Are you already counting down days till Christmas? Probably. Do you have all of your gifts prepared? We assume not.
Christmas is without a doubt one of the most beautiful times of the year. The peaceful atmosphere, lights and snow brings happiness into the families. In the end, if 2020 has taught us anything — it’s that being with our families in good health is all that matters.
That’s why we would like to inspire you with some inexpensive Christmas gift ideas, to ease off the pressure: stress less about money, and enjoy more with your closest ones. And as a bonus, we tried to make our pick as eco-friendly as possible, to make your gifts meaningful. ♻️
Homemade DIY Gifts 🎨
Who doesn’t love receiving presents made with love? 😏 Here are some of the gifts you can create in bulk and give to most of your family and friends.
Food products 🍯
You can make so many yummy things that last for months. Have you tried making home-made ginger shots to boost your health? What about a marmalade or a sirup? Maybe your friend would appreciate baking extracts such as vanilla or peppermint. Foodie gifts are so practical, because nothing will go to waste!
Eco Wraps 🐝
Beeswax wraps are an eco-friendly option for storing food — and you can make them with cute different patterns, personalized for each of your friends! They make your pasty stay fresh for a longer time & you can use them for bringing snacks to work as well.
You can make candles just within a day! Store any old glass containers so you can use them in the process: and make each candle individually beautiful.
Bath Bombs 🛁
Just make sure that you’re not gifting bath bombs to someone with a shower. That would be awkward. If you’re still a fan of homemade toiletries, we suggest making soap!
Lip Balms 👄
Let’s be honest — everyone needs lip balms in the winter: and now you can make your best custom flavour!
Inexpensive Buys 💰
Reusable produce bags 🥖
Everyone goes shopping — but not everyone has their own produce bags for veggies and fruits — and that’s a pity! Be the game changer in your family and give small & meaningful gifts. With the difference on the planet and in your pocket!
Plants are the ultimate secret to making anyone’s home more cozy. The ideal plants to gift are those easy to take care of — such as cactus, monstera or spider plant. The beautiful thing is that it’s a living reminder of you in someone’s home! And everyone in 2020 will appreciate a piece of nature in their homes.
Buy an online course! They don’t need to be expensive and can bring much value, especially if you’re just starting out with a topic. This can motivate your friend to focus on the topic they always wanted to learn. And you’ll support freelance creators! Not a fan of courses? A book will do as well! 🤗
They’re fun and they help solve some of the world issues. What kind of certificates are we talking about? You can give a meaningful gift to people in need and receive a certificate, or adopt a pet in the ZOO in someone’s name. The possibilities are endless — and we know that there are many people who can’t have a lifestyle as we do.
There are many virtual services that would make your closest ones happy! Whether it’s entertainment like streaming or music services that make life more fun or practical subscriptions for task management or maintaining better habits, you can pay the subscription for 1 year!
We hope that you enjoy the Christmas — you deserve to rest after such a challenging year! 💪 The whole Spendee Team wishes you a festive mood!