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How to Quickly Pick the Perfect Gift for a Loved One

Kate Gitman December 18, 2017 - in Lifestyle

This festive period would not be complete until gifts are exchanged among loved ones. And while people are handing out great gifts, you do not want to be left out or be the one giving out mediocre Christmas gifts.

Everyone wants to be that great gift giver, and one of the best feelings in the world is giving someone a gift they love. Shopping for the perfect gift for your loved one should not be stressful or time-consuming. Here are some tips that would help you get that fabulous gift in no time:

1. Do a quick investigation

Most times your loved one might not give hints as to what they would like as a perfect gift, do not worry as a little investigation never hurt anyone. Browse through their Facebook history for the things they take a liking to, Amazon wishlist, or Instagram likes.

You can also ask their close friends who you are sure can keep a secret, so they do not ruin the moment for you. Because it will be a good surprise if you get them what they have always secretly wanted without them asking for it directly from you.

2. Make it personal

One of the most awesome gifts you can give to your loved one is a personalized one. Giving them a personalized jewelry, a handcrafted card, a scarf you knitted yourself with their initials or something with a piece of history about you two are all fantastic ideas.

It shows a lot of thought was put into it and commitment and with gifts like this, you will make them love you even more because really, it is the thought that counts.

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3. Make a list of what they like

You can always get the perfect gift for your loved ones by creating a list of what they like and what interests them in order to get the perfect gift idea. The list of their hobbies, likes, what they consider fun goes a long way in helping decide on what passes as a perfect gift in their book. You can even make use of gift booking sites to get into their head without them realizing it by getting them to sign up months before.

4. Make a fuss with the gift presentation

Make the gift presentation an experience that would be imprinted in their mind for a long time. One secret you should know is that even if the gift is not so perfect, the presentation can make it perfect.

Do not just do a regular gift wrapping and presentation; make it creative and fun like a scavenger hunt with clues to where the gift would be.

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So if you are looking to make this festive season extra special for the ones you love with a special gift, give these tips a whirl. You will put a huge smile on their face with a gift that they can remember until next December.