Diwali is the festival of lights and just like any other festival, gift exchanging takes place. The gift giving in Diwali traditions is meant to deepen and strengthen familial chords and at the same time accentuate love and brotherhood feelings in the society. During this festival you make have a long list of people that you would like to gift and you therefore need to make all the right decisions even when selecting the gifts. Here are a few tips that can help you have an easier time choosing the best Diwali gifts for your loved ones.
1. Make a list of people to gift
The last thing you want on such an important festival is to forget someone you should not forget when buying the gifts and sending them. To make it easy for you to get organized with the gift buying process, you can categorize them into colleagues, friends and relatives and family members. If need be, you can further break them down to children and adults, so you are able to make quick gift decisions.
2. Know your budget
With a list of people to gift that goes beyond two people, you definitely need to think about what amount you can afford and how to work around it so you are able to gift every important person in your life. The good thing about Diwali gifts is that most are quite low priced and depending on the amount you have available, you can choose the most affordable gifts for everyone and still manage to make them happy.
3. Select the gifts
Now that you know who are gifting and the amount that you can spare for the process, it should be time to look at the gift options available and to make the right selections for everyone. What you need to remember here is that what works for a given age group may not work as effectively for another. But with so many gift options you should be able to make the best selections. Here are some popular Diwali gifts you can consider for your loved ones.
Sweets – they are traditional gifts for the festival; it actually isn’t complete with these sugary delights. You can choose single type sweets or mix packs with different sweet varieties. To make them even more special, you can have them wrapped in a special way complete with customized packs.
Dry fruits – This is another very popular gift for the festival and you can also select one single fruit or a pack of various fruits. The options that can be included are almonds, chestnuts, cashews, and other nuts. The dry fruits are preferred because they are easy to store even over long periods.
Others – Other gifts that are also very popular during this festival are apparels, painted Diwali Divas, Diwali candles, greeting cards and décor items. You can also decide to go for gadgets and gift hampers depending on whom you are gifting and the importance of the gift to that person.