Gifting ideas for every occasion and budget
Gifts given in the right spirit are always appreciated irrespective of the value or product. However, there certainly is no harm in looking for gifts that are appropriate, trending and suitable for use by the recipient. So before deciding a gift, here are some things you need to keep in mind:
- The message you want to give
- The taste and preferences of the recipient The occasion
- The occasion
- The budget
The message you want to give
Usually a gift is another way of saying you care. Which is why a thoughtful gift is always something that touches hearts and adds a lot of value to relationships. However, in addition to the relation, the gift also speaks volumes about the giver. It gives a message about the personality and focus of the giver, for example, a gift that is eco friendly or handmade would give a message of the sender being a socially conscious and forward thinking person who believes in preserving handicrafts, giving opportunities to handcrafts, taking efforts to preserve nature or our planet for the future generation.
If that’s the message you would like to give something made with natural materials like these clay mugs would make a perfect gift. https://nostalgiahomes.com/products/ceramic-brown-and-white-mug-gifting-mugs
These mugs are 100% Organic, Lead-Free and are wonderfully textured with a
double layer of underglaze. They are handcrafted with love with a real
leaf impression and sculpted by skilled potters that have spent years
perfecting their craft. These mugs would be a great way to start the day
for the recipient of your gift, and remember you and your message of being
environmentally conscious and closer to nature every morning as they sip
Price: Rs 691
Another such a thoughtful and cute present would be a succulent pot or a
planter. Send it with a plant and encourage the recipient to nurture it
with love and attention. Check out this cute planter that is sure to win
the recipient’s heart!
Price: Rs 523
The taste and preferences of the recipient
Now what’s the point of a gift that doesn’t make the recipient swell with
joy? So to bring that smile on your recipient’s face, look for something
that is of their taste, style and preference. For example, if someone is
home proud and loves to entertain guests, a cheese board or a cake stand,
or a decorative candle stand would make a perfect gift. If they love
flowers, you can send a bunch of blooms set in a stunning vase, like this
one in that is in a silver finish and curved to perfection.
Price: Rs 3155
For those who like to make a statement and have a striking taste,
something like these Black Round Agate Coasters with Gold Dragonfly Brass
Motif in Center would be perfect! The combination of the black and gold is
gorgeous and the detailing is sure to attract compliments.
Price: Rs 1765
For those who like to meditate, or seek peace, contentment and find joys
in small things, look for something with Buddha, or a figurine that spells
joy. Like these adorable Baby Monk candle holders. Made of fiber, the baby
monk pieces come in three different poses, all with a sense of bliss on
their faces. The tea light holders can accommodate like tea lights or
tapered candles that add warmth and elegance to these
Price: Rs 1797
An occasion appropriate gift is always well appreciated. In fact festive
gifting is a big deal in India and exchanging gifts during the festive
season is a tradition that helps build relationships. Of course birthdays,
weddings and other celebrations also make for perfect occasions to gift
something special to your loved ones and each occasion demands a different
attention to detail for the gift chosen. For example, for a festive gift,
something with sweets or dry fruits would be perfect. Something like this
gorgeous hand beaten gold and white tray could be sent with some mithai or
dry fruits to your loved ones and I am sure they would love it for it
would not just look very appealing, but also be used later as well. It can
be used as a serving tray, a trinket tray or a elegant centerpiece.
Price: Rs 1244
A bowl full of chocolates could make a perfect gift for those who love to
indulge in sweets and décor both! And if the bowl is as cute as this
wooden one with little birdies on its edge, I am sure the recipient of
your gift would be in the best of his festive spirit.
Wooden Bird Serving Bowl – Nostalgia Homes
Price: Rs 3078
If you want to give a very unique festive gift, you can opt for this
stunning marble platter with a gorgeous branch design with birds and
champagne gold finish on the edges. You can add a cake, chocolates or just
send it as it is!
Price: Rs 3830
If it’s a housewarming kind of occasion, then maybe a cake on this
stunning wooden firangipani hand painted cake stand is just perfect! It
will be a piece that is sure to blend in all décor styles and make a
statement whenever it is used.
Frangipani Wooden Cake Stand – Nostalgia Homes
Price: Rs 3400
For an occasion that is personal like a birthday or an anniversary, it’s a
great idea to personalize your gift with a photograph framed in one of
these stunning photo frames by Nostalgia Homes. We particularly love the
Silver Branch and Birds on Pink Photo Frame that is inspired by nature.
Its long silver branches, leaves, and birds on the edges lend it a very
endearing look and feel.
Price: Rs 2959
Budget is often the starting point of most gift selections. However, it shouldn’t be the only criteria since that takes away the joy from gifting. Sometimes, the same thought can be presented in different budgets. Like for example, instead of the highly decorative photo frame mentioned above, one can give the same personalized touch to a gift in a lesser budget by opting for this frame instead. https://nostalgiahomes.com/products/ornate-silver-photo-frame-with-dragonfly-embellishment
It's just as pretty and is half the price! And if the budget is tighter,
you can even opt for this simple yet elegant photo frame that is elegantly
designed with the evergreen wood and white combination.
Half Wood Half White Marble Handcrafted Photoframe – Nostalgia Homes
Price: Rs 959
This exquisite gold jar candle is another stunning gift for those looking
at something on a budget of less than Rs 1000. Its gold hammered finish
combined with the beautiful scent of its candle is sure to win many
hearts. The intricate crown adds a very luxe appeal to the jar candle and
the jar can be used later as a decorative piece once the candle has spread
its warmth around.
Price: Rs 912
Classic yet unique
And if you are a big fan of the classic, and would like to gift something
by the book yet elegant and attractive, you can consider one of these.
Quirky Wine bottle Holder
Designed to fit all standard bottles of wine, this Mango wood wine holder with a quirky man holding up the bottle would make for a perfect housewarming, anniversary, wedding or festive gift. It's as classic as it can get yet with a twist which we are sure will be much appreciated by the recipient of the gift. https://nostalgiahomes.com/products/wooden-wine-holder-with-figurine
Deer Candle Stand
A candle stand is one of the most accepted and appreciated gifts to families, whatever be the occasion. And this deer candle holder in brass is handmade with antique metal and can be used for pillar candles as well as tapered ones. So if you are looking for something that is sure to strike a chord in the heart of your recipient, just go for this! And thank us later! https://nostalgiahomes.com/products/brass-deer-candle-holder
Ganesha with diya
The elephant God is a favorite and gifting a figurine of Lord Ganesha is appropriate for all occasions, be it festive or otherwise. It's said to bring luck and prosperity and is usually welcomed with warm hearts. This one made in resin and mounted on semi-precious agate stone with gold foiling along the edges, is ideal since it also comes in a beautiful gift box. Check it out here https://nostalgiahomes.com/products/ganesha-with-diya-on-semi-precious-agate-stone-base
Happy selecting the right gift for your loved ones! Remember, a little effort goes a long way in building relationships.