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#1 PurpleNess

Posted 16 November 2012 - 11:46 AM

Help

I have no idea what teenage girls are into, I'm 41 & my DS is 11 months old!

She's requested booze or money but I was hoping for something a little more personal, it's DH's little sister.

I know she enjoys photography & multimedia stuff on computers, I think she'll study IT in some form or another. Beachy kinda of girl, also quite into fashion though.

Ideas welcome!

#2 Escapin

Posted 16 November 2012 - 11:47 AM

What's your budget?

#3 PurpleNess

Posted 16 November 2012 - 11:52 AM

Oh yes sorry, um we are not too financial & I have a ton of birthdays before Christmas - including my son so we are thinking $50.
I plan on getting her a bottle of something as well, cause thats what she asked for.

#4 Escapin

Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:03 PM

Maybe a cocktail making set?

#5 PurpleNess

Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:07 PM

Good idea! thanks

Keep them coming ladies ,

Cheers

#6 funandlaughter

Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:11 PM

voucher for a pedicure and manicure

voucher for hairdressers

keepsake jewellry

#7 PurpleNess

Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:14 PM

Oh god she needs a hairdresser, she has this gorgeous long curling hair but  doesn't look after it and it's in need of a  treatment, cut & style - might do some research, thanks! Some more great ideas!

#8 Baroness Bubbles

Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:17 PM

I got jewellery for my 18th, maybe a nice bracelet or necklace?

#9 Apageintime

Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:17 PM

A nice photo frame, or some jewelry? somthing like simple stud type earrings that go with everything?

#10 PurpleNess

Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:19 PM

She wear a lot of what I would call junk jewelry, not sure if she'd appreciate a nicer piece or if she'd wear it tbh.

#11 lafonda

Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:20 PM

Jewellery. Either an 18th necklace, or a necklace with her name

#12 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 16 November 2012 - 04:18 PM

My 18 yr olds like/liked -

itunes cards
cocktail making stuff (kmart sell the flavour stuff you mix and freeze)
phone covers
voucher for spray tans
shoe store vouchers - they love heels!
jewellery vouchers for Diva, Lovisa
Forever new vouchers or stuff from there
vouchers for acrylics/manicures/pedicures
Bags/wallets from Collette
they loved those "gift" type 18th things - they both got tiaras, drinking glasses with 18th on them, photo frame with a silver cover with 18th on it (it flips over so they put it on their shelf and have pics form their 18th parties in them)

sure there's more but that's all I can think of right now.


#13 Weirdly Sane

Posted 16 November 2012 - 04:26 PM

Since it's a significant birthday, and your DH's sister, I'd try to get something permanent, like (real) jewellery, rather than something that will get used up, like a voucher for shoes.

What about one of the leather band Pandora bracelets? Then you'd be sorted for Christmas gifts for a few years;)





#14 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 16 November 2012 - 04:39 PM

QUOTE (PurpleNess @ 16/11/2012, 11:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Help

I have no idea what teenage girls are into, I'm 41 & my DS is 11 months old!

She's requested booze or money but I was hoping for something a little more personal, it's DH's little sister.

I know she enjoys photography & multimedia stuff on computers, I think she'll study IT in some form or another. Beachy kinda of girl, also quite into fashion though.

Ideas welcome!

For my 18yo niece, I bought a year's subscription to Vogue.  She loved it!  (She's studying fashion) Maybe you could buy a year's subscription to a photography/multimedia mag??  

Or buy a couple of really good photography books?  

Or enrol her into a photography course?  (a short-course one)




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