Name A Star: Review and Giveaway 

Are you looking for a last minute gift idea? Or do you get stuck when looking for presents in general? Or perhaps you are simply on the hunt for something abit different? Whatever the occasion, I love finding thoughtful gifts; something handmade, personal or unique in some way. But sometimes it can be difficult to come up with the perfect idea. Until now…

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Star Name Registry is the UK’s number one online registry company who offers this unique gift. There are a variety of packages to choose from, with prices ranging from £14.99 for a standard star to £69.99 for a binary star gift set, as well as several other options inbetween. Their gift set version of each package comes with a framed certficate beautifully presented in a silver box, whereas the regular version comes in an envelope. If you need it in a hurry, you can choose to have it sent via email for an extra £4.99 (sent within 12 hours of order received) or £6.99 for next day delivery (paper version). Gift sets can also be sent via next day special delivery for £8.49. So handy to remember as a last minute present too!

I originally found out about naming your very own star with Star Name Registry last year, when I was contacted by their lovely team to review their extra bright star gift set and host a giveaway. It really is such a fab gift idea! It is ideal for the person who has everything, anyone with an interest in stargazing or outdoors in general, or for someone who just likes something that bit different!

This lovely set includes your very own star that you can name, and choose which constellation you would like it to be located in too. It also has an explanation of the star, free download of software, map and framed certificate in a gorgeous silver box. It does make a really unusual and very lovely gift.

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For my original review, I took quite sometime trying to decide on the name of my star and considered a couple of different options; for example, I thought about naming it after my daughter, or even her nickname ‘Squiggle’. But then I came up with the perfect idea: I chose our family name, because then the star represents both of us together. Wherever we are, we can look up at the night sky and see our star, and know we are together. It even includes our furbabies! Perfect.

This time, I didn’t have to think so hard because I knew it would make the perfect gift for a family member! So I named it after them, along with a short personal message to them to show our gratitude for all they do. They were very grateful!

And one lucky reader can win an Extra Bright Star gift set too! To be in with a chance of winning, enter my rafflecopter giveaway below. Good luck…

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Competition closes 29th March 2018. Open to UK residents only. Winner will be emailed a coupon code to redeem the Extra Bright Star gift set prize themselves. Other T&Cs apply.

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*Disclosure: I was gifted Extra Bright Star gift sets free of charge for the purpose of review. Thoughts and opinions are my own.

265 thoughts on “Name A Star: Review and Giveaway ”

  1. I would give this to my dad as he has been obsessed with Star Trek since it began back in 1967 and think he would love his own star to name

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  2. I would give it to my mum, she loves astronomy and we’re giving her a telescope for Christmas, so would be a lovely little extra

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  3. I would give this to my sister who’s about to have her first baby i think it’s a perfect welcome to the world gift

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  4. I would gift it to my great-niece. A truly “forever” present – nothing throwaway about a shining star! Great giveaway – many thanks.

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  5. I’m not the most creative person, I would name it after my husband as it would be a present for his big 40 this year!

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  6. I would love you name the Star after my 2 boys. My 6 month old will cry and my 3 year old will sing twinkle twinkle and my baby instanstly stops crying….

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  7. To my precious little daughter. She will be 7 soon and loves and is fascinated by the stars and astronomy. She marvels at the night sky! She truly is my star and can brighten up any gloom! We were blessed with her after many miscarriages and years of fertility treatments and would be so deserving of this prize. Many thanks for this great review and giveaway.

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  8. I WOULD NAME IT JACQUI AFTER MY MUM WHO PASSED AWAY IN OCTOBER SO I COULD STILL TALK TO HER AND SHOW MY NOW 11 MONTH OLD WHERE GRAN IS

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  9. Would name this star Lucy after my Granddaughter and would keep it for her, till she is oler enough to understand what it means

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  10. I’d gift it to my son and daughter in law, they got married a few days before Christmas this would be a magical reminder of their special day’ After all it was written in the stars that they’d be together forever.

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  11. My daughter would love this so this would be for her. She would probably name the star ‘Dave’ as that’s what she names everything right now! 😉

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  12. I would call my star Nevaeh. and gift it to my step daughter as she lost baby Nevaeh just before her second birthday.

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  13. I’d put it in my daughters time capsule, for her to open on her 18th as we wrote lovely letters for her first birthday and this would be a fabulous addition.

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  14. I would give this to my dad 🙂 because he has a special birthday coming up and it would be a lovely way of commemorating it

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  15. id gift it to my daughter who wants to study astronomy at uni, id name is elisabetania after her imaginary world when she was a kid!

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  16. I would do it for my very best friend. I would have to hunt out some Latin or Greek equivalent of his name – John

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  17. I asked my husband for a star for Christmas but apparently blatantly asking is still not a big enough hint for him so I never got one. I’d name it Ember like our daughter.

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  18. I would gift it to my niece. She is Minion mad, I wouldn’t be suprised if she named the star after one of the characters.

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  19. I would give this to my husband for his 50th this August.He loves stargazing so to have his own star deed would make his day

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