Humans are social animals. If not all, at least most of us crave for social interactions. Even the introverted people would like to open up when they are with their close friends. Thus, friends play an important part in our lives. And close friends or best friends, more so. So, if it’s a best friend’s birthday or wedding anniversary or a day special to them, it is only natural that you want to surprise them with lovely gifts. Gifts are a beautiful expression of love. If it is for a person whom you share a special relationship with, you would want to experiment a bit and go off-beat with your gift.
So, here are a few gift ideas for your best friend.
Caricature figures have become a trending gift today. You need to submit a photo of your best friend to the studio. You will be shown a caricature(s) based on that photo. Then, pick the best caricature and it will be made into a small cute figure! Make sure to choose a studio that makes the best quality caricatures. The end product look so cute, it is hard to not fall in love with this gift!
Best friend t-shirt
This is the age of customization. And t-shirts for best friends are an amazing gift too! They come as a pair. There are several websites with best friend t-shirts. They have cute messages/quotes printed on them. You can pick the colour, pattern and text. If you want a special personalized message to be printed on the t-shirt, you can get that done as well! After gifting yourself and your best friend the t-shirts, you can have a great photoshoot together!
Snow globe is for a best friend that loves fancy gifts. Snow globes of various themes and designs are available on various e-commerce websites. There are snow globes with reindeers, mini dolls, cherry blossoms, monuments like the Eiffel Tower etc… You have a wide variety of designs to select from. The snow globe will play a song too! You can choose one with a friends theme. Snow globes with glitter, LED lights are also available. It will not just light up your best friend’s shelf, but their mood too! The white particles inside the glass enclosing make it look like a pretty snowfall when the globe is shook.
A bangle or a bracelet by itself may not look like an attractive gift. However, add a little personalized message to it and bam! You’ve a pretty little surprise for your best friend. Customization can be done in numerous ways. You can carve your names on the bracelet. Or add a special message in Morse code. Or you can just get an inspirational quote engraved. If you guys are fans of a particular show, you can get quotes from that as well! With matching personalized bangles/bracelets, your friendship will only become more special!!
A handbag illuminator
If your best friend is a girl, she will surely love this gift! They say a woman’s handbag is a mystery. Retrieving things from the roomy bag can take forever. To help solve this, gift your bestie this automatic handbag illuminator. With proper lighting on the inside, they can have a look at all the contents and find any item easily! The illuminator senses your hand and lights up within 8 seconds! Later, it switches off on its own too. No more endless rummaging through all the zips and partitions! Check out the product here.
Messages in a bulb/bottle
Little colourful capsules in a box, bottle or a bulb. In each capsule you can write a special message for your best friend. It is a good way to remind yourselves of the best memories you made together. The joy on your friend’s face when they open each pill and read the message will be unparalleled! The bottles or the bulbs are sealed with a wooden cork to keep the message pills safe! This is one of the cutest things you can gift your best friend.
If you want to gift your close friend, pick something that will hold all the memories that you will make in the future. Instax, a compact camera with a sleek design which instantly prints your pictures. Don’t you want to keep a record all the memorable moments with your best friend? Instax is available in a variety of different bright colours. The camera comes with a built-in flash and is suitable for low-lit conditions too! It is the perfect camera for selfies. The colours are aesthetic, the focussing capacity is good, and the picture quality is great! What better present than a camera that instantly prints your memories?
A gift is a good way to encourage your best friend to start a new hobby or explore a new activity. Embroidery is a therapeutic art. If your best friend has never tried embroidery, a DIY embroidery kit would introduce them to this colourful world. The kit has all essentials – needles of varying sizes, coloured threads, the embroidery ring, a few pieces of plain cloth. They can explore a variety of stitches and embroider magical patterns. Exposing oneself to any kind of art is a satisfying experience, provided one gets the right guidance.
Just like the t-shirts and bracelets, a matching set of pillows would be a cute reminder of your friendship. Pillows can be customized to your liking. You can add a memorable picture or a best friend quote. Companies want to give their best to their customers. So, be creative and think how you can make the pillow special for your best friend. Add your designs and place your order. Some pillows even light up as they come with LEDs and a battery! A pillow with your best picture that lights up! Now that would look lovely, right?
Bluetooth Speaker cum Water Bottle
Imagine being able to play music on the go with your water bottle! The bottle will keep all your beverages hot/cold for long hours. At the same time, you can connect it to your phone vis Bluetooth. Some water bottles also come with colour changing lights! It’s yet another attractive gift for your close friend.
Clothes and accessories
Based on your bestie’s taste, you can gift them a dress, formal shirts, shoes or other accessories. These are gifts that can be put to use rather than collectibles that sit on your shelf. You have a lot of options for best friends of both genders – perfumes, formal shoes, sneakers, the kind of footwear that is currently trending etc.
Personalized passport holders and luggage tags
This one is for friends that love travelling often. When you travel together, wouldn’t it be cool to show off your matching passport holders and luggage tags. A personalized passport holder and luggage tag will make for a lovely Instagram picture too. To surprise the wanderlust in your bestie, gift him/her a passport holder made specially for them, with their names/initials embossed.
While fine wine itself makes for a great gift, these wine pearls are for people who do not prefer to dilute their drink with ice cubes. Drop one or two of these wine pearls to chill your drink and savour it without dilution!
You would have definitely made numerous memories with your best friend. A photobook would be a beautiful collection of all the amazing memories you made together. There are photobooks of various sizes. Choose one that interests you and make it beautiful by adding the best photos you clicked with your best friend.
A classy pen for your closest friend that spells out their name/initials. Getting their initials engraved on their pen will make it their very own. It will also make the gift a little more special! Pack it in a cool gift wrap and your present is ready!!