Christmas is a wonderful holiday to spend some time with your family | Credit: Nicole Michalou from Pexels
A new year is coming closer and it’s almost time for Christmas! It’s one of the holidays that everyone is waiting for since everyone gets to go on a holiday and perhaps exchange gifts, not to mention that companies almost always grant you some days off when the year comes to an end. While some people take this opportunity to go on grand holidays, travelling abroad and spending their time at a luxurious place, some also go for a more modest approach and come back home and bring some family Christmas gifts. For them, this is finally their time to be with their loved ones and catch up with their lives.
Of course, the tradition of family Christmas gifts has been around for quite some time, where people give their family members gifts as a token of compassion and celebration. However, sometimes picking that special gift is harder than it seems, so here’s some ideas to help you choose your next family Christmas gift for your loved ones!
Tea is a great drink for Christmas that’s best served warm | Credit: Studiokado
Christmas is celebrated at one of the coldest times of the year. For some, it’s raining snow, and for others, it’s raining normally. But one thing is for certain; a warm glass of tea can make those cold days feel much cozier, especially while sharing it with your loved ones. A tea package will not only be a great gift to give, but it also enables them to brew great tea anytime they want at the comfort of their own home!
2. Board Games
Board games are a great way to spend your time with everyone in your family | Credit: Pavel Danilyuk from Pexels
There’s lots of things you can do to spend time with your family members, whether it be watching Christmas movies together or just enjoying a warm meal with them on the couch. However there’s one thing you can do with them that can be an absolute blast; play some board games! Games such as Monopoly, Exploding Kittens, and Ticket To Ride are not only easy to learn, but also very fun to play with people. This can be a great gift idea for your family if they’re also the type that prefers to play physical games rather than video games.
3. Scented Candles
Scented candles are great gifts that can change atmospheres | Credit: Studiokado
As said before, Christmas comes at us at one of the coldest times of the year which means people would love to warm themselves up and relax. A cozy blanket wrapped around you, accompanied with some snacks and movies are one of the best things someone can do at Christmas, considering it’s so comfortable and warm. Add a scented candle to the mix and you have yourself a great, comfy atmosphere to spend your Christmas to. So, why not give some of your family members a chance to do that and give them a scented candle for their Christmas gift, right?
Release your inner sweettooth with some candy | Credit: Studiokado
Much like Halloween, Christmas can be a holiday that’s full of sweets. Chocolate and gingerbread cookies are one of many foods you’ll find throughout the holidays, but you can also find candy from time to time. It’s the time to release your inner sweettooth and eat some sweets, like candy, without any worries, and what better way to eat them with your family members?
Chocolate is one of the staples of Christmas snacks | Credit: Studiokado
What’s Christmas without some sweets! Aside from gingerbread cookies, all varieties of chocolate are a tradition at Christmas parties, especially family ones. You can bake some good ‘ol chocolate chip pearls yourself and bring them to your family as a gift, or you can go the easy way and buy some online.
6. Gingerbread Cookies
Who would forget about bringing gingerbread man to the Christmas family gathering? | Credit: Studiokado
Aside from chocolate, gingerbread cookies are considered to be a special Christmas treat. These cookies are typically made out of ginger, cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon, so before you buy your family some gingerbread cookies, you might want to ask them if they’re allergic to any of the ingredients mentioned. Again, you can bake them yourself or buy them online.
7. Special Family Ornament
Custom ornaments, like an illustrated photo of the gift recipient, make for a unique touch. | Credit: Studiokado
Tiny ornaments or decorations can add an extra layer of warmth to Christmas memories. Consider petite ornaments such as custom mugs adorned with illustrations and a special name for the recipient. This not only creates a lasting memory but also serves a practical purpose—being usable.
Moreover, there's a variety of family ornaments to choose from, like hand-drawn portraits or special photos of the home paired with figurine displays. Exploring custom and unique decorations can also bring a playful element to the Christmas festivities. Think of acrylic ornaments featuring special illustrations, door decorations, or even beautiful family tree paintings!
8. Decorative Plants
Lovely potted houseplants, stylishly wrapped, can also serve as thoughtful Christmas gifts for families. | Credit: Shutterstock
Staying on the aesthetics side of presents, consider gifting some houseplants. Wondering why houseplants? Well, they make a fantastic choice, especially for those family members who love a bit of gardening. But here's the twist; it's not just for the green thumbs. There's a wide array of ornamental plants that can be given as stylish room decorations.
And here's the best part — you've got various types of plants, each with its unique care routine. So, you can pick one that matches the recipient's green-thumbing skills. Plus, if plant care isn't their forte, you can always go for those artificial plants that need zero attention. In the end, ornamental plants can be a heartfelt gift, especially when given to a loved one as a little reminder of your connection!
9. Book or Novel
Got a family member who's a bookworm? Consider giving them a book, novel, or any intriguing read. | Credit: Shutterstock
If there's a family member who loves to dive into a good book, books make for a versatile and thoughtful gift. With various genres and formats available, there's a book for every taste. The key is to understand the reading preferences of the family member you're surprising.
This Christmas present can also be a great way to spark a positive reading hobby, especially for kids. Just choose something light, like a bedtime storybook. Beyond fostering a love for reading, books open windows to knowledge. If there's a specific book a family desires, go the extra mile to find it, and make it into a memorable gift.
10. Sports Equipment
Some workout gear for a family member who is keen on staying fit. | Credit: Shutterstock
Meaningful Christmas presents can take the form of sports equipment, showing your care for their well-being. It's a subtle way to convey your concern for someone's health.
Keep it simple and choose exercise gear that suits their style – whether they're just starting or already fitness enthusiasts. Dumbbells, a gym ball, an abs roller, or a yoga mat are all solid options. Consider their preferences or any fitness goals they might have. Maybe they're thinking of kicking off a diet?
11. Photo Book
Create lasting memories with your family this Christmas by putting together a photo album. | Credit:Shutterstock
Looking to spread joy within your family this Christmas? Consider crafting a photo album. It's a wonderful way to encapsulate personal moments of happiness that the entire family can cherish. Imagine a compilation of snapshots showcasing your little one's growth and development over the years—a unique photo album to share with Grandma.
For an even more engaging Christmas present, gather memorable snapshots from various family events. You might include photos of those who are no longer with you, creating a beautiful remembrance. With this photo album, you're not just sharing moments of happiness but also crafting a keepsake to immortalize these cherished memories for the generations to come.
12. Matching Pajama Sets
Matching or twinning sleepwear brings a cozy family vibe. It's a great gift idea for your small family. | Credit: Shutterstock
Matching or twinning pajama sets evoke a warm family feeling. They make for a thoughtful gift for your little family. As for the design, feel free to customize it according to your preferences. You can opt for a Christmas theme or choose a contemporary sleepwear style adorned with adorable pictures and patterns.
Give the gift of a versatile perfume suitable for anyone, anytime. | Credit: Shutterstock
Not sure what to give? Consider a modern Christmas gift like a perfume set. Perfume makes for a universally appreciated gift. It's suitable for parents, friends, siblings, and even your significant other. Simply pick a fragrance that resonates with their taste and personality. Package it in a lovely Christmas hamper to add an extra touch of warmth to the gift.
14. Kitchen Essentials
Practical kitchen tools designed for long-term use, an ideal Christmas gift for the family. | Credit: Shutterstock
Choosing kitchen essentials as gifts has become quite customary, and it's only natural given their relevance to daily life. What options are there? Numerous modern appliances can serve as unique presents, including air fryers, tea sets, comprehensive kitchen sets, and even DIY pizza-making kits. This gift suits families who enjoy experimenting with new culinary ideas!
15. Everyday Items (Wallet, Watch, Notebook)
Luxury watches for special Christmas gifts for family members. | Credit: Shutterstock
Practical gifts can come in all shapes and sizes, from stylish watches and handy wallets to charming notebooks or journals. With a variety of options, you can pick items that match personal tastes and preferences. These Christmas presents are designed to be genuinely useful when in the right hands, or they can serve as cherished additions to someone's collection.
Feel free to use these suggestions as inspiration for finding the perfect Christmas gift for your family. And if you need help choosing the ideal Christmas Hampers for your loved ones, don't hesitate to get in touch with us!