5 Great Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday Gift Idea

With Christmas just around the corner you may be starting to think about what you will give your loved ones. It can be hard to come up with a thoughtful gift for everyone on your list. Here are a few suggestions for great gifts for your friends and family.

Handcrafted Gifts

Unique gifts that are handcrafted are always a great way to show your love and appreciation for others. Since the holiday season is often a time for parties, a handcrafted wooden bowl is an excellent gift for a host or hostess. Christmas tree ornaments are a thoughtful and inexpensive gift for coworkers or employees. When you buy a handcrafted gift, you can be sure that your loved one won’t get anything else like it!

Down Blankets

For the friend or family member who is always cold, a down blanket, down comforter or down throw is another great gift idea that will help them stay warm and cozy throughout the cold winter months. Whether it’s placed on their bed or as a throw over the couch, everyone loves to snuggle under the warmth of down.

Family Games

With our lives as busy as they are, it’s important to take time to gather together. Board games and card games are not only fun and relaxing, but it’s a great way to spend quality time with family and friends, as well as build memories that last forever. 


Bed sheets may seem like an unusual Christmas gift, however, if you know the recipient well enough, a nice set of sheets can be a very thoughtful gift. Bed sheets are one of those items that people typically don’t buy for themselves, or at least it’s on the bottom of their wish list, so you can treat someone with a nice quality set of sheets. There are many fabrics you can choose from, but winter time is the perfect time to pamper someone with warm flannel sheets. They’ll think of you every time they slip into their soft warm cozy bed.


An attractive throw is great addition to any décor. Throws can be draped over the back of a couch or chair, not only during the holidays but all year round. A holiday tapestry throw is a useful and festive way to celebrate the season.

Plan Your Gifts

As you begin to plan your gifts, consider things that would not only be fun and useful to have around the home, but personalized to the recipient. Everyone loves to know that you took the time to find just the right gift for them. Make your holiday special by making it special for someone else.

Image: “Gifts” Jennifer C.

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