We've all got that friend or family member who, when you pay a visit to their not-so-humble abode, there's not a thing out of place. Notoriously tricky to buy for and hard to please, you can rest easy with the knowledge that she's going to LOVE what we've got in store for her.

From this year's coolest lighting fixtures to the decorative accessories that have the power to bring a home to life; we've done the hard work for you and found the hottest Christmas gifts that any house proud lady will be over-the-moon to receive. 

Be warned: you'll probably want the lot for yourself...

Broadway Star Light, £99, Made.com
Carnival lights have made a major comeback this year and this star-shaped number is our pick of the crop

Coloured Butterfly Cushion, £95, Christian Lacroix at John Lewis
Guaranteed to brighten up any sofa or bedspread, this cushion is an absolute winner

Bulldog Doorstop, £25, Marks And Spencer
How can you resist a doorstop that looks THIS cute?!

Rustic Photo Frame, £16, Oliver Bonas
Pink not her thing? This gorgeous frame comes in yellow, blue and green to boot...

Orchid Pavillion Mugs, £10 Each, Anthropologie
Whether you give her one or fork out for the full set, we guarantee these mugs will be her new morning coffee go-to. 

Metal Chest, £29.99, Zara Home
This metal and glass trinket box will look gorgeous on her vanity dresser or a side table.

Crosley Turntable, £125, Urban Outfitters
For the music AND home lover alike, we're smitten with this kitsch polkadot turntable. 

Painted Muffin Tray, £19.50, Marks And Spencer
Give her baking some style clout with this stunning painted muffin tray.

Mohair Blanket, £109, Zara Home
Cosy, soft and a treat for the eyes, this blanket is far to pretty to stash away in storage. Prepare to see it draped over her sofa or bed next time you pop round. 

Vintage Wall Clock, £34.95, John Lewis
This retro wall clock will give any plain wall an instant lift.

Waterlily Candle, £9.99, Zara Home
She may never be able to bring herself to light this candle but it'll still go down a treat...

Printed Cake Stand, £70, Wedgewood at John Lewis
Start dropping those hints for a boozy afternoon tea from the off...

3D Floral Vase, £39.99, Zara Home
We can't get over how striking this citrus-hit vase is. Impossible not to like... 

Hand-Painted Globe, £178, Anthropologie
Ok, so it may be lacking in the geography stakes but this hand-painted globe makes up for it with it's hand-painted motifs

Candle Trio, £78, Diptyque at Liberty
Definitely one for the fashionable home-girls amongst you; Diptyque needs no introduction...

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By Maxine Eggenberger