Xmas gift ideas for dd14?

Discussion in 'Budget Board' started by hereyago, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. LekiaHall

    LekiaHall Mouseketeer

    Oct 15, 2006
    My middle daughter is 13. I'm getting her:

    -$250 cash (to buy her own clothes; her style changes too much for me to guess!)
    -Make-up set
    -Headphones (she breaks these too much. Most I'm willing to pay are for some by SkullCandy)
    -Perfume/body lotion set
    -Wreck This Journal
    -Misc stocking stuffers (fuzzy socks, pajamas, scarf, gloves)

    She *really* wants the Samsung Galaxy III. That will run me $280. She either gets that or the laptop, but not both!
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  3. kkmcan

    kkmcan Official Mouse Fan

    Apr 23, 2003
    My dd is getting:

    Katy Perry Perfume
    Smashbook journal/scrapbook
    Pandora bracelet
    Just Dance 4 for xbox
    Brave on dvd
    New jammies & slippers
    Color by number book (yes, she loves coloring still! She listens to her ipod while coloring. She finds it relaxing.)
    New Direction Everything you wanted to know about the band-type of book
  4. reginaastralis

    reginaastralis DIS Veteran

    Aug 30, 2005
    I was at Walmart for the first time in ages today and came across a line by K & C Company for their smashbooks. Has anyone ever heard of them? And more importantly, is it something your girls like to do?

    I've finished shopping for my kid sister, but her birthday is in Jan. I'm thinking Wicked tickets, and possibly a smashbook if it's something she'd actually like. It looks like something I would like, scrapbooking without the perfection, but I'm just curious on if any of you have a teenager who likes it.
  5. pixiewings71

    pixiewings71 <marquee><font color=deeppink>Sweet!!! Totally!!!!

    Jun 8, 2007
    I have a DD16 and she doesn't have many of the things that are listed here. LOL This year, all I know is fun socks, arm warmers and probably gift cards to book stores and fro yo places. LOL I think I'll also get them both gift cards for Chick Fil A because they love to eat there. lol
  6. dreamin_disney

    dreamin_disney DIS Veteran

    Feb 28, 2008
    DD will be 14 in Dec so I;m always lost what to get her

    DD doesnt wear make and hopefully stays natural for another 1-2 years. I do plan on getting her a gift cert to get her eyebrows waxed. I told her when she turns 14 she can start waxing her brows if needed and its time-lol!Gift cert for pedi .She like luxury waffers(waffer sticks with chocolate in the middle) and mentioned those would be a great stocking stuffer-lol!

    The other day she was looking at some cute hello kitty earphones so the nextday I went back and bought those.
  7. poohlover

    poohlover Fireworks at Magic Kingdom!

    Aug 19, 1999
    Can I ask where you found the hello kitty earphones? My 14 y o DD Loves hello kitty that would be a great gift! TIA
  8. McKelly

    McKelly DIS Veteran

    Jan 22, 2004
    So, are any of your DD14's into painting their nails? MY DD is and I would like to purchase her some more colors. Is there a brand that's better than others? She mentioned OPI, but that's kind of pricey - $10.00 a bottle. I noticed that there are other brands that say "by OPI", is that the same quality?
  9. delmar411

    delmar411 DIS Veteran

    Jan 25, 2007
    I tend to pick up the sets at the drugstore for my girls. They don't need quality polish. At this age it's only going on for a day or two before they want to switch it out.

    Last year or the year before I managed to pick up sets of around 10 colors for just a few dollars at CVS on their black friday sales.

    I haven't looked around this year as my DD could probably start a nail salon with all the bottles she has at them moment! LOL But I would look at the CVS and Walgreens back friday ads for deals on nail polish sets.
  10. chipdale74

    chipdale74 Mouseketeer

    Sep 9, 2009
    I agree they don't need the pricy nail polishes. I buy my dd who is going to be 5 nail polish at 5 below or through Avon
  11. Terry36

    Terry36 DIS Veteran

    Jun 24, 2007
    DD13.5 loves Essie now. It runs about $7 a bottle.
  12. pigletto

    pigletto DIS Veteran

    Oct 27, 2007
    I have DD 15.
    I used to do very well at surprising her with things but her likes and wants have gotten pretty specific so it's different the last year or so.

    So far..
    Sims Pets
    Sims ..can't remember..it's an expansion though
    Coach Poppy Blossom perfume

    Last year she LOVED that I bought her a mini photo album and put in a gift card for every month of the year. I'll do a different presentation this year, but it will be the same idea. Gift Cards for food places near her school, to have her hair done, nail salon, clothing stores , iTunes , TicketMaster for concerts etc.

    She's an avid reader and I'd love to get her an Ereader but she has never shown any interest so I'll get her a few books, some clothes, make up.
    Nothing too exciting but this is what she wants and likes.
  13. pixiewings71

    pixiewings71 <marquee><font color=deeppink>Sweet!!! Totally!!!!

    Jun 8, 2007
    Both of my girls love painting their nails, we have nail art stickers, we have nail dotting tools, we have stencils.....lol And we use (almost exclusively) Zoya nail polish. $8 a bottle, only available online but IMO it's well worth it, doesn't have all the nasty chemicals that a lot of polishes do and I never buy without a code of some kind so I can get some really great deals. We usually have our nails done with 1 color for at least a week so I feel Zoya is worth it.
  14. pigletto

    pigletto DIS Veteran

    Oct 27, 2007
    Oh for the OPI lovers... check Sephora. Some (not all) of their colours were as low as 3.00 a bottle last week when I looked:thumbsup2


    Sep 27, 2004
    Mine is not quite 13- this is for her birthday and christmas

    kindle fire,

    furby- yes, I know, lol

    the cutest black bear stuffed animal from brave, the queen

    totally re doing her room- it is little Mermaid right now, we re both a little sad about this, it is REALLY cute :sad2:, but we both know its time

    Perfume , haven't decided yet just which. I see KPs mentioned alot, do the girls love this?

    zebra heated throw

    just dance 4- need a sale!

    other xbox

    andI dont know what else-she asks for nothing!!!
  16. luvmy3

    luvmy3 <font color=green>When I drink I find its easier t

    Feb 24, 2008
    My dd likes the KP perfume, and she likes the Taylor Swift one too.

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