Maplin invited a few bloggers to view, touch and play with some of the main Christmas gift ideas and I was lucky enough to be selected to attend.
The main items I buy at Maplin are blank CD’s and CD Pens (that I’m always losing), as my day job as a Dance Teacher /Choreographer I am always mixing and copying music for competitions and shows.
When visiting a Maplin store I do tend to have a look around and there is always some quirky, interesting item in the window or on display that I know my family, friends or myself would love, so naturally for gifts I tend to have a look for any bargains or new products.
After meeting in a lovely office building near Victoria Station, we were invited to a room upstairs that was beautifully decorated like a mini Maplin Christmas Winter Wonderland.
There was a giant inflatable snowman, and a table full of Maplin products surrounded by fairy lights. They even laid on some lovely nibbles too.
Here are the top 5 items that caught my eye….
- THE SLUSH PUPPIE MAKER – Growing up as an 80’s kid, I grew up drinking these drinks! These have been out of stock since October, or even September 2017 I think, the team at Maplin didn’t seem to know when more stock would be available before Christmas, but it doesn’t hurt to keep checking does it – as long as I have one before next summer, I will be 😀 – £47.99
2. POWER BANK COMPACT MIRROR & LIGHT – This light-up mirror is so handy, it’s a charger and light-up mirror in one! So great for parties, nights out, festivals etc… It nearly made my number one on this list 🙂 – £19.99
3. SKY VIPER SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING DRONE – I’m not an experienced Drone-flyer at all, I thought it best to observe some of the brave bloggers and Maplin staff demonstrate the capabilities of the drones and I have to admit it was so much fun! – £49.99 (Was £99.99)
4. POPCORN MAKER – Who doesn’t need one of these? Such a fun gadget that I’m sure most people would adore receiving – Bring on the Movie Nights in… The price is so good too – £15.99 (was £19.99)
5. CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN – £14.99 (was £19.99) We were so lucky to be gifted this fantastic Chocolate Fountain by Maplin for attending the event. We got to sample it at the event but I am yet to use mine yet, I will have it ready to use by Christmas Day though – possibly do an unboxing and review too 😉
There are many, more items that would make amazing gifts and I have to admit that I was surprised by how many great stocking filler ideas Maplin sell – Click here to check out the Maplin website
RESERVE ONLINE – COLLECT IN STORE – UP TO CHRISTMAS EVE! 🙂
There is hope for us last minute Christmas Shoppers, after all 😉
Happy Shopping & Merry Christmas!