While we were busy swirling brushstrokes on the walls, replacing old furniture with the new ones, revamping our spaces, making a long shopping list, hand picking gifts for our loved ones and deciding the budget, Diwali has slowly started knocking our doors. Another year of winning bonuses, lighting up the corners, playing rummy with friends and exchanging some warm presents is here.
The custom of gifting in Diwali has been very significant in the Indian society. It gives us a reason to shower love on our near and dear ones and make relationships stronger and fonder. But sadly, sometimes people end up compromising their choices with the budget. This is why we thought to come up with some creative and pocket-friendly gifting ideas so that you don’t have to stress out on financial issues and cut short your plans. Here you go.
1) A pack of Health
Although dry fruits are common in Diwali but this season, be a little innovative and give love a healthy language. Prepare a box of organic food items, refreshing energy drinks like green tea or sherbets and let your people know that you truly care for them.
Wrap them with love and don’t forget to attach a handwritten note of affection. They will surely like it.
2) For the love of Travel
Every gang has a member who is passionate about travelling. You can pamper their wanderlust by selecting some handmade travel essentials like customized world map, a set of vintage envelopes, travel diary or gift cards.
That will not only win their hearts but will also make them marvel your choice of putting thoughts into getting gifts for them.
3) One for their space
Let your hidden inner decorator take the lead this time. Beautiful night lamps, fancy floating diyas, candle holders, flower vases, wooden handicrafts or artifacts are available in plenty in the market. If you know a nature lover, you can provide them a cute ceramic plant holder.
Also, if you love customizing gifts for friends or colleagues, you can present them small handmade boxes, pen holders, magazine holders for their desktops. Quirky fridge magnets, wall hangers, photo frames, windchimes, dream catchers… Options are just enormous. Just pick the ones that define the mood of your friends.
4) Bath and body kits
A gift hamper of rejuvenate skin and beauty care products is also a good gifting option. You can make a pack of organic soaps, natural oils, fragrances, bath scrubs and gift them in beautiful sets. Do try Happy Flowers that are natural, handmade and gives one a refreshing experience.
5) Sweets are everyone’s favourite
Who doesn’t like sweets? Chocolates, bakery or home-made confectionaries are quite common in Diwali. If you’re opting for these, go an extra mile by wrapping them in beautiful handpainted papers or jars.
Women love decorating their homes with crockery. Ceramic and wooden tableware, kitchenware in various shades and patterns are dominating the market these days.
Go for innovative tea coasters, tray boxes, jars, salt n pepper shakers as affordable presents this Diwali.
7) Fashion Accessories
In case, you’ve a fashion-conscious friend, you can pick for reasonable items like handmade jewellery, sling bags for women and quirky bow-ties, cuff links and wallets for men.
You might find a lot of options in women’s range and for men’s category, you can check out The Tie Hub or Poshelit.
Wish you an eco-friendly and safe Diwali!