October 24, 2019

Craft Without The Faff: Creating Personal Gifts Which People Will Treasure

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Most people like the idea of taking the time to choose the perfect gift for the people they care about. It’s easy to spend weeks searching for the ideal option, and a lot of people find themselves spending a fortune along the way. Of course, while this work is well worth it to make the people you care about happy, it can often feel like a bit of a waste when it is finally given to them. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring some of the best ways to give someone a personal gift, without having to put loads of time into it. Gift giving has never been easy, though the modern world makes it much easier.


While it is a challenge to achieve goals which will make it happen, most people want to have their name go down in history. A legacy is important, but it is pointless if people aren’t going to remember your name, and this is something which a lot of folks will think deeply about. You can solve this problem for the people you care about, with loads of stars, planets, moons, and other cosmic bodies which are waiting to be named. For a small fee, you can choose one of these asteral giants to name after someone you care about. Not only will this be interesting, but it will also ensure that their name is immortalised for the rest of time.


Like having their name remembered, most people also like the idea of being seen as someone who is compassionate and generous. This can be a little harder to achieve for someone else, though those who have a genuine passion for charity will be incredibly happy if you make a donation in their name. This can often be done through a variety of different means, from adopting an animal to help to cover it’s care costs in the zoo, to putting money into a small town in an impoverished area. If you decide to go down this route, it’s worth thinking about charities which the recipient will care about, as this will only feel person if it supports their own agenda.


Clothing has long been one of the most important industries in the world, with the vast majority of people wearing something to protect their body. Of course, though, the garments you wear do more than helping you to survive, with loads of different styles, patterns, and colours being used to make them more unique.

It’s hard to go wrong when you’re buying clothing for them, as long as you have a good idea of what they like. Customised clothing can be found all over the web, and there are loads of ways for you to make them more unique at home, using things like iron-on transfers and dyes which can be bought online.


Much like the idea of clothing, kitchenware can also provide you with an excellent gift option for those you care the most about. People will have the chance to use these items all the time, and this means that they won’t get lost in a pile of other people’s gifts.

If you have a female friend, for example, you could buy her personalised gifts like wine glasses, plates, and even their own candles. These items can be left on display or used everyday, making them great for anyone who wants to give a gift which will be remembered for years to come. There are few rooms in the house which are used as much as the kitchen.

Your Skills

A lot of people find it hard to give creative gifts, especially when they don’t have the skills to handle it for themselves. In reality, though, most people are good at at least one creative pursuit, whether this is writing, singing, drawing, or anything else which requires a touch of imagination.

Giving a gift which incorporates your natural talents can be a great way to make something which will never be forgotten. For example, if you have someone’s birthday coming up, you could record a song for them, using your musical skills to produce something which they will have never heard before.

Bespoke Items

The internet has made it much easier for people to sell things than it used to be. There are loads of platforms which have sprung up in recent years which are designed for this task, and a lot of the people using them have a wide range of skills which can create some excellent pieces. Etsy is a great example of this. Not only can you find handmade goods on places like this, but sellers are often also willing to put time into making bespoke items. In some cases, this will only cost a little bit more than getting something standard, and may even be more affordable than the offerings by larger companies.

Of course, you have to be careful when you’re buying items like this. A lot of people have very strong preferences when it comes to design, and it can be easy to make a choice which they would never consider. You should work hard to ensure that the item is not only something they will use, but also something which they will love. For some people, this will be achieved through simple ideas, like decorated chocolates or a t-shirt. Others, though, will have far more refined tastes, and you will have to find a way to reflect this in the gifts you give.

With all of this in mind, you should be feeling ready to take on the challenge of giving out craft gifts without having to put loads of effort into it. A lot of people struggle with this, finding it hard to know what needs to be done when they are looking for a unique present. Of course, as time goes on, you will find more and more options which appeal to you, and this will make it easier to achieve the results which your friends will like.

What’s your favourite/idyllic bespoke gift ideas?

Speak soon xx


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