The festivities have begun! Deepawali is around the corner and the atmosphere is already filled with excitement, enthusiasm, and joy. This 5-day fiesta is a grand celebration of its kind and people in every nook and corner of India eagerly await Diwali – the festival of lights. From cleaning and decorating our homes to shopping for new clothes and burning crackers, a lot of such things make Diwali the celebration that it is.
Although every aspect of this colorful festival is special, the best part is the get-togethers and parties. It is an occasion to meet our family, friends, neighbors, colleagues and exchange greetings and gifts and relish some delicious delicacies.
Amidst all the celebrations and flurry, we often cannot think of that perfect gift to buy for our loved ones and end up buying chocolates and sweets. If you do not want to end up buying those same presents and want your gifts to be somewhat different, then we have brought you a unique gift guide that will make this festival special for you and your loved ones. Take a look.
Diwali Gift Ideas For Family
1) Colored Lanterns
Diwali decoration is all about giving your home a vibrant and spiritual vibe. So, a present that can add to the colorful interiors would be a colored lantern. They look beautiful and can add a unique touch to any space. A set of 2-3 colorful lanterns can be the most suitable gift to give to any of your family members.
2) Money Plant
Money plant is a symbol of prosperity and wealth. Diwali is a festival dedicated to Maa Lakshmi, the Goddess Of Wealth, so, a money plant is the most suitable present to give to your loved ones on this auspicious occasion.
3) Home Decor
Home decorating and furnishing items such as cushion covers, or a showpiece or candle holders add a distinct element to your home. Diwali is all about that, so giving one of these gifts on this festival could be the best bet.
Gifting perfume to each of your family members is again a unique gift idea. It is indeed different from the aromatic hampers we usually get and is liked and used by almost everyone. You will definitely not regret giving this present to your loved ones.
Diwali Gift Ideas For Friends
Surprise your best friend with a watch this Diwali. It is a present that they will keep and cherish for life. Gifting a clock to your friends for their homes or offices could also prove to be a great idea.
A wallet or handbag is an ideal gift to give on the auspicious occasion of Diwali. It is a festival of prosperity and wealth and this present is a symbol of the same.
3) Photo Frame
Make this Diwali special for your friends by gifting them some happy memories by way of a photo frame. A photo frame or a collage of photos with the picture of you and your friends epitomizes love, happiness, and togetherness which apparently Diwali is all about.
If you wish to gift something completely out of the box to your friend, then a creative artifact, abstract art or a decorative statue could seal the deal for you.
Diwali Gift Ideas For Employees
1) Gift Cards
You can give Gift Cards or Gift Vouchers of popular brands or shopping outlets to your employees. Several big brands give out their gift cards on this festive occasion. You can select the amount of your choice and give them accordingly.
2) Ganpati Idol
Lord Ganpati is the God of Knowledge, Prosperity, and Success, thus, the idol of Lord Ganesha is the most auspicious present one can give to their employees. Nowadays, splendidly crafted Ganesha idols are available which not only usher in prosperity in one’s home but also beautify your abode.
3) Diaries/Journals/Personal Planner
Stationery articles such as planners or diaries can also be given to the employees on Diwali. One can get high quality, beautiful leather planners which can be an ideal present for your employees.
4) Silver Coins
Gifting or buying silver coins on Diwali has its own significance and importance. Silver is a sign of wealth and success – so nothing can be a better gift than this on Diwali festival.
Apart from exchanging heartfelt Diwali wishes and sending greetings with love, gifting one of these presents will certainly make the Diwali of your loved ones a special and memorable one. So, ditch the usual gifts, chocolates, and sweets and try and make this Diwali different for your family and friends. Do you think there is any other unique Diwali present that you can add to this list? We would love to know. So, share your ideas in the comment section below.
Here’s Wishing you a Happy and Prosperous Diwali!