8 Holiday Gifts That Never Fail to Impress

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    “Time flies when you’re having fun,” goes the old saying and we can’t help but agree. It seems as if just two days ago we were looking at those exotic summer holiday destinations, and in the blink of an eye, we have to think about Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. This also means that gift-picking season is upon us, which is the source of joy for some and the source of migraines for others. If you’re one of those people who always struggle to find the right gifts, read on to discover which holiday gifts are always a good idea.

    Digital photo frame

    Everybody loves taking cute pictures and posting it to their Instagram accounts, but when was the last time you actually printed a photo and had it framed? Even though just a few years ago people did this, it has become a nuisance. After all, you can only put a single photo in the frame and print a new one to replace the old one later on. Fortunately, technology has advanced so much these years and today you can have all your favorite photos in a single place – a digital photo frame. They can upload many photos to the frame and enjoy seeing them all on a mantelpiece or a shelf.

    Comfy PJs

    Holidays are about being cozy and comfy, about drinking tea and hot cocoa, eating cinnamon buns and gingerbread, and wrapping yourself in a blanket while binge-watching favorite TV shows and movies. You can never be too cozy or too comfy during holidays, which is why fluffy PJs and onesies are great gifts for everyone. Kids will love onesies, men will love quality flannel pajamas, and girls will fall in love with fluffy ones they can snuggle in. For your significant other, a delicate slip made of satin, lace, or silk will be thoughtful and erotic, as it will send a message that you can’t wait to see them wear it.

    Fresh flowers

    Fresh flowers and small plants always make beautiful gifts. Fresh flowers will brighten up any room and fill it with pleasant scents while small potted plants that will last for a long time and speak of your faith in the future. No matter what you decide to give as a gift, call for a flowers Sydney delivery and have someone deliver flowers in your stead. This is also a great idea if you’re not actually able to come and deliver your flowers in person – it shows that you remembered and that you care. You can also choose to get a beautiful vase or a flower pot so the entire piece can look like a little work of art.

    Fresh scents

    Is there anything better than the fresh smell of a clean home? You can actually give the gift of a fresh, clean-smelling home to your friends and family because there’s an array of scented candles, room sprays, and decorative, scented soaps to choose from. The best thing is that you can make some of these things yourself or you can purchase them if you’re not fond of DIY projects. People feel like these presents should always smell of “Christmas”, but for example, Australians will enjoy lemon and lavender more because of the winter heat, so feel free to experiment with scents.

    Wine, etc.

    If you’re looking for the perfect gift for a true wine aficionado, you know you’re in trouble as they are notoriously hard to please. A bottle of wine just won’t do, which is why you should take it a step further and buy something they’ll fall in love with along with that special bottle you’ve been looking at. Funny handlebar corkscrew bottle openers, innovative wine bottle holders, delicate glasses, thermometers, or even a wine rack will all be perfect gifts for anyone who loves their wine.

    Event tickets

    Sometimes it’s not the things you give to people that matter as much as the memories you make together. This is why new experiences matter and tickets to different events make amazing gifts. If you know they love cooking, you can send them to a cooking class (or you can even go together), if they’re a fan of sports that tickets to a big game will make them happy, and art lovers will love exhibition and play tickets. Concert and museum tickets are also a great idea but you can also take them ice skating or to an amusement park if you like.

    Homemade treats

    If you’re good in the kitchen, this one is rather easy: you can make an effort and bake something for your friends and family. This is especially true if you have a signature sweets recipe, but anything from homemade fudge and granola to biscotti and cookies will make adorable holiday gifts. You can also pay special attention to the packaging and choose an airtight cookie tin or even a ribbon-decorated Mason jar for your treats.

    Books & co.

    Pretty much everyone has that ‘to read’ book pile on their shelf, by their bed, or in the living room, but never seem to get down to actually read them. A good book is always a great idea because even if the person isn’t an avid reader, you can find a book about something they like: be it a historical figure, their favorite artist, or a graphic novel. Blank notebooks, journals and journal subscriptions, and off-the-beaten-path foodie magazines are all great and thoughtful gifts that the other person will surely appreciate. Of course, you can always give them a subscription to an audiobook service or gift them with some credits for ebooks instead.

    Picking the right gift can be easy for some, but for others, it can be a real nightmare. Fortunately, there will always be gifts that are almost foolproof and that will bring joy to those who receive it. We did our best to pick out several such gifts to help you out with the holiday season rapidly approaching, and we hope you will bring joy to your loved ones by getting them the best gifts they will love.


    • Tom La Vecchia

      Founder of New Theory & X Factor Media

      Founder and Publisher of New Theory Magazine and Podcast. Serial Entrepreneur who loves wine, cigars and anything that allows to people to connect and share experiences.