Trying to think of the perfect sentimental gift can be difficult especially if you are shopping on a budget. A common go to easy gift that takes no effort are gift cards but why take the easy road. The gifts that friends and family tend to love the most are the are ones that are thoughtful and creative. However, coming up with holiday present ideas can be difficult that’s why we want to help.
One way to impress your child could be to take their first drawing and make it into a necklace. They will not only be impressed that you kept it all these years but that you also wanted to display their talents to make a one of a kind gift. Etsy offers handcrafted jewelry in which you can include favorite sayings, signatures, and drawings. This gift is always great for mothers, children, and your hubby or significant other.
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Why not create a new experience with a friend or loved one? For one it will last longer and two you both can look back on it for years to come. One great way to bond with someone is by trying a new activity or finding out if you both have similar qualities. If you have a knack for art or like creating new pieces of artwork try Painting with a Twist as they offer classes for all ages. Discover your artsy side while painting and you could make a beautiful canvas painting to give as a present to someone special. Another fun option could be painting a ceramic plate, or sculpture that could be displayed in the living room. Color Me Mine offers classes that focus on the holidays, kitchenware, and fun items your kids will love.
Another gift idea could be to get a customized puzzle piece frame. Personal Creations offers a frame called Puzzle of Life that lets you select a piece including the size, shape, and color and then all you have to do is add photos or sayings. Capture your families story by making it into a puzzle to display for everyone to see.
Bring a smile to a family members face by giving them candy with images on them. The website www.mymms.com lets you customize m&m’s with holiday greetings, family portraits, and short sayings.