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Having a best friend is a necessity as well as a luxury, which luckily, most of us have. Naturally, it’s exciting to give them a gift and make them happy by giving something they love. But as exciting as it feels, it can be awfully stressful to pick something, they like. Despite knowing a person really well, it’s difficult to choose a thing that will bring them equal amounts of joy as well as utilization.
We’ve all been there, trying too hard to think of a perfect gift that we can give to a best friend. But you don’t have to be in that position anymore. Here is a list of some unique, thoughtful, and budget-friendly gifts that you can give to your best friend, irrespective of the occasion.
- Personalized journals:
Simple, yet thoughtful, a journal is a gift that most people will like. To make it more personal and different, you can print out your best friend’s name or initials on the cover page of the journal. It’s a gift that is useful in their everyday life. To add on to all these pros, each time they use it, it also reminds them of you.
- Scented candles:
Who doesn’t enjoy a pleasant fragrance at home after having a tiring day? Scented candles are widely available which makes them easily accessible for you to buy. The best thing about buying this gift is that, they come in lots of varieties which give you a fair number of options to choose from. You can buy them according to your preferences of size, the kind of scent, and the amount of fragrance. They improve your mood; provide warmth and they are great decorative pieces for any part of the house. There’s nobody who cannot love these.
- Scrapbooks with personal notes:
There is no greater gift than the gift of memories. Memories start to fade away as we grow and are easily replaced by new ones. To have them saved in one place; you can create a scrapbook with photos of all the good times you had with your best friend. In addition to the pictures, you can write few heartfelt messages in between and make the whole thing even better. The pictures added with the personalized note, make this the perfect gift for those friends who love nonmaterialistic gifts. You might want to give a tissue box along with this because this is a gift that will get your best friend crying out of love.
- Birth Month flower grows kit:
This is a very specific and customized gift to give. If you are planning to give a classic
bouquet to your best friend, try this instead. There is a personalized element in this, which is the birth flower of your best friend. Also, they can grow these flowers by themselves which is so much better than a traditional bouquet which only lasts for a day or two. You are literally giving the gift of life to your best friend. They will gain an immense amount of satisfaction when they see their own birth flower’s plant grow with each passing day. If it’s a gift given on their birthday, their plant will share the same birthday as theirs!
- Personalized Sequin pillows:
Sequin products have gained a lot of popularity in the recent months. They are useful, fun and easy to maintain. You can add your friend’s photo (or a photo of anything which they love) on the personalized sequin pillow. Apart from being useful to sleep, this gift has interesting features like the photos and when you rub over it, the picture will be gone along with the sequins. It also gives a color to the bedroom and serves as a decorative item when needed.
- Friendship lamps:
These are to all those friends who are far by distance but still close as ever in each other’s hearts. It is difficult to maintain a friendship when you don’t get to meet them every day. A lot is manageable through texts and video calls, but it feels absolutely special when you can see your lamp turning on because your friend from miles away has turned it on. The come in different colors different lights and different sizes. It’s a thoughtful gift to give to your friend to show that you’re always there with them in the form of light. It’s a great reminder for you, as well as them.
- Messages in a bottle:
These letter-containing capsules are cute, funky, and will brighten up your friend’s days. It’s not always easy to tell what we mean to our loved ones. But writing them in tiny notes makes it easier. It’s a gift that will always stay with them both in physical terms and emotional terms. The words you write in them will always be there for your best friend to read them every once in a while. As they say, there’s no greater gift than telling people how you feel about them.
No occasion takes place without a cake! You cannot go wrong with this. Choose a cake that includes all the flavors and toppings that your friend likes and you can write something funny, or personal on the cake to make it different from regular cakes. It brings toys from its deliciousness and everybody at the event can share. Most importantly, you can get it easily unlike other gifts. Buying a cake is a piece of cake! So, it’s a very viable option to give to your best friend.
- Pocket hug tokens
This pocket token can be a sweet and innocent keepsake for your friend. A hug from your best friend is a reassurance that everyone needs. Although it’s not possible to be there physically to give a hug, little things like these will give at least half of that much-needed reassurance. This token can actually be carried by your friend whenever they go out. If they’re having a bad day, they’ll always know that there’s a virtual hug waiting for them in their pocket.
This is a gift your female best friend would definitely appreciate. The only thing that can make a perfect outfit look even more perfect are accessories. There’s nothing that can top a good set of earrings. Earrings of many types, so you have a lot to choose from. You can add the element of friendship by giving friendship-themed earrings or you can just give a fashionable pair of earrings. Either way, they all will be well received.
As much as difficult it is to give gifts to your best friend, it’s important to remember that they’re going to appreciate anything that you give out of love. But if you’re going to give anything anyway, you might as well do your best at it! It’s the one thing which gives you a chance to express all your affection. The time and thoughts you spend on it, your friend’s anticipation before opening the gifts; these are all moments too precious to miss out. Gifts are the physical forms of the love we have towards a person. It’s important to give them and show that love to them. Even if it’s a small thing, it represents something special, something which cannot be replaced by unsaid feelings.