It is said that gifts have real sentiments attached with them. The person whomsoever receives a gift has a different expressions on their face.
But sometimes, it becomes really tough to determine what gift to get as it’s really hard to find good gifts. It is difficult to pair the right gift with the right person on the lovely occasion. Yes, it’s true! Many of us have a thought in mind as to what the other person would like, before we gift to any friend or relative. Whether that person would accept it form heart or not? Whether that person will be able to see your noble sentiments behind the gift or not? Should it be expensive or unique or just a regular gift card!
There are a lot of such questions, that we have in mind. This question can be replied well by knowing the personality of that person for whom you are planning to present a gift. But, the moral of the story is that there is no hard and fast rule or any set pattern as to how to choose a gift. There are only few things you will come across in this article that will make it easy for you to choose a gift for a precious person. Here, we have noted down various ideas which will help you at the time of trouble in selecting a gift.
What’s the Occasion & for whom?
Just think of the purpose or the party, where you will first have to check the host’s age, gender, and of course your relationship with that person. From friend’s birthday bash to a cousins bachelor party, from a new born baby’s function to a family members birthday celebration. A precious heart touching gift selected according to the occasion and the person, will make you understand the need with a clear mind.
Plan the budget but Gently
It is not sure that you can buy happiness from an extra swipe of credit card. You can get it done by a single pick of flower filled with love. It will help to express the humble presence of yours, out of all his/her close ones.
So, think twice if you plan to give expensive gifts. It will purely be based on the relation and importance of that person in your life. As a friendly suggestion, it will be cool for you to already set a budget in your mind. That way, you will easily ask the shopkeeper or online stores to suggest the gift items within that range. But still, you never know, be prepared to spend an extra penny if needed at the moment.
Guess the need of that person
Coming on to the toughest but the most important part of the game, what that thing the person would be more interested in?
You need to do a bit of prior investigation like to know the taste of clothing, favorite hobbies, reading books, art works, or something special he or she had dreamed of!!
You have to make some efforts to make your gift more special. If you can, then ask them itself about what gift they want, but make them feel like you just asked it on a funny note, or else your surprise will not be a surprise anymore.
Just Do It Yourself (DIY)
Selecting a gift may be easy at once, but choose a gift that is practical and value added gift. Additionally, keep a note that your gift directly touches the heart of the person who receives it.
Another best option is DIY. Yes, that is cost cutting, heart touching, and fantastically superb idea for any gift. With this, you will not only explore the talent in you, but will win the heart along with saving your bucks.
Understand Their Values
You have to choose a gift that shows how deeply you are connected with its receiver. Means, the gift should speak up of its own when it goes in their hands. It must reflect how best they understand the things they value. For example, my best friend just hugged me tight when I brought a mobile traveller charger for him on his birthday. Because I knew he is so much in travelling all the time and he needed it badly that time. Although not so happening, but it became an unforgettable gift for him.
So, it is necessary to avoid imposing your values on the person receiving your gift. Keep in mind that you don’t have to share your things of interests. The whole idea should be of giving and being generous, that’s it!