7 easy-to-go birthday gift items…

July 24th, 2015

Some gift items are such that everyone comes up with when they have no ideas and these gifts are loved by the one receiving it. These universal gifts are all-rounders since they are sweet and not too expensive too. So, if you aren’t much of thinker when it comes to birthday gifts, then you can use one of these ideas and trust us, they are going to love it.

Greeting cards – This old school idea never fails. Whether you customize one or make it yourself, nobody hates a greeting card. It is just a great add on gift too if you create birthday hampers. So when in doubt, go for greeting cards.

Chocolates – If they are 10 or 90, they will like that you gifted them chocolates. This sweet treat is genuinely a sweet item to gift someone on their birthday. It is a hit with the kids and so with young adults. A cute box of chocolates never hurt anybody, and if you really want to make it special, you can make a chocolate recipe or make chocolates at home and gift it to someone. This way, you have put in efforts and they will appreciate that.

Clothes – It could be a top, pair of jeans, jacket, mufflers, hat or anything, usually when you gift something to your BFFs, you go for some fancy clothing item that they would life or may use. This idea could be lavish or in budget too. And you have lots of options to pick from. In the current trend, socks seem to be one of the most gifted items.

Accessories – For women and nowadays for men, this gift item always works. If you give women a ring, bracelet, neckpiece or earrings, she will be really happy and same goes for men. You could gift them sunglasses, keychains or watches. This is a safe bet and falls in budget too if you aren’t going for diamonds and gold.

Liquor – A bottle of wine always does the work! Throw in some flowers, glasses and your perfect gift birthday hamper is ready. You don’t have to be selective about the wine too until and unless it is your parent or lover. To gift a friend or co-worker a bottle of liquor, you can pick according to your budget and keep it simple. This gift idea always wins the case!

Toys – Every child would love to get toys. Sometimes when gifting kids, you run out of ideas since they could be a little picky about what they like and what they don’t. The best and safest thing to gift them is toys. You cannot go wrong with that.

Perfumes and grooming products – From perfumes to lotions to grooming products to spa coupons, all these things too are one of the most common gift items. A perfume, lotion and body bath set make up for not getting an out of the box gift.

It isn’t necessary that you pick from the list, but if you are in doubt, then you surely can pick one of these items and combine few to make a grander gift birthday hamper.

 

Do it yourself birthday gift ideas

July 7th, 2015

If you are creating birthday hampers and want to make them special then what better than homemade gifts? This is a great way to save some funds too. Do it yourself birthday gifts can make a great hamper basket in a reasonable rate. Besides this, it is special and sweet too.

So while we are at it, here are some DIY birthday gifts ideas you need to try…

  • Magnets:Use jewellery, fancy buttons and any fancy cloth. Just place these on top on plain black magnets with care and glue it nicely. These gifts can be placed in a jar and added to the hamper.
  • Rope vase:Take a silver container (any round container would do) and take some glue to stick. Now take a rope and braid them together. After this, start sticking the rope outside the steel container and do this until it reaches the top. Stick well and leave it to dry. Trust us, this looks gorgeous if done right

  • Journals:Just be crafty! Take a plain notebook and take some hard colorful craft paper and some pens. Now cut designs of your choice on the craft paper and start sticking. Before this, make sure you make a base color as a cover for the journey. You can use black as the base to add lots of colors. If you are good at drawing then use colorful pens to design it. Seems kiddish but this gift is for writers.
  • Key chains:Use fabric to create cute and personalised key chains. You can remove the ring from any old useless keychain and start with the cloth piece and if you can stitch then do that. Otherwise, glue is the other option. They might be small but with all the gifts combined, it will be great.

  • Earrings: Yes, you can make earrings at home too. To make dangling earrings at home, you just need a small pair of studs, some old light weighted coins or buttons that have an embellished look, wire and fabric. Draw out a design of the earring and then start.
  • Laptop or tablet covers: Purchase a plain weight cloth bag which is available in the market for cheap price. If you are good at stitching, then you can make the cover yourself otherwise just cut the bag out of the size and add a closing flap with the cloth or any other contrasting fabric at home. You can fabric paint and also place some glittering buttons on it

  • Fancy paper clips and bookmarks: We have all learned in school how to make bookmarks but fancy paperclips are easier to make. Just take colorful buttons and stick them on different colors of paper clips. The gift is ready!

Include all these gifts in a cute hamper basket and do not forget to add a card for the final touch. Wrap the birthday hamper basket well before you present it. These easy and quick homemade gift ideas make for amazing presents. Start creating today. Do something different for your loved ones!

 

Do It Yourself Birthday Hampers

May 29th, 2015

It’s the birthday of someone very special in your life. You don’t have any idea what to present as you ran out of money and mostly the birthday hampers are quite expensive. So what could be done, don’t worry. Try it yourself; make some exciting birthday hampers on your own.

The present made by you will surely be more significant for the person whom you are presenting the gifts. Secondly, it will not be expensive. So, get ready to make a very beautiful, useful and exciting gift, which will definitely cost a little for you. Put some pressure on your mind and think about what your friend will love more and make it at home and surprise them. Make the gift a true friendship sign.

Most of the presents are very much easy to make, plus the material you need will easily be available at home. You just have to look into your imagination and work on it. So, enjoy yourself by showing some creativeness.

  • TEA CUP LIGHTS

Utilize some of the old tea cups at your home to make some new candles. You can add different colors to the melted wax to create different colored candles. These could be the best gifts for your friends, especially if she is a female.

  • KEY HOLDERS

Make use of the old laces and cloths at your home and make some color full key holders.

  • FLOWER BAGS

A bag is a very simple thing to make at home. And make it look beautiful by attaching to it some awesome flowers and embellishments.

  • PHONE CASE

You can also make some beautiful phone case at your home, making use of the pieces of old fabric at your place. This will be so creative that it will surely surprise your friends.

  • ANIMAL BOOKENDS

This will be so easy to make just take out an animal toy out of the bag of old toys in your home and attach it to a wooden board with the help of hot glue or any glue that has got the correct sticking power. Then just give it some time so that both of them will stick together appropriately. Lastly, spray it with the color you want and let it dry for some time. A stunning animal bookend is ready and you can present it to your loved ones to see their surprised look.

  • Homemade lip balms

Lip balms are very easy to make at home with some basic ingredients like the Vaseline and the glycerin. These are natural and carry almost no side effects. Make them at your home and present it your friends and believe me, you will receive a huge appreciation.

  • BUTTON BOOKMARKS

Decorate the bookmarks with some cute buttons with the help of hot glue and gift them to your friends. This is surely a very unique and creative item.

  • MONEY BALLOONS

This is another very beautiful gift. Fill the balloons with the different colored papers and also with some money. And then fill them with air. This is a very cute and fun loving item to present to your friends on their birthdays.