Thoughtful Gifts for The Person That Has Everything

Thoughtful Gifts for The Person That Has Everything

The temptation to shower our loved ones with gifts in the spirit of giving is hard to beat. Often we speak to customers who say things like 'They already have everything!'

We wanted to give some ideas this year for gifts which don't need wrapping, because the truth is that everything we buy has en environmental impact. Giving something with no physical presence is a great way to reduce waste and can be really thoughtful and special

MIMMO Studios Gift Guide for thoughtful and sustainable gifts


A Subscription

To a Newspaper or Magazine

We love: Circus Journal, Enki, Open House, National Geographic, The Guardian

To a Patreon Account

We love: Aja Barber, Intersectional Environmentalist, The YIKES Podcast

To an App

Ideas: Duolingo, Headspace, Spotify, Audible or Skillshare

To a Website Host

Ideas: Shopify, GoDaddy

A Membership

We love: The WIP, Close-Up Cinema, Lottie Murphy Pilates, The National Trust, MUBI, WaterBear, TATE Members

A Voucher

For a Bookshop

Ideas: support your local independent bookshop, Daunt BooksOxfam Bookshop,, Magalleria, Libreria BookshopVillage Books

For a Local Business

How about: A female founded independent store like MIMMO Studios

A Super Specific Made Up Voucher

Ideas: 'One item from your favourite Depop seller', 'Rent an item from HURR' or '4 free nights of babysitting'

An Experience

A Day Out

Ideas: a Christmas market, a gallery/museum, food tour or walking tour

We love: The Knot, MERRY MIMMO Christmas Market, FRMD, Hauser & Wirth, Francis Gallery, Kettle's Yard

A Beauty Treatment

We love: NuClear, Proskin Clinic, Bamford Wellness Spa

An Outdoor Activity

Ideas: foraging, going for a hike, paddle boarding or kayaking

We love: Kew Gardens, Westonbirt Arburetum, Giffords Circus

A Night Stay

We love: The Alan Manchester, The Newt in Somerset, The Quist Treehouse, Little Mill Abergavenny

An Activity

Ideas: Alpaca Walking, Blacksmith Workshop, Glass Blowing workshop 

A Treasure Hunt

Ideas: Leave clues at your favourite places around where you live

A Charitable Donation

Plant a Tree

Ideas: Woodland Trust, Trees for Life 

Adopt an Animal

Ideas: Adpot a Bee / Adopt British Wildlife

Donate to a Local Food Bank

Donate to a Charity

Education or Experience

A Course - Online or Offline

Ideas: Cooking, Life drawing, dancing or photography

A Qualification

Ideas: a short course, a business course, something related to their hobby

We love: Bread Ahead, Ink Life Drawing, UAL:, The Kiln Rooms, Benkandbo, Identity Series

DIY Gifts

Something You Cooked

Ideas: Cookies, biscotti, a pie, jam or jelly, sloe gin, mulled wine, a Christmas cake

Inspiration: Anna Jones, Gill Meller, Ottolenghi


Ideas: Lino print, a collage, pom pom garland, a dried / foraged bouquet

Inspiration: Floore, Beth Fraser

A Framed Photo

We recommend: The Darkroom in Cheltenham for developing film 

A Plant

Ideas: A plant you grew or propagated yourself

We love: Junglist Atelier, London Terrariums