Diwali for us is basically Christmas and New Year brought together into one package of bright lights. Apart from the traditional rituals, it is also the season of gifts galore. So if we think about gifts, chances are that nine out of ten people will imagine a shiny gift box full of sweets. The ubiquitous sweet box and Diwali have been together since forever. So why not take the gifting ideas from ordinary to brilliant this year with some of our unique Diwali gifting ideas.
Baking delights: There is always an alternative to follow the tradition of sweets by chocolates and baking items. You can gift a cake pop bouquet, which is delicious and at the same time hand-crafted like gorgeous flowers. You could even pamper your loved ones with a jar of Red Velvet, Cookies, Hazelnut Chocolates and more.
Stationery: Colourful notebooks, postcards, and pen sets are different as gifts but ultimately very useful. Many notebooks come imprinted with Indian art and illustrations, and also you can customize names and other personal details. It is a great combination of being out of the box as well as keeping bits the art and love alive.
Hampers: Diwali usually brings a bit of chill with it so take advantage of this and ditch the regular hamper and gift organic tea and coffee hampers which will prove to be very useful in the forthcoming chilly months. You can also customize gifts to create your own unique hamper with particular brands and gift items.
Fairy Lights: Diwali is the festival of lights and these will work wonders as presents if given to friends who just moved into their new house. You can give the lights a pretty spin by spiraling them in a mason jar or a glass bottle. There are some more options, which include silver diyas that come in a variety of shapes and sizes, lamp shades and more.
Gift vouchers with a twist: Give a twist to the boring shopping vouchers and replace them with spa vouches for family and friends. The extra hard work they have put through will just seem to be worth it. A gym voucher will also be a great gift to burn all the extra calories put on during the festival.
Recycled gifts: This is perhaps the most satisfying gift to be given. It is unique and at the same time environment friendly. The host of the recycled items’ proceedings also goes to charity. You can buy Recycled gifts online. The gift giver and receiver will both enjoy the warm feeling of helping a cause and celebrating the festival.
Handmade items: Everyone love greeting cards but technology might have brought them to an end. This year relive those greeting card days and hand paint for your loved ones. Apart from cards you can also make a lot of different things, which include, photo frames, cushion covers, t-shirts, home decors and more.
Jewelry: Every women love to look gorgeous and Diwali might be the perfect occasion to gift your beloved a timeless piece of jewelry. Men also want to look good, so tiepins must be a perfect piece of jewelry for them.