*ahem* I have a billion things I want.
-A composting system... of any kind. Made of pallets, whatever. We currently have a heap, and I don't imagine I'll ever obtain usable compost from it: plus, it looks nasty.
-A stand mixer (ie. Kitchen Aid), or at least a decent pair of hand-held beaters
-One of those gizmos for horizontally slicing cakes... I can never get the layers even
-Anything gourmet-foody (DH usually fills my stocking with these - vanilla beans, fancy mustard etc)
-Paint to finish painting the hallway
-An assurance from DH that he will help finish painting the hallway
-Books - interesting non-fiction about birth, historical midwifery, historical gardening/botany, history in general, architecture, conspiracy theories, art, fashion/costume throughout history, vintage hairstyles, pattern drafting, biblical archaeology, intersexuality, ancient jewellery, or any of the other hundred things I'm interested in at the moment
-Cake stands - I have two, and I love 'em. I'm thinking of starting a collection
-Anything related to fancy food. Pretty cupcake liners, fancy cachous, gel icing colour, mini heart-shaped tins... I love all that stuff.
Also, I've made the rash decision to cut about two feet off my hair and go vintage, so I want (and have requested):
-Caruso steam rollers
-setting lotion and hairspray, as chemical-free and hippie as possible (I found one site with promising raw vegan stuff)
-a thin leather headband
-flower clips to pin in my hair
I know DH is getting the rollers; not sure about the rest. I won't cut my hair until I've got a decent supply of stuff to style it with, though, and he's keen for me to cut it (it's been approximately hip-length in the 10 years he's known me)... so hopefully he'll get his act together! As I told him, I have to buy it anyway, so he can either get it for me as a present or he can get me other presents and I'll buy the hair stuff off my own bat. :p I'm fine either way, really... :)
For the record, I'm not expecting to get most of the stuff on the list. But one can dream. :p I'm ridiculously easy to buy for, thanks to the food thing - anything to do with eating or cooking and I'm a happy bunny. As opposed to certain other family members, one of whom had the gall to be born on December 20... She's impossible to buy for. I found two half-decent gifts for her this year and am exceptionally smug about it.
ETA: Just checked the Christmas list I gave DH. Apparently I also want a floor lamp, a bedside lamp, gift vouchers for the fabric store, and candles. Gosh, I'm greedy.
Edited by Smokering - 12/2/12 at 2:13pm