Gift Giving is one of the oldest traditions of our culture. We believe in giving a gift as the highest form of affection on an auspicious day to not just celebrate the festival but to make others feel part of the family as well. With every generation comes a new form of gift-giving, but the essence of it remains the same.
It feels like there is too much pressure around this gifting culture, but it isn’t as difficult as you would think it to be. In the end, it is simplified to human emotions and budgeting.
There are different ways to give a gift, but the ones that are truly worth it are the ones with the sentiment. We run around with the same question of what to give someone for an occasion. building pressure that won’t have a solution and ending up buying something generic, but here are a few ways to avoid that pressure and focus on the happiness you can get while enjoying the art of gift giving.
Now, before one being with the perfect gift hunt. You must know if it's a temporary or a lasting gift that is appropriate for the occasion. This will help in budgeting and narrowing down options.
Lasting gifts are perfumes, clothes, decorative pieces, jewellery, etc. Those gifts are chosen by factoring in sentiments and emotional value towards the other person. When gifting, it's considered alright to spend a little extra and invest in a lasting gift but it is important to stay within budget, as at the end of the day, giving a gift that is within budget and heartfelt for the value it will hold forever.
Budgeting in these cases gets much easier as you already know what to buy with the amount and what to get in that budget. Here is where Modern gifting requires us to add the ‘unique personal’ touch which will help in enhancing the whole experience of receiving it.
The art of Gift Giving is all about the details of personal care. It could be a special card soothing candle, rejuvenating Mountain Rose tea kit, a box of delicious chocolates, or customized mugs. At the end of the day, it is about giving a gift that will convey the message of affection and good wishes.
Celebrating life is worth everything when you have the right people beside you. Appreciating your loved ones and making an effort for them will ensure a lifelong value more than any gift could give.