDDAL’S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
Gift: Crosley Cruiser Turntable

For my friend, Lerryn…

My friend Lerryn has just set up a cafe/bar in Peckham – it’s really great. She’s been collecting records to play there and talking about starting a whole bunch of other pop-up shops and cafes too. This portable record player would be pretty handy for her to carry around and play her favourite records wherever she sets up.

#ME2UO – LIV SIDDAL’S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
Gift: Deluxe Scratch Map

For my traveling buddy, Anna…

I cannot keep up with my friend Anna’s adventures. She’s been everywhere and is constantly on the look out for her next trip across the world. I’d like to see her scratch off the countries she’s visited on this map to see if there is any land left.

#ME2UO – LIV SIDDAL’S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
Gift: Wednesday Nail Polish

For my pal, Jasper…

My friend Jasper likes to dress up in drag for Halloween – last year he went as Megg from Simon Hanselmann’s comic Megg and Mogg. He wore a slinky black dress, a long pink wig, and painted his whole body bright green. I think men in drag is pretty great, so perhaps this nail polish will encourage him to do it more often.

#ME2UO – LIV SIDDAL’S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
Gift: Cat Face Mug

For my BF’s Mum, Jacqui…

My boyfriend’s mum Jacqui is really into cats. I mean really into cats. She rescues the least desirable ones from shelters and then looks after them so they aren’t scared anymore. I’m not sure she’d like this mug as it wouldn’t go with her kitchen, but maybe she could keep flowers or cat treats in there.

#ME2UO – LIV SIDDAL’S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
Gift: Ick Mug

For my frenemy, James…

This would be the ideal gift for my colleague James Cartwright. We fight like brother and sister and he never makes the tea or coffee for anyone, which makes him a total dick. This mug represents that. We love each other really.

#ME2UO – LIV SIDDAL’S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
Gift: Mini Tabletop Tennis Game

For my housemates…

In my house we have a big kitchen table that we sometimes use as a Ping Pong table. At the moment we use stacked up DVD cases as the net, so this ping pong set would be ideal. Bad luck for the guy who lives downstairs.

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