The diyas are waiting to be lit, rangoli colours are ready to grace the doorstep and the sparkling puja thali is set to make a statement. Amidst all the Diwali rituals, has anyone given a thought about the gifts? Alas, not! The good news is it’s never too late to get started.
Here is our guide to help you get started with Diwali gift shopping for your families, friends, and spouses:
- Dry fruit hamper
This year, place your safest bet on an exclusive dry fruit collection to surprise your loved ones on Diwali. The best thing about a rich dry fruit hamper is that it can be customised!! You can add and subtract dry fruits based on your loved one’s likes and preferences. Either mix and match different nuts or curate a hamper only limited to a single dry fruit pack.
- Rich chocolate box
Can you get over the taste of rich Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk chocolate? Perhaps, not! So, enjoy Cadbury gifts with your loved ones this festive season. Pick a personalised chocolate box that comprises of everybody’s favourite bars of chocolates. It is a great way to kickstart the customary Diwali tradition of feeding kuch meetha to your loved ones.
- Firecracker basket
Do you spend the festive season bursting crackers with your friends and family? If that’s the case, curate a firecracker basket and gift it to them this festive season. If you’re staying away from them this Diwali, send a fun note attached to the basket to tell them how much you miss celebrating the festival with them.
- Stylish planters
Today, stylish and funky planters have taken over the market. Gone are the days when people gifted red-potted planters to each other. So, pick a hand-painted or funny-faced planter as a Diwali gift for friends and family this festive season. You can also go ahead and purchase a designer planter for the gardening enthusiasts in your life.
- Handmade candles
Nothing beats the magic of a beautiful handmade candle. So, surprise the ones that have brightened up your lives with a handmade candle. All you have to do is purchase some candle wax, fragrance oils, candle moulds, and decorative items from a store. Design a candle and throw some unicorn dust or glitter on it to make it look attractive. Wrap up the candle-making process by adding a personalised note for your special ones.
- Spiritual DVDs and CDs
A delightful Diwali celebration at home is incomplete without some devotional songs and mantras. So, make a grand appearance at a Diwali party this festive season with some spiritual DVDs and CDs for your loved ones. If the hosts of the party are devoted to a specific spiritual leader or God, curate a playlist of their chants and prayers. Don’t worry! You’ll find some of the excellent DVDs and CDs anywhere. The market is flooded with it, especially during Diwali.
- Blue art pottery
The traditional blue art pottery has made a comeback in the market. Due to its eye-catching design and pattern, it wins everyone’s heart. So, Diwali is the perfect time to surprise your loved ones with blue art pottery items, such as coasters, vases, pen holders, and so forth. What’s interesting about these gift items is that it can even be customised. Yes, you read it right.
The above-mentioned guide has a whole range of traditional options for old-fashioned souls. Don’t leave your decision to pick one from the list to last-minute. Start shopping today and bring a smile on their faces on the day of Diwali celebration!