While expensive gifts are great and all that, there’s just something about a personal gift that makes you feel special. Someone has gone through the trouble of making it personal for you, after all, rather than just paying up a bunch of money.
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It’s not always that easy to come up with an excellent idea for what to give as a personal gift, though, and everyone needs a helping hand once in a while. Here are a couple of great gift ideas when you want to show the lucky recipient that it comes from the heart.
Design a special mug
If you have just a little bit of drawing skills, this can be a particularly great idea that the lucky receiver will use every day. If it’s a gift for a family member, such as the kids’ grandma or grandpa, you should consider letting the little ones take charge of the pen. All you need is a plain porcelain mug, a porcelain pen, and perhaps a design ready in mind.
If you’re not very talented in terms of drawing, you can still make it happen by having a look at this article with some simple design ideas. It’s a great way to get started with drawing, in any way, and you’ll probably end up designing mugs for the rest of your friends and family.
If you’re trying to find a gift for your grandparent, you might want to consider putting some money into one of these custom walking canes – as long as he or she needs one, that is. The beautiful woodwork will make it feel extra special.
Give away an adventure gift
Who wouldn’t love to go on an adventure with their best friend or parent? While most of us keep talking about it and hoping that maybe sometime in the future, you’ll be able to go on an adventure of a lifetime, very few of us are able to actually do it.
There is always so much to get done and the money never seems to get you anywhere at all. This year, however, you can start by heading off on a weekend away; pick her favourite city, for example, or just somewhere you always wanted to go, and treat her to a plane ticket.
Make your own fizzy bath bombs
Everybody loves a good bath bomb – as long as they have a bathtub, of course. They are actually really easy to make as well, by the way, and you can pair it with whatever drink the recipient prefers to make it an ideal gift, such as a bottle of wine for your mother or MIL, a box of exclusive herbal tea, some fancy coffee, whatever catches their fancy.
The basic ingredients list of a bath bomb is actually really short so you could easily make these as simple as possible although it wouldn’t be very exciting. Head off to the grocery store and pick up a bag of corn starch, citric acid, baking soda, Epsom salt, sea salt, and borax. You’ll also need water, though, but you’ll find that at home.
Next, you need to add something fragrant which can be whatever you like as well as a light oil such as jojoba. It’s a good idea to also consider adding a colourant, by the way, and you should be able to find one that works with soap exclusively.