Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Guest Post :: How To Personalize Your Family Christmas Gift

I cannot believe that it is already time to start thinking about Christmas; I feel like it should still be the week of Thanksgiving! We all have those hard to shop for people on our list, and lets face it, sometimes shopping for gifts can be a little bit of a challenge. It seems like each year it becomes harder and harder to personalize every single gift, especially when you are pushed for time. Today Peter Minkoff is sharing a few tips and tricks on how to personalize your Christmas gifts!
Christmas time is one of the biggest family celebrations, and apart from beautiful decorations and tasty food, it is marked by one of the most generous traditions, and that is gift giving. Christmas gift giving has become one of the most thought through procedures that is worth billions of dollars for shops around the world. However, the true meaning of Christmas is showing love and compassion to our loved ones, and what better way to do that than with a customized gift. In the article below you will find several great ideas that are sure to amaze the person you are giving the present to. So let’s start!

Get the scent right

Scented candles and perfumes usually find their way under the Christmas tree, but such a gift can be a huge miss if you don’t get the scent right. Simply opting for what's popular, or getting the usual Christmas aromas like winter berries or apple and cinnamon is not always the best option. It is far better to do a bit of research, find out what are some of your loved ones favourite perfumes and scents in general, and then use that knowledge to get them the ideal gift. When they unwrap that present and see something they truly love, they will know that you took the time to make it personal, just for them, and they will appreciate it even more.

Personalized clothing items

Now, this can be a really fun gift to give on Christmas. You can find numerous personalised products online that are customized right to your specification. Whether it’s a pyjama set with their name on it and some fun winter motifs, or a cool shirt with subtle initials, each of this gifts is ideal for this holiday. It will show that you took the time, thought about it and gave them something unique, just for them. And not only that, but they will be reminded of your thoughtfulness each time they get to wear such an item.

An amazing pampering package

No, no no, you can’t just stop by the local store and get a pre-made one. That is definitely not an option. Taking the time to create your own personalized version is what you should be doing. An ideal pampering package should contain, bathing salts, handmade soaps, and, of course, essential oils. And that’s just for starters, you also need to include an engraved towel, some delicious chocolates and a scented candle or two. For instructions for picking the scented candle, check out the first paragraph again. Finally, all the items should be placed in a large, Christmas inspired basket and wrapped in appropriate wrapping paper for a more powerful presentation.

Bring something to life

If the person you are getting a Christmas gift for is a creative type, you can opt to surprise them with an equality creative gift. For example, if they draw or paint, have one of their artworks framed without them knowing. This type of gift will show that you admire their passion and support their work. On the other hand, when it comes to kids, having their drawings made into fun, colourful and unusual dolls can be a magical surprise, and one that they will cherish forever. It is definitely something to consider, and it doesn’t get more personalized than that.

There you have it, some imaginative, yet simple ways you can personalize your Christmas gifts this year. The value of such a gift far exceeds any expensive item you could get last minute at the local shop. So make sure you make the time to do it. It will be well worth it when you see the smiles on their faces when they unwrap the gift come Christmas day.

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