Gifts for the New Year
New Year is the main family holiday. It is at this time that the husband and wife gather at the family hearth and discuss all the hardships that they managed to endure over the past year, as ll as what awaits them in the coming year. Also, the New Year holidays are the time to choose a gift for your beloved wife, and therefore in this article will talk about what is better to give your wife for the New Year.
Gift selection principles
Choosing a gift for a loved one is always a difficult task that must be taken seriously. Before you decide for yourself which gift would be more appropriate, you should figure out what criteria you should focus on.
- Time. Always approach the choice or purchase of a gift in advance, this will allow you to plan possible trips, buy tickets for excursions or movies. Any woman will immediately notice an unprepared or hastily bought gift and is unlikely to be happy with it.
- Maturity of marriage. In many ways, the choice of a gift depends on how much time you spent with your wife together. If this is a very young marriage and each of you is still full of strength and ambition, aspirations, then the gift should be not so much useful as beautiful, emphasizing the charm and beauty of your wife.
If the marriage is mature, that is, you have lived together for 5–10 years, then you should give preference to useful and practical gifts that will serve ll in the household.
Hover, they should not encourage your wife to do even more kitchen or housework — unfortunate gifts in this case are sets of kitchen utensils or household cleaning items.
- Hobbies and interests. If hobbies and certain hobbies occupy almost the main role in the life of your spouse, then you should turn to gifts that will somehow reflect her hobbies. If your wife prefers outdoor activities and travel, then buying a tour or excursion to the mountains or a reserve would be a great gift. If the spouse is engaged in needlework, then there may be some thematic sets as a gift. If you don’t know what to choose for a certain hobby, just look it up on the Internet, it will surely give you some ideas. In addition, try to follow your wife’s hobbies — she probably often dreams out loud about the missing items, tools or appliances.
- Family and friends. If you can’t think of any suitable gift and can’t remember what your wife would like to receive, don’t hesitate to contact her relatives and friends. They will surely give you some gift ideas that your wife could have dreamed of for a long time. In such conversations, try not to announce the purchase of something specific, otherwise the wife will probably find out about it and the whole surprise will be ruined.
- Family relationships. A comfortable life in marriage involves constant heart-to-heart conversations. As a rule, in such conversations, both the husband and wife express their hopes or desires to each other. Most of these wishes can be realized as a gift. Try to listen more often to what your spouse is talking about, and then you are more likely to pick up the necessary present.
- Relevance. When choosing a gift, pay attention to its relevance. For example, you should not give vouchers for the summer holidays in the winter, such a gift, no doubt, is pleasant, but it does not matter at the moment.
Inexpensive Gift Ideas
New Year is still not the most significant holiday for a woman, and therefore a gift can be not so much expensive and elegant as made from the heart. But this does not mean that the choice of a gift in this case should be treated with disdain. On the contrary, the less significant a gift is financially, the more it should mean in terms of practicality or sincerity. It is worth examining examples of such gifts.
- Tickets to the theater or to a long-awaited concert. The New Year is still not an individual, but a family holiday, and such an inexpensive gift will be a great start to any romantic evening. Try to choose a theatrical production according to the principle of what your wife would like.
- Cup with an unusual or themed print also can be a great gift if your spouse cannot do without a portion of morning coffee or evening tea. Some thematic object, object, favorite character or your joint photo can be imprinted on the mug.
In any case, the drawing should somehow be combined with the hobbies of your spouse or the New Year.
- Umbrella. As a rule, everyone buys almost disposable cheap umbrellas, whose spokes break very quickly or the material breaks. That is why a new elegant and high-quality umbrella will come in handy for any woman. You can choose themed New Year’s umbrellas, which even in winter ather will look appropriate.
- Flash drive or storage card. Suitable for a business woman who constantly works with documents and papers. Modest flash drives up to 8 gigabytes are suitable only for documents, but for the future it is still worth buying for 16 or 32.
They are useful for downloading new movies, games or photos.
- Accessories. It can be a beautiful new wallet, a warm shawl, or even a simple scarf, gloves, hat, coat or jacket strap. So that these items do not seem too insignificant individually, it makes sense to buy several items in a set.
- bathrobe. Such a gift will surely be successful for a woman who likes to relax under a warm shor or in a hot bath. The best option would be terry bathrobes in an unusual color or with an interesting pattern.
- functional notebook, in a specific theme or style. Such books are suitable for women who have many daily worries and obligations.
- Budget set of aromatic oils. Any woman wants to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the day and relax, and aromatherapy helps many here. Some of the oils can be used every day on the body as ll.
- Set of baby clothes or clothes for the expectant mother will also be a pleasant and cute gift. To do this, you should know exactly the gender of your unborn child, as ll as the needs. Pregnant women often buy most of the necessary things in advance on their own.
- Sets of frank underar. The most important thing in this case is to know the exact parameters of your wife, as ll as her exemplary tastes in clothes. The ideal option would be to buy a whole set of erotic lingerie.
- Games or entertainment with sexual overtones. This includes strip games, joint quests with frank questions and riddles.
Top Useful Presents
If your spouse prefers useful and practical gifts rather than pleasant and simply beautiful, then here you can pick up a list of successful presents.
- Electronic devices come first on this list. This includes both kitchen utensils in the form of blenders, juicers, baking dishes, microwaves, as ll as practical and everyday ones: a smartphone, a watch, headphones, and even a hoverboard (if your spouse loves bicycles, roller skates or a skateboard). A good gift would be home appliances. This includes humidifiers, climate systems, air conditioners, fans and other devices.
- Appearance items. Almost every young girl spends a lot of money every month on products to care for her skin, face, nails and hair. You will give your wife a great gift if you decide to buy some kind of comprehensive body care kit. Try to buy only natural products from the same company, as products from different manufacturers may not be combined with each other. Perfume is worth buying only if you know exactly the tastes of your wife. Cosmetic sets and organizers for storing a large number of different tools will also look great here.
- Items for home comfort. This includes sets of beautiful bed linen, tablecloths, bathrobes, small home furniture (chest of drars, bedside tables, tables, lamps and floor lamps, shelving), interior items — paintings, shelves, creative wall clocks. Gifts of this type should be selected based on the characteristics of your interior.
- Clothing and footar. A controversial gift option for any girl. You will never be able to accurately guess the tastes of your spouse and understand how a certain element of clothing looks on her. The same goes for shoes. This gift option would only be appropriate if your wife has repeatedly expressed a strong desire to purchase something specific.
At the same time, you should know the exact parameters of your spouse, as ll as have a rough idea of her everyday style.
- Computer accessories. Suitable for business ladies, and those girls who like to spend a long time at the computer. Cool computer headphones, a laptop, a new video card or RAM, an SSD drive, an e‑reader, a tablet, a smart home center, a Porbank or a portable phone charger will look great here.
If your spouse is one of those who in their free time likes to spend outdoors and in nature, then you should buy her an appropriate gift.
- Vouchers abroad, excursions to the mountains or the reserve. Nothing can be better for an active and full of strength person than a walk in the fresh air among nature untouched by man.
- Paintball, laser tag or other active games session outdoors (recreation centers with quests and entertainment). These events will require a few more people, so it’s worth alerting a few of your mutual friends.
- Picnic in the gazebo for two. Such gifts are especially appropriate in the summer season, and winter gives such a joint pastime a special charm. Imagine how you are sitting together by the fire near a heated and warm house, there is an enthusiastic winter night around, and you look at the fire and understand that you have no one more dear than each other.
- Bowling, billiards and other gambling-type entertainment. Suitable only for girls who are actively involved in this in their free time. Otherwise, your spouse may think that you chose this gift for yourself, and not for her.
- Courses in dancing, sand painting or embroidery. It all depends on the hobbies of your wife. For every hobby there is a themed event. Perhaps your wife wanted to attend a lecture by a famous psychologist or lawyer that would take place this coming ekend.
- Intangible gifts for relaxation. This includes gifts in the form of spa visits, massages, yoga, aromatherapy or body wraps. To make the gift seem solid, you should choose subscriptions for several visits.
- Horseback riding outside the city, swimming session with dolphins, trip to the petting zoo. Communication with animals always leaves pleasant memories.
- Photo session in nature. Experienced photographers will surely be able to suggest you a beautiful and picturesque place for such an event (even in the winter season). This will surely bring you a bunch of positive emotions and will remain in your memory for a long time.
- Real gifts for the holidays. This includes items and sets that will come in handy on every journey. It can be a functional bacweack, a fitness tracker, a quality thermos, campfire kits, a multifunctional knife, and even a sleeping bag.
Romantic congratulations options
Romance, no matter how old the marriage is, must be present in it. That is why romantic gifts always remain relevant. They strengthen relationships, bring spouses to intimate topics, make them even closer to each other. It is worth considering examples of such gifts and figure out what their advantages are.
As you understand, romance refers to spending time together, and therefore most of these gifts are for two.
- Joint trip to the skating rink. Ice skating helps to relax, to feel like you are floating above the ground. You should choose a time for a session with a minimum number of people, that’s when it will be easier for you to create a romantic atmosphere. Choose this option only if you clearly know that your spouse has experience in skating or roller skating, otherwise most of the “romantic evening” will be spent in falls and bruises.
- Launching a paper lantern. It can also be the basis for a more meaningful gift. The disadvantage of this present is that you need to take care of good ather and the absence of strong winds, otherwise your flashlight may simply go out or break.
- Hike to the planetarium for a private session. The starry sky has a calming and relaxing effect on everyone, and also inspires spiritual conversations and revelations, revives distant memories in memory.
- Going to the cinema together. The film should be chosen calm and not dynamic — a romantic atmosphere is not created in suspense and anticipation of the denouement of the plot. You should not choose paintings with obvious romantic overtones — such a gift will be too banal and your wife is unlikely to like it.
Symbolic signs of attention
Sometimes financial opportunities are limited, but still you want to make a good and meaningful gift. The gift rating below will help you with this problem.
- Flors. Beautiful fresh flors will be a great addition to any kind of gift, and a large and beautifully decorated bouquet can be a complete gift. Imagine your wife’s surprise when, right after a movie or planetarium session, you suddenly kiss her and give her a bouquet of flors. Try to pick up not the most beautiful of them, namely those that your wife definitely likes. Flors in pots should not be given, as a rule, this means an addition to the list of household chores (regular watering, transplanting, changing the land).
- Romantic dinner in a pleasant environment. The best gift for your spouse is that you set the table yourself and decorate the apartment for the New Year. As a rule, most of the household chores during the New Year holidays fall on the woman. Prepare a light dinner, light a few candles, decorate the apartment with garlands and Christmas decorations, turn on light music. Romantic atmosphere created!
- As a souvenir that will stand in one place for a long time and remind you of pleasant moments, you can order any decorative elements with a print. It can be a clock with the image of your whole family, a set of photo frames, pillows and bed linen with drawings of your children. Here you can not be limited in fantasies.
- Symbolic gifts for the New Year. A controversial, but simple and interesting type of present, where you can buy decor items, sets or clothing items with symbols of the next year or New Year holidays as gifts. These include scarves, hats, saters and paired mittens with snowflakes and reindeer, elements of winter clothing, home sets with a winter theme, key rings, jelry and figurines depicting the symbol of the next year.
Sometimes you want to give something original and special, which is not made by a machine or some device, but by someone’s talented hands. In this case, it is worth turning to the work of famous masters. Let’s look at examples of such gifts.
- Iron products. Usually in big cities there are workshops of blacksmiths and casters who are engaged in the manufacture and smelting of metal to order. As a gift, any kind of flors, coasters, candlesticks, caskets, figurines, key rings, bracelets and necklaces, unusual rings and tiaras can be made.
Some blacksmiths can also set stones and minerals into jelry.
- Products from precious metals. This is a much more expensive type of gift. You should seek the help of a jeler so that he can select for you or specially make any jelry from your material. Experienced jelers are able to restore broken jelry — for example, your wife’s grandmother’s ancient necklace, which she cherishes very much. Try to choose only reliable specialists so as not to spoil damaged items even more.
- Jelry and decorations made of glass. Glass tables, clocks, lamps, crockery and cutlery, costume jelry — all this can be made by experienced glassblors. Such interior items look extremely organic and stylish in any apartment.
- Stonemasons, potters and sculptors. Each of these masters is able to make an interior item to order. Usually these are figurines, figurines, beautiful author’s crockery or cutlery, coasters, frames.
- Masters in aving from beads or straw. Basically, these are purely decorative author’s gifts. Their uniqueness lies in the fact that a significant amount of time was spent on each such product. The list of straw items may include wicker baskets, sets of decorative brooms, wreaths, paintings, bast shoes, figurines. If talk about beadwork, then this is most often jelry (necklaces, bracelets, hairpins and brooches), decorative beaded trees, key rings, flors and some figurines.
- Leatherworkers. Here, as a gift, you can order designer clutches, passport covers, handbags, straps, bacweacks, coasters and tablecloths, leather-trimmed paintings, watches and other interior items.
- Engravers. Any gift can be personalized by engraving the name of your spouse or some wish for her for the New Year. Things on a solid basis are better suited here — figurines, frames, rings, bracelets, furniture, that is, any objects with a solid and solid surface for engraving.
- Masters in the production of natural products for body care. These include sets of oils, natural soaps, creams based on nourishing herbs, masks.
- Other masters and specialists for the manufacture of various jelry and author’s items. These are usually done by individual entrepreneurs. Gifts here can be very diverse: from making dream catchers to creative New Year’s family art.
Such a gift will be even more pleasant if it is unique, that is, made in a single copy. You are able to make each of the above items yourself with the right work experience.
Items for hobbies and passions
It is worthwhile to understand in more detail those gifts that should be given to a spouse based on her interests and hobbies. As a rule, such gifts are a priori successful, especially if your wife has been dreaming about them for a long time.
- Artistic hobbies. If your spouse likes to spend all her free time near the canvas, then you can think about buying quality paints, a set of expensive brushes, a functional palette, a folding easel, a set of charcoal or pastels as a gift. As intangible gifts, you can give a ticket to a gallery visit or a master class by a famous artist in your city.
- Needlework. A sewing machine, a large set of high-quality threads and needles, hoops, knitting needles, and sets of beads can be a great gift here. The advantage of such goods is that almost all of them are consumable, and therefore will always be relevant for your spouse. Intangible gifts here can be the following: a subscription to a master class in embroidery and aving, a trip to the House of Creativity to an exhibition of handicrafts.
- Sport. Many girls prefer taking care of their own figure to all hobbies. Here, a fitness bracelet, thermal underar for jogging, leg and head protection (if are talking about cycling), a water bottle, comfortable and breathable shoes, and good sunglasses will be good gifts here. You can also offer your spouse a membership to a gym, a fitness center, or an enrollment in a meditation or yoga course.
- cooking. Some of these gifts have already been listed above, so only a few will be mentioned here: a hood, a barbecue, a barbecue, a bread oven, a slow cooker, a double boiler, a waffle iron, baking dishes, a baking sheet, sets of ceramic knives. You can order an online course on baking or Italian or French cuisine for your wife, she will surely be happy with such an experience.
- Books. Such gifts would be appropriate for ladies who spend most of their time reading books. It can be a creative book cover, a ll-known work of the spouse’s favorite author, a rare collector’s edition that she has long dreamed of.
Also, buying an e‑book will look good here — it’s still better to carry a whole library with you than 2–3 books.
- crop production. This applies to those girls and women who devote all their free time to caring for flors and flor beds. Surely your wife has long dreamed of having some expensive flor at home — buy it for her, just make sure that he gets home safe and does not freeze in the cold. Sets of colorful designer pots for planting, plant care kits will also look good.
A handmade gift rarely disappoints. Try to put all your love for the woman you love into the process. It can be a homemade notebook, where on each page there is some kind of entry with an expression of feelings towards your spouse or her good qualities. It can also be a set gift prepared and decorated by you.
Nobody canceled the era of brave knights and noble maidens. If your wife is fond of the work of world writers or poets, then you can try to compose something similar. It doesn’t have to be a long poem or a poem, but maybe just prose — a piece of text in which you would thank your spouse for the time spent together. It can be a short story about the history of your acquaintance or about some funny incident from your life.
If you can play musical instruments, compose a song or sing a song about your spouse. Such gifts are remembered for a long time and are a strong bond of marriage.
Make a presentation or film about your married couple. Use old videos and photos from the first days you met. If this does not cause tenderness in your wife, then it will surely fill the whole evening with laughter and joy.
If you are a skilled cook, then it makes sense to cook something unusual and exceptional for your wife. It can be an exotic dish that you have never cooked before, or some kind of setness, from which even a gourmet will salivate. Just don’t let your wife try dishes that you haven’t tried yourself, first you should make sure that what you cook is edible — not oversalted, has a pleasant taste and smell.
A thing connected by you personally will indescribably surprise your spouse. Any man can handle the creation of an ordinary warm scarf or mittens. Take a few hours of your time to make things and make sure that your spouse does not notice you doing this.
Such a popular item of clothing as a scarf can be sewn from other pieces of clothing that have a memorable meaning for your spouse.