Gift Ideas for 12 Days of Christmas
When you think about the magical holiday season, one fun tradition that always comes to mind is the “12 Days of Christmas.” In case you’re not familiar, during these 12 days, it’s customary to give a gift to a loved one every day leading up to Christmas. If you’re considering taking part in this loving tradition, you might be wondering what type of gifts to give. Fortunately, I have some great gift ideas that will bring a smile to anyone’s face.
The first day of Christmas could start with something small yet meaningful. A beautifully illustrated book or novella is ideal. Perhaps a classic from their favorite author, or a bestseller in their favorite genre. The second day could feature fashionable accessories like scarfs, socks or hats. Perfect for keeping your loved one cozy during the chilly winter months.
On the third day, consider giving a unique picture frame filled with a memorable photograph. This intimate and personalized gift never fails to bring a glow of contentment. On the fourth day, surprise them with an elegant piece of jewellery. It doesn’t have to be extravagant; even a tastefully selected pendant or a pair of earrings can make a big impression.
The fifth day of Christmas brings us to our mid-point and as such, it’s time for something a little bit special. How about gifting something for the home- a unique piece of decor, or a set of beautiful coasters; as this present will also be a gift to the home. Days six and seven can include culinary delights like gourmet teas, coffees, or a bottle of fine wine. Remember, it should be something they love!
Continuing the Gifting Streak
As part of their eighth gift, you could pick a special CD or vinyl of their favorite band, or a music subscription if they prefer streaming services. On the ninth day, give the gift of relaxation – a beautiful scented candle, a comfortable throw blanket or even a bath bomb set.
Moving forward, day ten can consist of a new game or puzzle, bringing the joy of fun activities they can enjoy with family and friends. This can really bring the festive spirit alive – providing not just a gift, but a new shared experience. Day eleven can see the return of novels or books, but this time consider a cookbook or a book from a celebrity author. As for day twelve, this can be a wildcard. You’ve known your loved ones for years – pick something they wouldn’t get for themselves but would absolutely love to have.
Gifts that Matter
While choosing these gifts, always remember that it’s the thought that counts. Giving a gift each day for twelve days isn’t about the monetary value, but the sentiment and effort you put into selecting each one.
- Gift 1: A book or novella
- Gift 2: Fashionable accessories
- Gift 3: Personalized picture frames
- Gift 4: Elegant jewelry
- Gift 5: Decorative home gift
- Gift 6 & 7: Culinary delights
- Gift 8: A CD or music subscription
- Gift 9: Comfort objects for relaxation
- Gift 10: A game or puzzle
- Gift 11: A cookbook or celebrity book
- Gift 12: A surprise of your choice
The True Spirit of Christmas
The idea behind giving gifts for the twelve days of Christmas lies not in the gifts themselves, but in the anticipation of opening a new gift each day and the thought behind each selection. It’s about each day holding its own surprise, its own moment, providing a daily reminder of love and affection during this festive time.
Keeping the Tradition Alive
Undoubtedly, embracing the tradition of giving a gift every day for twelve days can make the Christmas season even more special and memorable. As you’ll be gifting a mix of items, there’s accompanied excitement and joy each day. Its not just about the twelve items but also spreading happiness across twelve days. No matter how big or small, the right gift has power to create cherished memories that last a lifetime.