Don't know what to present to a colleague or good friend? Give a symbolic gift. What could it be? Symbolic does not mean useless. Few people are happy with figurines or calendars. So if you can't come up with your own, use the ideas below.
Girls really like a symbolic gift of this kind. The fair sex change wallets like gloves or, as they say today, like phone cases. Such a present will be useful, functional, and most importantly - necessary. But remember that a wallet is not given without money. Therefore, at least 50 rubles will have to be put inside. But you can show originality and put inside not a bill, but a souvenir. Today, souvenirs that “live” in a wallet are popular. It can be a rake spoon or a money mouse.
As a symbolic gift, you can present sweets or cookies. You can make these sweets with your own hands or buy in the store. The main thing in such a gift is the packaging. Make it out of cardboard or make a small bag out of paper. You can put a large lollipop or curly gingerbread in it. And you can buy cookies with wishes. A small sweet gift can be given for any occasion. It is much more pleasant to receive it than a trivial chocolate bar.
Today symbolic handmade gifts are popular. If you know how to make soap, then feel free to present the result of your work to your friends. Close people will appreciate not only your skill, but also care. After all, no chemicals are added to homemade soap. It consists exclusively of oils and natural additives such as coffee, orange peel or rose petals. If you do not know how to make soap with your own hands, you can always buy it in the store. Such a gift will be not only pleasant, but also utilitarian.
A bottle of champagne can become a symbolic gift for the New Year. This drink is associated with the holiday and will definitely be appropriate on the served table. What champagne to give, you decide. If you don't know the person's preference, take semi-sweet. If you want to make a small surprise for a man, you should present him with small bottles of strong alcoholic drinks. You can buy several types of whiskey or cognac and pack it in one beautiful box.
Pot with living flower
How should the symbolica gift to a colleague? Present flowers, but not in the form of a bouquet. A living plant can decorate a colleague's table or window sill. It can be small roses, even colored cacti. Choose a flower that matches your friend's personality.
Such a gift can please a person for a long time, especially if it takes root and grows. And to make a present unique, when you give a flower, give it a name. And then you can from time to time be interested in how “Grisha” or “Misha” is doing there.
What can be presented as a symbolic birthday gift? If a person tells you that he always lacks money for something, present him a piggy bank. You can choose the standard version in the form of a pig or in the form of another animal. For example, cats or dogs. To some, this gift may seem old-fashioned. Today, young people keep their savings on a card. Well, what can be said about this? Money is spent from the card, and if you “feed” the pig with 100-ruble bills, you can save up, for example, for a future vacation.
The ideal symbolic gift for a man is a glider. A diary is one thing that almost no one can do without. Even people who sit at home all day have to plan their affairs. And if a person is a businessman and is forced to make important decisions every day, then he cannot do without such a thing. The secretary plans only work matters for men. But she won't be reminded ofabout picking up shoes from repair, about going to the hairdresser next week.
A symbolic gift for a man for the New Year is cozy slippers. Representatives of the stronger sex rarely buy such new clothes for themselves. No, men do not feel sorry for such a trifle of money. Rather, it is their natural dislike of shopping, especially clothing stores. Therefore, if you know the size of a man's feet, you can buy soft slippers for him. For example, a model made of sheep's wool. Slippers should have a classic shape. In this case, the man will definitely like your present.
This gift will be appreciated by any girl who does needlework in her free time. Which set would you prefer? You can purchase a kit for weaving from beads or for modeling from polymer clay. If your friend embroiders, then give her a complex pattern, if she knits - a knitting magazine, and if you don’t know what exactly the girl is fond of, get diamond embroidery. Gluing rhinestones to the canvas will appeal to any needlewoman. Today, paintings that need to be painted by numbers are popular. If your friend has always wanted to be an artist, give her the opportunity.
Cute things always attract women's attention. Therefore, a win-win gift is a box. Especially girls will like a musical thing that will have some element of interactivity. Such a casketwill be used not only for its intended purpose, but will also take its rightful place on the cosmetic table. You will be pleased to see that the girl appreciated the gift.
This is a universal present. If you know that your friend loves to cook, give him some spices. After all, the taste and piquancy of the dish depends on dried herbs. Good spices in beautiful packages are expensive, and not everyone can buy a set right away. Therefore, you can present something special to a person, which is difficult to find on the shelf of the nearest supermarket. It can be saffron, star anise or cilantro. If you know that your friend does not have beautiful jars for spices, give them as a gift. You don't have to buy a big set. You can lay the beginning of the collection, and if a person appreciates the gift, he will buy the missing parts himself.
Absolutely not sure what to give? Present a keychain. This thing, oddly enough, all the time needs to be updated. Keyrings are lost, broken, dirty and quickly go out of use. Therefore, you can safely present something of high quality and metal. You can find a keychain with a lighter, knife, or bottle opener built into it. Based on the person's needs and preferences. If you give such a souvenir to a girl, then you should give preference to a small soft toy.