Foolproof Gifts That Work Every Time

To some people, picking a gift can be incredibly difficult, especially if you have known the person a long time. To others, it can come naturally. Whether you’re someone that always picks the perfect gift the first time or someone that always resorts to gift cards and socks, I've put together a couple of foolproof gift ideas that are guaranteed to work every time whether you're planning on buying gifts for fathers days, birthdays or even wedding gifts.

Buy a Practical Gift

Practical gifts that can be used either immediately or in the near future are fantastic ideas. For instance, fragrances are relatively inexpensive, they’re small enough to fit in boxes and they can immediately be tried and used. There’s no waiting around for a specific situation to use it and it’s a much-appreciated item that nearly everyone could make use of.

Purchase a Personalised Gift

Whether it’s a personalised hip flask engraved for him or a custom-made bracelet for her, personalised gifts can be beautiful, inexpensive and meaningful. To get the best effect with a personal gift, you’ll need to mix personalisation with our other ideas (for instance, something that is practical and personal could be fantastic!).

Get Something Seasonal

If you want to give something special but you don’t have any idea on how to make it stand out, then consider picking something seasonal. This could be a seasonal ingredient to cook with, a new fashion range from the recipient’s favourite fashion designer or it could even be a beautiful pair of sunglasses for the summer season. Getting something that is meaningful and relevant to the current season is a fantastic idea for any gift.

Think Limited Edition

If you know that your recipient enjoys something specific, then there’s always the possibility of getting something limited for them. For instance, their favourite makeup brand might be doing a limited offer, or their favourite chocolatier could be doing seasonal treats that are only on sale for a limited time.

Send a Gift Digitally

This is the perfect idea for recipients that are too far away to receive a physical gift. Digital gifts are usually thought of as gift cards, but you can also gift things such as music and on-demand video subscriptions, or even audio books. If you and your recipient play online games, then you can also gift items or in-game bonuses that will be useful to them.

Get Something That Can Only Be Experienced

Physical gifts are great and all, but experience gifts can be even more exciting. Whether it’s taking your recipient bungee jumping or giving them a flight experience in a plane, there are plenty of choices to pick from. Of course, you’re also going to need a general idea of what they’re interested in, but if you can pinpoint their hobbies then you could easily purchase an experience day for them as a unique gift.

*This is a collaborative post

Liz x

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