Because giving is as rewarding as receiving and whether it’s a wedding, an important birthday, or a Corporate gift, knowing the gifting etiquette is a great plus. When it comes to gifting, there are rules and guidelines to follow to get it right. The following tips should help you choose the perfect gift regardless of the occasion.
WHO IS THE GIFT FOR?
When choosing a gift, it is most important to think about who will be receiving it. The gift should be tailored to your recipient's personality and what they love. Is it for a family member, a colleague or a significant other? Are they someone who enjoys fancy, extravagant gifts or someone who prefers simple customized gifts? These are valuable insights to keep in mind when selecting the right gift for someone.
ADD A PERSONAL TOUCH
No one expects you to go into debt purchasing gifts. Instead of spending beyond your bank account’s limit, think about choosing a personalized gift. It can be a gift box with a handwritten note or a gift tied to a personal memory or even something you spent time crafting. All these gift ideas are personal and budget-friendly options.
THE NATURE OF THE GIFT MATTERS
When choosing a gift, it is important to keep in mind the background of the recipient. Cultural sensitivity is vital when gifting so that you do not hurt anyone’s feelings or come off as rude. If you are still unsure of what to give, gifting a gift box with generic and neutral products is always a great call for any type of occasion.
LACKING GIFT IDEAS?
If someone hasn’t asked for anything, a gift card is an easy way to please, but don’t be too specific in choosing a brand or a store. You may think a coffee lover would love a voucher for their favorite coffee shop, but they’d probably prefer something less restrictive, like a card allowing them to buy their own coffee beans online, or some other indulgence that would never occur to you.